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How to Think Creatively in Your Daily Work Life – Can you do better than this story?

John sat at his desk and stared at the phone he’d just hung up. He sighed, picked up the receiver, and punched in his boss’s extension. “Hi Bob, just got off the phone with Acme. They want a new system set up … Continue reading

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How Task Management Software Helps You Do Twice the Work in Half the Time

Task management software is created to help the user make the most of his time.One of the hardest steps in working on a project is the actual organization. Being organized is key in any project. This is regardless of whether … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Using a Virtual Secretary

What is a virtual secretary? A virtual secretary is not a computer or robot programmed to perform secretarial duties! A virtual secretary or assistant is an independently contracted business owner. They are not employees of a company in the traditional … Continue reading

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How to Ask for a Raise During A Recession

Asking for a raise at any time is usually a hard undertaking; but asking for a raise during a recession is even harder, even for those with amazing negotiation skills.  

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How to Talk to Your Boss (especially during tough times, like now!)

Negotiation skills have never been more important in getting a raise, time off, or a chance for advancement than they are now. Recent market events mean that employers are looking to secure the bottom line. With careful planning, you can … Continue reading

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Why You Should Keep Work Life and Home Life Separate

Do you have one or more of the following problems?   You work so much that you end up bringing several hours of work home with you each night – after working overtime. You go in at 7 AM and leave … Continue reading

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