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Women in Sports: How Female Racers Are Changing Car Racing Forever

Dumb Little Man

For the majority of history, motor sports have been thought of as a man’s sport. Little room was ever given for women to try and take part in it. Comparisons are often made of the greatest men in racing, but why is there such little conversation about female racers?

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Report: Tech in 2020: Standing On The Shoulders Of Giants

Small Business Labs

Benedict Evans , who is a well-known VC and tech industry pundit, recently released Tech in 2020: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants. 

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8 Principles to Live by For An Epic Life

Dumb Little Man

A life principle is basically something that drives you to be the best image of yourself every single day. It is an invisible force that defines who we truly are. In our modern society, it’s really rare seeing people living on principles.

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America's Affordability Crisis Driving Growth of Gig Work

Small Business Labs

The Atlantic's The Great Affordability Crisis Breaking America covers how the rapid rise in the prices of housing, healthcare, education and childcare and their impact on Americans. 

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February CoffeeBreak WordSearch

Tips From T. Marie

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Effective Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Effective calendar management for Executive Assistants is a hugely important aspect of th role. Assistants spend at the very least a third of their day organising their Executive’s schedule. Juggling our Executive’s time is a complex operation.

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How to Implement a Zero Waste Business Strategy

Eco-Office Gals

Zero waste is enjoying a newfound spotlight in the business community, but it’s something that should’ve been standard practice a long time ago. Pursuing zero waste means finding ways to use resources as efficiently as possible.

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How to Move from Administrative Assistant to Executive Assistant

Eat Your Career

As a proud, former Administrative Professional and Executive Assistant, I pride myself on providing real-world career training and advice for the admin community. A question I hear frequently is this: “How do I move from being an Administrative Assistant to becoming an Executive Assistant?”

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Tips on good minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

As we all know writing minutes is an essential skill for Assistants and this ultimate guide to effective minute-taking we will break-down everything Assistants need to know to create minutes that will be read and actioned.

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8 Home Business Ideas that Provide Local Services

Tips From T. Marie

When people think about home based businesses it’s often associated with providing services via computer or providing handmade or digital products via an eCommerce platform. But what if neither of those avenues are for you?

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Living as a Service and the Growth of Mobility

Small Business Labs

Landing recently raised $30 million to provide a "living as service" service.    The firm's founder describes this as : " an all-inclusive long-term living experience that allows a new generation of renters the freedom to choose where and how they live."

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How to Stop Complaining About Work (and Why You Need To)

Eat Your Career

Not long ago, I wrote an article on the topic of chronic complainers. It focused on how to deal with these kinds of folks because, let’s be honest, no one likes a whiner. And yet, it seems most workplaces are crawling with them.

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Performance Reviews for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

One area that seems to change notably from job to job is remuneration and performance reviews for Assistants. In my first full-time job, I had quarterly performance reviews with my manager, half-yearly appraisals and at the end of every year a full review and 360° feedback with my team.

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I’m a Bored Executive Assistant – Is It Time to Move On? – 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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5 Ways to Build A Culture Trust In A Large Remote Team

Dumb Little Man

Working remotely is quickly becoming on-trend globally for companies big and small. Technological advancements, in terms of connectivity speeds, as well as feature-rich project management tools, are allowing companies from a range of industries to enable remote work settings.

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3 Ways to Stop Feeling so Overwhelmed at Work

On The Job

We're barely into 2020, and a lot of you are feeling overwhelmed at work. You had such great plans for this year. You were going to get organized. You were going to network with those in other departments. You were going to come up with an innovative idea and present it to the boss.

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The Art of Constructive Conflict (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “The Art of Constructive Conflict”. In the workplace, conflict is to be expected—and that’s not necessarily a bad thing, though most of us think of it that way.

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When was the last time you spruced up your LinkedIn profile?

Practically Perfect PA

This is a guest post from Jenna Potter, the Social Media & Content Executive at CHS Group. Jenna sends out a Weekly Roundup email series where she selects her favourite 4+ resources every week that help PAs, EAs and VAs advance their career and life. Get it sent to your inbox here.

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A Career Portfolio Brings Value To Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

A stellar career portfolio captures your progressing skill levels, professional recognition, career enhancements, development activities, and impressive accomplishments.

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Lifelong Learning: The One Skill You Need To Dominate Any Field

Dumb Little Man

If I asked you to name one thing that all successful people have in common, what would it be? Maybe you would say they are hard workers. Perhaps, you might suggest that they have found the correct work-life balance. You might even say that all of them take care of their health.

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Tom Rath: How to Create a Better Resume

On The Job

I recently had the chance to interview Tom Rath, who has written one of the most popular books ever to hit Amazon: StrengthsFinder 2.0. In this Q&A, he discusses how anyone can write a better, more compelling resume.

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Getting The Most Out of Batching

Simple Productivity Blog

The two-minute rule says that if you can deal with it in under 2 minutes, do it right then. In some cases, I think this is a good rule. But in others, I think batching is a better way to go. Batching is grouping like tasks together and getting them done.

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Podcast 137: The emotional cost of clutter, part two

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! This is podcast 137 and it’s a follow up to one of my earliest podcasts, the emotional cost of clutter. I’m revisiting this today as a teaser for my next episode, an interview with Elaine Birchall whose new book is called Conquer the Clutter. She’s a social worker who’s helped hoarders release their clutter and become free of guilt, shame and stress for about 17 years.

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2020 Training Opportunities for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

There’s a saying that success is 5% strategy and 95% mindset. When you set your mind to improving your job skills, you take control of your life to reach your full potential. It results in you performing at your optimum level. That leads to opportunities for your career advancement.

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3 Ordinary Steps on How to Live an Extraordinary Life

Dumb Little Man

We’ve all been sold the dream that our life will play out like the stories we consumed as a child. A place where everything works itself out at the conclusion of a 30-minute TV episode. Not every road to success looks as glamorous as it does on a Friday night’s silver screen.

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How to Stop Email From Running Your Life

On The Job

Well, here's a depressing statistic: people on average spend more than five hours a day checking their email, according to an Adobe survey. When you think of what you could get done in five hours a day if you weren't checking email -- well, it boggles the mind.

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Curated Reading: Security Edition

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things that I love to do is to dive into a topic and do some research. These thing are always issues that impact my life at the time. I thought as one of the alternating short articles on the blog, I would make use of that research and share it with you.

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Episode 282: The Responsibility Ethic with Adam Kreek

Productivityist

On this episode, I’m joined “in studio” by Adam Kreek. A two-time Olympian, Adam holds 60 international medals, including Olympic Gold, and multiple hall of fame inductions.

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Finding my Niche by Mary Jo Wiseman

Office Dynamics

Not all people who plan meetings are “meeting planners,” nor do all meeting planners start out their careers as meeting planners.

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5 Empowering Songs to Listen to After a Breakup

Dumb Little Man

No matter which end of a breakup you have found yourself on, ending a serious relationship can hurt. Lost love can leave you feeling heartbroken, lost, confused, and even depressed. Thankfully, music has an amazing way of soothing your heart and refreshing your spirit during these troubled times.

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Is ’til a Contraction of Until?

Daily Writing Tips

A curious request for a post has come across my desk: Please discuss the misuse of “till” for the contraction “’til” The best place to begin is with the term contraction.

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Podcast Episode 16: Preventing Predictable Annoyances

Simple Productivity Blog

Predictable annoyances wear us down, much like a river wears away stone. By dealing with these ongoing issues, we can free up our time and energy for something more meaningful. Let's turn our pigeons of discontent into bluebirds of happiness.

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Episode 283: Well-Presented with Mike Pacchione

Productivityist

On this episode, I’m joined by my good friend Mike Pacchione. Mike is a speaking expert who helps presenters find their voice on stage. Hint: putting yourself in your speech, while scary, is a bit of a secret weapon for making your speech memorable.). This episode is brought to you by Future.

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How Can I Retrieve Corrupt Documents/Drawers? – 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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7 Best Low Impact Cardio Workouts

Dumb Little Man

Regular training provides an opportunity to strengthen the cardiovascular system, increase endurance, and keep the body in good shape. Any workout that makes the heart work in a fast mode is related to cardio loading. Here are the best low impact workouts for your cardiovascular health: Treadmill.

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What Happens if You Crash in a Self-Driving Car?

Small Business CEO

This decade along with the next will finally see average Joe wave goodbye to his wife and kids from 30 feet in the air in a car that flies itself. But what happens if Joe suffers an accident of some kind. Can you sue a robo-car?

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20 Essential Productivity Tips For Daily Life

Simple Productivity Blog

Productivity is not simply just about how you do your work. Peak productivity takes into account your physical state, distraction level, energy, and organization. Today we will look at 20 essential productivity tips for your daily life.

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