Welcome to this week’s round-up.
This week we take a look at why meditation is so important to our health, how you can make your presentations more engaging for your audience and how you can deal with difficult customers at work.
Design Contest – Logo Design – Design Contest
We’ve been publishing a lot more Online Business Content recently and if you’ve been considering a career change then you may be in need of some branding for your new venture. Whilst you can use services like Fiverr, why not get a logo designed a little differently with a competition?
Common Mistakes In Writing Web Content – ProWriting Partner
Once you have your logo and website design, you’ll need some content. Make sure you don’t make these common writing mistakes when you’re planning and writing your content – and remember you’re writing for your readers, not Google!
The Importance Of Meditation And How It Can Improve Your Life – Freedom Genesis
I’m a big of meditation but if you’re not sure of the benefits and whether it can help you then this article from Freedom Genesis explains the advantages of meditation and the basics of getting started with meditating.
7 Storytelling Structures To Improve Your Presentations – Quick Quid
How many times have you sat through a PowerPoint presentation where the presenter is simply reading out what’s on the screen. I don’t know about you but that drives me bananas! If you want your audience to be interested, engaged (and more importantly, awake!) during your presentations then use a storytelling structure to get your message across.
27 Christmas Garland Ideas + DIY – ProFlowers
So December is upon us and it’s time to start thinking about getting those decorations out of the attic again. If you’re looking to do something a bit different this year then how about making your own Christmas sign? I’ve recently got the crafting bug so I’ll definitely be taking a look at some of the Christmas decorating ideas in this article
Does Working More Hours Lead To A Healthier Economy? – GetCRM
If your country has a long work week, you it must have a great economy, right? Not necessarily! There are a lot of other factors involved – so perhaps you can use that as an excuse not to work late the next time your boss asks!
Automate Your Life With Airtable And Zapier – Hackernoon
I’ve wrote about Airtable back in Round-Up #144. If you’re not familiar with it, Airtable is basically a database that allows you to organise your life using various pre-made templates (or you can create your own). Wyatt McBain has found a really clever way to integrate Airtable and Zapier to provide an enhanced to-do list that can manage pretty much any aspect of your life.
The Best Sleeping Positions For Injuries And Pain – Drommabed
As someone who suffers from Chronic back pain, sometimes it can be very difficult to find a sleeping position I’m comfortable in. This post breaks down the pain you feel into different locations so that you can find the best sleeping position to help you nod off.
3 Ways To Deal With Difficult Customers – Zapier
It doesn’t matter what industry you work in: a big corporate environment, small start-up office or as a freelancer at home you’ll have to deal with clients at some point in your working life. So what do you do if they’re difficult to deal with? Zapier has 3 techniques to cope with difficult customers without damaging your working relationship.
10 Strange Employment Laws Around The World – Legacy Citizenship
Finally this week’s fun article. If you’re a woman and don’t fancy working after dark then move to Madagascar – women aren’t allowed to work at night there (unless it’s in a family environment)! And New Zealand – who I have always viewed as being a very liberal country – has a very strange idea regarding headgear.
Have A Great Weekend
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Until next week, Stay Productive!