Sat.Aug 31, 2019 - Fri.Sep 06, 2019

How To Create Personal Connections When You’re A Digital Business

Tips From T. Marie

Creating personal connections with your clients or customers helps keep them your client/customer. As I’ve mentioned here before, keeping your clients is an important part of building a successful business.

2019 173

The Physical and Mental Benefits of Having House Plants

Dumb Little Man

Wellness has become one of the buzzwords of the 21st century. And in this dystopian future we’re living in, there’s more focus and conversation about looking after ourselves than ever before, as we’ve never needed it more.

2019 237

The ten best Event Management blogs for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Assistants are asked to organise a lot of events; this is nothing new! But the events we organise are getting more and more complex with lots of moving parts, technology and ever-growing expectations. Event management is a full-time job, and we have to juggle event planning with all our other tasks.

2019 155

How to Prevent & Overcome Burnout

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Prevent & Overcome Burnout.”. Let’s be honest: Stress is an unavoidable part of the modern workplace. It surrounds us all day, every day. And if we’re not careful, it can quickly consume us.

2019 139

3 Things To Do This Month for Your Career

On The Job

I'm looking at my garden, noting all the flowers that have started to die as we move into the fall season. It's not been below 80 degrees, but already one of my trees is started to lose its leaves.

2019 186

5 Ways to Make Your Morning Coffee Healthier

Dumb Little Man

A cup of coffee is the perfect pick-me-up. Apart from that, coffee is also a healthy beverage, assuming that you don’t overdo it. But how can you make your coffee even healthier?

2019 216

Collaboration tools for small businesses

Practically Perfect PA

There are so many fantastic platforms available that will really help you work collaboratively especially if you work in a small business or a start-up. Today I wanted to share some collaboration tools for small business.

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How Can I Start a Group for Administrative Assistants? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Ask an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers. We don’t always have an answer to each individuals problem but we know some of you might. Please read the question and comment below. Emily K.

2019 160

Did The Gig Economy Jump The Shark?

Dumb Little Man

Is the gig economy working and thriving? The gig economy came on strong at a time in American history when people needed to be able to onboard quickly and start making money immediately. The country was deep in the grips of The Great Recession and people were losing jobs and homes left and right.

2019 211

What kind of leader do you want to be?

Practically Perfect PA

There are now quite a few of us in the Assistant world running around shouting that you, lovely Assistant, are a leader within your organisation! You may not manage a team, but you do work in a management role.

2019 148

30 Day Challenge: Spending Freeze

Simple Productivity Blog

My 30 Day Challenge for the month of September is a spending freeze involving no spending outside of the necessities. I will confess that I have a shopping habit. It's not for clothes or decoration or even anything big, but I still shop for a lot of stuff.

2019 130

6 Ways for Assistants to Gain Respect

Office Dynamics

A powerful, but underutilized, way for administrative and executive assistants to gain respect and be taken seriously is to exude executive presence. define executive presence as the ability to project gravitas–confidence, poise under pressure and decisiveness.

2019 144

6 Perils of Moving In With A Partner (and How to Avoid Them)

Dumb Little Man

Moving in with a partner is a big step for any couple. And for some couples, it can actually spell the end of the relationship as each party finds out things about the other that they’d rather not.

2019 198

Podcast 126: Quick tips for tight spots

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! This is podcast 126 and it’s about quick tips to get you out of tight spots. Things you can do when you feel a bit panicked that things are out of control and you don’t know what to do next. I had that feeling the other day when several situations seemed to be going off the rails at once. It happens.

2019 100

8 Productivity Lessons from the Teacher’s Desk

Simple Productivity Blog

Teachers have an immensely difficult job. Faced with a classroom of children, they have to plan the lessons, produce the materials, manage the classroom and deal with the politics of the front office and parents. If a teacher is not productive, they end up working hours beyond their contract hours and adding to their stress burden. It has been four years since I entered the classroom to teach high school math.

2019 126

How to Develop a Visual Strategy for Instagram

Small Business CEO

With its popularity increasing exponentially in recent years, Instagram has become one of the titans of the social media landscape. Younger users in particular are captivated by the platform, with statistics showing that a massive 71% of members are under the age of 35.

2019 97

How To Drive Traffic to Your Website Through Social Media

Dumb Little Man

How to drive traffic to your website? Well, driving more traffic towards your website can be best done when you make use of social media. However, doing that is not an easy task. It needs a lot of consideration and strategic planning.

Tips for Email Management

Jen Lawrence

Unsurprisingly, email tends to be most workers’ biggest headache. Whether it’s a burning desire to document everything or senders just like the ease of email, we are inundated with messages at all hours of the day. How do we manage the chaos?

2019 56

Podcast Episode 8: What To Do When A Goal Doesn’t Fit

Simple Productivity Blog

What happens when a goal doesn't fit who you are? Many of us are doggedly pursuing goals - and struggling - against them because they simply don't fit us. In today's episode I will talk about why a goal might not fit, how to spot them, and what to do about goals that just aren't right. The post Podcast Episode 8: What To Do When A Goal Doesn’t Fit appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

2019 100

5 Key Skills Every Business Owner Should Have

Small Business CEO

No matter what sort of field your business is in, there are all sorts of key skills that can help keep your company a success.

2019 93

Ace Your College Exams: Tips On How to Study for A Test In College

Dumb Little Man

You’ve worked hard to get into college and now, you’re faced with a heavier workload than you did in high school. Class participation, assignments, quizzes, presentations, group projects, mid-term exams, and final exams are all challenges you must overcome to finally pass the course.

2019 180

While vs. Whilst

Daily Writing Tips

A reader asks: what is the difference between while and whilst? Both while and whilst have been in the language for a very long time. While was in use in Old English; whilst is a Middle English development of while.

2019 76

Episode 260: 10 Years of Sketchnotes with Mike Rohde


On this episode I speak with my friend and returning guest, Mike Rohde. Mike is the author of two bestselling books: The Sketchnote Handbook and The Sketchnote Workbook – and co-creator of the new Kickstarter project, The Sketchnote Ideabook.

2019 59

Understanding Franchise Territories: Here’s What You Need to Know

Small Business CEO

Buying a franchise means launching a business that has the framework of a bigger company around it. You can expect tons of support from your franchisor, but what about competition?

2019 82

A Sophisticated Guide on How to Build Your Startup

Dumb Little Man

Do you have a creative idea that you can turn into a successful business, but don’t even try because you don’t think you have what it takes? Do you know exactly how to build your startup?

2019 184

10 Awesome Tips On Finding The Best Deals Online

Dumb Little Man

Going to a local shop to purchase an item is an outdated job. It’s quite exhausting, too. You’d have to wait on traffic lights on the roads, manage time from a busy schedule, visit shops to compare prices, and bargain to get a small concession or discount with the shopkeeper.

2019 175

The Do’s and Don’ts of Establishing a Business Plan

Dumb Little Man

That time has finally come—you’re ready to start a business of your own. You’ve got an idea to sell the world on, and perhaps you’ve even got some basic goals laid out.

2019 178

Don’t Skip Leg Day: The Benefits of Working Out Legs

Dumb Little Man

A lot of people instinctively cringe when they realize it’s leg day. Unlike with the rest of your body, after a tough leg day workout, you still have to walk around and use the muscles you just worked over.

2019 170

4 Biggest Challenges of Being A Freelancer (And How To Deal With Them)

Dumb Little Man

You may be a freelancer right now or you may be considering entering the world of freelancing. Either way, the challenges of being a freelancer outlined below are real and they affect every freelancer at some point in their journey.

2019 156

What Are the Costs of Big Data?

Small Business CEO

Big Data has taken over the mainstream headlines for the last decade or so, and continues to be one of the most featured technologies in the headlines today. Forget the attention-catching headlines and talk of a new dot com collapse for businesses that don’t adopt Big Data for a while.

2019 61