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.

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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.

Effective Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Effective calendar management for Executive Assistants is a hugely important aspect of th role. Assistants spend at the very least a third of their day organising their Executive’s schedule. Juggling our Executive’s time is a complex operation.

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Calendar Management for Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

You must keep these things in mind when you are managing your executive’s calendar. Calendar management is an important skill. When scheduling travel or appointments, VIEW the calendar in terms of: What was my leader’s schedule like last week? The post Calendar Management for Executive Assistants appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training. Meetings, meeting, and more meetings!

Too Many Meetings!! – Managing My Executives Calendar – Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

asks: My executive’s calendar is jam-packed on a daily basis & she’s asking me to come up with a better solution to managing her calendar. I block out time on her calendar, but inevitably a meeting gets put in its place. Managing My Executives Calendar – Ask an Admin appeared first on Office Dynamics - Executive And Administrative Assistant Training. Ask An Admin Calendaring Executive And Assistant Partnership Meetings Mgr/Asst Team

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!

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. These days, with interest groups, volunteer commitments, work seminars, sports practices, music lessons and everything else, one calendar is barely sufficient for one person! Today we will look at how to simplifying multiple calendars to make this a productive tool instead of an appointment sinkhole.

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.

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!

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.

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. However, there are some features that make Google Calendar even more powerful, and most people don't know or take advantage of them. Here are 5 little-used features that can supercharge your Google Calendar. The post Supercharge Your Google Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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.

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!

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

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.

Things To Put on a New Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

You have a beautiful blank calendar before you. In spite of my dedication to electronic calendars (because of their portability and shareability), I still maintain a paper calendar in my kitchen. But both types of calendars have benefited from my adding the following types of items. The post Things To Put on a New Calendar appeared first on Laura Earnest. What should you put on it to ensure you get the most use out of it? This article addresses the basics.

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?

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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Podcast Episode 6: How I Use A Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Calendars form the basis of any productivity system. But calendars have evolved massively from 30 years ago, when everything was on paper. Today I'll look at my own calendar evolution and share how I use a calendar today. The post Podcast Episode 6: How I Use A Calendar appeared first on Laura Earnest. These are the single item that tell you where you need to be and when. Podcast

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Why You Should Spring Clean Your Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

Most people don''t realize, though, that you should do the same thing to your calendar. Today we will look at why and how you should spring clean your calendar. Today we will look at why and how you should spring clean your calendar. The post Why You Should Spring Clean Your Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. We all have visions of spring cleaning as it involves our living quarters. Get down to the bare walls, clean everything, and have a fresh start.

How to Color Code Your Calendar

Jen Lawrence

Color coding your calendar is one of those organizational tricks that most people shrug off. I’m here to tell you – if you aren’t color coding your calendar, you’re missing out. Color coding your calendar allows you to see how your time will be used at a glance. Most email clients will allow you to assign colors and categories to your calendar simply by selecting from a dropdown. What categories should be included while color coding a calendar?

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?

Deborah Chaddock Brown Speaking Calendar

Make or Break Moments

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

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. We talked about the basics of systems, and the steps in Boost Your Productivity: Understanding Systems. Today we will look at creating a system from scratch.

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. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ). Simplification

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.

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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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.

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.

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. The post How To Set Up A Google Calendar For Planning appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. I wanted a place, other than my office wall, where I could see my goals at a glance. This article will show you how to do that.

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. I have found that using Google calendar is a great solution. Google Calendar, Vanilla Style. I use Google calendar as my primary calendar. Why set up separate calendars for work and Girl Scouts?

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. Today we will look at how to get the most out of a paper calendar. The post Back to Basics: Get The Most From A Paper Calendar appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog.

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. You want your tasks to appear on a calendar so you can easily see when a task should be started and completed. A calendar allows you to plan several days, even weeks in advance, where you can immediately find free blocks of time in your calendar. Why Google Calendar Is The Boss.

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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How to Color Code Your Calendar

Jen Lawrence

Color coding your calendar is one of those organizational tricks that most people shrug off. I’m here to tell you – if you aren’t color coding your calendar, you’re missing out. Color coding your calendar allows you to see how your time will be used at a glance. Most email clients will allow you to assign colors and categories to your calendar simply by selecting from a dropdown. What categories should be included while color coding a calendar?

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. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog., or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( Facebook.com/SimpleProductivity ). Productivity

Podcast Episode 11 – Why You Shouldn’t Put Tasks on Your Calendar

Simple Productivity Blog

For my monthly patron Q&A I was asked the question: "Do you put tasks on your calendar?" The post Podcast Episode 11 – Why You Shouldn’t Put Tasks on Your Calendar appeared first on Laura Earnest. It's such a big question that I wanted to unpack that in a single episode, but I think it's also very important for people to hear. Podcast

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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.

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. The post A Small Rant About The Abuse Of Calendars appeared first on Simple Productivity Blog. More great content can be found on the site at Simple Productivity Blog.,

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. With a marketing calendar, you can see at a glance: Upcoming promotions that you need to prepare for. The Simple Marketing Calendar. You just need a calendar, solely for marketing, to lay it all out on.

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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Decluttering iStuff: Calendars

Productivityist

I’m at the time of year where I begin to map out the coming year – not with mind mapping apps 1 , but on my various calendars. My family routinely receives/orders a wall calendar that has photos of our closest relatives on my wife’s side, mainly (and appropriately) featuring the kids. As for me, I’m pretty much digital when it comes to calendars. For the purposes of this purge, I am not including web-based calendar apps that reside on my iOS devices. Calendar.