Sat.Apr 13, 2019 - Fri.Apr 19, 2019

How To Fund Your Holiday of A Lifetime

Dumb Little Man

We all have a place in the world that we want to visit more than anywhere else. Usually, it’s a far-flung place, steeped in history and a culture that is the complete opposite to our own. The one problem though is funding it.

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Why This 83-Year-Old Career Advice Still Makes Sense

On The Job

I've written before about how important it is to get along with others at work. You don't have to be besties, with your co-workers, but you do need to know what motivates them, what discourages them and how you can best help one another. To think you can go it alone at work and succeed is delusional.

2019 176

How to be a creative genius at work

Practically Perfect PA

Creativity is such an essential competency for Assistants to have and here is why. We are faced with unusual requests and challenges every day.

2019 164

Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Meetings, meeting, and more meetings! In spite of all the technology, meetings have not gone away.

2019 226

How to Make Employers Pay a Closer Look at Your Resume

Dumb Little Man

It is no secret that average hiring authorities spend less than 10 seconds reviewing a resume. That means your main marketing document has very little time to prove to employers that you are the right fit for the job, especially if you are talking about 10-20 years of work experience.

2019 246

The Benefits of Workplace Routines and How to Set Them Up

Eat Your Career

I’m a huge fan of workplace routines. I use them on a daily and weekly basis, and I truly believe they play a major role in my productivity. Workplace routines are like rituals—specific, pre-established ways of doing things that need to happen on a regular basis.

2019 157

7 Signs You're a Workaholic

On The Job

For most workers, the days of clocking out at 5 p.m. and never thinking of work again until the next morning when we clocked in at 9 a.m. are over. Texts and emails keep us tethered to the job, not to mention the "quick phone call" to the office when we're supposed to be on vacation.

2019 153

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Is It Possible To Find High Quality CBD?

Dumb Little Man

CBD, shorthand for cannabidiol, is one of the fastest growing yet most misunderstood cannabis products. Largely unregulated by the FDA and derived from a substance which has been federally illegal for decades, this compound has medicinal effects often denied by big Pharma.

2019 241

TV Sitcom Explores the Blending of Work and Life and the Barriers Between the Professional and Amateur

Small Business Labs

Salon's Mike Schur's new sitcom "Abby's" is "Cheers" for the gig economy is an interview with the producers of a new NBC sitcom that takes places in a backyard bar.    The interview covers what a show set in an illegal backyard bar says about modern culture. 

2019 151

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Organization skills for administrative assistants are one of the most valuable skills to have as an administrative assistant. Without the ability to organize your work and your resources, you could be twisting in the wind in no time.

2019 208

Positive Career Affirmation #8

Eat Your Career

I confidently draw professional boundaries when needed. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #8 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations boundaries confidence

2019 141

7 Ways Pets Affect Emotional and Physical Health

Dumb Little Man

Emotional support animals are everywhere these days. And it’s gone way beyond just dogs, cats or bunnies. Now, people are finding support and help from everything, from snakes to turkeys as well. Studies have found that pet owners are less likely to experience issues with depression and anxiety.

2019 239

The Rise of "Superjobs"

Small Business Labs

From Jobs to Superjobs covers the results of a Deloitte study looking at how automation and A.I are changing work and jobs. The key finding is Deloitte sees automation changing jobs instead of simply replacing workers.

2019 148

5 tasks that you can get AI to do for you right now

Practically Perfect PA

We all know that AI is on its way and threatening the role of the Assistant. The technology that is being developed will certainly take a lot of our administrative tasks away, that is for sure. So we have to get up to speed pretty quickly on how this technology can help us automate a […].

2019 133

Celebrate Admin Professionals Month by Resolving to Write “Right”

Office Dynamics

You want to be successful in your job as an administrative professional, but you feel your writing may not be as good as it should. Take to heart the following five steps and I guarantee a steady improvement!

2019 171

How to Get Motivated for This Year’s Spring Cleaning

Dumb Little Man

Now, we can officially say that spring has sprung. The pressure is on to get dusting, hoovering, and feng-shui-ing your home. A big spring clean can be a surprisingly rewarding experience. However, finding the time, energy, and enthusiasm to start can be tough.

2019 232

Customer Service: When is Automation a Good Idea?

Small Business CEO

Automation with customer service has to be handled with care. While customers are now used to computerized answering services instead of a receptionist picking up the calls, there’s also usually a decline in the service level when having trouble getting hold of a real person.

2019 84

We need better meetings!

Practically Perfect PA

Recent research shows that two-thirds of all meetings are pointless! Don’t let your boss and her/his teams waste time like this. Preparation is the golden path to productive meetings. Doodle provides a suite of calendar tools that save a lot of time for anyone who has to set up a lot of meetings.

2019 133

When to Use a Comma: 10 Rules and Examples

Daily Writing Tips

Commas can be a particularly tricky punctuation mark. There are some cases where you know you should use a comma – such as when separating items in a list – but there are other times when you might be unsure whether or not a comma is needed.

2019 99

7 Mistakes People Make Under the Umbrella of Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Everybody wants to be successful, sexy, and productive. However, in order to be productive, you should experience some painful mistakes. In this post, I want to share a list of 7 productivity mistakes that I’ve made over the years.

2019 224

Launch a Startup Today Using These 4 Tips

Small Business CEO

In 2019, there is more opportunity than ever to launch a brand new startup business, and this is definitely something you should consider. There is so much that can impact a new business, and becoming an entrepreneur is something that is becoming more and more popular among people.

2019 78

What if I look stupid?

Practically Perfect PA

During the Virtual Summit 2017, we had the brilliant Lisa N. Alexander present her session on how Assistants can feel more empowered in the workplace. On the outside you smile, you nod in agreement, but inside you’re frustrated. You’re angry at yourself for not speaking up.

2019 130

What Does [sic] Mean?

Daily Writing Tips

Samm [ sic ] asks “What does [ sic ] mean?” ” Sic in square brackets is an editing term used with quotations or excerpts. It means “that’s really how it appears in the original.”

2019 86

7 Terrific Books That Can Make You Fall In Love With Math

Dumb Little Man

So, you are a student who loves reading and writing. You write essays, reviews, and stories. It’s not a problem for you to help peers with their academic papers and you are ready to read tons of books on different topics. Wouldn’t it be great to have reading and creative writing the only subjects in school? But here come the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: Physics, Economics, Chemistry, and… MATH!

2019 220

10 Businesses You Should Invest in to Become a Millionaire

Small Business CEO

Becoming a millionaire is everyone’s dream. Even though most of us desire financial wealth, it seems that we have no idea how to actually find the riches and reach our objectives.

2019 79

The Virtual Summit April 2019: What did you miss?

Practically Perfect PA

Two weeks ago, we hosted our forth Virtual Summit for Executive Assistants around the world, and I’ve got to say, so far the feedback has been fantastic! We had just over 250 Assistants book onto the Virtual Summit.

2019 130

Where Your Time Can Go

Productivityist

I’ve been spending a lot of time watching Highway to Heaven for the past couple of months. I’m not a particularly religious person but the show offers some strong messages that I think are valuable and we need to hear.

2019 83

Why You’ll Never Win What You Want Without A Win-Win Approach

Dumb Little Man

“An open heart is an open mind.” – Dalai Lama. Do you want peace everywhere around? Deep in our hearts, we all want world peace. Everyone wishes to live in a harmonic sunlit world where we could always have what we desire without having to compete and fight each other.

2019 214

A+ Business Communication Practices

Small Business CEO

Five-Star Communication Practices. Communication means everything in the modern world. It’s particularly important for professionals who want to thrive in their careers. It doesn’t matter if you work for a small or a big company, either.

2019 76

7 Tips for Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Jen Lawrence

You’re working your little heart out, losing track of time, and starting to consider hiring a little extra help. And you begin to wonder, “Am I ready for a virtual assistant?”

2019 56

Feed Your Inner Brainiac: Books to Fuel the Fire - Part 1 of 2

The Marq

It’s often in quiet moments alone that I find meaning, and in the company of others that I find camaraderie and energy. I’ve spent a lot of time in quite the last few months catching up on my reading and searching for more business. Today I want to share some favorite books.

2019 52

Track Your Lost Items Using Gadgets

Dumb Little Man

If you are someone who forgets their belongings quite often, it is a good idea to use different devices and tracking gadgets to find lost items. Here are a few devices that you can have a look at: Tile. Via express.co.uk. This is one of the most popular and reliable gadgets that you can use to track.

2019 213

Lucrative Secondary Income Streams to Explore as a Business Owner

Small Business CEO

Being an entrepreneur has its rewards, but there will always be ups and downs. To mitigate the downs, create an additional stream of revenue that can supplement your business endeavors while you grow.

2019 67

7 Ways to Make Your Angry Wife Happy

Dumb Little Man

If you’ve made your wife angry for some reason, you know how difficult it is to put a smile back on her face. While it’s true that each woman is different, a lot of wives like being showered with kindness and appreciation. You need to do more than just say you’re sorry. You have to let her know how much you think about her, how happy your wife makes you, and how much you value her presence. If you’re getting the cold shoulder, here are some ways to turn it around: 1.

2019 157

The Importance Of Good Communication In Your Business

Small Business CEO

Getting the message out is a major problem for a lot of companies. Strangely, the biggest problem is not that a business cannot produce enough content, but that it sometimes loses track of its content.

2019 64

5 Key Features to Look for When Choosing the Best CRM Platform

Small Business CEO

Operating a company isn’t without its challenges. Daily tasks include generating leads, cultivating new clients relations, retaining customers, and closing sales. Customer relationship management (CRM) programs make daily tasks easier and streamline operations.

2019 64

Choose The Best Car Insurance with Better Claims

Small Business CEO

Talking about purchasing cars when can definitely not forget that there are certain things that are linked at the time of purchasing the car. The most important thing that one needs to keep in mind is to check whether the car insurance has been taken proper care of at the time of adjusting the car.

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