Sat.Jun 25, 2016 - Fri.Jul 01, 2016

3 Unconventional Ways Of Thinking That’ll Help You Change Yourself

Dumb Little Man

People become accustomed to ideas when exposed to them often enough. And while this isn’t always a bad thing, it can sometimes lead you to believe things that aren’t truly beneficial to you.

2016 207

Employees of Large Corporation Not Happy at Work; The Self-Employed Are

Small Business Labs

PwC's  Work-life 3.0: Understanding how we'll work next  is a fascinating look at how workforce dynamics are changing.    The study covers a lot of ground, but what really jumped out at us was their their findings on worker happiness. 

2016 205

How to Stay Your Professional Best During Summer

Office Dynamics

I hope you are staying cool. Last week the temperature in Las Vegas got as high as 115! Then dropped to 109 by Thursday, which is more our norm. Did you ever notice how when the temperatures rise or it is hot, humid and sticky, people are less patient?

2016 170

How a 22-year-old Can Help Your Career

On The Job

I'll admit I'm not 22 any more, but neither am I so old that I don't know about Yik Yak. I get there are new ways of communicating every day, and I make it a point to try to understand how they fit into the lives of employees. But again, I'm not 22.

2016 164

5 Easy Ways To Feel More Energized At Work

Dumb Little Man

If you need help on how to get more energized for work , read on. This is the story of my most embarrassing moment at work. I’m sitting in a toilet cubical and I can barely keep my eyes open. Before I know it, I have the cleaner knocking on the door, asking me if everything was okay.

2016 207

Is the Declining Cost of Distance The Next Megatrend?

Small Business Labs

Bain's Spatial Economics: The Declining Cost of Distance  suggests that an array of new technologies "have pushed the cost of distance to the tipping point" - and will lead to major changes in business and society in the near future.

2016 184

Office Dynamics Recap From Admin Pro Forum In Orlando

Office Dynamics

Our team recently had the opportunity to fly to Orlando, Florida and participate in the inaugural Admin Pro Forum event hosted by our friends at Business Management Daily. We always enjoy traveling together and our opportunities to do so are few and far between.

2016 154

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7 Convincing Reasons for Working as a Freelancer

Dumb Little Man

Freelancing offers a whole new world of opportunities.

2016 206

The Verticalization of the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

One clear signal that an industry is expanding is when participants start to specifically target niche, specialized or vertical market segments. This has been happening in the gig economy for a while now, but we saw two interesting examples last week. One comes from the online talent marketplace space. This industry started with generalist sites like Elance that connect a wide range of workers with people looking to hire help.

2016 109

When it Comes to Providing Your Staff with Hot Water, You’ve Got Options

Eco-Office Gals

Your office’s kitchenette may be known as a beacon for salacious gossip, but it’s also the primary place your employees gather to prepare their morning coffee fix, afternoon tea, or their less-than-satisfying cup o’ noodles. As the size of your workforce grows, so too will your need for hot water; potentially putting a strain on an aging water heater.

2016 100

3 Tips to Ensure Remote Workers are Accountable

Office Dynamics

Working remotely and other flexible schedule options are becoming increasingly popular in work settings. Many employees love the idea of avoiding long commutes and having the opportunity to adjust their work obligations around their family and other responsibilities.

2016 142

A Guide to Buying Glasses Online

Dumb Little Man

Do you want to know how to buy glasses online ? If you wear glasses but can’t find a style that you like on the high street, you can opt to search on the Internet. Choice can be limited for you if you’re restricted to one opticians but there’s a plethora of availability online.

2016 189

Clients’ Frustration with Recruiters

Job Advice Blog

Frustration with a recruiter can come in many different forms, one such way being a lack of candidates coming across the hiring manager’s desk. Many factors for this may be present but the biggest reason is the business model of the recruiting firm.

2016 138

Want Explosive Growth via Facebook Live Video? 5 Essential Tips You Need to Know

Andrea Kalli

If you are looking for a hot, hot marketing option for 2016, look no further than Facebook live video. While options like Periscope on Twitter or YouTube videos still offer eyeballs on your brand, you can’t beat the audience engagement rates of Facebook’s live video. While the potential of live video has yet to be realized by many business owners, the opportunities for brand building are enormous.

2016 100

Podcast 006: Set Information Free

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about how to the age of information is overloading us and what to do about it. Here are some highlights: What’s the main reason not to stockpile information? How to stay up to date with current information. What’s a quick way to declutter information? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

2016 100

5 Smart Tricks To Avoid Uncomfortable Situations

Dumb Little Man

No life is complete without periodic doses of extremely uncomfortable situations or moments. A part of a successful societal identity is about handling these situations better. It’s not usually taught in classrooms or found in text books.

2016 188

Clients’ Frustration with Recruiters

Job Advice Blog

Frustration with a recruiter can come in many different forms, one such way being a lack of candidates coming across the hiring manager’s desk. Many factors for this may be present but the biggest reason is the business model of the recruiting firm. Some firms have staff that simply get job orders into their system […]. The post Clients’ Frustration with Recruiters appeared first on JTL Services Inc.

2016 100

6 Ways to Grow Your Business and Not Break Your Bank Account

Small Business CEO

There are a number of ways to market your business. But they can cost a great deal of money that you don’t have yet. If you’re looking for a way to grow your business and get your name out there inexpensively, you need some skill and effort.

2016 83

Podcast 007: Jot it down

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about how to be selective about the information you keep and how to find it again. Here are some highlights: Why shouldn’t I just remember the important things? How do I manage all the notes I’ve written on random scraps? What’s wrong with having a perfectly managed information system? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

2016 100

Latin Plural Endings

Daily Writing Tips

Pluralization of Latin-based nouns is a complicated field. Preference for Latin or English plural endings is inconsistent in similarly constructed words, as is the presence of alternative forms at all.

A Meeting With Me

Productivityist

I used to detest meetings. I considered them a massive waste of time, mainly because they often revolved around taking as much time as possible. There were even some coworkers who loved the time that meetings took up in their day. Maybe it was to look important. Maybe it was because meetings were a form of escape from the day-to-day for them. Maybe it was because they enjoyed hearing what others were doing. But I did not enjoy meetings at all.

2016 56

Popular Online Services That Help Businesses with Limited Resources

Small Business CEO

Is your business struggling because it lacks essential resources? If so, you’re not alone because thousands of other business owners are in the same position as you. However, the internet provides most of the solutions you require to address this problem.

2016 83

3 Tips For Marketing Your Small Startup

Small Business CEO

When you start a new business, even a small one, you want to have a marketing plan in place. Even small businesses that run out of homes, or only set up at craft markets and farmer’s markets, need to have a marketing plan.

2016 76

5 Factors Every Business Website Owner Should Consider

Small Business CEO

Is your business website producing the results you want? You may be losing website visitors, business leads and potential shoppers and customers simply because you haven’t taken some simple actions. Below are five of the main factors every business website owner should consider.

2016 73

Cloud-Based Knowledge Management Systems: Benefits and Risks

Small Business CEO

As constant investment in learning always results in immediate improvement, business across the world have searched long and hard to find a way of managing obtained knowledge. And with a revolution of fresh IT solutions, it seems that cloud computing is a foolproof system for doing so.

2016 71

7 Essential Elements of a Successful Company

Small Business CEO

It’s not easy building a business, but it is one of the most rewarding things you can do. You need more than a good idea, more than a good product or service, and more than a receptive marketplace. You also need to figure out the essential elements necessary to build a sustainable business.

2016 69

XTrade and Online Trading – What You Should Know

Small Business CEO

XTrade is just one of the many trading brokers out there, but unlike most other brokers, it offers you to trade in CFDs instead of trading directly with the underlying asset. What is CFD? It stands for Contracts For Differences.

2016 68

Writing About Dogs

Daily Writing Tips

A question that appears frequently on language sites is, “How do you capitalize the name of a dog breed? For example, German Shepherd or German shepherd ?”. My answer is, “It depends on your intended audience.”.

2016 62

Faze vs. Phase

Daily Writing Tips

The verb faze , “to disturb,” is often misspelled as phase. Here are some recent examples of the error, with corrections: INCORRECT: She did not appear phased by recent reports that skinny jeans had cut off one woman’s circulation. New York Times.

2016 60

Social Commerce: How Social Media Can Have A Major Impact On your Business

Small Business CEO

These days, social media is everywhere. It’s hard to think of a brand or a business that doesn’t have a presence on social media that they’re using to their advantage.

How to Optimize Safety Stock to Improve Supply Chain Performance

Small Business CEO

Business developments can be hard to predict; for instance, a customer could place an unexpectedly large order for one of your products. That should be great news for you–but only if you’re prepared to fill the order on time. That’s where safety stock comes in.

2016 59

3 Cases of Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

Modifying phrases are welcome additions to sentences that provide additional information, but when they are inserted awkwardly, they hinder meaning rather than enhance it.

2016 59

Commercial Leasing vs. Buying: The Key Considerations

Small Business CEO

Being a business-owner is all about decision making, from large-scale considerations to the small but often significant details that can drive commercial growth.

2016 58

A Short List of Synonyms for “Shorten”

Daily Writing Tips

Shorten is a serviceable word for describing how to reduce the extent or length of something, but some synonyms are available to use in its place.

2016 55

3 Sentences with Parenthetical-Phrase Punctuation Problems

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the sentences below, faulty punctuation confuses the syntactical organization. Discussions and revisions follow each problematic sentence.

2016 55

The Productivityist Podcast: Being Truly Productive with Michael Dolan

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I speak with Michael Dolan. Michael is an executive coach who helps leaders get out of their own way by enabling them to develop and maintain higher levels of productivity, self-awareness and effectiveness so that they can create a bigger impact and experience greater satisfaction in their work and life.

2016 55

5 Cases of Colliding Article Functions

Daily Writing Tips

The title of a composition is self-contained; an article ( a , an , or the ) appearing as the first word of the title cannot serve that role as well as function as an article preceding the title. Discussions and revisions follow each example of this principle below.

2016 55