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Sleep Hacking: How to Optimize Your Sleep for Success

Dumb Little Man

We spend a significant portion of our lives sleeping. Recharging, dreaming, and restoring are parts of everyone’s life no matter where you live or who you are. So, why do so many of us struggle with our sleep? And how can we change the way we think about sleep for success? Sleep hacking’ has become a buzzword in the world of startups and entrepreneurship. Essentially, sleep hacking is where you try to streamline your sleeping pattern.

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What to Do When You’re Put on a Formal Performance Improvement Plan

Eat Your Career

No one goes to work with the intention of performing poorly. Yet, it happens. Quite frequently, I hear from people who have been put on a formal Performance Improvement Plan (or PIP) and they’re wondering how to handle it. The process can be overwhelming and emotional. However, if managed well, a PIP can actually lead to some important personal and professional discoveries. As hard as it is to believe, it can actually be a good thing.

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Assistants should seek mentors

Practically Perfect PA

Regardless of your administrative title, industry or organisation size, you need to find a good mentor explains Joan Burge. Mentors save you time, energy, and even money. They reduce stress and make life easier. Mentors challenge us to be our best, hold us accountable, and make us take a close look at ourselves; which is […]. Career Development Featured Mentoring Writers admin administrators assistants Career EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

Small Businesses Worried About Corporate Concentration - and Especially Amazon

Small Business Labs

The Institute for Local Self-Reliance recently released its 2019 Independent Business Survey. The key finding is small independent businesses see large corporations - and especially Amazon - as their main competitive threat.    They also feel government policies have not helped. Key quote from their article on the study : Many public policy decisions in recent years have fueled market concentration and favored their big competitors.

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5 Essential Tips on How to Overcome Burnout in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

The modern working life is a complicated entity, with as many people thriving as there are those who struggle to get through their daily routine. Whether you’re the former or the latter, the fact is that everyone is susceptible to falling victim to workplace burnout. Learning how to overcome burnout is what sets people apart and falling victim to burnout can easily cause someone to leave a job in some cases.

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Positive Career Affirmation #25

Eat Your Career

What I do (and how I do it) matters. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #25 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations integrity positivity

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Emotional Intelligence for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

I have grown to love speaking on and teaching assistants about emotional intelligence. This definitely is a skill every assistant needs to know. This is a skill you can use every single day! In our World Class Assistant course, we cover this topic and participants work on real work world case studies. They are scenarios that assistants can relate to. I reference Daniel Goleman for my classes and want to share this with you.

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7 Little-Known Tips For Effective Communication

Dumb Little Man

It’s easy to assume that as your relationship grows so will your closeness and ability to communicate with one another. That may be the case for some couples, but for many, this just isn’t true. Trying to manage daily life, family, jobs and all the other stressors that we face can leave couples disconnected and unsure of how to talk to one another. This kind of communication breakdown usually occurs slowly. Over time, it can lead to big problems.

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Golf tours in Barcelona

Practically Perfect PA

What would be your first thoughts if your exec board wanted a weekend away retreat that also included golf? How many people thought of Barcelona as the first place that sprang to mind? Not many, I would guess. The truth is that Barcelona is known for many things, but golf is probably not at the […]. Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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Podcast 125: Process over results

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! ?. This is podcast 125 and it’s about focusing on process rather than results. Someone I met recently has decided finally to declutter and get organized and is fired up about it. The time has come! Let’s go! While I admire his enthusiasm, I cautioned him that his project might be a bit too ambitious. Maybe his reach exceeds his grasp.

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The BBC's List of 101 Things You Need to Know About the Future of Work

Small Business Labs

The BBC's The 101 people, ideas and things changing how we work today really does cover 101 different trends, shifts, people and things impacting the future of work. The long list includes a brief description of each item. For example, item 88 - Soft Skills - is described as: "Employees need abilities computers and automated systems don’t have – like creativity, adaptability and persuasion. Yet recruiters are struggling to find these kinds of candidates."

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How To Improve Your Academic Essay Writing Skills

Dumb Little Man

For many students, the thought of writing essays brings along the unique challenge of making sure that it’s better than the last one (or at least just as good as that last A+ essay). But, writing essays regularly can cause you to fall into a rut and use the same formula over and over. How do you improve your essay writing skills? You can work to hone your skills on your own, or you can use the services of an excellent essay writer to help.

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Venues + Events Live 2019

Practically Perfect PA

We are delighted to invite you to attend Venues + Events Live this Autumn (18-19 September, Old Billingsgate, London & 24 September, Manchester Central) where you will discover the best tips and tricks to help you plan your next event. We understand the busy life of PAs and EAs and how spending your time as […]. Featured Sponsored posts admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

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How I Listen To Podcasts

Simple Productivity Blog

Podcasts are a great way to get information for a busy person. It's like blog articles in audio - you can listen on your commute, while washing dishes, weeding, exercising and more. Today we'll look at what podcasts are and how I listen to them. I discovered podcasts with my first MP3 player over 10 years ago. I was frustrated with commercial radio, and public radio often left me depressed.

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Do You Have an Internal Admin Site or Hold Lunch N Learns Where You Work?

Office Dynamics

Ask an Admin was created by Office Dynamics to help administrative professionals with their problems through the help of their peers. We don’t always have an answer to each individuals problem but we know some of you might. Please read the question and comment below. Admin on SF Peninsula asks: Looking forward to your replies! Do you have an internal admin site where you work? Or maybe you’re thinking of creating one? I co-designed one at my company and am interested in collaborating with you.

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Should You Get Your Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Dumb Little Man

Wisdom teeth are the last set of teeth to appear. These third molars usually begin to surface in your late teens. In some cases, they may not erupt until you’re much older. For some people, wisdom teeth may never surface. While some like to keep their wisdom teeth intact, a large number of people opt for wisdom tooth removal even before they have fully erupted. There are many benefits of getting your wisdom teeth removed, however, you may not always need to get them removed.

2019 176

The 3 Things You Must Do Before Leaving an Internship

On The Job

Many internships are drawing to a close as students head back to school. But before anyone leaves an internship, there are some things to do that are critical (beyond snagging a few free pens and a coffee cup with the company logo): 1. Meet with your boss. Make sure you go to this meeting with a list of your accomplishments to share with your supervisor. Go beyond, "I showed up for work (almost) on time every day."

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IELTS Writing Task 1: Sample Answers and Tips

Daily Writing Tips

Do you need to master English to a certain standard? Perhaps you’re going to be entering an English-speaking university, or maybe you’re hoping to emigrate to an English-speaking country. If so, there’s a good chance you’ll be taking the IELTS exam. If you’re preparing to take the IELTS exam, you may already know the basics of what to expect – but in case not, let’s quickly recap. What is the IELTS Exam and Who Uses It? The IELTS exam is an international standardised test.

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Episode 257: Emotional Time Management with Paula Mosher Wallace

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I spend time chatting with Paula Mosher Wallace. We spoke about the emotional component that needs to get considered when you’re trying to manage your time. It’s something that Paula feels gets cast aside in a world driven by the pursuit of productivity at all costs. This episode is brought to you by Blinkist. It’s hard to find the time to sit down to read and learn more. When you don’t have free time, you can’t read or work on personal development.

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5 Practical Tips to Boost Energy and Brain Power

Dumb Little Man

There may be times when you feel a slump on your energy, particularly in your brain. Your exam might be nearing and you’ve been burning the midnight candle as you test prep. Or things at work simply kept piling up and you have to rush for the deadline. Even babysitting your kids and house work can be mentally exhausting. So, how do you energize your brain when you’re feeling tired? Here are simple but practical tips to boost energy. No sugar, please.

2019 176

5 Smart Accounting Tips to Help You Manage Your Startup

Small Business CEO

Startups and small businesses are sources of both excitement and frustration for their owners and managers. And one of the biggest sources of the latter is accounting for all the money that goes in and out of the company. However, bookkeeping doesn’t always have to be a big source of headache for budding business owners. If you’re thinking of ways to make your processes easier, then read on for some smart accounting tips that might just do the trick. Separate Your Personal and Business Accounts.

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A Simple Guide to Selling A House in New York State

Dumb Little Man

Are you planning on selling a house in New York state? Mounting up a “FOR SALE” board or doing online listing is not enough. If you somehow get buyers with that, you’ll never know if they will agree on the price or if the condition of your property will turn them off. Poor marketing can slow down the sale of your home. The last thing to worry about is your real estate agent. Selling a house is a stressful process, if not complicated like buying a house.

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Repair or Replace Phone? Here’s Why You Need to Fix That Broken Phone

Dumb Little Man

What happens when you drop your cell phone and the screen cracks? Do you repair or replace the phone? Many of us just continue to limp along with a broken screen until it becomes unusable. Eventually, we get a new phone. Unfortunately, phones are getting more and more expensive. The latest will run you in the neighborhood of $1200 or more. So, why don’t more people fix phones instead of throwing them away? Complicated psychology coupled with our daily needs plays a part in this costly cycle.

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Top 5 Successful Ways to Expand Your Small Business

Small Business CEO

Starting a business is a significant achievement, but scaling one is a huge challenge. Small enterprises are critical to the development of global economies The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) confirms that small businesses create income and employment, they react to new or narrow demands and they strengthen social inclusion rates.

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How to Make a Flawless Testimonial Video That Helps You Sell

Small Business CEO

The times where companies monopolized the discourse around their products and services already gave way to a new era. Thanks to social media and user-generated content, we’re living in a time where what customers say about your company or products is more important than what you say about yourself. Which is precisely what makes testimonial videos so great. Don’t get me wrong, there will always be a place in marketing for pieces like animated explainer videos and traditional ads.

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Episode 257: Emotional Time Management with Paula Mosher Wallace

Productivityist

On this episode of the podcast, I spend time chatting with Paula Mosher Wallace. We spoke about the emotional component that needs to get considered when you’re trying to manage your time. It’s something that Paula feels gets cast aside in a world driven by the pursuit of productivity at all costs. This episode is brought to you by Blinkist. It’s hard to find the time to sit down to read and learn more. When you don’t have free time, you can’t read or work on personal development.

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3 Tips For Protecting Your Eyes When Working On A Computer All Day

Small Business CEO

Doing the same thing day in and day out for your job can be very draining. Not only do you need to be careful about getting enough movement in your muscles and joints so you don’t live a completely sedentary life while working a desk job, but you also need to know how to protect your eyes if you spend a portion of your day working on a computer or other screen. Without the right protection, you might find that your eyes are very tired, dry, or sore at the end of the day.

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So, You Want To Invest In Ethereum Classic

Small Business CEO

If you are looking at investing or buying any cryptocurrency, chances are high that you have noticed that there are a surprising number of options both in what you can buy and how you can buy them. You may also have noticed that there are two Ethereum’s – Ethereum (ETH) and Ethereum Classic (ETC), which is surprising if you are unaware of the circumstances that lead up to the establishment of these two cryptocurrencies. A Crash Course In Ethereum & Ethereum Classic.

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Pay-Per-click: Effective Marketing Strategy of Boosting Your Business

Small Business CEO

Pay-per-click is a terminology almost all marketers are familiar with as a widely accepted marketing strategy to promote businesses. The main question is; how much do we know about PPC? Pay-per-click (PPC) marketing is often referred to as paid search, search engine marketing (SEM), or google advertising. If you’re quite observant, you would have seen sponsored ads particularly at the top of Google’s search engine result page – That’s pay-per-click advertising.

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Are You a Negative Thinker? How to Snap Out of it Quickly

Small Business CEO

When negative thoughts invade your space, it can cause a lot of damage. Negative thinking can affect your relationship, career, and even your physical health. A lot of people experience negative thoughts, which prevent them from making and enjoying new experiences. Negative thoughts can also cause a lot of distraction from the important things in life and drain energy. Ultimately, you can begin to suffer from anxiety and depression , as well as a wide range of other mental health problems.

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How Translation Services Will Help Your Business Expand To The Global Market

Small Business CEO

Communications can break or make your business. Without proper communication, you risk losing clients—something that will automatically kill your business. Plus, the internet has provided many market opportunities for business establishments. So, you don’t have to limit your business to its parent country. You can venture into the global scene and thrive. But, how will you be able to communicate with clients who don’t speak your language? Well, that’s where translation service comes in.

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What Forms of Custom Newspapers are in Vogue

Small Business CEO

Newspapers play an indecisive role in forming opinion, and giving us the impetus to be thoughtful in our responses on a wider scale. These print media are useful in our daily routine lives, keeping us informed, about the events, shows, and happenings around us. Creating or printing the newspaper has become customized, ever since online printing has taken the shape. You now have hordes of attractive templates available to create a worthwhile newspaper design, and then send it for print.

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How to Manage a Company Trip or Organize a Client Conference

Small Business CEO

It may feel like you’re herding cats sometimes, but managing a company trip or organizing a client conference doesn’t need to be as difficult, or stressful. In fact, it can be pretty fun and rewarding. From big conference and expo to small company trip to attend an event, the planning and management doesn’t change all that much. The grandiose nature does. If you’re planning a company trip or organizing a client conference for the first time, we compiled a quick roadmap.

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