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

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. E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals.

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The 5 Most Common Obstacles That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

Solution: Before you set out on your goal, figure out the amount of time you will need, the costs you will incur, and the resources you will need to obtain and use. Solution: Find a mentor, coach, teacher, friend or joint venture partner.

2019 250

Is Your Business Forest Lost in the Trees?

Tips From T. Marie

Sure, you mean to learn that new software, take that business class or re-evaluate your pricing structure, but you’re just so busy taking care of your clients’ needs that you haven’t found the time. But I trusted my mentor and what they could see that I could not. My mentor was right.

2011 169

7 Business Ideas That Could Change the World

The Solopreneur Life

Thiel then gives them $100,000 over two years of the program and surrounds them with mentors. Instead of going straight to college, these kids learn how to start a business the “real-world” way. lower the cost of an existing product or service. V enturebeat.com explains in this article how investor Peter Thiel has set up a program to give 20 teens and young adults the chance to have $100,000 for building a business.

2012 161

Manage Your Career Before It Manages You

Dumb Little Man

Workaholics overachieve at a cost. When we learn to become aware of our primitive and self-destructive thoughts, ideas, beliefs, choices and assumptions, we become more loving, peaceful, and intelligent beings. Find mentors.

2017 212

Preventing Employee Turnover With Better Benefits

Dumb Little Man

It can lead to increased costs for the companies they leave behind. Turnover cost businesses $600 billion in 2018 alone. While wages were up 3.1%, the cost of living has been outpacing wage growth by 14% on average.

2019 179

4 Ways Businesses Can Approach the New Generation Gap

Office Dynamics

Here are four ways to get started: Promote Cross-generational Mentoring. Modern mentoring opens the doors for younger generations to step in as advisers. Create a mentoring program for employees to lean on their managers and learn about everything from technology to networking. A millennial might learn more about effective in-person networking and lead nurturing from a baby boomer or Gen Xer. Designed by Freepik.

2017 119

WinWeb Establishes Partnership With The IOEE For Small Business Success

The Small Business Blog

The aim of this partnership is to reduce the UK’s small business mortality rate by enabling WinWeb’s customers to have access to a business mentor to support then as they start out in business, whilst providing online training and support to those who need it. The ability to be able to offer this has been achieved by collaborating with the IOEE (Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs), the UK’s first entrepreneurs learning Institute.

2010 141

Getting Help With Your Career - Jeff Keller

Office Dynamics

It's the standard advice: if you want to advance in your career or find a new position, seek out people who are already succeeding in that field and learn from them. You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship.

2010 141

Creating More Profits: 3 Essential Areas to Focus On

Office Organization Success

Advertising/Marketing Streams – where do you currently advertise your business and how much is it costing you? Business Development – in order to grow your business you need to grow yourself and this means investing in your learning.

2015 199

Getting Help With Your Career - Jeff Keller

Office Dynamics

It's the standard advice: if you want to advance in your career or find a new position, seek out people who are already succeeding in that field and learn from them. You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship.

2010 130

Choosing Excellence Every Day

Office Dynamics

If you have a mentoring relationship, share this weekly review by email: this allows you to stay in touch and get feedback without placing a burden on your mentoring partner by requiring their attention “right now.”. ’” I know of no better resource available for getting that insider knowledge, and even the most unimaginative employer cannot balk at the cost: incredibly, these webinars are offered at no cost to the attendees!

2017 166

Invest In Yourself

Office Dynamics

The program is quite expansive and was open to 10 high-performing career women who want to learn how to Live a BIG Life, in spite of life and all its challenges. It is an intense 12 month program with lots of great learning. Learn, learn, learn.

2015 232

It’s time to leave the house…

Office Organization Success

And it’s being hosted by my long-time client and friend Suzanne Evans, along with her mentor, David Neagle (who I recently got to meet too because I’d got myself out of the house!). and go on the More Life Tour!

2010 164

Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

It's the standard advice: if you want to advance in your career or find a new position, seek out people who are already succeeding in that field and learn from them. You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. After all, you don't want to reinvent the wheel and learn by trial and error alone. Recognize the mentor. The mentor has the right to know, "Why are you contacting me?".

How To Become Bitter and Resentful in 9 Easy Steps

Dumb Little Man

Like with anything in life, a good mentor will help keep you on track and will accelerate the path to success. Why work on something outside work or learn anything? There are all sorts of benefits to being bitter and resentful.

2019 256

How Employers Can Help Fight The Opioid Crisis

Dumb Little Man

This path should include an assurance that they won’t lose their job (which is also included as protection for employees under Federal law), help paying for rehab costs, and a path back to work. It should also include mentoring to keep them on the right track and help them feel normal.

2019 239

“Relationship Marketing” Pre-Launch: A Few Hours Left!

The Solopreneur Life

My max speed back then was 32 words per minute; it earned me a B+ from Mrs. Christiansen at deal old Mentor High.). Related posts: 6 Relationship-Marketing Lessons I Learned As a Paperboy. Marketing for Solopreneurs: Here’s a Powerful Tactic That Takes 4 Hours, Costs $2.20. W ell, Day 2 of the “Relationship Marketing for Solopreneurs&# pre-launch is winding down! It’s been an exciting, hectic, and successful two days.

2010 117

Keys to Get More Traffic by Sharing Powerful Testimonials

Productive & Organized

When was the last time that you have given a truly powerful testimony for someone's products, services or mentoring? Not only is this no-cost traffic; but if you do it enough, your ideal client will start saying, "I see you everywhere!"

2013 221

You are Invited: 3 Keys to Consistent Follow-Up=>Getting MORE out of LESS

Productive & Organized

To that end, I've been more actively searching out opportunities for you to learn and take action to get the right systems into your business. A list of no-cost tools you can get access to TODAY to convert more sales. Stephanie Calahan Personal Productivity Mentor.

2012 149

Profits: 3 Essential Areas to Focus On

Office Organization Success

Advertising/Marketing Streams – where do you currently advertise your business and how much is it costing you? Business Development – in order to grow your business you need to grow yourself and this means investing in your learning. Did you learn something new that you were able to pass along to your clients in your teachings? Do you need to work with a mentor or coach to grow your business again this year?

2011 125

Five Obfuscating Business Verbs

Daily Writing Tips

I’ve just learned five new business verbs: onboard , level-set , operationalize , descope , and action-plan. Here are examples: As a mission enters the planning and construction phase, it often becomes clear that the initial estimates were optimistic and the cost cap constraint will bind.

2015 114

We are Fighting Against Cancer & Relaying For Life on Saturday - Check Out This Great Organizing Package

Productive & Organized

This method works much better than old-fashioned alphabetic methods and is a great alternative to costly and time consuming scanning and imaging solutions. Learn organizing tips to assist you in becoming and staying organized at home, at work, and in life. 

2011 199

Do you provide royal service?

Office Dynamics

Did it cost extra? Learn more and request your FREE copy of our special report “Creating Your Strategic Administrative Career Plan” at www.AllThingsAdmin.comby Julie Perrine. I recently stayed at a Fairmont hotel while I was traveling.

2012 151

How to Write a Book Outline: Fiction and Nonfiction

Daily Writing Tips

You learned how to write outlines in school, I suppose. Because you can learn from their questions while you can still make changes. I learned the alphanumeric outline system in elementary school, but when I had to write long research papers in college, I stopped using it.

2019 113

Book Review: Give and Take

Productivityist

Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. They found things that were of high value to their opponent low cost to them.

2014 89

Collaborating With The Enemy: Competitive Advantage? | THE SMALL.

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. Although he never finished high school, Scudamore loves nothing more than learning. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 141

A Heartfelt Holiday Message

Office Dynamics

We become role models and mentors. To accomplish this, you need the learning tools to guide you. How much will it cost and how much do you need to save monthly to reach your goal? Hello to all my Monday Motivators!

Is Your Work Priceless?

Men With Pens

You can’t compete with your peers on price anymore – you all cost the same. If clients didn’t have to worry about cost, they could choose anyone they liked to get the job done. You control your knowledge, your learning and your skills – and how much of each you accumulate in life.

2011 71

Sales Psychology: Harness the Power of Desire

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

that the cost of staying in bed any longer could mean trouble at work or a missed appointment. Now just a minute: Stay tuned and pay close attention, because you're about to learn something in the text that follows. Click here to learn more or just click here to buy now.

2010 79

The 6 Stages Of A Failure

Brilliantly Better

Anyway, fact is that once they learn I’m running a personal development blog, they somehow treat me as some sort of a guru. Learning The Lesson Which means taking some sort of real action. You learn by doing. The long answer: because this is how we learn.

2010 103

Feelings mixed about recent college hires

On The Job

The tension has grown as young workers enter a labor force where employers are closely watching costs, including those for recruitment and training. “I’ve The problem is that now employers don’t have the luxury of letting employees learn on the job.” It costs us money.”

2009 151

Is Your Freelancing Psychology Broken?

Men With Pens

You’ll learn the mental makeup of the freelancer that pinpoints the problem. Donald Trump won’t buy a suit that costs less than $3,000 – so it makes sense that he doesn’t consider it a good day unless he makes millions.

2010 69

Top 5 Tips on Making Big Changes

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. If you are no longer personally growing and learning in your role it can cause your business to stagnate.

2009 130

The New Economics: It’s About Time. (Governing Time)

Office Dynamics

This is doubly important for parents, as children learn by watching what parents do, not by listening to what parents tell them to do while doing something different themselves. Nothing against boating, but owning a boat means hours and hours of maintenance, handling fueling, storage, hookups, docking, undocking, insurance, licensing, safety training…determine what is the total time requirement you will spend, not just the initial cost.

2009 119

On the Outside Looking In

Laughing all the Way to Work

Being a member is not only a great place for networking, but for mentoring and learning of jobs in your area. You will be challenged to learn new software skills or hone the ones you have. Or because they cost too much? In 1985 I left the office to be a stay-at-home mom. By 1995 when I tried to get back into the administrative field the landscape had changed.

2008 100

The New Economics: It’s About Time. (Governing Time)

Office Dynamics

This is doubly important for parents, as children learn by watching what parents do, not by listening to what parents tell them to do while doing something different themselves. Nothing against boating, but owning a boat means hours and hours of maintenance, handling fueling, storage, hookups, docking, undocking, insurance, licensing, safety training…determine what is the total time requirement you will spend, not just the initial cost.

2009 100

Ten critical foundations for successful collaborative networks

BioTeams

Each of these virtual enterprise projects involves a specific subset of members from the community and typically focuses on either winning new business contracts, implementing shared services (cost reductions) or new product adoption and development.

Business Lessons from Equestrians

Men With Pens

While training for competition, I learned many valuable lessons (beyond the kind that made sure you didn’t canter off to your death). You just carried out a useless action that cost you the whole win. We can only learn from our mistakes, and move ahead.

2010 65

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. By learning from others’ experiences, we can pass those on and everybody benefits.

2006 130

Why Freelancers Need a Consultant | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

So they try to be do-it-yourselfers, learning from blogs, ebooks, and other sources of free information. Those screw-ups cost you money. Mentors – someone who is in your field but a lot further ahead than you.

2010 66

77 Things I Did In 2010

Brilliantly Better

But the whole process was fun and I learned a lot about how to measure your effort when starting such a task. I confess now that the game took only 15 hours of coding (including some learning of Lua). I used mainly to learn and test the AppStore submission process. Had to mentor projects and give advice to the attendees, evaluate the pitches and pick a winner. Learned How To Starve My Daemons. Learned A Few (More) Things About Toxic Persons.

2010 71