Asia's Surging Middle Class Driving Global Growth

Small Business Labs

While it's hardly new news that Asia's middle class and economies are growing, it's still worth looking at the amazing numbers behind this. This data means Asia's share of the global middle class will grow from 45% in 2015 to 63% in 2030.

2017 157

“Class” and Its Derivatives

Daily Writing Tips

The Latin noun classis , meaning “category” or “fleet” or referring to a group of citizens called up for military duty, is the source of the word class and others derived from it, which are listed and defined in this post. High-class and low-class are equivalent to the latter meanings.)

2017 58

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant

Office Dynamics

In today’s free webinar Joan shares Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant and she covers the topic of Creating a Career Portfolio. Watch the replay: Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant. Download the Handout: Strategies For Being A World Class Assistant.

2016 154

Need a Punctuation Class? Try This Test.

Business Writing

In response to client requests, I have designed a new online class, Punctuation for Professionals. Would you benefit from a punctuation class? It''s a lively, interactive review of the essential rules of punctuation. See whether you can identify punctuation errors.

2015 130

Fewer Americans See Themselves as Middle Class

Small Business Labs

According to a recent study by Pew Research , only 44% of Americans self-identify as being middle class.     Over the same time frame the percent of Americans saying they are lower or lower-middle class rose 15 points, from 25% to 40%.

2014 130

My new class is live! “How to Beat Procrastination”

Clutter Coach

Then check out my new class on Skillshare.com. . The post My new class is live! by Do you learn better listening and watching than reading? Do you want to stop procrastination now and start getting things done? For the next week, I’m offering free memberships via this link: [link]. I only have a limited number of freebies to give away, so go claim yours now! What will you learn? Top 3 reasons people procrastinate. The 6 types of procrastinators: which one are you?

2016 100

New class: Eliminating paper from your life 101

Clutter Coach

I’m teaching this class again, this time at Berkeley Adult School. This class will show you how to get back in control of paper and eliminate most of it from your life. ” The post New class: Eliminating paper from your life 101 appeared first on Clutter Coach Even in this digital age, paper is ubiquitous. It comes at us daily. You need to handle it regularly so it doesn’t take over your life. Here are the details: Date : September 27. Time: 6:00 to 8:30 pm.

2016 100

Upper Class Virgin.

The Small Business Blog

I’m sitting here waiting for my flight to the US to depart and I’m flying with Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic. I’m thinking back a few decades to when it was I heard the name Virgin or Richard Branson for the first time. I remember listening to him when he was asked why he started Virgin…

2011 100

The New Serfs and the End of the Middle Class

Small Business Labs

The New Serfs :    If current trends continue, the fastest growing class will be the permanently property-less. The Yeomanry :  In neo-feudalist California, the biggest losers tend to be the old private sector middle class.

2013 161

New Class: Eliminating Paper from your Life 101

Clutter Coach

by When I taught this class a few months ago, it was a big hit! The post New Class: Eliminating Paper from your Life 101 appeared first on Clutter Coach I’m bringing it back in June at a private studio in south Berkeley. Go here for details and tickets. In the meantime, here’s a joke quiz I wrote about paper. See how you score! Top Ten Ways NOT to deal with paper. Keep your junk mail to look at later. Save coupons for things you do not need or want.

2016 100

Will the New Artisan Economy Save the Middle Class?

Small Business Labs

How Technology Wreaks the Middle Class covers the growing concern that automation and technology is replacing many middle class jobs. The good news is the article's authors see growing opportunities for a new class of middle class jobs.  Key quote: The multi-trillionfold decline in the cost of computing since the 1970s has created enormous incentives for employers to substitute increasingly cheap and capable computers for expensive labor.

2013 145

What World-Class Salespeople Do That You Don’t

The Solopreneur Life

The info about what world-class salespeople do is coming up.). Learn to Sell in One Week, Without Taking a Class. The good news — great news, actually — is you can learn to sell well and be comfortable selling, without taking a class or buying a book.

2014 141

10 Classes of Careless Usage

Daily Writing Tips

Take a writing or editing class, whether offered as part of a university’s regular curriculum or as a continuing-education course. Original Post: 10 Classes of Careless Usage.

2013 82

Pre Budget Report: Labour Darling Plays Class War Trump Card

The Small Business Blog

Labour is implying a ‘well-off association’ with bankers – who are to blame for this mess – to disguise it’s attempt to ignite a class war to hide it’s total failure on the economic & political front! E-Mail me or follow me.

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Economic Uncertainty Hits Millennials; Only 1/3rd Feel They are Middle Class

Small Business Labs

The Guardian's  US millennials feel more working class than any other generation  covers data from the General Social Survey showing that the number of millennials (born 1980 to 2000) who consider themselves middle class has fallen from 45.6%

2016 130

Introducing The Awareness Building Class

Productivityist

Because of this, I’d like to present a new product I’ve created with my friend Shawn Blanc called The Awareness Building Class. The Awareness Building Class is a 5-part series of audio lessons filled with real-life stories and actionable advice to help you stop guessing and start going.

2015 70

World Class Deal

Office Dynamics

The World Class Assistant™ program specializes in high-end, high-results training strategically developed for career-minded professionals who want to highlight their excellence. Did you know that when you actively participate in Part 1 and Part 2 you also have the ability to earn your Certified World Class Assistant or CWCA. You may have noticed we are only offering the World Class Assistant Part 2 program once this year which makes this offer very special.

2011 100

World Class Deal

Office Dynamics

The World Class Assistant™ program specializes in high-end, high-results training strategically developed for career-minded professionals who want to highlight their excellence. Did you know that when you actively participate in Part 1 and Part 2 you also have the ability to earn your Certified World Class Assistant or CWCA. You may have noticed we are only offering the World Class Assistant Part 2 program once this year which makes this offer very special.

2011 100

World Class Assistants October 2011

Office Dynamics

We had the pleasure of hosting our World Class Assistant Part 1 program this week and we met 22 wonderfully world class assistants! Here's a snapshot of this bright crew

2011 100

Global Middle Class Booming; Poverty Declining

Small Business Labs

The Christian Science Monitor's Surging BRIC middle classes are eclipsing global poverty  does a great job describing the surging number of people entering the middle class around the world.    Key quote: "By 2030, the global middle class is widely projected to at least double in size to as many as 5 billion – a surge unseen since the Industrial Revolution.

2011 100

Congratulations Star Graduating Class!

Office Dynamics

A special congratulations message to the wonderful Star students who graduated their Level I course in Star Achievement at Sandia yesterday, 9/9/2010. Just for Fun

2010 100

Congratulations Star Graduating Class!

Office Dynamics

A special congratulations message to the wonderful Star students who graduated their Level I course in Star Achievement at Sandia yesterday, 9/9/2010.

2010 100

World Class Assistant Part 1 October 2010

Office Dynamics

This class earned an extra special badge in leadership during their time with us! Thank you to the wonderful administrative and executive assistants we had the pleasure of meeting and working with last week. These wonderful women were a full of energy and great ideas.

2010 148

7 Classes of Phrases

Daily Writing Tips

Original Post: 7 Classes of Phrases. Phrase is such a banal term for two or more words that convey an idea that it may surprise you that there are seven types of phrases, with variations. Here, with pertinent phrases in sample sentences formatted in boldface, is a rundown of the categories: 1. Absolute Phrase.

2011 55

World Class Assistants Experience Real Results

Office Dynamics

While training another wonderful group of World Class Assistants last week I learned so much as I opened my ears to what these assistants were saying. Each of them had attended my World Class Assistant Part 1 program and they were now back for Part 2. Before we get started on the material I ask them each to share a succes story on how World Class Assistant Part 1 has impacted their life. First let me share a picture of my wonderful World Class Assistant Part 2 Graduates.

2012 107

The Job Woes of the Class of 2012

Small Business Labs

Today's New York Times has an editorial on the job woes of the class of 2012. It's covers much of the same ground we did in yesterday's post  on Gen Y and Seniors turning to independent work.  Key quote from the editorial: " underemployment for young college graduates, which includes the jobless plus involuntary part-timers and those who have given up an active job search, has averaged 19.1 percent. That is nearly twice the prerecession levels."

2012 100

My daughter teaching a class at Ogle :-).

Denise Aday

My daughter teaching a class at Ogle :-) #ProudMama. I taught a group class at Ogle the other night. kaiabellanca : My first experience in education! We covered a few basics, like highlight/contour, versions of the smokey eye, and the perfect lip. I can’t wait to give it another go :).

2012 52

World Class Assistant Part 2 November 2010

Office Dynamics

Congratulations to our newest World Class Assistant Certificate Graduates! From left to right: Janice Seaman, Humana; Karla Weaver, Sandia; Kelli Collins, Sandia; Lisa Olsen, Office Dynamics Certified Trainer; Ann Eling, Stanley Works; Monica Padilla-Lovato, Sandia; Jessica Rupp, Grand Canyon Skywalk

2010 100

World Class Assistant Part 2 November 2010

Office Dynamics

Congratulations to our newest World Class Assistant Certificate Graduates! From left to right: Janice Seaman, Humana; Karla Weaver, Sandia; Kelli Collins, Sandia; Lisa Olsen, Office Dynamics Certified Trainer; Ann Eling, Stanley Works; Monica Padilla-Lovato, Sandia; Jessica Rupp, Grand Canyon Skywalk

2010 100

World Class Assistant Certificate Program for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Congratulations to another world-class group of assistants who recently graduated from the World Class Assistant Certificate Program in Las Vegas, Nevada! World Class Assistant Certificate Program. An amazing and inquisitive group spent two and a half wonderful days with Joan Burge as they learned the World Class Assistant program.

World Class Assistant Part 1 October 2010

Office Dynamics

This class earned an extra special badge in leadership during their time with us! Thank you to the wonderful administrative and executive assistants we had the pleasure of meeting and working with last week. These wonderful women were a full of energy and great ideas.

2010 100

A World Class Assistant Gets Their Name Out There

Office Dynamics

I've really been impressed the last few times I have taught my World Class Assistant Certificate Program here in Las Vegas! On the very first morning the attendees took the initiative to start meeting each other without waiting to warm up to each other after the first day. Listen to my podcast about this great experience for more on the story! How do you feel about meeting people?

2012 105

World Class Assistants Adapt Communications for Various Generations

Office Dynamics

World Class Assistant Part 1 Certificate Program. At the World Class Assistant Part 1 workshop last week in Las Vegas, 19 bright, energetic executive assistants discussed how they would alter their communications for each generation. Here’s some advice they offer. Veterans: Respectful. Patient. Ask them, don’t dictate; Emphasis on rules. Facts, not feelings (no magic). Boomers: Approach from team player perspective. Approach with excitement about the opportunity/task.

2012 100

To deliver world-class customer service

Service Untitled

A customer-centric strategy is the best way to deliver world-class service, and it all starts with the initial point of delivery. The experiences however, remind me of what world-class service can offer. World-class service is made up of the best systems and processes.

7 Classes of Noun/Verb Agreement

Daily Writing Tips

Below you’ll find seven classes of noun/verb agreement you need to understand. Original Post: 7 Classes of Noun/Verb Agreement. Indefinite Pronouns. Most indefinite pronouns correspond to singular verbs: “Someone has left her plate on the table.”. Everybody is entitled to his or her opinion.”. Each boy is responsible for his actions.”.

2011 51

From the Greats: 6 Tactics to Increase your Class and Charm - by.

Dumb Little Man

2010 158

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Do Online Classes Make Sense for.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, July 20, 2009 Do Online Classes Make Sense for Your Career? Some schools spread their classes out over traditional school schedules.

2009 130

Secretary vs Assistant – do they think differently?

Office Dynamics

In my World Class Assistant™ Certificate Program held in Las Vegas, the attendees and I delve into this topic. In our workshop, we define World Class Assistant as someone who is on the cutting edge; leads the way; always strive for improvement and excellence; is a risk-taker and more.

2015 207

I am proud to be an “EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT…because miracle worker is not a job title”!

Office Dynamics

The most exciting part was finding out about the opportunity to gain a certification showing that I was a World Class Assistant !! Dear Joan & Jasmine: Since I picked up your book “Who Took My Pen…Again?!” in 2013, Office Dynamics has changed my life!

2016 191

Enlarge Your Presence

Office Dynamics

I am just coming back to the office this week after an incredible week of teaching World Class Assistant to some amazing ladies. It was four full-days of learning and these assistants were hungry to achieve their certification and WCA Certified designation.

2016 174