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The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

If you are anything like me, the new year brings a lot of soul searching and a nostalgic look back at the 12 months past. I But where to start?

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Why We Need More Warriors (And How to Become One)

Dumb Little Man

In today’s world, many aspects of masculinity have been called into question. So how do we find our Warrior nature? Great examples? Attack! Attack you!

Lessons in Revolutionary Thinking

Office Dynamics

Guest post by Tara Browne, DTM, 2016 Conference Scholarship Winner. . When I was awarded one of three scholarships for the 2016 Conference for Administrative Excellence, I was beyond excited. looked forward to acquiring strategies and tools to advance my administrative career. What I got was all of the above…and so much more. FOOD FOR THOUGHT.

2017 79

It's Time to Stop Mindless Collaboration

On The Job

It can also lead to more innovation, and provides greater oversight and transparency that can reduce unethical or illegal conduct by individuals.

2017 43

2017 Rural and Small Town Trends (and Webinar)

Small Business Labs

Tomorrow Becky McCray  is hosting a webinar of 2017 rural and small town trends.  My favorite 3 are: Innovative Rural Business Models.

2017 18

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Why Soft Skills are So Important to Your Career

On The Job

Perhaps you've worked very hard to learn the technical skills necessary to get the job you want or succeed in your current position. Or do they?

2017 39

5 More Sentences Rendered More Concise

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the examples below illustrates a distinct strategy for shortening and simplifying sentences. discussion and a revision follows each example. 1.

2017 17

Announcing the Assist Conference Programme

Practically Perfect PA

For more information and to book your place, please visit the  Assist Conference website  or you can  register here. Programme highlights. Workshops.

2017 29

Five Ways to Deal with Workplace Changes Positively

Office Dynamics

Article contribution by Amanda Wilks. Change in the workplace is often very difficult to embrace. It may not be readily apparent to employees why the alterations and adjustments are being made. When they have to deal with workplace changes, it can become the perfect source of employee complaints and disgruntled comments. Image source: 1.

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How To Publish Your Thesis Into A Book In 4 Steps

Dumb Little Man

Completing your thesis is a seminal moment in your life. It represents your Magnum Opus. It’s your contribution to knowledge. Reconfigure Your Thesis.

2017 50

10 Things To Remember When Expanding Your Business Globally

Small Business CEO

Follow these 10 tips to ensure that you do well in new markets. 1. Ensure stability back home.

2017 16

3 Cases of Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Confusion

Daily Writing Tips

An explanation and a revision follows each example. 1. Offshore finance changed forever in April 2016 with the leak of 11.5 Grammar

2017 17

The "Conscious Coziness" Trend - Hygge - Continues to Grow

Small Business Labs

  Despite having a name that makes him sound like a Danish porn star, he's not.   The show is simply great.   trends

2017 UPS 9

Can You Find The Errors? Try These Error Quests

Business Writing

Each of the three short passages below has one error. Can you find all three? Test your skills.

15 Unforgettable Haruki Murakami Quotes For Dealing With Adversity

Dumb Little Man

Haruki Murakami is an internationally renowned Japanese writer, probably best known for his novel, Norwegian Wood. “Life is not like water.

2017 42

PPI Facts That You Should Know About

Small Business CEO

Payment Protection Insurance policies were sold to millions of people in the UK. Most of these PPI policies were mis-sold. PPI Compensation.

2017 11

Punctuation Quiz #11: Appositives

Daily Writing Tips

All but one of the following sentences demonstrate incorrect style for punctuation of appositives; revise the sentences as necessary: 1.

2017 14
2017 14

Career Success A to Z: H is for Honesty

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series  here. Things like gossiping about others.

Flying Drone Intro Video – Way Cool!

Andrea Kalli

Loving my new Flying Drone Logo intro video for a new series I’m working on about video tips for businesses. It’s different, fun, current, and dramatic…and if I don’t say so myself, it’s pretty darn cool! If you would like something similar, I’d be happy to help. Andrea Kalli. Video Marketing

2017 2

8 Strange Funeral Customs From Around the World

Dumb Little Man

From your side of the world, saying goodbye to the dead might mean burial or cremation. For others, funerals are more than just burying the dead.

2017 42

How To Get A Celebrity At Your Corporate Hospitality Event

Small Business CEO

Corporate events are great opportunities to impress clients, co-workers, and employees. photo credit: Wikipedia. Here’s how to do it.

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2017 10

3 Examples of Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

n each of the following examples, placement of a phrase obfuscates the sentence’s narrative flow. Discussion and a revision follow each sentence. 1.

2017 14
2017 2008 14

I hate filing

Clutter Coach

by I always recommend that my clients be as ruthless as possible when filing paper. When are you going to look at that again? Why would you need it in the future? What terrible thing is going to happen if you get rid of it? When was the last time you even opened that drawer? . Another agenda I have reflects my attitude toward filing: I hate it.

Is your office making you sick? Toxins lurking in office buildings (and what to do about it)

Office Dynamics

Have you ever gone to work feeling fine, and then left for the day with a headache or queasy stomach? This graphic can help.

2017 2

Camping Outdoors: A Perfect Health Booster

Dumb Little Man

Great fun happens when camping outdoors. This is what comes to mind for people especially the kids when camping is being planned. Yes, there is!

2017 39

6 Small Business Service Types That Offer a Flexible Work Environment

Small Business CEO

Telecommuting and freelancing are gaining popularity not only because of the obvious benefits they hold for employees.

2017 10

The Meanings and Variations of “Mother”

Daily Writing Tips

Mother derives from the Old English term modor , which is cognate with the Latin word mater and the Greek word meter.

2017 12

Podcast 039: Make the most of your productive time

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe:  iTunes  ⋅   Stitcher  ⋅   Soundcloud  ⋅   YouTube   ⋅   Google Play. You can leave a review here! In this episode, I’ll talk about what productive time is, and how to manage your work so you use it best. Here are some highlights: What if I’m a night owl? What should I NOT do? How do I get more productive time?

Penny Packers: How to Move on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Whether you’ve relocating out of your parents’ home, across town, or across the country, moving can be a challenge. Make a Budget. Delegate. Insure.

2017 42

Saving Money Basics: How to Build a Solid Savings Fund

Dumb Little Man

Saving money is hard for most people. First of all, there are so many tempting things to spend it on! Tip 1: Pull your credit report annually.

2017 42

8 Time-Saving Hacks for Busy Moms

Dumb Little Man

The homemaker has the ultimate career of all. She is on duty 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Here’s to all the hard-working homemakers. False.

2017 39

How to Keep Your Blog Running Smoothly

Dumb Little Man

The real challenge begins not when you start your blog and write a few first posts, but when you actually start building up your loyal audience.

2017 29

How to Create a Good Logo — Useful Tips and Services

Dumb Little Man

Launching your own company, blog or website is a challenging task. logo creates the first impression of your brand. Why do you need a logo? Simple.

2017 22

Why Do We Procrastinate?

Dumb Little Man

The relationship between how much we dislike a task, or task aversion, is even more obvious. The post Why Do We Procrastinate?

2017 17