Sat.Dec 21, 2013 - Fri.Dec 27, 2013

The 4 Common Habits of World Changers

Dumb Little Man

There is one thing that intrigues me and it’s seeing some individuals completely transforming the face of this earth while others are just getting by and being satisfied with that.

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Is Santa Claus real?

The Small Business Blog

This week – when not providing round the clock support – my team at WinWeb have been investigating whether or not Father Christmas actually exists. Their findings may shock you.

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How to Change Your Life

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Change Your Life appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Tips for Life Changes. Can people really change? We tend to assume that circumstances change easily and often, but that people change rarely, slowly, and with great difficulty. But these assumptions are wrong.

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How to Overcome Stress in the Workplace

Productivity Bits

We encounter stress on a daily basis especially in our workplace. Sometimes it is part of our daily lives but it does not have to be. It is important to learn how to deal with stress and how to overcome it.

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5 Weight Loss Mistakes Women Should Stop Making

Dumb Little Man

I lift weights. I do some sort of cardio. I also do high intensity exercises. And I'm a woman.

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Why You Need to Dump Your Sales Pitch

On The Job

Estimates are that we get something like 5,000 marketing and sales messages a day, and with the holiday shopping season in full swing, that number probably has increased.

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The Changing American Family

Small Business Labs

The Changing American Family , from the New York Times, is a fascination look at how different today's American family is from even just a few years ago.

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Say Yes to Inner Peace: Top 9 Apps for a Stress-free and Happier Mind

Dumb Little Man

Think this world is a stressful place to be? You're not alone. Constantly feeling uptight and frustrated, and feeling like you're losing control of life while being drained of energy and motivation is not a good thing at all.

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Remember to Say "Thank You"

Business Writing

Happy holidays! I hope this season of peace is bringing you joy and contentment. If you have received gifts for Chanukah, Christmas, or another celebration, remember to express your appreciation. Even if the giver is someone who is trying to. Courteous Writing Etiquette

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Revamping the Bucket List

Virtual Moxie

A friend was recently gifted a copy of this book , and having jumped in to it with wild abandon, excitedly asked me to share some of the things on my bucket list. Unfortunately, I couldn''t; I didn''t have one. If you know anything about me by now, you know that I’m absolutely not goal-driven.

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Christmas – Quote of the Week

The Small Business Blog

“Happy, happy Christmas, that can win us back to the delusions of our childhood days, recall to the old man the pleasures of his youth, and transport the traveler back to his own fireside and quiet home!” ” That was a nice festive quote from the Charles Dickens novel The Pickwick Papers. From all the authors… Read the full article here: Christmas – Quote of the Week on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Quotations xmas

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Life's A Momentum Game. Here's How To Win Using Mini Habits.

Dumb Little Man

Every day that passes is a chance to move forward or backward, I think we all realize that. But what can be a little less obvious is that today is largely going to be a result of the days before it.

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The Organizer Sees It Differently

Clutter Coach

Originally posted 2008-05-27 09:27:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I went clothes shopping last week with a friend who had volunteered to help me upgrade my image. I haven't been completely happy with my professional look and she has a great eye for clothes.

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Why You Should Plan Instead of Making Resolutions

Simple Productivity Blog

Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. One of the things I love about December is planning my goals for the new year. I started doing this a few years back, and I am amazed at the difference between when I set a direction, or I let my life wander […] The post Why You Should Plan Instead of Making Resolutions appeared first on More great content can be found on the site at,

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2014 Top 10 Small Business Trends

Small Business Labs

We recently released our 7th annual top small business trends list.  Click here to see our Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2014.   trends

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9 Top New Year’s Resolutions – How to Make Them Happen

Dumb Little Man

Every year about this time, many of us take a look at everything we didn’t do this past year and vow to do things differently next year.

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Tips For Keeping Office Printing Costs Down

Office Dynamics

It’s very likely that your office has a printer. After all, unless you operate on a purely paperless policy, your employees may need to use one for printing off assigned work, or completed work.

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Open Loops 12/27/2013: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings -- my open loops -- to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I highlight articles on how to keep cottage cheese fresher, a succinct guid to eliminating bad habits, famous thinkers'' productivity habits, quotes by CEOs, comparisons, and organizing vs. decluttering. The post Open Loops 12/27/2013: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along appeared first on

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Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

Happy Holidays to all from Small Business Labs.  See you next year.  

The Essence of Change

Dumb Little Man

It’s New Year Resolution time! We all know what this means, the gym will be more crowded, the health and wellness industry will see a massive spike in sales, and tobacco products may see a sudden decrease in profits.

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Google Hummingbird and its Impact on SEO and Content Marketing Strategies

Small Business CEO

The new Hummingbird update from Google has hit the online marketing world by storm, much like every other update they’ve ever done! Site owners, marketers and search engine enthusiasts alike seem to go into frenzy-mode every time Google changes something.

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Merry Christmas

Simple Productivity Blog

Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. For those of you who celebrate Christmas, I would like to wish you the best of the season. And to all my readers, of all faiths, I wish you a joyful and beautiful close to 2013, with many happy hopes for 2014. Photo […] The post Merry Christmas appeared first on More great content can be found on the site at,

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Tips For Keeping Office Printing Costs Down

Office Dynamics

It’s very likely that your office has a printer. After all, unless you operate on a purely paperless policy, your employees may need to use one for printing off assigned work, or completed work.

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5 Decisions You Should Always Consult An Expert Before Making

Dumb Little Man

There are many important decisions that one must make in life. While you should learn to make such decisions on your own, it's never wise to jump into something without having any prior knowledge about it.

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Critical Business Mistakes to Avoid in the Coming Year

Small Business CEO

As the new year approaches, most of you will be thinking of ways you can improve both your personal and professional lives in 2014.

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Beware of the fine print in Terms of Service before you complain online

Service Untitled

John and Jennifer Palmer of Layton, Utah are suing an online retailer over a $3,500 charge assessed to them by, a Grandville, Mich. company which the Palmers posted a negative online review with Ripoff

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Perfect. Very best wishes to you now and throughout the year.

Denise Aday

Perfect. Very best wishes to you now and throughout the year. personal peace love holiday

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Supplement Your Earnings by Taking Online Jobs like Taking Paid Surveys

Dumb Little Man

Joining the field of paid surveys like Hotspex requires a good amount of your time, intellect, attention, and patience. Perhaps you decided to pursue this due to the enticing offers that you’ve seen in web advertisements.

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Recognizing Opportunity in the Pursuit of Your Calling


Sometimes (maybe most times) loss of productivity is more than a matter of methods, as this guest post by Glen Gaugh illustrates. Glen is a licensed master social worker and blogger who helps families and other social workers live up to their potential.

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How Many Words in English?

Daily Writing Tips

In order to estimate the number of words in a language, one must first determine what a word is. For example, is bug a word? Or is it several words? There’s bug “insect,” bug as in, “I drive a Bug,” bug as in “Don’t bug me,” bug as in “eyes that bug out,” and bug as in “Ain’t you the big bug?”

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Love just is Reading this…what an excellent way to start.

Denise Aday

Love just is. Reading this…what an excellent way to start my work week, having yesterday finished up The Dandelion Insurrection: love and revolution by Rivera Sun. Love is being proactive in Life. Life is about what happens when you make other plans Take that into consideration and find freedom.

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The Parts of a Word

Daily Writing Tips

A reader asks about the terms prefix , root , and suffix , and wonders how to distinguish them in a word. At the most basic level, words are made up of units of meaning called morphemes.

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Indirect Quotations

Daily Writing Tips

Colorful, striking direct quotations enliven a news story, but not everything an interview subject says is worth quoting in its entirety. An hour of note-taking might result in a lot of information, but little in the way of pithy remarks.

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Daily Writing Tips

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Verbs with Thou and Thee

Daily Writing Tips

The pronouns thou and thee were replaced by you in standard English a very long time ago, but the old forms still hold interest for modern speakers. A DWT reader wrote to me recently about a pastor who encourages his parishioners to use the “thou” forms in prayer.

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Credible Words

Daily Writing Tips

Latin credere means “to trust” Used with the dative, it means “to believe, to give credence to a person or thing.” Several English words come from this word. Credo with a capital refers to the Christian Apostles’ Creed or the Nicene Creed.

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A Look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy GEAR


I''ve spent more time using Google products over the past few weeks , although not as much as I''d like in order to give a comprehensive review.

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