Sat.Nov 05, 2016 - Fri.Nov 11, 2016

Survey: 29% of American Workers Have Side Jobs

Small Business Labs

As we pointed out a few weeks ago, there's been a flurry of studies lately on the gig econom y. So many we're having a hard time keeping up and reporting on them all.    So we're just getting to a survey on side gigs that CareerBuilder released in September.

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Inside Ness – the Network for Essex Support Staff

Practically Perfect PA

As someone born and bred in Essex I am so pleased that we have a network connecting PAs in the area. Here are all the details from the founders, Karen and Julia… . Firstly, can I have a little background about you…. What is your career background? .

10 Things Ambitious People Are Thinking About

Dumb Little Man

Everyone laments at how badly they want to achieve success but few enact the steps needed to get there. The foundation for success is ambition. It’s what governs the lives of millionaires, business owners, and leaders in any field.

2016 285

Research Finds Stressed Employees More Likely to Misbehave

On The Job

The U.S. election process has clearly demonstrated one thing: People are upset, mad and worried. While we may hope that this will all disappear once the election is over, managers shouldn't believe that workers will once again become jolly little employees, content with the cubicle world around them.

2016 170

HOK's Coworking Report: A Corporate Real Estate Perspective

Small Business Labs

The global design and architecture firm HOK recently released a new report looking at the coworking industry from the corporate real estate perspective. 

2016 194

Things you shouldn’t say to your boss… Even though you are thinking it

Practically Perfect PA

If I had a pound for every time I bit my tongue while working as an assistant, well, I would be a very very wealthy lady! In our role, we are confronted with so many different situations and personality types it can be really difficult to think before we speak.

2016 211

Hack Your Soundscape To Boost Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that you can use music to boost productivity? Often overlooked, optimizing your sound environment is a great hack for improving productivity and staying focused. Here are the steps you can take to figure out the best soundscape for you and how you can employ it in your everyday life.

2016 283

More Trending

Seems Like Everyone is Jumping Into Food Delivery

Small Business Labs

It's interesting to us how little media attention the demand side of the on-demand/gig economy gets.    Demand, of course, is the reason on-demand/gig economy startups can raise large sums of money at lofty valuations.

2016 193

Just how much time is lost to disorganisation?

Practically Perfect PA

Did you know, on average office workers will spend 13 minutes and 13 seconds each day searching for missing paperwork and stationery? That’s despite one in five decluttering their desks on a weekly basis.

2016 191

5 Ways To Travel The World While Keeping a Full-Time Job

Dumb Little Man

Developments in technology mean you can travel the world AND hold down a full-time job. These days, we don’t necessarily have to choose between one thing or another, but can have it all! Yes, full-time job included.

2016 282

Interview with TRAVO at the Annual Conference for Assistants

Office Dynamics

TRAVO is an incredible travel planning tool in development for administrative professionals.

2016 179

How Economic Uncertainty Elected Donald Trump

Small Business Labs

In 2011 we started tracking a trend we call Economic Uncertainty.    This is the angst felt by many Americans due to a lack of personal economic stability.

2016 192

All work and some play: the rise of the ‘Bleisure’ travellers

Practically Perfect PA

When you’re one half of a couple, frequent business travel can take its toll on your relationship. Often you find yourself miles away from family on special occasions, missing birthdays, parties and anniversaries.

2016 139

3 Easy Ways To Reclaim Your Power As A Leader

Dumb Little Man

Are you owning your FULL power as a leader? There was a point in my life and career where I sacrificed my own health and personal power for the needs of everyone but myself. I gave it away to anyone who asked and it showed on my body.

2016 279

Realizing Your Full Potential: Venturing Into High Seas

Office Dynamics

Welcome to November. the 11 th month of 2016. The month of gratitude, family gatherings, and turkey. November is also pancreatic cancer awareness month. As many of my followers know, my husband of 34 years, David Burge, passed away almost 6 years ago from pancreatic cancer.

2016 174

4 Tips for Small Business Web Development on a Budget

Small Business CEO

One of the most important elements of successfully running a small business can be how effective your website is for attracting customers and allowing them to find what they need with ease.

Budget 111

Podcast 030: Use a timer to overcome resistance

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! Here’s the free link I promised you to sign up for my class, “How to beat procrastination”: [link]. In this episode, I’ll talk about how using a timer can make getting less-than-fun tasks done a lot easier. Here are some highlights: How long should I set the timer for? How can I get anything done in that time? Shouldn’t I just keep working?

2016 100

3 Natural Home Remedies to Heal Gum Diseases

Dumb Little Man

One of the most underrated human body parts is the mouth, although gum inflammations, cold sores, and cavities are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to “poor oral health.”

2016 276

Facebook Live Interview with Mentors & Masterminds, Tara Browne

Office Dynamics

Mentors & Masterminds, a dating service for administrative professionals looking for their perfect mentor match! Tune in and hear Tara’s story on how this project was formed and where it’s going. It’s an interesting journey and we would love to know, is this something you’ll be using to advance your career? Special thank you to Debbi Shaffer, Audacious Admin, for taking the time to conduct this interview during our Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence.

5 Ways Businesses Can Streamline Their Processes and Save on Manpower

Small Business CEO

Are you looking for ways to cut business costs? Guess what; there might be one area you could look at that could save you up to 50 percent of your expense bill by the end of the year. Take a gander at the cost of skilled labor.

2016 100

My new class is live! “How to Beat Procrastination”

Clutter Coach

by Do you learn better listening and watching than reading? Do you want to stop procrastination now and start getting things done? Then check out my new class on Skillshare.com. . For the next week, I’m offering free memberships via this link: [link]. I only have a limited number of freebies to give away, so go claim yours now! What will you learn? Top 3 reasons people procrastinate. The 6 types of procrastinators: which one are you? Customized help for each type of procrastinator.

2016 100

12 Simple Ways To Make Your Work Life Easier

Dumb Little Man

For many people, work is a miserable experience because it involves doing many difficult and even boring things that become routine with time.

2016 276

Finishing The Year Strong

Productivityist

Recently, I quit drinking alcohol for 90 days. I was on the one year no beer podcast and the hosts challenged me to abstain from beer for three months. During that time, I tasted a particular alcohol-free beer that had a very strong finish. That’s what I’d like to focus on in this piece today. I want to offer up two ways that will help you have a strong finish to 2016. Start Right Now.

2016 79

Why Managers Shouldn’t Ban Mobiles From the Office

Small Business CEO

There’s an ongoing debate in the business world about mobile devices: Should they be allowed in office settings, or do they need to go? Some say that these devices cut down on workplace productivity.

2016 80

5 Cases of Unnecessary Hyphenation

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the following sentences, one or more hyphens are extraneous. A discussion and revision follows each example. Data is accurate and often delivered in real-time.

2016 70

Follow Your Bliss

Dumb Little Man

Do you follow your bliss? There is a moment in people’s lives when they realize that things aren’t as they should be. Somewhere in-between the daily routines are gaps are things that simply don’t connect or make sense.

2016 276

The Productivityist Podcast: Brooks Duncan

Productivityist

Brooks Duncan from DocumentSnap (a.k.a. The Paperless Guy) is this week’s guest on The Productivityist Podcast. We talked about many things, but primarily focused on the idea of backing up and going paperless. Brooks sets things straight on the concept of going paperless, which often people think means just not using paper at all. He also recounts how he fell into the paperless lifestyle, and how people can also choose to do the same with theirs.

2016 61

Should I Buy a Budget Printer?

Small Business CEO

This question is not unlike the “how long is a piece of string?” puzzler. Most households and small businesses have at least one printer under the roof and like most types of office hardware, printers can vary in price considerably.

3 More Sentences with Unnecessary Semicolons

Daily Writing Tips

Some new entrants probably need to have a deeper focus on security and privacy than they have; not least because it is only a matter of time before they, too, are regulated more closely.

2016 70

5 Ways I’ve Improved My Life in The Last 12 Months

Dumb Little Man

Are you looking for ways to improve your life ? I recently turned 44. I’m in the best shape and the happiest I’ve ever been. Every area of my life has improved in the last 12 months. I’ve gone from being shy, limited, and held back, to being bold, confident and outgoing.

2016 276

Top 10 Tips for Buying Stylish Furniture on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

Just as accessorizing an outfit can make or break your look, the furniture choices you make affect the way your home, work establishment or office design is perceived.

Budget 275

6 Signs You’re In A Long-Term Relationship

Dumb Little Man

As couples grow old together, there’s a growing sense of comfort, reliability, and even shamelessness that the relationship acquires. You start showing your real self and your real colors.

2016 275

5 Essential Tools And Apps To Build Your Early Startup

Dumb Little Man

Apps for startups are very useful (and can even be crucial) for new companies. As a founder of a startup, you want to commit 100% to whatever it is you and your team are creating. You do not want to, nor can you afford to waste time.

2016 272

Use Pinterest to Plan Your Next Vacation — Here’s How

Dumb Little Man

Half the fun of going on a trip is in the planning: picking out restaurants, dreaming about the sights, and mapping out new destinations to explore. The internet has made the process so much easier than ever before. One of the most valuable tools at a trip planners’ fingertips is Pinterest.

2016 270

10 Things Ambitious People Are Thinking About

Dumb Little Man

Everyone laments at how badly they want to achieve success but few enact the steps needed to get there. The foundation for success is ambition. It’s what governs the lives of millionaires, business owners, and leaders in any field.

2016 260

7 Steps On How to Figure Out Your Career

Dumb Little Man

Do you need help with figuring out your career? Life is all about making decisions. Two of the most critical decisions that you would have to make in your life would be “which career to choose?’ and “how to figure out your career?”.

2016 259

3 Of The Best European Football Grounds

Dumb Little Man

With the European football season well and truly in full swing, travel experts Expedia have created a guide to almost every football ground in Europe, helping fans heading overseas to sample the sights and sounds of continental football.

2016 251