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How to Find Your Life’s Purpose in 5 Minutes

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Your life’s purpose gives you a sense of aliveness, says life coach and international speaker Mary Morrissey. It provides a feeling that life is meaningful and that you are progressing toward a goal. Having a life’s purpose doesn’t just feel good—it’s also good for your mental health. Knowing what your purpose is has been associated with decreased levels of depression and anxiety.

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How Mastering The Art Of Personal Branding Can Transform Your Business — And Career

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72% of CEOs have a social media presence, highlighting the increasing importance of personal branding. Strategic brand development can unlock career opportunities, broaden professional networks, increase sales revenue, build brand recognition, and attract the right target market. The success of personal branding relies on sustained market relevance, a clear strategic vision and a commitment to continuous learning and development.

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Your Step-by-Step Guide To Planning A Successful Work Retreat

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Leaders should evaluate team engagement, productivity, and dynamics to determine the need for a retreat, considering goals like strategic alignment, morale boost, and enhanced collaboration. Successful retreats require clear goal-setting, strategic selection of attendees, suitable venue choice, engaging activities, and thorough logistical management.

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How Childhood Chores Sparked My Personal Growth in Business

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I grew up hating chores. Not because of the chores themselves—I actually didn’t mind helping out. What totally discouraged me was the fact that no matter how hard I tried, my efforts were never good enough for my mother. She’d always come along behind me and redo what I had just done. Talk about frustrating! I never felt that I could meet her expectations when it came to chores.

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Mastering Remote Onboarding: Proven Strategies for Seamless New Hire Integration

Speaker: Tim Buteyn, President of ThinkingKap Learning Solutions

Join this brand new webinar with Tim Buteyn to learn how you can master the art of remote onboarding! By the end of this session, you'll understand how to: Craft a Tailored Onboarding Checklist 📝 Develop a comprehensive, customized checklist that ensures every new hire has a smooth transition into your company, no matter where they are in the world.

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Managing an Office Move: A Guide for Assistants

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Managing an Office Move: A Guide for Assistants Office relocations can be daunting, especially when managing multiple moves, tight deadlines and high expectations from your Executive and colleagues. To navigate the complexities of relocating offices effectively, it’s essential to have a strategic plan in place. [.

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Invisible Losses: The Impact of Unacknowledged Grief

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While society tends to recognize and validate certain forms of loss, such as the death of a loved one or the end of a relationship, there exists a type of unacknowledged grief that remains largely invisible. Grief counselor and author of Invisible Loss: Recognizing and Healing the Unacknowledged Heartbreak of Everyday Grief , Christina Rasmussen, says she’s encountered these losses repeatedly in her work with clients.

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We still display status in office design, but in new and subtle ways

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There was a time, not so long ago, that one of the most important factors to consider when designing an office was the corporate hierarchy. The office was once the embodiment of the corporate structure. In Joanna Eley and Alexi Marmot’s 1995 book Understanding Offices , quite a lot of space is dedicated to the idea of the ‘space pyramid’, which means simply that the higher up the organisation you were, the more space you were allocated.

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Trello for Executive Assistants

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Trello for Executive Assistants As an Executive Assistant, keeping track of numerous tasks and responsibilities can be overwhelming. From managing executive schedules to coordinating travel and handling communication, the demands are endless. I use Trello - my go-to project management and task list tool—to manage everything [.

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Ep 279: Rebecca Afful – Program Assistant at the European Union in Ghana

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Rebecca Afful is an Administrative Professional with over a decade of experience in executive support and office management. She has had the opportunity to work in multiple industries such as aviation, banking, international non-profits, and diplomatic missions. Rebecca also founded the Administrative Professionals Network of Ghana. In this episode, Rebecca talks about creating opportunities for yourself, stepping out of your comfort zone, fostering professional relationships with peers, and uti

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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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7 Red Flag Phrases that Indicate a Toxic Workplace Culture

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Todd Cherches , co-founder, CEO and executive coach at BigBlueGumball , adjunct professor of leadership at NYU, lecturer on leadership at Columbia University and author of the book VisuaLeadership: Leveraging the Power of Visual Thinking in Leadership and in Life , wasn’t always the boss. In fact, early in his career, he found himself in numerous toxic work culture scenarios as he navigated life at a major Hollywood TV network—so many that he kept track of them in an “abuse log” to maintain his

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The Secret Ingredient to Startup Success

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Coworking spaces offer startups a flexible, cost-effective alternative to traditional office leases, allowing them to adapt their workspace needs as they grow. These spaces create an environment conducive to networking and collaboration, with events and activities that facilitate valuable business connections and innovation. Coworking spaces provide essential resources, mentorship programs, and a sense of community, significantly aiding the growth and well-being of startups and their teams.

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Four day work week campaigners launch new project in wake of successful pilot

Workplace Insight

Campaigners advocating for a four day work week are gearing up for a fresh pilot project aimed at promoting flexible working practices. The initiative is set to launch in November, with participating companies currently being invited to sign up. The findings from this project will be presented to the government in the summer of 2025. The push for a four-day working week, notably with no reduction in pay, has gained significant traction in recent years, particularly following the Covid-19 pandemi

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Episode 535: Perspective | PM Talks S1:E7

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Welcome to the latest episode in our monthly series, PM Talks. In this episode, I sit down with Patrick to discuss the importance of perspective in our daily lives. We dive into our personal experiences with escaping the daily grind, the joys and challenges of investing in vacation homes, and the unique significance of family cabins. Patrick and I also explore how perspective shapes our understanding and interactions in various contexts, from personal experiences and storytelling to broader conv

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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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Ep 280: Aisha Everett-Khalif on the Power of Connection and Community

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Aisha Everett-Khalif has over 20 years of professional experience and is currently a Business Manager at TruStage. In this episode, Aisha shares a bit about her career journey, talks about the power of connection and community, and dives into the value in building cultures of belonging. LEADERSHIP QUOTES Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.

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Tamara Winfrey-Harris on Her New Book, “A Black Woman’s Guide to Getting Free”

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At the end of her 2021 book, Dear Black Girl: Letters from Your Sisters on Stepping Into Your Power , Tamara Winfrey-Harris wrote, “We will get free together.” Now, the author and president of the Women’s Fund of Central Indiana is back with her recipe for living authentically and unapologetically in her book, A Black Woman’s Guide to Getting Free (Berrett-Koehler Publishers: July 9, 2024).

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The Technology Wave In The Service Industry | Joseph Pascaretta COO at WORKWAVE

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Joe Pascaretta Joseph Pascaretta, the Chief Operating Officer at WorkWave, is a seasoned professional known for his expertise in business operations, program management, and customer service. With a Master of Business Administration from the George Washington University School of Business, Joseph has been honored as Entrepreneur of the Year for Product Solutions by Ernst and Young in 2008, and recognized for his leadership in Technology Advancement and Innovation by the White House in 2012.

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How AI will transform the way we design and manage the places we work

Workplace Insight

The integration of Artificial Intelligence into the workplace is not just a technological shift; it’s a fundamental reimagining of how we work, interact, and manage our professional environments. As AI capabilities rapidly evolve, they promise to transform every aspect of workplace design and management, from physical layouts to organizational structures and employee experiences.

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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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Understanding the Difference Between a Marketing Strategy and a Marketing Plan

Jennie Lyon

Hey there, friends! Today, I’m thrilled to discuss one of the most critical topics for any business owner: understanding the difference between a marketing strategy and a marketing plan. These two elements are foundational to any successful marketing effort, and knowing how they complement each other can significantly impact your business’s growth and success.

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The Habits and Nighttime Routines of 5 Successful People

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As a leader, you understand the importance of creating good habits; your habits can either help or hurt your success in life. Habits form good, regular routines that put you on track to accomplish your significant life and business goals. Highly successful leaders create healthy habits throughout the day, but what creates success are the habits they’ve developed in their nighttime routines.

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Create Seamless Signals To Navigate Workplace Interactions With Ease

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Ergonomic design in workplaces promotes productivity by minimizing distractions through intuitive environmental cues. Utilizing existing technology like calendar-linked signals can streamline communication of work modes and personal boundaries, enhancing workplace harmony. A subtle, multi-sensory approach incorporating visual, tactile, and auditory cues can naturally guide behavior and reduce disruptions in shared spaces.

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Features Of Great Coworking Spaces

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Thoughtful design: Great coworking spaces have a thoughtful design that is both functional and aesthetically pleasing. A variety of membership plans: Great coworking spaces offer a variety of membership plans to suit the needs of different businesses and individuals. A sense of community: Great coworking spaces foster a sense of community among their members.

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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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What Caitlin Clark’s Starting Salary Says About the State of the Gender Wage Gap

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For the first time in history, the women’s NCAA basketball championships title game attracted more viewers than the men’s team for one reason—Caitlin Clark. The University of Iowa superstar was the Indiana Fever’s number one pick in the 2024 WNBA draft. But when it came time to receive her first salary as a professional basketball player, many fans—and women across the country in general—were shocked by the amount: $76,535.

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Plan Your Next Corporate Bonding Session

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Summer is the perfect time to organize a “Winter Education” for the ultimate corporate team- building experience. Imagine if your yearly company retreat was a camping trip—in subzero temperatures. For one Swedish company, it is. While the prospect of trudging through the snow might not sound like a particularly cozy corporate bonding experience, Stockholm-based Fjällräven , which makes camping equipment and hiking apparel, says it’s a great way to build their employees’ confidence in the outdoor

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Forget Job Losses, Professionals Have New Worries About AI

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P rofessionals are increasingly seeing AI not only as a transformative force in the workplace but also as a tool that desperately requires responsible and ethical usage. The Thomas Reuters Insitute recently published its Future of Professionals Report 2024 , revealing many are moving past initial fears of job losses. Now, they’re worried about other complications.

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WeWork Launches New Strategy With Its First Flexible Work Lounge in NYC

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Almost exactly one month after emerging from bankruptcy, WeWork is trying something new. The company announced on Wednesday that it has partnered with George Comfort & Sons to open its first-ever flexible work lounge at 575 Lexington Avenue in New York City. The company announced the lounge is open to both WeWork members and all of the building’s tenants.

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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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U.K. Four-day Workweek Trial Reduced Turnover By 39%

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A 15-month trial of a four-day workweek introduced by South Cambridgeshire District Council in the U.K. has revealed overwhelming benefits in favor of the reduced workweek. Launched in January 2023, the largest U.K. public sector trial was designed to evaluate whether a shorter working week could maintain or improve productivity without cutting employee wages, and for the most part it did.

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San Francisco Office Vancy Soars to 37%

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A new CBRE report shows San Francisco’s office vacancy rate has hit an unprecedented 37% in the second quarter of 2024 — worsening economic strains already present in the city’s post-pandemic economy. Prior to the pandemic, San Francisco was renowned for its highly occupied office spaces, boasting near 100% occupancy, as reported by the California Globe.

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2024 U.K. Wage Growth Stronger Than Expected

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Analysis from the Bank of England (BoE) suggests that workers in the U.K. may have seen faster wage increases than official data from early 2024 previously revealed. Reuters reports average weekly earnings from February to April 2024 were 5.9% higher than the previous year. Although this is a decrease from the 8.5% peak in mid-2023, it remains significantly above the rate deemed consistent with 2% inflation by most BoE policymakers.

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