Weekender Issue #77

The Assist Newsletter
April 9, 2023
4/8 weekender 77

Brainteaser of the day: What five letter word becomes shorter when you add two letters to it?

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Treat Yo’Self


๐Ÿ˜ฑ To Beating The Sunday Scaries
You’re not alone if you’ve got a case of the Sunday Scaries. Find ways to ward them off >

๐Ÿ“ˆ To Refreshing Your Quarterly Goals
With Q1 closed out, it’s time to focus on the next quarters of the year. Review your quarterly goals and spruce it up as needed >

๐Ÿ’ฐ To Free Help With Tax Filing
U.S. peeps โ€”ย don’t forget to file your taxes by 4/15! Discover free resources to help with your filing >

๐Ÿ˜ด To Falling Asleep Quicker
If you struggle to fall asleep, try the military method. Learn about it here >ย 

๐Ÿ—“๏ธ To Ramadan
Happy Ramadan! Educate yourself on what Ramadan is and how to support those who celebrate >


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5 Tips to Nail Ghostwriting


Writing can be a huge challenge for many admin professionals and the source of hours of lost time spent procrastinating and agonising over what to say and how to say it.

Youโ€™re in the right place if youโ€™ve ever wished you knew the best practices, tips and tricks that would elevate your written materials and communications and take away the frustration and the guess work.

Hereโ€™s the thing: business writing is part art and part science.

A few little tweaks here and there and adjusting your thinking brings less stress, more ease, faster replies and more polish.

I hope these tips are helpful to support you to start to write for others with more confidence and less stress.

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From Albert Einstein


“We cannot solve problems with the kind of thinking we employed when we came up with them.”

Joanna’s Recs


Joanna Ericta

Show to binge ๐Ÿ“บ :ย 
Party Down

Song to bump ๐ŸŽต:
Falling for U by Peachy!

Podcast ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ:ย ย 

Book ๐Ÿ“š:
All The Broken Places by John Boyne

Wishlist Rec ๐Ÿ“:
Vegetable Container Slicer

Cameron’s Recs


Cameron Huber

Show to binge ๐Ÿ“บ :
Ted Lasso

Song to bump ๐ŸŽต:
Right Hand by Drake

Podcast ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ:
The Mindset Reset

Book ๐Ÿ“š:
It Happened On The Sales Floor by Kevin Gaither

Wishlist ๐Ÿ“:
Quarterly Goals Planner


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Meet Maggie! She is a very happy, loving, selfie taking Australian Labradoodle.
Maggie loves to see herself on the phone and knows how to take her own picture. when you take pictures of her, she smiles.
Her favorite thing to do is to go anywhere in her Jeep with her mom. Most of all she loves snuggles and belly rubs at the end of every day!
๐Ÿ’Œ We’re huge pet lovers at The Assist and want to feature a pet each week โ€” fill out this form for your fur baby to be featured!
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