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    Admin Fired for Eating Boss' Food

    Admin Fired for Eating Boss' Food
    I have heard of some pretty damn stupid reasons for getting fired, but this one is up there on the top ten list. A German secretary, 59-year-old Magdalene, was charged with putting together a buffet of food for her boss and some of his guests. After setting up, she ate a frikadelle (a kind of German meatball, apparently) and two halves ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +3
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    5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King

    5 Life Lessons From Dr. Martin Luther King
    There is probably no other American figure that epitomizes the qualities of leadership and self-sacrifice in the face of overwhelming odds more than Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we celebrate his life on the day set aside to honor him, let’s look back at some of the most important events in his life. From them, there are plenty of lessons ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +2
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    The Summer's Top 10 Fitness Holidays

    The Summer's Top 10 Fitness Holidays
    LONDON, June 8, 2010 - Improving your fitness during a holiday may seem quite the opposite of a relaxing break, but getting away from the daily grind and doing some energetic and revitalizing exercise can be the perfect re-charge. It's all about using your free time away to allow you to indulge in the things you can't always fit into your ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    Answers to the Hip Hop History IQ Quiz

    Answers to the Hip Hop History IQ Quiz
    AdminSecret created the What's Your Hip Hop History IQ quiz to help you learn more hip hop music. We're providing the answers so you can learn from the quiz, but... h4. Don't cheat! If you haven't taken the What's Your Hip Hop History IQ quiz, go take it first. See answers on the next page... [page] 1. Hip Hop originated in: ...
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    Going Green at Your Desk

    Going Green at Your Desk
    “Going Green” is becoming more and more popular but what exactly does it mean to “go green”? It seems like every person and/or company has a different definition of what it means – contains xx% post-consumer waste, xx% recycled content, made from sustainable sources, etc. I think the easiest way to define ‘going green’ is – changing your actions to improve ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    How to Eat Better at Work

    How to Eat Better at Work
    Why is it so hard to eat right? “When you’re hungry, you’re not a philosopher,” explains Dr. Daisy Merey, a physician and authority on eating habits. Indeed, food - and especially the lack thereof - brings out our animal nature. And when we homo sapiens find ourselves in the artificial environment of the workplace, complete with its stresses, catered temptations, psychosocial ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Barack Obama Inspires Milan Men's Runway Styles

     Barack Obama Inspires Milan Men's Runway Styles
    MILAN, Italy - The latest "first" for Barack Obama comes off the Milan runway. Calling the U.S. presidential hopeful "the man of the moment," Donatella Versace dedicated her Spring-Summer 2009 collection presented Saturday evening to Obama, creating a style she said was designed for "a relaxed man who doesn't need to flex muscles to show he has power." Chatting with reporters ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rate This
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    E-mail Blunders Cost Approx. $450,000 a Year

    E-mail Blunders Cost Approx. $450,000 a Year
    Are you in shock? I certainly was when I read my Training magazine September issue. It says, “A company with 100 employees can expect to lose approximately $450,000 a year, or more, because of e-mail blunders, inefficiencies, and misunderstandings, according to The Top 10 E-mail Blunders That Cost Companies Money, a free special report from Creative Communications & Training." (Maybe you ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Daily Habits to Decrease Stress

    Daily Habits to Decrease Stress
    If your eating and sleeping habits are off kilter and you're finding yourself being irritable or grouchy, chances are you're overstressed. If you want to keep your stress levels in check, the best thing you can do is to work at getting healthy. Here are six tips to help relieve stress: 1. Get a Good Night's Sleep. Getting a good night's ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rated: +4
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    FDA Concludes Nalgene Products Safe, Critics Not Convinced

    FDA Concludes Nalgene Products Safe, Critics Not Convinced
    There are plenty of health concerns to consider these days. With some doctors worried about the possible effects of cell phones on the human body, components of our everyday lives that seem immovable have been called into question. Another major health concern is possible toxins from plastics. Some plastics contain chemicals that are carcinogenic and some have speculated that the minute ...
    Published about 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Admin Horror Story: Can You Hear Me Now?

    Admin Horror Story: Can You Hear Me Now?
    I work at a busy music booking agency and we have a variety of characters in the music industry calling in. There are three of us who answer the phones, one of us started 3 months ago, myself who started not even 2 months ago, and another who started 2 weeks ago. The guy in question reps one of our artists ...
    Published almost 8 years ago | Rate This
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    6 Bad Habits to Blame on Technology

    6 Bad Habits to Blame on Technology
    Technology pretty much runs our lives these days. From our work life to our home life, we have computers, phones, and gadgets helping us with our daily routine. But is technology taking over and shifting our societal norms? Is too much technology a bad thing? Sometimes we are so used to relying on technology to help us out, we forget how ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +2
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    Green Your Commute

    Green Your Commute
    If we’ve learned anything from Al Gore, it is that each of us has a responsibility to protect Earth. But can your individual effort amount to much in the face of multinational polluters and doom-and-gloom projections? Sure, it can. To get you started, here are some tips for making your work commute more environmentally friendly. h4. Work from Home More than ...
    Published almost 9 years ago | Rate This
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    Seven Ways Admins Can Maintain Work/Life Balance

    Seven Ways Admins Can Maintain Work/Life Balance
    Many work/life coaches glibly assert that administrative professionals must be responsible for achieving their own balance in the face of ever-increasing demands -- from 9 to 5 and beyond. But given their spot in the org chart, admins often feel compelled to sacrifice too much for their jobs. “It’s a partnership, but management has the bigger responsibility for admins’ work/life balance, ...
    Published over 9 years ago | Rated: +1
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    3 Ways Strong Women Ruin a Relationship

    3 Ways Strong Women Ruin a Relationship
    Are you a woman with a lot going for her in all areas except in love and relationships? Do men stop calling or withdraw after a few dates or tell you they’re not interested or don’t feel the right chemistry with you? Your intelligence and ambition may have gotten you where you are in your life and career, but are those ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rate This
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    10 Black Women Who Are Leading the Way in Business

    In honor of Black History Month, AdminSecret presents ten African American women who are leading the way in business. From CEOs and VPs to philanthropists and mentors, these executives have made it to the top of their fields, challenging stereotypes and forging the path for generations to come. They're an inspiration, not just to the black community, but to everyone. ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +3
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    5 Reasons We Love (Or Hate!) Our Jobs

    5 Reasons We Love (Or Hate!) Our Jobs
    More often than not, people are describing what they do as “just a job.” As someone who has always loved her job, I’ve found this sentiment surprising and decided to do a some research. What makes someone love their job, instead of hating it? More importantly, is there anything you can do to turn a job you hate into your dream ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +4
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    5 Ways to Get a Man to Listen

    One of the most common complaints I hear from women is that men don’t listen. Be it at work where their good ideas are ignored or at home when their spouse totally forgets what she told him. Why can’t men listen? They can, if you follow these five steps. So the next time you want to talk to your male ...
    Published over 7 years ago | Rated: +1
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    7 Dos and Don'ts of Fighting Fair

    7 Dos and Don'ts of Fighting Fair
    How we fight sometimes says more about us than how we got into a fight in the first place. Living a conflict-free life, especially with a loved one, sounds nice but in reality is impossible. Not only that, but it's unhealthy. Disagreements from time to time, if dealt with maturely and with the requisite kindness, can actually help to strengthen the ...
    Published over 6 years ago | Rated: +4
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    Answers to the "How Good Be You're Grammer?" Quiz

    Answers to the "How Good Be You're Grammer?" Quiz
    These are the answers to the "How Good Be You're Grammer?" Quiz. If you haven't taken it yet, don't cheat! Click here to take the "How Good Be You're Grammer?" quiz. Quiz!
    Published about 8 years ago | Rated: +1
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