Personal Development

The pros of the new Slicers … How to find Find … Launch an interactive Q&A with your online audience
When in doubt, go to the source, like these official government websites.

It’s raining men—not!

October 31, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

It’s a common observation that many more women work in assistance roles like administrative assistant or executive assistant. The reasons for this are complex, but some of them do have a base in history.

Let’s clear up some sick myths

October 31, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Like it or not, the summer is over, and we’re headed toward cold and flu season. Keep yourself and your co-workers as healthy as possible by not believing these common winter myths.
I initially planned on only one rant covering issues regarding The Printer Station. But, like many of our daily administrative indignities, this subject proved vast and complex.
“Being Indispensable” podcast host Liz Van Vliet applies Dr. Robert Cialdini’s principles to an EA’s role.
Become a better speller … Maybe your little mistake wasn’t that bad after all … Is it spam? … Aim for “desktop zero” … The dark history of coffee … Having plants around does indeed boost your productivity … Play idiom bingo!

Keep your composure: Here’s how

October 23, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Composure is one of the best qualities you can have. When you remain composed, you stay in control of your emotions and the situation, leading you to make better decisions. When you feel yourself losing your cool, use one of these techniques.
With 70% of hiring managers—and nearly half of B2B buyers—visiting social media profiles, it’s important to watch how you present yourself online.

Say what? 3 translation tools

October 7, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Try these 3 translation resources.
Our LinkedIn and our news feeds are thick with pictures of cool, evolved floor plans and luxurious amenities. Places like this must really value their employees, right? Well, here are five myths about those workplaces that seem so great.
When humiliation occurs, it can seem nearly impossible to crawl out from underneath it and reclaim some dignity. In the worst moments, advice is difficult to hear, let alone follow. But there are some helpful strategies to guide you forward.
This space intentionally left blank … One simple tool to change your workspace atmosphere … We’re arbitrarily declaring it National Unsubscribe Month! … In the mood to watch people walk around a track? … What language does your city speak? … Quick: Are there more stars in the galaxy than there are trees on Earth? … We finally found an explanation of Bitcoin that didn’t baffle us!