January, 2020

Administrative Assistant vs. Executive Assistant: What’s the Difference?

Eat Your Career

As many of my regular readers already know, I am a proud former administrative professional.

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How To Secure Mobile Data: Tips to Protect Yourself Online

Dumb Little Man

Think about all the Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter posts you make. Then, consider that for every post, there is data collected about your location, device, and more. We create new data amounting to 250 million terabytes each day.

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7 Things Great Leaders Do

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 7 Things Great Leaders Do appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Once in a while you meet a someone who stands out as a leader. They are more than just charismatic or likeable. You can quickly tell, they think and act and lead differently than most people.

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Non-Profit Sector Big and Growing Faster Than Overall Employment

Small Business Labs

The Johns Hopkins Non-Profit Economic Data Project recently released its 2019 Non-Profit Employment Report.    There are two key findings.    The first is the U.S non-profit sector is big, employing 12.3 million paid workers.  

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The four things you need to do to impress your boss in 2020

Practically Perfect PA

A new year is an opportunity for a fresh start. So this year, why not make your resolution to impress your boss – and reap the rewards that follow! Here are some top tips on how to make a positive impression in 2020 when planning a meeting.

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7 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Be Energy Efficient

Eco-Office Gals

It’s a myth that only large corporations can afford to make the switch to efficient energy. Despite start-up costs, eco-friendly initiatives can lead to significant savings and benefits. Ultimately, many business owners believe the investment is worthwhile.

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How to Make Smart Career Decisions (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of “How to Make Smart Career Decisions.” ” Date : Wednesday, January 22, 2019. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern.

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Places You can Promote Yourself with Public Speaking

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Places You can Promote Yourself with Public Speaking appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. So, you’ve decided to start giving speeches to promote your product or yourself. You know your subject and you have material ready. Where can you go to speak? Guess what?

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Quibi Bets Big on Mobile Movies

Small Business Labs

Quibi is a startup entertainment company that has raised $1.4 billion in venture funding to build a new content streaming service designed exclusively for mobile devices. 

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Tips and Techniques for Assistants – Trish Stadler

Practically Perfect PA

We are so excited to launch our new series of videos for Practically Perfect PA readers. The series will focus […]. Featured

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The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

I would like to address the recent article that appeared in the Wall Street Journal on January 18, 2020 by Rachel Feintzeig regarding The Vanishing Executive Assistant. First, I have been entrenched in the administrative profession for 50 years.

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5 Ways to Improve Your Self-Awareness

Eat Your Career

I am a firm believer that all growth starts with understanding yourself. Before you can grow as a person or as a professional, you have to first know who you are and why you do what you do.

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Why You Should Take a Digital Break (and 6 Steps To Do So)

Dumb Little Man

We live in a highly digital world today. Our work requires us to use the internet in one way or another. We readily turn to emails, social media, and chat messengers for daily communications. Sometimes, we tend to favor them more than face-to-face contact.

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Shape Thinking with Experiences that Make You Proud

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Shape Thinking with Experiences that Make You Proud appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Do our thoughts shape our lives? Albert Einstein believed so. He said, “The world we have created is a product of our thinking; it cannot be changed without changing our thinking.”

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The Growing Backlash Against AB5, California's New Gig Economy Law

Small Business Labs

California's new labor law, AB5, was meant to help Uber and Lyft drivers - and others - get hired as traditional employees with the hope this would increase their pay and financial security. 

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Research Shows How to Be More Creative

On The Job

Is there anything more frustrating than to be told: "Come up with a really creative idea/solution to this problem. Oh, and we need it right now." Creativity often isn't something that you can turn off and on like a switch.

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Putting Business Back in Business Casual

Office Dynamics

We live in a day and age that has forgotten which word comes first in the phrase, “business casual.” Too many professionals lose focus of their lofty career goals in the day-to-day grind.

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Making a Dream Board with Canva

Simple Productivity Blog

It has been said that a picture is worth 1,000 words. Since we can distill complex thoughts into single images, it makes sense that we can use images to represent our desires.

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A House-Buying Guide For Millennials

Dumb Little Man

Buying a house can be an exciting time in anyone’s life, and it’s a huge milestone that you should celebrate. Millennials buying houses is nothing new, but there’s a new surge of younger homebuyers throughout the United States.

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Podcast 135: Organizing a creative, busy life with family

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! ? . You can see the video interview on YouTube here. In this episode I talk to my friend Adam Davis who’s a musician, artist, husband and dad who teaches at a local gym and also gives guitar lessons. How does he juggle all that?

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The Rise of Career Nomadism

Small Business Labs

Korn Ferry is a large, global organizational consulting and recruiting firm. Their research institute recently released their Top 10 Talent Trends for the New Year.    All the trends are interesting. But the one that jumped out at us is the rise of career nomadism.

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What to Do If You Have Imposter's Syndrome

On The Job

No matter how successful you may be in your career, it's not unusual to feel like an imposter. Imposter syndrome" is a real thing, and I've met many (very successful) people who have it.

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Be a Trailblazing Assistant

Office Dynamics

Your office environment is a mix of workers and trailblazers, and the two have nothing to do with titles. Workers tend to know their job and only their job. They work with their heads down.

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Change Your Life With the Bullet Journal Method

Simple Productivity Blog

If you have ever gotten frustrated with a pre-made planner because you ended up working to fit the planner, rather than the planner fitting you, there is a solution. That solution is Bullet Journaling. The post Change Your Life With the Bullet Journal Method appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Dumb Little Man

Female participation in the labor market across the globe is declining. According to a World Bank research report , the women’s labor force participation rate is 48.5%, whereas the rate for men is 75% in 2018.

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Creative Writing 101

Daily Writing Tips

What is Creative Writing? Creative writing is anything where the purpose is to express thoughts, feelings and emotions rather than to simply convey information.

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The Productivity App I Always Wanted: ZenTasktic

Brilliantly Better

Brace yourselves, because this post will be about a productivity app. Even more, it would be about a productivity app that I absolutely love. And even even more, an app that I wrote myself: ZenTasktic.

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3 Ways to Deal With Toxic People at Work

On The Job

If you're like me and would like to begin 2020 by eliminating negativity from your life, then you're going to have to deal with those people at work who get on your last nerve. You know exactly who I mean: the colleagues or bosses who love to manipulate others or are uncivil.

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8 Tips for Getting Back in the Work Groove

Office Dynamics

We all know how hard it is to mentally get back in our work mode after a holiday—especially a long holiday like Christmas season. Here are some tips to help assistants refocus on business and their priorities.

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Podcast Episode 15 – Choosing to be Mediocre

Simple Productivity Blog

There is a time for mediocrity as well. The truth is that we are wasting precious time trying to master things that simply don't matter in the long haul. The post Podcast Episode 15 – Choosing to be Mediocre appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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Parent Child Interaction Therapy in Developing Parent-Child Relationship

Dumb Little Man

Raising a child is one of the most important aspects of a parent’s life. Although the road can be tough, it is quite rewarding to see your child grow up as a wonderful person. The bond of a child with the parents start since birth as the child is dependent on the parent for every need.

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Episode 278: Keeping Productive with Francesco D’Alessio

Productivityist

This week on the program I’m joined by a guest I’ve been looking to chat with for a long time. Francesco D’Alessio runs Keep Productive , a YouTube show dedicated to helping people find the most suitable productivity software for their work and life needs.

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7 Tips for Reading More

Jen Lawrence

I wish I read more. I think this a few times a week as I try to balance all the aspects of my life. I love reading and probably fall above average for my reading time, but still… I wish I read more. Turns out, I’m not not alone.

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7 Tried and Tested Guerrilla Marketing Ideas for Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

While we now associate “guerrilla marketing” with the internet, entrepreneurs have long been trying different low-cost ways to bring attention to their businesses without spending the cash.

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The Rise Of The Part Time Entrepreneur

Brilliantly Better

The world is changing at a frantic pace. We’re witnessing these small changes all the time, but, somehow, it makes more sense to talk about the bigger picture when there’s a significant time milestone. Like the beginning of a new decade, for instance. The world today, at the beginning of the “twenties” is so different. Read more The Rise Of The Part Time Entrepreneur. The post The Rise Of The Part Time Entrepreneur appeared first on Dragos Roua. Personal Development

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Podcast Episode 14 – Are You A Chronic Starter?

Simple Productivity Blog

How many projects do you have that aren't finished right now? I'm not talking about just the ones you are aware of. I'm talking about all those things that you put somewhere with the intention of getting back to them "someday". Today we will look at how starting projects can become a problem, a way to list all of your projects, and how to combat some of the things that can keep you from finishing. The post Podcast Episode 14 – Are You A Chronic Starter? appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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Making A Financial Plan: How to Set Financial Goals To Live Your Best Life

Dumb Little Man

Financial planning is a crucial part of adult life, yet 40% of Americans have never had a budget. Sticking to a budget can help prevent you from falling on hard times. It can also help you achieve your goals in life.

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