Sat.Nov 24, 2018 - Fri.Nov 30, 2018

5 Daily Habits That Will Make You A More Positive and Happy Person

Dumb Little Man

As we grow older and gain more wisdom through the years, we realize that money or popularity by themselves do not spell success. Rather, it is the presence of happiness in our lives that makes it all worthwhile.

2018 260

10 Great Gift Ideas for Coworkers

On The Job

While it seems like everyone should be in a jolly mood around the office because it's the holiday season, there is also a lot of stress. And here's some reasons why: Do you buy the boss a gift? What should you get your "work spouse"?

2018 173

Expense Management Process

Practically Perfect PA

Collecting and processing expenses is not fun. There I’ve said it – call me controversial if you like but I stand by my statement! In fact, I’ll go further as to say processing expenses can be an absolute time zapper for Assistants.

Coworking Doesn't Need a New Name, But the Office Space Industry Does

Small Business Labs

There's a mini controversy going on around whether or not coworking needs a new name.    The recent Allwork article Why Coworking Needs a New Definition covers the new name side.

2018 230

20 Questions to Know Yourself Better and Unlock the Immense Potential Within

Dumb Little Man

“Know Thyself”. All of us have heard this aphorism. Most of us acknowledge that unless you know yourself first, you really can’t achieve much in life. We also realize that we each have immense potential to create amazing things and find lasting happiness.

2018 248

How to Stand Out When it Comes to Your Career

On The Job

What makes you unique? If you ask your nana, it’s the fact that you have the cutest little dimples ever. Your friends might say you’re special because you can burp the alphabet. But do those things really mean anything to an employer? Probably not.

2018 130

20 websites that will help any business

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of brilliant websites out there that are so hidden in the depths of the internet they are impossible to find, but when you stumble upon them they change your life! This is what today’s blog post is all about.

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8 Good Reasons Why You Suck At Life

Dumb Little Man

Most of us want the same things- having a great life, enjoying freedom and flexibility in your days, and truly being fulfilled by what you do. In reality, however, very few of us actually do.

2018 223

A Task List That Helps You Schedule: Sorted(3)

Simple Productivity Blog

Have you ever been frustrated with not knowing how to fit your tasks into your schedule? A new iOS app does just that. The post A Task List That Helps You Schedule: Sorted(3) appeared first on Laura Earnest. Reviews Software

2018 130

Decision Making

Office Dynamics

Why is it that at the time we make a decision we believe it is the best, right answer or choice. Then days, weeks or months later, we regret the decision we made. We say to ourselves, “What was I thinking? However, based on the information I had at the time, I felt I made the best choice.”

2018 175

GM's Restructuring Illustrates Multiple Trends

Small Business Labs

GM recently announced a restructuring plan that includes laying off about 14,000 employees and halting production at five of its North American auto plants. The announcement got a lot of attention, most of it rightly focused on the impact on workers and what it might mean for the broader economy. 

2018 163

How To Know Which People Truly Care About You

Dumb Little Man

A lot of people would brag about how many friends they have. However, once you start questioning them about how many of their friends really care about them, they start to wonder and become really uncomfortable. If you think about it, the world is a big place.

2018 216

8 Writing Tips for Beginners

Daily Writing Tips

Welcome to the wonderful world of writing! However young or old you are, writing can be so rewarding. For some writers, it’s a fun hobby and a creative outlet; for others, it’s a dream career. When you’re just getting started, you might feel excited but also a little daunted – where should you begin?

2018 98

Administrative Training Sources – Friends of Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics

We recently posted a blog that listed free training sources we provide; 6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants.

Knowing when it's time to move on

Laughing all the Way to Work

Someone contacted me a year or so ago very fed up with her admin position. She was wondering how she could make her job more interesting. She was also having relationship problems with her colleagues. I could feel her frustration. I found her email the other day so thought I would contact her just to see how she was faring and things have not gotten any better. My gauge to go is when the joy is gone. I like to have a job where I have fun and can feel satisfied when I've done a good job.

2018 100

Can Humans Reverse Climate Change With Dietary Changes?

Dumb Little Man

From urban American food deserts to developing countries, global hunger hits over 820 million people. Additionally, another two billion face nutrient deficiencies.

2018 215

The 10 Most Frequently Looked-Up Words

Daily Writing Tips

According to Merriam-Webster’s website, these are the ten most frequently search terms on the site—not what is trending now, but the words that consistently rank among the top searches. Affect/Effect.

2018 91

Riding the Tide: 10 Packaging Trends for 2019

Small Business CEO

When we’re packaging our products, we’re always wary of looking too trendy. That said, packaging needs to be visually attractive, practical, and relevant. What will buyers be looking for in 2019? Here are 10 features we are forecasting will have maximum shelf appeal. Soft colors.

2019 79

7 questions to ask before you go into business with anyone 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Partnerships. Strategic Alliances. Joint ventures. Investors. Vendor-Client relationships. Teaming up with other humans is undoubtedly the fastest way to create extraordinary business success. Good partnerships are greater than the sum of their parts. No one is an island. No entrepreneur succeeds alone. . Whenever and wherever you find yourself with a terrific, exciting opportunity to jump into something with another human , you also expose yourself to huge risk. .

2018 62

9 Techniques to Delivering a Speech with Confidence

Dumb Little Man

Recently, I attended TEDxSF , a communal, multidisciplinary event which aims to bring thinkers together so that they can share ideas they’re passionate about. While there, I had the pleasure of watching nearly a dozen different speakers talk to a packed auditorium.

2018 209

The Quest for Universal Plot Types

Daily Writing Tips

For centuries, writers and critics have tried to put stories into basic categories. Novelist Kurt Vonnegut described eight of them: Man in Hole, Boy Meets Girl, From Bad to Worse, Which Way is Up?, Creation Story, Old Testament, New Testament, and Cinderella.

2018 77

3 Keys to Gaining Customers and Differentiating Your Business

Small Business CEO

Marketing — like every industry under the sun — is undergoing rapid, radical change thanks to digitization and modernization. But that doesn’t mean the fundamentals of marketing have changed, too.

2018 76

10 Myths About Making Money That Are Keeping You Back

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to money myths, there are thousands floating around. But, did you know that these myths could be holding you back from actually earning more?

2018 205

How to Control Yourself From Overthinking

Dumb Little Man

Overthinking. That’s probably the biggest reason why you’re feeling the way you are right now. The thinking here isn’t the issue at all. It’s the excessive thinking that’s the culprit.

2018 195

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to File Permissions and Data Security

Dumb Little Man

It’s no secret that our relationship with computers has changed dramatically over the past few decades.

2018 197

Be More Creative: How To Make a Good Eye-Catching Design For Your Website

Dumb Little Man

Creativity is difficult to measure, especially because it’s more of a spectrum than a binary thing that you either have or you don’t. Everyone is creative to a certain extent, and people tend to specialize in different types of creativity. When it comes to designing a website, creativity is a must.

2018 189

The Pros and Cons of Drinking Beer

Dumb Little Man

Beer is one of the oldest and one of most popular alcoholic beverages in the world. Brewer’s yeast, one of the beer’s main components, is known to be a rich source of nutrients and this means that beer may have some health benefits. Does this mean beer is a healthy drink?

2018 187

Smoking vs Eating Weed: Which Is Healthier?

Dumb Little Man

To those with a sweet tooth, names like Mellow Handcrafted Marshmallows sound yummy. However, they shouldn’t be mistaken for ordinary treats. They’re actually marijuana edibles sold by pot dispensaries across the US. They’re also said to be the healthier choice than smoking weed.

2018 182

How to Keep Your Cool: 12 Tips for Staying Calm Under Pressure

Dumb Little Man

When I was just a little younger, I had great big goals, objectives, and aspirations for every day of my life. These days, my biggest ambition is to get through each day with grace and peace of mind – to be unflappable and to move peacefully from one task to another with focused attention and a quiet, calm energy. Simple right? Ok, maybe not. However there are steps we can take to at least increase how often we remain calm. Why be calm? Heck, because it feels fantastic.

2018 183

10 Ways For Freelance Writers To Earn Some Extra Money

Dumb Little Man

Freelance writing can be a tough job at times. Finding clients and finishing tasks takes a lot of time. It’s a risky career and you’ll never know when the work will slow down. That’s why it’s always good to know how else you can earn extra money by writing.

2018 179

How Safety Audit Software Keeps Your Company Prepared 24/7

Dumb Little Man

For organizations, safety and compliance are two factors that often demand unmatched attention. Having an effective safety plan is a brilliant decision that companies can take while pursuing their aspirations.

2018 176

How I Learned to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year By Not Taking Sales at Face Value

Dumb Little Man

We all have that one friend who likes to tell tall tales. I mean, he’s a good guy. You can rely on him, but you just know he tends to exaggerate, if not just making stuff up outright. Does he really expect anyone to believe he dated Jennifer Lopez in college?

2018 164

3 Reasons Why You’re Not Making Any Money Trading Forex

Small Business CEO

If making money trading on the Forex markets was easy, we’d all be millionaires. Sadly, Forex trading requires a certain skill set, and a certain degree of luck. Nonetheless, if you manage to perfect your trading strategy, you can be one of those Forex traders who makes money.

2018 76

How to Find Skilled Workers During a Labor Shortage

Small Business CEO

The key to getting any job done properly is to have workers that are skilled, experienced and if necessary qualified. Unfortunately while a low unemployment rate is generally good for the economy this can make it very difficult to find an appropriate skilled worker for your needs.

2018 76

How Good is Your Business Credit Score?

Small Business CEO

Your business credit score reflects your firms’ responsibilities and values. While it’s easy to view money as something to hoard and churn out alone, your credit score however is also a symbol of your success. It signifies to others what you’re capable of, and what you may go on to achieve.

2018 71

The Importance of Developing a Successful Company Culture

Small Business CEO

The words “company culture” have become somewhat of a buzz-phrase over the past few years. What does it really mean, and why is it so important to develop a successful company culture?

2018 71

How to Ensure That Your Business Remains Organized

Small Business CEO

Owning a small business and running it on your own can be a difficult thing to do. Besides doing the work that you do best, you also have to take care of your finances, sales planning, marketing, etc. When customers come pouring in, it’s easy to lose track of everything you have to do.

2018 69