Sat.May 27, 2017 - Fri.Jun 02, 2017

25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn

Practically Perfect PA

Congratulations! You have an ‘All Star’ LinkedIn profile. You must be doing something right. Before you become too complacent, please ask yourself the following questions. Am I really leveraging LinkedIn to its full effect? Am I using LinkedIn strategically to grow my Personal Brand?

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5 Factors That Can Help You Achieve Success

Dumb Little Man

Success is a word that can easily grab one’s attention because it’s important to each and every one of us. No matter what background we come from, we all want to achieve success. We reach for it in our quest to achieve greatness. Different people have different interpretations of success, but we all expect the same result: to win. If we had to settle on a particular definition, we might say that success is the realization or attainment of a desire or want.

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What are Smombies?

Small Business Labs

According to the Macmillan dictionary, a smombie is a smartphone zombie: someone who is so busy looking at their phone that they do something stupid like stepping out into traffic.

2017 191

Proactive steps for developing a business that won’t affect the environment

Eco-Office Gals

200 years ago, there was the rise of the industrial revolution and since then, the environment has suffered as a result of improved innovation and commercialisation. It’s common for business owners to prioritise monetisation at the expense of the environment.

2017 130

Have you missed this month’s content?

Practically Perfect PA

Have you missed this month’s content? We don’t want you to miss out on the great Practically Perfect PA stuff… Here is a round up of this month’s posts and newsletters. May’s Blog Posts: . MAY 29, 2017: 25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn.

2017 130

5 Steps To Release Bottled Emotions And Live Happier

Dumb Little Man

Emotions stir inside every human each day and their silent pull ends up dictating life. At times, we bottle up feelings and set them aside because we can’t say what we really want to in the current situation. In certain instances, we think our emotional reaction is abnormal and that no one will understand. We forget all about our emotions and just plan to come back to them at some point. We ignore them for as long as possible — or until our neglect leads to a total meltdown.

2017 188

How to Avoid Burnout at Work? Practice More Self-Care

Eat Your Career

So, I’m currently preparing for a full weeklong vacation to Disney World with my boyfriend and his two teenage daughters. As you might expect, I’m unbelievably excited. I feel like a kid myself as I struggle to fall asleep at night in anticipation.

2017 130

More Trending

IT Support and Security Services technology promotional marketing video

Andrea Kalli

Check out my new IT Support and Security Services promotional marketing video. Designed and edited by [link] – Andrea Kalli – Video Design. Video Editing Services. Video Marketing. If you want to see more, check out my showcase videos: [link]. Technology Marketing.

2017 141

3 Powerful Strategies On How To Improve Concentration

Dumb Little Man

Admit it. You’ve identified your most important task (MIT) for the day, grabbed a cup of coffee and sat down to work on it. Ten minutes in and the urge to check your email, send a text and visit news sites kicks in. You do your routine check and get back to your MIT and, after another 10 minutes, you are on your routine check again. Sounds familiar? Most people think this is normal and this way of thinking forces them to spend way more time on a task than it actually requires.

2017 183

How to Do Much More With What You Have

On The Job

Many of us remember growing up and hearing the admonishment from adults to “turn off the lights” or “clean up that plate” because wasteful habits – whether with food or electricity – were not OK.

2017 141

The Ideas Industry

Small Business Labs

The Ideas Industry  is an interesting look at how the marketplace for ideas is shifting due to the emergence of for-profit think tanks and ideas entrepreneurs.

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IT Support and Services – technology promo marketing video

Andrea Kalli

IT Support and Services technology promo marketing video about balancing time. Designed and edited by [link] – Andrea Kalli – Video Design. Video Editing Services. Video Marketing. If you want to see more, check out my showcase videos: [link]. Technology Marketing Videos for your IT Support and Services or MSP Business. The post IT Support and Services – technology promo marketing video appeared first on Video Design, Editing, and Marketing Virtual Assistant. Video Marketing

2017 100

7 Ways Mindfulness Can Unlock The Door To Your Authentic Life

Dumb Little Man

“Many people are alive but don’t touch the miracle of being alive.”. Thich Nhat Hanh, The Miracle of Mindfulness. In between work, family and social media, we take few precious moments to reflect upon our lives and realize the importance of mindfulness. Perhaps, you purposely avoided looking at your life because, if you’re totally honest, it can be brutal. Just think about the tsunami of judgmental thoughts that swamped your mind and caused you a great deal of stress and anxiety.

2017 168

How to Keep the Best Millennial Workers

On The Job

Much has been written about workers born between 1980 and 2000, these Millennials who seem to require ping-pong tables, beer kegs and pajama Fridays in order to stick around a workplace. But research reveals what really appeals to this generation of tech-savvy, quick-learning employees, and it shows that even a small business can compete when it comes to attracting and keeping the best young talent.

2017 116

Podcast 058: Forget about trying to remember

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! Memory is overrated! Quit cluttering up your brain with information you can get elsewhere easily. Reserve your brain for thinking up cool ideas instead. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website. Each week I go into greater depth about one of the 52 ways.

2017 100

Social Media Marketing Mistakes Small Businesses Should Avoid

Small Business CEO

As small business owners begin marketing their company on social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and the like, it’s easy to go overboard when attempting to build your fan base and convert them into customers.

5 Instagram Tools That Can Boost Brand Performance

Dumb Little Man

Are you an Instagram user or an Instagram star? Frankly, becoming an Instagram star from a regular user can be an arduous journey and, unfortunately, 90% of users don’t make it successfully. Instagram is the holy grail of online social media marketing right now. In fact, this 2017, almost all brands across the globe already have their Instagram profiles and channels.

2017 164

The Daily Plan Bar with Mike Rohde

Productivityist

For this episode, I went out and pursued hard so I can chat with Sketchnote creator, Mike Rohde. Mike is a sketchnoter, designer, illustrator, self-professed techy, author and speaker who is fond of simple yet impactful design solutions. A sample of such is the Daily Plan Bar which he created to make task management more manageable. Our discussion involves the origins of the Daily Plan Bar, how he came up with it and the other systems he uses to manage his work tasks and his home life.

2017 58

3 More Examples of Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

Words and phrases that provide additional information to clarify relationships between people, places, or things should, for the sake of clarity, be carefully placed to aid readers in understanding a statement. In each of the following sentences, the writer has failed to achieve that goal.

2017 58

Bankruptcy Is Unexpected, Preparing Now Can Help You Later

Small Business CEO

Peaks And Valleys. The best times can become the worst of times quickly, and such economic downturns aren’t always predictable. Even if someone’s finances are well managed, their FICO score is honorable, and they do their best to live within their means, financial hardships can strike at any moment.

2017 72

How Lack Of Integrity Can Affect Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Integrity is probably at the center of my core values. If I’m not being generous, I’m out of integrity. If I’m not being honest, I’m out of integrity. When I’m not showing compassion, I’m out of integrity. Another way to look at it is if I’m out of integrity, I’m not in alignment with what’s important to me. And to be perfectly honest, I simply can’t function when my integrity is out. My life just doesn’t work. Now, whether my integrity is out or not is entirely subjective.

2017 162

What I Learned from “Dining” with David Sedaris

Productivityist

Recently, I stood in line for well over an hour to speak with David Sedaris. He had just finished doing a reading from his forthcoming book. My friend Terri and I decided we wanted to get our books signed before we called it a night. David was gracious with the lengthy lineup as he stuck around for over two hours to sign books and chat with everyone who approached him at the signing table. When it was my turn, he asked me if I wanted a piece of his cornbread.

2017 54

Punctuation Quiz #19: Punctuating Sentences

Daily Writing Tips

From each of the following pairs of sentences, select the correctly punctuated version. a) I went to the meeting, however John was not there. b) I went to the meeting; however, John was not there. a) If you are ready to go, then meet me at the corner in five minutes.

2017 57

How to Reduce Stress Through Better Time Management

Small Business CEO

Your daily routine involves clocking in 10 hours at the office, going home to wolf down a quick dinner and then getting right back on your laptop to fire off a few more emails.

How To Get Out Of A Rut: 5 Ways To Move On

Dumb Little Man

You may have no idea what your reason for being is. You’re annoyed, dissatisfied and unexcited by everything. It’s monotonous, tedious and frustrating. And if you think you’re alone, think again. In fact, you’re part of the largest group of people on Earth. You don’t know what to do with your life and, worse, you don’t know how to find out. People are not born knowing their role in the world. In fact, we’re all born with endless possibilities and therein lies the problem.

2017 159

Reasons to embrace online dating

Brilliantly Better

This is a guest post by Alex Reddle. I recently decided to tip my toes into the murky waters of digital dating. Why murky? Until you’ve wholeheartedly embraced the technology, and your mugshot and most up-to-date profile are merrily circulating… The post Reasons to embrace online dating appeared first on Dragos Roua. Relationships & Society

2017 40

When in Doubt, Leave Scare Quotes Out

Daily Writing Tips

When quotation marks are employed to suggest the irony or dubious validity of a word or phrase, or the writer’s remove from credit or blame for its use, they are called scare quotes.

2017 56

Commercial Building Owners Should Hire a Public Insurance Adjuster to Negotiate Their Property Claim

Small Business CEO

Commercial property damage claims can be daunting to file and negotiate. Many times, this leaves the business with an inconvenient choice: Hire an attorney to handle their claim, or. Rely in their insurance company’s adjuster to maximize their settlement.

5 Hardcore Business Lessons Growing In a Broken Home Taught Me

Dumb Little Man

According to statistics , about fifty percent of children will experience the pains of divorce before their 18th birthday. Unfortunately, I happened to be among those who made up that statistic. The common fear of those coming from a broken home is a lack of motivation. Don’t get me wrong. I have learned to retrieve some hardcore business lessons from my broken home that could motivate even those with the faintest of hearts.

2017 157

3 Months Intermittent Fasting Update

Brilliantly Better

As some of you know, I’m on a new eating pattern: I’m concentrating all my calorie intake in a 6 hours window, usually between 10 AM and 4 PM. It’s been more than 3 months since I’m doing this, so… The post 3 Months Intermittent Fasting Update appeared first on Dragos Roua. Health and Fitness Personal Development Running

2017 40

3 Problematic Parallel Lists

Daily Writing Tips

When listing within a sentence, take care in sentence construction to employ conjunctions and punctuation correctly to achieve proper parallel sentence structure, as discussed in the discussion and revision of each of the following flawed sentences.

2017 54

Top Tips for Ensuring Your Company’s Payment Processes Are Secure

Small Business CEO

While procurement officers are obviously focused on ensuring that payments are made on time at all stages, it is also important for the security of transactions to be considered too.

2017 63

10 Simple But Powerful Ways To Thrive After Traumatic Injury

Dumb Little Man

It was the longest night of my life — that night while I was trying to recover from injury. I lay in the hospital bed, incapacitated, motionless and sweating profusely. It was night 5 after a terrible road cycling accident rendered me a quadriplegic. My mind was jumbled with orbiting thoughts of despair, anxiety, sadness and anger. I knew my life was at a crossroads. Which way was I going to go? Surrender and give in, or fight the good fight and give it everything I had?

2017 154

How To Deal With People: Little-Known Secrets To Make People Like You

Dumb Little Man

“The beauty you see in me is a reflection of you” – Rumi. When I was younger, I often questioned why people did not treat me nicely. I would doubt why they did not communicate with me, even though I was such an interesting and well-versed person. Probably, I thought, because they are not at my level of education and are just interested in simple things.

2017 151

Turning Trials Into Triumph

Dumb Little Man

Every success story is riddled with trials and tragedy. Our ability to overcome these obstacles is what makes them so appealing. From small startups disrupting industry giants to a small platoon battling a massive army, there are moments that test our character and build our resolve. When it seems like there’s nowhere to go is when the fiercest battles take place in our mind, body, and spirit.

2017 150

7 Creative Ways To Use Drones For Kids’ Learning

Dumb Little Man

Drones, the modern age RC helicopters of the era, are a fantastic tool for numerous applications. These flying pieces of electronics could do a lot of things, from spying on someone to delivering goods and remote monitoring. There are various military applications, too, but let’s not go into that domain. Some of us might have some really creative ideas when we talk about drones. But, for this particular article, let’s focus on the productive perspective of using drones for your kids.

2017 149

Three Great Reasons To Play Intramural Sports As An Adult

Dumb Little Man

When you were a kid, your parents probably enrolled you in a sport or two. They probably figured it’d help you keep in shape and make some new friends. Plus, it’d get you out of their hair for a little while. A win-win, right? A lot of time has passed since those childhood games and you’ve already grown up and moved on. Have you ever thought about embracing your inner child again? Because if you haven’t, I think you should. It might be time to consider getting back into intramurals.

2017 148