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21 Ways to Shrink the Email Monster

Business Writing

Are you haunted by too much email appearing nonstop, lurking in your inbox, and raising your anxiety level?

Bob Chandler and Bigfoot: A Monster Example of “Niche Creation”

The Solopreneur Life

When Chandler began smashing cars as part of Bigfoot’s routine, the monster-truck phenomenon was born. Don’t find your niche.

Taming the Email Monster

Office Dynamics

Taming the Email Monster. Check out More Tips for Taming the Email Monster for the ‘do’s’ and ‘don’t’s’ to help you understand how to develop your own system for preventing email overwhelm. I would like to introduce a new guest blogger to the Office Dynamics family! By Alita Marlowe Bluford, CPO®, PTAC®. Farmington Hills MI 48333.

Fear Can Become a Monster If We Let It

Office Dynamics

The FEAR Monster. Welcome to Halloween week. For decades October has been the month of scary movies and costumes. We all have experienced it.

Is the Green-Eyed Monster in Your Cubicle?

On The Job

The green-eyed monster now rears itself not on the playground, but in the cubicle. I felt like a rat. We envied the kid with the newer toy.

5 Ways to Calm Down Before You Shoot Ballistic Missiles at Everyone

Dumb Little Man

Though, credit card is not affected, but it is quite irrational way of holding the shopping monster within any person. Happiness Health How To

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More Tips for Taming the Email Monster

Office Dynamics

Guest blogger, Alita Marlow Bluford continues her tips on taming the email monster. Taming the Email Monster (Continued). Focus and discipline is necessary to conquer the email monster. By Alita Marlowe Bluford, CPO®, PTAC®. Marlowe & Associates, Inc Efficiency Consultants. Farmington Hills MI 48333. 800-852-9050. Delegate.

More Tips for Taming the Email Monster

Office Dynamics

Guest blogger, Alita Marlow Bluford continues her tips on taming the email monster. Taming the Email Monster (Continued). Focus and discipline is necessary to conquer the email monster. By Alita Marlowe Bluford, CPO®, PTAC®. Marlowe & Associates, Inc Efficiency Consultants. Farmington Hills MI 48333. 800-852-9050. Delegate.

Trick or Treat Punctuation!

Business Writing

Who shouted, “Trick or treat” Did the ghoul ask, “Where is the monster ball” Think it over before comparing your punctuation.

Five Ways to Battle the Little Green Monster

On The Job

I try to keep that in mind every time I feel that little green monster try to sit on my shoulder. What kind of car do you drive? What does your lawn look like? How much did that suit cost you? If you're a typical American, at least one of these things brings out your competitive side. Go on, admit it. And that new suit? OK, feel better?

Bee Thinking: a Niche Business That Helps the Planet

The Solopreneur Life

If you’re like me, you’d love to create a sustainable business that helps the planet. Matt and Jill Reed of Portland, Oregon, have done it.

A Map Of Mythical Creatures And Where To Find Them

Dumb Little Man

With our monster map, you’ll finally know where they live, what they do, and where they are from. The Loch Ness Monster. So, if you’re planning an intrepid holiday to catch sight of your favorite mythical beast, we hope this monster map comes in handy. Have you always dreamed of seeing a yeti? Or sight a Sasquatch?

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Why We Need More Warriors (And How to Become One)

Dumb Little Man

The monsters arise from within and without, seeking to consume us, craving violence. So how do we find our Warrior nature? Great examples?

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Do you have the courage to flourish?

Office Dynamics

It has a way of becoming a “monster” if you let it fester because the more you think about the thing you fear doing, the worse it seems.

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3 Signs You’re Losing Hope

Dumb Little Man

Without this trait, we run the risk of be swallowed whole by the monster of despair. On the subject of hope, civil rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” That alone in its purest form is a sense of hope. And hope can […]. Happiness

How to Wrestle Deadlines and Win (Even When You Think You Can’t)

Men With Pens

By the time you realise that you have a monster in your world, it often seems like it’s too late to hit that deadline. Take heart.

4 Ways to Handle Your Workplace Jealousies

On The Job

We become more emotionally sensitive, and find ourselves battling the green-eyed monster in our cubicle.

4 Signs That You’re Making Positive Progress in Life

Dumb Little Man

Mistakes aren’t the monsters that we make them out to be. Fortunately, there are a few solid indicators that you’re making progress.

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Sometimes You Choose Your Niche. Sometimes Your Niche Chooses You.

The Solopreneur Life

Bob Chandler and Bigfoot: A Monster Example of “Niche Creation” Marketing Starting Out niche purpose-drivenI ’ve never claimed to be a fast learner. Here’s the latest example: it took me 18 years to identify my niche. For quite some time, I’ve been mystified by my clients. Some have a spiritual purpose.

Get Things Done With A Productivity Sprint

Simple Productivity Blog

At the time that I am peering down the throat of this monster that is about to swallow me, I know I have to quickly bring that list down in size.

How to Find a Holiday Job with Long-Term Potential

Office Dynamics

Image via Pixabay by kaboompics. And certainly, some employers look to these short-term hires when they’re ready to bring someone on full time.

Prodigal vs. Prodigy

Daily Writing Tips

Prodigy , by contrast, is from a distinct Latin word, prodigium , meaning “omen or monster” (both of which stem from a precursor word that means “to warn”). Prodigal means “to spend wastefully.” So, what does that have to do with the biblical parable of the prodigal son, and what does being prodigal have to do with being a prodigy ?

Cryptid

Daily Writing Tips

Wall in a publication of the International Society of Cryptozoology , as a word “to replace sensational and often misleading terms like monster.”.

13 Ideas for How to use Halloween in Marketing

Andrea Kalli

— Unleash your inner monster. Using holidays as inspiration for marketing campaigns is a great idea. For Halloween, there is no shortage of marketing concepts that can be conjured up (see what I did there?) that play off of each other quite well. — Cleaning out cobwebs. — It’s frightening how xxx.

The Best of The Solopreneur Life Blog

The Solopreneur Life

Bob Chandler and Bigfoot: A Monster Example of Niche Creation. I n the midst of moving TheSolopreneurLife.com to the Rainmaker platform, I spent time in the The Solopreneur Life’s basement, sifting through the site’s dusty archives. Now I want to share with you the best posts I found. Here goes! Blogging. What Is Quality Content?

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Litotes

Daily Writing Tips

Says the poet, “[The monster] did not mourn for it.”. --> Get access to 300+ interactive grammar exercises! i.e., “to to a great extent”).

50 Synonyms for “Villain”

Daily Writing Tips

Monster : an extremely wicked person; alternatively, a cruel or deformed person. Here’s a roster of appropriate alternatives. Rowdy : see rough.

Room Mate Hotel, Barcelona

Practically Perfect PA

The invite to stay and review a Room Mate hotel in the centre of Barcelona really did arrive at the most fortuitous of times. But what memories! 08008.

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A Better Way to Stop Negative Self Talk

Dumb Little Man

You ask yourself what you have to do to evict this little monster from your brain. Admit it. You’ve tried resisting it. Impossible?

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Diaper Genie Belongs in the Niche Product Hall of Fame

The Solopreneur Life

Bob Chandler and Bigfoot: A Monster Example of “Niche Creation” Sometimes You Choose Your Niche. Meet need. Consider diapers.

56 Challenges To Kick-Start Life After Fifty

Dumb Little Man

You’ve possibly become an “advice monster”. Some people wait their whole life to start living… don’t be one of them. Concerned about the world.

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Apply to, Apply for, and Apply with

Daily Writing Tips

You can apply with a program like Compass, or a service like Monster. How does one know which of these three idioms to use? apply to. apply for.

12 More Military Terms Used in Civilian Contexts

Daily Writing Tips

task force : from taxare (“tax”), a unit formed temporarily to achieve a specific objective; the sense in civilian usage is the same. Vocabulary

10 Comma Cases in Which More Is More

Daily Writing Tips

Halle Berry is the first African American woman to win a Best Actress Oscar for her performance in Monster’s Ball.”. To set the record straight, set the qualification off with a comma: “Halle Berry is the first African American woman to win a Best Actress Oscar, for her performance in Monster’s Ball.” Couch or calisthenics?

The 5 Stages of Handling Deep Emotions

Dumb Little Man

First Glimpse of the Monster When I first saw the turtle I understood why I had been confused about what I had on the line. What is going on?

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BIG Change Takes Courage

Office Dynamics

Fear can become a monster that grows. Well, it’s official—the year is half over! What kinds of changes have you experienced so far this year?

How wannabe entrepreneurs ruin their New Year 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

On the other end of the spectrum, we have the crazy planning and manifestation monsters. You should be obsessed with this too. I almost had you.

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Why Google Calendar Eats All Other To Do List Apps For Breakfast

Productivityist

And now your to do list has turned into a giant monster. This is a guest post by Tor Refsland. Want to become more productive? Subtasks. Check.

19 Tips for Managing Your Email Even When You Don't Want To.

Productive & Organized

Today, 19 of my friends and colleagues have shared their favorite tip for keeping control of the electronic monster.  Do The Dump! Ahhh.

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How to Overcome Self-Help Fatigue and Make Inspiration Stick

Dumb Little Man

Make it bigger than you I have a nasty, ugly, monster-mutant of an ego inside me that tries to make life all about him. Terrible. But why?

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