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8 Proven Tips To Study Smart And Remember More

Dumb Little Man

Reading a book is as simple as ABC and everyone can pick up a book to read. However, not everyone remembers what they study. In this guide, I am going to reveal to you the best study habits and tips on how to remember more when studying.

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23% of Traditional Full-Time Job Holders Plan to Switch to Gig Work

Small Business Labs

According to MetLife's 2019 U.S. Employee Benefits Study, 23% of Americans with full-time traditional jobs intend to switch to gig work over the next 5 years. Another 14% say they are considering it. 

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Poop Sign to Punctuate

Business Writing

Let's imagine that this sign needs perfect punctuation, or dog owners will ignore it. How would you punctuate it? I would add four punctuation marks. What would you do? Please share your version in the comments section. I'll share mine. Proofreading Punctuation Pointers

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Positive Career Affirmation #7

Eat Your Career

I am a lifelong learner capable of growth at all times. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #7 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations attitude learning

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When Working Hard is Not Enough: 18 Ways to Work Smart

Dumb Little Man

Most of the things we do require hard work. Whether it’s our job, relationships, and personal goals, we need to exert effort and work extra hard to get the best results possible. Unfortunately, working hard comes with negative effects.

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Podcasting Entering the Mainstream

Small Business Labs

In case you hadn't heard, podcasting is booming.    According to The Infinite Dial 2019 , an annual survey conducted by Edison Research and Triton Digital, more than half of all adult Americans have listened to one.

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Managing Multiple Managers

Office Dynamics

Managing multiple managers can be daunting. But that is the norm today. 90% of administrative and executive assistants support more than 1 person. It is a luxury if you only support one executive or manager. I know some administrative assistants who support an entire department of 60.

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Why Social Media is Dying a Slow Death

Dumb Little Man

I remember when I was a young whippersnapper of a kid — no place to be and no dependents to take care of. I was responsible, trustworthy, and intelligent enough to work my way to a comfortable place in whatever job I held at the time.

5 Steps to Take When You Don't Know What Your Boss Wants

On The Job

Some people believe a micromanaging boss is the worst thing ever, but I'd have to say that a boss who doesn't communicate what he or she wants is also pretty bad. This is the boss who can't exactly tell you what he wants.

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4 Ways to Streamline Your Workweek

Eat Your Career

In today’s modern workplace, feeling overwhelmed by your workload is nothing unique. We’ve all been there. Some might say it’s the “new normal.” However, just because it’s expected, doesn’t mean you have to put up with it. By leveraging a few simple strategies to streamline your workweek, you can use your limited time more wisely. With a little Monday-Friday planning, you can make sure you’re focusing on the right priorities and accomplishing them, not just spinning your wheels.

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Why do millions of businesses use G Suite?

Practically Perfect PA

Earlier this year Refractiv attended The Future Assistant Conference where our Senior Consultant took to the stage to speak about ‘Making the most of G Suite’. This blog will allow you to dive a little deeper, helping you to make the decision – Is G Suite right for my business?

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How Your Home Affects Your Mood (And What To Do About It)

Dumb Little Man

Your home should be your castle, but it’s hard to be comfortable when you feel like the walls are caving in. The psychology of space goes deeper than just our physical likes and dislikes, choice of paint color or decorations.

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4 Things Employees Need From Any Boss

On The Job

What happens when a worker doesn't trust the boss? They consider quitting, finds a new survey. At a time when employers are pulling out all the stops to find talent in a tight job market, this should be of great concern.

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How to delegate effectively in the non-profit sector

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to delegate effectively in the non-profit sector appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. One would think, given the human-centric focus of most nonprofit organizations, they would be great examples of post-industrial leadership styles. Rather than a top-down management style they would exhibit the best traits of current, collaborative leadership. Unfortunately, that is not often the case.

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Dana’s Administrative Professional Advice – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

From Ernan: When we created Ask an Admin we had hopes that we’d get questions from administrative professionals having trouble finding answers to their problems. We also hoped that we’d get answers from administrative assistants and executive assistants that wanted to help.

8 Ways You’re Actually Inviting Burglars Into Your Home

Dumb Little Man

According to FBI crime statistics , there were an estimated 7,694,086 property crimes nationwide with losses of $15.3 billion in 2017.

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How to make yourself less anxious and self-conscious in high stakes business situations ?

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs always need to work on their self-consciousness. Your decision to be an entrepreneur comes with a big problem: Building a business is a guaranteed, never-ending exercise in pushing outside your comfort zone.

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Do Look Back


I'm a big fan of Henry David Thoreau's insights and writing. There's not much that he says that I don't agree with. But there is one quotation that is attributed to him that I do take a bit of an issue with: "Never look back unless you are planning to go that way."

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How to Write a Novel: 10 Crucial Steps

Daily Writing Tips

Whatever you write: blog posts, short stories, client pieces – I suspect that, at some point, you’ve at least considered writing a novel. Maybe it’s something you contemplate every November, when NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) rolls around.

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8 College Courses That Will Make You Rich

Dumb Little Man

Growing up, you were probably given the idea that doing well in school can help you succeed later in life. It’s one good reason why you try really hard to learn your lessons, study for your exams, and pass your classes with flying colors.

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Podcast 117: Just do it!

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! ?. This is podcast 117 and it’s called Just do it! I guess I have to mention Nike so they don’t sue me for co-opting their slogan. Here’s some weird trivia for you. That slogan was inspired by murderer Gary Gilmore’s last words before he was executed: “Let’s do it.” ” Maybe “inspired” isn’t quite the right word there.

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Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

The real title of this blog post should be “The Crazy Amazing Benefits of Hiring a Real-Life Virtual Assistant Instead of Doing Everything Yourself or Relying on Technology.” ” But that’s not catchy. I hear it all the time.

2019 68

How Businesses Can Promote Greater Workplace Safety

Small Business CEO

Promoting workplace safety should be a priority for any and all businesses. It has been estimated by OSHA (the Occupational Safety and Health Administration) that overall, businesses pay about a billion dollars a week in workers’ compensation. How Can a Business Make a Safer Workplace?

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Tips For Employers to Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes

Dumb Little Man

If you are a company that requires employees to drive as part of their job, you need to establish a fleet safety program. Automobile accidents occur every five seconds with death and injuries as part of the mix. As an employer, you cannot be too careful when it comes to safety and liability.

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Yep, I’m still here — new blog & newsletter coming soon

Denise Aday

As any digital marketer knows, we can get so busy planning others’ communications that it’s all too easy to let our own slide. And slide. And slide. But we really should walk our talk.

2019 52

Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

The real title of this blog post should be “The Crazy Amazing Benefits of Hiring a Real-Life Virtual Assistant Instead of Doing Everything Yourself or Relying on Technology.” ” But that’s not catchy. I hear it all the time.

2019 52

The Best Online Business Tools to Start a Profitable Business Website

Small Business CEO

Among many other innovations that the digital era has brought, there is also a noticeable shift in people’s approach to business. Thus, having a home-based or freelance job while working online has become more of a common occurrence than a rarity nowadays.

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Home Security System for Seniors

Dumb Little Man

Elderly people don’t show much enthusiasm for technology, but when it comes to their safety, security, and independence, modern technology has proven to be quite useful in ensuring their peace of mind.

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I’m still here — new blog & newsletter coming soon

Denise Aday

As any digital marketer knows, we can get so busy planning others’ communications that it’s all too easy to let our own slide. And slide. And slide. But we really should walk our talk.

2019 52

Does Your Online Dating Profile Need Sprucing Up?

Dumb Little Man

Is your profile looking as good as it could be? A good retailer knows that inventory needs to be rotated every so often to give it a fresh look. Whether it’s redoing the display windows or moving the brighter colored blouses to the front of the rack, a little rearranging gives things a new look.

2019 202

5 Business Industries Primed for More Female Leadership

Small Business CEO

Women have made enormous strides in the world of business in recent years, as a result of numerous campaigns by non-profits, universities, and major corporations to increase workplace diversity in industries which have been predominately worked by men for most of their history.

2019 71 Strikes a Luxury Brands Deal with Farfetch

Small Business CEO is the largest retailer in China that has transformed e-commerce business in the country. For a long time, China has been associated with counterfeit products, but this has changed since this company joined the e-commerce platform in 2004.

2019 66

UK Property Market Outlook: Liverpool Attracting More Investors

Small Business CEO

Over recent years, more and more property investors have been choosing Liverpool. Its young population, booming regional economy and plethora of new developments have secured Liverpool a solid reputation as one of the UK’s best buy to let property hotspots.

2019 66

Six Pieces Of Equipment You Need For A Welding Career

Small Business CEO

You need more than six pieces of equipment to become a welder. However, we all begin somewhere and six is as good a number as any other. But first, why should you become a welder? First, the future is bright for welders.

What is PRINCE2 – The Best Training to Become a Certified Professional?

Small Business CEO

What is PRINCE2? PRINCE2 stands for Projects In Controlled Environments. It is basically defined as a project management method. It is equally used by both government and private sectors in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. It was offered by Axelos.

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How to Build Your Own Online Forex Business from Home

Small Business CEO

Building a successful home business takes time and effort. Many people believe it’s nearly impossible to build a fruitful business without having an edge. An edge is important as it allows you to differentiate yourself from other businesses.

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3 Financial Education Tips for Kids

Small Business CEO

The area of financial management is one of the most critical aspects for a successful and well-lived life, but sadly, it is one of the most neglected things especially to the millennials. The numbers don’t lie.

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