Sat.Aug 23, 2014 - Fri.Aug 29, 2014

4 Steps to decluttering your mind and think more clearly

Dumb Little Man

I started decluttering my home about a year ago. Six months in I found out that I was not alone, but there was a whole movement and mindset to it. Today I am calling myself a happy minimalist. My cellar is empty, my drawers are organized and cleaning is easy.

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The Nadler Soho, London

Practically Perfect PA

The Nadler Soho is located just off Soho Square which is pretty much in the centre of London’s West End with its theatres, restaurants, bars and shops all within walking distance. I am telling you about the location first because it really is the best thing about The Nadler.

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The Rise of Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

Yahoo Travel's The New Digital Nomads - Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World covers the growing trend towards people professionals who are choosing a location-independent lifestyle that allows them to travel and work anywhere in the world.

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Solopreneurs, Stop Being a Horrible Boss

Tips From T. Marie

One of my contemporaries wrote a nice post about the benefits of taking time off from work this Labor Day weekend. In the title, she asks if the reader will be laboring through the U.S. holiday. On her Google+ post, the first commenter mentions it will be just another work day for them.

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7 Little Known Ways In Which Poor Sleep Is Killing You And Your Career

Dumb Little Man

Tired huh? Or more like exhausted? Fact: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported that 30 percent, or 40.6 million, of American adults are sleeping six hours or less everyday. Chances are you’re in that statistic. In today’s information age sleep deprivation is an epidemic.

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Your online reputation

Practically Perfect PA

Employers are more aware of your online presence than ever. So, wherever you are in your career, and whatever career you’re in, your online reputation is vital to your future. This guide provides advice on making your online self just as professional, impressive and sophisticated as you are.

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Betting on Fusion Energy

Small Business Labs

Tech Crunch's Y Combinator and Mithril Invest in Helion, A Nuclear Fusion Startup  covers a $1.5 million investment in Helion, a nuclear fusion startup.

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Why We Fail To Pursue A More Purpose-Driven Profession

Dumb Little Man

There is a wealth of books and blogs out there these days disclosing the latest findings on the how and why of our thinking. But even in this information-overload era we live in, the stats for those living a life less desired, especially in their work-life, still remain to be absurdly high.

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Crying at work

Practically Perfect PA

Okay, hands up if you have ever cried at work? Now unfortunately I can’t see if you have actually raised your hand but I can imagine that at some point in your career you might have shed a tear or two. If I could see you I would turn that raised hand into a high five and maybe give you a hug.

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It's Not Just Cloud Price Wars Driving Usage

Small Business Labs

The cloud storage price wars being waged by Google, Amazon, Microsoft have been getting a lot of press this summer.

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Here’s 5 Simple Strategies to Manage Your Business

Office Organization Success

It’s been a BIG week here; the younger two headed back to school on Monday, and my husband & I drove our oldest up to Toledo to move him into college there—some of you have already seen the pictures on Facebook. Also this week I had great calls with two of my clients that involved: Creating a strategy for moving her current list from Aweber to Premium Web Cart, and eventually integrating a membership site through WishList Member.

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5 Inspiring People Who Started With Nothing and Changed the World

Dumb Little Man

Ever wish that you could do something amazing in your life? Maybe, you’ve got a ‘big’ dream but you’re worried that it will never be anything more than a fantasy. You’re worried that you’re just not capable enough.

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Del Frisco’s, Boston

Practically Perfect PA

There are breathtaking countries and then there is America. There are incredible cities and then there is Boston. There are amazing Stakehouses and then there is Del Frisco’s. This is a five star, “Double Eagle”, 1lb slice of cake type of restaurant.

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Y-Combinator Goes Freelance

Small Business Labs

Last week was Demo Day for Y-Combinator's summer batch of startups.   For those not familar with Y-Combinator , it's the most successful startup accelerator in the U.S. According to their website, since 2005 over 700 startups have gone through their program and today these firms have a combined market valuation of over $30 billion. Well known grads include Dropbox, Airbnb and Reddit. Only 3% of the startups that apply to their program are accepted.

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Boost Your Business with a Bespoke Veranda

The Small Business Blog

As summer draws to a close, many businesses are tightening their belts in anticipation of lower profits this autumn.

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“Feararchy” – The Hierarchy of Fear

Dumb Little Man

“I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it.” Nelson Mandela An often used definition of fear is: An anxious feeling, caused by our anticipation of some imagined event or experience.

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How to Create Reserves

Virtual Moxie

Reserves : Having more than you need in a variety of areas, like love, time, space, money, community, and wellness. I first learned about reserves when I was a coaching student at Coach U.

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Open Loops 8/29/2014: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

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Infographic: Training Methods

The Small Business Blog

The world of training is undergoing a rapid change. Last year US businesses spent $55 billion on training. This might seem like a very large amount, but when you consider that in 2012 it was $164.2 billion then you can see evidence of a massive decline.

Step Out of Your Comfort Zone and Step Up to a New Level of Success

Step It Up VA Coaching

by Donna Toothaker. Life is short. And our time here is precious. So why waste time dreaming about the things you want to do and the places you want to go? Stop dreaming. Stop thinking in terms of “someday” and instead, start thinking in terms of “now.”

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Get Better Results by Taking Handwritten Notes

On The Job

The next time you go to a meeting, you might want to consider leaving your iPad behind and instead taking along a pad and pen.

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Can’t Simplify? Follow the Money Trail

Simple Productivity Blog

Things that complicate, like slugs on the pavement, leave trails. Slugs leave trails of slime; complications leave trails of spent money. If you want to simplify, look at where the money goes. The post Can’t Simplify? Follow the Money Trail appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ). Simplification

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Micro Enterprise Revolution!

The Small Business Blog

The Small Business Blog’s favourite author Tony Robinson OBE appeared in The Guardian yesterday calling for the state to help kickstart a micro-enterprise revolution. He even gave a shout-out to Stefan Töpfer, the owner of this blog and founder of the WinWeb Hub initiative.

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Scholarship for Administrative Assistant Conference Awarded

Office Dynamics

Scholarship Winners Announced! The following scholarships have been awarded for the Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Red Rock Resort on September 30 – October 3, 2014.

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Natural Organizing

Clutter Coach

by Originally posted 2011-05-03 13:55:30. Republished by Blog Post Promoter You aren’t a cookie cut from a generic mold (even though you’re sweet). You deserve more than a cookie cutter approach to organizing. Methods you’ve read about in books may partially work, or not work at all. Or they’ll work for awhile but then something happens to make them stop working. That’s why it’s so important to have your own personalized system.

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Removing Innovations for Better Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

Newer is better, right? Not necessarily. Most of us will try to make the newest method/gadget/thinking/software work for us under those very assumptions, simply because we have been conditioned to think that way. Let''s look at that today. The post Removing Innovations for Better Productivity appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

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Book Review: The Up Side of Down

Productivityist

The following review is written by Mike Dariano. Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. You can connect with him on Twitter at @MikeDariano.

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BIG Actions Will Move You Forward

Office Dynamics

It’s back to school time! Our team had a great morning sending their little ones off to school. It’s the first day of the new school year here in Las Vegas and I’m sure many of you are experiencing similar schedule changes as summer is winding down and the office is gearing up for year end.

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Epidemic vs. Pandemic vs. Endemic

Daily Writing Tips

The dreadful outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa has made headlines like these a daily sight in newspapers and on news sites all over the world: Ebola Epidemic Ravages West Africa. Leave endemic Ebola zones – Germany tells nationals.

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Today’s Direct Selling: Referral Marketing and What It Can Do for Your Business

Small Business CEO

Even if you’ve never heard of referral marketing, chances are you’ve experienced it. Maybe your mom held Tupperware parties when you were a kid or your friend is a Mary Kay consultant.

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How Mozart Made Better Music By Lying to His Family

Productivityist

The following is a guest post by Joshua Sowin. Joshua is a serial entrepreneur and writer currently working on a book about the laws of creativity. He''s the co-founder of SelectHub and blogs at Between Letters.

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Bravery on the front lines of the continued fight for reproductive rights!

Denise Aday

stoppatriarchy : Powerful video coverage from the Austin Statesman at today’s protest outside UT Austin.

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A Useful Reminder About ‘An’

Daily Writing Tips

English has two forms of the indefinite article: a and an. In modern usage, the form a is used in front of words that begin with a consonant sound ; an is used in front of words that begin with a vowel sound.

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3 Powerful Ways Hosting a Webinar Can Help Grow Your Online Business

Small Business CEO

Webinars are a great way to share information, interact with potential customers, and create valuable content that can be shared over multiple marketing channels; including creating content for blog posts and discussion points in other communities.

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Book Review: The Up Side of Down

Productivityist

There are some foods that are quite healthy for you but taste equally as bad; those foods are analogous to failure. Failure has a bitter, uncomfortable taste to it and in The Up Side to Failure , Megan McArdle attempts to break down what, how, and why we fail – and why it’s good for us.

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stoppatriarchy: Powerful video coverage from the Austin.

Denise Aday

stoppatriarchy : Powerful video coverage from the Austin Statesman at today’s protest outside UT Austin.

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Driver License vs. Driver’s License

Daily Writing Tips

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