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5 Retirement Planning Myths Busted (To Help You Plan Your Finances Better)

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to financial myths related to retirement planning, there exists plenty. Thankfully, younger citizens are becoming more conscious by the day and are opening up to embracing less conventional financing options. However, even the most well-informed people can sometimes fall prey to some of the existing retirement planning myths. It’s high time we reboot our thinking process and break free from such shortsighted ideas today.

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How Assistants Can Deal with Difficult Bosses (Video)

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Librar y. A participant in our recent Q&A (Ask the Career Coach) session asked: My executive treats me like a servant rather than a business partner. I’ve told him in previous conversations regarding him being late to appointments/interviews, that I’m looking out for his brand, and he has told me that is not necessary.

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Advanced skills for C-suite Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Working alongside every successful Executive is an incredibly smart, switched-on and highly skilled Executive Assistant. There are many advanced skills that Assistants, who work in the C-suite, need to be successful in the role. We cover a lot of those skills on this website. In this article, we are going to cover some of [.].

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Editing Life

Simple Productivity Blog

As we come out of the isolation made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have an unprecedented opportunity to shift our lives into ones of our choosing. Rather than taking things as they were, we can look at what we desire our lives to be and shift in that direction. To that end, I am going to run a series of articles about the areas to look at and how to edit your life. Today I'll give you an overview of what the series will cover. The post Editing Life appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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Daily Habits That Will Increase Your Happiness To The Max

Dumb Little Man

Who doesn’t want to feel happy all the time and get rid of all life’s sorrows? Alas, it’s not always possible to stay in your best spirits. What most people don’t understand is that happiness is not something that can be achieved by material things. In fact, if you want to stay happy most of the time, you’ll need to change the mindset that possessions equate to joy. A good mood is not only good for your mental health, but it can also keep your physical health in good shape.

2020 184

Study Shows Most Want to Go Back to Offices, at Least Part-Time

Small Business Labs

Gensler, a large global integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm, recently released its U.S. Work From Home Survey 2020 report. The survey was done between April 16th to May 4th and the respondents "were required to be working full time for a company of 100 or more people, to have worked in an office environment prior to COVID-19, and to be currently working from home." 

2020 64

The ultimate guide to board and Executive team management

Practically Perfect PA

Organising and arranging meetings for boards and executive teams can be a long-drawn-out process that requires a lot of patience and managing a lot of moving parts. I would also like to draw your attention to the following guides, which will also help you manage meetings. The ultimate guide to effective minute-taking I’ve worked [.].

2020 104

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LinkedIn Dos and Don’ts: LinkedIn’s Best Practices

Dumb Little Man

LinkedIn is the largest online professional networking platform. It’s only wise to make use of it the right way. If someone is only using it as an online resume, then they are missing out on a lot of opportunities. LinkedIn not only help to recruit people faster, but it also helps professionals increase their network faster. Some common mistakes can prevent LinkedIn users from utilizing LinkedIn’s benefits. Avoid these mistakes to avail its many advantages.

2020 178

10 Terms About the Coronavirus You Should Know

Daily Writing Tips

One by-product of the COVID-19 pandemic is the introduction of a vocabulary pertaining to the disease. Here are ten terms everyone should know to help them and others in their families and communities understand the disease and avoid contracting it. Asymptomatic: This term simply means “presenting no symptoms of disease,” but the connotation is that the asymptomatic person or animal has a disease but shows no signs of it.

2020 77

8 Ways To Improve Your Productivity And Mental Health

Small Business CEO

During a pandemic, productivity and mental health may seem to function far apart from each other, but they actually work hand in hand. For many of us, including myself, there has been a lot of pressure to not only stay productive, but to accomplish more than ever before. Although many are working from home, maintaining productivity may be even more difficult right now due to the state of our mental health.

2020 70

Learning To Play The Guitar – Part One

Brilliantly Better

Shortly after the beginning of the lockdown, I bought myself a guitar. It’s semi-acoustic Harley Benton from Thomann, semi-acoustic meaning it can be also plugged into an amplifier. I liked the color and shape, to be honest, and I also liked the overall price / quality rapport, those were the main criteria when I bought. Read more Learning To Play The Guitar – Part One. The post Learning To Play The Guitar – Part One appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

2020 58

Your Priorities Lead to Your Decisions

Dumb Little Man

A year ago, my husband and I were at a crossroads. We had returned from living in Mexico for 7 months, anticipating going back in a few months. Yet, while in the States we became fully aware of my parents’ health and the need for extra care. How we used our priorities to make a decision quickly. As we sat down one Sunday morning to discuss our next steps, we opened up a document that we had created just the year prior.

2020 172

Episode 312: Curating Your Life with Gail Golden

Productivityist

This episode of the podcast delves into the concept of curation with the author of Curating Your Life , guest Gail Golden. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by Shippo. The #1 challenge for most e-commerce businesses? Shipping. And these days customers expect it to be flawless. That’s why you need Shippo. Whether you’re a major retailer, or just getting started, you will save time and money, fulfill and ship at scale, and make returns easy for your customers with Shippo.

2020 40

Signs You Are Toxic to Others at Work

45 Things

Lately, we've all started taking a much closer look at toxic behavior in the workplace. People like Anna Wintour and Roger Lynch at Conde Nast are among those high-powered bosses who are being cited as intolerant and cruel. Employees and even co-workers are no longer afraid to talk about poor behavior that has affected them personally and professionally.

2020 54

30 Days Into A 230 Days Writing Challenge

Brilliantly Better

Last month, on May 15th, I stared a 230 days writing challenge. The goal was to write every day until the end of 2020. So far, so good, I’m on track with more than 30 posts already (32, to be precise, if we include this one too). Since this is quite a big task, I. Read more 30 Days Into A 230 Days Writing Challenge. The post 30 Days Into A 230 Days Writing Challenge appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

2020 54

The Art of Networking and Job Searching

Dumb Little Man

I moved to the US a couple of years ago and enrolled for a full time MBA in one of the best business schools in the country. From what I had seen from Facebook updates, everyone seemed to be partying and having a good time. Looking forward to this, I boarded my flight, thinking that my life was set and fully intending to have a great time. From the moment I set foot in business school everyone was discussing networking.

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Episode 312: Curating Your Life with Gail Golden

Productivityist

This episode of the podcast delves into the concept of curation with the author of Curating Your Life , guest Gail Golden. This episode of the podcast is sponsored by Shippo. The #1 challenge for most e-commerce businesses? Shipping. And these days customers expect it to be flawless. That’s why you need Shippo. Whether you’re a major retailer, or just getting started, you will save time and money, fulfill and ship at scale, and make returns easy for your customers with Shippo.

2020 40

5 Tips For Staying Stress-Free As a Busy Entrepreneur

Small Business CEO

You’ve been grinding your business aspirations for months now, gaining huge success and living the dream. There’s just one problem: the stress has become so great that it’s starting to affect your mental and physical health. You’re eating poorly, gaining weight, and you can’t ever seem to relax. What’s to be done? The entrepreneur lifestyle certainly isn’t for everyone, but those who do pursue it find that stress management becomes a key tool in their success.

2020 50

Getting Back To The Task At Hand

Brilliantly Better

When I learned how to meditate, one of the most surprising guidelines I received – from all the teachers I followed, no matter their tradition or lineage – was to always “get back to the task at hand” Which meant that, if my mind would slip away during meditation, all I had to do was. Read more Getting Back To The Task At Hand. The post Getting Back To The Task At Hand appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

2020 54

How You Can Help The Environment When Planning Your Next Holiday

Dumb Little Man

By now, most of us will be aware that air pollution has dropped as a result of the pandemic. Imposed travel bans and reduced traffic means that the world is on track to see the largest ever annual fall in CO2 emissions. Despite this, there’s still a lot more to be done for us to avoid catastrophic global warming. You might find yourself thinking ‘what can I do?’, but rest assured, there are some easy ways to reduce your carbon footprint over summer. Choose staycations instead of going abroad.

2020 167

Mobile Productivity: The Secrets To Staying Productive On The Go

Productivityist

Photo by John Baker on Unsplash. Digital technology has allowed all of us to work a lot more flexibly than ever before and we’re seeing a lot of business owners and freelancers move to new kinds of working norms. Working on the road isn’t anything new but what is new is staying connected and using all of the tools you would usually find in an office while on the road.

2020 40

Why Do Online Retailers Need to Use Conversion Rate Optimization?

Small Business CEO

The benefits of conversion rate optimization for online retailers may not initially seem clear. Yet, with every other aspect of operating your online business, one thing is for sure. You want to ensure every person that visits your store is getting the type of experience they expect that encourages them to make a purchase or take some action. That’s why conversion rate optimization does.

2020 48

The Geeky Diaries: I’m Done With People, I’m Going Back To Coding

Brilliantly Better

In one of the places I worked, as a programmer, we used to have a lot of meetings. We used Agile and worked in sprints, which meant we had to see the whole team at least once a week (some meetings were for deciding the points allocated to each task, while others to discuss requirements). Read more The Geeky Diaries: I’m Done With People, I’m Going Back To Coding. The post The Geeky Diaries: I’m Done With People, I’m Going Back To Coding appeared first on Dragos Roua.

2020 52

5 Ways To Know If You’re A Difficult Person

Dumb Little Man

There’s one in every group or family – the difficult one. That person that makes everyone cringe a bit because they’re tough to deal with, or because they make each situation a little (or a lot) more stressful. This doesn’t mean you don’t like them. In fact you may love them, but that doesn’t make them any easier to handle because, well, they’re difficult. But do you know why they’re difficult? And would you recognize it if YOU are the difficult one? Why People Are Difficult And What It Means.

2020 158

Mobile Productivity: The Secrets To Staying Productive On The Go

Productivityist

Photo by John Baker on Unsplash. Digital technology has allowed all of us to work a lot more flexibly than ever before and we’re seeing a lot of business owners and freelancers move to new kinds of working norms. Working on the road isn’t anything new but what is new is staying connected and using all of the tools you would usually find in an office while on the road.

2020 40

7 Things Small Business Owners Need to Know About Workers’ Compensation

Small Business CEO

Small businesses face a number of challenges in their day-to-day operations, including supply delays, market uncertainty, compliance issues, employee injuries, and cost calculations. Workers’ compensation can be a time-consuming and financially-draining hurdle to clear for small business owners if their employees suffer job-related injuries on-the-clock. When dealing with a workers’ comp case, a small business owner should abide by and fully understand the intricacies of workers’ compensation.

2020 46

2 Ways To Look At The Coronavirus Crisis

Brilliantly Better

When I first heard about people doing “retreats”, ten years ago, I was a bit confused. They were leaving their homes, traveling to a different country, and then spend one or two weeks, sometimes a month or more, in a different house, all alone. So basically they were leaving their own homes to isolate in. Read more 2 Ways To Look At The Coronavirus Crisis. The post 2 Ways To Look At The Coronavirus Crisis appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

2020 51

A Complete Walkthrough For Managing Your Momentum

Dumb Little Man

Often we find ourselves going until we crash and burn. We often dedicate the wrong time to certain tasks, ultimately draining ourselves of the motivation we’ll later need. This isn’t uncommon, 88% of workers spend at least 1 hour per day procrastinating on a task. However, these adversities can be tackled by readjusting your habits and what you dedicate time to.

2020 154

Episode 311: 3 More Things with KC Procter

Productivityist

KC Procter returns to the podcast to share three more things. Check out his original appearance on Episode 206 of the podcast. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast? You can subscribe to the podcast feed by clicking the “Share” button in the player above – and you can share it further using the same button as well. You can take things even one step further by rating and reviewing the show wherever you listen to podcasts. FYI: I use Overcast on iOS.).

2020 40

5 Financing Options for Businesses to access Quick Cash

Small Business CEO

Starting a business right from scratch and getting it off the ground isn’t easy. Many people venture into business but end up closing within their first few years of operation. Many factors have been linked to startup failure, but financing has proved to be the main challenge. Finding enough money to support business functions and cover company expenses has never been easy for startups.

2020 46

We Don’t Need Balance, We Are Balance

Brilliantly Better

Lately I’ve seen a lot of people doing sugar-free challenges. Like, you know, not eating sugar (or sweets) for at least 30 days. Many of them are documenting these challenges on social media and the vast majority of them are reporting very good results. A common thread of these reports is that sugar is “poison”. Read more We Don’t Need Balance, We Are Balance. The post We Don’t Need Balance, We Are Balance appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

2020 48

Be Free To Live Life On Your Terms And Master Fear

Dumb Little Man

Everyone has their purpose in this world or they wouldn’t be here in the first place. Yet, why do so many live unfulfilled lives, are depressed, and lifeless? I’ll answer the question for you: fear. Fear holds you back from leaving behind those things that hold you back. It keeps you in toxic relationships , unfulfilling jobs, and unhealthy habits. Only those who conquer their fear and overcome their shortcomings can achieve their destiny.

2020 154

Episode 311: 3 More Things with KC Procter

Productivityist

KC Procter returns to the podcast to share three more things. Check out his original appearance on Episode 206 of the podcast. Enjoy the show? Want to keep up with the podcast? You can subscribe to the podcast feed by clicking the “Share” button in the player above – and you can share it further using the same button as well. You can take things even one step further by rating and reviewing the show wherever you listen to podcasts. FYI: I use Overcast on iOS.).

2020 40

How to Earn Money from Home

Small Business CEO

With the world in crisis and more people than ever are stuck at home without jobs, there has never been a better time to pick up a side-hustle. A side hustle is something that you can devote whatever spare time you have to whilst earning money at the same time. Ideally, they are scalable. A scalable side hustle is one that will grow as much or as little as you want it to. The more you put in, the more reward. These types of jobs are perfect to grow alongside a regular job.

2020 46

Use These Excel Templates to Make Marketing Easier

Dumb Little Man

Excel is a useful tool across several fields and industries, but nowhere are Excel templates more valuable than in the world of marketing. Seriously, can you imagine marketing without Excel? In a profession where dealing with mind-numbing amounts of data is just another ordinary day, Excel is indeed an indispensable tool.

2020 135

Talk To Me Baby | Communication Tips & Ideas For Couples

Dumb Little Man

Do you think Adam and Eve (assuming they were the first romantically engaged humans) had their share of communication troubles? I bet they did. Ever since we have started interacting with each other, it has always been a tight rope walk between “what we say” and “what we mean”. Something which is supposed to be very simple and organic has become a bane in many a relationship. Women blame men for not understanding and men blame women for being cryptic. Stakes are highest and we are clueless!

2020 127

Are Passwords Obsolete?

Dumb Little Man

What is the future of passwords? It seems that every year our passwords become more complicated and less secure, but why? The history of passwords gives us some clues as to why passwords just don’t seem to work and what they might become in the future. Are passwords already becoming obsolete? That doesn’t mean we have to start leaving open doors for hackers. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.

2020 157