The EA competencies you will need in 2019

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Well, that is us in 2019 folks! Core Competencies Featured admin administrators assistants Career Competencies EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual AssistantHappy New Year.

2019 229

How to send a fax in 2019

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Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual AssistantHands 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?

2019 205

Managing your Executive’s one to one meetings

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Core Skills Diary Management Featured Working with Executives admin administrators assistants diary management EA Executive Assistant Meeting Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2019 166

Will CBD Change Modern Pain Management?

Dumb Little Man

With the information we now have about this treatment, many are asking whether CBD is the future of pain management. What’s The Problem With The Current Pain Management? What results is over 40,000 hospitalizations and 3,300 deaths per year — all in the name of pain management.

2019 233

Ten podcasts every PA should listen to

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Career Development admin administrators assistants Career career development EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant podcasts Virtual AssistantI don’t think I’ve shared this before but I love podcasts, and I have for years.

2019 217

3 Key Lessons We Can Learn From the One Minute Manager

Dumb Little Man

Managing people isn’t that easy. The One Minute Manager by Ken Blanchard and Spencer Johnson is a remarkable book about management. It is about a young man who is in search of an effective manager and is willing to work for one.

2019 246

Is multitasking still a useful skill for Assistants?

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2019 196

Where to go for a great Gif and other creative messaging

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Featured Office Technology admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Gifs Office manager PA Personal Assistant technology Virtual AssistantIt goes without saying that Gifs, emoticons, emojis and Memes are everywhere on social media.

2019 155

How to set boundaries between your personal and professional life

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Career Development Reward and Recognition admin administrators assistants Career EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant work life balance

2019 151

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. 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.

2019 170

5 Ways to Overcome Mental Blocks

Dumb Little Man

Author’s note: After experiencing such severe sweat sessions in the past where I’ve managed to forget not only my problems but my own name, I advise not overdoing this one.

2019 253

Connecting With Your Child: 5 Things You Can Do To Stay Close Despite Your Work

Dumb Little Man

I realize that not everyone’s schedule is easy to manage, but find a time that you can count on being around for and do your best to stick to it.

2019 239

Communicating In Style, With Style

Office Dynamics

Doesn’t like rigid, bureaucratic, unfeeling management. Responds poorly to authoritative management. The word communicate is derived from the Latin word, communis , meaning commonness. When we are communicating, we are trying to establish commonness with others.

2019 200

Tips to Get Rid of Stress

Office Dynamics

Attitude Self Development Stress Management UncategorizedLife is too short to let things get to you, but sometimes it happens. Sometimes things are going so fast and so much is happening we all of a sudden think, “Whoa, what just happened?”.

2019 193

7 Signs That You’re Living in Denial

Dumb Little Man

“I’m not going to do this because…” “I would have done that, if not for…” Do you somehow manage to find excuses for everything? We are all living in some form of denial.

2019 207

Reviewing Your Administrative Career

Office Dynamics

What one tip or process from my past managers can I discuss further with my current manager? Career Management Productivity Professional Image Self DevelopmentHave you created your own career portfolio or read about how to create one?

2019 222

Cheval Harrington Court, London

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2019 130

Launching the Future Assistant 2019

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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 […].

2019 141

What is a Good Work Balance? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Ask An Admin Stress Management Time Management Uncategorized Work-Life BalanceWelcome to another question for Ask an Admin – Admin to Admin Advice. This is where you submit the question and your peers answer your question.

2019 158

How To Keep Mold Out of Your Basement

Dumb Little Man

It collects the mold spores from the surfaces if they already managed to settle. The adverse effects of mold are hard to overlook. From unpleasant appearance to respiratory problems and lethal consequences, mold can make our lives truly miserable.

2019 172

How to Look Your Best on Video

On The Job

We all had a good laugh at the Dad doing a video chat when his children managed to scoot into the room and Mom followed moments later to frantically try and remove them. Image:

2019 130

Learn how to position yourself as a business asset

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2019 130

4 Crucial Business Development Lessons for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Last but not least, managing corporate finances goes beyond the accounting compliance. For one thing, managing the company’s communication channels and information systems is not as simple and free from contingencies as it might seem.

2019 176

Ideas for Personal Goals? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

This week’s question comes from Barb and she asks: With the New Year underway, it’s time for me to present my personal goals to my boss for 2019. Ask An Admin Career Management Problem Solving Self Development

2019 164

ADHD Summer Camp Can Improve Social Skills of Special Kids

Dumb Little Man

These staff will then guide their campers through starting and maintaining friendships, dealing with conflicts, managing frustrations, and completing tasks.

2019 164

How Entrepreneurship Helped Me Find My Real Calling

Dumb Little Man

I had to learn how to negotiate, how to ask for help, manage people, and convince them that I provided something worth buying. I had to manage various risks.

2019 206

Overcoming Work Fatigue: What You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Talk to management about your difficulties and see if there are any options to alleviate the situation. Wondering why your job makes you feel so tired at the end of the day? It could be a sign of work fatigue.

2019 184

Starve the Dragon

Office Dynamics

You may not be directly affected by this dragon – the dragon can be creating pain for your industry, your employer, managers, executives, and customers. Attitude Career Management Motivators Problem Solving Self DevelopmentThere is a huge fiery dragon roaming the earth.

2019 177

Should You Be Googling Yourself?

Dumb Little Man

On top of social media, two in three Americans use at least one other online secure account for managing personal data. In 2004, after being shot by an unknown assailant, one Australian man encountered some disturbing information from Google search results.

2019 190

7 Ways Succession Planning Can Help Your Business Thrive

Dumb Little Man

As a small business owner, one aspect of managing your business you probably haven’t taken into account is succession planning. You can apply this principle to all levels of management in your company.

2019 169

How to Play Roulette Like a Professional

Dumb Little Man

Frank Scoblete the well-known casino pro has written a very comprehensive guide on how to play roulette , including the mechanics of the game, bets, strategies, and bankroll management options for European Roulette, French Roulette and American Roulette games. Roulette is a game of chance.

2019 169

When Should You Outsource a Business Task?

Small Business CEO

Management outsourcingAs your business grows, you’ll encounter dozens of important tasks and responsibilities that must be handled in order to keep operations running smoothly. And, in many cases, one of the toughest parts is knowing when to outsource. The Pros and Cons of Outsourcing.

2019 75

Podcast 110: What’s in your cache?

Clutter Coach

Surprisingly, random eviction works, mainly because managing your cache of stuff at all, whether on your computer or in your closet, is better than not doing it. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! ?. This is podcast 110 and it’s about algorithms! If you have math fear, please don’t run away. This isn’t going to be about math.

2019 100

Is It Time to Find a New PEO for Your Small Business?

Small Business CEO

Management PEOThe benefits of using a PEO ( professional employer organization ) for small business are undeniable. However, not all PEO services are equal, so you need to reevaluate your partnership regularly. Does the company provide the exact type of help you need?

2019 56

5 Processes Every Business Owner Should Automate

Small Business CEO

Information Technology Management business automation business processAcross all industries, automation has become a critical factor in a business’ success.

2019 75

4 Top Ways to Provide Superior Customer Service

Small Business CEO

No matter how you look at it, customer service should be one of your top priorities as a business owner or manager. Customer service is vital to the success of a company in any industry. Poor customer service can lead to lost customers, low levels of customer loyalty, and bad publicity.

2019 83

Humans (not AI) are the future of focus and productivity optimization 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Commit Action works because instead of building your to-do list yourself each week from a place of isolation and a vacuum of accountability… you have it built by a human being whose sole job is managing your focus. .

2019 69

7 Things Founders Forget to Consider

Small Business CEO

However, in all this excitement, new founders might experience difficulties with managing expectations and seeing things in other colors than pink. Starting your own business, being your own boss, building a cool startup company, choosing your own team, etc.

2019 74

Still Using Manual Processes? 5 Reasons To Automate Your Systems Today

Small Business CEO

Management business automationBusinesses from every industry use automated systems to some degree, whether it’s automated payment processing, point-of-sale systems , or simple invoicing software. No business is too small to benefit from automation.

2019 69

How to Avoid Needing Regular VAT Loans

Small Business CEO

They are exceptionally good tools to help business owners manage cash flow when times are a bit tough. You are a business owner who makes quarterly VAT payments. You know you’re going to come up short when your next filing is due, so you’re already thinking about getting a loan.

2019 62

5 Business Vehicle Considerations You Need to Make

Small Business CEO

Management business vehicleWhen using a vehicle for business purposes, there are a lot of things to consider. These include taxes, mileage deductions, depreciation expenses and whether to use a personal or business car.

2019 69

Beyond the Cubicle: Deskless Workforce Getting Left Behind

Small Business CEO

CEO Leadership Management deskless workforceSomewhere in the neighborhood of 3 billion (80%) of the global workforce now works in a deskless environment. Strange, when one considers the digital shift that’s been occurring these last two decades, with many physical labor jobs having been replaced by automation technology and apps that can do the most complicated of tasks.

2019 53

How to nail a video interview

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According to tech giant Cisco, 80% of all internet traffic will be video by 2019. Insight can also be gained into the office environment, potential future colleagues and the hiring manager at the very start of the process.