2017

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The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

If you are anything like me, the new year brings a lot of soul searching and a nostalgic look back at the 12 months past. But where to start?

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The Rise of Solopreneur Manufacturing Companies

Small Business Labs

Key quote: "The number of businesses classified as manufacturers with no employees has been rising steadily since the depths of the recession.

2017 98

4 Faults You Can Easily Avoid in Your Slide Presentations

Business Writing

I recently attended a dinner meeting whose featured speaker told about her life in a foreign country. Presentations Teaching Business Writing

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2017 87

Secrets Revealed

Office Dynamics

Every person has secrets. They may be secrets about their families, health, money, business, fears, or successes. Some things should be kept secret or within a very small group. But there are other secrets that we should be sharing with others. What have you learned from years in the workplace that you aren’t sharing?

2017 104

Why the Real High Potentials Often Get Ignored

On The Job

Specifically, the term “VUCA,” is being heard in more private companies, a military term which stands for volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous.

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7 Types of Punctuation Errors

Daily Writing Tips

Each of the following sentences below demonstrates a specific type of error involving internal punctuation, usually involving a problem with a comma.

2017 36

Career Success A to Z: M is for Mindset

Eat Your Career

This article is part of a series. Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. Everything becomes more irritating.

2017 28

Video Animations Add Wow Factor

Andrea Kalli

As you’re building your video project, don’t forget that Video Animations add a great WOW factor. Don’t let your viewers fall asleep!

2017 28
2017 28

Getting buy in from the boss

Practically Perfect PA

“Succeeding in business is all about making connections. Business is all about personal contact. Richard Branson. Internal & External Training.

2017 106

More Industries Moving to the On-Demand Economy

Small Business Labs

  Uber, Lyft and ridesharing services are often cited as examples. But Amazon is in many ways a better example. on-demand economy

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2017 88

How to Be Assertive, Not Pushy

Business Writing

If you write to customers, clients, employees, or almost anyone on the job, you have times when you need to assert yourself.

2017 76

Top 8 Time Management Tips To Hack Productivity

Office Dynamics

Amongst the hectic schedules and infinite demands of modern life, we often feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything we need to done. This pressure has resulted in many self-aware individuals seeking ways to save time throughout their day. Here are my t op 8 time management tips to hack productivity. Stay Focused.

2017 113

Are Your Customers Devoted to You?

On The Job

Do you like Gatorade? But do you like Gatorade so much that you buy not only the drinks, but the chews and protein bars? population grew 1.1%

2017 56

Contest: Win a scholarship to the Damn Fine Words writing course

Men With Pens

Click here to read the full article →Another rocking post from Men With Pens! Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]].

2017 24

How Content Marketing Can Reach Targeted Customers

Small Business CEO

Despite continued reports of its death, content marketing is alive and well and remains one of the most effective ways to reach your target audience.

2017 60

The Essential Elements of Modern Web Design

Dumb Little Man

Modern web design for the 21st century is very different from what we were working with back in the late 1990s and early 2000s. SVG Graphics.

2017 65

30 English Words Borrowed from Dutch

Daily Writing Tips

avast (“stop”): from hou vast , meaning “hold fast”. bow (“front of a ship”): from boeg (or from Old German or Old Norse). kill (“riverbed”): from kil.

2017 35

3 Questions You Can Ask for Greater Personal Productivity

Productivityist

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning. Albert Einstein. In my years of studying productivity, I’ve found that my greatest asset is to never stop asking questions. It’s led to some of my best work. Asking yourself great questions can do the same for you. Where do you begin?

2017 33

Lioness Magazine publishes my article on Business-to-Business Videos

Andrea Kalli

January is really shaping up! A few key points about the article are: Before you create content, define your purpose or your message. Andrea Kalli.

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How can assistants add value in the workplace?

Practically Perfect PA

Firstly, happy New Year! Last year was a mixed bag wasn’t it?! I hope you all had a lovely break and are looking forward to the year ahead.

2017 96

Why Coworking is Booming

Small Business Labs

Simply put, the article explains why coworking is working. The third trend is corporations are quietly hollowing out.   Coworking

2017 92

How to Introduce Two People in Writing

Business Writing

Deb Arnold of Deb Arnold, Ink. is a terrific businesswoman and one of my favorite people.

2017 55

Thriving On Change

Office Dynamics

Something is definitely in the air… it is something that disrupts our lives; pushes us out of our comfort zones; often causes stress and pressure, but can be rewarding and invigorating. Can you guess what it is? CHANGE! I have been speaking on change since 1990. While a career change or job change can be a good thing, it still disrupts our life.

2017 110

If You're Burned Out You're Not Alone

On The Job

Worker burnout is getting worse. In the last decade, I bet I've written some version of this sentence a dozen times or more. Less productive workers.

2017 51

Mobile Phone Recycling – Promoting Proper Disposal of Electronic Gadgets

Eco-Office Gals

Mobile phone recycling is the best practice to save the planet and also to generate money in the process. How are Old Mobile Phones Treated?

The Million Dollar Dog: Pet Industry Gold Mines

Small Business CEO

Money has gone to the dogs – but in a good way. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), Americans spent about $62.75 million homes.…

2017 59

4 Things Highly Successful People Do Differently

Dumb Little Man

If you are genuinely happy with your life and your career, it’s easy to consider yourself successful. Keep A Routine. Continuously learning.

2017 60

3 More Rules for Producing Consistent Content

Daily Writing Tips

Here are a handful of tips that will help you produce clean, clear writing regardless of topic, intent, and audience. Insert or Omit Hyphens as Needed.

2017 30

Stop Putting So Much Stuff On Your To-Do List

Productivityist

This guest post is by Camilla Kragius. Camilla is the founder of No More Hamster Wheel. She loves to teach people how to work smarter instead of harder, to start living and to excel their life. You can connect with her on Facebook. When you use a to-do list, you know the feeling you get when you are unable to complete all of the items on it.

2017 31

Animated Quote video using Double Exposure design

Andrea Kalli

Animated Quote video using Double Exposure design. I just love these. And they are so fun to create. Unique and professional. Two images used in each.

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2017 21

5 Ways to Slay Small Talk with Your Boss

Practically Perfect PA

You’ve got an event coming up and your boss suggests that you meet and travel together. Less talk more listening. Make connection. Their story.

2017 86

Highly Skilled Self-Employed Driving the Growth of the Gig Economy

Small Business Labs

The Resolution Trust, a left leaning U.K. By "privileged" they mean self-employed workers who are relatively highly skilled and well paid.

2017 83

Quick Test: Can You Tighten These Bullet Points?

Business Writing

Today a business service I use sent me a bulleted list of updates. Every single bullet point starts with the contraction We've or We're.

2017 54
2017 54

10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

I woke up this morning with the strange realization that this is my very last day with Office Dynamics International. What a very weird feeling. As I write this I am feeling all the emotions. I’m remembering many of our incredible stories that we’ve collected over the last decade of partnership. We’ve been through it all, together. Hey, me too.

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