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5 Common Team Management Mistakes To Avoid

Dumb Little Man

Don’t accidentally become a bad leader by ignoring these imperceptible team management mistakes. Every day is a new challenge for many companies, including the most successful ones.

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Where to Get Free and Low-Cost Ebooks

Simple Productivity Blog

I am a reader. The term "voracious" has been applied, but to me, it is just the level I read at. During a typical month I will read upwards of 15 fiction books. That can lead to some hefty book bills, unless you know where to get free and low-cost ebooks.

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How to write an elevator speech

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to write an elevator speech appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Our public relations director came by my office recently with a prospective volunteer board member. As part of the introduction, the director asked me to outline my role, in 30 seconds or less. Well… I hemmed, hawed, and took about … Continue reading → You just finished reading How to write an elevator speech ! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials.

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The Long Term Shift to Contract Labor by Small Businesses

Small Business Labs

Data from the IRS shows that sole proprietor small businesses spent $69.2 billion on contract labor in 2018 (the most recent data available).    Contract labor refers to nonemployee labor, such as freelancers, gig workers, etc. This is up from $64.8 billion in 2017 and just $34.4

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The Do’s And Don’ts Of Funeral Etiquette

Dumb Little Man

While there is no “right” thing you can say to someone who just lost a family member, friend, or significant other, there is general funeral etiquette that you should follow. Knowing the basics can help prevent an embarrassing mistake when emotions are already running high.

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What Does an “Ideal” Work Week Look Like for an EA?

Worxbee

What does the “ideal” work week look like for an executive assistant? Is there any such thing? Ideal” means different things to different people, but for the sake of this post, we’re defining it as your most productive, least-stressful work week.

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7 deadly sins of speakers and presenters

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 7 deadly sins of speakers and presenters appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. It takes a lot of preparation to craft the kind of speech or presentation that is going to grab your listener’s attention. Once the speech is crafted, you need to spend a lot of time practicing, so as to make … Continue reading → You just finished reading 7 deadly sins of speakers and presenters ! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials.

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How To FEEL Happy During The Pandemic

Dumb Little Man

The NORC at the University of Chicago conducted a pandemic response tracking study in late May last year. According to this study , Americans have been the unhappiest after the pandemic.

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Club Med's Top Places for Digital Nomads

Small Business Labs

The global resort company Club Med recently released a report covering the top countries and places for digital nomads.  

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Today

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … Try today or regret tomorrow. Maxime Lagacé. featured Inspiration quote of the day admin admin career assistant assistant blog assistant career assistant website EA inspiration MA PA personal assistant quote SliderFeature

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Incremental Growth versus Sudden Leaps

Brilliantly Better

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about various growth patterns. And by “growth” I mean “improvement”, or better adaptation to the current context, along with an increased capacity of reaching one’s goals.

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Robin Doenicke

Recruit CRM

Robin Doenicke , an Australian entrepreneur, coach and martial arts expert co-founded Zensho Agency Inc., an innovative, technology-driven brokerage leading the recruitment forefront, in Japan back in 2003.

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More Small Businesses Plan to Increase Their Use of Nonemployee Labor than Large Businesses

Small Business Labs

Deloitte and the MIT Sloan Management Review recently released Workforce Ecosystems: A New Strategic Approach to the Future of Work. 

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Judgment

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. Will Rogers.

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The Day Bitcoin Died Its 1000th Death

Brilliantly Better

If you watch the crypto space closely, you surely noticed the last couple of days price action. Although I doubt “price action” would be an accurate description of what happened. “Blood on the streets” would probably paint a more accurate picture.

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Top 10 Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Of 2021 | Which One To Choose?

Recruit CRM

Suppose you own a recruitment agency with just 30 recruiters and you're looking for an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) that suits your small business needs but guess what?

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How to: Know When it’s Time for Something New

AdminUniverse

What happens when you realize that you have outgrown your role? Knowing when it’s time to move on is important, especially in your career.

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Jacqui Prospero: Career Insights from Canada

Exceptional EA

For this week’s Real Careers interview, I’m talking with Jacqui Prospero of Belleville, Canada. Jacqui is a virtual executive personal assistant, also known as Your Problem Solver. .

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The Real Problem With Virtue Signaling

Brilliantly Better

An angry status on Facebook. A long, punchy thread on Twitter. Changing your avatar picture with a ready-made frame. Arguing with strangers on the other side of the Earth, from the comfort of your coach, on topics you never really took the time to properly reasearch.

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Travel Planning in a Pandemic? Here’s What You Need to Know

All Things Admin

When I worked corporately, travel planning was one of my favorite parts of my job, and I still love it today. Whether it’s for business or personal reasons, I enjoy the research and preparation that goes into a trip.

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Top 10 Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) Of 2021 | Which One To Choose?

Recruit CRM

Suppose you own a recruitment agency with just 30 recruiters and you're looking for an Applicant Tracking System (ATS) that suits your small business needs but guess what?

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Directions

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all … Happiness is a direction, not a place. Sydney J. Harris. featured Inspiration quote of the day admin admin career assistant assistant blog assistant career assistant website EA inspiration MA PA personal assistant quote SliderFeature

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A Little Bit Of Rest

Brilliantly Better

I have a really hard time resting. When I get into “work mode” I summon all the resources available in the moment and keep pushing forward. Obviously, it’s not unusual that I very often have to face a hard reset – either voluntary, or involuntary.

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Episode 372: Your Energy Level Formula with Michelle Cederberg

Productivityist

Everything is done so much better when we manage our energy levels. Through the Success-Energy Equation, Michelle Cederberg shares her tactics to help you fuel every area of your life. The episode is sponsored by Stitch Fix , an online personal styling service.

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Ep 116: Lucia Landini on Happiness at Work

Go Burrows

Lucia Landini is a longtime senior executive assistant in Italy skilled at working with leaders to achieve shared go als. In this episode, Lucia and I talk about happiness at work, self-esteem, soft skills, and more! LEADERSHIP QUOTE.

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Pause

Exceptional EA

A thought for your day, with my good wishes to all and a happy Victoria Day to all of us marking the occasion with a long weekend … Now and then it’s good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy. Guillaume Apollinaire.

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There Are Idiots At Both Ends Of The Spectrum

Brilliantly Better

First of all, apologies for the strong word “idiots” I mean it.

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A Quick 5-Step Plan To Effective Real Estate Recruiting & Retaining Top Agents

Recruit CRM

Finding young real estate talent is one of the most vital recruiting challenges that real estate brokerages face nowadays. Real estate recruiting is a highly intricate process that involves attracting the country's top and best real estate agents to work at a firm with an attractive commission rate.

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International Criminal Lawyers and Small Business

Small Business CEO

As the nature of business blitzes across borders, whether that be business to business or business to customer, sooner or later, you might need the services of international criminal lawyers.

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It's OK to Be Dumb Sometimes

45 Things

I'm often the dumbest person on a Zoom call. Seriously. I talk to a lot of people who are experts in their field (data science, AI, global supply chains) and I rely on their expertise to educate me so that I can write a story and inform others. So, I ask a lot of questions.

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Once Upon A Time

Brilliantly Better

Let me tell you a story. In Ruzafa, one of Valencia’s trending neighborhoods, there was a small restaurant called Kana Makhan. I wouldn’t know about it if it wasn’t for a digital nomad meetup that ended there.

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How To Become Financially Resilient In 3 Easy Steps

Brilliantly Better

If you’re new to my blog (or to the whole concept of financial resilience) let’s start with the basic definition: Financial resilience is the ability to keep a steady income, regardless of the surrounding context.

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5 Cash Flow Management Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs

Small Business CEO

Cash flow refers to the inflow and outflow of cash, which is needed for a business to run effectively. For any business, managing cash flow is extremely important. While sales, production, and other areas are important for a business, financial management is crucial.

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Here Are 14 Underrated Ways To Build Strong Client Relationships

Small Business CEO

When you’re running a business, having dependable customer relationships is essential for the longevity and success of your organization. Today’s customer is not merely focused on the quality of a product or service.

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6 Financial Tips for Small Businesses

Small Business CEO

Smart financial management is always important in business, particularly for smaller companies that need to be more cautious with their approach and are less likely to have cash reserves built up.

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Choosing the Right Software Licensing Strategy

Small Business CEO

Choosing the right licensing scheme is critical to a software product’s success. Potential customers will not license your software if you choose the wrong licensing structure, even if your software is better compared to competing solutions.

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Automating LinkedIn prospecting With The Kaspr Tool

Small Business CEO

A digital prospecting tool simplifies the collection of your prospects’ contact information on LinkedIn. It is also indispensable in the hiring process of a high-potential candidate. The latter has the skills required for a job opening.

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