November, 2009

How to Discover Your Life's Purpose – 7 Questions to Ask - by Dumb.

Dumb Little Man

2009 220

Do You Hate Your To-Do List? Try This Instead - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

"Stephanie, I make list after list after list, but never get anything done. Half of the piles on my desk are lists that I've made at different points!" Dawn was exasperated and frustrated. To do lists are great, but only if they work

2009 261

WinWeb Launches WinWeb TV – Free Small & Home Business Videos

The Small Business Blog

winweb-2009-11-19_22-52-11.jpg. WinWeb has today launched WinWeb TV, a online video website dedicated to providing videos for small and home business owners or budding entrepreneurs to find videos about

2009 208

How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you find that some of your co-workers can be extremely annoying, rude or just plain inconsiderate? Do you want to walk over to their cubicle while their talking loudly on the phone and give them a piece of your mind

2009 198

Want instant access to a one-stop online business management resource directory?

Office Organization Success

The Office Organization Success Cafe is just what you need! It’s the ultimate online resource for creating a more streamlined, automated, and systemized online solo service business. Once you become a member you’ll be able to: Have immediate access to an online library of content-rich articles focused on running an online solo service business. Network with colleagues with similar interests. Find new clients. Get advice or brainstorm a problem. Be social and make new connections.

2009 136

Business Writing: Holiday Greetings Made Easy

Business Writing

2009 189

Twelve Surprising Uses for Vicks VapoRub - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

2009 220

More Trending

How To Make This Recession Work For Your Small Home Business.

The Small Business Blog

On my blog I often talk about not spending money, bootstrapping and cash-flow planning. However a recession can be a excellent time to spend money too, providing you have the cash to spend - here are some tips on how to spend & save at

2009 192

Is Your Career in Jeopardy Because of Your Weight?

On The Job

As Congress debates health care reform, it's worth noting that employers are already taking steps to bring down their health care costs, whether it's setting up wellness programs for workers -- or requiring employees who have certain

2009 176

Administrative Procedures Manual - Does Your Department Need One?

Professional Assistant Blog

Does your department have an administrative procedures manual? Do you find that your staff are not being consistent with their memos, e-mails, the way they answer the phone, etc.? I worked in quite a few firms, small and large

2009 163

Business Writing: There's No Excuse for Dear Sir or Madam

Business Writing

2009 166

10 Ways to Make Thanksgiving Super Fun - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

2009 219

You can't convince the unready

Virtual Moxie

My friend, Toni Jo, and I went to an Abraham-Hicks workshop in DC, recently. And while there, I was reminded about something really important—something I've taught in one form or another for the past 12+ years about Attraction

2009 162

Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01

The Small Business Blog

Here is this week's news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from around the world. Even in Recession, Some Smell Businesses Grow

2009 176

Executive Assistants: Managing Your Career

Office Dynamics

Managing My Career. Excerpt from my speech at our 16th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence). I decided to select a topic from my latest book for admins, Underneath It All.

2009 158

Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007

Professional Assistant Blog

You sent a meeting request to a bunch of people. Your boss calls you up and tells you that you need to add an agenda to this meeting, but you don't want everyone to get the meeting request again and have to accept/decline it

2007 158

Elevate Your Elevator Speech

The Office Professionals Place

Imagine being in an elevator with someone you would really like to get to know and whom you would like to know about you. Depending on what floor you are traveling to, your journey will be short so your introduction should be the same

2009 141

The 7 Signs of a Leader - A Must Read - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

2009 219

31 Days of Wishes

Virtual Moxie

I hesitated to write about this today—concerned, I guess, that it didn't really fall into the purview of a "usual" VM post. And then I thought about it, and got over myself. Sometimes you have to give yourself a swift kick in the pants

2009 157

Worsening Access To Finance For UK Small Business

The Small Business Blog

logo.png Following on from my interview on CNBC, I came under fire with some criticism for suggesting the banks and the government is failing small business with access to affordable finance. Today the British Chamber of Commerce

2009 173

Administrative Assistant Gift Ideas

Office Dynamics

The holidays are here! Have you ever considered giving a gift to an administrative peer? What about your administrative team council members? Did you ever think about the great impression you would make if you gave a little something to your President's Executive Assistant?

Gifts 141

Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007's Formula Bar Size

Professional Assistant Blog

Would you like to know some tips and tricks of the trade? Look no further. This blog will provide you with up-to-date information on organization, prioritization, office trends and even some technical information on keeping your work

Preparing your boss for meetings away from the office or at home

Laughing all the Way to Work

I had a good tip from my boss that I have used to help me prepare him for meetings whether they are away or at home. He advised that I ask myself the following question for any meeting he is asked to attend

2009 141

The Bruce Lee Approach to Valuing of Money - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

2009 220

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

So You've Got the Job Interview - Now What? You've sent out dozens, or maybe even hundreds, of resumes and cover letters. You've posted your resume on all the top job boards plus the various industry-focused and niche job sites related

2009 141

Top 5 Website Design Tips

The Small Business Blog

The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. Keep things as simple as possible for the people visiting your website. Make sure they leave with the information they need

2009 164

Feeling Stressed at Work? Is it you? Is it them? (Information Overwhelm)

Office Dynamics

Feeling Stressed at work? Is it you? Is it them? Interruptions). Feeling Stressed at work? Is it you? Is it them? Part 1). Please enjoy this guest blog post from Alita Bluford , an efficiency expert! By Alita Bluford. What is the financial and psychological cost of losing things? Part 3.

2009 141

How to help clients with needs you can't meet

Virtual Moxie

I know a lot of VAs who aren't struggling, and I meet my share of people who are. Some have even questioned whether “in this economy” they should lower their fees, or reduce the hours included in their minimum retainers

2009 130

Too much information.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Some people like to talk. When they write an e-mail they do the same thing and instead of getting to the point they explain and explain and explain. I feel I have to dig to find what is required of me

2009 141

7 Healthy Foods That Will Fill You Up and Prevent Overeating - by.

Dumb Little Man

2009 220

What Are You Thankful For?

The Office Professionals Place

The holidays are quickly approaching and this is the time of year when we reflect on our successes and goals and also begin thinking about what we can do to reach the next level the following year. Admittedly, this year has been

2009 130

Sugar Not The Icing On The Small Business Cake.

The Small Business Blog

Lord Sugar's - the governments enterprise czar - outburst last week where he allegedly called small business owners moaners and said: “I can honestly say a lot of problems you hear from people who are moaning are from companies I

2009 164

Administrative Assistant Gift Ideas

Office Dynamics

The holidays are here! Have you ever considered giving a gift to an administrative peer? What about your administrative team council members? Did you ever think about the great impression you would make if you gave a little something to your President's Executive Assistant?

Gifts 130

8 tips to help you find your way in this tough job market

On The Job

While I knew there was a good chance the unemployment rate would go up, when I heard the latest figures were 10.2 percent, my reaction on Twitter was automatic: "Double ugh," I wrote. It was exactly how I was feeling at the moment

2009 130

The Little Engine That Could.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Have you ever heard of negative and positive self talk? I just recently read an article on it and was surprised when I really paid attention to the messages I was sending myself that some of them were negative

2009 130

Are You Treating Your Computer Better Than You Treat Yourself.

Dumb Little Man

2009 219

Happy endings--how to let a client go with ease and grace

Virtual Moxie

Oy, I'm late. No excuses. Hope you enjoy today's Moxie, and hope that those of you celebrating, have a magical and love-filled Thanksgiving! On with the post. Although we're on our annual winter break at AssistU

2009 122