Tue.Jan 08, 2019

Connecting With Your Child: 5 Things You Can Do To Stay Close Despite Your Work

Dumb Little Man

Having spent the last two decades working in the advertising industry based in New York but with clients all over the country, being on the road is just something that always came with the job. My wife had always been really supportive of my ambitions and therefore, excessive travel has never been much of an issue. However, 7 years ago, I became a dad — first to my daughter Hannah and two years later, to our little Sophie.

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5 ways to improve your leadership skills

Practically Perfect PA

There are now quite a few of us in the Assistant world running around shouting that you, lovely Assistant, are a leader within your organisation! You may not manage a team, but you do work in a management role. You manage your Executive, you work with and support the leadership team, and you should see […]. Core Skills Featured admin administrators assistants Career EA EA Skills Executive Assistant Leadership Office manager PA PA Skills Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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7 Ways Succession Planning Can Help Your Business Thrive

Dumb Little Man

As a small business owner, one aspect of managing your business you probably haven’t taken into account is succession planning. Most business owners think that it’s too far off to really consider, especially at the beginning of their career. Although you may have no intentions of leaving your business any time soon, the fact of the matter is that you never know what will happen to you tomorrow. In order to preserve your business, it’s crucial to think about succession planning now.

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Study Says Over Half of Older Workers Suffer Involuntary Job Loss

Small Business Labs

ProPublica's If You’re Over 50, Chances Are the Decision to Leave a Job Won’t be Yours covers a fascinating study looking at the job paths of workers aged 50 or older. The study used data from the University of Michigan Health and Retirement Study. Since 1992, this study has followed a nationally representative sample of about 20,000 people from the time they turn 50 through the rest of their lives.

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List of 50 Great Word Games for Kids and Adults

Daily Writing Tips

If you want to improve your writing, maybe it’s time to ditch all the writing books and podcasts and play some word games instead. Yes, seriously! Word games and writing games are great ways to develop your vocabulary, to help you think more deeply about words, to have fun with story and structure, and to get a lot of fun out of writing. But games can be a great way to: Develop your vocabulary. Help you think more deeply about words.

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