The Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

The theme for Assist 2017 is ‘The Assistant Tool Kit’ What is the Assistant tool kit? Every assistant has their own unique tool kit and during Assist 2017 we will show you how you can take yours to the next level. Assist 2017 is not just for UK based assistants!

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Win a free place at the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Conference 2017. The post Win a free place at the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. We have a very special giveaway for Practically Perfect PA readers this month. We are offering one lucky reader the chance to attend the Assist Conference for free.

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A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

The post A review of the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Last Friday we held our third Assist Conference at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

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How to Increase Your Instagram Followers in 2017

Dumb Little Man

In 2017, this is the simplest way to increase Instagram followers. So, this was my take on the five practical tips to increase Instagram followers in 2017. The post How to Increase Your Instagram Followers in 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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The RideShare Guy's 2017 Driver Survey

Small Business Labs

The RideShare Guy released their  2017 Survey Results: Driver Earnings, Satisfaction and Demographics.    It has lots of interesting data on those who drive for services like Uber and Lyft. 

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Career Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eat Your Career

This is what I learned about career success from my 2017 solar eclipse experience. The post Career Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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A business case for the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Conference 2017. The post A business case for the Assist Conference 2017 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Next year’s Assist Conference kicks off on Friday 24th February in London and I am just putting the final touches to the programme.

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12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Goal Setting & Branding for 2017

Office Dynamics

This video will help prepare you for 2017 and it can’t help but put you in the holiday spirit, too. Watch the webinar replay, Goal Setting and Branding for 2017. The post 12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Goal Setting & Branding for 2017 appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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Evergreen Content Marketing Strategies That Still Work in 2017

Small Business CEO

A lot of posts online define evergreen content marketing, but they don’t really offer any real strategies to use. Evergreen marketing at its core simply means using strategies that won’t go stale quickly.

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6 Best Valentine’s Gifts For Her This 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post 6 Best Valentine’s Gifts For Her This 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Valentine’s day is just around the corner and if you are a man who hasn’t figured out the best Valentine’s gift for her yet, now is probably the right time to narrow down your choices.

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3 Proven Growth Strategies for Law Firms in 2017

Small Business CEO

Software is an integral part of a law firm’s marketing campaign, and there’s a lot new and established firms can do in 2017 to expand their reach, bring in new clients and make more money. Law firms need to stay at the forefront of marketing to expand and grow.

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Have you missed the content from June 2017?

Practically Perfect PA

Have you missed the content from June 2017? June’s blog posts: JUNE 28, 2017 Business Travel Safety in a Volatile World. JUNE 23, 2017 Technology of the week: Join.me. JUNE 21, 2017 New speakers for the Virtual Summit. JUNE 9, 2017 Technology of the week: Feedly.

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Gartner's Top Trends for 2017

Small Business Labs

  Gartner, the large technology analyst firm, has already released multiple 2017 trends lists.    Below is their list of the top technology trends for 2017. Gartner also released a 2017 Top 10 Strategic Predictions list. It's that time of year again.

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Number of Minority Owned U.S. Small Businesses Growing Rapidly

Small Business Labs

As their chart below shows, between 2007 and 2017 the number minority owned SMBs have grown by 79% reaching 11.1 According to research from The Business Journals SMB Insights group the number of minority owned small businesses in the U.S.

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2017 Top 10 Pet Product Trends

Small Business Labs

Package Facts recently released their list of 10 Pet Product Trends to Watch in 2017.    Key quote from their press release: From leather collars to fur-lined carriers and orthopedic bedding, there's no shortage of innovative and human-inspired products trending in the U.S.

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Creative Small Business Ideas For 2017

Small Business CEO

Here is a quick look into a few stellar small business ideas for 2017.… Entrepreneurs decide to set out on their own in the world for many different reasons.

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PWC's 2017 Sharing Economy Predictions

Small Business Labs

According to the accounting and consulting giant PWC, 2017 will be another high growth year for the sharing economy.   This is just one of 10 sharing economy predictions they released last week in their article Find out what's next for the sharing economy in our 2017 predictions.

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20 Best Productivity Apps and Programs for 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post 20 Best Productivity Apps and Programs for 2017 appeared first on 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.

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BCG, Sodexo and Mercer on 2017 Global Trends

Small Business Labs

These three large and influential firms all recently released 2017 global trends reports.    Because of this, their report - The 2017 Global Workplace Trends Report  - focuses on workplace trends. 

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A sneaky peek at the Future Assistant programme

Practically Perfect PA

In 2017 and beyond Assistants will be seen as their organisation’s information managers. As you guys can imagine with two weeks to go to the Virtual Summit I am literally up to my head in videos, online event technology, marketing and social media.

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5 Ways People Dislike Your Emails (And Possibly You)

Practically Perfect PA

Jennifer will be speaking at the Virtual Summit 2017. An interesting bit of research came to my attention recently, courtesy of the BBC website.

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9 Stats About Small Business Digital Marketing in 2017

Dumb Little Man

This report details the online marketing data for 2017 and compares it to the data taken from HubShout’s 2016, 2015, and 2014 surveys. When asked to predict how their clients’ budgets will change in 2017, 63% of respondents replied that they expected online marketing expenditure to increase. See Also: The 5 Internet Marketing Trends That Will Dominate in 2017. What’s in store for 2017? The 2017 Outlook.

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7 Smart Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Develop Their Own Mobile Apps This 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post 7 Smart Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Develop Their Own Mobile Apps This 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. You won’t believe how much a mobile app can change your small business. Over the years, more and more people are getting hooked on mobile purchases.

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My 3 Words For 2017

Productivityist

So My Three Words for 2017 are Redesign, Rebuild, and Reclaim. The funny thing about My Three Words for 2017 is that they embody one of the words I use to define personal productivity: Intention. The post My 3 Words For 2017 appeared first on Productivityist. Over the past few years, I’ve followed a practice shared with me by my friend Chris Brogan. Every year I choose three words that I use as a waypoint for my year.

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Top 10 Best Mobile Accessories To Carry With You 2017

Dumb Little Man

The post Top 10 Best Mobile Accessories To Carry With You 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Whether you are frequently outdoors for business or you simply like traveling, bringing some essential gadgets with you can help ensure not only your comfort but safety, too. However, with so many items to choose from, picking out the most important ones can be tricky. You can end up spending a lot of hours just packing your things.

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2017 Rural and Small Town Trends (and Webinar)

Small Business Labs

Tomorrow Becky McCray  is hosting a webinar of 2017 rural and small town trends.    Becky is the founder and publisher of the rural small business site Small Biz Survival.

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Ground rules for team meetings

Practically Perfect PA

A really fundamental task for assistants is organising your department team meetings. If your organisation is anything like the businesses I used to work for I bet you organise A LOT of team meetings.

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Asia's Surging Middle Class Driving Global Growth

Small Business Labs

While it's hardly new news that Asia's middle class and economies are growing, it's still worth looking at the amazing numbers behind this. According to  Asia: Leaning In , a report from the giant global investment management firm KKR, Asia's middle class will increase from 1.4

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How can Assistants achieve greater recognition at work?

Practically Perfect PA

Recently, the OpenMeet team had the pleasure of participating in the annual Practically Perfect PA Assist Conference 2017 , where we ran a few workshops. What can PAs do to make sure they are getting the recognition at work that they deserve?

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EY Embraces the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The "Big 4" accounting and consulting firm EY recently announced GigNow , an advanced technology platform that sources and matches qualified independent workers with projects at EY.

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Assistants as information managers

Practically Perfect PA

In 2017 and beyond our task as information managers is to keep that flow of information moving, not just retain what we know for when people ask but to help our teams and the overall business connect the dots, make connections and lead colleagues to make the right decisions for the business.

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Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex, Founder and CEO of The Socialista Projects, Head of IMA Berlin and National Social Relations Officer, speaker, coach and mentor and all round superstar EA! What are the main aspects of your role?

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The Growing Use of Online Talent Marketplaces

Small Business Labs

By 2017 this grew to 20%. This has increased from just 4% in 2012 to 25% in 2017. One of the more interesting findings from the MBO Partners State of Independence study is how much the use of online talent marketplaces has increased over the past 6 years.

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More Forecast to Cycle Between Traditional Jobs and Independent Work

Small Business Labs

MBO Partners released a list of their 10 predictions for the next decade of independent work. The list covers a lot of ground and all the predictions are interesting.

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How to Cut Your Workload in 2017

On The Job

What are some ways you plan to improve your work/life balance in 2017 Most of us take time off around the holidays, and it's a good time to reflect about what we do -- and do not -- want to do in the coming new year. Be healthier? Spend more time with family and friends? Do better in our jobs?

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The Gig Economy Pivots to the Enterprise

Small Business Labs

Airbnb expects their corporate business to quadruple in 2017. Over the past few months there's been almost a stampede of gig economy companies talking about the corporate market and/or announcing new services, products or initiatives aimed at serving large corporations.

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10 Super-Charged Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017

Andrea Kalli

10 Great Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017. 10 Great Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017 and Beyond. If you want to ensure 2017 is your most profitable year yet, growth absolutely needs to be your top focus. Want to Know How to. Supercharge Your Business?

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What are The Fastest Growing Industries for 2017 and Why?

Small Business CEO

Here are three of the biggest growth industries to get into in 2017: Cosmetic procedures & plastic surgery. In a world increasingly dominated by interconnective technology, emerging industries are creating new markets and investment opportunities almost every day.

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The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

With a new year comes a new you and I know that a lot of readers will be looking to find a new job in 2017. The Career Moves Office Support Team are thrilled to be the main sponsor for the Practically Perfect PA E-book and the Assist Conference 2017.

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How can assistants add value in the workplace?

Practically Perfect PA

As usual, we have a packed schedule for 2017, starting with the Assist Conference in February. Assist Conference 2017. Firstly, happy New Year! Last year was a mixed bag wasn’t it?! I hope you all had a lovely break and are looking forward to the year ahead.

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