Acknowledge the Elephant in the Room

The Office Professionals Place

This weeks agenda has the same items as last weeks and again nothing is resolved. The Office Professionals Place by Elite Office Concepts The purpose of this blog is to educate, enlighten, motivate, inspire, and strengthen office professionals to grow in their professional development.

2010 151

How to Free Up Time for Exercise at Work

Productivity Bits

It might seem counter-intuitive to add yet another bullet point to your to-do list, but the benefits of exercise far outweigh the time it’ll take to reconfigure your daily agenda. Productivity exercise GTD health life balance office WorkBetween meetings, emails, projects, reports and presentations, you might not think there’s room left in your work schedule for much else besides, well, work.

2015 116

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Skills required to be a good minute taker

Practically Perfect PA

Ensure you turn up to the meeting having read the agenda, any background papers, the minutes of the previous meeting and with all the tools you need to take the minutes whether that be pen, highlighter, paper, recording device, laptop or iPad.

2017 198

So, How Do You Feel About Meetings?

On The Job

There have been standing or walking meetings, which are supposed to a)shorten meetings because feet get tired from standing or walking and b)help you at least get some health benefits from the event you believe is slowly killing you.

2017 130

6 Things to Think About When Booking a Wellness Retreat

Dumb Little Man

Some prize silence as a way to reconnect psychologically and spiritually, while others have luxury and decadence at the top of their agenda.

2019 233

Top 5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Partner Happy

Dumb Little Man

Such benefits include: Sexual activity is good for your health. Developing empathy means setting aside your own agenda so you can understand your spouse’s feelings. Nothing is better than finding the person you’re meant to be with for the rest of your life.

2019 157

4 Ways to Enjoy Each Day and Do More With Your Life

Dumb Little Man

I have a good friend who recently received some bad news concerning his health. That might sound corny and idealistic, but it’s a practical tactic that you can put to good use with just a few simple steps: Review the meeting agenda ahead of time.

2017 202

Advice on Working in the Gig Economy From a Successful Gig Worker

Small Business Labs

4) Health care is hard. Further modification is needed and should be on the agenda of the next Congress and President. I've noticed many in the gig economy have a spouse or partner still in the corporate world in part for health care and in part to even out the cash flow issues. We noticed a really good comment with excellent advice on working in the gig economy in the Harvard Business Review article Who Wins in the Gig Economy, and Who Loses. 

2016 109

Sleep on Your To-Do List to Get Things Done

Ian's Messy Desk

Take a lesson from this research the next time you have a full agenda at work the following day. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 176

3 Keys to Making This Your Best Week Ever

Office Dynamics

If you’re not careful, the day-to-day craziness of modern work life can take a serious toll on your mental, physical and emotional health. Can’t attend the live webinar? Don’t worry! All registered attendees will receive access to the recorded webinar.

2015 212

Avoid Conference Call Catastrophes

The Office Professionals Place

Always start on time and do your best to end on time by following the agenda and "table" topics that require more discussion. If they are late, it is helpful to let them know what agenda item is being discussed--do not go over what has already been discussed--its a time waster.

2010 141

How to exorcise your demons of disorganization

Ian's Messy Desk

If you’re holding a meeting, draw up an agenda and circulate it to the staff attending beforehand. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 201

How to Take Responsibility for Your Life

Dumb Little Man

She stood and stood and stood and looked as people kept passing by, not looking, not noticing for all of them had an agenda, a life. But if you keep finding excuses, if you keep postponing this possibility until tomorrow, your health and your life will deteriorate.

2012 285

Master the Art of Listening and Watch All Your Relationships.

Dumb Little Man

Be receptive If you show up with an agenda, you are not going to be available to fully hear what the other person is saying. When you feel the urge to step in, take a breath, let your agenda go, and continue to listen.

2009 286

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!

2010 283

How to Act Like a Leader Even When Following

Ian's Messy Desk

For example, if you are holding a meeting with team members, make sure the agenda is set, action items are completed and that things don’t slip through the cracks. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 141

How to Manage Time

Ian's Messy Desk

How you manage your time is part of your personal agenda. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 141

5 Quietly Powerful Strategies To ‘Press Play’ On Your Dream Life

Dumb Little Man

To give you some examples, my values include health, creativity, family, spirituality, courage, gratitude, patience, abundance, and business. Do you ever get so caught up in the rush of your crazy-busy-life that you forget to stop and reflect a little?

2011 284


Daily Writing Tips

They are casting Ellsworth as an unwilling enabler who will further an agenda even though he might not fully support it. In New Calculus on Smoking, It’s Health Gained vs. Pleasure Lost.

2014 95

Thinking Differently about Difficult People

The Office Professionals Place

Prior to interacting with this person, you should have an agenda or objective and seek to accomplish the goal(s). Posted by Dewoun Hayes at 10:07 PM Labels: Productivity , Workplace Mental Health 3comments: ??????

2010 141

7 Power Habits of Great Leaders, Business Icons and Inspirational Achievers

Dumb Little Man

King’s visionary speech is widely regarded as one of the finest speeches in American history, helping African Americans put racial equality on top of the political agenda which ultimately led to the Civil Rights Act in the following year. “We are what we repeatedly do.

2017 213

Save Time Doing Simple Things that ADD UP to Major Time Savers

Productive & Organized

If you are an evening person and you plan last thing, make sure you are looking at the next day's agenda! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2010 222

Calendar Clarity

Laughing all the Way to Work

Subject: Linda lunch meeting with Bob Location: Red Lobster, 99 Bank Street RESERVATION IN NAME OF LINDA When it is a regular meeting or large gathering, it will make more sense to put in the name of the meeting such as Health & Safety Committee rather than listing all the names of the attendees. You can add the agenda to the meeting request by attaching it. Sometimes I find meeting requests are not as clear as they could be.

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

I'm back!!

Laughing all the Way to Work

I have two lovely grandsons so they were definitely going to be in the picture with Granny spending a lot more time with them instead of continually saying "I'll be with you in a minute, I just have one more thing to finish for work" as I madly tried to draft an agenda while babysitting them on the weekend. As I was leaving his office his parting comment was that no salary, no pension, no job was worth your health.

2015 109

A Test of Your Professionalism: Will You Pass?

The Office Professionals Place

If you become timid when it comes to speaking in a group meeting, provided you know what the agenda items are prior to the meeting, put them in writing in proposal form and give them to the Chair before the meeting or slide them to him during the meeting.

2010 130

Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

And of course you don’t want to completely control the meeting, or otherwise disregard the other person’s agenda.

2009 141

Wednesday, September 18, 2013 – Joan Burge Event of Distinction

Office Dynamics

We had a full day’s agenda ahead of us! Further, she said that WHO (World Health Organization) predicts that by 2020, depression will be the second largest cause of death worldwide. Day 1 dawned with a blazing sun and bright early heat. The administrative field has changed dramatically over the past decades. We pursue excellence through diligence, training, development and by seeking out high-quality learning. What a way to GROW!

2013 109

106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

I stand back, and begin moving notes until the ideas start flowing into easy categories: Blog, Projects, Home, Family, Health - etc. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2010 285

Planner Or Tickler (1-31) File? - How to Use Both For Optimal.

Productive & Organized

Anchoring the system in the tickler file: You will find your "Next action" sheets, your project sheets, agendas, documents you need to work with, etc. Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Cause and Effect - Productivity is an Action, Not a Result @QuietSpacing | Main | Organize Your Ideas and Watch Them Unfold » Planner Or Tickler (1-31) File? -

2009 120

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Is ADHD Being Ignored in the Workplace?

On The Job

Mental health professionals estimate that 9 million adults in the United States have ADHD. Getting an agenda beforehand can make it easier to follow along.

2010 164

Free Home Business Startup Video: Genealogy Research | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

If providing additional income for your family is on your agenda, this could be one of your opportunities. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly. Making your small business carbon neutral. Build your own network!

2009 141

NEWS RELEASE: Star Achievement Series Has Gone Public

Office Dynamics

Course Agenda. Yet they are the foundation upon which our work performance, productivity, relationships and health are built. Hey there! Big news from our office!

2012 157

3 Life Lessons

Brilliantly Better

After all, you can’t please everybody and everyone has their own agenda. Even soldiers believe they’re serving their countries, when they may only be furthering the agenda of a dictator.

2010 91

An Open Letter To Our Prime Minister, David Cameron

The Small Business Blog

Let’s get this on the agenda, build some momentum and help bring “Change!” E-Mail me or follow me. Outsourcing Options For Small Business Focus on your business, timeshare professionals. Small Business Bootstrapping How to start your own small business with no or little money.

2010 214

Social Impact of Working From Home | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

People look to their employers for entree into systems of social safety nets (Social Security, disability insurance, health care benefits, etc.). A greater feeling of control is associated with more energy and better health, studies show, making those workers more productive.

2007 199

How To Make An Impression in 25 Different Ways

Brilliantly Better

It might not provide returns in one year, or in two years, but at some point down the road, you will have an increased socio-economic profile, known to be related to improved health and well-being.

2010 107

Small Business Checklist: Business Process Outsourcing | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

If you don’t, you’ll be last on the work and service agenda, that means you business suffers. E-Mail me or follow me. What is Small Business Infrastructure? How to be successful by focusing on your core business. How to be successful and eco-friendly.

2007 217

Sugar Not The Icing On The Small Business Cake.

The Small Business Blog

I know of companies that are constantly back to the banks because they need to supply a big amount of product however self sufficiency should be the top of a business’s agenda. E-Mail me or follow me. Small Business Bootstrapping How to start your own small business with no or little money.

2009 164

Are You A Valid Person?

Brilliantly Better

If it’s a friendship, see if the person at the end is not having any hidden agendas which will break up the validation process at some point.

2010 87

How To Make Friends Online

Brilliantly Better

Most of the time, digital friendships last as long as the underlying hidden agenda’s of both parties last.

2010 96

Q&A: What are some social and economic issues small business face.

The Small Business Blog

You can find it here: [link] and in light of today’s reports saying that small businessess are setting the flexi-time agenda, it is curious to see how business is adapting in conjunction with the technological means that are now available in the home and at the office.

2007 197

The Secret from My 3rd Grade

Brilliantly Better

I have appointments in my agenda and tasks to be done.

2010 67