February, 2017

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Why the Real High Potentials Often Get Ignored

On The Job

Specifically, the term “VUCA,” is being heard in more private companies, a military term which stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.

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Thriving On Change

Office Dynamics

Something is definitely in the air… it is something that disrupts our lives; pushes us out of our comfort zones; often causes stress and pressure, but can be rewarding and invigorating. Can you guess what it is? CHANGE! have been speaking on change since 1990. While a career change or job change can be a good thing, it still disrupts our life.

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Sharing some feedback

Practically Perfect PA

Well, today is a new day, folks. Were these businesses expecting too much of assistants? The panel members answered these questions with such grace.

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3 out of 4 Americans Have Smartphones

Small Business Labs

Pew Internet recently updated their technology adoption numbers for the U.S. roughly three-quarters of Americans (77%) now own a smartphone. Web/Tech

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The Lost Art Of Customer Service Within The Tech Industry

Small Business CEO

Reinvigorating Customer Service in the Tech Industry. company can sell a digital service entirely over the Internet.

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Why You Shouldn't Always Trust Your Gut

On The Job

How much do you trust your gut instincts? According to a new research, you may be relying on them too much.

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The Large and Rapidly Growing U.S. On-Demand Economy

Small Business Labs

The research firm BIA/Kelsey estimates that in 2016 local U.S. on-demand economy generated $34 billion in revenue. households. trillion dollars.

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Top 10 Venues in London that Every PA Should Know About

Practically Perfect PA

Your to-do list is as long as your arm and you have no idea where to start. Enter HeadBox. The Snug at The Hari,  Belgravia. So there you have it.

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Preserve Your Relationships, Even in Sticky Situations

Business Writing

If you are human, you face situations during your workday that require you to write under pressure.

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Get Strong, Sleep, Repeat: The Importance Of Sleeping

Dumb Little Man

When you’ve had a long and tiring workout, you just want to go home and sleep. How do we fall asleep? Benefits and the importance of sleeping.

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Learn To Become A Better Leader: 10 Most Important Must Have Skills

Office Dynamics

Being a leader is so much more than just being the person in charge of your team or company. It’s a unique set of skills that you must have, in order to lead and take care of the people under your charge. Here are the ten most important skills you must develop to be a good leader. Listen to others. No one knows everything, even a good leader.

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What Others Really Think About You

On The Job

Were you the smartest kid in school? The funniest? The most athletic? It's a little strange to think that we like to label people from an early age.

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The Growing Biotech Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Unlike traditional pharma or biotech companies, most of the people working at  Nimbus Therapeutics  are gig workers. 

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Practically Perfect PA giveaway: The Assist Conference winners are…

Practically Perfect PA

Thank you to everyone who entered the  Assist Conference  giveaway! Leigh Adams. Victoria Abebrese. Deborah Dei. Karen Coote. Emma Bennett.

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Video Animations Add Wow Factor

Andrea Kalli

As you’re building your video project, don’t forget that Video Animations add a great WOW factor. Don’t let your viewers fall asleep!

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What I Learned From Reading 1,000 Resumes

Dumb Little Man

If you’re working right now, it’s safe to say that you had to send out a resume in order to get hired. Out of those, however, we would maybe like 20.

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8 Killer Tips for a Successful Executive and Assistant Partnership

Office Dynamics

There is no greater relationship in the workplace than that of an executive and assistant. I can honestly say that because of my experience as an assistant for 20 years and as an executive for 27 years. While the world is a much different place today, there are core strategies for a successful executive and assistant partnership that do not change.

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Why Fleet Management is Important for Business Owners

Small Business CEO

Any business that uses vehicles within their service can make use of fleet management. photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. What is fleet management?

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4 Ways to Get the Boss to Give You What You Want

On The Job

Next, don't try to force the boss into saying “you’re right” and instead work on getting him or her to say “that’s right.”

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Grammar Quiz #4: Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences includes a modifying phrase that is incorrectly or awkwardly placed; revise the sentences as necessary: 1. General

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2017 Top 10 Pet Product Trends

Small Business Labs

Package Facts recently released their list of 10 Pet Product Trends to Watch in 2017.  pet industry. Several of the trends really caught our eye.

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Stumble, Success, Stumble, Success – 11 Simple Steps to Improve Your Life

Dumb Little Man

In its simplicity, life can be difficult. So what can you do to focus on the positives? Get off Facebook. We only see a small sliver of their lives.

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Building A Star Partnership – Free Webinar For Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Administrative professionals are in a unique position to build incredibly powerful partnerships with the person or people they support. The bond that exists between executive and assistant can be truly special and it can create a distinct competitive advantage in the business world. However, this kind of partnership doesn’t just happen.

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Top Tips for Gathering Actionable Data for Your Business

Small Business CEO

How do you gather quantitative data about potential customers? How can you analyze it for actionable information?

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How to Consistently Come Up With Better Ideas

On The Job

No matter how talented a team may be, sooner or later they may fall into a rut. Ideas seem stale. Solutions are the same old, same old. Why not?

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Punctuation with Parenthetical Phrasing

Daily Writing Tips

That’s why they choose to live in San Francisco proper instead of say a suburb like Daly City. Professionally printed in as few as 7 days. Punctuatio

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Uber, Lyft and Airbnb Rapidly Gaining Share in the Corporate Market

Small Business Labs

That’s up from 44% just six months ago and less than 10% 4 years ago. This data is hardly surprising.   gig economy on-demand economy trends

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9 Reasons Why We Procrastinate and How to Address Them

Dumb Little Man

‘Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone’ ~ Pablo Picasso. The answer to this is simple. Lack of time.

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Building the Partnership with Your Executive: Are You a Center of Influence?

Office Dynamics

High-quality assistants can be a distinct competitive advantage for executives and the organizations they serve. Here at Office Dynamics, we are constantly reminded of this when we help executive and assistant teams develop truly strategic partnerships. She has the power to keep things moving at an optimal pace. So, what does that mean for you?

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10 Super-Charged Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017

Andrea Kalli

Want to Know How to. Supercharge Your Business? 10 Great Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017. 10 Great Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017 and Beyond.

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A Simple 24-minute Morning Ritual To Kickstart Your Day

Productivityist

This guest post is by Amy of Brainy Owls. Amy likes to write about self-improvement and productivity. Check out the free email course , The Strategies of Enormously Successful People. These science-backed lessons with highly actionable worksheets will help you unfold the path to success. Does this sound familiar? Practicing gratitude. Praying.

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The “Guard” Family

Daily Writing Tips

Guard is the basis of a family of words pertaining to protection; these terms are listed and defined in the post below. Vocabulary

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Digital Transformation Leading to Ghost Restaurants

Small Business Labs

Ghost restaurants are delivery only, online restaurants that skip storefronts and deliver food straight to the customer. Think Amazon for restaurants.

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6 Best Valentine’s Gifts For Her This 2017

Dumb Little Man

Deciding on the last minute isn’t only stressful but it can also put you at risk of buying the wrong gift. If you’re still dating…. Camera. New makeup.

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