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7 Ways to Stop Overthinking

Dumb Little Man

Overthinking is very powerful. Although it’s based on fears, anxieties and guesses, it actually has the power to destroy you and your accomplishments. It can turn your life into a nightmare. If you are overloaded with negative thoughts, here are the best ways to stop overthinking.

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The Institute for the Future's Profile of On-Demand Economy Workers

Small Business Labs

The Institute for the Future's (IFTF)  Workable Futures: People Transforming Work in the Platform Economy  describes 7 "archetypes" of on-demand economy (ODE) workers and their motivations for working in the ODE.

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Practically Perfect PA Survey 2016 Reminder

Practically Perfect PA

Thank you to everyone who has completed the Practically Perfect PA survey. So far we have received just over 350 replies and some great feedback, but we would love to hear from more of you so please do take ten minutes out of your day to complete the questionnaire.

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Take Time to Say Thank You

Office Dynamics

Today, I want to talk about taking time to express your gratitude to others, whether you personally know them or not.

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Warning: 7 Home Inspection Pitfalls That Can Cost You A Fortune

Dumb Little Man

Conducting a home inspection is essential if you’re planning to buy a property. When done right, it can save you time, money and a lot of headaches. To avoid nasty surprises, here are 7 of the most common costly home inspection pitfalls you need to know- including ways to address them.

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Peak Stuff and the Luxury of Less

Small Business Labs

J Walter Thompson Intelligence's The Luxury of Less suggests that "pared-down lifestyles" with less stuff are becoming aspirational for the well-off.

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The Future of Business Travel and the Millennial Traveller

Practically Perfect PA

At the recent Assist Travel event we were lucky to have Tae Lee, the founder and CEO of Travo talk to our delegates about the future of business travel and the millennial traveller. He covered a lot of interesting points and I thought it would be useful to share his video with you today.

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5 Freelancing Tips That Will Make you Successful

Dumb Little Man

A lot of people don’t like the idea of being tied up to a company. The thought of being stuck in a 9 to 5 job isn’t only stressful; it can also be really frustrating.

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Facebook Releases Marketplace to Compete with Craigslist

Small Business Labs

Less than a month ago we wrote about the startup OfferUp raising $119 million to compete with Craigslist.    Today Facebook released their Craigslist competitor, called Marketplace.

More presentations from Assist Travel 2016

Practically Perfect PA

As promised, for those of you that couldn’t make Assist Travel this year, here are the rest of the slides from our wonderful speakers. You can find the morning slides here. . How to avoid visa disasters.

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To Be More Likeable, Learn to Listen

On The Job

Dave Kerpen says it’s “understandable” that a lot of people don’t think much about how to make themselves more likeable at work.

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5 Ways to Become More Energy Efficient with Your Heating System

Dumb Little Man

You can significantly reduce your energy utilization and improve your home’s heating system through easy adjustments. You don’t even have to tamper with your central heating system.

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13 Ideas for How to use Halloween in Marketing

Andrea Kalli

Using holidays as inspiration for marketing campaigns is a great idea. For Halloween, there is no shortage of marketing concepts that can be conjured up (see what I did there?) that play off of each other quite well. Here are 13 Marketing Concept Starter Ideas – How to use Halloween in your business content marketing: — Don’t be scared by xxx. — Cleaning out cobwebs. — It’s frightening how xxx. — Ghouls disrupting your xxx.

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Starting a workday with easy tasks? Top reasons why it kills your productivity

Productivity Bits

Let’s be honest – we’ve all done it once or twice. We came to work early in the morning, especially on Monday and then decided to settle down a little bit by doing some easy tasks first. Seems pretty normal. However, if you are starting off your day with the easiest tasks on your list, you could be killing your productivity levels for the rest of the day. This could seriously harm your output, leaving you with a lower task completion rate than you should be able to achieve.

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How a Messy Lunch Table Reveals Poor Leadership

On The Job

New research shows that leadership integrity matters the most to workers, but that quality may be difficult for some leaders as power can corrupt them.

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5 Lessons Every Millennial Needs to Learn About Success

Dumb Little Man

If you ask 100 people what they want most in the world, you can expect at least 90 of them to respond with happiness. For some people, it can be success. As a millennial who’s been taught that happiness comes from success, it’s no surprise to find a lot of people working hard to achieve both.

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Breast Cancer Awareness video

Andrea Kalli

Breast Cancer Awareness video – a simple way to show your support. You can use this in your campaigns. Order yours today – special deal – $25. By Andrea Kalli. The post Breast Cancer Awareness video appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant.

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How To Tackle Your To Do List When You’re Tired

Productivityist

This piece originally appeared in The Productivityist Weekly newsletter. If you’d like to receive first-run and exclusive content delivered to your email inbox every week (and receive additional bonus offers and a free copy of my manifesto The Way of The Productivityist), sign up here. The start to my year (which begins for me in September) has been hectic to say the least. Between travel and working on projects, I’ve barely had a chance to collect my thoughts – let alone relax.

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Podcast 025: Knock that task out quick

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. In this episode, I’ll talk about how to get tasks off your list faster and how to choose which tasks to speed up. Here are some highlights: Should I write it on my list or not? What’s the surprising benefit of knocking out a task quickly? What’s the important skill that will help with this? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

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How To Make Better Decisions: 4 Smart Strategies You Can Use

Dumb Little Man

When was the last time you procrastinated on an important task? When was the last time you ate too much? Bought something you didn’t really need? Made a bad decision at work? Admit it. Most of the decisions we make aren’t all good; some of them make us feel regretful after.

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Halloween Video Demos 2016

Andrea Kalli

Halloween Videos – Just released for 2016. You can order the Halloween videos HERE. Need Halloween content marketing ideas ? I’ve listed 13 ways to utilize a Halloween theme in your marketing message. Andrea Kalli. Video Virtual Assistant – Video Editing Services.

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6 Ways Small Businesses can Reach More Customers

Small Business CEO

After a few years of doing business you are definitely looking to grow and take your business to the next level. Here are 6 real life examples of strategies used by small businesses to drive growth: Open a New Branch. Source: shakeshack.com.

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Punctuation Quiz #5: Colons

Daily Writing Tips

All but one of the following sentences demonstrate incorrect use of the colon; revise the sentences as necessary: 1. The three types of rock are: igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic. That’s the key: What to do about rust. Try the following steps: Rinse, lather, and repeat.

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4 Ways to Start Building Great Credit

Dumb Little Man

Good credit is a privilege that comes with great responsibility. However, before lenders can give you this type of privilege, they need to first check on your reputation as a borrower. This is where your credit scores and credit reports come into play.

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Business Promo video for technology client event

Andrea Kalli

Created in a combination style, this video uses elements from both the whiteboard style and the explainer style.

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How to Increase Exposure for Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

Are you looking to take your small business or start-up to the world? Here are a few expert tips on how to increase exposure for your business: photo credit: Shopify.com. Optimise Your Website for Local Searches. Many small businesses rely on local customers for their initial success.

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What’s the Relationship Between “Ship” and “-ship”?

Daily Writing Tips

Is there any connection between the nautical term ship and the prefix -ship ? As it turns out, the word and the prefix may share an ancient ancestry. The word ship is descended from the Old English term scip (pronounced the same as ship ), meaning “ship” or “boat.”

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Cuisines of the World: Best Choice for Gluten-Free Eaters

Dumb Little Man

Exploring other countries can be difficult, especially if you’re on a gluten-free diet. This, however, shouldn’t stop you from going out and experiencing the world. One of the best things you can do is to find a gluten free cuisine in each country you’re planning on visiting.

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Travel Agency Promo Video Demo for Marketing

Andrea Kalli

It was fun putting together this travel agency promo video demo that would be used for marketing. A few well placed animations and sound effects that support the marketing message being told, and voila! Magic. Not loving the call-to-action scene near the end? No problem.

3 Tips for Marketing to Parents of Young Children

Small Business CEO

There’s a lot of money to be made in industries that gear their products or services toward young children and families.

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3 Sentence Stumbles

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the sentences below represents a distinct type of careless writing that obfuscates meaning. The statements are followed by discussions and revisions.

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7 Unexpected Health Problems Related to Menopause

Dumb Little Man

Menopause can be a traumatic experience for some women. Aside from the changes in hormones, it can also cause several unpleasant symptoms that can range from migraines, mood swings and even digestive issues.

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Halloween Video – Graveyard Zombies

Andrea Kalli

Halloween Video – Graveyard Zombies. I just love how this super major creepy Halloween video turned out! This is just one of the Halloween videos available this year. Be sure to check them out. Andrea Kalli. Video Virtual Assistant, Video Editing Services. The post Halloween Video – Graveyard Zombies appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant. Video Marketing

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How Personnel Costs Impact Your Bottom Line

Small Business CEO

Whether you are a business operating in the private sector, or a municipality, personnel costs has a huge impact on your bottom line. Roughly 70% of most municipal budgets is used for personnel expenses, such as payroll and benefits.

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Answers to Questions About Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Constructions

Daily Writing Tips

The following questions from readers pertain to how to distinguish essential information from nonessential information.

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Easy Decorating Tips for Bachelors

Dumb Little Man

Bachelorhood is a great time to reflect, enjoy your space and make life-changing decisions. It’s typically described as a stage of being laid back, spontaneous and straightforward. You get as much freedom as you like, especially when it comes to having your own space.

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The Productivityist Podcast: Erik Fisher Returns!

Productivityist

On this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, I speak with my good friend Erik Fisher in the second part of a cross-podcast conversation started on his podcast Beyond the To-Do List. We talk about overwhelm, prioritization, what productivity (and other related terms) means to us, and much more. Note: The mention of talking to “nobody last week” during the introduction is misplaced as this episode was scheduled to be published after next week’s episode – an episode that has no guest.

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