Sat.Jun 02, 2018 - Fri.Jun 08, 2018

Listen to the CEO of a $1 billion startup and his EA discuss their partnership

Practically Perfect PA

At this month’s Practically Perfect PA Virtual Summit we are incredibly lucky to have the Captain of BrewDog, James Watt and his First Mate, Bethany Burns. It’s certainly not every day you get to listen to the CEO of a $1 billion startup and his EA discuss their partnership!

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Five Ways to Promote Optimal Brain Development in Children

Dumb Little Man

Parents want what’s best for their children but making sure you’re encouraging optimal brain development isn’t that easy. In general, a child’s brain requires a wide variety of experiences and environmental stimulation to develop normally. To boost brain development, a child’s typical early environment should be rich in sensory, language, and social experiences for optimal brain development to occur.

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Reviewing the BLS 2017 Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangements Survey

Small Business Labs

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) caused quite a stir yesterday with the release of their 2017 Contingent and Alternative Employment Arrangement (CWS) survey results.    Specifically, the report shows that the share of U.S. gig/contract workers in the U.S.

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5 Powerful Communication Strategies for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Do you have a healthy curiosity that you use in your day-to-day communications? I was inspired today to share with you 5 powerful communication strategies for administrative assistants that I often teach in my World Class Assistant Certification and Designation Program.

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Technology of the week: Zoom

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s technology of the week: Zoom. Here are all the details… What is Zoom? Zoom is a cloud-based system which provides users with a video-conferencing and online meeting service along with webinars and file sharing functions. What does it do? Zoom has a number of features.

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The Art And The Science Of Networking

Dumb Little Man

Knowing how to network successfully can help you tap into a hidden job market and present your skills and experience to potential employers. More than half of jobs are filled through networking contacts and more employers are turning to social media tools for help with hiring.

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The California Creative Economy

Small Business Labs

The Otis Report on the Creative Economy comes from the LA based Otis College of Art and Design.    The report covers the creative economy in California. And as their chart below shows, it's big. The study does a good job capturing self-employed creatives.

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Win a weekend stay at Travelodge’s new flagship hotel in the heart of London

Practically Perfect PA

Today, we are really excited to share our new giveaway with you. In conjuncture with Travelodge, we are giving one lucky Practically Perfect PA reader the chance to win a weekend stay at Travelodge’s new flagship hotel in the heart of London, Travelodge London City.

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Top Tips For Improving Sleep You Really Need to Try Now

Dumb Little Man

Being unable to have a good sleep at night is a problem for millions of people around the world. For some, it is due to a medical condition while for others, it is caused by the things they do on a daily basis. Without good sleep, both your mental and physical health will be compromised and you’ll have a hard time staying productive throughout the day.

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How to Create a Positive and Productive Workspace

Eat Your Career

This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q. The space where we do our work matters. Americans who are employed full time now work an average of 47 hours a week.

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The Take Over of Green Marketing

Eco-Office Gals

Consumers love products that in one way or another help the environment. This demand for ‘green’ products and services has not gone unnoticed by corporate America.

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Yes, You Need a Website. Here’s 7 Reasons Why.

Tips From T. Marie

Look, I get it. I know that starting and running a business means a constant evaluation of what to spend money on. Maybe that’s why so many new business owners ask, “Do I need a website?” The answer is, “Yes.” Not maybe, not it depends, it’s just a simple, “Yes, you need a website.”. Period. Those same new business owners are inevitably going to follow up with a big, old, “Why?”. Here’s why you need a website: Your Clients/Customers Expect It.

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7 Top Small Business Ideas for Students You Can Totally Try

Dumb Little Man

Thousands of college students have part-time jobs and nobody wants to become a slave to graduation debt. However, rather than work for somebody else, some young people choose to work for themselves and launch their own small businesses. Despite the required time and effort, being an entrepreneur gives students more flexibility and money. If you are one of those people, here are 7 small business ideas for students you have to try out. Tutoring.

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Aspen Institute and Cornell Release Gig Economy Data Hub

Small Business Labs

The Aspen Institute Future of Work Initiative and Cornell University's ILR School recently launched the Gig Economy Data Hub , which is a curated online repository of studies, data and information on independent work and the gig economy. The goal of the Data Hub is to provide accessible and comprehensive information about the scope and nature of independent work and the gig economy.

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When is it too soon—or too late—to thwart bullying?

Office Dynamics

Each month we feature a question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s Admin Pro Forum. Please enjoy engaging in a conversation about this month’s question.

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6 Ways Leaders Can Let Go of Stress and Be More Resilient

On The Job

I recently was speaking with a successful executive who was nearing retirement, and looking forward to traveling and some consulting work. I asked him a common question: "What would you tell your younger self about your career if you could?' He immediately answered: "To not worry about everything.

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How to Stop Smoking For Good

Dumb Little Man

Everyone knows that smoking’s a bad habit. It costs a lot of money and it’s unhealthy for those around you. It’s also one of the leading causes of cancer. It’s safe to say that there are plenty of reasons you want to quit. But, to actually tackle such a feat is as difficult as you imagine. Nicotine is the most common substance Americans are dependent on and it’s been claimed to be as addictive as heroin. Of the 35 million people in the U.S.

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You Can Avoid Multitasking When You Focus on These 3 Things


This is a guest post by Austin L. Church. Austin is a writer and consultant who runs a branding and content agency called Balernum. He lives in Knoxville, Tennessee, with his lovely and patient wife Megan, and their two boys and one girl.

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The self sabotaging paradox of being obsessed with freedom

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

After a decade playing therapist to entrepreneurs in almost every industry you can name, I’m convinced that The Search for Freedom is one of the most dangerous, destructive ideologies an entrepreneur can pursue. . It will twist your brain. It will make you miserable. You’ll make bad decisions. You’ll likely screw up. And lose. . How could freedom – something so wholesome and valuable on the surface – be so paradoxically toxic? .

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How to Write an Executive Resume

On The Job

As an executive, you may believe that your experience and reputation precede you when throwing your hat into the ring for a potential new job.

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How Hygge In the Workplace Can Help With Your Job Search

Dumb Little Man

The Danes continue to top the list of the happiest countries in the world. In fact, in this year’s World Happiness Report , they came in at second, just behind Norway. Many believe their high levels of happiness is due to the Danish concept of hygge (pronounced as hoo-gah). Hygge is defined by Meik Wiking, CEO of the Happiness Research Institute, in his book The Little Book of Hygge: Danish Secrets to Happy Living, as “…an atmosphere and an experience, rather than about things.”

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A Guide to Nouns

Daily Writing Tips

A noun was traditionally described as “a person, place, or thing,” but some definitions further specify what can constitute a thing, including an action, an idea, a quality, or a state of existence. This post discusses types of nouns and other issues related to nouns. Classes of Nouns.

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How to Choose a Perfect Accounting Software Program for Your Business – 5 Tips

Small Business CEO

Accounting has come a long way in the past few decades. It wasn’t all that long ago when the most reliable method in keeping track of income and expenses involved a paper ledger and pencil.

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Create Good Mornings with Craig Kulyk


On this episode of the podcast, I spoke with Craig Kulyk. Craig writes about how to customize your morning to build better habits and be more productive. We spoke about intentionality, how routines set the tone for the day, how you can shift and adapt your rituals over time and more.

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On Confronting Climate Change

Dumb Little Man

Do you believe the earth is heating up and that our climate has changed for the worse in the last few decades? Do you believe our grandchildren will live in a worse climate than we do and that climatic variation is one of the causes of extinction of several species? As humans, do you believe we have contributed to these climatic changes? If your answer to one or more of the questions above is ‘No’, then you are probably experiencing climate crisis denial.

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Names of Plants, Food, and Drinks Formed by Folk Etymology

Daily Writing Tips

This post lists words for plants, food, and drinks, as well as some terms associated with drinks, derived from words in other languages as a result of folk etymology, a process by which speakers adopt the foreign terms after revising them by using existing elements from their native language.

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How Contractors Can Help Their Customers Find Financing Options

Small Business CEO

One of the problems with contracted jobs is the cost. Now really, the cost isn’t the actual problem, it’s the sticker shock your customers get when they find out how much their project will cost.

I voted. Have you?

The Marq

Today's the California Primary Elections. As a first generation immigrant and US Citizen of over a decade, I highly encourage you to have your voice heard by voting. Copyright(c) 2017 Personal Politics Voting

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What to Expect in Premarital Counseling

Dumb Little Man

Relationships are rewarding, revealing, and definitely challenging. That’s why young couples are often required to undergo pre-marriage counseling as part of their wedding prep. You do not have to be on the brink of divorce, in a sexless marriage, or growing apart to reap the benefits of seeing a marriage counselor. Pre-marriage counseling with a therapist doesn’t mean there is something wrong with your relationship. It could actually be the opposite!

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Eight Mistakes You Could be Making with Your Health Insurance

Dumb Little Man

Health insurance can be expensive, but not having it can be an even bigger mistake. Did you know that the average cost of an emergency room visit in the United States can cost upwards of $1,233 per visit. If you don’t have insurance, you could end up paying this bill out of your own pocket. There are several common mistakes people make when it comes to your health insurance, and you don’t want to make them if you can help it. Picking Health Insurance with a Low Premium.

2018 162

A Simple Guide to Understanding Cryptocurrency

Dumb Little Man

The cryptocurrency market has grown. It has gone far compared to its status when it was just starting way back 2009. According to the updated list of , there are 1,890 cryptocurrencies available in the market. By now, you’re probably wondering what those cryptocurrencies are. Guess what? If that’s the case, then this article is for you. This will give you a better understanding of cryptocurrency and the following: The main types of cryptocurrency.

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How to Pursue Your Purpose and Overcome Your Limitations

Dumb Little Man

Purposeful living is the beginning of self-actualization. Defining your purpose that’s aligned with a burning desire is the key to success. Now, what does success mean to you? How you define success determines your eagerness to find your purpose. Successful people overcome limitations by mixing thoughts with definiteness of purpose. They are not afraid of taking action and when faced with setbacks, they never quit.

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9 Foolproof Ways On How To Maintain A Clean House

Dumb Little Man

It is essential to keep your household clean since a clean house means a healthy environment. To make that happen, all members of the family should do their part to keep their home in proper shape. Here are a few tips and tricks that will make your home a healthy and germ-free environment. Check the Fridge And Cabinet Regularly. The refrigerator is the one thing in your home that’s full of outdated or expired foods.

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The Pros and Cons of Getting an MBA

Dumb Little Man

One of the best ways to advance your career is to get your Masters of Business Administration (MBA). The average salary of an MBA graduate hovers around $106,798 or £80,000. There are several pros and cons to gaining your MBA, and you want to consider them when you’re trying to decide if you should get your MBA or not. Pros of Gaining Your MBA. Builds a Solid Entrepreneurship Platform. Going for your MBA will give you a solid platform that you can build on to go into business for yourself.

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Your Complete Guide to Liposuction

Dumb Little Man

Liposuction is a popular cosmetic procedure that can give you more uniform body shape and help to get rid of stubborn fat cells. People often get liposuction on their abdomen, buttocks, thighs, chin, neck, upper arms, calves, back, and on the back of the arms for a tight and toned look. Defining Liposuction. Via Reader’s Digest. Liposuction is performed roughly 300,000 times per year in the United States alone.

2018 141

4 Pillars of How to Think Like a CEO

Small Business CEO

We have all seen CEOs walk the halls of the workplace and thought to ourselves, “man, that person has this all figured out! Smart, confident and at the pinnacle of their career”.

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3 Off-Page Tactics That Improve Your SEO

Small Business CEO

While most business owners or people involved in business marketing know about SEO and the on-page efforts that go into it, there are actually quite a few things that happen off your actual website’s pages that can affect your SEO as well. So whether you’re doing all your own SEO work or are working with an SEO agency to do the bulk of the heavy lifting, here are three off-page tactics that you can use to help improve your overall SEO strategy and online rankings. Get Optimized For Mobile Use.

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