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Coworking Forecast - 26,000 Spaces and 3.8 Million Members by 2020

Small Business Labs

Coworking is booming. The industry is growing and hybridizing so fast , we're having a hard time keeping up with it. 

2020 208

Tech of the week: Packing Pro

Practically Perfect PA

What is Packing Pro. Packing Pro is, very simply, an app that helps you pack for your next trip. It is £2.29 from the Apple Store. What does it do?

2016 177

Top 5 Time Management Hacks To Get You Ahead

Dumb Little Man

Are you needing effective time management hacks ? Peter Drucker quoted, “Time is the scarcest resource, and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.” If time is not used effectively, it can spoil the whole game. Most of us complain that we don’t get time to do something we would love to do.

2016 207

What’s in a Name?

Business Writing

In Shakespeare’s play, Juliet professes her love for Romeo despite his rival house and name (Montague). “'Tis Tis but thy name that is my enemy,” she declares. Do you, like Juliet, care about others but regard their names as your enemies? Courteous Writing Etiquette Global Communication

2016 141

Declining Investment Returns Means More Independent Workers

Small Business Labs

While not initially obvious, investment returns have an impact on the number of independent workers. The reason is retirement, or more precisely the financial ability people have to retire.

2016 151

Working with an old school Executive

Practically Perfect PA

I recently organised an event for just over 150 assistants in Leeds and Edinburgh, where we showcased loads of office technology that would help Assistants and their Executives be more productive. During the course of the events you would not believe (or maybe you would!)

2016 177

8 Little-known Hobbies Proven to Make You Smarter in Minutes

Dumb Little Man

Can I be honest with you? Most of the brain-boosting hobbies you’ve heard of are useless. They require tons of time, and you’ll die of boredom years before becoming a pro. Yes, you’d like to become a virtuoso on the violin. You’d love to run a marathon. And it’d be amazing to speak Mandarin.

2016 206

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Counteroffer Confusion

Job Advice Blog

There seems to be some confusion regarding counteroffers today. Are counteroffers a good tactic or career suicide? First, let me explain what a counteroffer is. A counteroffer is the leveraging [.]. The post Counteroffer Confusion appeared first on Free Job Advice Blog.

2016 159

A day in the life: Andrea Ellaway, Assistant to the CEO of Shoosmiths LLP

Practically Perfect PA

What are the main aspects of your role? The main function of my role at Shoosmiths LLP is to support the Chief Executive in her day to day activities in relation to the operational aspects of the business which include all typical PA duties to a Board level executive.

2016 143

Failure to Plan is Planning to Fail

Dumb Little Man

Trying to achieve your goals without organization is similar to getting into an automobile without a steering wheel and expecting to reach your desired destination. Unfortunately, too many people do not embrace organization and the many benefits that it can bring.

2016 206

How to Create an Innovative Culture

On The Job

When Dr. Amantha Imber first meets with potential new hires for her company, Inventium, one of things she’ll ask is: “What are your favorite apps?”

2016 158

Pros and Cons of Going Paperless

Office Dynamics

Whether your business has “taken the plunge” to going paperless recently, or you’re currently weighing up if you should do so, it pays to fully understand what this means and how you can manage the both the process of change as well as the way you work in future.

2016 138

Spread Eagle Hotel, Midhurst

Practically Perfect PA

I love working in London, and the hustle and bustle that comes with it, but equally it’s great to escape to the country and have some much needed down time every once in a while. This is something to consider when organising an overnight stay for your executive too.

2016 143

Never Lose Anything Again with this Simple Trick!

Dumb Little Man

It’s 8:00 am and you’re rushing out the door to work and you’re pretty sure you have everything. Laptop…check! Cell phone…check! Organic, fair trade, single source, shade-grown coffee in spill-proof cup…check!

2016 205

3 Ways Bosses Can Boost Productivity of a Team

On The Job

Companies that don't boot bad bosses to the curb or at least re-train them to be better bosses might want to pay attention to new research that shows good bosses -- unlike bad bosses -- boost productivity.

2016 158

Counteroffer Confusion

Job Advice Blog

There seems to be some confusion regarding counteroffers today. Are counteroffers a good tactic or career suicide? First, let me explain what a counteroffer is. A counteroffer is the leveraging of a job offer to extort more money from your current employer.

2016 130

Podcast 016: One in box to rule them all

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about how anyone who has paper in their life needs an inbox. Here are some highlights: Do I have to use an ugly office inbox? What do I put in there? How long can I leave paper in there? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website. Each week I go into greater depth about one of the 52 ways.

2016 100

9 Ways to Tackle Low Self-Esteem with a Positive Attitude

Dumb Little Man

Life creates various circumstances which either become an achievement for us or a learning. Learning, because setbacks would be too harsh a word to define the results of our mistakes. “A A story is how we construct our experiences.”. Doris Lessing .

Video Is Now A “Must Have” In Your Marketing Plan

Andrea Kalli

The popularity and effectiveness of video marketing continue to experience exponential growth. While the concept of video advertising is not new, its integration into website and mobile content has rapidly become a powerful marketing strategy. Every business, from small to large, needs to incorporate video in all of its advertising outlets, including website, mobile, email, and social media. Take a look at the following reasons you should develop a video marketing strategy.

2016 100

Can’t Find a Job? Do You Know Why?

Job Advice Blog

Growth, evolution, changes. Technology may be a wonderful thing, but it has negative elements—especially if you’re in transition and looking for a job. Perhaps you don’t know how to conduct a contemporary job search. Well, that may not be true, and don’t blame yourself. The résumé Two decades ago, applicants would submit their IBM […]. The post Can’t Find a Job? Do You Know Why? appeared first on JTL Services Inc. Interview Skills by Alex Freund interview preparation Resume

2016 100

Podcast 015: It’s gotta fit

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about how to use containers as your guides for how much to keep of any one item, instead of the other way around. Here are some highlights: Do you have great containers that you have no use for? Do you lose things because they aren’t where they should be? How to choose containers the right way. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

2016 100

9 Tips For An Entrepreneur For Constant Motivation

Dumb Little Man

Do you want some enterpreneur tips on how to keep motivated? Being a new entrepreneur means indulging in risky gambles and having a lot of responsibilities. You fear the unknown and you wind up feeling lost. So what really keeps you going is the ongoing motivation for the achievement of your goals.

2016 201

Should A Small Business Outsource Their Digital Marketing?

Small Business CEO

While it might seem like the best way to handle a digital marketing campaign is through an in-house team already integrated into your business, this method is actually more limiting and often less successful.

2016 83

A Comma (or Its Absence) Can Change a Sentence’s Message

Daily Writing Tips

Writers are divided in opinion about punctuating introductory words or phrases—and often, they are at war with themselves with the topic.

2016 68

3 Things To Do When You Feel Ruled By Time

Productivityist

Being split by time is not fun. It is a form of being ruled by time. Unless you step back and really look at the situation, it usually doesn’t feel as if you are having a struggle with time. At least not right away. Instead, you feel bogged down, tired, and frustrated. The problem with being split by time and then realizing it is that the knee-jerk reaction is to stop doing something altogether. If you do this you may miss a really good opportunity to make things work.

2016 63

2 Ways to Create Success Even When You’re Not “Good Enough”

Dumb Little Man

Do you hear that? That voice in the back of your head. Do you hear it saying, “this is too hard” ? Maybe I’m just not good enough.”. “I’ve I’ve been at this a while now, and I’m not any closer to my goal than when I started.”. That is the voice that will kill your dreams if you let it.

2016 201

Powder Coating Defects: How to Prevent and Repair Them, DIY-Style

Small Business CEO

If you are tasked with powder coating a surface by a client, you will probably do well to accept that no matter how diligent you are with your application process, there are regularly going to be some imperfections and defects that need further work.

2016 63

Writing Quiz #3: Consistency of Verb Tense

Daily Writing Tips

All but one of the following sentences incorrectly sacrifices logic for the sake of consistency of verb tenses; revise verb tense forms as necessary. Working with such close friends as these three were could have been problematic.

2016 61

The Productivityist Podcast: Order and Organization with Rashelle Isip

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast I’m joined by Rashelle Isip of The Order Expert. Rashelle is a consultant, author, and founder of TheOrderExpert.com, a blog featuring organization, time management and productivity tips, ideas and inspiration to help people lead more balanced lives. She is author of “The Order Expert’s Guide to Time Management” and “How to Plan a Great Event in 60 Days.”.

2016 61

10 Terrific Dream Facts That Will Make You Awestruck

Dumb Little Man

Ready to hear some amazing dream facts ? Raise your hand if you have found your nose stuck between books trying to understand Freud’s theories or various other interpretations to try to decipher some wild dream. Well, no shame there! Dreams are intriguing realms of our brains.

2016 194

Government Health Insurance Entities Need Renovation to Counter Private Players

Small Business CEO

Health Insurance is one of the basic needs of an individual, critical to safeguarding short and long-term health contingencies in the midst of an ever-increasing rises in the cost of healthcare.

Sapient and Savor

Daily Writing Tips

Sapient and savor are cognates (words with the same origin)—which shouldn’t be surprising, as they both pertain to being perceptive. These words, and the others discussed below, derive from the Latin verb sapere , meaning “taste” or “have a flavor.”

2016 59

Five Reasons Women Dig Sober Dudes

Dumb Little Man

Do women find sloppy, stumbling-around drunk dudes attractive? I used to think so, especially when the average bar star pulls more tail than the overly serious, super religious guy.

2016 194

Science of Bubble Wrap

Dumb Little Man

Bubble wrap – a vessel that carries delicate items from one point to another. A saving grace in the packing world. A toy to some, a piece of scientific equipment to others. What is it about bubble wrap that appeals to us so much?

2016 193

Why Pain Is Necessary To Help You Progress

Dumb Little Man

How much pain are you willing to endure to move forward and make progress? How much pain are you willing to go through to accomplish something? And how much pain are you willing to deal with to come out on top? The brutal truth is, most of us will do whatever it takes to avoid pain. I know I have.

2016 188

12 Ways A Project Plan That Will Get Things Done

Dumb Little Man

Do you want to know how to plan a project that will get actually get things done? Improvisation is great for comedy, but getting a project done on time and within budget is no laughing matter.

2016 181

5 Essential Items to Enhance Your Gym Experience

Dumb Little Man

Joining a gym is always a great idea. You can walk in at a time of your choice, have access to dozens of equipment to tone your muscles, get personal advice from professional trainers, sweat it out, and be inspired to go the distance from watching like-minded people workout alongside you.

2016 181