Medicare – What’s New in 2019?

Dumb Little Man

Here are some of the main changes in Medicare this 2019. However, in 2019, you can breathe a little easier. In 2019, however, Medicare Advantage plans include some supplemental home health care as an added benefit. The post Medicare – What’s New in 2019?

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The EA competencies you will need in 2019

Practically Perfect PA

Well, that is us in 2019 folks! Happy New Year. Firstly before I start this blog, I want to say a huge thank you to all of the Practically Perfect PA readers who are joining us for another year on the blog. We have been going now since 2011, and I can’t wait to see […].

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How to send a fax in 2019

Practically Perfect PA

Hands up. Who has been asked to send a fax in the last year? I see a few of you nodding, some of you are rolling your eyes thinking – fax? What is it 1989? Some of you are wondering what I mean by the word ‘fax’ Yes, I know this is old technology, but you […].

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The Future Assistant Conference 2019: What went down?

Practically Perfect PA

I can’t quite believe I am writing about our 5th conference!

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Brookings 2019 Trends to Watch

Small Business Labs

They recently released a report with their 2019 Trends to Watch. The trend is listed first in the Biggest Policy Trends in 2019 section of the report. But we think Allen is correct that this should be a major priority in 2019.

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New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019

Office Dynamics

We’ve crafted new ideas and we are so excited to be able to release just a few of the new things for 2019! For the first time ever, we will be introducing the Joan Burge Innovation Award at the 2019 Conference for Administrative Excellence.

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The 2019 Top Tech Events to Attend for Your Business

Dumb Little Man

The UX and Digital Design Week 2019 will be held in London between August 12th-16th. FinTech Connect 2019. FinTech Connect 2019 is a major financial event for companies, financial institutions, and backers of FinTech projects.

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New Year, New Career? How to Reinvent Your Career Path in 2019

Eat Your Career

As 2019 begins, perhaps you’ve come to the conclusion that it’s time for a change—a big one. If you’re ready to make a career change in 2019, or if you’re just exploring the option, I’m offering a BONUS free webinar this month to help you understand exactly what’s involved.

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32 Million Americans Say They Will Start a Business in 2019. Most Won't.

Small Business Labs

According to a recent Job Creators Network Foundation survey , "Sixteen-percent of Americans say they are likely to start a new business in 2019." of Americans will start a small business in 2019 instead of 16%.

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Stick to Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions with These Tech Gadgets

Dumb Little Man

The post Stick to Your 2019 New Year’s Resolutions with These Tech Gadgets appeared first on Dumb Little Man. New Year is considered as the start of a whole new journey. It’s the time when all of us make new resolutions.

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Launching the Future Assistant 2019

Practically Perfect PA

That is right, we are launching the Future Assistant 2019! The Future Assistant is taking place on the 14th and 15th February 2019 at RichMix London and again we are streaming the conference […].

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4 Steps to Being Happier

On The Job

When my children were babies, I knew exactly what I would do if I won the lottery: Hire a nighttime nanny. That's because my kids couldn't seem to get the hang of sleeping through the night, and I was beyond exhausted.

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Writing Online: 7 Great Opportunities for Freelancers in 2019

Daily Writing Tips

Based on the input from writers in my 1,100-member freelance-writer community, here’s what will pay well in 2019 (in alphabetical order): 1. Glamour recently announced it would go online-only in February 2019, joining other recent online converts Teen Vogue, Self, Computerworld, and others.

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How to Benefit When You Get Blindsided by Criticism

On The Job

One day when I was on deadline frantically trying to complete a story, my instant messaging app popped up with something like: "Anita didn't check the database and now I'm having to recreate this work. sigh*" The IM was from my direct editor to another editor.

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How to Stop Black-and-White Thinking from Destroying Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Black or white. Right or wrong. Good or bad. Smart or stupid. Strong or weak. Do you live your life in black and white terms? Is your mood in constant fluctuation, going from great to depressed in under one minute? Many people suffer from this black-and-white thinking pattern.

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3 Ways to Handle a Negative Coworker

On The Job

It seems like everywhere I turn, someone is always talking or writing about "times like these." Usually, it's not "times like these are so great." It's usually something like, "Times like these are so horrible."

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To Have It All: What Is The Cost?

Dumb Little Man

I signed our first contract in the delivery room. I felt so proud of this accomplishment for so long! NestApple (my recently launched real estate company) was born a few months before my daughter. Formally, however, clients started reaching out at the same time my epidural was going in.

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The Critical Element You May Be Missing in Your Job Search

On The Job

This seems to be the time of year when a lot of people are jumping ship for a new gig. People are seeking new challenges -- or feel unsettled by the current instability of their industry.

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How to Stick to your Financial New Year’s Resolution

Dumb Little Man

You can check out these money saving 2019 New Years resolutions to see how you can quickly improve your finances without having to think about budgeting. At the start of a bright and shiny new year, the first few days of January are the easiest to get through.

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Taking Life Seriously

Dumb Little Man

Pretentious title, but far from a call to adopt a stance of apathy within this wondrous and dynamic reality we exist together in. Well, no. It’s quite the opposite.

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Top 5 Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners in 2019

Small Business CEO

What have you got planned for 2019? Let’s make 2019 your year to really come to terms with your marketing and get it on track. … The post Top 5 Marketing Tips for Small Business Owners in 2019 appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Technology of the week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad What is the Rowrite Smart Writing Pad? The RoWrite, by Royole, brings the traditional notepad into the digital age to capture ideas, notes, and drawings.

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Coffee Culture: The Origins of Your Morning Cup of Joe

Dumb Little Man

In 1699, the East India Trading Company set up the first commercial exports of coffee from Java, Indonesia. As Europeans became fascinated with the strong beverage, its demand only grew stronger.

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Ten podcasts every PA should listen to

Practically Perfect PA

I don’t think I’ve shared this before but I love podcasts, and I have for years. They are more popular than ever, and there are loads of podcasts that can help you with your personal and professional development.

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How Weight Training Will Affect You In The Long Run

Dumb Little Man

I never had major struggles with my weight, but there was definitely a period of time where I was somewhat out of shape, lazy, unhealthy and unhappy. Not knowing a whole lot about fitness, I just decided to hit the gym and hope for the best.

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5 Ways To Be The Best Version Of You

Dumb Little Man

It seems fair to say that the majority of us are probably trying to do our best in most areas of life. Whether it’s parenting, jobs, relationships or just life overall — we get through each day with some successes and failures and hope that it all nets out on the positive side in the end.

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How to keep a positive attitude at work

Practically Perfect PA

Let’s face it, being an Assistant can be pretty challenging and not every day are you going to be walking around your office with your glass half full beaming from ear to ear. Some days you will be massively p*ssed off and want to hide under your desk until you can leave at 5 […].

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Not got much to do? Here are a few ideas!

Practically Perfect PA

We all have certain points at the office when we just don’t have much to do. I know some of you will be laughing your asses off right now, and thinking yeah right!

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Wedding Tips for Introverts Planning Their Wedding

Dumb Little Man

Your wedding day and the preparations before it are obviously going to be extremely taxing and troublesome. Not only do you have to channel your thoughts and try to get them on paper, but you also have to be responsible for handling several tasks at once.

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Las Vegas Restaurants and Attractions to Visit While Attending Our Conference for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Hello Office Dynamics friends and family! Ernan here and I’m very excited to share with you a little interview I had with Joan Burge.

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Wish to Make your Website Hack-Proof? Apply these 5 Security Measures

Dumb Little Man

Then, check out the following pointers which you should implement on your personal website or a WordPress-hosted one if you want to stay safe from hackers in 2019. Imagine a free-flowing stream full of beautifully colored fish and certain hazardous plastic pieces caught in the current.

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What is CFD and Why You Should Trade Them

Dumb Little Man

You may or may not have heard of CFD in regards to trading. However, they can be a valuable resource in the financial world. If you’ve never heard of them, this is for you. What is CFD? We’re going to cover the answer to this.

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Top 7 Ways To Achieve Legendary Level of Leadership

Dumb Little Man

You must’ve had the pleasure of leading a team or a small group of people at some point in your life. Be it a project or a small campaign, you know how difficult it sometimes get to keep all of your team members on the same page and make them working toward your (common) goal.

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7 Hacks I Learned From James Bond

Dumb Little Man

Not everybody can be a globetrotting super-spy who saves the world every few years. In fact, almost nobody can. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t view James Bond as a role model. No, we’re not talking about the rampant murder and womanizing.

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Payroll Tips for Starting 2019 Right

Small Business CEO

… The post Payroll Tips for Starting 2019 Right appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Payroll tasks take up around 5 hours per week for a small business owner. This time, while well-spent, could be better spent elsewhere.

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How Long Does The Post Office Hold A Package?

Dumb Little Man

For more than two centuries, the United States Postal Service has reliably delivered packages to its customers. Occasionally, however, a postal worker must deliver a package that does not fit in the addressee’s mailbox.

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5 ways to improve your leadership skills

Practically Perfect PA

There are now quite a few of us in the Assistant world running around shouting that you, lovely Assistant, are a leader within your organisation! You may not manage a team, but you do work in a management role.

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Teach Your Executive How to Work with You

Office Dynamics

Today, I thought I’d take a little different spin and share with you an excerpt from a chapter in my newest book for assistants, Joan’s Greatest Administrative Secrets Revealed. In my early days as a secretary I didn’t know how to teach my executives how to work with me or what I needed.

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20 Simple Tips to Increase Your Productivity When You Work From Home

Dumb Little Man

So, you work from home. Nothing wrong with that. You’re your own boss and you can set your working hours as you want. You can also make more money than from a classic job. But even with these advantages, you still have a problem: It’s hard for you to be productive.

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How To Go From Making Six Figures In Business To Losing It All

Dumb Little Man

This is not your typical success story. This is a success story in reverse. Now, why share my loss? Why share something that should make me feel embarrassed? Well, I’m guessing I’m not the only business owner or human, for that matter, who’s been through a loss.

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How to adjust your CV depending on the role

Practically Perfect PA

If you are looking for a new role this year, you will most likely have dusted off your CV and started to update it to reflect your current skills and experiences. This is an obvious first step in your job hunt but not where the journey ends for your CV! I think most of you […].

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You Don’t Need a Student Loan for In-tuition

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever played with Runes, Tarot Cards or consulted the I Ching to get an answer to a major life question? I have. When I don’t like the answer, I “fish” again until I am satisfied with the outcome. Interpretation is everything.

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Day in the life: Amy Franklyn, EA at Bird & Bird

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Amy Franklyn, EA at Bird & Bird which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks. What are the main aspects of your role? I manage a team of PAs and Administrative Assistants and I support the firm’s Head of Corporate and General Counsel.

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