Asia's Surging Middle Class Driving Global Growth

Small Business Labs

While it's hardly new news that Asia's middle class and economies are growing, it's still worth looking at the amazing numbers behind this. According to  Asia: Leaning In , a report from the giant global investment management firm KKR, Asia's middle class will increase from 1.4 This data means Asia's share of the global middle class will grow from 45% in 2015 to 63% in 2030.

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Best-in-Class On-Premise, Removable Data Management

Success

The post Best-in-Class On-Premise, Removable Data Management appeared first on SUCCESS. Data volumes have skyrocketed. For businesses, this has created opportunities—and challenges.

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Fighting—and Winning—Above Your Company’s Weight Class

Success

After the second round, my team and I represented one of two competitors still in the running, and we were fighting way above our weight class. Before we address the strategies and tactics necessary for fighting above your weight class, we have to deal with mindset.

2022 60

Self-Employment Shifting to the Creative Class

Small Business Labs

Well known author and academic Richard Florida has written extensively about the rise of the creative class. According to his work, the creative class - a grouping of knowledge-based professions - has rapidly increased its share of total employment over the last 2 decades and now  comprises about one third of all U.S. While the majority of creative class members have traditional jobs, a growing share of the self-employed are also members of the creative class.

2013 173

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant

Office Dynamics

In today’s free webinar Joan shares Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant and she covers the topic of Creating a Career Portfolio. Watch the replay: Strategies for Being a World Class Assistant. Download the Handout: Strategies For Being A World Class Assistant. Download Your Certificate of Attendance: Certificate-Of-Attendance-Strategies To Being A World Class Assistant. World Class Assistant Part 1 – $100 discount, use code WCA12DAYS.

2016 104

Upper Class Virgin.

The Small Business Blog

I’m sitting here waiting for my flight to the US to depart and I’m flying with Richard Branson’s Virgin Atlantic. I’m thinking back a few decades to when it was I heard the name Virgin or Richard Branson for the first time. I remember listening to him when he was asked why he started Virgin…

2011 141

Fewer Americans See Themselves as Middle Class

Small Business Labs

According to a recent study by Pew Research , only 44% of Americans self-identify as being middle class.     Over the same time frame the percent of Americans saying they are lower or lower-middle class rose 15 points, from 25% to 40%.  The upper class has also taken a hit, dropping from 21% in 2008 to 15% in early 2014. The decline in the middle class has profound business impacts. The New York Times article The Middle Class is Steadily Eroding.

2014 136

5 Reasons to Attend Office Dynamics World Class Assistant Course

Office Dynamics

Joan Burge, founder and CEO of Office Dynamics International is the creator of the World Class Assistant course and has helped men and women from around the world get their CWCA designation. Based on Joan’s experiences, conversations, and testimonials Joan has put together a short list of the top reasons why attending the Office Dynamics World Class Assistant course is a must for all administrative assistants and executive assistants. #1: 4: Intimate class size.

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World Class Deal

Office Dynamics

The World Class Assistant™ program specializes in high-end, high-results training strategically developed for career-minded professionals who want to highlight their excellence. Did you know that when you actively participate in Part 1 and Part 2 you also have the ability to earn your Certified World Class Assistant or CWCA. You may have noticed we are only offering the World Class Assistant Part 2 program once this year which makes this offer very special.

2011 116

Donald Kelly—The Sales Evangelist—Is Out to Create a Community of World-Class Sellers

Success

The post Donald Kelly—The Sales Evangelist—Is Out to Create a Community of World-Class Sellers appeared first on SUCCESS. hen Donald Kelly was 6 years old, he wanted to make a little pocket cash.

2021 87

Will the New Artisan Economy Save the Middle Class?

Small Business Labs

How Technology Wreaks the Middle Class covers the growing concern that automation and technology is replacing many middle class jobs. The good news is the article's authors see growing opportunities for a new class of middle class jobs.  Key quote: The multi-trillionfold decline in the cost of computing since the 1970s has created enormous incentives for employers to substitute increasingly cheap and capable computers for expensive labor.

2013 183

Introducing The Awareness Building Class

Productivityist

Because of this, I’d like to present a new product I’ve created with my friend Shawn Blanc called The Awareness Building Class. The Awareness Building Class is a 5-part series of audio lessons filled with real-life stories and actionable advice to help you stop guessing and start going. The Awareness Building Class is designed to go hand-in-hand with Shawn’s flagship product, The Focus Course.

2015 71

World Class Assistants October 2011

Office Dynamics

We had the pleasure of hosting our World Class Assistant Part 1 program this week and we met 22 wonderfully world class assistants! Here's a snapshot of this bright crew

2011 100

World Class Deal

Office Dynamics

The World Class Assistant™ program specializes in high-end, high-results training strategically developed for career-minded professionals who want to highlight their excellence. Did you know that when you actively participate in Part 1 and Part 2 you also have the ability to earn your Certified World Class Assistant or CWCA. You may have noticed we are only offering the World Class Assistant Part 2 program once this year which makes this offer very special.

2011 100

The New Serfs and the End of the Middle Class

Small Business Labs

The New Serfs :    If current trends continue, the fastest growing class will be the permanently property-less. The Yeomanry :  In neo-feudalist California, the biggest losers tend to be the old private sector middle class. A growing theme across the Internet is that technology is driving income inequality and creating a "neo-feudal" economy.  This week alone there are two good examples of this point of view.

2013 173

My new class is live! “How to Beat Procrastination”

Clutter Coach

Then check out my new class on Skillshare.com. . The post My new class is live! by Do you learn better listening and watching than reading? Do you want to stop procrastination now and start getting things done? For the next week, I’m offering free memberships via this link: [link]. I only have a limited number of freebies to give away, so go claim yours now! What will you learn? Top 3 reasons people procrastinate. The 6 types of procrastinators: which one are you?

2016 100

Congratulations Star Graduating Class!

Office Dynamics

A special congratulations message to the wonderful Star students who graduated their Level I course in Star Achievement at Sandia yesterday, 9/9/2010. Just for Fun

2010 100

Congratulations Star Graduating Class!

Office Dynamics

A special congratulations message to the wonderful Star students who graduated their Level I course in Star Achievement at Sandia yesterday, 9/9/2010.

2010 100

New class: Eliminating paper from your life 101

Clutter Coach

I’m teaching this class again, this time at Berkeley Adult School. This class will show you how to get back in control of paper and eliminate most of it from your life. ” The post New class: Eliminating paper from your life 101 appeared first on Clutter Coach Even in this digital age, paper is ubiquitous. It comes at us daily. You need to handle it regularly so it doesn’t take over your life. Here are the details: Date : September 27. Time: 6:00 to 8:30 pm.

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Global Middle Class Booming; Poverty Declining

Small Business Labs

The Christian Science Monitor's Surging BRIC middle classes are eclipsing global poverty  does a great job describing the surging number of people entering the middle class around the world.    Key quote: "By 2030, the global middle class is widely projected to at least double in size to as many as 5 billion – a surge unseen since the Industrial Revolution.

2011 124

The Shrinking U.S. Middle Class and Economic Uncertainty

Small Business Labs

Pew Research's The American Middle Class is Losing Ground helps illustrate one of the most powerful trends impacting society - rising economic uncertainty.   Further supporting the articles listed above, the Pew study found the share of Americans with middle class incomes has declined from 61% in 1971 to 50% in 2015. One reason the middle class is shrinking is the upper class is growing.

2015 109

Useful Tips From The Math Experts to Get 90+ Marks in Math Class 10 Board Exams

Small Business CEO

Class 10 requires students to be sincere and practice the different chapters and sums a lot to score well in the boards. Students can seek class 10 maths ncert solutions from reputed coaching centers like Cuemath and improve their studies.

2021 56

New Facebook class from VAClassroom

Loosely Speaking

VAClassroom has made a big effort to keep abreast of these changes and is offering a great class for those new to offering FB support to clients as well as those who’ve been doing this for awhile but would like a rigorous, thorough update. Facebook just keeps changing.

New Class: Eliminating Paper from your Life 101

Clutter Coach

by When I taught this class a few months ago, it was a big hit! The post New Class: Eliminating Paper from your Life 101 appeared first on Clutter Coach I’m bringing it back in June at a private studio in south Berkeley. Go here for details and tickets. In the meantime, here’s a joke quiz I wrote about paper. See how you score! Top Ten Ways NOT to deal with paper. Keep your junk mail to look at later. Save coupons for things you do not need or want.

2016 100

World Class Assistant Part 1 October 2010

Office Dynamics

This class earned an extra special badge in leadership during their time with us! Thank you to the wonderful administrative and executive assistants we had the pleasure of meeting and working with last week. These wonderful women were a full of energy and great ideas.

2010 135

World Class Assistants Experience Real Results

Office Dynamics

While training another wonderful group of World Class Assistants last week I learned so much as I opened my ears to what these assistants were saying. Each of them had attended my World Class Assistant Part 1 program and they were now back for Part 2. Before we get started on the material I ask them each to share a succes story on how World Class Assistant Part 1 has impacted their life. First let me share a picture of my wonderful World Class Assistant Part 2 Graduates.

2012 101

Topics that Made You Wish You Had Listened During Your Law Class

Small Business CEO

Here are some moments that made you wish you listened during law class.… … The post Topics that Made You Wish You Had Listened During Your Law Class appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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World Class Assistant Part 2 November 2010

Office Dynamics

Congratulations to our newest World Class Assistant Certificate Graduates! From left to right: Janice Seaman, Humana; Karla Weaver, Sandia; Kelli Collins, Sandia; Lisa Olsen, Office Dynamics Certified Trainer; Ann Eling, Stanley Works; Monica Padilla-Lovato, Sandia; Jessica Rupp, Grand Canyon Skywalk

2010 116

The Job Woes of the Class of 2012

Small Business Labs

Today's New York Times has an editorial on the job woes of the class of 2012. It's covers much of the same ground we did in yesterday's post  on Gen Y and Seniors turning to independent work.  Key quote from the editorial: " underemployment for young college graduates, which includes the jobless plus involuntary part-timers and those who have given up an active job search, has averaged 19.1 percent. That is nearly twice the prerecession levels."

2012 136

World Class Assistant Part 2 November 2010

Office Dynamics

Congratulations to our newest World Class Assistant Certificate Graduates! From left to right: Janice Seaman, Humana; Karla Weaver, Sandia; Kelli Collins, Sandia; Lisa Olsen, Office Dynamics Certified Trainer; Ann Eling, Stanley Works; Monica Padilla-Lovato, Sandia; Jessica Rupp, Grand Canyon Skywalk

2010 100

World Class Assistant Certificate Program for Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Congratulations to another world-class group of assistants who recently graduated from the World Class Assistant Certificate Program in Las Vegas, Nevada! World Class Assistant Certificate Program. An amazing and inquisitive group spent two and a half wonderful days with Joan Burge as they learned the World Class Assistant program.

World Class Assistant Part 1 October 2010

Office Dynamics

This class earned an extra special badge in leadership during their time with us! Thank you to the wonderful administrative and executive assistants we had the pleasure of meeting and working with last week. These wonderful women were a full of energy and great ideas.

2010 100

Economic Uncertainty Hits Millennials; Only 1/3rd Feel They are Middle Class

Small Business Labs

The Guardian's  US millennials feel more working class than any other generation  covers data from the General Social Survey showing that the number of millennials (born 1980 to 2000) who consider themselves middle class has fallen from 45.6% This is part of a broader trend of fewer Americans in general seeing themselves as middle class.

2016 100

A World Class Assistant Gets Their Name Out There

Office Dynamics

I've really been impressed the last few times I have taught my World Class Assistant Certificate Program here in Las Vegas! On the very first morning the attendees took the initiative to start meeting each other without waiting to warm up to each other after the first day. Listen to my podcast about this great experience for more on the story! How do you feel about meeting people?

2012 101

World Class Assistants Adapt Communications for Various Generations

Office Dynamics

World Class Assistant Part 1 Certificate Program. At the World Class Assistant Part 1 workshop last week in Las Vegas, 19 bright, energetic executive assistants discussed how they would alter their communications for each generation. Here’s some advice they offer. Veterans: Respectful. Patient. Ask them, don’t dictate; Emphasis on rules. Facts, not feelings (no magic). Boomers: Approach from team player perspective. Approach with excitement about the opportunity/task.

2012 100

My daughter teaching a class at Ogle :-).

Denise Aday

My daughter teaching a class at Ogle :-) #ProudMama. I taught a group class at Ogle the other night. kaiabellanca : My first experience in education! We covered a few basics, like highlight/contour, versions of the smokey eye, and the perfect lip. I can’t wait to give it another go :). proud mama personal family

2012 40

Secretary vs Assistant – do they think differently?

Office Dynamics

In my World Class Assistant™ Certificate Program held in Las Vegas, the attendees and I delve into this topic. World Class Assistants shift their beliefs about themselves and their role; see themselves in a higher light; demonstrate courage in teaching others about their role; and set the stage for how they want to be perceived. PS check out a presentation assemble by my World Class Assistant students on what they learned from the program. Do I have your attention?

2015 186

How Assistants Manage Their Workload (and all the extras, like training!)

Office Dynamics

This week I am presenting the World Class Assistant Certificate Program (Parts 1 and 2) at Nationwide Insurance. to get some work done before showing up for class and after putting in a full day of learning, goes back to her desk and works until 6:00 p.m. After class last night, she drove me to a local store. Are you one of the many assistants who claims you can’t attend a training course or even get away for a free webinar because you’re just too busy?

2015 164

Free Webinar Teaches You How to Develop Your Persuasion Skills

Office Dynamics

It was also discovered during the Getting to Yes webinar that there was a great interest in receiving the Communication Style Profile Assessment and more detailed information on what each color style means that Joan uses in both her Star Achievement and World Class Assistant programs. To accompany this webinar we have prepared a simple 2-page handout that was an excerpt from Joan’s World Class Assistant program. We have about 5 spaces left for our fall 2015 class.

2015 145

5 Powerful Communication Strategies for Assistants

Office Dynamics

I was inspired today to share with you 5 powerful communication strategies for assistants that I often teach in my World Class Assistant Certificate Program. content derived from the World Class Assistant Certificate Program) . Do have a healthy curiosity that you use in your day-to-day communications? However, I want to assure you that if you are not in the administrative profession, you will still greatly benefit from today’s topic. So continue reading.

2015 156

To deliver world-class customer service

Service Untitled

A customer-centric strategy is the best way to deliver world-class service, and it all starts with the initial point of delivery. Maybe I am a bit more critical of world-class customer service than most people because I write about it almost daily, but I am sure the expectations I have about good systems and processes are consistent with what all people want when dealing with any business. The experiences however, remind me of what world-class service can offer.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Do Online Classes Make Sense for.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, July 20, 2009 Do Online Classes Make Sense for Your Career? Im not exactly sure what classes I would take, but I was glad I did the research on this story for my Gannett column because taking online classes might be a good option for me -- but I need to be smart about my choices.

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7 Tips for Executive Assistants Who Want To Be More Assertive

Office Dynamics

We are learning to find a balance between being too passive and/or too aggressive, instead learning to be assertive when presenting ideas and/or suggestions.” – World Class Assistant Part 1 Graduates (For more wisdom from these class participants check out the slideshare below by my World Class students. Benefits of Attending the World Class Assistant Certificate Program (as shared by course participants). Select Your World Class Assistant Training Dates Today.