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15 Grammar Goofs that make you look silly

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Social CRM: An Idea Whose Time has Come?

Customers Rock!

Social Media CRM, or Social CRM, is getting a lot of air time these days. But where does it fit? Today’s post is by Laurie Shook. Laurie. Volume.

Tips on good minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

Pin It. Remember that minutes should capture the three points below – nothing more nothing less: What was decided. What was accomplished. Agreed to.

Stop procrastinating! How to Overcoming and Avoid Procrastination - 30 Tips

Productive & Organized

Procrastination is the #1 reason business owners find that their business stalls. How do you fight procrastination? " ~ William James ~. Really.

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Five Lies Personal Development Gurus Like to Tell

Dumb Little Man

Personal development gurus tell some impressive lies in order to sell their products. That’s right. Guru Lie #1: You can have anything you want.

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Happiness is an Empty Inbox

Laughing all the Way to Work

I have mentioned it a few times that when my desk is cluttered then I feel cluttered. I like to put everything in its place so I will find it easily. Is it any wonder if my Outlook is messy and cluttered that I feel the same way? The bottom line is to keep it simple. My Inbox is empty and it feels wonderful! It works well.

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What Makes a Great Leader?

On The Job

They don't have to offer cool perks like parachuting off the office building during lunch hours to get the most from employees. Gary Burnison knows.

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Sometimes great customer service only needs to be easy and familiar

The Small Business Blog

We’ve all seen the news lately and heard of lots of large and small businesses closing down. No doubt, you’ve also seen the impact on your high street with both large and smaller, independent retailers shutting up shop.

7 Habits of Highly Unproductive People

Simple Productivity Blog

Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. We’ve all heard about the habits of productive people. Do any sound familiar? 5000.

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Customer-Obsessed Service

Customers Rock!

Social media has pushed customer service to the forefront for many organizations. In my book , I talk about Killer Customer Service. Expectations.

Opening Sentences for Global Email

Business Writing

Readers have asked me to suggest opening sentences for emails that go to people around the world. The goal of these openers is to avoid coming across as blunt and impolite, especially in messages to people from cultures in which. Email Global Communication

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12 Ideas for the Best To Do Lists and How to Get Things Done

Productive & Organized

  One of the questions that I frequently get when I work with clients is "What is the best way to ensure that I get things done? Post-its.

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Time to Kill Your Mental Boundaries

Dumb Little Man

What do you believe about yourself? It is remarkably easy to become convinced of your limitations. This actually is very beneficial in many cases.

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How to Deal with an Overwhelming Workload

Eat Your Career

It’s a common complaint: I’ve got too much work and not enough time to do it all. Considering the alternative (no work at all!), Boot Camp program.

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How do you make your boss successful?

Practically Perfect PA

Pin It. I was chatting to a friend of a friend the other night and was asked that all important question ‘what do you do?’ Information is king.

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Protected: Mobile Marketing For Solopreneurs

The Solopreneur Life

T his post is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: Related posts: Our Hunt For the Best Marketing Web Sites For Solopreneurs. “Relationship Marketing for Solopreneurs” Has Launched! Marketing for Solopreneurs: Here’s a Powerful Tactic That Takes 4 Hours, Costs $2.20.

How to Deal with Your Stress While in Transition

Job Advice Blog

Physicians and psychiatrists have proved that there is a positive correlation between stress and illness. All together there are [.].

What References are Really Saying About You

On The Job

I remember the first recommendation an editor wrote for me. It was glowing. It was wonderful. It told editors they would be idiots not to hire me.

Testimonials: Your “Selling Super Powers”

Step It Up VA Coaching

by Donna Toothaker. You have created a fabulous business, doing excellent work for a slew of wonderful entrepreneurs. Your clients love your work… in fact, many, if not all, tell you regularly how pleased they are, and give you great feedback. ” So, what’s holding you up from attaining these powers? Value sells! They can!

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Minimizing Distractions to Increase Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

This post was written by a guest author. If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guest post guidelines. For the most part it is extremely common for most people to have difficulties in keeping focused on a single task, especially in today’s multitasking environment at any office or job you might undertake. Know yourself.

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Customer Experience Food for Thought

Customers Rock!

I want to eat there! As many of you know, I have been doing quite a bit of traveling lately, speaking about my book and sharing the Customers Rock!

Punctuating Bullet Points

Business Writing

In business writing courses, the most common question about punctuation involves how to punctuate bullet points. It's important, since these days we write as many bullet points as paragraphs. Let me tell you how I punctuate them, and then I. Punctuation Pointers

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Speakers and Authors: Get Your Image on Your Articles in Google Search Results

Productive & Organized

The other day I was talking to Kenneth Manesse Sr. How to Show Your Author Photo in Google Search Results. You can find me here:  Google+ [link].

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22 Secrets to Discovering Your Dream and Living It

Dumb Little Man

One of the most important rules of happiness in life is to do what you love. Do that, and it doesn't matter how much money you make. Try online tools.

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Quiz: Are You a Team Player?

Eat Your Career

Let’s face it: Everyone wants to be a team player. And most people think they are. But we know that’s not true. In fact, it’s sometimes a real pain!

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Should assistants ‘make themselves look busy’?

Practically Perfect PA

Pin It. During my formative years I had a number of part time and weekend jobs to earn some extra money. Why can’t we do this?

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Top 3 Gmail Productivity Tools

Office Organization Success

As some of you may be aware, I permanently switched from Outlook (having used it for many years) to Gmail at the end of last year. Email Signatures.

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Why Pinterest is No Longer of Great Interest

Virtual Moxie

An extra smackeral from me this week--about something I felt so strongly about that I didn't want to wait to share it till next week. I admit, I love Pinterest. I love how it’s been a place of pure attraction. And I have been a super-avid Pinner. Deep thanks to my fabulous client, Jude Rush, for sharing the BBJ decision with me! you get the idea.

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Network Like It's 1959

On The Job

In fashion, what's old is often new again. You may also want to heed another fashion from that era: in-person networking. Everybody is shy," she says.

Top 10 Signs Coworking is Growing Up

Small Business Labs

The recent Global Coworking Unconference Conference left many with the same impression it did Shareable's Neil Gorenflo - that " coworking's all grow'd up "   GigaOm's Jessica Stillman echoes this view, writing in her article The conversion to coworking 2.0  Only 27% do not plan to expand in 2012.   4.

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Why Task Lists Will Not Make You Productive

Simple Productivity Blog

Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog. An acquaintance of mine is constantly making lists. The Purpose Of Task Lists. Be specific.

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Lithium’s Customer Heroes

Customers Rock!

I have attended two of these events in the past – as a Lithium customer (Verizon). Here are some of my key takeaways. Heroes.

America, the Land of Marketing and Selling

Job Advice Blog

Every morning when I get to my computer, I’m amazed at how many companies have targeted me as someone in need of their products or services.

Can you go from creative and productive in a corporate job to a mess working for yourself?

Productive & Organized

Today, I'm going to address a question that I hear often in networking meetings and was expressed to me recently in a reader email. 

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