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How Managers Can Help Stressed Out Employees

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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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7 Awesome Ways to Effectively Manage Your Stress on Weekdays

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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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9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills as an administrative assistant without too much effort on your part. Starting early also means you avoid stress by having plenty of time to get to work and do anything else you need to do. Share some of your organization skills, tips, and tricks in the comments below.

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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. 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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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? Studying the movers and shakers who create the curve, set the trends and define what the future might be in a week, month or year, makes you valuable to your managers and organization. Being a future thinker will decrease your pressure and stress. Offer valid June 6, 2019 through June 10, 2019 Use Promo Code: JUNE30.

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The Surprising Benefits of Giving Back on Your Mental Health

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The report revealed that of the respondents that participated in volunteering activities within 12 months of the study, 94% said it made their moods better, 76% were healthier, and 78% said that their stress levels had reduced. Volunteering Helps Reduce Stress and Anxiety.

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7 Super Effective Tips to Meet Deadlines Without Going Mad

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This is because we haven’t developed the right time management and organizational skills. And the lack of such skills makes meeting deadlines seems like an impossible task. 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

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That’s why I suggest you try the 60-60-30 time management technique. Urgent but not Important: These are tasks that you can delegate to people who are skilled enough to accomplish them. It’s more complicated and, thus, more prone to stress and errors. Manage your energy. Improve your skills. When you work from home, you need multiple skills. Besides time-management, you need to know about things like: Networking. So, you work from home.

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

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Using their skills sets, they can work per the client’s specifications. Email Management. Virtual assistants are quite skilled in several areas and can help you decrease your stress and organize everything. 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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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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10 Things That Are Essential For A Great Office Environment

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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. Since you are aware of your employees’ skill levels, let them utilize it. Do not let their skills go to waste by managing every single task. Such sitting options give a sense of freedom and can improve energy and mood during stressful periods.

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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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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. The more you stress your body, the bigger the spike of muscle building hormones while you sleep. You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Bruce Lee had one of the most iconic bodies in the film industry.

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Executive Assistants –Developing Your “Wow” Factor

Office Dynamics

You can’t have it if you don’t first have the skills to do your job exceptionally well. They lose all perspective and let their stress filter into every interaction and behavior. The only curriculum-based designation specifically for administrative professionals, this program is designed to help you develop the skills required to really WOW your executive(s). Some executive assistants have it. Some executive assistants don’t. What is it, you ask?

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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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18 Books Every Administrative Assistant and Executive Assistant Should Read

Office Dynamics

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? 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.

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7 Ways Health and Safety Training Can Benefit Your Business

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As a business owner or manager, it is, therefore, crucial to ensure working conditions are safe and comfortable enough for maximum employee productivity. This helps them ward off stress, which could pose a serious mental health risk and affect their concentration. Training your team members on the relevant safety standards and procedures improves their equipment-handling skills. It is a known fact that human resources are a business’ most important asset.

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Administrative Assistants Broaden Your Skillset

Office Dynamics

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. If you want to be viewed as a strategic partner and considered an extension of the management team, you need to make time to look at your own development. Hard skills (be specific).

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Powerful Prioritization Principles (Webinar)

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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. Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “Powerful Prioritization Principles.”. Date: Wednesday, November 20. Time: 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern. Duration: 1 hour.

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6 Signs You’ve Fallen Into The Employee Mentality Pit

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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 a business owner, you should be providing services that you are skilled at and can complete projects with a minimum of instruction.

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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. Hiring the right VA can expand your usable skill set by two or three-fold and save you the frustration and stress of troubleshooting tasks yourself. More Than a Task Manager.

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Customer Intelligence and Teamwork Drive Innovation


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. Hiring the right VA can expand your usable skill set by two or three-fold and save you the frustration and stress of troubleshooting tasks yourself. More Than a Task Manager.

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How To Trust Your Remote Workers

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People are growing selective with the places they lend their time and skills to. Building core remote work skills can remedy this. Even more interesting, a 2019 study found that remote working improves an employee’s productivity by nearly 15%.

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Importance Of Virtual Support Staff To Your Business

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Known as multi-talented multitaskers, virtual assistants are now seen as highly-skilled, independent professionals who provide a variety of business services from a remote location. You’ll get a cost-effective method and get high-level administrative services while managing the work better.

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5 Remote Collaboration Challenges and How to Overcome Them

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On the other hand, companies struggle to fill the skills gap. 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.

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What Is High-Volume Recruiting? 4 Best Strategies & Tools To Master It

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This makes such recruiting quite baffling and stressful at times. million people on a global level, more than 50% from what it was in 2019. Work On Improving Your Candidate Experience Skills are undeniably indispensable in an employee, just like their mindset and commitment.

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