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12 Mind-Blowing Tips for Increasing Your Overall Positivity

Dumb Little Man

Positive thinking has been often used in a wrong connotation. People abuse the power of this great practice and suggest that it will attract you money, wealth, and abundance. “Be Be positive and you’ll have anything you want!”. No, you will not.

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Tips From T. Marie

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Administrative Assistant vs. Executive Assistant: What’s the Difference?

Eat Your Career

As many of my regular readers already know, I am a proud former administrative professional.

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5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Creating a PowerPoint presentation requires skill, knowledge and creativity. Here are five tips to help you create an engaging and fun PowerPoint presentation. Share a story.

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JWT Intelligence's 100 Trends for 2020

Small Business Labs

Each of the past 6 years the trends group at the global advertising giant Wunderman Thompson has released an annual trends report covering 100 trends to follow in the coming year. Yes, they really do have 100 trends. And the JWt Intelligence Future 100 Report: 2020 takes 226 pages to cover them. 

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5 Ways Thinking Like a Child Can Change Your Life

Dumb Little Man

In some ways, our society seems dedicated to eliminating childhood. We often tell kids to stop acting like a child and grow up. Even the word “childish” has a negative tone to it. At some point in all our lives, we stop being kids and start being adults.

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The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

I would like to address the recent article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal on January 18, 2020 by Rachel Feintzeig regarding The Vanishing Executive Assistant. First, I have been entrenched in the administrative profession for 50 years.

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SMART objectives for Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

SMART objectives for Executive Assistants are so crucial because, without them, Assistants can be at such a disadvantage. They can be taken for granted, they can be mismanaged, and they can be left without a clue as to what exactly is expected of them in the role.

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Creative Professionals Pushing Back on California's New Gig Economy Law

Small Business Labs

California's new gig economy law, AB5, is not being well received by independent creative professionals.    Freelance writers, musicians, actors, artists, and other creative professionals are finding the new law is damaging their livelihoods. Indie musicians are a good example.

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Why You Should Take a Digital Break (and 6 Steps To Do So)

Dumb Little Man

We live in a highly digital world today. Our work requires us to use the internet in one way or another. We readily turn to emails, social media, and chat messengers for daily communications. Sometimes, we tend to favor them more than face-to-face contact.

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Places You can Promote Yourself with Public Speaking

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Places You can Promote Yourself with Public Speaking appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. So, you’ve decided to start giving speeches to promote your product or yourself. You know your subject and you have material ready. Where can you go to speak? Guess what?

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The Vanishing Executive Assistant? My Response

Eat Your Career

Last weekend, the Wall Street Journal published an interesting (though highly controversial) article titled, “ The Vanishing Executive Assistant.”. And WOW, did it cause an uproar in the admin community! I’m pretty sure that was the author’s intent so, well done…?

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7 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Be Energy Efficient

Eco-Office Gals

It’s a myth that only large corporations can afford to make the switch to efficient energy. Despite start-up costs, eco-friendly initiatives can lead to significant savings and benefits. Ultimately, many business owners believe the investment is worthwhile.

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Non-Profit Sector Big and Growing Faster Than Overall Employment

Small Business Labs

The Johns Hopkins Non-Profit Economic Data Project recently released its 2019 Non-Profit Employment Report.    There are two key findings.    The first is the U.S non-profit sector is big, employing 12.3 million paid workers.  

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5 Top Tech Entrepreneurs You Must Follow

Dumb Little Man

Everyone wants to be an entrepreneur nowadays. People get motivated by the stories of some of the successful entrepreneurs who have become millionaires with their unique ideas. Unfortunately, it is not easy to do so.

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Shape Thinking with Experiences that Make You Proud

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Shape Thinking with Experiences that Make You Proud appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Do our thoughts shape our lives? Albert Einstein believed so. He said, “The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

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5 Ways to Improve Your Self-Awareness

Eat Your Career

I am a firm believer that all growth starts with understanding yourself. Before you can grow as a person or as a professional, you have to first know who you are and why you do what you do.

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Tips and Techniques for Assistants – Trish Stadler

Practically Perfect PA

We are so excited to launch our new series of videos for Practically Perfect PA readers. The series will focus on seasoned Assistant's top ten tips and techniques for success in the role.

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Quibi Bets Big on Mobile Movies

Small Business Labs

Quibi is a startup entertainment company that has raised $1.4 billion in venture funding to build a new content streaming service designed exclusively for mobile devices. 

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10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Dumb Little Man

Female participation in the labor market across the globe is declining. According to a World Bank research report , the women’s labor force participation rate is 48.5%, whereas the rate for men is 75% in 2018.

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Be a Trailblazing Assistant

Office Dynamics

Your office environment is a mix of workers and trailblazers, and the two have nothing to do with titles. Workers tend to know their job and only their job. They work with their heads down.

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Never Accept a Job Offer Without Doing These Things

On The Job

Congratulations! You've been made a job offer and you're pretty excited. Before you make an "I quit" cake for your current job and present it in a staff meeting, are you really happy with the offer you've been made? Are they offering you the salary you believe is fair?

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Tips and Techniques for Assistants – Trish Stadler

Practically Perfect PA

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2020 130

Making a Dream Board with Canva

Simple Productivity Blog

It has been said that a picture is worth 1,000 words. Since we can distill complex thoughts into single images, it makes sense that we can use images to represent our desires.

2020 130

Making A Financial Plan: How to Set Financial Goals To Live Your Best Life

Dumb Little Man

Financial planning is a crucial part of adult life, yet 40% of Americans have never had a budget. Sticking to a budget can help prevent you from falling on hard times. It can also help you achieve your goals in life.

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Executive Assistant to Chief of Staff? Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Ask an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers. We don’t always have an answer to each individual’s problem but we know some of you might. Please read the question and comment below.

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Research Shows How to Be More Creative

On The Job

Is there anything more frustrating than to be told: "Come up with a really creative idea/solution to this problem. Oh, and we need it right now." Creativity often isn't something that you can turn off and on like a switch.

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Podcast 136: I’m not in the mood!

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! This is podcast 136 and it’s about not being in the mood, dang it. On this podcast I talk about ways to have less clutter, use your time effectively and be organized with what I hope is a light touch rather than a rigid prescription. I talk about the benefits of habits, but without the regimentation of doing things like clockwork, or else.

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Change Your Life With the Bullet Journal Method

Simple Productivity Blog

If you have ever gotten frustrated with a pre-made planner because you ended up working to fit the planner, rather than the planner fitting you, there is a solution. That solution is Bullet Journaling. The post Change Your Life With the Bullet Journal Method appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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Parent Child Interaction Therapy in Developing Parent-Child Relationship

Dumb Little Man

Raising a child is one of the most important aspects of a parent’s life. Although the road can be tough, it is quite rewarding to see your child grow up as a wonderful person. The bond of a child with the parents start since birth as the child is dependent on the parent for every need.

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Office Dynamics International Celebrates 30 Years of Inspiring Administrative Excellence

Office Dynamics

To Our Clients and Colleagues: 30 years is a long time to sustain and build a business in a very unique niche. one that I created. administrative training and development. There have been many ups and downs over the years but I would not have chosen any other path.

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What to Do If You Have Imposter's Syndrome

On The Job

No matter how successful you may be in your career, it's not unusual to feel like an imposter. Imposter syndrome" is a real thing, and I've met many (very successful) people who have it.

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Podcast 135: Organizing a creative, busy life with family

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! ? . You can see the video interview on YouTube here. In this episode I talk to my friend Adam Davis who’s a musician, artist, husband and dad who teaches at a local gym and also gives guitar lessons. How does he juggle all that?

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What You’re Not Changing You’re Choosing

Simple Productivity Blog

I saw this phrase on Pinterest: "What you're not changing you're choosing.". That's pretty powerful. The post What You’re Not Changing You’re Choosing appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living

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How Companies Should Handle Office Romance

Dumb Little Man

We spend more of our waking day at work than anywhere else. Throughout our careers, we come across many new faces and form strong connections with those we work with. Spending so much time with the same people leads us to build strong friendships and for some, more than that.

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Episode 280: All You Have to Do is Ask with Dr. Wayne Baker

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I welcome Dr. Wayne Baker as my guest.

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The Productivity App I Always Wanted: ZenTasktic

Brilliantly Better

Brace yourselves, because this post will be about a productivity app. Even more, it would be about a productivity app that I absolutely love. And even even more, an app that I wrote myself: ZenTasktic.

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