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5 Ways To Reduce Operational Costs and Boost Productivity with Space Utilization Data.

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The rise of remote work has significantly widened the gap between the number of employees assigned to office space and those who actually use it regularly. This shift presents a critical challenge for effective space utilization. Occuspace, the leader in occupancy monitoring solutions, presents a new ebook: “5 Ways to Reduce Operational Costs and Boost Productivity with Space Utilization Data.” Tailored for commercial and corporate real estate professionals, this ebook offers transfo

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How Humor and Honesty Have Helped Here We Flo Break Into a Crowded Marketplace

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No founding story is complete without mentioning major turning points for the business. For the founders of Here We Flo , one of those “really big deal” moments came in 2019 when they saw their products on the shelves of a Boots store for the first time in London. Up to that point, co-founders Susan C. Allen and Tara Chandra were mostly running Here We Flo as a side hustle.

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The AI Talent Wars: Winning The Battle For The Best Minds

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The demand for AI expertise is skyrocketing, causing fierce competition and significantly reshaping job markets. Attracting top AI talent requires offering cutting-edge projects, advanced computing resources, competitive compensation, and fostering a strong research culture with interdisciplinary collaboration. Companies can gain a competitive edge by designing flexible and supportive workplace experiences, promoting mental well-being, and prioritizing ethical AI practices and continuous learnin

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Explore New York City Like a Local: 10 Must-Visit Places in Manhattan

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To explore New York City like a local opens up a universe of possibilities—each neighborhood has its own personality and vibe. If you stick to a guidebook, you’ll likely find yourself surrounded by throngs of out-of-towners with the same intel. For a true Manhattan experience, try visiting spots that locals gather, where you can feel the timeless atmosphere of old New York, alive as ever. 1.

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Unlock Your Productivity: Simple Steps for Every Professional

Unlock your full potential with our comprehensive guide on productivity. This detailed resource explores the three fundamental pillars of effective task management: Todo List Mastery, Time Management, and Habit Optimization. Learn to capture and prioritize your tasks effectively, schedule them using proven strategies like the Pomodoro Technique, and maintain your productivity through consistent habit tracking.

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The Path to Becoming a Senior Executive Assistant: What You Need to Know

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The Path to Becoming a Senior Executive Assistant: What You Need to Know If you find yourself a promotion away from a Senior Executive Assistant or have the ambition to get there, this article will illuminate the way forward. Based on insights from a recent Future Assistant Global [.

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Workplace AI usage is rocketing, but are people using it for the right things?

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The latest Workforce Index from Slack claims there has been a significant rise in AI usage in UK workplaces. Since September 2023, there’s been a 66 percent increase, with an additional 18 percent jump since the beginning of 2024. This trend reflects growing enthusiasm among employees about the technology, with 44 percent of office workers saying they are ‘enthusiastic ‘about using workplace AI in their daily tasks.

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Owl Labs Launches Meeting Owl® 4+ Camera and AI-powered Software to Create the First Standalone 360-Degree, Wirelessly Connected Device System for Hybrid Work

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Owl Labs , the first company to build AI-powered, 360-degree video conferencing solutions, today launched its next-generation flagship product, the Meeting Owl 4+. It is Owl Labs’ newest all-in-one, 360-degree camera, speaker, and mic device with 4K Ultra HD video for crystal clear video that’s sharper than ever. The new Meeting Owl is powered by the latest Owl Intelligence System (OIS) Software which now allows for wirelessly pairing more devices, so organizations can customize their spaces to

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Changing The Game: Flag Football Star Diana Flores Is an Advocate for Women in Sports

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At the age of 8, standing on a field in Mexico City, playing flag football with a group of 16-year-old girls, Diana Flores could never have known she’d fall in love. That fast, agile little girl who grew up watching her father play tackle football—a sport allocated to men, who also got paid to play—would never have imagined herself as a star. Not even when she was 13, playing on an all-boys flag football team, and outrunning them all, in the NFL FLAG Football League in Mexico City.

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How to be an Exceptional Project Manager

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How to be an Exceptional Project Manager Project management is a skill that has evolved over the years and continues to adapt to the changing dynamics of modern workplaces. Whether you hold the official title of a project manager or find yourself managing projects as part of [.

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SME Relationships: Proven Solutions for Seamless Collaboration and Success

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

💢 Do you find yourself stuck in never-ending review cycles? Are you wondering if your Subject Matter Expert actually got that last review request? Are you having trouble trying to decipher impractical or conflicting feedback? 💢 If any of these scenarios sounds familiar, you may benefit from a crash course on managing SME relationships!

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Episode 531: Writing | PM Talks S1:E6

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Welcome to the latest episode of PM Talks, our monthly series on A Productive Conversation where I engage in thought-provoking conversations with my good friend Patrick Rhone. This time around we dive deep into our unique approaches to writing, balancing productivity, and embracing creative freedom. Patrick and I share our experiences with writer’s block and self-doubt, discuss curating blog content into book format, and highlight the value of writing for personal growth.

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Two thirds of working parents considering quitting because of childcare costs

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More than two-thirds (70 percent) of working parents in the UK have quit or are considering quitting their job due to lack of affordable childcare options, according to a new poll from Remote. The research explores the financial and mental impact return to office mandates and a lack of flexible hours has on parents, as well as outlining the consequences of what the report calls the ‘Working Parents Crisis’ on the UK’s workforce shortages.

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Onboarding a New Executive

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Onboarding a New Executive Onboarding a new Executive can be a challenging and crucial task for Assistants. It requires careful planning, effective communication, and a proactive approach. In this article, we will explore Diana Brandl's 10-point strategy plan for onboarding a new executive, providing valuable insights and [.

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Ep 275: Natasha Boyd – The Clutch VA

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Natasha Boyd is a highly skilled professional with 10 years of experience as an office manager and a passion for serving others. In this episode of The Leader Assistant Podcast, Natasha talks about becoming a virtual assistant, tips for managing time while working from home, and more. LEADERSHIP QUOTE Share with the Lord’s people who are in need.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

Sharing your authentic self in a virtual interview can be an unwanted challenge. How do you break through the digital barrier when conducting a virtual interview and share your exceptional self? Think in unconventional ways to elevate the virtual interviewing experience.

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Britain is no longer a nation of shopkeepers, but it is divided by the work we do

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Following last week’s news that the fastest growing job category in the US isn’t necessarily the one you’d expect, a new report from HR software provider Ciphr, based on ONS data, claims to identify which jobs are the most disproportionately common in each part of the UK. The report analyses the latest regional employee estimates for over 370 occupations to find out which work roles (with at least 5,000 full-time employees) appear to be more concentrated, or over-represented, i

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How To Deskercise: Innovative Ways To Stay Active In Sedentary Jobs

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Extended sedentary behavior is linked to obesity, cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and mental decline, which impacts both individual well-being and workplace productivity. Simple exercises like seated leg raises and standing calf raises can be easily performed at desks, while technology such as fitness apps, wearables, and standing desks can promote regular movement.

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Alexa von Tobel Explains How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy in New Book Money Matters

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Alexa von Tobel is a full-time investor, the founder and managing partner of Inspired Capital and author of the New York Times bestselling book Financially Fearless. She’s also a mother of three—two daughters and one son—and perhaps unsurprisingly, she started sharing financial wisdom with her kids not long after they could walk. Now, von Tobel is helping set other parents and their children up for financial success with a new children’s book, Money Matters : A Guide to Saving, Spending, and Ev

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The Intersection Of Purpose And Pleasure

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The intersection of purpose and pleasure is a fascinating crossroad. And I’m trying to tip the balance towards the former. My conversation with Mark Mears on A Productive Conversation ( listen here ) stirred a deeper dive into this realm. We often chase quick shots of pleasure, fleeting moments of joy that have the lifespan of a mayfly. But recently, I’ve found myself increasingly drawn towards simple, sustained pleasures, a direct outcome of my purpose-driven life.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

New vaccine mandates and testing policies will affect employers with more than 100 workers. Get Paycor’s free, customizable vaccination policy template to communicate critical details and new requirements to your employees. Get Paycor’s Template today!

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How to Deal with Professional Development Overload

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The Eat Your Career community is full of passionate learners, and I’m one too. We love to soak up new information and expand our horizons. But there’s a point when being an enthusiastic learner can turn into professional development overload. I’ve experienced it and I know many of you have as well. Acquiring knowledge is very beneficial, but trying to implement everything at once can be overwhelming (and really, it’s impossible!).

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Most people feel disengaged from their work, but managers can still make all the difference

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Employee engagement worldwide has remained steady according to the latest edition of Gallup’s State of the Global Workplace report. The good news, according to the authors, is that the percentage of engaged employees – those enthusiastic about their work – held at a record high of 23 percent from 2022. However, the bad news is that the majority of employees are still not engaged (62 percent) and just show up to do the minimum, while a significant number (15 percent) are active

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WeWork CEO David Tolley Steps Down, Cushman & Wakefield’s John Santora To Take Over

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WeWork announced today that its CEO David Tolley will step down after the company completes its bankruptcy proceedings. This marks the culmination of a comprehensive global restructuring process, which included strategic revamps and exiting several locations, according to Reuters. WeWork also named their new CEO John Santora, a seasoned professional in the commercial real estate sector.

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Digital Nomadism: Live and Work On Your Own Terms

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When our editors started planning the May issue of SUCCESS+ , we knew it would be important to highlight all the different ways workers get things done. Whether you are a recent graduate with an innovative business idea at the forefront of your to-do list or a C-suite executive toying with the idea of trading in the boardroom for the beach, we thought it was the perfect time to explore the world of digital nomading for readers who are considering making a big change.

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Is Training the Right Solution?

Speaker: Tim Buteyn

Let's set the scene: you’ve identified a critical performance gap in your organization and need to close that gap. A colleague suggests training, but you suspect there’s something going on that training can’t address. How can you determine if training is the right solution before you commit your budget and resources to a new training program? In this webinar, you will learn how to determine if training is the right solution using the Behavior Engineering Model.

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How Is AI Changing Coworking Management Software?

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Maximize revenue and ensure efficient space utilization through analysis of data you’re already collecting. Enhance member experience through AI-powered recommendation engines that analyze preferences, work habits and interactions to suggest relevant events and amenities. Improve operational efficiency and provide personalized support by leveraging AI-driven chatbots and virtual assistants to handle inquiries, bookings and feedback in real-time.

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Walmart Announces Bonus Program for 700,000 Hourly Workers

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Walmart announced a new bonus program designed to raise wages for approximately 700,000 of its hourly workers across the United States. This new initiative includes employees at pharmacy and Vision Center stores and shows how the largest employer in the U.S. is addressing employee compensation and performance rewards across its vast network of stores.

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3 Experts Share How To Get The Most Out Of Flexible Work Models

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Enhanced work-life balance, improved diversity, equity, and inclusion, and the fostering of communication and collaboration are key advantages of hybrid and remote work models. Organizations must address challenges such as supporting middle managers, ensuring transparency, and tailoring hybrid policies to fit diverse work roles and industry demands.

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Dublin WeWork Location Boasts Rooftop Restaurant, 50% Occupancy at Opening

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Following WeWork’s announcement that it has finalized lease negotiations in the U.K. and Ireland , the company officially opened its flagship Dublin location. Located in the former Dublin Central Bank, WeWork One Central Plaza spans eight floors and 73,000 square feet. The company states that the new space accommodates 1,500 desks and offers a variety of workspaces designed to meet modern business needs.

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Revitalizing Dry Content: A Lesson in Engagement

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

We’ve all been there. You’ve been given a pile of dry content and asked to create a compelling eLearning course. You’re determined to create something more engaging than the same old course that learners quickly click through, but how do you take this “boring” content and create something relevant and engaging? Many instructional designers will say, “Boring in means boring out.

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Hunch Confirmed: 25% Of Bosses Hoped RTO Mandates Would Make Workers Quit

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They’re finally saying the quiet part out loud: 25% of executives and 20% of HR professionals hoped return-to-office (RTO) mandates would encourage staff to quit. The admissions were part of a study by HR software company BambooHR , in which 1,500 employees were surveyed — one third of whom work in HR. It found that RTO mandates are essentially back-channel layoffs, which have negatively impacted post-COVID work culture.

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Apple Announces AI Integration, Musk Immediately Swears To Ban It At His Companies

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At its annual developer conference on Monday, Apple unveiled a significant advancement into the AI domain, introducing an array of new features, such as an overhauled Siri, integration with OpenAI’s ChatGPT, versatile writing assistance tools, and innovative customizable emojis. The company presented these advancements as AI enhancements for everyday users, although accessing these tools will likely necessitate an iPhone upgrade, according to Reuters.

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Stress Isn’t A Flex: The Unexpected Consequences Of Busy Bragging

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Boasting about busyness and stress can breed resentment among colleagues and is perceived as a sign of lower competence, diminishing team dynamics and individual well-being. The phenomenon is driven by societal values that emphasize perpetual productivity and stress as indicators of dedication and importance, fueled by “hustle culture.” Encouraging work-life balance, redefining productivity metrics, and promoting open conversations about mental health are essential for creating a sus

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