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Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates!

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Home About Me Advertise Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates! By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 10, 2008 Filed Under: MS-PowerPoint D o you want to change the way your Microsoft PowerPoint templates look? There is a great and simple way to add a new look to your templates in PowerPoint.

Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word

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Do you have trouble using the text box feature to place anchored text where you prefer, so that it shows up in a particular area of the page?

Using Subtotals Function in Microsoft Excel

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The spreadsheet might contain other types of data, but is similar to this example? Click Data, then Sort, then sort by the firm name.

Why I love my job?

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 13 September, 2008 Why I love my job? Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Who knew?

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Need To Create a PDF? Don't Have the Software? Don't Panic!

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By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 15, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity Y ou receive an e-mail from your manager. Home About Me Advertise Need To Create a PDF? Dont Have the Software? Dont Panic! Now select Microsoft Office Document Image Writer. Whats next?

Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself!

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By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 08, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the type of person that comes into the office each and every day, thinking that its just going to be another boring day, nothing changes and its always the same thing day in and day out? Home About Me Advertise Break The Routine, Inspire Yourself!

Men Wearing Shorts At The Office?

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, August 18, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Productivity O k, I am sure that the title of this post drew you in. Posted on 20 August, 2008 11:45 AM The Professional Assistant Hi Jodith, I completely agree. Home About Me Advertise Men Wearing Shorts At The Office? couldn’t believe it either.

Overworked? Unload Your Workload to a Freelancer!

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 23, 2008 Filed Under: Prioritize , Productivity D o you need extra help with your workload ? Home About Me Advertise Overworked? Unload Your Workload to a Freelancer! Do you feel overwhelmed by the number of tasks that keep getting piled on your desk like a never ending mountain of files?

Is Your Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 30, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Organize , Productivity D o you find yourself being bored out of your mind at times with nothing to do? Posted on 30 October, 2008 9:35 AM The Professional Assistant Hi, Great comment! Home About Me Advertise Is Your Boss Not Giving You Enough Work?

Do You Have a Pen?

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, February 21, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Meetings , Productivity Y ou’re walking around the office and someone comes up to you, asking for a pen. Home About Me Advertise Do You Have a Pen? You search your pockets and realize that you don’t have one. Has this ever happened to you?

Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP

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Home About Me Advertise Opening Microsoft Office 2007 Files in Microsoft Office XP By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, January 09, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , MS-Access , MS-Excel , MS-Outlook , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word , Productivity I recently had a vendor send us an Excel spreadsheet that he created in Microsoft Word 2007 format.

Why People Gossip At The Office

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Home About Me Advertise Why People Gossip At The Office By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, March 26, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity D o you gossip at the office? Do you get sucked into the gossip of others? Im sure that this has happened to all of us at one point or another. Send me your comments!

Work From Home? Want to be More Productive?

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By The Professional Assistant on Friday, February 29, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity A re you a Virtual/ Professional Assistant or want to become one? Home About Me Advertise Work From Home? Want to be More Productive? Do you work from home on a regular basis? This lessens the time you have to spend on the phone.

Got the Flu? Work from Home!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 10, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Networking , Productivity A re you stuck at home because youre sick? Home About Me Advertise Got the Flu? Work from Home! Did your co-worker, significant other or a client give you a surprise by coughing and sneezing around you?

Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 06, 2008 Filed Under: Job Seeking , Meetings , Office Gossip , Productivity H ave you had or are in a situation where your colleague is making your life miserable? Home About Me Advertise Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague! My response to this was: Wow!

How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

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Home About Me Advertise How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 30, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word P eople often ask me, "How do you copy a table from Word into Powerpoint?" Open Powerpoint and click on File, then select New, then Blank Presentation.

Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 February, 2010 Wheres the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Here we were, professional assistants talking about the thingy for the PowerPoint. Nobody seems to really know what its called, but Powerpoint Remote was given as a common name. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

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Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word

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Posted on 16 October, 2008 3:50 PM The Professional Assistant Hi, Thanks for the comment. Do you know how to create them? Whats next?

Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook

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Posted on 29 August, 2008 10:36 AM The Professional Assistant Hi Babyanne, Thanks for the comment. Until next time, Take care - of your clutter!

"Excel"ing to Create Subtotal Row Totals

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They ask you to create subtotals for the latest sales report, but want you to only send them the revised spreadsheet showing the subtotal rows.

4 Steps to Setting up E-mail Distribution Lists

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Do you wish that you could make life simpler by just entering one item that would include a list of e-mail addresses?

Have Your Ever Wondered If Ashton Kutcher is Hiding Around the Corner at Work?

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Listening to a co-worker describe her wedding plan, complete with PowerPoint, flow chart and Excel spreadsheet. 6. real ?

10 Things Everyone is Thinking About During a Meeting at Work

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In fact, here's a list of what some of us are really thinking when that PowerPoint presentation seems to have our full attention: 1. Seriously?

We have a winner!

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 10 November, 2008 We have a winner! Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? 23, 1 p.m.

Contest!

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 9 November, 2008 Contest! I am remiss. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? 23, 1 p.m.

Repeating Headers and Footers while in Sections

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy? Lets enjoy our day together.©

October 15th, Blog Action Day: Poverty

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Kings and Queens of the Office

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What happens at the office Christmas party, stays at the office.

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 14 December, 2008 What happens at the office Christmas party, stays at the office Christmas party.NOT!

Are you worried about job security?

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Cystic Fibrosis

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Can you afford not to take a vacation?

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy? Lets enjoy our day together.©

Going Checklist Crazy

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy? Lets enjoy our day together.©

Writing when you don't know what you're talking about.

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 16 November, 2008 Writing when you don’t know what you’re talking about. How did I do it?

It's Lonely in the Corner Office.

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 1 November, 2008 Its Lonely in the Corner Office. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 18 October, 2008 Guest Blog: Networking Like a Pro This is a guest post from JEM over at [link]. 23, 1 p.m.

Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500

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Home About Me Advertise Contest: Best Stress Tips - Win $1500 By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 02, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you feel stressed at work? Posted on 2 October, 2008 8:09 PM The Professional Assistant Hi Elizabeth, Exactly! Read my post on the difference between good and bad stress. Whats next?

Organize With Social Bookmarking!

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, November 03, 2008 Filed Under: Networking , Organize , Productivity D o you find articles on this site intriguing? Home About Me Advertise Organize With Social Bookmarking! Do you wish that you could save them to your Favorites so that you can look at them again and again? Theres also the "more."

Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween

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Home About Me Advertise Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 31, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity H appy Halloween everyone! You walk into the office and notice all of the Halloween decorations. spider here, a goblin there. Then a bunch of co-workers show up in costumes. What a sight!

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Free ACT! (CRM) Video Tutorials

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CRM) Video Tutorials By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, October 29, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you using ACT! Home About Me Advertise Free ACT! as your client relationship manager (CRM)? If you’re looking to purchase ACT! for your company, click here. This same thing happened to me as well as one of my readers.