Tue.Feb 12, 2019

How To Increase Your Productivity By Harnessing Dead Time

Dumb Little Man

Although the title suggests this post will be a world-changing experiment, dear reader, I have to let you down — it won’t. Stop reading if you expect a new promising model as to how to become a super-productive human being.

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"Job Crafting", Independent Work and the American Dream

Small Business Labs

"Job crafting" describes the ways in which employees redesign and customize their jobs to foster greater work satisfaction and engagement. This is done by breaking a job into tasks and then deciding what to do less and more of. 

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How To Deal With A Bully At Work

Dumb Little Man

Bullying is becoming a universal topic throughout the business world. No workplace is safe from a bully and this behavior should not be encouraged. South Australia has bought in legislation to deal with this problem and I’m of the understanding that other Australian states will soon follow.

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A Large Amount of Mistakes

Business Writing

Today I was reading an article online in Forbes. I expect Forbes to produce error-free articles, but an error popped out in this sentence: When you stop to think about it, the sheer amount of websites can also confuse and. Grammar and Usage Proofreading Teaching Business Writing

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Do You Provide Virtual Services? It’s Time To Stop Using The Term Virtual Assistant.

Tips From T. Marie

Back in June of 2010 I penned a blog post asking if virtual service providers needed something more than the name virtual assistant. 9 years later I’m here to say, if you provide virtual services, stop using the term virtual assistant to describe what you do. In my 2010 article, my concerns with the term had everything to do with how the media and the general public were interpreting the term Virtual Assistant.

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How Do Administrative Assistants Handle a Micromanager? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Welcome to the part of our blog known as Ask an Admin, where any administrative assistant or executive assistant can submit any question they have and their peers (your peers) can weigh in on the conversation. We know that there is always multiple ways you can approach a situation and we would love to hear your input on how you would handle the problem or situation that is presented. This week Sheri presents the question: How would you handle a boss that micromanages?

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How to Choose an Accounting System for Your Business

Small Business CEO

Today, businesses are spoiled for choice when it comes to choosing an accounting system.

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