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5 Reasons Why Traveling Solo Is A Fast Way to Personal Development

Dumb Little Man

Might you be searching for the fastest way of improving your skills and development for eventual success? We’ve come up with five simple reasons on why you should finally take an adventure solo travel trip as quickly as you can! Do you usually feel stuck? Are you tired of your hectic, daily routine?

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Day in the life: Shelley Trask, EA at Slack

Practically Perfect PA

Enjoy today’s interview with Shelley Trask, EA at Slack which is full of Executive Assistant Tips and Tricks. What are the main aspects of your role? I support our CTO & Co-founder, Cal Henderson and VP of Engineering, Michael Lopp, both of whom manage one of the largest teams at Slack.

2018 207

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7 Tips for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

Being an Administrative or Executive Assistant is not always a walk in the park. There is always a fire to be put out, there is the juggling of 9,000 different tasks, and sometimes you are an assistant to more than one executive or manager.

2018 264

Measuring the Gig Economy is Not Easy

Small Business Labs

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the results of their Electronically Mediated Work study. They found about 1% of the U.S. workforce used an online labor platform during their reference week in May of 2017. This works out to about 1.6 million people.

2018 158

The Importance of Storytelling in Marketing

Dumb Little Man

If you own a brand that manufactures products for a long time, there’s probably a big concern in your mind: How do I make my products relevant in today’s world? Being in the B2B market, this is one of my constant concerns as well. Through the years, marketing and pitching ideas changed dramatically.

2018 244

Why you need to use tech to help you with your business travel management

Practically Perfect PA

Did you know that business travel is a $1.3 trillion dollar market? And that in most companies, travel spend is often the second largest expenditure after salaries?

2018 191

How to Change Someone’s Bad Attitude

Office Dynamics

As you know, I am big on attitude! I believe in what Charles Swindoll once wrote, “I am convinced that life is 10% what happens to me, and 90% how I react to it.” Being positive or negative about any situation will have its inevitable conclusion because you’ve already framed the end result.

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5 Super Easy Skin and Beauty Hacks For Lazy Girls

Dumb Little Man

Keeping ourselves camera-ready every day requires money, time, and effort. The usual Korean skincare routine, for instance, even involves 8 full steps. That is definitely not ideal for the naturally beauty-lazy people.

2018 217

How to make sure your emails are read… and actioned!

Practically Perfect PA

We’ve all been there. Draft a well thought out, concise and articulate email with a clear call to action. Check the email over and hit send. Then nothing. No reply. Nothing. So you send a follow-up email, that usually starts with ‘per my last email…’ and then nothing. Ahhhh!

2018 190

The Journey of Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

It's really interesting to me that people invariably understand that in order to get to a destination, you have to have some idea where it is. Once that is known, a strategy for getting there is decided on. In the old days, it was a map and/or turn by turn directions.

2018 141

5 Ways to Handle Unexpected Criticism From the Boss

On The Job

There's nothing more frustrating than to think you're doing just great in your job, only to have the boss blindside you with something like: "You know, I'm concerned that you're not meeting the goals I think you need to meet in order to be successful at this company." You're confused.

2018 130

Take Up Your Business: How To Pitch A Business Idea

Dumb Little Man

Presenting is probably one of the most common things people are afraid of. Anxiety, headache, high heart rate… All these symptoms are familiar to unexperienced presenters and professional speakers.

2018 234

Technology of the week: PandaDoc

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Technology of the week: PandaDoc. Here are the details: What is PandaDoc? PandaDoc is an all in one platform that helps you streamline your sales process. It allows users to create sales documents online, from proposals through to contracts and collect digital signatures.

2018 141

How to Improve Your English Spelling

Daily Writing Tips

Addyson, a sixth grader who loves to write, asks, “How can I learn to spell better?” ” That’s certainly a worthy question, and over the years, we’ve given many suggestions for better spelling. I Before E, Except After C. How Do I Become a Better Speller?

2018 93

5 Ways to Promote a Healthy Work-Life Balance in Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

When it comes to maintaining a healthy work-life balance, startups are leading the charge. In fact, thinking like a startup is one of the best ways to attract top talent and keep them happy.

2018 84

Blockchain And The New Power Grid

Dumb Little Man

For the majority of consumers, being environmentally conscious is second nature. Between switching the lights off in empty rooms, forgoing the plastic straw, and bringing reusable bags for grocery shopping, we do our part in every way we can.

2018 226

Top 5 hotels, restaurants and venues in Amsterdam

Practically Perfect PA

Planning a business trip or corporate event in a city you’re not familiar with can certainly be a challenge! Are you organising travel to Amsterdam and feel as though you could really use some insights from a local?

Writing Lyrics for Songs

Daily Writing Tips

It used to be that when people thought of songwriting, they didn’t think of great writing. Then Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize for literature. Dylan wasn’t the first songwriter whose work has been respected by literary critics.

2018 78

How to Use Storytelling to Raise Conversion Rates

Small Business CEO

Many experts agree that telling your business’ story to customers helps them learn more about you and make you more personable. However, several marketing studies show that customers are not only more likely to ‘buy’ what you are selling if you attach a story to that item.

2018 81

Sophisticated Simplicity – 3 Businesses That Excel With Everyday Products

Small Business CEO

The world seems to get more mind-boggling by the minute. And as we’re bombarded with info on Bitcoin, AI and complex computing algorithms, it’s easy to forget that it’s often the simplest ideas, developed to make life more stress-free, that stand the test of time.

2018 77

Who You Gonna Call? Essential Services UK Startups Should Use

Small Business CEO

In many ways, starting and growing a business is a lot like hitting puberty.

2018 75

4 Business Factors Concerning Employees

Small Business CEO

You might be tempted to think that your product or service is the essential backbone of your business. However, you could be missing a critical factor in creating a better culture of success. And that factor is your employees!

2018 75

7 Trending Website Elements You Must Know

Small Business CEO

To make a trending website you have to keep on updating it. And for that, you have to focus on the part that hooks your users; the design. A new design can make your website a leading giant in its field.

2018 74

Digital Marketing for Beginners: 5 Things You Should Know Before Entering This Line of Business

Small Business CEO

Digital marketing is something virtually every business needs. That fact alone provides good job security, but this hasn’t gone unnoticed by many others hoping to enter the field. If you want to be able to compete and secure a position as a digital marketer, there’s a great deal to know.

2018 74

Grams and Telegrams

Daily Writing Tips

This post lists and defines words derived from the Greek term gramma , which pertains not only to a small weight, as in gram and compound words in which gram is the base, but also to letters (hence telegram ) and writing (hence grammar ). Words That Begin with Gram.

2018 70

How an Organic Search Campaign can Take Your Website to the Next Level

Small Business CEO

Your online success is a function of many factors. One of such factors is relevance. Do you deliver the product or information that the market demands?

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