Avaaz - New Year Poll: Setting the Agenda for 2013

Denise Aday

Avaaz - New Year Poll: Setting the Agenda for 2013 : Avaaz is an amazing and highly effective people-powered organization that is growing like crazy.

2013 52

7 Agenda Items for Your Writing Group’s First Meeting

Daily Writing Tips

It’s time to organize. Original Post: 7 Agenda Items for Your Writing Group’s First Meeting. This is the third post on our series about writing groups. You can read the first one here and the second one here. Now, you’ve done it. You’ve launched a writing group, or you’re about to. What now? Here’s what to do at the first meeting: 1. Break the Ice.

How to Stay Organized with Leadership Team Meetings? – Ask An Admin

Office Dynamics

In starting 2019 off on hopefully on the right foot, I am looking for advice on how to stay organized with all the meetings. Making sure agendas are going out timely, meeting with leaders to create the agenda, taking notes, bringing attention to meetings, etc.

2019 166

10 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively Under Pressure

Dumb Little Man

Do you ever feel the need to be more productive and organized in order to accomplish much more than what you are doing right now? For example, if most of your time is utilized in unproductive meetings and low-priority tasks, try to reschedule your agenda. Organize Your Messengers.

2019 273

Podcast 076: Organizing challenges for couples

Clutter Coach

This is Podcast 76 and it’s about organizing challenges for couples. Even when I’m working just with an individual, there are family members lurking in the background and they have their own wants, needs, agendas, resistances and bad habits that we have to take into account. Sometimes I joke that I’m a marriage counselor and a personal trainer and an organizer all rolled into one. No hidden agendas, no history, no resentments.

2017 100

Becoming better organized

Laughing all the Way to Work

I prepare meeting templates for all the meetings I will need to take minutes at and fill it in as much as possible beforehand from the agenda. For those who have never tried it, the meeting template is just your agenda, turned into a minute template. It's not magic, although I find the better you organize the more people think it was easy and seem to think it just all happened , which is the furthest thing from the truth.

2011 118

6 Really Simple Strategies for Sharing Files Like a Pro

Dumb Little Man

Here’s what’s on the agenda: Planning your shared file structure. It seems like no two people organize their files the same way. You’ll want to create a structure with enough detail to keep things organized, but make sure you don’t get carried away.

2018 210

Make No Mistakes With Meeting Request Attachments in Outlook 2007

Professional Assistant Blog

Your boss calls you up and tells you that you need to add an agenda to this meeting, but you don’t want everyone to get the meeting request again and have to accept/decline it.

2007 158

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

Whose meeting is it anyway?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Do you ever get a meeting request and an agenda has not been provided, or if it is a teleconference the call-in details have not been given or the boardroom hasnt been booked for an internal meeting?

2010 130

The Workplace is a Productivity Killer

Professional Assistant Blog

You walk into your office, sit down and unpack your bag, possibly your lunch and agenda, like I do each morning. Tags: Productivity Organize Prioritize Then you turn on your computer, put your food in the fridge and head back to your desk.

2010 181

How to exorcise your demons of disorganization

Ian's Messy Desk

Disorganization is so prevalent in the workplace that the Professional Organizers in Canada estimates a typical office worker wastes 150 hours a year – almost one month – searching for misplaced information.

2010 198

Who's the Leader?

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you are organizing the meeting, then you are responsible to send the initial email out requesting the participants to attend. If they do then you need to provide the meeting organizer with the times your boss is available and if it is out of town and your boss will not be in that city, you can ask if your boss is able to participate by teleconference and what are the call-in numbers? You will be the one who will have to organize that meeting.

2011 109

6 Strategies to Increase Productivity in the Workplace

Dumb Little Man

Also, since meetings can make employees feel bored, consider setting up a meeting with a clear agenda and plan. Organized workflow. Organizing a proper workflow can make a significant difference by helping the team to be on the same page.

2018 279

Make Your Meetings More Engaging

Office Dynamics

or an agenda is created, the room is reserved, but the topics are not clear. Create a clear agenda. If guests are coming from out of town or outside the organization ensure they have directions, clear instructions on where to check in, who to ask for, etc.

2018 185

Keeping it all together

Laughing all the Way to Work

For each of the meetings I provide support to I have an agenda folder and any items that people forward me to add to the next agenda or questions they might have, I put in that folder. This is also useful when you meet with the Chair to create the agenda so you can be reminded of anything that needs to be put on it. professional assisrtant keeping it all together Organization Administrative Assistant

2011 116

Here’s What I Do At This Time Of Year

Office Organization Success

This in-between stage is a great time to do some planning, clearing out, and re-organizing. And don’t forget … if having a practice full of clients is on your agenda for 2015, then register for next week’s GET CLIENTS NOW!

2014 181

Study: Positive Energy Boosts Productivity, Morale

On The Job

Managers spend so much time managing information and influence," says Kim Cameron, the William Russell Kelly Professor of Management and Organizations. Thome Professor of Management and Organizations and professor of sociology. No, it's not even on the agenda," Cameron says. "So

2016 173

Here’s What I do at This Time of Year

Office Organization Success

This in-between stage is a great time to do some planning, clearing out, and re-organizing. And don’t forget … if having a practice full of clients is on your agenda for 2015, then register for tomorrow’s GET CLIENTS NOW! For those of you in the US, I hope you enjoyed a wonderful Thanksgiving break. Even though this isn’t a traditional holiday for us, we’ve embraced the Thanksgiving Holiday — it’s like Christmas but without all the hassle!

2014 136

Choosing the Best Administrative Assistant or Executive Assistant Conference

Office Dynamics

The flow of the agenda – is there time for networking? Normally for these individuals or organizations, they are hosting an administrative conference just to make money. An administrative conference should feed your brain and soul!

2019 255

Review for Success

Ian's Messy Desk

What issues should we put on the agenda? What issues can be taken off the agenda? Focus on Outcomes, Not Organization (feld.com). When we come to the end of a project or activity, it is common to review the outcomes. It can be very easy to consider these outcomes from a negative perspective, what went wrong rather than what went right. Next time you need to review a project, try looking at its successful outcomes.

2012 116

Balancing Work and Study: 4 Highly Effective Tips You Need to Try

Dumb Little Man

You can help with different organization or your school’s administrative tasks. The key to balancing work and study successfully is to manage and organize your tasks carefully. Take into consideration using an agenda. Limit the length of your break and follow your agenda. If you are a student, you’ve probably thought of getting a job. But is it possible to work and study at the same time? The answer is yes.

2018 146

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.

2009 141

Hispanic Affluence Driven by Small Business Ownership

Small Business Labs

 Their tag line is How Demography Shapes the National Agenda and they describe themselves as exploring "the political, economic and social impacts of profound racial and cultural change." " I find their articles solidly researched and non-partisan, which is unusual these days for a DC-based organization

2012 153

BCG, Sodexo and Mercer on 2017 Global Trends

Small Business Labs

  The "Big 3" strategy consulting giant BCG report is called Twelve Forces That Will Radically Change How Organizations Work. Their 2017 Talent Trends report covers 4 broad trends: Growth By Design:  Driving a bold change agenda.

2017 130

New job, new culture, new language

Laughing all the Way to Work

Many organizations provide orientation sessions for new hires, which is helpful, but doesn't usually cover the little things. I organized the manual with information about the organization and the area I worked in. I then set out some of the responsibilities I knew I had such as scheduling meetings and organizing and taking minutes at meetings. In the folders I knew I would have a lot of work to do in, I organized them to suit my style of working.

2015 122

5 Habits Of Successful People You Should Be Following Today

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a professional just starting a career or a CEO, it is important to keep yourself organized especially when it comes to daily tasks. Kris Snyder is the CEO of Vox Mobile, a Cleveland-based organization that provides enterprise mobility solutions. For instance, scheduling a weekly agenda with important clients through a PRM tool. Ever wonder how successful people are so successful? Habits play a crucial role in shaping our lives.

2018 187

The Good, Better, Best of Professional Development for Admins

Jen Lawrence

Good: Professional Organization Membership and Continuing Education. Professional organization membership offers a range of benefits, including webinars, resources, and community. Below are a few administrative professional organizations to consider.

2018 52

Going Checklist Crazy

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 6 September, 2008 Going Checklist Crazy I am organizing a Board meeting and I have checklists and to-do lists coming out of my ears. Being organized helps de-clutter any task and makes it more manageable and doable.

2008 130

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

Dumb Little Man

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. If the organizer doesn’t send an agenda, email him to ask for one or politely decline the meeting invite.

2017 196

10 Conversations That Can Transform Your Workplace

Ian's Messy Desk

When your customers talk about your organization behind your back, what do you think they say? If individuality and diversity are the main focus, does the workplace ever feel like a loose collection of conflicting styles and agendas?

2014 215

Simplify Daily Tasks with Technology

Office Dynamics

During the open discussion, small groups shared programs and apps they use to better coordinate their time, organize files, collaborate with their team, and even track personal projects. Trello is more than a place to organize lists.

2019 156

Is Document Scanning Green?

Eco-Office Gals

There are some economic benefits for organizations to make this transition: Paper based business processes are resource intensive and costly to manage. I think most of us in business are pragmatic enough to realize that whilst we all want to do our bit it is the cost saving agenda rather than the green agenda that drives change.

2011 162

Sustainable Business Advice for Startup Companies

Eco-Office Gals

Of course, you might also have another agenda when it comes to your business startup; you may be interested in running a company that operates in an environmentally responsible manner, in which case sustainability is likely an important factor.

2013 190

Smart Ways to Navigate Office Politics and Emerge as a Winner

Dumb Little Man

It doesn’t mean that you need to jump right in and push your agenda. Being an influential personality within an organization is the first step toward winning office politics. An effective means of building your power is to focus on the business objective of the organization.

2017 206

How College Students Can Prep for Green Careers

Eco-Office Gals

Are you a part of any clubs on campus or non-profit organizations that have green platforms that you are interested in or are related to your particular career path? If you are a college student who is preparing for a career in a “green industry”, you have made a very wise choice.

2012 179

Five C’s of Better Trust Relationships

Ian's Messy Desk

Candour – is directly sharing what you are thinking and not operating with a hidden agenda. They will feel management is paying attention to them, and feel their worth in the organization. Image via Wikipedia.

2011 151

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

Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Thanks to: Sharon Lowenheim from United States of Organizing Goddess, Inc. List Tasks (example) a- Plan Agenda b- Billy Bob’s Review c- Draft budget report d- Clean out my inbox 2. Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

2010 283

3 Keys to Making This Your Best Week Ever

Office Dynamics

How to develop a tough exterior that allows you to deal with critical feedback, hold firm to the agenda, and stand up for your own needs with poise and professionalism. Can’t attend the live webinar? Don’t worry! All registered attendees will receive access to the recorded webinar.

2015 197

4 Top Project Management Tools

Office Organization Success

You can have a daily agenda emailed to you so you know what you need to focus on on that particular day. Get your fr.ee “Office Organization Success Toolkit” plus how-to articles, resources, tips, and tools at [link].

Meetings, Meetings, and More Meetings

Office Dynamics

Meetings are essential to an organization’s success yet all experts agree that the main reason meetings are such a waste is because no one really prepares for them and that some may be unnecessary. 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.

2018 119

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 174

10 Tips On How to Use Evernote To Its Fullest

The Solopreneur Life

Here are 10 tips for how you can incorporate Evernote into your workflow, keep it organized, and use it to the fullest so you can save time and have the information you need to be productive wherever you are. Organize and tag your notes on the go.

2011 285