Sat.May 04, 2019 - Fri.May 10, 2019

7 Super Effective Tips to Meet Deadlines Without Going Mad

Dumb Little Man

When our workdays or school days start becoming more and more demanding, we tend to lose control over our time and schedule. We try to keep up and have everything done in time, but it keeps getting harder and harder.

2019 270

Day in the life: Hayley Lawrence, PA to Regional General Manager and Admin Assistant to Founders Office – The British Virgin Islands

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Hayley Lawrence, PA Regional General Manager and Administration Assistant to Founders Office – Necker & Moskito Islands, in The British Virgin Islands. I love this interview because it shows how exciting, different, challenging and incredible our profession is!

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Intuit's Pursuit of Prosperity Study

Small Business Labs

Intuit recently released The Pursuit of Prosperity , a study designed to to better understand how Americans: • define prosperity • view the factors that impact their ability to live the life they want • feel about your current financial standing • plan to achieve greater prosperity • view their financial future.

2019 157

How to Find Your Voice at Work (Free Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Find Your Voice at Work.”. While writing my new book (The Invisibility Cure: How to Stand Out, Get Noticed and Get What You Want at Work), I experienced quite a few personal revelations. One in particular has really stuck with me.

2019 156

The Life-Changing Magic of Giving Up

Dumb Little Man

‘Giving up’ or ‘quitting’ on something has mixed connotations. For one, giving up smoking is widely applauded. Giving up on a marriage, on the other hand, well, it depends on who you speak to. In my life, giving up has not been equated with praiseworthy behavior.

2019 260

5 tips on how to feel confident when you really don’t

Practically Perfect PA

Just recently I was chairing a panel session at the Conference and Hospitality Show in Leeds. Before going on the stage myself and the other panellists were talking about how we conquer our nerves so that we can get up on stage and speak to the audience. As I think we all know, speaking in […].

Accor Hotels Major Coworking Push

Small Business Labs

Accor, which is a large French multi-national hotel and hospitality company , announced a plan to develop 1200 coworking spaces over the next 3 years. If they do it, they will become the leading coworking brand in Europe by 2022 and one of the largest in the world. 

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6 Great Lessons You Can Learn from Helen Keller

Dumb Little Man

Helen Keller was one of the most famous authors of her time. Despite being blind and deaf, she was able to inspire a lot of people. She’s a great reminder that nothing is impossible and I believe that there are more lessons we can learn from her.

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Top 5 planners for organised Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Sometimes it’s hard to take a step back from all the work that you have to get through and look at how best to plan your time. But investing time in planning will save you lots of energy in the long run and make you more productive. It feels so good to check off that […].

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If I Were (Was?) Rich…

Office Dynamics

The play Fiddler on the Roof recently came through my city, and my friend kept singing her dad’s favorite song from that hit: “If I Were a Rich Man.”. My comment? “I’m I’m glad the lyricist got the grammar right!”. Why is the use of “were” (not “was”) correct in this song title and similar phrases?

2019 189

How to Give a Demonstration Speech Like a Food Network Star

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Give a Demonstration Speech Like a Food Network Star appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Most of my YouTube or television watching centres around cooking; not shows like Food Network challenges, Top Chef or Guy’s Grocery Games. Rather, I enjoy the shows where the hosts demonstrate the preparation of specific dishes. I want to watch Tyler Florence prepare Chicken Paillard or Micheal Smith make no-knead bread and then try the recipe myself.

2019 131

Career Scope: How to Be A Yoga Teacher

Dumb Little Man

In today’s time, a lot of people have become more and more health conscious. The nature of their jobs, having a hectic lifestyle and experiencing chronic stress increase their risk of developing lifestyle diseases.

2019 240

Technology of the week: Sortd

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: Sortd What is Sortd? Sorted is an add-on feature and chrome extension for Gmail. It allows the user to drag and drop emails into customised columns so that you can prioritise and sort your emails. What does Sortd do?

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What is the Difference Between an Administrative Conference and Administrative Training?

Office Dynamics

With the plethora of offerings for administrative training and development, there is also a lot of confusion. People are throwing around terminology that can be confusing to the purchaser.

The Importance of Environmental Integrity When Combating Erosion

Eco-Office Gals

As with everything dealing with our environment, we are at a time in history when the integrity of what we are planting and sowing has an unprecedented impact.

2019 130

Why You Shouldn’t Check Email in the Morning And What To Do Instead

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that according to Statista , 49% of workers in the US check their work emails at home every few hours? On the flipside, 52% of US workers check personal emails at work every few hours? On top of that, our email consumption is projected to increase further.

2019 236

Should You Follow Up After an Interview?

On The Job

You may be feeling great after a job interview and believe a job offer is just around the corner. Then, nothing. Silence. No phone calls or emails from the hiring manager. Now your worry kicks in. Did you say something wrong in the interview? Have they already hired someone else?

2019 162

The One Piece of Time Management Advice That You Should Definitely Follow


I’ve been studying personal productivity and time management for years now and there’s one question that comes up often. What’s one piece of productivity and time management advice that you would give to everyone?”.

2019 110

Podcast 119: Having stuff

Clutter Coach

Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! This is podcast 119 and it’s about having stuff. Many of my shows are about this topic, of course. A lot of the time, I encourage you to have less and to get rid of things that you don’t need or really want anymore. Especially things that are broken or out of date or that you haven’t used in a million years.

2019 100

13 Security Tips for Your Android Phone

Dumb Little Man

You most likely use your phone much more than you use any other device, and it’s probably loaded with your personal information. With this in mind, security should be at the top of your priority list.

Phones 236

Don't Be a Jerk When Rejecting an Offer

On The Job

A Robert Half survey finds that six in 10 workers in a variety of fields and industries say they've received two or more job offers simultaneously when applying for jobs.

2019 130

Episode 243: The Art of Noticing with Rob Walker


On today’s episode, I spent time with Rob Walker. Rob Walker is a journalist covering design, technology, business, the arts, and other subjects.

2019 65

How to Create a Character Profile

Daily Writing Tips

Have you created character profiles for the main cast of your novel? While not all authors use character profiles, many find them a very handy tool for keeping track of their characters – and for developing and fleshing out those characters in the first place.

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The Best Ways To Save Money In 2019

Dumb Little Man

Saving money is more important than ever. In a world so politically unstable you never know what’s around the corner and when inflation is pricing many out already, planning for the future is a must.

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How Can Small Businesses Optimize Financial Management

Small Business CEO

Many small business owners find managing their finances to be quite challenging.

2019 91

Feed Your Inner Brainiac: Blogs & Podcasts to Fuel the Fire - Part 2 of 2

The Marq

Feeding your brain doesn't need to be restricted to reading books. There are many great in-depth blogs and podcasts that can get you there too. In the previous post I listed some of my recent favorite books to fuel your interests, plant new seeds, and get you excited about learning.

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10 Most Popular Coupon Websites You Should Know For Shopping on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

The most significant advantage of shopping online is the ability to avail discounts and deals on your favorite items through various coupons and promo codes. However, searching for a discount coupon can be hard.

2019 209

DumbLittleMan’s Ultimate Gift Guide for Mother’s Day 2019

Dumb Little Man

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and finding the perfect gift for such a special occasion can be a really overwhelming task, particularly if you’re a last minute shopper.

2019 193

Why Three in Four of Us Never Make It to Our Dream Job (And How to Overcome It)

Dumb Little Man

From firefighters to football players, actors to authors, we all had a childhood dream when it comes to our future occupation. Aspirations are a key driver to success, keeping us focused on the end goal – but how many of us actually make it? Recent research on the subject unearthed how many people achieve what they consider to be their ideal position, what those positions are, and what barriers impede the path to success. The results show exactly how tough it can be to make it to the very top.

2019 181

5 Travel Tips to Safely Enjoy Your Vacation

Dumb Little Man

Traveling can create some of the best memories of your life, especially if you are traveling abroad. However, like in the movie Taken, traveling can turn sour pretty quickly. As much as some of us would love it, we all don’t have Liam Neeson as a father to get us back to safety when things go south.

2019 178

Marketing Tips For Mother’s Day

Dumb Little Man

Although love for moms cannot be confined to just one day, Mother’s Day provides us a great opportunity to show how much we love them. It also offers fabulous opportunities to both brick-and-mortar and e-commerce businesses. Sales figures during this occasion are consistently galloping higher.

2019 174

How to Choose the Best Builder’s Risk Insurance For your Construction Site

Dumb Little Man

As a business owner, you will want to ensure that your construction business has all the cover you need to ensure that it is well-protected. One policy which can help you do so is risk insurance specifically designed for construction workers. Let’s take a look at how you can choose the best possible insurance for your construction site. Determine your risks.

2019 143

Can AI Streamline Your Supply Chain And Save Your Business?

Dumb Little Man

eCommerce is becoming more difficult to manage as a small business. The retail giants seem to have the market cornered on everything, from supply-side logistics to consumer demand. It’s more costly than ever to compete.

2019 272

Know Your Numbers: 4 Critical Tips on Managing Accounting for Startups

Small Business CEO

If you’ve got a startup, you know there’s already several areas of business to cover. Marketing, sales, accounting are all areas you’ll handle, even if you’re not proficient in them.

2019 78

Ryan Bukevicz: Campaigning For Hard Work and Honesty

Small Business CEO

Ever since he started his career at the young age of fourteen, with a simple yet effective emailing campaign, Ryan Bukevicz built a career for himself in online marketing. As a young marketing star, he even had a bright sports career ahead of him.

2019 74

Competitive Industries: How Do You Stand Out?

Small Business CEO

How can your business stand out in a competitive industry? It can be hard to grab the attention of your audience when there are a lot of companies working in your market, so what exactly can you do to make yours memorable compared to the rest? The claims management market is a competitive one.

2019 62

Updating Your Resume: Signs It’s Time to Polish the Ol’ Skills

Small Business CEO

You’re back on the job market, sending out your resume to multiple jobs a day, but you’re not getting any bites. Frustrating, right? It can be especially difficult to know exactly what’s going wrong – is it my cover letter? Do I have enough experience?