2021

Working Through the Digital Hyperactive Hive Industrial Complex

ProAssisting Blog

Working Through the Digital Hyperactive Hive Industrial Complex. THIS podcast by Ezra Klein with Cal Newport got my mind going in a number of different directions. How do we manage our deep thinking time? How do we tame the firehose of information being shot our way?

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9 Tips To A More Confident You

Dumb Little Man

Confidence is important for many different reasons. When you’re confident, you’ll feel more equipped to experience life and move forward with opportunities and people rather than avoiding them. Being confident will also encourage you to try again when your first attempt fails.

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Post Pandemic, the Hybrid In-Office, Remote Work Model is the Most Favored

Small Business Labs

By late last summer, it became clear that most companies would likely move to a hybrid working model , which combines increased levels of remote work with in-office work. The Washington Post's recent article T he hybrid office is here to stay.

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Improving decision-making for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Improving decision-making for Assistants Many Assistants are worried about making decisions because they are worried they will make the wrong one. We have talked about how important it is for Assistants to have space for making mistakes. That is very important.

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The Ownership Mindset: An Essential Ingredient for Career Success

Eat Your Career

“Your company owns your job. You own your career.” Earl Nightingale. In my training programs, I cite the above quote more than any other…and for good reason!

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How To Make Traditional Business Cards Work For You In The Digital Age.

Tips From T. Marie

Purchasing traditional business cards used to be one of the first official things you did when you started your own business. Today, with everything from file storage to forms being offered electronically, many business startups are abandoning the traditional business card altogether.

Moxie Tip #3: Being Away

Virtual Moxie

It’s important to have high standards around how you’ll handle times when you simply cannot work, whether that’s due to vacation, illness, or just a personal day. When deciding, think about the distinction between the words “depended on,” and “dependent on.”

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When Was the Last Time You Invested in Your Career?

On The Job

Just because you can't travel or meet with a lot of people right now does not mean it's OK to stop investing in your career.

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Exercises to Improve Your Voice

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Exercises to Improve Your Voice appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. There are a number of factors that effect the way your voice sounds: Physical – the size and shape of your mouth, nasal passages, vocal chords, etc. Health – your general well-being and the tone of your muscles.

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Tips for Saying “No!” the Nice Way

Stephanie LH Calahan

How easy is it for you to say “no” to requests that you do not want to do? For many, it isn't easy! In today's fast-paced, activity-rich society, we are all juggling a lot of responsibilities. You believe that you are handling all of the items well, and nothing is falling yet.

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Connecting the Dots Between Service and Hospitality

ProAssisting Blog

Connecting the Dots Between Service and Hospitality.

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Top 12 Time Management Tips For Professionals

Dumb Little Man

The beauty of time lies within the mere fact that it’s so precious and we all have the luxury to do whatever we so choose to do with it.

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The Pandemic Increased Interest in Self-Employment

Small Business Labs

Forerunner Ventures' The universal holding pattern: a period of trial followed by an era of opportunity   covers survey work they've done on the impact of the pandemic on consumers. One of their main findings is the desire for empowerment and independence has increased. 

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Communicating your priorities better with the ‘rule of five’

Practically Perfect PA

Communicating your priorities better with the ‘rule of five’ One of my go-to tools for prioritising and managing my to-do list is Trello. I use the collaboration tool to manage all of my tasks and projects, and I love how easy it easy to collaborate on projects with the other members of the [.].

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The 3 Essential Functions of Time Management

Eat Your Career

“What is time? If nobody asks me, I know; but if I were desirous to explain it to one that should ask, plainly I know not.” ” St. Augustine. When it comes to professional development, time management is one of my most passionate areas of study (and most enjoyable topics to teach ).

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Why This is the Perfect Time to Say Goodbye to Your Boss

Tips From T. Marie

The pandemic taught us a lot of things. Some good, some not so good. One important thing that lockdowns and quarantines taught us is that just because business has always been done a certain way doesn’t mean it’s because it’s the best way.

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The Ten Commandments Of Managing Stress

Virtual Moxie

You are a child of the universe no less than the trees and the stars; you have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, not doubt the universe is unfolding as it should. — Max Ehrmann. Starting a new virtual assistant biz is stressful. No way around that.

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The Best Laid Plans

Simple Productivity Blog

Sometimes the best laid plans go awry. As some of you know, I was summoned for a visit by my mother during this past week. I went, fully intending to be able to get the blog article done during that time away. The post The Best Laid Plans appeared first on Laura Earnest. Self-Improvement

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China Has Rejected A WHO Plan For Further Investigation Into The Origins Of COVID-19

NPR Technology

Chinese officials say they cannot support a second phase of a study into the origins of the pandemic, including new investigation into the theory that the virus might have leaked from a Chinese lab. Image credit: Laurent Gillieron/AP

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3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. (NC) NC) As the COVID-19 vaccine begins to reach Canadian communities, many small business owners are viewing 2021 as the year to shift from crisis response to rebuilding and recovery. While the pandemic continues to pose uncertainties, it’s important that business … Continue reading → You just finished reading 3 tips to help support your small business’ road to recovery !

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Know Completely About Composite Decking

Office Organization Success

Composite decking is a modern decking material for industrial and residential decks that are capturing a market share. If you are unsure about using this content for your decking, you can read some of the brand feedback.

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Remote Executive Assistant? So, what do you DO?

ProAssisting Blog

Remote Executive Assistant? So, what do you DO? The setting is usually a party, sitting next to someone on an airplane -pre-COVID- or just striking up a conversation with a fellow patron at a bar while on vacation.

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How To Overcome Burnout And Stay Motivated

Dumb Little Man

Even if you love your job, it’s normal to feel burned out from time to time. Statistics show that almost two-thirds of employees deal with burnout once in a while.

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LinkedIn's New Freelance Marketplace

Small Business Labs

Fortune's LinkedIn’s new Marketplaces will help freelancers find work covers a new online freelance talent marketplace being developed by LinkedIn. Like other online freelance talent marketplaces such as Fiverr and Upwork, Marketplaces will enable businesses to find, hire, and pay freelancers.

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Understanding your personality and communication preferences

Practically Perfect PA

Understanding your personality and communication preferences Understanding your Executive's personality, behaviours and communication preferences are crucial to building an effective relationship and partnership.

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3 Steps to Improve Accuracy and Attention to Detail in Your Work

Eat Your Career

This video is an excerpt from a live Q&A session with Chrissy Scivicque, Career Coach & Corporate Trainer. The full video is available in the Career Success Library.

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5 Tips for Implementing Sustainability Practices as a Small Business

Eco-Office Gals

Increasing sustainability is a major international goal, particularly as of late. Therefore, businesses around the globe are making an effort to implement eco-friendly practices. Unfortunately, smaller businesses may not find this to be easy.

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Moxie Tip #2: Spare Time

Virtual Moxie

Have high standards for your spare time, rather than consider it unmeaningful. Consider the time precious, and fill it with what matters to you. Don’t create spare time and fill it with more work. Instead, do what you love, always, in all ways.

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Podcast Episode 50: Why You Shouldn’t Overplan

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we've talked about the dangers of overplanning and how it ties into traditional project planning. Agile planning is a better way and we talk about how to do this. The post Podcast Episode 50: Why You Shouldn’t Overplan appeared first on Laura Earnest

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CIA Director Says He Is Escalating Efforts To Solve 'Havana Syndrome' Mystery

NPR Technology

In an NPR interview, William Burns says he has appointed a senior officer who led the hunt for Osama bin Laden to head the investigation into ailments that afflicted U.S. officials around the world. Image credit: Ian Morton/NPR

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Bill Gates Says Lazy People Make the Best Employees. But Is Your Laziness Actually Masking a Deeper Issue?

Entrepreneur.com

You're not lazy. But there's something else wrong. Prepare to Succeed

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Select the best company with good reviews

Office Organization Success

Electricity pricing is the major factor in the energy field and this will be decided based on the level of energy used for a particular place. The energy rate will be determined by the company that is working as the major energy provider.

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Do you know how much your time is worth?

ProAssisting Blog

Do you know how much your time is worth? If you’re a business owner or an entrepreneur, do you happen to know your hourly rate?

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The 7 Signs of Fake News

Dumb Little Man

These days, it’s hard to know what’s fact and what’s fiction, especially on the internet. Everyone has their own agenda and some people are willing to post fake information to manipulate people or get more people on their side. Fake news” is a real and serious problem.

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What is Good Information Hygiene?

Small Business Labs

Edelman released their 2021 Trust Barometer , which is an annual global study on the level of trust citizens have in institutions. The Trust Barometer focuses on trust in governments, corporations, NGOs and the media and Edelman has conducted this study for two decades.

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Powerful words to use in your Assistant CV

Practically Perfect PA

Powerful words to use in your Assistant CV The competition for Executive and Personal Assistant jobs is fierce. Now more than ever. That is why it is important to make your CV (or resume) stand out from the crowd. To do that, you have to make your CV come to [.].

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Time Management Self-Assessment: Rate Your Skills!

Eat Your Career

I am a big believer in the power of self-awareness. All growth starts with understanding where you currently are. I am also passionate about all things related to time management. Recently, I wanted to assess my own skills in this area, so I did a personal inventory.

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