Sat.Nov 23, 2013 - Fri.Nov 29, 2013

How Listening Makes You The Strongest Person In Any Given Room

Dumb Little Man

There’s an old saying by a guy who founded the scout movement: “ If you make listening and observation your occupation, you will gain much more than you can by talking. ” Robert Baden-Powell Most of the time, most of us are fighting to be heard.

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EIBTM and getting out of the office

Practically Perfect PA

Last week I attended EIBTM in Barcelona. It is a huge exhibition and conference for the events industry. There are hundreds and hundreds of exhibitions and the same number of training sessions taking place over the three days.

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Tech Savvy Small Businesses Outperform Peers

Small Business Labs

The Boston Consulting Group's (BCG) study Lessons on Technology and Growth From Small Business Leaders  shows that tech-savvy - and especially cloud savvy - small businesses outperform their peers in terms of sales and job growth.

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Embrace your personal organizing style

Clutter Coach

Originally posted 2012-10-30 20:33:07. Republished by Blog Post Promoter “I can’t be organized.” ” “I never learned about organizing.” ” “My mom was a packrat and so am I.”

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Three Ways To Rediscover The Simple Beauty Of Life

Dumb Little Man

August 2012, Kauai, Hawaii - I wake up to the sound of roosters. The morning air pours in through the windows and fills the curtains like sails. My body feels relaxed and rested from the fresh air. My friends and I walk outside.

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Practically Perfect PA has a makeover!

Practically Perfect PA

So you may have noticed that Practically Perfect PA has had a rather dramatic makeover this weekend! I conducted a survey back in the summer and some of the comments made me think that the blog was getting a little… shall we say “tired”…?

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Black Friday Thru Cyber Monday Specials!

Eco-Office Gals

Are you out tackling the crowds for hot buys, or shaking your head at the crowds from the comfort of home? We are happy to say we didn’t do Black Friday, no big ticket items are on the kids wish-list this year.

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7 Little-Known Ways to Conquer Your Fear of Public Speaking

Dumb Little Man

Do you get sweaty palms just thinking about speaking before a big audience? Do you hyperventilate picturing yourself giving a speech in front of a crowd? If so, you’re not alone.

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The One Thing Nobody Tells You About Starting a Business

The Solopreneur Life

R ecently, a reporter from the Greenville (South Carolina) News asked me: “What’s the biggest surprise for people who become solopreneurs?”

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5 Reasons to Market Yourself or Product with Public Speaking

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 5 Reasons to Market Yourself or Product with Public Speaking appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. As part of my professional development, I belong to a Human Resources association. Each month they have meetings with a variety of speakers. Each year they hold a regional conference, with more speakers and presenters. You probably do something similar as part of your profession. By and large, the speakers at these events are marketing a product or service: often themselves.

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EIBTM and getting out of the office

Practically Perfect PA

Last week I attended EIBTM in Barcelona. It is a huge exhibition and conference for the events industry. There are hundreds and hundreds of exhibitions and the same number of training sessions taking place over the three days.

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Resume Action Words That Will Get You That Job

Dumb Little Man

Using the right resume words will help you get that job that you have always wanted. Your resume plays a role of paramount importance in your job application process. This serves as a foot in the door in order for you to land the job of your dreams.

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Top 5 Tips for Small Business Saturday

The Small Business Blog

Small Business Saturday originated as an American holiday that comes between the Black Friday / Cyber Monday period after Thanksgiving.

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Why I Don’t Play SEO Games

The Solopreneur Life

T hree weeks ago I wrote an article titled, Why I Don’t Write For Google Search. This article is the corollary.

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Why Failure Can Be a Really Good Thing

On The Job

“I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft.” — Bill Gates Failure is often a difficult pill to swallow.

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How to Destroy your Credit Score in Ten Days

Dumb Little Man

It is unavoidable: your credit score and fiscal history have a profound impact upon your financial goals and objectives. With lenders becoming increasingly stringent, having the perfect credit rating in order to be able to enjoy a brighter financial future has become all the more important.

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More Enterprise Rockers events incoming for Hertfordshire

The Small Business Blog

Try to take some time over the festive period to do a little bit of informal networking. You never know who you might meet and what you might learn! For those in the Hertfordshire area of the UK there are two upcoming Enterprise Rockers networking events at the WinWeb Hub in Letchworth.

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Get More Clients to Say YES!

Office Organization Success

One of the easiest and simplest ways for solo service professionals to get new clients is to offer a complimentary strategy session. This is where you and the potential client meet on the phone for 15-20 minutes and the purpose of it is to find out if you’re a good fit for one another. And, as with all things you do in your business, there is a system to ensure you get it right … the first time!

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Diaper Genie Belongs in the Niche Product Hall of Fame

The Solopreneur Life

N iche businesses can be described in four words: See need. Meet need. Consider diapers. The Need? A convenient way to dispose of diapers. The Business? Diaper Genie. Last week I went in for a haircut.

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Fitness in a Hurry: How To Double Your Results in Half The Time With A Metabolic Training Workout

Dumb Little Man

Wouldn’t it be great if we could get fit and healthy in just four minutes a day? You may be thinking that this sounds a little too good to be true.

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Is the cloud subscription model unsustainable?

The Small Business Blog

The concept of Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) rose to prominence at the same time that cloud computing was gaining in popularity and public perception a few years ago.

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An Important Client Relationship Building System

Office Organization Success

We had some great news this week! My oldest son has been busy sending in his college applications over the past few months, and we heard that he’d been accepted into his first choice … the University of Toledo on their Mechanical Engineering course. He, and us, are thrilled! On the business front, I led a great three-hour Success Clinic on Wednesday, teaching students how to automate and streamline their business and marketing activities.

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When You Work on a Holiday, You Deserve Another Holiday!

Virtual Moxie

I’ve watched with interest the discussions happening around whether or not retails stores—or any businesses that don''t provide some sort of urgent care—should be open on Thanksgiving.

12 Great Apps for Cooking a Thanksgiving Dinner

Dumb Little Man

We all know someone who has mastered the art of throwing the ideal Thanksgiving dinner party, where every dish is a triumph, the turkey juicy and tender with fluffy savory stuffing and lump-free gravy.

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Christmas for Entrepreneurs

The Small Business Blog

Depending on their line of work, the festive period can either be the quietest or the busiest time of year for an entrepreneur.

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EIBTM and getting out of the office

Practically Perfect PA

Last week I attended EIBTM in Barcelona. It is a huge exhibition and conference for the events industry. There are hundreds and hundreds of exhibitions and the same number of training sessions taking place over the three days.

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Logo Thieves, Beware! LogoThief.com Will Find You.

The Solopreneur Life

I want to bring your attention to a brand-new website that is SO needed in this world: LogoThief.com.

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How to Get Great Black Friday Deals (Without Leaving Home)

Dumb Little Man

The day after Thanksgiving, dubbed Black Friday, is traditionally the biggest sale day of the year, and retailers compete for your shopping dollars by offering great deals on all kinds of merchandise.

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5 Classic Small Business Apps Still Worthy Of Your Attention

The Small Business Blog

Mobile apps are savvy tools that help can help entrepreneurs and small businesses alike remain organized, connected and visible. There are endless smartphone apps available, and new tools are emerging on a daily basis.

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Practically Perfect PA has a makeover!

Practically Perfect PA

So you may have noticed that Practically Perfect PA has had a rather dramatic makeover this weekend! I conducted a survey back in the summer and some of the comments made me think that the blog was getting a little… shall we say “tired”…?

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The One Thing I Don’t Do Often Enough

Tips From T. Marie

Categories: Business Tips. Featured As a business owner your focus seems to always be on what comes next. We learn quickly that for successful businesses marketing never stops and that means we are always looking ahead at what we can do to get that next client. Whether it’s implementing a new service, adopting new technology or resetting a marketing […] ( Read more. ). Business Tips Featured

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Simple Thanksgiving

Simple Productivity Blog

Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Thanksgiving is tomorrow. A huge food holiday, most people pull out the stops and produce tons of traditional foods. I do too…except I simplify it. Here is how I make it a simple Thanksgiving: Only Part Of A Turkey. We have few people at our Thanksgiving feast, usually just the three of us. A whole turkey is too much. I used to buy a whole turkey and ask the butcher to cut it in half.

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Green and clean: why should your office recycle?

The Small Business Blog

For the average office worker, a lot of time is spent sat behind a desk in a familiar space.

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Practically Perfect PA has a makeover!

Practically Perfect PA

So you may have noticed that Practically Perfect PA has had a rather dramatic makeover this weekend! I conducted a survey back in the summer and some of the comments made me think that the blog was getting a little… shall we say “tired”…?

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Learn to Say "No" and Preserve Your Sanity

On The Job

The holidays are right around and the corner, year-end reports are due, co-workers are asking you to cover for them on vacation and the boss wants everything done yesterday. It''s no wonder you may be feeling a bit stressed.

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Open Loops 11/29/2013: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

Fridays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog. Simplicity doesn’t have to mean starkness. I am glad to hear other bloggers saying this. From Midway Simplicity’s “If You Don’t Know The Right Simplicity Definition Now, You’ll Complicate Your Life Later” This is an excellent thought from the Positivity Blog. No one and no thing is coming to save you. Think about it.

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Executives – Quote of the Week

The Small Business Blog

“At a time when restraint and sacrifice are being asked of every citizen, the American people will find it hard, as I do, to accept a situation in which a tiny handful of steel executives whose pursuit of private power and profit exceeds their sense of public responsibility can show such utter contempt for the… Read the full article here: Executives – Quote of the Week on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Quotations business quotes

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