Sat.Aug 25, 2018 - Fri.Aug 31, 2018

How to network at any PA event

Practically Perfect PA

I organise a lot of events, and I also attend a lot of events so I get to see a lot of networking take place and I can tell you straight away, most people find networking scary. That is why people avoid it at all costs, they either don’t go to events at all, or […].

Six Golden Rules for Successful Project Management You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Project management is pretty straightforward – you find the requirements, create a realistic plan, assign the right people on the job, set a deadline, and most importantly, get work done. However, when it comes to the real world, project management is never that easy.

2018 213

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According to LinkedIn, Most SMBs Use Freelancers

Small Business Labs

A recent survey by LinkedIn found that 70% of U.S. small businesses have hired a freelancer in the past and about 50% currently are using freelancers. LinkedIn also found most SMBs plan to hire more freelancers in the future.

2018 176

Uplifting Positive Self-Talk

Office Dynamics

When you are feeling “less than best” (and we all do from time to time), it helps to rely upon a technique I call Uplifting Positive Self-Talk. This will increase your confidence and allow you to approach the day with a positive frame of mind.

2018 201

Productivity tools and tips for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

During October’s Virtual Summit I will be showing our attendees 20 pieces of technology that can help with productivity for Assistants. As we have so much to do and the workload is never ending I thought I would share my productivity tools and tips for Assistants.

2018 218

5 Ways To Get Physically Fit Without Spending Too Much Money

Dumb Little Man

According to research by the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), more than 1 in 3 adults are overweight and 1 in 13 adults have extreme obesity. The findings mentioned above are to be expected in today’s fast-paced environment.

2018 211

Independent Workers Have Higher Satisfaction Levels than Traditional Job Holders

Small Business Labs

The Conference Board recently released survey results that found "51 percent of U.S. employees feel overall satisfied with their job." " This is quite a bit lower than the level reported by independent workers in the 2018 MBO Partners State of Independence study.

2018 141

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Some Thoughts On Attention

Simple Productivity Blog

I recently listened to the TED Radio Hour on Attention. And then I listened again, paying much closer attention. What I heard has given me a lot of food for thought. The post Some Thoughts On Attention appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living Media Diet Time Management

2018 122

The Alternate Life Commandments

Dumb Little Man

Most humans are in challenged pursuit of (near) universal desires and setting and achieving their ultimate life goals. Religions, societies, cultures, and individuals apply varying classifications to each.

2018 203

Skillshare: On-Demand Learning for Freelancers (and others)

Small Business Labs

interesting conversation with Skillshare's CEO Matt Cooper on the Trending in Education podcast.    Skillshare is an online education platform with over 5 million users and over 20,000 classes taught by a network of 6,000 teachers across dozens of fields. 

2018 130

Why Your LinkedIn Photo Sucks

On The Job

While you may not have given more than a moment's thought to your profile photo on LinkedIn, you may want to reconsider.

2018 130

Learning to Write by Reading

Daily Writing Tips

You might think avoiding other influences makes you a more original writer. But nobody can write in a vacuum. Even the meanings of words depend on how others have used them. You didn’t invent the English language.

2018 105

How A Divorce Affects The Debt That You Took Jointly With Your Spouse

Dumb Little Man

Divorce is a long and emotionally difficult process. You’ll be making hard decisions about your house, children, and the debt you incurred while you were a couple. Separating your emotions and finances from your soon-to-be-ex is a complicated procedure.

2018 199

8 Signs You Should Invest in a Virtual Receptionist

Small Business CEO

Freelancers, small businesses, and other businesses of all sizes and scope are finding value in virtual receptionists. While you might have heard of virtual receptionists, you might be wondering how making this move can truly benefit your company.

2018 75

What I Learned from John McCain: “Tear Down the Walls”

The Marq

John McCain sits in state in Arizona today. That thought lead me to read read the late Senator’s farewell statement on CNN’s website. It’s quite emotional, especially knowing what a true American hero he was, no matter if you agreed with his opinions.

2018 52

Adjectives and Adverbs Guide

Daily Writing Tips

This post discusses two categories of parts and speech key to helping writers describe things and actions. Adjectives. An adjective is a word or a combination of two or more words that modify or provide additional information about a noun.

2018 90

How Employing Web to Print Software Solutions Can Help You

Dumb Little Man

The term ‘web-to-print software solutions’ was considered to be huge and outlandish some years ago. It still is for business owners who are unaware of the potential of web to print solutions.

2018 187

5 Steps to a Successful Marketing Campaign

Small Business CEO

You’ve got a great product, you’re excited about sharing it with others and you know people need it. Great! But if you don’t get that message out, or worse, get it out to the wrong people, all of your hard work will be for naught. That’s why creating a successful marketing campaign is so important.

2018 69

Avoid Decision Fatigue: Learn The Steps for Effective Delegation

Dumb Little Man

Small business owners are no strangers to sacrifice. Whether it’s spending your family vacation tied to your laptop or skipping a paycheck to float the business, owners give their all to help their business succeed.

2018 214

5 Reasons to Get a DailyWritingTips Pro Subscription Today

Daily Writing Tips

If you are still on the fence about becoming a DailyWritingTips Pro subscriber, here are five reasons that will certainly convince you to join today. 50% discount ($3.99 per month). The regular price of the subscription is $7.99 per month.

2018 84

6 Bottom Line Tips to Avoid Business Bankruptcy

Small Business CEO

When first starting your business, you probably never dreamed of dealing with the challenges of paying off large amounts of business debt. Researching the market and creating a powerful business plan was supposed to be sufficient to raise capital.

2018 68

When is the Right Time for Online Business Owners to Setup a Virtual HQ?

Small Business CEO

Online business owners often enjoy the flexibility of working from home or on-the-go, but as any company grows, there are certain needs that will arise. In the case of online businesses, needs typically transform with growth.

2018 65

Creating ECommerce Customer Surveys

Small Business CEO

People will tell you pretty much anything you want to know—if you ask. Creating ecommerce customer surveys is a great way to learn what you’re doing well and what you could be doing better.

2018 65

Four Important Rules of Working with Heavy Machinery

Small Business CEO

Machinery in the workplace can be of massive benefit when used both correctly and safely.

2018 63

6 Tools Everyone in the Virtual Office Industry Should Be Using

Small Business CEO

Virtual offices have streamlined the way business is conducted for many companies, eliminating the need and overhead associated with hiring in-house receptionists and administrative staff.

2018 63

Leading and Succeeding – What Makes a Great Sales Manager

Small Business CEO

You might think that being a great sales manager is all about analyzing KPIs and methodically crafting sales plans. While that is certainly part of it, there are myriad of other considerations a sales manager must make in order to succeed.

2018 60

Should You Mortgage or Lease Your Business Property?

Small Business CEO

Running a business can be a challenging but rewarding task. One crucial decision you will have to make as the owner of the company is whether you will lease or mortgage your business property. Both choices have their pros and cons. Read on to find out which option would suit you best.

2018 60

3 Ways to Get Started in Real Estate Investments

Small Business CEO

Real estate is a popular form of investment for many reasons. For instance, it’s an excellent way to diversify your assets and enjoy significant tax advantages. Since real estate is a tangible asset, the longer you hold on to a property, the more its value will tend to improve over time.

2018 60

Top 5 Items You Can Refurbish and Save Money On

Small Business CEO

Nothing in this world is built to last forever. One thing we have to remember is that the things we buy have life cycles—meaning, that they will only be fashionable or functional for a set period of time.

2018 56

Tips for Starting a Medical Business

Small Business CEO

Healthcare is an essential need for everybody, and as the field advances, there is an ever-greater demand for specialized services beyond simply making an appointment with a doctor. There are countless specialty fields along with a wide variety of care options provided by non-physician caregivers.

Choosing Office Chairs: Your Essential Guide (Infographic)

Small Business CEO

The stakes are high when you’re choosing new chairs for your office. Get this right and you’ll provide your employees with a comfortable, attractive base to work from; get it wrong and you could cause your personnel to experience discomfort and at the same time make a serious style faux pas.

2018 56