Sat.Jul 12, 2014 - Fri.Jul 18, 2014

Don’y Worry About The Future – It’s The Easiest Way to Get What You Want In Life

Dumb Little Man

Worry does nothing but steal your joy and keep you very busy doing nothing. Unknown I’ve always worried about everything. I don’t know exactly when being caught up with the future became a natural state for me, but eventually it did.

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More minute taking tips

Practically Perfect PA

As we all know, writing minutes is a fundamental part of an assistant role and a skill we have to get right.

2014 244

The 8 People You Will Find in a Meeting

On The Job

When I think of all the meetings I have sat through in my lifetime, it makes me want to chuck everything and join a crew looking for sunken pirate booty.

2014 237

Simplify Outings with Checklists

Simple Productivity Blog

I was talking to the pet sitter. She was taking care of the pets for our vacation, and wanted to know when she could stop by to pick up the keys. You''re leaving on Saturday. I could stop by Friday night." And then she paused. But you''ll probably be running around frantically getting ready.".

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One Thing Everybody Should Do To Improve Their Life

Dumb Little Man

A life worth living is a life worth recording – Marilyn Grey We often find ourselves in a rut where we are demotivated and just not making any progress on the things we want in our life.

2014 285

Mid year reviews

Practically Perfect PA

It is that time of year again! I’m afraid mid-year review season is back in town or otherwise know as the time when you have to dust off your objectives from the start of the year and have a look at how you have been getting on for the last 6 months.

2014 241

Boost Office Morale with These Inexpensive Tips

The Small Business Blog

If you’re looking for the most cost-effective way to raise company profits, try raising employee morale.

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The Number One Reason You Are Attractive

Dumb Little Man

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard this from friends, family, friends of friends, and the general public (yes, I am listening in). Something along the lines of, “I just don’t understand why (person they are interested in) doesn’t like me. I am pretty good looking, successful, and kind.

2014 285

The Capital’s largest Christmas party venue

Practically Perfect PA

I know it is only just the start of summer but, and I hate to break the news to you, Christmas is only around the corner and this is actually the perfect time to book the venue for your annual Christmas party.

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Three Ingredients for a Successful Commercial Kitchen

The Small Business Blog

For any restaurant, catering company or commercial food outlet, the kitchen is the heart of the operation. Running it effectively and efficiently is vital, and mismanagement can be very costly.

2014 207

Help! I’m Always Rushing To Finish Things!

Simple Productivity Blog

There are times when we have to go into "crunch mode" to get something done on time. Yet if this is a habit for you, there might be something else at work. Today we will look at the productivity pain point of rushing to finish things. The post Help! I’m Always Rushing To Finish Things!

2014 205

8 Little Ways to Be Awesome on a First Date

Dumb Little Man

A First date is like a gift wrapped in a box; you’d never know what’s inside until you open it. And when you do, you are either left excited or disappointed. No matter how long you’ve been in the dating circle, going out with someone for the first is exactly what it is; a first.

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Overworked? Tell Your Boss You Need a Virtual Assistant.

Tips From T. Marie

Categories: Business Tips. Working with a Virtual Assistant There’s a lot of stuff written online about small business owners taking advantage of working with a virtual assistant.

2014 200

The Apartments by The Sloane Club

Practically Perfect PA

Sloane Square is a beautiful part of London and an ideal location for a luxury serviced apartment. I have often wandered around the streets of Belgravia contemplating what the beautiful houses contain.

2014 179

New Productivity Forms: July 2014

Simple Productivity Blog

The ice cream truck has been crawling the neighborhood every day as I get home from work, playing "Turkey in the Straw" over and over. So to celebrate that joy of summer, have an ice cream bar! The post New Productivity Forms: July 2014 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

2014 186

Bitcoin Gaining Funding, Market Momentum

Small Business Labs

CoinDesk, an online site that covers the Bitcoin industry, released their State of Bitcoin Q2 2014 report. It shows that despite setbacks and negative press, the Bitcoin industry continues its rapid expansion.

2014 178

The First Rule of Business Blogging

Tips From T. Marie

Categories: Business Tips. Girly Girl Geek So you’ve read all about how great blogging is for business. It can help with things like SEO, customer/client communication and building a community that trusts your brand.

2014 174

Do What You Do Because You Love It!

Virtual Moxie

Recently, I heard a great story about a guy, who, when young, had been a really great football player—better than most others his age. Trying to get into University on scholarship, he pushed too hard to impress a scout that was watching him play, made some dumb moves, and completely messed up.

2014 232

Guest Post At More Than Organized

Simple Productivity Blog

My friend Miriam Ortiz y Pino over at More Than Organized has published a post I wrote for her on Clearing Digital Reading Clutter. Find out how you can make online reading easier!

2014 172

The Tiny House Movement

Small Business Labs

Bloomberg's Tiny Houses Big with U.S. Owners Seeking Economic Freedom covers the nascent tiny home movement. Homes are generally consider tiny if they are less than 500 square feet in total and they can be much smaller - as small as 100 square feet.

2014 175

Training – Quote of the Week

The Small Business Blog

“I used to always say ‘I never went to business school and I never read a business book’ But now I think maybe I should have read a few.” ” – Oprah Winfrey Oprah is one of the most successful female business executives ever with an entirely self-made empire, but even she can recognise the importance… Read the full article here: Training – Quote of the Week on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Quotations Business Quotes training

Interview With a VA: Monique Cunningham

Virtual Moxie

This month, I caught up with Monique, who is a talented partner to her clients as a VA and Infusionsoft guru. Enjoy the interview and getting to know her! Meet Monique Cunningham. Interview With a VA

It’s Simple When You Have a Plan

Office Organization Success

In keeping to my 90-day Business & Marketing Action Plan (MAP) my Project of the Week this week was to streamline my hosting account. I’d still got websites in my account that were years old — I don’t even own the domain names for them anymore — so it was time to tidy up my hosting account and streamline my various websites.

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The Rise of Social Commerce Platforms

Small Business Labs

Chloe+Isabel is an online social jewelry retailer and they recently raised $15 million in venture funding. Their platform allows women to build online stores featuring their favorite Chloe + Isabel jewelry, then market them via on and offline social networks. Think Tupperware parties going digital. They are one of many companies creating social commerce platforms targeted at women. Other examples include Stella & Dot (jewelry and accessories), Ruby Ribbon (clothing).

2014 139

It’s 2014, WordPress is NOT Just a Blogging Platform

Tips From T. Marie

Categories: Girly Girl Geek I can’t believe that in 2014 there are still people out there using scare tactics to try to keep people from creating business websites with WordPress. And the number one scare tactic they use? WordPress is a blog platform that has limited functionality. I say “Hogwash”. These so called experts that are warning […] ( Read more. ). Girly Girl Geek

2014 135

Has Zappos Taken Customer Service Too Far?

On The Job

The last time you had a really horrible experience at a restaurant or received stellar service at a hotel, you may have jumped online to write a review. Or, when you needed your air conditioning fixed, you may have consulted what others were saying about the business before giving the repair company a call. Welcome to the age of age of customer feedback, where businesses can be made – or torpedoed—based on what Irene in Iowa says about her customer service experience.

The Real Cost Of Being An Entrepreneur

Brilliantly Better

I started my first company 15 years ago. According to this fact, technically, I’ve been an entrepreneur for the last 15 years. But I think … The post The Real Cost Of Being An Entrepreneur appeared first on Dragos Roua. Business depression entrepreneur entrepreneurship

2014 113

BIG Change Takes Courage

Office Dynamics

Well, it’s official—the year is half over! What kinds of changes have you experienced so far this year? Have you experienced personal changes? Career changes? Did changes occur that you did not expect? Were they pleasant changes or not-so-pleasant?

2014 158

Overworked? Tell Your Boss You Need a Virtual Assistant.

Tips From T. Marie

There’s a lot of stuff written online about small business owners taking advantage of working with a virtual assistan t. As of my last check, about 5 minutes ago, there is nothing out there about businesses hiring virtual assistants to give additional support to their employees. I find that strange.

2014 130

Get a Deadline

Clutter Coach

by Originally posted 2010-03-17 15:45:11. Republished by Blog Post Promoter At a presentation I did the other day, one of the participants came up with a great way to manage her time better: get a deadline. Someone had asked her for information and she wasn't willing to take time from her own work to give it right away. However, she didn't want to leave the person hanging either. If she knew when the info was needed by, she could work it into her schedule and not let it interrupt her.

2014 109

Help to Make a Decision on Creating a Mobile App

Small Business CEO

2014 104

Be The Plumber. Or The Electrician

Brilliantly Better

How would you feel, as a business owner, to have repeat clients for more than a decade? What makes a business sustainable? What makes you … The post Be The Plumber. Or The Electrician appeared first on Dragos Roua. Blogging Business electrician plumber

2014 97

The First Rule of Business Blogging

Tips From T. Marie

So you’ve read all about how great blogging is for business. It can help with things like SEO, customer/client communication and building a community that trusts your brand. The problem is, your website is old school html, so adding new content, never mind a blog, is a pain in the butt. Somewhere you hear about how easy it is to start a blog on Blogger or WordPress.com and link to it from your current website. It seems like the perfect solution. But is it? Plain and simple?

2014 107

A Step-by-Step System to Higher Productivity

Productivityist

The following is a guest post by Greg Hickman. Greg is a blogger and podcaster that teaches people how to build a plan to leave their corporate jobs and work on their own terms.

2014 114

Four Ways to Improve your Business’ Eco-friendliness

Small Business CEO

Offices contribute to over 3% of global emissions and cause 1.54 gigatons of greenhouse gases to escape into the atmosphere each year. In order to make positive changes to the environment, it’s imperative that businesses start taking eco-friendliness more seriously.

2014 103

May Have vs. Might Have

Daily Writing Tips

Speaking of a murderer who was apprehended in 1998, a law enforcement officer was quoted as saying: When all this happened, if I wasn’t there, he may have gotten away with it.

2014 101

It’s 2014, WordPress is NOT Just a Blogging Platform

Tips From T. Marie

I can’t believe that in 2014 there are still people out there using scare tactics to try to keep people from creating business websites with WordPress. And the number one scare tactic they use? WordPress is a blog platform that has limited functionality. I say “Hogwash”. These so called experts that are warning businesses away from WordPress are short-sighted and might I suggest, stuck somewhere in 2007. Perhaps they haven’t seen Time.com lately?

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