To Have It All: What Is The Cost?

Dumb Little Man

It is a powerful tool that I wish to share with everyone around me. 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. I felt so proud of this accomplishment for so long!

2019 248

Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Tools such as Pymetrics use a series of “ethical AI games” to evaluate a candidate’s cognitive and emotional characteristics. Using artificial intelligence tools, you can evaluate mathematical models relevant to your organization. Learning with AI.

2020 229

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Learn to Communicate With WARMTH

Ian's Messy Desk

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. W ear a smile – A smile is one of the strongest communication tools.

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. And that is why a to-do list is such a powerful tool in the corporate world.

2016 207

How to Increase Shopify Sales with The 5 Best Tools for Beginners

Dumb Little Man

Learning how to increase Shopify sales will give you a great advantage over more than 500,000 Shopify users across 175 countries. You’ll also need the right tools that can help you simplify your day-to-day management tasks. Before we get to those tools, here are some great reasons why you should consider Shopify: Great e-commerce platform (500,000+ people think so). 5 Tools to Help Increase Your Shopify Sales. Cool Tools Money

2018 150

How I Learned to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year By Not Taking Sales at Face Value

Dumb Little Man

In fact, they’ll usually have lots of features missing or be very limited, costing you more money in the long run. Remember, it will cost you more if you buy a cheap version first, then have to go out and buy the branded version as a replacement.

2018 215

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. Mickey Mouse Clubhouse - Lesson: Use the right tool for the job. Every episode Mickey and the gang have four different, sometimes odd, tools that they can use to help them.

2015 170

Top 10 Online Tools for Book Authors

Daily Writing Tips

There are loads of great downloadable tools out there for book authors, like Scrivener (for writing), Calibre (for producing ebooks) and KDP Rocket (for finding good keywords to use on Amazon). But in this post, I want to focus on online tools – ones that you can use through your web browser. Here are ten of the best, for different stages of your author journey: Tools for Writing and Editing Your Manuscript. Tools for Publishing Your Book.

2018 73

How to Get the Most Out of Your Upcoming Administrative Conference

Office Dynamics

This is the first time I am attending this particular training industry event which is mostly focused on learning technologies. And to top it off, to figure out which sessions I want to attend, I have to click on each session title to learn about the session. Whether you’re attending a large or small event this year to continue your administrative learning, take these three tips into consideration and make them part of your planning process.

2017 124

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.

2016 208

Learn English and Grammar Skills with Google Home Assistant

Daily Writing Tips

Would you like to learn English and improve your grammar without getting off the sofa and without cracking open a textbook? To learn English and improve your grammar, you’ll need to use some of Google Home’s (many!) The premium subscription costs less than a coffee per month!

2019 69

Adobe Acrobat: Advanced Tools Webinar on 11/30/11

Office Dynamics

To cut the cost of this event you may want to gather a group of peers in one area and participate in this webinar together! Adobe Acrobat: Advanced Tools. In just one hour, Adobe Acrobat: Advanced Tools will take you to the next level and unlock all the powers of Acrobat. 30 for this 75-minute webinar in our Office Technology Series, Adobe Acrobat: Advanced Tools , with Judith Golden, desktop publishing pioneer and media and marketing specialist.

2011 116

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 247

Learn How to Leverage InstantTeleseminar for Your Visibility and Business Operations

Productive & Organized

I love introducing you to different types of tools that help you: Get your message out. I'm thrilled to tell you about an interview I will be doing that shares a tool that does both! When: October 23, 2013 Time: 11AM PT / 12PM MT / 1PM CT / 2PM ET Cost:  no cost, just show up!

2013 185

Free Webinar Replay: 7 Steps To A Ridiculously Radiant Career

Office Dynamics

Learning Highlights. As an attendee, you will learn: The key elements that distinguish a job from a career and how to tell which one you have. How to utilize specific tools and resources ( we’ll recommend the right ones!)

2015 185

A free Leadership Development Benefits Estimator Tool


Leadership, Change Management, Learning or Behaviour Change), such as a business simulation game , in a straightforward but credible way"? Here is a simple Excel-based tool which will get you started and which you can easily enhance if you need more.

2014 70

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.

2010 59

Top 10 Online Tools to Help You Write the Perfect Essay

Daily Writing Tips

The great news is that there are plenty of online tools that can help you write the best essay you can – and I’m going to be running through ten of the best. None of the tools in this post will help you cheat. Here are ten tools that could help you with your next essay.

2018 77

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 165

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

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.

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.

2015 172

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? The web tool Remember the Milk will do this entire step for you. (4)

2010 40

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

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

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 172

5 Things I Learned From Reviving An Almost Dead Project

Brilliantly Better

It looked promising and, after a few discussions, we decided this tool would be perfect for a WordPress backend. 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). Blogging Business Digital Tools Programming Bits lessons project management wpsumo

2012 62

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. E-Mail me or follow me. Build your own network! Benefits of Online Software for Small Business.

2010 155

Our Totally Free Thank You Gift

Office Dynamics

Learn more about this special experience and what makes Who Took My Pen … Again? This is the fastest and most cost effective way to get a free gift into your hands. Office Dynamics International has been serving the Administrative Profession for 24 years (since 1990).

Gifts 130

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. The right tools and the common sense to apply them appropriately are a given in any role today.”. I hope you are curious to learn more about the skills you need to truly be successful in the administrative profession. Office Dynamics often surveys managers and high-level executives as to the skills, attitudes, and behaviors that are most important for an assistant to possess.

Skills 100

Bioteams: Learning from Nature to improve Project Management


Taking this discipline as the basis, the research exposed on this paper intends to answer the following question: May projects management be benefited from application of new theories and tools of software and communications based on animal behavior?

The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity


Productivity often focuses on tools such as Evernote and methodologies like Getting Things Done. Now I use Evernote and GTD; they are great tools that have improved my life considerably. But once these disciplines and tools are in place, what’s the next level?

2015 107

6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Our webinars provide convenient, cost-effective professional development for the modern administrative professional. Relax in the comfort of your home or office while learning directly from Joan Burge, founder, and CEO of Office Dynamics.

2018 245 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.    Sure, shutting down is something that can happen when you use a 3rd-party tool.   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.

2012 137

How To Make Your Own Standing Desk and Save $600

Dumb Little Man

Do you need to learn how to make your own standing desk ? I fell in love until I heard how much it cost him. A set of four at Ikea costs $4.49. My standing desk costs me $4.50 Cool Tools How To Workplace

2016 196

40 Things I've Learned in 40 Years


I''ve taken some time to reflect on my forty years, and I''d like to share with you a list of the life lessons I''ve learned along the way. Perhaps by sharing these maybe I''ll have helped expedite your own lesson-learning. Today I turned forty.

2014 114

Five Ways to Seriously Get Things Done

Clutter Coach

But most of the folks you see around you who don’t seem to have those problems have learned to be productive and they use tools to help them. You too can learn. This can be a powerful tool, but you need to construct it correctly and use it right.

2014 130

Five Ways to Seriously Get Things Done

Clutter Coach

But most of the folks you see around you who don’t seem to have those problems have learned to be productive and they use tools to help them. You too can learn. This can be a powerful tool, but you need to construct it correctly and use it right. It’s a focusing tool, not a dumping ground. The program costs $7 and you can purchase it through with the link below. Effectiveness Habits Productivity Products Tools to-do lists

2016 100

Guide to Membership Retention and Strategies

Andrea Kalli

Keeping these clients is always more cost effective than obtaining new members. This may include a two part content series that must be learned over two or more renewal periods.

2010 153

7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

Tally the cost. We can only get what we really want in life if we learn to speak our truth. The following post was originally published at and is shared with permission from the author. “I’ve

2016 194

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. Consider using a project management tool like Basecamp to communicate and keep tabs on things while giving your team member the authority and autonomy she needs to get the job done. If you want to claim your role as CEO, learn to let go.

2011 136

Is There A Social Impact To Mixing Business And Medicine?

Dumb Little Man

Unfortunately this has proven to be a very costly solution to administering healthcare to people. Lots of medications and treatments are developed by researchers in the United States, funded by the costs of selling medications and treatments that have already been used successfully.

2020 188

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 207