Sat.Nov 26, 2016 - Fri.Dec 02, 2016

The Industry Snapshot: The influence of Personal Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Nobody needs to tell you how influential you are in the office – it kinda goes without saying over here at Practically Perfect PA. However, following our recent Industry Snapshot survey, we have a lot of interesting data that shows us the areas in which you have the most influence.

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Top 10 Yoga-Before-Bed Poses to Reduce your Back Pain

Dumb Little Man

Have you every tried yoga-before-bed? Yoga-before-bed is an ancient practice gaining popularity by the day. These are poses mostly centered on stretching, strength, and flexibility. Here are just some of the benefits of this type of yoga: Yoga-before-bed can help you relax properly.

2016 285

How Thinking Small Can Improve Your Writing

Business Writing

On the job, we strive to think big. We try to see the big picture and the long view. But thinking big can weaken our writing. This post explains how to avoid that problem. Yes, big ideas are important. Organizations. Email Presentations Teaching Business Writing

2016 191

Opposites Attract: 3 Benefits of Having 2 Bosses In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

Having two bosses can sometimes feel like a good cop/bad cop situation if they’re not on the same page or if they employ different styles of leadership. That might be effective in accomplishing their goals, but it’s not always the best approach for keeping employees happy and productive.

2016 251

How to have an end of year detox in the office

Practically Perfect PA

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s a good time to focus on your surroundings and think about clearing any clutter that may have built up over the year. Taking the time for an end of year detox will mean you’re ready for a fresh start in the New Year.

2016 236

Top 10 Self-Discipline Techniques

Dumb Little Man

In reading the lives of great men, I found that the first victory they won was over themselves… self-discipline with all of them came first. – Harry S. Truman. Self-discipline is the key to leading a healthier, happier and more successful life. However, it is easier said than done.

2016 281

3 Ways to Nudge a Procrastinating Boss

On The Job

It can be very frustrating when you work hard on a report or project, and then submit it to the boss where it will then languish until the next presidential election.

2016 173

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Choosing Administrative Training That’s Right for You

Office Dynamics

As 2016 comes to an end, I hope you are working on your goals for your 2017 development. The challenge may come when you realize there are a plethora of training programs, conferences, webinars and other learning events for administrative assistants and executive assistants.

5 Easy Healthy Habits You Can Start Straight Away

Dumb Little Man

Exercising and making dietary changes are often two sure-fire ways to improve our health. Unfortunately, it is truly much easier said than done. Making lasting health changes to our lifestyles is no easy feat.

2016 280

What Submariners Can Teach You About Doing the Job Right

On The Job

A major flaw in our system of government, and even in industry, is the latitude allowed to do less than is necessary. Admiral Hyman G. Rickover, father of the nuclear U.S.

2016 164

The Federal Reserve Recognizes the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The Federal Reserve Board's Survey of Enterprising and Informal Work Activities (EIWA) provides a detailed look at those working in the online and offline gig economy. Like other recently released gig economy studies , the Fed's EIWA shows the gig economy is large.

2016 153

Career Success A to Z:B Is For Brag

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. Ah, the dreaded b-word. Call me bold , call me brash , but this is one b-word I stand firmly behind. Bragging is an unavoidable career necessity.

2016 151

The Courage To Say No

Dumb Little Man

The courage to say no comes from an understanding of your own boundaries and the fact that saying no actually saves you from personal or professional harm. It is better to say no than to say yes and be crushed under the stress of possibly producing a poor product or disappointing the requestor.

2016 278

The Industry Snapshot: Your role

Practically Perfect PA

Thanks again to everyone that completed the Practically Perfect PA Industry Snapshot 2016. We really did gain a great insight into how you feel about the role, your training requirements, your opinion on Practically Perfect PA and where you think the industry is heading in the next five years.

2016 151

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Goal Setting & Branding for 2017

Office Dynamics

In this brief webinar with Office Dynamics, we cover quick and impactful tips on goal setting and branding. This video will help prepare you for 2017 and it can’t help but put you in the holiday spirit, too. Watch the webinar replay, Goal Setting and Branding for 2017.

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5 Ways to Give Your Business a Merrier Holiday Season

Tips From T. Marie

Hiring holiday help is a common practice around the holidays, particularly for retailers. Did you know that any business can benefit from teaming up with a virtual services professional for the holiday season? If you’re wondering just how it might work for you and/or your business, check out the list below: Give them your client list and have them use a service like Send Out Cards to make sure they all get a holiday greeting from you.

2016 133

How To Be Happy At Work

Dumb Little Man

Are you unhappy with your job, just riding along the career conveyor belt and not sure how to get off? Or, do you think you have the perfect job, but some days just feel like a bit like a slog?

2016 273

Tasty Tidbits: Professional Development News & Views (Dec. 2, 2016)

Eat Your Career

This post is part of a series in which I share some of my favorite Internet finds (related to career advancement and professional development) from the past week. Enjoy! From Yours Truly. I wrote a few new articles for Ivy Exec over the past week.

2016 130

12 Days of Christmas Webinars: Get Things Done & Control Your Day

Office Dynamics

Escape the holiday overwhelm and join us for a quick and fun webinar. In this webinar we kick-off our special event, the 12 Days of Christmas. This event includes a free webinar each business day, a deeply discounted special offer, fun surprises and giveaway items, and lots of holiday cheer.

2016 190

Google and Facebook's Domination of the Advertising Industry

Small Business Labs

As chart below (click to enlarge) shows, Google and Facebook have greater advertising revenues than any of the big, traditional media companies like CBS and Disney.

2016 130

How To Get a Promotion Without Working Yourself To The Bone

Dumb Little Man

How’s it going at work? Undervalued? Overworked? Frustrated? Feeling invisible? You’re not alone. Generations of schoolchildren have been taught to knuckle down and work hard. They’ve had facts and figures pummelled into their still-pliable brains.

2016 270

Positive Career Affirmation #1

Eat Your Career

“I am endlessly creative and resourceful.” ” To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #1 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations attitude mindset

2016 130

Shifting Gears In The Holiday Season

Office Dynamics

Are your Mondays getting harder and harder during the holiday season? If you’re like me, your weekends are packed with activity and flurry getting ready for the holidays and maybe just having fun with family and friends.

Solving Bank Collection Compliance Issues For United States Financial Institutions

Small Business CEO

If you run or manage a financial institution, then you already understand how difficult staying ahead of collection compliance laws can be.

2016 109

Keep Calm and Don’t Stress: Recognizing and Preventing Job Burnout

Dumb Little Man

Working hard, craving for success, achieving more and more – just to realize one day that you are tired and drained of energy, mechanically doing your job and counting hours and minutes until the end of your workday.

2016 267

Podcast 033: Have work, will travel

Clutter Coach

by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here! In this episode, I’ll talk about how you can fit tasks into little gaps of time you might not have noticed before. Here are some highlights: What kind of work is good for this? What can I do in my car? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

2016 100

4 Fresh Meeting Trends and Where to Find Them

Office Dynamics

In the midst of our constantly-changing culture and ever-more-digital world, the meeting and events industry is the next realm to be updated. Dull, dusty meeting rooms are being replaced and refreshed by smart trends that are making meetings more productive and more enjoyable.

2016 130

Company Cafeterias Foster Healthy Eating Habits

Small Business CEO

You are what you eat. Unfortunately, a sizable portion of today’s workforce is going about their lunch breaks all the wrong ways and paying the price through lethargy, stress, and overspending.

2016 108

7 Ways to Save Money while Earning a College Degree

Dumb Little Man

Is the high cost of tuition and expenses keeping you from that college degree you want? All you need to do is to earn and save money while in college. It’s no secret that the cost of higher education keeps climbing at a staggering rate as each year passes.

2016 267

Emigrants vs. Immigrants vs. Migrants

Daily Writing Tips

What’s the difference between an emigrant and an immigrant, and where do migrants fit in? The answer, for both questions, is that it’s a matter of direction. Emigrant , immigrant , and migrant all stem from the Latin verb migrare , which means “to move from one direction to another.”

2016 79

The Productivityist Podcast: Beyond the E-Myth with Michael E. Gerber


Michael E. Gerber, founder of Michael E. Gerber Companies and author of The E-Myth Book Series is my featured guest this week. He discusses the main concepts of his new book, Beyond the E-Myth. Michael is a pillar of business development and coaching going as far back as the 1970s, and his insights on systems, startups and scaling up businesses into enterprises will be central in this episode.

2016 66

Property Management Industry Faces Drone Invasion: Why That’s a Good Thing

Small Business CEO

With drone technology having advanced to the point of offering an attractive alternative to human labour in industries ranging from defence to wedding photography, property management markets around the globe are bracing for impact.

2016 107

6 Stepping Stones Of A Successful Married Life

Dumb Little Man

I’d like to share with you the secrets of our successful married life in my personal story below. A gush of memories swirled through my mind as I treasured his laughter lines ‘once again’ in my 35mm memory-book.

2016 256

Hyphenating Phrases

Daily Writing Tips

When should phrases of more than two words be hyphenated, and when should the constituent words stand on their own? The following sentences, and the discussions and revisions that follow each, illustrate the rules pertaining to hyphenation of phrases.

2016 74

How to Choose a Web Host for Your Website

Dumb Little Man

Choosing the right web hosting provider can be an uphill task if you don’t know how to go about it. With all the providers promising great things, you may end up with something you did not plan for.

2016 252

6 Ways to Lose Weight (and Still Have Fun)

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that there are fun ways to lose weight ? The exercise routine of choice for most people looking to lose weight is to join their local gym and fit in a few sessions a week after work. People usually join the gym for convenience.

2016 251

What Social Over-Achievers Know That The Rest of Us Don’t

Dumb Little Man

Here’s the uncomfortable truth. Some of us feel like melting into the floor the second we walk into a large social gathering. It can be a work function, a friend’s Super Bowl party, or just meeting a group of friends for dinner–doesn’t matter.

2016 249