Sat.Jun 06, 2020 - Fri.Jun 12, 2020

Beat The Competition: Self Discipline For Business Success

Dumb Little Man

How would you describe the business landscape in today’s time? Would you describe it as competitive? Ruthless? Cutthroat, aggressive, or maybe a dog-eat-dog world? Well, all of the above are accurate discussions of how the business world truly is. Indeed a world full of ambition, it is still a world where simple hard work won’t be enough to guarantee success.

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10 Tips for Communicating with Employees

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 10 Tips for Communicating with Employees appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Effective communication is a key skill for supervisors. If a supervisor is unable to deliver a message clearly, it doesn’t matter how good or important the message is, it has no value. Communication is a continuous process, and good communication provides both quantitative and qualitative input. It serves as a yardstick whereby your employees can […].

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Podcast Episode 24: Dealing With Distractions While Working From Home

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we talk about handling the three types of distractions when working from home: pets, children and other adults. The post Podcast Episode 24: Dealing With Distractions While Working From Home appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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Do You Find Yourself Rambling?

Office Dynamics

More words don’t always translate into more meaning. That’s why it’s important to avoid wordiness in your writing, especially in a business setting. Your colleagues’ and customers’ time is precious. They need to know what you offer, need, or suggest quickly and concisely. If you find yourself rambling, it might be due to a lack… Writing and Grammar

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Can You Save a Flooded Carpet

Dumb Little Man

Carpets are a great way to give your home that warm and inviting feeling all year round. They are soft on your feet, they’re comfortable to sit on, and they do a great job of absorbing sounds and echoes, too. However, even amongst all their cozy qualities, there is one drawback — they’re pretty tough to keep clean, especially when compared to wooden or laminate flooring.

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The Best Productivity Hack For WhatsApp

Brilliantly Better

And the only productivity hack I know for WhatsApp, honestly. Just to make things clear, WhatsApp doesn’t particularly strike me as a productivity app. On the contrary. It can be the most distracting thing in your digital inventory. And yet, many people are using it, and sometimes for good reasons. It has end to end. Read more The Best Productivity Hack For WhatsApp. The post The Best Productivity Hack For WhatsApp appeared first on Dragos Roua.

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Questions for Your Weekly Review

Simple Productivity Blog

Far too often what is termed a "weekly review" is actually a planning session for the next week. A true review takes a look at what already has happened, as well as what is coming. The definition of review from [Dictionary.com]([link] says that review means "a viewing of the past". This looking back is important, but few do it, unless it has bearing on what is coming next. I have found that a series of questions designed to review the past week is crucial.

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Intermittent Fasting: The Fast-er Way To Better Health

Dumb Little Man

What it is and why you should do it. Intermittent fasting is a way people schedule meal times. Kris Gunnars, BSc , describes it as an eating pattern that cycles between periods of fasting and eating. People do it for numerous reasons. People might participate in intermittent fasting to lose weight, eat better, or improve their health and overall quality of life. Gunnars says fasting affects your body’s hormone levels, insulin levels, cellular repair processes, and gene expression.

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A Definition Of Wealth

Brilliantly Better

In today’s world, wealth is linked to the amount of money you own (or control). The more money you have (or control), the wealthier you are. But it wasn’t always like this. Money is a relatively recent interaction tool in the history of human kind. I would even say that money isn’t an interaction tool, Read more A Definition Of Wealth. The post A Definition Of Wealth appeared first on Dragos Roua. Money and Wealth

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5 Tips for Starting a New Job Remotely

45 Things

Many companies have been great about keeping their job commitments to new hires or even interns in the midst of a global pandemic. The problem is that many new employees are starting their new positions from their kitchen table instead of the building where the employer resides because companies are still following work-from-home policies. That presents quite a challenge for the employer -- to successfully onboard a new hire virtually -- and also to the new worker or intern.

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What Are The Benefits Of SEO For Small Businesses?

Small Business CEO

Running a small business can be tough. Nevertheless, you can create a successful business with a little practice and patience. If you want to flood people to your store’s website, you need to take advantage of SEO or search engine optimization. Doing so will ensure that you’re able to attract organic visitors and send your revenue higher and higher. Nevertheless, a lot of people are skeptical and they are intent on using paid ads.

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9 Essential Tips to Become a Successful Student Entrepreneur

Dumb Little Man

We all want success in life. Some want academic success while others may want success in their business ventures or marriage life. But in general, we can say that all of us desire to be successful in whatever endeavor we are putting our time and efforts into.

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5 Clues You’re A Personal Development Junkie

Brilliantly Better

I’ve been writing about personal development for more than a decade now. At times, I went overboard. I was so much into the next “system”, the next “program”, the next “challenge” that I lost the big picture, thinking I found some magic shortcut that can turn things around fast, without any consistent effort. Of course, Read more 5 Clues You’re A Personal Development Junkie.

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Episode 310: Trying Times with Bosco Anthony

Productivityist

My guest for this episode of the program is digital strategist, renowned speaker, and good friend Bosco Anthony. When we decided to have this conversation initially, we had a different set of topics in mind. But based on the current climate of the world when we recorded this episode – early June 2020 – the discussion went in a different direction. This episode is brought to you by Setapp , a subscription for Mac apps. Setapp packs over 180 high-quality apps into one.

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Furlough and Terms for Changes in Employment Status

Daily Writing Tips

This post explores definitions and connotations of various terms associated with leaving one’s place of employment. Discharge. This term is used mostly in military contexts, generally with a qualifier such as honorary that denotes a bureaucratic category, to refer to the end of enlistment for any of various reasons. Discharge stems from the Late Latin term discarricare , meaning “unload.”)

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7 Benefits Of Using Google Ads

Dumb Little Man

Is Google Ads right for your business? Is it worth the investment? These are the questions you have to ask yourself before you approach any new strategy, particularly paid online advertising. You only have so much money to dedicate to marketing, which means you need to make strategic, smart moves about how you utilize that budget.

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Obstacle And Opportunity Start With The Same Letter

Brilliantly Better

One of the perks of working from coffee shops is the amount of meaningful conversations you can have – based, obviously, on the number of interesting people you meet there. Since lockdown relaxed, a couple of weeks ago, I was finally able to restart my working from coffee shops routine (slightly trimmed down, but still). Read more Obstacle And Opportunity Start With The Same Letter. The post Obstacle And Opportunity Start With The Same Letter appeared first on Dragos Roua.

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Episode 310: Trying Times with Bosco Anthony

Productivityist

My guest for this episode of the program is digital strategist, renowned speaker, and good friend Bosco Anthony. When we decided to have this conversation initially, we had a different set of topics in mind. But based on the current climate of the world when we recorded this episode – early June 2020 – the discussion went in a different direction. This episode is brought to you by Setapp , a subscription for Mac apps. Setapp packs over 180 high-quality apps into one.

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7 Ways to Move Your Team Remote

Small Business CEO

Remote work has been steadily gaining traction in recent years, most especially now. If you’re lucky, you’ve enabled your team to work remotely–but if not, it’s never too late to start. There are many advantages to moving your team remote. The ability to continue business as usual during a global pandemic is maybe the first to come to mind. Here are a few concrete ways to take that remote team leap for your business: 1. Communicate clear goals and expectations.

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How to Avoid Black PR: What to Expect and How to Fight?

Dumb Little Man

Good reputation is a very important aspect of a successful business. But sometimes slander and black PR get in the way, damaging your business. Therefore, we will tell you how to act in this situation. Fight with Black PR – Make Your Reputation Perfect Again. There is a famous expression – “first you work for a reputation, and then a reputation works for you.”

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A Few Downsides Of The Overachiever Syndrome

Brilliantly Better

I’m just as good as the last goal I achieved. I constantly need more goals to prove myself worthy. I need to do more in order feel better. I always feel I’m not good enough. All of the above are symptoms of the overachiever syndrome. I know, because I’ve been suffering from it for a. Read more A Few Downsides Of The Overachiever Syndrome. The post A Few Downsides Of The Overachiever Syndrome appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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What To Do When You Notice Your Business Productivity Dropping

Productivityist

Photo by Andreas Klassen on Unsplash. Productivity is vital when it comes to business and if you’ve noticed that your productivity levels are dropping, you need to do something about it quickly. You might notice soon after your productivity levels start dropping that your sales drop along with it. That’s something your business cannot afford. Here are some simple suggestions as to what you should do when you notice business productivity dropping. Talk To Your Employees.

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Make Your Online Business Stands Out

Small Business CEO

It is probably pretty clear by now that being your own boss comes with immense perks. This is not to say that there aren’t always more drawbacks than one would imagine, but being your own boss is without a doubt more rewarding and potentially lucrative than working for someone. This is especially true if you incorporate a virtual side to your business.

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How to Get Real Instagram Followers in 2020

Dumb Little Man

Followers are the lifeblood of a solid Instagram account. The more followers you have, the more useful your account will be for getting your message in front of more eyes. A larger reach gives you more opportunities to make money as an individual or a business, or to have a platform to push forward the conversation about issues that matter to you. Whatever you want to do with your account, it will be easier to accomplish your goals with more followers.

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The Amount Of Life In Our Days

Brilliantly Better

Ernest Hemingway was probably the biggest influence on my late teenage years. Between 15 and 18, I’ve read everything I can put my hands on, which had Ernest Hemingway name on it. Some of his short stories I still remember by heart. Like The Short Happy Life Of Francis Macomber. Still get the chills when. Read more The Amount Of Life In Our Days. The post The Amount Of Life In Our Days appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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What To Do When You Notice Your Business Productivity Dropping

Productivityist

Photo by Andreas Klassen on Unsplash. Productivity is vital when it comes to business and if you’ve noticed that your productivity levels are dropping, you need to do something about it quickly. You might notice soon after your productivity levels start dropping that your sales drop along with it. That’s something your business cannot afford. Here are some simple suggestions as to what you should do when you notice business productivity dropping. Talk To Your Employees.

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The Top Internet Marketing Trends in 2020

Small Business CEO

You have a growing business to run. Things might be crazy now, but the truth is you never really had time for marketing before either. How can you keep up with the constantly changing marketing shifts? It can seem that the digital marketing world is constantly changing. There is always a new social media platform that everyone insists you must learn all about and constantly engage with your audience. Who has time to keep up with all the newest internet marketing trends?

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May's Controversial Jobs Report

Small Business Labs

May's Employment Situation Summary report (also known as the "jobs report) from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) caused quite a stir.      The BLS reported employment rose by 2.5 million and the unemployment rate fell to 13.3% from 15.7% in May. The stir was caused because other economic data showed U.S. employment fell in May and the consensus among economists was that May's unemployment rate would be significantly higher.  

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A Blockchain-Based Experiment In Content Monetization – Hive

Brilliantly Better

The first major evolution on content monetization was the internet. Before internet, making money on your content was relying on slow and limited routes. If, for instance, your content was writing, you would have to spend months having your book published and wait years for your royalties. Or, at best, you could make some recurring. Read more A Blockchain-Based Experiment In Content Monetization – Hive.

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Episode 309: 3 More Things with Judy Machado-Duque

Productivityist

Judy Machado-Duque returns to the podcast to share three more things. Check out his original appearance on Episode 205 of the podcast. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast? You can subscribe to the podcast feed by clicking the “Share” button in the player above – and you can share it further using the same button as well. You can take things even one step further by rating and reviewing the show wherever you listen to podcasts. FYI: I use Overcast on iOS.).

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Why Continual Training is Important for CEOs

Small Business CEO

The majority of CEOs already have a number of years of personal development and experience under their belts. However, continual training is an important part of CEO development, particularly for those who want to remain ahead of their competition. CEOs need to ensure they are constantly updating their capabilities and skills and prioritizing their self-development. While the main role of a CEO hasn’t changed much over the past few years, the way in which they operate has changed a great deal.

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Episode 309: 3 More Things with Judy Machado-Duque

Productivityist

Judy Machado-Duque returns to the podcast to share three more things. Check out his original appearance on Episode 205 of the podcast. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast? You can subscribe to the podcast feed by clicking the “Share” button in the player above – and you can share it further using the same button as well. You can take things even one step further by rating and reviewing the show wherever you listen to podcasts. FYI: I use Overcast on iOS.).

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Top 3 Startup Business Ideas in the Healthcare Sector

Small Business CEO

The healthcare realm is a good place to start a business in, since it presents a lot of opportunities that you can grab. If you are a healthcare provider or business owner, you can venture and explore the myriad of options. Most of the business ideas would require expertise in data management while for some, you can be successful even if you only have basic IT skills. On that account, here are the top three business ideas within the medical industry. Medical Records Management.

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How to Invest in Properties When You’re Not Rich

Small Business CEO

Many people invest in properties when they are rich or when they have a stable income with money to spare. Many think what investments in properties can cost a bomb and hence they push back their investments until it never happens. Instead of getting wealthy first and then investing, we will show you how you can invest to get rich. Here is how we can safely invest without spending a bomb in your bank. Learn how leveraging works.

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Why Direct Mail is Still Relevant for Businesses

Small Business CEO

In the age of social media and innovative marketing strategies, it is hard to remember a simpler time when using traditional mail was the most effective marketing technique companies had at their disposal. If you ask a novice marketer today what they think about direct mail, they will likely say that it is a dead strategy that does not garner attention anymore.

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Checking a Contract’s Health

Small Business CEO

Most of the world is morbidly preoccupied with health these days. Businesses too are worried about their own health in these uncertain times, and rightly so. Complaints about cures being worse than the disease has spread like an Australian wildfire. But though people and businesses are being tested, I’ve not heard anyone recently speak about getting a contract health check. Why a Contract Health Check?

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Moving to a New Home? Here’s How A Moving Company Can Help You

Small Business CEO

Moving home is a huge event in our lives and it can also be one of the most stressful. Not only have we got to worry about the negotiations surrounding the purchase of our new property, but we also have to consider how we are going to move our cherished possessions from A to B without losing or damaging anything. This may seem like a daunting task, so many people choose to use a specialist removals firm to help them move home.

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