Launching the Future Assistant 2018

Practically Perfect PA

I thought I would start the day by launching the Future Assistant 2018! So what can I tell you about the Future Assistant 2018? The Future Assistant will take place on Thursday 8th and Friday 9th February 2018 in London. Launching the Future Assistant 2018.

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Coworking Forecast: 1 Million Coworkers in 2018

Small Business Labs

We released our 2014 to 2018 global coworking forecast last week at the Global Coworking Unconference Conference (GCUC) in Kansas City.   As the chart below from our GCUC presentation shows, this growth results in over 12,000 global coworking spaces operating in 2018.

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10 Proven Ways To Build Your Personal Branding in 2018

Dumb Little Man

The post 10 Proven Ways To Build Your Personal Branding in 2018 appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Admit it or not, if you want to do business, you’d want to do it with other people- not companies. Putting up a strong personal branding allows you to reach out to your clients more which, in effect, can dramatically boost conversion rates and sales. But, how exactly do you build a personal brand? Honestly, there’s no single formula that can make you successful overnight.

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6 Branding Tips for 2018

Small Business CEO

Here’s 6 branding tips you should adapt and use leading into 2018 and beyond: 1. The only way to truly be competitive in the modern marketplace is to continually adapt to the new demands and challenges consumers are placing on you and your competition.

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3D Printing Industry Forecast to Reach $12.5 Billion in 2018

Small Business Labs

billion in revenue in 2018. "Big Three" strategy consulting firm Bain and Company is forecasting the 3D printing industry will continue its rapid growth and reach $12.5 The chart below, taken from a Bain infographic on 3D printing , illustrates this growth.

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The Rise of Coworking Lifestyle Brands

Small Business Labs

in early 2018.  Coworking has always been about much more than just a place to work.    In the early years of the coworking, for example, the industry's tagline was "come for the space, stay for the community." 

10 Steps to Survive a Business Disaster

The Small Business Blog

While reporting that over half of British businesses will suffer cyber-attacks by 2018, a third of UK organisations admit that they have no response plan in place to protect themselves. In business, it sometimes pays to take a risk.

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A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

So far the feedback has been positive and I already have ideas and plans in place for Assist 2018. We already have the dates in the diary – 8th and 9th February 2018. Last Friday we held our third Assist Conference at the De Vere Grand Connaught Rooms in London.

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SME VOICE: Making Tax Digital (MTD) – How Your Business Can Prepare

Small Business CEO

By January 2018, the majority of individuals and businesses will be on a digital tax reporting system. It’s official. This change was arguably inevitable as many other aspects of our surroundings make this digital switch, but it may create difficulties for those who are not prepared.

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Top 10 Signs Coworking is Entering the Mainstream

Small Business Labs

The continued exponential growth of global coworking spaces and members : Karsten's Foertsch's excellent presentation on the coworking industry  made it very clear our forecast at the 2014 GCUC that there would be 1 million coworking members by 2018 is woefully low.

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World Administrators Summit and finding your tribe

Practically Perfect PA

For those of you who don’t know the World Administrators Summit is taking place on 24th and 25th October 2018 in Hamburg. The summit brings together leaders from the various PA Associations around the globe to discuss issues facing the industry as a whole.

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The Stunning Growth of Small Business Globalization

Small Business Labs

Back in 2008 we forecast that by 2018 almost half of U.S. Every so often a report comes across our desk that makes us go "wow!" " McKinsey's Digital Globalization: The new era of global flows is such a report.

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New speakers for the Virtual Summit

Practically Perfect PA

5 Steps to Kick Fear’s Butt and Move Your Dream Forward and his working on her first marketing book, What Million-Dollar Brands Now: Branding Strategies for Aspiring Entrepreneurs to be released Summer 2018.

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Have you missed the content from June 2017?

Practically Perfect PA

JUNE 15, 2017 Launching the Future Assistant 2018. Have you missed the content from June 2017? We don’t want you to miss out on the great Practically Perfect PA stuff… Here is a round up of this month’s posts and newsletters.

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How Trumpcare Will Impact Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

This is highlighted in Congressional Budget Office's (CBO) assessment of the ACHA and is a key reason they are forecasting 14 million fewer people will be covered by health insurance in 2018 if the ACHA passes. 

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7 Tips for Coming Down the Home Stretch

Office Dynamics

I hope so as the next eight weeks should be filled with enthusiasm as we see the year come to an end and we eagerly greet 2018! Welcome to November—the 11th month of 2017! With just less than two months to go, how are you going to wrap them up? Are you going to fizzle out as the weeks pass or are you going out with a bang? Do you feel like you are running out of steam or taking one big, deep last breath to push through the next eight weeks?

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The New Brand Loyalty

Dumb Little Man

See Also: 10 Proven Ways To Build Your Personal Branding in 2018. In the pre-industrial days, people were loyal to whichever brands were of the best quality.

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Drones for High Value Deliveries

Small Business Labs

Key quote from their press release announcing the new service : Beginning in the first quarter of 2018, the Tanzanian government will begin using drones to make up to 2,000 life-saving deliveries per day to over one thousand health facilities, serving 10 million people across the country.

Misuse of Connective Symbols with Numbers

Daily Writing Tips

Open enrollment for 2018 runs from November 1 – December 15. In each of the following sentences, a connective symbol is employed in a reference to numbers or numerical values, but the usage is incorrect. Explanation of the error, and a revision of the error, follows each example.

Drone Sales Taking Off

Small Business Labs

million forecast to be sold in 2018. Over 3 million drones are expected to be sold in the U.S. 2017, with 4.45 This data comes from The Consumer Technology Association via the Axios article Demand for Drones is Exploding. The chart below (click to enlarge) is from the article.

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

By 2018, a fifth generation, the Millennial, will enter the work force. The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving? By Joan Burge, Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International. Changing the Lives of Administrative Professionals Since 1990.

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The X’s and O’s of a Solopreneur Marketing Strategy

The Solopreneur Life

Goal for the Cleveland Browns: win 8 games in 2011, 10 games in 2012, average 10 wins per year from 2013 to 2018. Goal for The Solopreneur Life: hit revenue of x thousand in 2011, x thousand in 2012, with x percent gains from 2013 to 2018. S trategy without tactics is the slowest route to victory. Tactics without strategy is the noise before defeat. Sun Tzu, military strategist and author of “The Art of War&#.

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5 Top Jobs to Pursue Under Trump-onomics

Dumb Little Man

Despite the cutbacks in the 2018 budget for the Justice Department, lawyers, (particularly civil liberties lawyers) can expect their chargeable hours to go through the roof. If you’re in the arts or the Environmental Protection Agency, you might be feeling apprehensive about your future. Donald Trump’s recent Federal Budget had some bad news for you. But if one door closes, you should expect another one to open.

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Using The New LinkedIn For Personal Branding And Career Success

Dumb Little Man

See Also: 10 Proven Ways To Build Your Personal Branding in 2018. Are you making the most of the new LinkedIn?

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10 Super-Charged Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017

Andrea Kalli

Wishing for increased sales isn’t going to get you anywhere; you need to be proactive if you want a better balance sheet by the time 2018 rolls around. Want to Know How to. Supercharge Your Business? 10 Great Ways to Grow Your Company in 2017.

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The Problem With Plastics

Eco-Office Gals

House of Representatives voted unanimously to prohibit the manufacturing of microbeads starting in January 2018. Since its invention in 1907, a giant environmental problem has been staring the world in the face, but we’ve done little about it.

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How the Holiday Season Can Help Your Career

On The Job

So, find a calendar of a boss's favorite baseball team and offer it to him so he can feel cheered in 2018 every time he looks at it. The holiday season is beginning to ramp up, and your thoughts may be consumed by Black Friday deals or how to make your nana's pecan pie.

Why Having A Website Is Important For Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

See Also: 10 Proven Ways To Build Your Personal Branding in 2018. In this day and time, it is often unthinkable for businesses and professionals to not have some sort of online presence. With over 3 billion people being connected on the web according to Google, it is essential to be visible to as many people as possible. Even for freelancers and entrepreneurs, cultivating your digital presence on all fronts is very important! Here are 5 reasons why you need to build your own website.

These are the Productivity Tools I Love


But we’re working on that for 2018. I’ve long been a big believer in focusing on the approach before the application. But that doesn’t mean that I don’t use my fair share of tools to get the job done. So I’m going to share with you the productivity tools that I love, broken down by how they help me with the three core components of my approach to personal productivity: Time Theming , Task Mapping , and Taking Stock.

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Merit Pay Raises: Why They're More Popular and How to Get One

On The Job

of payroll is targeted for incentive and bonus pay in 2018. If you're counting on a pay raise for next year, you might be in for an unpleasant surprise. That's because despite greater competition for workers and a steadier economy, employers are re-thinking just who should get a pay boost -- and why. According to an Aon Hewitt survey of 1,062 companies, an average of 12.5%

The Shift to Defined Contribution Health Care Plans

Small Business Labs

According to a  recent study by the consulting firm Booz and Company  as many as 20 million Americans will get their health insurance from private exchanges by 2018.  Like the defined benefit pension plan before it, the defined benefit health plan seems likely to be replaced by most employers with defined contribution plans.   Years ago most large corporations (and many mid-sized and smaller firms) offered defined benefit pension plans.

On the job tips for new Admins.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that employment of executive secretaries and administrative assistants will increase 13 percent between 2008 and 2018, meaning more people will be seeking advice like yours as well as education in the field. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!