Launching Assist Travel 2016

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? ”. With the introduction of low cost airlines, business travel changed forever.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (Dec. 2, 2016)

Eat Your Career

Here you’ll learn what it really means and how to do it in the right way. Here are a few helpful do’s and don’ts to learn from bad experiences and make sure they never happen again. It costs nothing to sign up and, once you do, you can select the genre of book deals you want to see.

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8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Dumb Little Man

They Never Stop Learning. In this technology-driven world that we live in, the day you stop learning is the day you become obsolete. Make it a point to learn something new every day. The post 8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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How to Learn Anything Online for Free

Dumb Little Man

The first thing most people worry about when they want to learn something is money. The good news is, in most cases, learning anything doesn’t have to cost you a cent. Yes, but Google is only a gateway to tons of learning resources online.

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The Real Cost Of Learning

Brilliantly Better

I’m running the Ultrabalaton for… The post The Real Cost Of Learning appeared first on Dragos Roua. It’s pitch dark, my soles are hurting like s**t, the air that I breathe is scorching hot and I’m running somewhere in the middle of f **g nowhere. It’s not a nightmare. It’s my real life. Personal Development Running

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7 Ways to Save Money while Earning a College Degree

Dumb Little Man

Is the high cost of tuition and expenses keeping you from that college degree you want? It’s no secret that the cost of higher education keeps climbing at a staggering rate as each year passes. Did you know you can rent textbooks instead of buying them for just a fraction of the cost?

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Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

As 2016 comes to an end, I hope you are working on your goals for your 2017 development. The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants.

Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Invest some time in learning about how they work and what they cost, so you can pick the right ones. Simple contemporary furniture works – Fancy embellished pieces tend to cost a lot more than their unadorned counterparts, and typically fit into any design scheme with ease.

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

If you have been in the administrative profession for 25+ years, know that you can keep growing, expanding and learning. In fact, you need to continually learn and grow.

2016 208

How To Make Better Decisions: 4 Smart Strategies You Can Use

Dumb Little Man

Learning how to make better decisions can’t give you results overnight, but here are 4 strategies to help you out. In reality, however, a large number of drivers still make mistakes that end up in costly repairs and even injuries.

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How To Learn Something New Every Day (And Actually Do Something With It)

Productivityist

For years I kept reading blogs, listening to interviews and watching TED talks, without implementing what I’d learned. That’s why today I’ll not only show you what you can do to learn something new every day, but also how to actually do something with it. where to find new things to learn, every single day, how to consume them without going into overdrive. You’ll feel a lot better about the things you do learn, because you’re actually backing them up with actions.

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How to Find a Good Mechanic in the Age of Social Media

Dumb Little Man

Mechanics learn something new every day. The more days they spend fixing cars, the more they learn about them. Not only is the training expensive, but the tools required to work on automobiles cost even more. See Also: Check Out The Top 10 Garage Door Trends For 2016.

4 Smart Ways to Travel The World For Free

Dumb Little Man

It’s important to write down every single penny you spend to avoid unnecessary costs. – Avoid costly events, festivals and parties. Food and grocery shopping: – It’s time for you to learn how to cook! See Also: The Top 6 Travel Locations for Single Men 2016.

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10 Habits of Successful People

Dumb Little Man

The sooner you can find the new oxygen in your new atmosphere, the better you learn to live. See Also: 8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing. Want to know the habits of successful people ? Being successful in life is every individual’s dream.

2016 207

Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Invest some time in learning about how they work and what they cost, so you can pick the right ones. Simple contemporary furniture works – Fancy embellished pieces tend to cost a lot more than their unadorned counterparts, and typically fit into any design scheme with ease.

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33 Expressive Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt & Anxiety like Madonna

Dumb Little Man

Bad news is we are all here to learn lessons… sigh. Good news is that we are meant to learn lessons and by addressing them, we can transform them into strengths. It feels safer in your predictable circumstances but what is that costing you?

2016 206

How To Make Your Own Standing Desk and Save $600

Dumb Little Man

Do you need to learn how to make your own standing desk ? I fell in love until I heard how much it cost him. A set of four at Ikea costs $4.49. My standing desk costs me $4.50 A few years ago a friend of mine bought one of the first standing desks.

2016 196

How To Conquer The Four Horsemen of Productivity Apocalypse

Dumb Little Man

We get our oil changed so we don’t have to learn how to ourselves. For example, many travel hackers say that you can live like a king across many countries with $50,000 a year because of the low cost of living.

2016 197

How to Co-invest In Your Future

Office Dynamics

But I also spent my own hard-earned money to learn and become the best assistant I could. However, I invested what funds I did have on learning and developing myself in my new career as a corporate trainer, business owner and speaker.

2016 171

The Revolutionary Assistant Facebook Live Recap with Joan and Jasmine

Office Dynamics

The cost of inaction. Learning from our mistakes. Our 23rd Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, The Revolutionary Assistant. This is a video recap from Joan Burge & Jasmine Freeman.

8 Smart Tips for an Amazing Short-Term Rental Experience

Dumb Little Man

Learn from these 8 smart short-term renting tips. “Foreigners opting for condo living” , for example, should have access to luxurious amenities similar to those in hotels—usually at a fraction of the cost. Traveling or working in a new place for a short period of time?

2016 165

Sustainable Business Practices for 6 Popular Industries

Eco-Office Gals

Moreover, such institutions can use their own projects and initiatives as a means of providing genuine learning opportunities for their students as well as the surrounding communities. Installing energy efficient windows in classrooms also cuts heating and cooling costs, and, in some cases, students can be brought outdoors for their daily education.

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Our Social Media and Tech Training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA

The first course is for assistants who want to learn how social media, apps and office tech can help increase their productivity and career development. I just wanted to remind you that our Social Media and tech training course is two weeks away!

Practically Perfect PA giveaway: The Roomex winner is…

Practically Perfect PA

In addition to the cost savings Roomex is designed to save time for bookers with our personalised booking flow, meaning reservations are confirmed in under 60 seconds. Best of all Roomex is available at no cost, with no contract and absolutely no catch. Learn more.

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How Eco-Friendly is your Furniture?

Eco-Office Gals

In the last few years, as the US economy has recovered from recession, small and large businesses across the country have learned that going green often means making green. This probably isn’t a question that you ask yourself often, but: just how eco-friendly is your furniture?

2016 141

7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

Tally the cost. We can only get what we really want in life if we learn to speak our truth. The following post was originally published at ColetteCarlson.com and is shared with permission from the author. “I’ve

2016 193

The Seven Secrets That Brought Me To My 9th Business Anniversary

Tips From T. Marie

Value is more important than cost. Many of the services I offered in 2007 are no longer something I provide in 2016. Over the years I’ve learned the true value of disconnecting. My most productive work days have been since I’ve learned to completely disconnect from my business during off-hours and holidays. The Small Business Administration says that 50% of small businesses fail in the first five years and only a third make it to the 10-year mark.

2016 109

How To Leverage Criticism At Work

Office Dynamics

When this happens, their work is affected, their attitude toward co-workers and customers is affected, and they make costly mistakes. But criticism can be a learning experience if you view it positively. What can I learn from what they are telling me?”.

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How to Stay Your Professional Best During Summer

Office Dynamics

Is your company cost conscious therefore keeping the temp in the office higher than you would like it? Learn more at www.officedynamicsconference.com #adminconf. I hope you are staying cool. Last week the temperature in Las Vegas got as high as 115!

2016 183

The Top Skills Executives Want From Assistants Today

Office Dynamics

The most important ability an assistant has to learn to do is to figure out what NOT to do. I hope you are curious to learn more about the skills you need to truly be successful in the administrative profession. Office Dynamics often surveys managers and high-level executives as to the skills, attitudes, and behaviors that are most important for an assistant to possess. Here are some non-edited , direct quotes from them. See how you measure up.

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An Innovation Mindset: More Curious Than Certain

Office Dynamics

But I’ve learned a valuable, life-changing lesson from a wise, long-time friend and colleague, the late Jerry McNellis, who would say, “In business, mostly what we talk about is problem-solving, but in reality, what we have most of the time are predicaments. Author: Annette Brown.

2016 152

Millennials Driving Pet Humanization Trend

Small Business Labs

  But we've learned over the years it's easy to underestimate how quickly the pet humanization trend is growing. The data comes from Mintel's 2016 report on America's Pet Owners. Millennials, and especially millennial men, love their pets.

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How to Create Your Don’t Do List for Increased Productivity

Office Dynamics

We’ll send one lucky winner the Get Things Done & Control Your Day online learning program. I have been preparing to teach the last 2 modules of my 12 part Star Achievement Series to a long-time client in Charlotte in early August.

2016 154

Working in Partnership With Your Assistant Takes Commitment

Office Dynamics

You have to implement what you learn. Depending on the relationship you build, that can be positive or negative, profitable or costly. Why not make a commitment for 2016 to take your partnerships to the next level?

2016 147

Intuit Future of Small Business Report

Small Business Labs

Technological advances such as machine learning are taking the complexity out of data analysis, providing small businesses with the ability to make faster, better decisions.  Last week Intuit released the Slideshare presentation  The Future of Small Business.

2016 91

Five Ways to Seriously Get Things Done

Clutter Coach

But most of the folks you see around you who don’t seem to have those problems have learned to be productive and they use tools to help them. You too can learn. The program costs $7 and you can purchase it through with the link below. by Do you make notes and lists of all you have to do but still end up falling down rabbit holes of activity that weren’t on any lists? Have you got so much to do that you feel overwhelmed and defeated before you even start?

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Pros & Cons of Your Collaborative Work Space

Office Dynamics

PROS of open office space: More cost effective and flexible. Learn about our Love Your Admin Career Challenge, click the image below. Last week, I was researching the pros and cons of today’s collaborative (open-space) work environment.

The Growing Role of Small Business Coaches

Small Business Labs

 There simply is no longer the time to “learn while doing” or the margin of error to “learn by making mistakes” as in the past. For example, coaches hired through the Emyth coaching network costs a minimum of $1500 per month and can go as high as $3,000 or more per month.

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Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

the cost to have master trainer, Joan Burge, teach it onsite. “We’re Learn more by visiting www.OfficeDynamics.com. Office Dynamics International awarded two organizations its Star Achievement Series ® training program (Level 1) in support of Administrative Professionals.

Things You Didn’t Know That Occur While Traveling

Dumb Little Man

Whether you’re a first-time or frequent flyer, there’s a lot left to learn about the process of flying. The program costs $85, and your clearance lasts for five years.

2016 190

LinkedIn on the Power of Weak Ties - Implications for Coworking & Freelancers

Small Business Labs

The first, "the costs of making failed matches" mattered more to them than "the benefits of initiating successful matches," meaning they’re too invested on what would happen to them if things didn’t work out. Keep learning.

2016 67

3 Things to Avoid as a New Employee

45 Things

Some may be patient and give you six months to learn the ropes. That means your employer has already invested in you (it costs thousands of dollars to recruit and hire every worker), so they want you to feel comfortable in the job.

2016 69

How to Lead Digital Transformation Successfully

45 Things

In the paper, experts look at the best practices of several organizations that have made successful digital transformations and lessons learned by leaders. These days, it’s not a question of if – but when – your organization will digitally transform itself.

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