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3 Ways to Reduce Your Anxiety Before Going to Sleep

Dumb Little Man

Having a lot of stress and anxiety is harmful for anyone during the day. Having a whirlwind of negative thoughts when you lay down to sleep is even worse! These anxious thoughts make it so difficult to get the sleep that your body and mind desperately need. My past experiences with living in unsafe neighborhoods and moving multiple times after eviction, have caused me to have negative and anxious thoughts every time I lay down to sleep.

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30 Day Challenge: Learn A Language

Simple Productivity Blog

I was never required to take any language other than English during any of my schooling. My home school district didn't consider it essential, and it never fit into my university requirements. (I I am, however, fluent in seven programming languages and can write in four others. I know, it doesn't count). I decided for August I would learn a language. The post 30 Day Challenge: Learn A Language appeared first on Laura Earnest. 30 Day Challenge

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Which Colleges Will Survive the Coronavirus

Small Business Labs

Scott Galloway is a professor at NYU, tech entrepreneur, author, and popular podcaster.    His article This Chart Predicts Which Colleges Will Survive the Coronavirus has caused quite a stir in colleges and universities across the country.    The reason for the stir is the chart suggests a large number of colleges will fail and even more will struggle going forward.  His   His chart (click to enlarge) is below.  

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Wether, Weather, Whether

Daily Writing Tips

Wether is a prime example of a word that will slip past the spell check. It is easily confused with two of its homonyms , whether and weather. Flying fingers find it easy to miss the single letter that separates them. Unless you’re a farmer, you might not even know that wether is either a: male sheep or ram (the Oxford Dictionary of Etymology traces its roots to Old English, Old High German, Old Norse and Goth). or a: castrated ram or billy goat (according to A Word A Day).

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How To Develop Self-Discipline

Dumb Little Man

We start something new with the best intentions. We have great aspirations and a clear vision. We feel inspired. How could we fail? And yet, we do. Over and over. Things don’t go the way we planned. We get discouraged. Maybe things are even going well, but somehow we just run out of steam. We try again, and even if we manage to avoid the old obstacles, new ones take their place. We end up where we started. What’s happening here? A Bumpy Road.

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30 Day Challenge Wrapup: Brain Training

Simple Productivity Blog

I decided that I would challenge myself to some brain training this month. I used some games I had for a Nintendo DS, and worked from there. My goal was to do some training that had measurable results What I Found I enjoyed using the software, but found that I had good days and bad days. When I tested myself at the start of the 30 days, I had a brain age of someone 10 years younger than me; at the end I had improved 10 years.

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Online Mental Health Marketplaces Democratizing Therapy

Small Business Labs

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a substantial increase in mental issues.    According to a Kaiser Family Foundation study : "Over half of U.S. adults (56%) report that worry or stress related to the coronavirus outbreak has caused them to experience at least one negative effect on their mental health and wellbeing, such as problems with sleeping or eating, increased alcohol use, or worsening chronic conditions."

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5 Career Tips for Project Managers Post-Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

It is said that difficult times bring out the best in people. Time and again, people, communities, and businesses have proved the same. All across the globe, nations are facing economic uncertainties while businesses are finding it difficult to manage challenges due to the current world crisis. While the initial disruption was clearly unpredictable and a major setback for all, as we struggled to adapt to the new world; however, we can slowly see how many are rising to the occasion.

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Editing Life: Relationships

Simple Productivity Blog

Not all relationships are created equal. Some are great, supportive relationships, while others will suck the life right out of you. After a round of social isolation, you are probably aware of the benefits and drawbacks of your various relationships. So today we will consider the last phase of our editing life series: relationships. As we emerge out of isolation and choose to restructure our lives, we can choose which relationships to nurture and which to let go of.

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5 Steps to Becoming a More Productive Entrepreneur

Jen Lawrence

As a business owner, you’re frequently wrestling with the challenge of how to get all the things done. How do you balance client/customer work and business development? How do you set priorities? How do you stay on task? How do you keep track of it all? I get it. As a fellow entrepreneur, I understand there are unique challenges as you try to balance being the Chief of Everything and the CEO.

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Episode 323: 3 More Things with Benjamin Spall

Productivityist

Benjamin Spall returns to the podcast to share three more things. Check out his original appearance on Episode 196 of the podcast. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast? You can subscribe to the podcast feed by clicking the “Share” button in the player above – and you can share it further using the same button as well. You can take things even one step further by rating and reviewing the show wherever you listen to podcasts. FYI: I use Overcast on iOS.).

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Why Your Small Business Must Have an Internal Employee App?

Dumb Little Man

An internal employee app is a great way for organizations to engage with their employees. This is more so for small businesses, where employees play a critical role. Large businesses have regular inflow and outflow of human resources. Small businesses work with a small team of people and it is very important to retain the employees to avoid business disruptions. Employee engagement can play an important role here. Engaging with employees helps in making them more committed to the job.

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Why You Need a Side Hustle (4 Reasons)

Small Business CEO

Tired of wishing you had more money? Do you wish you could make those impulse purchases without feeling so guilty or wondering what you should sacrifice? You need a side hustle. It’s not a second job – you don’t have another boss breathing down your neck or a schedule you hate. With hundreds of side hustle ideas out there , it is a gig you do on your own time, as often as you want. You’re in charge of how much you work and how much you make.

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3 Ways to Ensure Online Meetings Don't Suck

45 Things

Before I begin today's post, let me apologize for the blog being unavailable for the last several days. Due to a technical glitch (which I don't understand, nor do I want to understand), my website wasn't available. Things are all better now, so let's begin. Once the initial shock wore off and we all realized our work lives were going to be upended from the pandemic, some of you began to look at what is usually termed "the bright side." "I I can work in my pajamas." "I

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How to Keep Your Office Polite Even When Your Opinions are Radically Different

Dumb Little Man

These are tough times. A pandemic is upon us; social issues are dividing us; and partisan politics is inescapable. Chances are that opinions on some of these problems may differ, extensively, within your workplace. Does that mean you can never have a casual lunch with colleagues in the break room again? Must we always avoid those who don’t share our perspectives to keep the peace? Fortunately, the answer is no.

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The Ins and Outs of Cloud-Based Gaming

Dumb Little Man

Everyone likes picking up a video game from time to time – whether you’ve caught the Fortnite bug and play for hours on end, you have a round of Super Smash Bros every now and then with your friends, or you’re getting out your phone for a bit of PUBG or Pokemon Go. These days, video games are available across so many devices and platforms that it can be hard to keep up. The latest really innovative concept in the gaming world is cloud-based gaming. But what’s that?

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Tools to Help Your Employees Work from Home

Dumb Little Man

Working from home has become the new normal, but it’s something that not all businesses and individuals can immediately jump into. There are things to consider, such as new technology and employees used to working on site. The transition can take time if your company is not prepared for it. Sometimes, situations like this cause confusion and uncertainty among the workforce. However, technology is always one step ahead, so there’s no need to worry.

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How Tech And Remote Work Will Turn The Economy Around

Dumb Little Man

Necessity is the mother of invention as the old saying goes, and our inventiveness during this economic downturn has led to modernization of a lot of processes and industries. The Great Depression brought inventions like the chocolate chip cookie, electric razors, and car radios, so what great advancements will come out of the current economic downturn? The Work From Home Revolution. For years workers have been clamoring for work from home options.

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10 Tips to Craft Rockstar Email Marketing Content

Small Business CEO

If you’ve been trying to tap into successful email marketing for some time without the desired results, it could be down to a number of factors. Nailing email marketing techniques require the backing of science and is often considered an art. One of the most important parts of hitting that sweet spot is crafting excellent content. Fortunately, we’re here to help you with our top 10 tips to improve your email marketing with great copy. Reel them in with an engaging subject.

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Why Should Businessmen Accept The Use of Bitcoin?

Small Business CEO

With bitcoin trading, it becomes easy for a user to sell and buy everything that they want to. All you have to do is download the Bitcoin app and transact for buying or selling any commodities. photo credit: Francis Storr / Flickr. Wherever there is Internet access, they will be able to trade using bitcoins without any hassles. This particular option may not happen with some of the banks, and this restricts you to transfer huge amounts of money at one shot.

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Amplify Your Phone Sales: 10 Powerful Tips for Selling Over the Phone

Small Business CEO

Are your phone sales lackluster? Even in the age of the internet, you don’t want to discount good old-fashion cold calling! But unlike the internet where you case a wide net and see what you catch, phone sale is a focused process that you need to perfect if you want to succeed. Read on to learn how to be wildly successful when making phone sales. Don’t Put Down Competitors. Don’t bad-mouth your competition on a sales call. It’s the biggest way you can sabotage yourself.

Tips to Improve Customer Service in 2020

Small Business CEO

The world is chaotic, to say the least right now. The coronavirus pandemic continues to affect businesses and how we do things in almost every way, but one thing remains constant—customers expect excellent service. Even though you may be working with a skeleton crew or navigating unprecedented situations in your business, you have to innovate and find ways to make it work even while facing headwinds.

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Main Benefits of Trading with Bitcoins Versus the Traditional Banking Method

Small Business CEO

Most of the users these days are trading with bitcoin because of the ease of accessibility. More than anything, bitcoins can be spent the way you want to without the mediation of any financial organizations or banks. It gives the user complete autonomy of the money, but they own. A lot of people love the system because they do not have to go and stand in front of the banks or ATMs to withdraw cash and spend them.

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Planning to Start a Small Online Business? Here’s What You Need to Prepare

Small Business CEO

Starting a personal business is one of the most common dreams for many people nowadays. Thanks to the internet and the increased popularity of remote working, many are now able to turn this dream into a reality. The perks of being your own boss and calling the shots make all the hard work you will have to put in to set up your business totally worth it.

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5 Subscription Services to Reduce Your Payroll Dramatically

Small Business CEO

Starting a business, or reshaping an existing one, will be possible if your finances are under control and in a position where growth is possible. Payroll is an area which can easily inflate if you haven’t taken the time to assess the role and necessity of each resource, and maybe you haven’t changed your business and employee contracts to reflect the reality your business now exists in.

Planning to Start a Small Online Business? Here’s What You Need to Prepare

Small Business CEO

Starting a personal business is one of the most common dreams for many people nowadays. Thanks to the internet and the increased popularity of remote working, many are now able to turn this dream into a reality. The perks of being your own boss and calling the shots make all the hard work you will have to put in to set up your business totally worth it.

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Green Gigs: How Sustainability Careers have Evolved Over Time

Small Business CEO

Sustainability certainly isn’t a new concept, but the concerns driving it have become mainstream issues over the last few years, there have never been so many individuals committed to the cause. As well as making more environmentally friendly choices in their personal lives, the employees of many businesses have decided to make sustainability the focus of their professional lives as well.

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4 Steps to Prepare Your Personal Finances for Starting a Business

Small Business CEO

Starting a business is a dream for millions of people, and yet very few actually succeed. Those that put in the planning and effort before launching are those most likely to thrive. It might surprise you, but part of planning for your business success includes some attention to your personal finances. Getting those squared away can have a positive impact on your business. How Your Personal Finances Affect Your Business.

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Ways You Can Maximize Your Returns When Investing During the COVID Crisis

Small Business CEO

Those who fail to prepare for the future will likely wind up with little saved for retirement. Setting up a 401(k) with your employer or an IRA that you manage individually are both good options for investing in your future. The more you save today, the better off you’ll be when it comes time to retire. COVID-19 And The Market. Once the COVID-19 crisis began to spread throughout the United States and abroad, financial markets took a hit.

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6 Tips For Setting Up A Successful Shopify Store

Small Business CEO

The coronavirus pandemic has created a surge in online retailing. If you have ever thought about starting an online business, then there has never been a better time to enter the market. And, with resources like Shopify available to guide you through the process of opening your first online store, you will have all the tools you need to be successful. However, there is still a learning curve when it comes to using Shopify for your online store.

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Dig Yourself Out Of a Financial Hole With These Handy Tips

Small Business CEO

Being stuck in a financial rut can feel overwhelming at times. It’s like, no matter what you do or how hard you work, the situation never seems to change. There are ways to dig yourself out of a hole and in this post, we’ll look at some great tips on how to get back on top of your finances. You Need a Plan. Sometimes all it takes to get on top of your finances is a plan on how to do it. You might want to consider enlisting the help of a financial adviser or an accountant.

2020 43

Five Marketing Tips to Boost Your Online Sales

Small Business CEO

No longer do you have to wait for a customer to wander into your store. You have the potential to make a lot more money by posting your products online where people all over the world can have them shipped wherever they live. That doesn’t mean selling online is easier than selling from a storefront. In fact, selling online is harder than the traditional way of selling things in a lot of ways.

2020 43

How to Choose a Used Reefer Trailer

Small Business CEO

Many manufacturers and shipping companies that produce or haul perishable goods have a real need for quality equipment in hauling their products to market. This means that refrigerated containers, also known in the transportation industry as reefer trailers, are a “ must have ” for many. photo credit: YouTube. Reefer trailers are ideal for shipping any sort of product or material that needs to be refrigerated for long periods like produce and frozen foods.

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What Is the Difference between Home Loan and Home Loan Insurance?

Small Business CEO

The importance of insurance in today’s day and age is profound, especially for debt holders. As you know, life is unpredictable. For a big-ticket loan such as a home loan, the liability risk is usually high and can last for up to 30 years. In case an unfortunate incident occurs during the loan tenure, leading to non-payment of the outstanding amount, then home loan insurance can cover for it. What Is a Home Loan insurance?

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5 Important New Technologies Changing the Future of Logistics

Small Business CEO

A plethora of impressive technologies is rapidly changing the future of logistics. And change is looking very good. These technological advancements are saving huge amounts of time and money for thousands of logistics companies. AI and automation are making supply chain management easier and cheaper. Deliveries are more efficient and tracking more accurate. And it keeps getting better. To learn all about the bright future of logistics and supply chain management, keep reading.

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3 Best Brokers for Options Trading

Small Business CEO

For the better part of the last century, the stock market has formed the basis for investment portfolios nearly everywhere. While the market has had its share of ups and downs over the years, individual investors have by and large fared quite well when implementing a focused strategy. You might be looking at options trading as a way to further enhance your own portfolio. To do this, you will want a broker that can work with your investment strategy and be available to execute trades on your time.

2020 40

Your Guide To Content as a Service

Small Business CEO

Content management systems like WordPress and Drupal are widely used to quickly create websites. They take practically all the fuss out of running a website. The content as a service CAAS framework is similar to that used by content management systems, though it’s essentially a step beyond that. Simply put by Contentful, its a “way to label content infrastructure in a familiar X-as-a-service kind of way.”

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