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Ransomware Attack: Everything You Need To Know To Stop It

Dumb Little Man

All businesses — whether they are large corporations, governments, or small organizations — are always at a high risk of being attacked by hackers and cybercriminals aiming to steal your money. According to a report in 2019, cyberattacks have an increase of 235%.

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The Growing Army of Freelancers Providing Services to Businesses

Small Business Labs

MBO Partners recently released its 2020 Client of Choice study results, which found that 7.6 million independent professionals (freelancers, independent consultants, etc.) provide their skills to business clients.  

2020 197

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Side Gig Ideas to Supplement Your Home Business during the Pandemic

Tips From T. Marie

Has the current pandemic had an adverse effect on your home business income? Even though self-employed individuals are now eligible for unemployment via the pandemic unemployment assistance program, it may not be a fit for everyone.

2020 147

Task vs. Project: What’s the Difference? (Video)

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live training webinar hosted by Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video and worksheet are available in the Career Success Library. The topic of this webinar was, “How to Speak the Language of Project Management.”

2020 137

10 Helpful Tips To Improve Your Microbiome

Dumb Little Man

Your gut is home to trillions of little bugs known as microbes. Now, before you go chugging pesticide, you should know that these various bacteria, yeast, and fungi are actually pretty useful. They are the first living beings we encounter in the womb, even helping us form our immune system!

2020 202

Facebook Announces Facebook Shops

Small Business Labs

This week Facebook announced Facebook Shops , which it describes as "a mobile-first shopping experience where businesses can easily create an online store on Facebook and Instagram."

How Assistants Can Adapt to Change

Office Dynamics

A natural reaction to change is fear of the unknown. Many assistants would much rather stay in their comfort zones where they feel safe and secure. However, change is a must if we want to grow in our careers, in our relationships, and as a person.

2020 182

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5 Lessons ‘Star Trek’ Can Teach Us About Technology

Dumb Little Man

The ‘ Star Trek ’ franchise is beloved by many people and cultures around the world. The myriad of characters, locations, and dilemmas allow audiences to empathize and build rapport with the characters.

2020 196

U.S. Census Pulse Survey Finds Small Businesses Getting Slammed

Small Business Labs

The U.S. Census has created a Small Business Pulse survey to track and measure how small businesses are faring during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 180

Common Grammar Mistakes that Undermine Your Credibility

Office Dynamics

Now more than ever, clarity in communication is important. We’re all adapting to more virtual meetings and a great deal more email communication. Documents that were discussed around a meeting table and then edited by a single person now make their way to multiple colleagues via email.

2020 148

How to Use Job Boards to Get a Job

On The Job

It can be frustrating to use the big job boards such as Monster, Indeed or LinkedIn if you feel like your resume is being dumped into a black hole, never to be seen by a human recruiter.

2020 141

How to Make Home a Better Place to Relax and Work Remotely

Dumb Little Man

Most of us are used to making our homes a place of rest and our office a place of work. However, there are circumstances where we are forced to work from home instead. And of course, there are some of us who just wish to work remotely. After all, there are solid perks in doing that.

2020 193

Podcast Episode 23: The New Normal

Simple Productivity Blog

For a long time people have been talking about the new normal. But everyone had the expectation that this is how things would be until they go back to the way they were before COVID. The thing is, I don't think they will ever go back to the same.

2020 130

Entrepreneur Or Employee?

Brilliantly Better

For years, if anybody would have asked me this question, I wouldn’t even think about the answer: entrepreneur, of course. I would have said this on auto-pilot, 100% convinced that this is, always has, and always will be the correct answer. A little bit of context is required, though.

2020 65

7 Best Grammar Checker Apps

Daily Writing Tips

Do you struggle with spelling and grammar? Even if you’re a native English speaker, there might well be grammatical rules that confuse you – and you may find that you spend a lot of time poring over your draft text, trying to figure out what needs to be edited.

2020 87

The Emergence of Telehealth in Wound Care

Dumb Little Man

The healthcare industry is forever evolving. With the intention of delivering health services and information across both short and long distances, many sectors have begun offering remote services. This practice is known as telehealth.

2020 171

The Times, They Are A-Changin’

Simple Productivity Blog

The times, they are a'changin. Life now in the details bears little resemblence to life a year ago. And it hasn't been easy. But even though things are changing, that doesn't mean there isn't positive among the negative. The post The Times, They Are A-Changin’ appeared first on Laura Earnest.

2020 130

Too Good To Be True

Brilliantly Better

You’ve heard it a million times and, almost always, it was the correct thing to say. Almost always, if something looks, feels or seems too good to be true, it isn’t. I have only one problem with this. The “almost” part of it. Let me explain.

2020 56

6 Convincing Reasons Why You Should Start A Podcast

Small Business CEO

In a world of virtual information and interconnectedness, modern podcasts can be considered the successors of the radio. The main reason why podcasts are growing so popular these days pertains to their wide availability and vast potential for audience outreach.

2020 63

Android vs iOS: Which is the Best Platform to Build Your First App?

Dumb Little Man

Android vs iOS – which is the best platform to pick for your first app development? This is a question that is here to stay. After all, developers around the world continue to craft top of the line apps.

2020 172

How Video Gaming Could Improve Your Cognitive Health And Skills

Dumb Little Man

There’s no doubt that video gaming can be fun, and it can be an ideal way to pass by an hour or two, immersed in pure entertainment.

2020 171

The Most Common Intimacy Issues In Relationships

Dumb Little Man

All relationships experience problems on occasion. One of the most difficult for partners is when the intimacy in a relationship is lost.

2020 161

Hate Feeling That You’re Never Good Enough? Then You’ll Love This

Dumb Little Man

When we desperately want to be part of a group but think we’re not good enough, it can make us ill at ease, oversensitive, unhappy, and stressed out. Unfortunately, unless we deal with these feelings, they will only get worse.

2020 155

Everything You Need To Know About Direct Mail

Dumb Little Man

Looking for an effective way to promote your small business? If so, nothing can be a better option than direct mailing. If you are new to direct mail for your business, it can seem overwhelming. But the truth is, it is easy and affordable to promote your business through mailbox.

2020 155

What’s Important?

Brilliantly Better

The other day I was expressing some personal frustration on Facebook (where else?) about some further lockdown here in Spain. After a few consecutive prolongations of the initial “estado de alarma” (2 weeks each), the Government now wants a 5 weeks prolongation.

2020 64

When Reality Is Stranger Than A Movie – A Crypto Story

Brilliantly Better

Some of you may know that I’m somehow involved in cryptocurrencies. My focus is not in the speculative part of it, or trading. My interests are mostly in cryptography – and how it can be used to solve real world problems.

2020 56

Managing Past Versions Of Yourself

Brilliantly Better

Working as a software developer comes with many perks: you can work remotely (or from coffee shops), you get to see your work used by thousands of people and you are almost forced to learn continuously.

2020 58

5 Ways To Finish An Ultra-Marathon (Of Writing)

Brilliantly Better

As I’m slowly getting on track with my 230 days blogging challenge – this is my 6th day, by the way – I’m starting to revisit feelings and attitudes from my ultra-running races. If I really think about it, such a long writing challenge is very similar with an ultra.

2020 56

Just Dive In

Brilliantly Better

For about 7 years I worked as a radio anchor and, a week ago, I just remembered how it all started. I was a student at the Faculty of Journalism, in the post-Decembrist Bucharest, circa 1992. I was part of the second generation of students, working with a new set of teachers and curricula, which.

2020 59

Resources for Struggling Businesses During COVID-19

Small Business CEO

COVID-19 has severely impacted the way that everyone goes about their lives. Most are forced to stay at home, yourself likely included. This means that many businesses are currently closed or working at a significantly reduced capacity.

2020 60

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard – Here’s What You Need to Know

Small Business CEO

Have you ever been in a situation where you accidentally deleted data that you needed? Are you searching for data that was there and now isn’t? If yes, you aren’t alone. It happens all the time.

2020 65

3 Tips For Building a Successful Game

Small Business CEO

The business world is going more digital every day, making it increasingly important for small businesses to have a presence online. You can build that presence by having a website and social media channels or in a more innovative way by building a great app, a great game.

2020 63

Reasons Why You Need To Ask For A Performance Bond From Contractors

Small Business CEO

It would be beneficial to have performance bonds from contractors. But, first things first; performance bonds are legally binding contracts that involve three parties. They are issued to ensure that one of the parties complies with the terms mentioned in the contract.

2020 63

7 Undebatable Reasons Why Team Building Is Important In The Workplace

Small Business CEO

One of the best things you can do for your company is to provide quality time for your employees to mix work and play. When you mention team building to a group of employees, you would usually notice a beam of excitement among them.

2020 65

Necessary Tips For Making Money Online

Small Business CEO

If you are new to e-commerce or making money online then it can be tricky to know the best ways to quickly gain capital in the online world. Fortunately for you, this article can help point you in the right direction.

2020 60

5 Biggest Challenges for Businesses with Custom Software Development

Small Business CEO

Custom software development comes with certain challenges. While the word ‘challenge’ is often used as a synonym for ‘problem’, this time it’s not sugar-coating it. We’re talking about obstacles that developers often happen to run into.

2020 63

Customer Incentives That Quickly Build Revenue

Small Business CEO

Quickly building revenue is integral to many businesses, but often it can be a minefield navigating the different options available to you. Should I be focusing on my existing customers or reaching out to new customers, potentially in new markets, to build this additional revenue?

2020 56