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Managing your boss’s schedule like a mega star

Practically Perfect PA

In my mind, the single most important aspect of our role is to save our Executive’s time. Saving our Executive time means they can spend that time on making the organisation more successful.

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The $10 Million Serial Comma--Why Not Use It?

Business Writing

Please explain to me why people don't use the serial comma. When millions of dollars can be drained away in a lawsuit because of its absence, why would anyone not use it? To be clear, these examples show the serial, Proofreading Punctuation Pointers Teaching Business Writing

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Psychographic Profiles and Working Yourself to Death in the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

A recent ad campaign by Fiverr  attracted a lot of attention, most of which was negative. But the ad and reactions to it nicely illustrates the risk and attitudinal profile differences between independent workers (freelancers, self-employed, etc.) and those who aren't. 

2017 73

Sleep Debt: Do You Have It?

Dumb Little Man

There is no such thing as catching up on sleep. Although a lot of people think that they are effectively catching up on sleep, in reality, they are just compromising their health. Most people need 7 hours of sleep each night at minimum, with 8 hours being the most recommended.

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Managing your boss’s schedule like a mega star

Practically Perfect PA

In my mind, the single most important aspect of our role is to save our Executive’s time. Saving our Executive time means they can spend that time on making the organisation more successful.

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Technology of the week: Slack

Practically Perfect PA

What is Slack? Slack is the fastest growing office application in history. Only in its second year it has over half a million users and is currently doubling its numbers every 3 months. That is a lot of users!

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This $20 Business Investment Took Me from Struggling to Successful

Tips From T. Marie

One of the best investments I ever made for my business was “The Little Gold Book of YES! Attitude” by Jeffery Gitomer. It’s a book I don’t consider a business book, but a life book, yet it has probably made the difference between my success and failure. I bought the book on a whim in. Read more. Business Tips Featured

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How Cognitive Bias Played Into The Most Divisive Election Ever

Dumb Little Man

When you went to cast your ballot in the fall, did you think through every possible implication of your vote? Chances are, if you are like most voters, your mind took some shortcuts.

2017 56

Evergreen Content Marketing Strategies That Still Work in 2017

Small Business CEO

A lot of posts online define evergreen content marketing, but they don’t really offer any real strategies to use. Evergreen marketing at its core simply means using strategies that won’t go stale quickly.

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Technology of the week: Slack

Practically Perfect PA

What is Slack? Slack is the fastest growing office application in history. Only in its second year it has over half a million users and is currently doubling its numbers every 3 months. That is a lot of users!

2017 64

4 Ways Businesses Can Approach the New Generation Gap

Office Dynamics

Designed by Freepik. According to Pew Research, millennials surpassed Gen Xers as the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. That may be good news for companies looking to diversify their employee talent but can create issues with a growing generation gap between millennials, Gen X and baby boomers. Many millennials think baby boomers are old-school and bad with technology, while baby boomers often complain about the entitlement of the millennial generation.

2017 53

Grammar Quiz #7: Tense Shift

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences demonstrates a faulty consistency of tense when the context calls for a shift to another tense. Revise each sentence as necessary. I had wanted to show you where the Joneses lived. She wrote a poem that began with an apt simile.

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How To Be More Assertive Without Becoming Disrespectful

Dumb Little Man

While some people are naturally more assertive, others are naturally more submissive. In today’s world, choosing to be more assertive can help you be more successful. Assertive people tend to be better communicators. They have a better chance of ultimately getting what they want. They are more satisfied with their lives and get more respect from their peers and superiors, too. However, if you are naturally submissive, learning how to be more assertive can be tough.

2017 43

How to solve those hotel booking ‘facepalm’ moments

Practically Perfect PA

Office Managers and PA’s across the world are using Roomex to save time and money on their work-related hotel bookings. This innovative tool comes at no cost and with no contract but saves on average 21% on hotel bookings.

2017 55

The Art And Ritual of Productivity

Productivityist

Today’s guest post is by the awesome Ryan McRae. Ryan is the founder of The ADHD Nerd , a blog dedicated to helping people with ADHD be more productive, focused and happy. He is an Apple fanatic, voracious reader, and lover of things pumpkin flavored. He can be reached at theadhdnerd@gmail.com. When we hear the word “ritual,” a feeling of boring routine is conjured (if not some kind of spooky scene in a horror movie). But I think ritual gets a bad reputation.

2017 34

5 Errors in Noun-Verb Agreement

Daily Writing Tips

As shown in the examples below, when writers craft sentences with more than one noun or pronoun in the subject, they sometimes misidentify the key noun or pronoun and assign the wrong verb form to it. Discussion and revision in each sentence describes and solves the problem.

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5 Ways To Use The Mind Muscle Connection For Better Workouts

Dumb Little Man

Ever wonder why some people are so committed to working out? Maybe it’s because you have never experienced and truly enjoyed the feeling of what many weightlifters call the ‘pump.’ ’ It’s the stimulating and euphoric feeling that directly results from the mind muscle connection.

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How to solve those hotel booking ‘facepalm’ moments

Practically Perfect PA

Office Managers and PA’s across the world are using Roomex to save time and money on their work-related hotel bookings. This innovative tool comes at no cost and with no contract but saves on average 21% on hotel bookings.

2017 55

If Your Office is Still Using These Two Things, Stop. Now.

Tips From T. Marie

Once upon a time small and medium sized businesses prided themselves on being at the cutting edge of office technology. They were the first to adopt things like electric typewriters, fax machines and yes, even computers. And then they weren’t. In fact, an amazingly embarrassing amount of these same sized businesses are still using ancient. Read more. Business Tips Technologically Speaking

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3 “Not Only. but Also” Errors with a Choice of Solutions

Daily Writing Tips

One of the most persistent and pernicious types of syntactical errors is the misuse of the point-counterpoint “not only. but also” construction. For each of the following three sentences, the discussion that follows offers not only one revision but also an additional option.

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5+1 Things I learned From The Best Personal Finance Books

Dumb Little Man

Although we live in a time where we can literally find everything and anything online, there are still a lot of people who are clueless when it comes to money. Just imagine how many of us are still living in debt instead of wealth. If you are one of these people, here are some of the most important personal finance tips I can share with you. Write down your goals. It is impossible to reach a destination when you don’t know exactly what and where it is.

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Have you missed this month’s content?

Practically Perfect PA

We don’t want you to miss out on the great Practically Perfect PA content… Here is a round up of this month’s posts and newsletters. March Blog Posts.

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Cyber Security Threats and Your IT Team: Are They Ready to Protect Your Business?

Small Business CEO

Cybercrime is a serious problem that costs billions of dollars every year. Not only is it continuing to increase, cyber attacks are becoming more customized and sophisticated. Not only that, the list of computer crimes is growing.

2017 22

4 Critical Questions That Help Clarify Your Priorities

Productivityist

This guest post is by Kent Sanders. Kent is an author, college professor, and host of the Born to Create podcast. He writes about mindset and productivity for creatives at KentSanders.net. You can click here to download a free resource to help you be more productive and creative. You can also connect with Kent on Facebook and Twitter. The time I spent in grad school was one of the most exciting periods of my life. It was also one of the most dangerous.

2017 30

4 Top “Get Paid To Review Sites” You Should Definitely Try

Dumb Little Man

Once you have an established blog in any niche, then writing paid reviews is one of the easiest ways to make money out of it. There are tons of companies today that are willing to pay a good amount of money just to spread awareness about their products. One review may take only 20 to 30 minutes to write and it can earn you anywhere from $50 to $1000 dollars. However, although writing is easy, the process of finding a good company that can pay you for writing a review is a different story.

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Have you missed this month’s content?

Practically Perfect PA

We don’t want you to miss out on the great Practically Perfect PA content… Here is a round up of this month’s posts and newsletters. March Blog Posts. March 30, 2017 Have you missed this month's content?

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Choosing The Right Outsourcing Partner

Small Business CEO

As businesses look to scale their efficiency the global market for nearshore and offshore outsourcing continues to grow.

2017 20

Career Success A to Z: Q is for Quit

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. Today’s topic is a deserving one. However, some may wonder what it has to do with career success. After all, winners never quit and quitters never win, right?

2017 22

6 Ways To Become More Flexible In Life

Dumb Little Man

Googling the definition of “flexibility” gets you phrases like “the quality of bending easily without breaking” and “willingness to change or compromise” Becoming a more flexible person reflects the same things. Flexibility can help you deal with all kinds of life situations. It can even lead to adventure and learning. If you are wondering how to become more flexible in life, here are some of the most effective tips you can try. Start small. Becoming flexible doesn’t happen overnight.

2017 33

Quests and Questions

Daily Writing Tips

Many words with the letters que or qui stem from the Latin verb quaerere , which means “ask” or “seek,” and therefore pertain to questions and quests. This post lists and discusses such words. Quest was originally synonymous with inquest (literally, “search in”), which refers to a legal investigation, but the former word came to apply generally to any search or mission. Now, quest is often associated with chivalric adventures or related journeys in fantasy literature.

2017 14

IBM Cuts Telecommuting and the Paradox of Place

Small Business Labs

IBM recently announced a "relocate or leave" program requiring their marketers to work at one of six US locations. Those who have been telecommuting have the choice of moving or leaving the company. Many appear to be choosing to leave.    While most of the coverage of this is focused on IBM's marketing department, the new policy is going to be extended to other departments at IBM.    As Quartz points out , IBM was a pioneer in remote work.

2017 14

7 Most Popular Products to Sell Online Right Now

Small Business CEO

Sometimes, no matter how unique a product you’re offering on your online store, it just won’t appeal to the general public as you had hoped it would. When this happens, it might be hard to convince other people to look into your online store and see if they can find something that calls out to them.

2017 14

Guide For The Millennial (And Everyone) Who Plans To Be Big

Dumb Little Man

Most millennials are probably on the verge of looking for their purpose in life. Despite the wide range of goals they have, one thing is sure. A lot of them don’t want to follow the ‘work to live’ kind of mentality. If you are one of these people, knowing how to start your business properly is essential. Without the right tips, you can end up failing hard and losing your interest and passion.

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Parallel Structure with Prepositions

Daily Writing Tips

Writers often mistakenly withhold repetition of prepositions with corresponding sentence elements in the erroneous belief that those elements can share a single preposition.

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