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 153

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 200

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 192

We have to raise each other up

Practically Perfect PA

Happy International Women’s Day you AMAZING readers. I want to start today’s post by telling you a little bit about me over the last few years. I started Practically Perfect PA while working as an EA for a whole number of reasons, but mainly because I had a lot to share.

2018 178

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 145

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

UPS 189

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 183

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 207

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 185

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.

UPS 67

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

The Shut Up Strategy

Productivityist

A few weeks ago, I shared a post from Austin Kleon called Just shut up and write the book. The Shut Up Strategy that I’m talking about is keeping certain things quiet to yourself. So for me, The Shut Up Strategy involves the bigger things that you have a sliver of hesitation to share. Try to incorporate The Shut Up Strategy more often. The post The Shut Up Strategy appeared first on Productivityist.

UPS 62

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 145

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 141

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 105

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

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 134

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 152

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.

UPS 163

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 100

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 188

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.

5 Tips to Help You Get Up Earlier

Productivity Bits

W aking up early is probably one of the hardest things to do. There are so many late nights filled with studying, partying and socializing, it is near impossible to get up early. And getting up early is one big concern also of those who are after the quest of productivity in general. Getting up early has many benefits: You are more functional and you are able to get more done. You must have a goal when you are getting up earlier.

UPS 138

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 103

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 141

Podcast 053: Tidying up is a meditation

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about how doing any regular task, such as your daily tidy up, focusing on the movements and releasing thinking, is like doing a meditation. The post Podcast 053: Tidying up is a meditation appeared first on Clutter Coach by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here!

2017 100

How to Consistently Come Up With Better Ideas

On The Job

It’s not as if everyone has given up, but rather that approaches seem less inspired. Take Action Bernhard Schroeder, director at the Lavin Entrepreneurship Center at San Diego State University, often challenges his students to come up with better solutions to problems.

2017 153

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 172

Creating A Car Budget: 7 Things You Can Give Up For That Brand New Car

Dumb Little Man

Here’s how to set your car budget by giving up some of your unnecessary expenses. To sum that up, that’s about $332 a month. Do yourself a favor by giving up a few big nights out. If you find that most of the food usually ends up left uneaten, your subscription might not be all that worth it. The post Creating A Car Budget: 7 Things You Can Give Up For That Brand New Car appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Getting a new car is way cheaper than you think.

2018 169

Movin' On Up!

Virtual Moxie

Today, a happy note. We're heading toward the end of a long rebrand, including the creation of not one, but two new sites! Included in the site for VAs, a new blog--well, a different version of this blog, really. Virtual Moxie will live on there, I'm happy to report. We just need to stop adding content here and focus on what has to happen to finish the new sites. So this will officially be my last post for a few weeks (best estimate). My next post will be from our new home!

2016 107

Pump Up the Jam

Virtual Moxie

I got about the same benefit, in terms of waking up and getting more bang out of my work day, but I certainly had more fun dancing than napping (if you know me, you know what a HUGE statement that one is!), And just that fast, Wake Up Your Day was screaming at me to be created.

UPS 197

Making Getting Up 15 Minutes Early Easier

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Making Getting Up 15 Minutes Early Easier Posted on April 26, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

UPS 168

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 153

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 107

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 145

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.

2017 100

Decorating With Area Rugs: How to Spice Up Your Bedroom

Dumb Little Man

They come in all kinds of shapes and sizes and can be picked up relatively cheap, too. Fluff it up a little. Break up the colour. Adding an area rug to the room that’s a different shade breaks it up a little. It can help break up the monotony in such a large area. Cozy it up. The post Decorating With Area Rugs: How to Spice Up Your Bedroom appeared first on Dumb Little Man. An area rug is a great way to bring out the best in any room.

2018 126

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 130

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 157

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 199