Sat.Feb 16, 2019 - Fri.Feb 22, 2019

4 Steps to Being Happier

On The Job

When my children were babies, I knew exactly what I would do if I won the lottery: Hire a nighttime nanny. That's because my kids couldn't seem to get the hang of sleeping through the night, and I was beyond exhausted.

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How to Stop Black-and-White Thinking from Destroying Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Black or white. Right or wrong. Good or bad. Smart or stupid. Strong or weak. Do you live your life in black and white terms? Is your mood in constant fluctuation, going from great to depressed in under one minute? Many people suffer from this black-and-white thinking pattern.

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The Future Assistant Conference 2019: What went down?

Practically Perfect PA

I can’t quite believe I am writing about our 5th conference!

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Las Vegas Restaurants and Attractions to Visit While Attending Our Conference for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

Hello Office Dynamics friends and family! Ernan here and I’m very excited to share with you a little interview I had with Joan Burge.

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This is What You Need to Do to Change Industries Successfully

On The Job

More people are expected to test the job waters this year as more than 12,500 U.S. employers are looking for new workers and unemployment remains low.

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To Have It All: What Is The Cost?

Dumb Little Man

I signed our first contract in the delivery room. I felt so proud of this accomplishment for so long! NestApple (my recently launched real estate company) was born a few months before my daughter. Formally, however, clients started reaching out at the same time my epidural was going in.

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Technology of the week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: the RoWrite Smart Writing Pad What is the Rowrite Smart Writing Pad? The RoWrite, by Royole, brings the traditional notepad into the digital age to capture ideas, notes, and drawings.

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Limiting Tasks to Get More Done

Simple Productivity Blog

To get more done, you need to do more things. That's self-evident. But what if I told you the secret to getting more done was limiting your tasks? I am one of those people, who, when faced with a huge list of things to do, will shut down and do none of it. It's not uncommon.

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Stop Taking Life Seriously

Dumb Little Man

Pretentious title, but far from a call to adopt a stance of apathy within this wondrous and dynamic reality we exist together in. Well, no. It’s quite the opposite.

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A New York Times Lesson for Business Writers

Business Writing

As an online subscriber and recipient of Sunday delivery, I enjoy the excellent writing in The New York Times. The paper often uses a powerful technique to meet readers' needs: listing and answering the readers' questions. For decades I've been. Teaching Business Writing Writing Tips

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Empowering Tips for the Administrative and Executive Assistant

Office Dynamics

The word Empower is not only the theme of the 26 th Annual Conference for Administrative Excellence it is used in a variety of situations and conversations. It is also an excellent mantra keyword and topic for personal and professional mission statements.

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Food Delivery Continues to Boom

Small Business Labs

It's been an interesting couple of weeks in the food delivery industry.    Controversy swirled around grocery delivery company Instacart and their policy on tipping, witch many called wage theft.

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Coffee Culture: The Origins of Your Morning Cup of Joe

Dumb Little Man

In 1699, the East India Trading Company set up the first commercial exports of coffee from Java, Indonesia. As Europeans became fascinated with the strong beverage, its demand only grew stronger.

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Practice makes perfect

Laughing all the Way to Work

Whenever I go on an interview, I set up a mock interview with a friend and we go over questions that might come up. Whether they are the exact questions doesn't matter. It is the time spent practicing for the interview that helps. You want to get over those initial jitters and not knowing what to say in the mock interview. Do this a few times and you will be more confident when you actually go for the interview. I call it getting into the interview mode.

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How Should an Administrative Assistant Prepare Their Day? – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

Welcome to Ask an Admin! This is where any administrative assistant or executive assistant can submit any question they have and your peers can weigh in on the conversation with their advice. There is more than one way to approach a situation or problem so we would love to hear your input!

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Purpose and a Paycheck and the New Retirement

Small Business Labs

Purpose and a Paycheck is a new book from Chris Farrell, a leading expert on retirement and workforce issues facing people over the age of 50. 

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Wedding Tips for Introverts Planning Their Wedding

Dumb Little Man

Your wedding day and the preparations before it are obviously going to be extremely taxing and troublesome. Not only do you have to channel your thoughts and try to get them on paper, but you also have to be responsible for handling several tasks at once.

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10 Tips to Improve Your Writing Skills

Daily Writing Tips

Prepare. Absorb information about writing, but don’t overwhelm yourself. I’ve been known to read a writing handbook or editing manual cover to cover, but I recommend reading one chapter or section at a time and absorbing information from online resources in similarly small doses as well.

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3 Digital Nomad Friendly Debit Cards Compared: Revolut, TransferWise And Wirex

Brilliantly Better

Being a digital nomad comes at a cost. And no, I’m not talking about a theoretical, psychological cost, but about a very earthy one: a financial cost.

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The Idea of Doing More vs. Doing Better

Productivityist

One thing that always comes to mind during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day is the idea of doing more vs. doing better. It’s at that time of year that I have the opportunity to really look at what I’ve done over the past several months and what I look to do in the months ahead.

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Medicare – What’s New in 2019?

Dumb Little Man

You can expect Medicare to change each year. Premiums, deductibles, and copays are just some of the changes that have recently occurred when January 1st rolled around. Other changes dealing with plans and their benefits could happen from year to year. This year, Medicare, of course, updated prices.

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26 Feel-Good Words

Daily Writing Tips

Some writers neglect the power of emotion when communicating their ideas, valuing logic more than others do, and assuming that everyone thinks like they do – that careful reasoning is enough to convince readers and make points.

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10 Simple Habits That Will Greatly Improve Your Financial Discipline

Brilliantly Better

Financial discipline is the most underrated, ignored and, at the same time, extremely useful trait that one can develop. Because, you see, there is a big tension on both these words: “financial” and “discipline” One one side, when it comes… The post 10 Simple Habits That Will Greatly Improve Your Financial Discipline appeared first on Dragos Roua. Business Money and Wealth

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A PMI-ACP Certification is an Excellent Tool for Project Managers – Here’s why

Small Business CEO

In Project Management Agile Scrum practices for cross-functional tools have become catch-lines today.

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What is CFD and Why You Should Trade Them

Dumb Little Man

You may or may not have heard of CFD in regards to trading. However, they can be a valuable resource in the financial world. If you’ve never heard of them, this is for you. What is CFD? We’re going to cover the answer to this.

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How to Stick to your Financial New Year’s Resolution

Dumb Little Man

At the start of a bright and shiny new year, the first few days of January are the easiest to get through. You’re full of motivation to make a big leap and get started on your resolution to save more money.

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How Long Does The Post Office Hold A Package?

Dumb Little Man

For more than two centuries, the United States Postal Service has reliably delivered packages to its customers. Occasionally, however, a postal worker must deliver a package that does not fit in the addressee’s mailbox.

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You Don’t Need a Student Loan for In-tuition

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever played with Runes, Tarot Cards or consulted the I Ching to get an answer to a major life question? I have. When I don’t like the answer, I “fish” again until I am satisfied with the outcome. Interpretation is everything.

2019 180

UI/UX Design for Users with Dyslexia

Dumb Little Man

As of the third quarter of 2018, Google Play had 2,100,000 apps and the Apple App Store reached the milestone of 2,000,000 apps. Windows store and Amazon Appstore together had some more than 1,119,000 apps in the same period.

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Wish to Make your Website Hack-Proof? Apply these 5 Security Measures

Dumb Little Man

Imagine a free-flowing stream full of beautifully colored fish and certain hazardous plastic pieces caught in the current. The internet is a similar pool of good and bad assortments. Where there are abundant opportunities for growth, there are subtle chances of downfall as well.

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9 Unconventional Ways to Save Money

Dumb Little Man

Are you looking for ways to save some money? Most of us do, but only a few people know how to really achieve this. Of course, everyone knows about savings accounts and putting change in a jar, but if you really want to do it right, you need to learn every trick in the book.

2019 181

10 Tips for Freelance Writers That Really Work

Dumb Little Man

Freelancing is a perfect option for those who can’t or don’t want to be tied down to one location or for those who want to avoid physical interaction with people. And today, the range of freelance job opportunities is quite wide.

2019 171

Where Do Disney World Cast Members Live?

Dumb Little Man

“Cast members” are Disney World employees whose duties involve facing the public and performing for the entertainment of park visitors. The living arrangements and other working conditions of Disney World cast members have been traditionally kept secret to a certain extent.

2019 171

3 Questions to Ask When Outsourcing Your IT Support

Small Business CEO

Given the size of your company, you probably outsource the support functions that fall outside your area of expertise, which is running your small business.

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Save Money On Your Rent: Some Tips Inside

Small Business CEO

What’s the worst thing about trying to find an apartment to rent? Most people would say finding an apartment to rent that you like and that’s affordable.

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8 Things To Do In Kuala Lumpur

Small Business CEO

Are you going to visit Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in a business trip anytime soon ? Then you’ll going to love reading this article.

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A Digital Nomad Toolkit

Brilliantly Better

Living off the grid, traveling often and working from coffee shops, all of these are – theoretically – enjoyable things, but, as any activity, they have various degrees of efficiency. For instance, you may travel often, but you may not… The post A Digital Nomad Toolkit appeared first on Dragos Roua. Digital Tools Productivity and Effectiveness

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