Learning How To Learn

Brilliantly Better

When I got into digital nomading, and later on, into the broader topics of location independence and financial resilience, a consistent part of my approach was to learn new skills. For instance, skills that allow you to generate income without being tied up to an office, or to a fixed place.

The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Up

Eat Your Career

Learning how to leverage that influence to help lead your superiors (from behind) will make you an invaluable asset to the team. . Though the term “managing up” is often thrown around in the workplace, few people really know what it means or how to do it effectively. SIGN UP HERE.

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5 Communications Lessons to Learn Today

On The Job

I've been covering the workplace for a long, long (long) time, and the one thing I have learned is that 99 percent of the problems in the workplace occur because of poor communication. I f you’re a boss, shut up and ask more questions.

2021 141

The Mel Robbins Guide to Screwing Up

Success

In her book, The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success , Megan McArdle explains that we gain skills by practicing things because we’re strengthening the connection between the action and the reward. He learned. They thought they were learning.”.

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5 Life Lessons I Learned from My Father

Success

You see, she was raised by a coach (me)—a dad who spent many professional hours working with CEOs and entrepreneurs learning how to be better leaders and how to make their businesses run more efficiently. Prepare for each moment to be a learning moment.

2021 101

9 Tough (and Necessary) Lessons Entrepreneurs Must Learn

Success

I learned that you have to trust yourself , rely on your instincts, and believe in yourself, regardless of others’ resistance, doubts or negativity. Marisa Polvino, co-founder and producer at Straight Up Impact. One of my biggest challenges has been learning to delegate to others.

2021 87

6 Ways To Feast On Learning

Office Dynamics

I have always been hungry to learn. Or I should say, once I finished high school I gained an appreciation of learning. I was a sponge and soaked up everything they had to offer. Well, that continued as years passed and I am still hungry to learn. ” I learn from the savvy executive assistants who attend my training programs, the executives who hire me, and from anyone I come in contact with as I travel the country. Ways to Feast On Learning this month.

2016 132

Face the Spreadsheets: Lisa Gilmore on Learning to Love the Financial Side of Her Creative Business

Success

That is one of the best pieces of advice to give to entrepreneurs: Stop beating yourself up if you’re not good at it and find someone who is,” she says. Having spent 10 years building up her own business, Lisa understands that bank accounts don’t fill up overnight.

2021 86

Learn to Stop to Keep Going

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Knowing that you have a plan in place can help you pick up the pieces and keep moving forward. You just finished reading Learn to Stop to Keep Going ! Recommended: Evernote Essentials The post Learn to Stop to Keep Going appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Imagine getting behind the wheel of your car and driving continuously, without any thought to refueling or maintenance.

2014 171

Your Case for Training: Adult Learning Retention Statistics

Office Dynamics

I haven’t been able to find this information on adult learning retention rates until now and I’m sharing it with you! Basically throughout the workshop day, my participants are working in groups, brainstorming, practicing newly-learned skills, giving feedback to each other, writing scripts, role playing, doing creative activities and given feedback by me or our trainers. Adult Learning Retention Statistics: Lecture – 5%.

2015 101

Learning from Failure: How Making Mistakes Can Change Your Life

Productivity Bits

If you’ve failed, don’t beat yourself up about it. Personal Development it is ok to fail learn from failure learn from mistakes lessons of failureCopyright © 2011 Guest Author. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. W e are often told that we should avoid failure at all costs. Of course, failing at something can be a very depressing experience.

Learning the Art of Business Conversations

On The Job

If you cannot learn to communicate in person in the business world, your career is going to suffer. Learning the art of small talk. As your conversation comes to an end, give a brief wrap-up of any decisions made during the conversation so that you ensure there are no misunderstandings. One of the great things about social media is that it allows you to connect with people from around the world, giving you a chance to interact with someone you might not otherwise get to know.

2015 198

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 1)

Virtual Moxie

When I started writing, so much just flowed out, so I'm breaking this up into two posts. And here's some of what I've learned about becoming successful in business--whether you have your own company, or you work for someone else: 1. Too many cooks spoil the soup, dontchaknow, and it’s really impossible to learn, process, and implement the information garnered by several at once. There's always something more to learn or see. Learn more.

2012 204

How I Learned to Love Selling (and How You Can Too)

Success

With this new idea, I learned to stop worrying and love sales. Don’t create a product then look for the customer or you are in danger of ending up with a spare bedroom full of beautiful, but ultimately unsellable dog nose hair trimmers.

2021 92

Get More From Your Learning! Strategies to Make Professional Development More Effective

Eat Your Career

Learning opportunities are prevalent, and you want to take advantage of them all! More importantly, how do you actually implement the learning? SIGN UP HERE. The post Get More From Your Learning!

2021 130

Solutions for Online Learning In a Collaborative Space

Office Dynamics

Before I even could give a response, the other assistants in the room began to chime in with their solutions to this problem of the collaborative work space harming the continued learning and development of the administrative professional. Solutions For Online Learning In A Collaborative Space From Other Assistants. One assistant jumped in and said she puts a sign up at her work space indicating she is watching a webinar.

10+ Lessons Learned In My 10 Years with Office Dynamics International

Office Dynamics

I woke up this morning with the strange realization that this is my very last day with Office Dynamics International. I’d love to share these ten consistent messages that I’ve learned over and over during my time here at Office Dynamics working with the legend that is Joan Burge. I found time and again that I was better off speaking up when I had to have a tough conversation with anyone and to not hold onto it or let it fester. My lesson learned here is own your mistakes.

2017 153

10 Powerful Ways to Stand Up for Yourself in Any Situation

Success

Learning to stand up for yourself will help you take charge of your life, believe in your own power and embolden you to reach for your dreams. Learn to stand up for yourself in any situation with these 10 simple yet powerful steps. Stand up for your time.

2021 101

How to Trick Yourself into Learning Faster

Productivityist

Finding time to learn, therefore, can be a challenge. The best strategy for people in this position is to use the latest science to accelerate their learning. It turns out that there are a bunch of ways that you can trick your brain into learning faster. Manage Your Learning.

2020 52

How to Trick Yourself into Learning Faster

Productivityist

Finding time to learn, therefore, can be a challenge. The best strategy for people in this position is to use the latest science to accelerate their learning. It turns out that there are a bunch of ways that you can trick your brain into learning faster. Manage Your Learning.

2020 52

Learn to Communicate With WARMTH

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Learn to Communicate With WARMTH Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 22, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Closing up your body profile—becoming smaller—looks like you lack confidence. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

Learn How to Manage Your Boss

Ian's Messy Desk

The workplace requires you keep up-to-date about developments in your field and improve your work skills through ongoing learning. Learn instead to become a team player and to strike a good balance between work and family responsibilities. The choice is largely up to you. Learn to manage your supervisor by taking initiative, being professional and resourceful. Managing Up a bad boss (timesunion.com).

2012 170

Business Success Lessons I've Learned (Part 2)

Virtual Moxie

Last week, I sat down to create a list of some of the business lessons I've learned in my 15 years in business for myself. If you don’t like where you end up, reinvent, change the. grow big and strong and reach up and out to the sky before I hung. Give up the need to be the one to figure it all out. And there you have it, friends.the second installation of some of what I've learned on this great big business adventure of mine.

2012 178

Career Success A to Z: L is for Lifelong Learning

Eat Your Career

Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. It’s no exaggeration to say that I truly believe one of the core reasons we are all here on this planet is to learn. As a corporate trainer , I’ve built my career on this love of learning, and I’m fortunate enough to contribute to the learning of others each and every day. In truth, I don’t believe many people (if any) actually disdain the idea of learning itself.

2017 100

VCs Investing Heavily in AI and Machine Learning

Small Business Labs

VC investments in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning more than doubled in 2016, according to the National Venture Capital Association. here's what it really is and why it's so hot now nicely covers what some of the major firms are up to. As the chart below (click to enlarge) from the Axios article Venture Capital Investment in AI skyrockets shows, VCs have continued to pour money into AI in 2017. Virtual reality is also attracting a lot of investment. 

2017 128

Leveling Up: Why Eric Siu Treats His Life Like a Video Game

Success

People might be surprised to learn Eric Siu—a master marketer known for his ability to transform top technology companies—has another claim to fame: gaming. Each decision he makes and step he takes is akin to leveling up—the stakes are just a little bit higher in real life.

2021 87

7 Customer Service Books to Help You Level Up Your Business

Success

Good customer service will help you level up your business. Level up your customer service online. Published in August 2021, DeLisi and Michaeli provide the most up-to-date information for company executives and customer service leaders to improve their online game.

8 Things I've Learned During Quarantine

The Brainy Gal

It's been a crazy year for all of us and as I begrudgingly accept the idea of another 30 days locked up at home.I've ve been thinking about what I've learned about having a THRIVING Virtual Assistance Business - even during a global pandemic and multiple quarantine situations.

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BIG Self-Improvement…Commit to One Learning Event

Office Dynamics

Here’s a message about giving yourself permission to continue your learning journey for your BIG life. Obviously, these are individuals who have committed to a learning event. They will learn valuable information from our speakers and their peers. Learn as if you were to live forever.” I have been in the adult education/learning/training business for 24 years, mostly working with administrative professionals of all walks of life.

2014 100

Moxie Tip 126: Learning Time = Paid Time

Virtual Moxie

Many clients try to tell their VAs that they should learn for them (the clients) on their own (the VA's) time because maybe somewhere down the road, the thing learned will be applicable to something the VA will do for another client. Sometimes, that's seems like a fair comment--as in when the client wants you to learn to set up Basecamp. But sometimes, it's just not--as in when a client wants you to learn a very specific and not widely used program.

2012 142

How To Learn Something New Every Day (And Actually Do Something With It)

Productivityist

For years I kept reading blogs, listening to interviews and watching TED talks, without implementing what I’d learned. That’s why today I’ll not only show you what you can do to learn something new every day, but also how to actually do something with it. where to find new things to learn, every single day, how to consume them without going into overdrive. and what to do with those 75 GB you pick up every 24 hours. Where to find something to learn.

2016 70

Concurrent Learning Sessions

Office Dynamics

Their concurrent sessions are hand-selected with an eye toward their highly crafted expertise; the trainers are top-notch successes in their own right; they present information and resources that are hot off the press, “just Tweeted” experiential learning that matters and makes sense Step by step they build and show specifics, so you leave knowing just want to do. I learned so much!

Zeqr Introduces a New Approach to Learning

Small Business CEO

Zeqr is quite literally the future of learning. Groundbreaking e-learning experience. While competition is sure to pop up real soon, Zeqr is the first of its kind to offer a virtual classroom experience with experts in every field imaginable mentoring you in real time.… … Information Technology online education online learning Zeqr Zeqr review

2017 61

Get Unstuck: Three Dozen Ways to Stir Up Fresh Ideas

Productivity Bits

Pick a couple of interesting courses you’ve always wanted to know more about and sign up. A chance to work with a group of people you’ve never worked with before comes up. Sit down with your spouse/significant other and make a list of three things you’ve “been meaning to do” then come up with a plan for doing at least one of them in the next six months. Institute a monthly Lunch & Learn. Listen to the sounds of the city as it wakes up and gets busy.

2011 160

What Can Small Businesses Learn From Start-ups?

Small Business CEO

Motive is a key difference between small businesses and start-ups. While they share many characteristics, such as a scrappy, pull-yourself-up-by-your-bootstraps work ethic, start-ups and small businesses do have some key distinctions.… Let’s get one thing out of the way: you’re an entrepreneur. Your mind is constantly spinning with ideas to share your passion.

2016 55

Campbell's Soup Learning From Food Trucks

Small Business Labs

The venerable consumer products company Campbell's is attempting to spice up their line-up of soups and other foods in an attempt to ramp up sales and earnings.  To accomplish this, they've been studying food trucks. Key quote from an article from NewJersy.com on Campbell's research: " went to such "hipster hubs’’ as Austin, Portland and San Francisco to study the rituals and preferences of people in their mid-20s and 30s. They shopped with them.

2012 143

sobcon--lessons I learned

Virtual Moxie

Categories 30-Day Projects Business Communication Expectations Fees Legalese Moxie Relationships Self-Care Standards Web/Tech Moxie Archives Feb, 05 to Today Search Translate Moxie Also Mine « Help get hugs and money delivered around the world | Main | Dealing with trust and safety in virtual relationships » May 19, 2009 SOBCon--lessons I learned I attended SOBCon a few weeks ago. An impressive set-up, that was, with a veritable who's who in attendance.

2009 122

Help Your Career by Learning the Art of Persuasion

On The Job

You need to choose words carefully and not overuse certain ones in every situation or you end up sounding like an infomercial. Have you ever tried to persuade someone to do something at work -- give you a pay raise, let you take on a new project, adopt a new system -- and you fail miserably? There's a reason for your lack of success. The technical term is called "reactance," which in layman's terms means: "The harder you push, the less someone else will want to do what you want."

2019 109

Learn How to Post A Job On LinkedIn Like A Pro Recruiter

Recruit CRM

Step 2 : Complete the following required fields: Type the first few letters of your Company and the company title will pop up. Make sure to select up to three choices. Exploring and learning more of what the site has to offer can help recruiters in an amazingly.

2020 83

7 Strategies to Speak Up to Get Results

Office Dynamics

I’ve lost my mojo and fear speaking up when I should,” confessed Janet who recently stepped into a new position. That’s why I’m offering these seven strategies to help you speak up and speak your truth the next time you feel that your voice needs to be heard: Clarity is Key. For example, are you speaking up to correct a misunderstanding that could lead to litigation or to heal a relationship riff? Consider the price you’re paying for not speaking up.

2016 122