Procrastination Carries Big Costs

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Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Procrastination Carries Big Costs Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on April 28, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Or, if you prefer, you can subscribe to my blog posts by e-mail. There are big costs to procrastination.

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Small Business Checklist: Business Costing | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. One I would add would be to blog as we. Keep up to date – update your cost sheet on a regular basis.

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Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Learn to Communicate With WARMTH Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 22, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Or, if you prefer, you can subscribe to my blog posts by e-mail.

Learn more about your customers

The Small Business Blog

Find out about a low-cost and effective way of providing surveys to your audience. Read the full… Read the full article here: Learn more about your customers on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

Thank you for joining our Admin Blog-a-thon, what’s next?

Office Dynamics

Here’s a recap of just some of the amazing things that went on this year in celebration of you, Administrative Professionals: Executive Secretary Magazine sent out daily gifts from a variety of organizations specifically for administrative professionals learning benefit.

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The Cost Effective Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

Annual Blog-a-thon for Administrative Professionals. We are holding the 4th Annual Blog-a-thon for the Administrative Profession. To learn more about the blog-a-thon and how you can win great prizes check out the Administrative Professional's Blog-a-thon Page for the full message.

2012 130

Career Lessons Learned from the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Eat Your Career

Those of you who have read my blog for a while know that I’m always looking for career lessons in the strangest of places. This is what I learned about career success from my 2017 solar eclipse experience. NBC news said the solar eclipse cost the U.S.

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Learning from Failure: How Making Mistakes Can Change Your Life

Productivity Bits

W e are often told that we should avoid failure at all costs. Brought To You By: Productivity and GTD Hacks - Productivity and GTD Hacks Blog. Personal Development it is ok to fail learn from failure learn from mistakes lessons of failureCopyright © 2011 Guest Author. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. Of course, failing at something can be a very depressing experience.

How To Learn Something New Every Day (And Actually Do Something With It)

Productivityist

For years I kept reading blogs, listening to interviews and watching TED talks, without implementing what I’d learned. That’s why today I’ll not only show you what you can do to learn something new every day, but also how to actually do something with it. where to find new things to learn, every single day, how to consume them without going into overdrive. You’ll feel a lot better about the things you do learn, because you’re actually backing them up with actions.

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The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

Small Business Blogs Entrepreneur Magazine Blog Entrepreneurship & Education at the Kauffman Foundation Fresh Inc. Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Non-Mortgage Debt and Working in Retirement | Main | Foreign Born in the U.S. becoming more cost effective.

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WinWeb's Free Online Accounting Software Now With Cost Centre.

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. One I would add would be to blog as we. « Get Small Business Blogging with WinWeb!

2007 130

Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

If you have been in the administrative profession for 25+ years, know that you can keep growing, expanding and learning. In fact, you need to continually learn and grow.

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4 Reasons Why Your Blog Sucks

Men With Pens

The other day a friend mentioned he had started a blog as a way to earn some money on the side. After writing for a couple weeks, they grow frustrated by the slow results and turn to other blogs for advice. Every blog has at least a couple posts dedicated to the search engines.

2012 78

When learning is bad for business

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

“There’s no such thing as failure, there’s only learning experiences”. What did you learn ?” Learning is always good, right? Expect when learning is killing your ability to succeed as an entrepreneur. . Because we love learning.

2011 85

Get Organized: 5 Low-cost Ways to Organize Your Kitchen Now

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Thursday, May 27, 2010 Get Organized: 5 Low-cost Ways to Organize Your Kitchen Now As the saying goes, the kitchen is the heart of the home. Here are 5 easy, low-cost ways to organize your kitchen now: (1) Edit your counter space.

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Is blogging worth it? | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Written by James - 53 Comments When you blog for some time, you eventually reach a point when you begin to wonder whether blogging is actually getting you anywhere. Very few openly discuss the bad side of blogging, for fear of being called a pessimist. A blog is a job.

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Learn 5 Secrets to Put Procrastination Off Until Tomorrow!

Productive & Organized

» Learn 5 Secrets to Put Procrastination Off Until Tomorrow! You can overcome procrastination if you learn a few simple secrets.     You can get the special report at no cost here: Get Your Special Report: Priority Setting – Working on the Right Things. 

2010 216

Reducing Overheads Can Save A Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2010 223

What Mushroom Hunting Taught Me About Blogging

Men With Pens

You start to learn things. You start to apply what you’re learning to what you do the most: blogging. Thinking is essential for blogging. With blogging, you not only have to do the task: write the post. A blog post is almost pure thought.

2011 67

Get Organized: How a Messy Car Costs You (and How a Tidy One Saves.

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Thursday, February 11, 2010 Get Organized: How a Messy Car Costs You (and How a Tidy One Saves You Money) Youve probably thought about how clutter in your home and office costs you resources like time and money. But have you ever considered that a cluttered car costs you as well? 2010 Clutterbugs, LLC Would you like to use this article in your e-zine or on your website or blog?

2010 40

9-5 or 5-9? Does It Really Matter? | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2010 205

Living Your BIG & Bold Life [Upcoming Event]

Office Dynamics

Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you’ll learn: Why “Superwoman Syndrome” is so prevalent for today’s working women and why it’s time to let it go. Announcement: Our next free webinar in our celebration series is open for registration. Living Your BIG & Bold Life with Joan Burge.

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Blog Hopping Tour pulls into the Loosely Speaking depot

Loosely Speaking

Where do they hang out to learn or gather information? I often recommend VAs keep up with professional development but meet with resistance, usually over cost or time. For many, there is a misconception that VAs can learn all they need by asking questions on forums and listservs.

2010 130

The Potential Customer just Walked – How Much did it cost you.

Make or Break Moments

Posted by Deborah Chaddock Brown on January 7, 2010 under Connecting Moments , Customer Moments , making a difference | Read the First Comment What is the cost of a lost customer? I learned today from CustServ that the cost of lost customers equals 338.5 Further investigation from CustServ’s blog led me to the article from Genesys that shares the details of the customer service survey of 16 countries. How much is that costing you?

2010 130

Top 5 Tips for Learning More About Your Customers

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

2010 155

What's Your Business Personality? | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network!

2010 179

5 Things I Learned From Reviving An Almost Dead Project

Brilliantly Better

A few months later, these are the lessons I learned from this. I knew what the project can do, I knew all the features, I knew the market and also had a relatively foggy idea about the potential maintenance costs (see below, the lesson about fiddling with somebody else’s code). But because I’m using it every day on this very blog. Blogging Business Digital Tools Programming Bits lessons project management wpsumoIt’s official, the latest version of WPSumo, 1.1.5,

2012 62

Looking Forward With Intention [Free Webinar for Assistants]

Office Dynamics

Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you’ll learn…. It’s hard to believe another year is nearly over. Here at Office Dynamics International, as we wrap up this 25th year of business, we’re feeling both grateful and overwhelmed with all we’ve experienced in 2015.

2015 134

Simple 5-10 Minute Task That Could Save You Hours - Learn From My Mistake!

Productive & Organized

That simple lack of a search cost us hours. Affiliate Collateral - All of the pre-written tweets, facebook posts, emails and blog posts had to be updated.   I am sharing it because I want you to LEARN and TAKE ACTION from my mistake. Today, I'll share the story of the HOURS we lost in productivity that could have been saved by a simple 5-10 minute task. You see that graphic to the right? 

2012 183

Teamwork Strategies for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

You can learn streamlining techniques from each other. This blog is part of our 2017 Blog-A-Thon. Please leave a comment or share the blog for your chance to win one of our amazing giveaways! The more blogs you comment on and share, the more chances you have to win. If you’d like to learn more about our Blog-A-Thon you can do so here. Hint: Subscribe to our blog in the upper right-hand corner so you never miss a blog.

2017 141

Small Business Bootstrapping Techniques | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. One I would add would be to blog as we. The choice to remain low cost is a smart one.

2007 208

Free Blog Posts | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

28,759 On-target web design and copywriting to help you hit the bulls-eye of success Home How-to Books Our Services Portfolio FAQs About Us Archives Contact Us Better Blogging Guest Posting Better Books Better Business Better Design Drive-by-Shooting Sundays Better Writing 7 Deadly Fears of Writing Fiction Writing How To Write Website Content The Way of Writing Way Off Topic Announcements Are Bloggers Creating Their Own Sweatshop? Blogging is bloody hard work. For a blog post?

2009 56

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. Private colleges may seem expensive but they offer many scholarships to help offset this cost.

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Benefits, Not Features is what sells! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure?

2007 206

The Top Skills Executives Want From Assistants Today

Office Dynamics

The most important ability an assistant has to learn to do is to figure out what NOT to do. My intent in this blog was to bring you into the world of executives and share with you some of traits, behaviors and skills they view as valuable. I hope you are curious to learn more about the skills you need to truly be successful in the administrative profession.

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Social Impact of Working From Home | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 199

Why The Drop In Productivity Is Not So Bad After All?

Productivity Bits

“Productivity falls in the spring by largest amount in nearly 4 years while labor costs rise.&#. The San Francisco Examiner states that “ American companies experienced the largest drop in workplace productivity this spring in nearly four years and a rise in labor costs, suggesting businesses may no longer be able to squeeze more work out leaner staffs.&# The San Francisco Examiner news adds, “ Unit labor costs rose 1.1 Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

2010 148

Cinch.fm Audio Service Shuts Down - Lessons We Can Learn on Customer Service & Not Counting on One Platform

Productive & Organized

Friday night I learned that one of my favorite pod-casting sites, Cinch.fm , was shutting down.    I was hit by the lack of customer service too, but we can certainly learn from this story; so that is what I'm going to share today. Provide Customer Service Even If The Service You Are Providing is No Cost. This type of thing can happen with your blog posts as well as any other data you share on the web. 

2012 137

Entrepreneurship live and kicking! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. One I would add would be to blog as we. What have I learned yesterday? E-Mail me or follow me.

2008 158

WinWeb CashBook FREE! | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. One I would add would be to blog as we. E-Mail me or follow me.

2006 130

Public Shared Services Design: the service cost and quality balancing act

BioTeams

This method for shared services design is definitely cost-led but also takes into account both the adequacy of service of the best cost performer and also any regional environmental differentiating factors between the different councils.

2011 56

Work-Life Balance 2.0 and Small Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. One I would add would be to blog as we. Töpfer presents THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG: Work-Life Balance 2.0

2007 216

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

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