Sat.Jun 04, 2016 - Fri.Jun 10, 2016

9 Ways We Can Reduce Our Stress Level

Dumb Little Man

Do you need stress relief tips ? We all encounter so many stressors on a day-to-day basis — work, kids, money, time. The list goes on and on. Keep your stress level at bay with these nine tips. Laugh It Up. Laughter really is the best medicine.

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A day in the life: Frances Hornsley, PA and Office Manager, The Corner London

Practically Perfect PA

What are the main aspects of your role? I am PA to the Four Founding Partners of The Corner and Office Manager. The Corner is an independent Advertising agency based in the heart of Soho it is where people meet and things happen.

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How To Practice Good Business Card Etiquette

Office Dynamics

I’m preparing to attend and present at the Admin Pro Forum event in Orlando, Florida next week. It reminded me that when we attend a major conference we have the opportunity to meet so many great people. We will be exchanging quite a few business cards at this upcoming event.

Strong Job Market Pulling Independent Workers Back to Traditional Jobs

Small Business Labs

The MBO Partners 2016 State of Independence in America report was released this week. This  This is the 6th annual edition of this study (Emergent Research works with MBO Partners on this study).

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Breaking the Fast: What I Have Learned Using Intermittent Fasting

Dumb Little Man

Can you keep a secret? I haven’t eaten in 24 hours. And I feel freaking amazing! Now before you go and call the “eat 6 small meals a day” police, let me say this: I feel better physically and mentally than I ever have.

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Tech of the week: Doodle.com

Practically Perfect PA

What is Doodle? Doodle.com is a website and an app that takes the pain out of finding the right date and time for a group of people to meet. What does it do? Doodle radically simplifies the process of scheduling events by using a voting process.

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Three Ways To Be A Career Assistant

Office Dynamics

We’ve been having so much fun with Facebook Live. It’s a great way for us to connect with you in an instant. We can address your questions about the administrative profession and get your insights in the process. It’s a wonderful way of connecting with your peers, too.

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One Super Useful Skill that No One Teaches in Your 20s

Dumb Little Man

I wished I had known about this super useful skill in my 20s. It would have saved me a lot of time, resources, and head-and-heart aches. It would have propelled me faster to millionairedom and punditry. Yeah, no one ever taught me about this one super special skill.

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Finding the perfect private dining venue

Practically Perfect PA

Finding a space for private dining events is a pretty common task given to assistants these days. We are asked pretty regularly to find something different, quiet or impressive. Usually at the drop of a hat and when our organisations have really important clients in town.

2016 161

Salary Negotiation 101

Job Advice Blog

Yesterday, my managing partner/mom Tara LeFevre and I went on a trip about an hour and a half down the road to visit two of our clients.

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The First Thing to Tackle After a Vacation

On The Job

In my previous post, I wrote about the importance of spending some time thinking (while on vacation) about whether you're in the right job or right career.

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How to Stop Dreaming and Start Acting Right Away

Dumb Little Man

If you’ve been dreaming dreams too long, it’s time to stop and learn how to take action. Do you ever find yourself staring off into space, envisioning your potential success?

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Book Review: The Sharing Economy by Arun Sundararajan

Small Business Labs

The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism is written by NYU professor Arun Sundararajan. We follow Sundararajan's work closely and consider him one the top experts in this field, so were excited to get a copy of his new book. We weren't disappointed.

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Is Profanity In The Office Tolerable or Terror?

Office Dynamics

This month our question from our friends at Business Management Daily. Question: “I am an administrative assistant at a very large company and my cubicle is right outside the door of one of the directors. He happens to loudly use a particular common curse word whenever he’s frustrated.

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Business Promotion video demo

Andrea Kalli

Business Promotion video demo – change color background. Need to promote your business, product, service, or solution? With or without a voiceover, this 1 minute and 20 second video will do what you need to get the word out. Not loving the yellow? No problem.

10 People in Urgent Need of Smart Home Security Systems

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that while the majority of burglars avoid homes with a security system, only 17% of homes in America alone are protected by smart home security systems ?

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The Work You Absolutely Must Do While on Vacation

On The Job

Vacation season is upon us, and for many people that means heading to the beach for a week or just taking a few days to sit around home and try to chill. The problem is that many of us have forgotten the point of a vacation. It's to relax. Say it with me now: RELAX.

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Encouraging U.S. Commerce Report on "Digital Matching Firms"

Small Business Labs

The U.S. Commerce's department report  Digital Matching Firms: A New Definition in the “Sharing Economy” Space  is, in our opinion, a pretty balanced view of sharing/digital matching firms and their growing economic role. The report attempts to accomplish two goals.    First, it tries to provide a new name and definition for the sharing/on-demand/gig economy, or at least part of it.

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Salary Negotiation 101

Job Advice Blog

Yesterday, my managing partner/mom Tara LeFevre and I went on a trip about an hour and a half down the road to visit two of our clients. As you can see in the picture below, we had to put on this awesome getup in order to tour a 450,000 square foot manufacturing facility, and what […]. The post Salary Negotiation 101 appeared first on JTL Services Inc. Millennial Corner Career Tips JTL Services Salary salary and negotiation tips Tara LeFevre

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Client Logo Intro – Adaptix Solutions Group

Andrea Kalli

Client Logo Intro – Adaptix Solutions Group. The perfect logo intro for this client’s logo design, right? Classy and professional. by Andrea Kalli [link]. Video Editing Services. Video Virtual Assistant. The post Client Logo Intro – Adaptix Solutions Group appeared first on Video Editing Service & Internet Marketing Virtual Assistant. Video Marketing

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How Promotional Products Can Help Your Business

Small Business CEO

When it comes to promoting your business you can only do so many things online. Plus, your words can only say so much when you are telling people about your business.

ICYMI, in Case You Missed It

Daily Writing Tips

Apparently, I missed it: Ten years ago, the initialism ICYMI entered the social media lexicon by way of Twitter.

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Own Your Time (or Be Owned By It)

Productivityist

This piece originally appeared in The Productivityist Weekly newsletter. If you’d like to receive first-run and exclusive content delivered to your email inbox every week (and receive additional bonus offers and a free copy of my manifesto The Way of The Productivityist), sign up here. I spent the better part of my lunch hour yesterday going over old footage and stories of Prince.

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The Real Cost Of Learning

Brilliantly Better

It’s pitch dark, my soles are hurting like s**t, the air that I breathe is scorching hot and I’m running somewhere in the middle of f **g nowhere. It’s not a nightmare. It’s my real life. I’m running the Ultrabalaton for… The post The Real Cost Of Learning appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development Running

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What is Deal Registration – and Why Does it Matter to You?

Small Business CEO

Anyone who has ever worked in a sales environment knows the frustration and disappointment that comes when a big sale falls through — especially when a competitor swoops in and seemingly snatches the customer right out from under your nose.

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5 Sentences Requiring Hyphenated Phrasal Adjectives

Daily Writing Tips

When two or more words team up to describe something, they’re usually hyphenated to make their symbiotic relationship clear. Each of the following sentences contains a phrasal adjective that should be linked with one or more hyphens; each example is followed by a brief discussion and a revision.

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How to spot an ineffective org. values statement - easy - no conflict!

BioTeams

Organisational Values Statements are very popular these days as a way of lining up the people of the organisation behind a set of values which the organisation wishes to aspire to and be known for.

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How To Get The Most Of Your Mirror Neurons

Brilliantly Better

It’s 9PM, you’re sitting on your couch, watching a romantic comedy while secretly digging through a bowl of popcorn. The plot thickens, the two characters are separated, but, through their power of their will, a gentle struck of luck and… The post How To Get The Most Of Your Mirror Neurons appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development Relationships & Society

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Generative Design: A Transformation in How Products Are Made

Small Business CEO

In modern manufacturing, an innovative new process sees the designer create a system and that system actually generate the product. The process is known as generative design and it represents over a paradigm shift in product design. photo credit: Behance.

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Words Containing “-rupt”

Daily Writing Tips

One of the latest business buzzwords is disruption , referring to how technology-centered businesses are operating differently than their traditional counterparts, as when Lyft and Uber compete with taxi companies or Airbnb cuts into the lodging business (and the rental market).

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The Productivityist Podcast: Strategic Storytelling with Jordan Bower

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I speak with Jordan Bower. We talk about the power of story, his approach to storytelling, and much more (including a mention of one of my favourite storytellers, Steven Pressfield). Jordan is a strategic storyteller now based in my hometown of Victoria. We had a chance to meet up for the first time at Social Media Camp and had a great face to face conversation and I was excited to carry that over to the podcast. (He

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6 Elements of a Perfect Work Environment

Small Business CEO

Happy people are better workers. According to one study, happy people are 12% more productive at work. Happiness is a key to your well-being at work as it affects your working performance, and you start working better not harder.

How Great Online Accounting Can Save Your Business

Small Business CEO

Every business survives or fails because of whether it is staying in the red or black. It is hard to keep any kind of business afloat if you are spending more then you are taking in, that is an easy statement to make. But what if you aren’t really sure how your business is doing?

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How to Attract Talented Bilingual Employees in Your Business

Small Business CEO

The workforce market is changing. With the accelerated globalization and less restriction at the borders, there is an increasing need of bilingual people in large and small companies.

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Pinterest: The Underestimated Social Media Channel you Should be Using

Small Business CEO

Pinterest is one of the five biggies in social media, but despite this, quite often it’s not used by businesses.

What Can Small Businesses Learn From Start-ups?

Small Business CEO

Let’s get one thing out of the way: you’re an entrepreneur. Your mind is constantly spinning with ideas to share your passion. You probably already have or at least moving toward stepping away from a traditional day job in pursuit opening your business.

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Brand Love: 4 Fresh Ways to Create Customer Loyalty

Small Business CEO

What does Tom’s, SoulCycle, Apple, and YETI Coolers have in common? They all have a powerful cult following of devoted customers ready to talk about the brands they love to anyone who will listen.

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