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How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

Dumb Little Man

Stress management for employees is important as it allows them to give their best at work. A stressed-out employee will never be able to perform well. Therefore, managers should always aim to provide a relaxed environment for their employees to work in. For example, a manager can start a TeamViewer online meeting only to have a fun surprise for the team. Although it can leave the employees baffled, it’s a good way for them to release the stress.

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Managing Stress: How Stress Can Actually Improve the Quality of Our Life

Dumb Little Man

If you are like many people, you only associate stress with negative things such as depression, weakened immune system , and fatal diseases such as heart attack and high blood pressure. But did you know that there are positive effects of stress? Before you disagree, though, have you ever been stressed out in an exam room because a question was too tough for your liking? Well, if you answered yes, then you definitely have benefited from stress, one way or another.

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7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a silent killer and if you’re not doing well in coping with stress at work, it can spell problems for you. Stress can strike anyone, even the most optimistic and energetic of people. Studies show that stress is one of the leading causes of chronic health conditions. Heart disease, accelerated aging, and diabetes are linked to stress. Yes, stress is inevitable. But there are many ways to manage it effectively on a daily basis.

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Top 12 Tips For A Stress-Free Life For College Freshmen

Dumb Little Man

Stress plays a huge role in many college student’s lives, especially freshman. In today’s society, stress is almost inevitable. But, we’ve put together several tips for college freshmen to help you manage your stress. You can use them to have a stress-free college experience from year one until you finish your courses. This allows you to manage your overall workload better. It also helps take your mind off your stress.

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10 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively Under Pressure

Dumb Little Man

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. In this particular article, you will find 10 useful and effective time management strategies that will boost your productivity dramatically. The key to a stress-less mind is a balanced life.

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Time Management for the Modern Assistant

Office Dynamics

Year after year, one of the biggest struggles executive assistants report to me is effective time management. If you would like more time management tips, get a copy of my downloadable eBook, Time Management for the Modern Assistant: Proven Tactics for Taming Your Day. In this innovative eBook, Joan provides insightful and life-changing time management techniques for the modern assistant.

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How Do I Manage My Expenses After Getting Married?

Dumb Little Man

But there are some tricky avenues of a new marriage to tackle, such as learning to live with each other’s house-habits. Figure out a money management system. What financial advice you follow regarding money management is different for each and every couple. Putting away money for starting a family can be very beneficial in reducing financial stress once the baby arrives. Learn how to problem-solve effectively.

5 Essential Tips on How to Overcome Burnout in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Learning how to overcome burnout is what sets people apart and falling victim to burnout can easily cause someone to leave a job in some cases. Either type of burnout is valid and the more important part is learning to recognize how the burnout happened in the first place. You will be able to manage each day a little bit easier. Learn to Say No. After all, too much work and stress can fall on your shoulders, thanks to saying yes far too much.

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The 11 Most Important Rules For Healthy Eating

Dumb Little Man

That was before stress, adulthood or the perils of keeping up online took over your life. If you choose to eat a balance of natural foods, you’ll soon learn that calories don’t count. The list includes cell repair, cell regeneration, hormone production, and blood sugar management.

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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Starting early also means you avoid stress by having plenty of time to get to work and do anything else you need to do. Learn to delegate. Learn more administrative professional skills that will launch you further into career success by attending our World Class Assistant™ course and obtaining the Certified World Class Assistant designation. Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant.

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5 Strategies for Overcoming Self-Doubt

Dumb Little Man

Meditation is a helpful practice for learning to observe your thoughts without judgment. The trick is to learn how to detach from your thoughts instead of constantly identifying with them. Take action and learn by doing. However, it needs to be thoughtfully managed.

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7 Super Effective Tips to Meet Deadlines Without Going Mad

Dumb Little Man

This is because we haven’t developed the right time management and organizational skills. You have to learn how to properly plan your workdays and its most important aspects. It’ll help remove the stress and pressure you might be experiencing, too. It’s important for time management and project juggling. For some of us, meeting a deadline is not a problem because we simply lack the time or we have poor time management skills.

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

Dumb Little Man

That’s why I suggest you try the 60-60-30 time management technique. It’s more complicated and, thus, more prone to stress and errors. Manage your energy. Besides time-management, you need to know about things like: Networking. Understanding this principle is essential to learning how to prioritize your days, weeks, and months. So, you work from home. Nothing wrong with that. You’re your own boss and you can set your working hours as you want.

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Wish Your Pup Could Tell You How He’s Doing? Check His Poop

Dumb Little Man

Poop management isn’t everyone’s favorite part of pet parenthood, but it is a vital aspect of productive and health-focused pet care. You can learn plenty while you’re tidying up Toto’s turds. Your dog also could be stressed. Remember, kennel stress is real — new smells, new dogs, and a new environment are also stressful. Everybody poops — me, you, and our furry friends. Most dog lovers are more familiar with dog poop than human poop.

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What Does It Really Mean to Be Proactive at Work?

Eat Your Career

I heard so many managers and coaches and trainers advising people to “be proactive,” but never explaining HOW. In the workplace, proactive people: make better use of resources, including time, energy, and money; prevent problems from occurring; respond promptly and appropriately to problems that can’t be avoided, thus reducing their negative impact; feel a greater sense of control and experiences less stress; establish a positive and powerful reputation. (In

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4 Biggest Challenges of Being A Freelancer (And How To Deal With Them)

Dumb Little Man

You will need to learn how to chase money. How to manage this. How to manage this. How to manage this. How to manage this. This can’t be stressed enough. See Also: 9 Tips To Overcome Stress For Freelancers. You may be a freelancer right now or you may be considering entering the world of freelancing. Either way, the challenges of being a freelancer outlined below are real and they affect every freelancer at some point in their journey.

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What to Do When There Are Too Many Things to Get Done

Dumb Little Man

And those who don’t are either the most organized people in the world or have some secret strategies for doing a lot of work in no time and not feeling stressed. Or have just followed some or all of the simple tips I’m offering you here that may put your to-do list in order and make things manageable. You’ll see that things get easier once you learn how to be mindful of the process, eliminate the unnecessary, and find meaning in what you do.

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5 Ways To Create the Foundation of a Long-Term Relationship

Dumb Little Man

Most people who meet us for the first time wonder how we’ve managed to craft a long-term relationship. You need to create a strong foundation for a long term relationship so that it can withstand the pressures of a career, debt, children, funerals, and all of the other stresses that come with the modern relationship. We’ve also learned some lessons over time that have helped us craft a stable foundation upon which we can always rely when times get tough.

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Top Reasons Why You Should Find A Virtual Assistant Today For Your Business

Dumb Little Man

Email Management. Virtual assistants are quite skilled in several areas and can help you decrease your stress and organize everything. See Also: Avoid Decision Fatigue: Learn The Steps for Effective Delegation. Virtual assistants can do tasks which are done regularly and then help you with managing multiple tasks in a short period. You might not be able to manage your time to do all of that.

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Why You’ll Never Win What You Want Without A Win-Win Approach

Dumb Little Man

When we’re scared, tired, hungry or stressed, this is the brain which automatically takes control, quickly and forcefully. As we can see by the length of the words it manages, this is the wiser brain. Unfortunately, it’s very easy to stress or scare us into automatically moving the control to our survival reptilian brain. They did nothing but provoke the stressed reptilian brains of their audience. “An open heart is an open mind.” – Dalai Lama.

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10 Things That Are Essential For A Great Office Environment

Dumb Little Man

This not only cuts down the interruption and stress but also boosts productivity. The best way to manage such affairs is by striving to achieve transparency among every employee. Instead of asking your employees to constantly report their progress, learn to take a background role and let your employees breathe for once. Do not let their skills go to waste by managing every single task. A great workplace does not happen by accident.

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How to Get Out of Work For An Interview [10+ Fireproof Excuses]

Dumb Little Man

Now, don’t stress as you’re about to learn how to get out of work for an interview. If it’s not an option to take time off, don’t stress. If you need time off, a good manager won’t ask you for details. If your manager was good, chances are, you wouldn’t be jumping ship. So, you just found a stellar opportunity that might launch your career into the stratosphere.

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20 Tips For Building the Body of Legend Bruce Lee

Dumb Little Man

The more you stress your body, the bigger the spike of muscle building hormones while you sleep. Learn Proper Lifting Technique. Learn to Listen to Your Body. Learn to love good pain but avoid bad pain like it’s the plague. You can’t manage what you don’t measure. This may be hard to do at first, but as time moves on you’ll learn to love this new healthy way of living. Bruce Lee had one of the most iconic bodies in the film industry.

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How to Prevent & Overcome Burnout

Eat Your Career

Let’s be honest: Stress is an unavoidable part of the modern workplace. When we fail to properly manage stress over a prolonged period of time, it can eventually lead to burnout. Instead, take proactive steps now to create appropriate limits in the workplace and manage stress in healthy ways. In this month’s webinar, you’ll learn simple strategies to do just that. As an attendee, you will learn….

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Executive Assistants –Developing Your “Wow” Factor

Office Dynamics

Learn to observe the successful people around you and mirror their example. They lose all perspective and let their stress filter into every interaction and behavior. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Certification and Designation Executive And Assistant Partnership Professional Image Self DevelopmentSome executive assistants have it. Some executive assistants don’t. What is it, you ask? That intangible, invaluable “wow” factor.

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18 Books Every Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant Should Read

Office Dynamics

In a chaotic world where everything seems urgent and important, Joan has learned through the difficult journey of helping her husband battle pancreatic cancer, what matters most. You’ll learn how to embrace innovative thinking that makes you invaluable to your boss, your co-workers and your company. Does taking time off lead to more stress than relaxation because you’re worried what will (or won’t) happen at the office while you’re gone?

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Set Healthy Boundaries at Work

Office Dynamics

An important component to self-management versus stress-management is to set healthy boundaries in the workplace. A boundary in the office for an administrative assistant can be as simple as addressing a coworker or manager who constantly steps into your workspace and takes your desk supplies without asking and doesn’t return them. One administrative assistant said that her manager did not expect her to check business emails or take action on non-work hours.

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Administrative Assistants Broaden Your Skillset

Office Dynamics

I wanted to know the areas the assistants were interested in growing and learning about. What surprised me after looking at the list was that many of the requests had to do with the typical administrative skills or tasks such as: managing multiple managers, dealing with difficult people, managing stress, calendar management, and troubleshooting. What is your learning preference? Learn to invest in yourself. Research learning opportunities.

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Powerful Prioritization Principles (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Mastering the skill of prioritization is one of the most essential parts of successful time management—and yet, so many professionals struggle with it. If determining priorities stresses you out, it’s time to re-evaluate your practices. In this month’s webinar, you’ll learn the powerful prioritization principles that help make the process less painful and more productive. As an attendee, you will learn….

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Braving Burnout: How to Go on When it Feels Like There’s Nowhere to Go

Productivityist

Furthermore, the amount of work and stress increases if you’re an entrepreneur. People who are close to burning out are under a lot of stress, which usually translates into low quality of sleep, insomnia, stomach pain, low appetite, headache, dizziness, chest pain, shortness of breath, and more. The level of stress is high, and it’s difficult to remember why you started in the first place. Also, learn to stop negative thoughts and stay far away from perfectionism.

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Getting Things Done

Office Dynamics

How many times do you ask a manager or someone who is giving you a task, “How soon do you need this?” Early in the day, clarify with your manager(s) what are the most important priorities. I highly recommend doing this first thing in the morning as what you thought was a priority at 5:00 pm the day before, could have totally changed because your manager (like many others) is working at night and early morning. Many times, your manager just gives you bits of information.

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6 Signs You’ve Fallen Into The Employee Mentality Pit

Tips From T. Marie

Clients want to micro-manage or get upset if you don’t immediately respond to emails. Not only does this type of behavior make it hard to branch out and grow your business, it’s stressful, and puts you in danger of being considered an employee and not an independent contractor by the IRS. As the instructor of a best-selling online course teaching individuals how to work from home as a virtual assistant, I get plenty of questions.

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Podcast 114: Organizing systems for growth

Clutter Coach

When a company is small, especially if it’s just one person, procedures and methods happen organically and are easily learned by everyone. The office manager is now managing a space and population more than twice the size of the previous one so her capacity is maxed out. It will probably fall to the office manager to do the maintenance, or to direct specific other people to do it. Whether people realize it or not, visual clutter is distracting and stressful.

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My Boss is Leaving: How Can I best Help her Transition Out? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

asks: My beloved manager/leader/friend is leaving our company at the end of July. I’m anticipating a lot of stress around this for our company once they find out next week, and want to help her prepare for it. Want to learn more about Ask an Admin and how to submit your own question? Ask an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers.

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6 Simple Ways You Can Start Promoting Mental Health in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

There’s bad management, long hours, unrealistic workloads, and job insecurity to name a few. These tools can relay advice on how to uphold a positive company culture, support contacts, advice on managing mental health, and recovery maintenance. Train managers to recognize symptoms early on. Providing proper health care insurance can alleviate the stress of having to pay for treatment. Order pizza for your team and host a lunch and learn!

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How to Handle Work Guilt

Jen Lawrence

While you may not be able to change the circumstances around the core of the work guilt ( if you have to work, you have to work ), there are ways we can manage how we feel. Consistently showing up at work resentful, angry, or stressed serves absolutely no one.

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Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

But chances are you going to spend more time managing your tools than you will be working on your business and still none of those tools can apply years of administrative and business expertise to make sure you make the right decisions for your business. Also, there are a plethora of things entrepreneurs need to do that they don’t necessarily need to learn how to do. More Than a Task Manager. Your first need for a virtual assistant will be someone to manage tasks.

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Customer Intelligence and Teamwork Drive Innovation

BioTeams

Enterprises are required to nurture internal processes that work in sync like ecosystems to encourage front line intelligence to feed ideas through to management so that services, products, processes and teamwork ensues collaboratively to deliver benefits to the Value Chain.

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Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

But chances are you going to spend more time managing your tools than you will be working on your business and still none of those tools can apply years of administrative and business expertise to make sure you make the right decisions for your business. Also, there are a plethora of things entrepreneurs need to do that they don’t necessarily need to learn how to do. More Than a Task Manager. Your first need for a virtual assistant will be someone to manage tasks.

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How to Plan a Startup Team Building Retreat

Small Business CEO

Most start-ups deal with a skeletal group and work through many stressful situations together. Not only do your employees get to spend time together, but they also do group activities and learn to build trust. Management team buildingAs startup culture takes over the modern generation, it has become more necessary than ever to encourage team-building efforts. When such a variety of work is being dealt with with a small group, animosities can arise very quickly.

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Before Criticizing Team Members, Take a Look in the Mirror

45 Things

Have you ever walked up to a cash register to pay for your Yoo-Hoo and there are two clerks bad-mouthing a manager or another worker? But as I've gotten older -- and hopefully wiser -- I've learned that all of us could do a better job of making improvements at work. Next time you're in stressful situation or feeling unhappy at work, try digging deep and finding the cause of your stress.

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Importance Of Virtual Support Staff To Your Business

Dumb Little Man

You’ll get a cost-effective method and get high-level administrative services while managing the work better. Working through unprecedented times, VAs have also learned to prioritize self-care habits and are more empowered to make smart decisions about their work conditions.

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5 Remote Collaboration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

Dumb Little Man

The SHRM Employees Benefits Report 2019 shows that more than half of the organizations (57%) offer remote working hours. Nicholas Bloom in his TEDxStanford talk stressed upon the tremendous potential working from home offers. But the main challenge is managing virtual teams.

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