Managing someone else’s calendar

Practically Perfect PA

Managing someone else’s calendar. You are managing your boss or client’s Inbox and/or Calendar. You know how it is. They want you to set up meetings on their behalf and they don’t want the bother of accepting them – they would prefer you to receive the meeting responses.

Calendar

Clutter Coach

Family calendar. The post Calendar appeared first on Clutter Coach by Originally posted 2008-10-06 16:05:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter. P aper vs. electronic. If paper: wall or portable. To do’s vs. appointments. Personal vs. business. Repeating events. Where to keep it. When to look at it.

Calendar

Clutter Coach

Family calendar. The post Calendar appeared first on Clutter Coach by Originally posted 2008-10-06 16:05:24. Republished by Blog Post Promoter. P aper vs. electronic. If paper: wall or portable. To do’s vs. appointments. Personal vs. business. Repeating events. Where to keep it. When to look at it.

Simplifying Multiple Calendars

Simple Productivity Blog

Back in the day, it used to suffice to have a single calendar for the family, and everyone''s activities got written in. Today we will look at how to simplifying multiple calendars to make this a productive tool instead of an appointment sinkhole.

Supercharge Your Google Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Google Calendar is a powerful tool. It allows you to access your calendars from anywhere on the web.and there are many applications that allow you to get the data offline as well. Here are 5 little-used features that can supercharge your Google Calendar.

Streamlining Calendars

Simple Productivity Blog

Most of us have demands on our time that requires the use of a calendar so that we know where we are supposed to be at any given time. Add in multiple activities with their own calendars, and multiple family members with their calendars and activities, and you can easily end up with information in dozens of places. How Many Calendars Do You Have? I want to take a moment to make point about the difference between appointments and calendars. Adding Calendars.

Calendar Management

Laughing all the Way to Work

I share the CEO''s Outlook calendar with my assistant. Since we both book meetings for him, it is important if we have proposed dates for a meeting that we secure them in his calendar so one of us doesn''t use it for another meeting. Of course it is then important when you finalize the meeting date that you go back and take the holds out of the calendar. And if you share the calendar like we do, it is very important that you are both on the same page.

Calendar Control: How to Organize Your Calendar for Greater Efficiency

Productivity Bits

Anyone who has things to do probably tries to make use of a calendar. Of those calendars, Google calendar online is probably the most versatile. If you're not reading this from Productivity Bits - Smart Productivity and GTD Hacks , please read the original post here Calendar Control: How to Organize Your Calendar for Greater Efficiency. GTD Hacks Productivity calendar GTD workflowYou can set your schedule […] Thank you for subscribing!

Calendar Clarity

Laughing all the Way to Work

My current boss travels a lot so I put his travel schedule in the calendar as well. Undoubtedly if the meeting is put as an all-day meeting and someone is looking in your calendar to see if you are busy, they will probably not notice the all-day meeting that is at the top of the calendar. If a meeting is from 9 to 5 for instance, I block that whole time in their calendar. It will now block the calendar from 9 to 5 (or whatever time you chose) for the 3 days.

Boost Your Productivity: Designing A Calendar System

Simple Productivity Blog

Our first example will be a calendar system. (By By necessity of brevity, I am only tackling calendars. The post Boost Your Productivity: Designing A Calendar System appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. This month we are taking a look at creating systems.

How to set up an ideal week calendar and why it’s a must have

Practically Perfect PA

Why am I here? How am I going to get through this? Shouldn’t I be doing something else with my time? Will I ever eat again? These are the questions executives ask themselves while sitting in meetings they don’t need to be in.

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Set It And Forget It Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Wouldn''t it be nice if you could set items in your calendar and forget about them? The post Set It And Forget It Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. You can. Here are some tips on how to turn your recurring appointments into something you don''t have to think about.

Win a NeuYear Calendar!

Simple Productivity Blog

I love the NeuYear calendars. NeuYear is going to give away a calendar to one lucky SimpleProductivityBlog.com reader. The post Win a NeuYear Calendar! They show the whole year in continuity.not broken into 12 blocks. By taking away that arbitrary distinction, I can see what is coming in the next two weeks.without fooling myself that I have time because something is "next month". There are two ways to enter.go to the blog to find out more.

Cool Bubble Wrap Calendar

Clutter Coach

by Yes, a calendar where you get to pop a bubble each day! According to the website, this calendar is great for that special designer / obsessive / compulsive in your life. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Cool Bubble Wrap Calendar appeared first on Clutter Coach. If you’ve been on vacation, a whole row at once! If you’re really obsessive, you could find a way to write on the bubbles… Found on Guy Kawasaki’s blog.

What’s On Your Calendar?

Simple Productivity Blog

Calendars are such a common productivity tool that everyone thinks they know how to use them; yet just about every time I ask to see someone''s calendar, I find stuff on it that shouldn''t be there. So I ask you, what''s on your calendar? Today we will look at what should go on a calendar, and where all that other stuff should live. The post What’s On Your Calendar?

Cool Bubble Wrap Calendar

Clutter Coach

Republished by Blog Post Promoter Yes, a calendar where you get to pop a bubble each day! According to the website, this calendar is great for that special designer / obsessive / compulsive in your life. The post Cool Bubble Wrap Calendar appeared first on Clutter Coach by Originally posted 2008-07-11 10:33:00. If you’ve been on vacation, a whole row at once!

How To Set Up A Google Calendar For Planning

Simple Productivity Blog

Keeping track of goals and plans doesn''t belong in my regular calendar. After all, the regular calendar is filled with items that have nothing to do with my goals. So I set up a Google calendar just for planning.

Back to Basics: Get The Most From A Paper Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Electronic calendars have a lot of great features: you can take them anywhere, you can share them, and you never run out of room. However, paper calendars have a lot of features that aren''t available on electronic calendars.

Managing Family Schedules Using Google Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

In order to have a good handle on activities, you need to have a good calendar system. A paper calendar can work, but it has disadvantage of being in one place, and if you’re not standing in front of it, you don’t have access. Google Calendar, Vanilla Style.

Deborah Chaddock Brown Speaking Calendar

Make or Break Moments

So I have added my speaking calendar to the site – just click on Speaking Calendar.

Cool Bubble Wrap Calendar

Clutter Coach

Yes, a calendar where you get to pop a bubble each day! According to the website, this calendar is great for that special designer / obsessive / compulsive in your life. The post Cool Bubble Wrap Calendar appeared first on Clutter Coach by Originally posted 2008-07-11 10:33:00. Republished by Blog Post Promoter. If you’ve been on vacation, a whole row at once!

How To Easily Put Tasks On A Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

This article will show you how to show one of your Remember The Milk lists on your Google calendar. The post How To Easily Put Tasks On A Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

Common Sense Productivity: The Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Enter the calendar. The calendar, with its days and hours , is a visual representation of time. By filling in a calendar, you have a picture of your time commitments. Since the calendar is a visual reminder of things, it should be used to track things out of the ordinary.

A Small Rant About The Abuse Of Calendars

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the things that I take issue with is the abuse of calendars. Calendars are meant for date specific commitments between one or more people, with or without a time. Calendars are not for holding to-do lists, planning, taking notes or recording history.

Google Calendar: Time Slots

Office Organization Success

I noticed this past week that Google Calendar has added a great new feature … it’s called Time Slots. You simply block out time on your calendar when you’re available for appointments, and your clients can self-schedule with you. What a great time saver! Here’s the link to more information: Click to read about Google Time Slots. Quick Biz Tip

Automating Family Calendars With Cozi

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the hardest things I have had to keep track of is the family calendar. I asked for him to write his activities on the family calendar. I even wrote an Outlook macro that would send his calendar to me with the push of two keys.

My 2016 Running Calendar

Brilliantly Better

As for the second part of my 2016 running calendar, I chose to keep a little bit of flexibility, party… The post My 2016 Running Calendar appeared first on Dragos Roua. The first half of 2016 is already planned – there will be 5 races: 1 semi-marathon, 2 full marathons and 2 ultra-marathons. Personal Development Running

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Another Outlook Calendar Tip

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here's how: Go to your calendar "Day" view. Holding down the Ctrl key, and selecting from the small calendar (the one that shows the full month), click on the dates you want to look at i.e. January 5, 9, February 5, 7. (To Tags: calendar tip calendar Outlook calendar tip Administrative Assistant Here is a good tip if someone calls you wanting to check your boss's availability on multiple dates in the next month or so.

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Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Do you wish that you could somehow overlap the calendars so that you could see the availabilities for everyone at the same time, instead of straining your eyes going back and forth like a yo-yo between calendars?

Minute-Taking Tip: Put Three Appointments on Your Calendar

Business Writing

Here is a tip that will help you feel more confident taking meeting notes and minutes and completing the final draft. I use it when I take minutes for the board of the Joyful! Noise community choir, a job I. Meeting minutes

The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh.

Productive & Organized

Try This Instead | Main | Be Smart About Using the Telephone » The Great Calendar Debate - Paper or Electronic - 21 Experts Weigh In We are in the home stretch of 2009 -- bring on 2010!!  The reminder and follow-up system can be used for calendar entries, emails and tasks.

Creating A Marketing Calendar: Your Essential Business Planning Tool

Office Organization Success

For all of these scenarios there’s one very easy solution … create a marketing calendar. A marketing calendar is a very powerful business planning tool, and an essential one for your business if it’s to grow and flourish. The Simple Marketing Calendar.

Calendar Tip

Laughing all the Way to Work

In order for your boss to have all the information he needs for the call, drag and drop the email into the calendar meeting date. Your boss has a teleconference scheduled and is out of the office and will be joining the call on his Blackberry. An email was sent with what the client wanted to discuss including particulars about a matter. He can then view the information he needs before the meeting from his Blackberry.

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Simplify Your Calendar With the Four Laws Of Simplicity

Simple Productivity Blog

The Four Laws Of Simplicity: Calendars. In this series, we have already talked about applying it to “stuff “ Now we’ll take a look at how to apply them to simplify your calendars. Applying The Four Laws To Calendars. Next we’re going to look at how to apply this to your calendar. A printout of your current electronic calendar. A printout of your work calendar. These will be your primary calendars.

Calendar "ah ha"

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 16 January, 2010 Calendar "ah ha" I was participating in a Harvard sponsored webinar with my boss the other day. One of the things they recommended to executives was to use their electronic calendar to leave themselves reminders. I think if Microsoft asked me what I would like to see in an electronic calendar, I would suggest not to bother with the all-day event option. Otherwise too many colors make the calendar overwhelming, not helpful.

Multiple Calendar Management

Office Dynamics

One question I recently received was about tracking multiple calendars. Being in a small office, I only need to track a few calendars and use Outlook exclusively. I have been asked to come up with a way to electronically track the Outlook calendars of twenty-five staff members. I’m investigating whether Outlook will handle this many shared calendars, but I imagine it to be quite cumbersome. The two that look most promising to me are Schedules4Teams and TEAM Calendar.".

Multiple Calendar Management

Office Dynamics

One question I recently received was about tracking multiple calendars. Being in a small office, I only need to track a few calendars and use Outlook exclusively. I have been asked to come up with a way to electronically track the Outlook calendars of twenty-five staff members. I’m investigating whether Outlook will handle this many shared calendars, but I imagine it to be quite cumbersome. The two that look most promising to me are Schedules4Teams and TEAM Calendar.".

Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out

Productive & Organized

Check out this great tool » Favorite Planning/Calendar Tool - Readers Speak Out There are many ways to manage your time and activities.  What is your favorite planning/calendar tool and why? Of all the calendar tools I know, this one handles tasks the best.

Why Google Calendar Eats All Other To Do List Apps For Breakfast

Productivityist

I’d like to show you why Google Calendar is the best to do list app around. Before we dive into Google Calendar, let’s look at the problem at hand. Calendar. Why Google Calendar Is The Boss. Google Calendar is a part of the Gmail bundle, which is free.

What You Don’t Know About How To Use A Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

You probably have a calendar. Whether it is on your phone, email program, desktop, or tacked to a door, there is generally a calendar around. What A Calendar Is For. A calendar is for appointments you have made for yourself (or family) at a specific date, usually with a time.

Ask the Admin: Notifications in Public Calendars

Administrative Arts

This question came from Stan: I have a shared public calendar in Outlook 2007. One was to create a public distribution list and add it as an attendee to each meeting on the public calendar. The other workaround is to create the calendar in SharePoint first (assuming your company is using SharePoint), and then moving the appointment to Outlook. Similar Posts: Ask the Admin: Notifications in Public Calendars. Where Are My Outlook Calendar Items?

Where is everybody? Setting up an office vacation calendar

Laughing all the Way to Work

Keeping an up-to-date vacation calendar is important so these overlaps are anticipated and in some cases vacations have to be re-scheduled. Setting up a calendar in Word is probably the easiest way to do it and everyone can see at a glance who is going to be away. To open a calendar in Word 2003 do the following: On the File menu, click New. Double-click Calendar Wizard.

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The Executive Assistant is Key to Managing Executive's Calendar

Office Dynamics

Since his executive assistant manages his calendar, he hands the person her business card so this way the other person can easily and quickly contact her. This will save time and sends a clear message to the other person that you are the stragetic business partner and all calendar items are arranged through you Two weeks ago, I was presenting a workshop for executives and their executive assistants. One of the executives shared, what I considered, a brilliant idea.