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The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

If you are anything like me, the new year brings a lot of soul searching and a nostalgic look back at the 12 months past. But where to start?

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Lessons in Revolutionary Thinking

Office Dynamics

Guest post by Tara Browne, DTM, 2016 Conference Scholarship Winner. . When I was awarded one of three scholarships for the 2016 Conference for Administrative Excellence, I was beyond excited. I looked forward to acquiring strategies and tools to advance my administrative career. What I got was all of the above…and so much more.

2017 79

It's Time to Stop Mindless Collaboration

On The Job

It can also lead to more innovation, and provides greater oversight and transparency that can reduce unethical or illegal conduct by individuals.

2017 46

These 6 Strategies Will Make Your Business More Efficient

Small Business CEO

Are you looking for ways to make your business more efficient? There’s no shortage of opportunity. Automate High-Volume Functions.

2017 33

Win a free place at the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

We have a very special giveaway for Practically Perfect PA readers this month. The conference is taking place on Friday 24th February in London.

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Announcing the Assist Conference Programme

Practically Perfect PA

I’m so happy to share the following updates with you! Assist Conference Programme. Programme highlights. Plenary session: Confidence at work.

2017 40

2017 Rural and Small Town Trends (and Webinar)

Small Business Labs

Tomorrow Becky McCray  is hosting a webinar of 2017 rural and small town trends.  My favorite 3 are: Innovative Rural Business Models.

2017 25

10 Things To Remember When Expanding Your Business Globally

Small Business CEO

Follow these 10 tips to ensure that you do well in new markets. Ensure stability back home.

2017 19

How To Publish Your Thesis Into A Book In 4 Steps

Dumb Little Man

Completing your thesis is a seminal moment in your life. It represents your Magnum Opus. It’s your contribution to knowledge. Reconfigure Your Thesis.

2017 47

Words in the “Struct” Family

Daily Writing Tips

The root word in common is struere , meaning “arrange,” “build,” or “pile.” Construct , instruct , and obstruct are the verb forms for the other words.

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2017 Forms 19

Five Ways to Deal with Workplace Changes Positively

Office Dynamics

Article contribution by Amanda Wilks. Change in the workplace is often very difficult to embrace. It may not be readily apparent to employees why the alterations and adjustments are being made. When they have to deal with workplace changes, it can become the perfect source of employee complaints and disgruntled comments. 1. Support Management.

2017 25

PPI Facts That You Should Know About

Small Business CEO

Payment Protection Insurance policies were sold to millions of people in the UK. Most of these PPI policies were mis-sold. PPI Compensation.

2001 14

Why Do We Procrastinate?

Dumb Little Man

The relationship between how much we dislike a task, or task aversion, is even more obvious. I am neurotic. I am more rebellious than agreeable.

2017 41

Punctuation Quiz #11: Appositives

Daily Writing Tips

All but one of the following sentences demonstrate incorrect style for punctuation of appositives; revise the sentences as necessary: 1.

2017 17
2017 17

The Limited Currency Called Focus

Productivityist

Ryan McRae is the creator of the blog, The ADHD NERD , a blog dedicated to helping people be more productive, successful and happy especially if they have ADHD. He is the author of Conquering the Calendar and Getting More Done and it’s available for a free download today. You know the drill. You want to start something new—a creative venture.

2017 19

Project Derailed: Avoiding the Pitfalls of Commercial Construction

Small Business CEO

There are ways to avoid the stress and financial implications associated with an unexpected derailment of your project.

2017 11

7 Common Mistakes Making Your Home Prone to Burglary

Dumb Little Man

Did you know? An incidence of burglary happens somewhere in the USA every 18 seconds, adding up to 200 per hour, and nearly 4,800 burglaries every day.

2017 41

5 More Sentences Rendered More Concise

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the examples below illustrates a distinct strategy for shortening and simplifying sentences. A discussion and a revision follows each example.

2017 17

The "Conscious Coziness" Trend - Hygge - Continues to Grow

Small Business Labs

" But we knew hygge had really made it to America when one of our favorite radio shows, WBUR's OnPoint Radio, had an episode on it.

2017 UPS 9

How to Get Influential Bloggers Blogging About Your Brand

Small Business CEO

This presents a challenge for brands who have or plan to rely mostly on costly paid advertising methods to spread the word about their brands.

2017 10
2017 10

8 Strange Funeral Customs From Around the World

Dumb Little Man

From your side of the world, saying goodbye to the dead might mean burial or cremation. For others, funerals are more than just burying the dead.

2017 41

3 Cases of Restrictive and Nonrestrictive Confusion

Daily Writing Tips

An explanation and a revision follows each example. Offshore finance changed forever in April 2016 with the leak of 11.5 Grammar

2017 17

My Year In Preview: 2017 Edition

Productivityist

There is no doubt in my mind that reviewing the past year is a valuable exercise. But what about previewing the year to come? I think that’s an exercise that is just as valuable. Because it offers you a map for the months ahead. Monthly Themes are the pillars of My Year in Preview. Let me explain how Monthly Themes work. Click here. ). Interested?

2017 10

How To Get A Celebrity At Your Corporate Hospitality Event

Small Business CEO

Corporate events are great opportunities to impress clients, co-workers, and employees. photo credit: Wikipedia. Here’s how to do it.

2017 10
2017 10

8 Time-Saving Hacks for Busy Moms

Dumb Little Man

The homemaker has the ultimate career of all. She is on duty 24 hours a day and 365 days a year. Here’s to all the hard-working homemakers. False.

2017 41

3 Examples of Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

n each of the following examples, placement of a phrase obfuscates the sentence’s narrative flow. Discussion and a revision follow each sentence.

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2017 2008 14

The Productivityist Podcast: The Sunday Basket with Lisa Woodruff

Productivityist

My guest on this episode is Lisa Woodruff , a professional organizer, productivity specialist and author of the book The Mindset of Organization: Take Back Your House One Phase at a Time. Lisa and I tackle one of the most popular systems she has created: The Sunday Basket. Relevant Links. Thanks for listening.

6 Small Business Service Types That Offer a Flexible Work Environment

Small Business CEO

Telecommuting and freelancing are gaining popularity not only because of the obvious benefits they hold for employees.

15 Unforgettable Haruki Murakami Quotes For Dealing With Adversity

Dumb Little Man

Haruki Murakami is an internationally renowned Japanese writer, probably best known for his novel, Norwegian Wood. “Life is not like water.

2017 38

The Meanings and Variations of “Mother”

Daily Writing Tips

Mother derives from the Old English term modor , which is cognate with the Latin word mater and the Greek word meter.

2017 12

Can You Find The Errors? Try These Error Quests

Business Writing

Each of the three short passages below has one error. Can you find all three? Test your skills.

The Habits of Successful CEOs Revealed

Small Business CEO

If you’re tired of coding websites for a living, and have dreams of someday running your own corporation, you’re not alone.

2017 7

Penny Packers: How to Move on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Whether you’ve relocating out of your parents’ home, across town, or across the country, moving can be a challenge. Make a Budget. Delegate. Insure.

2017 38

Career Success A to Z: H is for Honesty

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. Things like gossiping about others.