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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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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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 […].

2019 130

The Life-Changing Magic of Giving Up

Dumb Little Man

‘Giving up’ or ‘quitting’ on something has mixed connotations. For one, giving up smoking is widely applauded. Giving up on a marriage, on the other hand, well, it depends on who you speak to. In my life, giving up has not been equated with praiseworthy behavior. To give up or to ‘throw in the towel’ is to be defeated. Giving up my ballet lessons, in favor of Saturday morning cartoons was my decision, age six.

2019 206

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.

2019 130

The Downs And Ups Of Africa's Current COVID Surge

NPR Technology

The World Health Organization has reported a downturn after 8 weeks of increasing cases. But the good news comes with a large dose of caution. Image credit: Waldo Swiegers/Bloomberg via Getty Images

2021 86

Emoji Use At Work? Survey Says — Thumbs Up!

NPR Technology

A survey of 7,000 emoji users in the U.S., Europe and Asia found that emoji are not only useful on the job — they can make people feel more connected and receptive to new tasks. Image credit: Screenshot by NPR

2021 95

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 […].

2017 159

How to Set Up Your Digital Productivity Space – Top 10 Tips

Dumb Little Man

When you work from home, it is important to set up your workstation properly to have the same convenient space that you would have at the office. Back up your documents. Use tech tools to manage tasks and create alerts, for example, to send a follow up e-mail.

2020 261

How To Wake Up Early

Dumb Little Man

Then, for whatever reason, the alarm goes off before you’re ready to wake up. The post How To Wake Up Early appeared first on Dumb Little Man. So you have a morning interview tomorrow but it’s almost midnight and you’re still wide awake. You set an early alarm so you could be there on time. Sounds familiar? Maybe this hasn’t happened to you. But you came dangerously close to arriving late once.

2015 219

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.

2020 52

Rekindle the Fire and Keep Showing Up in Your Business

Be clear on what fuels your drive. Entrepreneurs

2021 91

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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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. 

2017 151

COVID-19 Outbreaks Across Australia Ramp Up Pandemic Restrictions

NPR Technology

Australia has been comparatively successful in containing the pandemic, with just 31,000 cases so far. But the nation's vaccine rollout has been slow, with just 5% of the population fully vaccinated. Image credit: Mark Baker/AP

2021 91

The Gun That Killed Billy The Kid Is Going Up For Auction. Starting Bid: $2 Million

NPR Technology

An iconic piece of the Wild West goes up for sale: the gun that killed Billy the Kid. Image credit: Bonhams

2021 83

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.

2017 113

Why Snail Mail Will Speed Up Your Business Growth

By sending ten personal notes a day, you can write your way to the top -- and experience incredible business growth. Growth Strategies

2021 71

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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A Week Before The Opening Ceremony, Coronavirus Turns Up At Tokyo's Olympic Village

NPR Technology

The latest infection highlights the challenge for Olympic organizers to keep the virus at bay as tens of thousands of athletes and other participants convene during an ongoing pandemic. Image credit: Jae C. Hong/AP

2021 105

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.

2021 78

Should You Break Up Before Or After The Holidays?

Dumb Little Man

Breaking up at any time of the year is difficult and painful, but it becomes significantly more complicated and awkward during the holiday season. This leaves many people asking themselves, is breaking up during the holidays good or should you do it after? You know it’s coming.

2019 169

Fauci Says Current Vaccines Will Stand Up To The Delta Variant

NPR Technology

All the data so far shows the vaccines are highly effective at preventing serious disease or hospitalization, Dr. Anthony Fauci said. Vaccination is also imperative to preventing mutations, he added. Image credit: Stefani Reynolds/Pool/Getty Images

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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!

2018 136

3 Reasons Why Being ‘Bad’ At Small Things Sets You Up For Big Success

Dumb Little Man

Whether it’s a new sport, a change in career, or a creative pursuit – trying something new and being pretty adequate, or even downright rubbish, brings up these horrible feelings of ‘failing’. If you’re anything like me, you hate not being good at something.

2020 234

Why Business Leaders Need to Roll Up Their Sleeves to Implement Successful Strategy

The best way to determine whether your plans are actually working is to work directly alongside your employees. Leadership

2021 103

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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The Shut Up Strategy


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.

2017 62

Delta Variant Is Spreading Fast And New Cases Are Rising. Is Time To Mask Up Again?

NPR Technology

The highly contagious delta variant is spreading fast and causing a surge in new cases. Here's what you need to know about how to keep yourself and your family safe. Image credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP via Getty Images

2021 97

Holing Up

Daily Writing Tips

This morning I heard an NPR journalist say in elegant, educated accents that Julian Assange “has been holed up in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London for three years.”. When I looked at the NPR site, I saw that a copy editor had changed “holed up” to “hiding out” in the transcript. Julian Assange could spend years holed up in the Ecuadorian embassy in a bid to dodge extradition to Sweden, an expert said today.

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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.

2018 122

10 Powerful Ways to Stand Up for Yourself in Any Situation


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 97

Some Proud Boys Are Moving To Local Politics As Scrutiny Of Far-Right Group Ramps Up

NPR Technology

The future of the far-right Proud Boys is murky after at least 30 alleged members are facing charges in the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol riot. Now, a former member and the current leader describe their plans. Image credit: Eva Marie Uzcategui Trinkl/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

2021 114

Clean Energy Fuels Stock is Waking Up

Renewable natural gas (RNG) solutions provider Clean Energy Fuels (NASDAQ: CLNE) stock has been riding the global decarbonization and clean energy tai. Finance

2021 52

How to Set Up a VPN

Dumb Little Man

To help you out, we’re here to discuss how to set up a VPN and how you can start using it. Clear and Easy Way to Set Up a VPN. Not all of them are equally good and some of them may even end up doing more harm than good. If you’re curious, you can look up any other settings online before messing with them but do this with extreme caution. The post How to Set Up a VPN appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2017 160

We have to raise each other up

Practically Perfect PA

Happy International Women’s Day you AMAZING readers. I want to start today’s post by telling you a little bit about me over the last few years. I started Practically Perfect PA while working as an EA for a whole number of reasons, but mainly because I had a lot to share. I’d learnt and I’d […]. Editor's notes Featured Mentoring admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant

2018 155

England Has Lifted Most Of Its COVID-19 Restrictions, Even As U.K. Cases Are Up 41%

NPR Technology

Prime Minister Boris Johnson is in self-isolation following close contact with the UK health secretary, who announced he had tested positive for the coronavirus. Cases in the U.K. are rising fast. Image credit: Rob Pinney/Getty Images

2021 89

4 Ways Men Can (Accidentally) Mess Up Their Relationship

Dumb Little Man

As a result, we get ourselves in trouble and can, without even realizing it, mess up our relationships. She may end up pushing back or spending time with someone who doesn’t expect her to do them. Doing this will help keep you from accidentally messing up a good thing. The post 4 Ways Men Can (Accidentally) Mess Up Their Relationship appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Men are from Mars and women from Venus, right?

2018 194

At Least 600 Tons Of Dead Fish Have Washed Up Along Tampa Bay's Shore

NPR Technology

The hordes of fish were killed by a red tide, a large "bloom" of toxic algae that appears on Florida's Gulf Coast about once a year. Experts say the bloom shouldn't be happening right now. Image credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

2021 97

As Extreme Heat Kills Hundreds, Oregon Steps Up Push To Protect People

NPR Technology

There are no federal worker protections from extreme heat even as climate change makes deadly heat waves more likely. Oregon has passed emergency rules and is educating the public on how to stay safe. Image credit: Kristian Foden-Vencil/OPB

2021 91

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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How to Successfully Get Back Together After A Break Up

Dumb Little Man

Despite your best efforts, you may find yourself reacting to your partner in a more intense way because of something that happened long ago and before you broke up. Before you consider a reunion, here are the best tips on how to successfully get back together after a break-up. This is a time to clear up your past and let it go. The post How to Successfully Get Back Together After A Break Up appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

2018 207

The Post-Covid Agency Model Grows Up

Forbes Leadership

Smart agencies discover that their creatives can be even more creative when they have work and life balance. Leadership /leadership Leadership /leadership business