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Top 7 Ways To Achieve Legendary Level of Leadership

Dumb Little Man

You must’ve had the pleasure of leading a team or a small group of people at some point in your life. Be it a project or a small campaign, you know how difficult it sometimes get to keep all of your team members on the same page and make them working toward your (common) goal. Human history is filled with so many great leaders who made the whole world follow them without being distracted or having double thoughts. So, how did those people achieve that legendary level of leadership?

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"Job Crafting", Independent Work and the American Dream

Small Business Labs

"Job crafting" describes the ways in which employees redesign and customize their jobs to foster greater work satisfaction and engagement. This is done by breaking a job into tasks and then deciding what to do less and more of.    The New York Times article How to Make Work Better covers job crafting and suggests greater use of it by those with traditional jobs would make work much better. 

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Do You Provide Virtual Services? It’s Time To Stop Using The Term Virtual Assistant.

Tips From T. Marie

Back in June of 2010 I penned a blog post asking if virtual service providers needed something more than the name virtual assistant. 9 years later I’m here to say, if you provide virtual services, stop using the term virtual assistant to describe what you do. In my 2010 article, my concerns with the term had everything to do with how the media and the general public were interpreting the term Virtual Assistant.

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4 Productivity Lessons From A Matching Game

Simple Productivity Blog

There are productivity lessons everywhere, if you just look. Here are four lessons I learned from a video game my daughter got me into, "We Bare Bears Match 3 Repairs.". I like matching games, and when my daughter started playing this one (based on one of her favorite cartoons), I peeked over her shoulder. What makes this game different from most is that there is no time pressure - a round is governed by the number of moves that you make. Make less than "par", you win the round.

2019 109

5 Ways To Be The Best Version Of You

Dumb Little Man

It seems fair to say that the majority of us are probably trying to do our best in most areas of life. Whether it’s parenting, jobs, relationships or just life overall — we get through each day with some successes and failures and hope that it all nets out on the positive side in the end. But we also have those moments when we feel like we should really work harder on becoming a better person. Self-improvement can seem like a never-ending process.

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3 Ways to Handle a Negative Coworker

On The Job

It seems like everywhere I turn, someone is always talking or writing about "times like these." Usually, it's not "times like these are so great." It's usually something like, "Times like these are so horrible." For a lot of people, this negative outlook on life becomes a big problem and they carry it like a heavy backpack with them wherever they go. They sigh when they sit down in a meeting. They mutter under their breath when others are talking about new ideas.

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Podcast 113: Konmari method pros and cons

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! This is Podcast 113 and it’s about the Konmari method, Marie Kondo’s magic way of tidying up. There are pros and cons to the method. I’ll talk about why it might not work for you and why that’s okay, and how you can tweak it to suit you. What’s good about the Konmari method? She wants you to take everything you own out and examine it.

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How To Make A No Sew T-Shirt Tote Bag In 10 Minutes

Dumb Little Man

Our earth is going through irreparable damage caused by plastics. Remember, National Geographic’s latest photos in which marine creatures were seen stuck in plastic or swimming with plastic waste? That clearly shows how badly we have ruined our surroundings. And in the wake of the severity, many nations have proposed a ban on plastic bags. Well, that’s commendable. But have you thought of doing something to save the Mother Earth from your side? Well, if you haven’t, you can start it today.

2019 164

List of Prefixes and Suffixes and their Meanings

Daily Writing Tips

This post lists prefixes, suffixes, and their meanings. Many scientific and mathematical prefixes have been omitted.) Groups of one or more definitions after a prefix that are separated by a semicolon stem from different senses of the prefix. Note, too, that some prefixes share the spelling of distinct words (for example, under ) or have been coined as distinct words themselves by omitting the base word when that word is implied (for example, hyper ).

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Research Shows the Secret to Influencing Social Change at Your Company

On The Job

Do you care about social issues like protecting the environment or curbing poverty? Would you like to see your employer get more involved in such issues? If so, you might want to pay attention to research that shows you might be more successful in getting a company on board if you frame the issue to fit the company's values and mission.

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How Should an Executive Assistant Conduct Themselves? – Ask An Admin

Office Dynamics

This is a special Ask an Admin because it is time sensitive and we are helping a new executive assistant in Europe! So, administrative professionals from around the world, let’s try to help! Katrien, from Belgium says: I will start a new challenge as a Executive Assistant and I am very much looking forward to that. In February all colleagues (also the new ones) are invited at a company event in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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5 Easy Time Management Tips For Online Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

You want to grow your online business but it feels like you just don’t have enough time. Frustrating, isn’t it? Your to-do list is long and you work all day on your website but that doesn’t seem to bring you any result. You feel overwhelmed, frustrated and sometimes, you even think of giving up just because you have no idea what you’re supposed to do. Do you want to change this? Well, I’m gonna show you how. In this article, I’ll give you 5 tips for effective time management for business owners.

2019 164

Batching Work: Your Productivity Super Tool

Jen Lawrence

Being productive isn’t something you just “are” Productivity stems from having numerous tools in your toolbox to tackle the hundreds of tasks that get thrown at us every week. In addition to setting daily priorities and scheduling my to-dos , I have one more big trick up my sleeve to keep the overwhelm at a minimum. I batch my work. What exactly is batching your work? Batching your work is bucketing common tasks together and handling them at the same time.

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5 Reasons Why Branding Matters as Much as Your Products

Small Business CEO

When customers come to look at your website or social media channels, what do they see? Each aspect of your branding communicates something about your company – who you are and what you offer. While your products matter, your branding matters just as much, if not more, because it’s what can keep you top-of-mind and set you apart from the competition.

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Why it’s Worth Sending Your Administrative Assistant to a Conference

Office Dynamics

“Why is it worth sending my administrative assistant to a conference?” is a question that a lot of executives ask themselves when they know there is so much free content on the internet their assistant can learn from. However, we all know that attending an in-person administrative conference is light years ahead of watching an online webinar.

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How To Go From Making Six Figures In Business To Losing It All

Dumb Little Man

This is not your typical success story. This is a success story in reverse. Now, why share my loss? Why share something that should make me feel embarrassed? Well, I’m guessing I’m not the only business owner or human, for that matter, who’s been through a loss. We talk a lot about what it takes to create massive success. We talk a lot about crushing goals and making money. And we often talk about making a massive impact on the world and doing big things.

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Batching Work: Your Productivity Super Tool

Jen Lawrence

Being productive isn’t something you just “are” Productivity stems from having numerous tools in your toolbox to tackle the hundreds of tasks that get thrown at us every week. In addition to setting daily priorities and scheduling my to-dos , I have one more big trick up my sleeve to keep the overwhelm at a minimum. I batch my work. What exactly is batching your work? Batching your work is bucketing common tasks together and handling them at the same time.

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5 New Expenses For Small Businesses That Go Global

Small Business CEO

If you’re ready to expand your business into global markets, you need to keep certain considerations in mind to smoothly transition from local to international business. We’ve compiled the following list of five expenses you may incur while preparing your business for expansion. Product Readiness. Packaging standards differ from country to country. Getting to know how each system works allows you to prepare for unexpected expenses around packaging and shipping.

The Tomatoes Incident

Brilliantly Better

Valencia is probably one of the most cosmopolite cities in the world, and definitely the most cosmopolite I ever lived in. Since I moved here, 4 months ago, there wasn’t a single day passed without hearing at least 4-5 different… The post The Tomatoes Incident appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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How To Increase Your Productivity By Harnessing Dead Time

Dumb Little Man

Although the title suggests this post will be a world-changing experiment, dear reader, I have to let you down — it won’t. Stop reading if you expect a new promising model as to how to become a super-productive human being. However, keep reading if you want to read the narrative of your average workday. It’s a good way to determine how you could build on your dead time to get more out of your day.

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Polysyndeton: What it Means, and Examples of How to Use It

Daily Writing Tips

You might well never have heard of polysyndeton before, but you’ve almost certainly seen it in action. Here’s an example: “At the weekend, we went to the park and the fair and the swimming pool and the movie theatre.” ” Polysyndeton means repeating conjunctions when you don’t need them. Here’s how The Write Practice defines it: “Polysyndeton is a literary technique in which conjunctions (e.g.

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Trading tips for Herbalife Nutrition Investors

Small Business CEO

During the first week of 2019, investors of Herbalife Nutrition Ltd experienced a fantastic phenomenon on their trading platform. The company provides shares in two categories; the puts and the calls. To make profits, one has to know the kinds of stocks to invest in at every time. These stocks are set to expire in August 2019, and therefore, there is still time for people to make the right choices.

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10 Simple Ways To Overcome Depression and Sadness

Dumb Little Man

We’ve all been upset. Sadness is a totally natural emotional response to certain environmental stimuli. Most of us have support or systems in place to overcome sadness, reach balance, and go on to be happy as quickly as possible. There are two groups of people that have prolonged sadness or depression. One group consists of those that have a severe chemical imbalance. They often require the help of a doctor and medications for treatment. This article, however, is not for that group.

2019 159

What to Give On Valentine’s Day: A DumbLittleMan Gift Guide

Dumb Little Man

Finding the perfect Valentine’s Day gift is not that easy. No matter who you are giving a gift to or what stage of romantic relationship you’re in, you’re bound to spend a lot of time thinking about your present. That means hours or even days of asking around and browsing the internet for gift ideas. Now, if you’re still undecided about what gifts to give your special someone this Valentine’s Day, don’t worry.

2019 156

10 Tips for a Long and Happy Marriage

Dumb Little Man

There’s no master plan for how people maintain their marriage. There’s no formula to follow or equation to calculate. Every relationship is different and each couple faces distinct circumstances. You can’t deliver the magic love formula for the same two couples. Yet, there’s a wealth of knowledge out there from those who understand what it takes to thrive. For one couple, it might be a simple passion or activity they both enjoy, something that no one else can understand.

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How to Create an Indoor Garden

Dumb Little Man

An indoor garden is a place for you to take care of your more delicate and exotic flowers and plants. If they are not native to your country, it takes a lot of effort to match the conditions needed for them to bloom. If you do not have space for a greenhouse or have trouble meeting the legal requirements, try converting your sunroom or patio to become the new space for your flowers. It is an alternative that, with careful planning and design, can be just as good as a greenhouse.

2019 149

How To Deal With A Bully At Work

Dumb Little Man

Bullying is becoming a universal topic throughout the business world. No workplace is safe from a bully and this behavior should not be encouraged. South Australia has bought in legislation to deal with this problem and I’m of the understanding that other Australian states will soon follow. Until then, how do you deal with a bully? Don’t be a victim. The first thing is that you must not act or become a victim.

2019 147

Smart Business Ideas For Retired Couples

Dumb Little Man

There are days where I look forward to my retirement. Working 24/7 and taking care of the kids at the same time make you want to retire as early as possible. However, I have seen many retired people who long to work again. Many retired citizens keep working after retirement because of their financial situation. Then, there are those people who are just bored with their vacations, sitting idly and doing nothing after decades of working every day.

How To Enjoy Valentine’s Day When You’re Flying Solo

Dumb Little Man

Year after year, the world goes mad for Saint Valentine. That is to say, suddenly everyone around you seems to be passionately in love, asking you why you’re not or taking a dramatic stand against the whole holiday (inadvertently making an even bigger deal of things.) However, there is no reason as to why you shouldn’t enjoy a ‘me’ day or have issues celebrating Valentine’s Day alone. Here are seven ideas for celebrating Valentine’s Day if you’re flying solo: Book a trip by yourself.

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5 Romantic Date Night Ideas For Going Out This Valentine’s Day

Dumb Little Man

If you’re lucky enough to be all loved-up this February 14th, don’t be a cynic and ignore it altogether. Head out and spend a nice evening to remember with your better half. You might roll your eyes at the thought of slow-motion embraces and drooping bouquets, but planning a unique date experience your partner will actually treasure — that’s romance.

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How to Find The Best Essay Writing Service for Students

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to an essay writing service for students, it’s essential that you choose a platform that suits your needs. Not all writing services are the same, and this is why it takes a little research. We’ve pulled the criteria that you absolutely need to watch for when you’re selecting a service, and you can find it below. Writers and Work Samples. Your chosen site should have a lot of information on hand about their writers.

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The Top 6 Travel Locations for Single Men

Dumb Little Man

It’s no secret that traveling as a single man is one hell of an experience. With the right travel location and a thorough research of where you are going, you can have the best vacation possible. To help you start planning your next trip, here are the top travel locations every single man should consider: Cebu, Philippines. Home to over 7,000 islands, the Philippines is a breathtaking part of the world and the cozy tropical island of Cebu is one of its biggest attractions.

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How Tech Can Help You Fight Off Your Winter Blues

Dumb Little Man

Does winter get you down? You’re not alone; one in three Americans say that winter has a negative impact on their mood and energy at work with one in four naming January as the worst month. But what happens when the winter blues go too far, leaving us fatigued, uninterested, and depressed? Seasonal depression affects millions of adults and children in the US. As symptoms continue untreated, Seasonal Affective Disorder becomes more common. Sunlight Affects Us More Than We Realize.

2019 147

How to Choose an Accounting System for Your Business

Small Business CEO

Today, businesses are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an accounting system. There are, of course, some businesses carrying on with the same software they’ve used well over a decade ago, and others that have yet to understand the benefits of implementing an enterprise resource planning (ERP) or accounting software.

2019 59

5 Simple Steps to Sell Tradelines

Small Business CEO

Selling tradelines is an increasingly profitable (and popular) decision for many people (it could even be considered ‘renting’, as the process involves the same system.) The person with good credit is copied into the person’s bad credit. If you’ve heard all the hype of making lucrative amounts of passive income from selling tradelines, but don’t know how to get aboard, stick around. Here are 5 simple steps for selling tradelines. Credit History.

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Proper Distribution of Your Time While Studying in College and Running a Business at The Same Time

Small Business CEO

Sometimes, as a business-owner-slash-student, you cannot shake the feeling that your study habits are not cutting it. When you are studying so hard and trying to learn as much as possible, it is easy to feel that you are at a loss – especially when there are fire need to be put out in your business. Even when things are running smoothly with your business, you seem not to have enough time to do everything, juggling the work-study-life balance. Time management is very critical here.

2019 58

The Key to Growing an Online Business

Small Business CEO

One must incorporate many ingredients to grow an online business. After all, you need money to start your business, you might need to create a business plan, you need to decide what your product or service is going to be, you need to know how to market said product or service, and the list could go on and on. What is the key to growing an online business, though?

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