Mon.May 24, 2021

5 Common Team Management Mistakes To Avoid

Dumb Little Man

Don’t accidentally become a bad leader by ignoring these imperceptible team management mistakes. Every day is a new challenge for many companies, including the most successful ones.

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Club Med's Top Places for Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

The global resort company Club Med recently released a report covering the top countries and places for digital nomads.  

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How to write an elevator speech

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to write an elevator speech appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Our public relations director came by my office recently with a prospective volunteer board member. As part of the introduction, the director asked me to outline my role, in 30 seconds or less. Well… I hemmed, hawed, and took about … Continue reading → You just finished reading How to write an elevator speech ! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials.

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It's OK to Be Dumb Sometimes

On The Job

I'm often the dumbest person on a Zoom call. Seriously. I talk to a lot of people who are experts in their field (data science, AI, global supply chains) and I rely on their expertise to educate me so that I can write a story and inform others. So, I ask a lot of questions.

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7 deadly sins of speakers and presenters

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 7 deadly sins of speakers and presenters appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. It takes a lot of preparation to craft the kind of speech or presentation that is going to grab your listener’s attention. Once the speech is crafted, you need to spend a lot of time practicing, so as to make … Continue reading → You just finished reading 7 deadly sins of speakers and presenters ! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials.

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The search for microscopic aliens | Sarah Rugheimer

TED Talks

Astrophysicist and TED Fellow Sarah Rugheimer searches for aliens -- but not the cartoony green kind. She's looking for extraterrestrial microbes by studying how these single-celled organisms emit gases, which could reveal evidence of them throughout the cosmos.

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Pause

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all and a happy Victoria Day to all of us marking the occasion with a long weekend … Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. Guillaume Apollinaire.

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There Are Idiots At Both Ends Of The Spectrum

Brilliantly Better

First of all, apologies for the strong word “idiots” I mean it.

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Documentary films that explore trauma -- and make space for healing | Almudena Toral

TED Talks

Through documentary films following survivors of trauma, TED Fellow Almudena Toral makes invisible psychological scars seen. She shares the heartbreaking story of Adayanci Pérez, a six-year-old girl from Guatemala suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to her encounter with US immigration enforcement. A powerful call to give voice to those who are silenced -- and pressure governments to change their course of action.

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What Does an “Ideal” Work Week Look Like for an EA?

Worxbee

What does the “ideal” work week look like for an executive assistant? Is there any such thing? Ideal” means different things to different people, but for the sake of this post, we’re defining it as your most productive, least-stressful work week.

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The multibillion-dollar US prison industry -- and how to dismantle it | Bianca Tylek

TED Talks

A phone call to a US prison or jail can cost up to a dollar per minute -- a rate that forces one in three families with incarcerated loved ones into debt.

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17 Best Android Apps to Study

Small Business CEO

Smart assistants have long become an integral part of our life. Most people associate gadgets with entertainment, but with their help , you can simplify the study of the curriculum.

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The death of the universe -- and what it means for life | Katie Mack

TED Talks

The universe started with a bang -- but how will it end?

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The infinite alchemy of storytelling | Zahra Al-Mahdi

TED Talks

TED Fellow Zahra Al-Mahdi was raised by screens -- "storytelling machines" like TV and the internet that shaped her sense of self and reality. Now a multimedia artist and filmmaker, she challenges common historical narratives and brings a multiplicity of perspectives to the surface.

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How to heat your home without hurting the planet | Kathy Hannun

TED Talks

Of all the mundane yet astonishing marvels of human ingenuity, knowing what it takes to heat a room to a comfortable temperature is TED Fellow Kathy Hannun's favorite.

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The life-saving tech helping mothers make healthy decisions | Aparna Hegde

TED Talks

Overcrowded clinics, extensive wait times and overworked doctors are taking a devastating toll on mothers and children in India.

How dirt bikes and STEM ignite ingenuity in Baltimore | Brittany Young

TED Talks

Dirt biking is more than just a pastime -- it's an opportunity to disrupt the cycle of poverty and provide enriching STEM education, says TED Fellow Brittany Young.

An app that empowers people to solve their legal problems | Rohan Pavuluri

TED Talks

If you can't afford an attorney, one will be appointed for you, right? Not in US civil court. From high legal fees to confusing paperwork and expensive lawyers, it can be difficult to settle civil matters.

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A feminist reimagining of Kenya's public transport | Naomi Mwaura

TED Talks

Kenya's minibuses -- known as "matatus" -- offer a convenient, affordable and colorful way for people to get around. But they also pose safety risks and accessibility issues for many of their passengers, especially women.

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How your body could become its own diagnostic lab | Aaron Morris

TED Talks

We need an inside-out approach to how we diagnose disease, says immuno-engineer and TED Fellow Aaron Morris. Introducing cutting-edge medical research, he unveils implantable technology that gives real-time, continuous analysis of a patient's health at the molecular level.

Playful, wondrous public spaces built for community and possibility | Matthew Mazzotta

TED Talks

Introducing a new type of public space, custom-fit for communities in need of a shot of hope and wonder.

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A new approach to defending the human rights of migrants | Itamar Mann

TED Talks

In this gripping talk, litigator and TED Fellow Itamar Mann details the perilous boat migrations of asylum seekers crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

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What should humans take to space (and leave behind)? | Jorge Mañes Rubio

TED Talks

One day, humans will explore space en masse and live scattered across the solar system on planets like Mars and beyond.

Maternal and child health is a human right | Aparna Hegde

TED Talks

Overcrowded clinics, extensive wait times and overworked doctors are taking a devastating toll on mothers and children in India.

The renewable heating system right below your feet | Kathy Hannun

TED Talks

Of all the mundane yet astonishing marvels of human ingenuity, knowing what it takes to heat a room to a comfortable temperature is TED Fellow Kathy Hannun's favorite.

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The real-life superheroes helping Syrian refugees | Feras Fayyad

TED Talks

Society has a set of stories it tells itself about who refugees are and what they look like, says documentarian and TED Fellow Feras Fayyad.

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