Tue.May 01, 2018

10 team bonding ideas for remote workers

Practically Perfect PA

Working remotely is becoming more and more common these days and it is pretty likely that many Assistants will have some if not all of their team working from home or other locations. They may even have Executive’s who live in other cities around the world.

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7 Highly Effective Tips On How to Stay Productive

Dumb Little Man

Most people have a hard time staying productive throughout the day. If you work the typical 9 to 5 job, you know exactly what I’m talking about. It’s that feeling when your brain becomes so exhausted that you grab that extra afternoon cup of coffee to just keep going. It’s physically impossible for you to continuously engage your brain in intense activity and concentration for more than a couple of hours at a time. Despite that, you still push yourself until you experience fatigue.

2018 174

There Are No Shortcuts to Success

Eat Your Career

I’m back again writing another article based on the wisdom I’ve gained from Jeff Haden’s amazing book, “The Motivation Myth.” If you missed my previous article, you can read it here. This concept is not a new or revolutionary one, but it still strikes me as important given our world today.

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5 Easy Ways on How to Change A Bad Habit Fast

Dumb Little Man

“Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” ? Henry Ford. Everyone wants to succeed. That is why we try to change our mind and grow personally as well as professionally to achieve better results. Unfortunately, the brain prefers negativity over positive information. Studies show that the human brain leans more on the negative for a reason- that is so we can keep an eye out and prepare for any danger.

2018 145

Research Reveals the Difference Between Good -- and Great -- Jobs

On The Job

Gallup has a new report out today of 140 countries, and it's full of interesting information about how and why we work. Here are some highlights: The world's workers want good jobs, but they are tough to find. The U.S.

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Small Business in the Age of AI

Small Business Labs

Intuit released a new study, Small Business in the Age of A.I. which found small businesses are bullish on automation technology and are already leveraging it to manage and grow their businesses. A key study finding is despite all the noise about A.I.

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Before You Retaliate

Office Dynamics

Before you retaliate. It’s almost instinctive to yell back or to be offended at someone who is yelling at you—be it a co-worker or a manager. But yelling back or arguing accomplishes little. It can destroy a business relationship and certainly dims your professional image. So before you respond to a verbal attack, keep these things in mind. Figure out what’s really going on. In each of the following cases, compassion—not retaliation—is in order.

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