Eight Ways to Keep Your Office Clutter-Free

Ian's Messy Desk

When the HVAC system was installed, someone thought we might want the user manual for the system: a 400 page PDF document. Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday. Despite the improvements in document handling technology, despite the the convenience of a PDF, we still produce a lot of paper. I can print any web page to pdf and store it on the drive.

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Eight Ways to Eliminate Paper and Clutter in Your Office

Ian's Messy Desk

When the HVAC system was installed, someone thought we might want the user manual for the system: a 400 page PDF document. Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday or at least until someone cleans out those files. Despite improvements in document handling technology, despite the convenience of PDF files, we still produce a lot of paper. Invest in equipment and software.

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How to Get Off Your Butt and Start Running This Spring

Dumb Little Man

So instead of waiting for the fabled “I feel like going for a run” moment, I have set the date two weeks in advance, marked it on the calendar and in my mind committed to it, no matter what. Prepare equipment in advance I still remember my first few tries to go out running last year: in the morning I would force myself to wake up early and then spend 15 minutes trying to find my shoes, choosing the right clothes and another 30 minutes setting the right playlist to listen to while running.

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The ultimate app guide for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

A quick and easy app for conference calling which is free to use and can connect people to meetings taking place elsewhere without being stuck in front of a computer or video conference equipment. The current calendar app on the iPhone and iPad doesn’t allow for a week-to-view setting. This app looks similar to an outlook calendar which is useful. The app converts the report to a PDF and then you can send that via email to yourself.

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

Productive & Organized

But I live and work in less than 200 square feet -- so I don't have the room for a lot of equipment. Oh, did I mention that your meeting confirmation hits your google, outlook or web calendar as well as generates a confirmation email. " Stephanie you are such a geek."

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