To Have It All: What Is The Cost?

Dumb Little Man

NestApple (my recently launched real estate company) was born a few months before my daughter. I learned (the hard way) those options come at a cost. The post To Have It All: What Is The Cost? I signed our first contract in the delivery room.

2019 248

The Cost of Email Phishing

Dumb Little Man

Phishing Attacks Are Very Common — And Very Costly. There are several very common forms of phishing attacks: 41% are credentialing attacks in which hackers try to gain access to the target’s usernames and passwords, costing $400 per account to clean up.

2019 226

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Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

When your company is ready to employ, you need to be able to produce the best pool of candidates as rapidly as possible. According to consultancy company McKinsey , this can minimize supply chain errors through miscalculations by approximately 50%. Learning with AI.

2020 177

Understanding (And Countering) The Cost of Downtime

Dumb Little Man

While you can start investing in network and server monitoring, it’s also important to understand how we became so reliant on this technology and the cost of downtime. It usually costs over $10,000 for each hour of downtime. It ultimately affects learning and complex thoughts.

2019 208

How Safety Audit Software Keeps Your Company Prepared 24/7

Dumb Little Man

Having an effective safety plan is a brilliant decision that companies can take while pursuing their aspirations. As such, implementing safety audit software to operations can keep your company prepared all through the year against hazards and contingencies. Reducing Risks Costs.

2018 223

8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

Dumb Little Man

They Never Stop Learning. In this technology-driven world that we live in, the day you stop learning is the day you become obsolete. Make it a point to learn something new every day. The post 8 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2016 207

Is the Declining Cost of Distance The Next Megatrend?

Small Business Labs

Bain's Spatial Economics: The Declining Cost of Distance  suggests that an array of new technologies "have pushed the cost of distance to the tipping point" - and will lead to major changes in business and society in the near future.

2016 184

Cost Effective Ways to Greenify Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

Therefore, as we explore some cost-effective ways to greenify your business, just keep in mind that we’re providing suggestions on how to make your company more energy efficient, which is not only better for the environment, but your budget too: Travel differently. Greenify.

2012 185

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. Forex Robot : Take Your Company Public In Less Than 10 Days? E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 212

The Cost Effective Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

We hold this blog-a-thon each April and the goal is to make assistants aware of the resources available to them and build a community of administrative assistant and executive assistants who want to learn and grow and flourish in their career of choice! Cost Effective.

2012 130

5 Business Lessons You Can Learn from Disney Junior

Tips From T. Marie

Believe it or not, there are a few business lessons you can learn from Disney Junior characters. But using tools that are ill fitted to the job at hand ends up costing them additional time or can even keep them from doing the job right. I’m Granmama to a 3 year old princess.

2015 194

Avoid Decision Fatigue: Learn The Steps for Effective Delegation

Dumb Little Man

Learning the steps for effective delegation can help you refocus on your long-term goals. Small businesses can struggle to compete with the salaries and benefits offered by larger companies, but that doesn’t mean you won’t be able to find the right people.

2018 214

Learn English with Alexa Skills: Writing, Grammar and Vocabulary

Daily Writing Tips

Many third-party companies have created skills that you can install, and these are normally free to enable (though you may have the option to make in-skill purchases). in real life, but it can still be fun to learn them. The premium subscription costs less than a coffee per month!

2019 102

5 reasons to learn a foreign language to further your career

Practically Perfect PA

Learning a new language takes time and dedication, but the development of smartphone technology has brought new opportunities to fit learning into your daily routine. With so many opportunities at your fingertips, there has never been a better time to learn a new language.

2015 186

Leading Administrative Training Company Donates Program to Deserving Organizations

Office Dynamics

The Star Achievement Series® is Office Dynamics’ flagship training program for Administrative Professionals currently taught in companies like Procter & Gamble, Cisco and Kindred Healthcare. the cost to have master trainer, Joan Burge, teach it onsite. “We’re

The Trend Towards US Manufacturing

Small Business Labs

 discusses the increasing and hidden costs of manufacturing in China, resulting in manufacturing in the U.S. becoming more cost effective.   We first noticed companies starting to shift manufacturing back to the U.S.

2010 255

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. Forex Robot : Take Your Company Public In Less Than 10 Days? do cost cutting.

2007 130

Self-directed Learning Puts Experts At Your Fingertips

On The Job

That''s why self-directed learning is gaining momentum. Workers can find online resources to learn about everything from project management to marketing, helping them learn when the time is best for them.

2014 164

Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants. Our conference and World Class Assistant™ our very different learning events.

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

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 My eye zeroed in on the key misses by companies. How much is that costing you?

2010 130

7 Ways to Save Money while Earning a College Degree

Dumb Little Man

Is the high cost of tuition and expenses keeping you from that college degree you want? It’s no secret that the cost of higher education keeps climbing at a staggering rate as each year passes. Did you know you can rent textbooks instead of buying them for just a fraction of the cost?

2016 276

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. Forex Robot : Take Your Company Public In Less Than 10 Days? E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 156

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.

2015 261

Teamwork Strategies for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

There is less duplication resulting in savings to the company and increased productivity. You can learn streamlining techniques from each other. Put the company first. Let co-workers know that your concern is for the success of the company—not just successful fulfillment of your job responsibilities or career goals. You and your co-workers are working toward one common goal—a successful company. Designed by Freepik.

2017 159

A few lessons learned from new PayPal president David Marcus

Service Untitled

Overdraft covering shipping costs depleting fast. Time will tell if new lessons have really been learned. Angry Customers Customer Satisfaction Customer Service Customer Service Experience Specific Companies

2012 60

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management


The audio visual resources along with the learning and diagnostic tools made available by the Bioteams are very practical and relatively easy to use. Ideally, a diagnostic is the starting point from a company to know its vision, current business and work teams characteristics.

To Be CEO – Let Go!

Step It Up VA Coaching

If the extra time spent bringing your team member up to speed is what is keeping you from delegating, think of that time as a wise and cost effective investment, spread out over how ever many times the task will need to be done in the future. If you want to claim your role as CEO, learn to let go. Uncategorized becoming a CEO CEO of virtual assisting company learn to be the CEO team members virtual assistant virtual assistingby Donna Toothaker.

2011 136

What Can We Learn from Facebook and Google When it comes to Attracting Talent

Office Dynamics

When it comes to naming hugely influential companies and services that impact most people’s lives on a daily basis, two of the most prominent are Google and Facebook. Recognizing this, both Facebook and Google offer their employees benefits and incentives that go far beyond simply working for one of the world’s most prestigious companies and brands. Can these principles be applied to every company and business when it comes to attracting talent?

2013 128

10 Best Sites for Free and Paid Online Courses

Dumb Little Man

One of the most significant benefits of today’s advanced technologies is the access to endless learning opportunities. Just a quick search on the internet and you’ll find tons of online learning platforms available at your fingertips. They can help you learn a new skill or perfect an existing skill. Because the number of options can be a bit overwhelming, we went ahead and put together this list of the best websites for online learning. College Learning Technology

2018 166

The Power of One

Office Dynamics

They take action on their idea and talk to another assistant or someone else in the company. The great part of having a host site like Shure was that they provided the venue and all the A/V so Office Dynamics was able to keep the registration cost very reasonable. I started administrative training in a few of the companies where I worked. I started Office Dynamics in 1990, when there was no one company specializing in in-depth training for administrative professionals.

2017 158

The Pros and Cons of Getting an MBA

Dumb Little Man

The distance learning MBA program usually offers a lot of flexibility when it comes to learning at your own pace and around your own schedule. Distance learning MBA programs are especially popular, and this lets you access your coursework from anywhere at any time. This program gives you a chance to step back from your everyday life and look at the big picture including strategy, planning, and learning how to take in the long business view. Cost of the Program.

2018 141

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.&# Bad News To Companies. The San Francisco Examiner news adds, “ Unit labor costs rose 1.1

2010 148

Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

Certification is an inexpensive way to help your employees move forward and learn new skills. A talented and educated employee will utilize the skills they learn in a degree program while working for you, so offering tuition reimbursement to them is an investment in their professional growth.

2015 178

Personal Injury Claims After A Car Accident

Dumb Little Man

Car crashes also cost $43 billion each year in lost wages, medical bills and property damage. Ambulance Costs. Cost Of Alternative Transportation. Cost Of Occupational, Physical And Speech Therapy. Negotiate With The At-Fault Driver’s Insurance Company.

2017 169

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

You gain reputational prowess within your company. You may need to split costs with your employer, such as using vacation to attend a conference they pay for, etc. Although demand is high for qualified, knowledgeable administrative professionals, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd. 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, , 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. two years ago, the fact that their parent company was BlogTalkRadio helped me feel comfortable that their site would be around for the long haul. 

2012 137

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


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

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.

2015 151

How to Co-invest In Your Future

Office Dynamics

But I also spent my own hard-earned money to learn and become the best assistant I could. However, I invested what funds I did have on learning and developing myself in my new career as a corporate trainer, business owner and speaker.

2016 195

The R's Of Employee Motivation

Ian's Messy Desk

If you think your employee’s poor performance is costing you profit, instead of overhauling your employee roster, why not try motivating them to become better employees ? Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 130

Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/03

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. Forex Robot : Take Your Company Public In Less Than 10 Days? E-Mail me or follow me.

2009 164

7 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Be Energy Efficient

Eco-Office Gals

Despite start-up costs, eco-friendly initiatives can lead to significant savings and benefits. Lower Operating Costs . The cost of renewables, including solar, wind and geothermal power, has reached an all-time low.

2020 130