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 161

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 196

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 132

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 201

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 192

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

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 144

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 158

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

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 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 157

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

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 176

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 176

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 158

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

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 206

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

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

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

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 140

Squeaky Clean: How To Clean Up The Different Types of Carpet Stains

Dumb Little Man

A lot of times, a carpet faces a lot of roughing up as it puts up with a lot of factors that can gradually increase its deterioration. However, all the fun goes away when it ends, especially for those who have to clean up after. Imagine this: You wake up and walk around the house, seeing the aftermath of an epic party. Writer’s Note: You can apply the same steps when cleaning up blood stains. See Also: A Quick Guide on How to Clean Up Blood Spills Properly.

2018 148

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

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 194

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

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 164

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 182

Red Flags: When To Start Giving Up On Relationships

Dumb Little Man

So, how do you know when it’s time to start giving up on relationships? Some of the best and healthiest relationships involve people who never give up and continue to grow with one another. The post Red Flags: When To Start Giving Up On Relationships appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Falling in love with someone can be a wonderful experience. As you learn about one another, you begin to see new ways of learning and experiencing life.

2017 164

5 Ways Business Investment Loans Can Help Your Start-Up

Dumb Little Man

Listed below are 5 ways in which a business investment loan can help to expand your start-up. Now may be the time to get a small business development loan to get up to date on current technology for your start-up. This may just fuel your business and help it gear up for the next level. Once the start-up is established, it is time to entice new customers with an appealing in-store display, a well-lit interior, easy to identify signage, and other features.

2017 169

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 60

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

5 Things to Remember When you’re about Give Up

Dumb Little Man

When this happens, it’s easy for us to lose hope and want to give up, telling ourselves, maybe I’m not carved out for this after all. But for me, giving up wasn’t an option.

2016 208

How To Stand Up And Defend Your Path To Success

Dumb Little Man

If you have some little picture people around you, have those hard conversations and stand up for your own journey. Stand up for your success and enjoy the ride. The post How To Stand Up And Defend Your Path To Success appeared first on Dumb Little Man. You’ve made the decision to start a new venture. You’re excited, motivated and strongly fueled by your passion. You’re feeling positive about your future and this path you’ve laid out for your success.

2017 169

How to Come Up With Great Business Ideas: A Lesson from Leonardo da Vinci

Dumb Little Man

Leverage up? So, how to come up with great business ideas? How to come up with great business ideas? The post How to Come Up With Great Business Ideas: A Lesson from Leonardo da Vinci appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Today’s investment world is more competitive than ever before. Our investment decisions require creativity and problem solving to navigate a complex market. How can you outperform and minimize risk? What can you do in this brutal environment?

2018 142

4 Simple Productivity Hacks to Always Wake Up Productive

Dumb Little Man

The post 4 Simple Productivity Hacks to Always Wake Up Productive appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Your time is precious. In fact, it’s your most valuable asset. Yet, you probably don’t make the most of it.

2016 207

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

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 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 173

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 206