Mon.Oct 01, 2018

Day in the life: Shelley Trask, EA at Slack

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s interview with Shelley Trask, EA at Slack which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks. What are the main aspects of your role? I support our CTO & Co-founder, Cal Henderson and VP of Engineering, Michael Lopp, both of whom manage one of the largest teams at Slack.

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Measuring the Gig Economy is Not Easy

Small Business Labs

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the results of their Electronically Mediated Work study. They found about 1% of the U.S. workforce used an online labor platform during their reference week in May of 2017. This works out to about 1.6 million people.

2018 154

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Take Up Your Business: How To Pitch A Business Idea

Dumb Little Man

Presenting is probably one of the most common things people are afraid of. Anxiety, headache, high heart rate… All these symptoms are familiar to unexperienced presenters and professional speakers.

2018 232

5 Ways to Handle Unexpected Criticism From the Boss

On The Job

There's nothing more frustrating than to think you're doing just great in your job, only to have the boss blindside you with something like: "You know, I'm concerned that you're not meeting the goals I think you need to meet in order to be successful at this company." You're confused.

2018 130

Blockchain And The New Power Grid

Dumb Little Man

For the majority of consumers, being environmentally conscious is second nature. Between switching the lights off in empty rooms, forgoing the plastic straw, and bringing reusable bags for grocery shopping, we do our part in every way we can.

2018 224

How to Improve Your English Spelling

Daily Writing Tips

Addyson, a sixth grader who loves to write, asks, “How can I learn to spell better?” ” That’s certainly a worthy question, and over the years, we’ve given many suggestions for better spelling. I Before E, Except After C. How Do I Become a Better Speller?

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Who You Gonna Call? Essential Services UK Startups Should Use

Small Business CEO

In many ways, starting and growing a business is a lot like hitting puberty.

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