Sat.Apr 14, 2018 - Fri.Apr 20, 2018

The road to strategic thinking

Practically Perfect PA

In today’s blog post I’ve adapted the presentation I gave at the Future Assistant Conference back in February.

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Most Millennials Think Starting a Business is Risky

Small Business Labs

According to a report from the global financial giant UBS , 72% of Millennials say starting a business appeals to them. But at the same time, most say it's too risky to do.

2018 224

How to Successfully Get Back Together After A Break Up

Dumb Little Man

Karen felt hopeful when she and her ex-boyfriend initially got back together. After a stormy breakup and a painful month apart, they gradually began to communicate with one another. It was healing for her to be able to finally get all that was unsaid out into the open. For the first time in a very long while, Karen felt listened to. It also seemed that her boyfriend was open, honest, and that they were figuring things out.

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Multigenerational Communication & Cross-mentorship

Office Dynamics

By Dana Buchanan. The professional world of administrative and executive assistants and support staff is an exceptional melting pot of backgrounds, experience, knowledge, gender, age, education and personalities.

2018 197

20 career experts to follow on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

Social Media is the place to start when you are thinking about boosting your career in 2018.There are loads of fantastic articles, advice and free training on all the different platforms. So, today, I thought I would share my top 20 career experts you should all be following on Twitter.

Americans Still Listen to the Radio and Listen A Lot

Small Business Labs

You might think with all the media options around today Americans wouldn't still be listening to the radio that much. If you did think that (we did), you'd be wrong.

2018 198

7 Easy Ways To Spring Clean Your Health

Dumb Little Man

Spring isn’t just the best time to clean your home. To ensure that your body stays in great shape, you should also take it as a time to take a good look at your health. To help you get started, here are 7 ways to spring clean your health. Get Outside. Most Americans (as much as 50% of us) spend way too much time indoors. As we age, our outdoor time tends to decrease even more. A lot of that time is spent in front of TVs, computer screens, and other unhealthy activities.

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Assistant Resources: Your Excellency Limited

Practically Perfect PA

We are delighted to be welcoming Lindsay Taylor, Director of Your Excellency Limited to the Virtual Summit on 22nd June 2018. More details of her beneficial session will be shared soon.

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Samaschool's "The Future of Work is Independent" Report Series

Small Business Labs

Samaschool is a nonprofit focused on preparing low to moderate income job seekers to succeed as independent workers. Their flagship program is an 8 hour course on how to succeed as a freelancer. 

2018 169

The 3 Important Rules For Happiness You Should Be Following

Dumb Little Man

The sun is shining, your friends are over for a barbecue and the wine has mellowed your mood. With those things, it is not so hard to be happy. Unfortunately, the sun doesn’t shine every day, at least not in my place. And as your friends get families, they won’t have so much time for your barbecues anymore. And wine, well, it is both your best friend and your worst enemy. Those afterdays, remember? There must be better ways to be happy, right?

2018 169

Why Workplace Friendships Go Wrong -- and How to Deal With It

On The Job

Most of us develop friendships at work, but sometimes these relationships go off the rails. When that happens, it's often a slippery slope because having a disagreement with a friend at work can cause you professional problems, as well.

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Top tips for a productive flight

Practically Perfect PA

With all the extra queuing involved these days, having to fly for business doesn’t always seem like the great adventure it once did. However, with a little preparation, the time you spend in the air can be some of the most productive of your working week.

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How To Become A Self-Employed Permanent Makeup Artist

The Small Business Blog

Ever contemplated permanent makeup artist as a career choice? Congratulations! You have just begun the journey towards being a specialist in the permanent cosmetics industry-an exciting and rewarding profession.

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How to Get Out of Credit Card Debt Fast

Dumb Little Man

Credit cards come with a sense of power. There is nothing you cannot buy using that piece of plastic. With its power, however, comes the illusion that you can easily buy everything. Because of that, more and more people are finding themselves drowning in credit card bills. And the less they are able to pay those bills, the more their finances suffer. The average American household has a credit card debt of around $4,400 as of the first quarter of 2018.

This is Why Your Co-Workers Don't Trust You

On The Job

We all have those people at work who we don't quite trust. Maybe we can cite specific reasons behind such feelings, or maybe we can't. But what if you heard from others that the person they don't trust is you? Would you be offended? Confused?

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The Link Between Personal and Professional Productivity with Mark Lavercombe

Productivityist

It’s time for another podcast episode and this week, I am joined by Dr. Mark Lavercombe – a respiratory and sleep medicine physician from Melbourne, Australia.

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Podcast 094: Know your end point

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ? Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play. You can leave a review here! This is podcast 94 and it’s called “Know your end point.” ” First, I’ll share with you what we’re working on in my coaching group. In case you haven’t heard, I now offer group coaching for productivity, time management, prioritizing, procrastination and decluttering. There’s a different theme each month.

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Cryptocurrency Trading for Beginners: How Can You Get Started?

Dumb Little Man

Cryptocurrency has been a hot topic lately and a lot of people are getting interested in cryptocurrency trading for beginners. Now, how do you even go about buying it? Much like stocks, many cryptocurrencies are also traded on exchanges. You input your preferred fiat currency and use that capital to buy, sell or trade various forms of cryptocurrency. You can either own a coin directly or you can trade in a contract for difference, owning a position with a broker.

2018 158

3 Methods Small Businesses are Using to Save Money

Small Business CEO

Bootstrapping a small business is difficult. Every penny that comes in and goes out needs to be properly managed to ensure your business stays afloat. The same money-saving savviness that business owners exhibit when they’re just opening their business seems to slowly fade over time.

2018 81

A Guide to In-Line Lists

Daily Writing Tips

This post describes how to organize in-line lists, those that occur within a sentence, as compared to vertical lists, those organized by setting the items on the list apart from each other, distinguished by numbers, letters, or other symbols, on consecutive lines.

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The coaching group is underway!

Clutter Coach

by The group is still small so this is a great time to join. More personal coaching from me, which I won’t be able to offer once the group grows. Join now. Your success in overcoming procrastination (or any other issue the group is for, such as time management, productivity, declutter and organizing) is important to me. I’m active on the private Facebook group every day to give you help, ideas and support. Making changes, even ones you want very much to make, is not easy.

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Best Art Hotels Around the World You Need to See

Dumb Little Man

If you’re an art enthusiast traveling and exploring the world, you don’t need to drag yourself through long queues and tons of people. Many hoteliers are now bringing fine art collections inside their lobbies. This means you can set your eyes on really awesome artworks with less stress. Here are nine of the best art hotels you need to include in your list: XVA Art Hotel, Dubai. Via xvahotel. The XVA Art Hotel in Dubai has 14 unique bedrooms and each one is a masterpiece.

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Building a Business Blog That Works for You

Small Business CEO

Creating a well-written business blog is one of the most inexpensive ways to promote and market your business establishment. A blog with great content can be a strong driving force behind a boosted web traffic on your business website.

2018 77

How I Added Flexibility and Freedom to My Weekends

Productivityist

“About those weekend daily themes, Mike…”. That’s what my wife interjected with as she drove me to the airport while I talked about plans for some weekends in the future. I was heading off to a speaking engagement for a few days. Once I got home, she’d be heading out of town for a few days.

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Compounds Based on “Port”

Daily Writing Tips

This post lists and defines compound words in which the second element is the word port , derived from the Latin word portare , meaning “carry.”.

2018 68

Top Reasons to Take The King’s Cross Walking Tour

Dumb Little Man

King’s Cross used to be a grotty red-light district. Now, after a multi-million-pound regeneration project, the area is one of the coolest spots in the capital. It’s a destination in itself, with plenty of fun and exciting things to eat, see and do. While London is famed for its rich history, much of which is housed in its marble-floored museums, there has been plenty of work done over recent years.

2018 156

Why Your business Should Really Consider Operating Internationally

Small Business CEO

You have worked tremendously hard to start-up your business and elevate it to a level where you have built up a loyal consumer base as well as gained enough capital to make your next substantial investment. Before you distribute this capital on operations domestically, consider your current position.

Dealing with Workplace Negativity: 6 Tips

Small Business CEO

In your office environment, what are the attitudes and behaviours of the people you manage? Does employee morale seem to be high or low? Do your employees seem happy, connected and passionate when they show up to work?

2018 61

Amazing Places to Promote Your Blog or Website

Small Business CEO

About two billion users are currently on the Internet. The number of users turning to the Internet for buying goods or ordering services has increased significantly and the trends are accelerating. Some of those visitors may be your ideal customers.

Diversifying Your Assets with Real Estate

Small Business CEO

Diversifying your assets is very important in this day and age. With a diverse portfolio, one can ensure that their investments are not one-dimensional.

2018 61

Ways Trucking Companies Can Prevent Large Trucking Accidents

Small Business CEO

According to the latest data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), there were 4,311 large trucks and buses involved in fatal accidents in 2015. This is an 8 percent year-over-year increase. There were 88,000 large trucks involved in injury crashes.

2018 60

5 Business Practices that Can Transform Your Company

Small Business CEO

The most successful individuals in business, and in life, embrace change. After all, change is inevitable. Resisting innovation and new practices will eventually lead to obsoleteness, and no business can properly grow without constantly looking for ways to improve their operation.

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Workers’ Compensation in Arizona and Employee Rights

Small Business CEO

Like all states across the country, Arizona has workers’ compensation rights that protect employees in case they are injured on the job.

2018 56

4 Vital Sections On Your New Business Website

Small Business CEO

Designing your new business website is exciting. Entrepreneurs now have a much more level playing field when it comes to business due to the vast social nature of the internet. Your business website is a valuable tool for success, and it must be properly designed for maximum effect.

2018 56

5 Tips for Making Your Virtual Company a Success

Small Business CEO

It’s believed that virtual businesses will one day be the norm, whereas traditional brick-and-mortar enterprises will eventually fade in popularity.

2018 52

Don’t Get Blocked: How to Create a Trustworthy Marketing Event

Small Business CEO

It’s game day. Picture yourself as a diehard Green Bay Packers fan. You’re heading to Lambeau Field to root on your favorite team against bitter rivals: the Chicago Bears.

2018 52

Protecting Your Business’ Intellectual Property Around The World

Small Business CEO

Imagine setting up your business abroad, only to find six months later that somebody else is selling your product and you’re powerless to prevent it. Without protecting your intellectual property (IP) when trading overseas, a scenario like this could become a reality. Preventing others from being able to copy and sell your inventions, product designs and ideas, or use your trademark is fundamental to the success of your business.

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