5 Goal-oriented Ways to Learn to Code

Dumb Little Man

So you want to learn to code ? There’s a whole host of resources and ways to learn. So, I’ll walk you through 5 ways you can learn to code, pointing out the merits of each as we go, so that you can find the way that’s best suited to you and your goals. Get a Mentor.

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How to be an Effective Mentor

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap How to be an Effective Mentor Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on August 2, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Being a mentor doesn’t mean having all the answers to every question.

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The 5 Most Common Obstacles That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

Dumb Little Man

Here are 5 of the most common ones you may come across while seeking your goal: Too much information. Many people get lost after they decide to pursue a certain goal. Most goals are merely a progression from where you are to where you want to be. Goals

2019 252

Brain picking and other mentoring benefits

Practically Perfect PA

In a recent survey conducted by Robert Walters it emerged that 32% of support staff do not think they would benefit from taking part in a formal mentoring programme and a further 76% have never been part of a mentoring programme. Decisive and focused on achieving goals.

Lessons You Can Learn From Dealing With Frustration

Dumb Little Man

This post will show you what you can learn from dealing with frustration and how it can help make bold things happen. In his book, Free to Focus, leadership mentor Michael Hyatt identifies four zones of productivity along the dimensions of proficiency and passion.

2019 203

3 Major Lessons Learned From Losing 100 Pounds

Dumb Little Man

I was about 2/3 toward my total weight loss goal that time. The second time, I wanted to lose one hundred pounds to reach my big goal. After two and a half years of hard work, lots of setbacks, injuries, and lessons learned, I did it. I SMASHED my goal! It’s been almost four years since I hit my goal and in all candor, I didn’t keep it all off. There are many things that I’ve learned from my experiences, but I’ll keep this simple. Goals Health

2018 156

From the UnCollege Manifesto: 12 Steps to Self-Directed Lifelong Learning

The Solopreneur Life

12 Steps to Self-Directed Lifelong Learning. Keep a to-learn list. Find and be a mentor. Live abroad and learn a new language. Related posts: Featured Soloist Natalia Sylvester: “Focus On the Small Steps” Featured Soloist Dr. Shannon Reece: “You Never Stop Learning” Encouragement Goal-Setting Starting Out Dale J. Stephens lifelong learning the UnCollege manifesto

2012 154

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 1)

Virtual Moxie

And here's some of what I've learned about becoming successful in business--whether you have your own company, or you work for someone else: 1. When you get to the fork in the road, and you don't know which way to go, go left :) One of my mentors told me that years ago, and it's sage advice. Being successful requires focus -- both eyes on the vision and the goals. There's always something more to learn or see. Learn more. AssistU is 15 years old this year.

2012 204

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 2)

Virtual Moxie

Last week, I sat down to create a list of some of the business lessons I've learned in my 15 years in business for myself. important as you go for that goal, and commit to doing only those things till you reach it. do won't get you closer to your goals, where you want to be, or what you want to have be true in your life. And there you have it, friends.the second installation of some of what I've learned on this great big business adventure of mine.

2012 175

How to Overcome Self-Help Fatigue and Make Inspiration Stick

Dumb Little Man

But I learned something else while researching why From the standpoint of generating lasting inspiration, our brains respond better to stories of conflict and struggle in the pursuit of something than they do to lists of motivational rules meant to bring bliss and success.

2013 285

6 Ways to Bring Your Lifetime Dreams to Fruition

Office Dynamics

I had a great mentor named Linda Miles who had an established speaking business. After doing our research and taking other necessary steps, we are holding the first Learning at Sea for Executive Assistants and Administrative Assistants in March 2017.

2016 142

TheMarq: Employee Retention: Goals Progress

The Marq

TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Employee Retention: Goals Progress Business Strategies This week we’ll continue our discussion about employee retention by looking at how to help employees progress on their goals.

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4 Cures For Overcoming The Onset Of Mental Rigor Mortis

Dumb Little Man

Keep Learning People who work a job and who do additional study outside of their working hours attract advancement. Personally, I attend seminars, take online courses and position myself to learn new things at every opportunity. Development Goals Learning

2011 285

Create the Career and Life You Want

Office Dynamics

In fact, Jasmine Freeman just talked to me about how many assistants are interested in learning about setting goals and mapping out a plan. You choose whether to see barriers and roadblocks as tests of your commitment to your goal or a “sign” that you should give up.

2016 166

Learning To Love a Job You Hate

On The Job

I met new people, immersed myself in learning new stuff. The lesson: Yes, Virginia, you can learn to love the job you hate. Get a mentor? Put together some ideas for how you’d like to change your job, the new duties and goals.

2008 130

Product/Program Promotion Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned Expert Interview

Productive & Organized

Introducing Product/Program Promotion: Problems and Profits -- Launching Lessons Learned.  Thank you for your willingness to share some of your mistakes and lessons learned so that others could benefit! What didn’t go so well and what were your lessons learned?

2012 212

Don’t Go it Alone! Grow Your Business With a Mastermind Group

Step It Up VA Coaching

A coach or mentor can be an invaluable asset to help us focus on priorities, and give us encouragement. Simply stated, a mastermind group is a group of people who come together to achieve a common goal. Along with the coach/mentor guiding the group, your ideal mastermind group is made up of peers with extensive experience in their individual fields. Set goals and be accountable for them. Once you’ve set your goals, you need to be motivated to stay on track.

2014 100

Learning From a Demotion

On The Job

Setting new goals. With the boss's input, you should immediately establish some new goals to get you back on track. Get a professional mentor to help keep you focused and committed, and make sure you meet with the boss more frequently to ensure you're headed in the right direction. The point is that whether you decide to tough it out and earn back your old job (or an even better one), or leave the employer, take the time to make the demotion a learning experience.

2007 100

Assistant Certifications: free webinar replay & handout

Office Dynamics

We had an incredible webinar event with over 1,300 assistants registered to learn more about why, as an administrative professional, they should consider a career certification. We have listed each speaker and what the attendees will learn.

2015 259

Don’t Go it Alone! Grow Your Business With a Mastermind Group

Step It Up VA Coaching

A coach or mentor can be an invaluable asset to help us focus on priorities, and give us encouragement. Simply stated, a mastermind group is a group of people who come together to achieve a common goal. Along with the coach/mentor guiding the group, your ideal mastermind group is made up of peers with extensive experience in their individual fields. Set goals and be accountable for them. Once you’ve set your goals, you need to be motivated to stay on track.

2011 109

Did You Reach Your NaNoWriMo Goal?

Men With Pens

28,759 On-target web design and copywriting to help you hit the bulls-eye of success Home How-to Books Our Services Portfolio FAQs About Us Archives Contact Us Better Blogging Guest Posting Better Books Better Business Better Design Drive-by-Shooting Sundays Better Writing 7 Deadly Fears of Writing Fiction Writing How To Write Website Content The Way of Writing Way Off Topic Announcements Did You Reach Your NaNoWriMo Goal? If simply finishing is your goal, then yeah, have a beer.

2009 43

Manage Your Career Before It Manages You

Dumb Little Man

It includes setting goals and managing your time. When we learn to become aware of our primitive and self-destructive thoughts, ideas, beliefs, choices and assumptions, we become more loving, peaceful, and intelligent beings. Find mentors. Career Goals Happiness

2017 215

56 Challenges To Kick-Start Life After Fifty

Dumb Little Man

Never stop learning. Start learning about your finances. Find a mentor. Find that mentor who will support you. They don’t have to be immediate friends, they could be online groups, mentors or coaches. Goals Happiness Motivation

2017 214

11 Secrets To Building High Self-Esteem To Find Happiness

Dumb Little Man

Learn To Improve Yourself. Set clear goals and be passionate about meeting them. Even just one cleared goal should improve your self-esteem dramatically. Learn To Be Yourself. To start building self-esteem, you need to learn to be yourself and not someone else. Learn Perseverance. You need to learn to persevere. Instead of wasting time discussing people, work on achieving your goals. Learn Something New. Goals Happiness

3 Ways Your Circle of Friends Determine How Far You’ll Go in Life

Dumb Little Man

I learned words I’ve never heard of before and went to events I never thought I’d be in. They had similar goals and aspirations, so they helped bring her to the direction she wanted to be! You’ll thank your family, relatives, mentors, coaches and supporters. Featured Goals HappinessYou’ve heard it countless times. You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”.

2017 164

Guide For The Millennial (And Everyone) Who Plans To Be Big

Dumb Little Man

Despite the wide range of goals they have, one thing is sure. Your plan must identify all the opportunities, goals, targets, missions, and vision of your business. Always make sure you are learning something new every day. Successful company owners take one step forward and are active in the search for mentoring. In addition to learning, these things build connections, too. Learn how to balance your work and life. Business Goals Success

2017 154

Website launch: What I learned about building the world’s best blog

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

As with anything new and exciting, there was a lot to learn. A mentor or role model acts like a compass during times of challenge, change and uncertainty. Welcome! At last, the new PeterShallard.com site is alive and kicking.

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How To Get Out Of A Rut: 5 Ways To Move On

Dumb Little Man

This is the only way to learn. To focus only on that which makes you happy means you avoid a great deal of life and the learning that comes with it. Every time you move outside of your comfort zone, you learn more. They can only help you learn so understand that going through the process alone is one of the effective ways to move on. Keep in mind that you are your best mentor. You will never regret your adventures if you’re learning new things.

2017 159

How to Use Downtime at Work Productively

Eat Your Career

Be sure to prioritize those projects that will help you develop important skills and/or experience for your future career goals. Learn more and sign up here.) Whether you’re the mentor or the mentee, you may be surprised just how powerful this kind of relationship can be.

2019 201

How to Start a Mentorship Relationship Today

Eat Your Career

Having a mentor can elevate your professional capabilities exponentially. And—added bonus—mentors are amazing people. What Exactly Is a Mentor? A good mentor is wise and willing to share his or her knowledge and experiences in order to help you succeed.

2011 183

Success Tips For The Youth Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Develop Mentoring Relationships. There is a wealth of experience out there that can be gleaned by developing mentoring relationships with other successful business owners. You just have to find others who have already succeeded and utilize them as resources for learning and growth.

2016 285


Office Dynamics

The training, speaking, coaching and writing Joan devotes herself to, as well as this conference itself, is how she achieves those goals. Ultimately, our progress hinges on the quality relationships and authentic connections we make together, and whether we can implement what we learn.

2014 130

How to Identify Bad Career Advice

Eat Your Career

When it comes to career advice, the best source is a (relatively) neutral third party who has real-world expertise and is actively engaged in the process with you—a mentor, a coach or similar. Learn more about my career coaching services here.

2018 180

Top 6 Sources to Draw Motivation From

Productivity Bits

Analyze Past Mistakes One of the best ways to learn how to obtain positive motivation is to learn from your mistakes. This is very important to understand because if you learn from your past, you have the power to fix your future errors and create a product that will be free of all the flaws it would otherwise contain. This can be in the form of traditional charity; however, it can also be useful to mentor a colleague working with you.

2016 100

Focusing on Providing Exceptional Service as an Administrative Professional

Office Dynamics

Whether you are or are not planning a job/company change tracking your projects, career education, extra duties, and tasks learned (or expanded) should be added to your resume/ career portfolio. You become a mentor to others and prepare yourself for growth that will inevitably happen throughout your professional and personal life. She enjoys sharing what she has learned from work experience, conferences, workshops, and other professional and personal development opportunities.

Do This One Thing to Ensure You Always Have a Job

On The Job

The best way to stay ahead of layoffs and job elimination is to always be learning. All of us — when we were growing up — made a linear progression from learning at schools to working. You have to learn to learn, learn to unlearn, and learn to re-learn.

2019 151

7 Ways Admins Can Do More Meaningful Work

Eat Your Career

Learning how to anticipate the needs of the person or people you support is an ever-changing puzzle. If you need more support in learning how to be proactive, pick up my book, “ The Proactive Professional: How to Stop Playing Catch Up & Start Getting Ahead at Work (and in Life!) ”.

2019 220

50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

Dumb Little Man

The society in which we grow up determines how we perceive excellence and the goal of getting the very best out of our lives. Stay away from giving advice, feedback or comments, but simply open up to another person and learn from their emotions, reactions, and stories. Have a mentor.

2019 276

How to Build Your Career: 5 Simple Rules to Succeed

Dumb Little Man

Regardless of which industry you are in, learning new skills is not just desirable, but often necessary. You can learn from free eBooks and YouTube videos and tutorials. You can take online courses or even find a mentor online. Set Goals.

2018 242

5 Simple Career Management Tips Everyone Should Follow Starting Now

Eat Your Career

Get a mentor. A professional mentor can help guide you through your career by sharing his or her experiences and offering practical advice. It should be someone you respect and want to learn from. Become a mentor.

2011 277

Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex

Practically Perfect PA

Today’s Day in the life: Diana Brandl, Senior EA at Mister Spex, Founder and CEO of The Socialista Projects, Head of IMA Berlin and National Social Relations Officer, speaker, coach and mentor and all round superstar EA! You learn from failures, not from success.

2017 192

Dana’s Administrative Professional Advice – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

The January 10 th Ask an Admin was from Barb about setting goals. Sometimes it is difficult to set specific time-bound goals for administrative professional roles. When setting goals, a typical guideline method is S.M.A.R.T.E.R

22 Secrets to Discovering Your Dream and Living It

Dumb Little Man

Here are just a few of my favorites: 43 Things: This is a great way to see what goals others have, to list your own goals, to talk to others about common goals, and to get ideas and inspiration. Also, see their article, How to Choose Achievable Goals.

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