Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Labelling The Features In Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, September 04, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity D o you create letters or labels in Microsoft Word ?

Using Subtotals Function in Microsoft Excel

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Home About Me Advertise Using Subtotals Function in Microsoft Excel By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, January 30, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Productivity D o you have a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet where you have firm names and figures?

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Five Ways to Battle the Little Green Monster

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I try to keep that in mind every time I feel that little green monster try to sit on my shoulder. What kind of car do you drive? What does your lawn look like? How much did that suit cost you? If you're a typical American, at least one of these things brings out your competitive side. Go on, admit it. Your car was chosen because it was something you could show off to your friends. Your lawn could qualify for the PGA, and any weed that dares show up is considered an enemy of the state.

Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates!

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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? www.conetrees.com/2008/10/downloads/clean-elegant-presentation-template Posted on 12 October, 2008 1:34 PM The Professional Assistant Hi Feng Liang, Thanks for the comment. Thanks, Richard Posted on 12 October, 2008 3:55 PM Administrative Jobs Hey Richard, Another excellent post.

Kallout To Research Information

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Home About Me Advertise Kallout To Research Information By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 20, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity , Research Y ou’re reading an article for some research that you are doing for our boss. Matt Lorenzen VP of Product, KallOut Posted on 21 October, 2008 2:40 AM The Professional Assistant Hi Matt, Thanks for the comment.

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? I couldn’t believe it either. Apparently, this seems to be this summer’s latest fashion trend.

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? This has happened to me quite a few times in the past.

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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. Gossip has never been a positive matter. It always leads to negative productivity and sometimes people even get involved on a personal level.

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? Are you just starting out or already have a thriving business? Finding the right tools to manage your business can be time consuming.

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? Dont you wish you could be where they are (to the left) instead? Flu season can definitely be debilitating to your health.

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.

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!

Bee Thinking: a Niche Business That Helps the Planet

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Matt caught “bee fever” in 2008 when he came home and found a struggling bee on a windowsill.[1] Bob Chandler and Bigfoot: A Monster Example of “Niche Creation” “What’s the Best Thing You Did When Starting Your Solo Business?”

Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word

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Home About Me Advertise Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 13, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity D o you know what a macro is? Posted on 16 October, 2008 3:50 PM The Professional Assistant Hi, Thanks for the comment.

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.

"Excel"ing to Create Subtotal Row Totals

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Home About Me Advertise "Excel"ing to Create Subtotal Row Totals By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, September 03, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity Y our manager sends you an e-mail with a spreadsheet attached.

4 Steps to Setting up E-mail Distribution Lists

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Home About Me Advertise 4 Steps to Setting up E-mail Distribution Lists By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, March 27, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity D o you find yourself having to write each persons e-mail address over and over again for certain e-mails ?

Ten Things That I Have Done That Others May Not Have

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They are monster size. I've been thinking about my “10 Things that I have done that others probably haven’t” list. At first I couldn’t think of anything, but then came up with the following: I once operated one of those huge bucketwheel machines used to scoop up tar sand in Northern Alberta, Canada. A six-foot man can easily stand in just one of the buckets.

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! Do you feel that you need to relieve yourself of daily stressors whenever you have the time (which Im sure isnt too often)? People get stressed all of the time. I do too, so dont feel that you are alone.

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? Do you wish that you could take your Favorites with you where ever you go, even if you dont own a laptop and have access to a computer with internet access?

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. A spider here, a goblin there. Then a bunch of co-workers show up in costumes. What a sight! Do you like to dress up in fancy or scary costumes for this occasion? Do you want to dress up at the office, but not sure what to wear or if you even can?

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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)? Did your boss just decide to install it on his/her system and yours then told you, "Read the manual, were going to be using this from now on"? 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.

Do You Have A Question For Me?

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 27, 2008 Filed Under: D o you have a question? Home About Me Advertise Do You Have A Question For Me? Do you feel that you need help one something related to your career ? Do you want to ask something, but feel shy to do so? I have been running this blog for just over a year now and it has grown quite a bit, as you can tell. People have been asking me questions from time to time and I try to respond as quickly as I can to all of them.

Get Rid of Junk Faxes & Telemarketers - For Good!

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 30, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you receive junk mail, junk faxes and the occasional irritating phone call from telemarketers? Starting September 30, 2008 , you can register all of your numbers with them. Home About Me Advertise Get Rid of Junk Faxes & Telemarketers - For Good!

Productivity Boost: Do It Before Lunch!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 23, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you find that you feel tired at the end of the day? Home About Me Advertise Productivity Boost: Do It Before Lunch! Do you wish that you could be more productive and solve your problems through out the day? This happens to all of us, quite a bit of time throughout each and every day.

Looking for Great Deals For Your Office?

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the person that purchases stationary and other items for your department? Home About Me Advertise Looking for Great Deals For Your Office? Do you feel that you could find better buys, not just by going to the different stores such as Staples or Grand & Toy , but online as well?

Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving

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Home About Me Advertise Cover Your Tracks: E-mail Archiving By The Professional Assistant on Friday, September 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , System Security D o you back up your e-mails in Microsoft Outlook ? Posted on 8 September, 2008 3:37 PM The Professional Assistant Hi, Honestly, this is the first that Ive heard of this, so thanks for the news.

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Elevator Etiquette 101: Going Up?

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By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 17, 2008 Filed Under: Travel Y ou’re standing in the elevator and everyone is crammed like a can of sardines. Home About Me Advertise Elevator Etiquette 101: Going Up? You reminisce about that Seinfeld episode where Elaine gets stuck on the subway and starts talking to herself about how the train isn’t moving and starts to get claustrophobic. You start to feel the same way and wonder when your floor will hit next.

Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, October 09, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you find that when you receive phone calls or voice mail messages, you cant remember who called, what time they called, who they were trying to call, etc? Home About Me Advertise Who Called? Use A Phone Call Log!

"Stop Watch"ing Your Productivity

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Home About Me Advertise "Stop Watch"ing Your Productivity By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 07, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity D o you multi-task too much? Did you know that multi-tasking can hinder your performance rather than help you get your work completed faster? I am sure that you have fallen into the trap of where it’s either really quiet and you are twiddling your thumbs, trying to figure out what to do with your time.

Restaurant Reservations - Find An Open Table Online!

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, September 22, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Productivity A re you asked to make reservations for your manager(s) at particular restaurants? Home About Me Advertise Restaurant Reservations - Find An Open Table Online! Do you feel that you could be doing this faster? Do you need to have some sort of written confirmation to make sure that the reservation has been booked?

Walk Into A Better Life!

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By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, September 17, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity D o you want to become healthier? Home About Me Advertise Walk Into A Better Life! Do you feel that you can do a little extra each day to exercise? Do you feel that you deserve to have more energy during your work day? Even if you are the type of person that exercises regularly, you could still benefit from this article. I have been working in an office setting for over a decade now.

How to Lose a Customer and a Few More!

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By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 09, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service D o you find that people are passing calls and e-mails from person to person, getting the client more and more frustrated? Home About Me Advertise How to Lose a Customer and a Few More! Do you feel that you could be helping the client even if you dont know the answer to their issue right away? This happens so often within large corporations, since most of them care only about the bottom line - money!

Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing?

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By The Professional Assistant on Monday, September 08, 2008 Filed Under: Organize , Prioritize , Productivity D o you wake up in the morning and think to yourself, "What do I have to do today? Home About Me Advertise Are Eu-Stressing or Dis-Stressing? Oh my goodness, look at my long list of things!" Do you feel tired and stressed throughout each work day? Unfortunately, stress is always going to be a part of our lives. The only people that are not stressed are the ones that arent alive.

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Attracting Productivity: Work Environments

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Home About Me Advertise Attracting Productivity: Work Environments By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 02, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Job Seeking , Networking , Productivity D o you think of yourself as a productive person?

To-Do or Not To-Do? Taking Your To-Do List to the Next Level!

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By The Professional Assistant on Friday, August 29, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Outlook , Organize , Prioritize , Productivity D o you have a to-do list, either on a piece of paper, on Microsoft Outlook or in a planner? Home About Me Advertise To-Do or Not To-Do? Taking Your To-Do List to the Next Level!

Retrieve Your Files With Ease

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Home About Me Advertise Retrieve Your Files With Ease By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you have quite a bit of filing to do? Do you feel that you should have some sort of control over these files on how you find them, for future reference?