Sat.Sep 07, 2019 - Fri.Sep 13, 2019

9 Great Reasons to Drink Water And How to Form the Water Habit

Dumb Little Man

We all know that water is good for us, but the reasons are sometimes a little fuzzy. Even if we know why we should drink water, it’s not a habit that we can easily form. The truth, however, is that we don’t focus enough on this habit.

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How to Become a More Valuable Employee

Eat Your Career

These days, people talk a lot about adding value in the workplace. Specifically, everyone wants to know how to become a more valuable employee. After all, when you add more value at work, you should (in theory) receive more value as well.

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How to prioritise your workload

Practically Perfect PA

Assistants are regularly asked to juggle multiple tasks and projects while reacting to other people’s urgent requests and deadlines. It is not an easy gig! When your To-Do list doesn’t stop growing, how do you plan what to do first?

2019 168

7 Ways to Get More Done

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 7 Ways to Get More Done appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Work with a clean desk – A study on productivity found that, “The average desk worker has 36 hours worth of work on their desk and wastes up to 3 hours a week just ‘looking’ for STUFF!” Clean your desk to work more effectively.

2019 167

7 Secrets of the Super Organized

Dumb Little Man

A few years ago, everything about my life was a mess. Then, I learned a few habits that got me completely organized. Am I perfect? Of course not and I don’t aim to be. However, I know where everything is and I know what I need to do today.

2019 235

Let Your Clients Inspire You and Watch Your Business Grow

Tips From T. Marie

Do your clients inspire you? In my last article, I discussed how to make personal connections with our clients if we run a digital-based business. Since that article published, I was lucky enough to be able to have lunch with one of my long-term clients.

2019 161

5 questions to ask before you start your next job search

Practically Perfect PA

We all know that looking for a new job isn’t easy. It can take a lot of time with hours of searching through job descriptions, speaking to recruitment agencies and then, of course, the time spent preparing for and going to job interviews. It is a job in itself!

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7 Habits of Highly Excellent People

Dumb Little Man

If you’re like most people, you are aiming to be successful in life. You want to be excellent in everything you do. When I was in high school, I wasn’t exactly the kind of student teachers would like. I was truant, didn’t do my homework, and did badly on my examinations.

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Give Your Readers a Break—Pick One!

Office Dynamics

In wanting to cover many aspects of a topic, business writers sometimes throw down so many variables that readers have no way to gauge the importance of each. They feel weighed down trying! Look at these examples: The professor included and provided a methodology for continuing the effort.

2019 167

Technology of the week: Time Zone Ninja

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: Time Zone Ninja What is Time Zone Ninja? Time Zone Ninja is a straightforward tool that helps you schedule international meetings. What does Time Zone Ninja do?

Audience: A Good Example of a Bad Choice

Business Writing

A friend of mine who works at a large, urban university on the West Coast shared an example of a business person who did NOT think about their audience. And the person's choice led to the loss of a customer order. The university's Department of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion wanted.

2019 153

How To Talk To Your Crush: A Guide For The Socially Awkward

Dumb Little Man

How do you approach someone you are romantically interested in? How do you start talking to your crush? These are good nerd questions, right? It also sounds like the title to an article in a Seventeen or Cosmopolitan magazine. Except, no one reads magazines anymore.

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Creating an Administrative Professional Protocol Manual – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Christine N. Asks: I’m finally getting around to creating my Administrative Professional Protocol Manual but I’m not sure if it should print everything out in a 3 ring binder (using dividers), using a One Note document, having it electronically in an online file or all of the above.

Never Accept a Job Without First Doing This

On The Job

It's understood that when companies begin considering you for a job, they're going to do some thorough checking on your qualifications, references and even social media presence. But how deeply have you probed the company?

2019 163

Protected: Streamline Your Small Business with Cloud Storage

The Small Business Blog

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: Protected: Streamline Your Small Business with Cloud Storage is a post from: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Guest Blog

2019 155

Is it Ever Okay to Settle Down For Less?

Dumb Little Man

No matter how independent most women are, they secretly (or not so secretly) want to find their Mr. Right to settle down with. This is why majority of us have a long list of the qualities our Prince Charming should have.

2019 193

Liza On-Demand, a Gig Economy Comedy

Small Business Labs

Liza On-Demand is a TV show that, according to its description:  follows the chaotic misadventures of Liza, a young woman in Los Angeles who is trying to make a career out of juggling various gig economy jobs — for lack of a better idea of what to do with her life.

2019 153

2019 Annual Reader Survey

Simple Productivity Blog

Once a year I take a survey of my readers. I use this information to direct content over the next year. Please help me to help you by filling out the survey. The post 2019 Annual Reader Survey appeared first on Laura Earnest. Announcements

2019 130

5 Ways To Grow Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

Whether you are launching a startup or have spent several years establishing your business, growth is essential for success.

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Understanding (And Countering) The Cost of Downtime

Dumb Little Man

When technology crashes, it brings businesses down with it. Treating systemic errors with priority or preventing them from happening are great methods to minimize your business’ losses to downtime.

2019 187

Three Act Structure: How to Nail This Story Structure in 3 Steps

Daily Writing Tips

Stories have been around for longer than we’ve been writing them down. The three-act story structure was even there before we knew what to call this method of storytelling.

2019 93

What To Do When Things Start Feeling Off Kilter?

Simple Productivity Blog

Over the summer, making deliberate choices about my life and activities have fallen by the side of the road. Not deliberately (no pun intended). It just has happened due to a lack of intention.

2019 130

4 Strategies for Inspiring and Guiding Your Team

Small Business CEO

Not every leader has the foresight or faith of Norm Miller, which is perhaps why Gallup’s research indicates that only 14% of workers feel inspired to grow after receiving performance reviews. Yet Miller’s not exactly radical; he just takes a fresh approach to managing a workforce.

2019 82

Why Recruiters Shouldn’t Keep The Candidates Waiting For Too Long

Dumb Little Man

An interview is a tiring process both for the candidate as well as the interviewer. This is why they want to cut the long recruitment process as soon as possible. However, there are times when more than one or even more than two people are involved in the interview process.

2019 178

Episode 261: Empathy Everywhere with Michael Ventura

Productivityist

This time around I’m joined by Michael Ventura. Michael is the founder & CEO of Sub Rosa – a strategy and design practice – and the author of Applied Empathy. This episode is brought to you by MeetEdgar. MeetEdgar helps you amplify your presence and message across multiple social networks.

2019 56

The Introverts Guide to Networking on LinkedIn

Dumb Little Man

When you hear the word networking, how do you feel? Do your palms start sweating? Do you want to run in the other direction? Or do you feel like you’d rather do anything than talk to strangers? You’re not alone.

2019 168

6 Reasons Your Business Needs the Help of a Staffing Firm

Small Business CEO

One of the most critical parts of running a business is hiring the right people. It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for permanent employees or part-time, per-project workers, you’ll always need the most competent people to get the job done.

2019 82

5 Ways to Improve your Skills as a Business Leader

Small Business CEO

If you are a business manager or leader, it is important to stay ahead of the game in your niche.

2019 77

Buy Or Lease? Exploring Property Options For Your Business

Small Business CEO

Property is one of the largest expenses for any business, whether that means renting a storefront or purchasing a warehouse, but expense isn’t the only challenge facing business owners.

2019 72

How to Start a Cleaning Services Business

Small Business CEO

There is a growing number of Australian establishments that require the services of professional cleaning companies. This has become one of the fastest-growing service-related sectors in the Australian market.

2019 67

5 Tips to Help You Manage Remote Employees Effectively

Small Business CEO

Managing employees situated in different locations around the globe isn’t easy. Hiring remote workers has a number of challenges. Reviewing their work and providing timely feedback is can be difficult since you can’t physically monitor them.

2019 64

Mirai: Now with TOR

Small Business CEO

Botnets, a collection of Internet-connected devices compromised by malware and under the control of a botnet “herder”, pose a significant threat to the cybersecurity of both the owners of the devices and the rest of the Internet at large. photo credit: Obsydistone / Wikia.

2019 64

Episode 261: Empathy Everywhere with Michael Ventura

Productivityist

This time around I’m joined by Michael Ventura. Michael is the founder & CEO of Sub Rosa – a strategy and design practice – and the author of Applied Empathy. This episode is brought to you by MeetEdgar. MeetEdgar helps you amplify your presence and message across multiple social networks.

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