Sat.Oct 22, 2016 - Fri.Oct 28, 2016

How to Be Adaptable in 11 Simple Steps

Dumb Little Man

The ability to adjust to different environments, unexpected changes, people and circumstances is highly important for your personal growth and success. Thanks to a high level of adaptability, leaders stay strong, relevant and optimistic during hard times.

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The Launch of PA Insiders – for PA to PA Recommendations

Practically Perfect PA

Hi, I’m Merryl Futerman and I am one of the founders of PA Insiders. Having worked as a celebrity PA for nearly 20 years, one of the things I love most about the job i[link] never knowing what task is coming my way next.

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Educating Students for the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Two interesting articles caught our eye last week and both had to do with the gig economy and education. HBR's Why I Tell My MBA Students to Stop Looking for a Job and Join the Gig Economy  is written by a MBA program lecturer at Babson College.

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Do you have what it takes to be Revolutionary? Admin Conference Recap

Office Dynamics

Do you have what it takes to be Revolutionary? Well, I have finally recuperated from hosting our big conference. It was a huge success and was worth all our time and energy.

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8 Fitness Hacks That Will Make Your Life Better

Dumb Little Man

To stay fit and motivated at the same time in a world full of wonderful distractions is simply not an easy task. Moreover, we all already know how tough it is to stay on track with fitness goals.

2016 285

Annual List Building Plan – Explained In 3 Simple Steps

Office Organization Success

As I’m sure you already know, there are a ton of different list building strategies, and equally as many differing opinions on which one(s) work best.

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Stride Health's Study on Gig Workers and Health Insurance

Small Business Labs

Stride Health's Stride Study: Health Coverage in the Gig Economy  covers how gig workers access and use health insurance. 

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7 Ways to Make Your Angry Wife Happy

Dumb Little Man

Happy wife, happy life. If you’ve heard this before, you know that if you pissed off your wife royally bad, you have to make her happy again. Even though each woman is different, some traits are common to all including feeling happy when showered with kindness and appreciation.

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Why Trust Matters

On The Job

About a month ago I visited a favorite local deli. It reminded me of that scene from "Animal House" when John Belushi yelled "food fight!" While food wasn't flying across the room, it certainly looked like the aftermath.

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Intuit Future of Small Business Report

Small Business Labs

Last week Intuit released the Slideshare presentation  The Future of Small Business. It covers 5 broad trends that are driving the growth of the small business sector of the economy.

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Revelations from the Revolution at the Conference for Administrative Excellence

Office Dynamics

Just over a week ago, I had the honor of attending the Office Dynamics Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence. I was there both as a participant and a speaker, and the experience was, indeed, nothing short of revolutionary.

2016 197

4 Signs That You’re Making Positive Progress in Life

Dumb Little Man

Whether you’re hoping to start a successful business or simply looking to live a fulfilling life, progress is an important indicator of current and future success.

2016 285

Why EQ Matters More To Some Employers Than IQ

On The Job

When emotional intelligence is mentioned, there may be agreement that it’s indeed a great thing for someone to be more relatable, more self- aware and better at controlling impulsive behavior. But does the emotional intelligence of a team really have bottom-line consequences?

2016 173

Reach the Right Customers with These Search Marketing Tips

Small Business CEO

Through strategic outreach programmes and carefully tailored content, small businesses can begin to make their online presence felt and climb up the search engine rankings in a process known as Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).

2016 110

Podcast 028: The to do list that gets done

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. In this episode, I’ll talk about how you can reclaim your to do list. There are some specific guidelines to follow to make it really work. Here are some highlights: How can I actually get through my list? Why just six items? What if I don’t get to everything? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

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Are You Your Own Best Friend Or Your Own Worst Enemy?

Dumb Little Man

Most of us know by now how important self-love is for our emotional health and physical/mental wellbeing. We’re often bombarded with an avalanche of books, videos, seminars and workshops discussing the importance of loving ourselves.

2016 282

Tactile, Tangible, and Tractable

Daily Writing Tips

What’s the difference between tactile and tangible ? Very little—and they are cognate, sharing the same Latin source—but there is a subtle distinction in their use.

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6 Tips for Getting the Best Hires for your Startup

Small Business CEO

For startups, the greatest resource is the employees. The most successful startups are the ones who hired employees who really believed in the mission of the company and feel invested in the product or service being sold. But how do you find these employees?

2016 99

The Mode That Helps Your Productivity Take Flight


I travel a lot between September and November. As a matter of fact, I wrote this while on a flight from Whitehorse to Vancouver. It was the second flight I had taken in as many days, as I flew from Vancouver to Whitehorse the previous day. After that flight, I flew from Vancouver to Dallas early the next morning. All in all, I spent about 20 hours in the air over that two week span. And I got a ton of work done because was in Airplane Mode for all of that time.

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Top 10 Lifehacks Everybody Should Learn from Nurses

Dumb Little Man

Do you know that some nurse life hacks are also useful outside the medical practice? Nursing is a tough job. Over time, nurses developed their own life hacks that make daily patient care easier to accomplish.

2016 280

The Difference Between Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Clauses

Daily Writing Tips

An essential, or restrictive, clause is a part of a sentence that provides integral context for the reader. A nonessential, or nonrestrictive, clause is parenthetical, presenting additional information that is not necessary for reader comprehension.

2016 88

Print Marketing: Why it Matters and How to Use it

Small Business CEO

While champions of the digital era will have us believe print is dying out, you only need to look around you to see that print marketing is still very much alive and well.

2016 99

The Productivityist Podcast: Dr. Michael Breus


On this episode of the podcast, I speak with “The Sleep Doctor” and author of The Power of When, Dr. Michael Breus. We discuss the ties between chronotypes and productivity, what his chronotype is, how leveraging when you do something can impact how well you do it, and much more. I’ve long said that fighting your body clock is a bad idea, but I’m no scientist. Dr. Michael Breus is and this is his specialty. And he seems to agree with me about the whole body clock thing.)

2016 68

5 Tips to Form New Habits that Stick – Train Yourself Like a Dog

Dumb Little Man

You’ll work out one day. You’ll learn Japanese. You’ll start meditating daily. Or maybe you won’t. Good habits have a bad habit of not sticking around. Maybe you tell yourself that you’ll just slip up for one day and that one day turns into a week, a month, never again.

2016 279

Punctuation with Attribution

Daily Writing Tips

An attribution is a phrase that describes who said or wrote something.

2016 86

Lessons Small Retailers Can Learn from Giants Like Amazon

Small Business CEO

The biggest brands in business didn’t become so famous by sheer chance. There are numerous smart decisions and careful planning that helped them achieve this.

2016 99

Working in Isolation — 5 Quick Wins For Boosting Your Productivity 

Dumb Little Man

Nothing is more important than feeling comfortable in your workspace in order to excel at what you do best. Working alone to detach yourself from noise levels and distractions can be good for your output, as proven by many a study.

2016 277

7 Ways To Create a Presentation that Captures Attention

Dumb Little Man

Do you know how to create a presentation that grabs your audience and keeps them hooked althroughout? No matter who you are, whether a student or a worker, you need to deliver speeches from time to time in order to communicate messages, inform an audience, and share your thoughts.

2016 276

Strange International Laws Every Tourist Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that a lot of countries have strange international laws ? It’s easy to get in trouble in a foreign country if you don’t know its laws and cultural traditions. Some laws have not been changed for centuries and are rather funny (or dangerous!) for a modern tourist.

8 Ways To Set Up An Awesome Home Office

Dumb Little Man

If you’re working from home, sweeten the deal even further by putting together the best home office setup you can devise. Here are 8 easy steps in setting up a home office you’d love to spend your working hours in. Get the essentials.

10 Ways To Woo A Girl The Right Way!

Dumb Little Man

Everyone loves being wooed! But, if you think that courtship ends once you already have the girl (or guy), think again. Wooing your partner doesn’t stop once you decide to enter a relationship.

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3 Things You Should Keep In Mind About Fiancés and Finances

Dumb Little Man

Love and marriage are two words that more often than not go together. And yet, finances is another variable that couples must consider seriously before they pledge to a lifelong commitment.

2016 261

A Quick Guide To Opening A Successful Restaurant

Small Business CEO

So you want to open a restaurant. You’re a great cook and your friends and family have told you that you should do this for a living. So what exactly is involved in a venture like this?

Marketing Tips to Create Demand for Your Product

Small Business CEO

In the world of marketing, demand creation is the process of creating demand for specific products where none might currently exist.

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Fax over IP Technology for Retail Sector

Small Business CEO

Most of the businesses require a fax system to transfer important documents. Human resource documents, tenders, purchase forms, quality reports, quotations are important documents for an organization that needs to be safe hands. Retail businesses are in utmost need of this kind of system.

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A Helpful Guide to Credit Repair for Business Owners

Small Business CEO

Let’s be honest; it’s not uncommon for business owners to have personal finances which are in the toilet. It’s tough to start a business, no matter who you are. If you are like most people, you weren’t independently wealthy when you started your business. Your new company was a big risk.

2016 90

Data Protection is Critical: Lessons Learned

Small Business CEO

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Carbonite. All opinions are 100% mine. Whether you are a solopreneur or the owner of a 100-employee company, you can’t underestimate the importance of data protection in your business.

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