Sat.Sep 03, 2016 - Fri.Sep 09, 2016

Gartner's Emerging Technology Trends for 2016

Small Business Labs

What do neuromorphic machines, affective computing, smart dust, brain-computer interfaces and blockchain have in common? They're all on Gartner's 2016 list of emerging technologies. Gartner's

2016 158

8 Easy Contract Changes to Make for More Sustainable Events

Practically Perfect PA

It is our responsibility to make the changes we can to be more sustainable but naturally we cannot all chain ourselves to an oil rig and declare to stop flying places. We can however use the events industry to make small but significant changes.

2016 152

Why Teams Don't Trust One Another -- and How to Fix It

On The Job

Trust is the glue of life. It’s the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It’s the foundational principle that holds all relationships.—Stephen

2016 151

10 Things You Should Know About Creating Your Happiness

Dumb Little Man

“Happiness is not something ready-made. It comes from your own actions.” Dalai Lama. A lot of people know that happiness isn’t something you find in other people or things. Despite this idea, however, people still look for happiness in all the wrong places.

2016 207

Go Midwest Tech Entrepreneur

Small Business Labs

Venture Beat's In 5 years, the Midwest will have more startups than Silicon Valley  covers one of my favorite trends - the rise of the Midwest as a source of tech startups. The author of the article is a partner at Drive Capital , a VC firm based in Columbus, Ohio. 

2016 158

The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s guide to New York City

Practically Perfect PA

Affectionately known as the Big Apple, New York is also known as the city that never sleeps. It’s edgy, vibrant, sexy, a city rich with rich cultural activity; the place where dreamers come to fulfil their destinies. This city attracts the brightest, the best, and the biggest.

2016 139

Uh-oh: The Boss is Ignoring You

On The Job

Sometimes your boss isn't the nicest person on the planet. He or she may bark orders at you when under great stress to meet a deadline, or even forget to say "good morning" on some occasions. But when does such behavior bode ill for you? When the boss is rude to you or ignores you on a regular basis.

2016 141

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Podcast 021: You must back up your computer

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. In this episode, I’ll talk about why it’s critical to back up your computer and phone regularly, and give you ideas on how to do it. Here are some highlights: Why is this important? I don’t have much data. I have copies of files in other spots. I’m not tech savvy. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

2016 100

Hotel trends need to make sense

Practically Perfect PA

In order to avoid missing the mark, hotel trends have to give us something we actually need– especially when it comes to business travel. Those of us working in the travel industry are constantly being bombarded with trends.

2016 136

Let’s Talk: What is Conversational Marketing and Why it Matters

Small Business CEO

Two-way communication is necessary for building any healthy relationship. For business owners, open conversation is vital to understand customer needs and provide services and recommendations that solidify trust and confidence.

2016 77

Spiritual Pointers for Quitting a Bad Habit

Dumb Little Man

Bad habits aren’t totally hard to break. Although they require extra work, shifting your bad habits to positive ones is still highly doable. And there’s a lot of ways to get the job done.

2016 205

New class: Eliminating paper from your life 101

Clutter Coach

I’m teaching this class again, this time at Berkeley Adult School. This class will show you how to get back in control of paper and eliminate most of it from your life. Even in this digital age, paper is ubiquitous. It comes at us daily. You need to handle it regularly so it doesn’t take over your life. Here are the details: Date : September 27. Time: 6:00 to 8:30 pm. Venue : Berkeley Adult School, 1701 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702. Fee : $25.

2016 100

How to create a winning daily routine – and actually stick to it

Productivity Bits

When you have to juggle work, home life, and social responsibilities, it can often feel as though there just isn’t enough time in the day. In order to get it all done and do it successfully, you need to have a daily routine that works for you. On top of that, you need to have the discipline to stick to it every day. Here’s how to establish a winning routine and then resist the temptation to shift away from the schedule.

2016 100

Superior Entrepreneurial Skills that will bring Success to your Business

Small Business CEO

There are said to be seven business skills that every business man or an entrepreneur adopts to build his empire. These seven skills are more or likely said to be the cornerstones for all the business and entrepreneur success. The seven skill sets are: Sales.

2016 75

7 Great Productivity and Time Management Tools to Keep You On Track

Dumb Little Man

If you’re trying to find ways on how to be more efficient, you’ve probably considered getting a few tools to help you out. However, with so many options to choose from, picking the best one can take time, effort and even money.

2016 204

Improve Website User Experience with Responsive Design and Augmented Reality

Brilliantly Better

A modern website is an incredibly complex beast. Static sites that sit there waiting to be interrogated by users are dead or dying. You want to serve your users better, to redesign your site to incorporate Big Data features and… The post Improve Website User Experience with Responsive Design and Augmented Reality appeared first on Dragos Roua. Business Guest Posts Productivity and Effectiveness

2016 61

5 Types of Errors When Representing Numbers

Daily Writing Tips

2016 69

What’s The ROI of your MBA Study? (Infographic)

Small Business CEO

Statistics show that the average person who has a master’s degree earns about $17,000 more per year than people who hold a bachelor’s degree. Not surprisingly, the prospect of making an extra $170,000 over the next decade convinces a lot of people to enroll in graduate school.

2016 74

15 Symptoms You Are Depressed (Even When You Think You Aren’t)

Dumb Little Man

They say depression is a silent killer because nobody knows when it creeps in and starts to affect you. Because of this, diagnosing the medical condition can be hard. This, however, doesn’t mean that there’s no way for you to recognize it.

2016 204

The Productivityist Podcast: Dai Manuel

Productivityist

On this episode of The Productivityist Podcast I speak with Dai Manuel. Dai is the author of The Whole Life Fitness Manifesto and during this episode we talk about the relationship between health, wellness, and productivity and what his book and work does to promote making the most of this relationship. Relevant Links. Going One Year No Beer with Andy Ramage and Ruari Fairbairns | The Productivityist Podcast. The Whole Life Fitness Manifesto. 10% Happier by Dan Harris | Amazon.

2016 40

5 Types of Awkward Wording to Avoid

Daily Writing Tips

The following five sentences demonstrate various ways a carelessly worded or constructed sentence can fail to communicate the intended idea. A discussion and a revision follows each example. There is a danger of overreaction and a rush to implement poorly thought through laws and regulations.

2016 66

Why All Small Business Owners Should at Least Consider Travel Insurance

Small Business CEO

These days, you can take out an insurance policy on everything from your left leg to your labradoodle, but that doesn’t mean you need to. So when it comes to buying insurance for business trips, it may sound like just another silly expense — but don’t turn your nose up just yet.

2016 74

The Right Approach On How You Can Truly Be Successful

Dumb Little Man

Once, alchemists sought the secret formula for turning lead into gold. Nowadays, we seek things that seem to be far more complicated than transforming things to gold. One of them is success.

2016 201

Office Hacks That Can Make Your Workforce More Productive

Dumb Little Man

For someone who invests money in his business, you want to make sure your office and employees stay at the top of their game. Unfortunately, however, that’s not always the case. There are late reports, typing errors and tons of backlogs that can negatively impact your investment.

2016 197

5 Lessons You Can Learn From Cynics

Dumb Little Man

“ He has the most who is most content with the least ” – Diogenes. Cynicism was an ascetic philosophy school characterized by the renunciation of all comfort, luxury, and pleasure.

Four Simple Ways to Teach Your Kids to Say “NO” to Junk Foods

Dumb Little Man

Brightly colored candy wrappers, cartoon characters on packages and treats that pop out of toys- I can’t even begin to count all of the junk food obstacles we are faced with every time we leave our house.

2016 190

How to Care for Others by Practicing Self-Gratitude

Dumb Little Man

“Self-compassion is simply giving the same kindness to ourselves that we would give to others.” – Christopher Germer. We all try to take care of our loved ones to some extent. Unfortunately, however, we tend to forget one important thing along the way: ourselves.

2016 190

6 Things You Can Do To Get People To Listen To You

Dumb Little Man

Catching people’s attention and making them listen to you can be a tough job, particularly if they don’t see you as an expert in their areas of concern. In case you’re wondering how you can make them recognize your expertise, here are six things you can do.

2016 190

How To Keep A Conversation Going With 8 Different Topics

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever found it difficult to find a topic to talk about when you meet someone new at a social gathering? Do you find it burdensome to keep the conversation going?

2016 188

How to 10X Your Productivity by Playing Pokemon Go

Dumb Little Man

You’re probably thinking: Pokemon Go can’t possibly improve your productivity and there’s no way it can increase all chances that you can get anything done by playing it. Well, here’s the thing. I was sitting at work one day when, suddenly, a coworker arose from his desk and hurried away.

2016 188

6 Ways Happiness Can Help You Be Better At Work

Dumb Little Man

For most people, happiness is hard to achieve. There are insecurities, stress and life problems they have to overcome first before they can truly be happy. However, once the storm has passed, happiness can’t only make your life easier; it can also make work a lot more enjoyable for you.

2016 177

Five Clever Tips for Stress-Free Family Camping

Dumb Little Man

Let’s face it: Camping, especially with young children, can be a lot of work. And because it’s tedious, not all parents willingly take their kids whenever they go camping.

Stress 174

Suffering From Anxiety? This Is How I Deal With Mine

Dumb Little Man

I have suffered from anxiety for as long as I can remember. I don’t know exactly what triggered it off or if it was passed down in my family genes. My best bet is that I inherited it. My mother’s side of the family suffers from different types of mental illness.

2016 171

7 Different Ways to Drive in More Responses through Direct Marketing Campaign

Dumb Little Man

Direct marketing can either make or break your business. When done right, it can cause an immense increase in your sales. Unfortunately, however, direct marketing isn’t as easy as it seems.

2016 171

How to Win in Retail by Utilizing Shopper and In-store Marketing Strategy (Infographic)

Small Business CEO

Every retailer in the world works hard to get customers in to their store. Shopper marketing plays a vital role in this area and it focuses on how you need to interact with the customer from the beginning to the end of a transaction.

2016 73

5 SEO Instruments to Make your Promotion Easier

Small Business CEO

SEO is an inbound technique in marketing that involves smart linking, keyword strength, and other methods so as to optimize a website to rank high on search engine. The main goal is to ensure potential clients who search for certain products and services find your business first.

7 Ways to Make Your Business Travel More Efficient

Small Business CEO

Trips are the best. We look forward to them because they offer us a chance to break free from shackles of daily life. But not all trips are vacations. To an outsider, getting a job with a lot of travel seems like a dream but it can get really stressful if not properly planned.