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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. Thanks, Richard Posted on 12 October, 2008 3:55 PM Administrative Jobs Hey Richard, Another excellent post.

Why I love my job?

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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?

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! Your manager asks you to create a report of some sort and wants you to send it to a client, but making sure that they cannot manipulate the information.

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.

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. 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.

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!

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? Some people in the office were trying to get the remote working as we had a PowerPoint presentation coming up and were calling it things like remote thingy , remote slide clicker, wireless mouse so I finally asked, "Does anyone know what the official name for that thing is?" Here we were, professional assistants talking about the thingy for the PowerPoint.

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. You might need to do some formatting on Powerpoint, since it only allows for so many rows.

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. Have you ever been at work, and you think you have perhaps fallen into another dimension?

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. Go ahead, fess up: You think about a lot of things during a meeting at work, and it often has nothing to do with business.

We have a winner!

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Contest!

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 9 November, 2008 Contest! Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

Repeating Headers and Footers while in Sections

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 26 October, 2008 Repeating Headers and Footers while in Sections Someone was asking on another site how to repeat a footer for just one section in a document, i.e. a table. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

October 15th, Blog Action Day: Poverty

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 14 October, 2008 October 15th, Blog Action Day: Poverty I am participating in Blog Action Day and the theme this year is Poverty. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

Kings and Queens of the Office

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 4 October, 2008 Kings and Queens of the Office A friend was telling me about an Executive Assistant who has taken on a superior attitude at work and seems to think she is the Queen, looking down her nose on all her subjects, the other assistants.

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! Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

Are you worried about job security?

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 12 December, 2008 Are you worried about job security? Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

Cystic Fibrosis

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 29 September, 2008 Cystic Fibrosis Hello Readers, My great nephew Owen has recently been diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

Can you afford not to take a vacation?

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 November, 2008 Can you afford not to take a vacation? Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

Going Checklist Crazy

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 6 September, 2008 Going Checklist Crazy I am organizing a Board meeting and I have checklists and to-do lists coming out of my ears. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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]. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

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.

Anyone can be an Administrative Assistant, right?

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 17 December, 2008 Anyone can be an Administrative Assistant, right? Americanfolder.com Custservice@Americanfolder.com December 18, 2008 Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

I got an e-slap on the wrist - Ouch!

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 22 November, 2008 I got an e-slap on the wrist - Ouch! Patty Buckner November 24, 2008 Anonymoussaid. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? ► June (3) ► May (7) ► April (4) ► March (5) ► February (7) ► January (8) ▼ 2008 (215) ► December (3) ▼ November (6) Can you afford not to take a vacation? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 September, 2008 Using a Bring-Forward System to Help Organize Your Boss Of all the articles I have written, the one I wrote on the bring-forward system by far gets the most views. September 19, 2008 Patricia Robb said. September 20, 2008 Anonymoussaid. September 26, 2008 Patricia Robb said. Patricia September 26, 2008 Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept.

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 ?

Working for the Disorganized.

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© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 10 October, 2008 Working for the Disorganized. Thanks, Richard Rinyai www.theprofessionalassistant.net October 12, 2008 Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Business Writing Guidelines for 2008 C or cc or copy?