Sat.Jun 29, 2019 - Fri.Jul 05, 2019

Top Remote Working Trends in 2019 You Should Know More About

Dumb Little Man

Working from home is no longer a once-in-a-blue-moon treat. It has become standard procedure for more than fifty percent of the USA’s workforce. An estimated 1.5 million people work remotely in the United Kingdom, too.

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10 skills needed to be a fantastic office manager

Practically Perfect PA

There are so many Assistants who are also working as an Office Manager and a lot of Office Managers who are also Assistants! The roles are similar, and there are a lot of overlapping skills. However, Office Managers do have to take on some tasks that are high-level and move the business forward.

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The Recent Flurry of Gig Economy Studies

Small Business Labs

It's been a busy couple of weeks for gig economy studies. Below is a list of 4 of the recently released studies.

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Keeping Clients; The True Secret to Success

Tips From T. Marie

The number one question I’m asked by the students who take my best-selling course Work from Home as a Virtual Assistant is “How do I get clients?” Ironically, not one student has ever asked me, “How to do I keep clients?”

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13 Things You Can Do With Your Old Phone

Dumb Little Man

Smartphones are a necessity nowadays but one big setback in using them is that we need to upgrade on a regular basis. The newest technology today can be obsolete in a short year or two. This leads most people to discard their phones, but it doesn’t have to be this way.

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Don’t take it personally! Growing a ‘thick skin’ at work

Practically Perfect PA

At the recent Virtual Summit, I was talking to a group of Assistants about resilience and how we gain respect in the office. Both of the Assistants said that we had to try not to take things too personally and that having a ‘thick skin’ is an excellent competency to have as an Assistant.

2019 181

The New Rules of Modern Job Search (Free Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “The New Rules of Modern Job Search.”. In my role as a career coach, I’ve helped a lot of people navigate the complex world of job search.

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How to Make Meal Planning a Fun Kitchen Adventure

Dumb Little Man

How many times a week do your kids ask you what’s for dinner? How often can you give them confident replies? If you’re always fussing about what to cook or eat the whole week, don’t fret because there’s a solution for you. Meal planning. Have you tried this?

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Top 5 CRM systems for small businesses

Practically Perfect PA

Finding the best customer relationship management software for a small business can often fall on the laps of the office manager or Executive Assistant in the business. There are so many options out there, with different functions and price points that it can be an overwhelming choice!

2019 153

Positive Career Affirmation #19

Eat Your Career

Everything I do today brings me closer to achieving my goals tomorrow. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #19 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations achievement goals

2019 148

It's Time to Complain

On The Job

Conscious complaining. This isn't a term that I was familiar with until I found it in Pamela McLean's new book, "Self as Coach, Self as Leader: Developing the Best in You to Develop the Best in Others."

2019 130

Online and Offline Businesses You Can Start With No Money

Dumb Little Man

These days, it’s easier than ever to start your own business. With the rise of the internet and online platforms for conducting business, there are plenty of opportunities to make money. There’s a long list of businesses you can start with no money.

2019 228

Podcast Episode 4: The Power of Three

Simple Productivity Blog

What do you do when you've done nothing so long that it becomes a habit? Today's episode talks about how I conquered that problem with the power of three: three tasks every day, with a secret weapon. The post Podcast Episode 4: The Power of Three appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

2019 130

Learn English with Alexa Skills: Writing, Grammar and Vocabulary

Daily Writing Tips

Have you got an Amazon Echo? If so, you might well have enabled a bunch of different skills to extend Alexa’s capabilities. Skills are like apps for Alexa.).

2019 103

Podcast 123: More baby steps

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! This is podcast 123 and because of the July 4 th holiday, it’s a rerun of one of my favorites: Baby Steps. Today’s podcast is based on Simple Way #21 in my book. It’s about taking baby steps to advance whatever project you’re working on.

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5 Essential Things To Check Before Taking A Road Trip

Dumb Little Man

Road trips with your friends and family are always an enjoyable and exciting experience. However, without preparation and the right checklist for a long road trip, the whole experience can turn into a complete nightmare. Here, we have put together a handy guide you can use.

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30 Day Challenge: Life Reboot

Simple Productivity Blog

For July 2019 I am going to focus on rebooting my life: getting rid of the "programs" that no longer work and deciding what will restart. The post 30 Day Challenge: Life Reboot appeared first on Laura Earnest. 30 Day Challenge

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What Small Business Owners Should Know About Investing In The Stock Market

Small Business CEO

If your small business is taking off and you have spare cash to invest – there are few things to consider before you make a decision where to put the money.

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Episode 251: Being a Late Bloomer with Rich Karlgaard


On today’s episode, I spent time with Rich Karlgaard. Rich Karlgaard, author of Late Bloomers: The Power of Patience in a World Obsessed with Early Achievement , is the publisher of Forbes magazine and is based in Silicon Valley.

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I Am Not Ashamed to Be Seen In Public Anymore

Dumb Little Man

My wife and I were at a nice restaurant, eagerly waiting for the chance to order our meals. I salivated at the thought of the barbecue ribs. A server came to our table and in his chivalrous way, asked Stephanie what she would like to eat first.

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Stress Makes You Stupid

Simple Productivity Blog

Stress, the flight or flight response, is a necessary part of being human. It's what kept us from being eaten by things in the distant past. There are a whole lot of physical changes that occur while stressed, but there are also mental changes as well.

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4  Ways to Make Your Business More Comfortable for Clients

Small Business CEO

Modern companies pay great attention to office design — and it isn’t just for bragging rights. Every workplace has a specific feel, and this ambiance will have a very real effect on how people engage with your business.

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Ask Questions Before Approving a Marketing Campaign Plan

Dumb Little Man

Before you sign off on a marketing campaign plan, it’s crucial that you understand what the plan is about and if the budget is reasonable. You can’t let a plan go ahead without questioning the people who worked on those ideas to see if they are worth doing. Why did you choose that platform?

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How to Create An SMS Marketing Campaign That Actually Works

Dumb Little Man

With the way everything gets more expensive by the day, it is perhaps no surprise that marketing costs are on the rise, too. While some brands can afford to keep up with the ever-rising pricing, the striking majority can barely put aside a portion of their budget for marketing at all.

2019 209

5 Ways to Maintain Your Parquet Floors

Dumb Little Man

If you have opted for a wooden parquet floor within your home, you will no doubt want to keep it looking as beautiful as the day you first laid it.

2019 200

How to Lay Out a Winning Business Strategy in 5 Easy Steps

Dumb Little Man

If you’re thinking of organizing and running a business, you must have noticed tons of articles and guidelines written on this subject, as well as about creating a business strategy. What’s the purpose of reading yet another one?

2019 187

Ultimate Guide on Buying A Weighted Blanket

Dumb Little Man

Planning on buying a weighted blanket? Weighted blankets are now on the spotlight. From popular online stores like Amazon to local supermarkets such as Target, these weighted wonders are selling fast. Various textile companies have launched new types to fit to different needs.

2019 178

Skin Allergies Are More Than Just A Cosmetic Problem

Dumb Little Man

Bumps, redness, itching, and several other signs of skin allergies are becoming more common. They not only cause discomfort, but they are also embarrassing, especially when they appear on the face or exposed skin.

2019 169

Customer 360: No-Nonsense Shortcut to a Successful Account Based Marketing

Small Business CEO

The newest feats of Salesforce comes in the form of Customer 360. Structuring and streamlining data files, emails, logs, transactions and whatnot, Salesforce Customer 360 presents the ultimate shortcut to nurture every lead in the best way possible.

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Startup Financial Management: 8 Tips for Staying in the Black

Small Business CEO

Are you managing a startup with little or no sales as yet? Running on a lean skeleton crew of employees banking on your promises of success? At this stage, it might seem most important to just do everything possible to keep the doors open, but that’s the wrong kind of thinking.

2019 77

Packing Checklist for a Humid Business Trip

Small Business CEO

Summer comes along and we all adjust to working in the heat it brings along, but working in high humidity is a whole other ball game.

2019 68

Four Simple Ways to Speed up your Recruitment Process

Small Business CEO

Regardless of the type of business you run, finding and retaining the right people is essential. Sometimes, you will need people sooner rather than later. For example, if you suddenly get a big order you will need to recruit and train up new personnel very quickly.

2019 67

Your Site’s Domain Authority Has Dropped – Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Freak Out

Small Business CEO

Moz has changed its algorithm for calculating DA, causing many site scores to decrease. Here are three ways to maintain your site’s rank now that the dust has settled. The Moz-developed domain authority, or DA, is a metric that many companies use to verify their SEO effectiveness.

2019 65

How to Plan a Startup Team Building Retreat

Small Business CEO

As startup culture takes over the modern generation, it has become more necessary than ever to encourage team-building efforts. Most start-ups deal with a skeletal group and work through many stressful situations together.

2019 65

Advantages of Proper Business Storage for Local Area Businesses

Small Business CEO

Smaller enterprises which serve the needs of their local area have just as much need of good storage solutions as larger companies with nationwide coverage. With high-quality storage systems, your business can operate more efficiently and help you to serve your customers better.

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