5 Top Tips to Managing a Remote Team

Jen Lawrence

Intentional And for everyone’s sanity, create agendas so team members know how to prepare and that their time is being well-used. Sign up for my monthly newsletter by clicking here. In today’s work environment, odds are you have at least one team member who works remotely. Whether it is you, your boss, or a peer, remote teams face unique challenges and success relies heavily on everyone working together to build trust and be productive.

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5 Top Tips to Managing a Remote Team

Jen Lawrence

Intentional And for everyone’s sanity, create agendas so team members know how to prepare and that their time is being well-used. Sign up for my monthly newsletter by clicking here. In today’s work environment, odds are you have at least one team member who works remotely. Whether it is you, your boss, or a peer, remote teams face unique challenges and success relies heavily on everyone working together to build trust and be productive.

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When to Quit Your Job

Dumb Little Man

Of course I made an effort during the election season to be fully aware of both sides of the agenda, Democratic and Republican. Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter. Last year’s politics, like many Americans, has left me on overload. But it amazes me just how many hours of political banter is aired on multiple networks daily. It’s enough to leave even the most informed person overwhelmed.

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The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

The agendas are filled back-to-back learning sessions, overflowing with material designed to help admins think outside the box, be exposed to new techniques and philosophies, and drive innovation within their roles and their companies. Sign up for my monthly newsletter by clicking here. . A few years ago, I interviewed to be the executive assistant to the CEO of a biomedical company.

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Master the Art of Listening and Watch All Your Relationships.

Dumb Little Man

Follow Us On Twitter Subscribe via RSS Email Newsletter Home About Categories Submit an Article The Writers Advertise Contact Popular Master the Art of Listening and Watch All Your Relationships Thrive No wonder listening is an undervalued art. 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.

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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. Compare tasks and put a check mark next to the higher Priority task: a to b then, a to c and then, a to d b to c then, b to d c to d Using the example above: Which is more important: “a-Plan Agenda” or “b-Billy Bob’s Review”?        B Which is more important: “a-Plan Agenda” or “c-Draft budget report”?  

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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! Work With Stephanie | Contact Copyright 2007-2010 Calahan Solutions, Inc. -- All Rights Reserved Want to use my content in your ezine, newsletter or blog? Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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My Monthly Theme Report: February 2017

Productivityist

It’s still on the agenda. This day was split between writing newsletters, blog posts, and scripts for my talks. Every month I send out an email to subscribers of the My Monthly Theme Series that dives into my plans for the month ahead. I publish the results of said plan here on the blog within one week of the month ending. If you’d like to subscribe to the monthly series so you have an understanding of what I’m working on each month, then click here.

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Master the Art of Re-purposing Your Work and You'll Save Multiple Hours - 50 Ideas To Get You Started

Productive & Organized

Some of those become blog posts, newsletter articles, parts of books. These kernels of wisdom are the perfect prompts to expand into blog posts, newsletter articles, ebooks and presentations. BLOGS, ARTICLES, NEWSLETTERS, PUBLIC SPEAKING - OH MY!!! I utilize the blogs to create the articles, newsletter and speeches. I send different articles and content off my website to all the different organizations and associations (that I belong to) newsletters.

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Not Just a Secretary

Office Dynamics

Take that time to ask questions about his meetings, are there any action items you can follow up on from the meetings, are there any impending phone calls or situations you need to be aware of, can you create a template for his staff meeting agenda. I have also written an article in the PlanetAdmin newsletter, Planetary Motion, on how to become a leader in your field, which may help you change the perception of a “secretary” in your company. Guest Blogger: Joanne Linden.

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Don’t forget to say thank you for your business

Service Untitled

There should be no agendas; not even the hint of asking for a referral. Continue to send out gratitude expressions by sending out value newsletters or educational material that will benefit your customer now or in the future. Whether you’re a small business or a large business, saying thank you is a timeless pathway to stronger relationships. Never underestimate the power of a few sincere words. Didn’t our mothers teach us just that?

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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. Work With Stephanie | Contact Copyright 2007-2010 Calahan Solutions, Inc. -- All Rights Reserved Want to use my content in your ezine, newsletter or blog? Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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Not Just a Secretary

Office Dynamics

Take that time to ask questions about his meetings, are there any action items you can follow up on from the meetings, are there any impending phone calls or situations you need to be aware of, can you create a template for his staff meeting agenda. I have also written an article in the PlanetAdmin newsletter, Planetary Motion, on how to become a leader in your field, which may help you change the perception of a “secretary” in your company. Guest Blogger: Joanne Linden.

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106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You? Work With Stephanie « Communication Productivity Tip: Dont Make People Search for You. Main | Start 2011 off Organized! » 106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World "Overwhelm" is a word that I have been hearing a lot lately.    I hear it from my clients and workshop participants as well as my connections on social media sights. 

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10 Tips On How to Use Evernote To Its Fullest

The Solopreneur Life

If you use Evernote to collect ideas for blog posts or newsletter articles, you’ll find you sometimes end up with your ideas for the same subject scattered across many different notes. We already mentioned Evernote as a place to drop things into that you think your clients might enjoy, like books, or quotes, and as a place to keep your blog and newsletter ideas and drafts so that wherever you are you can work on them.

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How To Make Friends Online

Brilliantly Better

I currently contribute a monthly article to Jonathan Wells’ newsletter SharingLifeSkills.com , and with Steven I initiate all sorts of blogging challenges, or we brainstorm projects together. Most of the time, digital friendships last as long as the underlying hidden agenda’s of both parties last.

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