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

The Solopreneur Life

By 1979, Bigfoot was receiving so much attention from off-road enthusiasts that a promoter asked Chandler to bring his truck to an auto show in Denver, Colorado. When Chandler began smashing cars as part of Bigfoot’s routine, the monster-truck phenomenon was born. In the early 1980s, a fledgling sports television network in search of programming — ESPN — began broadcasting monster-truck events. Marketing Monster trucks Niche creation

Is the Green-Eyed Monster in Your Cubicle?

45 Things

But then the promotion we worked so hard to achieve — the one that we knew should be ours — goes to someone else. The green-eyed monster now rears itself not on the playground, but in the cubicle. For example, if someone at work gets the promotion or recognition you feel you deserve instead, examine why this person may have nabbed the accolades. Could it be that he or she did a better job of promoting their hard work or connecting with the right people?


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Want To Impress Your Boss?

Professional Assistant Blog

Here are 5 ways to score brownie points with your boss and get that promotion or raise (or both) a little faster: The one thing that I’ve learned over the course of my career is to try getting to know your boss. Then they will feel good about themselves and you might just get that promotion or raise after all. Home About Me Advertise Want To Impress Your Boss?

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Episode 246: How to Be Great at Your Job with Justin Kerr


Justin is a self-described efficiency monster, He is the author of the rogue corporate playbooks How to Write an Email and How to Be a Boss. And it also goes into how to get promoted sooner, impress the people high up on the corporate ladder, and do it all while maintaining your personal life and without working crazy hours. On the term “efficiency monster” (4:50). On today’s episode, I spent time with Justin Kerr.

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How To Become Bitter and Resentful in 9 Easy Steps

Dumb Little Man

Ignore the monsters under your bed. Be sure to capture all the important details, like how much money they spend and related gossip like who they date, their outside marriage affairs, where they party, what brands they promote and all that. There are all sorts of benefits to being bitter and resentful. There’s getting rid of the people around you, ruining the things that are going well for you, and causing general self-sabotage.

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4 Ways to Handle Your Workplace Jealousies

45 Things

Of course you’re supposed to wish Jim well on his new promotion – even though you worked hard for it and you believe Jim is a slacker. We become more emotionally sensitive, and find ourselves battling the green-eyed monster in our cubicle. You may have really been counting on a promotion, for example, so you may react in anger or hurt when you don’t get it.

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Social Media: Open This Pandora’s Box At Your Risk

Dumb Little Man

There is a strong possibility that such users can turn out to be the green-eyed monster with sinister intentions. They blast promotional emails, send messages of deals and offers, and show ads on our social media profile pages. It is now universally accepted that social media is an addiction more harmful than cigarettes, alcohol, and hard drug. Unfortunately, this addiction has gripped kids, young blood, and adults in its tentacles.

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


And now your to do list has turned into a giant monster. I have now only selected the “Promotering” (this is the Norwegian word for promoting) calendar, which displays all the tasks connected to this category/calendar. This is a guest post by Tor Refsland. Tor decided to leave his six-figure job in order to follow his passion – to help online entrepreneurs SAVE TIME and INCREASE RESULTS. Want to become more productive?

Online Organizing Tools

Clutter Coach

Republished by Blog Post Promoter I've reviewed a few of these tools in the past, but today I came across a huge list of online resources , over a hundred, via Mashable. This is an online household chore board disguised as a monster-fighting video game. Fighting monsters along the way is optional. Originally posted 2009-04-21 16:01:10.

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Business Card Window Envelopes

Professional Assistant Blog

You can promote your business cards through this way as well. The affiliate program is a program that let other individuals promote a companys products for a commission fee per item sold. Home About Me Advertise Business Card Window Envelopes By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 23, 2007 Filed Under: Networking , Productivity H eres an interesting envelope that I found on this website.

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Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself!

Professional Assistant Blog

It could be anything, such as getting that promotion , helping others more, etc. Home About Me Advertise Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself! By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the type of person that comes into the office each and every day, thinking that its just going to be another boring day, nothing changes and its always the same thing day in and day out?

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Seminars for Professional Assistants

Professional Assistant Blog

Are you trying to get that raise or promotion that you so well deserve? Home About Me Advertise Seminars for Professional Assistants By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, July 16, 2008 Filed Under: Networking , Productivity A re you looking to improve your skills and catch up with the latest office trends ? One of my readers asked me this: I am an Executive Assistant to the CEO/President. She is the largest share holder of the company, obviously.

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Why People Gossip At The Office

Professional Assistant Blog

Youre there to get paid and get that promotion or raise, so make yourself and your manager proud. Home About Me Advertise Why People Gossip At The Office By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity D o you gossip at the office? Do you get sucked into the gossip of others? Im sure that this has happened to all of us at one point or another. Gossip has never been a positive matter.

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Microsoft Outlook Shared Mailboxes Etiquette

Professional Assistant Blog

This will promote positive productivity in your office. Home About Me Advertise Microsoft Outlook Shared Mailboxes Etiquette By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 31, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Productivity D o you have more than one mailbox in your Microsoft Outlook , other than your inbox? Do you share these other mailboxes with other staff members? I have shared access to 4 different mailboxes for various products and projects.

Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

Professional Assistant Blog

She has been here a little over 1 1/2 years and has recently been promoted to an Administrative Assistant. Home About Me Advertise Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague! By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 06, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity H ave you had or are in a situation where your colleague is making your life miserable?

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Boost Your Online PR: Public Relations as Part of Online Marketing Strategy

Small Business CEO

Social media is an ever changing, and ever hungry monster. Public relations is one of a great many online tools that you can use to promote your business, create a great brand reputation and drive traffic to your website. Public relations should be an essential part of your online marketing arsenal, from the inception of your business.

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Thinking Outside the Job Description Box

Professional Assistant Blog

Some examples would be managing a company website, creating, editing and writing a company newsletter or creating promotional materials, invitations and brochures for marketing events. Home About Me Advertise Thinking Outside the Job Description Box By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 20, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity E ditor’s note: This is a guest post by Patricia Robb of Laughing All The Way to Work: The Ultimate Secretarial Survival Blog.

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What The Panda Google Algorithm Change Means To Small Business Owners

Small Business CEO

I’m going to ignore Facebook as the omnipotent monster that many businesses don’t know how to leverage yet. Use video instead of or in addition to words to promote changes in your company, new product releases, special events, spotlight employees, or company capabilities. In February 2011, Google made big news on the Internet by publishing an algorithm change for search engine relevancy.

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The Subtle Comfort Of The Discomfort Zone

Brilliantly Better

2 trackbacks } Tweets that mention The Subtle Comfort Of The Discomfort Zone -- November 25, 2010 at 11:14 am | November 27, 2010 at 8:40 pm { 5 comments… read them below or add one } 1 Parker Lee November 25, 2010 at 11:42 am Hi Dragos, You are a MONSTER — of keeping yourself busy (: And Much respect for revealing such personal details about your life.

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What Is Rich and Happy

Brilliantly Better

Monsters- Fears- and Moving Forward Reply 5 Tim Brownson October 21, 2010 at 1:30 pm And that’s the thing with life, it’s always work in progress. Dragos Roua – Brilliantly Better The Personal Development Blog Home About me Top posts Archives Downloads Audio Recommended Products Contact What Is Rich and Happy by dragos on October 21, 2010 · 29 comments in Success & Wellness Tweet This is a guest post by Tim Brownson, @timbrownson.

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33 Ways To Overcome Frustration

Brilliantly Better

Do These Green Eyed Monsters Lurk In Your Shadow? Dragos Roua – Brilliantly Better The Personal Development Blog Home About me Top posts Archives Downloads Audio Recommended Products Contact 33 Ways To Overcome Frustration by dragos on March 17, 2010 · 46 comments in motivation Tweet I have a huge experience with frustration. I experienced it in so many ways, at so many times in my life, that I feel like I’m some kind of a specialist.

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The “Ants” Situation

Brilliantly Better

I think it might be the time for Bianca to see Monsters’ Inc and Bug Life. Dragos Roua – Brilliantly Better The Personal Development Blog Home About me Top posts Archives Downloads Audio Recommended Products Contact The “Ants&# Situation by dragos on June 9, 2010 · 38 comments in Personal Development Tweet The other morning , just before we had breakfast, Bianca came to me shouting: “Dad, dad, come, you have to see this!”

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: 5 Ways to Avoid Freaking Out About.

45 Things

Nothing will help you find another job or protect your career more than having a monster business network. Still, every time you meet with someone and can promote your skills, you should look at it as a good chance to hone your personal brand and become more skilled as selling yourself.

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Why You Shouldn't Stick to Your Niche

Men With Pens

As a virtual assistant, I tend to market and promote my services to my niche customer. 9 Ways To Attract Readers To Your Blog Reply Booty Monster November 20, 2009 at 2:15 pm Yaaaaaaaaaaaay FitJerk!!

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Do Clients Need to Like You to Buy? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

How To Promote Your Business On A Budget Reply James ( @MenwithPens ) January 11, 2010 at 7:06 am @Michael – I’m tossed up about that. How I Built My Twitter Marketing Monster From 1 to 36,000 Reply poch January 11, 2010 at 9:19 am Not ‘Check Your Facts Before You State Them’ This is one of the 10 deadly business mistakes in the Online Profits ebook. It would be like me promoting myself as a graphic design expert, when I can barely use MS Paint.

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