Calendar Control: How to Organize Your Calendar for Greater Efficiency

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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!

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

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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.

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My 2016 Running Calendar

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

Creating A Marketing Calendar: Your Essential Business Planning Tool

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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.

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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.

Simplify Your Calendar With the Four Laws Of Simplicity

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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.

3 Things You Should Put On Your Calendar

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The calendar can be a tricky beast. With that in mind, here are 3 things that you actually should put on your calendar in order to make things happen on a regular basis: 1. Then I moved it to my calendar to be done on specific days, but not at specific times.

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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.

Boost Your Productivity: Designing A Calendar System

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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.

Set It And Forget It Calendar

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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.

What’s On Your Calendar?

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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?

The One Thing I Started Scheduling On My Calendar

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I’m not a big believer in scheduling tasks on your calendar. Because if you fill your calendar up with all of the things that you need and want to do, it can fill up your schedule and then overwhelm you. I’ve started to schedule the ONE Thing on my calendar.

Back to Basics: Get The Most From A Paper Calendar

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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.

How To Set Up A Google Calendar For Planning

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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.

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How To Easily Put Tasks On A Calendar

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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.

A Small Rant About The Abuse Of Calendars

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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.

How To Do What’s Right With The Rest Of The Year

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This calendar year sure goes by fast, doesn’t it? I don’t write much of anything new (including newsletters) and really look at what is left of my plans for the calendar year. The NOW Year™ Calendar is a wall calendar that allows you to plan your year using themes for each day and month, and its minimal design is both elegant and practical. We released the first ever calendar in 2015 and people raved about it.

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Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

Daily Calendars. It is easy to place a wrong time or wrong date on a calendar. Or because so many executives are independent, they place events on their own calendars and forget to inform their administrative partner. The Importance of Daily Huddles.

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Minute-Taking Tip: Put Three Appointments on Your Calendar

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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

Supercharge Your Google Calendar

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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.

AwayFind Introduces Alert Times and Calendar Exceptions

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Today AwayFind just became more feature-rich, by introducing Alert Times and Calendar Exceptions into the mix. This feature allows for even more customization of your alerts and calendars, making your attention that much easier to manage. This applies both your “My Important People” and “Topics I’m Following” segments – Custom Alerts and Calendar Alerts have restrictions of their own that fall outside of this area. I use AwayFind… a lot.

Cool Bubble Wrap Calendar

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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.

Streamlining Calendars

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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.

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

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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.

5 Techniques To Beat Work Overload

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Arrange your calendar in a way that makes sense to you. You have the option of using a paper planner to keep track of your tasks or use Google Calendar (which is super awesome ). Fill in the date in your calendar. You surely have some free time in your calendar. Productivity Workflow calendar delegate delegation overload overwhelm to-do list workloadLinda Craig is a senior content specialist and writing expert at Assignment Masters.

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The Importance Of Scheduling

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You have two main tools that help you do this: your to-do list and your calendar. Your calendar is used to identify when you’re going to do those things and how much time is needed to complete them. Using Your Calendar.

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Cool Bubble Wrap Calendar

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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!

The Easy Way To Plan Out Your Year

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Instead of having study times and important due dates on the calendar, we fill our calendar with appointments and meetings. The first step I take in planning out my year is to get a full-year wall calendar. Using a full year calendar makes things clear. Next, I move the dates to a monthly calendar. I use my monthly calendar to figure out my daily MIT (Most Important Tasks) sheet that I use in order to plan out my day.

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Make Your Boss Look Good [Part 2]

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Admin Assistant Training Assistant Training Career Management Executive Blog Mgr/Asst Team #adminblogathon calendaring communication how to work with your boss knowledge prioritize scope of business strategic partner things you can do to be a better assistant understand your managers work

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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!

Win a NeuYear Calendar!

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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.

Don’t…Unless

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Don’t…use your calendar as a task scheduler. Doing this only fills your calendar up with things that aren’t date/time specific, and it doesn’t allow the things on your calendar that are to stand out. The calendar is your most sacred haven because it is where you have the most control to protect your time. So don’t use your calendar to schedule tasks. Mindfulness calendar email excuses productivity time management

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Deborah Chaddock Brown Speaking Calendar

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

Happy New Year: Why Labour Day Has Become My New Year’s Day

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Starting on Labour Day aligns with the school calendar. During the summer I’m home with the kids, so aligning my calendar with the aligning my calendar with the school year just makes sense to me. Groundhog Day fits in perfectly with the new way I’m structuring my calendar.

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Another Outlook Calendar Tip

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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.

7 Things Every Virtual Assistant Should Know

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3. You should know about online calendars, online file sharing and other ‘cloud’ services. Tags: For VA's Virtual Assistants & Assistance assistant client educational technology getting started online calendar search engines virtual assistance virtual assistant word templates

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