Sat.Jul 16, 2016 - Fri.Jul 22, 2016

6 Ways On How To Attract Love In Your Life

Dumb Little Man

If you’re single, then I’m pretty sure you are looking for the right life partner. If you are, you need to have a good understanding of how to attract love. Finding true love for life requires more than just talent and beauty. There is no doubt that lasting relationships are hard work. Sometimes you have to go through bad dates, headaches, upsets, and disappointments before finding real love.

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How can you help your Executive with travel delays?

Practically Perfect PA

Picture the scene. You’ve planned your Executive’s business trip to a tee. It is perfect. The itinerary is flawless, the hotels are top notch, the ground transport has been planned to whizz your Exec around the city. You are confident your Executive will be able to cope with all of the business trip details while you are sitting at your desk in your office. Your Executive waves goodbye and you think phew!

2016 159
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LinkedIn on the Power of Weak Ties - Implications for Coworking & Freelancers

Small Business Labs

In 1973 Stanford professor Mark Granovetter described the powerful role that "weak ties" – links among people who are not closely associated - play in spreading ideas, finding jobs and helping people join together for action. Fast Company's What LinkedIn Data Reveals About Who Will Help You Get Your Next Job  covers research by LinkedIn showing the power of weak ties continues to be unabated. In fact, weak tie impacts are likely even stronger due the Internet and social media.

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5 Things Every Office Should be Replacing with Online Technology

Tips From T. Marie

We’re well into the 21 st century, so why is it that so many business offices are still using outdated office machines and systems? It’s like they are clinging onto old business machines like a two-year-old clings to Mommy’s leg when she appears to be leaving them. It reminds me of how long it took businesses to replace typewriters with computers. When they finally gave in and bought computers suddenly they wondered why it took them so long. Don’t let history repeat itself.

2016 101

3 Healthy and Inexpensive Ways to Cope with Anxiety

Dumb Little Man

Anxiety has been a huge part of my life. As someone who suffers from social anxiety, I struggle with feelings of anxiousness on almost a daily basis. These feelings of anxiety are often accompanied stress, feeling overwhelmed, and occasionally depression. After struggling with an anxiety disorder for years, I have learned some effective ways of coping with my anxiety.

2016 158

The Practically Perfect Business Traveller’s Guide to Berlin

Practically Perfect PA

What to do at Berlin’s #appsworld. Since opening its doors to the world since the fall of the wall, Berlin has become a bustling, cosmopolitan and hugely popular destination for business and leisure travellers alike. It’s no coincidence that a city with such historical and cultural significance should become a key exhibition hub for industries to showcase their innovations.

2016 116

What is Universal Basic Income?

Small Business Labs

We've been getting a lot of questions about the universal basic income (UBI) these days.    The concept is simple. Under  Under a universal basic income system citizens (in some proposals, residents) of a country would regularly receive an unconditional sum of money from the government. Under almost all UBI schemes everyone would get the UBI regardless of whether they work, how much they make or their net worth.

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Top 5 Fitness Trends for 2016

Dumb Little Man

Towards the end of 2015, a number of predictions about fitness trends for 2016 came out. Some of them were outdated while some ideas really grabbed our attention. Let’s not waste our time discussing the outdated suggestions but focus on what trends are expected to rule the roster for the rest of the year. The suggestions are going to be very sensible and realistic, so you can even use them as a reference to take your fitness to the next level. Fitness Programs at Faith-Based Institutions.

2016 157

Practically Perfect PA giveaway: The Green Hat People winner…

Practically Perfect PA

Thank you to everyone who entered the Green Hat People and Practically Perfect PA giveaway! I can now announce the winner… drum roll please… is: Victoria Meir. Congratulations Victoria! We will contact you to get your details! Thanks again to The Green Hat People for hosting such a fantastic giveaway. The Green Hat People. Green Hat People design Active Meetings, Workshops and Business Games capturing and engaging audiences on an entirely new level.

2016 100

Podcast 012: Stick to the list

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about why you should never go shopping without a list. Here are some highlights: A list keeps you focused and goal-oriented. How to reverse your shopping strategy. You are not immune to impulse buying. Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website. Each week I go into greater depth about one of the 52 ways.

2016 100

Why You Need to Fail to Have a Successful Career

On The Job

Not many people get pay raises, promotions or great new jobs because they fail. Fail" is often a dirty word and can kill careers. Have the word "failure" follow you around for long, and you may even start to believe you are one. But Baba Shiv, a professor of marketing at Stanford Graduate School of Business, explains that it's how you approach failure that makes the biggest difference. If you see failure as learning opportunity, or what he calls the "aha!"

2016 141

4 Best Teas To Help You Lose Weight

Dumb Little Man

Did you know that there are teas to help you lose weight ? To reduce our daily stress, relaxing with a brewing cup of tea in hand is one of the best and healthiest alternatives. Whether it is summer or winter, people love drinking tea for its aroma and wonderful health benefits. Drinking tea gives you more energy and enthusiasm for your daily routines. Surprisingly, drinking tea can also help us lose unwanted pounds or curb obesity.

2016 156

How to Create Your Don’t Do List for Increased Productivity

Office Dynamics

I have been preparing to teach the last 2 modules of my 12 part Star Achievement Series to a long-time client in Charlotte in early August. In so doing, I came across a piece I love, but can’t take credit for and want to share it with you. I bet like me, you never thought about creating a Don’t Do list. By the way, I love Daniel Pink’s work and encourage you to dig deeper into the resources he offers. Please feel free to share this with your colleagues and family. The Law of “Don’t Do”.

2016 118

Podcast 011: But it was a gift!

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about what do with gifts you’ve received that you don’t like. Here are some highlights: I can’t get rid of this. Aunt Jane gave it to me. I don’t want to hurt my friend’s feelings. What about the memories this gift brings back? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website.

2016 100

Success is in the Little Details

On The Job

What do dirty, worn sneakers have to do with turning around a business? If you’re LEGOs, it means everything. LEGO executives – who had been told countless times by experts that they were in trouble because future generations would lose interest in the building blocks – decided to pay an 11-year-old boy a visit in 2004. The boy was not only an avid LEGO user, but was passionate about skateboarding.

2016 122

4 Good Reasons For Marketing With Facebook

Dumb Little Man

Have you ever thought of marketing with Facebook ? If you’re not sure where to get started on your online marketing strategy, why not start where everyone already is: Facebook! Here are four good reasons why Facebook is the best place to start marketing your business, and why-— with all its ingenious features — it might be the one that will deliver the most returns. Facebook gives your business a personality.

2016 154

Solutions to Travel Planning Problems

Office Dynamics

For an assistant, travel planning can be a nightmare! It’s one of the most taxing, time-consuming aspects of your role, whether you’re planning a quick overnight trip or a two-week, multi-stop world tour. You might spend hours preparing the itinerary, choosing flights, identifying transportation and lodging options, and ensuring the timing is perfect.

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4 Tips to Make Your Talking-Head Videos More Engaging and Natural

Andrea Kalli

Talking-head videos are an important part of any video marketing strategy. Whether you’re introducing a new product, talking about an offer or delivering some training, you’ll have to use talking-head videos. Most videos of this type are robotic and don’t connect with the audience in a meaningful way. Here are some tips you can use to make your talking-head videos more natural and engaging. Don’t memorize your material.

2016 100

The Productivityist Podcast: Stephan Spencer

Productivityist

On this episode of The Productivityist Podcast, I speak with Stephan Spencer. Stephan is a man of many talents and projects, including hosting The Optimized Geek and writing the book The Art of SEO. The focus of our conversation is on optimization. And I’m not just talking about search engine optimization (although as a Patreon supporter you will hear about his fascination with that subject matter).

2016 63

Assure—I Mean, Ensure—Good Writing

Daily Writing Tips

Once upon a time, professional and amateur writers alike could count on books and publications to help guide them in writing clearly, coherently, and concisely. They knew that when they opened a book, a magazine, or a newspaper, they could generally be assured that they would find carefully crafted prose that adhered to principles of proper grammar, syntax, and usage and would not only enhance comprehension of the content but also serve as a model for their own effective writing.

2016 62

5 Business Lessons to Adopt from Innovative Technology Companies

Office Dynamics

Technology is synonymous with terms like “new,” “cutting-edge” and “futuristic.” ” From the days of the automobile revolution, innovative technology has changed the way we run our businesses and live our lives. Henry Ford gave us an affordable automobile, but he also gave businesses the ability to do things differently with the innovation of the moving conveyor belt. Even today, technology companies are on the forefront of business best practices.

2016 100

Overwhelmed?…Turn Your Unproductive Hours Dealing With Interruptions Into Time Well Spent

The Art of Admin

In this post, you’re going to discover the 3 most valuable questions you can ask the people you support in order to reposition yourself from being overwhelmed by the extra workload and hours spent on interruptions to feeling in control. The post Overwhelmed?…Turn

2016 52

The Huffington Post: Biohacking the Organization

BioTeams

An excellent article on Bioteams by Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner at NuFocus Strategic Group concludes: “The power and elegance of bioteaming is indisputable.

2016 52

3 Strategies for Combining Sentences

Daily Writing Tips

One approach to making prose more concise is to stitch together two related sentences by revising one so that it serves as a subordinate clause to the other rather than an independent statement. Here are three ways to accomplish this goal. Firms are increasingly susceptible to noncompliance, as demonstrated by the stream of regulatory enforcement actions seen over recent years.

2016 60

5 Traits of the Best Boss I Ever Had

Musings of a High-Level Executive Assistant

I’ve had many amazing bosses and my luck with finding the best bosses is quite unheard of. Many I’ve worked for were the most down to earth, humble, smartest, kindest and richest people in the world, but you would never know it by meeting them.

2016 52

Say Yes First, Learn How Later And Broaden Your Knowledge Base

The Art of Admin

You’re going to discover why I would say yes first and learn how later through my career as an administrator and how you can follow the same method to get new and exciting results.

2016 52

4 Ways to Boost The SEO of Your Online Business or Website

Small Business CEO

You don’t have to be an SEO pro to boost your website rankings on Google. I know it sounds hard to believe, but it’s true. There are a whole bunch of small and even simple things you can do to help improve your website’s SEO. And in this post I am going to show you just how easy it can be. Are you ready? Let’s go… Add External Links. Everyone is obsessed with links when it comes to SEO, and for good reason.

2016 57

5 Points About Parallel Structure

Daily Writing Tips

The following five sentences present various problems with sentence organization. Each is followed by a discussion of the sentence and a revision that addresses the problem. The policy is effective, proportionate, and meets the standards. Effective has the verb is , and standards is supported by meets , but proportionate has no dance partner.

2016 58

The Huffington Post: Biohacking the Organization

BioTeams

An excellent article on Bioteams by Doug Kirkpatrick, US Partner at NuFocus Strategic Group concludes: "The power and elegance of bioteaming is indisputable. Whether organizational leaders will detach themselves from the perceived security blanket of traditional, artificial hierarchy in order to fully experience that power is another question entirely?". Bioteams Features

2016 40

What a Difference 6 Years Makes.

Audacious Admin

Six years ago I worked at a law firm. My boss gave me some vague details on a conference they wanted to attend. It was in Boston for IT Administrators. While researching it, I stumbled upon information on the International Association of Administrative Professional (IAAP) Education Forum and Annual Meeting (EFAM). At that point I had been an Executive Assistant for 14 year and had no idea there were conferences & associations specifically for my job.

2016 40

Tips For Displaying Product in Your Store

Small Business CEO

In business, there isn’t a necessarily a right way to display product in your store. Every business sells different things and so it’s up to the entity to decide what is most effective for them as pertains to the product they’re selling and the motive they have. For instance, if you’re a display only type store who doesn’t have a lot of product on hand, there is no need to have a plethora of clothing racks in your store.

2016 57

DailyWritingTips Has a YouTube Channel Now

Daily Writing Tips

We are always looking for new ways to distribute our content and to interact with our audience. That is why we decided to launch a YouTube channel, featuring short videos with grammar, punctuation and spelling tips. You can visit the channel and subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/c/dailywritingtips. We opted to produce the videos in-house, because outsourcing it would be very expensive (around $400 per video), and we don’t have a large budget.

2016 57

5 Sentences with Misplaced Modifiers

Daily Writing Tips

In each of the following sentences, ambiguity or confusion results from faulty placement of a modifying phrase. Discussion and a revision of each sentence illustrates a solution to the problem. The organization provides youth and adults with disabilities job training and employment services. Does disabilities apply to the youth and adults, or does it refer to the job training and employment services?

2016 57

Words for Bodies of Lawmakers

Daily Writing Tips

This post discusses an assortment of words employed in English to refer to a group of people responsible for representing the general populace and passing laws, or to pertain to the room in which they meet to do so, or both. Assembly , from Anglo-French by way of the Latin term assimulare (“together”), is used in many states and nations to refer to a body of legislators, usually one of two in a bicameral, or two-house, system. It also refers in general to a gathering.

2016 56

Even The Smallest Home Businesses Need An Online Marketing Plan

Small Business CEO

Even if you are simply a crafter making natural skin care products, jewelry, or you are an artist painting watercolors, you still need to market your business if you want to sell the things you are creating. As a creative person, you’d probably love to do something your enjoy for a paycheck. And, it is possible, if you set up an online marketing plan.

2016 50

How to Choose a Business Dissertation Helper

Small Business CEO

Are your undertaking any postgraduate business studies part-time , such as an MBA program, while you’re running your business? If so, you’ll eventually need to do a business dissertation to finalize your study. A business dissertation topic may cover various fields of study. Some of these popular fields are accounting, behavioral sciences, marketing, and finance. Before writing on one such field, an individual needs to research a good amount of material on the desired topic.

2016 48

Helping Your Weight Loss Business Succeed

Small Business CEO

If you are running a weight loss business of any kind, it’s important to do what you can to help your business be a success. That means marketing your business, online and off. It doesn’t matter how small your business is. Even if you’re simply an It Works! Representative, you still want to promote your business, how else will you sell your products. photo credit: Independent We Stand / Flickr.

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