The Small Business Blog

In my first post for TSBB I gave a definition of Resourcefulness as:- The ability to find ways of dealing with the unknown, the uncertain, the unfamiliar, the unexpected and the obstacles that get in the way of your objectives. I also said that I wouldn’t be writing about “The 7 things that resourceful people… Read the full article here: Resourcefulness on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Business Advice Business Psychology Personal Effectiveness resourcefulness

2013 158

9 Online Resources for Effective Learning

Dumb Little Man

The widespread availability of online resources for learners means that you can learn anything you set your mind on via the internet. Below is a look at 9 online resources that learners should bookmark to assist them in quenching their thirst for learning.

2020 209

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New resources for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Here are our new resources for Assistants. Career Development Featured Resources for Personal Assistants admin administrators assistants blogging Career EA Events Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant ResourcesOver the last few months, you might have noticed that I have been adding some new sections to the Practically Perfect PA website. Haven’t noticed? Don´t worry I know you are busy! So, today, I thought I would let you know what we have going on.

2018 116

The Best Assistant Learning Resources

Office Dynamics

Since 1990, we have provided rich resources for administrative professionals around the world. Office Dynamics International is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. As you can imagine, we have covered thousands of assistant-focused topics over the decades.

2020 201

10 Writing Resources to Explore

Daily Writing Tips

Whether you want to launch your freelance writing career, write and publish a book, or start a successful blog, these ten resources could help. While Leadpages is the priciest resource here, if you’re selling your writing online, you might well find it’s worth it.

2020 97

Assistant Resources: Your Excellency Limited

Practically Perfect PA

We are delighted to be welcoming Lindsay Taylor, Director of Your Excellency Limited to the Virtual Summit on 22nd June 2018. More details of her beneficial session will be shared soon. In the meantime, I asked Lindsay to introduce herself and share details of the learning and development Your Excellency provides to the PA and […]. Featured Sponsored posts Training admin assistants EA Education and Training Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2018 152

Resources to increase your business acumen

Practically Perfect PA

It goes without saying that for an Assistant to be successful in the role, they need to have strong business acumen. I’ve written about this skill a lot over the years, and I have presented on the topic at various events. It is a topic close to my heart because I genuinely think once Assistants […].

2019 154

Resources and Knowledge for the Small Business CEO

Small Business CEO

Why not check out some of the most important resources available to CEOs today? … The post Resources and Knowledge for the Small Business CEO appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. CEO Leadership business resources

2021 62

Resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

As this is the first blog on my new website I thought I would share with you some of the resources I find really helpful. The website is also a valuable resource and has lots of frfee articles, blogs and a forum for subscriber and non subscribers. launched in 2000 and the site primarily offers help, information and resources for office professionals. The post Resources for assistants appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Pin It.

2012 162

10 Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter

Office Dynamics

In fact, there is an event called #AdminChat that’s just for assistants – a free event that happens with a select resource, weekly, hosted by Executive Secretary Magazine (another phenomenal administrative resource). Whether you are already on Twitter or you still considering the possibility of joining, you will want to know who the must follow admin resources on Twitter are! Must Follow Admin Resources On Twitter. Office Dynamics Twitter List of Admin Resources.

How to help your Executive allocate resources on projects

Practically Perfect PA

Like most senior level Executives, your boss will be involved in lots of different projects, making the decisions and driving these initiatives forward. If the projects are not managed by a central project management office (and in smaller organisations, this is often the case), then you can add value by helping your Executive plan out […].

2019 158

The Best Resource for Your Newsletter Content

Office Organization Success

I shared with her that the best resource for getting content for her newsletter was her clients! A couple of weeks ago I headed out to Orlando for a 3-day fashion event. I attend this event twice a year, and I love that I get to unplug for a few days and focus on something completely different—it’s all about balance, right? For me, this is when I get the best ideas for my business.

2015 156

More resources for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

In my last blog I wrote about the resources that are available for assistants and administrators in the form of magazines and websites. There are three subscriptions tiers; Associate, Member and Fellow which give you access to a number of useful resources online, designated letters after your name, regular e-newsletters, national and regular events and networking opportunities. Also let me know if you use any other resources that make your job easier. Pin It.

2012 122

Great resources for assistants on Twitter

Practically Perfect PA

The post Great resources for assistants on Twitter appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. Earlier this week I wrote a piece on Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants so I thought I would carry on with that theme and try to convince you all to join Twitter! Twitter really is a great place for learning as well as being social. Here is a list of people, companies and professional associations that I think will add real value to your career development.

Moxie Tip 280: Honor Resources

Virtual Moxie

Not having resource limits respected is often the culprit. Honoring the resources will strengthen the relationship with your client, and allow you to get more work done simply and easily. Clients often notice that things feel off to them, but they don’t often have the self-awareness to know why. VAs often notice that things with clients feel off to them and they don’t know why, either.

2012 134

Investing in Natural Resource Companies

Eco-Office Gals

Putting your money into natural resources could make it possible to weather the financial storm on the horizon. Investing in Natural Resources. Why exactly would you want to invest in natural resource companies as an investor? If you have money to invest, putting it into natural resources like oil, natural gas, gold, and silver makes a lot of sense. If hyperinflation does occur, the values of these natural resources will still be there.

2012 122

Evernote Tips Tricks and Resources

Ian's Messy Desk

7 Evernote Resources You May Not Know About. Image via CrunchBase. As I have mentioned in previous posts , I have been using Evernote for almost as long as it has been on the market. Version 1 came bundled as bonus software with a scanner I had purchased and I have stuck with it through its evolution to version 4.5 (pre-release). pre-release). Apart from e-mail service, it is my most used piece of software. Like any good software, familiarity with tips, tricks, shortcuts, etc.,

2011 157

Spotlight on assistant resources: PA Life

Practically Perfect PA

There are a lot of different resources available to assistants. Some resources are better than others and we do have a lot of choice. Well I thought I would offer one of the great resources a chance to introduce themselves to the Practically Perfect PA readers and tell us a little more about what they do and how they can support assistants in, what I think is, one of the world’s toughest jobs! The PA Life website also has lots of great resources for assistants.

2014 142

New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International is the global industry leader in the development and presentation of sophisticated executive and administrative assistant training, coaching, and resources. It is known that we offer a broad range of training, education, peer to peer networking, but this year we are adding even more to our catalog of resources! The post New Training and Resources to Office Dynamics in 2019 appeared first on Office Dynamics.

2019 143

Why is CPD Certification an Integral Aspect for Human Resources Departments?

Small Business CEO

… The post Why is CPD Certification an Integral Aspect for Human Resources Departments? Human Resources CPD certification hrdContinuing professional development or CPD is a concept that describes the advancement of professional careers and in turn, companies.

2021 64

Resources for Struggling Businesses During COVID-19

Small Business CEO

… The post Resources for Struggling Businesses During COVID-19 appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. COVID-19 has severely impacted the way that everyone goes about their lives. Most are forced to stay at home, yourself likely included.

2020 62

A Great Training Resource to Grow and Monetize Your Business

Office Organization Success

Today, I want to share a fabulous training resource with you, and one that’s free for you to attend too. I’m a huge fan of lifelong learning and am continually investing in myself and my business through training courses and other programs … whether those are free or paid training programs! It’s the… “Grow and Monetize Your Business” And it’s being hosted by the Expert Telesummit Speakers Bureau. Click here to register.

2014 157

How to Leverage Local Resources to Win in Business

Small Business CEO

In business, you need to be able to use every resource to your advantage if you don’t want to be one of the many businesses that fail each year. … The post How to Leverage Local Resources to Win in Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

2020 55

Moxie Tip 103: Building Client-based Resources

Virtual Moxie

Build resources you can share with your clients, allowing them to choose their own vendors and paying them directly. This reduces your liability while still allowing you to make things easier for the client--both very good things! Moxie Tips AssistU Moxie Tips Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant Training Virtual Moxie

2012 129

Spotlight on assistant resources: Square Meal Venues and Events Live

Practically Perfect PA

For most assistants working in the UK the Square Meal website and guide is a well-loved and trusted resource. The post Spotlight on assistant resources: Square Meal Venues and Events Live appeared first on Practically Perfect PA. For many years I have consulted the guide for restaurant and venue ideas, it has always been my first port of call when managers have asked me to book restaurants for them.

2014 145

The Best Administrative Assistant Resources

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics has been named a best administrative assistant resource online - twice! Voted in by administrative assistants saying that we are a " best administrative assistant resource " out there on the world wide web means a lot to us. Best Administrative Assistant Resources on Twitter (the full list). The group voted on their favorite/best administrative assistant resources and we were pleased to be included in their results!

2013 112

Tips to Conduct Human Resources Audits

Small Business CEO

Annual audits of human resources are necessary for all companies out there. … Management hrm human resources auditIt does not matter how many employees the business has. HR audits can be compared with the health checks that you do for your body. Organizations have to measure current standings and then determine accomplishments possible with the purpose of improving HR functions. An HR Audit and Compliance report involves reviewing basically all HR functions.

2016 73

7 Must-Have Skills to Get Into the Human Resources Industry (and Tips to Acquire Them)

Small Business CEO

So, you’ve decided to get into the human resources industry, what should be your first step? … The post 7 Must-Have Skills to Get Into the Human Resources Industry (and Tips to Acquire Them) appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Human Resources careers

2020 70

7 British English Writing Resources

Daily Writing Tips

The British English equivalent of The Chicago Manual of Style is the preeminent resource for resolving style issues such as hyphenation and punctuation, formatting for bibliographies, indexes, and notes, and usage (both British English and American English). Original Post: 7 British English Writing Resources.

2012 81

“Starter Kit” Resource Guide For Solopreneur Beginners

The Solopreneur Life

I am in the process of building a “starter kit&# resource guide for solopreneur beginners. Related posts: Solopreneur Resource: Office Space for Small Businesses. You Know You’re a Solopreneur When… Uncategorized Beginners Resource Guide Starter KitIt could include books, articles, Web sites, blogs, videos, etc. What would you include in a starter kit? Please include your comments below or send me an e-mail.

2011 126

The Best Inbound-Marketing Resources: HubSpot and Impact

The Solopreneur Life

A n important part of what I do here at is spend a ton of hours searching for the resources that are worth your time. In the area of free inbound-marketing resources, I’m here to tell you I’ve found none better than Massachusetts-based HubSpot and Connecticut-based Impact. To begin digging into the Impact and HubSpot resources, go to: • Impact Learning Center.

2015 149

Moxie Tip 13: Respect Resource Limits

Virtual Moxie

Among the things a client has the right to expect from you is that you're respect the value and limits of his/her resources. It's easy to understand that you should be careful about spending the clients money (one of the resources), but be as careful with a client's time, energy, emotions, community, and intellectual capital.

2011 100

Featured Solopreneur Nea Joy Justice: “My Fallback Position Is My Resourcefulness and Commitment”

The Solopreneur Life

This is The Solopreneur Life’s “Featured Solopreneur,” the purpose of which is to give all of us a glimpse at how other solopreneurs operate their small businesses. Today we meet Nea Joy Justice. If you would like to be the “Featured Solopreneur,” please send me an e-mail.

2019 130

How to Self-Publish a Book on Amazon [With Tools and Resources]

Daily Writing Tips

Original post: How to Self-Publish a Book on Amazon [With Tools and Resources]. Fifteen or twenty years ago, self-publishing was looked on as a last resort option for books that a publisher wouldn’t want to take on. It was also an expensive and time-consuming way to get a book out there. Self-publishers had to pay for a whole print run – maybe 1,000 or 2,000 copies – and they had to market it. During the past decade, though, there’s been a huge rise in the popularity of self-publishing.

2019 83

Improve the Five Key Areas of Business with These Resources

Small Business CEO

Yet, these barriers break through the clever use of online resources, products, and services. … Management business resources online resourcesThere is a limited skill pool for most small businesses due to financial restrictions and lack of talent options from the immediate area. It allows a business to operate on a large scale without undertaking the complexities of a corporation. Consider the following to encourage success within the main operations.

2017 60

What is Cryptojacking that Uses CPU Resources Without Permission?

Small Business CEO

… The post What is Cryptojacking that Uses CPU Resources Without Permission? Cryptojacking is a malware that mines virtual currencies such as Bitcoin mainly on websites and advertisements so that users who visit the site do not notice them.

2020 55

9 Resources You Can Leverage to Build Your Personal Brand Right Now

Small Business CEO

While each and every one of us is ultimately responsible for the state of their personal brand, we all have a sturdy stock of resources at our disposal to make the job easier. Those resources don’t look precisely the same for everyone.

2020 68

7 Reference Resources for Writers and Editors

Daily Writing Tips

I’ve consulted many resources, but the ones on this list have pride of place and show the most wear and tear. Associated Press style and Chicago style (see below) differ in some respects, but many of the listings in this alphabetically organized resource will set you straight about how to treat many common and proper nouns. This is a handy resource for double-checking names of famous people or their life spans (and years in office or on a throne).

2012 84

A Quick Look at OmniFocus Resources

Productivityist by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact A Quick Look at OmniFocus Resources Posted on 03/03/2013 // Leave a Comment The Omni Group has released the first set of videos from the talks at January’s OmnFocus Setup event. The team at Asian Efficiency (one of the people behind that site is the aforementioned Thanh Pham) has also assembled a great resource for OmniFocus users.

2013 62

Life Can be Easy When You Leverage Your Resources

Stephanie LH Calahan

More recently, the TV show Leverage took the concept of leverage beyond finance or mechanics to mean having a strategic advantage -- using your assets/resources to benefit your situation.   Each of us have resources/assets that give us advantage when used strategically.  The resources you have change every day as you learn and grow.    I say that he is effectively leveraging his resources and his teachers agree. 

2012 162

Awesome Resource I'm Using to Write More on My Blog

Stephanie LH Calahan

Recently, I shared some of my favorite tips on how to eliminate writer's block in my post: Writer's Block Stinks !    Based on all of the shares, tweets and messages I received, I can tell that there are a lot of people that are feeling stuck creating content! I have also heard from clients that would like to try some new things on their blog, but don't know how to introduce it to their audience. Today, I'm going to share one of my blogging secret weapons!

2012 178

Great Organizing and Productivity Resources for You to Check Out

Stephanie LH Calahan

  It is a great way to find a new resource and not get overwhelmed in the process.    Once a month, I share links to a number of different blogs and sites.    Today, I decided to do things a little differently and ask my Facebook network of productivity and organizing pros to share info about their blogs.  

2011 193

The Best Inbound-Marketing Resources: HubSpot and Impact

The Solopreneur Life

A new, totally overhauled version of went live on December 8, 2014. Since then the website has experienced the following results: • Page views are up 119 percent. Leads are up 850 percent. Closes are up 636 percent. This post explains how I did it.

2015 130