Sat.Dec 20, 2014 - Fri.Dec 26, 2014

The Keys to making Lasting, Meaningful Changes in One’s Life

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever considered making changes in certain areas of your life? Have you attempted to make changes in the past, experienced minor successes, but wound up where you started?

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2015 Travel Trends

Small Business Labs

There are already  lots of 2015 travel trend lists out.  Here are a few of the trends from these lists I found interesting.

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Are You Putting Your Talent to Good Purpose?

The Solopreneur Life

T oday my “household” to-do list read: • Buy champagne. Wrap gifts. Mail phone. Vacuum. • Buy gas. “Mail phone” meant returning my daughter’s broken iPhone 5s. She dropped it on the floor last Sunday and the screen shattered.

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Merry Christmas from Practically Perfect PA

Practically Perfect PA

I hope you all have a wonderful day with your family and friends, Nicky x. The post Merry Christmas from Practically Perfect PA appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Featured admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Top 11 Instagram Users You Should Follow If You Like Photography And Nature

Dumb Little Man

Hi there nature lovers! If you love photography, animals, beautiful landscapes and Instagram…this is your post! As you know, there are a lot of cool photos in Instagram (not only food and selfies), the problem is…how can we find them?

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Debunking The Myth of the 2 Minute Rule

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the standard pieces of productivity advice is "if it will take you less than two minutes to do the task, do it now." Unfortunately, this can actually be counter-productive. Today we will look at the additional conditions you need to assess before applying the 2 minute rule.

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Innovative Ways to Be Greener in Any Industry

Eco-Office Gals

Business owners, whether they are part of the restaurant, hospitality or retail industries, are always looking for ways to save money, especially during tough economic times. Going green is one of the many ways you can do that, no matter what industry your business is in.

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6 Signs to Know That He Wants to Marry You

Dumb Little Man

Understanding women is difficult, at least in terms of relationships or when any man needs to know if the girl is in love or not. But at the same time, it is also quite troublesome to know if the man too loves or rather wants to marry any girl.

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JWT Intelligence's 100 Trends for 2015

Small Business Labs

JWT Intelligence is the trend spotting group of JWT Worldwide , which is one of the world's largest marketing communications firms. They recently released their annual trends list,  The Future 100: Trends and Change to Watch in 2015  (free, but registration required).   Their 100 trends (and yes, they really include 100 trends) are broken into 11 categories this year and cover everything from culture, to food and drink, to technology.

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Thank You for Participating in the 2014 Solopreneur Survey

The Solopreneur Life

I want to thank everyone who participated in The Solopreneur Life 2014 End-of-Year Survey. Thanks also to those of you who helped spread the word and encouraged others to take the survey. The solopreneur survey is now closed. Results will be published on January 5.

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How’s Your Inbox?

Simple Productivity Blog

How many emails do you have sitting in your inbox? Is one of your goals for the new year to get a handle on your email once and for all? What would that mean to you? No more missed emails? No more lost information? No more sense of dread every time you open your inbox? There is help.

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There Are No Limits For Assistants

Office Dynamics

Executive and administrative assistants can accomplish anything their heart desires today.

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The Boom in Ag-Tech

Small Business Labs

Entrepreneurs Push to Raise More Food More Cleanly, Profitably covers the rapidly growing field of agricultural technology.

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Do You Work With a Narcissist?

On The Job

When you think of narcissists, names like Kim Kardashian and Lance Armstrong may come to mind with their constant focus on themselves and need for admiration.

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How To Move Files Off Blocked Computers

Simple Productivity Blog

Things you can try to get around a company''s restrictions to move files off blocked computers. The post How To Move Files Off Blocked Computers appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

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Christmas Gifts for Assistants

Office Dynamics

CHRISTMAS GIFTS FOR ASSISTANTS. IT’S NOT TOO LATE! Are you scrambling to figure out what to buy that wonderful person who supports you throughout the entire year—through thick and thin?

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Brain Dump = Less Clutter in Your Head

Clutter Coach

by Originally posted 2011-04-08 12:33:40. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Elaine heard me talk about what I do at a breakfast meeting. She pointed at me across the room and said, “ I need that! ” We made an appointment for the following week and I could hear the relief in her voice. Her schedule was full, but that wasn’t the problem. Elaine is a high energy person and likes to stay busy.

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2014 In Review

Brilliantly Better

Since I started to blog, at the end of each year, I stop for a while to look back and review. Was this a good … The post 2014 In Review appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development 2014 review

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Open Loops 12/26/2014

Simple Productivity Blog

On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

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The Priority


I’m going to make an effort to have many of the pieces at Productivityist be as evergreen as possible, so when I say that I’ve been thinking a lot about prioritization lately I’m sure that it won’t be only now that that happens. The year is coming to a close, and a new calendar year is coming.

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Mistrust vs. Distrust

Daily Writing Tips

A reader wants to know if there is a difference between the words mistrust and distrust. The short answer is, “No.”. As verbs, both distrust and mistrust mean, “to be without confidence.”. As nouns, both distrust and mistrust mean, “lack of trust or confidence.”.

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The Story Of My Second 60 km Race

Brilliantly Better

A little over a month ago I ran my first ultra-marathon, a 60k race between two cities of Romania: Giurgiu and Bucuresti. It was the … The post The Story Of My Second 60 km Race appeared first on Dragos Roua. Running ultra-marathon

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Between You and I vs. Between You and Me

Daily Writing Tips

An ad for a new movie about the Hebrew exodus from Egypt shows Christian Bale as Moses–a character who has received a privileged and educated upbringing–shouting the words, “Something’s coming that is far beyond you and I !”.

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Just Deserts vs. Just Desserts

Daily Writing Tips

The use of the expression “just deserts” in a recent DWT exercise brought some reader objections. Here are two: “She got her just deserts” — really? Desert” like an arid place? Isn’t it “desserts”? You are surely incorrect.

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The Productivityist Podcast: Patrick Rhone Returns


This week on the podcast, Patrick Rhone makes a return. These episodes with him may appear to be the least related to productivity, but that’s the beauty of our conversations. They head in that direction somehow because of the lenses that we look through in our everyday lives.

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Six Idioms with Dozen

Daily Writing Tips

The English word dozen comes from French douzaine , which in turn comes from Latin duodecim : “two plus ten.” It occurs in several English idioms. cheaper by the dozen : costing less when bought in quantity.

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Pendant vs. Pendent

Daily Writing Tips

A reader wants to know when to write pendant and when to write pendent. The answer is not as straightforward as I expected it to be. British usage and American usage are very clear when it comes to the spelling of the words dependant and dependent.

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Addendum on Used To vs. Use To

Daily Writing Tips

It sometimes happens that I write a post that I think is beautifully focused on one point of usage, and then I receive a slew of emails faulting me for misrepresenting the topic. That’s what happened with a post on the modal use of used and use to express habitual action in the past.

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100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 44. Forgive Somebody Out Of The Blue

Brilliantly Better

Don’t hold a grudge for being hurt in the past – no matter how hurtful that insult was. Grudges are heavy and tend to make … The post 100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 44. Forgive Somebody Out Of The Blue appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development forgiveness

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How to Spell Pendulum

Daily Writing Tips

A Facebook comment alerted me to a misspelling of the word pendulum that I’d never seen before. Once I began looking, I found thousands of examples. I wasn’t too surprised to find the word misspelled in social media, but it did seem strange to see pendulum spelled “pentulum” on sites selling clocks.

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100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 43. Play A Game

Brilliantly Better

Any game. Just play. Like a child. Allow yourself to do something just for fun, without any goals, pressures or deadlines. It will make you … The post 100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 43. Play A Game appeared first on Dragos Roua. Travel & Fun play a game

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100 Ways To Live A Better Life: 41. Call An Old Friend

Brilliantly Better

Make it about somebody you didn’t talk to recently. Get up right now and call an old friend, or a relative. It will bring up … The post 100 Ways To Live A Better Life: 41. Call An Old Friend appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development Relationships & Society connection friends

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100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 40. Do A 30 Days Challenge

Brilliantly Better

Being it physical, mental or social. Intend to acquire something new in your life in 30 days. Improve your health using new methods, or your … The post 100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 40. Do A 30 Days Challenge appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development habit creation

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10 Ways To Live A Better Life – 46. Make Peace With An Old Enemy

Brilliantly Better

s more than forgiveness, that?s s the actual process of reversing a situation. Make peace with somebody. Turn it into your friend. m not saying this … The post 10 Ways To Live A Better Life – 46. Make Peace With An Old Enemy appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development enemy friends peace

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100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 45. Stop Solving The Wrong Problem

Brilliantly Better

You are not here only to witness the bad things in your life. Nor your overall performance as a human being. You are here to … The post 100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 45. Stop Solving The Wrong Problem appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development problem solving

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100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 42. Follow A Coincidence

Brilliantly Better

Well, there aren’t any coincidences, I lied. Everything happens for a reason. If you witness something which may seem like a coincidence, then you’re very … The post 100 Ways To Live A Better Life – 42. Follow A Coincidence appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development coincidence

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