Raise your hand if you like automated phone message systems…

ProAssisting Blog

Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

Phones 911

Be Smart About Using the Telephone

Productive & Organized

Check out these Great Reviews by @JanetBarclay » Be Smart About Using the Telephone How much time do you lose playing "phone tag?"  I   Before you pick up the phone to make another call, consider what you are going to say when you get voice mail. 

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Master the Art of Listening and Watch All Your Relationships.

Dumb Little Man

I have a friend who used to multi-task when we spoke on the phone. You will learn something new. Learn to listen well, and watch all your relationships thrive. skip to main | skip to sidebar Dumb Little Man | Tips for Life Welcome to Dumb Little Man!

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Consequential Ideas for 2009

BioTeams

I just received a Christmas Card from the Monitor 360 group which identified 14 "Consequential Ideas for 2009". Swarmteams enables groups to be more responsive and agile by fully integrating their mobile phones and the web with bioteam working techniques.

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Could technology make Assistants obsolete?

ProAssisting Blog

Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, Technology, (0) Comments Could technology make Assistants obsolete? My boss would never use the below app on their phone… that’s what they have ME for.

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Do You Hate Your To-Do List? Try This Instead - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

  I've tried my phone and outlook, but I find that I don't even look at those lists.  Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today! Network with Stephanie or Connect with Your Smart Phone Become a Fan Follow this blog Categories News & Updates!

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The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh.

Productive & Organized

Try This Instead | Main | Be Smart About Using the Telephone » The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh In We are in the home stretch of 2009 -- bring on 2010!!    Cons of Planning Tool: There is a learning curve.

Arizona Virtual Assistants Retreat

Loosely Speaking

Location: Candy and Doreen will be joining us from remote locations and the session will be accessible by either long distance phone and/or computer, headset and wifi connection. Attendance will require a computer, headset and/or phone with long distance capabilities.

2009 158

Solopreneurs: Are You Losing Potential Clients?

Office Organization Success

Do you have a record of each of your clients/colleagues contact data, i.e. name, address, email, website, phone number etc.? Learn how YOU can create an efficient and organized office in 7 EASY steps, and receive free how-to articles at [link]. If you find yourself missing out on potential clients, contacts falling through the cracks, or not following up in a timely manner then your problem is simply a lack of an efficient contact management system! So let me ask you: 1.

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Happy New Year! Now don't forget to put the correct year on your.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 1 January, 2009 Happy New Year! As we head into the New Year it will be easy to forget and put 2008 instead of 2009. All the best in 2009. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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Learn to Communicate With WARMTH

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Learn to Communicate With WARMTH Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 22, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

Build Your Relationship With Your Subscribers With These 7 Simple Ways

Office Organization Success

I recently had a phone call with one of my clients who hadn’t published her ezine on a regular basis over the past few months and she commented to me that she had seen a substantial decline in the click-thru open rates of her newsletter. Subscribers have signed up to learn more about YOU and YOUR business. c) 2009 Tracey Lawton. Learn how YOU can create an efficient and organized office in 7 EASY steps, and receive free how-to articles at [link].

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Swarms 101: Introduction to swarming by computer and phone

BioTeams

Ken writes the highly popular bioteams blog which has over 500 articles on all aspects of bioteams (aka organizational biomimicry) - in other words how human groups can learn from nature's best teams.

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How To Make This Recession Work For Your Small Home Business.

The Small Business Blog

Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 17, 2009 On my blog I often talk about not spending money, bootstrapping and cash-flow planning. Joshua Black Said on November 23rd, 2009 at 8:04 pm Good basic info for beginners.

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How to Create the “VIP Experience” for Your Clients with a Welcome Packet

Office Organization Success

It lets your clients know, amongst other things, how and when they can communicate with you i.e. you can state that phone calls must be scheduled in advance or you’ll only take calls between certain hours – you don’t want clients calling you at eight o’clock on a Sunday evening, do you? c) 2009 Tracey Lawton. Learn how YOU can create an efficient and organized office in 7 EASY steps, and receive free how-to articles at [link].

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11 Halos - Part 3 (reporting & fans)

Loosely Speaking

Home VA Training VA FAQ Podcast Featured Events for Bloggers & VAs 11 Halos – Part 3 (reporting & fans) Friday, June 19, 2009 at 4:19 pm // By: // Category: Baseball Today, he drove to Tempe, to the Angels Tempe Diablo Stadium to report.

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Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01

The Small Business Blog

Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk Lessons from recession will help SMEs’ future roadmap courage and… : Learning lessons from recession important for future upswing SMEs should graduate from growth by default.

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: How to Overcome Obstacles in Your Career

On The Job

link] GL HOFFMAN www.linkup.com--the best new job search engine around, and www.whatwoulddadsay.com May 29, 2009 8:48 AM Anita said. Have you considered a whack over the nose with a rolled-up newspaper? :) May 29, 2009 8:59 AM David Benjamin said. May 29, 2009 9:41 AM Anita said.

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Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, June 1, 2009 Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye? June 1, 2009 9:26 AM David Benjamin said.

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Discover Bioteams via Experiential Learning

BioTeams

I recommend an Experiential Learning approach which allows you to evolve your own unique take on bioteaming which takes full advantage of the hidden learning and experiences you and your organization already have about 'natural teams'.

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Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/03

The Small Business Blog

Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals.

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Self Defense for Admins

The Office Professionals Place

Thursday, August 13, 2009 Self Defense for Admins We are soldiers for the office. Take a course, if you already know the basics, go to the next tier and learn at the intermediate and expert levels.

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Do you like what you do?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 5 December, 2009 Do you like what you do? I have a network of assistants that I call friends, although some are just phone colleagues, but we help each other. ▼ 2009 (58) ▼ December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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So you wanna be a Virtual Assistant (VA)?

ProAssisting Blog

Office Managers E-Learning Modules Outline E-Learning Modules: Part 1 Contact Us Enrollment Login All Posts, Tales from the Trenches, (4) Comments So you wanna be a Virtual Assistant (VA)? Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

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Small Business World News Round-up - 2009/11/10

The Small Business Blog

Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk Learn how your small business can capitalize on these unmet needs and find and master your own niche market. E-Mail me or follow me.

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Administrative Professionals Get Help With Your Career

Office Dynamics

It's the standard advice: if you want to advance in your career or find a new position, seek out people who are already succeeding in that field and learn from them. You can certainly shorten your learning curve by asking questions or by establishing an ongoing mentoring relationship. After all, you don't want to reinvent the wheel and learn by trial and error alone. So, they send out an avalanche of letters, or make numerous phone calls, hoping one will work out.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Being a Hiring Manager Doesn't Give.

On The Job

It may cost you some time in the beginning, but it will save you in the long run when job seekers tie up your phone lines or e-mail asking, "Did you get my resume?" So, turn off your phone, your e-mail and put a "do not disturb" sign on your door. July 10, 2009 11:24 AM Anita said.

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Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Wednesday, November 4, 2009 Guest Blogger: David B. And youve been following all the best career advice and job search tips youve read, heard, learned, and developed. This morning the phone rang - youve got an interview!

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Top 5 Tips on Making Big Changes

The Small Business Blog

Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk Top 5 Tips on Making Big Changes by Stefan Töpfer on Dec 21, 2009 The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. E-Mail me or follow me.

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5 tips for Sourcing Employee Training for Small Businesses

The Small Business Blog

Business Telephone Systems & Phone Lines For Your Business techdepot.co.uk 5 tips for Sourcing Employee Training for Small Businesses by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 09, 2009 The top 5 tips weekly post is always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners.

2009 130

Marketing Drives Traffic: Sales People Make or Break the Outcome

Make or Break Moments

One person was behind the desk, I was no more than five feet away and talking to her when she picked up the phone and called a vendor, totally ignoring my presence. Lesson Learned: One way to create sales is to get people into the store. Yet, a phone call appeared to be more important than engaging me in even trivial conversation. In this case, the associate could have done both: greeted Leslie warmly and answered the phone.

2009 109

Meetings Plus: Taking them offline

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 19 December, 2009 Meetings Plus: Taking them offline I organize a lot of meetings in a day, week, month; heck, even into next year. It is located by my phone and near my computer, so whether I get a phone call or e-mail, it is within easy reach.

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A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 31 October, 2009 A twelve step program to survive as an Admin My grandson has started walking. Admit your mistakes and try to learn from them. ▼ 2009 (58) ► December (5) Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your Ne.

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10 gifts to give your career

On The Job

Always look for ways to expand your horizons and be able to show an employer how you faced a challenge and learned. Pick up the phone. Use your personal cell phone out of earshot of others. December 28, 2009 10:20 AM Anita said. December 28, 2009 8:06 PM Frode H said.

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Preparing your boss for meetings away from the office or at home

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 8 November, 2009 Preparing your boss for meetings away from the office or at home I had a good tip from my boss that I have used to help me prepare him for meetings whether they are away or at home.

2009 141

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

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 31 December, 2009 Office Confidential: Just for fun to start your New Year off with a laugh These are excerpts from a presentation I gave to my local International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Chapter dinner meeting. December 31, 2009 Jules Cooper said. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

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Too much information.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 7 November, 2009 Too much information. Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style!

2009 141

Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Tuesday, December 1, 2009 Will This Tough Job Market Change Generation Y? December 1, 2009 11:21 AM Bret Simmons said.

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What Are You Thankful For?

The Office Professionals Place

Wednesday, November 25, 2009 What Are You Thankful For? So you can’t attend every workshop or seminar, surf the internet, there are many FREE programs available online at sites like HP Learning Center and Microsoft.

2009 130

Could telecommuting be a career mistake?

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Could telecommuting be a career mistake? October 14, 2009 7:23 PM Sylvia Dahlby said.

I am so excited and I just had to tell you about it!

Productive & Organized

Learn whatis enhancing or impeding your productivity today! Network with Stephanie or Connect with Your Smart Phone Become a Fan Follow this blog Categories News & Updates! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Want a Paper Planner for 2010? Check out these Great Reviews by @JanetBarclay | Main | With a Little Help From My Friends » I am so excited and I just had to tell you about it!

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Feeling Stressed at Work? Is it you? Is it them? (Information Overwhelm)

Office Dynamics

If you are on the phone a great deal, get a wireless headset. Do not cradle the phone between your shoulder and ear. She can be reached at: www.efficiencyconsultants.com or by phone at 800-852-9050. Feeling Stressed at work? Is it you? Is it them? Interruptions).

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On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Who's Got Your Back? Building Trust.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, May 11, 2009 Whos Got Your Back? When learning of the group, Ferrazzi sent them drafts of "Whos Got Your Back" to get their input. “It

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