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Learn to Say No to Alternatives

Dumb Little Man

We all know about how a class of calligraphy became the ground of innovation for Steve Jobs , who introduced the ‘first computer with beautiful typography’ to humanity. Or, how while walking, Nikola Tesla got the breakthrough idea of a brushless AC motor.

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How automation can help Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

How automation can help Assistants When you’re an Assistant and wearing lots of hats, juggling different tasks, clients and struggling with an overflowing to-do list it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Being organised is key, and using technology makes it much easier to keep on top of things.

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Communicating with the Hard of Hearing (HOH) Does Not Have To Be Hard. Read These 7 Tips!

Dumb Little Man

Listening is demanding! You might not agree with this statement unless you are part of the 466 million people in the world who are hard of hearing. And the WHO expects this number to rise to 630 million by 2030, and over 900 million in 2050!

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Where do Assistants draw the line? Setting boundaries for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Where do you draw the line? Setting boundaries for Assistants Let's start with a question. Would you say that you are good at setting boundaries? Here is an even more important question - are you good at setting boundaries, and are you good at sticking to them? Assistants need to [.].

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Secrets to Achieving Work/Life Harmony (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “Secrets to Achieving Work/Life Harmony.” ” Webinar Description: You have a “professional” life and a “personal” life, right? But ultimately, it’s all just life, isn’t it? So, how do you balance it all?

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Keep Your House Clean Without Marathon Sessions

Simple Productivity Blog

My mother was a stay-at-home mom. Her cleaning system wasn't going to work for me as a working mom. But the one system that seemed to work stopped working when we moved into a bigger space. Here's how I stopped doing marathon cleaning sessions and got it under control.

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The One of a Kind Assistant Conference Experience

Office Dynamics

A Recap of Our First-Ever Virtual Conference for Administrative Assistants Our first-ever virtual conference for administrative assistants had so many monumental moments and nuggets of information.

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And The Holiday Season Is Upon Us

Simple Productivity Blog

I'm going about my normal life and WHAM! the holidays are right there. And that means I'm going to miss some sort of deadline. I have a fix. The post And The Holiday Season Is Upon Us appeared first on Laura Earnest. Organization Planning

2020 130

Clear Signs You’re Ready to Start Your Own Business

Small Business CEO

There’s no mistaking that feeling of contempt as you log on or clock in for another days’ work. Another 8 or more hours of mental or physical labour and wondering if you’re destined for something else, something better than this….

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DNA Testing for a Healthier Diet

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever felt frustrated by diets? Have you ever struggled with weight loss? Have you been discouraged by eating “healthy” food that made you feel bloated or have low energy? Most people have run into issues with their diet at some point.

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Artificial Intelligence: Will it help or hurt the Assistant Profession?

Practically Perfect PA

Artificial Intelligence: Will it help or hurt the Assistant Profession? I have been very aware of artificial intelligence, as a coming event into my business. In fact, we had a fascinating artificial intelligence client in New York City. And I was just blown away by the [.].

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3 Services to Contract for Your Business

Jen Lawrence

One of the biggest mistakes a business owner can make is believing they can do it all. While entrepreneurs can (and often do) wear a lot of hats, there are great risks in believing and attempting to run your business by yourself.

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Podcast Episode 35: Enough, Tinkering and Routines

Simple Productivity Blog

In today's episodes, we look at: What is enough? Tinkering. Innovation vs. Standardization (routines). The post Podcast Episode 35: Enough, Tinkering and Routines appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast Productivity

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Tech Trends – How to be a Modern Entrepreneur

Small Business CEO

Modern Australian entrepreneurs are leveraging their online skills to connect with their audience. A storefront business can still bring many benefits to a company’s overall performance.

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15 Holiday Marketing Tips for Small and Big Businesses

Dumb Little Man

How prepared are you for the holiday sales? Since October, holiday shopping has brought in billions after billions of dollars in revenue. Just recently between Nov. 1 and Nov.

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How To Remove Toxic People From Your Life

Brilliantly Better

If a person is really toxic for you, just leave. Get up, get your stuff (if you have any) and leave. That’s it. If, after careful analysis, after weeks, months, or years of attempts to make things right, to balance out the exchange, nothing happened, then walk away.

2020 52

Essential Systems for Entrepreneurs

Jen Lawrence

Whether you’re just getting started or you’ve been at it for a while, running a business can be overwhelming. There’s a lot to consider – legal concerns, tracking financials, and getting all the work done. In the beginning, we all start out doing the best we can.

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How To Manage Working From Home

Simple Productivity Blog

Working from home.many of us are doing it right now. Some are doing it better than others. So how can you make working from home successful?

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Sticking to a Tight Budget When Starting a Digital Marketing Business

Small Business CEO

You’ll be undertaking something of a balancing act when creating your own business. Whether the funds involved are your own savings, you’ve been granted a bank loan or your capital comes from investors and shareholders, it’s up to you to make sure that a sensible amount goes to each vital area.

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Ranking the Best Original RPG Soundtracks

Dumb Little Man

When you’re playing a role-playing game, you often seek to be immersed in its world. Apart from seeing all the wonderful sights, one of the core elements in many RPGs is their soundtrack. To say that there have been tons of RPGs that have epic soundtracks on them is an understatement.

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Words To Describe Disasters

Daily Writing Tips

The past few weeks have seen a surge of fevered rhetoric in the media. Here are a few examples: Senator Warns of a Republican Blood Bath. Lawmakers gloomy, back on defense after debate fiasco. Election Experts Warn of November Disaster. One Party] warns of chaos if [Other Party] wins.

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3 Inbox Labels You Need to Use

Jen Lawrence

Keeping our inboxes organized can be a bit of a nightmare. If you’re like me, your inbox is an extension of your task list, which makes everything a bit harder to keep straight.

2020 52

Why My Team Is Thriving At Work

Simple Productivity Blog

This has been a hell of a year. COVID has put a stress on most working people, if it left them employed at all. I've been working at home since March, and there is no sign of returning to the office. Yet our team is thriving. Someone recently asked me why I thought that was the case.

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7 Best Ways to Stay Motivated as a Small Business Owner

Small Business CEO

Owning and running a business is tough, no doubt about that. The challenges are more as a small business owner because you are yet to figure things out. And, you are yet to have a fully functional team and standardized processes in place.

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How To Dispose Face Masks in an Eco-Friendly Way

Dumb Little Man

We thought it couldn’t happen in our lifetimes, but it did. Since early 2020, the pandemic continues to rage throughout the world. The good news is that medical researchers have learned more about how the coronavirus works, and researchers are already working on effective vaccines and treatments.

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Double-Parking, Straddle, and To Seek Out

Daily Writing Tips

I find language fodder everywhere. This post was prompted by a Facebook video clip. Situation. A woman is loading her groceries. The woman’s car is barely over the painted line on her left. A red car has parked as closely as possible to her driver’s side.

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TechCrunch's 5 Startup Trends for the 2020s

Small Business Labs

TechCrunch's 5 startup th eses that will transform the 2020s looks at 5 broad startup themes that will define the next decade.    These are: 1.    Wellness : TechCrunch defines wellness more broadly than most.    They say it encompasses building " humanistic societies with strong social fabrics that enliven, enrich, and build meaning for our lives …" More concrete is their view on the needs of our health system. 

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What You Need to Know Now About Remote Interviews

45 Things

I've given advice in the past about being a good detective when you're interviewing for a job.

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Know the Basics: What is Talent Management?

Small Business CEO

This article is written by: Gloat. Talent management is an essential part of handling a business or organization. It is vital that if a business wants to compete in a competitive market place, it has a technique for talent management. So, what is talent management?

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8 Quick Tips for Better Zoom Meetings

Dumb Little Man

It’s been months since the lockdown that pushed a majority of workers to work from home. Employees bid farewell to face-to-face meetings and sought refuge in virtual conferences to collaborate. Most of us have learned how to use zoom by now.

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Five Linguistic Oddities in the Media

Daily Writing Tips

Here are five usages that caught my attention recently. aye and yea. Both aye [pronounced “I”] and yea [pronounced “yay”] mean “yes.” Archaic in Standard American English, they still exist in some English dialects and are retained in the formal language of voting.

2020 72

Starting My Fifties In The Twenties

Brilliantly Better

Today I turn 50. That’s half a century. Not bad. This event falls in 2020, a year some people labeled – in a somehow regrettable burst of enthusiasm – “the start of the twenties”. I am sure those people thought about the 1900s twenties, expecting the same amount of glamour, wild life and expansion. Read more. The post Starting My Fifties In The Twenties appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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3 Keys for a Great Recommendation

45 Things

When searching for a new job, we often just focus on what we will say to employers about our skills and experience. We practice answers to questions such as "What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?"

2020 56

4 Reasons People Don’t Succeed at Selling on Amazon

Small Business CEO

Not every online sellers who starts on Amazon makes it out thriving. Unfortunately, online store owners don’t know the various factors that come into play when starting a business in one of the world’s largest e-commerce platforms.

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4 Learning Experiences That Can Redefine The Way Your Child Evolves

Dumb Little Man

Raising a child is no easy game. Many struggling parents tend to look for parenting tips from external sources: parenting books, family & friends, psychologists, and a lot of the times, to no avail.

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9 Things That Affect How Much You Pay for Car Insurance

Dumb Little Man

We’ve all seen tons of commercials touting the lowest rates when it comes to car insurance. Then you get a quote and ask yourself, “why are my rates so high?”. It turns out, what you pay for car insurance is not the same for everyone.

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A Short and Illustrative Course on the Different Types of Wine

Dumb Little Man

Discovering the wonders of wine can be daunting. Given that there are so many options available, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed whenever you’re visiting a liquor store. While learning how to distinguish the difference between red and white wine can be useful, it doesn’t represent the whole picture.

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