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Self-Employment and the Attributes of the Dream Job

Small Business Labs

Gallup's The Dream Job covers the key attributes employees look for in a job. These  These are: the ability to do what they do best.

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

At some point in an assistant’s career they will be asked to put together a slide deck for their Executive. This is the first question to ask. Slides.

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Developing Your “Wow” Factor

Office Dynamics

Some assistants have it. Some assistants don’t. What is it, you ask? That intangible, invaluable “wow” factor. Here’s the good news: It’s a learnable trait! Anyone can develop their own unique wow factor. It has nothing to do with your title or pay grade; it’s about who you are as a professional. These assistants know how to command a room.

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7 Types of Punctuation Errors

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences below demonstrates a specific type of error involving internal punctuation, usually involving a problem with a comma.

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The Multstage Life and Self-Employment in the On-Demand Economy

Small Business Labs

  The chart below, from her MIT Sloan Review article The Corporate Implications of Longer Lives , illustrates this shift. 

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Importance Of Soft Skills: Why Grades Aren’t Enough

Dumb Little Man

When you were in grade school, you probably experienced getting threatened with your permanent record. Unfortunately, this isn’t really the case.

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5 Ways to Enhance Your Professional Online Image

On The Job

Unless you want a reality TV spot, don’t do it,” she says. Not sure what to post? You want to post stuff that your grandma can see,” Stradtman says.

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Don’t Be a Dragon to Yourself (Part 3 of 3)

Office Dynamics

If you read the past two blogs, you will know that I have been talking about office dragons. I have already written about managers as perceived dragons and co-workers. Today, I am talking about the third and most dangerous species: ourselves!! You can do more harm to yourself with negative thinking than any outside dragon. Don’t focus on the job.

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How To Hire Help For Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

So, you started your own small business and now you feel like you can’t do everything on your own.

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The Freelancer’s Guide to PDF Management

Dumb Little Man

If you’re a freelancer, juggling multiple balls in the air is a must-know trick. One way to learn that trick is to know how to properly manage your time, systems, and files. As a way to help you, we’ve put together the ultimate guide for managing PDFs — every smart freelancer’s go-to tool — that will leave you more time to spend on your other tasks.

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Stop Putting So Much Stuff On Your To-Do List

Productivityist

This guest post is by Camilla Kragius. Camilla is the founder of No More Hamster Wheel. She loves to teach people how to work smarter instead of harder, to start living and to excel their life. You can connect with her on Facebook. When you use a to-do list, you know the feeling you get when you are unable to complete all of the items on it.

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Time Management – The Secret to Effective and Productive Project Management

Office Dynamics

“So much to do, so little time to do it” – this is a phrase that we tend to hear quite often in PM. “24 24 hours is no longer enough”; another phrase some project managers may have said at one point in time in their career. Every other function or role is more or less a supporting one. Infographic provided by nutcache.com.

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3 Cases Where One Word Makes a Difference

Daily Writing Tips

Often, the presence or absence of one word, or its location, can change the meaning of a sentence, or at the least affect the statement’s clarity.

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7 Signs Of Overworking (And What To Do About Them)

Dumb Little Man

A lot of people work more than they should and don’t get enough rest. Paired with being underpaid, these things can easily make anyone unhappy. They can also cause a handful of health issues. If you are wondering if you’re at risk of these negative effects, here are some of the telltale signs of overworking. You Have Trouble Sleeping.

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3 Proven Ways Collaboration Helps Businesses to Grow

Small Business CEO

No matter where we come from or what we do, most of us are taught the same thing as children – sharing is valuable. Share toys. Share tools.

2017 17

Navigating Change with Courtney Clark – Free Webinar For Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

You’ve heard of personality profiles and assessments like Myers-Briggs and DISC. But did you know that there are personality types that relate specifically to change? Probably not. Imagine knowing not just your unique change style, but also the absolute best, research-proven strategies to master change as quickly as possible. Watch The Replay!

2017 30

What Dogs Can Teach Us About Careers -- and Life

On The Job

It's been about a year since my beloved dog, Annie, went to doggie heaven. She was a constant companion while I worked every day, and recently I came across this post I wrote about her several years ago. In honor of a great friend, here's a repeat of the post. AB: Thanks for agreeing to chat today. AB: Uh, OK. You caught me there. Annie: Squirrel?!?

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A Map Of Mythical Creatures And Where To Find Them

Dumb Little Man

Have you always dreamed of seeing a yeti? Maybe you’d love to have a beer with ol’ Bigfoot? Or sight a Sasquatch? Have a natter with Nessie? If mythical beasts from folklore are totally your thing, why not ditch that planned all-inclusive holiday to Greece and head off to a fantastic creature-spotting adventure instead? The Kelpie. Black Shuck.

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Efficient Safety Solutions – 5 Ways to Boost Workplace Wellbeing

Small Business CEO

For most of us, work is a means to an end. We work to live, not the reverse. … Management healthy workplace safety solutions workplace wellbein

2017 16

How Quitting Coffee Doubled My Productivity

Productivityist

This guest post is by Mike Fishbein. Mike is a bestselling author and digital marketing consultant. He shares unique personal development ideas at mfishbein.com. I’ve always been a big coffee drinker. I would drink it every morning, right after waking up. Coffee has made me more alert and seemingly smarter. Burnt out. Stressed. I had to quit.

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Grammar Quiz #6: Dangling Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

To understand the subject more thoroughly, the book was read and reread. Answers and Explanations. ” 3. Writing Quizzes

2017 14

5 Ways To Sharpen Up Your Would You Rather Game Questions

Dumb Little Man

Would you rather is a classical social game that has stood the test of time and is among the most popular gather-around games in the world. Whoever says you can’t learn a lot about your friends over this game has probably never played it right. In reality, the game is hilarious, engaging and informative. Find the Right Attitude. Be Versatile.

2017 29

5 Plus Tactics to Scale Your Online Store

Small Business CEO

The future of online shopping is very bright indeed. It’s believed that global ecommerce sales will exceed $2 trillion in 2017.

2017 14

Ignore or Acknowledge a Brief Apology?

Business Writing

This interesting question arrived in my email this morning: I am a recent college graduate who regularly communicates with managers over email.

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3 Cases of Superfluous Semicolons

Daily Writing Tips

Sometimes, however, employment of a semicolon in one of these roles seems to be merited but is not. Professionally printed in as few as 7 days.

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Tips For Happy Marriage: 7 Simple Ways To Maintain A Loving Relationship

Dumb Little Man

A happy marriage or relationship can be very healthy for your physical and mental wellbeing. Science has proven that men live longer and healthier lives when they are in a healthy marriage or long-term relationship. These things, however, aren’t the only benefits you can gain from such relationships. Open Communication Is Important. Conclusion.

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4 Small Business Marketing Techniques Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Small Business CEO

Small business marketing is a fundamental element to the success of the venture. A well-built website.

2017 14

How to Effectively Use Pattern Interrupt Elements in Your Videos

Andrea Kalli

How to Effectively Use Pattern Interrupt Elements in Your Videos. How To Use Pattern Interrupts in Videos. Ready to become a video marketing master?

2017 11

More Words Derived from “Pend”

Daily Writing Tips

A previous post lists words stemming from the Latin verb pendere , meaning “weigh,” and containing the root pend.

2017 12

Make Your Celebratory Table Special With Minimum Effort

Dumb Little Man

Got a special celebration coming up and want to make the best impression on your guests? Whether it’s a birthday, wedding announcement, Christmas or something else, the success of a celebration largely depends on one key thing- and it may surprise you. No, it’s not the people, food, or even the atmosphere. It’s the table. That’s right, your table.

2017 29

The First Five Things You Should Consider When Your Business Starts to Boom

Small Business CEO

Everyone who starts a business does so with a dream in mind; however, very few actually make that dream a reality, let alone a profitable one.

2017 14

Podcast 047: Dealing with emotional clutter

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! In this episode, I’ll talk about the strong feelings behind your clutter and what you can do about them. < < Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. Photo: tom_bullock.

The Ol’ “Olde” Gets Old

Daily Writing Tips

Writers’ efforts to evoke a folksy or quaint sensibility by using a variation on the word old often fail because they use the wrong form. Vocabulary

2017 11

Cultural Divide Due To Languages: Is It Possible?

Dumb Little Man

Countries around the world experience division in so many ways. They can be divided by religion, caste systems, and even educational background. In some places, socio-economic standings count, too. This particular article, however, will focus on language. A cultural divide due to languages restricts people from socializing with each other.

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