2017

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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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The Rise of Solopreneur Manufacturing Companies

Small Business Labs

Key quote: "The number of businesses classified as manufacturers with no employees has been rising steadily since the depths of the recession.

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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.

2017 78

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.

2017 108

4 Faults You Can Easily Avoid in Your Slide Presentations

Business Writing

I recently attended a dinner meeting whose featured speaker told about her life in a foreign country. Presentations Teaching Business Writing

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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!

2017 28
2017 28

Contest: Win a scholarship to the Damn Fine Words writing course

Men With Pens

Click here to read the full article →Another rocking post from Men With Pens! Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

2017 24

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.

2017 29

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

  “Succeeding in business is all about making connections.  Business is all about personal contact. Richard Branson. Internal & External Training.

2017 106

Why Coworking is Booming

Small Business Labs

Simply put, the article explains why coworking is working. The third trend is corporations are quietly hollowing out.   Coworking

2017 92

Are Your Customers Devoted to You?

On The Job

Do you like Gatorade? But do you like Gatorade so much that you buy not only the drinks, but the chews and protein bars?

2017 56

Top 8 Time Management Tips To Hack Productivity

Office Dynamics

Amongst the hectic schedules and infinite demands of modern life, we often feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything we need to done. This pressure has resulted in many self-aware individuals seeking ways to save time throughout their day. Here are my t op 8 time management tips to hack productivity. 1. Stay Focused.

2017 113

How to Introduce Two People in Writing

Business Writing

Deb Arnold of Deb Arnold, Ink. is a terrific businesswoman and one of my favorite people.

2017 55

How Content Marketing Can Reach Targeted Customers

Small Business CEO

Despite continued reports of its death, content marketing is alive and well and remains one of the most effective ways to reach your target audience.

2017 60

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.

2017 60

The Meanings and Variations of “Brother”

Daily Writing Tips

It also applies to national or racial commonality, as in the term “soul brother,” which in American English describes a black male.

2017 27

Lioness Magazine publishes my article on Business-to-Business Videos

Andrea Kalli

January is really shaping up! The video purpose drives the script, tone, tempo, style, call-to-action, and more. Andrea Kalli. business productivity

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Virtual Assistant…10 Years Later

Tips From T. Marie

In January of 2007 I was working as a real estate paralegal while going to school for medical coding and billing.  Anyone who has ever taken part in a real estate closing knows they are a stressful event.  Literal tears.  It’s what prompted me to go back to school. It was barely a blip on the radar. It’s 2017. What’s changed. . Including mine. .

2017 18

The Easy Way To Plan Out Your Year

Productivityist

This guest post is by Camilla Kragius. Camilla is the founder of No More Hamster Wheel. She loves to teach people how to work smarter instead of harder, to start living and to excel their life. You can connect with her on Facebook. Have you ever wondered how you got so much done in school but now it feels like you never have enough time?

How can assistants add value in the workplace?

Practically Perfect PA

Firstly, happy New Year! Last year was a mixed bag wasn’t it?! hope you all had a lovely break and are looking forward to the year ahead.

2017 96

Book Review: The Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The holidays were quite hectic this year.   And we're glad we did. How to create an exit strategy to quit your job. See the book for details. 

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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 46

10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

I woke up this morning with the strange realization that this is my very last day with Office Dynamics International. What a very weird feeling. As I write this I am feeling all the emotions. I’m remembering many of our incredible stories that we’ve collected over the last decade of partnership. We’ve been through it all, together. Hey, me too.

2017 103

Quick Test: Can You Tighten These Bullet Points?

Business Writing

Today a business service I use sent me a bulleted list of updates. Every single bullet point starts with the contraction We've or We're.

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2017 52

The Million Dollar Dog: Pet Industry Gold Mines

Small Business CEO

Money has gone to the dogs – but in a good way. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), Americans spent about $62.75 million homes.…

2017 59

5 Habits to Make The New Year Your Best Year Yet

Dumb Little Man

A new year is now ahead of us. Every year, people make goals and resolutions to better themselves only to fail. Have fun being active. So do this more.

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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

2017 26

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.

2017 21

Career Success A to Z: J is for Journey

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series  here. And that’s okay. That’s the real reward.

2017 11

6 Reasons Why You Fail to Reach Your Goals

Productivityist

Robert Morris is a freelance writer and personal development coach. He helps people reach success and achieve their personal and career goals. Currently, he writes for NinjaEssays writing service. While some of us reach our goals, others struggle and fall short. Some But that’s only if you’re truly committed to them. Some of us really believe this. While

2017 26

5 Ways to Slay Small Talk with Your Boss

Practically Perfect PA

You’ve got an event coming up and your boss suggests that you meet and travel together. Less talk more listening. Make connection. Their story.

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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

2017 64

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 43

From Possibility to Reality

Office Dynamics

This past October, I was honored to be part of the 2016 Office Dynamics International Conference, The Revolutionary Assistant. And here’s why.

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