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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.” ” (It’s supposed to be “pseudo-emotional newsletters.”

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“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. Show interest in people around you; asking about their jobs, best practices, pets, family, hobbies and current skill-building goals area are all wonderful beginnings. A guest blog entry by Nancy Fraze. “It’s It’s all in who you know.”

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. Admin Assistant Training Career Management Motivators Professional Image Self Development Workplace Tools Joan Burge Monday Motivators newsletter office life

Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

I find the collections of photos quite useful if I am working on a particular newsletter or presentation. Core Skills Featured Office Tech The Assist Conference admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant PowerPoint technology Virtual Assistant

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Creating Powerful Presentations

Practically Perfect PA

I find the collections of photos quite useful if I am working on a particular newsletter or presentation. Core Skills Featured Office Tech The Assist Conference admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant PowerPoint technology Virtual Assistant

2017 82

Have you missed this month’s content?

Practically Perfect PA

We don’t want you to miss out on the great Practically Perfect PA content… Here is a round up of this month’s posts and newsletters. March Newsletters. We also published a few newsletters this month that you might want to take a look at!

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Ten Tips To Strengthen Your People Skills

Admins4Admins

If you’ve thought that people skills could not be much of an issue in determining your own success on the job, think again. Without flexibility, people skills suffer! Yet most people spend more time doing preventative maintenance on their automobiles than they do on their people skills.

DFW Writing Course: What Would You Do with Better Writing Skills?

Men With Pens

Write newsletters to promote your products and services, write ebooks to convey your expertise, and write persuasive sales pages to convert more buyers and boost your income. DFW Writing Course: What Would You Do with Better Writing Skills?

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. Before taking on any new client, project, skill or service, make sure it’s something you’re excited about, and are taking on for the right reasons.

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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! A fellow administrative professional needs your help. This month the question is about making mistakes at work. Are there mistakes that are just too hard to recover from?

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Technology of the week: MailChimp

Practically Perfect PA

From monthly departmental newsletters, to event marketing emails and general staff communications. I’ve been using MailChimp to send out my monthly newsletters and marketing emails for just over a year now. What is MailChimp?

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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. Career Skills admin administrators assistants Business EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Building on your skills

Loosely Speaking

Professionally, it’s time to review your skills and make upgrades to your professional toolbox. Subscribe to AZ VA Connections , the AZVAs newsletter, by sending an email request to ktcosmos@LooseEnds.net.

Even accountants need to work on customer service skills

Service Untitled

Customer service skills were rarely associated with a CPA credentials, but in a complicated world of taxes, audits, and advisory capacities, accountants need to reach their audiences and their future business clients in a technologically social world.

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. This webinar is designed to assist you in perfecting your minute-taking skills so you continue to excel. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET.

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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! VAClassroom has opened its registration doors to their “Summer Skill Camp 2010″, which will begin on July 6th. 10 in-demand skills over 10 weeks.

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! VAClassroom has opened its registration doors to their “Summer Skill Camp 2010″, which will begin on July 6th. 10 in-demand skills over 10 weeks.

Top 10 tips for creating bulk emails

Practically Perfect PA

During the course of my career one of my favourite tasks was creating regular newsletters, marketing emails, company updates and bulk email messages from my Executives. 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. Publishing content that pertains to your business and entices customers can be done without shelling out any money through newsletters, blogs and emails.

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! Taming the Email Monster. By Alita Marlowe Bluford, CPO®, PTAC®. Marlowe & Associates, Inc Efficiency Consultants. Farmington Hills MI 48333. 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. Read all of the newsletters, bulletins and company emails that pass by your desk. The say goes that information is King. For assistants information is everything!

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“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. Show interest in people around you; asking about their jobs, best practices, pets, family, hobbies and current skill-building goals area are all wonderful beginnings. A guest blog entry by Nancy Fraze. “It’s It’s all in who you know.”

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 interest in newsletters surprised me, but perhaps it shouldn’t, because in the right situations print newsletters can be a valuable marketing tool for solo business owners. The Rise and Fall of Print Newsletters. When I started as a solopreneur in 1993, newsletters were a big part of my business.

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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 like the variation of my role, one day I’m typing up meeting the notes the next I’m creating a company newsletter or something completely different.

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. This webinar is designed to assist you in perfecting your minute-taking skills so you continue to excel. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET.

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. This webinar is designed to assist you in perfecting your minute-taking skills so you continue to excel. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET.

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. This webinar is designed to assist you in perfecting your minute-taking skills so you continue to excel. Advanced Minute Taking Workshop. Date: Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Time: 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM ET.

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. Let’s say that writing and sending a short e-newsletter takes you an hour; it might take you two or three hours to go through the process in detail with a colleague.

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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. While looking in the mirror recently you discover a gray hair. In your eyebrow. You also begin to notice that everything is starting to, well, sort of droop.

2013 46

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

Dumb Little Man

Step 2: Describe the skills you want to develop. Similarly, there are some basic skills that are important to help your kids develop, skills that will make it easier for them to thrive in school and beyond.

2013 90

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. As part of this task, we keep up with a lot of trends which at first glance don't seem directly related to small business.    We do this for two reasons. 

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

Men With Pens

And if you''re a small business owner, a freelancer or an entrepreneur, you won''t want to miss it, so get on the newsletter now to be notified the second you can join.

2013 30

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

Dumb Little Man

Instead, they can choose to take responsibility and action by getting more qualifications, choosing to face their fear and trying something more challenging to increase their skills. Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter.

2013 139

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. Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter. We all have fear. Fear is as normal as breathing.

2013 138

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. A newsletter also can help workers share best practices, or allow the boss to recognize a remote worker's contributions.

2011 77

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. She blogs about writing on her site, Aliventures.com, and has a free ebook "How to Find Time For Your Writing" available when you join her writing newsletter here. Do you ever feel stressed?

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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. This skill has expedited the growth of my audience from under a hundred to over two thousand email subscribers in eight months. Negotiation Skills.

2015 36

Focus – The Recipe for Success

Dumb Little Man

If you have a full-time job, attend classes to pick up a new skill, volunteer for community work and take up a part-time job to augment your income, burnout is an inevitable outcome because you constantly have so much on your plate that it overwhelms you.

2013 101

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. Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter. Motivation is a problem.

2013 129

50 Ways to Strive for Excellence in Life

Dumb Little Man

Develop new skills Whether you learn coding in a new language, or making timber furniture, always make sure you have a side project going on in which you learn a new skill. Fill your life's toolbox with skills that your learn to master.

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