Tue.Jun 05, 2018

Listen to the CEO of a $1 billion startup and his EA discuss their partnership

Practically Perfect PA

At this month’s Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit we are incredibly lucky to have the Captain of BrewDog, James Watt and his First Mate, Bethany Burns. It’s certainly not every day you get to listen to the CEO of a $1 billion startup and his EA discuss their partnership!

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The Art And The Science Of Networking

Dumb Little Man

Knowing how to network successfully can help you tap into a hidden job market and present your skills and experience to potential employers. More than half of jobs are filled through networking contacts and more employers are turning to social media tools for help with hiring.

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The California Creative Economy

Small Business Labs

The Otis Report on the Creative Economy comes from the LA based Otis College of Art and Design.    The report covers the creative economy in California. And as their chart below shows, it's big. The study does a good job capturing self-employed creatives.

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How to Stop Smoking For Good

Dumb Little Man

Everyone knows that smoking’s a bad habit. It costs a lot of money and it’s unhealthy for those around you. It’s also one of the leading causes of cancer. It’s safe to say that there are plenty of reasons you want to quit. But, to actually tackle such a feat is as difficult as you imagine. Nicotine is the most common substance Americans are dependent on and it’s been claimed to be as addictive as heroin. Of the 35 million people in the U.S.

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How to Create a Positive and Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q. The space where we do our work matters. Americans who are employed full time now work an average of 47 hours a week.

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How Hygge In the Workplace Can Help With Your Job Search

Dumb Little Man

The Danes continue to top the list of the happiest countries in the world. In fact, in this year’s World Happiness Report , they came in at second, just behind Norway. Many believe their high levels of happiness is due to the Danish concept of hygge (pronounced as hoo-gah). Hygge is defined by Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, in his book The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living, as “…an atmosphere and an experience, rather than about things.”

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4 Pillars of How to Think Like a CEO

Small Business CEO

We have all seen CEOs walk the halls of the workplace and thought to ourselves, “man, that person has this all figured out! Smart, confident and at the pinnacle of their career”.

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