Strange International Laws Every Tourist Should Know

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that a lot of countries have strange international laws ? Household Inquiry Form. In the UK , responding to the Household Inquiry Form is by far more important than visiting old parents. There were several cases of tourists getting into trouble for this form of art.

A Guide to Internal Punctuation

Daily Writing Tips

Style guides differ in which form is preferred, but the ellipsis symbol looks cramped, and use of ellipses (a series of periods) is more visually pleasing. Original post: A Guide to Internal Punctuation.

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Is an Intern Really Better than a Virtual Assistant?

Tips From T. Marie

I recently stumbled across a tweet that read: “Interns are actually way better than virtual assistants”. Are some interns better than some virtual assistants? Are some situations better suited to an intern than a virtual assistant?

10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

I woke up this morning with the strange realization that this is my very last day with Office Dynamics International. Fear of failure, success, other people’s opinion – no matter what form fear comes in its robbing you of living your life to your fullest potential and it’s robbing others of getting to experience what you have to offer the world. The post 10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International appeared first on Office Dynamics.

2017 159

Using Short Forms in Business Writing?

Laughing all the Way to Work

In e-mail it can be less formal and if writing an internal e-mail I would use a short form, but when writing an e-mail to a client outside of my company I would be more formal and write the words out. I would only use short forms like GB, OMG, LOL etc. Tags: short forms business writing In writing, it all depends on who your audience is. In personal e-mails and letters I will write don’t, can’t, doesn’t, etc.,

2008 100

4 Punctuation Marks for Forming Appositive Phrases

Daily Writing Tips

This post describes how to use each of four forms of punctuation to extend a sentence by adding an appositive phrase. A dash represents a sudden or abrupt shift — it’s a dramatic device to set the reader up for a change of syntactical form or for a revelation or a punch line. Note that not all list items must include internal punctuation.). Original Post: 4 Punctuation Marks for Forming Appositive Phrases.

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25 Years Has Been Quite a Ride!

Office Dynamics

I want to personally thank each of you who have been reading our Monday Motivators , been friends of Office Dynamics, readers of our blogs, conference attendees, workshop attendees or just a “fan” in some way, shape or form. Welcome to June!

2015 241

A Telephone Etiquette Test

Ian's Messy Desk

While forms of technology are making inroads into the communication process, the telephone is still an important source of contact with people. If your phone system shows internal vs. external calls, alter your greeting appropriately.

Digital Detox

The Office Professionals Place

I was online completing a form that required a phone number and I didn’t have the phone number handy, while I was conducting a search on the internet, my friend got a regular phonebook and found the phone number before my page could load to show me the results of my search.

2010 130

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

In its simplest form minutes are a record of discussion, decisions and actions to be taken and the date by when it needs to be completed. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets Lets enjoy our day together.©

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The Laws of Khaki Revealed

On The Job

Advice ranges from the fact that you should never wear a beret, to the the idea that any man who wears a shirt with a saying on it "has neither the intelligence to form a cogent opinion nor the good sense to keep it to himself." That's backed up by a recent Robert Half International survey that found that benefits such as healthcare insurance are nearly as popular as salary for today’s job seekers.

2008 100

The E-tiquette of E-mail

Professional Assistant Blog

E-mail is no longer just for personal use, with all our accepted short forms: LOL, U, GB and a co-workers favourite, OMG! Writing all in caps is a form of e-mail shouting. This is the commonest form of color blindness, but it affects only.4 In Summary In our fast-paced society e-mail is a quick way of communicating and used properly can be a effective business tool, but e-mail can also be impersonal and is not always the best form of communication.

2008 100

5 Motivation Secrets of Successful People

Dumb Little Man

Two Types of Motivation It is important to understand that motivation takes two forms. On the other hand, we have internal […].

2015 286

Working with a Virtual Assistant? Make sure you don’t have an employee in the IRS’ eyes.

Denise Aday

Additionally, they can face penalties for failing to pay employment taxes and for failing to file required tax forms. Both employers and workers can ask the IRS to make a determination on whether a specific individual is an independent contractor or an employee by filing a Form SS-8 – Determination of Worker Status for Purposes of Federal Employment Taxes and Income Tax Withholding – with the IRS. Employee vs. Independent Contractor – Ten Tips for Business Owners.

2009 40

Practically Perfect PA Giveaway: Airport meet and greet service

Practically Perfect PA

One very lucky assistant will win a free airport meet and greet service courtesy of DiamondAir International. To enter fill in the form with your details: [contact-form]. DiamondAir International. This post is sponsored by DiamondAir International.

2014 228

3 Ways to Harness the Mental Power of Writing

Dumb Little Man

Writing, in some form or another, is an everyday part of life. Writing is a meta-cognitive activity, meaning it provides access to our mind’s internal discourse. Yet few people really understand the deep mental connection inherent to the process of writing.

2013 285

The 7 Chakras – Types & Benefits

Dumb Little Man

With its roots in the land of saints and yogis – India, chakras are a complex system of the ancient energy form. It can also have the emotional reflections in the form of depression, low or no self-esteem, perfectionism and anger.

2020 186

Drive-By Website Critique Service : Denver Motorcycle Lawyer | Men.

Men With Pens

Denver International was a far cry from the woods of back home. Right now there’s a sameness to all the elements (something lawyer sites are notoriously known for) that led Kelly to completely miss both the telephone number at the top of the page and the contact form on the side on her first sweep. When redesigning, get a bold new contact form above the fold (visible without scrolling) and ditch the small one down in the side.

2010 42

Win an award-winning Brother office labeller

Practically Perfect PA

Ian Metcalfe, Executive Director of Sales and Marketing at Brother International Europe said: “A professional labelling machine is an essential office device due to its efficiency in storage, retrieval and time-saving. contact-form].

2016 211

How can Assistants achieve greater recognition at work?

Practically Perfect PA

Share knowledge with other PAs through internal and external networks. Establish PA awards and other forms of recognition for achievement/excellence. What can PAs do to make sure they are getting the recognition at work that they deserve?

2017 219

Easy Ways To “Stay Hungry” and Always Be Motivated and Inspired

Dumb Little Man

For some of us, it merely comes naturally in the form of curiosity to know more, be more, and do more. There are two types of motivation: internal and external. Your internal motivation is actually your drive. The internal motivation can’t be fulfilled by external factors.

2019 189

10 Innovative On-Page SEO Tactics to Increase Ranking on Google

Dumb Little Man

Include the keyword in the title, meta description, first paragraph of the main article and other places in a natural form. External and Internal Linking. On the other hand, internal linking works, too. Use both external and internal links to push your site all the way.

2019 158

Online Side Gigs: Earn Well and Reduce Your Carbon Footprint Versus A Traditional Side Job

Eco-Office Gals

Writing is much like any other art form as it does improve with practice. If starting your own ecommerce store partnering with shipping companies that deliver internationally is a must.

Nikola Tesla: Man Who Defeated The Prediction Fate

Dumb Little Man

Prediction: “Present wireless receiving apparatus will be scrapped for much simpler machines; static and all forms of interference will be eliminated, so that innumerable transmitters and receivers may be operated without interference.

2019 212

Powerful Presentation Tips

Jen Lawrence

74% of adults experience some form of public speaking anxiety , which makes it the most claimed fear – over spiders and death. Because they aren’t distracted by their internal anxieties. Be honest… how comfortable are you with public speaking? Very uncomfortable?

2018 72

The Best Foodie Cities In America You Should Totally Visit

Dumb Little Man

If you’re looking for a more casual eating scene, the city has a range of international-themed locations. As such, why not head over to one of the 50+ farmer’s markets scattered around the Bay Area to experience local produce in its purest form?

2019 196

Online Platforms Enabling the Rise of Global Micro Outsourcing Firms

Small Business Labs

But we don't yet know the full net impact of this form of outsourcing and more research needs to be done on this topic. For instance, Alibaba has emerged as a significant platform for international trade in intermediate and final products, especially among SMEs and microenterprises.

2018 178

Episode 282: The Responsibility Ethic with Adam Kreek


A two-time Olympian, Adam holds 60 international medals, including Olympic Gold, and multiple hall of fame inductions. With TextExpander you can make everything you write repetitively available everywhere you type: text documents, spreadsheets, web forms, and more.

2020 81

Why Good Writing Matters – And How You Can Improve Yours

Dumb Little Man

Internal memos or reports for colleagues. In all these cases, the quality of your writing and the way you express yourself is going to form a strong impression on the reader. In today’s world, being able to write well is of vital importance whatever your industry is.

2020 189

The Imitation Game: How Copy Trading Can Be Beneficial For Beginner Forex Traders

Dumb Little Man

According to a recent report from the Bank of International Settlements, the size of this industry has risen to over $5.1 In its most rudimentary form, Copy trading is a phenomenon by which traders in active markets mimic, or copy, the actions executed by another trader.

2020 155

6 Surprising Remedies That Reverse Hair Loss And Regrow Hair

Dumb Little Man

It can come in many different forms: bald patches, receding hair lines, and general thinning of the hair. Whatever the problem though, there are luckily natural remedies to help combat hair loss and keep your confidence levels on tip top form.

2016 273

Enhance Your Langauge Skills for Successful Public Speaking

Ian's Messy Desk

Another essential skill for successful speakers is using the correct form of the language. Toastmasters International highlights the importance of correct language by appointing a Grammarian to listen to everyone’s word usage and report on language used during the course of a meeting. The post Enhance Your Langauge Skills for Successful Public Speaking appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

2014 171

Tips to Get Rid of Stress

Office Dynamics

by Joan Burge, Founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International. Stress can come in many different forms and sometimes it is work-related, family or just everyday things like traffic. Life is too short to let things get to you, but sometimes it happens.

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Tech Jobs Moving to the Midwest

Small Business Labs

greatly reduces issues and problems associated with  navigating time zones, cultures and languages that are common with international outsourcing.  companies have long moved work overseas to save money. But a long emerging trend of moving work to lower cost areas of the U.S.

2017 192

How Companies Should Handle Office Romance

Dumb Little Man

Throughout our careers, we come across many new faces and form strong connections with those we work with. A vital part of communicating when it comes to office romance is having a policy that clarifies the companies’ attitudes toward internal relationships.

2020 182

7 Insomnia Hacks That Will Change Your Lifestyle

Dumb Little Man

Controlling your breath is an excellent form of meditation that helps to calm your body. These are the body’s internal clock that regulates hormone production. When the internal biological clock is not correct, it can give a wrong impression.

How can Assistants achieve greater recognition at work?

Practically Perfect PA

Share knowledge with other PAs through internal and external networks. Establish PA awards and other forms of recognition for achievement/excellence. What can PAs do to make sure they are getting the recognition at work that they deserve?

2017 130

6 Surprising Remedies That Reverse Hair Loss And Regrow Hair

Dumb Little Man

It can come in many different forms: bald patches, receding hair lines, and general thinning of the hair. Whatever the problem though, there are luckily natural remedies to help combat hair loss and keep your confidence levels on tip top form.

2016 242

7 Cross-Border Dropshipping Tips Winners Use

Dumb Little Man

If this group form part or the core of your consumer base, you need to adjust your marketing efforts accordingly. Know International Trade Regulations. It is easy to cross the line with cross-border dropshipping if you are ignorant of relevant international trade laws. As they interact with your website, online shoppers form opinions about your business. Offering your services in languages local to your international audience is a great way to connect with them.

2017 163

Eight Ways Entrepreneurs Can Finance their Business Ideas

Dumb Little Man

Angel investors can also form a group of investors to spread risks and assist you to do extensive research. Venture capitalists can lead your business to succeed at the international level. Every entrepreneur or startup owner faces the biggest concern of financing their business.

2020 186

Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2014

Small Business Labs

The Convergence of Mobile, Cloud, Data and Analytics:  Individually each of these technology trends has been on our annual top 10 lists in some form for years.    They’re also leading to new forms of technology-based competition as more small firms use capabilities developed through the convergence of these technologies to out maneuver competitors. Below is our 7th annual Top 10 Small Business Trends list.  2013's trend list is available here.

2014 218

5 Strategies for Overcoming Self-Doubt

Dumb Little Man

Understanding self-doubt requires an ability to observe our own internal monologue and behaviors. Because they run deep into our psyches, and are often formed in early childhood, limiting beliefs can be hard to identify. We all have moments of self-doubt.

2019 169

Six Surprising Facts about Attraction

Dumb Little Man

While this initially seems like a strange or uncomfortable idea, it actually has some form of scientific backing. One of the most common forms of birth control can actually affect attraction. This is not a conscious effort, but more of an internal, natural instinct that serves to ensure the ongoing survival of our species in the future. When you find people you feel you are attracted to, do you know what makes them attractive to you in the first place?

2017 184