Sat.Mar 02, 2019 - Fri.Mar 08, 2019

Day in the life: Keesha Williams, EA at Lift & Co

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s Day in the life: Keesha Williams, EA at Lift & Co, which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks. What are the main aspects of your role?

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Kauffman Foundation Indicators Show U.S. Entrepreneurship Near 20 Year High

Small Business Labs

The Kauffman Foundation recently introduced the Kauffman Indicators of Early Stage Entrepreneurship.    The indicators cover: Rate of new entrepreneurs : The broadest measure possible for business creation by population.

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50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

Dumb Little Man

Most of us want to excel in life, but there’s just one problem. People often rely on what their society has to say when it comes to determining whether they’re succeeding or not.

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3 Things to Remember When Turning Down a Job Offer

On The Job

When you get called back for a second interview, it can be pretty exciting. You are obviously on the short list for the position. But, wait. If you do an internal gut check, you realize you're not super excited about the job or the company.

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[Webinar] How modern assistants and admins master their roles in 2019

Practically Perfect PA

Ever wondered… How do others in the job do it? What’s the best technology to save time? How can I take on new challenges? Well, now you can find out.

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Mercer's Global Talent Trends - Disruption and Greater Use of Non-Employee Labor Ahead

Small Business Labs

The global human capital consulting and services firm Mercer recently released their annual Global Talent Trends study. For the 2019 edition of this study, they surveyed over 7,300 business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world on a variety of talent and HR issues.

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A Good Night’s Sleep: The Key to a Happy Life

Dumb Little Man

It’s not uncommon to feel unsatisfied, not good enough or unappreciated at work. Some of us are too ambitious for our own good so we struggle to feel like we’re achieving enough. Others might have a hard time managing workloads. Does this sound familiar? If so, don’t worry, you’re only human.

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Things You Can Do As A Small Business Owner To Limit Your Tax Liability

Eco-Office Gals

Tax obligations will always be there as long as you’re running a business, whether it is a small scale business or a large scale business. There are different types of business taxes such as sales taxes, employment taxes, excise taxes, income taxes among others.

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Pets Used to be for Kids. Now they are Kids.

Small Business Labs

Petcare Everywhere , from J. Walter Thompson Intelligence, covers how brands are responding to millennials increasingly choosing pets over kids. Key quote: "Traditional life-stage choices are shifting, seeing millennials waiting longer to have children – and choosing pets with increasing fervor.

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Six Simple Factors for Successful Goal Setting

Dumb Little Man

Are you sure you’re setting the right goals? Believe it or not, one of the reasons why you are failing with your goals is that you aren’t aware how to set them up properly. You see, there are factors that’ll determine if your goals are achievable or not.

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Your Business Feels Like a Job? 5 Steps to Reclaim Your Passion.

Tips From T. Marie

For most small business owners, the impetus to trek out into the world of business ownership is a combination of passion and hating their current job. To be honest, hatred of their job is often the starting point to discovering their passion and a business model that fits it.

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7 Ways Admins Can Do More Meaningful Work

Eat Your Career

As a proud former administrative professional—and a current admin trainer and coach—I believe that support professionals can play an invaluable role in the workplace. Of course, that’s not always the case.

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Science Shows How to Have Better Meetings

On The Job

It seems like every few years someone comes out with a new idea for how to have more productive meetings. But then they get shot down by those who think those ideas are dumb: Standing meetings. The complaint: "I'm not standing! I have a bad back! Someone get me a chair!" Walking meetings.

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Everything You Should Know About Car Tires

Dumb Little Man

Nobody wants to replace their tires. It costs a good chunk of money, and there’s nothing sexy about the purchase. At best, you’re ensuring that your car stays safe to drive. At worst, you’re experimenting with new tires that don’t work out too well. That said, replacing your tires is inevitable.

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What To Do When Crisis Hits

Simple Productivity Blog

Crisis can happen in the blink of an eye. One minute life is normal, and then everything is different. It could be anything that rocks your stability: death, divorce, accident, layoff, shutdown. But crisis comes to us all, and it's important to know what to do.

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Empowering Tips for the Administrative and Executive Assistant – Part 2

Office Dynamics

In part one of “ Empowering Tips ” I mentioned that the word Empower is not only the theme of the 26 th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence, it is used in a variety of situations and conversations.

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Review of Gretchen Rubin’s new book

Clutter Coach

I’m excited to announce that I got to interview Gretchen Rubin for my podcast! I’ll be publishing that episode on March 14. Gretchen’s new book is called Outer Order, Inner Calm and it came out last Friday. The subtitle is “declutter and organize to make more room for happiness.” Right up my alley! In fact, a lot of the ideas in this book are ones I use with my clients and ones I put in my own book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized. Great minds think alike, right?

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Can You Become A Police Officer With Bad Credit Or Bankruptcy On Your Credit Report?

Dumb Little Man

Many individuals who apply for positions in law enforcement worry about potential complications with their backgrounds, such as driving record or criminal history. Only a few of them consider the impact that their credit reports can have on them. Why You Need to Check On Your Credit Score.

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A Spelling Test for You

Business Writing

I am enjoying Dreyer's English: An Utterly Correct Guide to Clarity and Style. Author Benjamin Dreyer, copy chief of Random House, included a chapter titled "Notes on Easily Misspelled Words." Thinking you will enjoy the challenge, I offer a spelling. Proofreading Spellchecking

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How Do You Choose the Right Punctuation? Emphasis Is Your Clue

Office Dynamics

A subscriber to my ezine Add Power to Your Pen asked, “Should I put spaces before/after a dash?” Getting on a roll, I answered a different question: when to use a dash vs. commas vs. parentheses to offset phrases in your sentences?

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4 Tips for Successfully Running Your Business From Home

Small Business CEO

Working from home has become pretty common over the last decade. The growth of the internet, cloud technology, and mobile devices has made it practical and cost-effective. But what about running a business from home? Is it a good idea? The Challenges of Running Your Business From Home.

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Why You Shouldn’t Worry About AI Taking Your Job – Yet

Dumb Little Man

As automation and artificial intelligence sweep through business, predictions for this amazing tech keep changing. Thanks to serious advances in this technology, some managers are looking at a high risk of losing their jobs to automation.

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10 Misplaced Modifier Examples

Daily Writing Tips

Misplaced modifier is the syntactical error of misplacing nonessential but supplemental information within a sentence.

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How do I Write Admin Goals? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

This week we are going to post two questions from different administrative professionals so we can get those helpful answers to them more quickly! The first question comes from Velma, and she asks: How do I write “Admin Goals?” ” Most companies want you to submit S.M.A.R.T.

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How Can Businesses Improve Their Data Security?

Small Business CEO

After new regulations were introduced in 2018 to tighten data security, businesses in the UK have been forced to adjust their policies to ensure they meet the new guidelines. Data security has become a huge focus, which businesses both large and small need to be mindful of.

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10 Easy SEO Hacks You Can Do Yourself

Dumb Little Man

Today, almost everyone uses search engines to find answers to their queries or solutions to problems they may be facing. Do you know which results or suggestions they go for? The top five! And how do those results get in the top five? It is because of their clever SEO strategy.

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Brand Identity and Content Quality

Daily Writing Tips

Every company is in the business of communication, and now that our society is well into the digital age, and businesses deliver their messages across multiple forms of media, it behooves them to do so with high professional standards.

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Understanding and optimizing the two psychological types of entrepreneur motivation

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

I think you can look at entrepreneur motivational in two basic ways: . Paradoxical Laziness . A lot of entrepreneurs don’t want to work that hard. Tech and “hacking” are particularly appealing to these people. “ If I can find a way to work smarter… then I can beat the people working harder.” ” . If you’ve ever had these types of thoughts, then you’ve been there. The entrepreneur motivated this way will disrupt lumbering, innovative status-quo industries. .

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4 Areas to Focus on to Make Your SMB More Profitable

Small Business CEO

Profits are the thing that keeps small business owners up at night. Sales might be increasing, positive reviews may be landing online, but if your business isn’t profitable then it could be game-over.

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The 7 Most Famous Venues for Amazing Wedding Photoshoots in Sydney

Dumb Little Man

If you’re looking for an incredible wedding photoshoot venue in the Sydney area, quite frankly, you’re spoiled for a myriad of options. Not only are the following wedding venues stunning in their own right, but many of them are famous, too.

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The Population Of Actors

Brilliantly Better

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The Non-Linear Way

Productivityist

Have you ever looked at time in a non-linear way? I’m watching Pulp Fiction right now. The way the film is constructed is different than most films. The film is delivered in a non-linear fashion. All of the stories unfold into each other and on top of each other.

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How To Handle Leave Management For Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

There are many different areas of operation that a small business owner and CEO is required to manage. Often, small business CEOs are tasked with managing HR processes entirely on their own. This is due to the limited HR budget small businesses typically have.

2019 79

Genius Tricks for Cleaning Your Clogged Drain

Dumb Little Man

A clogged drain can be a major inconvenience, an eyesore, and can cause pungent odors at home. If your pipes have become severely clogged, then you also run the risk of them bursting.

2019 191

The Continuum Of Interaction

Brilliantly Better

Money doesn’t exist in and by itself, isolated from anything else, self-sufficient and immutable. It’s a mental construct, but one closely related to another mental construct: time.

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How To Make Your Website More Mobile-Friendly

Dumb Little Man

I could start by bombarding you with statistics on how many people now use smartphones vs. desktops, but you’ve probably heard them. I could talk about the importance of making your website usable and readable on mobile, but you’re doubtless already aware of that.

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The Role of Karma in Your Relationships

Dumb Little Man

If you think karma is all about getting punishments for doing bad deeds, you probably got it all wrong. You see, Karma is an old Sanskrit word that simply means “deed” Its ethical concept dates back thousands of years in India.

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