February 11, 2014
January 23, 2014
“We convinced ourselves that we were investing in something, when all we were doing was excusing our cowardice.”
One of my friends moved to Berlin when she was 21. She dropped out of a shitty state college where she was pursuing a degree in communications (with a minor in music, for good measure), and left. She didn’t get a proper visa and only had about 1500 dollars to her name when she went, sleeping on a friend’s couch “until she got on her feet.” She did their chores and cooked them dinner and kept her little space as clean as possible.
We all made fun of her before she left, mostly behind her back, but occasionally to her face. “What is she going to do over there? Be a hooker?” the more callous friends would ask. Once I told her, “I’m just worried about you. I don’t think you’re thinking this through.” She smiled at me and told me that she had thought it through, but that there…
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January 15, 2014
It will be a tough thing to write about something that you like the most but then the idea on how you are going to start with it seems a big problems. In anything that you do, you have to really consider a lot of things first. When it comes in writing, there are of course a lot to be considered first, since it will be better that when you write you do have to make sure that everything will be in order.
To be inspired is certainly one of the secret in writing regardless of what kind of topic that should work on. It’s hard to keep that sense of being inspired but definitely the following tips will be a good start.
1. Think Deep – seriously, this is one of the frustrating thing since you cannot be that sure on what path you are going. The idea that there will definitely a lot of things that might run on you mind. That is why you have to think with depth just before you start writing anything.
2. Think of Something Funny – it is definitely that hard to write with a really serious mood in mind. It might get in your way if you stressed yourself up with lots of stuff. Take things slowly and thing of some funny things to survive the loads of frustrations
3. Put A Smile in Your Face – this might sound a bit cheesy, but it certainly works depending on how you do it. To be inspired does not really intend you to think too far but just think and have that smile in you, you will certainly get that wonderful idea on what you are about to write.
It’s really a challenging thing to write, definitely you will be test on how long you can stand whenever the you are loaded with a lot of writing stuff. To be creative tends to be really that tough when you feel that you mind and body is not that cooperating. That is why it is better to remember that once you start to engage yourself into writing make sure that it would be something worthy. Remember that putting lots of hard work on what you do is really something to feel proud off, you must not think of how to easily escape but make sure that every single thing that you write is worth all the hard work and time.
January 8, 2014
With all the chaos in the world, sometimes it is easy to lose hope and invite negative forces. It is easy to choose depression over happiness. But this should not be the scenario in life. I always choose to be happy though sometimes it’s really hard because of the complexities of my life. The people around me seems to be really depress and I’m making some ways to make them feel that happiness is always around the corner. I want to share these ways to you in the hope of making people happy and optimistic in the end.
1. You must believe that optimistic attitude is a choice – It’s really hard to make yourself choose this one. Do not blame others or things that causes depression and negativity in your life. You must choose to teach yourself the positive attitude. Even if you are in bad situation, you will always have the choice to choose the positive side of the things.
2. Look for an inspiration – This one will help you to look forward and never bother to see the past. Choose something that will inspire you to reach your goal. Something that makes you excited everyday. Or better yet, find someone who will inspire you to make things better for yourself. This ain’t bad, right?
3. Share your optimism and joy – “Happiness only real when shared.” This quote is from Christopher McCandless, Into the Wild. I always believe that happiness must be shared to make it more memorable and more fun. Share what makes you happy. Share your positive attitude with other people so that they can perceive life as a happy one.
There is no use to live life on negative things, it will only make you cry and depress. Always choose happiness for your life. Make sure you live your life full of optimism.
January 8, 2014
Well, hello guys! I missed writing anything under the sun. School life has been busy. But I tell you what, I’m happy about it!🙂
I got a message to you, guys. Hope this one will inspire you to more forward and do good things.
December 18, 2013
Every morning as I wake up, I thank God for another wonderful day of my life. And remind myself of these things:
* Before I do my work for the day, I tell to myself…
* When I start writing my masterpiece…
* When I think of things that I am lack of…
* As I lose confidence with myself…
* The last but not the least…
December 11, 2013
The job of an executive assistant may differ greatly from one organization to another. The exact work detail for this line of job is based on the organization of the business where the assistant is employed and the level of assistance that the executive needs from the assistant. An executive assistant is like an upgraded version of a personal secretary. She manages the work life of her executive and sometimes private affairs, as well.
In general, the executive assistant has 5 responsibilities. These are:
An executive assistant usually handles communication, organizes information, prepares email and calls, plans events, set travel preparations and general managerial duties.
Contrary to what you see in movies, an executive assistant job does not always entail flashy travels and celebrated meetings. Her everyday job is clerical in nature. Executive assistants are usually in charge of managing their boss’ paperwork. Paperwork may include creating letters, documents, collecting and evaluating information.
This includes email, snail mail, business correspondences and simple filing of documents. Assistants are also expected to operate a calendar, keep a track of meeting and conference schedules and appointments.
A part of her daily task would include answering and making phone calls, sending messages to the appropriate contact person, and handling correspondence like emails and formal letters. An assistant is also expected to handle paper and electronic files. She is also responsible for saving time of her executive by reading, studying and forwards communication to the proper department.
In a small business, the executive assistant would be the one to conduct human resources work like posting job vacancies, interviewing candidates and conducting an examination for the job applicant.
Sometimes, the job description would also include tasks like approval of vacation and sick leaves. She is also the go-to person when it comes to documents that need executive approval.
An executive assistant’s tasks often require trade knowledge and business expertise, especially when it comes to supervising research, arranging reports, negotiating with tough clients and circumstances and forecasting business demands.
An outstanding executive assistant is someone who can manage to work under pressure of meeting deadlines and face difficult work situations.
Supervision of other assistants
An executive assistant may have her own assistants depending on the size and structure of the organization. They may generally be secretaries or entry level clerical employees. The executive assistant is normally accountable for guiding their duties, and appointing assignments to them.
The boss may have little or no say in the secretarial structure the executive assistant may set. The executive assistant has the decision on commendations, pay raises and development of her assistants.
She is also the one who conducts training and coaching on her subordinate assistants so they can do a more effective and efficient job.
Maintain executive’s office
An executive assistant makes sure all equipment used for everyday operation is working. She is expected to do preventive repair requirements, follow manufacturer’s tutorial, troubleshoot malfunctions, call for technical repairs, keep an equipment inventory and research new devices and procedures for better productivity.
She keeps herself abreast with professional and technological knowledge by attending informational workshops, reviewing industry literature, establishing professional networks and participating in business groups.
Career Outlook for an Executive Assistant
The overall hiring rate for executive assistants is expected to grow 13% from 2010-2021, which is as fast as the average for all jobs.
As recorded in 2012, an executive assistant earns an average salary of $46,670. This is according to a report from the Labor Department.
The highest annual salary for an executive assistant is nearly $72,340 while the lowest amount is around $31,050. The highest paid executive assistants are based in New York City, Nassau in New York and San Jose, California.
With this short description of a life of an executive assistant, are you willing take the challenge and become one?
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December 4, 2013
Every writer, whether professional nor a newbie, has a lot of dreams. I believe that not only writers but even those people who are in different fields. As a young writer, my dreams are quite high. I want all of it to come true but I don’t know when and how. I guess many of us have this problem. We have many things in mind that we want to do but we don’t know where to start and how to do it. The enemies of writers why they can’t get what they want or achieve their dream are fear, lack of self-confidence, and lack of perseverance. If you really want to achieve something or reach all your goals in life we should not be afraid to fail, to commit mistakes, and be doubtful of our skills. Let’s dream big and aim high. Start from dreaming of what you want to become then start doing something to get in there.
I want to share you the dreams that I want to achieve in the near future. And I hope that you do the same.
This is what every writer wants, right? I am not sure with you but for me, writing a book and be able to publish it is on the top of my dream list.
Someday… I will get my bags and travel around the world. I will write everything about the place, people, and culture that I have been to and share it to the world.
To have my own writer’s space.
They say this only happens in stories or in books. I don’t care if this thing doesn’t exist in reality, but I still believe that it can come true. (hopefully)
November 14, 2013
The following words are not often in use in everyday conversation. But you can use when you write specially fiction ones. I find them really appealing and how I wish I can use them in the near future.
Here are some of my favorites:
Photos from Writers Write.
Do you have your own favorite unlikely words? Post them here.
I’ll share another batch next time🙂
November 11, 2013
“My advice is to never do tomorrow what you can do today. Procrastination is the thief of time.” – Charles Dickens
“The really happy people are those who have broken the chains of procrastination, those who find satisfaction in doing the job at hand. They’re full of eagerness, zest, productivity. You can be, too.” – Norman Vincent Peale
“The best way to get something done is to begin.” – Author Unknown