Thu.Feb 16, 2012

Speak for Yourself

Step It Up VA Coaching

by Donna Toothaker. There are many ways to market your business – email marketing, social media, press releases, attending networking events. But to really “kick it up a notch,” you have to put yourself out there, in person, in front of people. The very thought of standing behind a podium may be terrifying for some, or just uncomfortable enough for others to have avoided it up until now. This is a hurdle worth jumping.

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A Quick Email Management Tip

Office Organization Success

Emails aren’t urgent! Don’t feel you have to read and act upon your email the second it hits your inbox. Here’s an article with some tips on how you can manage your email to increase your productivity and keep your sanity! Quick Biz Tip

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More on the End of Men and Rise of Women

Small Business Labs

Earlier this week we posted on the  End of Men and the Rise of Women trends.  The basics behind these are trends are a growing set of data indicating that men are falling behind women in a wide range of well being, educational, and employment measures.

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College To Work – Building The Leader In You

Small Business CEO

I was recently asked to help a college student prepare for interviewing, and it reminded me of how important it is to be well-prepared when looking for a job, especially transitioning out of college. In this blog post I provide several tips for the earliest leaders – those entering the professional workforce for the first time. This is your first shot at presenting yourself as a leader to your desired place of work. Make your resume “pop” with accomplishments and leadership.

Review: Habit Master

Simple Productivity Blog

If you are trying to build new habits, it is important to keep track of how well you are doing. Without feedback, it is easy to get discouraged, or start slacking off, and then Poof! the habit is gone.

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Minute Taking Q&A

Laughing all the Way to Work

As I mentioned in my previous post, I was giving a webinar on minute-taking yesterday. There were a few questions that as I pondered last night, I wanted to give a more fulsome answer to today. Since some of you are on my blog, I thought this would be a good way to answer those questions. Do you need to record in the minutes when someone abstains from a vote? This is a good question, but doesn't have a fast and sure answer.

Hacking Email: 99 Email Security and Productivity Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

Why is it that when it comes to emails, there are no accepted standards? Even though 6 billion emails are sent every day, almost no one agrees about simple things like email etiquette, how to organize a note, or whether emails are considered private or not. The 99 tips in this article make up the best in email practices: 4.) Don’t forward chain letters. Just don’t do it. Enough said. That includes the email that says that if you don’t forward it to 10 people you’ll die.

Moxie Tip 120: Working In/Out

Virtual Moxie

If you spend plenty of time working out, good for you for keeping your body healthy! Just be sure to also spend plenty of time working "in." There are all sorts of amazing and wonderful things to learn of benefit to you in reflection and introspection. Moxie Tips AssistU Moxie Tips Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant Training Virtual Moxie

Moxie Tip 119: Upgrade Your Ethics

Virtual Moxie

Especially if you hang around deep in the belly of the Internet Marketing world, it can be a quick trip into the muck and mire of seduction and manipulation--often clothed as attraction. I've seen many people quickly lose the ability to see any distinction between more good and less good ways of behaving--it's pretty astonishing how quickly one can lose his/her way. If you feel a bit lost, or if your ethics in business need a shot in the arm, get to know Christopher Bauer (also @ethicstweet ).