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Are You The Victim Of Unconscious Gaslighting?

Dumb Little Man

Most of us have become somewhat familiar with the concept of gaslighting. It’s a cruel and malicious form of emotional abuse used to make someone question themselves and their own sanity by distorting the truth – or outright lying – in order to skew things in your favor.

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The Ownership Mindset: An Essential Ingredient for Career Success

Eat Your Career

“Your company owns your job. You own your career.” Earl Nightingale. In my training programs, I cite the above quote more than any other…and for good reason!

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Podcast Episode 47: The Zeigarnick Effect And Open Loops

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we're going to talk about how just putting your open loops - your unfinished objects - into a trusted system isn't good enough. We'll look at the Zeigarnik effect and how this can get in the way of focusing on what your are doing.

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The Pandemic Increased Interest in Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

Forerunner Ventures' The universal holding pattern: a period of trial followed by an era of opportunity   covers survey work they've done on the impact of the pandemic on consumers. One of their main findings is the desire for empowerment and independence has increased. 

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How To Avoid Being Catfished

Dumb Little Man

Being in love feels wonderful. But what isn’t as wonderful is finding out that that feeling is being used to manipulate you for financial gain. That, unfortunately, is an all-too-common occurrence when it comes to meeting and getting to know a potential romance online.

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Awkward and Untoward

Daily Writing Tips

Both these adjectives are in frequent use on the web: awkward : about 163,000,000 hits in a Google search. untoward : about 5,290,000. Language, as the media illustrates daily, can be used to illuminate or obscure ideas. The purpose of adjectives is to make writing more vivid.

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Why I Left Hootsuite, And How It Caused Me To Re-evaluate Many Other Things

Simple Productivity Blog

Sometimes I get complacent. I don't want to do the work to evaluate my habits, routines, processes, and tools simply because I've done the work before. As a result, I often am stuck with things that don't work, until some external force causes me to re-evaluate where I am.

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How To Find The Perfect Name For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

It’s true that starting a business can be a tough challenge for entrepreneurs. A lot of new entrepreneurs get so caught up in the process that they end up paying very little attention to the name of their business.

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Happy

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … One of the keys to happiness is a bad memory. Rita Mae Brown. featured Inspiration quote of the day admin admin career assistant assistant blog assistant career assistant website EA inspiration MA PA personal assistant quote SliderFeature

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52 Templates and Tools for Every Successful EA

Worxbee

As an executive assistant, your job role tends to be very versatile. You become the go-to for many different types of tasks or queries, and you’re often the person making sure that others have completed their part of assigned tasks.

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Led by Retail, The Surge in New Business Applications Continues

Small Business Labs

The new business application surge, which started last summer , continued in April, with about 488,000 applications submitted.      This data comes from the U.S. Census' Business Formation Statistics and based on IRS Employment Identification Numbers (EIN) applications.  

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Africa: The New Land of Opportunity

Dumb Little Man

When you think of Africa, what comes to mind? For the typical American, there are any number of misconceptions about this vast, beautiful continent (not country).

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Positively

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … Keep your thoughts positive, because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive, because your words become your behavior. Keep your behaviour positive, because your behaviour becomes your habits.

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The Berlin Wall Inside Our Minds

Brilliantly Better

I lived in a communist country, Romania, until I was 19. Just after I turned 19, Romania went through a process called “the Romanian Revolution” (which turned out to be not quite a revolution, after a few years) at the end of which it became a democracy.

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Who are "Geriatric Millennials"

Small Business Labs

Over the past week, there's been a flurry of articles and social media posts on "geriatric millennials" This term refers to the oldest millennials, those born between 1980 and 1985.  

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To the Unicorns

Admin Awards

As 2021 Administrative Professional’s Month is once again behind us, I found myself really reflective this past year, on what it means to serve in a profession that means so much to so many of us.

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Smiles

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … What sunshine is to flowers, smiles are to humanity. Peter Drucker.

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It’s A Learning Process

Brilliantly Better

About 5 years ago I found myself in a pretty bad financial situation. A combination of bad luck, big entrepreneurial risks and political changes (affecting the economical landscape) turned my life upside down. I won’t go into details, maybe I will do this later, in a separate post.

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Episode 371: Find Your ONE Thing with Geoff Woods

Productivityist

With a simple, powerful concept to focus on what matters most in your personal and work lives, Geoff Woods joins the show to share how you can find your One Thing. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs.

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Case Study: Recruit CRM Helped South Africa Based RPO Firm Slay The Recruiting Game

Recruit CRM

As the world market is saturated with recruiting and staffing agencies, it's no doubt that recruitment entrepreneurs have it hard with respect to making it big on a global scale.

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Close

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … Stay close to anything that makes you glad you are alive. Hafez (X?ja ja Shams-ud-D?n ammad ??fe?-e

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If People Move, Money Move

Brilliantly Better

Money doesn’t exist intrinsically, by itself, isolated from context. It’s a collective hallucination, hence it relies on people constantly creating it.

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Important Things To Consider When Purchasing Business Insurance

Small Business CEO

Because every business owner needs to manage risk, whether getting a startup idea off the ground, growing a small business, or managing a renowned brand, business insurance is undeniably essential for all businesses.

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What It’s Like to be a PA in Tech

The Assistant Room

Do you want to know what it’s like to work in one of the most demanding and fast paced industries in the world? Originally hosted […]. The post What It’s Like to be a PA in Tech first appeared on The Assistant Room. Career

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Bridges

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … Don’t cross the bridge until you come to it. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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Nearly Missing It

Brilliantly Better

I almost missed yesterday’s post. As you probably know, I started a 365 days writing challenge at the beginning of the year. The goal is to publish an article every day of 2021, until it ends.

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What Your Small Business Needs in Order to Succeed

Small Business CEO

The cold hard truth is that more new businesses fail than succeed. While many people have the dream of becoming a small business owner, it’s easier said than done. Overall, you need to have your fundamentals covered in order to achieve long term success as an entrepreneur.

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How to Get Good Habits to Stick

45 Things

A lot of people developed new habits and routines during the pandemic. For some, it was learning to set boundaries during their workday so they could go for walks or spend time with family. For others, it was just the opposite -- they found themselves working longer hours and unable to disconnect.

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Bitcoin’s And Elon Musk’s Ultimate Antifragile Test

Brilliantly Better

Elon Musk, who shares a few similarities with Santa Claus, as you previously read in this article, has a net worth of 149 billion USD (source: investopedia).

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Lisbon’s Pigeons And Some Territorial Issues

Brilliantly Better

Apart from the fact they rhyme together pretty well, Lisbon’s pigeons have also something in common. Namely, Lisbon. I know I’m confusing you, so let’s start by telling a short story.

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The Meaning In Meaningful Relationships

Brilliantly Better

There’s a huge industry around the way people connect to each other. From dating sites and apps (ever heard about a thingie called “Tinder”?) up to less spectacular, but equally important, relationship coaching and counseling ecosystems.

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7 Smart Financial Habits That You Should Adopt

Small Business CEO

One of the main factors for generating wealth from your small enterprises is being financially informed. Generally, most wealthy individuals have some solid money and financial habits to help them maintain their wealth.

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Increasing IT Spend: Where to Invest

Small Business CEO

Eighty per cent of businesses expect to see growth in their IT budgets this year, with Gartner reporting an anticipated 4% rise in IT spend worldwide — an increase of over $3 billion in terms of market value. But why is IT spending seeing such a large shift?

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6 Benefits of Hiring Students For Your First Startup

Small Business CEO

The first startup of any business person is associated with risks. People are afraid to do something wrong or not see the proper response from the target audience. But the biggest fears come from hiring employees.

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Sitechecker Keyword Rank Checker Review: Here’s What You Need to Know

Small Business CEO

If you’re operating a website, then you know how important SEO is, and you probably also recognize the importance of automated tools to help you reach your SEO goals. That’s probably what’s led you to Sitechecker’s Keyword Rank Checker tool.

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5 Types of Tax Fraud Activities You Should Know About In 2021

Small Business CEO

Tax fraud is a heavily laden term that means much more than an error in judgment. The violation occurs when a person knowingly provides incorrect information on the tax returns.

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Reasons to Offer Employee Benefits, and Tips for Choosing the Right Benefits for Your Business

Small Business CEO

It’s easy to push offering benefits to your employees to the bottom of your to-do list, especially if you’re in charge of a small operation with a small team.

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