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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. Dale Carnegie said, “ It costs nothing, but creates much.

Webinar Mastering Presentations: How to be Confident & Compelling in Front of Any Audience

Office Dynamics

Mastering Presentations: How to be Confident & Compelling in Front of Any Audience. The most unnerving thing about giving a presentation is that you can go in with great information and still come out a flop … a very public flop. Even the best ideas will fail when presented poorly. You can walk into every presentation—big or small—absolutely confident that you'll be a hit. Inject 'memory hooks' into your presentation. View this online.

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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.

The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job

The Office Professionals Place

Tuesday, May 11, 2010 The Charge: Your Emotions – The Cost: Your Job I was reading a blog today about how a boss and an employee got into a heated argument that started in a morning meeting and then escalated into the afternoon. Need a speaker/presenter?

2010 141

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.

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

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. MBA programs require you to take a public speaking class and present projects and ideas to your peers. Cost of the Program. Business Entrepreneur Featured Learning MBA

2018 149

Should I get certified as an administrative professional?

Office Dynamics

When you decide to go the second mile for your career, you learn how to harness all that “free time” spent surfing the television and ‘net, at the water cooler chatting — none of which are inherently bad, but they may be a poor choice when you could instead be focused on creating a better future.

How to Appreciate the Pain of Financial Problems

Dumb Little Man

There are ramifications to our actions, and experiencing pain may be one’s only mechanism to learn what not to do. This point isn’t an endorsement of pain as much as it is an acknowledgment that pain is sometimes one’s preferred method of learning. Money Learning Failure

2011 285

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. Halloween presents many business opportunities that a savvy entrepreneur won’t want to overlook.

2009 164

Top 5 Tips for Using Technology for Marketing

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. Learn how to use publishing software and create eye-catching promotional material. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 184

What is the Difference Between an Administrative Conference and Administrative Training?

Office Dynamics

” Something to remember is that typically if you want to dig deep into administrative training content and practice the skills you are learning, you usually get that in a training course or workshop. Skill practice – some Skill practice – ample time to practice newly-learned skills.

5 Financial Blunders to Avoid This Holiday Season

Dumb Little Man

If you’re guilty of any of these common financial blunders due to the holidays, then it’s time to learn some holiday budget tips. It will also help to create a gift list, and decide the maximum amount you can spend on each present. Not opting for low-cost traditions.

2018 243

Why You’re Not Getting What You’re Expecting

Tips From T. Marie

She bluntly told the craftsperson this and proceeded to enumerate her cost estimates for the materials and tools that were required to make said item. I’ve written about low-cost help before and the high price it can end up costing you.

2015 182

How to Handle Work Guilt

Jen Lawrence

However, due to the climbing cost of living, we have more people in the workforce who are working longer hours to make ends meet, which is resulting in less time at home with our loved ones. Be Present When at Home. Finally, be present when you’re at home.

2019 52

Intuit Future of Small Business Report

Small Business Labs

Last week Intuit released the Slideshare presentation  The Future of Small Business. Technological advances such as machine learning are taking the complexity out of data analysis, providing small businesses with the ability to make faster, better decisions. 

2016 228

"The Venture Capitalizaton of Belonging"

Small Business Labs

" The broader point of the article is that the new wave of clubs need to charge high prices because they are ventured backed, have lots of amenities and high costs. It also inspired coworking pioneer Tony Bacigalupo to create The Gathering Summit , which is an online conference that brings together community builders from all over the world to learn from and support each other. The list of presenters at the Gathering Summit is a who's who of the experts these topics.

2019 200

Can a PA help their employer be more enterprising?

Practically Perfect PA

Improving the quality of the product or service, speed of delivery, cost of delivery or ease of delivery. Both of these time saving and cost saving ideas are beneficial to yourselves and the organisation. Can a PA help their employer be more enterprising?

2017 211

Starve the Dragon

Office Dynamics

Remember, if you have to do something over, you are costing your company money. Put together a presentation showing your executive the benefits of the training. Therefore, you need to invest in learning (even if your employer can’t support you).

2019 211

The Future (And History) of Phishing And Email Security

Dumb Little Man

The mass email was about a presentation at a hotel. See Also: The Cost of Email Phishing. Learn more about the history and future of phishing and spam below. Not that long ago, the only way to communicate with someone across the office was to get up and walk over.

2019 173

How to Use Storytelling to Raise Conversion Rates

Small Business CEO

Many experts agree that telling your business’ story to customers helps them learn more about you and make you more personable. Indeed, storytelling has proven effective at improving marketing strategies, for everything from boosting purchase cost and rate to increasing conversion rate.

2018 81

5 Easy Time Management Tips For Online Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Many people seem to be present everywhere and do everything. Maybe it cost money, but it’s relatively cheap in the long-term. It’s hard to work online but if you learn how to manage your time, you can do it.

2019 255

7 Tips in Choosing Perfect Toys for Your Kids

Dumb Little Man

When a birthday or holiday rolls around, no doubt your kids will present you with a wish list of the toys they want. You can learn a lot about the products you plan to buy by seeing what others who have bought and used them have to say about it. Things like water tables or block sets or even toy kitchens all provide an opportunity for your child to learn new things like colors, shapes, new words, even new languages.

2017 212

How to Be Proactive at Work: My Updated Strategies

Eat Your Career

So if you’re excited about what you see here, there’s more to learn! When you’re proactive, you keep your car running smoothly and prevent costly repairs. Learn to be Proactive (Article reprint from Executive Secretary Magazine, January 2017).

2017 141

5 Ways to Significantly Increase Attendance of Your Free Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And hosting a free teleclass is low to zero cost to you too! If it’s a hot topic you’re presenting on, people are usually clamoring to sign up … great! You’ve planned your teleclass, promoted it … and only a handful of people have registered!

2015 221

7 Simple Steps to Organizing & Hosting a Successful Teleclass

Office Organization Success

And it’s a very simple, yet low-cost marketing strategy that you can implement on a regular basis to reach your target market. You know something that your participants don’t, and they have come along to learn from you.

2015 262

Investing in Graphic Design as a Key Point of Any Startup

Dumb Little Man

It’s the site that claims projects only cost $5. Will it really only cost you $5? Going the 99designs route will cost you around $300. How many websites you’ve backed out of a website because the content and presentation didn’t seem credible or worth your time?

2019 130

Are There Benefits to Implementing Business Intelligence for Small Business?

Dumb Little Man

Business Intelligence (BI) is a process for analyzing data and presenting relevant information to business executives. Being very cost effective, it’s no wonder that firms like Picnet software development company started using predictive analytics instead of the classical BI.

2017 235

Join Me! *Top Ten Productivity Tips for Better (and I mean, WAAAYYY Better) Meetings*

Productive & Organized

If you attend meetings that you know could be better, wish were more valuable, and yearn to have be more productive, then I hope you'll take part in a special **no cost** class that Dr. Meggin McIntosh will be presenting.   Learn ways to stop having blah meetings and have more of the GREAT ones!    Meggin infuses fun into all of her presentations and makes discovering new things a joy.  Plus, it’s no cost to all of us!

2011 124

33 Expressive Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt & Anxiety like Madonna

Dumb Little Man

Bad news is we are all here to learn lessons… sigh. Good news is that we are meant to learn lessons and by addressing them, we can transform them into strengths. It feels safer in your predictable circumstances but what is that costing you?

2016 206

Choose to Avoid Negative Talk In The Office

Office Dynamics

Remember, if you have to do something over, you are costing your company money. Put together a presentation showing your executive the benefits of the training. Therefore, you need to invest in learning (even if your employer can’t support you).

2015 240

Join @AdamUrbanski and Me On His Webinar Your Big Ticket Sales Formula - How to Quickly Attract More High-End Clients

Productive & Organized

Now, whenever I need to figure out how to powerfully present my programs and get my ideal clients to say yes to my offers, Adam Urbanski is one. What You Will Learn. You'll start learning this as soon as you claim your seat.). Adam Urbanski & Stephanie Calahan.

2012 192

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. You’ve worked hard to start your business.

2011 169

Administrative/Clerical: Will Technology Replace the Administrative Assistant?

Office Dynamics

The decreasing costs of new technology turned the decision into a no-brainer. In the present day, increasingly complex and useful technology has filtered into offices all over the country. So at the present time, your admin job is safe: androids can''t climb stairs.

2013 198

How To Boost Your Business with Influence Marketing Chatbots

Dumb Little Man

Machine learning presupposes that chatbots can study and enrich their knowledge. After Mark Zuckerberg had presented the first Facebook-Messenger-based chatbot, brands were very fast to adopt the technology. As a result, millions of internet users learned of the brand. Cost effective. Even hiring a junior AI developer will cost you more than $1000/mo, let alone seniors who will demand at least $8,000/mo. The growing popularity of chatbots goes without question.

2017 159

How to Use Video to Drive Business – to – Business Sales

Andrea Kalli

Read on to learn more about B2B videos and how you can use them to drive sales. A video is the best way to emotionally engage the viewer in a sort of “show and tell” presentation where you talk about the problem, reveal your solution, and make a call to action for them to get it from you.

2017 130

The Four Best Ways For A Student To Make Money Over Winter Break

Dumb Little Man

Between tuition fees, housing costs, textbooks, and entertainment, it’s no wonder so many people end up in the throes of student debt after graduation. Even if you don’t want to tutor your fellow students, you could check out a site like Italki which allows you to become a community tutor and help people from all over the world learn English. What I’ve presented here are only a few ways to make money in the winter.

2018 170

How to Make Small Business Grow This 2018

Dumb Little Man

And this is the time of the year when you, as a small business owner, need to contemplate on the past, present and future course of your business. Here are the most important factors you need to consider before you can learn how to make small business grow. All costs, such as rent, utilities, staffing, equipment, inventory, insurance, and marketing, should be covered. Before you start, take note of the cost of adopting any technology related services.

2018 146

3 Things to Avoid as a New Employee

On The Job

Some may be patient and give you six months to learn the ropes. That means your employer has already invested in you (it costs thousands of dollars to recruit and hire every worker), so they want you to feel comfortable in the job.

2016 173

Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Learning is always a win-win for an employee & manager and progress is easily tracked. Explore ways to reduce supply costs by 5% to 10%. Discuss the importance of a calendar time block for your manager to focus on emails, presentations, budget, etc.

2018 203

Give Your Business a Boost with Continuing Education

Tips From T. Marie

So why is it that many of us are more than willing to spend money on software, computer equipment and all the physical trappings of business, but balk at spending anything on learning? When planning your business budget, make sure you include the cost of continuing education.

2011 151

3 Uses of Precision Motion Control in the Food and Beverage Industry

Small Business CEO

The food and beverage industry is incredibly lucrative , thus presenting many opportunities for streamlining existing processes in innovative ways.

2017 60

Spotlight on assistant resources: PA Life

Practically Perfect PA

Rich with information about all elements of wine from growing the grape vines, to decanting and pouring, they are here to help you learn and enjoy.?From The cost per year is just £79+vat. There are a lot of different resources available to assistants.

2014 185