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7 Tips For Amateur Photographers You Need To Know

Dumb Little Man

Photography is a fantastic hobby. For some people, it’s a lifelong profession. It gives people the chance to create works of art, capture precious moments, and make lasting impressions of our world. If you are looking at taking up photography as a hobby or have already purchased a DSLR camera, you may find the process of getting started a bit daunting.

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Podcast 083: Paying attention

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! I got sidelined by a cold last week that I still have so I haven’t been promoting the contest as I intended. I’m extending the deadline into January to make up for that. In case you missed it, it’s a contest to win a PDF copy of my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized.

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Declutter Your Data with Angela Crocker


On this episode of the podcast, I’m joined by my friend Angela Crocker. Angela is the author of The Content Planner and Declutter Your Data. We spend the majority of our conversation diving deep into digital decluttering strategies. Some of the specifics of our discussion include the way you can declutter Your apps (which may not mean deleting them), how to streamline your digital calendar, redundancy and intention, dedicated devices, and more tactics. (We

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Grammar Quiz #19: Reflexive Pronouns

Daily Writing Tips

Pronouns ending in -self , -selves should be used only to refer to or emphasize another word in the sentence. These reflexive pronouns should not be used in place of other personal pronouns. Some of the sentences below are incorrectly using the reflexive pronouns. Edit as necessary: 1. His cousin and himself are the same age. Jimmy fell off his bicycle and hurt himself. The children himself decorated the tree. The mother explained that her toddler likes to feed herself.

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5 Common Mistakes When Apologizing

Dumb Little Man

Do you really know how to apologize? In some cases, saying sorry isn’t enough. Instead of smoothing things over and making the situation better, it just leads to an even bigger explosion and mess. Often, we just put our hands on our hair and wonder why the other person doesn’t seem to appreciate what we’re doing. Why do other people always have to see what you’re saying in the worst light? Well, it might not be their fault.

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Behind the Navillus Bankruptcy, a Union Contractor's Ties to Nonunion Firms

Small Business CEO

When do links between union and open-shop contractors violate union agreements

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The 5 Key Yoga Poses For Women Over 50

Dumb Little Man

Let’s be honest. Turning 50 doesn’t really mean much anymore when people are healthier and living longer than ever. However, society still sees this as a milestone. That being said, for some women over 50, a whole new chapter of growth and excitement could be opening up. If you are one of those women, this means a lot more free time for new experiences. Being over 50, whether male or female, also means physical changes could be occurring in your body.

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5 Biggest Problems Faced By Small Businesses And How To Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

Startups are known to have specific needs that bigger companies won’t understand. Those needs inevitably become challenges to business owners. Problems such as inexperience, business size, and the lack of resources can get in the way of an entrepreneur’s success. If you are going through any of those problems, here’s a good news. Below are some of the biggest problems faced by small businesses and what you can do to overcome them. Money matters.

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10 Expert-Approved Hacks For Holiday Home Safety

Dumb Little Man

The holiday season is the time for carols, mistletoe, crackling fires, hot cocoa, and presents under the tree. With all those things, it’s easy to forget about home safety habits. We get complacent and preoccupied with all the hustle and bustle that’s so common this time of year. To help secure your home, here are some expert-approved holiday home safety tips to prevent fire, injury, and break-ins. How to Prevent Fire. Tip 1: Keep an eye on your cords.

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The Complete 2018 Step-by-Step Guide On How To Write A Press Release

Dumb Little Man

In order to ensure the maximum effectiveness of your press release, you will want to make sure that they conform to certain generally accepted formatting practices. By following the press release format guide below, you’ll increase the reach and popularity of your company. But first, what is a press release?

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How Building Your Personal Brand Can Affect Your Job Prospects

Dumb Little Man

You may not realize it but you’re already building your personal brand. From your social media profiles to how you interact with the people around you, you’re already creating a reputation. Because of this, it’s only essential that you take a step back and see how good or bad your personal brand is. Your Personal Brand . Personal branding is about creating and maintaining a good reputation.

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Lapses and Collapses

Daily Writing Tips

This post lists and defines lapse and its family of related words that pertain to a passage of time or to falling. The words discussed below all derive ultimately from the Latin verb labi , meaning “fall,” “sink,” and “slip,” in addition to other related actions, by way of lapsus , meaning “falling” or “slipping” (figuratively or literally) or “passage of time” (from the sense of “gliding”).

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Assertiveness is Key for a Successful Sales Representative

Small Business CEO

Picture in your mind a highly effective sales candidate; it could be one presently working with you at your company who is finding consistent success, or one you imagine could fill an open position. Chances are that assertiveness is among their top qualities.

Lithuania gave Pope Francis a nanoscale 3D printed nativity scene for Christmas

Small Business CEO

While you may have been unwrapping new sweaters and socks this Christmas, Pope Francis was receiving what could very well be the world’s tiniest nativity scene. The nanoscale gift, which is so small it can reportedly sit on a human eyelash, was 3D printed by researchers at Lithuania’s Vilnius Gediminas Technical University (VGTU). 3D Printing Applications

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5 Reasons Your Startup Can’t Survive Without Solid Leadership

Small Business CEO

If you asked 10 random entrepreneurs why they decided to go into business for themselves, you’d likely hear at least 3 common answers from each: The freedom of not working for someone else. The adventure of building something from the ground up. Being in ultimate control of their income level. Whatever your reason, be it one of those mentioned above, or something completely different, you need to bear in mind that no company can survive or thrive without a solid leader at its helm.

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