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22 Secrets to Discovering Your Dream and Living It

Dumb Little Man

One of the most important rules of happiness in life is to do what you love. You’ve probably heard that advice a lot of times already. Unfortunately, discovering that dream job and what you are meant to do in life isn’t always so easy.

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6 Free Training Sources for Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

It is no secret that Joan Burge and the Office Dynamics team believes in continuous education and training so we wanted to provide you with several resources that give you access to free education and training. Educational Video Library.

2018 242

10 points to consider when visiting a new events venue

Practically Perfect PA

As we all know, when it comes to organising events there are a million decisions that have to be made. From catering through to goodie bags and badges, there are a ton of things to think about. The venue choice is a significant consideration and something that can make or break an event. So, in […]. Core Skills Events Management Featured admin administrators assistants EA Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Skills Tasks

2018 146

This is How LinkedIn Can Help You Find a Job

On The Job

It’s estimated that 90 percent of recruiters use LinkedIn to find talent, which means ignoring the site during a job search is sort of like tossing your resume in a shredder and hoping someone finds it and pieces it back together.

2018 141

20 Powerful Beliefs That Will Push You Toward Success

Dumb Little Man

I’m sure you’ve met at least one person in your life who is successful, motivated and self-empowered. This is someone who seems to always land on his feet and turn everything into gold. It’s like success comes his way quick and easy.

2018 249

A Title Does Not Define You

Office Dynamics

As one of my recent Star Achievement students wrote me. Too many administrative assistants at our organization believe that their title defines who they are.”. Executives have also brought this to my attention over the past few years.

2018 197

How to see All Mail Items in Outlook 2016

Practically Perfect PA

Is there a way to see All Mail Items in Outlook? I used to use Lotus Notes and found this particular view useful. I can’t find it in Outlook – can you help? This is a question I have been asked many times, especially when migrating an organisation from Lotus Notes to Outlook 2016. Search […].

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The 10 Most Common Traits of Losers: Are You One?

Dumb Little Man

What is a loser? Well, many people define it differently. Some believe that a loser is someone who has no money, job, family or even friends. I happen to think that a loser is someone who does not trust, love, and respect others.

2018 248

How to Get Ahead When Working Remotely

On The Job

Working from home is no longer a rarity – IWG reports that 70 percent of professionals work remotely at least one day a week. And 53 percent of professionals work remotely for at least half the week!

2018 130

7 surprising venues with outdoor space that you need to know about

Practically Perfect PA

The UK (especially London) venue scene is extremely fast-paced, so ensuring you are presenting the most current solutions for your internal events can often be a time-consuming task.

2018 130

Finally, An App That Keeps Me Focused

Simple Productivity Blog

My phone app usage was out of control. I was losing entire evenings to pursuing the next word in a puzzle, and reading (koff) brain-candy novels. But there was no app to help me. There were website time controllers, but I needed something at the app level.

2018 130

50 Very Simple Ways to Be Romantic

Dumb Little Man

Maybe Valentine’s Day isn’t for another month, but that doesn’t mean you can’t show your partner some special attention now. In fact, I invite you to join me in this experiment.

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Social Network Support Helps Turn Knitting Hobbyists into Hobbypreneurs

Small Business Labs

A recent academic paper -  Knitting Community: Human and Social Capital in the Early Transition into Entrepreneurship - covers research on the process hobby knitters go through to decide to turn their hobby into a business.

2018 173

How to change your Assistant career

Practically Perfect PA

Being an Assistant isn’t for everyone. I mean let’s face it, the job has its challenges, and I think you have to love the role to succeed in it genuinely.

2018 130

High Fives at an Administrative Assistant Conference

Office Dynamics

An administrative assistant conference is best measured by the feeling one has while clapping at the end of the last presentation. You know you have learned and grown from the content when a flood of gratitude flows out of clapping hands. The Office Dynamics Conference.

2018 162

Craigslist Code Words: Do You Know What They Really Mean?

Dumb Little Man

So, you’re cruising Craigslist’s casual encounters section. You start talking to a self-shrinking violet who wants to parTy and be wooed with roses. The next thing you know, you’re in jail for cavorting with a prostitute who was high on meth. That got real fast.

2018 207

Liveops Distributed, Work at Home, Independent Call Center Workforce

Small Business Labs

Liveops provides cloud-based call center services that utilize an on-demand workforce of agents who live in the U.S. The agents are independent workers who contract with Liveops and work remotely, mostly from home.

2018 169

Three Quests for Errors

Business Writing

Are you feeling smart and alert today? Test yourself in the three short passages below. Each "Error Quest" has just one error. Find and correct it. Error Quest 1: Since you asked, this is RoAnn's and my suggestion: We believe. Gems of Language Grammar and Usage Proofreading Punctuation Pointers

2018 141

How to Write a Non-Fiction Book: 10 Crucial Steps

Daily Writing Tips

Have you ever thought about writing a non-fiction book ? Maybe you’re worried that you need to be an “expert”, or you feel daunted by the idea of writing so many words. But you can’t quite let go of that dream of seeing your name on the cover of a finished book.

2018 84

4 Influences That Can Distract You From Your Dreams

Dumb Little Man

I sat on the couch frustrated and overwhelmed. There was too much to do and not enough time. No matter how hard I tried, I just couldn’t get ahead. I felt like I was letting everyone down, including myself. Close to giving up on my dreams, I instead examined what I was doing and why I was doing it.

2018 198

Online Platforms Enabling the Rise of Global Micro Outsourcing Firms

Small Business Labs

Oxford's Internet Institute's research paper The Global Platform Economy: A New Offshoring Institution Enabling Emerging- Economy Micro-Providers covers how online platforms are creating an alternative to traditional outsourcing.

2018 166

8 Career Opportunities That Open When You Get a Real Estate License

Small Business CEO

Is it time to consider a career change? With the New Year coming, you’re not the only one reassessing your career options and wondering if you can find a way to enjoy more independence and greater financial rewards at your job.

2018 81

Don’t Overload Your Readers With Your Message

Daily Writing Tips

Great writing is not only enjoyable, it has something to say – there is greatness in the theme. It may not be primarily a moral or a lesson, but something about the story appeals deeply to the heart. I believe that your skill as a writer determines the weight of the message you can communicate.

2018 78

6 Reasons You Should Embrace Rejection

Dumb Little Man

We have all experienced rejection. It comes in many forms. Whether it’s a rejection from a friend, a lover or a boss, they all have one certain thing in common — they hurt. It’s almost impossible not to take the rejection personally.

2018 198

The only three things a startup founder should ever focus on 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Hire the very best people . Make sure the company doesn’t run out of money . Articulate the vision and lead it . The key word is “only”. This list is important because of everything that is not on it. A startup founder should only spend their time doing these three things. . Of course, this is ridiculously idealistic advice. . In the real (messy) world, most founders start out doing almost everything else too. They have to.

2018 59

Moving with the Times: 6 Reasons Why You Should Digitalize Your Business Model

Small Business CEO

You can’t sit down and assume that your business is going to grow like wildfire if you haven’t adopted a digital business model. To be frank with you, it is a waste of time to continue hoping that your business will grow some day without a digital business model.

2018 74

The 3 Types of Compounds

Daily Writing Tips

This post discusses the three types of compounds in English: compound nouns, compound modifiers, and compound verbs. Compound Nouns. Compound nouns come in three forms: closed, hyphenated, and open.

2018 70

How Do I Stop My Belt From Squeaking When I Start My Car?

Dumb Little Man

The sound of a squeaking belt in a car’s engine can be caused by weather conditions, leaking fluids, maintenance issues or wear and tear.

2018 185

The Top 3 Reasons Why Your Marketing Team Needs Collaboration Now

Dumb Little Man

Collaboration seems to be the buzzword in most industries today, and the e-commerce industry is no exception. Many marketing and advertising specialists are finding that their old strategies are in need of an update in order to remain competitive in the ever-shifting digital commerce environment.

2018 184

How Warhol’s Accurate Thinking Lead to Fame and Fortune

Dumb Little Man

One thing that people have to give Andy Warhol credit for was his accurate thinking. We see a lot of Warhol’s accurate thinking mostly played out in his books, specifically his Philosophy book as well as his Diaries.

2018 180

How to Survive Black Friday

Dumb Little Man

It may be the biggest shopping day of the year, but it’s also the most dangerous. Black Friday shopping isn’t just the start of the Holiday Shopping season—it’s also the start of the most stressful, anxiety producing, budget draining, injurious time of the season.

2018 178

On Knowing What Destiny Has Prepared You For

Dumb Little Man

What’s stopping you from being the creative person you were created to be? What’s stopping you from stepping into the void of your life and creating fullness? For every mess, there is a creative idea to fix it and for every void, there is creative wholeness to satisfy it.

2018 176

On Using Excellent Customer Service To Reduce Churn

Dumb Little Man

Over 90% of consumers say that they would stay loyal to their supplier after a good call center experience. Smart business leaders know how valuable this is – just one positive interaction with a consumer can keep them coming back for years to come.

2018 176

The Future of XR Technology in Various Industries

Dumb Little Man

Extended reality (XR) will revolutionize the world we live in. Gamers and those in the education and training sectors might have seen some of that change, with over 45% of the total use of XR currently in education.

2018 167

How Do I Send All Calls On My iPhone Direct To Voicemail?

Dumb Little Man

Whether it’s an important work meeting, church service or even your own wedding, it’s not the time for you to be taking phone calls. If you’re an iPhone user, you can set your phone to send any call straight to your voicemail.

2018 158

How Do I Get Him To Text Me Instead Of Me Texting Him All The Time?

Dumb Little Man

Whenever you’re dating someone new, you’ve probably noticed what most people in new relationships feel: It’s always you who’s starting conversations. While there’s nothing wrong with that, it can feel a bit one-sided at some point.

2018 146

8 Best Places to Buy a Business in Florida

Small Business CEO

Looking to buy a business for sale in Florida is quite an informed move. If you come across someone specifically looking for a business owner selling his venture in the state, he must have done a comprehensive business analysis of the economic environment.

2018 73