Sat.Aug 13, 2016 - Fri.Aug 19, 2016

7 Reasons To Start Reading Books? Here’s why!

Dumb Little Man

Ask a voracious reader why he or she makes time out of their busy schedule for reading a book. Have you ever wondered why they even read books? What’s the importance of reading books for these bibliophiles? What makes those pages attractive to them?

2016 207

How important is office culture?

Practically Perfect PA

Our lovely friends over at Career Moves recently conducted a survey to find out how important salary is when looking for a new role. You will be surprised by the results. Here is Sarah with more details… Do we just want a good salary?

2016 161

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Tips From T. Marie

The Following is a Guest Post By: Sydnee Yates is a content writer for PDF Supply. She studied Literature (with a specialization in creative writing) in undergraduate school. She received her Bachelor’s degree at the University of North Carolina Asheville.

2016 137

Are You Suffering From The Impostor Syndrome

Office Dynamics

I am so excited it is my birthday this week. I have always loved celebrating my birthday. This year it is extra special because last year, at this time, I was in the hospital having open heart surgery for a mitral valve repair.

2016 172

8 Reasons Why Women Are Better Than Men at Business

Dumb Little Man

I know, I know. It’s a bit controversial but if you’re a man reading this, you can hold on to your sock suspenders for a moment and try not to get your boxer shorts in a twist. It’s only a few observations I’ve noticed as a WOMAN in business.

2016 207

Tech of the week: Seat Guru

Practically Perfect PA

What is Seat Guru. In October 2001, frequent flyer Matthew Daimler launched SeatGuru.com with a single colour-coded interactive airplane seating chart.

2016 151

Surprise! Your Customer Service Ain’t All That.

Tips From T. Marie

A recent article on Small Business Trends explains that although you may believe you and your business are providing excellent customer service, chances are your customers/clients aren’t exactly on the same page. In fact, when GetFiveStars.com founder Mike Blumenthal conducted a survey, although business owners themselves believed that 75% of customers were experiencing excellent customer service, the customers themselves had something else to say.

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4 Motivational Triggers to Get You Started Right Now

Dumb Little Man

We all get stuck in a rut every once in a while. Sometimes that rut is too deep to climb out of, and procrastination doesn’t help. It’s probably change that terrifies you, or starting something new feels like an impossible task, and you keep putting things off for tomorrow until you finally give up.

2016 206

Effective communication tools

Practically Perfect PA

After nearly 5 years of blogging about assistants it now goes without saying that I think communication is the most important aspect of an effective relationship between assistants and their Executives. I may have mentioned it once or twice…!

2016 137

Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile

Job Advice Blog

When you sit back and think about the short lifespan of the Internet and how much it has grown it’s mind blowing. Remember when social media had just come into its own with Myspace and sites like it? Those sites created the “stranger danger” line of thinking.

2016 130

The Best Choice for Pots and Pans

Professional Assistant Blog

High-quality cookware has always been the heart of all serious cooks. You require a variety of pans and pots to make time in the kitchen easy and enjoyable. Expensive does not always mean the best as some companies sell their brand rather than quality.

2016 130

5 Goal-oriented Ways to Learn to Code

Dumb Little Man

So you want to learn to code ? Well, you’re in luck – there’s never been a better time to start than now. There’s a whole host of resources and ways to learn. So many in fact, that just picking the best way to get started can be a real challenge – all of the options can be overwhelming!

2016 202

Smash your mid year review

Practically Perfect PA

With September being half way through the financial year for organisations it is most likely that at some point soon you will have a mid-year review with your manager.

2016 137

Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile

Job Advice Blog

When you sit back and think about the short lifespan of the Internet and how much it has grown it’s mind blowing. Remember when social media had just come into [.]. The post Leveraging Your LinkedIn Profile appeared first on Free Job Advice Blog. Millennial Corner JTL Services LinkedIn Online Profile using keywords in resumes

2016 116

The Rise of Employee Free Businesses

Small Business Labs

It used to be hiring employees was the goal of almost all small business owners. This is no longer true. 

2016 73

5 Steps to Do Less in Life

Dumb Little Man

Are you wondering why the heck we’re teaching you how to do less in life? Modern life is a stressful cacophony of items calling for our attention. Time passes by in a neck-breaking speed, as we jump from one item on our to-do list to another.

2016 199

Using Instagram for business

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve been using Instagram for a few years now and I love it! Although since I’ve had kids, I don’t feel the urge to Instagram my life as much as I used to (who needs to see me covered in milk, pureed vegetables and goodness knows what else!)

2016 137

Top 6 Sources to Draw Motivation From

Productivity Bits

O btaining motivation to work on projects can be very difficult to achieve. Additionally, it can be quite difficult to organize your schedule in a way that promotes success. When trying to approach projects both in life and at home, it is important to draw your motivation from many sources in order to complete your projects effectively and punctually.

2016 100

How to Use Real-Time Video to Grow Your Business – 7 Top Tips for Livestreaming Virgins

Andrea Kalli

You keep hearing about the potential of livestreaming video to reach new audiences, but have yet to jump into real-time video broadcasting. You know your business needs to up your social media marketing game, but you’re afraid of looking foolish or having nothing to say to a live audience. Before you let fear of the unknown stop you from trying a potentially powerful brand-building tool, familiarize yourself with a few livestreaming tips to build your confidence.

2016 100

Here’s How to Get Creativity Bursting Out of Your Eyeballs

Dumb Little Man

You don’t need me to tell you how important creativity is. Suffice to say that if you want to compete in the modern workforce you can’t afford to be robotic. People who think like robots are being replaced by… robots. Fortunately, I’m a creative genius and I’m here to teach you to be more like me.

2016 198

Practically Perfect PA giveaway: The Roomex winner is…

Practically Perfect PA

Thank you to everyone who entered the Roomex and Practically Perfect PA giveaway! I can now announce the winner… drum roll please… is: Yvonne Reay Scott. Congratulations Yvonne! We will contact you to get your details! Thanks again to Roomex for hosting such a fantastic giveaway.

2016 130

Ageism Means More Self-Employed

Small Business Labs

The Washington Post's Baby boomers are taking on ageism — and losing  covers something we hear about often in our research - age discrimination. We hear about it mostly from baby boomers who tell us it's one of the reasons they became self-employed. 

2016 63

Conjunctive Adverbs vs. Adverbs

Daily Writing Tips

A conjunctive adverb is an adverb that has been authorized to perform the function of a conjunction, which simply means that it links one part of a sentence with another.

2016 82

What Managers Should Know About Motivating Their Team

Dumb Little Man

Do you want to know how to motivate your team ? The success of any business depends on people, and the effectiveness of the people depends on their managers. Managers don’t just manage and control all the work that has to be done, but they also motivate the staff to get the best out of them.

2016 198

The Productivityist Podcast: Brian Scudamore

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast I speak with Brian Scudamore, the founder and CEO of O2E Brands. O2E Brands is the banner company for 1–800-GOT-JUNK?, WOW 1 DAY PAINTING, You Move Me, and Shack Shine. Starting with one truck and a great idea, Brian grew 1–800-GOT-JUNK? into one of North America’s most successful companies and he’s poised to do the same with his three newest ventures.

2016 50

The World Economic Forum's Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 2016

Small Business Labs

I'm a bit behind on my reading. So I just got to the World Economic Forum's Top 10 Emerging Technologies for 2016 list , which was released in June.    Nanotech plays a big role in the list with 3 (assuming you include "organs-on-chips" in nano). Health/bio related also come in with 3. There are 2 power related and 2 IT related (3, if you include autonomous vehicles in IT).    The 10 are: 1. Nanosensors and the Internet of Nanothings.

2016 54

The 411 on Numeronyms

Daily Writing Tips

Numerals are often used in numeronyms: in combination with other numerals and with letters to represent a word, phrase, or concept. This post loosens the definition of numeronym to also include a numeral without one or more accompanying letters and with or without other symbols.

2016 75

10 Important Home Features That Home Buyers Want

Dumb Little Man

Buying a home is much more than just making a purchase. Since it’s a big investment, buyers need to be extra picky if they want to get the best deal out of their money. This makes short listing your home for sale a lot more difficult.

2016 191

3 Tips for Young Millennial Leaders Managing Older Employees

Small Business CEO

The latest available Pew research showed that millennials make up over a third of the current workforce in the United States.

2016 72

Study: Workplace Incivility is Contagious

45 Things

Every workplace has at least one -- that snarky employee who is rude and has a ready put-down for any colleague unlucky enough to interact with him or her.

2016 63

That Is vs. Which Is

Daily Writing Tips

This generation, like every one before it and every one to follow, has the dubious pleasure of seeing evolution of language in action.

2016 71

How to Prevent Back Injuries at Work

Dumb Little Man

Do you suffer from back pain? Do you want to avoid back injuries ? Here are some tips to help you avoid and prevent back injuries in the workplace. Lift Wisely. If you’ve got to lift heavy objects at work, then it’s important to do so wisely.

2016 190

Business Tips for Doctors in Private Practice

Small Business CEO

Of all the complaints coming from med students just finishing up their degrees and getting ready to make their mark on the world of medicine, the one thing you hear over and over again is the fact that they learned little or nothing about medicine as a business.

2016 70

Is Mobile Tech Making You Uneasy At Work And Home?

Office Dynamics

Does work seep into your life, after hours and on the weekends? For many people under age 44, unfortunately, that is the case. And with this blurring of lines can come an unease at both the office and home. There are a lot of reasons for this anxiety.

2016 164

3 Cases of Dangling Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences begins with a modifying phrase that is erroneously constructed in such a way that it appears to refer to the subject but does not. A discussion of the problem, and a revision that solves it, follows each example.

2016 71

10 Tools To Improve Your Business Writing Skills and Grow In Your Career

Dumb Little Man

Succeeding in the workplace involves a mix of many different skills but the one you probably forget about is writing. You’d be surprised at how much you’re asked to write in your day to day duties even if you rarely put pen to paper anymore.

2016 188

Important Things to Consider Before Building a Business from Home

Small Business CEO

There are so many things to consider before building a business from home. From where in your home you’re planning to establish your business to, how you’re going to spread the word and be able to keep your work/life balance , the thought of establishing your business from home can be tricky.

2016 66