June, 2020

Beat The Competition: Self Discipline For Business Success

Dumb Little Man

How would you describe the business landscape in today’s time? Would you describe it as competitive? Ruthless? Cutthroat, aggressive, or maybe a dog-eat-dog world? Well, all of the above are accurate discussions of how the business world truly is.

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10 Tips for Communicating with Employees

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 10 Tips for Communicating with Employees appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Effective communication is a key skill for supervisors. If a supervisor is unable to deliver a message clearly, it doesn’t matter how good or important the message is, it has no value.

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How Assistants Can Deal with Difficult Bosses (Video)

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Librar y.

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Advanced skills for C-suite Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Working alongside every successful Executive is an incredibly smart, switched-on and highly skilled Executive Assistant. There are many advanced skills that Assistants, who work in the C-suite, need to be successful in the role. We cover a lot of those skills on this website.

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The Best Assistant Learning Resources

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Since 1990, we have provided rich resources for administrative professionals around the world. As you can imagine, we have covered thousands of assistant-focused topics over the decades.

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5 Tips for Moving Back to the Office

Simple Productivity Blog

As we start to reemerge after the quarantine, many of us are headed back to the office. But after working remote for so many weeks, it's hard to think about going back to the way we were. Today I offer some tips to keep your productivity up as you move back to the office.

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Self-Development Tips for Every Entrepreneur

Dumb Little Man

Anyone can start a business, but not everyone can succeed with it. That’s a fact that every aspiring entrepreneur should understand when planning to open and start their own company. In fact, thousands of people have opened a business only to find it failing at the end.

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The Art of Career Crafting (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of The Art of Career Crafting. Date : Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern. Sign up for the Eat Your Career Newsletter to receive registration information: [link].

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The ultimate guide to board and Executive team management

Practically Perfect PA

Organising and arranging meetings for boards and executive teams can be a long-drawn-out process that requires a lot of patience and managing a lot of moving parts. I would also like to draw your attention to the following guides, which will also help you manage meetings.

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Do You Find Yourself Rambling?

Office Dynamics

More words don’t always translate into more meaning. That’s why it’s important to avoid wordiness in your writing, especially in a business setting. Your colleagues’ and customers’ time is precious. They need to know what you offer, need, or suggest quickly and concisely.

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30 Day Challenge: Brain Training

Simple Productivity Blog

I feel like I've been getting mentally sloppy. For this month's challenge, I decided I would do brain training every day. Why Brain Training? I feel like I've been getting mentally sloppy.

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How To Become An Inspiration To Others: 4 Essential Qualities

Dumb Little Man

If I were to ask you to name the person who has inspired you the most, your first choice might be a celebrity. It also might be a professional public speaker, a successful business person, a spiritual guru, or some other public figure.

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The Money Diagram

Brilliantly Better

One of the perks of traveling is that you get to meet other people.

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COVID-19's Huge Financial Impact on Cities

Small Business Labs

According to the National League of Cities (NLC) , 65% of cities are being forced to delay or cancel capital spending and infrastructure projects due to COVID-19.      Unlike the federal government, most U.S. cities are required by charter to run a balanced budget. This

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10 Terms About the Coronavirus You Should Know

Daily Writing Tips

One by-product of the COVID-19 pandemic is the introduction of a vocabulary pertaining to the disease. Here are ten terms everyone should know to help them and others in their families and communities understand the disease and avoid contracting it.

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Dealing With a Difficult Boss

Office Dynamics

Working with people has its pros and cons. When you work with others you are able to bounce around ideas, collaborate, get feedback, and share knowledge. However, when you work with difficult people, you may experience resistance.

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30 Day Challenge Wrapup: Make A List of 30 Day Challenges

Simple Productivity Blog

I was having difficulty coming up with 30 day challenges that actually interested me. I knew that if I wasn't interested, there was no way in heck I was going to do them. So I decided to challenge myself to make my own list of 30 day challenges. This was actually fairly easy to do.

2020 130

Daily Habits That Will Increase Your Happiness To The Max

Dumb Little Man

Who doesn’t want to feel happy all the time and get rid of all life’s sorrows? Alas, it’s not always possible to stay in your best spirits. What most people don’t understand is that happiness is not something that can be achieved by material things.

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5 Signs Of A Healthy Relationship

Brilliantly Better

I was thinking about a nice, witty introduction for this short article, but, in all honesty, I couldn’t come up with one.

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One Health Advantage of Work Autonomy and Control May be Less Risk of Dying

Small Business Labs

Independent workers (freelancers, gig workers, independent contractors, etc.) consistently report a major benefit of being independent is the work flexibility, autonomy, and control it provides. It turns out having work flexibility, autonomy, and control may also mean you are at less risk of dying.

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8 Ways To Improve Your Productivity And Mental Health

Small Business CEO

During a pandemic, productivity and mental health may seem to function far apart from each other, but they actually work hand in hand. For many of us, including myself, there has been a lot of pressure to not only stay productive, but to accomplish more than ever before.

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10 Writing Resources to Explore

Daily Writing Tips

Are you hoping to go further with your writing this year? Whether you want to launch your freelance writing career, write and publish a book, or start a successful blog, these ten resources could help. I’ve split them into three different categories: learn, write and market.

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Editing Life: Consumption

Simple Productivity Blog

Spending patterns and consumption are areas that get out of control for a lot of us. The pandemic has changed our consumption patterns, if for no other reason than we couldn't get out to the stores.

2020 130

LinkedIn Dos and Don’ts: LinkedIn’s Best Practices

Dumb Little Man

LinkedIn is the largest online professional networking platform. It’s only wise to make use of it the right way. If someone is only using it as an online resume, then they are missing out on a lot of opportunities.

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The Best Productivity Hack For WhatsApp

Brilliantly Better

And the only productivity hack I know for WhatsApp, honestly. Just to make things clear, WhatsApp doesn’t particularly strike me as a productivity app. On the contrary. It can be the most distracting thing in your digital inventory.

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Study Shows Most Want to Go Back to Offices, at Least Part-Time

Small Business Labs

Gensler, a large global integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm, recently released its U.S. Work From Home Survey 2020 report.

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5 Tips for Starting a New Job Remotely

45 Things

Many companies have been great about keeping their job commitments to new hires or even interns in the midst of a global pandemic.

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Publicly vs. Publically

Daily Writing Tips

Is publically a word? Yes, if by “a word” you mean “a term that is found as an entry in dictionaries.” But is it a word a careful writer is apt to use? That’s another story, which will be told below. First, dictionaries are not arbiters of highly literate writing; they merely document usage.

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Podcast Episode 25: The Importance of Writing Out A Daily Agenda

Simple Productivity Blog

Today I talk about the importance of making a daily agenda - and why writing it out is key. The post Podcast Episode 25: The Importance of Writing Out A Daily Agenda appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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7 Ways to Splurge Money Wisely

Dumb Little Man

Yes, you read that right! Splurging – a word so decadent that just the thought of it is followed by strong guilt. When you are brought up in a middle class household, the money mindset you have picked up – whether consciously or unconsciously – forbids you to think of splurging.

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Learning To Play The Guitar – Part One

Brilliantly Better

Shortly after the beginning of the lockdown, I bought myself a guitar. It’s semi-acoustic Harley Benton from Thomann, semi-acoustic meaning it can be also plugged into an amplifier.

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Academic Study Measures the Pandemic's Impact on Small Businesses

Small Business Labs

The Effects of the Coronavirus on Hours of Work in Small Businesses , from Yale's Tobin Center for Economic Policy, shows the pandemic's dramatic and ongoing impact on small businesses. 

2020 71

4 Ways Small Businesses Can Benefit From Email Marketing

Small Business CEO

Email marketing is the secret weapon that small businesses need to succeed. photo credit: Ketut Subiyanto / Pexels. When you’re running a small business, everything you do has a direct influence on your bottom line.

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Episode 315: I Took a Clarity Day

Productivityist

I took a Clarity Day this week. This episode is sponsored by the University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education. Established in 1962, UCI offers education for adult learners in Orange County.

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Editing Life: Commitments

Simple Productivity Blog

We all have multiple demands on our time. Some of these we choose, and some are thrust upon us. Some of them we choose; some we are asked to do, and some creep up on us through insidious means. This time of pandemic has been a good time for examining our commitments.

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Is Healthcare Management Your Next Career Move?

Dumb Little Man

Some of us have a passion for health and this is something that we see in many areas of our lives. Do you find yourself constantly researching to find new ways to improve your health? Do you enjoy telling others about how they can live healthier lives?

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Yes, I Can

Brilliantly Better

While re-reading my blog the other day (an activity I regularly do just to keep things tidy, looking for broken links or overlapping keywords) I observed a pattern. It seems that I write a lot about difficult situations and about overcoming them.

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