Review: Train Reaction

Simple Productivity Blog

I’d like to introduce Train Reaction. What the Train Reaction Is. The Train Reaction is a simple way to link two wheeled suitcases together. The Train Reaction In Action. The makers of Train Reaction have given me two of these devices to give away.

September’s Workshops and Trainings

Office Organization Success

Here’s a roundup of this month’s workshops and training programs: From Overwhelmed To Organized – Discover The Simple 3-Step Online Business Management Model So That You Know Which Activities To Focus On At Each Stage Of Your Business Growth. In just 30 minutes you can go from overwhelmed to organized when you join me for this fast-paced, content-rich training webinar. Class Date: Wednesday, September 12, 2012 at 1pm Eastern. Training Workshops and Product

Infographic: Training Methods

The Small Business Blog

The world of training is undergoing a rapid change. Last year US businesses spent $55 billion on training. This might seem like a very large amount, but when you consider that in 2012 it was $164.2 Business Infographics Infographic training

How Much Training Do You Really Need?

Step It Up VA Coaching

Is it really true that the more technical training and certifications you receive, the more valuable you are to clients? If you think you need additional training , consider that it might be wise to instead focus on what you do best—and do it really well. If you want to have a certain specialty , yes, it helps to get good training, but there is another way. In fact, most clients hire you because they like and trust you—not because of a training program.

How to Train Your Virtual Assistant?

Tips From T. Marie

Over the weekend I stumbled across a video on YouTube entitled “How to Train Your Virtual Assistant” posted by a virtual assistant service company. I’ve mentioned before that although you may need to give direction and communicate clearly , there should be no need to literally train a virtual assistant. Let’s start with the word ‘train’ Employers train their employees, so simply using that term should throw up a red flag.

A Quick Round-Up of November’s Workshops and Trainings

Office Organization Success

Class Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2012. Class Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2012. In just 30 minutes you can go from overwhelmed to organized when you join me for this fast-paced, content-rich training webinar. Training Workshops and ProductsHow To Put Your Follow-up On Autopilot Using Autoreponders. Autoreponsers … they’re the solopreneur’s secret weapon!

Take Control of Your Finances in 2012

Office Organization Success

Join me on this workshop where I will show you, step-by-step , how to create a super-simple financial management system that will give you a solid financial foundation in 2012. Training Workshops and Products

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Why You Need to Grab for Training Opportunities at Work

On The Job

When your boss offers you more training, your immediate response may be to decline. More training? Now, instead of complaining, more companies are beginning to train employees for the skills they need. So how do you position yourself to be selected for more on-the-job training?

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Something to Add to Restaurant Training Manuals

Business Writing

Standing in line at a famous fast-food restaurant the other day, I overheard the person in front of me asking the counter clerk for advice. She wanted to know which was the best salad. The first clerk said she had.

Travel Tips for Your Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event

Office Dynamics

I also host a high-end training program for executive assistants and administrative assistants called World Class Assistant , in Las Vegas. for a full day at a conference or training. The engineers often come into the room while I am at dinner or off to my training session.

11 Halos – 3nd Spring Training Season

Loosely Speaking

In which our son walks out of the clubhouse for the last time, and we begin life after baseball. Many famous athletes have written eloquently about the first day after a career in professional sports ends, so you can go to Amazon to get books on the topic if you want to know more about their experiences. As the weeks go by, we’ll find out first hand what it’s like not to have a son stepping up to the plate on Opening Day.

Executive Assistant Best Job of 2012

Office Dynamics

News on February 27, 2012 of the best jobs in 2012 and as one of the best jobs this profession was cited to see "significant growth over the next decade." The Best Jobs of 2012: Executive Assistant. See The Best Jobs of 2012.]. New hires will most likely receive on-the-job training in the specific technologies that the company uses. Do you see this being one of the best jobs in 2012 You already knew this, right? We read this story at U.S.

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Administrative Professionals Conference or Training Event Travel Tips

Office Dynamics

I also host a high-end training program for executive assistants and administrative assistants called World Class Assistant , in Las Vegas. for a full day at a conference or training. The engineers often come into the room while I am at dinner or off to my training session.

How do you make your boss successful?

Practically Perfect PA

Career Skills Tasks admin administrators Education and Training Employment Executive Assistant gatekeeper PA Personal Assistant Productivity Time management Virtual AssistantPin It.

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More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

The membership allows you access to designatory letters, an online magazine and website, regional events and discounted training opportunities. Pin It. In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites.

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Resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of websites, training providers and magazines out there for assistants and some are definitely better than others! The magazine doesn’t contain any advertising so it is packed full of articles focussed on training and mentoring assistants. Pin It.

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How to negotiate when planning an event

Practically Perfect PA

Events Skills admin administrators Business Event Organisation Executive Assistant Negotating with suppliers negotation skills PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant trainingPin It.

What Are You Waiting For? When Is Your Next Workout?

Dumb Little Man

Train. If you train hard, eat well, recover and repeat this countless of times, then you are on the right path. "Sleep. Repeat." It's as simple as that. Well, this is just some ancient bodybuilding wisdom.

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The Importance of Being Early

Dumb Little Man

Most managers will accept a missed alarm or late train as a one-off reason for being late to work, but once it starts to happen regularly, you need to realize you should be getting the earlier one. We all notice the people who are always late.

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Which room layout is right for my event?

Practically Perfect PA

Today I am off to The Office Show 2012 at London Olympia. The suppliers at the exhibition are tailored for assistants, the seminars are run by some of the most prestigious training companies and as always there are a lot of free goodies!

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How to Create SMART Goals

Eat Your Career

Video Training goalsThis is a small segment pulled from a webinar I did at the beginning of the year where I provided tips for helping you keep your New Year’s resolutions.

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7 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Triathlon

Dumb Little Man

If you decide to race a triathlon, you can run your first sprint distance triathlon in about 3 months of training and as it turns out, triathlons aren't as intimidating as they sound. If you can exercise for just 15 minutes right now, you can train to do a triathlon in about 3 months.

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How to Live the Jim Valvano Life in 10 Minutes Each Day

Dumb Little Man

That is why when I am on the train going to or from work or a meeting or even the bar, I’m reading something. Every year ESPN dedicates a week to the late Jim Valvano. If you’re not a sports fan, bear with me because the lessons from Valvano transcend sports. And they transcend religion.

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Featured Soloist Monique Y. Wells: “I Love the Freedom to Explore”

The Solopreneur Life

Type of business: Training and mentoring in time management. In early 2009, I began training my preclinical safety colleagues in time management as a means of keeping abreast of the happenings in the industry as a result of the recession.

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How to Take Responsibility for Your Life

Dumb Little Man

What training do you need to get more qualified? I want to tell you a little story. There once was a girl with shiny eyes, wit and a great sense of justice for she had been mistreated for most of her life. The hurt, the anger, the disappointment in the world - she tried to hide it all away.

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7 Simple Ways to Never Be Happy

Dumb Little Man

Train yourself to wish rather than act when the urge to actually do anything about it comes around. #2: Everyone is always telling you how to be happy, how to achieve your dreams, and how to change your life for the better.

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How To Quit Talking And Finally Make It Happen

Dumb Little Man

Drop off your email to get access to the free live training event, “Game Changer: Add Spice & Satisfaction to Your Life in 10 Minutes a Day.” I’m a pretty disciplined person. I exercise a few times a week. Spend less than I earn And I work from home without ending up on the couch all day.

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The 3 Simple Reasons Why Goals, Diets and Relationships Fail

Dumb Little Man

Ask any Olympian and they will clearly tell you they practice consistently, repeating things over and over again to train their bodies to respond the way they want them to and develop trust in their own ability to deliver. You’ve set a plan with your goals in mind. You’ve chosen a new diet.

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7 Excruciatingly Simple Tips on How to Work Less and Get More Done

Dumb Little Man

If you're not working from home, you have to train your coworkers to leave you alone so you can get more done, and have more time to relax after that. Work less. Do more. A preposterous suggestion, isn't it? What’s even more preposterous is the idea of working more when you could work less.

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Eight Tips to Decrease Public Speaking Anxiety

Dumb Little Man

You’ll do a much better job if you train yourself to focus on your content, and you may even forget about your nervousness. Let’s face it: Many of us would rather dive into a vat of boiling oil than give a speech. Public speaking is one of the major phobias. But it doesn't have to be that way.

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How to Manage (and Minimize) Workplace Interruptions

Eat Your Career

You have the power to train others on how you want to interact with them simply by demonstrating the behavior. Have you been unintentionally training others that interruptions are just fine by you?

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How to negotiate when planning an event?

Practically Perfect PA

Events Skills admin administrators Business Event Organisation Executive Assistant Negotating with suppliers negotation skills PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant trainingPin It.

How To Use Google Tools To Increase Your Productivity

Office Organization Success

Class Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2012. Training Workshops and ProductsHaving access to your emails, your calendar, and your documents, from whichever portable device you’re using, makes running your business a whole lot easier. It means you’re no longer tied to your office, and you can take your business with you, wherever you go.

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How To Be Smart

Dumb Little Man

Just like swimming, cooking, dancing, and just about anything else, being smart is a skill that requires training. Too many people think that intelligence is a gift of nature and that there is little anyone can do to improve theirs.

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21Tips For Building the Body of Legend Bruce Lee

Dumb Little Man

You can also train at home, as long as you’re ready to spend some money on a good power rack, a well built bench and a 300 lbs barbell set. The best way to do that is to train with intensity. To be able to train long term with no injuries is a blessing many fail to grasp.

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How to Make Each Day a Downhill Stroll Instead of an Uphill Struggle

Dumb Little Man

It could be something huge, like starting your marathon training plan. Back in college, I came across a life-changing personal development concept. It made an immediate difference to my academic work – and it’s still something that helps me every day.

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Apps Technology admin administrators apps blogging Education and Training Executive Assistant LinkedIn PA Personal Assistant Productivity social networking Travel Twitter VA Industry VA networking Virtual Assistant virtual assistant business[Show as slideshow]. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone. Over the last year I’ve had it stolen … twice!

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Is your business like one big, messy jigsaw puzzle?

Office Organization Success

So, instead of going through 2013 the same way you went through 2012 (without the puzzle picture in front of you), why not let me help you create that picture so you can breeze through 2013 knowing how all the pieces fit together? Early Bird Registration pricing before December 31, 2012! Business Planning Training Workshops and ProductsBuilding a successful, long-term business is like putting together a jigsaw puzzle.

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Five Lies Personal Development Gurus Like to Tell

Dumb Little Man

If I want the job promotion that requires additional training, I need to get that training and sacrifice the time, money and effort necessary. Mike Bundrant is the director of the iNLP Center, an online NLP training center.

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How to Find Time for What Really Matters

Dumb Little Man

Do you ever feel as though weeks, months, even years, are going past, without you making any real progress in your life? Often, our time can get swallowed up in the busy-ness of day-to-day living: emails, commuting, meetings, chores, TV.

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Time to Kill Your Mental Boundaries

Dumb Little Man

The training is so thorough that even when the elephants are older and more powerful, they never attempt leaving, despite having the strength to pull up the stake and walk away. What do you believe about yourself? It is remarkably easy to become convinced of your limitations.

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Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Apps Technology admin administrators apps blogging Education and Training Executive Assistant LinkedIn PA Personal Assistant Productivity social networking Travel Twitter VA Industry VA networking Virtual Assistant virtual assistant business[Show as slideshow]. Like a lot of us these days I am glued to my iPhone. Over the last year I’ve had it stolen … twice!

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More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

The membership allows you access to designatory letters, an online magazine and website, regional events and discounted training opportunities. Pin It. In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites.

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