Sat.Aug 17, 2019 - Fri.Aug 23, 2019

Eating Mindfully: What It Is and What It Can Do To Your Body

Dumb Little Man

Many people like to zone out for the evening after work. Watching the Box and taking it easy is a common practice. But do you regularly add chocolate, ice-cream, and potato chips to the mix? In other words, do you tend to forget eating mindfully and binge eat? The payoff is feeling guilty, bloated and groggy. After a while, self-disgust sets in. If you smile to yourself knowing you don’t behave like that, then consider yourself lucky. What do you eat and snack on in the morning and afternoon?

2019 207

How to build trust with your Executive

Practically Perfect PA

One of the most common challenges I hear from Assistants who want to push their career forward is that their Executive’s do not trust them enough to hand overexciting projects and tasks. This is generally because the Executive struggles to delegate and likes to be in control of all of their work, or they don’t […].

2019 159
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

How to Get Ahead at Work Without a College Degree

Eat Your Career

When I was growing up, there was never a question about whether or not I would go to college. The only question was, where ? I was very fortunate to come from a family with the financial means to make this my reality. However, not everyone has that same opportunity—and quite frankly, many don’t have the interest in college (or interest in taking on the debt required for it these days).

2019 155

What Control Means to the Self-Employed

Small Business Labs

Our article yesterday covered a study showing how work autonomy and control resulted in mental health benefits for the self-employed.    As a follow-up, the chart below (click to enlarge) is from the Freshbooks 2019 Self-Employment in America Report. It illustrates how those who are self-employed define control. It comes down to control over the when, where, what and how of their work. The self-employed often have a lot of control over these factors.

2019 149

Ultimate Success Tips For College Students

Dumb Little Man

Going to college is a fun and exciting time for many people, and it’s usually the first step for complete independence for young adults. However, there is also a great responsibility that comes along with this, and our success tips for college students can help. We’ll outline the best things you can do to start and keep your college career on track. Take Control. For many students; they experience culture shock when they transition from high school to college.

2019 198

Eight great business books for strategic Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

The trait that I admire most in exceptional leaders (think Oprah Winfrey and Brene Brown) is the time they dedicate to learning new things. I love that they read, take on new ideas and concepts and never stop growing. This is something that I always try to find time for, and I think it is […]. Career Development Core Competencies Featured admin administrators assistants Competencies EA Executive Assistant Key Skills Office manager PA Personal Assistant Strategy Virtual Assistant

2019 153

Positive Career Affirmation #26

Eat Your Career

I’m not afraid to ask for help when needed. To learn more about affirmations and how to leverage them for career success, check out this article. The post Positive Career Affirmation #26 appeared first on Eat Your Career. Positive Career Affirmations askingforhelp career advice professionalism

2019 131

More Trending

How To Contain An Oozing Toxic Situation In Your Life

Dumb Little Man

Imagine a container of toxic waste that is oozing out at the top. It is almost boiling over and the lid is barely hanging on. Wouldn’t you do anything to stop it? Even from a distance? Once we recognize that a situation is out of control, we should step back, reexamine, and reassess the situation. As much as possible, we shouldn’t start lying to avoid conflict. Call It Ground Hog Lie Day with A Sprinkle Of Deja Vu.

2019 180

How to work with a boss who wants everything done right now!

Practically Perfect PA

I was recently reading through the comments on one of the fantastic online networks for EAs when I saw an Assistant had posted a question asking if it was okay to take time off following a knee operation, even though her boss had assumed she would be back in the office the next day! As […].

2019 138

What is a Meeting Planner Exactly?

Office Dynamics

A meeting planner by MY definition is the go-to person and should be a key member of the design (or planning) team within an organization — be it corporate, association or otherwise — charged with the responsibility of planning and executing a meeting or special event. Planners utilize their project management. experience, planning skills and attention to detail to help create and deliver events that meet or exceed expectations.

2019 175

Podcast Episode 7 – 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Productivity Journey

Simple Productivity Blog

When I started this journey back in college, I was convinced that all I had to do was use the right planner and write everything down, and I'd never forget to do anything or be late for anything again. In the years since then, I have learned a lot of lessons about productivity. Here are 10 things I wish I knew when I started. The post Podcast Episode 7 – 10 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Productivity Journey appeared first on Laura Earnest. Podcast

2019 100

What To Do If A Doctor Makes a Medical Mistake

Dumb Little Man

Just the thought of going under the knife and having a medical procedure is frightening. But as there is nothing you can do, you’ll listen to your doctor’s advice and have surgery. Unfortunately, surgical malpractice can happen. It can lead to injuries and even death. In other cases, a doctor’s mistake arises to a medical malpractice claim. So, what to do if a doctor makes a mistake? Types of Surgical Medical Mistakes. It is not easy going under the knife.

What if all of your business travel was refundable?

Practically Perfect PA

How many times have you booked a work trip for you or your colleague, only for them to end up needing to change the date or time, or even cancel altogether? Of course, business trips get amended for endless reasons which are out of your control. When you book travel, currently you have two options: […]. Core Skills Featured Sponsored posts Travel admin administrators assistants blogging EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Tasks technology

2019 116

Executive Assistants –Developing Your “Wow” Factor

Office Dynamics

Some executive assistants have it. Some executive assistants don’t. What is it, you ask? That intangible, invaluable “wow” factor. Here’s the good news: It’s a learnable trait! Anyone can develop their own unique wow factor. It has nothing to do with your title or pay grade; it’s about who you are as a professional.

2019 175

How I Do Web/Blog Reading (2019 Edition)

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we take a look at a targeted way to read content from the web. I'll look at RSS readers, and share an even better way to read the content when it's convenient for you. Most bloggers will offer free content in exchange for your email address. This is to give them an audience to pitch products and other offers to. There's nothing new in this - every blogger is told to do this, and I do it myself. On the flip side, I give people an email address when I am interested in their freebies.

2019 100

How to Find an Affordable Engagement Ring — Without Sacrificing Quality

Dumb Little Man

The phrase affordable engagement ring probably makes you think of a lot of things: weird lighting in malls, trays of identical-looking rings, and maybe even your credit card bill. It doesn’t exactly feel personal or tailored to the person special enough to spend the rest of your life with — but it doesn’t have to be that way. Yes, you can hand-select your diamond and setting and still walk away with a stunning engagement ring that’s affordable and built to last as long as your love.

2019 151

Can you write a book or a novel with speech recognition software?

Daily Writing Tips

You have a right to disagree with my previous post Writing with Speech Recognition Software. For many writers, dictating a book instead of typing it just doesn’t work. Maybe you can dictate faster than typing. But that doesn’t matter much if you can’t think faster than you can type. The speed bottleneck is often in your head, not your fingers.

2019 85

Before Criticizing Team Members, Take a Look in the Mirror

On The Job

Have you ever walked up to a cash register to pay for your Yoo-Hoo and there are two clerks bad-mouthing a manager or another worker? It doesn't seem to matter where -- banks, convenience stores, doctor's offices -- there always seems to be some grumbling about someone else. This person is the worst human walking the planet, according to these folks. They have transgressions that are as long as the credits for "Avengers: Endgame."

2019 116

Episode 258: What You Can Learn from Napoleon Hill with Jeffrey Gitomer

Productivityist

Jeffrey Gitomer joins me on this episode of the program. Jeffrey is the author of 15 best-selling books. He’s a creative, on-the-edge, writer and speaker whose expertise on sales, customer loyalty, and personal development is world renowned. Known for presentations, seminars, and keynote addresses that are funny, insightful, in your face, real world, off the wall, and on the money. This episode is brought to you by the University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education.

2019 50

Bootstrapping Your Business: One Founder’s Journey to Self-Financing

Dumb Little Man

Being a founder of a business is never easy, but when you are bootstrapping along the way, eventual success can feel impossible. While I can only speak for myself, I wanted to bring you an honest, uncut, and (mostly) uncensored view of one founder’s journey with no external finance. Who am I? I’m an innovator and entrepreneur that has founded several businesses. The one getting most of my love and focus right now is Exertia.

2019 146

Cold Calling Vs. Social Selling – Why Not Both?

Small Business CEO

This issue is one of those debates that nearly feels talked to death. The amount of spilled digital ink on the subject could fill out about a hundred blogs, and there would still be some opinions left over. For some, the rift between cold calling and social selling proponents is generational in nature, with cold calling representing the old, intrusive and no-longer effective form of selling, while social selling is the new and improved way of connecting with prospects.

2019 67

Recession-Proof Your Career With Tax Training

Dumb Little Man

Choosing careers in recession is never easy. You have to thread that tiny needle of what you are good at, what you are passionate about, and what the market will bear. Sometimes, the best course of action is to choose a career path that will allow you to have a good lifestyle and one that will weather any type of changes in the economic climate.

2019 152

10 Tools a Small Business Needs for Streamlined Communication

Small Business CEO

If you own a small business, then you know how important communication is – yet how overwhelming it can seem at times. That said, you need tools that can help you in streamlining your business communication. Without further adieu , in this article, we’ll outline ten communication tools that can help you in handling inquiries from customers and even how your team works together. Social Media Platforms.

2019 66

Episode 258: What You Can Learn from Napoleon Hill with Jeffrey Gitomer

Productivityist

Jeffrey Gitomer joins me on this episode of the program. Jeffrey is the author of 15 best-selling books. He’s a creative, on-the-edge, writer and speaker whose expertise on sales, customer loyalty, and personal development is world renowned. Known for presentations, seminars, and keynote addresses that are funny, insightful, in your face, real world, off the wall, and on the money. This episode is brought to you by the University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education.

2019 43

6 Effective Marketing Tips for Freelancers

Small Business CEO

Did you know freelancers contributed around $1.4 trillion to the US economy in 2017? And this number continues to grow each year. With the increase in popularity of remote work, freelancing is becoming a popular part-time or full-time career option for many people. The thing is, with an increase in demand and supply comes an increase in cut-throat competition for independent workers. In order to stand out in the world of freelancing, it is important to put your best foot forward.

2019 62

What To Do When Your Business Is Turning South

Small Business CEO

As entrepreneurs, we all strive to build businesses that create value in the ecosystem, make money and help stakeholders establish a profitable venture. That does not always happen. Businesses fail due to various reasons and in the worst cases can also shut down. How do you prepare yourself for such an eventuality? Here are a few things to look into. Closures for reasons beyond your control. There are many reasons that are outside your control as an entrepreneur.

2019 59

Episode 258: What You Can Learn from Napoleon Hill with Jeffrey Gitomer

Productivityist

Jeffrey Gitomer joins me on this episode of the program. Jeffrey is the author of 15 best-selling books. He’s a creative, on-the-edge, writer and speaker whose expertise on sales, customer loyalty, and personal development is world renowned. Known for presentations, seminars, and keynote addresses that are funny, insightful, in your face, real world, off the wall, and on the money. This episode is brought to you by the University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education.

2019 40

Can Your Business Recover From Criminal Accusations?

Small Business CEO

It’s very possible that your business is the center of your life. You have put your heart and soul into it, and you have put lots of money, time, and energy into it as well. Through an unfortunate set of circumstances, though, your business has been accused of criminal activity. You know that this activity never happened, but you still have to deal with the accusations in a court of law. You may be wondering if your business can recover after this type of situation.

2019 55

How to Boost Traffic to Your Fitness Website

Small Business CEO

The question of how to get more traffic is quite familiar to all online content creators. This is because the growth and sustainability of their brand and business depend on how much following they get. Even though not all your followers will end up being your customers, a big following comes with advantages. First of all, out of the many prospects, you will not lack a good number that will be converted into real customers.

2019 55

Filing Chapter 7 Bankruptcy: The Pros and Cons You Need to Know

Dumb Little Man

Nobody in this busy world wants to file for bankruptcy. However, if debt settlement and negotiation are not sufficient to resolve your financial crisis, then you may have no other option. Calling bankruptcy implies that you have come to the end of your financial rope and have no means to pay your existing debts like car loans.

2019 193

Making an Impact on Your Credit History

Small Business CEO

Bad credit can be a serious problem for your future. When you’re looking to take out a loan or begin your own company, having the right score can make all the difference. Those who have low scores are often viewed as a risk by lenders and are denied the chance at finding fair financing options. While you might not be able to change your score in an immediate way, there are several steps you can take to make a positive impact on your score.

2019 54

Need Tech to Boost Your Restaurant? Use Employee Scheduling Software

Small Business CEO

Breaking into the restaurant industry is notoriously difficult. The dire statistic everybody knows is that one of every two new restaurants close after only being open for a year or two. Of those that survive past this point, their financial situation is often still precarious. In the last few years, many restaurants across North America have taken advantage of new software that has empowered them with various tools which give their budget a boost.

The Leadership New Teachers Need to Flourish

Small Business CEO

A key factor steering the economic growth of any country is a knowledge-driven workforce and the significance of the teaching profession towards the same cannot be underrated. Teachers play a vital role in building a strong human capital base and shaping the future of a country. However, while there is the need to recruit and retain quality teachers, there is a growing concern across the globe with regard to the attrition rate. Research put forth by the U.S.

2019 50

7 Tips For Organizing The Perfect Business Launch

Small Business CEO

First impressions last longest. This saying also applies in business and that is why there is always a lot of stress attached to business launches. Corporate events are usually the most tedious as you cannot just play simple fun events. Do not fret yet. We would walk you through seven tips for organizing the perfect business launch. Get your plan on paper. The first step is to get a pen on paper or if you prefer, type on your computer. It is time to start planning.

2019 50

Professional Negligence Claims – All You Need to Know

Small Business CEO

As a small business owner, you will often rely on the services of outsiders to handle certain aspects of the business. This is a smart way to complete important business tasks, reduce stress and free up time to focus on the business. You expect this work to be carried out expertly but sometimes you might find some kind of issues or mistakes which can be costly and frustrating. So, what should you do about it? Professional Negligence Claims.

2019 46

What Should a Small Business Website Include?

Small Business CEO

There is little doubt that a website is essential to the success of any business. Fortunately, it is relatively easy to create one. But, creating a website is not enough, you need the right features on your page and enough advertising to encourage people to visit. Of course, having great content will help to keep them on your page and get them purchasing your products/services.

2019 43

Why Dash Cams Are So Important (Infographic)

Small Business CEO

As you already know, life can bring many unexpected events. You never know when something odd or unbelievable is going to happen. Using your smartphone to capture evidence can help but this can be tough when you’re driving an automobile. Instead, you should think about buying a dash cam. photo credit: Wikimedia Commons. The dash cam benefits are immense, especially for your business fleet. With a good dash cam, you can guarantee that you’ll be able to record footage of unexpected incidents.

2019 54