5 Must-Have Skills for Progressive Assistants From Joan’s book, Who Took My Pen… Again?

Office Dynamics

You have the fundamentals down pat and even demonstrate advanced skill sets. What might be missing from your bag of skills? Offer valid June 6, 2019 through June 10, 2019 Use Promo Code: JUNE30.

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How Can Universal Basic Income Mitigate Fallout From Automation?

Dumb Little Man

The main goal would be to promote egalitarianism. From 2019 to 2020 in Stockholm, California, monthly stipends were tested at random on 100 citizens. In a 2018 poll, nearly half of Americans supported the idea of a Universal Basic Income program.

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16 Simple Ways To Build Confidence From The Inside Out

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The process of setting a small goal and accomplishing it (along with the physical benefits of working out) can drastically improve your level of confidence over time. When you’re lacking confidence, the thought of accomplishing a large goal can be daunting. Goals Motivation

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How to Write a Professional Development Plan

Eat Your Career

In the first part of this series, you learned that a professional development plan (or PDP) is a written document used to focus, evaluate and prioritize professional development goals and activities. Goal Setting : Define what exactly success means to you.

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Do I Really Need a Professional Development Plan?

Eat Your Career

You might not have any huge career goals right now, but that doesn’t mean you want to cut off your opportunities for the future. Even if you’re currently right where you want to be, you still need to continue developing your skills if you want to keep up with your peers.

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10 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively Under Pressure

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Time management is one of the most important skills that you need to develop in life. With effective time management, you enable yourself to become more productive at achieving the goals and objectives assigned to you at work.

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How to Apply Good Financial Habits to the Rest of Your Life

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It might seem strange, but just the action of writing your goals down has a large impact on what you are actually able to accomplish. Beyond the direct effect of learning a new skill or gaining new information, continuing to expand your mind will have you living longer and making more friends.

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7 Ways to Stop Making Bad Decisions In Life Without Self-Sabotaging

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Maybe because I was embarrassed to admit that the skills I built from years of swimming lessons, including from the days when I thought the lessons were worthy of multiple eye-rolls, actually did serve its purpose. Define the goal of the decision.

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Why Three in Four of Us Never Make It to Our Dream Job (And How to Overcome It)

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Aspirations are a key driver to success, keeping us focused on the end goal – but how many of us actually make it? Asked why they think they have never made it, over a third (34%) said they simply “don’t have the required skills or knowledge” 16% also said financial barriers were the main reason. Combine the two and you highlight the difficulty some parts of society have when trying to learn the skills required to progress. Skill up. Career Goals

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The Recent Flurry of Gig Economy Studies

Small Business Labs

  The goal of the study was to get a 360 view of external labor use by businesses. And, overall, they've accomplished that goal.  It's been a busy couple of weeks for gig economy studies. Below is a list of 4 of the recently released studies.

2019 177

50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

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The society in which we grow up determines how we perceive excellence and the goal of getting the very best out of our lives. Do you know what you need to do every day to stay motivated and keep working towards your higher goals? Develop new skills.

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Do This One Thing to Ensure You Always Have a Job

On The Job

Here are some tips for being a lifelong learner from “Awaken the Genius Within—A Guide to Lifelong Learning Skills” by Samuel A. Set aside at least half an hour a day to build up that knowledge or skill in the area of expertise that you need to acquire.

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How to Make Employers Pay a Closer Look at Your Resume

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All you have to do is draw a straight line between your work experience and skills and the job. That means your initial job search goal is to develop a resume that will generate an instant interest among hiring managers.

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Top 7 Ways To Achieve Legendary Level of Leadership

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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. Here are 7 tips on how to improve leadership skills: Connection. Greater Goal.

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8 College Courses That Will Make You Rich

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A lot will depend on your outlook and your goals but know this: School doesn’t prepare you well for achieving wealth or becoming an entrepreneur. Basic composition and grammar skills can do wonders for your ability to convey your ideas and your mindset.

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5 Tips to Convince Your Overprotective Parents to Let You Travel Alone

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Ask yourself the following questions: What is your goal or what do you want to experience and accomplish when you are abroad? Try and tie it back to how it can help with your career goal and how it can give you a competitive edge in the future.

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

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Urgent but not Important: These are tasks that you can delegate to people who are skilled enough to accomplish them. They force you to organize your tasks in order of priority so that you’re only working on objectives that move you closer to your most meaningful goals.

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How to Be Adaptable in 11 Simple Steps

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Set realistic goals and you will never feel like you failed. Although some people are adaptable to circumstances by nature, you can master this skill as well. Whether it involves your work, family, relationships or life in general, changes are bound to happen.

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7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

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Your boss or teacher might not help as they keep pushing you to hit your goals. You have to understand that handling stress is a skill that needs to be developed with consistency and commitment.

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5 Inspiring People Who Started With Nothing and Changed the World

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To be successful at something requires a great deal of skill, talent and even luck, right? They were certainly not lucky, and even skill and talent are not the reason that they achieved their big dream. He could have easily decided that it was too much of an impossible goal.

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7 Ways To Instantly Meet Like-Minded People

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Finding people with the same goals and aspirations is even harder. Every company, especially long-standing ones, have a regimented set of recruitment criteria which include certain personality traits and hard skills. Finding people with the same interests isn’t always that easy.

2019 235

Can You Be Successful Without College?

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In reality, our college degree does not define our worth, skills or even our success in our careers. Returning vets were given the opportunity to retool their skills and reintegrate into the workforce. See Also: 5 College Skills That Have Lasting Value.

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8 Methods to Eliminate Credit Card Debt

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While the word “negotiate” makes most people automatically cringe, this vital skill can save those in extreme credit card debt. Outside of overtime, consider your skills.

7 Ways Admins Can Do More Meaningful Work

Eat Your Career

As an admin, your job (at its core) is to support others to achieve their goals; that becomes more meaningful when you are truly invested in the success of the other person or people…when you care about them on a real level.

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9 Useful Strategies to Dealing with Difficult People at Work

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So, rather than turn to some drastic decisions each time, why not equip yourself with the skills to deal with them? Today, she enables thousands to achieve their goals and dreams through her popular personal development blog CelestineChua.com and her coaching.

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Making the Best of Your Social Media Profile

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Whether we are looking for a job, starting our own business or simply wanting to get noticed for whatever reason, it’s important to set out some achievable goals. Applying these criteria to each and every point of your strategy will break down your goals into more manageable tasks.

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3 Home Business Ideas to Help You Start Making Money from Home

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The end goal here is to set up an ad campaign and spend less money than you are making. Freelance writing is tough, but depending on your writing skills, this is one area you can have more control and demand over.

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10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills

Daily Writing Tips

If you’re intimidated by a group setting, consider finding a writing partner with whom you can exchange drafts and/or discuss concepts and practice skills, then graduate, on your own or with your partner, to a course or workshop. Original post: 10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills.

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Choosing the Best Administrative Assistant or Executive Assistant Conference

Office Dynamics

What is your goal or goals for going to an administrative conference? Education wise: What skills do you need to grow? What new skills do you need to learn/develop? Make a comparison spreadsheet, if necessary Topics to be covered – do they align with your goals?

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Professional Development Plan Basics: The Purpose and Benefits of a PDP

Eat Your Career

A Professional Development Plan (or PDP) is a written document used to focus, evaluate and prioritize professional development goals and activities. Plus, it helps you create a structured plan and timeline for achieving your goals.

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How to Earn Money While Traveling

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In combination with your writing skills, this can help with your world-travel goals while still earning some extra cash on the side! Those who live for traveling, and there are many of us who do, crave for the opportunity to see amazing places in the world as often as possible.

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20 Tips For Building the Body of Legend Bruce Lee

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Here’s what Arnold Schwarzenegger has to say about Bruce: “There’s a lot of people that do all those moves and they do have the skill, but they don’t look visually as believable or as impressive as Bruce Lee did. It’s not about the end goal, it’s all about the process.

2019 206

Conference for Administrative Assistants – How to Get Your Executive’s Approval

Office Dynamics

In today’s competitive marketplace and at the pace this profession is changing, if you do not continually enhance your skills, build new ones, and have a strategy for your career, you will get left in the dust.

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18 Books Every Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant Should Read

Office Dynamics

Are you looking for a way to demonstrate the skills and value you contribute to your organization and team? This workbook offers detailed training on specific, proven techniques and strategies that will help you grow your professional skills and achieve your career goals.

2019 251

What Is Passive Income?

The Solopreneur Life

If you’re a freelancer, for example, you can focus more time on marketing, growing your skill set, and nurturing relationships, rather than just working. It takes various skills to set up streams of revenue in this way. Consider your business and its goals.

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Top 9 Communication Tips for Executive and Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

While everyone must competently use today’s information technology tools, too many of us are ignoring the proven importance and effectiveness of interpersonal communication skills. Ask yourself if your goal is to communicate or to win.

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What is the Difference Between an Administrative Conference and Administrative Training?

Office Dynamics

” Something to remember is that typically if you want to dig deep into administrative training content and practice the skills you are learning, you usually get that in a training course or workshop. Skill practice – some Skill practice – ample time to practice newly-learned skills.

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How to Build a Powerful Professional Network

Eat Your Career

Sure, love isn’t necessarily the goal. When it comes to career success, you need strong relationships to achieve your goals. As a result, they struggle to create the kind of relationships they need to achieve their career goals.

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Reviewing Your Administrative Career

Office Dynamics

Focusing on sharing your skills with your current employer can not only make you more productive but also help you better create a position that you enjoy. Pride in your work and recognizing the skills you have worked hard to learn help create a job you truly enjoy and want to be a part of.

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Administrative Assistants Working on a Team – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Ask An Admin Communication Skills TeamworkAsk an Admin is a place where administrative assistants and executive assistants can get advice…from each other!

2019 137

What Is Passive Income?

The Solopreneur Life

If you’re a freelancer, for example, you can focus more time on marketing, growing your skill set, and nurturing relationships, rather than just working. It takes various skills to set up streams of revenue in this way. Consider your business and its goals.

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Episode 252: Getting Video Done with Owen Video

Productivityist

Metabolic Profiling (MetPro) is the advanced methodology created by Transformation Specialist Angelo Poli that analyzes a person’s specific response to diet and activity, and adjusts based on their personal needs and goals. On today’s episode, I spent time with Owen Video.

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List of 50 Great Word Games for Kids and Adults

Daily Writing Tips

After the list of 50 writing games, I’ve given you a top ten that I think are particularly great for kids who want to practice their writing skills. Like other types of roleplaying game, they’re a great way to practice storytelling and character-development skills.

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