Learning How To Cook Again

Dumb Little Man

Kids are learning how to order takeout instead of how to cook and teenagers are opting to become YouTube stars rather than flipping burgers. Some cookbooks cover this, but most people skip right to the recipe they want to cook and skip learning the basic techniques.

2019 239

10 Misplaced Modifier Examples

Daily Writing Tips

Examples are followed by discussion of the error and one or more revisions. 10 Examples. Lessons learned from preparation of the previous year’s statements should be addressed the following year (e.g., Original post: 10 Misplaced Modifier Examples.

2019 85

7 Tips to Encourage Your Child to Learn A New Language

Dumb Little Man

Learning a new language is not the easiest thing and knowing how to teach a foreign language to a child is even harder. For a young child though, learning a new language can seem like a very fun and exciting activity. Not every child has the same learning abilities.

2019 217

Introducing Examples

Daily Writing Tips

mean ‘for example’? to mean “for example” or “an example.” Sometimes I spell out “for example.” And when I’m feeling academic, I use e.g. to introduce a list of examples. A reader has asked me about my use of the abbreviation Ex. Does [Ex.]

2015 80

10 Small But Crucial Things You Have To Pay Attention To While Learning German

Dumb Little Man

People learn it for different reasons — work opportunities, hobby, family relations, etc. Whatever your reason is, we salute your decision to become richer by learning a new language. If you decided to learn German, you’ve probably heard it’s not the world’s easiest language.

2018 217

5 Effective Techniques To Learn A Language Faster

Dumb Little Man

Chinese people have a wise saying: to learn a language means to have one more window out from which you can observe the world. However, to learn languages effectively, one has to rely on a specific technique or even a couple of them. Learn something new every day.

2016 263

When to Use a Comma: 10 Rules and Examples

Daily Writing Tips

This probably the first use of commas you learned in school: separating items in a list of three or more things. Here’s an example: The cake mix requires flour , sugar , eggs , and butter. Here are some examples: However , she didn’t love him back.

2019 104

4 Career Management Lessons You Can Learn From Playing Golf

Dumb Little Man

For example, you can’t drive a golf ball 150 yards unless you have a smooth swing. When your ball lands in the bunker, remember that it’s a learning experience and not a failure. What other career management lessons have you learned from playing golf? Career Learning

2017 201

All About Prepositional Phrases, with Over 60 Examples

Daily Writing Tips

Isn’t it nice to know that you can learn them all? For example, in the prepositional phrase under the hill , under is the preposition and the hill is the object. For example: An occurrence of sneezing is sometimes considered a sign of disease by over-cautious parents.

2019 90

Leading by Example

Business Writing

Throughout the program the vice president of internal auditing participated wholeheartedly in every learning activity. Over the past 1.5 days, I taught a business writing course for internal auditors. He shared his knowledge, admitted his knowledge gaps, and communicated his.

2010 109

3 Key Lessons We Can Learn From the One Minute Manager

Dumb Little Man

Say, for example, if I ask you to clean the room. Let’s consider a very simple example. A child does not learn to walk straight away. He then tries to do more of the same and finally learns to walk. Managing people isn’t that easy.

2019 268

Why You Should Learn By Doing

Dumb Little Man

Do you enjoy learning new things? In particular, I enjoy about learning new ways to better myself and my relationships with others. It wasn't until I actually started applying what I had learned in the personal development realm to my own life that it started to make a difference.

How to Learn a New Skill The Fast and Easy Way

Dumb Little Man

Can a complete novice learn to play tennis in under 30 minutes? Molly had heard about Gallway’s claim but she doubted that she could ever learn to play tennis, let alone do it in 30 minutes! The “Inner Game” approach to learning and teaching.

2018 237

7 Examples of Incorrect Punctuation with Quotation Marks

Daily Writing Tips

Each example is followed by a discussion of the problem and a revision that provides a solution. She pointed out that, “Speed matters — the faster an organization learns, the faster it evolves.”. Original post: 7 Examples of Incorrect Punctuation with Quotation Marks.

2018 87

What I Learned From Reading 1,000 Resumes

Dumb Little Man

To put yours at the top of the pile, potentially leading to at least a phone interview, here’s what I learned from reading over 1,000 resumes: Make sure you’re qualified. Let me give you an example. For example, they could ask, “What do you like to do on weekends?”

Resume 182

How to Learn a Language in 90 Days or Less

Dumb Little Man

I’ve become addicted to learning Spanish. When I moved to Spain in January of 2010, I wasn’t interested in learning the language, but I am now. You’ve probably been taught that learning a language is done in school, and that you have to understand grammar to use a language.

Skillshare: On-Demand Learning for Freelancers (and others)

Small Business Labs

This means most of their classes have topics of interest to freelancers interested in learning new business related skills, such as technology, web development and design, creative skills and classes on entrepreneurship. Skillshare, for example, recently raised $28 million.

2018 130

Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

I haven’t been able to find this information on adult learning retention rates until now and I’m sharing it with you! Adult Learning Retention Statistics: Lecture – 5%. We use creative props to reinforce learning.

What Is Irony? (With Examples)

Daily Writing Tips

Merriam-Webster defines irony as: 1: a pretense of ignorance and of willingness to learn from another assumed in order to make the other’s false conceptions conspicuous by adroit questioning —called also Socratic irony. With Examples).

2010 114

Learning to Write by Reading

Daily Writing Tips

Everything you write, you learned from someone else, even if only from your first grade teacher. Instead, reading other writers (which you already do) and learning from their style will help you develop your own, original style. Or you may learn what you don’t want to sound like.

2018 89

Career Lessons I Learned from Katy Perry

Eat Your Career

And you might even learn something along the way. And Katy is the perfect example of what we must do. The post Career Lessons I Learned from Katy Perry appeared first on Eat Your Career. Confession: I saw the Katy Perry movie. Bigger confession: I LOVED IT.

2012 205

Why You Must Learn to Work With Other Departments

On The Job

For example, a recent Robert Half Management Resources and Robert Half Technology survey finds that 51% of CFOs report they’re collaborating more frequently with their company’s CIO, compared to three years ago. Currently, it’s easier to find examples of cross-functional teams that don’t work.

2016 169

How I Learned to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year By Not Taking Sales at Face Value

Dumb Little Man

In this example, the price of products steady rose up to a total of 17% in the 10 weeks leading up to Black Friday. The post How I Learned to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year By Not Taking Sales at Face Value appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2018 194

5 More Examples of Extraneous Hyphens

Daily Writing Tips

When it comes to hyphens, prose is often in a state of disequilibrium: Sometimes there are too many, and sometimes there are too few, but careful writers learn when the number of hyphens is just right. Original Post: 5 More Examples of Extraneous Hyphens.

2013 89

Learnings from the Global Workspace Association Conference

Small Business Labs

  Large Corporations are Embracing Workspace-as-a-Service  - Many examples of large corporations increasing their use of business centers and coworking facilities were presented at the conference. Accenture, for example, said they were planning to substantially increase their use of shared workspaces and announced that 1500 of their New York employees could choose to work from coworking facilities and/or business centers.

2012 186

5 More Examples of Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

In fact, if employers do not reinforce learning, the forgetting curve shows that about 80 percent of important workplace information can be forgotten in the first month. An auditing organization is identified in this sentence as an example of consumers’ personal information.

2016 55

Using Big Data and Machine Learning to Improve Small Business Lending

Small Business Labs

Thanks to big data and machine learning techniques, most borrowers will know whether or not they are approved for a loan in just a a few minutes.  QuickBooks Capital is also a good example of how small businesses are going to take advantage of big data, AI and machine learning.

2017 173

Learning To Say No: 6 Simple Tips To Do It

Dumb Little Man

It's about learning how to do so. Here are 6 simple tips how you can learn to say no: Realize it's okay to say no No matter who you are speaking to and what the situation is, you have the right to say no. A few months ago, I received a business pitch.

2011 285

How to Trim the Learning Curve for New Workers

On The Job

Organizations that hope to remain competitive must ensure that they’re not only hiring qualified workers, but that these new employees will be able to trim their learning curve so their input will be felt as soon as possible.

2014 174

Learn English with Alexa Skills: Writing, Grammar and Vocabulary

Daily Writing Tips

The Magoosh Vocabulary builder is designed to help you learn new words by asking you questions and offering multiple choice answers. in real life, but it can still be fun to learn them. Original post: Learn English with Alexa Skills: Writing, Grammar and Vocabulary.

2019 63

BIG Learning: The Invisible Bag of Skills Give Assistants the Edge

Office Dynamics

Carrying on with the May theme of BIG learning, today I want to talk to you about the invisible bag of skills, knowledge and information. That is a great example of being proactive. Admin Assistant Training Self Development Workplace Tools how do I continue learning as an assistant?

2014 182

5 Things You Must Know in C Programming Language

Dumb Little Man

Capabilities of programmers to learn these languages and implement them in practical solutions can attract new career opportunities. The discussion would be supported by a brief outline of the definition of the C programming language and the reasons to learn to program in C.

2019 167

Concurrent Learning Sessions

Office Dynamics

Who wouldn’t want their admin to become a beacon in their world, to have what it takes to encompass being an ambassador at work, taking on additional responsibility and setting an example of do more, be more competencies? I learned so much! People seemed to like learning in the smaller group gathering with tight scopes and detailed information.

How To Succeed In Business: 4 Things You Can Learn From Disney

Dumb Little Man

That’s just one example. The post How To Succeed In Business: 4 Things You Can Learn From Disney appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Disney has achieved success and fame through its original creations and their film adaptations. In addition to that, it also became famous for its perseverance. Despite the ups and downs it experienced, Disney was able to succeed and become popular across countries. Disney took on a couple of approaches to get to where it is now.

2017 160

Benefits of Handwriting: How Handwriting Can Boost Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Different studies prove the potential of cursive, but we will only point out a few examples: Handwriting creates a drain on mental resources needed for higher-level aspects of writing such as attention to content, elaboration of details, and organization of ideas. Brain Learning Productivity

2019 208

Study, Learn, and Read

Daily Writing Tips

Although the word learn is closely associated with study , the following sentences have completely different meanings: I am studying German. I am learning German. Many a student studies a subject in school without learning it. Idioms with learn : to learn by heart : to memorize.

Learn How to Manage Your Boss

Ian's Messy Desk

For example, participate in meetings, volunteer to sit on important committees and welcome delegated tasks as a way to increase your skills. The workplace requires you keep up-to-date about developments in your field and improve your work skills through ongoing learning. Learn instead to become a team player and to strike a good balance between work and family responsibilities. Learn to manage your supervisor by taking initiative, being professional and resourceful.

2012 167

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 2)

Virtual Moxie

Last week, I sat down to create a list of some of the business lessons I've learned in my 15 years in business for myself. There are other examples of where I’ve removed choices from my day, but. And there you have it, friends.the second installation of some of what I've learned on this great big business adventure of mine. Your turn.what are some of the lessons you’ve learned along the way?

2012 175

6 Marketing Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From a Plumber

The Solopreneur Life

I told Steve he’s a living example of everything that’s in the book, and I asked him to pass the book along to anyone who could benefit from it. What other lessons can be drawn from this example? Related posts: 7 Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From “Mad Men&#. 5 Branding Lessons That Solopreneurs Can Learn From Jeep. 9 Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From a Labrador Retriever Named Jazz.

2011 181

8 Proven Tips To Study Smart And Remember More

Dumb Little Man

For example, it is easier to remember the seven articles of the United State Constitution if you use Mnemonics. Visualization is a very powerful learning tool. That way, everybody gets to contribute and also learn something from the others. How To Learning

2019 285

A Buoyant Life: Five Life Principles I Learned at Sea

Simple Productivity Blog

Every day I learn something from the sea and as the years have gone by, I have grown to see how these lessons transcend into every area of life. Here are a few examples to explain exactly what I mean: Never be afraid to wear a life jacket.

2011 190

What are MOOCs and Just in Time Learning?

Small Business Labs

  MOOCs are part of a broader the education trend towards just in time learning. This is the trend towards having the ability to learn what you want, when you want it.  An interesting article on this topic is Just in Time Education: Learning in the Global Information Age.   We're very excited about just in time learning.  Just in time learning is yet another example of how the Internet is leveling the playing field.

2012 142

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: What Can We Learn From the Bad Job.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, August 26, 2009 What Can We Learn From the Bad Job Market? For many employees, losing a job was a learning experience in itself.

2009 130