Tue.Jan 08, 2019

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.

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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.

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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.

2019 158

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.

2019 169

Incarcerated but Not Hyphenated

Business Writing

I received an invitation to a professional meeting focused on hiring "formerly-incarcerated talent (FIT)." FIT--that's a catchy acronym. But what caught my attention more was the unnecessary use of the hyphen. Did you notice it? These are formerly incarcerated (not.

2019 151

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!

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