Sat.Jul 11, 2020 - Fri.Jul 17, 2020

How to Develop Confidence in Your Vision and Realize Your Dreams

Dumb Little Man

We all have dreams. For some, a dream is a specific vision that they aspire to. For others, it’s more of a vague feeling or sense of what they want to become. Our dreams are a part of our identity. This means that when a person achieves their dreams, their identity is validated. With this validation comes a sense of security and self-esteem. Yet, many of us do not invest in our dreams, and don’t get to enjoy the privileges that would follow.

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Editing Life: Expenses

Simple Productivity Blog

When the pandemic hit with the stay-at-home orders, many people were knocked out of work. The world economy is now officially in recession, and most households are facing lean times. I'm one of the lucky ones in that I can work from home, and my client committed to keeping us consultants employed. But there is still the uncertainty of the future, both for my family, and many others. One of the outcomes of this recession was that many people cut back on unnecessary spending.

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Detached Shadows

Brilliantly Better

We all have a dark side, wether we like it, or not. Most of the time, we don’t like it. But just because we don’t like it, it doesn’t mean it’s not there. It doesn’t mean it’s not part of us. If you really think about it, that’s how the light actually works: while it. Read more Detached Shadows. The post Detached Shadows appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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Census Household Pulse Survey Data Shows Self-Employment Recovering

Small Business Labs

According to the  U.S. Census Pulse Survey of Households. over the 10 weeks the surveys have been conducted (they started the end of April) the number of self-employed Americans has increased from 13.5 million to 15.2 million.      This is an increase of 12.7%.    During this period, the number of traditional jobs increased by only 1.2%. 

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7 Tips for Building Relationship Equality

Dumb Little Man

Relationship equality is one of the key ingredients to a healthy, happy life with your partner. The meaning of relationship equality isn’t always simple to define. Many feel that a relationship should be 50/50, but the truth is relationships have ups and downs. Sometimes the needs of one partner may legitimately overshadow the other, such as extra support after a family member’s death. So, what is relationship equality and how can you build it with your spouse?

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Something Odd Happening with Irregular Verbs

Daily Writing Tips

In Old English—the principal language spoken in England from the mid-fifth century until the Norman Conquest in 1066—English verbs were of two main kinds: Weak and Strong. OE weak verbs formed their past tense endings with dental suffixes that have survived into modern English as our -ed endings: walk (present). walked (simple past). have/had/has walked (participle forms). Verbs that form their past forms with -ed are called regular verbs.

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6 Tips to Improve Visitor Engagement on Your Website

Small Business CEO

Is your website’s engagement far below where you’d like it to be? Are you thinking ahead to strategies to increase engagement with your yet-to-be-constructed website? photo credit: Andrea Piacquadio / Pexels. In either case, you’ve got to think in practical, actionable terms. Following these six tips to increase the frequency and enthusiasm with which your website visitors interact with your domain could be just what you need to reach your goals online.

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5 Tips To Take Actions On If You Want To Leave A Legacy

Dumb Little Man

At some point in our lives, we start thinking of how we’re living it so far; whether there are certain matters that require more of our attention and efforts. We begin reflecting on whether we’ve done our best to live a life we can be proud of – the kind of life that leaves a great legacy. Most people don’t see resolutions as something that could change their lives, probably because they fade out quickly. They also happen to be short-term goals.

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Episode 320: You and The Internet of Things with Vicki McLeod

Productivityist

Vicki McLeod joins me on this episode of the program. Vicki McLeod is a writer, author, coach, consultant and an award-winning entrepreneur. She is an advocate for mindful business, everyday happiness and living a life rich with meaning. She’s here to talk about her book You and The Internet of Things. This episode is sponsored by Bambee. When running a business, Human Resources issues can kill you.

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5 Energy Saving Tips To Reduce Business Energy Costs

Small Business CEO

Saving energy in your business is not only good for reducing the costs of your business, but it is also a great way to help create a more energy-efficient world and lower the carbon footprint that your company contributes to the planet. But how can you lower the amount of energy that your company uses while maintaining the same work environment or work production? It can feel like a daunting task to cut back on energy and keep the same standards of your company, but do not fear!

About 14 Million Freelancers, Gig Workers and Self-Employed are Getting Unemployment Insurance

Small Business Labs

The Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program (PUA) is part of the federal CARES stimulus act passed in March. The PUA extends unemployment insurance to the self-employed, independent contractors, gig economy workers, and others who typically don't qualify. It's clearly been a success, with about 14 million workers receiving aid through the PUA.  

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8 Tips for a Compelling Business Presentation

Dumb Little Man

Everyone has great ideas at some point—that’s not the biggest challenge. Success is all about showcasing your creativity in a way that amazes your audience. And how should you do that? By having a compelling presentation. An amazing presentation will make you look professional and confident. Being careful with the smallest details will not go unnoticed and will probably make the audience trust you more easily.

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Episode 320: You and The Internet of Things with Vicki McLeod

Productivityist

Vicki McLeod joins me on this episode of the program. Vicki McLeod is a writer, author, coach, consultant and an award-winning entrepreneur. She is an advocate for mindful business, everyday happiness and living a life rich with meaning. She’s here to talk about her book You and The Internet of Things. This episode is sponsored by Bambee. When running a business, Human Resources issues can kill you.

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Working Methods to Increase Brand Exposure with Online Video

Small Business CEO

When it comes to starting a business and growing your brand online, there are plenty of options to choose from. However, as the internet continues to make its move from desktop and laptop usage to mobile and application-based viewing, video is quickly becoming one of the most sought after methods for both brands and their audiences. As social media platforms like Instagram and Facebook continue to change the way people access the internet, video is now in demand more than ever before.

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What is Project Coalesce?

The Marq

When I was in my late teens, working for a very nice man, I got into a political discussion with him. He told me I should never talk to people about their politics, religion or how to raise kids. Fast forward to today, and we’re all now living in a world where we’re exploding at the seams because we’ve forgotten how to talk about those very topics in a constructive way. Avoiding those topics and conversations is exactly how we got here. When we’re in person with someone, we avoid those topics.

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How To Have A Growth Mindset About Money

Dumb Little Man

More than 75% of Americans have at least one financial regret, and is it any wonder? We’re taught from a young age that talking about money is taboo, and the result is that throughout most of adulthood we have no actual idea how to deal with our finances. People are stuck living paycheck to paycheck, not saving enough for retirement and emergencies , and the result is always catastrophic. Debt continues to grow, and we rely on credit cards to get us through the tough times.

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Episode 320: You and The Internet of Things with Vicki McLeod

Productivityist

Vicki McLeod joins me on this episode of the program. Vicki McLeod is a writer, author, coach, consultant and an award-winning entrepreneur. She is an advocate for mindful business, everyday happiness and living a life rich with meaning. She’s here to talk about her book You and The Internet of Things. This episode is sponsored by Bambee. When running a business, Human Resources issues can kill you.

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Expert Tips To Manage Your Employees

Small Business CEO

Whether you are a first-time manager or you are searching for efficient management methods that will dramatically change the work environment for the better, it is vital to understand that as a manager, your tactics will have an undeniable mark on employee productivity. Every industry out there requires management, and while there are near countless methods of managing employees, not all of them will suffice in today’s day and age.

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Bad Zoom Habits to Break Now

45 Things

When we first started using Zoom meetings, it was a learning curve for many. It was often funny -- the cat who constantly walked in front of a co-worker's computer screen or the pants-less spouse who ran by in the background. But Zoom has become a daily fact of life for most of us, and a lot of these "funny" or "odd" or "embarrassing" incidents have lost their charm. Colleagues no longer want to look at your cat or hear your kid's TV program blaring in the background.

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Gyre, A Word for Our Times

Daily Writing Tips

The noun gyre means, “a turning round, revolution, whirl; a circular or spiral turn.” ” Birds often fly in gyres as they make use of thermal columns of air. Ocean currents that move in circular patterns are called gyres. The verb gyre means, “to move in a circle or spiral.” ” The verb gyrate means to move in a circle or spiral; to revolve, usually around a fixed point or on an axis; to rotate, whirl.

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Episode 319: The Quest for Simplicity

Productivityist

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” ” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I couldn’t agree more. So I decided to share my thoughts on my quest for it on this episode. Relevant Links. Simplicity Day | DaysOfTheYear.com Simplicity is Subjective | Me @ Medium Episode 317: The Analog Way with Jeff Sheldon Analog Joe Episode 175: Soulful Simplicity with Courtney Carver. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast?

2020 40

Why Is My Internet Slow? This Is What You Need to Know

Small Business CEO

In this day and age, we all have the need for online speed. Most internet providers go to great lengths to satisfy it. Alas, every now and then things start moving at a sluggish pace. This problem has been aggravated by the Covid-19 pandemic, which has sparked a surge in at-home internet usage. To make it more complicated, there’s never a single obvious answer to the question of “why is my internet slow”. Everything from your modem/router to a sneaky neighbor is a plausible suspect.

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Episode 319: The Quest for Simplicity

Productivityist

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” ” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I couldn’t agree more. So I decided to share my thoughts on my quest for it on this episode. Relevant Links. Simplicity Day | DaysOfTheYear.com Simplicity is Subjective | Me @ Medium Episode 317: The Analog Way with Jeff Sheldon Analog Joe Episode 175: Soulful Simplicity with Courtney Carver. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast?

2020 40

Episode 319: The Quest for Simplicity

Productivityist

“In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.” ” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. I couldn’t agree more. So I decided to share my thoughts on my quest for it on this episode. Relevant Links. Simplicity Day | DaysOfTheYear.com Simplicity is Subjective | Me @ Medium Episode 317: The Analog Way with Jeff Sheldon Analog Joe Episode 175: Soulful Simplicity with Courtney Carver. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast?

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6 Ways Customer Relationship Management Software Can Benefit HR Departments

Small Business CEO

In the past, human resources departments have had a fairly clear and straightforward brief: manage recruitment, run training programs, and ensure that employees are paid on time. As the corporate world changes, however, departments that run along these lines have had to adapt. Human resources” is increasingly becoming about more than just managing employees.

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Prepare Your Team for Remote Working

Small Business CEO

For decades futurists and technological soothsayers prophesied a future where we all worked from home. The commute was to be banished into the dustbin of history by new tech innovations from communication to information. Yet, before the pandemic, working from home was the purview of a select few tapping away on their laptops in their living rooms or in trendy coffee shops. Now everything has changed.

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Why Covid-19 is the Best Time To Pick Up your SEO

Small Business CEO

Let us remember the pre-COVID world, digitalization was growing, businesses were all geared-up for 2020 and were ready with their highly-invested digital marketing ships to sail through the high tides. Seems quite an old story now! COVID-19 has hit businesses differently, many businesses have slashed their paid marketing investments, and search ads lost 7% of all impressions between Jan to March. The same effect was witnessed across other paid marketing channels.

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What Is a Pay Stub? Important Pay Stub Laws to Know

Small Business CEO

“What is a pay stub?” ” It’s one of the most useful documents you can have. Whether you’re an employer or employee, making pay stubs is crucial because you can use them for several things. They help when it comes to getting a loan and they can help you monitor your finances. If you want a pay stub example, think of a piece of paper that shows how much you’ve made and spent on taxes.

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