Sat.Feb 28, 2015 - Fri.Mar 06, 2015

How Is Failure Effecting You?

Dumb Little Man

PART 1 – ALL IN YOUR MIND Shhhh…I have a secret to tell you. You are not going to get everything perfect all of the time. In fact, you won’t a lot of the time. You are going to fail sometimes in life. Get over it!

2015 285

3 Simple Sign-up Strategies to Grow Your Email List!

Office Organization Success

If you’re not fully maximizing your website you’ll be missing out on new subscribers.

2015 257

10 tips for public speaking

Practically Perfect PA

My first attempt at public speaking was back in 2013 at an exhibition for assistants and office managers. At the time I was absolutely petrified. Every fibre of my being was telling me to run away as quickly as my shaky legs could carry me.

2015 221

Same Day Delivery and the Uberfication of Logistics

Small Business Labs

Seems like everyone is getting into logistics. Same day delivery services are being offered by Amazon , Ebay  and Google  in a variety of geographies. 

2015 208

Why Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

Dumb Little Man

Yea that’s exactly how I said it. Perfect practice makes perfect. I know you’ve heard the saying “practice makes perfect,” but does it really? Great athletes preach this mantra to others to show them how they got to where they are in their life right now.

2015 285

It Really Doesn’t Matter What You Choose

Office Organization Success

As I was wrapping up my latest GET CLIENTS NOW! program with my clients last week, I left them with this thought for the day: It really doesn’t matter what you choose; the important thing is that you choose.

2015 185

So the Assist Conference happened!

Practically Perfect PA

All photographs are copyright of Rebecca-Monique Williams. So after many months of planning and organising the Assist Conference finally took place on Friday 27th February.

2015 217

More Trending

Best Countries for Studying Abroad.

Dumb Little Man

Students who spend time studying overseas are offered many wonderful opportunities.

2015 285

Get Started With Long-Term Goals Easily

Simple Productivity Blog

It''s really odd how sometimes you wish for something, and then it falls into your lap.

2015 238

Is an Executive Assistant Certificate for You?

Office Dynamics

Completion of Certificate Programs, Certifications and Designation are industry marks of excellence. They are immediately recognizable and say to others, “I take my career seriously.”. In today’s competitive workplace, it’s easy to get lost in the crowd.

2015 238

What is the Great Decoupling?

Small Business Labs

The Great Decoupling is a term some economists use to describe the economic decoupling of productivity, wages, jobs and GDP growth. These 4 factors used to move more or less in unison.

2015 190

Does Working From Home Really Work?

Dumb Little Man

Every side has its own arguments when it comes to working or not working from home. But if the boss and the employee alike take a look at this issue from the eyes of the other person, they can sooner find a suitable and pleasing outcome for both sides.

2015 284

Balance and Learning

Simple Productivity Blog

Robert Fulghum wrote "Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some." Today we will look at the component of learning in context of a balanced life. The post Balance and Learning appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

2015 229

Technology of the week: Camscanner

Practically Perfect PA

What is Camscanner? The Camscanner App allows users to convert and save any document into a PDF using their mobile phone. Camscanner uses a freemium pricing plan, with a free basic account. What does it do? Camscanner has a number of features.

2015 158

Book Review: Hand to Mouth - Living in Bootstrap America

Small Business Labs

In 2013 Linda Tirado saw the following question on an online forum she followed: Why do poor people do things that are so self-destructive? Tirado felt she could explain what she'd seen and how she'd reacted to the pressures of being poor, so she wrote a response. 

2015 185

What Your Testicles Say About You

Dumb Little Man

Our bodies tell us much about who we are, and ain’t nothing more integral to a man than his family jewels. What may surprise you is that a man’s testicles also say a lot about women. You see, a tool is made to do something but is designed as it is because of the environment it operates in.

2015 284

Demonstrating Emotional Intelligence Important in a Job Interview

On The Job

Customers no longer just want a great product and good service – they want a great customer experience. But the challenge is not only how to provide that in a sustainable way, but how to hire those who will be able to provide it.

2015 212

A day in the life: Gabriele Power, 4Talent (Channel 4)

Practically Perfect PA

What are the main aspects of your role? Job title: 4Talent Team Assistant and Personal Assistant to Head of People Services, HR. It’s a bit cliché, but no day is ever the same.

2015 149

How to Start Your Digital Career Portfolio

Office Dynamics

By now you’ve likely heard of the importance of keeping a Career Portfolio. Do you have one? Have you considered the digital version of your portfolio? It’s a lot easier to create and update a digital portfolio than you might think … even if you aren’t a tech-loving person!

2015 208

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be Perfect At Your New Job

Dumb Little Man

I had no experience when I was hired for the first time as a copywriter. My boss decided to give me a chance. I had no skills or knowledge, except how to write correctly in English. I was so nervous about losing this job! I thought, “If I’m just good enough, they will fire me. I need to be perfect.”

2015 281

Agreements: Protecting the Stuff That Dreams are Made of

Virtual Moxie

I''ve been asked what I think a Virtual Assistant should do if a new client wanted her to sign a confidentiality agreement about his intellectual property.

2015 195

I Know a Knitter Who is a (fill in the blank)

Loosely Speaking

I recently heard a podcast segment which reminded me that we aren’t JUST knitters or crocheters. We are all primarily something else, professionally or personally.

2015 130

Lead From Anywhere: How assistants can exemplify leadership

Office Dynamics

A Conversation with Joan Burge – Author, Master Trainer and Founder of Office Dynamics.

2015 200

3 Lies Adults Like to Tell You

Dumb Little Man

At one point in my late teens I knew that it was time for me to grow up. I needed to become more serious, take on more responsibility and behave more mature. In the beginning, adulthood felt exciting.

2015 279

Why Your Weight May Determine Your Career Success

On The Job

If you''re one of the millions of Americans who are overweight, it''s going to be more difficult to get a job or promotion at work.

2015 181

Open Loops 3/6/2015

Simple Productivity Blog

On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2015 172

Keystone Habits: Leveraging the Power of Small Habits

Productivity Bits

Discipline. That''s it. That''s no drama. That''s no secret either. But the question is how to attain that level of discipline that will get everything you committed to doing done. Habits. Discipline, in a sense, is adherence to habits that you, yourself, have established and decided to stick to. Thank you for subscribing! Please grab my free productivity ebook!

2015 162

Somewhere between “Everything is Awesome” and “Glory”

Loosely Speaking

During our 2015 Oscar party, my DDIL and I both infamously voted for the “Lego Movie” as the winner in the best song category. No matter that I didn’t know that song because I forgot to watch “Lego.” ” And it shouldn’t have … Continue reading → Retirement adjusting to retirement depression Everything is Awesome Glory older people with depression

2015 100

Don’t Let the Pessimist Get You Down!

Office Dynamics

I’m sure you can all think of a person at work who seems to take the joy out of everything. Or no matter what good is going on, they can find a down side to it.

2015 140

Sponsor Post, March 2015

Simple Productivity Blog

HostGator I switched from GoDaddy to HostGator a few years ago, and they have made all the difference in how easy it is to blog. Their customer service has been able to walk me through getting domains released from other registrars, to setting up multiple blogs on my account.

2015 172

Why You Need to Choose Between Success and Popularity

Men With Pens

Click here to read the full article → Another rocking post from Men With Pens! Why You Need to Choose Between Success and Popularity first appeared on Men With Pens Copyright 2006 — 2015, All Rights Reserved. Better Business

2015 92

Why Small Wins Can Make Or Break Your Productivity

Productivityist

2015 112

Covering the front desk without missing a beat

Office Dynamics

Each month we spotlight a questions from our friends over at AdminPro Forum. This month we’re looking at the questions submitted by Nancy about covering the front desk at her office. Please chime in and let us know your thoughts on this subject in the comments section below.

2015 134

3 Things You Need to Know About Online Defamation

Small Business CEO

When considering the modern landscape of communication and news-gathering, we can all agree that the use of blogs and social networking outlets are increasing in their popularity and usefulness. Unfortunately, this incredible rise in use and visibility also increases the risks of online defamation.

2015 105

Declutter the Digital

Clutter Coach

by Originally posted 2008-01-17 12:27:59. Republished by Blog Post Promoter Rule of thumb: it’s easier to organize things when there are fewer of them. How often do you look through a folder or collection of digital photographs and find only a handful that you want to show to anyone? The rest are too dark, out of focus, more versions of the same thing, make you look fat, or you have no idea why you even took them.

2015 100

Whenever vs. When Ever

Daily Writing Tips

It’s interesting that two-word phrases like “any place,” “a lot,” and “all right” are often squeezed into nonstandard one-word forms like anyplace , alot , and alright , but one-word wherever is often written incorrectly as “when ever.”.

2015 93

Choose Your Conventions Wisely

Productivityist

I ran on the treadmill for an hour. Why did I stopped at the hour mark? Because that’s when the treadmill stopped the workout. If a workout was for seventy minutes, I probably would have gone that long. I also could have turned it on again.

2015 89