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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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 Growing Use of Online Talent Marketplaces

Small Business Labs

 This indicates that 2018 will again see an increase in the usage rate. 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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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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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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!