2021

Working Through the Digital Hyperactive Hive Industrial Complex

ProAssisting Blog

Working Through the Digital Hyperactive Hive Industrial Complex. THIS podcast by Ezra Klein with Cal Newport got my mind going in a number of different directions. How do we manage our deep thinking time? How do we tame the firehose of information being shot our way?

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9 Tips To A More Confident You

Dumb Little Man

Confidence is important for many different reasons. When you’re confident, you’ll feel more equipped to experience life and move forward with opportunities and people rather than avoiding them. Being confident will also encourage you to try again when your first attempt fails.

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Improving decision-making for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Improving decision-making for Assistants Many Assistants are worried about making decisions because they are worried they will make the wrong one. We have talked about how important it is for Assistants to have space for making mistakes. That is very important.

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The 3 Essential Functions of Time Management

Eat Your Career

“What is time? If nobody asks me, I know; but if I were desirous to explain it to one that should ask, plainly I know not.” ” St. Augustine. When it comes to professional development, time management is one of my most passionate areas of study (and most enjoyable topics to teach ).

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Exercises to Improve Your Voice

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Exercises to Improve Your Voice appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There are a number of factors that effect the way your voice sounds: Physical – the size and shape of your mouth, nasal passages, vocal chords, etc. Health – your general well-being and the tone of your muscles.

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Podcast Episode 46: Complications Getting In The Way Of Life

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we're going to talk about complication, and how it often leads to us not reaching our aims. This could be in the systems we set up to reach our goals, or extra steps to get something done at home, or even just getting set in our ways.

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Know Completely About Composite Decking

Office Organization Success

Composite decking is a modern decking material for industrial and residential decks that are capturing a market share. If you are unsure about using this content for your decking, you can read some of the brand feedback.

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5 Tips for Implementing Sustainability Practices as a Small Business

Eco-Office Gals

Increasing sustainability is a major international goal, particularly as of late. Therefore, businesses around the globe are making an effort to implement eco-friendly practices. Unfortunately, smaller businesses may not find this to be easy.

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How To Confidently Talk About Your Experience as a Virtual Assistant When You Have None to Speak of.

Virtual Moxie

Even with our amazing training and mentoring , something our new VAs can struggle with is how to talk with potential clients about their “VA experience” when they have very little, or none at all.

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Is an Administrative Assistant Certification or Designation Worth It?

Office Dynamics

In the ever-evolving administrative profession, a topic of recent interest has been training, certification, and designations. Many top-notch organizations are looking to the future with an eye towards optimization and growth.

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Remote Executive Assistant? So, what do you DO?

ProAssisting Blog

Remote Executive Assistant? So, what do you DO? The setting is usually a party, sitting next to someone on an airplane -pre-COVID- or just striking up a conversation with a fellow patron at a bar while on vacation.

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Top 12 Time Management Tips For Professionals

Dumb Little Man

The beauty of time lies within the mere fact that it’s so precious and we all have the luxury to do whatever we so choose to do with it.

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Communicating your priorities better with the ‘rule of five’

Practically Perfect PA

Communicating your priorities better with the ‘rule of five’ One of my go-to tools for prioritising and managing my to-do list is Trello. I use the collaboration tool to manage all of my tasks and projects, and I love how easy it easy to collaborate on projects with the other members of the [.].

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Up

Eat Your Career

Odd as it sounds, organizational leaders need their staff to help manage them. While you’re not technically their “manager,” you certainly have influence. Learning how to leverage that influence to help lead your superiors (from behind) will make you an invaluable asset to the team. .

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3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. (NC) NC) As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to reach Canadian communities, many small business owners are viewing 2021 as the year to shift from crisis response to rebuilding and recovery. While the pandemic continues to pose uncertainties, it’s important that business … Continue reading → You just finished reading 3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery !

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Having A Low-Tech Day

Simple Productivity Blog

Is it possible to have a tech-free day in the time of COVID? I don't think it's entirely possible - at least not on a recurring basis. But I think it's possible to have a low-tech day. Here's how I did it. The post Having A Low-Tech Day appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living

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Select the best company with good reviews

Office Organization Success

Electricity pricing is the major factor in the energy field and this will be decided based on the level of energy used for a particular place. The energy rate will be determined by the company that is working as the major energy provider.

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Proofreading and Its Pitfalls

Daily Writing Tips

Every writer has had the experience of submitting a piece of writing in the certainty that it is free of error, only to find at least one embarrassing typo or other fault in it as soon as it has been published.

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Post Pandemic, the Hybrid In-Office, Remote Work Model is the Most Favored

Small Business Labs

By late last summer, it became clear that most companies would likely move to a hybrid working model , which combines increased levels of remote work with in-office work. The Washington Post's recent article T he hybrid office is here to stay.

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Ask Anastacia: Why Are Humans Lousy at Estimating the Time They Need to Do Things?

Virtual Moxie

In another post , I mentioned that we humans tend to fall down when we have to estimate the time it will take us to do something. Arnatte wrote to ask me why I think that is. That’s a great question. One I should have talked about!

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Family Values, Goals, Priorities

Office Dynamics

A “work” family is similar to a “home life” family in many ways. Both families should have shared values, identify their top priorities, have common goals, and write a mission statement by which they live. It is difficult to work with or live with people who do not have the same value system as you.

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Connecting the Dots Between Service and Hospitality

ProAssisting Blog

Connecting the Dots Between Service and Hospitality.

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How To Overcome Burnout And Stay Motivated

Dumb Little Man

Even if you love your job, it’s normal to feel burned out from time to time. Statistics show that almost two-thirds of employees deal with burnout once in a while.

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Understanding your personality and communication preferences

Practically Perfect PA

Understanding your personality and communication preferences Understanding your Executive's personality, behaviours and communication preferences are crucial to building an effective relationship and partnership.

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Why Planning is Beneficial (Even in Unpredictable Times)

Eat Your Career

Can I be embarrassingly honest for a minute? I’m a control freak. I always have been. While I certainly try not to let it run my life, I’ve come to accept that it’s part of my make-up. That’s one of the reasons I love planning. When I have a plan in front of me, I feel more in control of my destiny.

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How to Manage Your Time with a Journal

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Manage Your Time with a Journal appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Keeping a time management diary can be a valuable tool to help you to see where the bulk of your time is being spent. Continue reading → You just finished reading How to Manage Your Time with a Journal ! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials. The post How to Manage Your Time with a Journal appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Productivity

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The Secret To Getting Things Done

Simple Productivity Blog

There is only one thing you need to do to get things done, no matter what the time frame or task. It's very simple, yet profound. And still many people won't do it. Want to know this secret? Today we'll look at the secret and why most people don't do it.

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Best plan for making a modular kitchen

Office Organization Success

The process of restoring the present kitchen or installing an original one from the score is an enormous undertaking. So, before opening with the kitchen development, it is indispensable to conduct required research to make certain the final fixing is practical for its planned use.

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Uses of “Rhetoric”

Daily Writing Tips

Rhetoric is one of those academic words that has migrated into the popular vocabulary and is frequently used as if it can be defined as “empty words.”.

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Ep 113: Elissa Berg – Executive Assistant to the President of Luxe Hotels

Go Burrows

Elissa Berg has been in the administrative world for over 14 years, working in almost every department. She’s currently executive assistant to the president of Luxe Hotels. Elissa was the very first premium Leader Assistant member when we launched the premium membership !

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Planning Your Day When You Don’t Know How Much Time You Need To Do the Work

Virtual Moxie

When you have a cubic ton of things to handle, how do you plan your day when you have no idea how much time you need to do the work? It’s the bane of existence for maaaaany people, not just virtual assistants.

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Top 5 Timeless Skills for Assistants

Office Dynamics

In 2020, assistants faced an array of challenges in the workplace. This year has already shown to be just as challenging. Your ability to thrive and navigate through the uncertainties thrown your way will require a particular skill set – timeless skills.

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Do you know how much your time is worth?

ProAssisting Blog

Do you know how much your time is worth? If you’re a business owner or an entrepreneur, do you happen to know your hourly rate?

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The Secret Power of Telling Your Story

Dumb Little Man

There is power in a story. Everyone has a story to tell, but many think they don’t have the tools to do so. Worldwide, there are approximately 152 million books available. Additionally, there are around 2.2 million books published each year , yet more stories have yet to be written.

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What is the right platform for your virtual event?

Practically Perfect PA

What is the right platform for your virtual event? As Assistants, we organise a wide variety of events. From small office parties and get-togethers to the annual sales conference, events have and will always be part of our role. As many Assistants have found out over the last year, the [.].

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From Goal to Action: How to Build a Plan for Success (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

For most career-minded professionals, goal setting is an essential part of the new year celebration. But sadly, few people know what to do once a goal is set. Consequently, they end up feeling overwhelmed, unsure of where to start or how to make real progress. Thus, many goals are quickly abandoned.

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LinkedIn's New Freelance Marketplace

Small Business Labs

Fortune's LinkedIn’s new Marketplaces will help freelancers find work covers a new online freelance talent marketplace being developed by LinkedIn. Like other online freelance talent marketplaces such as Fiverr and Upwork, Marketplaces will enable businesses to find, hire, and pay freelancers.

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