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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Upwork's 2017 Freelancing in America Study

Small Business Labs

Upwork and the Freelancers Union released their 2017 Freelancing in America study last week. The key finding is the estimated number of freelancers continued to grow in 2017, reaching 57.3 million in 2017.  million in 2017 from 19.1

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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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A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

We had workshops dedicated to event management, presentation design and document management. 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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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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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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Forecasts: 2017 the Year Corporations Embrace the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Based on the 2017 trends forecasts we've been reading, corporations are going to actively expand their use of contingent labor in 2017. Forbes' 10 HR Trends For 2017 :  The workforce of the future won’t be all full time employees.

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Managing meeting rooms

Practically Perfect PA

Was pretty much the sound I made when I was asked to take on the task of managing meeting rooms for my office. The meeting rooms became my enemy and managing them became almost a full time job in itself. When I took over the managing of the meeting rooms the booking process was a joke.

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Time Management for Remote Workers

Practically Perfect PA

When you’re a remote worker, such as a PA, EA or VA, time management is essential to your business success, as often you’re billing on an hourly basis or for the time spent on a specific project.

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Assistants as information managers

Practically Perfect PA

Back in 2013 HAAGA-HELIA University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland released the Management Assistant 2020 report , which detailed how the role of an Assistant will change by 2020. So what do we mean by Assistants as information managers?

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Project Manage like a pro

Practically Perfect PA

Project management is a key skill for PAs these days. But as usual, most of us are not sent on project management training! So here you will find some great blogs, books, tools and general tips on how to Project Manage like a pro. Top five blogs for Project Management.

Managing a LinkedIn Profile

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured Social Media admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant LinkedIn Office manager PA Personal Assistant social media Virtual AssistantWell folks I think we can all agree that Social Media isn´t going anywhere (understatement of the year right?!)

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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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Best tips on working with multiple managers

Practically Perfect PA

Last month I asked everyone on the Practically Perfect PA social media platforms to give me their best tips on working with multiple managers. Here are my best tips on working with multiple managers. Just be polite when working with multiple managers.

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Managing your boss’s schedule like a mega star

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of different ways we can save our Executive’s time, but I think it all starts with the fundamental task of diary management. Most assistants manage their Executive’s schedule and most Executive’s live by what is in that schedule. Email Management.

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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.  But as their 12 page services brochure shows, there's very little related to facilities management they don't do. 

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Manage Your Career Before It Manages You

Dumb Little Man

As an executive coach and leadership trainer, I have talked to experienced senior managers and executive about their careers over the two decades. Here are some insights I can share that can advance, shape and revamp the careers of managers and executives. Self-management.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (April 2017)

Eat Your Career

If you happen to be struggling with an imperfect manager right now, there is hope for the future. Technical competence still matters, but it’s the intangible traits that really help managers excel.

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Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views January 6, 2017

Eat Your Career

Managing Multiple Managers: 3 Tips for Success. Without the right strategies at your disposal, dealing with multiple managers can leave you feeling schizophrenic! The post Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views January 6, 2017 appeared first on Eat Your Career.

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Top 10 Small Business Trends for 2017

Small Business Labs

This digital transformation will continue to accelerate in 2017 and SMBs who do not keep up with the pace of change will be increasingly disadvantaged. We agree with Elaine that this growing trend will accelerate in 2017. This shift will continue to grow in 2017.

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Managing your boss’s schedule like a mega star

Practically Perfect PA

There are loads of different ways we can save our Executive’s time, but I think it all starts with the fundamental task of diary management. Most assistants manage their Executive’s schedule and most Executive’s live by what is in that schedule. Email Management.

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4 Career Management Lessons You Can Learn From Playing Golf

Dumb Little Man

The game of golf can teach us a lot about what it means to manage a successful career. Hitting the links with friends during a sunny summer day is a great way to have fun, but a round of golf can teach you more than you think about career management.

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The 5 Internet Marketing Trends That Will Dominate in 2017

Dumb Little Man

Taking a look around, one can pinpoint at least five marketing trends that will dominate (and even change) the Internet in 2017. The post The 5 Internet Marketing Trends That Will Dominate in 2017 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. It’s that time of the year again.

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Have you missed this month’s content?

Practically Perfect PA

3rd April 2017: How to make a bad first impression better. 6th April 2017: Using networks to get stuff done. 11th April 2017: Day in the life: Donna Lindsay. 13th April 2017: Need a fresh start this Easter? 21st April 2017: Best tips on working with multiple managers.

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7 Ways to Manage Difficult Personalities At Work

Dumb Little Man

Here are some tips to manage different personalities in the workplace: Identify difficult co-workers. The post 7 Ways to Manage Difficult Personalities At Work appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Colleagues can either be constructive or disruptive!

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The Freelancer’s Guide to PDF Management

Dumb Little Man

One way to learn that trick is to know how to properly manage your time, systems, and files. As a way to help you, we’ve put together the ultimate guide for managing PDFs — every smart freelancer’s go-to tool — that will leave you more time to spend on your other tasks. Part of managing your PDF files is being able to mark them up. Managing your PDFs well means making sure they’re being used and read.

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Have you missed this month’s content?

Practically Perfect PA

April 3, 2017 How to make a bad first impression better Career Development / Featured / First Impressions March 31, 2017 Technology of the week: Slack Featured / Office Tech / Technology of the week March 30, 2017 Have you missed this month's content?

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Have you missed this month’s content?

Practically Perfect PA

March 30, 2017 Have you missed this month's content? Featured Roundup admin administrators assistants blogging EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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6 Ways to Recognise a Really Bad Manager

Dumb Little Man

Managers come in all shapes and sizes and from all walks of life. Do you recognise any of these unhappy management traits? The danger with this type of management is that the strongest personalities in the team will simply take over and make decisions instead without being held in check. The need to micromanage stems from a firm conviction that the manager is the only person who can do the job properly. See Also: What Managers Should Know About Motivating Their Team.

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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. … CEO Leadership Management business growth growth strategy law firm

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3 Simple Steps To Manage Your Budget And Cashflow

Office Organization Success

However, it needn’t be… let me share with you three simple steps that you can put in place to manage your budget and Cashflow. One important area of your Financial Management System is that of a Cashflow projection. Where do you need help with your financial management system?

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Podcast 060: Managing passwords

Clutter Coach

The post Podcast 060: Managing passwords appeared first on Clutter Coach by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! It’s about creating good passwords, keeping them safe and, of course, being able to remember and find them! Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

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How To Prioritise Tasks

Practically Perfect PA

Assist Events Core Competencies Featured The Assist Conference Time Management admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Productivity TasksWhen your To Do list doesn’t stop growing, how do you plan what to do first?

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4 Things Tom Brady Can Teach You About Career Management

Dumb Little Man

His career management skills are worth an in-depth look. His career management tactics can benefit anybody who wants to make the most out of their professional life. This way, you think clearer and can manage your emotions and stress levels. This level of calmness and confidence can be applied to your career management. You need to commit to your goals, stick to your values, and always be aware of how your actions impact your career management.

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3 Steps To Effective Change Management

Dumb Little Man

Research from Prosci indicates that “projects with excellent change management effectiveness are six times more likely to meet or exceed project objectives.” The process of change management takes time and forward momentum to be effective. The post 3 Steps To Effective Change Management appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Have you ever watched the movie Moneyball ?

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Top productivity tech to help you take back Monday

Practically Perfect PA

We know nobody has a to-do list longer than a PA, EA, admin assistant or office manager. Sometimes it can be hard to find that extra dose of #MondayMotivation, especially when you’re faced with a myriad of emails first thing in the morning and your to-do list becomes longer than your arm.

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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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MSP Managed Services Provider Explainer Video – DEMO

Andrea Kalli

Worked long and hard creating this MSP Managed Services Provider Explainer Video DEMO. – MSP or Managed Services Provider explainer videos. – MSP or Managed Services Provider marketing videos. – MSP or Managed Services Provider promotion videos. The post MSP Managed Services Provider Explainer Video – DEMO appeared first on Video Design, Editing, and Marketing Virtual Assistant.

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Have you missed this month’s content?

Practically Perfect PA

MAY 29, 2017: 25 ways to get noticed on LinkedIn. MAY 26, 2017: Technology of the week: Paper by 53. MAY 25, 2017: Minute taking template. MAY 24, 2017: The world’s very first virtual summit for PAs. MAY 23, 2017: Declutter to increase productivity.

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Time Management – The Secret to Effective and Productive Project Management

Office Dynamics

24 hours is no longer enough”; another phrase some project managers may have said at one point in time in their career. The field of project management is quite a dynamic one; requiring the skillful management of financial, material and human resources. As a matter of fact, quite a number of project managers spend so much time micro-managing all facets of the project that they overlook the most important aspect of the project – their time.

Top 8 Time Management Tips To Hack Productivity

Office Dynamics

Some of this is relevant to work life, some to home life, but all time management hacks end up with you being more productive while you work and having more ‘me-time’ as a result. Here are my t op 8 time management tips to hack productivity. Using an organizer can help you plan what you will do and when, which helps you prioritize, focus, and manage your time effectively. The post Top 8 Time Management Tips To Hack Productivity appeared first on Office Dynamics.

2017 161

The 5 questions you need to ask before you minute a meeting

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Featured Minute Taking Writers admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantLove it or hate it minute taking is part and parcel of the day to day role of the PA/EA for the most part.

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4 Ways Big Data Has Changed Fleet Management Forever

Small Business CEO

Fleet management is no simple task; it’s tough to balance vehicle acquisition, repairs & maintenance, as well as disposals. Without fixed parts, fleet management is a complex and ever-changing process. … Information Technology Management big data fleet management

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