Annotated Agenda

Laughing all the Way to Work

It is very useful to use an annotated agenda. For those who have never used one, it is simply an agenda with notes on it. For the agenda that I send to the meeting participants, I annotate it to let them know why an item is on the agenda or if there are any attachments. Adoption of Agenda (Motion Required) 2. My new boss had never used an annotated agenda before so when I started using it he kept telling me how useful it was.

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Looking Forward in 2011

Laughing all the Way to Work

The new year is a good time to bring up the Look-Forward Agenda. The Look-Forward Agenda is very helpful for this. It is basically a list of items that are regularly dealt with throughout the year and provides a timetable of when these items need to be added to the agenda. These items are put on the agenda to make the decision on what date we will have it and who will arrange it. Happy New Year everyone!

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So you’ve been asked to organise an event… now what?

Practically Perfect PA

The agenda. A pre-event agenda should look something like this: What is the purpose of the event? What is the budget? The budget doesn’t need to be finalised at this stage but a ballpark figure does. How often do you organise events?

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6 Things to Think About When Booking a Wellness Retreat

Dumb Little Man

As much as we want to throw caution to the wind and have a massive blowout, it’s still worth selecting a wellness retreat that fits your budget. Some prize silence as a way to reconnect psychologically and spiritually, while others have luxury and decadence at the top of their agenda.

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How Paperless Meetings Can Help the Environment and the Office

Eco-Office Gals

The budget for paper can be used for another project while the office reduces its carbon footprint. We’re a board portal company that handles paperless meetings, digital board rooms, synchronized presentations, customized agendas and action points for modern administrators and decision-makers.

The 3 Types of People That Ruin Meetings

Dumb Little Man

Sad Sally is supposed to be breaking down the budget but she’s just breaking down. How To Defeat: Create a meeting agenda and write down who gets to speak about which topic. If Sally starts veering off course in the next meeting, gently remind her to stick to the agenda.

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20 do’s and don’ts for team building events

Practically Perfect PA

Don’t forget that team building events are the same as other events and still require objectives and a budget. If you can afford to go off site do so, if you don’t have the budget try and find an area in your building as far away as possible from your department.

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Minute Taking Q&A

Laughing all the Way to Work

In this scenario when they were at the first agenda item to approve the agenda, someone asked if Business Arising could be added to the agenda and went on to say why they thought it was important. Approval of Agenda The agenda was accepted as presented. Business Arising is to be added as a standing item on the agenda and will be dealt with after the Aproval of the Minutes. Action: To add Business Arising as a standing item on the agenda.

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The One Productive Weekly Meeting You're Not Having (But Should)

Productivityist

Set an agenda. This should go without saying, but if you go into the meeting with your life partner without some sort of agenda then you''re setting yourself up for an unfocused session. I''m not fond of meetings.

2014 109

Major Meltdown in Time Management - Tips to Avoid it Happening To You

Productive & Organized

List Tasks (example) a- Plan Agenda b- Billy Bob’s Review c- Draft budget report d- Clean out my inbox 2.     B Which is more important: “a-Plan Agenda” or “c-Draft budget report”?   Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O!

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Meetings, Meetings, and More Meetings

Office Dynamics

have increased are due in part to the rise in teams and requisite team meetings and technology such as video-conferencing accommodating slashed travel budgets. Distribute an agenda to participants before the meeting. I bet that like many people you thought meetings would go by the wayside because of technology or at least there would be fewer meetings. Not true! The reasons meetings.

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The 7 iPhone Apps I Keep in My Travel Folder

Productivityist

That''s the kind of feature that keeps me moving when I''m on the go, and not worrying about where I need to look next to find out what''s coming up on the travel agenda. There''s a reason I keep a folder called "Travel" on my iPhone.

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Wouldn't it be nice to hear "Yes, you're approved to attend the conference!"

Office Dynamics

If you do print key information for your executive to review you may also be interested in the full conference brochure which highlights the event and lists our full agenda. You''re approved!

2013 155

Shorter, More Effective Meetings

Office Dynamics

As a result, if the person who called the meeting hasn’t put out a clear agenda, or verbally told you what the purpose is, you need to contact him or her and ask. Send out an agenda far enough in advance for participants to prepare.

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Shorter, More Effective Meetings

Office Dynamics

As a result, if the person who called the meeting hasn’t put out a clear agenda, or verbally told you what the purpose is, you need to contact him or her and ask. Send out an agenda far enough in advance for participants to prepare.

2013 141

Do Bad Bosses Breed Bad Bosses?

The Office Professionals Place

How to deal with it: If you keep your bosses calendar, you can ask him ahead of time if he needs anything in particular for the meeting or if you know the agenda you can suggest information your boss can take to the meeting and have it prepared.

2010 130

The 7 iPhone Apps I Keep in My Travel Folder

Productivityist

That’s the kind of feature that keeps me moving when I’m on the go, and not worrying about where I need to look next to find out what’s coming up on the travel agenda. There’s a reason I keep a folder called “Travel” on my iPhone.

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Review: Shifts for iOS

Productivityist

So Shifts becomes a budgeting tool and a scheduling tool in that sense. If you’ve ever put your work calendar into your Google Calendar (or equivalent) and you are an iPhone user then Shifts is an app that will allow you to “shift” away from that and enter your work schedule into it instead.

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Social Fusion Mixer Kicks Off Conference!

Office Dynamics

We influence, we nuance, we budget, and we use our soft skills and act as ambassadors of excellence. After dancing, talking, laughing and perhaps shedding a tear, it was time to wrap it up so we could get rested for tomorrow’s full agenda. Tonight we met at the Red Rock Resort Pool Area for a great networking event. After checking in with Beverlina, I wandered over to the bar to cash in my drink ticket for something refreshing, cold, and fruity.

2013 109

Don’t forget to say thank you for your business

Service Untitled

There are many ways to show our appreciation, so depending on your budget, time restraints, size of your business, or even the type of business, here are some tried and true examples that might come in handy: Have a thank you party with a theme.

2011 69

The Best Thing You Can Do to Get More of What You Need and Want Done

Productivityist

And you’d be able to spend the highly-recommended date night actually enjoying each other’s company rather than figuring out the grocery budget. I’ve discovered several things in my years of studying productivity and time management.

2015 74

An Open Letter To Our Prime Minister, David Cameron

The Small Business Blog

In the interest of fairness it is necessary to end the practice of giving projects only to large multinational corporations – which often fail or run massively over budget – while better and more innovative solutions are available at a fraction of the cost. E-Mail me or follow me.

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