Category Archives: Life Hacks

Tips and tricks on how to live a fun, fulfillling and stress-free life


10 Best Productivity Apps You Should Be Using Now

August 30, 2016 | by Jade Daryanani
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Smartphones and tablets have become an integral part of how we work, communicate, and collaborate. It has even simplified how we manage our lives. To make it in the competitive app market, developers are constantly creating unique and functional applications. Over recent years, many apps have shot to the top but have fallen off just […]


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Pepper Blog’s Best of 2014

December 30, 2014 | by Pepper
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Creating quality and relevant content is one of the things we try to accomplish in Pepper. We want to help our readers in the areas of digital marketing and smart outsourcing through the content we produce. With all the blogs we’ve put out this year, we’ve chosen the top 10 articles we suggest you read […]


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VA Chronicles: Do You Have What it Takes to be a Virtual Assistant?

November 28, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

Today we’re wrapping up our series on VA Chronicles and we’d like to send a special shoutout to our Pepper virtual assistants for sharing their time and experience with us! Over the past weeks, we’ve looked at the lessons our VAs learned from their clients and how they handled work-related challenges. Our pool of VAs […]


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VA Chronicles: Managing Mistakes and Handling Conflicts

October 30, 2014 | by Pepper
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We all have committed work mishaps at some point in our career. It’s one of those things that makes us learn the most memorable lessons in the workplace. Mistakes and conflicts force us to eat huge portions of humble pie to rectify the mess we made. On a positive note, it makes us better team […]


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How to Foster a Productive Work Environment

October 7, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
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There are many things that can influence a person’s productivity. One of which is the place he or she works in. Everything from the lighting to the tools you use impacts the way you work.  As a business owner or manager, you need to know if your work environment helps your employees get things done […]


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Five Tell-Tale Signs That You Need To Slow Down

September 12, 2014 | by Pepper
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No one is exempted from stress. Every single person you see is stressed out by something. Psychologists define stress as a reaction to a stimulus that triggers a “fight-or-flight” response, releasing adrenaline throughout your body. That’s why small things can stress you out such as traffic or watching a close game. It’s your body’s way […]


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Business Insights from the World Cup: The Triumph of Teamwork

July 2, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
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Whether you’re a football fan or not, you will not miss the World Cup 2014 craze as it has been in the headlines over the past weeks. From the debate to which World Cup song is better—Shakira’s or J.Lo’s—to the surprising loss of Spain, there are many things to talk about this sports event. Great […]


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App Development Made Easy

March 4, 2014 | by Pepper
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With offshore teams becoming a norm in many businesses, online collaboration has also become a common practice. Business processes done in the cloud are growing including application development. Over the past weeks, we are looking at different ways to optimize Google Enterprise for your business. Google Business Suite is composed of tools that can help […]


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Hybrid Integration: Maximizing the Cloud and the Chrome

February 16, 2014 | by Pepper
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Now more than ever, business environments are becoming more competitive and dynamic. Efficiency on all business areas is crucial to your success. Integrated processes are part of efficiency. It involves utilizing platforms that allow you to accomplish more by doing less. Web mogul Google has mastered the art of integration from its search engine to […]


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Efficiency the Google Way: Gmail, Calendar, and Drive

January 30, 2014 | by Pepper
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Gmail. You have may have tried different emails for your business or perhaps your current in-house email is working just fine but Gmail has something more to offer. Google’s popular email has a lot of unique features and here are some of them: Powerful search engine. Searching for emails and attachments can consume a lot […]


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