October, 2021

The Global Survey on Platform Based Freelancers

Small Business Labs

The recently released Global Survey on Freelancing covers data gleaned from over 1900 freelancers from across the globe. 

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Facebook is Down! This is Why Your Business Should Never Rely On Social Media

Tips From T. Marie

Back in 2015 I wrote an article about using a social media page as your website. Today Facebook, Instagram and WhatsApp went down. In fact, they are still offline as I write this article. I can’t help but wonder how many businesses are in a panic because they use a Facebook page as their website.

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How Can You Be Sure That It’s Time?

Virtual Moxie

How can you be sure that it’s time to let a client go, time to change your business model, time to find training or sit for a certification, or time for…well, anything, really? When do you really know that you’re ready?

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How to Work With (and For) Difficult People

Eat Your Career

Let’s be honest: The workplace is full of difficult people! You aren’t going to “love” everyone you work with or for, but you still have to find a way to create productive working relationships with them.

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Do This One Thing to Be a Better Listener

On The Job

Are you a good listener? Most people believe they are good listeners, yet others often don't say the same about them. That can lead to a lot of misunderstandings, frustrations and hurt feelings.

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Identifying Your Purpose and Values: How to Go Beyond Happiness

Success

Happiness is a tricky thing to master. After all, the joy we feel can be replaced by emotions that grip us even tighter, like fear, uncertainty, anger and doubt. In this episode of Brilliant Thoughts , SUCCESS People Editor Tristan Ahumada talks to Jenn Lim about true, lasting happiness.

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Poynter Series on Journalists Going Freelance

Small Business Labs

The Poynter Institute is a non-profit that explores "the intersection of journalism, technology and the public interest."  "  They also provide training for journalists and programs that support their role in society.    They recently released a series of articles on freelancing. 

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Moxie Tip #15: Saying No

Virtual Moxie

You can. You should. If you always do what’s best for your biz, there’s no way around doing it. And guess what? There’s never a reason to feel guilty for doing what’s best for you. You can’t please the world all the time, but you can and should please yourself.

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Episode 392: Pamela Slim talks about the Widest Net

Productivityist

Pamela Slim uncovers how to connect with potential clients and customers using the true breadth of the marketplace. Pamela Slim is an author, community builder, consultant and former corporate director of training and development at Barclays Global Investors.

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Study: Work Interruptions Aren't Always Bad

On The Job

Does it get on your last nerve when you're in the "zone" at work and then someone interrupts you? If so, you're not alone. But interruptions aren't always a bad thing, finds a new study by the University of Missouri.

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Using Your Platform for a Purpose: How to Become an Influencer Worth Following

Success

However big (or small) your platform is, you’ll get so much more out of it if you use it to do good in the world. Sadie Robertson Huff became an accidental influencer before the term was even in common use.

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11 Tips On Writing The Best Recruiting Cold Emails & 20+ New Templates

Recruit CRM

Be it your LinkedIn community, your passive candidates or even your clients, we understand the hard work it requires to prompt engagement. But, unfortunately, there are hundreds of emails and InMails already bombarding your clients and candidates.

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Libby Moore on Dreams, Letting Go, and Landing the Job as Oprah Winfrey’s Chief of Staff

Go Burrows

What does it take to land a job with Oprah Winfrey? Libby Moore was lucky enough to realize her dreams and work side-by-side as Oprah’s chief of staff for years. But it wasn’t all smooth sailing.

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Moxie Tip #14: Respect Resource Limits

Virtual Moxie

Among the things a client has the right to expect from you is that you’re respect the value and limits of his/her resources. It’s easy to understand that you should be careful about spending the clients money (one of the resources), right?

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Reasons Your Company Should Have a Fraud Hotline

Small Business CEO

Last year, total fraud for businesses and consumers reached an astounding $56 billion dollars. Employee theft, identity scams, and other forms of fraud result in tremendous losses each year — and yet, there are still businesses that don’t have the proper means to protect themselves.

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Are you suffering from collaboration overload? 9 beliefs and fears that help drive it

Ideas.Ted

We are collaborating too much. That’s what Rob Cross has realized after studying high (and low) performers at effective organizations for more than 20 years.

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3 Keys to Successful Investing

Success

You hear investing advice about how to time the market or make big gains before an inevitable market drop, but that information isn’t usually beneficial to the average long-term investor.

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15 Ways to Introduce Empathetic Leadership

IAAP

Leading with empathy can feel uncomfortable, but if we can embrace that feeling, we will have more inclusive and dynamically creative work environments. Admin Communication Leadership OfficePro Magazine Professional Development The Office

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Ep 135: Tarah J – Executive Assistant to the CMO at PODS

Go Burrows

Tarah J is the executive assistant to the chief marketing officer at PODS. She has over 10 years of administrative support experience, including many years at Estée Lauder Companies in New York.

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The Truth About the PA Industry

The Assistant Room

In a recent survey we opened to Personal and Executive Assistants around the world, over 2000 business support professionals answered 'As a PA/EA, what are some common misconceptions that you have either heard of or experienced from others regarding your role?'

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How CEOs Can Use Digital Transformation to Improve Customer Retention

Small Business CEO

The buck usually stops on the CEOs table, especially for small businesses, and marketers who do the main job of converting and retaining customers don’t find their task easy; it takes ingenuity to convert a customer, and the effort that goes into retaining customers can at best be described as herculean.

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Recruit CRM's Recruitment Entrepreneurs Series Ft. Barry Prost

Recruit CRM

Barry Prost is the Managing Partner of Propel Consult and Yala. He specialises in providing recruitment, employer branding services to employers in Ireland, Europe and the Middle East.

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You Have a Responsibility to Market Your Small Business—Here’s How

Success

When it comes to running a business , I’ve learned a lot of things the hard way, and that’s one reason I work so hard to help other entrepreneurs avoid making the same costly mistakes I did.

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What’s Your Listening Level: Self-Inventory

IAAP

Where do you land on this list? Hint, if it's not toward the bottom you need some practice. Admin Communication OfficePro Magazine Personal Development Professional Development The Office

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Ep 137: Being Confident as an Executive Assistant

Go Burrows

In this episode, I share an excerpt from my audiobook, The Leader Assistant: Four Pillars of a Confident, Game-Changing Assistant , where I talk about how executive assistants can cultivate a deep-rooted confidence.

How to Improve Online Security In Your Remote Office Space

All Things Admin

How to Improve Online Security In Your Remote Office Space. By Spence Witten, a senior advisor at 38North Security. Those lucky enough to work remotely at the start of the COVID era were able to keep themselves . and their companies going, despite the intense pressures of that challenging time.

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Inside Vs. Outside Sales: Which Is Right For Your Business?

Small Business CEO

Setting up a business might seem easy for many, as you’ll only need funds and a good plan. However, to survive in the cutthroat world of commerce, you’ll need more than just these two. photo credit: Fauxels / Pexels.

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Managing High Stakes Projects, Programs, & Events

Team ELS

Managing High Stakes Projects, Programs, & Events. Admins a nd EAs are ground zero for high stakes programs, projects, and events. Board meetings, investor visits, executive recruiting, due diligence, you name it – if it’s critical, strategic, and confidential, it hits the EA desk.

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Daring to Dream: Finding the Courage to Follow Your Own Path

Success

Balancing your parents’ plans for your life with your own dreams can be hard—often something the children of immigrants know well. Parents who move across the world want to give their children a more secure life than they had.

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Great Business Ideas To Start This Year

Productivityist

Looking for a new venture to try this year? Entrepreneurship is a tempting beast, and when you feel stuck in a rut or are looking for a way to make more money for yourself and your family – starting a business can be a great idea.

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An Interview the LUMINI Network – A Peer to Peer Advisory Group for Administrative Professionals

Admin Awards

On this next edition of Backbone LIVE! Admin Awards Founder Sunny Nunan interviews the Co-Founders of LUMINI Network, Sean Magennis and Jackie Ludwig, which is a peer to peer advisory group for Administrative Professionals inspired by their work together at Young Presidents Organization (YPO).

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What is List Fatigue? 5 Ways to Overcome it!

Jennie Lyon

Do you find yourself scrolling past articles with titles like “7 Ways to Increase Your Email Subscribers by 20%” or “How to Gain More Followers on Social Media” because they all say the same thing? You’re not alone.

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How to Create a Work Space in Virtually any Area of the Home

Small Business CEO

Here is some much-needed great news: you do not need a dedicated home office to work successfully from home. With some creativity, you can set up a functional workspace in a variety of unused and often overlooked spaces in your home.

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Can You Reprogram Unconscious Bias?

AdminUniverse

Summary: It’s not a secret that our society is in dire need of learning how to think and interact without racial or gender bias, but how does that apply to you personally and is it possible that we unconsciously contribute to the issue?

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Rising Above Rejection: How to Achieve a Dream That Looks and Feels Impossible

Success

Shoba Narayan is a musical actor, which means she faces more rejection than the average person. Going from audition to audition and hearing the word no isn’t just a side effect of the business. It is the business.

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Episode 391: Lisa Erickson talks about the Art and Science of Meditation

Productivityist

There is a true art and science when it comes to meditation. Meditation teacher Lisa Erickson shares how to build a sustainable practice once and for all. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn Jobs.

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There Is Power in Writing Your Personal Story: Here’s How to Start

Success

I can hear my client’s breath on the phone, and it feels like the sliding door of an elevator opening—that moment when you aren’t sure whether you’ll be alone on a seconds-long ride of life—when she exhales and says, “I’m not very good with dates and times.

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