June, 2020

Top Tips to Protect Your Long-Term Eyesight

Dumb Little Man

Nature has provided us with a single set of eyes. Although there is no doubt that modern medicine is able to offer a host of solutions if we encounter vision problems, the fact of the matter is that the notion of an ocular transplant is still entirely fictional.

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Study Shows Most Want to Go Back to Offices, at Least Part-Time

Small Business Labs

Gensler, a large global integrated architecture, design, planning and consulting firm, recently released its U.S. Work From Home Survey 2020 report.

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How Assistants Can Deal with Difficult Bosses (Video)

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Librar y.

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Advanced skills for C-suite Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Working alongside every successful Executive is an incredibly smart, switched-on and highly skilled Executive Assistant. There are many advanced skills that Assistants, who work in the C-suite, need to be successful in the role. We cover a lot of those skills on this website.

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10 Tips for Communicating with Employees

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 10 Tips for Communicating with Employees appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Effective communication is a key skill for supervisors. If a supervisor is unable to deliver a message clearly, it doesn’t matter how good or important the message is, it has no value.

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5 Tips for Starting a New Job Remotely

On The Job

Many companies have been great about keeping their job commitments to new hires or even interns in the midst of a global pandemic.

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Self-Development Tips for Every Entrepreneur

Dumb Little Man

Anyone can start a business, but not everyone can succeed with it. That’s a fact that every aspiring entrepreneur should understand when planning to open and start their own company. In fact, thousands of people have opened a business only to find it failing at the end.

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5 Tips for Moving Back to the Office

Simple Productivity Blog

As we start to reemerge after the quarantine, many of us are headed back to the office. But after working remote for so many weeks, it's hard to think about going back to the way we were. Today I offer some tips to keep your productivity up as you move back to the office.

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The ultimate guide to board and Executive team management

Practically Perfect PA

Organising and arranging meetings for boards and executive teams can be a long-drawn-out process that requires a lot of patience and managing a lot of moving parts. I would also like to draw your attention to the following guides, which will also help you manage meetings.

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How to Build Effective Working Relationships

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Build Effective Working Relationships appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. I came across these notes I had taken at some time. I’m not sure if they come from a book I was reading or a presentation I was attending. Leaders achieve results through the work of others.

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The Best Assistant Learning Resources

Office Dynamics

Office Dynamics International is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. Since 1990, we have provided rich resources for administrative professionals around the world. As you can imagine, we have covered thousands of assistant-focused topics over the decades.

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Beat The Competition: Self Discipline For Business Success

Dumb Little Man

How would you describe the business landscape in today’s time? Would you describe it as competitive? Ruthless? Cutthroat, aggressive, or maybe a dog-eat-dog world? Well, all of the above are accurate discussions of how the business world truly is.

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One Health Advantage of Work Autonomy and Control May be Less Risk of Dying

Small Business Labs

Independent workers (freelancers, gig workers, independent contractors, etc.) consistently report a major benefit of being independent is the work flexibility, autonomy, and control it provides. It turns out having work flexibility, autonomy, and control may also mean you are at less risk of dying.

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The Art of Career Crafting (Webinar)

Eat Your Career

Join us for this month’s free webinar on the topic of The Art of Career Crafting. Date : Wednesday, July 22, 2020. Time : 11:00 AM Pacific | 12:00 PM Mountain | 1:00 PM Central | 2:00 PM Eastern. Sign up for the Eat Your Career Newsletter to receive registration information: [link].

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30 Day Challenge: Brain Training

Simple Productivity Blog

I feel like I've been getting mentally sloppy. For this month's challenge, I decided I would do brain training every day. Why Brain Training? I feel like I've been getting mentally sloppy.

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Signs You Are Toxic to Others at Work

On The Job

Lately, we've all started taking a much closer look at toxic behavior in the workplace. People like Anna Wintour and Roger Lynch at Conde Nast are among those high-powered bosses who are being cited as intolerant and cruel.

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Dealing With a Difficult Boss

Office Dynamics

Working with people has its pros and cons. When you work with others you are able to bounce around ideas, collaborate, get feedback, and share knowledge. However, when you work with difficult people, you may experience resistance.

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Can You Save a Flooded Carpet

Dumb Little Man

Carpets are a great way to give your home that warm and inviting feeling all year round. They are soft on your feet, they’re comfortable to sit on, and they do a great job of absorbing sounds and echoes, too.

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Academic Study Measures the Pandemic's Impact on Small Businesses

Small Business Labs

The Effects of the Coronavirus on Hours of Work in Small Businesses , from Yale's Tobin Center for Economic Policy, shows the pandemic's dramatic and ongoing impact on small businesses. 

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10 Terms About the Coronavirus You Should Know

Daily Writing Tips

One by-product of the COVID-19 pandemic is the introduction of a vocabulary pertaining to the disease. Here are ten terms everyone should know to help them and others in their families and communities understand the disease and avoid contracting it.

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30 Day Challenge Wrapup: Make A List of 30 Day Challenges

Simple Productivity Blog

I was having difficulty coming up with 30 day challenges that actually interested me. I knew that if I wasn't interested, there was no way in heck I was going to do them. So I decided to challenge myself to make my own list of 30 day challenges. This was actually fairly easy to do.

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Why You Need to Be Worried About Your Job Now -- and What to Do About It

On The Job

If you're still employed, congratulations. But, also.be worried. It's a sad but true reality that even if you're employed right now, things are clearly not going to go back to normal anytime soon. A new study says that 30% to 43% of U.S. employees will not go back to their pre-pandemic jobs.

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Do You Find Yourself Rambling?

Office Dynamics

More words don’t always translate into more meaning. That’s why it’s important to avoid wordiness in your writing, especially in a business setting. Your colleagues’ and customers’ time is precious. They need to know what you offer, need, or suggest quickly and concisely.

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5 Retirement Planning Myths Busted (To Help You Plan Your Finances Better)

Dumb Little Man

When it comes to financial myths related to retirement planning, there exists plenty. Thankfully, younger citizens are becoming more conscious by the day and are opening up to embracing less conventional financing options.

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U.S. Census Pulse Survey Shows Small Businesses Still Struggling

Small Business Labs

The U.S. Census Small Business Pulse Survey for the week of June 14th to June 20th shows small businesses continue to struggle.      43% of the small businesses surveyed reported a decrease in revenue from the prior week while only 21% reported an increase.

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10 Writing Resources to Explore

Daily Writing Tips

Are you hoping to go further with your writing this year? Whether you want to launch your freelance writing career, write and publish a book, or start a successful blog, these ten resources could help. I’ve split them into three different categories: learn, write and market.

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Editing Life: Consumption

Simple Productivity Blog

Spending patterns and consumption are areas that get out of control for a lot of us. The pandemic has changed our consumption patterns, if for no other reason than we couldn't get out to the stores.

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How to Handle Going Back to Work After COVID-19

On The Job

If you're still working from home, you need to start preparing to return to your workplace. The thought may fill you with dread. Maybe you love working from home. Maybe you're scared of catching COVID-19 when you return to work.

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5 Things I Look For In A Productivity App

Brilliantly Better

I’ve been writing about productivity apps for a long time. Before it was cool, so to speak. I’ve been using dozens and, in time, I grew tired of them, eventually. I only use a handful now, and I seldom change them. I think, in a way, a productivity app is like a relationship: it has.

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Is Healthcare Management Your Next Career Move?

Dumb Little Man

Some of us have a passion for health and this is something that we see in many areas of our lives. Do you find yourself constantly researching to find new ways to improve your health? Do you enjoy telling others about how they can live healthier lives?

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Almost 7 in 10 Baby Boomers Expect to or are Already Working Past Age 65

Small Business Labs

Regular readers know we cover retirement and the financial lives of baby boomers a lot here at Small Business Labs.    The reason is older Americans have the highest rate of self-employment of any age group.

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Publicly vs. Publically

Daily Writing Tips

Is publically a word? Yes, if by “a word” you mean “a term that is found as an entry in dictionaries.” But is it a word a careful writer is apt to use? That’s another story, which will be told below. First, dictionaries are not arbiters of highly literate writing; they merely document usage.

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Podcast Episode 25: The Importance of Writing Out A Daily Agenda

Simple Productivity Blog

Today I talk about the importance of making a daily agenda - and why writing it out is key. The post Podcast Episode 25: The Importance of Writing Out A Daily Agenda appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

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No Job is Safe These Days -- the Warning Signs You Need to Heed

On The Job

With more than 36.4 million who have filed jobless claims as of May 9, as a result of the coronavirus, even those still employed might be a bit concerned about their job security. How do you know if your job might be in danger?

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The Best Productivity Hack For WhatsApp

Brilliantly Better

And the only productivity hack I know for WhatsApp, honestly. Just to make things clear, WhatsApp doesn’t particularly strike me as a productivity app. On the contrary. It can be the most distracting thing in your digital inventory.

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How To Become An Inspiration To Others: 4 Essential Qualities

Dumb Little Man

If I were to ask you to name the person who has inspired you the most, your first choice might be a celebrity. It also might be a professional public speaker, a successful business person, a spiritual guru, or some other public figure.

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Keeping Virtual Teams Focused In The Pandemic Era

BioTeams

Well, a-lot has changed in the last few months. I don't want to be cliched by saying this, but we are now officially living in 'unprecedented' and dynamic times.

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