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7 Behaviors Of Emotionally Wealthy People That You Should Emulate

Dumb Little Man

“Weakness of attitude becomes weakness of character” – Albert Einstein Being emotionally wealthy is an essential part of your success as it determines your attitude and thoughts towards life. People who are emotionally strong have a bigger potential to become successful than those who are emotionally weak. How is that possible? Emotionally wealthy people possess qualities that other people don’t.

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Coworking, Independent Work and Happiness

Small Business Labs

Over the last year or so we've been digging deeper into why independent workers are consistently more happy at work than traditional employees.    Last fall in our article Why the Self-Employed Flourish  we pointed out the key reasons independent workers tend to be happy and satisfied with their work: Most independent workers have. work that matches their strengths and interests and a job that gives them a sense of purpose. They

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12 Ways to Reach Greater Success Through Self-Management

Virtual Moxie

Today's post is courtesy of my beautiful friend, Rosa Say. I agree with that quote, and I wanted to share her 12 rules with you so you could consider how they can help you move your VA practice from good to great. Hint : Personally, I think you should adopt all twelve, as quickly as you can. Live by your values, whatever they are. You confuse people when you don’t, because they can’t predict how you’ll behave. Speak up!

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[Quick Tip] My 3-Step Plan For Getting On Track After Vacation

Office Organization Success

We had a wonderful family vacation last week in Traverse City. The weather was fabulous; the scenery was breathtaking; and there was so much to do. We went on a zip line canopy tour through the forest at Boyne City — my first time at doing this and it was fabulous. And now, it’s back to reality … It always takes me a little while to get back into the flow after I’ve been on vacation.

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How To Fight Depression: The Ultimate Guide

Dumb Little Man

Depression is a weight you carry with you- no matter where you go or what you do. It kills your passion, inspiration, and enjoyment in life, leaving you with only your self defeating thoughts. It can be both humbling and scary to learn just how easily your own mind can work against you. If you have depression, and you aren’t actively seeking ways to put it in the past, you are a fool. I know you probably think that this is your burden to bear, but it isn’t so.

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Fiverr and the Hyperspecialization of Jobs

Small Business Labs

The Harvard Business Review's The Big Idea: The Age of Hyperspecialization covers the trend towards work being divided into ever smaller tasks performed by ever more specialized workers. The article suggests these workers will increasingly be contractors provided via online talent marketplaces instead of traditional employees.    The article argues that the hyperspecialization has several key advantages - speed, quality and cost.

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High Impact Productivity: The Lowly Plan

Simple Productivity Blog

In July we are looking at some of the simple things you can do or use every day that make a huge impact on your productivity. Today we will look at planning. The post High Impact Productivity: The Lowly Plan appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity

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How To Wake Up Early

Dumb Little Man

So you have a morning interview tomorrow but it’s almost midnight and you’re still wide awake. You set an early alarm so you could be there on time. Then, for whatever reason, the alarm goes off before you’re ready to wake up. Sounds familiar? Maybe this hasn’t happened to you. But you came dangerously close to arriving late once.

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The Rise of Micro Multinationals

Small Business Labs

A study recently issued by eBay reports that in the last year 190,000 U.S. small businesses that use their platform export to multiple countries and continents. This is up from about 30,000 in 2009. Even more are exporters (meaning they sell their goods or services to at least 1 country outside of the U.S.). Key quote from the study: Data from eBay demonstrates that 95% of the US SMBs on our platform [those selling $10,000 or more] engage in exporting.

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New Productivity Forms: July 2015

Simple Productivity Blog

In 2014 I decided I wanted to release monthly productivity forms with a seasonal theme. Fun tools make it more likely I will use them, and honestly, I get bored with the plain old print and line forms. In 2015 I decided to continue this tradition. So to that end, I will be releasing a […]. The post New Productivity Forms: July 2015 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

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4 Things You Must Know Before a Job Search

On The Job

When you're out of work or desperate to leave your current job, sometimes you're not thinking clearly about what you need to do to get a new position. You just need a new job. Right. So you fill out a bunch of online applications and throw together a resume by making a few updates on the one you wrote two years ago. (Or Or was it three?) Still, by entering your job search is such a rushed way, you're likely to make mistakes. Those mistakes, of course, could cost you a new job.

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How Winners set goals

Dumb Little Man

“The setting of goals is the fuel in the furnace of achievement and success” – BRIAN TRACEY Did you know that less than 10% of people have clear goals written down? It is no surprise that these top 10% of performers have a greater earning ability and are able to increase their earnings year on year. There are two types of people, those in control of their future and those people who just go through life thinking that life keeps happening to them.

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Yes, Small Business Owners Can Take a Vacation

Tips From T. Marie

I’m writing this post from a gazebo at Acres of Wildlife Campground. Yes, I’m working from a campground in the Maine woods. I’ve been sleeping in a tent for the past three nights, working only from 9am to 12pm each day. Starting tomorrow I will be putting the laptop away to enjoy four work free days of camping with my family.

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How To Pick Your Next Project

Simple Productivity Blog

How many projects do you have going on right now? I would wager that it's more than one. And I would also guess there are more waiting to be done. Today we look at how to pick what to do and get it started. The post How To Pick Your Next Project appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ). Productivity

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A day in the life: Kate Browne, PA, Azure Capital Limited

Practically Perfect PA

What are the main aspects of your role? I am Personal Assistant to the Chairman and Managing Director and Office Manager to an office of 45 and have 4 support staff reporting to me. The main aspects of my role are pretty traditional PA duties but we also do a number of client and staff functions which I’m responsible for. My Chairman and Managing Director also sit on many other boards which adds additional workload and tasks to my role.

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8 Types of Toxic Friends That Are Holding Your Happiness Hostage

Dumb Little Man

“We would do ourselves a tremendous favor by letting go of the people who poison our spirit.” Steve Maraboli Toxic people are no good for our souls, spirit, and even our physical being. If you have any friends that seem to suck the life out of you, it’s a high possibility that they could be! While some people may view you as ruthless for kicking certain friends to the curb, keep in mind that you are doing this for your happiness.

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Three Keys To Making Your Best Week Ever Webinar Replay

Office Dynamics

It’s been a great week. Like, one of the best weeks – ever. Because we had a sensational webinar event with Adam Timm and he shared with us three keys to making your best week ever. Now we’re equipped and there is nothing stopping us from having a great week. Every week. Take a moment and catch the replay right here, right now. WEBINAR REPLAY: Three Keys to Making Your Best Week Ever.

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Open Loops 7/10/2015

Simple Productivity Blog

On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything. This week I highlight articles on. Manners we shouldn't ignore. Productivity hacks for procrastinators. Productivity with a sleep deficit. 10 areas to clean up every day. The other side of busy-ness.and more! The post Open Loops 7/10/2015 appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

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Top 5 Tips for Productive Meetings

The Small Business Blog

As pointed out in an earlier post, it is worth thinking twice before scheduling a meeting and preferable to first consider whether the meeting is really necessary. When you do arrange a meeting, make sure it is as productive as possible. Be clear about what you want to achieve. This could be one of… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Productive Meetings on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips meetings

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6 Lessons From Purgatory

Dumb Little Man

“Purgatory” is my own personal nickname for the hometown I’ve been shackled to for so long. In purgatory, there is no good and no bad, just endless, drab waiting. In my hometown, you wait and wait until you’re old and grey, and then you die, confused and angry. Here are the 6 lessons I’ve learned in trying to escape this place and live a life with color. Never Waste Opportunity Opportunity can be fickle. For some, it never seems to stop coming along.

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Where Does Clutter Come From?

Clutter Coach

by Originally posted 2012-05-08 10:40:45. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Clutter comes from many sources; a primary one is what we call delayed decision making. That’s when things pile up because you haven’t made a decision to move them on to their next stop: being put away, thrown away, taken to the cleaners, returned to their owner, tossed in the Goodwill bag, shredded, mailed back or foisted off on someone else. Clutter can also come from projects in progress.

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Could a Cup of Coffee Lead to Better Employee Morale?

On The Job

There’s been much written about how we all dread Mondays, but a new survey finds that twice as many workers feel “ energized and productive” at the beginning of the week as compared to how they feel when they reach Friday. So what happens during the week that leads only 17% of workers to feel they’re on top of their game by week’s end? That’s a question being pondered by Xavier Unkovic , global president for Mars Drinks, whose parent company is Mars Inc.

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Are You Struggling to Find IT Staff?

The Small Business Blog

Integrated cloud-based IT systems can help solve one of the biggest problems for small businesses: How to find the right information technology experts. Recruiting the right IT staff seems to be problematic for almost half of all SMEs across the UK, according to a recent report published by IT hosting company Node4. This problem might… Read the full article here: Are You Struggling to Find IT Staff? on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Human Resources Cloud Computing HR IT Skills

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What the Documentary Fed Up Taught Me About Getting Out of a Rut

Dumb Little Man

My life was a lie. I came to this conclusion while watching the Fed Up documentary that is currently streaming on Netflix. My heart ached with empathy as I watched obese children struggle with bullying and weight gain. Although I never suffered from childhood obesity–now I just struggle to lose those formidable extra pounds. I could understand the difficulties of doing everything right, and still not being successful. You see, that’s what being in a rut is all about.

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Two Ways to Avoid Internet Time Suck and Get More Work Done

Productivityist

You look up at the clock and gaze at the computer screen in disbelief. Where did the time go? There is still work to do. So you work frantically to finish and find yourself displeased with the results. It feels as if you are your own worst enemy, right? Maybe so, but let’s not jump to assumptions; before you beat yourself up, let’s step back for a second.

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Top 10 Confused Words in English [G-H]

Daily Writing Tips

Narrowing the list to ten is difficult, but here are ten words beginning with the letters G and H that are frequently mixed up in speaking and/or writing. gambit / gamut. Perhaps it’s the first syllable that leads to confusion between these two nouns. In the game of chess, a gambit is an opening move in which a player offers a sacrifice, usually of a pawn, in order to gain an advantage.

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Top 5 Tips for Productive Meetings

The Small Business Blog

As pointed out in an earlier post, it is worth thinking twice before scheduling a meeting and preferable to first consider whether the meeting is really necessary. When you do arrange a meeting, make sure it is as productive as possible. Be clear about what you want to achieve. This could be one of… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Productive Meetings on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips meetings

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Craigslist Code Words: Do You Know What They Really Mean?

Dumb Little Man

So you’re cruising Craigslist’s casual encounters section. You start talking to a self-shrinking violet who wants to parTy and be wooed with roses. The next thing you know, you’re in jail for cavorting with a prostitute who was high on meth. That got real fast. Welcome to Craigslist, the sewer of the Internet. Unless you’re a serial killer with low expectations, Craigslist is no place to find love.

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Do YOUR Things

Productivityist

“We have a strategic plan. It’s called doing things.” – Herb Kelleher. I have this quote framed on a wall in my office. I can’t help but see it every day and it does what it is supposed to do…sort of. It doesn’t make me do things. It makes me think about what my things are. I used to get caught up in all of the things that were on my to-do list, but I have realized that many of those things weren’t my things. They were someone else’s things.

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Varying Degrees of Stupid

Daily Writing Tips

As I browse the Web, skimming comments on various topics, one word comes up again and again: stupid. There’s no end of people or things that some grump somewhere is calling stupid in speech or in writing. For example: The government is stupid. Women are stupid. Men are stupid. April Fool’s Day is stupid. Handwriting is stupid. Classical music is stupid. Riding a bicycle is stupid. What a waste! English speakers are blessed with dozens of words that convey numerous shades of stupidity.

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Why You Should Relocate to Raleigh

Job Advice Blog

Jobs Housing both huge corporations and thriving startups, every engineer or computer scientist should learn about Raleigh and consider a move. Several companies, including some of our out of state clients, have turned their eyes to Raleigh for their new projects.

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5 Sure-Shot Tactics to Eliminate Barriers at the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

In today’s highly competitive workplace, every employee needs to come up with bundles of ideas to outrun their competitors. Unfortunately a great proportion of young professionals are unaware about the strategies that they could implement to grow their career graph perfectly. Therefore in this article we would take a closer look at some effective strategies that any fresh grad could learn to live a hassle free professional life.

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Blindfolded

Brilliantly Better

I want to picture this in your mind: a blindfolded man, living in a house he never saw before. The man doesn’t even know he’s … The post Blindfolded appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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Running the Gamut and Running the Gauntlet

Daily Writing Tips

Two frequently confused expressions are “to run the gamut” and “to run the gauntlet.”. Gamut originated as a medieval musical term. The word is still used to mean “the full range of notes that a voice or instrument can produce.” Figuratively, gamut means “the full range or scope of something.” For example, a person might “run the gamut of emotions from rage to despair.”. Gauntlet derives from the French word for glove: gant.

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3 Ways to Grow Your Small Business By Building Credibility

Small Business CEO

You already know that a targeted marketing campaign that reaches consumers in your niche is the best way to convert leads. But, attaining growth requires your business to maximize the number of lead conversions available from your finite audience. How you utilize your company’s online presence can make a dramatic impact on those numbers. With these 3 easy tips, you can learn to use your online presence more efficiently and gain a wider reach for your business.

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How to Make This Summer’s Road Trip the Best One Yet

Dumb Little Man

Taking a summer road trip can give your family something to look forward to each year and also provide lots of bonding time. Some popular road trip destinations are: the beach, theme parks, scenic destinations, and waterparks. Here are some tips on how to make this summer’s road trip the best one yet! Plan Ahead Look at the route you will be taking and designate any stops along the way.

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If you had to start your business over, what would you change?

Men With Pens

Click here to read the full article →Another rocking post from Men With Pens! If you had to start your business over, what would you change? first appeared on Men With Pens Copyright 2006. [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]. Better Business

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