December, 2019

Remote and Distributed Work Driving Growth Outside of Major Cities

Small Business Labs

Citylab's Talent May Be Shifting Away From Superstar Cities covers research showing that the fast-growing "superstar cities" - New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, Washington, DC - may be slowing down. 

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The Nutrients for Healthy Hair You Should Have In Your Diet

Dumb Little Man

Gorgeous hair can only grow on a body that is healthy from within. While reducing stress and exercising properly are important for your health, you need to keep in mind that your hair needs nourishment from within. You need to eat the right types of food and get the right nutrients for healthy hair.

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How to Make Your Public Speaking More Effective

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Make Your Public Speaking More Effective appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. From the Office of Educational Development at UC Berkeley: Analyze Your Audience Remember that the members of the audience are beneficiaries of your communication.

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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.

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Tapping into the power of influence

Practically Perfect PA

It often feels like hierarchy and influence go hand in hand, but the capacity to influence others isn’t exclusively linked to stature and job titles. As an assistant, it may sometimes feel either uncomfortable or even impossible to influence others in the workplace, but it’s not necessarily the case.

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Managing a Sustainable Office — Recycling E-Waste

Eco-Office Gals

Today, businesses everywhere are beginning to think long and hard about their environmental impact.

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HBR on How to Negotiate as a Freelancer

Small Business Labs

HBR's Now to Negotiate as a Freelancer provides an excellent overview of this important topic. 

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7 Keys to a Successful Life

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 7 Keys to a Successful Life appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. A successful life doesn’t happen by accident. A successful life is the result of deliberate focus of your time, energy and thoughts towards what you want to accomplish.

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How to Set Meaningful Career Goals (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Set Meaningful Career Goals.”. Date: Wednesday, December 18. Time: 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern. Duration: 1 hour. Description: Goals are supposed to be motivating and inspiring.

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Assistants – Fully Utilize Your Talents—Optimization

Office Dynamics

Optimization is like administrative skills and attitudes on steroids (in a good way!). Optimization means to enhance the effectiveness of something; to make something function at its best.

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The Greatest Gift to Give Workers This Year

On The Job

By now, most people have heard of the Secret Santa. He's the guy who passes out $100 bills to those in need. He often finds these folks at thrift stores, bargain aisles or anywhere else there is someone just trying to make ends meet. He knows they need some extra kindness at holiday time.

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Uber's Safety Report

Small Business Labs

Trust and safety have always been major issues with the sharing/gig/peer-to-peer economy. But data on the safety problems in this growing part of the economy have been non-existent. But that's starting to change.    Last week Uber released a U.S.

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Easy and Effective Tips On How to Protect PC From Malware

Dumb Little Man

Is your computer running slow? Or is it behaving “weirdly”? Like most computer users, you will jump to the conclusion that it has caught a virus. However, it might be some sort of malware.

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Tips for Personal Holiday Greetings

Simple Productivity Blog

It used to be that people sent cards at the holidays as a matter of social norm. Now with social media, most people don't send holiday greetings. After all, it is much easier to click a few times or to post once and let others see it when they may.

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Podcast 133: How to create good habits

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! ?. This is podcast 133 and it’s about how to create good habits. I was inspired by reading a review of a new book called Good Habits, Bad Habits, by psychologist Wendy Wood. The author says what I already knew and have podcasted about before; that willpower has little to do with forming good habits, or being successful, or even having self control.

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7 Tips to Managing Holiday and Work Stress

Office Dynamics

If you are like me, you are getting caught up in the holiday season plus a long list of To-Do items at work and home. I imagine you are starting to feel a little stressed and you are racing against the clock—December 25. Here are my tips: Breathe! Seriously.

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5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Co-Workers

On The Job

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). Or, perhaps you want to get something for that great co-worker who has helped you out more times than you can count.

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Lack of "Good Jobs" Means More People Turn to the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

One thing that comes out loud and clear in our research is many turn to the gig economy because of a lack of "good jobs"    By "good jobs" we mean jobs that pay well, are reasonably secure and provide benefits.    But while the U.S.

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Top 5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Partner Happy

Dumb Little Man

Nothing is better than finding the person you’re meant to be with for the rest of your life. Once you find your soulmate, you make it your life’s mission to make them the happiest they can be. The more you get to know your partner, the easier it will be to find out what makes them happy.

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Podcast Episode 12: Two Things That Will Make Your Day Go Smoother

Simple Productivity Blog

How you start your day impacts how the rest of your day will go. Start the morning frantic, and you will be playing catch up the rest of the day. But you can stack the deck in your favor by doing the two things that will make your whole day go smoother.

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Episode 274: Humor That Works with Andrew Tarvin

Productivityist

On this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, I’m joined by Andrew (Drew) Tarvin. Drew is the world’s first Humor Engineer teaching people how to get better results while having more fun.

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Hired as C Suite EA and role description reads like an Office Assistant – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Heather Asks: Background: The majority of my career has been as an EA to a VP of Operations for a local Fortune 500 company. They “restructured” leaving my team with a job almost 2 yrs ago.

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How to Handle Work Guilt

Jen Lawrence

Call it whatever you want – on some level we all experience some level of guilt around our jobs, especially if our work is particularly demanding.

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5 Financial Habits Enforced By Playing CashFlow

Brilliantly Better

One of the new things I tried lately is playing CashFlow.

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Golfing Injury Prevention Methods Suggested By Chiropractors

Dumb Little Man

Most people are aware of how fleeting the summer can be, particularly golfers. As such, if you enjoy golfing during the short summer season, you may be worried about injuring yourself while on the course. In fact, many golfers worry about potentially season-ending injuries.

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Deliberate December

Simple Productivity Blog

The holiday season is upon us. For most people, it hits like a blizzard tornado, and they find themselves spit out in January dazed, exhausted and bruised. And I understand, because I was like that for many years.

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Episode 273: How to Win the Day with Kris Ward

Productivityist

On this episode I speak with Kris Ward. Kris is the director of a marketing and branding company and it was through her work there that she learned a great deal about productivity versus being busy. Her work with other small business professionals lead to the creation of Win The Hour Win The Day.

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Top 5 Tips for Hiring the Right Candidate

Small Business CEO

Regardless of how much experience you have in running a business, it’s only normal that you will want to have the best team working for you. Having employees who strive for perfection and go above and beyond their call of duty can help keep your company running successfully and accordingly to plan.

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Indirect References to Questions

Daily Writing Tips

When referring to a paraphrased question, writers often introduce grammatical mistakes in the course of confusing the query for a quoted question. In the following sentences, errors are introduced in the course of posing an indirect question (or, in the case of the final example, a direct one).

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New Year Resolutions – Do They Actually Work?

Brilliantly Better

From January 1st, I’m going to the gym 5 times a week. From January 1st, I’m going to quit smoking. From January 1st, I’m starting to meditate 5 minutes every day. All these things have something in common. Apart from… The post New Year Resolutions – Do They Actually Work? appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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How Netflix Metaflow Framework Is Different Than Other Python Frameworks

Dumb Little Man

Python is one of the fastest-growing programming languages in the world today. It is already being used by 8 million developers across the world.

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Collective Intelligence For Teams Inspired From Nature

BioTeams

Whilst it's true that the rise Artificial Intelligence threatens industries and jobs alike, it also presents an opportunity for humans and teams to embrace the new paradigm by staying one step ahead and making themselves smarter and more capable in harnessing collective intelligence.

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Best Tools to Use In Designing Christmas Cards

Dumb Little Man

Christmas is only a few days away and I am sure you are preparing hard to make it a joyous occasion for you and your loved ones. One of the best things about Christmas is Christmas gifts.

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Retail And Consumer Goods: The Next AI Frontier

Dumb Little Man

When was the last time you walked into a store and they were out of what you needed? It happens less and less these days as the supply chain becomes increasingly managed by computer algorithms known as artificial intelligence. AI has all the data on sales patterns and supplier speed.

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The Importance of Big Data In Business And Your Success

Dumb Little Man

To put it simply, data science revolves around gathering large amounts of information and using specific algorithms to extract the exact knowledge needed out of it. To this day, around 65% of businesses admit to using big data to maintain a competitive edge.

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Postpartum Fitness Guide for New Moms

Dumb Little Man

We all know that pregnancy comes with some weight gain, as well as other physical and emotional changes. If you’re like many other women that gained weight, you might wonder when to start exercise after standard delivery to get your body back.

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How to Encourage Good Money Habits in Children

Dumb Little Man

Your children are like sponges. Even when you think they aren’t watching, they’re taking in everything that you say and do. That’s why it is so important to start teaching children about money and its value while they’re still young.

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