Happy Holidays!

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10 Holiday Scams and How to Avoid Them

Dumb Little Man

The holidays are such a joyful time. Here are 10 ways you can detect and avoid holiday scams. Holiday Phishing. Avoid It: If you’re traveling over the holidays and will be taking a taxi, review your routes to your hotel before you leave. Holiday E-cards. Holiday

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5 Financial Blunders to Avoid This Holiday Season

Dumb Little Man

If you’re guilty of any of these common financial blunders due to the holidays, then it’s time to learn some holiday budget tips. Creating a budget is a necessity, whether it’s the holidays or beyond. Not planning for the holidays. Holiday Money

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Wine And Food Pairings For Your Holiday Table

Dumb Little Man

Nearly 70% of Americans look forward to the holidays. Make your holidays a lot better with this food and wine pairing guide. Pinot noir, upheld as one of the most popular holiday wines, fits in well with traditional holiday dinners. Food Happiness Holiday

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Happy Holidays and See You Next Year

Small Business Labs

  Happy Holidays and see you in 2018 We're on vacation for the rest of the year. 

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5 Ways to Woo Her This Holiday Season

Dumb Little Man

Here are five tips to help you woo her this holiday season. Surprise her this holiday season by planning a date together. It’s so easy to make the holidays all about the kids. But why not teach your children when they are young that life—and holidays—aren’t always about them?

10 Ways To Fight Holiday Depression

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a parent who’s been laid off at work and can barely pay this month’s rent, much less buy presents, the holiday may look pretty bleak. Here are a few ways to fight off the holiday blues. Communicating Fear Fun Happiness Health Holiday Lifehacks Stress

Reduce Stress By Avoiding The Holiday Blues

Dumb Little Man

The thought of the holidays approaching means different things to us all. But for many, the holidays are synonymous with family turmoil, burn out and dread. Brain Happiness Holiday How To Lifehacks Relationships Stress Here we are again.

My holiday confessions

The Small Business Blog

In the post earlier I talked about holidays, but neglected to mention what I personally favour. I was recently interviewed for MyTravelMoney about this blog and my holiday activities. Business Trends holiday

How to Throw a Great Holiday Party

Dumb Little Man

Food Fun Happiness Holiday How To Organization Recipe Shopping The period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Eve is the time for socializing, and for many of us, that means going to parties—and giving them.

Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

Happy Holidays to all from Small Business Labs.  See you next year.  

Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

It's December, the time of year when our thoughts are drawn to holiday festivities and the purchase of gifts. The holidays give us the perfect time to do a little something for our clients. Of course this decision leads to the question; What should I give my clients as a holiday gift?

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10 Great Ways to Share with Others Over the Holidays

Dumb Little Man

Here are a few ways you can bring joy to the world this holiday. Fun Happiness Heros Holiday Relationships This is supposed to be the season of giving, but for too many of us, it’s just the time for eating too much, running up huge bills and general conspicuous consumption.

10 Expert-Approved Hacks For Holiday Home Safety

Dumb Little Man

The holiday season is the time for carols, mistletoe, crackling fires, hot cocoa, and presents under the tree. To help secure your home, here are some expert-approved holiday home safety tips to prevent fire, injury, and break-ins. That said, if you sometimes neglect this household chore, the holidays are a great time to get back on track. Keep your bushes trimmed and avoid large blow-up decor during the holidays. What other holiday home safety tip can you share?

Is your holiday a working holiday?

The Small Business Blog

For many sole traders and entrepreneurs in micro businesses who read this blog, a holiday is not quite the same for them as their friends who work in a 9-5 office environment. Often by necessity, a self-employed person’s idea of a holiday has to involve work in some capacity. Even when they go away, there… Read the full article here: Is your holiday a working holiday? Business Trends holiday

Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

An example of our other interests is time with our family over the holidays. Happy Holidays to all and see you in January We had an interesting discussion last week on how small business owners define success. We explained they tend to define success as meeting personal goals and objectives. We  We also explained that most small business owners aren't interested in building or running a high growth business. We used our firm, Emergent Research, as an example.

How to Pick Best Villa Holidays for Families

Dumb Little Man

Here’s how you can ensure the best villa holidays for families no matter where you choose to vacation. No matter if you prefer to find a place inside a city or one that’s a bit more remote, you will want to keep your family safe and happy while on holiday. If you’re hoping for a beachfront villa, it will be a major disappointment to arrive at your holiday house to find your villa’s views obstructed by hotels. Holiday How To Travel

How to Have a Greener Holiday Season

Eco-Office Gals

It’s incredible just how much paper we use around the holidays. Whether you’ve baked a warm winter casserole for the family or thrown a holiday party for 20, you’ll have plenty of dishes to do this winter season. Many families will deck their halls with a holiday tree this winter.

Shifting Gears In The Holiday Season

Office Dynamics

Are your Mondays getting harder and harder during the holiday season? If you’re like me, your weekends are packed with activity and flurry getting ready for the holidays and maybe just having fun with family and friends. Better yet, play holiday music while you dress.

Healthy Living: 12 Ways to Avoid Gaining Weight Over the Holidays

Dumb Little Man

For too many of us, the holiday season is an excuse to eat, drink and be merry. Food Happiness Health Holiday Lifehacks This month-long orgy of self-indulgence can leave us with regrets—and too-tight clothes—come January.

The True Staycation: How to Holiday in your Home Town

Dumb Little Man

With the fluctuating currency market and uncertain climate, more holidaymakers are choosing to ‘staycation’ – taking a holiday in their home country. But how about taking your staycation one step further and actually taking a holiday in your home town? Of course you might be able to enjoy your staycation from your own home but a hotel gives you a week of freedom from making your bed, cleaning and completing household chores – the stuff we take for granted on holiday.

Top 5 Tips for Bank Holidays

The Small Business Blog

This weekend is another Bank Holiday weekend in the UK, but unfortunately many micro business owners and self-employed people are not able to enjoy the luxury of taking the workday off. Top 5 Tips bank holidays

Happy Holiday Season from Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics

If you receive our weekly Monday Motivators , we will be taking a break during the Christmas and New Year holiday. The entire team at Office Dynamics wishes you and your family a safe, happy holiday and Happy New Year!

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5 Seriously Easy Ways to Get Home Safe from Your Holiday Party

Dumb Little Man

Plan in advance how you’ll get home safely if you go out to drink this holiday season. If you’re worried about surge pricing around the holidays, consider a ride-share app specific to your city – these can often be cheaper. Don’t sacrifice your safety or your money this holiday season.

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Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There’s nothing like a major holiday, such as Christmas , to ratchet up the pressure on your schedule. Holidays can add the expectation of the personal touch to all that happens.

12 Great Holiday Shopping Apps That Can Save You Time and Money

Dumb Little Man

As though buying gifts for the holidays isn’t difficult enough, the shopping season is shorter than usual this year, with less than four weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Happiness Holiday Money Shopping

Family Day Holiday

Ian's Messy Desk

Holidays Alberta Family Family Day Ontario SaskatchewanImage via Wikipedia. Today is Family Day in Alberta , Saskatchewan and Ontario. Yesterday, we had children, grand-children and friends over for a big family dinner.

Trip Advisors: managing holiday records

Practically Perfect PA

Most employees take their annual leave , have a great time away, occasionally check their blackberry and think no more about work except on their return when they show their colleagues a few holiday snaps and say they had a good time… Well as assistants we know that we are not most employees!

Happy Holidays

Small Business Labs

Happy Holidays to all We at Smallbizlabs hope 2011 was a good year for you, your family and your small business.    We're looking forward to 2012 and are optimistic that the small business economy will continue to improve.

Summer Holiday Working Tips

The Small Business Blog

For parents that work at home, the summer holidays present a whole new set of challenges that have to be met. Although people might say it’s great that you don’t need to pay for childcare,… Read the full article here: Summer Holiday Working Tips on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Free Services to Green Your Holidays!

Eco-Office Gals

The holidays are coming up quick and it’s time for Eco-Office Gals to get in the giving spirit. Christmas cards or holiday catalogs may be on the holiday horizon. PFL prints Holiday cards, business cards, note cards, catalogs, stationery, brochures and more.

Healthy Eating During the Holidays: Yes, It Can Be Done!

Dumb Little Man

Did you have great plans to stick to a healthy diet – until the holidays came along? If you're going to be out and about running holiday errands, take a couple of pieces of fruit or a granola bar with you, so that you've got a quick snack to hand. Got any extra holiday tips to share?

3 Eco-Tourism All Inclusive Holidays for 2012

Eco-Office Gals

However, more and more eco-hotels are offering attractive, all inclusive holidays. Post from: Eco-Office Gals 3 Eco-Tourism All Inclusive Holidays for 2012. Eco-tourism continues to grow in popularity as awareness about finite resources continues to increase.

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5 Simple Ways to Survive the Holidays (And Avoid Post-Celebration Blues)

Dumb Little Man

Are you feeling overwhelmed yet by the onslaught of parties, present buying and organization required for the holiday season? Make sure to have at least half an hour alone-time every day during the holidays; no jobs, just relaxation. Holiday

A Post Holiday Thank You!

Eco-Office Gals

I’ve been quiet over the holidays. Trying to keep up with work, holidays and life in general has been overwhelming. Robert was able to create what the client needed, on the heels of the holidays and he did a great job! Post from: Eco-Office Gals A Post Holiday Thank You!

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.

Everything About Holiday Greetings

Business Writing

At this time of year many people are asking questions about holiday greetings. In the spirit of the season, I have linked to a few of my popular posts on holiday greeting topics (below). In addition, an excellent resource for. Etiquette Writing Tips

When You Work on a Holiday, You Deserve Another Holiday!

Virtual Moxie

At its core, the discussions don’t seem to me to be as much about whether or not they should be open, but about the notion that people deserve to have the holiday. So I also don’t feel badly for people who take the jobs knowing that, sooner or later, holiday work will be a reality.

Can a Holiday Gift Affect Employee Performance? You Bet!

Dumb Little Man

These are some typical gifts that bosses give to their employees during the holiday season – gifts that are meaningless, disliked, and do nothing to endear that boss to his staff. The post Can a Holiday Gift Affect Employee Performance?

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5 Ways to Give Your Business a Merrier Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

Hiring holiday help is a common practice around the holidays, particularly for retailers. Did you know that any business can benefit from teaming up with a virtual services professional for the holiday season? If you’re wondering just how it might work for you and/or your business, check out the list below: Give them your client list and have them use a service like Send Out Cards to make sure they all get a holiday greeting from you.

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15 Easy-On-The-Waistline Holiday Eating Tips

Dumb Little Man

Holidays create a "perfect storm" for eating way too much. They combine some of the worst cues and triggers for overeating: family drama, too much food, tradition and ritual, stress eating, and the attitude of “why not – it’s the holidays.”

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Last Minute Tips to Generate Business During the Holidays

Step It Up VA Coaching

Here are a few last-minute tips so your business doesn’t stall while you and everyone else — are enjoying the holidays. Put the word out in your ezine, blog, and social media, before you head out for the holidays. What better time than the holiday season to connect with people? You may not have time to create a new information product before the holidays, but you can bring back a favorite for a couple of weeks. by Donna Toothaker.

How Do You Like Your Holiday Cards?

Business Writing

Cathy wrote to me today, concerned about a possible change in how her team sends holiday greeting cards. In the past they have purchased holiday cards, addressed them to a mailing list of customers and other important people, had everyone. Email Etiquette Global Communication