Sat.Dec 22, 2018 - Fri.Dec 28, 2018

Live Life to Its Fullest: 39 Ways to Live and Not Merely Exist

Dumb Little Man

“The proper function of man is to live – not to exist.” ” – Jack London. Too often we go through life on autopilot, going through the motions and having each day pass like the one before it.

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Chiasmus: When Words Mirror Each Other in a Sentence

Office Dynamics

Using figures of speech in our business writing makes it fun for us and entertaining for our readers. Truly my favorite figure of speech is the chiasmus (ky-AZ-mus). That’s when words in a sentence mirror each other. Politicians have made them famous (e.g.,

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3 Ways to Deal With a "Never Wrong" Co-Worker

On The Job

There are several annoying types of people at work, from the gossiper to the chronic procrastinator to the whiner. Today, let's talk about the person who is never wrong. This type of person really is pretty self explanatory -- he would rather cut off a toe than admit he's wrong.

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Switching To Deliberate Living

Simple Productivity Blog

Someone asked me recently why I have made this switch to deliberate living. He said it seemed like over-thinking and too much structure; why not just go with the flow? It’s been brought home to me that none of us live forever and we have limited time on this earth.

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How To Make 2019 Your Year For Fitness

Dumb Little Man

I’m not the biggest believer in New Year’s resolutions because I feel self-improvement should be a year-long affair. If you’ve been resisting making necessary changes, it’s hard to believe you’ll follow through just because you’re inspired by a clean slate, chronologically speaking.

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How to Write a Joke

Daily Writing Tips

Like any short form of writing, creating jokes teaches how to use a few words effectively. In this article, I will give examples of jokes and I will (shudder) explain them too. I know, you shouldn’t explain your jokes, but this helps us talk about them.

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How to Work for More Than One Boss -- and Stay Sane

On The Job

Many workers now have multiple bosses – the one who heads a specific project, the one who oversees a department or the one who works in another country. But conflicting requests and competing deadlines can make working for multiple bosses a real challenge.

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How to Take Care of Your Garden in Winter

Dumb Little Man

Don’t let the winter ruin the beauty of your garden. Take care of it using the tips you can read in the following section. Maintaining your garden in this cold season, after all, can also prepare it for when spring and summer come.

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How to Play HQ Words: Cheats, Tips and Tricks

Daily Writing Tips

Word nerds rejoice! Imagine a word game where you can have fun and win cash prizes by leveraging your vast vocabulary. Well, it exists, and it is called HQ Words. The game was created by the same team who came up with the widely popular HQ Trivia.

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10 Characteristics of A Good Friend

Dumb Little Man

It’s easy to say that you’re a good friend. Proving that, however, can be quite difficult. You can go and ask your friends if you’re being a good friend or you can just sit down and assess yourself. If you choose the latter, here are 10 characteristics you should be possessing.

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5 Features to Achieve a Peaceful Home

Dumb Little Man

Your home should be a serene and peaceful place, but getting to that point is often easier said than done. Turning your home into a haven of peace and comfort takes some work, but it can also work wonders for your mental health.

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10 Small But Crucial Things You Have To Pay Attention To While Learning German

Dumb Little Man

The German language is getting more and more popular among enthusiastic language learners all over the world. People learn it for different reasons — work opportunities, hobby, family relations, etc. Whatever your reason is, we salute your decision to become richer by learning a new language.

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10 Holiday Scams and How to Avoid Them

Dumb Little Man

The holidays are such a joyful time. People are more giving, family and friends are throwing parties, and everyone is merry. But it’s also a time when people are more distracted — and criminals are ready to take advantage. Here are 10 ways you can detect and avoid holiday scams.

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The Dos and Don’ts of Asking for A Raise

Dumb Little Man

When you ask for a pay raise, the answer to this question is quite simple; it will either be a “yes” or a “no”. There is nothing in between. Despite that, however, you shouldn’t take it lightly. A proper plan and strategy are necessary when it comes to the pay raise issue.

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9 Immediate Tips To Stay Focused on Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

Honestly, do you still remember the new year’s resolutions you set at the beginning of this year? How are you faring in them right now? If you’re like most people, chances are you’ve long abandoned those goals. Some of you may not even recall the goals you have set and that’s really unfortunate. Goal setting works and it has never failed anyone. The only reason why goals would stop working is because the person who has set them chose to give up on them mid-way.

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Can You Robot-Proof Your Career?

Dumb Little Man

Welcome to an automated future. Just this year, Amazon opened a totally cashier-less grocery store, the first of its kind. While Amazon certainly has no lack for employee talent with over 500,000 employees on the payroll, Amazon Go is a working experiment on the impact of automation on employment.

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Functionality and Looks: How Important Is It to Preserve Aesthetics in Machine Design?

Small Business CEO

Ever since the Industrial Revolution integrated functionality with design and production, the world has changed at an incredibly fast pace.

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6 Tips to Negotiate on A Car Loan

Small Business CEO

If you want to buy a car, but don’t have cash, you can always apply for a car dealer financing. But you should be prepared for a never-ending sales pitch from the salesman and the finance manager. Speaking of preparation, here are six tips that can help you significantly: 1.

Fact Or Faux? Myths About Coworking

Small Business CEO

When perusing coworking sites online, it is very easy to assume that the coworking space is one of fun and frivolity. Images of professionals standing around an after-hours cocktail bar or chatting amicably around a conference table can give the impression that coworking is a big scene.

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