The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing Up

Eat Your Career

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. This session will help you master the delicate art of managing up and avoid the potential pitfalls in the process. . SIGN UP HERE.

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Shake It Up!

Office Dynamics

It’s time to shake things up. This week I’d like you to really step out of your comfort zone—shake it up! I dare you to shake yourself up this week. The post Shake It Up! Career Management Motivators Projects Self Development 9 ways to enjoy life more shake it up shake things up at work tips for changing up your ho-hum routine Okay, Monday Motivators, it is the last week of February 2015.

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Career development round-up 2019

Practically Perfect PA

Welcome to the career development round-up for 2019. Career development round-up 2019 Here are some of our highlights and a video from How to set goals for your career that you can stick to […].

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Key skills round-up 2019

Practically Perfect PA

I hope you enjoy our key skills round-up 2019. We focused really heavily this year on increasing our content around the key skills Assistants need to develop in their role this year.

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Time to Break Up?

Step It Up VA Coaching

It’s break-up time. Establishing boundaries with clients early in the relationship AND becoming clear on who is an ideal client for you will help to eliminate having difficult clients but some will sneak through on occasion, and these difficult clients will eat up your time, energy and passion for your business…but only if you let them. You’ll be freeing yourself from negativity, and opening up an opportunity for better clients to come in.

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Modernising the ‘bring up’ folder

Practically Perfect PA

Today I thought I would write about a system I used to use to keep my Executive organised everyday – the ‘bring up folder.’ ’ I think most of you are familiar with the bring up folder system and many of you use it to also keep your Executives on track throughout the day. For those […].

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Bottom Up

The Small Business Blog

Keep up won’t you – most websites that promote ‘how to successfully start and run your own business’ are sponsored by big companies and government bodies and written by people that are in jobs and have never started their own business.

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Powerful Benefits To Inspire You To Wake Up Early For Work

Allwork

Waking up early is associated with marked reductions in depression, and waking up consistently each day is associated with significant decreases in anxiety. . Waking up early can help fix your sleep schedule, improving multiple health markers .

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How Playing to Your Weaknesses Can Help You Level Up 

Success

The post How Playing to Your Weaknesses Can Help You Level Up appeared first on SUCCESS. Have you ever seen a bungee run? No, there’s no punch line. That’s a real question. A bungee run is one of those huge inflatable games you see at carnivals or kids’ birthday parties.

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Should young people join start-ups?

The Small Business Blog

The obvious answer to this question is “yes, of course” but the reality of the matter is that getting young people (and particularly graduates) to come aboard an actual start-up can be a tough sell. When faced with the uncertain path of start-up employment or a straightforward trek up the career ladder, it is understandable… Read the full article here: Should young people join start-ups?

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Anna Allan: Living With Invisible Illness & How to Set Up A Virtual Assistant Business | S2 E1

The Assistant Room

The post Anna Allan: Living With Invisible Illness & How to Set Up A Virtual Assistant Business | S2 E1 first appeared on The Assistant Room. Anna Allan is an ex corporate PA with over 20 years experience working in fast paced and demanding businesses. Her incredible story of strength and resilience starts during her early days when her position representing England in Lacrosse almost ended due to a diagnosis of not one by two invisible illnesses.

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WeWork Teams Up With Yardi For New Workplace Management Solutions

Allwork

The post WeWork Teams Up With Yardi For New Workplace Management Solutions appeared first on Allwork.Space. WeWork has announced a new partnership with real estate software firm Yardi to enhance its space management capabilities. .

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Coworking Industry Competition Heating Up

Small Business Labs

As the co-founder of the well known DC coworking space 1776 point out in her essay What's up with 1776 and Benjamin's Desk , coworking is not easy. Rent, overhead, staff, events, programming all add up quickly. The coworking industry is getting more competitive. 

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Personal Tune-Up

Office Dynamics

A Personal Tune-up for Peak Career Performance. But if you don’t feed your body with food (fuel) and exercise (tune-ups), then the machine begins to gum up or break down. To remain a star at work, here are some “personal tune-up” tips to put into practice daily for peak career performance: Eat breakfast. Walking is the no-cost, easy way to keep your energy up and lose weight at the same time. The post Personal Tune-Up appeared first on Office Dynamics.

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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. Strike up a conversation with a complete stranger.

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You’re Not Alone: 54.7% Of U.S. Salaries Haven’t Kept Up With Inflation

Allwork

salaries haven’t kept up with inflation. This isn’t shocking; historically, salaries do not keep up with inflation. . “ Has your salary or hourly wage kept up with inflation?” Why don’t wages keep up with inflation? . High consumer demand in the U.S.

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What’s tied up in the executive?

The Small Business Blog

Now, I am no stranger to this phrase as for many years I ran one of the… Read the full article here: What’s tied up in the executive? Small Business / SOHO Start-Up start-up in business business startup getting started start your business Starting a Business where to start young entrepreneurs Young people I heard on the radio recently something about the number of Young Entrepreneurs rocketing since the recession started.

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Meal Delivery Heating Up

Small Business Labs

  The company reported $795 million in revenue for 2016, up from $341 million in revenue for 2015. It reports having $390 million in revenue in 2016, up 71% over 2015. Blue Apron , a meal kit delivery service company, has filed for an IPO.  It lost $55 million in 2016 compared to $47 million in 2015. There's been a lot of press coverage recently on the failure of VC-backed food delivery businesses.

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Upflex And Syncaroo Team Up To Streamline Coworking Operations

Allwork

Upflex has teamed up with coworking tech firm Syncaroo to help operators improve and streamline their operations. . The post Upflex And Syncaroo Team Up To Streamline Coworking Operations appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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Opportunities And Building Up

Brilliantly Better

The post Opportunities And Building Up appeared first on Dragos Roua. Every time we think about money, or about having access to relevant amounts of money, we think in terms of a unique event. Like, oh, what if I would suddenly have 10x my net-worth, right now.

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Stepping Up Your Amazon Business

Small Business CEO

… The post Stepping Up Your Amazon Business appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Anyone running an online business needs to consider the benefits of selling and advertising on Amazon.

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The Ups and Downs of Bitcoin

Small Business CEO

Bitcoin has been around since 2009, and it has had its ups and downs over the years. So why does the value of bitcoin go up and down?… … The post The Ups and Downs of Bitcoin appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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Getting Tangled Up Managing Unrealistic Expectations

My EA Career

We gave up after a number of failed attempts to get Slinky to ‘walk’ down the steps. We are human beings, not human doings and I know that you can get just as tangled up as a Slinky when you’re being stretched beyond your capacity.

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5 Tips to Help You Get Up Earlier

Productivity Bits

W aking up early is probably one of the hardest things to do. There are so many late nights filled with studying, partying and socializing, it is near impossible to get up early. And getting up early is one big concern also of those who are after the quest of productivity in general. Getting up early has many benefits: You are more functional and you are able to get more done. You must have a goal when you are getting up earlier.

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Instant Offices Partners Up With Property Research Portal

Allwork

Property research portal OnTheMarket has teamed up with Instant Offices to expand its audience reach. . The post Instant Offices Partners Up With Property Research Portal appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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Fiverr And Selina Team Up To Combat Loneliness Among Anywhere Workers

Allwork

Freelancer marketplace Fiverr has teamed up with hospitality firm Selina to help Anywhere Workers access new like-minded communities around the world. . The post Fiverr And Selina Team Up To Combat Loneliness Among Anywhere Workers appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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Start-up funding: Private and public funding opportunities for your start-up business

The Small Business Blog

Leading public funding expert Barrie Dowsett, CEO of Myriad Associates outlines the most common sources of funding and tax breaks that are available to start-up businesses. Equity financing sources include: Venture capital funds, which are professional groups looking for start-ups to fund. If you want to work with a venture capitalist, you will need to be flexible and willing to compromise, as you may have to give up more control of your business.

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Top 5 Tips for Following Up

The Small Business Blog

Here are… Read the full article here: Top 5 Tips for Following Up on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Top 5 Tips following up promoting your business By now you will be aware about whether or not your efforts to make Small Business Saturday into a successful event for your business were actually successful. But, assuming that you managed to draw people into buying from your online store or in person, how are you planning to capitalise on that momentum?

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The Shut Up Strategy

Productivityist

A few weeks ago, I shared a post from Austin Kleon called Just shut up and write the book. The Shut Up Strategy that I’m talking about is keeping certain things quiet to yourself. So for me, The Shut Up Strategy involves the bigger things that you have a sliver of hesitation to share. Try to incorporate The Shut Up Strategy more often. The post The Shut Up Strategy appeared first on Productivityist.

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Picking It Up From Where You Left

Brilliantly Better

The post Picking It Up From Where You Left appeared first on Dragos Roua. Last two-three days were rather hectic. A whirlwind of news and developments, both in business and personal life, hit my relatively stable routine, and threw me a bit off course.

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Movin' On Up!

Virtual Moxie

Today, a happy note. We're heading toward the end of a long rebrand, including the creation of not one, but two new sites! Included in the site for VAs, a new blog--well, a different version of this blog, really. Virtual Moxie will live on there, I'm happy to report. We just need to stop adding content here and focus on what has to happen to finish the new sites. So this will officially be my last post for a few weeks (best estimate). My next post will be from our new home!

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The Bottom Up Economy

Small Business Labs

Homebrew is a new seed-stage VC fund focused on investing in what they call the bottom up economy.   They go on to explain the drivers of the bottom up economy are technology and the shift to the business of one, meaning solopreneurs. They define this as "the idea that technology is now helping individuals and small businesses drive economic growth and innovation." 

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Strategize Your Business Start-Up For Success

Small Business CEO

… The post Strategize Your Business Start-Up For Success appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Starting a business isn’t just a way to make money. It’s also about individual freedom and control.

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Now Is The Perfect Time To Take Up Remote Work Incentives

Allwork

For instance, in Alabama’s Shoals region, a person can receive up to $10,000 for moving to the area for a year. . The post Now Is The Perfect Time To Take Up Remote Work Incentives appeared first on Allwork.Space. Cities across the U.S.

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Your Words Are Powerful: 8 Positive Speaking Habits to Build Yourself Up

Success

If you use positive language about yourself and your ability to meet challenges and achieve your goals , then that is what will show up for you externally. So first up, stand (or sit) tall, shoulders back, a light smile on your face and plenty of eye contact with people around you.

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IWG Teams Up With Retailer Tesco To Grow Neighborhood Workspaces

Allwork

In a continued effort to address flexible workspace demands, IWG has teamed up with the UK’s largest grocery chain. . The post IWG Teams Up With Retailer Tesco To Grow Neighborhood Workspaces appeared first on Allwork.Space.

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Try This Brainstorming Exercise to Come Up with Better Business Ideas

Success

Some of the world’s most successful companies started just by coming up with a solution to an everyday problem. The post Try This Brainstorming Exercise to Come Up with Better Business Ideas appeared first on SUCCESS. No idea is a bad idea, business coach Christy Wright says.

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3 Simple, Regular Practices That Will Help You Come Up with New Ideas

Success

The post 3 Simple, Regular Practices That Will Help You Come Up with New Ideas appeared first on SUCCESS. Brainstorm, brainstorm, brainstorm, stall.

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Sell Up & Sail?

The Small Business Blog

It must be Easter soon, or some other major holiday, because I’m thinking (or more dreaming in my case) about travelling and quite possible not coming back. You know what I mean, the sort of ‘ I’m going now and I maybe a while…’ holiday. But the reality is, you no longer need to abandon…

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5 Strategies for a Super Follow Up System

Office Organization Success

Having a super-duper follow-up system in place is a critical, if not the critical, system you need to grow and build your business. What system do you have in place to follow-up with them and turn them into a paying client? This is where you need a super-duper follow-up system in place so that you can continue to connect with them and, when they’re ready to purchase, you’re top of mind. Here are my top 5 strategies for creating your follow-up system.

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Career development round up for 2018

Practically Perfect PA

Welcome to the career development round up for 2018. Career development round up for 2018 Here are some of our highlights and a video from our first Virtual Summit – Developing your business acumen on […]. This year we have written a lot of blog posts dedicated to the career development of our Practically Perfect PA readers!

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Pump Up the Jam

Virtual Moxie

I got about the same benefit, in terms of waking up and getting more bang out of my work day, but I certainly had more fun dancing than napping (if you know me, you know what a HUGE statement that one is!), And just that fast, Wake Up Your Day was screaming at me to be created. Set up the Tumblr blog that would make it easy for me to contribute to the booty-shaking cause.

2011 168

Time to Break Up?

Step It Up VA Coaching

It’s break-up time. Establishing boundaries with clients early in the relationship AND becoming clear on who is an ideal client for you will help to eliminate having difficult clients but some will sneak through on occasion, and these difficult clients will eat up your time, energy and passion for your business…but only if you let them. You’ll be freeing yourself from negativity, and opening up an opportunity for better clients to come in.

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