5 Ways to Make the Holidays More Meaningful

Ian's Messy Desk

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Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas for Clients

Tips From T. Marie

But what do you do if the holidays are overwhelming you this year and you still haven’t decided what to do as far as client gifting is concerned. Here is a list of last minute holiday gift ideas for clients. I’ve written about client gifting here before. More than once.

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5 Ways to Keep Positive During the Holidays

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 5 Ways to Keep Positive During the Holidays appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Mostly because we lose sight … Continue reading → You just finished reading 5 Ways to Keep Positive During the Holidays !

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Happy Holidays!

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Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

Happy Holidays to all from Small Business Labs.  See you next year.  

Happy Holidays and See You Next Year

Small Business Labs

  Happy Holidays and see you in 2018 We're on vacation for the rest of the year. 

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How to Get Into the Holiday Spirit

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Get Into the Holiday Spirit appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. This holiday time of the year is supposed to be one of peace, love, and goodwill to all. … Continue reading → You just finished reading How to Get Into the Holiday Spirit ! Holidays

Is your holiday a working holiday?

The Small Business Blog

For many sole traders and entrepreneurs in micro businesses who read this blog, a holiday is not quite the same for them as their friends who work in a 9-5 office environment. Often by necessity, a self-employed person’s idea of a holiday has to involve work in some capacity. Even when they go away, there… Read the full article here: Is your holiday a working holiday? Business Trends holiday

3 Tips to Prepare for Holiday Time Off

Jen Lawrence

Preparing for time out of the office for the holidays is frustratingly stressful. It’s supposed to be the most magical time of the year and somewhere amongst the gifts, parties, and holiday movies, we are still expected to carry our normal workload.

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My holiday confessions

The Small Business Blog

In the post earlier I talked about holidays, but neglected to mention what I personally favour. I was recently interviewed for MyTravelMoney about this blog and my holiday activities. If you want to find out more about what I do when I’m on a (working) holiday, jump over to their site. Read the full article… Read the full article here: My holiday confessions on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Trends holiday

Tips for Taking Better Holiday Photographs

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Tips for Taking Better Holiday Photographs appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. One of my favourite holiday activities is pulling out the camera and aggravating friends and family, while taking a lot of bad photographs.

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Happy Holidays!

Small Business Labs

An example of our other interests is time with our family over the holidays. Happy Holidays to all and see you in January We had an interesting discussion last week on how small business owners define success. We explained they tend to define success as meeting personal goals and objectives. We  We also explained that most small business owners aren't interested in building or running a high growth business. We used our firm, Emergent Research, as an example.

Client Gifting for the Holidays; ‘Tis the Season?

Tips From T. Marie

It’s the holiday season , and many home businesses are thinking about client gifting. From wondering if you should or shouldn’t gift clients to worrying about whether your client celebrates a certain holiday or not, it can be a stressful decision to make.

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Ep 68. The Holiday Show on Heads Together with Bonnie Low-Kramen – 12/22/21

Bonnie Low-Krayman

Join Bonnie and Jen for Heads Together – The Holiday Show on Wed Dec 22, 3PM ET! Let’s put our heads together to share ideas for enjoying the holiday season! The Holiday Show on Heads Together with Bonnie Low-Kramen – 12/22/21 appeared first on Bonnie Low-Kramen.

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Happy Holidays

Small Business Labs

Happy Holidays to all We at Smallbizlabs hope 2011 was a good year for you, your family and your small business.    We're looking forward to 2012 and are optimistic that the small business economy will continue to improve.

The 2021 Awesomely-Appropriate Holiday-Gift Guide for Colleagues and Clients

Virtual Moxie

The post The 2021 Awesomely-Appropriate Holiday-Gift Guide for Colleagues and Clients appeared first on AssistU. . Welcome to the 2021 Gift Guide! Oh, how I love this time of year.

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The 2021 Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide

Productivityist

It’s 2020 and it’s time for a new holiday gift guide. This year, I’ve got 20 other ideas for you – some ideas that you may want to steal and buy for yourself this holiday season! Maybe you can buy one of these as a gift to yourself this holiday season.).

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Top 5 Tips for Bank Holidays

The Small Business Blog

This weekend is another Bank Holiday weekend in the UK, but unfortunately many micro business owners and self-employed people are not able to enjoy the luxury of taking the workday off. This weeks tip column reveals our Top 5… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Bank Holidays on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips bank holidays

How to Have a Greener Holiday Season

Eco-Office Gals

It’s incredible just how much paper we use around the holidays. Whether you’ve baked a warm winter casserole for the family or thrown a holiday party for 20, you’ll have plenty of dishes to do this winter season. If you’ve been wrapping your holiday tree in old Christmas lights, you’re doing the environment — and your wallet — a disservice. Many families will deck their halls with a holiday tree this winter. Take, for example, your holiday shopping trips.

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When You Work on a Holiday, You Deserve Another Holiday!

Virtual Moxie

At its core, the discussions don’t seem to me to be as much about whether or not they should be open, but about the notion that people deserve to have the holiday. And, as far as employees go, when people take jobs at places that are open on holidays, they know there’s a likelihood that they will need to work at least one holiday, someday. So I also don’t feel badly for people who take the jobs knowing that, sooner or later, holiday work will be a reality.

Trip Advisors: managing holiday records

Practically Perfect PA

Most employees take their annual leave , have a great time away, occasionally check their blackberry and think no more about work except on their return when they show their colleagues a few holiday snaps and say they had a good time… Well as assistants we know that we are not most employees! Either way, here are a few suggestions to help with managing holiday records. I am allowed to use my own judgment when it comes to approving holiday on behalf of my Director.

Family Day Holiday

Ian's Messy Desk

Holidays Alberta Family Family Day Ontario SaskatchewanImage via Wikipedia. Today is Family Day in Alberta , Saskatchewan and Ontario. Yesterday, we had children, grand-children and friends over for a big family dinner. Today, we’re taking it easy, spending some time wandering around town and visiting. Blogging will be light. Here are links to previous family-related posts: How to Build Cooperation at Home – The steps my wife and I take to ensure balance and harmony in home management.

Client Gifting: 5 Ideas to Show Your Appreciation This Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

It's December, the time of year when our thoughts are drawn to holiday festivities and the purchase of gifts. The holidays give us the perfect time to do a little something for our clients. Of course this decision leads to the question; What should I give my clients as a holiday gift? Below are 5 ideas to help you show your appreciation for your clients this holiday season: Something local. It's the old holiday gift standby and it works for clients too.

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Shifting Gears In The Holiday Season

Office Dynamics

Are your Mondays getting harder and harder during the holiday season? If you’re like me, your weekends are packed with activity and flurry getting ready for the holidays and maybe just having fun with family and friends. Better yet, play holiday music while you dress. Think about the wonderful holiday activities you will be doing and the time you will be spending with friends and family.

Organizing Philosophy for the Holidays

Clutter Coach

by The current economy may end up making this year's holidays less stressful, just because we won't be  shopping and traveling as much. But if you find yourself feeling stressed by holiday planning and the looming prospect of a new year, keep these in mind: Make lists to prevent tasks from being forgotten in the chaos. If list items aren't coming to mind, reflect on past fun holidays and visualize what you want for this year.

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Organizing Philosophy for the Holidays

Clutter Coach

by The current economy may end up making this year's holidays less stressful, just because we won't be  shopping and traveling as much. But if you find yourself feeling stressed by holiday planning and the looming prospect of a new year, keep these in mind: Make lists to prevent tasks from being forgotten in the chaos. If list items aren't coming to mind, reflect on past fun holidays and visualize what you want for this year.

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Top Gifts You Can Give Your Remote Team for the Holidays

Bonnie Low-Krayman

The bottom line: 2020 has been a year like no other and the holidays will look very different too. Here’s a rundown of some of the best gifts employers can give to remote employees this holiday season: A friendly plant. Managers, & Business Owners Gifting Holidays Remote Team

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Summer Holiday Working Tips

The Small Business Blog

For parents that work at home, the summer holidays present a whole new set of challenges that have to be met. Although people might say it’s great that you don’t need to pay for childcare,… Read the full article here: Summer Holiday Working Tips on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. The giant six week break is brilliant for your kids, but what about you as a freelancer or home-based entrepreneur?

Free Services to Green Your Holidays!

Eco-Office Gals

The holidays are coming up quick and it’s time for Eco-Office Gals to get in the giving spirit. Christmas cards or holiday catalogs may be on the holiday horizon. PFL prints Holiday cards, business cards, note cards, catalogs, stationery, brochures and more. So, let us know how Eco-Office Gals and Printing For Less can help you print responsibly this holiday season. Post from: Eco-Office Gals Free Services to Green Your Holidays!

3 Ways to Avoid Overspending During the Holidays

Success

In the early years of our marriage, the holidays used to throw a wrench in our financial plans. Once the holiday-themed marketing campaigns started, we would be bombarded with messages that we needed more stuff and the fact that we already had one didn’t matter.

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Happy New Year

Ian's Messy Desk

HolidaysThe post Happy New Year appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. You just finished reading Happy New Year! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials. You just finished reading Happy New Year ! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials.

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Last Minute Tips to Generate Business During the Holidays

Step It Up VA Coaching

Here are a few last-minute tips so your business doesn’t stall while you and everyone else — are enjoying the holidays. Put the word out in your ezine, blog, and social media, before you head out for the holidays. What better time than the holiday season to connect with people? You may not have time to create a new information product before the holidays, but you can bring back a favorite for a couple of weeks. by Donna Toothaker.

5 Holiday Gift Ideas for Co-Workers

On The Job

It's that time of year again -- trying to figure out what to get a colleague for the annual gift swap (besides that giant bottle of booze in your grocery's discount aisle). Or, perhaps you want to get something for that great co-worker who has helped you out more times than you can count.

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3 Eco-Tourism All Inclusive Holidays for 2012

Eco-Office Gals

However, more and more eco-hotels are offering attractive, all inclusive holidays. Post from: Eco-Office Gals 3 Eco-Tourism All Inclusive Holidays for 2012. Guest Post Random Green British-colonial Caribbean Caribbean Islands Central America Eco Eco-tourism ecological tours El Salvador environment holidays strawberry farm strawberry hill resortEco-tourism continues to grow in popularity as awareness about finite resources continues to increase.

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Why Supporting Small Businesses This Holiday Season Is More Urgent Than Ever

Success

So, although this holiday season’s Black Friday deals may be tempting, consider shopping smaller than the S&P 500 and put money back into local economies by supporting small businesses.

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Packing List for Holiday Travel

Clutter Coach

by Holiday travel season is coming up! Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Packing List for Holiday Travel appeared first on Clutter Coach. If you’re going somewhere, use a packing list. It will ease your travel considerably. I use checklists a lot, all kinds of them. They’re very helpful for making sure nothing falls through the cracks, and I get the satisfaction of checking off items as I do them.

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Packing List for Holiday Travel

Clutter Coach

by Holiday travel season is coming up! Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Packing List for Holiday Travel appeared first on Clutter Coach. If you’re going somewhere, use a packing list. It will ease your travel considerably. I use checklists a lot, all kinds of them. They’re very helpful for making sure nothing falls through the cracks, and I get the satisfaction of checking off items as I do them.

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Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There’s nothing like a major holiday, such as Christmas , to ratchet up the pressure on your schedule. While you may find a couple of quiet days around the holiday, the rest of December can be quite stressful. Holidays can add the expectation of the personal touch to all that happens. You just finished reading Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload !