Creating Your Personalized Productivity Tool Kit: Top 10 Tools to Consider

Dumb Little Man

You can improve your chances of success by exploiting personal productivity tools. These tools offer outstanding features that aid in creating tasks, setting timelines & reminders, performance tracking, time tracking, creating reports, team collaboration, file sharing, etc. With so many tools around, you may wonder what is the most popular personal productivity software to boost time management skills? Cool Tools Productivity

2020 153

9 Online Resources for Effective Learning

Dumb Little Man

The widespread availability of online resources for learners means that you can learn anything you set your mind on via the internet. Below is a look at 9 online resources that learners should bookmark to assist them in quenching their thirst for learning. If you are like most university apprentices who aren’t able to sign up for a college education at leading universities, worry not, as it’s still possible for you to study at the best institutions.

2020 154

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5 Trends In E-Learning You Should Know For The Coming Decade

Dumb Little Man

This year’s pandemic has accelerated e-learning from a “good-to-have” to a “must-have” option for every organization. Personalization of Learning Experiences. A downside to this is that it doesn’t allow a customized learning experience. Mobile Learning.

2020 189

Free Time-Saving Tools for Students

Dumb Little Man

And even then, we have to finish our studies in the blink of an eye – or end up deeply in debt if we don’t. There are a lot of new technologies and tools for students which can help us save time and make our lives easier. Here, we’ll discuss some of the best tools to do exactly that so that you’ll have all of these options to compensate for all the world’s demands. Even better, all of these are free so you don’t have to end up even more in debt for using them.

2019 188

Child Neuropsychological Assessment: Its Importance in Childhood Learning Dysfunctions

Dumb Little Man

It highlights the significance of acquiring neuropsychological interpretation when children are going through learning disorders. There are several sorts of experts who conduct evaluations of children with regards to learning difficulties. In some cases, lack of certainty exists with the way neuropsychological assessment can increase awareness on a child’s learning issue. In most cases, a school psychologist observes the performance of children relevant to learning issues.

2019 156

Top 10 Reasons For Learning R Programming For Beginners

Dumb Little Man

Planning on learning R programming for beginners? If you’re still thinking twice about learning R programming for beginners, then here is our list of the 10 top reasons to positively influence your decision. They might help you make up your mind. Having a supportive, expanding community is one of the biggest advocating factors for picking up the R programming language, even if learning R programming for beginners sounds daunting. Career Freelancing Learning

2019 151

7 Hacks I Learned From James Bond

Dumb Little Man

Here are seven life hacks you can learn from the master spy himself: Only Follow the Rules That Suit You. No Bond adventure would be complete without some kind of high-tech gadget like a laser-shooting watch, souped-up combat sports car or listening device the size of a grain of sand. Buy the best you can afford when it comes to the tools of your profession, the safety and comfort of your home, the food you put in your body, and at least one high-quality set of clothes.

2019 212

5 Tips to Learn Languages by Reading Foreign Books

Dumb Little Man

Through reading, foreign language book learners not only learn a new language, but also get to explore a new culture. In case you want to learn a new language by reading foreign books, there are a few simple rules to follow. Underline them, find their meanings in a dictionary, write them down and learn. In case you like to read on your way to work, you need a pocket dictionary which won’t take up much space in your bag. But you have a tool to improve it.

2017 191

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

However, in the last few years, it’s ended up being much more accessible to us, specifically in business. Tools such as Pymetrics use a series of “ethical AI games” to evaluate a candidate’s cognitive and emotional characteristics. AI tools such as Deloitte’s LaborWise can provide managers with analytics to recognize high-cost locations, roadblocks and even supply information about which departments are overworked or understaffed.

2020 173

Top 3 Gmail Productivity Tools

Office Organization Success

Making the switch was a big learning curve for me and, initially I got frustrated that I couldn’t do some of the things in Gmail that I used to easily be able to do in Outlook. However with a bit of perseverance and re-thinking the way I worked, I found some great Gmail productivity tools that allow me to do pretty much the same as I used to do in Outlook. So there you go … my top three favorite Gmail tools to increase my productivity. I’m still on my learning curve! (c)

2012 191

5 Goal-oriented Ways to Learn to Code

Dumb Little Man

So you want to learn to code ? There’s a whole host of resources and ways to learn. So, I’ll walk you through 5 ways you can learn to code, pointing out the merits of each as we go, so that you can find the way that’s best suited to you and your goals. There’s a range of both free and paid online coding classes that guide you through your first experiences with learning to code. They have a curriculum so you can learn in a structured way.

2016 155

Automate Your Business! Top 5 Automation Tools

Office Organization Success

It’s great to set up systems and processes and have them work for you, but in order to fully automate your business you also need to know which technologies are going to work best to support you in that. Over the years I have worked with many different automation tools (either in my own business or for my clients) that have helped to support an online solo business owner, and today I’d like to share my top five favorite ones with you.

2013 151

How to Increase Shopify Sales with The 5 Best Tools for Beginners

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Learning how to increase Shopify sales will give you a great advantage over more than 500,000 Shopify users across 175 countries. You’ll also need the right tools that can help you simplify your day-to-day management tasks. Before we get to those tools, here are some great reasons why you should consider Shopify: Great e-commerce platform (500,000+ people think so). 5 Tools to Help Increase Your Shopify Sales. Requests personal information to set up.

2018 148

Lessons You Can Learn From Dealing With Frustration

Dumb Little Man

This post will show you what you can learn from dealing with frustration and how it can help make bold things happen. It is what you’re thinking about when you wake up in the middle of the night. There is one more thing that I learned from Hal Elrod, the author of The Miracle Equation: “Stay committed to your process without being emotionally attached to your results.” There is one more tool that might help you to stay on track: affirmations.

2019 156

12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Link Lineup: Time Management, Org Tools, Focus Concentration and Top Mobil Phone Apps | Main | Are you Time-challenged Tim or Non-productive Nancy? » 12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without! The most successful business owners and professionals effectively use tools to manage their time, space and information.    Today you will learn about 12 business productivity tools that they can't live without.

2011 202

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! Basically throughout the workshop day, my participants are working in groups, brainstorming, practicing newly-learned skills, giving feedback to each other, writing scripts, role playing, doing creative activities and given feedback by me or our trainers. Adult Learning Retention Statistics: Lecture – 5%.

2015 106

Top 3 Mistakes Made When Selecting a Task Management Tool

Jen Lawrence

We google “best task management tools” and pick the one with the best reviews. Except, two weeks later, we have a rush of work, and life gets a little hectic, and that task management tool… ugh! It’s just more work to “catch up” tracking our tasks.

2020 52

10 Must-Have WordPress Plugins for your Student Blog

Dumb Little Man

If you are in the learning industry, you’re probably looking forward to using your website to organize your teaching materials. Learn Press. Learn Press helps you to develop free or paid lessons through Stripe and WooCommerce incorporated. Learn Dash.

2020 172

Learn to Communicate With WARMTH

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Learn to Communicate With WARMTH Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 22, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. W ear a smile – A smile is one of the strongest communication tools. Closing up your body profile—becoming smaller—looks like you lack confidence. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

Solutions for Online Learning In a Collaborative Space

Office Dynamics

Before I even could give a response, the other assistants in the room began to chime in with their solutions to this problem of the collaborative work space harming the continued learning and development of the administrative professional. Solutions For Online Learning In A Collaborative Space From Other Assistants. One assistant jumped in and said she puts a sign up at her work space indicating she is watching a webinar.

7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

I’ve lost my mojo and fear speaking up when I should,” confessed Janet who recently stepped into a new position. That’s why I’m offering these seven strategies to help you speak up and speak your truth the next time you feel that your voice needs to be heard: Clarity is Key. For example, are you speaking up to correct a misunderstanding that could lead to litigation or to heal a relationship riff? Consider the price you’re paying for not speaking up.

2016 148

Career Success A to Z: L is for Lifelong Learning

Eat Your Career

Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. It’s no exaggeration to say that I truly believe one of the core reasons we are all here on this planet is to learn. As a corporate trainer , I’ve built my career on this love of learning, and I’m fortunate enough to contribute to the learning of others each and every day. In truth, I don’t believe many people (if any) actually disdain the idea of learning itself.

2017 100

3 Key Lessons We Can Learn From the One Minute Manager

Dumb Little Man

One minute goal setting is an important tool for management because it provides immediate feedback to the worker. A child does not learn to walk straight away. When you teach a child to walk, you don’t expect him to start walking as soon as he stands up. He first toddles, and then he tries to stand up and falls in the first few attempts. He then tries to do more of the same and finally learns to walk. Managing people isn’t that easy.

2019 209

These Tools Make Personal Branding Easy and Affordable

Dumb Little Man

Then, you sent your follow-up email and wait. There are a lot of personal branding tools you can use to make the process easier and more affordable. What do you want to show up when your potential employer googles your name? You don’t need to pay a lot of money to work with a website designer or learn how to code on your own. Use tools like Hubspot ’s topic generator to help with content ideas. There are several tools that make logo design straightforward.

2017 161

7 Creative Ways To Use Drones For Kids’ Learning

Dumb Little Man

Drones, the modern age RC helicopters of the era, are a fantastic tool for numerous applications. These ideas will definitely compel you to look for the best drones for kids and add them to their learning years. You can enroll your kids in a program where they can learn how to design and make their own aerial robots, code them to perform some tasks and put their creations to the test. They can help your kids explore a whole new domain and learn lots of new things about it.

2017 154

9 Things To Give Up In Order To Become Conscious And Free

Dumb Little Man

It’s the energetic and spiritual awareness of yourself and others and having the tools to be empowered and effective in whatever you do. I live by the motto, “If it is to be, it’s up to me”, which reminds me to get things done for myself. A lot of people get very hung up on forgiveness as some sort of moral badge of honor. They will likely attract a chaotic experience that turns out to be learning rather than loving.

2019 194

BIG Self-Improvement…Commit to One Learning Event

Office Dynamics

Here’s a message about giving yourself permission to continue your learning journey for your BIG life. Obviously, these are individuals who have committed to a learning event. They will learn valuable information from our speakers and their peers. Learn as if you were to live forever.” I have been in the adult education/learning/training business for 24 years, mostly working with administrative professionals of all walks of life.

2014 100

The Most Important Tool for Accelerating Your Career Growth

Eat Your Career

It’s the number one most important tool you absolutely must be utilizing consistently in order to advance your career. Unfortunately, most people wait and only do training when there’s a specific need—when they’ve already fallen behind and they’re trying to play catch up. 3. It keeps your skills up-to-date and razor sharp. When you learn a new skill or strategy, put it to work immediately. As adults, we learn best through experience. How do you learn best?

2013 172

3 Tech Tools to Improve Your Organization’s Efficiency

Office Dynamics

With that in mind, here is a look at some of the best tech tools to improve your organization’s efficiency. Task tracking and deadline updates allow you to see who is performing and who needs following up with, so you can focus your efforts where they are needed in the project. Many features of Producteev are reminiscent of social media platforms, so it is easy to learn how to follow someone in the project team or bring them into the conversation with a simple tag.

2016 106

Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out

Productive & Organized

Check out this great tool » Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out There are many ways to manage your time and activities.  I asked my friends to share their favorite planning tool.  What is your favorite planning/calendar tool and why? newleafco   @ StephCalahan I'm a long-time fan of Now Up to Date for Mac. Of all the calendar tools I know, this one handles tasks the best.

10 Tools To Improve Your Business Writing Skills and Grow In Your Career

Dumb Little Man

Here are 10 tools that will help you improve your business writing skills and put you on the fast track in your profession. This app is a great editing tool for you. Luckily, this tool has the answer. Writing emails, presentations and proposals can take up a lot of time and effort. Readability Test Tool. This tool will give you a score for the readability of your work, based on the average reading age needed to understand it.

2016 142

Top 10 Online Tools for Book Authors

Daily Writing Tips

There are loads of great downloadable tools out there for book authors, like Scrivener (for writing), Calibre (for producing ebooks) and KDP Rocket (for finding good keywords to use on Amazon). But in this post, I want to focus on online tools – ones that you can use through your web browser. Here are ten of the best, for different stages of your author journey: Tools for Writing and Editing Your Manuscript. Tools for Publishing Your Book.

2018 74

12 Amazing Life Lessons That You Can Learn Through Science

Dumb Little Man

But is there a common thread of wisdom that we can learn from science? I outline some of major life lessons that that I learned after working for a long time in a laboratory setting and engaging with science research up, close and personal. You are only as good as your tools allow you to be The early microbe hunters did not find viruses that were too small to be viewed with the microscopes they put together. In order to excel, you will need skill and the right tools.

2013 219

5 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Disney Junior

Tips From T. Marie

Believe it or not, there are a few business lessons you can learn from Disney Junior characters. Oh and by the way, when Sofia gets stuck and doesn’t know what to do, various Disney princesses show up to help her out. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse - Lesson: Use the right tool for the job. Back it up a bit. Every episode Mickey and the gang have four different, sometimes odd, tools that they can use to help them. I’m Granmama to a 3 year old princess.

2015 131

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

Dumb Little Man

You can rely on him, but you just know he tends to exaggerate, if not just making stuff up outright. First up, the products on sale tend to be of poor quality – even the doorbuster deals. Another trick that retailers use is to sneak the price up in the weeks leading up to a sale so that they can reduce it again to make it look like a massive saving for consumers. We all have that one friend who likes to tell tall tales. I mean, he’s a good guy.

2018 162

Top 5 Automation Tools for Your Online Solo Service Business

Office Organization Success

It’s great to set up systems and processes and have them work for you, but in order to fully automate your business you also need to know which technologies are going to work best to support you in that. Over the years I have worked with many different automation tools (either in my own business or for my clients) that have helped to support an online solo business owner, and today I’d like to share my top five favorite ones with you.

2009 141

Why We Screw Things up

Brilliantly Better

Tweet You’re not gonna believe me, but the only reason we screw things up is because we want to. Even more, we screw things up because we’re deeply convinced this is what we have to do. Even when everything is so obvious, when every piece of reality is telling us “just get me, I’m for real”, we’re still backing up, putting the veil of “unreal and treacherous” on it and start to… Exactly, start to strive! Early conditioning is screwing us up constantly.

UPS 86

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events. For those of us in the training/adult learning industry, there is a difference. Historically we have only allowed our speakers to set up tables and sell their books. Online Learning vs. On Demand.

Great Tool for Sharing Your Voice with Others

Productive & Organized

Over the years, I've found a number of tools and services that I've incorporated into my business that really help me get my message "out there" and run my. I use a lot of audio in my business and I'm often asked what some of my favorite tools are.  The Tool - AudioAcrobat.   It is a versatile tool that primarily allows you to record, host and play streaming audio and video. Steph, I'm Not Fond of Learning New Technology.

2012 172

7 Podcasts that You Need in Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Gone are the days when we were bound to sit on a desk for learning. Today, technology has gifted us so many options for learning and entertainment on the go, and podcasts are one of them. By spending just five minutes a day, you can easily learn the tactics and embrace positivity.

2020 223

How many tools are in YOUR toolbox?

Virtual Moxie

Categories 30-Day Projects Business Communication Expectations Fees Legalese Moxie Relationships Self-Care Standards Web/Tech Moxie Archives Feb, 05 to Today Search Translate Moxie Also Mine « 28 Days of Love | Main | A client speaks about being approached by VAs » February 02, 2010 How many tools are in YOUR toolbox? But the flip side of all of that is that you can end up with a very narrow world. You don’t have to end up there, but it’s really easy to have it happen.

2010 122

Less Is More When It Comes To Productivity Tools

Productivity Bits

What can we learn from “ Less is More &# that we can apply to Productivity Tools ? Our Productivity Tools Should Be Simple. Our productivity tools should be simple enough that they don’t add up to the system as liability. The simpler the tools are the better the workflow will be. If you can get your ducks line up in as simple manner as possible, then that is actually easing your total effort. Our Productivity Tools Should Be Effective.

2010 132

A Ballerina’s Story: How I Learned To Love My Body After Years Of Hating It

Dumb Little Man

Early in life, I learned to view my body as a sort of prison. Here are a few of the tools I used: I studied my unique, individual body. Not the body, but my body, learning which foods, relationships, activities and movement helped me to feel good vs. relying on mass (confusing) opinions about what worked and what didn’t. As a dancer, I was taught to “suck it up” and push through intense pain on a daily basis.

2016 160