August, 2022

Happiness Is… a New Career Path

Success

Amber Slone was on a mission. It was early May, a couple of months into the COVID-19 pandemic, and her coworkers had been working from home for 10 weeks. They were bored. She was bored. And the last thing anyone wanted was another Zoom call. Nevertheless, she wanted to engage her colleagues.

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How to Build your Self Esteem at Work

The Assistant Room

You've probably heard it before: your self esteem impacts every part of your life. The truth is, if you want to be successful at work, you need to feel confident in yourself and the value that you bring. Building self esteem isn't easy—but it is possible!

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Workload Management Tip: Find Hidden Opportunities to Delegate

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live training session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video (“Overcoming an Overwhelming Workload”) is available in the Career Success Library. The article below summarizes the video content.

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How to Create a Powerful, Future-Proof Culture for Remote and Decentralized Teams

Allwork

Remote workers want to feel connected to their company’s mission, goals, and people; your corporate culture must address that need to retain talent. Communicate your company’s values clearly to workers and solicit feedback from them.

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Elevating the Virtual Interviewing Experience

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.

To Nomad or Not to Nomad

Team ELS

By: Eliz White-Peters, 4aVP Chief of Staff & Administrative SME Solopreneur.

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Working with Founders

Practically Perfect PA

Working with Founders We recently sat down with a wonderful panel of Assistants to discuss the differences between Assistants working with Founders rather than CEOs or other C-suite Executives.

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How Workplace Design Can Help Attract Gen Z

All Work

Generation Z, the youngest working generation, is expected to make up 27% of the workforce by 2025. They are hyper-connected, digital natives, with access to a wealth of online knowledge on diverse working styles, office layouts, and workplace amenities.

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Exploring Informal Leadership

Eat Your Career

As most professionals know: You don’t need a formal leadership title to be a leader! But, what exactly does “informal” leadership really look like? The concept can be a little fuzzy. Many professionals want to embrace leadership principles, but they worry about appearances.

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Hostile Work Environments Are Pushing 52% Of Black Women Out Of The UK’s Workforce

Allwork

Coqual, a global equity-championing think tank, has released a report into the experiences of Black British people. The report has revealed that 52% of Black women in the U.K. plan to leave the workforce. . 68% of Black employees in the U.K. have experienced racial prejudice at work.

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Forms that Function

Team ELS

By: Dawn Monroe, MOSM, MCE, MCCT, CVE, CVP. Integrating Microsoft Forms into Your Outlook Email. Polling Power. Do you ever have the need to email a quick survey to several people? In the past, you may have used the Voting Buttons feature in Microsoft Outlook.

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Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

It’s time to review (or create) your document retention policy

Business Management Daily

Worried that your company might not have a particular document on hand if the IRS conducted an audit?

5 Realistic Tips to Be More Positive

Success

“Think positive!”. Look on the bright side!”. Sure—in a perfect world. You’ve heard all those mantras before, but welcome to the real world, where life is hard and stress makes it difficult to always whistle a happy tune. So how can you carry a positive attitude every day, at work and at home?

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Episode 438: Getting Productive With Astrology with Jill Blumenstock

Productivityist

This week’s featured vault episode is with guest, Jill Blumenstock! Jill is a certified Yoga Teacher and Vedic Astrologer, and has seen firsthand the impact of tuning into your own natural rhythms. It’s a time guide that’s beyond just your horoscope; you learn how to best manage your time.

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How Will We View Today’s Transformation Of The Workplace In Twenty Years?

All Work

The workplace is undergoing a significant post-pandemic transformation, but how will we describe this transformation in the future? Whether office-first or remote-first, organizations are recognizing that if their workplace investment doesn’t serve the needs of its people, then it’s a waste of money.

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3 Easy Steps To Sell More Coworking Memberships Using Instagram

Allwork

Instagram’s new feature enables users to shop through their DMs. Only physical products can be sold through Instagram Shop, which rules out services like coworking memberships. . To sell memberships, promote your space in other ways including with ads, authentic content and hashtags.

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Anna Allan: Living With Invisible Illness & How to Set Up A Virtual Assistant Business | S2 E1

The Assistant Room

Anna Allan is an ex corporate PA with over 20 years experience working in fast paced and demanding businesses. Her incredible story of strength and resilience starts during her early days when her position representing England in Lacrosse almost ended due to a diagnosis of not one by two invisible illnesses. Moving on, her passion for the development of others is undeniable and in this episode she talks passionately about the importance of L&D and mentoring for assistants around the world.

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Time management tools to help you get ahead at work

Business Management Daily

It can be difficult to manage your time well at work. Keeping up with a multitude of tasks, projects, and demands while staying connected with your team and clients can spread employees or business owners very thin.

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10 Clever Tricks to Trigger Positive Emotions

Success

People who see the glass as half-full are certainly happier than the pessimists of the world, and learning to think positively is worthwhile. However, changing the way you think can be surprisingly tricky, especially when the going gets tough.

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ELSx Webinar: Adapting to the Changing Landscape

Team ELS

ELSx Webinar: Adapting to the Changing Landscape. November 1, 2022 | 1pm CDT. Register Today! Join Rhonda Scharf in the latest ELSx Webinar: Adapting to the Changing Landscape. Every day your role changes. What you did yesterday won’t be what you do tomorrow.

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Ep 180: What Executives Say to Assistants – The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Go Burrows

I recently surveyed Leader Assistants of the world to ask them a few questions about their careers and experiences with executives. In this episode, I share the first batch of responses received – some good, some bad, some ugly.

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Coworking In A War Zone: Four Ukrainian Workspace Operators Reveal Their Experiences, And How You Can Help

Allwork

Since Russia invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, people and businesses, including those that operate coworking spaces, have been caught in the middle of the chaos. .

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Staying Visible in an Invisible Workplace featured in All Business.com

Bonnie Low-Krayman

One of the very real dangers of the new remote workplace is being invisible. Bonnie offers solid advice about how to avoid being “out of sight, out of mind.” ” Read the article here.

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Authentically Gen Z: The Values, Aspirations & Drivers That Will Re-Define The Future Of Work

All Work

Generation Z’s work mindset is shaped by their deep connection to technology, the globalization of the world economy, and the COVID-19 pandemic. Organizational leaders are working to better understand the unique needs and desires of this generation, and how to create a workplace that resonates.

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Why Initiative Is an Essential Leadership Trait

Success

On the second tier of the Pyramid of Success is initiative, a valuable character trait for a leader, and an essential quality for any team if they are going to perform at their highest capacity.

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ELSx Sponsored Webinar: Performing a Calendar Audit for Your Executive

Team ELS

ELSx Webinar: Performing a Calendar Audit for your Executives. September 15, 2022 | 1:00 PM CDT. Register for free here! Join Julia Leibowitz and Tiffany Nguyen in the latest ELSx Sponsored Webinar: Performing a Calendar Audit for your Executives.

Ep 181: Dr. Heather Denniston – Wellness Strategist and CEO of WELLFITandFED

Go Burrows

Heather Denniston bridges the connection between personal well-being and professional success for elite leaders and their teams.

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Want A Raise? Make Small Changes To Boost Willpower

Allwork

The sort of actions that require a high degree of willpower are actions that are important, but also strenuous and boring .

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Go Digital With Your Administrative Procedures

All Things Admin

Every administrative professional needs a procedures manual. Procedures are documented processes that explain exactly how to complete a task.

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Harvard Business Review Article About EAs by Bonnie Low-Kramen

Bonnie Low-Krayman

“Is Executive Assistant the Right Career For You?” ” Bonnie takes on the perception vs. the reality of the EA role in the new workplace. Read the article here. The post Harvard Business Review Article About EAs by Bonnie Low-Kramen appeared first on Bonnie Low-Kramen.

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How Immersive Art Has Transformed the Ways People Experience Creativity??????????

Success

Much of art was once cloistered away to be experienced in specific venues, in specific ways, by specific people.

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The Best SEO Tips for Q4

Jennie Lyon

The holiday season is upon us, so it’s time to get ahead of the competition. For many, seasonal marketing is in full swing by early September. Not only is it key to know the important dates to consumers, but it’s equally important to put some effort into your SEO.

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How to respond to an email enquiry ??

Karen Vivarelli

Does this sound like you? You’re new to the VA world and someone sends you an enquiry but you have no idea how to respond. Trust me…we’ve all been there!

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You’re Not Alone: 54.7% Of U.S. Salaries Haven’t Kept Up With Inflation

Allwork

High consumer demand in the U.S. economy met with low supply is the main factor driving inflation. .

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Ep 182: Emily Housley – Strategic Assistant to the CEO of Crisp

Go Burrows

As strategic assistant and producer of The Game Changing Attorney Podcast, Emily Housley is Crisp CEO’s partner in getting stuff done.

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5 Email Templates You Need to Use

Jen Lawrence

No one – I mean, no one – likes writing out the same information in emails over and over again. Not only is it fundamentally a time waster, but if you’re anything like me, you’re also often trying to remember how you said it that one time when you were particularly thorough and eloquent.

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