Personal Tune-Up

Office Dynamics

A Personal Tune-up for Peak Career Performance. But if you don’t feed your body with food (fuel) and exercise (tune-ups), then the machine begins to gum up or break down. Walking is the no-cost, easy way to keep your energy up and lose weight at the same time.

2018 162

Modernising the ‘bring up’ folder

Practically Perfect PA

Today I thought I would write about a system I used to use to keep my Executive organised everyday – the ‘bring up folder.’

2017 207

Shake It Up!

Office Dynamics

It’s time to shake things up. This week I’d like you to really step out of your comfort zone—shake it up! I dare you to shake yourself up this week. The post Shake It Up! Okay, Monday Motivators, it is the last week of February 2015.

UPS 153

Take Up Your Business: How To Pitch A Business Idea

Dumb Little Man

What’s up?” or show up dressed in a swimsuit. Define your peculiarity and show it up! To wrap it up, you don’t need to spend long hours studying the habits of famous speakers. The post Take Up Your Business: How To Pitch A Business Idea appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2018 208

Coworking Industry Competition Heating Up

Small Business Labs

As the co-founder of the well known DC coworking space 1776 point out in her essay What's up with 1776 and Benjamin's Desk , coworking is not easy. Rent, overhead, staff, events, programming all add up quickly. The coworking industry is getting more competitive. 

2017 197

How To Wake Up Early

Dumb Little Man

Then, for whatever reason, the alarm goes off before you’re ready to wake up. The post How To Wake Up Early appeared first on Dumb Little Man. So you have a morning interview tomorrow but it’s almost midnight and you’re still wide awake.

2015 285

Meal Delivery Heating Up

Small Business Labs

  The company reported $795 million in revenue for 2016, up from $341 million in revenue for 2015. It reports having $390 million in revenue in 2016, up 71% over 2015. Blue Apron , a meal kit delivery service company, has filed for an IPO. 

2017 147

Should young people join start-ups?

The Small Business Blog

The obvious answer to this question is “yes, of course” but the reality of the matter is that getting young people (and particularly graduates) to come aboard an actual start-up can be a tough sell. Business Startup business startup graduates Start-Up Young people youth

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Start-up funding: Private and public funding opportunities for your start-up business

The Small Business Blog

Leading public funding expert Barrie Dowsett, CEO of Myriad Associates outlines the most common sources of funding and tax breaks that are available to start-up businesses. Equity financing sources include: Venture capital funds, which are professional groups looking for start-ups to fund.

2017 264

10 tips to tidy up your inbox

Practically Perfect PA

So today, I am sharing my 10 tips to tidy up your inbox. Set up a free email address (Hotmail or Gmail for example) that you can use for newsletters, updates, subscriptions etc. The post 10 tips to tidy up your inbox appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

2017 189

Listen up! Building Rapport with your new Executive

Practically Perfect PA

You made it through the interview process, wowed them with your skills and what you’ll be able to do for the company. Today is the day, your first day at the new job. You are excited, nervous, happy, and looking forward to your next adventure. You go in and meet all the employees and the […].

2018 176

8 Reasons To Set Up An Active Workstation ASAP

Dumb Little Man

If that isn’t enough to convince you to reconfigure your workstation to allow you to be more active, here are 8 reasons to set up an active workstation as soon as possible. If you really can’t modify your workstation, set an alarm to remind you to get up and walk around every hour or two.

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7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

I’ve lost my mojo and fear speaking up when I should,” confessed Janet who recently stepped into a new position. That’s why I’m offering these seven strategies to help you speak up and speak your truth the next time you feel that your voice needs to be heard: Clarity is Key.

2016 193

Bottom Up

The Small Business Blog

Keep up won’t you – most websites that promote ‘how to successfully start and run your own business’ are sponsored by big companies and government bodies and written by people that are in jobs and have never started their own business.

UPS 162

Top 5 Tips for Following Up

The Small Business Blog

Here are… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Following Up on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips following up promoting your business

UPS 200

When and Why You Should Have a Back-up Plan

Office Dynamics

How do you implement back-up plans in your work? The post When and Why You Should Have a Back-up Plan appeared first on Office Dynamics. Here’s hoping you’re ready for a great work week ahead…. And it will be great if you have every important “Plan B” in order. What’s a Plan B?

2016 145

Holing Up

Daily Writing Tips

This morning I heard an NPR journalist say in elegant, educated accents that Julian Assange “has been holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for three years.”. When I looked at the NPR site, I saw that a copy editor had changed “holed up” to “hiding out” in the transcript.

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How to Set Up a VPN

Dumb Little Man

To help you out, we’re here to discuss how to set up a VPN and how you can start using it. Clear and Easy Way to Set Up a VPN. Not all of them are equally good and some of them may even end up doing more harm than good. If you’re curious, you can look up any other settings online before messing with them but do this with extreme caution. The post How to Set Up a VPN appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2017 155

8 Ways To Set Up An Awesome Home Office

Dumb Little Man

Here are 8 easy steps in setting up a home office you’d love to spend your working hours in. Setting up a home office starts with developing a list of absolute essentials. Stick it in the corner of your room and get it bubbling as soon as you wake up.

How to set up an ideal week calendar and why it’s a must have

Practically Perfect PA

Why am I here? How am I going to get through this? Shouldn’t I be doing something else with my time? Will I ever eat again? These are the questions executives ask themselves while sitting in meetings they don’t need to be in.

2018 209

5 Strategies for a Super Follow Up System

Office Organization Success

Having a super-duper follow-up system in place is a critical, if not the critical, system you need to grow and build your business. What system do you have in place to follow-up with them and turn them into a paying client?

2012 259

What’s tied up in the executive?

The Small Business Blog

Now, I am no stranger to this phrase as for many years I ran one of the… Read the full article here: What’s tied up in the executive? Small Business / SOHO Start-Up start-up in business business startup getting started start your business Starting a Business where to start young entrepreneurs Young people I heard on the radio recently something about the number of Young Entrepreneurs rocketing since the recession started.

UPS 155

How To Set Up LeechBlock

Simple Productivity Blog

Today I will show you how to set up LeechBlock. In order to make sure you don’t end up somewhere and some time you didn’t want to be, you should use a site blocker for your browser. Using LeechBlock, you can configure up to 6 blocks.

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Things Changed--Is Your Style Guide Up to Date?

Business Writing

While you have been busy working, some of the rules of writing evolved, and the University of Chicago Press released a new Chicago Manual of Style. Take a look at the changes below to determine which ones you need to.

2017 188

How to Successfully Get Back Together After A Break Up

Dumb Little Man

Despite your best efforts, you may find yourself reacting to your partner in a more intense way because of something that happened long ago and before you broke up. Before you consider a reunion, here are the best tips on how to successfully get back together after a break-up. This is a time to clear up your past and let it go. The post How to Successfully Get Back Together After A Break Up appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2018 158

Time to Break Up?

Step It Up VA Coaching

It’s break-up time. Establishing boundaries with clients early in the relationship AND becoming clear on who is an ideal client for you will help to eliminate having difficult clients but some will sneak through on occasion, and these difficult clients will eat up your time, energy and passion for your business…but only if you let them. You’ll be freeing yourself from negativity, and opening up an opportunity for better clients to come in.

UPS 122

3 Reasons you should never grow up

Dumb Little Man

What did you want to become when you grew up, what did you want your job to look like? The post 3 Reasons you should never grow up appeared first on Dumb Little Man Remember the time when you were a child, without any worries and free of stress?

2016 185

How Rise Up When Disappointment Gets You Down

Dumb Little Man

The post How Rise Up When Disappointment Gets You Down appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Not getting what you expect can be a pleasant surprise – or a devastating disappointment. When things didn’t turn out the way I hoped while traveling with a friend, I was quick to blame it on her.

2015 284

How To Set Up Your DIY Planner

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we will look at some useful sections to help you set up your DIY Planner. The post How To Set Up Your DIY Planner appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. One of the advantages of making a DIY planner is that you can customize exactly what goes into it.

2014 228

The Bottom Up Economy

Small Business Labs

Homebrew is a new seed-stage VC fund focused on investing in what they call the bottom up economy.   They go on to explain the drivers of the bottom up economy are technology and the shift to the business of one, meaning solopreneurs. They define this as "the idea that technology is now helping individuals and small businesses drive economic growth and innovation." 

UPS 152

How to Scale Up Excellence

On The Job

The book, “Scaling Up Excellence: Getting To More Without Settling for Less,” provides case studies and insights from those who have been in the trenches of scaling challenges.

2014 176

The Virtual Summit programme is up and running!

Practically Perfect PA

Yup, that is right the Virtual Summit programme is up and running! The post The Virtual Summit programme is up and running!

2017 175

Deadline For Shell LiveWire Award Coming Up

The Small Business Blog

Ensuring sufficient supply of resources will pose considerable challenges and at the same time present opportunities for the next generation… Read the full article here: Deadline For Shell LiveWire Award Coming Up on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.

2015 187

Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams

Office Dynamics

The point I want to make in this Monday Motivator is don’t give up on your dreams. The post Don’t Give Up On Your Dreams appeared first on Office Dynamics. I had a full week last week as I spent 4 full days with 15 wonderful women from across the country.

2015 197

Autoresponders – Put Your Follow-up On Autopilot!

Office Organization Success

As a solopreneur being able to follow-up with your clients and potential clients is crucial in growing and sustaining your business, and keeping a steady flow of new clients coming on board. So what is a time-starved solopreneur to do in order to maintain follow-up with customers and clients?

2014 195

Green Halloween Round Up

Eco-Office Gals

Post from: Eco-Office Gals Green Halloween Round Up. Sending the kids out to panhandle for candy tonight? Here are few green Halloween reads to send you scary ghouls on their way! 10 Easy Ways to Green Your Halloween – Busy Mommy Media.

2010 193

3 Simple Sign-up Strategies to Grow Your Email List!

Office Organization Success

Having a sign-up box on your website detailing your ‘free taste’ in exchange for your visitor’s name and email address is one way that you can do this, but deciding WHERE to place your all-important sign-up box for maximum impact is also just as important.

2015 257

Bind It Up: DIY Planner Binding Options

Simple Productivity Blog

The post Bind It Up: DIY Planner Binding Options appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Once you decide to make your own planning system, the binding becomes the first matter of choice. It dictates the size of your pages, as well as any special equipment you might need.

2014 217

6 Ways On How To Wake Up Happy

Dumb Little Man

Most people don’t like waking up in the morning feeling grouchy, anxious, and pessimistic. If you are looking for ways to boost your optimism, here are a few tricks on how to wake up happy. The problem isn’t that you’re picking up your phone, but what you’re doing with your phone.

2016 207

Podcast 022: Close up shop

Clutter Coach

The post Podcast 022: Close up shop appeared first on Clutter Coach by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. In this episode, I’ll talk about why you need to budget in time to put things away to keep clutter from getting out of control. Here are some highlights: What are the three phases of a work session? Why can’t I just leave stuff out if I’m using it again tomorrow? What are the best practices for putting things away?

2016 109

Social Media Tactics for Pop-up Promotions

Small Business CEO

Pop-up promotions have become an increasingly popular marketing tool for small businesses and start-ups, some people even claim that they are better at launching and growing a new business than social media. … Marketing pop up marketing pop up promotions social media marketing

Written By Him: How To Handle A Break Up

Dumb Little Man

Whether you were expecting it, initiating it or it just came out of the blue, handling a break-up like a man can be really difficult. Maybe the break-up was a mistake, right? You broke up for a reason and whether it was the right reason or the wrong one, you both need some time to gain perspective. See Also: What To Do After A Break Up: A Handbook For Every Newly Single Guy. The post Written By Him: How To Handle A Break Up appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2017 155

How are you ‘managing up’?

Office Dynamics

Question: “I’ve been hearing a lot lately about the concept of ‘managing up’ and how I should be more aggressively working with my supervisors, and even leading them toward decisions, so I can get ahead. The post How are you ‘managing up’? Each month we feature a question from our friends at Business Management Daily’s Admin Pro Forum. Please enjoy engaging in a conversation over this month’s question.

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