Top 15 Small Business Ideas for 2020 You Should Consider

Dumb Little Man

There’s a long list of small business ideas for 2020. Here you will learn about some of the best small business ideas for 2020. If you studied commerce or accountancy in college and possess the skills required, then bookkeeping is the best business plan for you.

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The four things you need to do to impress your boss in 2020

Practically Perfect PA

Here are some top tips on how to make a positive impression in 2020 when planning a meeting. Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Working with ExecutivesA new year is an opportunity for a fresh start.

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2020 Training Opportunities for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

When you set your mind to improving your job skills, you take control of your life to reach your full potential. Here’s what we have in store for administrative professionals in 2020: Joan’s 30 Year Anniversary Tour – Timeless Skills for Assistants.

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Unemployed? Transferable Skills are the Answer

On The Job

In the coming weeks and months you're going to hear a lot about "transferable skills." Transferable skills are those abilities that you can use in a variety of jobs: communication, organization and teamwork.

2020 141

Lifelong Learning: The One Skill You Need To Dominate Any Field

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Some people like to learn skills such as painting, computer programming, auto repair or dancing. As their knowledge becomes outdated or forgotten, they no longer have the skills required to take on the task of being creators.

2020 173

These 3 Tips Turned Me Into a Successful Writer

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I wasn’t deceiving anyone – my background and skills were well-known to the employer. You’ll come out the other side with new knowledge, new skills, and hopefully a sense of gratitude for the experience. I’m no Stephen King, but success is relative, right?

2020 182

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

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This is when the labor force transitions into higher skilled roles. Using chatbots can considerably minimize the number of customer queries that come through by phone or email, and 80% of sales and marketing leaders state they already utilize chatbot software or plan to by the end of 2020.

2020 177

12 Mind-Blowing Tips for Increasing Your Overall Positivity

Dumb Little Man

Positive thoughts will become natural as you practice these skills. Positive thinking has been often used in a wrong connotation. People abuse the power of this great practice and suggest that it will attract you money, wealth, and abundance. “Be

2020 230

8 Amazing Benefits of Mindfulness Meditation

Dumb Little Man

Us humans are the only species on earth with this skill of “5th degree metallization,” the mind’s capacity to become aware of its own processes. Few activities have stood the test of 2500 years.

2020 183

The People and Tech Behind Data Science Explained

Dumb Little Man

To do so, data scientists use their master skills in computer science, high-level mathematics, and more. These aforementioned skills are especially unique to data scientists developing industrial machine learning technologies, programs, and Enterprise AI.

2020 183

The Link Between Social Media and Eating Disorders

Dumb Little Man

In the past, only a handful of people had the skills to professionally photoshop pictures. Eating disorders can have many forms and they are incredibly common these days. The problem does not target a specific gender or age. It can affect anyone regardless of who they are.

2020 165

A Guide On Career Advancement for Male Nurses

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Showcasing Your Skills for Patients and Peers. Also, if you have a particular skill, tell your patients about it. If your patients know that you possess exceptional skills, it will make them more confident in your ability.

2020 161

Creating Your Personalized Productivity Tool Kit: Top 10 Tools to Consider

Dumb Little Man

With so many tools around, you may wonder what is the most popular personal productivity software to boost time management skills? Whether it is about hitting the gym, learning a new skill, spending time on a project with a strict deadline, or anything else, this app can help you focus on your targets. Wouldn’t it be great if you complete a task that usually takes 20 minutes, within a fraction of seconds?

2020 140

How to Be Extraordinary At Work: Helpful Tips For Career Growth

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You need to improve your skills by regularly working on your weak points. You can ask others for some books or even audio sessions that can help you improve your skills in a specific field. You must work on your personality and communication skills.

2020 161

7 Ways to Develop Your Employees

Ian's Messy Desk

Investing in staff training and development can alleviate skill shortages by improving your current staffs abilities to handle increased or new challenges. The post 7 Ways to Develop Your Employees appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk.

2020 141

Administrative Professional’s Day: Best Gift for Your Assistant

Office Dynamics

More skills. When I worked as an executive assistant, I was always flattered on Administrative Professional’s Day when my leader would generously give me a gift in recognition for my service and hard work. It made me feel special and truly meant a lot to me.

2020 143

10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Dumb Little Man

It’s a waste of talent and skills from equally capable women with such an unjust system. The mentors will then provide guidance about best management practices and developing the necessary skills to perform a job.

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6 Simple Life Hacks To Achieve Mind and Body Balance

Dumb Little Man

Once you master that skill, choose a different one to learn. Today, everyone wants to achieve that mind and body balance that could put physical and mental issues at bay. This is where we tend to falter.

2020 165

Parent Child Interaction Therapy in Developing Parent-Child Relationship

Dumb Little Man

Children learn many things while interacting with parents, such as social skills, sharing, respecting and obeying the elders, and helping other people. During their interactions, children learn to develop communication skills and motor skills.

2020 187

Administrative Assistant vs. Executive Assistant: What’s the Difference?

Eat Your Career

In reality, these are two very different roles, both in the expectations and in the skills required to be successful. Education and skill requirements for Admins can vary dramatically; some roles require a high school diploma while others prefer a 2-year or 4-year degree.

2020 182

7 Apps to Help Protect Your Mental Health at Work

Dumb Little Man

The app assists users in building real-life resilience and other positive skills, including motivation and optimism. The app not only allows users to set their recovery goals, log their meals and feelings to binge-eat, but it also offers coping skills and tailor-made healthy eating meal plans.

2020 161

11 Effective Ways for Assistants to Work From Home

Office Dynamics

Career Management Organizational Skills Problem Solving Productivity Time Management Work Environment Work-Life BalanceRare and unusual times have presented themselves as a result of the onset of Coronavirus COVID-19. As an office, we learned just how many Assistants across the nation and world have become impacted.

2020 152

Book Review: Gig Mindset

Small Business Labs

But Gig Mindset is about how companies and workers can use freelancers and other gig workers to save time, access needed skills and increase productivity.  Gig Mindset is a different kind of book on the gig economy. 

2020 151

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

I would like to address the recent article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal on January 18, 2020 by Rachel Feintzeig regarding The Vanishing Executive Assistant. Our company, Office Dynamics, focuses on developing interpersonal skills. January 21, 2020.

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The Infallible Guide to Being Charismatic

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Armed with this particular skill, this lot has won the hearts of millions. Win Hearts With Your Listening Skills. Ever wonder why some people are like magnets who attract everyone while the rest of us are swept under the carpet like insignificant dust particles?

2020 161

12 Clever Ways You Can Earn Money From Your Computer Today

Dumb Little Man

You’ll want skills in software, typography, Adobe Photoshop, web design, and technology. In today’s digital world, working from home has never been more accessible.

2020 161

Effective Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Core Skills Diary Management Long Form Posts You and Your Work admin administrators assistants diary management EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks Virtual AssistantEffective calendar management for Executive Assistants is a hugely important aspect of th role.

2020 130

What’s Really Stopping You From Launching Your Home Business?

Tips From T. Marie

I feared I lacked the skills to do it. One of the first activities I have coaching clients do is create a comprehensive list of their skills, abilities and knowledge. Most of us aren’t consciously aware of just how much we know and how skilled we’ve become.

2020 147

5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations

Ian's Messy Desk

Creating a PowerPoint presentation requires skill, knowledge and creativity. The post 5 Tips for Efficient PowerPoint Presentations appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Here are five tips to help you create an engaging and fun PowerPoint presentation. Share a story.

2020 153

Tips on good minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

As we all know writing minutes is an essential skill for Assistants and this ultimate guide to effective minute-taking we will break-down everything Assistants need to know to create minutes that will be read and actioned.

2020 141

How Long Should You Stay at Your Job?

Eat Your Career

Even though it is not reflected in your title, it could be reflected in your expanded job description, your accomplishments, the skills you’ve developed and the experience you’ve gained. As you may know, I host a free Q&A session every month. ( You can sign up to be a part of them here.

2020 130

How to Be a Tech Savvy Professional (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Fortunately, there are a variety of techniques anyone can use to more efficiently adapt to technology in the workplace—no matter what your current skill level. Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of How to Be a Tech Savvy Professional.

2020 130

Continuing to Navigate and Remaining Calm Through Difficult Times

Office Dynamics

Flexibility is a good skill to develop in general as needed adjustments are often called for in both our personal and professional lives. On March 19, 2020, Joan will be hosting a webinar focusing on the topic of VUCA and how to best deal with chaotic times.

2020 161

Survival Tactics for Administrative Professionals During Chaotic Times

Office Dynamics

At Office Dynamics International, Secretaries, Executive Assistants, and Administrative Assistants alike have approached us on skills, tactics, and traits to implement in order to achieve agility and survive the pressures of today’s society.

2020 130

The Art of Constructive Conflict (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

The art of constructive conflict is, indeed, an essential skill for any career-minded professional to master. Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “The Art of Constructive Conflict”.

2020 130

The Vanishing Executive Assistant? My Response

Eat Your Career

It requires a new set of skills for making the partnership work, which again highlights the ongoing need for training. How do we continue to elevate our skills and enhance our performance given the challenges of the modern workplace?

2020 130

5 Ways to Improve Your Self-Awareness

Eat Your Career

This skill is commonly referred to as “self-awareness,” and it’s an important element of emotional intelligence , which is widely considered a key factor in life and career success. Therefore, we must constantly seek a deeper level of self-awareness and continuously hone our skills.

2020 130

10 Steps to Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

On The Job

Instead of considering “winging it” as proof of your ineptness, learn to do what many high achievers do and view it as a skill. There seems to be no lack of people touting their abilities online, whether it's starting a new business, leading a team or levitating while drunk.

2020 141

How Assistants Can Have Staying Power

Office Dynamics

With all the buzz technology and workplace trends generate, it’s easy to forget that the foundation of every administrative professional should be built on timeless skills. There’s a reason some skills are needed decade after decade. Skills like: Resilience.

2020 143

The Rise of Career Nomadism

Small Business Labs

  Often workers choose to go independent to explore new opportunities, learn new skills or gain flexibility.   Talent mobility is a growing fact of corporate life, especially among highly skilled workers. 

2020 130

A Career Portfolio Brings Value To Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

A stellar career portfolio captures your progressing skill levels, professional recognition, career enhancements, development activities, and impressive accomplishments.

2020 166

How to Jell With Your Boss

On The Job

You're not out to get private, personal details, just a better handle on her skills and how you can best connect with her. It can be frustrating when you don't feel like you're on the same page as your boss.

2020 141

Tom Rath: How to Create a Better Resume

On The Job

For example, the easiest thing to go in resume are your functional skills and how you’ve mastered formulas in Excel or you’re a certified project manager in a certain area.

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