Sat.Jul 18, 2015 - Fri.Jul 24, 2015

7 Common Money Mistakes to Avoid (And their easy Solution)

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever thought about your money leakage? You work hard to get the precious paycheck. At the end of the month, you scratch your head in confusion. You are not able to diagnose the money outflow. Your self-confidence shatters in front of your eyes. There is no progress in your life.

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What are your manager’s objectives?

Practically Perfect PA

Mid year review season is here again! Many of you will be completing your mid year review paperwork, looking back on the last 6 months to see what you have accomplished and having conversations with your managers regarding your performance to date.

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Grab your free TEMPLATES from Templates-A-Palooza

Office Organization Success

I’m thrilled to let you know about an amazing TEMPLATE giveaway event – Templates-A-Palooza – happening NOW through July 31st. There are lots of of free templates from industry experts on business management and online marketing that are just waiting to be snapped up! Grab yours here.

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On-Demand Economy Infrastructure Startups

Small Business Labs

The CB Insights blog's Pickaxes and Shovels: 35 Startups Providing Infrastructure for the On-Demand Economy  covers the growing array of companies aiming to provide support services for on-demand economy companies and their workers.

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7 Great Foods to Boost Your Brain Power

Dumb Little Man

Our addiction to work and the internet is slowly wearing us down, and with that it’s dragging down our ability to think clearly and creatively. Luckily there is the help at hand, and thankfully it comes in the form of food. Here are seven great foods that can get your brain back on track.

2015 286

What do you love about the assistant role?

Practically Perfect PA

Sometimes it can difficult to remember what it is that you love about your job or why you are doing it in the first place (other than paying the bills!) so I thought I would dedicate today’s blog to sharing a little assistant love.

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4 Ways to Ensure You're Not Overlooked at Work

On The Job

No one likes to be passed over for a promotion or big project, but if you ask even the most successful people if it's happened to them -- they will probably respond "Yes."

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6 Most Commonly Outsourced Tasks and Why They Work

Dumb Little Man

Outsourcing work to online assistants has been around a long time, but only recently, with the application of new technologies and user experiences, has the concept of personal outsourcing started to catch on with a wider audience.

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Ten tips for travelling Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Organising business travel can take up a big chunk of our time with most assistants booking complex travel on numerous occasions throughout the year.

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5 Powerful Communication Strategies for Assistants

Office Dynamics

Do have a healthy curiosity that you use in your day-to-day communications? I was inspired today to share with you 5 powerful communication strategies for assistants that I often teach in my World Class Assistant Certificate Program.

2015 239

3 Steps To Focus On Your Own Stuff

Office Organization Success

I was reminded recently how important it is to focus on your own stuff. You see, in our crazy, overloaded online business world it’s so easy to have one eye on what everyone else is doing, rather than focusing both eyes on your own work. I’m not saying that you need to bury your head in the sand.

2015 157

6 Benefits of Motivational Training for Employees

Dumb Little Man

A common per-occupation of any leader is to constantly be on the look-out for new ideas and ways to motivate their team. As a leader, you have probably read the best of books on management, attended seminars, developed incentives and perks for employees to boost productivity.

2015 282

Overview of an Arising Phenomenon

Eco-Office Gals

In 2012-2013 the recycling rate in England was around 43.9% compared to previous figures showing a recycling rate of 31% for 2006-2007.

2015 151

What's a Yuccie? Hint - They're Related to Hipsters

Small Business Labs

Yuccie stands for "Young Urban Creatives" and yes, it's pronounced yucky. According to a recent Mashable article  Yuccies are: In a nutshell, a slice of Generation Y, borne of suburban comfort, indoctrinated with the transcendent power of education, and infected by the conviction that not only do we deserve to pursue our dreams; we should profit from them. The article goes on to say that while wealth and money are not the ultimate Yuccie objectives, they do want to get paid.

2015 148

What You Say Matters

Virtual Moxie

Often, I hear from VAs who want to be viewed as equals in the relationships they form with their clients. And, in most of the conversations or email exchanges about this, the word "hire" is mentioned—usually in this sort of context: "When my client hired me, blahblahblah." Clients don't "hire" VAs.

2015 204

Theory of negativity: 5 cheers to the cheerless

Dumb Little Man

Born-negatives may or may not be the bloody Rh-negative. In other words, their identification marks are not exactly organic, but rather a set of loosely coupled behavioral symptoms. While expecting outcomes, making assumptions or predicting future, they usually hover around with a negative bias.

2015 280

SEAL Team Six Member Shares Leadership Lessons

On The Job

When a Navy SEAL comes up against an obstacle at work, he doesn’t head for the nearest pub where he complains about his problems or blames his inaction on a lack of resources.

2015 196

Using Digital Data For Economic Analysis

Small Business Labs

One of the biggest shifts going on in economics is the growing use of digital data for research. The Internet and cloud computing platforms are generating large amounts  of digital data on pretty much all areas of business and economics. In fact, the amount data is growing much faster than our ability to analyze and use it. In our work we've seen a clear shift to using digital data and away from our traditional sources - surveys and government produced data.

2015 144

Winweb focusses on cloud industry solutions

The Small Business Blog

Winweb’s cloud-based business management solutions have a new focus on industry-specific requirements, with special applications for retail, wholesale, services, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, non-profit organizations, membership businesses, and franchises.

2015 193

Goals vs. Tasks

Clutter Coach

by Originally posted 2007-10-04 10:26:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter You need both goals and tasks, and they’re easy to confuse. A big reason that people don’t get things on their to do list done isn’t that they procrastinate, but that the list entries aren’t really do-able. Does your to do list look like this? Design the book. Increase sales this month. Find an accountant. These are actually all goals, not tasks. A goal is reached via a series of tasks.

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Having a Vision For Your Business Is Critical—What’s Yours?

Step It Up VA Coaching

by Donna Toothaker. Have you ever had a really great dream where everything was perfect and things happened just as you wanted them to? And you wake up feeling calm, peaceful and happy? I love dreams like that! Visions can be a lot like dreams, except that visions are mental images that you actually create yourself of how you imagine something to be. It could be your perfect vacation, your dream home, or your ideal soul mate.

2015 116

Continuing Education: How HR Managers Can Help

Office Dynamics

No matter how big or small your business is, it can benefit greatly from offering employees continuing education benefits. Employees want to continue their education and will value you as an employer if you help them make that happen.

2015 164

Top 5 Tips for Longhaul Flights

The Small Business Blog

Longhaul flights can be challenging but are often unavoidable in business. With a bit of planning it is possible to ease the pain and even enjoy the ride. The important thing to remember is that every person is different – knowing yourself helps you look after your needs.

2015 188

Why I Only Keep 4 Projects In ToDoist

Productivityist

Today’s guest post is from Jonathan Pearson, a millennial determined to leave the world in better shape than he found it. You can connect with him @JonathanPearson on Twitter or his website here. I’m an avid ToDoist believer and user.

2015 113

Winds of Change

Simple Productivity Blog

Sometimes you can't ignore the little voice that calls for change. Read for more information on the future of SimpleProductivityBlog.com. The post Winds of Change appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

2015 158

Verb Mistakes #9: Past Tense forms of Lay and Lie

Daily Writing Tips

Two verbs that give many native speakers fits are to lay and to lie. I’ve written more than one post to explain how lay is transitive and lie is intransitive. If you require a review, please use the links at the end of this article.

2015 107

Top 5 Tips for Longhaul Flights

The Small Business Blog

Longhaul flights can be challenging but are often unavoidable in business. With a bit of planning it is possible to ease the pain and even enjoy the ride. The important thing to remember is that every person is different – knowing yourself helps you look after your needs. Your attitude determines how you feel, too,… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Longhaul Flights on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips business travel Longhaul Flights

2015 103

A Look Back At The 2015 World Domination Summit

Productivityist

I’ve spent some time this week hanging out with Jeff Sandquist as he made the trek up to Victoria after, like me, being part of the World Domination Summit. One of the things we talked about over coffee was the experience he had there – which he wrote about here.

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3 Good Ideas for a Business Trip

Small Business CEO

If you do a lot of traveling for your job, you know what a grind it can be. The jet lag can be devastating to you in terms of your health and overall performance during your trip. It can also cost you a lot of money if you do not have a company expense account.

2015 101

Below is Not an Attributive Adjective

Daily Writing Tips

The word below is used as a preposition and as an adverb, but never as an attributive adjective. At least, that is what I believed until I received this email from a reader: Have you written about the current use (or, rather, misuse) of “below”?

2015 100

WinWeb focusses on cloud industry solutions

The Small Business Blog

Winweb’s cloud-based business management solutions have a new focus on industry-specific requirements, with special applications for retail, wholesale, services, manufacturing, healthcare, financial services, non-profit organizations, membership businesses, and franchises.

2015 101

When was the last time you gave your business a trim?

Men With Pens

Click here to read the full article →Another rocking post from Men With Pens! When was the last time you gave your business a trim? first appeared on Men With Pens Copyright 2006 — [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

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Outsourcing Your Content Development: Is it Worth the Cost?

Small Business CEO

In today’s highly competitive global market, over 90 percent of business to business marketers are using content as a main strategy. They are also realizing the many benefits that are associated with using engaging, relevant and quality content.

2015 100

Many and Much

Daily Writing Tips

This post is in response to a reader’s email: Please I want to know the usage of many and much. Both words have more than one function in English, but a common challenge for ESL learners is how to use many and much with countable and uncountable nouns. Countable nouns have singular and plural forms.

2015 97

Corporate Food Delivery – Trends in Corporate Catering

Small Business CEO

The corporate world is a world on its own. Unfortunately, for many, the word “corporate” does not exactly fill them with images of fun and joy. Rather, it is seen as something formal that focuses on living and breathing work.

2015 96

Tenants vs. Tenets

Daily Writing Tips

Both words, tenant and tenet , derive from the Latin verb tenere , “to hold,” but they are not interchangeable. A tenant is someone who rents or leases a house, apartment, etc. from a landlord. A tenet is a principle, dogma, belief, or doctrine generally held to be true.

2015 95

Addressing A Letter to Two People

Daily Writing Tips

One post often leads to another. The recent article “Conventional Letter Salutations in English” garnered several questions about how to address a letter to a married couple who have different titles and/or different surnames.

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