Career development round-up 2019

Practically Perfect PA

Welcome to the career development round-up for 2019. Career development round-up 2019 Here are some of our highlights and a video from How to set goals for your career that you can stick to […].

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Key skills round-up 2019

Practically Perfect PA

I hope you enjoy our key skills round-up 2019. We focused really heavily this year on increasing our content around the key skills Assistants need to develop in their role this year.

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The Life-Changing Magic of Giving Up

Dumb Little Man

‘Giving up’ or ‘quitting’ on something has mixed connotations. For one, giving up smoking is widely applauded. Giving up on a marriage, on the other hand, well, it depends on who you speak to. The conversation can then open up.

2019 268

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

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 203

Should You Break Up Before Or After The Holidays?

Dumb Little Man

Breaking up at any time of the year is difficult and painful, but it becomes significantly more complicated and awkward during the holiday season. This leaves many people asking themselves, is breaking up during the holidays good or should you do it after? You know it’s coming.

2019 166

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.

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How I Struggled With My TV Addiction: Tips on Giving Up TV

Dumb Little Man

Each day has been a roller coaster of emotions, following the lives of my favorite characters, experiencing their ups and downs as if they were my own. They are always addictive” And we all know it isn’t easy to get over any addiction and that includes giving up TV.

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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.

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Does Your Online Dating Profile Need Sprucing Up?

Dumb Little Man

Liven it up. I’ve offered you some simple basic tips on freshening up your profile for spring but Daniels goes deeper. Take a look at your goals by doing some revisions and sprucing up of your online dating profile. The post Does Your Online Dating Profile Need Sprucing Up?

2019 218

4 Ways Men Can (Accidentally) Mess Up Their Relationship

Dumb Little Man

As a result, we get ourselves in trouble and can, without even realizing it, mess up our relationships. She may end up pushing back or spending time with someone who doesn’t expect her to do them. Doing this will help keep you from accidentally messing up a good thing.

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Career development round up for 2018

Practically Perfect PA

Welcome to the career development round up for 2018. Career development round up for 2018 Here are some of our highlights and a video from our first Virtual Summit – Developing your business acumen on […].

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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 152

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 193

9 Things To Give Up In Order To Become Conscious And Free

Dumb Little Man

I live by the motto, “If it is to be, it’s up to me”, which reminds me to get things done for myself. A lot of people get very hung up on forgiveness as some sort of moral badge of honor. To me, consciousness is about emotional self mastery.

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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.

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Career development round up for 2018

Practically Perfect PA

Welcome to the career development round up for 2018. Career development round up for 2018 Here are some of our highlights and a video from our first Virtual Summit – Developing your business acumen on […].

2018 130

Should You Follow Up After an Interview?

On The Job

Should you follow up? But if a week goes by and you've heard nothing, now is the time to follow up. If you feel like you didn't mention something that makes you right for the job, you can mention it in your follow-up.

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5 Ways to Clean Up Your Social Media Presence

On The Job

When you're job searching, the advice is to "clean up your social media presence." For example, when you were told to clean up your room as a kid, my hunch is that your version of "clean" was a lot different than your mom's.

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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Why Setting Up a Business in Your Hometown Could Lead to Success

Dumb Little Man

Many people have aspirations of setting up their own business and working for themselves but never actually go through with it. UK-based business Plusnet recently surveyed 1,000 British start-up owners, asking them where they set up and how it affected their fledgling venture.

2019 257

Up Your Password Security Game With These 10 Tips

Tips From T. Marie

Understand that when you use a password in multiple places, you automatically open yourself up to a higher chance of it being compromised. A recent CNN article asked “ How hackable is your password ?”

2019 146

30 Day Challenge Wrap Up: Spending Freeze

Simple Productivity Blog

The post 30 Day Challenge Wrap Up: Spending Freeze appeared first on Laura Earnest. For my 30 Day Challenge this month, I did a spending freeze. As I talked about when I started it, I wanted to reduce the stuff I was bringing in to the house, and see if could manage to break my spending habit.

2019 130

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?

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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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Why Your Mornings Are Setting You Up For Failure (And How To Fix It)

Dumb Little Man

If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, then it’s time for a change—and that change involves adding a morning routine that sets your day up for success. You wake up and realize that you’re already running late. That’s when waking up earlier can really come in handy.

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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.

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.

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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 207

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 160

30 Day Challenge: Life Reboot Wrap-Up

Simple Productivity Blog

The post 30 Day Challenge: Life Reboot Wrap-Up appeared first on Laura Earnest. I spent a month working through a life reboot.

2019 130

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.

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7 Healthy Foods That Will Fill You Up and Prevent Overeating

Dumb Little Man

Plus, they contain protein that will fill you up nicely. Packing an apple for your daily snack will not only add one fruit/vegetable portion to your daily recommended intake, but the fiber will fill up your stomach. David A.

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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.

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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." 

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30 Day Challenge Wrap Up: Exercise Every Day

Simple Productivity Blog

The post 30 Day Challenge Wrap Up: Exercise Every Day appeared first on Laura Earnest. My 30 day challenge of exercising every day is over. See what I learned! 30 Day Challenge

2019 130

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 190

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 […].

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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.

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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

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

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.

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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?

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