Sat.Oct 12, 2019 - Fri.Oct 18, 2019

Can Vocational Training Help In Redefining Success?

Dumb Little Man

For decades, the advice was the same: Get an education, graduate, get a job, get married, buy a house, start a family, work until you are 65, and then retire comfortably. Over the last 30 years, each stage in life has been under attack, however. Housing prices have surged out of control.

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Each Year a Lot of Americans Start and Stop Being Freelancers

Small Business Labs

One of the more interesting findings from the 9 years of data from the MBO Partners State of Independence study series is how many Americans enter and exit independent work.

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Technology of the week: Duuoo.io

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: Duuoo.io What is Duuoo.io? Duuoo is a performance management system that aims to put people and purpose at the forefront of all staff appraisals and performance reviews. What does Duuoo.io

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Need a Seasonal Gig? These May Be Just What You Want

On The Job

Last year was a blockbuster holiday season for retailers, but threats of trade wars and a volatile stock market may put a damper on consumer spending and that could translate into less seasonal hiring this year, one labor expert says.

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Redefining Office Culture To Boost Employee Satisfaction and Productivity

Dumb Little Man

The evolution of the office dynamic is interesting to study. Since the 1950s, employers have been toying with and reconfiguring office layout and culture in strife to boost employee productivity.

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The Pros and Cons of Working Remotely

Small Business Labs

Recode's How remote work is quietly remaking our lives provides a deep dive on the growing impacts of the shift towards working remotely. Key quote: "The changes remote work has introduced have happened so gradually you may not have noticed.

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Getting to grips with your organisation’s strategy

Practically Perfect PA

For Assistants, it has become more apparent that the way forward in our profession is to work as a strategic business partner with our Executive. We have written about this a lot over here on Practically Perfect PA and something I have advocated for many years.

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8 Really Awesome Tips For Working Remotely

Dumb Little Man

So, you work from home and enjoy all the perks that come along with it. Or do you? Surely, the pleasure of working in your pajamas is second to none.

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Why I Am Grateful To My Worst Boss

Simple Productivity Blog

It has now been four years since my very short excursion into the world of education. The wounds have skinned over enough for me to talk about it, and so I wanted to take today to talk about why I am grateful for the worst boss I ever had. I'm going to call it a mid-life crisis.

2019 130

Career development experts Assistants should follow on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Most of us have got a profile on LinkedIn, just in case we decide to change our role and need to have our resume online. LinkedIn is great when you decide to look for a new job but it is also a pretty great place to start if you want to develop personally and professionally. […].

2019 130

One Year After Moving To Spain

Brilliantly Better

Today, October 15th 2019, marks the first anniversary of moving to Spain. Exactly one year ago, me and my partner, Raluca, flew from Bucharest to Valencia with just two suitcases each.

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10 Red Flags Your Relationship Is Going Downhill

Dumb Little Man

Why don’t we see the red flags before a relationship goes sour? Why does a breakup always catch at least one party by surprise? In hindsight, there are plenty of signs of a relationship going bad, but we choose to ignore them.

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Podcast Episode 11 – Why You Shouldn’t Put Tasks on Your Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

For my monthly patron Q&A I was asked the question: "Do you put tasks on your calendar?" It's such a big question that I wanted to unpack that in a single episode, but I think it's also very important for people to hear. The post Podcast Episode 11 – Why You Shouldn’t Put Tasks on Your Calendar appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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Guidelines for Effective Email Writing

Jen Lawrence

One of the biggest complaints in today’s modern communications is there are too many emails. We step away from our inboxes for an hour and BOOM! Thirty more emails. And then, we start to dig in and have to use extra energy and focus just to get to the main point of each message.

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Using Artificial Intelligence To Generate Blog Posts – An Experiment And A Few Use Cases

Brilliantly Better

This year I focused on learning as much as I could in areas related to my current job – programming, that is. More specifically, I wanted to ramp up my skills in blockchain and artificial intelligence. As some of you… The post Using Artificial Intelligence To Generate Blog Posts – An Experiment And A Few Use Cases appeared first on Dragos Roua. Blogging Digital Tools Programming Bits

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Simple Money Hacks That Every Millennial Needs To Know

Dumb Little Man

If the media reports, editorials, and advice columns are to be believed, millennials can leave a lot to be desired when it comes to saving and spending money wisely. Living in the moment isn’t such a bad idea when those moments are fast running out!

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Episode 266: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal

Productivityist

On this episode I’m joined by Nir Eyal , the author of what I consider to be the best productivity book I’ve read in a long time, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. This episode is sponsored by MeetEdgar.

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5 Ways to Improve Customer Lifetime Value for Your SaaS Business

Small Business CEO

Customer lifetime value is one of the most important metrics to measure for any company wanting to improve sales or scale-up. SaaS companies find it is even more critical to their success than anything else.

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The Chevalier In The Supermarket

Brilliantly Better

The year is 1448 and the city is Berlin, Germany. Although the proper name, at that time, for this settlement, should probably be Berlin-Colln.

2019 52

Social Media Marketing Tips To Grow Your Presence Online

Dumb Little Man

Social media is the best way to connect with millions of people around the world. It has become an essential tool for companies that want to grow their online presence. With over 800 million users on Instagram and 2 billion monthly active users on Facebook, you can’t ignore these platforms.

Episode 266: Becoming Indistractable with Nir Eyal

Productivityist

On this episode I’m joined by Nir Eyal , the author of what I consider to be the best productivity book I’ve read in a long time, Indistractable: How to Control Your Attention and Choose Your Life. This episode is sponsored by MeetEdgar.

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5 Ways to Get Free Business Advertising

Small Business CEO

The question has been asked by many people and businesses – How to get free advertising for your business? Luckily, there are a lot of free ways you can advertise your business. Please note that it’s recommended you do this even if you’re already doing paid advertising.

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5 Things To Do After Failing An Exam

Dumb Little Man

“I’m doomed.”. This is probably your thought after failing an exam. It’s just like the world coming to an end. Then, you begin to imagine the worst, like you not being able to graduate or get a better job.

2019 164

Take The Strain Out of Exercise: A Look at The Best Yoga Apps

Dumb Little Man

Working out for that dream body has since become incorporated into many people’s daily routines. There are many different methods of working out. Depending on the end goal, individual workouts will all be different.

2019 130

6 Ways To End A Fight With Your Wife Quickly

Dumb Little Man

People often say, “happy wife, happy wife” when it comes to marriage. So does this mean that when you have an argument you should just give in and say, “Yes, dear”? No, it really doesn’t.

2019 130

A 10-Minute Guide On How to Ease Neck and Shoulder Pain

Dumb Little Man

Our shoulders often hold a lot of our stress and that causes stiffness and uncomfortable pain. This pain may sound like second nature for someone who works long hours , has a busy schedule or just experiences chronic stress.

2019 130

Why Online Reviews are Important for Businesses

Small Business CEO

The online world has brought so much to our fingertips, from our weekly food shop to researching into our next holiday destination.

2019 63

What to Look for in a Digital Marketing Partner

Small Business CEO

Many business owners spend less time investigating their digital marketing consultants than they do equipment and furnishings.

2019 63

Why Pitney Bowes’ SendPro Online Service Makes Sense to Business Owners

Small Business CEO

Small to medium-sized business owners face a plethora of unique challenges that usually involve obstacles including cost and time. When it comes to shipping, small business owners are definitely caught at a crossroads between needing a reliable shipping solution and needing a budget friendly option.

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