Sat.Oct 05, 2013 - Fri.Oct 11, 2013

You’ve Been Mislead! 3 Lies You’ve Been Told That Make You Fat!

Dumb Little Man

These days, everyone’s an expert and some advice you hear from these experts may not always be the truth. What I have learned is that most experts simply regurgitate information they read from others without doing their own research.

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Organising the office Christmas party? Here are some do’s and don’ts

Practically Perfect PA

I know, I know it is only the 11th October but it is unfortunately the time when you really need to start organising your office Christmas party. A few years ago I wrote a post on the different types of parties you can organise depending on your colleagues and the environment you work in.

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8 Tips to Help You Clean Off Your Desk

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 8 Tips to Help You Clean Off Your Desk appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Make an appointment - Don’t just hope you find the time to clean up, set a calendar entry and stick to it. Use the right tools: Set a timer for the length of time you have decided to work on this project.

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The New Serfs and the End of the Middle Class

Small Business Labs

A growing theme across the Internet is that technology is driving income inequality and creating a "neo-feudal" economy.  This week alone there are two good examples of this point of view.

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Lack Of Motivation? Here's How To Exercise When You Don't Feel Like It!

Dumb Little Man

All I wanted to do was exercise for 30 minutes, but I just couldn’t get myself to do it. I sat down, feeling defeated and overwhelmed. What was in my way? In the previous six weeks, I was inactive and my desire to be in great shape was not being fulfilled, but destroyed.

2013 285

Venta Airwasher – The Harms of Indoor Pollution and Dry Air in your Office

Eco-Office Gals

Most Americans spend up to 90% of their time indoors and many of those hours are spent in an office environment. The effects of dry air and indoor air pollution can range from sinus aggravation and chronic coughing to the bringing on of headaches and exacerbating asthma.

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Top 5 social media tips for small businesses

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Top 5 social media tips for small businesses appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. (NC) NC) – Limited by time and resources, Canadian small business owners often view having a presence on social media channels as a daunting task.

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Starting A Small Business? Avoid These 5 Dumb Mistakes New Small Businesses Make.

Dumb Little Man

Like many new entrepreneurs, I made a lot of dumb mistakes when I started my business. I worked too long hours. I neglected my family. I spent too much time on stuff that didn’t matter. I had many ups and downs in those early months.

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Divorcing Your Job

Small Business Labs

Divorcing Your Job is a fascinating blog from Ayelet Baron, a former Cisco Vice President turned independent worker. It focuses on the transition from corporate life to a more meaningful independent life.

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Taking Your Marketing From Print to Digital

Eco-Office Gals

Establishing greener business practices can seem like an uphill struggle sometimes, but trust us, it is getting easier!

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The Real Reasons You're a Terrible Leader

On The Job

If you’re in any kind of leadership position, chances are you don’t go into work every day telling yourself, “I’m going to be the worst boss I can possibly be. Today is a new day to truly suck as a leader!” Yet, somehow, your team believes that is exactly what you must be doing.

2013 236

5 Ways To Improve Your Quality of Life By Being More Childish.

Dumb Little Man

You came into this world; naive, innocent and full of curiosity. Like a sponge ready to soak up all the world had to offer. Yet something happened in the process of growing up that turned you into a cynical, jaded and perhaps miserable adult.

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The Yin and Yang of Freelancing

Small Business Labs

New Data Reveals Why Freelance Writers are Smart from the Make a Living Writing blog provides an excellent summary of the information contained in the 2013 MBO Partners State of Independence report.

2013 182

Despite Redbridge’s Air Quality Grant, The Future’s Bleak for Air Quality Monitoring

Eco-Office Gals

Last week, industry professionals and environmentalists marveled at news of Redbridge’s £100,000 ($160,870.33) air quality grant which was offered as part of the Mayor of London’s £20 million ($32M) Air Quality Fund.

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Top 5 Tips for Coworking

The Small Business Blog

Coworking might not be something you have ever considered before as a business owner, but there are numerous benefits from working in a shared place with other people. Here are our Top 5 Tips for coworking: 1.

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10 Easy Ways To Get Better Search Results From Your Google Searches

Dumb Little Man

Many of us can’t go a day without turning to Google for the answer to a question or problem. Some people are wizards at finding exactly what they want when doing a Google search, while others are constantly frustrated by failing to get speedy results.

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Designer Babies

Small Business Labs

A question I often get during presentations is what trends worry or scare me.  I usually include genetic engineering in my answer. This is not because genetic engineering is a bad thing. Just the opposite - it's a good thing.

2013 173

My Search for Cloud Storage-Weighing the Options

Tips From T. Marie

Categories: Business Tips. Featured Tags: Cloud Storage Dropbox Skydrive Storage Storage Services I’ve been meaning to write this blog post on my search for reliable cloud storage since mid-July. So why am I just getting around to it in early October?

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8 Ways to Get More Speaking Gigs

Productive & Organized

Speaking. Even though speaking scares the crud out of many entrepreneurs, it is still one of the best ways to get your message out.    In the past, there was really only one way to get in front of an audience -- speak on stage. 

2013 209

Are You Eating The Best Superfoods for Boosting Your Energy and Keeping Your Mood Healthy?

Dumb Little Man

Forget pills and tablets to increase your energy and make you feel better (inside and out). Superfoods aren't new, but they're being re-discovered and they're 100 percent natural. They're being lauded for everything from helping with diabetes to lowering bad cholesterol.

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More UK businesses than ever

The Small Business Blog

Last week there was some great news that supports the opinion that the UK economy is finally rebounding. Data released by ONS (the Office of National Statistics) shows that there are now more businesses in the UK than at any time since they changed the way it was calculated back in 2007.

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5 Keys to Getting Your Employees To Recycle

Office Dynamics

Recycling. We all mean to do it. The next time. Later. Tomorrow. There are a lot of excuses for why we don''t: It''s confusing. We don''t know where to put things. We don''t know what''s recyclable. We don''t know which color bin to use.

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5 Ways to Move Your Writing Forward: When the Sticky Wicket Becomes Super Glue

Productive & Organized

Writer's block -- I've heard that even the best, most prolific writers experience moments where the words just don't come.   Yet, creating new content is an excellent way to get your message out.

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Regain Control Of Your Life By Managing Your Finances With These 6 Tips For Reducing Your Debt

Dumb Little Man

Getting control of your debt can help you live a happy and fulfilling life. When you see your paycheck going toward a vacation fund as opposed to a credit card payment, you have an increased level of control over your life.

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The Best Business Decisions Involve Both Your Head and Your Heart

Step It Up VA Coaching

by Donna Toothaker. Obviously, you have a head for business, or you wouldn’t be the successful entrepreneur that you are. But do you have the heart for it?

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Are You the Scapegoat at Work?

On The Job

Everyone makes mistakes, but it''s often difficult to own up to them at work. We may fear getting in trouble with the boss, or we may worry that confessing will hurt our reputation or career permanently.

2013 179

Visibility Tip: Make it Easy for Them to Find You! Connecting Your Facebook Profile to Your Page

Productive & Organized

Did you know that you can tie your Facebook Profile to your Facebook Business Page? I often click on a Facebook profile and then the about section to find the business page to like. Lately, I've come across a number of people that don't have their pages at easy access.

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If You Do It Correctly Getting Healthy Can Help You Further Your Career

Dumb Little Man

Work hard, play hard. It's a mantra lots of today's businesses operate by. However, sometimes playing too hard in your “down time” can cause lasting damage to your health and your career – so how can you balance your lifestyle in order to achieve the best results?

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5 Ways To Use Boxes To Simplify

Simple Productivity Blog

Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. I was talking to a friend of mine, who has been working with a professional organizer. She said that the organizer told her she can only have as many books as will fit in a given box. Using Boxes. In this case, the organizer is using a container as a physical limiter to stuff. As a simplicity tool, it also works really well. If you have trouble getting rid of things, limit yourself to one box, and get rid of the rest.

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Judgement – Quote of the Week

The Small Business Blog

“It takes little talent to see clearly what lies under one’s nose, a good deal of it to know in what direction to point that organ.” ” That quote was by the Anglo-American poet W.H. Auden. He eloquently points out that problems are obvious if they are right in front of you, but you often have… Read the full article here: Judgement – Quote of the Week on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Quotations business quotes judgement

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Why She is Hitting the Reset Button and You Might Want to Too

Productive & Organized

Do you ever feel like you are on auto pilot?    You know, going through the day, but not really experiencing the day?    Not really fully living the life you are meant to live?

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Starting Your Own Business Can Be Exciting If You Know How To Survive Financially

Dumb Little Man

Entrepreneurship still remains one of the most cherished dreams in America. The ability to widely determine your own hours, pay and fate seems like an attractive prospect. However, this to not typically the reality of most startup businesses at first.

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Focus: A Timer To Help Focus

Simple Productivity Blog

Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. One of my secret weapons for both motivation and procrastination-aversion is the simple timer. By using a timer consistently, I can make sure I get started on projects, as well as stop them. There is a new iOS app out as a gorgeous alternatives to most timers. The (10+2)*5 Method. Before I review the software, I want to explain how I test out all timers. I try them out with my favorite productivity method, the (10+2)*5 Method.

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5 Minutes With… Devin Chawda

The Small Business Blog

Welcome to the latest in an ongoing series of entrepreneur interviews for The Small Business Blog. These short Q and A sessions feature some of the most exciting entrepreneurial figures in the business world today. Our latest interviewee is London born-and-bred self-funded entrepreneur and dad of two, Devin Chawda. Why did you become an entrepreneur?… … Read the full article here: 5 Minutes With… Devin Chawda on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

2013 154

The 5 Secrets of Successful Writers

Men With Pens

Some writers think that success occurs in a magical moment when the stars and planets align. But waiting for Fate to tap your shoulder as the lucky one places your chances of writing success in the hands of strangers.

2013 108

Not So Perfect Driving Record? What You Need To Know About Car Insurance Coverage Costs.

Dumb Little Man

Your driving record can have a big impact on the cost of your insurance premiums, so it is important to keep an eye on your speed and avoid high risk behaviors such as driving while you are intoxicated.

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Ghouls and Goblins In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

Wikipedia: A goblin is a legendary evil or mischievous creature. They are attributed with various (sometimes conflicting) abilities, temperaments and appearances depending on the story and country of origin.

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