Reviewing Your Administrative Career

Office Dynamics

I personally learned a lot from that breakout session. One personal detail I started to focus on was my career review, which I see as an extension of the career portfolio; not only reviewing my past year or two at my current position but looking back on my entire career.

2019 210

Smash your mid year review

Practically Perfect PA

With September being half way through the financial year for organisations it is most likely that at some point soon you will have a mid-year review with your manager. Mid year reviews are an important element of your career development. How to conduct a mid year review .

2016 139

How to Turn Negative Reviews Into Opportunities

Dumb Little Man

Negative reviews are part of doing business. Instead of worrying that you got such an undesirable review, you can use it to improve your business and work on a strategy to engage your customers once again. There are many ways to do that online, including the use of negative reviews.

2019 183

Influenster: Green VoxBox Review

Eco-Office Gals

Once I started using what I learned, I immediately saw an uptick in traffic to my blog. Here’s a peek at some lesson’s I learned the hard way: Don’t just RT: Tell your followers why you found a link useful. Twitter is a game changer for new blogs.

2010 224

Book Review: Thriving in the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

There's also an in-depth review of many of the key gig economy studies.   But anyone interested in the gig economy will learn much from this book. 1099 Economy Book Reviews Contingent Workforce Freelance gig economy Independent workers

2017 176

A review of the Assist Conference 2017

Practically Perfect PA

Sharing best practice for assistants: Through best practice assistants can learn, grow and add new skills to their tool kits. The atmosphere was relaxed and I felt that everyone was having fun while learning some very practical tips that they could take back to their offices.

2017 170

Review: The Dalai Lama’s Cat

Simple Productivity Blog

She learns many lessons, both through her own experience and by listening. Disclosure: Hay House provided me with a free copy of the book to enable me to write this review. The post Review: The Dalai Lama’s Cat appeared first on

2012 251

Learn to Stop to Keep Going

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Put aside a little time every week to review your outstanding commitments and organize them for the following week. You just finished reading Learn to Stop to Keep Going !

2014 219

A review of Assist Travel 2015

Practically Perfect PA

We tried really hard to create an informal environment at Assist Travel so that delegates felt comfortable chatting with the exhibitors and learning about all of the new products and services they had to offer. The post A review of Assist Travel 2015 appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

2015 189

App Review: Reflect


Reflect lets you review your Evernote notes on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis. There are book reviews, podcast notes, articles, and long quotes from interviews, stand-up, and more. Reflect is a web-based review system. Apps app Evernote reflect review

2015 109

Zeqr Introduces a New Approach to Learning

Small Business CEO

Zeqr is quite literally the future of learning. Groundbreaking e-learning experience. … Information Technology online education online learning Zeqr Zeqr review

2017 74

Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

I haven’t been able to find this information on adult learning retention rates until now and I’m sharing it with you! Adult Learning Retention Statistics: Lecture – 5%. We use creative props to reinforce learning. Use a highlighter as you review the printed materials.

3 Key Lessons We Can Learn From the One Minute Manager

Dumb Little Man

Writing is important so that you can periodically review your performance against your target and check your progress. A child does not learn to walk straight away. He then tries to do more of the same and finally learns to walk. Managing people isn’t that easy.

2019 270

Why You Should Learn By Doing

Dumb Little Man

Do you enjoy learning new things? In particular, I enjoy about learning new ways to better myself and my relationships with others. It wasn't until I actually started applying what I had learned in the personal development realm to my own life that it started to make a difference.

Book Review: Essentialism


Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. I found that McKeown leaned too heavily on reporting from the Harvard Business Review (where he is a contributor) in this book. Book Review

2014 105

Review: The 7 Secrets of the Prolific

Simple Productivity Blog

So stop beating yourself up and learn to get beyond it! While I read every book that I am asked to review, rarely do I find one that is so immediately and thoroughly applicable to my life. Book Procrastination Productivity ReviewDid you ever feel stuck?

2012 222

Review – Critical Tactics In OmniFocus


However if you are put off of OmniFocus by the steep learning curve, there is no excuse for you to not download this guide and just dip your toe in the OmniGroup waters. The post Review – Critical Tactics In OmniFocus appeared first on Productivityist. Books Reviews omnifocus

2015 107

The Solopreneur Life’s Review of the New Rainmaker Platform

The Solopreneur Life

It’s not a blow-by-blow, in-depth review, but unlike nearly all the Rainmaker “reviews” I’ve read, my mini review is based on actually using the product.

2014 218

Review of Gretchen Rubin’s new book

Clutter Coach

Among other things, I asked Gretchen what the most intriguing things she learned about decluttering and organizing were. I’m excited to announce that I got to interview Gretchen Rubin for my podcast! I’ll be publishing that episode on March 14. Gretchen’s new book is called Outer Order, Inner Calm and it came out last Friday. The subtitle is “declutter and organize to make more room for happiness.” Right up my alley!

2019 100

Book Review: Get Smarter


It might not seem like it considering the number of book reviews I do, but sometimes I get in a reading rut. Many of these lessons are ones I’ve only learned after making mistakes. The post Book Review: Get Smarter appeared first on Productivityist.

2015 89

How to Get a Better Performance Review

On The Job

For many years I've written about performance reviews, the pro's and con's, and so I decided it was time to revisit the issue and give pointers about how to not only survive your performance evaluation, but make sure it goes well. Instead, repeat back what you've learned.

2011 201

Review for Success

Ian's Messy Desk

When we come to the end of a project or activity, it is common to review the outcomes. Next time you need to review a project, try looking at its successful outcomes. What did we learn? What did we learn to do better? It can be very easy to consider these outcomes from a negative perspective, what went wrong rather than what went right. At the very least, try balancing each negative consideration with a positive. Negative/neutral question. Success-focused alternative.

2012 116

Review: The Power of Intention

Simple Productivity Blog

I like reviewing books for Hay House because they always take me out of my comfort zone. Such is the case with Dr. Wayne Dyer’s new book The Power of Intention: Learning to Co-create Your World Your Way. Book Review: The Shift. Life Design Review

2010 170

Book Review: Smartcuts


Six months later you can review what happened, what worked, and what didn’t. When Zemurray had to learn about a new plantation, he went to it. You can see all the Productivityist Reviews here. The post Book Review: Smartcuts appeared first on Productivityist.

2015 76

Skillshare: On-Demand Learning for Freelancers (and others)

Small Business Labs

This means most of their classes have topics of interest to freelancers interested in learning new business related skills, such as technology, web development and design, creative skills and classes on entrepreneurship.

2018 130

7 Lessons That Solopreneurs Can Learn From Comedians

The Solopreneur Life

” It’s my favorite online “TV” show, along with Daryl Hall’s very cool “Live From Daryl’s House” (the Joe Welsh episode, below, is tremendous — but “Lessons Solopreneurs Can Learn From Musicians” is a column for another day).

2013 201

Review: The ioSafe N2


Note: ioSafe provided me this unit for review, which included two hard drives. While the changes made aren''t extreme when compared to the N2, you can learn more about the ioSafe 214 NAS RAID at the ioSafe website.). Reviews

2013 86

Book Review: Give and Take


Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. Some givers in Grant’s review of the research were too timid to advocate for themselves. Book Review

2014 88

Book Review: Ten Steps Ahead – What Separates Successful Business Visionaries From The Rest Of Us

Productivity Bits

This is a quick review of Erik Calonius ‘ latest book, “ Ten Steps Ahead: What Separates Successful Business Visionaries from the Rest of Us “ Erik Calonius is a former foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and a writer for Fortune.

2011 233

Book Review: You Can Create An Exceptional Life

Simple Productivity Blog

When I was offered a chance to review the new book by Louise Hay ( You Can Heal Your Life ) and Cheryl Richardson ( Take Time for Your Life and Life Makeovers: 52 Practical & Inspiring Ways to Improve Your Life One Week at a Time ), I was intrigued. Book Life Design Review

2011 211

Verb Review #6: Adjectival Clauses

Daily Writing Tips

This review is about adjectival clauses (also called “adjective clauses”). For example: Incorrect: The principal gave the award to the girl whom, as we later learned, is his daughter. Correct : The principal gave the award to the girl who, as we later learned, is his daughter.

2014 82

How to Get More Out of Professional Development Training: [PART 3] Leveraging Learning

Eat Your Career

Part 3: Leveraging Learning. In this article, I’ll share some strategies to help you use what you’ve learned in training. This is the foundation for leveraging learning. Keep your action plan top of mind by reviewing and updating it frequently.

2017 130

Book Review: Bill’s Imperfect Time Management Adventure

Simple Productivity Blog

When Francis Wade emailed me and asked me to read and review Bill’s Im-Perfect Time Management Adventure: A Business Fable , I thought why not? Who doesn’t love to learn while reading a story? And know that your skills can be improved by learning new methodologies to take you from where you are. Disclosure: Francis Wade provided me with a free copy of the book enable me to write this review. Productivity Reviews

2013 162

Verb Review #2: Linking Verbs

Daily Writing Tips

With practice, you will learn to distinguish a linking verb from an action verb by noting the relationship between subject and verb. Usage Review Linking verbs, also called “copulative verbs,” “being verbs,” and “state of being verbs,” do not describe an action.

2014 82

How to Nail Your Next Performance Review

On The Job

So strap on your big boy or big girl shoes, and let's learn how to step into these reviews with confidence and emerge a winner. b) Pay your identical twin to sit in the review and pretend to be you. Relate them directly to your written objectives for the review period.

2012 188

Task Prioritizing: Learning to Postpone

Simple Productivity Blog

The Weekly Review. When I first started the GTD system, my weekly reviews were more like bi-monthly reviews. Even when I would try to review my progress, goals, and priorities regularly, I would not put enough attention on my ‘focus’ list.

Book Review: The Obstacle is The Way


The following review is written by Mike Dariano. Mike offers up book reviews here at Productivityist , and he writes about other things he''s learned at People Smarter Than Me. Book Review

2014 97

12 Amazing Life Lessons That You Can Learn Through Science

Dumb Little Man

But is there a common thread of wisdom that we can learn from science? I outline some of major life lessons that that I learned after working for a long time in a laboratory setting and engaging with science research up, close and personal. The year was 1928.

2013 285

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Why Performance Reviews Make Some.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, May 4, 2010 Why Performance Reviews Make Some People Crazy Performance. Review. But put them together, as in "performance review" and youve just touched on a hot-button issue. Ask employees if they like performance reviews and chances are at least some of the answers may be unfit for young ears.

2010 138

How I Learned to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year By Not Taking Sales at Face Value

Dumb Little Man

Read the reviews on Amazon, but also look at non-profits like Consumer Reports for more unbiased views. The post How I Learned to Save Hundreds of Dollars Per Year By Not Taking Sales at Face Value appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2018 196

Learn English with Alexa Skills: Writing, Grammar and Vocabulary

Daily Writing Tips

The Magoosh Vocabulary builder is designed to help you learn new words by asking you questions and offering multiple choice answers. in real life, but it can still be fun to learn them. As one reviewer, B. Have you got an Amazon Echo?

2019 69

Book Review: Evil Plans – Having Fun On The Road To World Domination

Productivity Bits

This is one of the first lessons you have to learn in attempting to dominate the world. Review Summary. Review Cartoons in back of business cards EnglishCut Entreprenuer Evil Plans gapingvoid Global Microbrand Hugh MacLeod Ignore Everybody World Domination

2011 242

What we learn from customer review sites

Service Untitled

CEO Joe Beninato stated his reviews were primarily intended to thank employees for their excellent customer service. What happens, however when review sites become the venue for disgruntled and grudge carrying individuals or even competing companies?

2011 58