News from Assist 2016

Practically Perfect PA

I am absolutely delighted to announce the Assist Conference 2016 programme. The post News from Assist 2016 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

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10 reasons to attend Assist 2016

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last few months I have been busy behind the scenes working on the programme for Assist 2016. I also have a business case letter that you can send to your boss to help with any conversations you will have regarding training for 2016.

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Launching Assist Travel 2016

Practically Perfect PA

The post Launching Assist Travel 2016 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. In last year’s Practically Perfect PA reader’s survey I asked you lovely lot “What area of your role do you think you need to learn more about? ”. Business travel was a pretty clear winner.

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Merry Christmas Animated Video Card 2016

Andrea Kalli

Merry Christmas Animated Video Card 2016. The post Merry Christmas Animated Video Card 2016 appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant. Cute animated Santa scene as he delivers presents. For pricing and to order – [link].

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A business case for the Assist Conference 2016

Practically Perfect PA

The post A business case for the Assist Conference 2016 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Featured The Assist Conference admin administrators Assist Conference 2016 assistants Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Practically Perfect PA Survey 2016 Reminder

Practically Perfect PA

Please complete the Industry Snapshot 2016 survey. The post Practically Perfect PA Survey 2016 Reminder appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Thank you to everyone who has completed the Practically Perfect PA survey.

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The Industry Snapshot 2016

Practically Perfect PA

The post The Industry Snapshot 2016 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. A huge thank you to everyone that took the time to complete this years Industry Snapshot and Practically Perfect PA survey. We had just over 500 responses, which is a huge increase from last year’s results.

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The Word of the Year for 2016

Daily Writing Tips

This post discusses the 2016 selections. Original post: The Word of the Year for 2016.

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Practically Perfect PA Survey 2016 Reminder

Practically Perfect PA

Please complete the Industry Snapshot 2016 survey. The post Practically Perfect PA Survey 2016 Reminder appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Thank you to everyone w has completed the Practically Perfect PA survey.

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The World Economic Forum's Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 2016

Small Business Labs

So I just got to the World Economic Forum's Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 2016 list , which was released in June.  I'm a bit behind on my reading.   Nanotech plays a big role in the list with 3 (assuming you include "organs-on-chips" in nano). Health/bio related also come in with 3. There are 2 power related and 2 IT related (3, if you include autonomous vehicles in IT).    The 10 are: 1. Nanosensors and the Internet of Nanothings.

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Do you want to speak at Assist Travel 2016?

Practically Perfect PA

The post Do you want to speak at Assist Travel 2016? So a few weeks ago I told you guys that we are organising Assist Travel again this year. The programme looks particularly awesome (I know I’m biased but it does!), you can check it out here.

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My 2016 Running Calendar

Brilliantly Better

The first half of 2016 is already planned – there will be 5 races: 1 semi-marathon, 2 full marathons and 2 ultra-marathons. As for the second part of my 2016 running calendar, I chose to keep a little bit of flexibility, party… The post My 2016 Running Calendar appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development Running

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Top 5 Fitness Trends for 2016

Dumb Little Man

Towards the end of 2015, a number of predictions about fitness trends for 2016 came out. What is your outlook on fitness trends for 2016? The post Top 5 Fitness Trends for 2016 appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Gartner's Emerging Technology Trends for 2016

Small Business Labs

They're all on Gartner's 2016 list of emerging technologies. Gartner's What do neuromorphic machines, affective computing, smart dust, brain-computer interfaces and blockchain have in common?

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Small Business Trends for 2016

Small Business Labs

And in addition to trends you should pay attention to, we've add a few technology trends that are getting a lot of hype that we think you can ignore in 2016. to 3% range in 2016. We also expect commodity prices will remain low in 2016. We see nothing in 2016 that will lead to a turn around for commodities.  Technology Trends You Should Pay Attention To in 2016. Three tech areas we see as particularly important in 2016 are: 1.

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A business case for Assist Travel 2016

Practically Perfect PA

The post A business case for Assist Travel 2016 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. With just under two months to go until Assist Travel kicks off on Friday 9th September at The Grange Tower Bridge, London I am putting the final touches to the event.

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Halloween Video Demos 2016

Andrea Kalli

Halloween Videos – Just released for 2016. The post Halloween Video Demos 2016 appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant. You can order the Halloween videos HERE. Need Halloween content marketing ideas ?

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The 10 Best Books I Read In 2016

Productivityist

Now I’d like to share with you the 10 best books I read in 2016. What books did you read in 2016? The post The 10 Best Books I Read In 2016 appeared first on Productivityist. Books Inspiration 2016 action books creativity habits inspirationFull disclosure: The links to the books mentioned in this post are Amazon affiliate links.

2016 19

Coworking Forecast - 26,000 Spaces and 3.8 Million Members by 2020

Small Business Labs

  We recently released our 2016 coworking forecast and we are projecting continued rapid growth over the next 4 years, although at a slower rate than the industry's current dizzying pace.  Coworking is booming.

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Employees of Large Corporation Not Happy at Work; The Self-Employed Are

Small Business Labs

The 2016 MBO Partners State of Independence study reports that 81% of independent workers report being happier since they became independent and 60% report being healthier.  PwC's  Work-life 3.0:

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Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2017

Small Business Labs

Business Coaches Go Mainstream : One of our most surprising (at least to us) 2016 research findings was the extent to which successful small businesses are using coaches. This year we release our 10 th annual Top 10 Small Business Trends list. 

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Christmas Titles – 2016 video

Andrea Kalli

Christmas Titles – 2016 video. The post Christmas Titles – 2016 video appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant. Glittering text message surrounded by blowing snow, bokeh, and a colorful background. For pricing and to order – [link]. Andrea Kalli – Video Services – Editing and Marketing.

The Rise of the Independent Professional Working for Businesses

Small Business Labs

  But we'll be covering them in detail again in 2016.  Getting lost in the various debates around the "gig economy" is the size and growth of the segment of independent workers who provide professional services to businesses. 

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The Industry Snapshot: Your role

Practically Perfect PA

Thanks again to everyone that completed the Practically Perfect PA Industry Snapshot 2016.

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The Surprising Demographics of Small Business Owners

Small Business Labs

  The chart is from Babson College's State of Small Business in 2016 study. Because of the extensive media coverage of young tech entrepreneurs, most people think the average small business owner is a 20 something techie who needs a shower. 

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Accelerated Assistant

Office Dynamics

This offer expires December 31, 2016 and is good while Early Bird Seats are still available. In our program today we talked about seven ways to become an accelerated assistant. Below you will find our replay link, program notes, certificate download and access to our deal of the day.

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The Best Office Design Trends in 2016

Small Business CEO

Still, rather than a huge redesign of an office, there are plenty of smaller trends that are emerging throughout 2016 and are a lot simpler to get on-board with.

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5 things PAs should consider before accepting a new role

Practically Perfect PA

So you’ve aced your interview and you’ve been offered the job. How exciting! There are, however, a few things you should consider before accepting a new role. Here are my top 5 considerations… 1. On a scale of 1-10 how excited are you really?

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Staffing Industry Research Firm Says There are 44 Million Gig Workers

Small Business Labs

It is a bit higher than the estimate of roughly 40 million found in the 2016 MBO Partners State of Independence study but is lower than the 54 million found in last year's Freelancers Union/Upwork study. 

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Very Small Companies Create a Lot of Jobs

Small Business Labs

Over the past three decades companies less than 1 year old with 1 to 4 employees have averaged creating more than 1 million jobs per year.    That's a lot of jobs.    Less surprisingly, 86% of all new employer companies have between 1-4 employees.

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The Industry Snapshot: The Office of the Future

Practically Perfect PA

Thanks again to everyone who completed the Practically Perfect PA Industry Snapshot survey. We had some really interesting feedback and I want to share some of that with you today.

2016 108

Upwork and the Paradox of Place

Small Business Labs

The average distance between buyers and sellers of services on the talent marketplace  Upwork  is over 1,000 miles. If you look at transactions where the buyers and sellers are both in the U.S., 96% of the buyers and sellers are more than 50 miles apart.

2016 106

Office Dynamics Recap From Admin Pro Forum In Orlando

Office Dynamics

General Session Topics Covered at the 2016 Admin Pro Forum Event. Our team recently had the opportunity to fly to Orlando, Florida and participate in the inaugural Admin Pro Forum event hosted by our friends at Business Management Daily.

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The Industry Snapshot: The influence of Personal Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Nobody needs to tell you how influential you are in the office – it kinda goes without saying over here at Practically Perfect PA. However, following our recent Industry Snapshot survey, we have a lot of interesting data that shows us the areas in which you have the most influence.

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The Rise of Employee Free Businesses

Small Business Labs

In 2016 we found that there are about 5.4 It used to be hiring employees was the goal of almost all small business owners. This is no longer true. 

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Practically Perfect PA Giveaway: Assist Conference ticket!

Practically Perfect PA

The conference is taking place on Friday 26th February 2016 in London. We will announce the winner on the 5th February 2016. Thanks to our wonderful partners at The PA Show we have a very special giveaway for Practically Perfect PA readers this month.

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10 Steps to Survive a Business Disaster

The Small Business Blog

In business, it sometimes pays to take a risk. But in the face of natural disasters, like floods and fires, or criminal activity like cyber hacking, your Recovery Procedure Plan needs to be as safe as houses. After all, everything is on the line.

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20 Best Productivity Apps and Programs for 2017

Dumb Little Man

So you want to level up your earning potential, move towards work that’s more fulfilling, and do more with less effort. That’s awesome. Over the years, I have kept up to date with all the productivity apps and some have stood the test of time and actually produced results.

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There’s Beauty In A Healthy Heart

Office Dynamics

” These were the magnificent words I heard from my cardiologist on February 3, 2016 when I had gone for my 5 month follow-up visit after having open heart surgery August 14, 2015. “You’re heart looks beautiful.

2016 145

Things you shouldn’t say to your boss… Even though you are thinking it

Practically Perfect PA

If I had a pound for every time I bit my tongue while working as an assistant, well, I would be a very very wealthy lady! In our role, we are confronted with so many different situations and personality types it can be really difficult to think before we speak.

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