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Branching out – moving on from being an EA

Practically Perfect PA

Being a personal or executive assistant is a career in itself, with the right drive and ambition you can carve out a highly rewarding working life as an invaluable support resource. But what if you don’t find it enough for you? How do you make the jump from your current role into perhaps a completely different industry? To my surprise, she agreed.

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5 Happiness Hacks That You Need To Try Today

Dumb Little Man

When was the last time you felt happy? Not just a shadow of the pleasant feeling, but truly happy? You could say that most of our actions are fueled by our motivation to feel good. Unfortunately, however, it’s not all the time that we feel happy. There are days when we just can’t resist feeling low. Let Your Inner Child Take the Lead.

2017 36

How Trumpcare Will Impact Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

Trumpcare). Self-employed who are older or have lower incomes will likely be worse off. This makes sense from an insurance perspective.

2017 73

Secrets Revealed

Office Dynamics

Every person has secrets. They may be secrets about their families, health, money, business, fears, or successes. Some things should be kept secret or within a very small group. But there are other secrets that we should be sharing with others. What have you learned from years in the workplace that you aren’t sharing?

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Are you wasting time?

Practically Perfect PA

So today I am sitting at my kitchen table hoping to write a few blog posts before my son wakes up from his morning nap. I am ready to start working.

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The Top 3 Skills That Make Administrative Assistants Stand Out

Office Dynamics

Administrative professionals are always asking us what it takes to really stand out in the workplace. After all, it’s a competitive market out there! If you really want to make a name for yourself and get ahead, it takes more than just skimming the surface. Shift Your Paradigm. First, you have to change how you see yourself in your role.

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The Future of Fun: All the World's a Shareable Stage

Small Business Labs

One of the more interesting stats we've seen lately is over 50% of the people who buy the Hasbro game Pie Face make and share a video of them playing it. This stat comes from the Washington Post article What Hasbro’s Pie Face signals about the future of fun.  It's a pretty simple game. trends

2017 19

3 Simple Ways to End Internal Communication Woes

Small Business CEO

In military forces around the world, top-notch communication skills, or a lack thereof, are considered a life and death issue.

2017 17

Punctuating Sentences with Disguised Subordinate Clauses

Daily Writing Tips

Usually, a subordinate clause is obvious, as in the case of this one you’re reading right now. Professionally printed in as few as 7 days. Punctuatio

2017 14

Seven tips: What to look for in an event supplier

Practically Perfect PA

Instead, we are going to share what we learned over the next few OpenMeet blogs, so stay tuned! What does a good event supplier do?

How to Market Yourself During A Career Search

Dumb Little Man

When searching for a new career, knowing how to market yourself to potential employers and recruiters can give you an edge over the other applicants. If you don’t know how to stand out from the rest, it could make your search very long and exhausting. With marketing, there are tons of things you need to know. Understand your Value.

2017 36

The Productivityist Podcast: The Inner Game of Productivity with Alan Brown

Productivityist

My guest this week is Alan Brown – a productivity coach, best-selling author of the book Zen and the Art of Productivity , and the host of Crusher TV. Alan helps people get more things done in less time and with less stress through smart productivity and brain hacks. This week, he shares some techniques to get you from planning to execution.

2017 19

4 Self-Improvement Strategies for Small Business Owners

Small Business CEO

As a small business owner, you may have become so caught up in improving your company that you have forgotten to spend any time improving yourself.

2017 16

Band, Bend, Bind, Bond, and Bund

Daily Writing Tips

This usage extended to refer to a group of musicians attached to a military unit, from which derived the use of the word for a civilian ensemble.

2017 12

List Building: Facts & Figures

Office Organization Success

Online Marketing Reprint

2017 11
2017 11

How To Get Your Boss To Agree To Anything You Want

Dumb Little Man

If you could change anything about your job, what would it be? Do you want a savvier office or a bigger holiday allowance? Perhaps you’d like more mentorship or opportunities to develop new skills. Are you thinking about getting a fatter paycheque at the end of each month? If that is the case, here’s a quick guide to help you out.

2017 32

Podcast 048: Focus on today

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! In this episode, I’ll talk about why you need to avoid a big obstacle: getting stuck in the past. To move forward, you need to focus on today. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

Why Your Business Should Excel at Customer Convenience

Small Business CEO

We live in a world of instant gratification and ultimate convenience. Transportation services are available with the click of a virtual button.

Punctuation Quiz #14: Parenthetical Interjections

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences includes an emphatic word that must be set off from the rest of the statement. Insert punctuation as necessary.

2017 12
2017 12

How to Keep Teams Motivated to the Finish Line

On The Job

How many times have you been about to reach your goal and for some reason, you lose interest? I've heard bosses complain that they've just about got their team to achieve a new goal -- and then enthusiasm seems to wane. The bosses try to figure out a way to jump-start the flagging interest, but can't seem to keep the team motivated.

7 Of The Most Haunted Places In The World

Dumb Little Man

Yes, spirits and ghosts do exist. While some may be friendly, others may give you spooky and spine-chilling experiences. If these experiences don’t frighten you, then here are 7 of the most haunted places in the world to feed your wanderlust. Borgvattnet (The Haunted Vicarage), Sweden. You can also experience cold touches at midnight here.

2017 29

A Spring Cleaning Checklist to Increase Your Overall Productivity

Productivityist

Today’s guest post is by Kacey Mya. Kacey is a lifestyle blogger for “ The Drifter Collective. ” She finds excitement in the world around her and this is portrayed through her visually pleasing, culturally embracing and inspiring posts. You can connect with Kacey on Twitter , Pinterest or Instagram. Cleaning out the Attic. Sweep/vacuum. Fan blades.

ASP.NET Offers Open-Source Performance Tools For Websites

Small Business CEO

A Well-Tuned Online Engine. Your website’s programming has some similarities to an automobile engine.

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5 Types of Unnecessary Hyphenation

Daily Writing Tips

The sentences below, each followed by a discussion and a revision, illustrate various ways in which a hyphen is used extraneously. Punctuation

Spring Video Seasonal Message to Clients

Andrea Kalli

Want to wish your clients a Happy Spring? Send them a simple seasonal video greeting and put a smile on their face! Video Marketing

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7 Reasons Why Life Is Overwhelming You (And How To Fix Them)

Dumb Little Man

You may be feeling overwhelmed with life, burnt out, and losing energy. You have work commitments. Your friends want you to come out for drinks after your busy schedule. Your personal space, that you intended to tidy when you got back from work, is still cluttered. Simply put, your plate is full. And it’s destroying you and your self-esteem.

2017 32

UK Study - Gig Work Part-Time and Provides Supplemental Income

Small Business Labs

The UK's Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) released To gig or not to gig? The study found about 1.3 results.  

Mobile or Online Banking: What’s the Difference?

Small Business CEO

Today, there are so many options to conduct transactions at your bank without actually going to a physical branch. Defining Mobile Banking.

3 “Not Only. but Also” Errors with a Choice of Solutions

Daily Writing Tips

One of the most persistent and pernicious types of syntactical errors is the misuse of the point-counterpoint “not only. but also” construction. Styl

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Top 9 Fun and Exciting Video Business Ideas for Drone Owners

Andrea Kalli

Top 9 Fun and Exciting Video Business Ideas for Drone Owners. Gartner, Inc. estimates that 2017 will see the production of close to 3 million drones.

Understanding How Glasses Work

Dumb Little Man

Corrective lenses have been around for several years already. Because people are so used to them, they aren’t given as much thought as the newer discoveries. The only time one will probably give them attention is when your eyes start to get blurry. If that is the case, here are some of the things you need to know about how glasses work.

2017 29

Do You Write Lazy Emails?

Business Writing

With her permission, I quote her message in its entirety. Courteous Writing Email Etiquette Teaching Business Writing

Crossborder Ecommerce GMV Expected to Grow at 25 Percent Through 2020, per DHL

Small Business CEO

Among the key findings of the report, cross-border ecommerce gross merchandise volume is expected to grow at the rate of 25 percent through 2020.

2020 11

Career Success A to Z: P is for Paycheck

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. But hey, work is work. Remember: Keep.