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Office Dynamics

IAAP teamed up with Staples to #CelebrateAdmins. and we brought back the April Blog-a-Thon for the Administrative Professional where we gathered here each weekday with a new content post and shared a place for administrative professionals to comment, question and discuss their careers.

Enclosures: Should I use a Paperclip or Staple it?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Every day I check my Statcounter and that is how I find out what people searched to get on my blog. Someone recently queried whether they should use a staple or paperclip on correspondence when they are enclosing documents. Business correspondence with more than one page should be stapled. The enclosures should be paperclipped or clamped to the correspondence, not stapled to it. The only time I will staple it is when the attachments are cheques (1).

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How to Use Evernote: 22 Ways

Ian's Messy Desk

Evernote recognizes text on the card, so you can search for names such as “Staples” or “Henry” when that’s all you can remember about the person. Blogging - Evernote for blogging is great because it keeps all blog-related ideas together in one place. Image via Wikipedia.

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Open Loops 01/02/2015

Simple Productivity Blog

On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. This week I highlight articles on frosting cakes without a stand; getting perspective while problem solving; excuses; and unusual pantry staples. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

10 ways assistants can improve their productivity

Practically Perfect PA

I used to work for a company that didn’t have an online system for expenses (loads of companies have yet to invest in this) so I would put off doing expenses because it involved spreadsheets, photocopying receipts then photocopying the spreadsheet and lots and lots of stapling… urgh.

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Colour Coding Works.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too! My goal for this blog is to give good tips and ideas and occasionally put a smile on your face as you start your day!Lets

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

Practically Perfect PA

Considering this task is not the staple part of our profession I can still imagine your answer to be ‘quite often’. Here are a few links to previous blogs on event management: The site visit and other venue considerations. How often do you organise events?

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Do You Hate Your To-Do List? Try This Instead - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

  I carry a Note Jotter by Staples in my purse and love it.  Network with Stephanie or Connect with Your Smart Phone Become a Fan Follow this blog Categories News & Updates! Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! Archive Network with Steph Is This You?

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Looking for Great Deals For Your Office?

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you feel that you could find better buys, not just by going to the different stores such as Staples or Grand & Toy , but online as well? Home About Me Advertise Looking for Great Deals For Your Office? By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, October 21, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity A re you the person that purchases stationary and other items for your department?

Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

A Self-Hosted Wordpress Blog. I do all my blog posts on Google Docs, I use Gmail as my primary account, and I appreciate how you can download whatever you type up in Google Docs into multiple formats to accommodate what other programs my clients may be using.

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Filing Is Easier When It's Cute!

Clutter Coach

Even pretty, patterned file folders from Staples aren't enough to inspire me. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Filing Is Easier When It's Cute! by My little secret: I hate filing. But kittens , well, now you're talking! I rely upon Cute Overload to make Mondays, and filing, fun. Originally posted 2008-09-15 15:36:09. appeared first on Clutter Coach. Humor Paper filing kittens

How Richard Branson Lives Life By Making Lists

Productivity Bits

I noticed, in fact, that you even advocated a particular kind of notebook, one with three sturdy staples holding the pages firmly together. [ Buy the "Ten Steps Ahead" book now from Amazon! ]. Brought To You By: Productivity and GTD Hacks - Productivity and GTD Hacks Blog. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Customer Service Pet Peeves

Service Untitled

Service Untitled The blog about customer service and the customer service experience. Home About Service Untitled Subscribe for Free Consulting Contact Archives Customer Service Pet Peeves Douglas September 15, 2009 Angry Customers , Customer Service Experience 2 Comments I came across this post recently, which lists some of the more prominent customer service pet peeves submitted by the blog’s readers.

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Book Review: Exceeding Customer.

Service Untitled

Service Untitled The blog about customer service and the customer service experience. Three questions pertaining to customer service became staples: How satisfied were you?

12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

Productive & Organized

You can find it here: Amazon, Staples and other office supply stores Thanks to Julie Bestry of Best Results Organizing 6. I keep it with me on the go, and while waiting for my kids or on line I can always pull it out and write my next blog post or newsletter piece.

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Incite, Incentive, Incent, Incentivize

Daily Writing Tips

Edit This Blog (2011). Since then it has become a staple of business vocabulary. The first two words in the title, incite and incentive , have been in the language a long time: incite (1483) verb : to urge or spur on. incentive (1475) noun : something that arouses feeling or incites to action.

What happened to customer service at Sears?

Service Untitled

The entire history of Sears is way beyond the scope of today’s blog post, but a short summary of Sears has its roots dating back to 1886 when the founder, Robert Sears began selling watches in Chicago.

OMG! Could Technology be Ruining your Professional Reputation?

Tips From T. Marie

Clearly, e-mail communication has become a staple in the business world and social media is making leaps and bounds as well. If your e-mails or blogs, tweets or other materials are unprofessional, chances are the professionals are not going to want to do business with you. There is absolutely no doubt about the fact that technology has changed the way we live, work and play. It’s changing every day in fact!

Nylon Stockings and Denier Spam

Daily Writing Tips

Puzzled by a spate of strange comments being posted on my teaching blog lately, I looked to Google search for an explanation. The comments range from vacuous puffs written in a strange kind of English, I’ve been exploring for a little bit for any high quality articles or blog posts on this kind of area. Exploring in Yahoo I at last stumbled upon this site. Reading this info So i am happy to convey that I’ve an incredibly good uncanny feeling I discovered just what I needed.

Happy Halloween Assistants!

Practically Perfect PA

If only we could cast spells – I’d have a potion for minute writing, automatically photocopying and stapling board packs oh and I’d put a spell on sales people that lie about cold calling my manager! Pin It. I have mixed feelings about Halloween.

How to Organize Business Cards & Networking Conversations - Interview & Giveaway @ContactKeeper

Productive & Organized

From scribbling on the back of cards, to stapling the card to literature or a blank notebook, to electronic solutions. StephCalahan has a @ContactKeeper #Giveaway here: [link] " Or, click the Tweet button at the bottom of my blog on the tool bar.

Open Loops 4/3/2012: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

Tuesdays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog. As Lifehacker suggests, use a staple remover! From “Use a Staple Remover to Easily Add Keys to Your Keyring” I’ve done the metal shower rings on a metal shower rod thing too.

Three DIY Organizing Solutions

Clutter Coach

Just punch holes in it, slit them to the edge, staple the card unobtrusively under your desk and pop the cords in. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Three DIY Organizing Solutions appeared first on Clutter Coach. by For today's post, I decided to wander around the Instructables website and see what clever ideas people had for simple household organizing problems. This site always has inspired creations and hacks to improve your daily life.

Don't Put Off Shredding

Clutter Coach

Get a quality shredder (one that won’t jam or freak out over staples). Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Don't Put Off Shredding appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Here's chapter three of my new book. Every Wednesday there's a new chapter. You can read them here, or buy the ebook here. Simple Way #3. Shred. Almost every day you get mail. that’s got sensitive information in it that should be shredded. Don’t. stack it up somewhere to shred later! Shred.

Happy Halloween Assistants!

Practically Perfect PA

If only we could cast spells – I’d have a potion for minute writing, automatically photocopying and stapling board packs oh and I’d put a spell on sales people that lie about cold calling my manager! Pin It. I have mixed feelings about Halloween.

Help Desk

Practically Perfect PA

Stapler and staples – Always always get the best stapler your company can afford and use the same brand staples as the stapler. Files – see my previous blog on my filing system. Follow my blog with Bloglovin.

DeClutter Your Desk And Your Mind

Productivity Bits

If it’s actually been a week since you needed to staple something, why is that stapler still next to your phone? A message from the Productivity Bits Blog Team. The argument over whether a clear desk or a messy one is a truer sign of productivity has gone on for decades and it’s unlikely to ever be resolved objectively. Why not give the “clear desk = clear mind” side of the debate a try in your own workspace?

Cooking is more than just cooking

Professional Assistant Blog

I’m learning when to be “artistic,” and when to just get it done: just as I shouldn’t launch into a huge philosophical blog post 30 minutes before my deadline, I shouldn’t start a big batch of croissants when I need to have dinner ready in an hour.

9 Simple Ideas to Organize Your Life

Simple Productivity Blog

If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guest post guidelines. Add Keys To A Key Ring With A Staple Remover. Well, next time use a staple remover to make the job easier. This post was written by a guest author.

The Organized Cook

Clutter Coach

Republished by Blog Post Promoter This week’s guest blogger is Jacki Rosen, professional chef. Bacon is a great fridge staple. Originally posted 2012-02-23 18:28:30.

Simplify Sunday Cooking

Simple Productivity Blog

Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. But you can use the crockpot to produce such Sunday staples as roasts as well. Old-fashioned Sunday dinners don’t have to be a product of many hours in the kitchen. In fact, you can harness one of the weekday cooking magicians to simplify Sunday dinners. The Lowly Crockpot. Crockpots can be lifesavers during the week, when meal preparation time is often short. Most people use crockpots for things like soups and stews.

On the Job by Anita Bruzzese: Is it Time to Break Out of Your.

On The Job

Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Monday, September 13, 2010 Is it Time to Break Out of Your Workplace Clique?

How to Deal With Rejection: 5 Fresh Ways to Look at Getting Rejected

Brilliantly Better

Author Bio: Henri Junttila is a lifestyle superhero, who writes about self-improvement for conscious people at his blog, the Wake Up Cloud. Anne Lyken-Garner´s last blog. Eduard @ People Skills Decoded´s last blog. Meier´s last blog.

Open Loops 6/7/2013: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

Fridays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog. From Lifehacker’s “SmartDeblur Fixes Blurry Photos without the Fuss” This recipe for a casserole that can be thrown together with leftovers is a staple in my house. ” Did you know you can get Twitter and Facebook updates from this blog? Here is a great little infographic about sleep and how it impacts productivity.

How To Create A Portable Office

Simple Productivity Blog

Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog. Bonus points if it has a built-in staple remover. Not everyone is lucky enough to have a designated space to deal with desk work. Perhaps there is little room at home for a permanent station. Or perhaps you are a consultant moving between sites and have no one spot to call your own. Or perhaps you just like to vary the scenery of where you work. In all of the above, you need a portable office. Portable Office Materials.

Age of Conversation 3: It Is In BookStores and Available On-Line

Make or Break Moments

Age of Conversation 3 captures the distinct shift from social media as a hypothetical consumer loyalty tool, as it was considered only a little more than a year ago, to its current state as a staple in the modern marketing toolbox.

How To Effectively Manage Your Priorities – Part II

Productivity Bits

The 3 staples that hold the paper look sturdy enough to withstand daily use and the constant shoving in the back pocket. Brought To You By: Productivity and GTD Hacks - Productivity and GTD Hacks Blog. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link].

What happens to your website if you die | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

You may not think that your website, your blog, your freelance business, is something you need to think about in your last will and testament, but it is. Consider what you’d like for your website, your blog or your online business if you were to pass on. pamela´s last blog.