Sat.Apr 10, 2021 - Fri.Apr 16, 2021

Investing In Yourself Is Better Than Any Stock Market Return

Dumb Little Man

There’s an investing secret that you probably didn’t hear in school. You also won’t get it browsing Reddit investing forums or get-rich-quick books. Are you ready for it? The best investment you’ll ever make is making the decision to invest in yourself.

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The Rising Net Worth of the Less Affluent

Small Business Labs

Bloomberg's The Comeback of the Bottom Half covers Federal Reserve data showing that the less-affluent 50% of Americans saw their net worth rise the fastest over the past decade.

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Five Ways to Improve Concentration

Simple Productivity Blog

I am infinitely distractible, particularly when I am doing something that hasn't captured my imagination. I believe that concentration can be learned. I've managed to improve my concentration skills over the years.

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Family Values, Goals, Priorities

Office Dynamics

A “work” family is similar to a “home life” family in many ways. Both families should have shared values, identify their top priorities, have common goals, and write a mission statement by which they live. It is difficult to work with or live with people who do not have the same value system as you.

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The Biggest Problems Men Never Talk About

Dumb Little Man

Because men are often uncomfortable or unwilling to discuss their emotions there are many issues they face that go undiscussed. This leaves many men suffering in silence, allowing problems to steadily worsen over time. The result of these unaddressed issues can be devastating.

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Why Virtual Teams Fight -- and What to Do About It

On The Job

My last post was on communications, and I wanted to address the topic again because there are some unique challenges with communicating virtually. One of the biggest issues is that team members are often communicating for the first time with someone they've never met in person.

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AP Quiz Top Two Anathemas

Daily Writing Tips

On March 4 this year, National Grammar Day, the AP Stylebook editors tweeted a question for their readers: What grammar rule do you find yourself getting wrong no matter how many times you look it up? Tell us your grammar kryptonite. The feed I saw had 72 Quote Tweets.

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The Efficient Solution To Miscommunication In Healthcare

Dumb Little Man

Conveying clear messages to others can be difficult. Whether it is through written words, an oration given, or just a conversation between friends, misunderstandings run rampant if the message is unclear to the listener.

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Ep 110: Scot Wisniewski – Senior Executive Assistant to Global Head of Studios at Spotify

Go Burrows

Scot Wisniewski is Senior Executive Assistant to the Global Head of Studios at Spotify, and he has over 20 years of experience as an EA.

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The Future of the EA + PA Role

The Assistant Room

In a world where companies are making cuts how does an Assistant extend their indispensability and remain relevant? What is the one piece of advice […]. The post The Future of the EA + PA Role first appeared on The Assistant Room. Career

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Why corporate diversity programs fail -- and how small tweaks can have big impact | Joan C. Williams

TED Talks

Companies in the US spend billions of dollars each year on diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, but subtle (and not so subtle) workplace biases often cost these initiatives -- and the people they're meant to help -- big time by undermining their goals. DEI expert Joan C.

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How To Make Sense Of ‘Mom Guilt’? Navigating Through Our Ugly Emotions

Dumb Little Man

‘God is in the sadness and the laughter, in the bitter and the sweet. There is a divine purpose behind everything and therefore divine presence in everything.’ ’ – Neale Donald Walsch. We’ve all heard about mom guilt and the nasty hold it had on us.

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4 Tips for SMB’s to Start Accepting Crypto Payments

Small Business CEO

Since the invention of Bitcoin, a lot of changes have been made to the digital currency to render it a safer and more reliable tender.

If It’s Not 100% “Yes”, Then It’s A “No”

Brilliantly Better

Decision making is a strange beast. It might be the most flexible, volatile and versatile process humans use during their entire existence. The same reasons supporting a certain decision, can be used, in a slightly different context, against the very same decision.

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The giant leaps in language technology -- and who's left behind | Kalika Bali

TED Talks

Thousands of languages thrive across the globe, yet modern speech technology -- with all of its benefits -- supports just over a hundred.

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5 Ways Pandemics Will Change Architecture

Dumb Little Man

The coronavirus has made radical changes in our lives, introduced a new “norm” , changing our perceptions and priorities. Today, you can often hear that the world after the pandemic will not be the same as it was before. Changes will certainly affect architecture and design.

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Expanding Your Professional Circle

AdminUniverse

Do you know how to use networking to create career opportunities?

How To Start A New Country – The Practicalities

Brilliantly Better

This is a follow up to Balaji Srinavasan’s article on the same topic. If you want a broader context, I highly recommend you to read that article first. Without further ado, let’s start. What Do We Want To Create?

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Blockchain In Recruiting: Will That Impact A Recruiter's Job?

Recruit CRM

It's not unknown to you that Blockchain technology has the sheer ability to disrupt industries across all spectrum with its game-changing awesomeness, but what exactly is blockchain technology? Is it a currency? Is it a data storage system?

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How To Get Featured As A Guest On Podcasts To Build Your Brand

Dumb Little Man

There are a lot of different marketing channels and strategies you can employ to build your brand, but a lot of them can take time to get off the ground. Building your own audience takes time as well.

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Episode 366: Be Productive with Uncertainty with David Neagle

Productivityist

It’s been a whirlwind of uncertainty lately. David Neagle shares his practical insights to help you step out of the blame game and embrace uncertainty. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs.

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The Case For Permanent Limited Supply

Brilliantly Better

Cryptocurrencies are pushing the world forward these days, they’re way beyond the point of “just some punks playing with toy money” There are a few caveats, though, some of them very subtle, and I decided to write about one of them today, as part of my 365 days writing challenge.

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Celebrating Administrative Professionals – Start Here. Go Anywhere.

All Things Admin

We’re celebrating administrative professionals throughout April by offering you lots of unique and informative training sessions, events, and other fun surprises. Stay up to date on all the month’s events by visiting this page.

Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Lou Adler

Recruit CRM

Lou Adler , CEO and Founder of The Adler Group , talked about his entrepreneurial journey on our 10th episode of the Recruitment Entrepreneurs series.

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5 Tips For Choosing The Right SEO Company

Small Business CEO

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of the most crucial tools that you should be leveraging when it comes to boosting your website.

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Minding Your Own Business At Home? You May Unintentionally Entertain Someone (While Making Someone Else Rich)

Brilliantly Better

IoT, or Internet of Things, is, in theory, a beautiful thing. For instance, your fridge may be connected to the Internet, and, with a little bit of tweaking, it can even replenish itself, by automagically order some milk, if it sees you ran out of it. But hey, there’s a catch.

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A NASA astronaut's lessons on fear, confidence and preparing for spaceflight | Megan McArthur

TED Talks

How does an astronaut prepare physically and mentally to launch into space?

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How to Find the Right Virtual Executive Assistant for You

Worxbee

A virtual executive assistant plays a big role in your work life. From planning, to developing processes to communicating on your behalf, you have to be able to trust that you’ve found the best person to support you. The question is, how do you find them?

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7 Tips To Make Your Business Function Better

Small Business CEO

Consistent improvements to make your business function better are crucial for its sustainability and success. Unfortunately, no matter what adjustments you’ve done for your business, you can’t always ensure that your business will run efficiently.

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Monday Moving Forward: Pick A Theme For The Day

Brilliantly Better

Welcome to another Monday Moving Forward post, in which we explore ways to navigate the beginnings of the week smoother, nicer and, generally speaking, with not too much friction.

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4 myths and misunderstandings about doing business in Africa | Nomava Zanazo

TED Talks

Business in Africa is booming -- but international companies are missing out, says emerging markets expert Nomava Zanazo. Rushing in without knowing their customers, businesses underestimate Africans and make costly assumptions about their diversity, preferences and buying power.

The Effort Of Understanding

Brilliantly Better

I am fortunate enough to have discovered long distance running in my forties. I ran my first marathon when I was 42 and my first ultra 2 years after that. In the following years I finished races longer than 100km, and then even 200km.

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Showing Up For 100 Days, Every Day

Brilliantly Better

Today is the 100th day of my 365 daily bogging challenge. I started it on January 1st this year, and I intend to carry it on until December 31st. Until now, I showed up every day. 100 is a nice, round number. Feels like a meaningful milestone and that’s why I decided to make today’s.

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Online Marketing Tips: Four Reasons to Focus on Video

Small Business CEO

As a small business owner, online marketing can be the greatest growth tool at your disposal. Younger generations don’t respond well to traditional marketing. And running a traditional marketing campaign is often significantly more expensive than running an online campaign.

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The Remote Solopreneur – Tips for Productivity & Success

Small Business CEO

Working for yourself is rarely easy. However, according to this Ted Talk by Joshua Lisec, 50% of millennials want to be their own boss.

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Guide for Software Companies When Claiming R&D Tax Credits

Small Business CEO

Maybe you’ve heard that somehow a variety of practices associated with the implementation of updated or upgraded software might be considered for the R&D Tax Credits. Needless to say, the benefit is aimed at promoting the advancement of novel and advanced processes and technologies.

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What are Top Business Applications for 2021?

Small Business CEO

Businesses continuously need to look for ways to enhance their productivity. Today, the customer has become aware and needs everything as per his demands.

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