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How to Get Others to Value Your Work

Eat Your Career

During my monthly webinars , I often hear a handful of the same questions. A common one goes something like this: “The people I work with think my job is inferior. They look down on me (and my role). How do I get others to value my work more?”. This question hits particularly close to home for administrative professionals. As a proud former admin myself, I know what it’s like to feel that your work isn’t valued.

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How do you measure your career success?

Practically Perfect PA

There are so many events, webinars, publications, blogs out there that talk about career success for Assistants. Career success comes in many shapes and forms and, let’s face it, is an entirely personal definition. It could be that you define success as having a fantastic salary, amazing job title, or office all to yourself. It […].

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Are You Too Busy to Travel? 7 Reasons to Get Motivated and Start Travelling

Dumb Little Man

Travelling is an excellent way to experience new cultures and expand your horizons. Avid globetrotter Johnson Nguyen shares these traveling tips and hacks he’s picked up while traveling throughout the globe. If you are waiting for that perfect time to travel, it will likely never come. There will always be bills to pay, and your bank account may be stretched too thin.

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You Don’t Have to Be Lucky to Work from Home

Tips From T. Marie

Often, when I tell people what I do, one of the most frequent responses is, ‘You are so lucky to work from home’ While I certainly feel fortunate, luck has very little to do with it. Thanks to technology, today anyone who wants to work from home can. I understand where they are coming from. When my children were small, I would have given anything to be able to work from home. Back then, if a Mom wanted to work from home they sold Tupperware, Mary Kay or even Creative Memories.

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Podcast 127: Tidy vs. organized

Clutter Coach

by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play ? iHeartRadio You can leave a review here! This is podcast 127 and it’s about tidy vs. organized. A lot of the time, they go together. If your possessions have homes and make sense and they get put back in those homes when not in use, tidiness will usually result. If an item’s home is 2/3rds of the way down a big, precarious pile of paper, it’s organized, but not that tidy.

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Moving past a perfectionist mindset to achieve increased productivity

Practically Perfect PA

As assistants, managing details to ensure things run smoothly is a big part of what we do. We take pride in our detail-oriented nature as it relates to all that we produce, from professional email correspondence to travel arrangements to company-wide projects and initiatives. We are the doers and the boots-on-the-ground, working “in the weeds” […].

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7 Ways to Stay Fit When You Have A Desk Job

Dumb Little Man

Today’s working world can make it hard to stay healthy and if you don’t know how to stay fit at a desk job, you’re compromising your health. You see, many of us find ourselves tethered to our desks for at least 8 hours a day. Add the time we spend sitting at home after work while eating and watching TV and our lives become significantly sedentary. It has been well established that too much sitting is bad for us.

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Why Temping Can Be a Great Career Move

On The Job

Sometimes careers can take an unexpected tun, but it's how you handle it that can determine whether it's a turn that is beneficial, or one that leads you into a career dark hole. Let's say you get laid off unexpectedly. Or, you have recently graduated and you cannot get a job in your desired field. Perhaps you had a health issue, and took a leave of absence and now you can't get your old job back.

Episode 262: Start Finshing with Charlie Gilkey

Productivityist

On this episode, I chat with my good friend Charlie Gilkey. He’s the author of the book Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done and is the founder of Productive Flourishing , a company that helps professional creatives, leaders, and changemakers take meaningful action on work that matters. This episode is brought to you by the University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education. Established in 1962, UCI offers education for adult learners in Orange County.

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3 Leadership Lessons From Game of Thrones

Dumb Little Man

Game of Thrones has evolved into a cultural phenomenon. Nobody could have predicted that it would garner the fame that it now has. Its complex social, political and historical background captured the imaginations of millions and it has been a fan favorite ever since. The show is rife with lessons. Some of them pertain to simply surviving in the face of death while others involve Machiavellian scheming to cement one’s place on the Iron Throne.

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12 Productivity Lessons from The Princess Bride

Simple Productivity Blog

Productivity advice can be found pretty much wherever you look. I was watching the Princess Bride a few days ago and realized how much of the movie can be applied to make my life more productive. I work on a team of men that constantly quotes movies. Apparently it is catching, because there are a few that I toss in myself. But the Princess Bride is one that has so many quoteable lines that when I decided to write an article on finding productivity in odd places, it was the first one I thought of.

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How Email Marketing for Business can Help You Make Your Dreams Come True

Small Business CEO

Any business with involves an online presence needs email marketing to grow. Email marketing is crucial because it improves your revenue, increases your communication, and reach significantly, is measurable, flexible, and scalable. Email marketing can do much more. Here is how email marketing for business can help you achieve your dreams. People use email a lot. People everywhere in the world use email in one way or another.

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How to Use LinkedIn’s Find Nearby Networking Tool

Jen Lawrence

Have you ever been to a conference or networking event and you wish you could connect with everyone? Getting to every single person in the room can be daunting but you have a shared experience or interest and you’d still like to connect. Picture this… You’re at a networking happy hour with your organization and there are lot of fresh faces. You’re working the room but it’s not realistic for you to get face time with everyone in attendance.

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Top 10 Reasons For Learning R Programming For Beginners

Dumb Little Man

Planning on learning R programming for beginners? Well, that’s not surprising. The R programming language is one of the most popular programming languages right now. As such, comparisons are quite often made between R and other popular programming languages, such as R vs. Python and R vs. Matlab. R has an exhaustive number of packages. It is completely free to use and open source. Active community support for the statistical programming language is also available.

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Episode 262: Start Finishing with Charlie Gilkey

Productivityist

On this episode, I chat with my good friend Charlie Gilkey. He’s the author of the book Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done and is the founder of Productive Flourishing , a company that helps professional creatives, leaders, and changemakers take meaningful action on work that matters. This episode is brought to you by the University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education. Established in 1962, UCI offers education for adult learners in Orange County.

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Surefire Ways to Keep Your Business Afloat During a Financial Crunch

Small Business CEO

Owning your own business is not as easy as some people think. It is actually a 24-hour job, especially when you’re just starting to grow your business because you have to think about so many things, from marketing plans, employee schedules, stock supplies, and more. But, of course, the financial rewards and the fulfillment that you get from managing something that is entirely your own cannot be beat. This is the main reason why there are many businesses in the world.

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Best Branding

The Persistent Assistant

We live in an era where most people Google each other – so before you even meet someone they’ve probably checked your online persona. A good idea is to also frequently Google yourself and check out what your online presence is looking like. Personal Branding is therefore becoming an integral part of our lives. We need to ensure that what we portray online is a close representation of who we are. You are doing yourself a disservice if you do not brand yourself correctly.

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What Is Relationship Addiction and How to Recognize It

Dumb Little Man

Most of us would say we would prefer to be in a relationship rather than be alone. However, not all relationships are created equal. There are those that are healthy and those that aren’t. Being alone is actually better in some cases, especially if your other option is being in an unhealthy or abusive relationship. But there are those who would still choose the unhealthy relationship over being alone, even if it’s detrimental to their happiness and health.

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How to Use LinkedIn’s Find Nearby Networking Tool

Jen Lawrence

Have you ever been to a conference or networking event and you wish you could connect with everyone? Getting to every single person in the room can be daunting but you have a shared experience or interest and you’d still like to connect. Picture this… You’re at a networking happy hour with your organization and there are lot of fresh faces. You’re working the room but it’s not realistic for you to get face time with everyone in attendance.

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AMP for Emails as a New Word in Email Marketing

Small Business CEO

We surely don’t like to remind unpleasant things – but anyway, do you remember that anxiety we felt up to 2019 spring? We even thought of reeducation as it seemed that the email marketer profession is about to extinct back then. Dozens of forecasts stated that outdated email format itself will be replaced by advanced new-fashioned communication channels. In March 2019, Google released AMP for Email.

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Episode 262: Start Finishing with Charlie Gilkey

Productivityist

On this episode, I chat with my good friend Charlie Gilkey. He’s the author of the book Start Finishing: How to Go from Idea to Done and is the founder of Productive Flourishing , a company that helps professional creatives, leaders, and changemakers take meaningful action on work that matters. This episode is brought to you by the University of California Irvine Division of Continuing Education. Established in 1962, UCI offers education for adult learners in Orange County.

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How to Get A Short-Term Business Loan

Dumb Little Man

Are you a smart businessman? Do you have what it takes to take bold decisions when your company faces the music? Are you aware of the regulations and policies of the top lenders? Do you know how to get a short-term business loan? If your response is affirmative to the above questions, you know how to sail your company’s ship out of the troubled waters like a champion captain. Now, before you go ahead and set a meeting with your lender, you must first know your primary purpose.

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How to Get Out of Work For An Interview [10+ Fireproof Excuses]

Dumb Little Man

So, you just found a stellar opportunity that might launch your career into the stratosphere. You submitted a well-crafted application and a few days later, you get the callback. The company wants to invite you for an in-person interview. Woohoo!! Problem? You don’t want your boss to know you’ve been going to interviews on company time. Now, don’t stress as you’re about to learn how to get out of work for an interview. Get All the Info First.

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Living Your Best Life With The Sharing Economy

Dumb Little Man

When was the last time you took a taxi? Chances are you’ve used a ride hailing service instead of a traditional taxi. Ridesharing is just one of the many ways the sharing economy has made luxury items available to just about anyone. These days there may be an economic pinch, but that doesn’t mean you have to do without life’s luxuries. The sharing economy allows people to live a solidly middle-class lifestyle at a time when the middle class is sliding off a cliff into oblivion.

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Do You Consider Yourself a Business Professional?

Small Business CEO

There are many different pathways to be successful at your job. But one of the more interesting perspectives to take is if you ask yourself a question – do you consider yourself a business professional? You might think of yourself as an expert in your field. Perhaps you believe you are a great salesperson. But what does it mean to be a business professional? To answer this question, one of the things that you have to think about is how well you present yourself online these days.

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5 Best Offsite Meeting Ideas To Inspire Your Employees

Small Business CEO

Despite business owners’ efforts to set up the best offsite meetings, many employees dread attending them. As a business owner, you might want to host one of the few great offsite meetings. After all, your company’s success could depend on it. These meetings are a great opportunity to build relationships. However, if you fail to plan a fun and exciting yet educational meeting with your team, you will improve your company’s productivity levels.

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The Best Tech Tools to Get Ahead as a Real Estate Agent

Small Business CEO

Being a real estate agent means that you always have to work to stay ahead of the game. You have to be one step ahead of your competitors and the market. Along with being competitive and staying ahead, you also want to be productive and find ways to make your work life as easy as possible because real estate can be incredibly stressful and busy. Technology is a good way to achieve quite a few goals, and the following are some of the best technology tools and tips for real estate agents.

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3 Essential Employee Investments to Boost Your Business

Small Business CEO

Customer satisfaction should obviously be one of your company’s most significant priorities, and while it’s vital that you keep them happy, it’s important that you look inwards too. Your staff is your most crucial assets as, even with an incredible product or service, success is hard to come by without a happy, high-performing team. As Richard Branson once famously said: “Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.”.

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4 Ways to Effectively Market Your Sportsbook Business

Small Business CEO

Creating a sportsbook business is easier and cheaper these days. All that you need is to find the right sportsbook software and you can start in an instant. It allows you to create and manage your website, while also providing reports that you need. To ensure its success, however, there is one thing that needs your attention – marketing. Keep on reading and we’ll share some tips on how to promote your sportsbook business.

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How to Rapidly Grow Your Twitter Following

Dumb Little Man

Are you on Twitter or you are still not sure whether to join the community or not? How many Twitter followers do you currently? Are you wondering how you can grow your Twitter following? There are 330 million active Twitter users around the globe and 139 million people use the platform daily. With an effective strategy, you can take advantage of these numbers and grow your Twitter following fast.

How to Create Effective Infographics to Boost Your Content Marketing Game

Dumb Little Man

A static content is nothing but an onslaught of dead words running the length of a full page. The wordy research might be of high value, but for today’s generation that’s highly off-putting. Do you know why? Because present online users have relatively shorter attention spans and are more likely to lean towards visually appealing content that’s logically moving and impels their participation at the same time.

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