Tue.Feb 19, 2019

To Have It All: What Is The Cost?

Dumb Little Man

I signed our first contract in the delivery room. I felt so proud of this accomplishment for so long! NestApple (my recently launched real estate company) was born a few months before my daughter. Formally, however, clients started reaching out at the same time my epidural was going in. The emotions of having a baby have been thoroughly discussed, analyzed, and shared. I have nothing particularly innovative to add except to say it’s a unique experience that you cannot prepare yourself for.

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Technology of the week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad What is the Rowrite Smart Writing Pad? The RoWrite, by Royole, brings the traditional notepad into the digital age to capture ideas, notes, and drawings. You can edit, enhance, and even erase your creations in real time, or after you’ve pressed save, when connected to […].

2019 112

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Wish to Make your Website Hack-Proof? Apply these 5 Security Measures

Dumb Little Man

Imagine a free-flowing stream full of beautifully colored fish and certain hazardous plastic pieces caught in the current. The internet is a similar pool of good and bad assortments. Where there are abundant opportunities for growth, there are subtle chances of downfall as well. Downfall, personified by the vile entities, which hide in the shadiest corners of the net and lead unsuspecting users to an early demise.

2019 173

How Should an Administrative Assistant Prepare Their Day? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Welcome to Ask an Admin! This is where any administrative assistant or executive assistant can submit any question they have and your peers can weigh in on the conversation with their advice. There is more than one way to approach a situation or problem so we would love to hear your input! This week Karen asks: I would like to ask a question to other admins about their ways of preparing for their days out of the office.

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10 Tips for Freelance Writers That Really Work

Dumb Little Man

Freelancing is a perfect option for those who can’t or don’t want to be tied down to one location or for those who want to avoid physical interaction with people. And today, the range of freelance job opportunities is quite wide. Being a freelance writer, however, still remains as one of the most popular choices. How to become a successful freelance writer? Where to start from? How to draw the attention of potential clients?

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Purpose and a Paycheck and the New Retirement

Small Business Labs

Purpose and a Paycheck is a new book from Chris Farrell, a leading expert on retirement and workforce issues facing people over the age of 50.    The book covers the "new retirement" This is the growing trend towards older workers delaying retirement and continuing to work, either in traditional jobs or by starting their own businesses. Regular readers know this is a topic we cover often ( see our Baby Boomer section ).