Sat.Jan 21, 2017 - Fri.Jan 27, 2017

5 Ways to Slay Small Talk with Your Boss

Practically Perfect PA

You’ve got an event coming up and your boss suggests that you meet and travel together. You know that this is a great opportunity to have one to one time with her, but are not sure if you have anything in common.

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Top 8 Time Management Tips To Hack Productivity

Office Dynamics

Amongst the hectic schedules and infinite demands of modern life, we often feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything we need to done. This pressure has resulted in many self-aware individuals seeking ways to save time throughout their day. Some of this is relevant to work life, some to home life, but all time management hacks end up with you being more productive while you work and having more ‘me-time’ as a result.

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Trending Sources

Corporate Billing Errors Cost Consumers Millions

Small Business CEO

Some corporations process customer billing in-house, but others pay 3rd-party services or even outsource their billing to foreign lands in order to save money. No matter how corporate billing is done, it’s a mistake to think that billing today is computerized and accurate.

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How to Introduce Two People in Writing

Business Writing

Deb Arnold of Deb Arnold, Ink. is a terrific businesswoman and one of my favorite people. We met a few years ago through an introduction from our mutual friend, consultant Ron Scott. Ron introduced us by email like this: Subject: Courteous Writing Etiquette Teaching Business Writing

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The RideShare Guy's 2017 Driver Survey

Small Business Labs

The RideShare Guy released their  2017 Survey Results: Driver Earnings, Satisfaction and Demographics.    It has lots of interesting data on those who drive for services like Uber and Lyft. 

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More Trending

Pet Tech Booming

Small Business Labs

Despite a decline in venture capital investments last year , 2016 was a record year for venture investments in pet tech startups. As the CB Insights chart below shows, the amount of venture capital investments in pet tech startups is up 4 fold over the past 5 years.

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How to Deal With Employees Who Drive You Loony

On The Job

When managers get really, really fed up with a team member, they often a) explode at them in a crazy, bug-eyed, spit-spewing way or b) walk away and hide in their offices, wearing camouflage clothing and trying to blend in with a ficus. Neither strategy works.

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The Baby Boomer Business Continues to Grow

Small Business CEO

Conventional wisdom has long held that when it comes to making money on a product, it pays to market it to young people. In our youth-obsessed society, this shouldn’t come as a surprise.

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Annotated Agenda

Laughing all the Way to Work

It is very useful to use an annotated agenda. For those who have never used one, it is simply an agenda with notes on it. For the agenda that I send to the meeting participants, I annotate it to let them know why an item is on the agenda or if there are any attachments. In my example below you will see that I put brackets around the notes and italicize them. Call to Order: 1. Adoption of Agenda (Motion Required) 2. Approval of Previous Minutes of December 25, 2016 (Attached) (Motion Required) 3.

Finding a Connection to Your Future

Dumb Little Man

A man of many successes and struggles, Alexander Graham Bell is the perfect example of a man who knows the importance of connecting to the future. He invented the metal detector and helped relaunch the National Geographic Magazine.

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Obamacare's Impact on Entrepreneurship and Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

There's no doubt the Affordable Care Act (ACA, or better known as Obamacare) has been a good for freelancers, the self-employed and other independent workers.

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Lioness Magazine publishes my article on Business-to-Business Videos

Andrea Kalli

January is really shaping up! Publisher, Lioness Magazine , picked up my article – “ How To Use Video To Drive Business–To-Business Sales ”, at – [link]. A few key points about the article are: Before you create content, define your purpose or your message.

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Tactfully Voicing Your Opinion In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

I hope you had a great week last week and were able to apply the tips I had for communicating with people from different generations. In case you did not read the last two Monday Motivators , I have been writing a 3 part series on communicating for business success. The first one was, Be a better communicator at work and the second was, Bridge the Generational Communication Gap.

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The Ultimate Stepping Stone to Personal Freedom

Dumb Little Man

Inadequacy is a common fear among people who want to be leaders or people who want to achieve something great in their lives. We may be bigger and better than we’ve ever been, but that doesn’t mean the larger public will immediately recognize it.

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The Meanings and Variations of “Brother”

Daily Writing Tips

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How to Get Colleagues to Trust You

On The Job

When you buy your popcorn at the movies, you probably don’t have more than a fleeting thought about the concession clerk, which is why such a relationship is referred to as transactional. You hand over the cash, and the clerk hands over the popcorn.

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How to Build an Input Management Plan

Productivityist

Have you ever used a power bar before? You know, the ones that have 5–7 outlets on them so you can plug a bunch of devices into them? I’m betting you have. Now, have you ever had to look at one you’ve filled and had to figure out which device needs to be expelled because you’ve got a new one that needs its plug? That’s how input management works. You only have so many slots to house inputs, so you should replace one input source with another instead of trying to stack them.

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Adulting Isn’t Just Instagramming Your Dinner – Soft Skills For Millennials

Dumb Little Man

Millennials have been done a great disservice. They are told that if they go to college and earn a degree, they will make a million dollars more over their lifetime than someone without a college degree.

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Words That Turn on the Root “Vert”

Daily Writing Tips

The Latin verb vertere , meaning “turn,” is the source of a number of English words that pertain to shifting one’s position from the status quo.

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4 Can’t Miss Plugins for Ecommerce Entrepreneurs

Small Business CEO

Whether you’re already running an ecommerce website or just beginning to build your first online store, it can be frighteningly easy to be inundated by the amount of plugins available for your website.

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6 Reasons Why You Fail to Reach Your Goals

Productivityist

Robert Morris is a freelance writer and personal development coach. He helps people reach success and achieve their personal and career goals. Currently, he writes for NinjaEssays writing service. While some of us reach our goals, others struggle and fall short. Some people have huge goals like becoming millionaires or even owning a football team. Others want to live a peaceful life, spend more time with their families or spouses, and not stress too much.

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Health Myths: 10 Crucial Mistakes People Make in Getting Healthy

Dumb Little Man

Everyone is trying to live healthy these days. Pinterest is flooded with healthy grocery shopping lists and exercise infographics. And let’s not forget those motivational pics of beautiful men and women. They seem happy and complete because they are living healthy. And, we all want to be like them.

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3 Cases of Faulty Organization of In-Line Lists

Daily Writing Tips

An in-line list is a list of related words or phrases within a sentence, as opposed to a vertical list, the items of which are formatted on separate lines, often highlighted by a number or a bullet.

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How To Deal With A Debt Collection Agency?

Small Business CEO

In recent times, ignoring creditors’ phone calls and failing their continuous attempts of setting the debts has become a massive issue. Though a majority of individuals do not ignore creditors intentionally but yet it seems like you are making a big mistake by avoiding them.

Millennials career advice that will help you!

Job Advice Blog

Millennials career advice that will help you does not grow on trees. Allow me to give you some advice that will help you with your career. I can guarantee you that […]. The post Millennials career advice that will help you! appeared first on JTL Services Inc. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Job Advice Job Hopping JTL Services

5 Ways to Make the Most of Failure

Dumb Little Man

Failure comes in all shapes and forms, and everyone has their own ideas about it. One thing that is certain, however, is that failure sucks. Heck, the mere thought of failing at anything is enough to put most people off trying in the first place. But it shouldn’t.

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3 Clumsy Compositions

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the sentences below, awkward syntax results in a distractingly clunky flow that obstructs comprehension. Discussion and revision of each example tells and shows how to make the statements flow more smoothly.

17 Small Business Dilemmas and Its Solutions for Budding Entrepreneurs this 2017

Small Business CEO

Startups face a lot of challenges. Sadly, some don’t triumph over these challenges and end up closing down. We are here to help new entrepreneurs by taking into account 17 of the most common small business challenges, and how these problems can be solved. Thinking of the right business.

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The Productivityist Podcast: Fostering Your Inner Youpreneur with Chris Ducker

Productivityist

. The guest on this episode of The Productivityist Podcast is my good friend Chris Ducker , whom I will be joining at the Tropical Think Tank event happening this coming March. Chris is a Virtual CEO, as he manages a BPO Call Center company and a Virtual Assistance business. But it hadn’t always been this way for Chris, who has also gone through long days and nights working IN his business before realizing that it wasn’t the way to live a truly productive life.

7 Ways To Make Your Home One You’re Excited To Come Back To Each Day

Dumb Little Man

When you think of your home, does it evoke a welcoming, cozy, happy feeling? Our homes are a personal extension of ourselves. When we walk through the door, we should feel joy, contentment and peace.

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French Words with New Meanings in English

Daily Writing Tips

Thanks to the Norman Conquest, and to the long dominance of France in European culture and politics, almost half the words and phrases in the English lexicon (including that of its American variety) are derived from French.

Top 5 Habits of The Best World Leaders in History

Small Business CEO

The idea of being “successful” is indeed a matter of personal judgment. There are timeless truths and habits that helps one achieve success, regardless of one’s personality or industry he/she works in, or a point in history. photo credit: Wikipedia.

Title: Habits That Will Make You A Happier Person

Brilliantly Better

This is a guest post by: Matthew Snider We all want to be happy throughout life, but we may wonder if nonstop joy just appears in our lives without us doing anything to get it. It’s true that happiness can at… The post Title: Habits That Will Make You A Happier Person appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

5 Tips to Learn Languages by Reading Foreign Books

Dumb Little Man

Language is the mirror of our culture. It reveals a nation’s secrets, shows a people’s everyday, and expresses their attitude to life. If you want to easily speak a foreign language, you need to get to know it better. And it’s not about grammar.

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