5 Top Tips to Managing a Remote Team

Jen Lawrence

Again, work with your team to discuss preferred working styles, communication preferences (email, phone, chat, text, video), barriers to trust, performance agreements (turnaround times, work formats, meeting lengths), and conflict resolution processes. 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.

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5 Top Tips to Managing a Remote Team

Jen Lawrence

Again, work with your team to discuss preferred working styles, communication preferences (email, phone, chat, text, video), barriers to trust, performance agreements (turnaround times, work formats, meeting lengths), and conflict resolution processes. 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.

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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. I have a friend who used to multi-task when we spoke on the phone. 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.

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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! Network with Stephanie or Connect with Your Smart Phone Become a Fan Follow this blog Categories News & Updates! 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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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. Network with Stephanie or Connect with Your Smart Phone Become a Fan Follow this blog Categories News & Updates! 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!

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106 Thoughts on Overcoming Overwhelm in a Freaked-Out World

Productive & Organized

Use the notebook for everything you want to keep track of: to do lists, grocery lists, client meetings, phone calls, dreams and goals. Pick a half-dozen little items that can be completed in 5 minutes each or less (an email you need to send, a phone call to make, something to look up on the internet.) " In some cases, it's 'Get the phone number." Start with 1 calendar preferably a smart phone and mark out time for everything.

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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. Thanks to Rachel Minihan of Purple Phone PR & Marketing. They are always looking for content to include in their newsletters to their members.

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10 Tips On How to Use Evernote To Its Fullest

The Solopreneur Life

You can scan your notes into your system or you can take a picture of your notes and e-mail them into your Evernote account — this works best on phones with good cameras. 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.

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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. Some of them I only email, some I skype, and some I regularly talk to on the phone.

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