Sat.Jan 07, 2017 - Fri.Jan 13, 2017

5 Habits to Make The New Year Your Best Year Yet

Dumb Little Man

A new year is now ahead of us. Every year, people make goals and resolutions to better themselves only to fail. Rather than making big resolutions, how about just adding a new habit to your life? Make this new year your best year yet by developing these five habits. Have fun being active.

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Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

“Succeeding in business is all about making connections. Business is all about personal contact. No matter how heavy your workload is… Everyone can and should be a Networker.” Richard Branson. Generation Y makes about 50% of the current workforce.

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Why Coworking is Booming

Small Business Labs

Back Channel's The “Work from Home” Dream Doesn’t Work  provides an excellent overview of the trends and shifts driving the coworking movement. Simply put, the article explains why coworking is working.

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4 Faults You Can Easily Avoid in Your Slide Presentations

Business Writing

I recently attended a dinner meeting whose featured speaker told about her life in a foreign country. Her story inspired everyone, but her slides frustrated and confused us. You can easily avoid her presentation faults, pleasing your audience, if you. Presentations Teaching Business Writing

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5 Little-Known Reasons Why a Simple Life is a Happy Life

Dumb Little Man

I wonder what my parents were thinking the day I came home from college and said, “I want to put my education to work. I want to homestead!”. There may have been a long pause — I can’t remember now — followed by some expertly crafted support rhetoric.

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Better Eco Friendly Choices for Your Business in 2017

Eco-Office Gals

Making your business more eco-friendly (green) is a wise move to make. By doing so you’re doing your bit towards cleaning up the environment, while also helping your company’s bottom line because going green saves money.

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Forecasts: 2017 the Year Corporations Embrace the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Based on the 2017 trends forecasts we've been reading, corporations are going to actively expand their use of contingent labor in 2017.

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5 Barriers That You Need To Cross To Achieve Success This Year

Dumb Little Man

It is a fact that success is achieved with a lot of hard work, struggle and persistence. However, one important factor that is usually ignored is mental strength. Some people are generally good when it comes to emotional stability while others can still work on it.

2017 208

5 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

On The Job

I want you to think back to the last person you met for the first time and name as many details about the person as you can. Now, look at your list and consider the first three items. Do they look something like this? Limp handshake. Rarely made eye contact. Awkward conversationalist.

2017 179

Lessons From the Luddites

Small Business Labs

It turns out there wasn't anyone named Ludd behind the British Luddite rebellion in the early 1800s. And despite their reputation, the original Luddites didn't fear technology or even really oppose it.

2017 151

Career Success A to Z: G is for Gender Gap

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here.

2017 130

Smart Ways to Navigate Office Politics and Emerge as a Winner

Dumb Little Man

Office politics is part and parcel of the workplace. Sometimes, you are left with no option but to navigate office politics smartly to fast-track your career. It doesn’t mean that you need to jump right in and push your agenda.

2017 206

Dressing For Success While Cracking That Office Dress Code

Office Dynamics

Your professional appearance says volumes about who you are, the way you value your work and your personal self-image. Studies have proven how critical the first 10-50 seconds of your initial introduction is during an unfamiliar social setting. A high majority of people (90%) form an opinion about you within a very short time. When this setting includes interviews and more importantly the path of your future it is imperative that you consciously craft the right professional image.

2017 147

Bulldog Reporter publishes my article about Video Marketing in 2017

Andrea Kalli

Another great publisher picked up my article – “ Why All Businesses Should Be Using Video in 2017 to Grow Their Business ” was picked up by Bulldog Reporter – https://www.bulldogreporter.com/why-all-businesses-should-be-using-video-in-2017-to-grow-their-business/. A few key points about the article are: Short-form video of less than 30 seconds is likely to garner more views and might even be shared more on social media. Video is terrific for branding and audience recall.

2017 130

Are Your Customers Devoted to You?

On The Job

Do you like Gatorade? Sure, maybe you like to drink Gatorade after a big workout, or you give Gatorade to your daughter after she’s finished soccer practice. But do you like Gatorade so much that you buy not only the drinks, but the chews and protein bars?

2017 130

8 Bad Food Habits That are Sabotaging Your Weight Loss Goals

Dumb Little Man

It’s the hardest part, right? You’ve made the commitment to change your life for the better. You’re unhappy with feeling like a prisoner in your body. You’re fed up with that voice at the back of your mind telling you you’re the biggest person in the room.

2017 204

The Accelerated Assistant Webinar Replay and Conference for Assistants

Office Dynamics

In our free webinar program, The Accelerated Assistant, we shared more about this year’s upcoming theme for our administrative assistant conference held every fall. The workplace is accelerating faster than anyone ever thought possible. Every day, we absorb more information, connect with more people, and utilize more technology than our ancestors did in their entire lives. In the coming year, we’ll experience more in a single day than we did in two days in the previous year.

2017 139

Help from the Procrastination Research Group

Clutter Coach

by Yes, this group really exists ! On the web I discovered a site for the Procrastination Research Group. One researcher has identified five “cognitive distortions,” which are. overestimation of time left to perform tasks, . underestimation of time required to complete tasks, . overestimation of future motivational states, . misreliance on the necessity of emotional congruence to succeed at task, and . belief that working when not in the mood to work is suboptimal.

2017 100

How to Get Paid Faster Every Time You Send an Invoice

Small Business CEO

Getting your invoice paid faster is the most important goal for both small business owners and freelancers. This is the fastest way to having positive cash flow, which is very important for a business’s sustainability. However, getting your invoices paid on time can be quite difficult.

2017 84

7 Simple Ways To Overcome Negative Thinking & Set Yourself Up To Win This Year

Dumb Little Man

Negative thinking is such a downer and it gets in the way of most things. You start to lack creativity, you feel down in the dumps, and you actually start to get exactly what you expect – NEGATIVITY!

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Which administrative task or responsibility would you like to see disappear?

Office Dynamics

Each month we feature a question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s Admin Pro Forum. Please enjoy engaging in a conversation over this month’s question. Which administrative task or responsibility would you like to see disappear? Question: “Say your boss came to you tomorrow and said that starting in the new year, one and only one of your admin tasks is going away forever—and you get to pick which it is.

2017 122

Podcast 038: Time is short

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! In this episode, I’ll talk about how time is short. That means, use it carefully and thoughtfully. Here are some highlights: If time is short, shouldn’t I speed up? I have so much to do! How do I prevent overwhelm? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

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Vocabulary Quiz #2: Confused Words

Daily Writing Tips

In each sentence, choose the correct word from the pair of similar terms. (If If both words possibly can be correct, choose the more plausible one.). He runs the from slapstick comedian to arch satirist. a) gamut. b) gauntlet. We went to see her perform in a musical _. a) revue. b) review.

2017 81

5 Awesome Tools To Help You Newbie Geeks With Your Open Source Project

Dumb Little Man

Every new year welcomes new resolutions. We probably all want the same thing — to achieve more and feel proud of what we have achieved. For example, Mark Zuckerberg’s is to visit and meet someone in every U.S. state and mine is to keep my website alive for as long as I am living.

2017 202

How to Get the Most Out of Your Upcoming Administrative Conference

Office Dynamics

Next week I’ll be attending a large conference in Las Vegas to further my education. Today, my head is swarming after reading through what seemed like a never-ending website, each page loaded with tons of information. This is a training-industry conference and is one of the big ones. This is the first time I am attending this particular training industry event which is mostly focused on learning technologies. But it’s not that simple. It is a massive arena.

2017 117

Contest: Win a scholarship to the Damn Fine Words writing course

Men With Pens

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2017 56

30 English Words Borrowed from Dutch

Daily Writing Tips

During much of the 1600s, the Netherlands was a world power, especially at sea, and this influence contributed to the English language in the form of borrowings from Dutch into English of various nautically and aquatically themed words.

2017 79

How to Leverage Your Problems in Order to Become Happier

Dumb Little Man

How is it that some people can go head to head against seemingly impossible odds, and still maintain a sense of balance and perspective? Do they know something we don’t? Or do they just think differently than we do? Maybe they just have different ways of viewing the world in which they live?

2017 201

How to Be a Better Communicator At Work Part 1

Office Dynamics

Be a better communicator at work. Leverage communication skills for business success. I thought I would start 2017 by focusing on one of the most vital business skills – communication. We can never know enough about effective ways to communicate. Remember that if you aren’t thinking about the who, what, when, where, and what tool to use, you will not have as great an impact.

2017 106

Choosing a Location for Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

One of the more important decisions that you may end up making as an adult is where to locate your small business, if you choose to have a physical building.

2017 74

3 More Rules for Producing Consistent Content

Daily Writing Tips

Here are a handful of tips that will help you produce clean, clear writing regardless of topic, intent, and audience. Insert or Omit Hyphens as Needed.

2017 65

10 Ways Your Life Improves When You Become a Freelancer

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever considered how your life might change if you became a freelancer? It’s nice having job security. You know you have a guaranteed paycheck every two weeks, a set schedule, good benefits, and two weeks of vacation each year.

2017 194

The Easy Way To Plan Out Your Year

Productivityist

This guest post is by Camilla Kragius. Camilla is the founder of No More Hamster Wheel. She loves to teach people how to work smarter instead of harder, to start living and to excel their life. You can connect with her on Facebook. Have you ever wondered how you got so much done in school but now it feels like you never have enough time? After graduation, we tend to start winging it. We go off schedule.

2017 61

10 Simple Tips to Improve Telemarketing Results

Small Business CEO

Telemarketing companies can make themselves more competitive to retain and recruit new business through a wide variety of strategies. After all, the best way to convince someone to use your services is to show them the result of past success with other clients.

2017 61

Synonyms for “Think”

Daily Writing Tips

The bland verb think (from the Old English word thencan , and cognate with thank ) is easily supplanted by any one of an impressive assortment of synonyms, each of which has a precise connotation think cannot match. Here are some to think about.

2017 61

9 Tips To Overcome Stress For Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

You’re a freelancer. You work day in and out, Mondays to Fridays, and sometimes even during the weekends. You spend more than 8 hours a day sitting in front of your computer with occasional coffee and TV breaks.

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The Productivityist Podcast: A Focus on Flourishing with Charlie Gilkey

Productivityist

This episode’s guest is a long-time friend whom I met at the World Domination Summit. He is the founder of Productive Flourishing, a best-selling author, the host of the Creative Giant podcast, and a productivity expert: Charlie Gilkey. Charlie helps creative people to start finishing stuff that matters. This involves weeding out through the noise of various tasks, priorities, and projects through Project Cagematch , and other productivity concepts up his sleeve.

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