Sat.Mar 12, 2016 - Fri.Mar 18, 2016

3 simple and effective practices to deal with pressure and stress

Dumb Little Man

3 Simple and Effective Practices to Deal with Pressure and Stress When someone asks you “What is the essential part to leading a life?”, ”, the answer would be “oxygen” from anyone.

2016 207

The future Assistant

Practically Perfect PA

2016 206

A Step Forward for the Auto Industry – Sustainability through Airless Tires

Eco-Office Gals

From high levels of carbon emissions to absurd amounts of waste production, the auto industry is often associated with rampant disregard of environmental concerns.

2016 141

Be Bold Enough To Be An Owner

Office Dynamics

Do You Have An Owner’s Mentality? Hello from my office to yours. Did you know that you do not have to own your own business to have an “owner’s” mentality? Did you know there are benefits to thinking like an “owner” vs. an employee? Do you know the key characteristics of owners?

2016 154

8 Hustle Tips for Introverts and Creative Souls.

Dumb Little Man

As an introvert and creative I have found hustling to the biggest challenge of being an entrepreneur. I love people and I want to help them as best I can, but I get exhausted from attending social events, meet ups, conferences, and doing what it takes to “get my name out there”.

2016 207

Practical Project Management

Practically Perfect PA

After speaking at the Assist Conference Heather Dallas from Dallas Development has written a great follow up blog on her popular Project Management for Assistants session… Taking on a project is a great way of raising your visibility and getting you the recognition you deserve.

6 Ways Office Architecture Design Can be More Eco-Friendly

Eco-Office Gals

The world is a big place. From it, we have derived everything we, as a species has ever owned, sold, built, and demolished.

2016 130

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Be the Change You Want To See in the World

Dumb Little Man

So you’re addicted to success. Right now, take a minute to imagine you’ve got it all. Everything you want. Now imagine you’ve got it all, but in the midst of a zombie apocalypse.

2016 207

Launching Assist Training

Practically Perfect PA

Following the success of the Assist Conference a few weeks ago I thought I would put together a more extensive training course for two of our favourite conference topics – Events Management for assistants and Social Media/Apps/Office Tech (I can’t think of a catchy title for this one!).

The Stunning Growth of Small Business Globalization

Small Business Labs

Every so often a report comes across our desk that makes us go "wow!" " McKinsey's Digital Globalization: The new era of global flows is such a report. It claims that "soaring flows of data and information now generate more economic value than the global goods trade."

2016 151

Expand What Over-delivering Means to You in Order to More Easily Make it Happen

Virtual Moxie

Thanks to Shakisha, I recently learned a powerful new term. It's, “stalking your email.”

2016 148

5 WAYS TO FIND YOUR TRUE SELF

Dumb Little Man

It’s quite common that the advice we all get from our elders most of the time is to be yourself and we try to do that. But nobody tells us how exactly we should do that. I tried to solve the mystery of who I really am, but realized that my brain is a very noisy place.

2016 207

3 Ways to Get Out of a Career Rut

On The Job

Sometimes it's easier to blame your boss/coworkers/company for your unhappiness at work rather than yourself. So, you tell yourself the reason you aren't getting ahead is because the boss is a jerk. Or, your peers are a bunch of back-stabbing idiots who prevent you from getting recognition. And the company? Just another heartless hierarchy that doesn't care about its people.

2016 138

Teens Less Tied to a Specific Gender

Small Business Labs

JWT's Intelligence's Gen Z goes beyond gender binaries  covers research showing that today's teens (Gen Z) are more open-minded than older generations when it comes to issues of gender and sexuality.

2016 130

How gurus exploit imposter syndrome for profit 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs in particular, the internet has become the new late night television. Got a problem? Hurting? Struggling? Click here. There is a guru waiting to give you the answer to all your problems.

2016 80

3 tips for a happier lifestyle

Dumb Little Man

“The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them.” – Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist I have recently been reading some very interesting articles and watching inspirational videos about how to change the world.

6 Ways to Use the Cloud to Boost Your Productivity

Productivity Bits

Cloud Productivity, anyone? Years ago, the word “cloud” had an entirely different connotation. But now, in the business world and beyond, almost everyone is aware of cloud computing services. With the cloud becoming ever more popular, there’s a good chance it’s become a part of how you do business. Cloud Productivity Hacks You may even have heard that the cloud can increase productivity for you or your business, but maybe you weren’t sure how.

2016 109

The Executive Assistant

Laughing all the Way to Work

Being an Executive Assistant is more than just a title. When you get to this level it is expected you will take on leadership responsibilities. I am in an Administrative Assistant role again and am really enjoying it, but having just finished my career as an Executive Assistant, I am appreciating the work that they do, but am glad to leave it for someone else.

2016 109

The Smallest Step

Clutter Coach

by I’ve posted before about the difference between goals and tasks. It’s similar to the difference between projects and to do’s. Goals and projects are not one-shot deals. They need to be broken down into do-able steps. Sometimes even the next do-able step doesn’t seem to be getting done. In her Success Circle tip today, Ann Ronan pointed out that if you feel resistance to doing something, well, you probably will avoid doing it.

2016 100

How to move from one failure to another without losing enthusiasm

Dumb Little Man

Having the endurance to stick it out and achieve your goals doesn’t take a great deal of suffering. It doesn’t even take that much work, discipline or will. All you have to do is one habitual act and you will never lose your enthusiasm through failure. That habitual act is to re-plan.

2016 204

Trump, Sanders and the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

Democratic Bernie Sanders and Republican Donald Trump are both tapping into the view by many Americans that the economy is in bad shape and their financial futures are uncertain. This despite the fact that the U.S. economy is doing quite well, at least according to government statistics. GDP is in the 2%-3% range, which is pretty good. Unemployment is low, inflation is low, gas prices are low, interest rates are low and job growth solid.

2016 100

Minute-taking Q&A

Laughing all the Way to Work

In preparation for the AdminPro Forum on June 15-17, 2016 in Orlando, Florida, here is an article with some Question and Answers about Minute taking. For more information on AdminPro Forum 2016, please click on the website and if you are able to join us, please register at this link. I hope to see you there

2016 109

Hi, glad you're here! How can I help you?

Clutter Coach

by There’s a ton of info in my posts about overcoming procrastination , getting things done and reducing clutter. All the things that get in the way of you living the life you truly want to live. Because that’s really what it’s all about. The point of organizing your time and your stuff is to make your life easier, to do things that are important to you and to eliminate the obstacles that are currently preventing that.

2016 100

5 Things To Know About The Zika Virus Scary Mosquito

Dumb Little Man

5 Things To Know About The Zika Virus Scary Mosquito Zika Virus is a disease that can be very harmful to the pregnant ladies, most of these cases are confirmed outside of the U.S. by the CDC, which means Americans don’t need to worry about the Zika Virus.

2016 204

5 Accounting Tips for Overwhelmed Small Business Owners

Small Business CEO

When you run a small business one area that many do not enjoy to do but is vital to the on-going operations is accounting. It can often be tedious, boring and isn’t what you imagined your time would be spent doing when you started your business.

2016 71

5 Types of Problems with Parenthetical Punctuation

Daily Writing Tips

Introducing additional but nonessential information into a sentence complicates the reader’s task when punctuation is misused. Here are five sentences that illustrate various punctuation problems associated with creating parenthetical elements in a statement.

2016 63

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Clutter Coach

by I’ve been reading Marie Kondo’s book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Early in the book, she tells readers how important it is to start with a vision of how you want your life to be after getting organized. Be specific about what you want and also why you want it. No matter what your answer is, Kondo says the underlying reason is that you want to be happy. . My free ecourse starts out with that premise too.

2016 100

5 Simple Ways to Transform a Blog to a Money Making Machine

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a fresh graduate who is looking for a good opportunity, or a professional who is tired of working like a slave, you can always use blog as a money-making machine. In this competitive world, finding a suitable job is no more of an easy task.

2016 191

How Employee Monitoring is Connected to Productivity and Profitability

Small Business CEO

As an employer, you probably find yourself tearing your hair out in frustration upon finding your employees dedicating an unacceptable amount of time to gadgets like iPhones during work hours.

2016 68

Use of Names of Greek Letters in English

Daily Writing Tips

2016 63

Stylish Office Accessories

Clutter Coach

I don’t focus on products much in this blog because I’m more interested in techniques and concepts, but every once in a while something catches my eye. Products that make sitting at your desk or filing more fun, or at least easier on the eyes, are always winners. See Jane Work carries many lines of fun, modern and good looking office supplies. The site is oriented toward women, but they have lots of items that would appeal to anyone looking to spruce up their desk.

2016 100

35 Inspiring Quotes By The Great Scientist Albert Einstein

Dumb Little Man

Who does’t know about the great scientist Albert Einstein? He was a German born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity and the world’s most famous equation, E = mc2.

2016 191

How I Use Evernote as a Spark File

Productivityist

Writer Steven Johnson has written an excellent piece over at Medium about what he calls The Spark File. He describes it as follows: “…for the past eight years or so, I’ve been maintaining a single document where I keep all my hunches: ideas for articles, speeches, software features, startups, ways of framing a chapter I know I’m going to write, even whole books. I now keep it as a Google document so I can update it from wherever I happen to be.

25 Idioms with Clean

Daily Writing Tips

2016 61

Organize with Teacups

Clutter Coach

by I love Martha Stewart Living. It’s a beautiful magazine that’s a joy just to look at, even if I never do any of the crafts or cook any recipes. She also publishes organizing tips, most of which involve lots of labor and/or crafting. Being Martha, she’s not into quick and dirty solutions. Her recent " Organizing Tip of the Day ," however, is a simple one, provided you already have the materials (this tip originated in the sadly departed Blueprint ).

2016 100

Fortified Activities: 3 Ways To Find Happiness In Your Task List

Dumb Little Man

Many of the foods in the grocery store are fortified, which means that extra nutrients have been added so that they’re healthier for you and may help prevent dietary deficiencies. Generally, you don’t need fortified foods if your diet has a lot of variety and a solid base of vegetables.

2016 190

How I Use Evernote as a Spark File

Productivityist

Writer Steven Johnson has written an excellent piece over at Medium about what he calls The Spark File. He describes it as follows: “…for the past eight years or so, I’ve been maintaining a single document where I keep all my hunches: ideas for articles, speeches, software features, startups, ways of framing a chapter I know I’m going to write, even whole books. I now keep it as a Google document so I can update it from wherever I happen to be.