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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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.

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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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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Smiling On A Gloomy Day

Brilliantly Better

As I was getting ready for today’s article – for those of you not knowing, I’m on a 365 days writing challenge – I had a quick look at the latest posts. And I instantly got depressed.

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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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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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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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Free Webinar: Discover How to Design Your Personal Career Plan – April 15, 2021

All Things Admin

There’s no such thing as a stable career. That’s Why You Need A Plan. Change can happen at a moment’s notice. A single business decision can determine where you live, what responsibilities you have, your salary, who you support – or whether you have a job at all. .

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Ep 111: Kaleen Skersies – EA to CEO at Parcion Private Wealth

Go Burrows

Kaleen Skersies is the Executive Assistant to Terry Cook, Founding Partner & CEO, of Parcion Private Wealth. Prior to joining Parcion, Kaleen worked for multiple ultra high net worth (UHNW) individuals and has served in various capacities in the private service sector.

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Introducing Our New Partnership

The Assistant Room

We are excited to announce our exclusive partnership with talent business Crone Corkill, specialists in matching top tier Business Support Professionals with businesses and Executives who align […]. The post Introducing Our New Partnership first appeared on The Assistant Room. Career

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Bioteams blog relaunches with free copy of the Bioteaming Manifesto

BioTeams

This blog focusses on the bioteams concept – more effective teams based on nature’s proven models. If you would like a detailed overview of the bioteams concept you can request a free copy of the 33-page Bioteaming Manifesto here.

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The Rising Net Worth of the Less Affluent

Small Business Labs

Bloomberg's The Comeback of the Bottom Half covers Federal Reserve data showing that the less-affluent 50% of Americans saw their net worth rise the fastest over the past decade.

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Why Virtual Teams Fight -- and What to Do About It

On The Job

My last post was on communications, and I wanted to address the topic again because there are some unique challenges with communicating virtually. One of the biggest issues is that team members are often communicating for the first time with someone they've never met in person.

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How to use Stock Photos Legally for your Business Website

Small Business CEO

Do you know the one reason most business sites don’t perform well? It’s the absence of attractive visual content. Let’s face it, media assets such as photos and videos significantly affect a website’s readability.

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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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The Future of the EA + PA Role

The Assistant Room

In a world where companies are making cuts how does an Assistant extend their indispensability and remain relevant? What is the one piece of advice […]. The post The Future of the EA + PA Role first appeared on The Assistant Room. Career

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Paul Breloff

Recruit CRM

CEO and Co-Founder of Shortlist Professionals , a talent matching and employability platform, Paul Breloff loves building great teams and helping young people find careers of meaning and purpose.

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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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Before Opening A New Chapter

Brilliantly Better

…It’s fundamental to properly close the previous one. It might seem obvious, and yet, so may times we get so carried away with our current agenda, that we simply forget.

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5 Things to Consider Before Starting a Dance Studio

Small Business CEO

Thinking of turning your hobby into a business and starting a dance studio? The below points would help you get it off the ground. So, keep reading. photo credit: Budgeron Bach / Pexels. Staff. Don’t just hire anyone.

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Ep 109: Melissa Smith – Bestselling Author and Founder of the Association of Virtual Assistants

Go Burrows

Melissa Smith is the Founder & CEO of the Association of Virtual Assistants and The PVA. She’s also the bestselling author of Hire the Right Virtual Assistant and Become A Successful Virtual Assistant.

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No Opportunities for Career Advancement? Do These 5 Things

All Things Admin

You worked for years to attain the top title in your job classification, and it felt great to finally achieve it. So when review time rolled around, you didn’t think much about it. After all, you’d only held the title for a year.

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Sacha Martina

Recruit CRM

After back-to-back epic episodes of our Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series, we're happy to announce that we're now available on Google Podcasts & Stitcher !

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The Legal and Tax Complications Faced by Digital Nomads and Their Employers

Small Business Labs

Thanks to the pandemic, employers and employees have both embraced the advantages of remote work.    Even IBM, which got a lot of attention several years ago  when it ended its remote work programs , is now embracing  remote work.

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