9 Tips To Overcome Stress For Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

Stress is a feeling brought by lack of control of a situation. One of the ways you can combat the feeling of stress brought about by being overwhelmed by the number of jobs you have to do is to create a doable schedule that works for you. Manage Time Wisely. You’re a freelancer.

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8 Excellent Ways To Reduce Stress At Work

Dumb Little Man

These days, there aren’t many jobs around that don’t involve at least some stress. We all expect an element of stress at work. However, too much stress can interfere with your performance and productivity. What are your stress triggers? Better time management is key.

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The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

Such a stressful existence isn''t the answer. Instead, here''s a chance to have both productivity and freedom from stress. Stop spreading yourself thin between calendars on Outlook, on your smartphone, in your planner, and even on your kitchen refrigerator.

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The 5 Commandments for Saving Time and Reducing Stress

Dumb Little Man

They typically respond by freaking out, being rushed, and living a high stress life. This stressful existence isn't the answer. Instead, here's a chance to have both productivity and freedom from stress. Equally important, be sure to always keep your calendar on-hand.

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Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

This is the best advice you will ever receive on how to build a strategic partnership with your executive, manage their day, and stay on top of the volumes of tasks and projects you have to handle. Daily Calendars. It is easy to place a wrong time or wrong date on a calendar.

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10 Tips to Manage Your Time Effectively Under Pressure

Dumb Little Man

Time management is one of the most important skills that you need to develop in life. With effective time management, you enable yourself to become more productive at achieving the goals and objectives assigned to you at work. Use Your Calendar.

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How to Plan Events Your Team Will Love (Without the Stress)

Eat Your Career

This is a guest post contributed by Eleanor Whitney, editor of All Hands , a publication about life at work from Managed by Q. Put dates from your timeline in your calendar and use a project management tool like Trello to keep all dates and information about your event in one place.

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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.

3 tips for a stress-free connected workplace

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 3 tips for a stress-free connected workplace appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. (NC) NC) Does your workplace stress you out? Creating a stress free environment for you and your team can pay off big time. This will alleviate both physical and mental stress.

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Tips for Email Management

Jen Lawrence

How do we manage the chaos? And the best way to handle tasks is to schedule time on your calendar to ensure you have properly set aside time to do the work. In most email clients (Outlook, Gmail), you can turn the email into a task or a calendar event straight from your inbox.

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Tips for Email Management

Jen Lawrence

How do we manage the chaos? And the best way to handle tasks is to schedule time on your calendar to ensure you have properly set aside time to do the work. In most email clients (Outlook, Gmail), you can turn the email into a task or a calendar event straight from your inbox.

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Better Time Management With Goals

Simple Productivity Blog

Many time management systems say that you should block out time on your calendar for everything you need to do. This means that if you need to take out the garbage, you should schedule time on your calendar to do so. You can have better time management with goals.

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Top 5 Time Management Hacks To Get You Ahead

Dumb Little Man

Are you needing effective time management hacks ? Peter Drucker quoted, “Time is the scarcest resource, and unless it is managed nothing else can be managed.” But, the reality is that there is always room for improvement when it comes to managing time.

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Six Simple Steps to Better Time Management

Dumb Little Man

Being able to manage your own time is a crucial skill in the workplace. If you work for yourself, it’s even more important – poor time management could spell the end of your business, or at least make you less successful than you’d hoped.

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Who Else Wants Stress-Free Holidays?

Simple Productivity Blog

Or are you over-scheduled, over-budget and over-stressed? With our cultural and differing religious backgrounds, I had to make sense of all the family and cultural traditions and craft something I could manage. How to set up your calendar so that you are not overwhelmed.

3 Tips for Successfully Managing Your Day-to-Day Workload

Office Organization Success

They are also a great tool to help you manage your time effectively. Effective time management is crucial for developing and growing your business, as well as income generating activities. Below are my top 3 tips for effective time management using spreadsheets.

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How to Manage Time

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap How to Manage Time Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on May 12, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Three rules for effective time management : 1) Don’t Create Impossible Situations.

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5 Ways to Effectively Manage Your Business for Successful Business Growth

Office Organization Success

Let me share a secret with you that many successful online solopreneurs already know — you have to learn how to “manage” your business before you can “market” your business. Create a calendar template.

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Four Ways to Reduce SEO Stress and Work Less Frequently

Andrea Kalli

What is remarkable, especially for business owners accustomed to working ten-plus hours daily, is that it is very possible to minimize your workload, cut down on stress, and enjoy more free time. Structure your SEO efforts not around difficulty or intensity, but around manageability.

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Why Being An Executive Assistant Is A Rewarding Career

Office Dynamics

I hear managers or Human Resource Professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant. Manager of your executive’s work life. Stress reducer.

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My Time Management Reboot: The Pros and Cons of Electronic Systems and Why I Created a Hybrid

Eat Your Career

It pains me to announce that my grand experiment with using electronic time management systems has officially come to an end (sort of). In fact, I’m going to give you a complete overview of my brand new time management system. Talk about wasting time to manage time!!

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Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Holiday Time Management Tip – Share the Workload Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on November 3, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

Celebrating Administrative Professionals

Office Dynamics

Ideas on how to build better partnerships with your managers. 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.

Qualities Of A Great Assistant

Office Dynamics

If you are a manager reading this blog, check off the ones that apply to your administrative partner. Excellent calendaring skills. Excellent time management skills. Taking baby steps is a good way to manage a big list of “must get better at” areas.

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The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

It’s important to recognize the difference between surviving and thriving, because the key to success is available to those who successfully manage to cross the bandwidth between the two. Single support executive assistants now juggled multiple managers.

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19 Tips for Managing Your Email Even When You Don't Want To.

Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized Goes Audio in 3 Different Ways » 19 Tips for Managing Your Email Even When You Dont Want To E-mail, it is the form of communication that we love to hate and love to love.  Our organization uses Google Apps for our e-mail, calendar and cloud solution.

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Major Meltdown in Time Management - Tips to Avoid it Happening To You

Productive & Organized

The Major Meltdown in Time Management - Have You Been Hit? » Major Meltdown in Time Management - Tips to Avoid it Happening To You Productivity Fact: You can be busy all day and still have gotten nothing done.   Don't be a time manager, be a priority manager.

2010 283

12 Days of Christmas Webinar: The Organized Admin with Julie Perrine

Office Dynamics

To Do Lists – Task Management. There are 5 core systems I encourage assistants to look at first: Time and Task Management. Project Management. Her system for email management is outstanding.

2016 157

Software Needed For Managing A Small Business

Small Business CEO

Sometimes you can manually do the tasks but they often lead to added pressure and stress. Many business managers are on the lookout for software that can help them do the tasks while improving their business. You can find several customer management software programs online.

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The Top Skills Executives Want From Assistants Today

Office Dynamics

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. A must-have skill when managing your executive’s calendar is to understand your executive must have down time.”. 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 Big Secret to Time Management and a More Fulfilling Life

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Manage Your Time More Effectively by Using the Right Calendar for You (guest post @TimeMgmtWriter) | Main | Increase Productivity: Focus on What You CAN Control - Free Yourself from Feeling Overwhelmed/Stressed » The Big Secret to Time Management and a More Fulfilling Life The first time I walked into Ralph's office I saw papers everywhere.  YOU CANNOT MANAGE TIME! WANT MORE ON TIME MANAGEMENT?

2010 176

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day

Office Dynamics

OFFICE DYNAMICS CONFERENCE RECAP PART III: The Final Day. This article is part 3 of our conference recap. click here for Office Dynamics Conference Recap part 1 and part 2.

2014 130

3 Simple Steps to Taking Time Away from Your Business

Office Organization Success

The solution is simple … you plan it in your calendar. Access your 26-point Online Business Management & Marketing SYSTEMS CHECKLIST . Step 1: Manage Your Schedule. The first step, and most important step, is to actually schedule your time off in your calendar.

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

Office Dynamics

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. Being a future thinker will decrease your pressure and stress.

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Scheduling Daily Huddles with Your Executive

Office Dynamics

Here are some ideas: Daily Calendars. Benefits: Reduce stress. Tags: Mgr/Asst Team Stress Management Teamwork If you aren’t already implementing daily huddles with your executive I suggest you start now. Are you curious about what to talk about with your executive? Review Mail. Department Issues. Upcoming Travel. Training. Telephone Messages. Visitors. Status Updates. Follow-up Items. Future Projects.

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Why The Administrative Profession Is A Career Of Choice

Office Dynamics

I hear managers or Human Resources professionals say it doesn’t take any special skill to be an administrative assistant. Manager of your executive’s work life. Stress reducer.

2016 186

Scheduling Daily Huddles with Your Executive

Office Dynamics

Here are some ideas: Daily Calendars. Benefits: Reduce stress. Mgr/Asst Team Stress Management TeamworkIf you aren’t already implementing daily huddles with your executive I suggest you start now. Are you curious about what to talk about with your executive? Review Mail. Department Issues. Upcoming Travel. Training. Telephone Messages. Visitors. Status Updates. Follow-up Items. Future Projects.

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5 Techniques To Beat Work Overload

Productivityist

As you know, your employer expects you to be very productive, so it is important to manage your time more effectively. If you look for solutions on how to handle work overload, you’ll find plenty of articles that teach you how to deal with stress. Yes, these stress-management techniques can be effective when facing the chaos at the office. But what is the root cause of that stress? Arrange your calendar in a way that makes sense to you.

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Getting the Most Out of Your Next Performance Evaluation

Office Dynamics

Scheduling a performance evaluation meeting and setting measurable goals can be stressful or even seem unproductive to some. I have personally experienced stress in the past too! There are ways to decrease the stress levels and frustration though!

2018 165

Time Saving versus Bending Over Backwards

Office Organization Success

Basically a client, or potential client, has access to your availability (not your calendar). Having the right systems in place leads to consistent revenues, more clients, and less stress and overwhelm.

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Guest Blog by Alexis Bonari: 10 Easy Ways to Check and Maximize.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Good time management skills can help reduce confusion, stress, and even workload levels, so there are many benefits to making sure that time is well spent. Manage: Try scheduling e-mail checks every two hours to minimize time spent with the e-mail account open.

2010 130

10 Ways to Enhance Your Worklife

The Office Professionals Place

Enhancing your worklife will increase productivity, reduce stress, and maintain focus on job tasks. Resolve stress related issues. Stress causes us to loose focus and this is when mistakes are made. Unfortunately, stress is unavoidable.

2010 158

The Annoying Comma and Other Administrative Headaches!

Office Dynamics

Next, turn your calendar over to January 15, 2011. On January 15, 2011, turn the calendar page and begin to learn (thus permanently resolving) the 2-3 things you wish you knew more about. Admin Assistant Training Self Development Stress Management TechnologyPerhaps you’re a whiz-kid at comma usage. But maybe your brain stutters over mail merges. Perhaps making presentations to co-workers makes your palms sweat and your blood run cold.

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