Sat.Feb 03, 2018 - Fri.Feb 09, 2018

Social Isolation - Not Just Loneliness - a Health Risk Reduced by Coworking

Small Business Labs

Social isolation and loneliness are related, but not the same thing.    Social isolation refers to having relatively few relationships and/or infrequent contact with others.  Loneliness

2018 213

How to Rest Well: 7 Things You Shouldn’t Do When You’re Tired

Dumb Little Man

When you’re exhausted, your brain becomes slower and your body becomes less productive. Forcing yourself to work when you’re in such state can only spell trouble for your health. Unfortunately, since most of us have tons of things to do, we often overlook the importance of getting proper rest and sleep. We force our eyes to remain open so that we can complete our tasks. We ignore our body’s signal to take a break just so we can accomplish our to-do lists.

2018 210

How to Fall in Love with Work Again

Eat Your Career

February is the month of love, so in honor of St. Valentine, let’s talk about love at work. No, I’m not referring to workplace romances. That’s not my area of expertise. But, if you’re looking for my advice on the topic—DON’T DO IT. I’m actually more interested in talking about love FOR work.

2018 130

The Business Blog Is Not Dead; Resurrect or Start Your Business Blog

Tips From T. Marie

Blog marketing. Blogging for Business. A few years ago every so-called business guru was pushing the business blog. Then video blogging (vlogging), Facebook Live, Snapchat and Insta-Stories arrived on the scene and the death sentence was given to blogging. But is it really dead? More importantly, what about marketing with a blog? Is business blogging. Read more.

2018 122

CIPD Reports 1 in 7 UK Self-Employed

Small Business Labs

CIPD is sort of the UK version of the U.S. trade group the Society for Human Resource Management ( SHRM ). They recently released More selfies? UK self-employment continues to rise , a new report in their megatrends series.

2018 196

4 Important Things To Consider When Changing Jobs

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever been so burnt out at work and sick of all the corporate politics that you are thinking of quitting your job? Or maybe you are only working hard enough to get a paycheck and make it to the weekend? Week after week. Month after month. Year after year. You meant well when you first accepted the career position. Now, you’re no longer sure if you’re feeling the same way. And you’re not alone. Some statistics say up to 85% of people hate their jobs.

2018 171

Job Fairs May Suck -- But You Can Use Them to Your Advantage

On The Job

On college campuses around the country, job fairs are popping up like groundhogs looking for a place to wait out the winter. Companies load up their banners and swag (A free pen! A free stress reduction ball!) and stake out a table. Then, the college students -- wearing nice clothes that make them squirm -- start the trek from table to table to table, ready to hand out their resumes. The only problem is that sometimes recruiters shake them off. "No," No," they say. "We We don't need your resume.

2018 148

More Trending

Declining Corporate Longevity

Small Business Labs

Innosight, an innovation consulting firm, recently released their  2018 Corporate Longevity Forecast: Creative Destruction is Accelerating.   This report forecasts continuing corporate turbulence and a reduction in the amount of time firms spend on the S&P 500 index.

2018 179

How Do Smartphones Help Business Succeed

Dumb Little Man

Back then, going on vacation means being away from work. If you travel, you’ll miss important calls and messages and you won’t be able to get any work done. Today, thanks to the Internet, almost everything is possible and getting work done while on the go is easier than ever. You can travel without having to worry about missing deadlines and compromising work. But how do smartphones help business succeed? How can you make the most of the technology? Create Your Own Hotspot.

2018 168

The Best Ways to Answer "Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?"

On The Job

"Where do you see yourself in five years?" This is a pretty standard interview question, but it's also often asked during performance reviews. Many people are a bit stumped by this, since they're not sure what they're doing this weekend, let alone five years from now.

2018 141

Podcast 89: Finding the real truth

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! ?. This is podcast 89 and it’s about finding the real truth. I had a breakthrough with a client yesterday. We’ve been talking for months about different storage options. She has a very specific preference, even though it has significant problems. Basically, she wants open shelving instead of cabinets or bins. But yesterday she suddenly agreed to closed storage. What happened?

2018 100

Live E-Learning Courses for Executive and Administrative Assistants with Joan Burge

Office Dynamics

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2018 100

Save Hundreds of Dollars By Growing These 7 Plants

Dumb Little Man

You may not be ready to buy an acre lot, build a chicken coop, and start living off the land. But, with a small yard or even a sunny balcony, you can start growing your own fresh food and save hundreds of dollars each year in supermarket bills. But which plants to have in your garden? Check out this really quick list. Herbs. I cringe every time I spend $3 on a tiny plastic case of herbs. Rosemary, thyme, and oregano can be tucked in any sunny corner of your yard.

2018 166

SMB Marketing: The Trends to Follow for Big Success

Small Business CEO

Ask pretty much any SMB owner/operator what their greatest desire is, and most would say, “ More business.” Now, maybe you’re not one of them. Maybe you’re thinking you have all the business you can handle.

2018 91

Magnetic Memorization with Dr. Anthony Metivier

Productivityist

This episode of The Productivityist Podcast is sponsored by Health IQ, an insurance company that helps health conscious people like runners, cyclist, weightlifters and vegetarians get lower rates on their life insurance. Go to healthiq.com/vardy to support the show and see if you qualify.

2018 56

Vocabulary Quiz #14: Commonly Confused Words

Daily Writing Tips

In each sentence, choose the correct word from the pair of similar terms. (If If both words possibly can be correct, choose the more plausible one.). Sallie’s parents criticized her constantly as a child; as a result, she has difficulty accepting a. a) compliment. b) complement.

2018 67

How To Ace Your Apartment Hunt

Dumb Little Man

Finding an apartment to move into is an exciting experience. Well, that’s if you’re fully prepared. In the same way that you go shopping for clothes, you will want to find an apartment that will fit your lifestyle. Knowing the size that you need, the amount you want to pay, and where to look are the key factors that make an apartment hunt go smoothly. To make sure you enjoy the experience, here are 8 tips to help you in finding an apartment. Make a List.

2018 165

Boost Your E-Commerce Game With These 6 Strategies

Small Business CEO

Does your sales strategy have a well-articulated e-commerce component ? Perhaps you don’t have a choice. If your company doesn’t have a physical office or product from which to hawk goods or services, e-commerce is necessarily the be-all-end-all of its sales strategy.

2018 69

My Three Words for 2018 (and a Single Resolution)

Productivityist

There are several reasons why this post nearly didn’t get written. First, I don’t usually make resolutions to start off the year. Second, I don’t begin my year in January.

2018 52

3 Examples of Dangling Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

2018 67

4 Lessons from Oprah’s Golden Globes Speech You Need to Remember Each Morning

Dumb Little Man

The Golden Globes was more electrifying than ever this year and it wasn’t the flashy outfits, comedic host or latest Hollywood scandal that took the show. This year it was Oprah Winfrey’s Cecil B. DeMille Award speech that shot everyone out of their seats into a standing ovation. It was an ovation that was heard around the world. The award may be for outstanding contributions to entertainment but her speech went beyond the industry.

2018 166

What to Know Before Subcontracting Your Project to a Freelancer

Small Business CEO

Subcontracting is a lucrative opportunity to scale your business up without incurring the overheads associated with it. A freelancer who executes all projects by herself may only be able to take on fifty or sixty hours of work each week.

2018 69

3 Good Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Use Your Personal Email for Business

Dumb Little Man

Have you wondered how many employees use their personal email accounts for work purposes? Who uses their work email for personal reasons? A survey has answers to those questions but one issue remains: Is using your work and personal emails interchangeably a bad thing? The short answer is yes. Business email accounts and personal email accounts should remain separate in most cases. Currently, 38.8% of people living in the U.S. allow their email usage to overlap sometimes.

2018 163

8 Reasons To Rent A Roll-Off Dumpster

Dumb Little Man

Getting roll-off dumpsters to take care of your waste may seem like a last resort. This forces most of us to ask if we really need to rent them. After all, isn’t it just an over-sized trash can? If you are thinking the same thing, here are 8 important things that can convince you to get a roll-off dumpster for your home. Makes Decluttering Your Home A Lot Easier. As things in your home pile up over time, it becomes important to declutter your space a few times a year.

2018 163

How To Clear Your Thoughts And Why Do It

Dumb Little Man

Our thoughts are helpful. We need them to make sense of the information around us and to take action. I used to believe this wholeheartedly, but is it really true? Is the stream of words in our heads really necessary? As far as we know, animals don’t talk to themselves and they seem to manage. Some of our actions are prompted by our thoughts but most of them are the results of outside stimuli and our feelings. Your Mind in Action.

2018 159

How to Deal With Depression: 22 Things You Need to Try Today

Dumb Little Man

Depression is extremely common. It can affect anyone at anytime. It’s considered a serious medical issue that needs prompt attention. Failure to give it the attention it needs can result in fatal consequences. Because of this, knowing how to deal with depression is a must. You don’t need to be a doctor or a nurse to be able to help someone. If you or anyone you know is battling this condition, know that help is available.

2018 159

Why Lose It If You Can Save It? 3 Simple Ways To Prevent Data Loss

Dumb Little Man

Living in an era of technology, we can say that most of us depend on computers and gadgets. We use them for business and even for recreation. They make our lives more convenient in every aspect. As we depend so much on computers, files become as important as our bank accounts. Because of that, we need to be cautious and back everything up to prevent data loss. Here are some simple ways to backup important files on a computer. Copy Necessary Files on a CD.

2018 159

5 Creative Ways to Establish Business Credibility

Dumb Little Man

Big companies like Coca-Cola, Nestle, and McDonald’s are brands well-known throughout the world. When you go to those companies or buy their products, you get a certain feeling of authority and trust as a customer. Because they are huge and established multinational companies. Now, if you are just starting out with your business, you’re probably hoping to trigger the same feelings in your customers.

2018 158

The Growth of the Online Mattress Market

Dumb Little Man

These days, people are getting new mattresses every 8 or 9 years as opposed to once every 10 years just a decade ago. Where did our sudden interest in buying beds come from? Why did the mattress market suddenly boom? Online mattress retailers identified the complicated process of buying a bed and it overwhelms a lot of people. Here are the figures to help you understand: 80% of shoppers look for free delivery as a factor when deciding where to purchase a mattress.

2018 156

8 Safety Tips For Traveling With Your Engagement Ring

Dumb Little Man

Getting down on one knee and popping the big question is hard. If you’re doing a destination proposal, it’s going to be way harder. There’s always the risk of ruining the surprise and worse, losing the ring while you’re traveling. For someone who’s prepared so hard during the last couple of months, that’s probably the last things you want to happen. So, what to do? Here are a couple of tips you can use to make sure nothing goes awry while you’re traveling with jewelry. Safety Tip #1: Make a plan.

2018 151

Continuous Learning: Are There Any Benefits to Online Education?

Small Business CEO

Continuous learning should the the mantra for every CEO. With the convenience offered by the Internet, CEOs can no longer make any excuses not to expand their skills and skill-sets.

2018 69

How to Build Culture With Remote Teams

Small Business CEO

Culture is a hot button topic in today’s business world. Culture is the ideology of a business and what comprises its personality. It’s the entire ecosystem, and how people interact within in.

2018 69

Words for Names of People

Daily Writing Tips

Words that include the element nym , and some that include nom , pertain to names and naming. Such terms as anonymous (literally, “without a name”) and pseudonym (“false name”) are ubiquitous, but most others in this class are more or less obscure.

2018 65

How to Choose a Reliable SEO Provider

Small Business CEO

If you’re running a business online, then it’s likely you have a website (rather than just being present on 3rd party platforms). If you don’t have a website, then it’s likely it’s a consideration, and with good reason.

2018 63

Working 9-5? Not Anymore!

Small Business CEO

Working 9-5 isn’t just one of Dolly Parton’s best-known songs, it’s a state of mind, a shorthand phrase for the working day and the weekly grind. While those hours used to signify the typical working day up until a few years ago, more modern flexible working policies seem to have shifted it a bit.

2018 63

Words as Words

Daily Writing Tips

Using italics and quotation marks to emphasize words and phrases is a useful technique, but for the sake of clarity, such formatting should be used only in the manner described in this post.

2018 63

3 Cases of Poorly Constructed Points and Counterpoints

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the following sentences, a point and a counterpoint are posited, but the phrasing that supports them is poorly constructed; explanations and revisions that follow each example describe the problem and provide a solution.

2018 63