Client Gifting for the Holidays; ‘Tis the Season?

Tips From T. Marie

It’s the holiday season , and many home businesses are thinking about client gifting. From wondering if you should or shouldn’t gift clients to worrying about whether your client celebrates a certain holiday or not, it can be a stressful decision to make. Here are a few pointers to help you navigate client gifting for the holidays. Deciding whether or not you want to include clients on your holiday gift list can be tough. Is making a do-it-yourself gift tacky?

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6 Best Valentine’s Gifts For Her This 2017

Dumb Little Man

Valentine’s day is just around the corner and if you are a man who hasn’t figured out the best Valentine’s gift for her yet, now is probably the right time to narrow down your choices. Deciding on the last minute isn’t only stressful but it can also put you at risk of buying the wrong gift. To make sure you impress your loved one, here are 6 awesome Valentine’s gift ideas you should consider this year. Heart-shaped jewelry is also a good valentine’s gift.

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DumbLittleMan’s Wellness and Productivity Gift Guide 2018

Dumb Little Man

Buying gifts this Christmas season isn’t as easy as you might think. With all the choices, you can easily end up spending hours and hours thinking about the perfect gift. To save you from the hard work of coming up with the right gifts for your friends, family, and co-workers, we’ve put together this list of great holiday gift ideas that won’t just make them healthy but productive, too. Wellness Gifts. These stress balls are dual purpose.

2018 176

DumbLittleMan’s Ultimate Gift Guide for Mother’s Day 2019

Dumb Little Man

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and finding the perfect gift for such a special occasion can be a really overwhelming task, particularly if you’re a last minute shopper. That’s why, to help you out, we’re sharing with you the best Mother’s Day gift ideas you can give to every supermom on your list. Moms deserve a break and what better way to relax and unwind than to have a really cold bottle of beer after a stressful day.

2019 155

Stress Management Techniques

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Stress Management Techniques Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 23, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Living is inherently stressful, but how we manage it will determine the number and severity of the stress related symptoms we experience. Stress related symptoms can be broken down into four major categories. Laugh – Laughter is considered one of the best medicines for stress.

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Gift Ideas For Productivity-Conscious People

Productivity Bits

Perhaps it’s quite easy to find gifts for family friends and close friends because we’re familiar of their likes and dislikes. Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity. The main principle behind the book is to show you how to eliminate stress or minimize it at least for you to become productive. This is perfect gift for your male buddies or family members. Misc Gift Ideas. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

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Organizing a Green Gift Exchange for Your Next Office Party

Eco-Office Gals

But you might also want to involve employees in the process, and organizing a green gift exchange is a great way to do so. But how do you go about organizing an eco-friendly exchange of holiday gifts? In general, gift exchanges are an anonymous affair by which employees pick names out of a hat to see which coworker they’ll be shopping for. In truth, this can play out in your favor on the green gift front.

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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. That means hours or even days of asking around and browsing the internet for gift ideas. Now, if you’re still undecided about what gifts to give your special someone this Valentine’s Day, don’t worry.

2019 177

10 Tips To Choosing The Best Gifts For Friends Who Have Everything

Dumb Little Man

You love them, but buying them gifts can be a frustrating experience, and no one wants to just hand over money because that’s not a fun gift. Half of the fun of giving gifts is watching the recipient’s face when they open it. We’re going to give you 10 tips and ideas for gifts for friends who have everything. We’ll give you a few spots to find these gifts, as well as how to decide what to give them. Keep Track of Gifts.

2018 143

What to Give On Anniversary: Gift Giving Tips To Make It That Extra Special

Dumb Little Man

Sure, you’ve given amazing anniversary gifts in the past but you want this year to be a stand-out. As early as now, you started asking your friends for their suggestions and browsed through the internet for special gifts ideas like this here. To guarantee that your gift will be special, make it personal. You don’t want to give generic gifts because that’s too predictable and boring. If you have the time and the resources, you can also go for DIY gifts.

2018 149

6 Secrets of Stress Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 6 Secrets of Stress Management Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 31, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. As I’m sitting here, enjoying a coffee and taking it easy, I’m thinking about stress. We all have stress; there’s no way to avoid it. In fact, some degree of stress is a good thing. Stress becomes a problem when it controls us. Trying to be someone or something you’re not is stressful.

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Tips For a Memorable Office Gift Exchange

Office Dynamics

Organizing an office gift exchange can be an opportunity to create meaningful memories with your coworkers, or, as a recent article on The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) blog makes clear, a potential minefield of stress and unintentional offense. One way to relieve the financial and social pressures of office giving is to organize an optional gift swap that only requires participants to purchase a single gift for a fellow coworker.

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10 Great Gift Ideas for Coworkers

45 Things

While it seems like everyone should be in a jolly mood around the office because it's the holiday season, there is also a lot of stress. And here's some reasons why: Do you buy the boss a gift? Should you get something goofy or something nice for the office gift exchange? If everyone else gives the boss a gift, you don't want to be the lone holdout. This will keep you from gifting sexy underwear, liquor or an illegal download of "A Star is Born.")

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5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Co-Workers

45 Things

It's that time of year again -- trying to figure out what to get a colleague for the annual gift swap (besides that giant bottle of booze in your grocery's discount aisle). Here are some ideas for that team member on your gift list: Memberships. It's been shown that greenery reduces stress, but it can be a bit difficult to go outside and enjoy nature when there's a blizzard outside. Charity gifts.

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Stress and Emphasize

Daily Writing Tips

A reader says, Your thoughts re “stress” and “emphasize” would be appreciated. As transitive verbs, stress and emphasize are used interchangeably with the meaning “to accentuate or draw attention to.” For example: Employers stress the need for communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity. Speakers Stress Need to Consult More Closely with Contributors of Peacekeeping Personnel. If we stress the first syllable, it is a noun or an adjective.

Take the “Jingle” out of Holiday Stress

The Office Professionals Place

Wednesday, December 9, 2009 Take the “Jingle&# out of Holiday Stress Are you planning the holiday party in your office? Or are you stressed just thinking about the holidays? These events can cause undue stress because the pressure is on for the event to be as successful, the gift to be appreciated, or even for you to have some quality relaxation time. Keep gift giving simple. Many companies have grab bags or an exchange of gifts during the holiday season.

Small Biz Gifts to Help You Simplify and Celebrate! You've got to check these out.

Productive & Organized

  I LOVE Gifts!    The fantabulous Michelle Shaeffer is hosting and she invited me to share a gift, along with 12 other entrepreneurs and small business owners. These gifts have been created especially with YOU in mind, to help you reduce stress, get organized, grow your business and more. What you will find in your gift box: * How to Combat Holiday Stress – Lisbeth Tanz. * I have a secret to share. 

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Who Else Wants Stress-Free Holidays?

Simple Productivity Blog

Or are you over-scheduled, over-budget and over-stressed? It took me a while to figure out what the essence of stress-free holidays were about. How to plan for meaningful gifts that arrive on time. Stress-Free Holidays Are Within Your Reach. Give yourself the gift of a calmer holiday. Reduce Holidays And Get Your Stress Down (Editing Life Series). How is your holiday planning going? Are you staying in budget? Are you doing things you truly want to do?

STRESS - 22 Ideas on How to Identify it and Eradicate It!

Productive & Organized

Do you know when you are stressed?    Do you know what you can do to eliminate your stress?    Small doses of stress can help you perform well under pressure and even motivate you to do your best.    Learn how to recognize your signs of stress and put actions into place to eliminate it. Causes of Stress Often, when we think of stress, we think of someone overloaded with things to do and that is certainly one cause of stress

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Reduce Holidays And Get Your Stress Down (Editing Life Series.

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Reduce Holidays And Get Your Stress Down (Editing Life Series) Posted on September 27, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! Children’s birthday parties now have entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, and gift bags…for the attendees.

10 gifts to give your career

45 Things

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, December 28, 2009 10 gifts to give your career As the gift-giving season draws to a close, it’s time to remember that you still have one more gift left to bestow: The gift of a better career. Here are 10 gifts to give your career in the coming year: 1. Fostering goodwill is a gift to yourself and to others.

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10 Ways To Fight Holiday Depression

Dumb Little Man

If you’re eight years old and dreaming of all the great gifts Santa will leave for you on Christmas morning, you’re all aquiver with anticipation. It’s easy to feel stressed out and overwhelmed by the demands of the holiday season, so it’s no wonder that some of us suffer from crippling depression during this time of the year. Communicating Fear Fun Happiness Health Holiday Lifehacks Stress

The Most Overlooked Secret to Dealing with Life’s Problems

Dumb Little Man

The more comfortable you become with life’s problems, the more you’ll enjoy life’s gifts. Lifehacks Motivation StressHow many times has life slapped you in the face with something unexpected? Well, most of us have experienced that a lot of time. We all have problems and they will never go away. They will just change form. At one point, you may be struggling with health and then money. And the next thing you know, you’re having problems with your relationships.

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Do You Know This Scientific Solution For Performing Well Under Pressure?

Dumb Little Man

We all want to execute like clutch athletes in sports, suave romantics, and gifted public speakers. Cool Tools Goals Focus Success How To Stress Fear Brain Sitting next to her in precalculus class, I was very nervous. I had never asked a girl out before. As I forced myself to ask her if she'd "like to go bowling with me sometime," I spaced out mentally.

2013 220

Dealing with Disappointment When Your Grown Kids Do Stupid Sh*t!

Dumb Little Man

Do they use all the gifts and talents …some of which cost a pretty penny to bring to the surface! Children Home StressAt every step the child should be allowed to meet the real experience of life; the thorns should never be plucked from his roses. – Ellen Key.

2016 177

Choose A Positive Attitude

Office Dynamics

Look at work as a gift. Assertive Attitude Productivity Self Development Stress Management UncategorizedFrom Joan Burge’s new book, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed (2018). I HAVE BEEN SPEAKING on attitude since 1990. What I said in 1990 still holds true today. You have a choice when it comes to your attitude. You are not a victim of your circumstances.

2018 153

7 Killer Ways to Connect with your Audience During a Speech

Dumb Little Man

Be Like Oprah: Give Your Audience Gifts. Finally, if you really want to show your appreciation to your audience members, give them a gift. Brain Business Career Communicating How To Learning Lifehacks Stress Success WorkplaceIt’s probably your worst nightmare. You’re giving a speech, and you start to stumble. You mix up a few of your words, lose your train of thought, and then you can’t seem to get back on track.

2018 214

33 Expressive Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt & Anxiety like Madonna

Dumb Little Man

We aren’t all gifted with her talents, but why not dance through and past all the ‘what ifs’ using self-expression? Happiness Negativity StressDid you come here to read all about overcoming self-doubt ? I have good news and bad news. Bad news is we are all here to learn lessons… sigh. Good news is that we are meant to learn lessons and by addressing them, we can transform them into strengths. Yaaayyy! So why not transform self-doubt and anxiety into performance gold?

2016 158

The Most Overlooked Secret to Dealing with Life’s Problems

Dumb Little Man

The more comfortable you become with life’s problems, the more you’ll enjoy life’s gifts. Lifehacks Stress MotivationHow often have you been living life, happy and content, and then suddenly life slaps you in the face with something unexpected? We all have problems, and the truth of the matter is that problems will never go away. They will just change form. One time you may be struggling with health, the next with money, and still the next with relationships.

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Bosses Day - October 16

The Office Professionals Place

Often times it is difficult to think of appropriate gifts for your supervisor, especially if the relationship has not been a positive one. Gift Cards You can’t go wrong with a gift card to Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts. So a gift card to their favorite restaurant or clothing store would be appropriate. “Thought Appropriate Gifts&# One year I got my boss an interchangeable, 3-D calendar to put on her desk.

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10 Ways You Can Get Control Of Your Day

Office Dynamics

Each day we think of something new to surprise our attendees plus give away some great gifts such as on-line learning and conferences on demand. Admin Assistant Training Motivators Productivity Stress Management #mondaymotivators 12 Days of Christmas administrative assistant adminskills executive assistant free webinar get control of your day get things done Monday Motivators productivity productivity tips professional development to do list workplace productivity

2016 132

Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit. Office Ninjas offered daily flash give aways and they had some really incredible gifts. Business Management Daily had a daily free download or gift. Wow, what a fabulous April!

2015 116

Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload

Ian's Messy Desk

While you may find a couple of quiet days around the holiday, the rest of December can be quite stressful. Charitable organizations often run gift-wrapping services as a fund raiser. You can save some time and support a worthy cause by getting your gifts wrapped. Christmas Planning – Gift Wrapping Station. The post Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

Four Ways to Help Your Guy Get A Clue About Romance

Dumb Little Man

Does it seem like you are always dropping hints to your guy for romantic getaways you’d like to go on or gifts you’d love to receive for your birthday? The Internet can help men and women out a lot in the gift-giving department. Create different Pinterest boards to help take some of the guesswork out of gift giving. The visual nature of Pinterest can be extremely helpful in getting the planning process going and will kick start the gift giver.

2016 149

Set Healthy Boundaries at Work

Ian's Messy Desk

The people leader role can also be stressful. Burnout is a state of physical, mental or emotional exhaustion caused by long-term exposure to stress. As well, it’s always a good idea to budget more time and resources to a project than you think is necessary to lessen the stress of unexpected setbacks. Sheppell-fgi Related articles by Zemanta 11 Simple Ways To Avoid Burnout (lifehack.org) 10 Questions to Ask When You’re Burned Out at Work (usnews.com) How Stressed Am I?

2010 130

Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

Plus, in honor of the holiday season, she’ll have some special gifts to share for lucky attendees! It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015. Perhaps you can relate to those feelings? This free monthly webinar series has given us the opportunity to get to know so many more of you than ever before.

2015 103

4 Ways To Simplify Holiday Shopping (+ bonus)

Simple Productivity Blog

Holiday gift-giving can often involve throngs of people, stress and out-of-stock items. Today we look at how to simplify holiday shopping to make it easy. The post 4 Ways To Simplify Holiday Shopping (+ bonus) appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ). Simplification

2014 160

7 Podcasts that You Need in Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Today, technology has gifted us so many options for learning and entertainment on the go, and podcasts are one of them. Are depression, anxiety, and stress becoming a hurdle in your sleep ?

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The Assistant’s Year-end Sprint

Office Dynamics

The Gift of Life; the Gift of Love. Self Development Stress ManagementThe holidays are supposed to be the happiest days of the year. Friends, family, trusted colleagues, what could be better than that? But let’s face it, sometimes year-end also has tremendous responsibilities, increased workload, and more often than not, the administrative assistant is the one planning and executing the office holiday party, rather than simply attending it.

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7 Tips for Decluttering Your Desk

Ian's Messy Desk

If your desk harbours mounds of papers, books, files and personal accessories, you may be adding unnecessary stress to your day. The Mind Mapping Manifesto The Bubble Planner GoalPro Goal-Setting Software christmas gifts ideas - Buy one share of stock: Disney, Harley Davidson, Target, eBay, etc shipping furniture Portland Leather Furniture www.spacify.com/family-room-furniture.htm - for any room of the house.

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Hate Feeling That You’re Never Good Enough? Then You’ll Love This

Dumb Little Man

When we desperately want to be part of a group but think we’re not good enough, it can make us ill at ease, oversensitive, unhappy, and stressed out. I have gifts and talents that come with my unique makeup: gifts that my friends or colleagues may not have, but would like to have. Try it, and you may find that appreciating someone else’s unique gifts may encourage you to discover your own. An essential part of who we are is our unique mix of gifts and talents.

2020 161

10 Christmas Organizing Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Have you been a bit stressed during past Christmas seasons? By organizing Christmas this year you can help to make this a low-stress holiday. You can also create columns on your spreadsheet to track gift ideas, friends’ children’s names, ages, birthdays, etc. Have a gift-wrap center. If you have to search for a gift-wrap supply each time you need to use it, that’s not organized or easy. Ask people what they want for gifts.

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The Assistant’s Year-end Sprint

Office Dynamics

The Gift of Life; the Gift of Love. Self Development Stress ManagementThe holidays are supposed to be the happiest days of the year. Friends, family, trusted colleagues, what could be better than that? But let’s face it, sometimes year-end also has tremendous responsibilities, increased workload, and more often than not, the administrative assistant is the one planning and executing the office holiday party, rather than simply attending it.

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