Sat.Jun 08, 2019 - Fri.Jun 14, 2019

Signs That Need Your Proofreader's Eye

Business Writing

Even when I am on vacation, I can't turn off my proofreading eyes. The three signs below, which I spotted in Charleston, South Carolina, and Charlotte, North Carolina, got my attention. Can you recognize why? Each sign has at least. Proofreading

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How to Apply Good Financial Habits to the Rest of Your Life

Dumb Little Man

It’s easy to see how having good money habits can make you feel better. More money in your pocket means you are able to go grocery shopping and get that fancy cheese, get your oil changed, and maybe shell out for another TV subscription.

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Power Searching the Internet

Practically Perfect PA

We are really excited to announce that we will be sharing an article each month from Executive Secretary Magazine. We are starting with this fantastic article from Marie Herman. Following these tips really will save you a massive amount of time searching the internet!

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Scary Email Scams: They Have My Password!

Tips From T. Marie

I’ve written about email scams here before , but just like everything online, scams have changed over the years. From phishing emails pretending to be trusted companies you do business with to shady characters demanding money to save your reputation, identifying email scams can be tricky.

2019 163

Positive Career Affirmation #16

Eat Your Career

I accept feedback gracefully and listen for the lesson. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #16 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations feedback Lessons

2019 155

12 Side Businesses You Can Earn Extra Money From

Dumb Little Man

Even working a full-time job, it can seem almost impossible to make it from payday to payday without running out of money. Forget having money for any expected expenses, you’re just trying to cover your current bills. You’re not alone.

2019 221

Resources to increase your business acumen

Practically Perfect PA

It goes without saying that for an Assistant to be successful in the role, they need to have strong business acumen. I’ve written about this skill a lot over the years, and I have presented on the topic at various events.

2019 200

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Bankrate's Side Hustle Survey

Small Business Labs

Interesting survey resluts from Bankrate on side hustles.    According to their findings: nearly half of working Americans (45 percent) surveyed reported having a side gig in addition to their primary job. 

2019 151

How to Overcome Lack of Self-Confidence In Decision Making

Dumb Little Man

If you have lack of confidence in decision making or if you feel insecure about your own abilities, you may find it difficult to make even the simplest of decisions. Even the horrid choice of choosing where to go for dinner sends you into a frenzy. Insecurity occurs for several reasons.

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Working with a ‘paper person’

Practically Perfect PA

A few years ago, I worked with a Director who did everything on paper. He rarely turned his computer on let alone sent an email or scheduled an appointment in his diary. He took his planner with him everywhere and expected it to be up to date with meetings, he wrote all of his notes […].

2019 187

Getting Things Done

Office Dynamics

Getting things done in the workplace is one of my favorite topics to speak on and write about. I have been passionate about this topic for 28 years.

2019 186

Uber and Lyft Offer to Compromise Over Driver Concerns

Small Business Labs

Yesterday the CEO's of Uber and Lyft published an op-ed in the San Francisco Chronicle offering to support efforts to improve the working conditions, wages and rights of their drivers. 

2019 146

Thoughts, Feelings, And Actions: Guiding the Entangled Trio In Your Favor

Dumb Little Man

As human beings, we have three avenues to express ourselves in the world: our thoughts, emotions, and physical bodies. We can be fired up or intellectually drained, sad or uplifted, tired or energetic.

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Setting boundaries as an Assistant

Practically Perfect PA

As the saying goes, you can’t be all things to all people. As a people pleaser, this is something that I have had to come to terms with in my career. While working as an Assistant, I wanted to help people as much as possible and got pulled in all directions. It soon became apparent […].

2019 178

The A-B-C’s of Personal Knowledge Management

Ian's Messy Desk

The post The A-B-C’s of Personal Knowledge Management appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. The key question in filing or storing material is not, “Where do I put it?” but rather, “Where do I find it?” You can have the most sophisticated storage systems available, but if you don’t know where to find what’s inside, you’re no better off than having stacks of stuff all over the place.

2019 123

Outdoorsy - An Aribnb for RVs

Small Business Labs

Outdoorsy claims to be the largest recreational vehicle (RV) rental marketplace. And we certainly don't know of a bigger one.    RV owners use Outdoorsy to rent their idle RVs to people who want to hit the road but don't want to own an RV themselves.

2019 146

Useful Text Marketing Features for E-Commerce Business

Dumb Little Man

The growth of internet and social media has led many marketers to focus more on these channels for marketing. The fact is that text marketing is much more powerful than other marketing channels in terms of reaching out to customers. The list of benefits of SMS marketing is actually impressive.

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Hello world!

Practically Perfect PA

Welcome to WordPress. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start writing

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5 Things To Do When a Hiring Manager Texts You

On The Job

Imagine that you're standing in line at Starbucks, when you receive this text. Hello! We just received your resume and wanted to chat initially via text. Can you tell us why you feel you're qualified for this position?" After a minute, you answer: "I know this is a joke. Who is this?

2019 130

5 Tips For Hiring The Perfect Employee

Small Business CEO

In order for your company to succeed on a day-to-day basis, you need to hire the best possible employees. Thus, here are five tips that will help you find this person in the first place. First, think about who you need. What role needs to be filled?

2019 91

Paw Care for Dogs: Everything You Need to Know This Summer

Dumb Little Man

Your dog’s paws are like his shoes. If your shoes were cracked, broken or otherwise in disrepair, you’d probably be, at best, uncomfortable and possibly in pain.

2019 212

8 Great Essay Writing Tips for Students

Daily Writing Tips

Whether you enjoy writing or not, there’s probably a fair amount of it that you have to do as a student.

2019 83

Why Unconscious Bias Training Matters

On The Job

It’s estimated there are more than 150 identified types of unconscious bias. These types range from the natural tendency to surround ourselves with others who are similar to us to form assumptions and stereotypes about others.

2019 130

Visual Communication is Essential for Your Business Success

Small Business CEO

We often take the signs of businesses for granted because we pass by them every day. Sometimes as we head to our regular stops, the grocery store, restaurant, and gas station, we have stopped noticing the signs that advertise that these businesses are there.

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Gift Ideas for Father’s Day: DLM’s Top Picks for 2019

Dumb Little Man

Still looking for the perfect gift ideas for Father’s Day? Finding the perfect gift for your dad is not as easy as what most people think. It’s somehow more challenging to shop for the men in our lives. We know you want your gift to be extra special.

2019 206

A Dozen More Bodacious, Dandy and/or Nifty Words

Daily Writing Tips

The English language has countless ways to say “Great!” ” or “Cool!”

2019 79

Episode 248: Productive Fundraising with Chad Barger


On today’s episode, I spent time with Chad Barger. Chad Barger is a fundraising coach, productivity guru and vlogger. Chad teaches charities how to optimize their fundraising, so they can focus on changing the world.

2019 59

How to Create Smarter Inventory Management Solutions

Small Business CEO

Inventory management is about much more than just tracking down missing items. It’s about increasing your business’s efficiency, keeping shrinkage as low as possible, and ensuring that inventory counts are accurate.

2019 59

How Your Mattress Could Negatively Impact Your Health

Dumb Little Man

Sometimes, after a long and exhausting day, there is no better feeling than getting into your bed, sleeping for seven to nine hours straight and waking up feeling refreshed. Instead, do you toss and turn all night? Do you wake up feeling drowsy? Or do you often have a bad night of sleep?

2019 200

How To Make Money On The Blockchain: Here’s What You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Bitcoin has since become a household name and just about everyone wishes they had the foresight to buy it when it was still affordable. The phenomenon of cryptocurrency has taken the world by storm and it’s leaving many to wonder what the next big thing might be.

2019 183

Dating Sites for Millennials: How to Find the Right One

Dumb Little Man

Love can be quite complicated for the millennials of today. It is not quite like the seniors who have learned to be comfortable in their own skin, as most millennials are still trying to figure out who they are and how they fit into the world.

2019 171

Eat Amazing (and Healthy) for $50/Month

Dumb Little Man

I changed my diet and added more meat and vegetables a few months ago. I was shocked when my grocery bill for the month went down and I could get by on $30 and sometimes, $50 a month. Now, $50 a month is obviously not for the faint of heart.

2019 169

Top 5 Reasons To Get An Air Conditioner Upgrade This Summer

Dumb Little Man

We all love summer. This is considerably the best time to dive into the pool to ease the heat. And at night, we can stay comfortable with our air conditioners.

2019 168

8 Easy and Inexpensive Ways to Burglar-Proof Your Backyard

Dumb Little Man

No one wants their home or yard to be ransacked and robbed. It can leave anyone feeling violated and afraid in his own home.

2019 160

A Guide to Selling Loose Diamonds

Small Business CEO

Diamonds have long been of great value, and with such a rigorous set of standards, diamonds are graded and this determines their value. If you have a few loose diamonds that you wish to liquidate into cash, the pawn shop is the best place to go, as they will give you a fair price for the stones.

2019 59

5 Ways To Effectively Expand Your Retail Business

Small Business CEO

Every business needs growth but with growing competition, retail businesses are finding it extremely hard to expand their business presence. Here are 5 ways through which retail businesses can effectively increase their business. Leverage The Power of Online Marketplaces.

2019 58

What is a Home Equity Loan and How Does it Work?

Small Business CEO

If you are a homeowner, you may be sitting on tens of thousands of dollars in cash. In recent years, housing values across the nation have dramatically risen since the housing crisis in 2008. According to Zillow, the upward trend in home values began in early 2015.

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