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The Potential Customer just Walked – How Much did it cost you.

Make or Break Moments

Posted by Deborah Chaddock Brown on January 7, 2010 under Connecting Moments , Customer Moments , making a difference | Read the First Comment What is the cost of a lost customer? I learned today from CustServ that the cost of lost customers equals 338.5 How much is that costing you?

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Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Be sure to mark your calendar for April 1 – 30 and check out our daily informative and fun blogs. Administrative Assistants Rock! Join our April Blog-A-Thon. April is just around the corner and we love celebrating administrative professionals!

Tips for Planning Someone Else’s Travel

Office Dynamics

Be sure to import all of their travel plans to their preferred calendar. Once you’re finished making the perfect itinerary, you can export it to the traveler’s calendar or as an editable word document to send to the user.

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

A stellar Executive Assistant must think of every detail for every function such as calendar management, travel planning, meeting preparation and execution, and e-mail management.

2016 208

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

Excellent calendaring skills. What qualities do assistants think you need to be a great assistant?

2015 223

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

Productivityist

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.

2015 108

The Top Skills Executives Want From Assistants Today

Office Dynamics

A must-have skill when managing your executive’s calendar is to understand your executive must have down time.”. Office Dynamics often surveys managers and high-level executives as to the skills, attitudes, and behaviors that are most important for an assistant to possess. Here are some non-edited , direct quotes from them. See how you measure up. If you are doing these already, then ask yourself. How often do I do this? Am I doing this every single time?

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The R's Of Employee Motivation

Ian's Messy Desk

If you think your employee’s poor performance is costing you profit, instead of overhauling your employee roster, why not try motivating them to become better employees ? Or once-a-month, spring for dessert treats in honor of those celebrating birthdays in that calendar month.

2010 130

Building Traffic With SEO: Five All-Purpose Tips

Andrea Kalli

Ultra-profitable cost-per-action advertisements have been pushed around by advertising networks, often to the point of being banned from display entirely.

2010 173

Planner Or Tickler (1-31) File? - How to Use Both For Optimal.

Productive & Organized

How to Use Both For Optimal Professional & Personal Productivity (guest post by Meggin McIntosh) A question that often comes up in workshops as well as on my blog is this one: How do you suggest people use their calendar (planner) in conjunction with the tickler (1-31) files? Sometimes I wonder if I am duplicating my efforts by using a calendar and the tickler files. Sometimes I wonder if I am duplicating my efforts by using a calendar and the tickler files.

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Top 5 Ways of Being More Efficient in Business

The Small Business Blog

Community for small business outsourcing and cost control. Effective Small Business Planning Strategy Planning your small business is the best way to avoid costly mistakes. Use a specific business calendar to keep a reminder of your schedule. E-Mail me or follow me.

2010 130

Guide to Membership Retention and Strategies

Andrea Kalli

Keeping these clients is always more cost effective than obtaining new members.

2010 153

Time for a Midmorning Gift to You

Make or Break Moments

But the budget just can’t handle the cost and my waistline can’t afford the calories.

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10 Painless Time-Tracking Apps For Your Creative Projects

Dumb Little Man

Its interface is quite simple and mimics that of a calendar. You can also select from any of these paid plans: Starter plan costs $10 per user. Premium plan costs $20 per user. Enterprise plan costs $59 per user. Second is the cost-effectiveness of using the app.

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Quick Biz Tip: Project Planning

Office Organization Success

Creating a project planning calendar to map out key activities and tasks is a great, low-cost way to do this. Create a timeline for your projects – this takes away a lot of the overwhelm as you can see what you need to do when. Quick Biz Tip

2012 138

Green Gift Giving: Great Eco-Office Gift Ideas

Eco-Office Gals

Cost: $10-$40. Cost: $11.95. Cost: $27.99. Cost: Whatever you’d like. Eco-Calendars. There are a variety of calendars that use sustainable, recycled paper and give daily tips on how to live green and protect the planet. Cost: $13.99.

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How To Secure Mobile Data: Tips to Protect Yourself Online

Dumb Little Man

Google maps and Calendar applications know all about your travel plans and meetings, even what time of day you’re planning on going. For a Google user, their individual data cost an average of nearly $200. Think about all the Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter posts you make.

2020 209

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

They are not paid the big bucks to manage a calendar and book flights. On top of that, these leaders don’t do a very good job of managing their schedules because they don’t have time to look at their calendar from a holistic perspective. The cost is about $30,000.

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Planning The New Year: My Tools For Success

Simple Productivity Blog

So here are my two tools for success, in action: The NeuYear Calendar, in horizontal mode. The NeuYear Calendar. So I made a calendar, except that the font ended up being so small I couldn’t see it. For a few months, I’ve been feeling a need to change things up.

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The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

The answer lies in the 5 Commandments of Time Management: Commandment #1: Organize your time This first rule of thumb will make a dramatic difference in your effectiveness: keep one calendar and devote yourself to keeping it current.

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5 Must-Have Skills for Progressive Assistants From Joan’s book, Who Took My Pen… Again?

Office Dynamics

Reduce costs. Think of the future in terms of: new projects outcomes goals your executive’s calendar important upcoming event potential business Consider trends and changes in technology. You are a top-performing, high-achieving administrative assistant who has accomplished much.

2019 222

Penny Packers: How to Move on a Budget

Dumb Little Man

A significant consideration of moving is cost. A significant consideration of moving is cost. Remember to factor fuel costs into the moving equation since this can also add up. Research about hidden fees, such as extra costs for moving to a building without an elevator. .

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How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Time and energy are precious, finite resources that should be protected at all costs. and you can even use color coding in your calendar to indicate task types. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work.

2019 77

12 Clever Ways You Can Earn Money From Your Computer Today

Dumb Little Man

Dozens of companies hire virtual assistants on a contract basis to help save on employment costs. Common duties include managing calendars, replying to emails, managing social media posts, and entering data.

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Six Ways Brexit Could Affect Global Finances

Dumb Little Man

Today’s supply chains are global, so the cost of raw materials for manufacturing may increase under new trade agreements, as well as being affected by currency exchange rates. One thing’s for sure, whichever way Brexit goes, it’s a monumental event on the world’s economic data calendar , with ramifications for more just one country.

The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

Commandment #1: Organize your time This first rule of thumb will make a dramatic difference in your effectiveness: keep one calendar and devote yourself to keeping it current. Yes, there will be other calendars you're issued at work, school or home, but those should be considered secondary.

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Your business travel tips

Practically Perfect PA

Outlook Calendar . Enter all travel details at appropriate times in his/her Outlook calendar, if used. The conference is packed full of useful content and only costs £100+VAT. A few weeks ago I asked you to send in your best travel tips – and well loads of you did!

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Using Machine Learning and AI for Productivity In The Workplace

Dumb Little Man

AI tools such as Deloitte’s LaborWise can provide managers with analytics to recognize high-cost locations, roadblocks and even supply information about which departments are overworked or understaffed. For the majority of us, AI is something only seen in sci-fi films.

2020 225

The R’s Of Employee Motivation

Ian's Messy Desk

If you think your employee’s poor performance is costing you profit, instead of overhauling your employee roster, why not try motivating them to become better employees ? Or once-a-month, spring for dessert treats in honor of those celebrating birthdays in that calendar month.

2014 198

5 Tips for Solopreneurs for Successful Project Management

The Solopreneur Life

Structure often varies depending on the business — is it time, effort, cost, or quality that dictates the timeline for completion? Use a Calendar. Using Microsoft Outlook, Google Calendar, or iCal is one of the best things you can do to manage projects. If you’re using a smartphone, make sure your calendars sync wirelessly so whether you’re on the phone or on a desktop, your calendar is current.

Certification Programs for Administrative Professionals

Jen Lawrence

Testing and certification are offered during two windows per calendar year. Cost varies based on IAAP membership.

How Employing Web to Print Software Solutions Can Help You

Dumb Little Man

They are efficient, easy to use, and curb the production costs. All you need to do is select some options from the menu and decide the flow of printing products, cards, calendars, brochures, and more.

2018 177

How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Time and energy are precious, finite resources that should be protected at all costs. and you can even use color coding in your calendar to indicate task types. In our ever-connected world, we are being drained by our work.

2019 52

Administrative/Clerical: Online Options for Coordinating Schedules

Office Dynamics

Whether you need to keep track of client appointments, executive meetings, or employee shifts, you can take advantage of online calendar apps to make scheduling easier. Cloud-based calendar software is available in a variety of formats and styles to make it easy to find a tool that meets the needs of your company. If you are creating a calendar that will be used by people who frequently travel, consider one that has a corresponding smartphone app.

2013 111

Todo List Apps for People Who Don’t Like Todo Lists

Dumb Little Man

This removes the one-project restriction of the free version and enables a host of other features including team calendars, Google and Evernote integration and the new Kanban style workflow. Trello offers both free and business class options, with the latter costing $9.99

2016 271

Repair or Replace Phone? Here’s Why You Need to Fix That Broken Phone

Dumb Little Man

Complicated psychology coupled with our daily needs plays a part in this costly cycle. We like to think of them as luxuries, particularly when involving substantially costly ones. What happens when you drop your cell phone and the screen cracks? Do you repair or replace the phone?

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Four Steps to Change Your Life – With Books

Dumb Little Man

A book may only cost you $20.00, but the cost of your time to read it may be significantly higher. Open Up Your Calendar Put these new, actionable items into your calendar. The man who does not read good books has no advantage over the man who can’t read them.

2011 285

SMART objectives for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Develop the 2014 content marketing strategy in line with business activities and the 2014 events calendar. A database to be created and maintained so that travel costs are collected and reported monthly.

2013 263

10 Tips for Freelance Writers That Really Work

Dumb Little Man

Don’t agree with the price if you believe that your time and efforts cost more. If you have a terrible memory, use a notebook, sticky notes or a wall calendar to stay updated.

2019 196

Getting ready for the New Year

Office Organization Success

Mark your calendars… For next Wednesday at 2pm Eastern. This is the second of the no-cost training I promised you. I hope you had a wonderfully relaxing Christmas break. I enjoyed spending the time with my family; we had guests over on two separate occasions, and we also visited friend’s. We shall be spending New Year’s Eve over the road at our friend’s house.

2011 115

55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

Use a calendar system to keep yourself going on a certain habit. Jerry Seinfeld utilized a big wall calendar and a big red magic marker. Distractions cost you more lost time than you think. Let Google Calendar do all the reminding.

2017 231

Some of the Best GTD Apps for Android Phones

Productivity Bits

Astrid Task is considered a task manager that is very user-friendly, and costs you nothing to download. Astrid Task can be synced with both Google Tasks and Calendar. and up and currently costs $2.99 It is available at no cost for Android phones 1.5

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