Job Growth Slowed in 2017; Implications for the Economy in 2018

Small Business Labs

It's also looking good for 2018.  We also start 2018 with a very low unemployment rate of 4.1%. economic growth in 2018 of around 2.8% While we agree 2018 will see another of moderate economic growth, we think the economy will do a bit better than the consensus.

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7 Surprising Things You Do Every Day That Damage The Environment

Dumb Little Man

You might think that as they’re made of paper, the 23 billion coffee cups that are used in the US every year would not be harmful to the environment, but you’d be wrong. We’re often told about how damaging plastic is for the environment. Climate change has reached crisis levels.

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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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Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2018

Daily Writing Tips

The Oxford Dictionaries has announced that its Word of the Year for 2018 is toxic , which visitors to its websites searched for not only in isolation but as an element in multiple phrases. Original post: Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2018.

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International Business Trends to Look Out for Throughout 2018

Small Business CEO

Indeed, most industries are in such competitive environments nowadays that not keeping up with the current technologies, trends and innovative business models might put you out of business. … Economy & Environment business trends international business

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Being Comfortable In Your Company Working Environment

Small Business CEO

So you need to go through each one and ensure that you’re doing as much as possible to create the best environment in your workplace. … Management office environmentOne thing that you have to do to run a successful business is to make sure that the idea of comfort is handled properly. Your employees need to be comfortable. Your clients need to be comfortable. Also, there are different kinds of happiness you need to look into. Physical comfort is one.

7 Tips for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Career Management Communication Skills Organizational Skills Problem Solving Productivity Self Development Stress Management Uncategorized Work Environment Work-Life BalanceBeing an Administrative or Executive Assistant is not always a walk in the park.

2018 259

A Title Does Not Define You

Office Dynamics

Attitude Self Development Work EnvironmentAs one of my recent Star Achievement students wrote me. Too many administrative assistants at our organization believe that their title defines who they are.”. Executives have also brought this to my attention over the past few years.

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Live Life to Its Fullest: 39 Ways to Live and Not Merely Exist

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Break free from the cubicle environment, and do your work on a laptop in a coffee shop, on a boat or in a log cabin. “The proper function of man is to live – not to exist.” ” – Jack London.

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Productivity Secrets Top-Level CEOs Would Rather Keep to Themselves

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Your environment cannot always be controlled, but you can control what you get accomplished. See Also: 5 Top Technology Trends That Will Shape 2018. Ice freezing offices. Social media. YouTube. Fantasy football leagues.

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4 Unexpected Ways Playing Board Games Can Improve Your Well-Being

Dumb Little Man

Board games allow us to deal with conflict in a controlled environment. Have you ever heard that you need to exercise your mind as well as your body? Play is an important part of human development, but adults are notoriously bad at making time for it.

2018 272

16 Great Reasons to Meditate That’ll Convince You to Start Now

Dumb Little Man

The general impression of meditation is attributed to early mornings, closed eyes, natural environment, cross folded legs, and focusing on one object or deep breaths. We are living in a stressful environment where competition begins at home.

2018 271

Career Advancement is a Privilege, Not a Right

Eat Your Career

But in today’s competitive working environment, you have to do things differently. I’ve encountered a number of counterproductive attitudes in the workplace, but one in particular really bothers me. Too many people out there think they deserve career advancement for all the wrong reasons.

2018 187

Creating Great Habits Through Self-Improvement

Dumb Little Man

Turn your bedroom into a sanctuary for sleep with a cool, dark, quiet environment. If your environment is too noisy, then think about investing in earplugs. When you realize you’re not happy in the situation you find yourself in, it’s time to take action.

2018 265

Office Design Ideas for a Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

As an admin or office professional, you are in charge of keeping the office running smoothly and ensuring a productive work environment for your team, which can extend to making design decisions for the workplace. productivity environment office workspace

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5 Features to Achieve a Peaceful Home

Dumb Little Man

In particular, researchers have found that people who spend time near plants are happier and calmer than those who do not have any links to a natural environment. Your home should be a serene and peaceful place, but getting to that point is often easier said than done.

2018 235

10 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Dumb Little Man

It can be difficult to obtain better work-life balance if your commute eats up a significant part of your day or your office environment is stressful.

2018 258

22 Secrets to Discovering Your Dream and Living It

Dumb Little Man

What environment do you enjoy working in? One of the most important rules of happiness in life is to do what you love. You’ve probably heard that advice a lot of times already. Unfortunately, discovering that dream job and what you are meant to do in life isn’t always so easy.

2018 263

Can Humans Reverse Climate Change With Dietary Changes?

Dumb Little Man

High CO2 environments reduce the levels of iron, zinc, and protein in food crops. From urban American food deserts to developing countries, global hunger hits over 820 million people. Additionally, another two billion face nutrient deficiencies.

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9 Sleep Hacks to Elevate Your Mood and Improve Your Health

Dumb Little Man

Wearing a comfortable eye mask and hanging up blackout curtains are two strategies for keeping your sleep environment darker. Lack of sleep is hazardous to your physical and mental health.

2018 240

Conference for Administrative Assistants and Executive Assistants – Opening Session

Office Dynamics

October 24, 2018. Being an admin means constantly growing and learning new technologies, new tools, new methodologies, and changing environments and demands. We enjoyed a fabulous breakfast buffet (so much food!) at TBones upscale restaurant.

2018 209

Six Ways to Stay Motivated during Hideously Boring Tasks

Dumb Little Man

If you’re not a music fan or if you’re working in an environment where loud music isn’t appropriate, try audio books. Staying motivated is difficult. Finding motivation to do something you don’t really like is even harder. And when the task is boring, it gets more challenging.

2018 234

Things Assistants Do That Executives Appreciate

Office Dynamics

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2018 160

5 Things That Can Bring More Satisfaction In Your Life

Dumb Little Man

However, when you recombine your true inner, peaceful self with the natural environment, you’ll be better with whatever you choose to be. Life in an urban settlement can be hectic. There is that traffic you need to traverse through in order to reach the office on time.

2018 247

Happy Administrative Professionals’ Day!

Office Dynamics

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Staying Unbiased in These Partisan Times

Small Business Labs

  This is not easy in today's heated political environment. Since the founding of Emergent Research nearly two decades ago, our mantra has been follow the data to where it leads us. This requires us to minimize the impact of potential biases in our work.

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Insights from a “Rock Star”: A Conversation with Joan Burge

Office Dynamics

Ohio State University Administrative Professionals Group hosted Joan Burge April 23, 2018, in an informal session called Insights From a Rock Star: A Conversation with Joan Burge. Attitude Problem Solving Productivity Professional Image Self Development Work Environment

2018 169

How to Cope with The First 90 Days of Addiction Recovery

Dumb Little Man

The first few days of addiction recovery are also quite challenging because the individual is now far from the sympathetic and familiar environment of his alcohol rehab facility. Though it is important to create a temptation-free environment, it is just one of the many steps toward sobriety.

2018 215

Office Dynamics Top 10 Blogs For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

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How Depression is Changing Internet Culture

Dumb Little Man

This creates an environment that allows people to outwardly share what they’re experiencing through videos and images. A relationship with a therapist can provide a way for a client with mental issues to share in an environment where they can receive ways to improve their overall well being.

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How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

Because events amplify your workplace culture, ensuring they are inclusive is essential to creating an environment where your coworkers can thrive. This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q.

2018 163

The Continuing Merging of Coworking, Social Clubs and Gyms

Small Business Labs

Here's how we described Spring Place then: "Spring Place goes beyond just offering stylish work environs in an enviable zipcode. Spring Several interesting recent stories illustrate how coworking, social clubs and gyms are merging.

2018 178

Creating A Friendly Work Atmosphere

Office Dynamics

Assess what kind of environment you work in. You form your own emotional “environment,” and in so doing, you work better and have more peacefulness. Difficult People Problem Solving Teamwork Uncategorized Work EnvironmentCreate a Friendly and Approachable Atmosphere.

2018 161

How To Learn To Trust Your Gut Again

Dumb Little Man

Not to be confused with the influence of instinct, intuition is formed by our personal environments rather than biological triggers. Plainly, intuition is a high level of thought. It is a natural, seemingly thoughtless process that requires no analysis or deep thinking.

2018 225

5 Ways to Fix Workplace Drama

On The Job

Such an environment hurts productivity, teamwork and creativity, and can eventually lead to employees leaving.

2018 184

Even More Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the Office

Eco-Office Gals

As a way to combat or prolong the issue, many organizations have opted to go green by creating more eco-friendly working environments. Not only does reducing their carbon footprint helps the environment, but it also helps business.

New CBI Index Reveals a Bright Future in The Cyber Age, with Increased Security and Cryptocurrency Considerations

Small Business CEO

2017 and 2018 saw the rise of cryptocurrency – virtual currencies that enable financial transactions between persons without the need for banks, or other centralised financial intermediaries. … Economy & Environment Information Technology CBI Index cryptocurrency

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How Can a Green Lifestyle Lead to a More Successful You?

Eco-Office Gals

Becoming kind to both the environment and the people around you is a good way to get a head-start. Comfortable Environment. A natural, eco-friendly environment is almost guaranteed to be a more relaxed, comfortable one. Going green is a real way of life.

2018 173

How Personal Counseling Helps Mental Health and Addiction

Dumb Little Man

It’s set in an environment where the person feels most secure and comfortable. Personal or individual counseling is a process wherein an individual works with a licensed and highly-trained therapist on a one-on-one basis.

2018 218

Should You Consider Working In A Co-Working Space?

Dumb Little Man

Nowadays, things are changing rapidly- people’s lifestyle, work culture, and working environment. They provide people with a professional and engaging work environment that’s not too expensive.

2018 219

Why Job Shadowing Can Give You an Advantage

On The Job

You’re given a chance to ask job shadowing questions, observe a “day in the life of,” and just absorb and reflect on whether the environment and the workers are something that appeal to you.

2018 130

Ten Simple Ways to Go Green On A Budget

Eco-Office Gals

Plastics damage our natural environment by leaching toxins into the ground and water. You don’t have to completely eliminate meat from your diet, but if you can reduce your consumption, you will help the environment. You can save money while saving the environment!

2018 163

How to Tell Someone You’re a Recovering Addict

Dumb Little Man

In a social environment that’s not so nice to people facing issues like addiction and recovery, it can be difficult to open up to others and tell them you’re a recovering addict. The workplace is a challenging environment when it comes to sharing personal information like your recovery.

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