April, 2021

Working Through the Digital Hyperactive Hive Industrial Complex

ProAssisting Blog

Working Through the Digital Hyperactive Hive Industrial Complex. THIS podcast by Ezra Klein with Cal Newport got my mind going in a number of different directions. How do we manage our deep thinking time? How do we tame the firehose of information being shot our way?

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Top 12 Time Management Tips For Professionals

Dumb Little Man

The beauty of time lies within the mere fact that it’s so precious and we all have the luxury to do whatever we so choose to do with it.

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Post Pandemic, the Hybrid In-Office, Remote Work Model is the Most Favored

Small Business Labs

By late last summer, it became clear that most companies would likely move to a hybrid working model , which combines increased levels of remote work with in-office work. The Washington Post's recent article T he hybrid office is here to stay.

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What is the right platform for your virtual event?

Practically Perfect PA

What is the right platform for your virtual event? As Assistants, we organise a wide variety of events. From small office parties and get-togethers to the annual sales conference, events have and will always be part of our role. As many Assistants have found out over the last year, the [.].

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Exercises to Improve Your Voice

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Exercises to Improve Your Voice appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There are a number of factors that effect the way your voice sounds: Physical – the size and shape of your mouth, nasal passages, vocal chords, etc. Health – your general well-being and the tone of your muscles.

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Know Completely About Composite Decking

Office Organization Success

Composite decking is a modern decking material for industrial and residential decks that are capturing a market share. If you are unsure about using this content for your decking, you can read some of the brand feedback.

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The Roomba Died: An Example of ROI

Simple Productivity Blog

Our roomba killed itself. Should I replace it? Today I look at the deciding factor: the return on investment (ROI). The post The Roomba Died: An Example of ROI appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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We're Nearing Peak Fossil Fuel Demand

Small Business Labs

McKinsey's Global Energy Perspective 2021 suggests the global demand for fossil fuels will peak in 2027 and steadily fall afterwards.  

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ELEVATE Admins is a Best Seller (Thanks to YOU!)

Eat Your Career

In case you missed the big news: My newest book, ELEVATE Admins: How to Raise the Bar and Achieve Excellence in Your Administrative Career , was released earlier this month. I’m thrilled to report that it quickly hit the #1 spot for its category on Amazon!

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5 Tips for Implementing Sustainability Practices as a Small Business

Eco-Office Gals

Increasing sustainability is a major international goal, particularly as of late. Therefore, businesses around the globe are making an effort to implement eco-friendly practices. Unfortunately, smaller businesses may not find this to be easy.

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Select the best company with good reviews

Office Organization Success

Electricity pricing is the major factor in the energy field and this will be decided based on the level of energy used for a particular place. The energy rate will be determined by the company that is working as the major energy provider.

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Podcast Episode 45: Procrastination

Simple Productivity Blog

In this episode, we talk about when procrastination is a lack of clarity; approaches to stopping procrastination; and ten specific anti-procrastination methods. Support me at Patreon: [link]. The post Podcast Episode 45: Procrastination appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast Procrastination

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Investing In Yourself Is Better Than Any Stock Market Return

Dumb Little Man

There’s an investing secret that you probably didn’t hear in school. You also won’t get it browsing Reddit investing forums or get-rich-quick books. Are you ready for it? The best investment you’ll ever make is making the decision to invest in yourself.

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JungleScout's State of the Amazon Seller

Small Business Labs

JungleScout provides a platform that helps small businesses find, launch, and sell products on Amazon.    They recently released their 2021 State of the Amazon Seller Report.

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3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. (NC) NC) As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to reach Canadian communities, many small business owners are viewing 2021 as the year to shift from crisis response to rebuilding and recovery. While the pandemic continues to pose uncertainties, it’s important that business … Continue reading → You just finished reading 3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery !

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The Next Admin Evolution Is Here

Eat Your Career

April is Admin Appreciation Month! Consequently, this month’s webinar is devoted to administrative professionals. If you’re not an admin, you are still welcome to attend. However, you may find more benefit from some of our past webinars available in the Career Success Library.

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Text style utilized by Instagram

Office Organization Success

Instagram doesn’t utilize one explicit text style for its site or application. It uses various text styles for its plan and design. instagram fonts are utilized by Instagram for the iOS adaptation is Freight Sans. Instagram utilizes this textual style chiefly to cover significant features and for huge writings that need consideration. For other data and all the other things on the application, it utilizes the textual style Neue Helvetica.

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Busy? Or Productive?

Simple Productivity Blog

At the beginning of COVID, I had plans. I was going to knock so much off of my Someday lists. But I realized I was busy, but not productive. The post Busy? Or Productive? appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living oct08 update

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How To Address The Challenges Of A Remote Workforce

Dumb Little Man

Everyone is familiar with the scenario of trying to accomplish some task online and being frustrated by a poor internet connection, or with the issue of a security breach due to an unsecure network.

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What is Ultra Wideband?

Small Business Labs

Apple recently announced AirTags , which they describe as: AirTag is a supereasy way to keep track of your stuff. Attach one to your keys, slip another in your backpack.

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How to Manage Your Time with a Journal

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Manage Your Time with a Journal appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Keeping a time management diary can be a valuable tool to help you to see where the bulk of your time is being spent. Continue reading → You just finished reading How to Manage Your Time with a Journal ! Consider leaving a comment! Recommended: Evernote Essentials. The post How to Manage Your Time with a Journal appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Productivity

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5 Communications Lessons to Learn Today

On The Job

I've been covering the workplace for a long, long (long) time, and the one thing I have learned is that 99 percent of the problems in the workplace occur because of poor communication.

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Family Values, Goals, Priorities

Office Dynamics

A “work” family is similar to a “home life” family in many ways. Both families should have shared values, identify their top priorities, have common goals, and write a mission statement by which they live. It is difficult to work with or live with people who do not have the same value system as you.

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Five Ways to Improve Concentration

Simple Productivity Blog

I am infinitely distractible, particularly when I am doing something that hasn't captured my imagination. I believe that concentration can be learned. I've managed to improve my concentration skills over the years.

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The 7 Most Important Car Tips For Spring And Summer

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that April is National Car Care Month? There’s a reason for this. After months of harsh weather, cold temperatures, and road salt exposure, your care will need a little extra care.

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The Post Pandemic YOLO Movement

Small Business Labs

YOLO is an acronym for "you only live once", which was popularized by the rapper Drake a decade ago. We learned this interesting fact from the New York Times article Welcome to the YOLO Economy.  

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Conjuring and Cancelling with Cancel Culture

Daily Writing Tips

Like the term political correctness , cancel culture has become an incantation to conjure with. conjure : To invoke by supernatural power, to effect by magic or jugglery. From Latin conjurare : to swear together, to band, combine, or make a compact by oath, to conspire.

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Study Reveals One Simple Way to Negotiate Better

On The Job

If you've ever watched any of the cable news shows, you know that it seems whoever talks the most -- and the loudest -- seems to win. But it appears that such a strategy doesn't work in negotiations, according to new study.

Top 5 Timeless Skills for Assistants

Office Dynamics

In 2020, assistants faced an array of challenges in the workplace. This year has already shown to be just as challenging. Your ability to thrive and navigate through the uncertainties thrown your way will require a particular skill set – timeless skills.

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Podcast Episode 44: Tasks, Contexts and Will-Do Lists

Simple Productivity Blog

In this episode, I will be talking about why a task list won’t make you productive how a will-do list can help you overcome overwhelm using contexts on closed lists Support me at Patreon: [link]. The post Podcast Episode 44: Tasks, Contexts and Will-Do Lists appeared first on Laura Earnest.

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6 Strategies To Help You Deal With A Toxic Coworker

Dumb Little Man

If you’ve been in the workforce for any length of time, you’ve likely come into contact with difficult or even toxic coworkers. Maybe you’re dealing with one now. Toxic coworkers come in a number of different forms. There are harassers, bullies, manipulators, gossips, and negative Nellies.

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The Problems Fashion Freelancers Face

Small Business Labs

Most gig economy and freelance studies cover a broad range of independent workers, so it's interesting when someone does a segmented, vertical market study on a freelancers.  

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AP Quiz Top Two Anathemas

Daily Writing Tips

On March 4 this year, National Grammar Day, the AP Stylebook editors tweeted a question for their readers: What grammar rule do you find yourself getting wrong no matter how many times you look it up? Tell us your grammar kryptonite. The feed I saw had 72 Quote Tweets.

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4 Ways to Better Manage a Remote Team

On The Job

A new survey by PwC finds that three-quarters of executives say that remote work caused by the pandemic was successful for their companies and that productivity (despite an initial decline) stayed on track or even improved.

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Ep 110: Scot Wisniewski – Senior Executive Assistant to Global Head of Studios at Spotify

Go Burrows

Scot Wisniewski is Senior Executive Assistant to the Global Head of Studios at Spotify, and he has over 20 years of experience as an EA.

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What Would Your Ideal Day Look Like?

Simple Productivity Blog

What would your ideal day look like? You might be surprised what ends up on the list, and what doesn't. The post What Would Your Ideal Day Look Like? appeared first on Laura Earnest. Deliberate Living

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Virtual Makeover: Best Tools To Test Different Looks at Home

Dumb Little Man

The ongoing global pandemic continues to affect business industries, including the beauty industry. Gone are the days when you can try on all the shades you want at stores and swatch them before choosing which one to purchase.

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