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“Your Pseudo Emotional Newsletters Suck”

The Solopreneur Life

The post tells a long story from personal experience, delivers an unsettling truth about the need to sell, and describes a method for improving your sales skills. About 2 hours after I sent the post to my email list, a reader unsubscribed and wrote: “Seriously, I like the solopreneur concept but your pseudo emotional newsletters suck.”

2014 16

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

The great thing is that networking is a “soft skill” that can be learned by anyone. Networking comes under the heading of a life-long skill builder. We are all somewhere on the continuum of networking skill strength. A guest blog entry by Nancy Fraze. “It’s It’s all in who you know.” How often have you heard that stated?

Welcome to Office Life (for administrative professionals)

Office Dynamics

Build your skills. Identify what skills and knowledge you need to get where you want to go. Love what you do. Get varied experience.

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

I find the collections of photos quite useful if I am working on a particular newsletter or presentation. This is the first question to ask.

2017 75

Handling Ethical Issues in the Workplace

Office Dynamics

Beginning in May, she will be a contributor for Admin Pro – a monthly newsletter for administrative professionals. Author: Lisa Olsen.

Recovering From Mistakes At Work

Office Dynamics

Each month we share a question from our friends Business Management Daily, publishers of AdminPro Today newsletter. Help! in ADMIN PRO FORUM.

Successful Businesses Are Built on Passion and Fueled by Excitement

Step It Up VA Coaching

Now of course I’m all for advancing your skills so you can better serve your clients and expand your service offering. by Donna Toothaker.

2013 23

Technology of the week: MailChimp

Practically Perfect PA

From monthly departmental newsletters, to event marketing emails and general staff communications. What is MailChimp? What do they do?

What is business acumen and how do you get it?

Practically Perfect PA

I would also talk to the members during refreshment breaks and read all of the supporting documents along with their regular newsletters.

2013 88

Building on your skills

Loosely Speaking

Professionally, it’s time to review your skills and make upgrades to your professional toolbox. Limited enrollment of 14. Just $25.00.

Even accountants need to work on customer service skills

Service Untitled

Information is available via external newsletters about new legislation, trends, and the changing economy. And then there’s more.

Webinars for Assistants (Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables)

Office Dynamics

After many requests, the editors of the Administrative Professional Today newsletter have produced a webinar to take your minute-taking skills beyond the basic level to master minute taker. Minute taking is a skill that great admins should develop. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

2014 39

Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010.

Andrea Kalli

Check out the great online training lineup for the VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp – and bring along your camp songs! So let’s do BOTH!!

Virtual Assistant Training – VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp 2010

Andrea Kalli

Check out the great online training lineup for the VAClassroom Summer Skill Camp – and bring along your camp songs! So let’s do BOTH!!

Top 10 tips for creating bulk emails

Practically Perfect PA

However I have found that informal language works really well with newsletters, marketing emails and company updates.

2015 17

6 Ways to Grow Your Business and Not Break Your Bank Account

Small Business CEO

If you’re looking for a way to grow your business and get your name out there inexpensively, you need some skill and effort. Free Publishing.

2016 34

Taming the Email Monster

Office Dynamics

Subscribing to too many newsletters and auto feeds. Admin Assistant Training Organizational Skills TechnologyI would like to introduce a new guest blogger to the Office Dynamics family! Alita Marlowe Bluford is an expert in efficiency and she plans to share some of her greatest tips with you here at The Joan Burge Blog! 800-852-9050.

Staying in the loop

Practically Perfect PA

A skill that is super important for assistants to master. This is an obvious but under used skill. The say goes that information is King.

2016 83

“Who, me, network?” Build Confidence in Your Networking Skill!

Office Dynamics

The great thing is that networking is a “soft skill” that can be learned by anyone. Networking comes under the heading of a life-long skill builder. We are all somewhere on the continuum of networking skill strength. A guest blog entry by Nancy Fraze. “It’s It’s all in who you know.” How often have you heard that stated?

A Marketing Dinosaur That’s Not Yet Extinct

The Solopreneur Life

R ecently several solopreneurs have asked me to write about a marketing creature that still roams the Earth, but not in the numbers it once did: print newsletters. The Rise and Fall of Print Newsletters. When I started as a solopreneur in 1993, newsletters were a big part of my business. Have You Ever Used Print Newsletters?

2010 16

What do you love about the assistant role?

Practically Perfect PA

The good skills that can be used in different business areas/companies. Using my OCD-like skills to help people. I am a people person.

2015 88

Technology Training Tuesday: Advanced Minute Taking & Excel Pivot Tables

Office Dynamics

After many requests, the editors of the Administrative Professional Today newsletter have produced a webinar to take your minute-taking skills beyond the basic level to master minute taker. Minute taking is a skill that great admins should develop. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

Advanced Minute Taking Webinar

Office Dynamics

After many requests, the editors of the Administrative Professional Today newsletter have produced a webinar to take your minute-taking skills beyond the basic level to master minute taker. Minute taking is a skill that great admins should develop. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

Excel Pivot Tables Webinar

Office Dynamics

After many requests, the editors of the Administrative Professional Today newsletter have produced a webinar to take your minute-taking skills beyond the basic level to master minute taker. Minute taking is a skill that great admins should develop. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014.

Why You Need to Delegate More

Dumb Little Man

At work, if you’re always the person who sends the e-newsletter to clients, you’re stopping your colleagues from learning something new. The same applies at home: if you insist on doing all the cooking and the chores, you’re stopping your spouse and kids from developing useful life skills. Plus, what happens if you’re off sick?

2012 66

5 Ways to Look Better at Work

On The Job

Your latest photo in the company newsletter bears an uncanny resemblance to your mother. And possibly lacking current skills.

2013 46

Three of Our Favorite Trend Sources

Small Business Labs

  It's my favorite newsletter on the future and a must read for anyone interested in trends.  Strong curation skills is what these three sites have in common.  Our job is tracking and forecasting small business trends.   We do this for two reasons.    Keeping up with all these trends is hard. 

2011 56

The 5 Minute Trick to Dramatically Improve Quality Time with Your Kids

Dumb Little Man

Step 2: Describe the skills you want to develop. Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter.

2013 88

Win a Scholarship to Damn Fine Words, the Writing Course for Business Owners

Men With Pens

For several years now, the Damn Fine Words writing course has changed how businesspeople write the content that helps them market, sell and succeed.

2013 30

The Ultimate Quick Fix: Solve Any Problem In Your Life In Three Steps

Dumb Little Man

Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter. Step #1: Be honest Stop and be honest with yourself.

2013 137

Is It a Curse -- or Blessing -- To be a Remote Worker?

On The Job

Use a company intranet or newsletter to keep a remote worker feeling like part of the company. Gartner Inc., People still need to have contact."

2011 77

14 Ways to Ditch Your Fear

Dumb Little Man

To develop our skills, it is a necessity that we struggle, so we must embrace it. We all have fear. Fear is as normal as breathing. Share.

2013 135

Six Simple Ways to Reduce Your Stress Levels

Dumb Little Man

5: Improve Your Time-Management Skills If you’re often stressed because you’re always racing to meet deadlines (or you’re missing them altogether), or if you never have time to get through all your work, the problem might lie with your time management skills. Do you ever feel stressed? It’s a silly question, I know! How To Stress

Stress 115

The Most Important Trait To Boost Your Productivity

Productivityist

To receive a free copy of the Career Advancement Toolkit, join the Project Management Hacks email newsletter. Negotiation Skills.

2015 36

Focus – The Recipe for Success

Dumb Little Man

If you have set your aim on learning a new skill, give yourself a timeframe within which to complete it and put it as an important task on your list.

2013 100

Why Motivation is Overrated

Dumb Little Man

Aaron works with individuals who want to earn money on the side from their job using the skills and talents they already have. I doubt it.

2013 128

50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

Dumb Little Man

Fill your life's toolbox with skills that your learn to master. You will pick up new skills and meet like-minded people as you volunteer.

2013 154

Virtual Assistant or Personal Assistant? What do you think?

Productive & Organized

Maybe you need someone to triage your email, send out newsletters or keep your shopping cart current.  Thanks, Carol from Nebraska.

2012 31

How to Get Your Emails Opened and Acted Upon

Office Organization Success

My friend and email marketing expert, Linda Claire Puig, is hosting this valuable teleseminar on how to write the world’s hottest subject lines…this is one of the most important (and overlooked) skills you need to attract clients online and grow your business to 6-figure success. Reserve your spot right now, as this call will fill up!

2011 26

Six Simple Steps to Better Time Management

Dumb Little Man

Being able to manage your own time is a crucial skill in the workplace. Poor time management can be at the root of many problems.

2012 134