Sat.Feb 09, 2019 - Fri.Feb 15, 2019

"Job Crafting", Independent Work and the American Dream

Small Business Labs

"Job crafting" describes the ways in which employees redesign and customize their jobs to foster greater work satisfaction and engagement. This is done by breaking a job into tasks and then deciding what to do less and more of. 

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Does Humming Attract Birds? A Punctuation Problem

Business Writing

My friend Eric W., a great sign spotter, sent me this photo for your enjoyment. He asks, "What does it hum?" I ask you, "What is the problem with the heading below?" It's an easy problem for a snowy Monday. Punctuation Pointers Teaching Business Writing

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3 Ways to Handle a Negative Coworker

On The Job

It seems like everywhere I turn, someone is always talking or writing about "times like these." Usually, it's not "times like these are so great." It's usually something like, "Times like these are so horrible."

2019 188

5 Ways To Be The Best Version Of You

Dumb Little Man

It seems fair to say that the majority of us are probably trying to do our best in most areas of life. Whether it’s parenting, jobs, relationships or just life overall — we get through each day with some successes and failures and hope that it all nets out on the positive side in the end.

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4 Productivity Lessons From A Matching Game

Simple Productivity Blog

There are productivity lessons everywhere, if you just look. Here are four lessons I learned from a video game my daughter got me into, "We Bare Bears Match 3 Repairs.".

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A Large Amount of Mistakes

Business Writing

Today I was reading an article online in Forbes. I expect Forbes to produce error-free articles, but an error popped out in this sentence: When you stop to think about it, the sheer amount of websites can also confuse and. Grammar and Usage Proofreading Teaching Business Writing

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Research Shows the Secret to Influencing Social Change at Your Company

On The Job

Do you care about social issues like protecting the environment or curbing poverty? Would you like to see your employer get more involved in such issues?

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Do You Provide Virtual Services? It’s Time To Stop Using The Term Virtual Assistant.

Tips From T. Marie

Back in June of 2010 I penned a blog post asking if virtual service providers needed something more than the name virtual assistant. 9 years later I’m here to say, if you provide virtual services, stop using the term virtual assistant to describe what you do. In my 2010 article, my concerns with the term had everything to do with how the media and the general public were interpreting the term Virtual Assistant.

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Podcast 113: Konmari method pros and cons

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! This is Podcast 113 and it’s about the Konmari method, Marie Kondo’s magic way of tidying up. There are pros and cons to the method. I’ll talk about why it might not work for you and why that’s okay, and how you can tweak it to suit you. What’s good about the Konmari method? She wants you to take everything you own out and examine it.

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How Should an Executive Assistant Conduct Themselves? – Ask An Admin

Office Dynamics

This is a special Ask an Admin because it is time sensitive and we are helping a new executive assistant in Europe! So, administrative professionals from around the world, let’s try to help!

2019 141

How To Go From Making Six Figures In Business To Losing It All

Dumb Little Man

This is not your typical success story. This is a success story in reverse. Now, why share my loss? Why share something that should make me feel embarrassed? Well, I’m guessing I’m not the only business owner or human, for that matter, who’s been through a loss.

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List of Prefixes and Suffixes and their Meanings

Daily Writing Tips

This post lists prefixes, suffixes, and their meanings. Many scientific and mathematical prefixes have been omitted.) Groups of one or more definitions after a prefix that are separated by a semicolon stem from different senses of the prefix.

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5 Reasons Why Branding Matters as Much as Your Products

Small Business CEO

When customers come to look at your website or social media channels, what do they see? Each aspect of your branding communicates something about your company – who you are and what you offer.

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Why it’s Worth Sending Your Administrative Assistant to a Conference

Office Dynamics

“Why is it worth sending my administrative assistant to a conference?” is a question that a lot of executives ask themselves when they know there is so much free content on the internet their assistant can learn from.

2019 130

5 Easy Time Management Tips For Online Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

You want to grow your online business but it feels like you just don’t have enough time. Frustrating, isn’t it? Your to-do list is long and you work all day on your website but that doesn’t seem to bring you any result.

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Polysyndeton: What it Means, and Examples of How to Use It

Daily Writing Tips

You might well never have heard of polysyndeton before, but you’ve almost certainly seen it in action. Here’s an example: “At the weekend, we went to the park and the fair and the swimming pool and the movie theatre.”

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Trading tips for Herbalife Nutrition Investors

Small Business CEO

During the first week of 2019, investors of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd experienced a fantastic phenomenon on their trading platform. The company provides shares in two categories; the puts and the calls. To make profits, one has to know the kinds of stocks to invest in at every time.

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How Do Administrative Assistants Handle a Micromanager? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Welcome to the part of our blog known as Ask an Admin, where any administrative assistant or executive assistant can submit any question they have and their peers (your peers) can weigh in on the conversation. We know that there is always multiple ways you can approach a situation and we would love to hear your input on how you would handle the problem or situation that is presented. This week Sheri presents the question: How would you handle a boss that micromanages?

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How To Increase Your Productivity By Harnessing Dead Time

Dumb Little Man

Although the title suggests this post will be a world-changing experiment, dear reader, I have to let you down — it won’t. Stop reading if you expect a new promising model as to how to become a super-productive human being.

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The Tomatoes Incident

Brilliantly Better

Valencia is probably one of the most cosmopolite cities in the world, and definitely the most cosmopolite I ever lived in. Since I moved here, 4 months ago, there wasn’t a single day passed without hearing at least 4-5 different… The post The Tomatoes Incident appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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5 New Expenses For Small Businesses That Go Global

Small Business CEO

If you’re ready to expand your business into global markets, you need to keep certain considerations in mind to smoothly transition from local to international business. We’ve compiled the following list of five expenses you may incur while preparing your business for expansion.

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10 Simple Ways To Overcome Depression and Sadness

Dumb Little Man

We’ve all been upset. Sadness is a totally natural emotional response to certain environmental stimuli. Most of us have support or systems in place to overcome sadness, reach balance, and go on to be happy as quickly as possible.

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How To Make A No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag In 10 Minutes

Dumb Little Man

Our earth is going through irreparable damage caused by plastics. Remember, National Geographic’s latest photos in which marine creatures were seen stuck in plastic or swimming with plastic waste? That clearly shows how badly we have ruined our surroundings.

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10 Tips for a Long and Happy Marriage

Dumb Little Man

There’s no master plan for how people maintain their marriage. There’s no formula to follow or equation to calculate. Every relationship is different and each couple faces distinct circumstances. You can’t deliver the magic love formula for the same two couples.

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What to Give On Valentine’s Day: A DumbLittleMan Gift Guide

Dumb Little Man

Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift is not that easy. No matter who you are giving a gift to or what stage of romantic relationship you’re in, you’re bound to spend a lot of time thinking about your present.

2019 199

How To Deal With A Bully At Work

Dumb Little Man

Bullying is becoming a universal topic throughout the business world. No workplace is safe from a bully and this behavior should not be encouraged. South Australia has bought in legislation to deal with this problem and I’m of the understanding that other Australian states will soon follow.

2019 191

How Tech Can Help You Fight Off Your Winter Blues

Dumb Little Man

Does winter get you down? You’re not alone; one in three Americans say that winter has a negative impact on their mood and energy at work with one in four naming January as the worst month. But what happens when the winter blues go too far, leaving us fatigued, uninterested, and depressed?

2019 188

How to Create an Indoor Garden

Dumb Little Man

An indoor garden is a place for you to take care of your more delicate and exotic flowers and plants. If they are not native to your country, it takes a lot of effort to match the conditions needed for them to bloom.

2019 177

Smart Business Ideas For Retired Couples

Dumb Little Man

There are days where I look forward to my retirement. Working 24/7 and taking care of the kids at the same time make you want to retire as early as possible. However, I have seen many retired people who long to work again.

2019 174

5 Romantic Date Night Ideas For Going Out This Valentine’s Day

Dumb Little Man

If you’re lucky enough to be all loved-up this February 14th, don’t be a cynic and ignore it altogether. Head out and spend a nice evening to remember with your better half.

2019 173

How To Enjoy Valentine’s Day When You’re Flying Solo

Dumb Little Man

Year after year, the world goes mad for Saint Valentine. That is to say, suddenly everyone around you seems to be passionately in love, asking you why you’re not or taking a dramatic stand against the whole holiday (inadvertently making an even bigger deal of things.)

2019 173

How to Find The Best Essay Writing Service for Students

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to an essay writing service for students, it’s essential that you choose a platform that suits your needs. Not all writing services are the same, and this is why it takes a little research.

2019 165

The Top 6 Travel Locations for Single Men

Dumb Little Man

It’s no secret that traveling as a single man is one hell of an experience. With the right travel location and a thorough research of where you are going, you can have the best vacation possible.

2019 165

How to Choose an Accounting System for Your Business

Small Business CEO

Today, businesses are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an accounting system.

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Proper Distribution of Your Time While Studying in College and Running a Business at The Same Time

Small Business CEO

Sometimes, as a business-owner-slash-student, you cannot shake the feeling that your study habits are not cutting it.

2019 73

5 Simple Steps to Sell Tradelines

Small Business CEO

Selling tradelines is an increasingly profitable (and popular) decision for many people (it could even be considered ‘renting’, as the process involves the same system.) The person with good credit is copied into the person’s bad credit.

2019 73

JD.com Brings Bumblebee to China

Small Business CEO

In celebration of the release of the new Bumblebee movie in China, JD.com, Paramount Pictures, and Hasbro have teamed up on content and e-commerce experiences to bring the beloved Transformer in the country.

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