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3 Things That Can Help You Start Being Your Best Self

Dumb Little Man

I did a video yesterday for a challenge that I’m doing and I was talking about something that I’m working on in the challenge. A comment from the leader came back and said that what stood out for her was how I’m constantly in “should”: “I should have done…”, “I should have been able to…” and “I should…” Always “I should…”.

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Silicon Republic's Future of Work Series and Being Human

Small Business Labs

Silicon Republic's Future of Work Week has an interesting set of articles on this topic. It covers pretty much all the standard future of work topics like AI, digital transformation, the changing nature of careers, etc.    But what caught our eye was how many of the articles focused on or mentioned the importance of humanness or "being human"   Examples of articles including this theme include: Now is the time to bring humanity back to the workplace.

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Podcast 075: Do it your way

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! This is Podcast 75: do it your way. Back in podcast 17 I talked about how you can make your office less boring and conventional by outfitting it with patterned file folders and a tape dispenser shaped like an animal. Today I’ll talk about making your processes and systems less boring.

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Why Reflection is Critical to Your Personal Productivity

Productivityist

I have a question for you: When was the last time you looked back at what already happened today instead of looking forward to tomorrow? Most of us tend to look ahead because that’s the direction we’re moving. But the problem is that if you only look ahead, and don’t take the time to reflect on what led you to this point, then you could wind up going down the wrong path.

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5 Practical Tips to Help You Save For Your Dream Car

Dumb Little Man

Don’t you sometimes wish you can go around the city driving your car? We all do at some point. But, you wake up from that wishful thinking into the sad reality that you just can’t afford it. For now, at least. Buying a car, especially your dream car always comes with a price. Unless you won the lottery and had millions of cash, to buy a dream car would mean a long-term commitment to saving, saving and saving.

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Pet Humanization and the Rise of Granddogs

Small Business Labs

The Minnesota Star Tribune's  No grandchildren? Minnesota baby boomers spoil 'granddogs' instead  covers the trend of boomer parents treating their kid's pets as grandchildren. This is, of course, because many baby boomer don't have grandchildren due to the declines in marriage and birth rates.

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Why Companies Must Foster "Constructive Conflict"

On The Job

In today’s tumultuous world, many people will call themselves grateful if they have a peaceful, harmonious workplace. But Jeff DeGraff , whose advice has been sought by business innovators such as Microsoft, General Electric and Pfizer, says the problem with a placid workplace is that it’s an innovation killer. Too many workers getting along because they all think alike – or don’t want to upset the status quo – isn’t the way to generate new processes and products.

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4 Bad Online Habits That Are Killing Your Work Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Productivity is an interesting thing. Some people keep themselves busy all day and consider themselves productive. In reality, however, they focus on so many different things that the end result isn’t satisfying. Others prefer to analyze their behavior closely so that they can see what they’re doing wrong and what can be optimized. That’s the right approach if you want to ditch some bad practices and succeed with your ventures in all aspects. Our online habits make a great example.

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Asia's Surging Middle Class Driving Global Growth

Small Business Labs

While it's hardly new news that Asia's middle class and economies are growing, it's still worth looking at the amazing numbers behind this. According to  Asia: Leaning In , a report from the giant global investment management firm KKR, Asia's middle class will increase from 1.4 billion in 2015 to 3.5 billion by 2030. This data means Asia's share of the global middle class will grow from 45% in 2015 to 63% in 2030.

2017 130

Visions and Visits

Daily Writing Tips

Vision and visit both pertain to seeing something, and that’s no coincidence, because they are cognates, both stemming from the Latin verb videre , meaning “see.” A discussion of the words, their variations, and some related terms follows. The word vision describes the literal ability to see and the figurative sense of something conjured by the imagination as if it is seen or even merely contemplated (the original connotation), as well as the act or power of seeing or imagination.

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The Virtual Summit is this Friday

Practically Perfect PA

I can’t quite believe it, but the Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit is taking place this Friday 20th October 2017. The whole event is online and can be viewed wherever you are in the world. You can download the full Virtual Summit Programme here. With over 20 sessions across the day, this event is not to be missed! The Virtual Summit sessions. We really do have a packed programme, here are just some of the highlights: Managing your Executive’s schedule like a mega star.

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Words of Advice To Keep Your Joints Healthy

Dumb Little Man

As a woman, it is only natural that your health is one of the most important parts of your life. Once you pass a certain age, you might have to deal with specific problems, such as arthritis. Left untreated, this condition can cause serious damage to your health and lifestyle. The inflammatory process will lead to symptoms such as reduced range of motion, joint pain, and stiffness. For this, it is for the best to educate yourself about the condition.

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Standing Up with Rob Jacobs

Productivityist

On this episode of the show, I speak with Rob Jacobs. Rob is a leader in the walking for health movement and the co-founder of Unsit – a company that created the first ever treadmill you can use under your standing desk at work. We talk about why standing simply works when it comes to boosting personal productivity, why sitting too long has similar effects as smoking, why walking is a great way to problem solve, and more.

2017 48

Political Terms Dominate New Dictionary Entries

Daily Writing Tips

Dictionary.com’s newest set of entries to its lexicon, and some revised definitions for existing terms, reflect the politically themed discourse that has dominated the media over the past year. This post shares and defines some of those terms. Alt-right, discussed in this DailyWritingTips.com post , is not new to Dictionary.com, but its definition has been extended to clarify that the central tenets of those who espouse extreme right wing ideology are white nationalism and anti-Semitism.

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Start Your Christmas Advertising Early With A Brand Awareness Campaign

Small Business CEO

Not every business makes use of promotional products, even though it can be a vital part of their advertising operation, but those that do (and, hey, even those that don’t yet) should always think about the impact of combining holiday themes with promotional tools. It is never too early to start getting consumers ready to consider your business a prime source for what they need. Christmas advertising: Isn’t it too early?

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What Is SAP Certification And What Are Its Career Benefits?

Dumb Little Man

SAP Certification is gaining popularity among young and experienced IT professionals due to its promising nature. Valued high, this certification is appreciated and recognized globally. It’s a known business platform in different serviceable fields, such as FICO (Financial Accounting and Controlling), Materials Management (MM) and Production Planning (PP). See what it is and how it can benefit your career. What is SAP Certification?

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Standing Up with Rob Jacobs

Productivityist

On this episode of the show, I speak with Rob Jacobs. Rob is a leader in the walking for health movement and the co-founder of Unsit – a company that created the first ever treadmill you can use under your standing desk at work. We talk about why standing simply works when it comes to boosting personal productivity, why sitting too long has similar effects as smoking, why walking is a great way to problem solve, and more.

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Vocabulary Quiz #10: Commonly Confused Words

Daily Writing Tips

In each sentence, choose the correct word from the pair of similar terms. (If If both words possibly can be correct, choose the more plausible one.). The roll-top desk was made by an exceptionally skilled __. a) artist. b) artisan. Drink, drank, (have) drunk are the __ parts of the verb “to drink.” ” a) principal. b) principle. Pliny the _ died in the eruption of Vesuvius. a) older. b) Elder. Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in a _. a) dual. b) duel.

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6 Branding Tips for 2018

Small Business CEO

The only way to truly be competitive in the modern marketplace is to continually adapt to the new demands and challenges consumers are placing on you and your competition. While it’s easy to be complacent, allowing your business to be contented with what it has currently is a recipe for complete doom and upheaval in the future – the not so distant future! Here’s 6 branding tips you should adapt and use leading into 2018 and beyond: 1.

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Top Jobs You Can Get With A Math Degree

Dumb Little Man

One of the most common complaints you’ll hear in every high school class is this: “When are we ever going to use this stuff?”. And they have a point. But, in reality, math is required for effective money management and money forms the backbone of our economy. This simply means that if your math is right, you’ll know your way around numbers quite easily. To give you an idea, here are the top jobs you can get with a math degree. Insurance.

2017 130

Protected: Integrity

Productivityist

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Integrity appeared first on Productivityist. Perspective

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How to Treat Complex Phrasal Adjectives

Daily Writing Tips

Numerous DailyWritingTips.com posts have addressed hyphenation of phrasal adjectives such as “long range” when they precede a noun, as in “long-range missile.” But what about when the phrasal adjective includes more than two words? As this post explains, it depends on the interrelationships of those words. The simplest multiword phrasal adjective to construct is one in which a phrase such as “all or nothing” modifies a noun—simply hyphenate the string of words: “all-or-nothing ultimatum.”

2017 51

5 Things Every Entrepreneur Should Know: Tips From Real Businesspeople

Small Business CEO

Unless you’re keeping news of your pending launch tightly under wraps, you’ve probably been inundated by well-wishes and offers of assistance. Whether you know it or not, you’ve got a lot of people rooting for you. All this support can be overwhelming, even confusing. How do you sort well-meaning but misguided advice from truly valuable nuggets of wisdom? Turning to successful businesspeople could offer some clarity.

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How Can Virtual Classrooms Enhance Homeschool Education?

Dumb Little Man

In recent years, homeschooling has become especially pronounced. In the United States, government data shows that the number of homeschooled students more than doubled over a period of just eight years. Whatever the reason is, it’s clear that more and more parents are finding homeschooling attractive. This raises an important question: What’s the best way to ensure that the homeschooling experience is engaging, enjoyable, and optimized for educational achievement?

2017 130

Staying Healthy Whilst Studying Health Law

Brilliantly Better

You might think that studying for a college degree related to healthcare will motivate you to stay fit and healthy, however, for many students, this isn’t always the case. If you’re soon to start a degree program in health law… The post Staying Healthy Whilst Studying Health Law appeared first on Dragos Roua. Health and Fitness

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The Proud and the Prudish

Daily Writing Tips

This post discusses two words that because of their disparate meanings are not easily recognized as cognates, as well as a couple of others that are, as a result of disguised spelling, perhaps equally unlikely to be associated. The words detailed here derive ultimately from the Latin verb prodesse , meaning “useful,” by way of prode (“advantageous”).

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The Three Pillars of Online Reputation Management

Small Business CEO

If you have run a brick-and-mortar store before, you know just how damaging one customer’s negative experience can be to your reputation in the neighborhood. Infamy carries an impact several orders of magnitude larger on the internet. You are no longer dealing with the perception of the hundreds or thousands of people living in your area. It’s now about the millions of people online who may come across the complaint. That’s why online reputation management is so vital.

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How To Clean A Blood Spill: Safe and Proper Blood Cleanup from Workplace Accidents

Dumb Little Man

Many of us think that safe and proper cleaning of blood spills is as simple as taking a mop and a bucket of water mixed with bleach. But to tell you a fact, there is no simple thing about a blood cleanup. Aside from the fact that it can be potentially infectious, blood is hard to clean because of its ability to attach tightly to the fabric and penetrate into porous materials. As such, a stain might look clean but has dangerous bacteria just beneath the surface.

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Strategy is Never Enough

The Marq

This week's post is somewhat short and to the point. Mainly, I've realized through some examples this past week why the greatest strategy is worthless without execution. Strategy alone may work well in larger organizations where there are people dedicated to developing strategies, then having others execute it, reporting back with results and suggestions for correction. But what about in a startup? When you're bootstrapping, your timelines are short and you need to quickly course correct.

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Tips for Being Happier at Work

On The Job

Are you happy with your job? There have been times I've loved my job, but didn't like the company where I worked. Or I liked the job, but thought my boss was a lunatic. I know people who thought they would love their job once they reached a certain job title, or got the big office or made a certain amount of money. In some cases, these people seemed content once they reached such goals.

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Andrew McCubbins and His Telemedicine Venture Helping Thousands Access Healthcare from Home from Salt Lake City Utah

Small Business CEO

Andrew McCubbins is an entrepreneur and philanthropist who has steered multiple ventures into successful multi-million dollar businesses. He believes in going against the crowd. In second grade, he was selling candy to school kids and that is when he realized he had an entrepreneurial skill that he could use to make money. photo credit: Inspirery. Like most successful entrepreneur Andrew McCubbins has a knack for identifying problems around him and using his entrepreneurial skills to solve them.

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid When Shopping for The Best Auto Insurance in Canada

Dumb Little Man

Shopping for the best auto insurance in Canada can be confusing. This can lead to you making costly mistakes, such as failing to protect your assets with the correct auto insurance policy. But, don’t worry. With this guide, we’ll outline the top 5 mistakes that Canadians make when shopping for auto insurance. With our help, you’re sure to find the coverage you need. Failing to Shop Around. This is the most common mistake Canadians make – not shopping for insurance at all!

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Entrepreneurship: A Better Career Choice For Generation Z?

Dumb Little Man

Gen Z is struggling with a major life decision: To go to college or go directly into the workforce? Gen Z has watched their elders, the Millennials, move back in with their parents after graduation and delay things, like buying homes and getting married, because of student loan debt and low wages. This is one of the reasons why many of them have decided to take a different path. Generation Z Entrepreneurs Necessity.

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How Can Retailers Survive The Millennial Apocalypse?

Dumb Little Man

Millennials are the largest and most diverse generation in American history. They are the generation that grew up in a serious economic crisis. They went to college at a time when public funding for education was drying up but they still had to go to college to get a job, so they dutifully took on all the expenses through student loans. Then, they graduated and found out that there were no jobs, so they moved back in with their parents to save money until things got better.

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The Facts about Startup Business Lines of Credit

Small Business CEO

The truth about lines of credit for businesses is yet to be known by both existing and aspiring entrepreneurs. This is so because most of the sources available to provide information concerning lines of credit are too generic and inaccurate. As a result, many people have found themselves in problems in their efforts to use a line of credit to establish their businesses.

2017 49

Money Management – 6 Tips for Optimising Your Invoicing System

Small Business CEO

Are you being paid on time? When do you mail out invoices to clients? Invoicing can seem like a never-ending job, especially if you do not have a reliable system in place to maximise your accounting practices. If you are struggling with invoicing and billing within your business, you may need to make a change in the way you charge. photo credit: ClearFrost / Flickr.

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3 Ways to Get Your Customers or Clients to Pay their Bills to You

Small Business CEO

If you own a business that allows people to make purchases based on a credit system, you’re taking the risk that you may never actually get paid in full for the product or service you render. While you’d like to believe that anyone who buys something from you will eventually be able to pay you back, the opposite is often found to be true for business owners. But when the success of your business relies on having cash flowing into your coffers , you’ve got to find some ways to recoup those funds.

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