February, 2017

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Highly Skilled Self-Employed Driving the Growth of the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The Resolution Trust, a left leaning U.K. By "privileged" they mean self-employed workers who are relatively highly skilled and well paid.

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Start-up funding: Private and public funding opportunities for your start-up business

The Small Business Blog

There are some very generous tax breaks and reliefs that encourage investors to back your business. Equity financing. Crowdfunding. Loans. Guest Blog

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Why the Real High Potentials Often Get Ignored

On The Job

Specifically, the term “VUCA,” is being heard in more private companies, a military term which stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.

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Thriving On Change

Office Dynamics

Something is definitely in the air… it is something that disrupts our lives; pushes us out of our comfort zones; often causes stress and pressure, but can be rewarding and invigorating. Can you guess what it is? CHANGE! I have been speaking on change since 1990. While a career change or job change can be a good thing, it still disrupts our life.

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Sharing some feedback

Practically Perfect PA

Well, today is a new day, folks. and I really wanted to share the powerful message with all of the readers. Who can blame them, right!?

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How To Find Inspiration After A Big Failure

Dumb Little Man

I am sure that you have heard the saying that if you have never failed at anything, then you never tried anything. This saying is quite true.

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Love Your Career

Office Dynamics

I have always been a “career-minded” woman since I was a little girl. When I was about 10 or 11, I went from house to house in our neighborhood selling my Mom’s used magazines. When I got a little older, I went to work at my uncle’s beauty salons in Cleveland, OH. And then in my later teens, I worked at a women’s clothing store.

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Why You Shouldn't Always Trust Your Gut

On The Job

How much do you trust your gut instincts? According to a new research, you may be relying on them too much.

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Top 10 Venues in London that Every PA Should Know About

Practically Perfect PA

Your to-do list is as long as your arm and you have no idea where to start. Enter HeadBox. The Snug at The Hari, Belgravia. So there you have it.

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The Large and Rapidly Growing U.S. On-Demand Economy

Small Business Labs

The research firm BIA/Kelsey estimates that in 2016 local U.S. on-demand economy generated $34 billion in revenue. households. trillion dollars.

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Preserve Your Relationships, Even in Sticky Situations

Business Writing

If you are human, you face situations during your workday that require you to write under pressure.

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9 Reasons Why We Procrastinate and How to Address Them

Dumb Little Man

‘Only put off until tomorrow what you are willing to die having left undone’ ~ Pablo Picasso. The answer to this is simple. Lack of time.

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Learn To Become A Better Leader: 10 Most Important Must Have Skills

Office Dynamics

Being a leader is so much more than just being the person in charge of your team or company. It’s a unique set of skills that you must have, in order to lead and take care of the people under your charge. Here are the ten most important skills you must develop to be a good leader. Listen to others. No one knows everything, even a good leader.

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4 Ways to Get the Boss to Give You What You Want

On The Job

Next, don't try to force the boss into saying “you’re right” and instead work on getting him or her to say “that’s right.”

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Practically Perfect PA giveaway: The Assist Conference winners are…

Practically Perfect PA

Thank you to everyone who entered the Assist Conference giveaway! I can announce the winners are … drum roll please…. Leigh Adams. Deborah Dei.

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Using On-Demand Economy Platforms to Start and Build Businesses

Small Business Labs

A good example is Victor Sandifer, Lyft driver and small business owner of Run the World Clothing. It also provides him with schedule flexibility.

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Why Fleet Management is Important for Business Owners

Small Business CEO

Any business that uses vehicles within their service can make use of fleet management. photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. What is fleet management?

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The Romantically Challenged Guy’s Guide to a Successful Valentine’s Day

Dumb Little Man

No matter what your significant other has said about Valentine’s Day, it’s still important to her. Remember the day. It just has to be something.

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8 Killer Tips for a Successful Executive and Assistant Partnership

Office Dynamics

There is no greater relationship in the workplace than that of an executive and assistant. I can honestly say that because of my experience as an assistant for 20 years and as an executive for 27 years. While the world is a much different place today, there are core strategies for a successful executive and assistant partnership that do not change.

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What Others Really Think About You

On The Job

Were you the smartest kid in school? The funniest? The most athletic? It's a little strange to think that we like to label people from an early age.

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Career Success A to Z: M is for Mindset

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. Everything becomes more irritating.

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San Francisco's (and Washington D.C's) Surging Household Income

Small Business Labs

San Francisco's real median household income has increased from $55,221 in 2000  to $88,829 in 2016.  at $93,294 (2015 data).

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Video Animations Add Wow Factor

Andrea Kalli

As you’re building your video project, don’t forget that Video Animations add a great WOW factor. Don’t let your viewers fall asleep!

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Get Strong, Sleep, Repeat: The Importance Of Sleeping

Dumb Little Man

When you’ve had a long and tiring workout, you just want to go home and sleep. How do we fall asleep? Benefits and the importance of sleeping.

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4 Stress-Free Networking Opportunities for Women

Office Dynamics

Photo via Flickr by Eugene Kim. Few things in life are as stressful as making a career change. Whether you’re jumping into new territory because you’ve recently lost a job or because you simply want to shake up your 2017, putting yourself out there in an industry where you may not have as many connections can feel lonely and scary. Attend church.

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3 Ways to Deal With a Distracted Boss

On The Job

Lots of people don't mind, because they see this as permission to do the same. If you're my boss, I'm definitely not going to say anything. Period.

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Grammar Quiz #4: Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences includes a modifying phrase that is incorrectly or awkwardly placed; revise the sentences as necessary: 1. Alterna.:

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The Growing Biotech Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Unlike traditional pharma or biotech companies, most of the people working at  Nimbus Therapeutics  are gig workers. 

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Top Tips for Gathering Actionable Data for Your Business

Small Business CEO

How do you gather quantitative data about potential customers? How can you analyze it for actionable information?

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8 Excellent Ways To Reduce Stress At Work

Dumb Little Man

These days, there aren’t many jobs around that don’t involve at least some stress. It’s become a normal part of most people’s working life.

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Building A Star Partnership – Free Webinar For Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Administrative professionals are in a unique position to build incredibly powerful partnerships with the person or people they support. The bond that exists between executive and assistant can be truly special and it can create a distinct competitive advantage in the business world. However, this kind of partnership doesn’t just happen.

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How to Consistently Come Up With Better Ideas

On The Job

No matter how talented a team may be, sooner or later they may fall into a rut. Ideas seem stale. Solutions are the same old, same old. Why not?

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45 Idioms with “Roll”

Daily Writing Tips

a rolling stone gathers no moss : a proverb meaning that one who remains active will not become complacent or hidebound. ready to roll : prepared.

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Uber, Lyft and Airbnb Rapidly Gaining Share in the Corporate Market

Small Business Labs

That’s up from 44% just six months ago and less than 10% 4 years ago. This data is hardly surprising.   gig economy on-demand economy trends

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