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How to work with a boss who wants everything done right now!

Practically Perfect PA

I was recently reading through the comments on one of the fantastic online networks for EAs when I saw an Assistant had posted a question asking if it was okay to take time off following a knee operation, even though her boss had assumed she would be back in the office the next day! As […].

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Executive Assistants –Developing Your “Wow” Factor

Office Dynamics

Some executive assistants have it. Some executive assistants don’t. What is it, you ask? That intangible, invaluable “wow” factor. Here’s the good news: It’s a learnable trait! Anyone can develop their own unique wow factor.

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How To Contain An Oozing Toxic Situation In Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Imagine a container of toxic waste that is oozing out at the top. It is almost boiling over and the lid is barely hanging on. Wouldn’t you do anything to stop it? Even from a distance? Once we recognize that a situation is out of control, we should step back, reexamine, and reassess the situation.

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What Control Means to the Self-Employed

Small Business Labs

Our article yesterday covered a study showing how work autonomy and control resulted in mental health benefits for the self-employed.    As a follow-up, the chart below (click to enlarge) is from the Freshbooks 2019 Self-Employment in America Report.

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How to Find an Affordable Engagement Ring — Without Sacrificing Quality

Dumb Little Man

The phrase affordable engagement ring probably makes you think of a lot of things: weird lighting in malls, trays of identical-looking rings, and maybe even your credit card bill.

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Podcast Episode 7 – 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Productivity Journey

Simple Productivity Blog

When I started this journey back in college, I was convinced that all I had to do was use the right planner and write everything down, and I'd never forget to do anything or be late for anything again. In the years since then, I have learned a lot of lessons about productivity. Here are 10 things I wish I knew when I started. The post Podcast Episode 7 – 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Productivity Journey appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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Cold Calling Vs. Social Selling – Why Not Both?

Small Business CEO

This issue is one of those debates that nearly feels talked to death. The amount of spilled digital ink on the subject could fill out about a hundred blogs, and there would still be some opinions left over.

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The Leadership New Teachers Need to Flourish

Small Business CEO

A key factor steering the economic growth of any country is a knowledge-driven workforce and the significance of the teaching profession towards the same cannot be underrated. Teachers play a vital role in building a strong human capital base and shaping the future of a country.

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