Blog Action Day 2008

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Blog Action Day 2008 Wednesday, October 15, 2008 at 1:00 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Blogging As a participant in Blog Action Day 2008, I asked everyone I know for information on programs (actual or planned) which combat poverty.

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Six Lessons You Learn By Playing Santa - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

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3 Key Lessons We Can Learn From the One Minute Manager - by Dumb.

Dumb Little Man

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20 Tips for More Efficient Google Searches

Dumb Little Man

Use this guide to learn more about, or be reminded of, some of the best ways to get exactly what youre looking for, and quickly. Continue Learning. If youve learned from them here, imagine how much youll learn from visiting their sites! Subscribe via RSS.

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Do's and Don'ts Learned from James Bond - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

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Learning To Love a Job You Hate

On The Job

I met new people, immersed myself in learning new stuff. The lesson: Yes, Virginia, you can learn to love the job you hate.

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No Business Plan Needed To Start Small Business! | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Jan 13, 2008 Two professors, Julian Lang and William Bygrave , from Babson College in the US have found that the business performance of businesses started, with or without business plan , was unaffected. But saying that, we are still learning and growing.

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Don't charge by the hour! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Feb 12, 2008 It always amazes me to see how many businesses still charge by the hour – it is a business killer. Charging For Time is a Bad Idea « Brett’s Blog Said on February 13th, 2008 at 2:27 pm [.] E-Mail me or follow me.

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How much money do you really need to start your micro business.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Feb 02, 2008 Starting from home and using bootstrapping techniques will save you money and help your small business to stay afloat. Now you can learn what went wrong and understand your business better, it will force you to rethink and face facts.

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5 Tasks You Can Delegate to Free Up Your Time

Office Organization Success

c) Copyright 2008. Learn how YOU can create an efficient and organized office in 7 EASY steps, and receive free how-to articles at [link]. Very often solopreneurs owners know they have a need to partner with a Virtual Assistant (VA), but are not really sure how a virtual assistant can help them grow their business – they don’t fully understand what services the VA provides.

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What I Learned From the Generosity of Others

On The Job

Everyone has a story about 9/11 – where they were and who they were with when they learned of the terrorist attacks. I found this quote from Quaker missionary Stephen Grellet that sums up my thoughts on what I learned: “I expect to pass through this world but once.

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Entrepreneurship live and kicking! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Mar 20, 2008 I always enjoy the opportunity to meet entrepreneurs out in the field, during speaking engagements, trade-shows and other events. What have I learned yesterday? E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

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20 Things I Have Learned From My Mistakes.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I did however come up with 20 things that I have learned from my mistakes over the years, both at the office and personally. Tags: 20 Things professional assistant learning from my mistakes Administrative Assistant I was on another blog and they had a section for 10 things they had done that they didn't think anyone else had done.

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Updating to wordpress 2.7

Loosely Speaking

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 at 2:02 pm // By: ktcosmos // Category: Life of the Virtual Assistant With each successful update of WordPress, the more comfortable you become when receiving weird fatal error messages, which cause your blog to crash completely until you decode and address them.

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All I need is $4.59

Loosely Speaking

Saturday, December 13, 2008 at 10:37 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Family Life , Life of the Virtual Assistant I won’t tell you how long it’s been since I became a Google Adsense Publisher. Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs All I need is $4.59

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Why educate women – isn't it a waste of resources? | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Apr 16, 2008 When my wife went to university in London in the eighties one of her professors was of the opinion that the education was wasted on women, since they would leave university, get married and have children. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Q&A: What do you think the key factors are for small business.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Jan 21, 2008 I believe that many factors contribute to small business failure. » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Monday, January 21st, 2008 at 11:14 am and is filed under Question & Answer. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Office Lingo: Learning the language of a new office

Laughing all the Way to Work

At my new job I have things like UNGASS, NGO, UNODC, VNGOC to learn the meanings of. I am starting a new job tomorrow and with every new job there comes the new words, phrases and the dreaded acronyms. We get used to some things and start referring to them by our pet names. We don't even notice it, because we all know what we are talking about – except of course the new person. When they are on the scene you start to realize your office talk is not as easy to understand as you thought.

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Ezine vs Blog? Making the Right Choice For Your Solo Service Business

Office Organization Success

c) 2008 Tracey Lawton. Learn how YOU can create an efficient and organized office in 7 EASY steps, and receive free how-to articles at [link]. I often read debates on forums about whether you should have just a blog or just an ezine, with questions like, “I currently publish an ezine and a blog, but I’m thinking of dropping the ezine and going with just the blog.”. My answer… you need both!

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What You Can Learn from a Turkey Buzzard About Striking Out on Your Own

On The Job

I've learned to take what others might term "road kill" and turn it into a pretty decent meal. First, in order to become a turkey buzzard, you've got to learn to see the beauty and possibility of a bird that scares the bejeesus out of most people, or at least invokes a shudder. So, let's talk about ways to prepare for the day you need to be a turkey buzzard: * Learn to pick through the bones. I often describe my job these days as being a turkey buzzard.

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Give a care? Give a share!

Loosely Speaking

Wednesday, October 29, 2008 at 10:39 am // By: ktcosmos // Category: Prescott Arizona I used to love (and be good at) gardening. Pingback // December 13th, 2008 // 10:46 am [.] But she learned of the presence of scorpions and tarantulas in northern arizona and was concerned how much of a problem that would be for her in gardening. Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs Give a care? Give a share!

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Learn to Communicate With WARMTH

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Learn to Communicate With WARMTH Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 22, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

Happy Blog Birthday and more.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I have learned so much and have enjoyed the writing and the interaction with other bloggers and my readers. The last few months I have been busy compiling my articles into a book that will be published by Inkwater Press and should be available by mid- to late September, 2008.

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We have a winner!

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 10 November, 2008 We have a winner! Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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Contest!

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 9 November, 2008 Contest! Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style! Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Are you worried about job security?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 12 December, 2008 Are you worried about job security? I can honestly say that even though it was a hard time to go through, I ended up getting a much better job and a better opportunity and can look back on it as a good learning experience.

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Writing when you don't know what you're talking about.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 16 November, 2008 Writing when you don’t know what you’re talking about. I did do research however and read as many articles and books on the subject that I could and then I tackled the article and actually learned something while doing it.

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What happens at the office Christmas party, stays at the office.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 14 December, 2008 What happens at the office Christmas party, stays at the office Christmas party.NOT! Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Repeating Headers and Footers while in Sections

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 26 October, 2008 Repeating Headers and Footers while in Sections Someone was asking on another site how to repeat a footer for just one section in a document, i.e. a table. Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Can you afford not to take a vacation?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 November, 2008 Can you afford not to take a vacation? Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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A Salute to the Worker Bees

On The Job

In 2008, I couldn't agree more. I've learned a lot from each of you over the years, and I have come to be amazed by your resilience, your dedication and your perseverance.

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October 15th, Blog Action Day: Poverty

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 14 October, 2008 October 15th, Blog Action Day: Poverty I am participating in Blog Action Day and the theme this year is Poverty. Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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It's Lonely in the Corner Office.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 1 November, 2008 Its Lonely in the Corner Office. I have always liked to share and learn from my co-workers. Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Kings and Queens of the Office

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 4 October, 2008 Kings and Queens of the Office A friend was telling me about an Executive Assistant who has taken on a superior attitude at work and seems to think she is the Queen, looking down her nose on all her subjects, the other assistants.

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What Cats Can Teach You About Living a Better Life

On The Job

A while ago I wrote about what I learned about life and work from my dog. So, I guess I have learned a thing or two from Spike and Ace: 1. Tags: Anita Bruzzese career advice dogs in the workplace cats how to learn 45things what i learned pets Anita Bruzzese Since then, I've been trying to figure out what my two cats, Spike and Ace, have to teach me. So far, I'm stumped. But the more I think about it, maybe that is what they have to teach me.

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Cystic Fibrosis

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 29 September, 2008 Cystic Fibrosis Hello Readers, My great nephew Owen has recently been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 October, 2008 Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro This is a guest post from JEM over at [link]. One thing Ive learned over the years is that an arsenal of compelling stories and anecdotes related to my career can be extremely useful.

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Going Checklist Crazy

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 6 September, 2008 Going Checklist Crazy I am organizing a Board meeting and I have checklists and to-do lists coming out of my ears. Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Why I love my job?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 13 September, 2008 Why I love my job? I took the job knowing I would have a learning curve in a few areas, but that has made it more interesting. Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 September, 2008 Using a Bring-Forward System to Help Organize Your Boss Of all the articles I have written, the one I wrote on the bring-forward system by far gets the most views. It is actually the same bring-forward system that I learned in high school, back in the 1970s, but in all my career had never needed to use until now. September 19, 2008 Patricia Robb said. September 20, 2008 Anonymoussaid.

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Is Any Job Beneath You?

On The Job

He's got a new book, Everything I Know About Business I Learned at McDonald's" and I spent some time talking to him about how tough it is to find a job these days. You learn a lot about collaboration and cooperation when you depend on one another.

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Get Rid of the Big Fat Lies -- and the Little Skinny Ones -- on Your Resume

On The Job

I worked very hard and learned so much. It's better to show you've learned your lesson rather than trying to lie about something unflattering that is revealed on the Internet. "Welcome, Ms. Smith. Please have a seat." Thank you.

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Can a Crisis Revive Your Reputation?

On The Job

Let's take a look at what we can learn: * Own the criticism. His script is one we could all learn from.

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