Applying One Box filing to Warranties

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--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Applying One Box filing to Warranties Posted on September 2, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! If you want to receive updates in your email, click on the envelope in the upper right corner, or use the "Subscribe" link below the blog title.

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File System Preparation Is An Essential Step In Getting Things Done

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Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. After purging the unnecessary stuff that mounted in your desk and anywhere else, it’s now time to prepare your filing system. Chaos can easily break anywhere in your living space if no filing system is set up to hold the different materials that you accumulate as you work. Physical File System. Whatever tasks you perform on your job, you need a physical file system. Digital File System. Cloud-Based File System.

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

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Work With Stephanie « Cause and Effect - Productivity is an Action, Not a Result @QuietSpacing | Main | Organize Your Ideas and Watch Them Unfold » Planner Or Tickler (1-31) File? - 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?

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You Can Steal Time Back From Email - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Productivity in Bite Sized Pieces - Weekly #Cinch Audiocast Review | Main | Caffeine-Free Ways to Increase Focus & Attention » You Can Steal Time Back From Email A few days ago I received an email from a reader.  As a busy division manager, I frequently find myself wasting time checking, reading and responding to email. " Email is something that many of us struggle with.  But email takes up so much time!

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Procrastination, Email, Multi-Tasking, Family Management, Soc.

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Start the New Year off with a New Focus on Your Personal Affairs | Main | Listen Live to Stephanie on Edge of Change - Interview with the Experts #Productivity #Organization » Procrastination, Email, Multi-Tasking, Family Management, Soc Media Backup Etc. Electronic Information - Email and Social Media E-Mail Efficiency - Cleaning Out Your Inbox [link] -- Cathy Sexton offers some fast and easy tips to manage your inbox.  

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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.    Multiple studies on business productivity will tell you that huge amounts of time are wasted on email. Send emails to others that you would like to receive back. I'll read and delete and save those of interest in a file.

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E-mail Etiquette

Laughing all the Way to Work

Email is no longer just for personal use, with all our accepted short forms: LOL, U, GB and a co-worker's favourite, OMG! With the increasing use of email as the first choice for business correspondence it opens a whole new world of dos and don'ts for the assistant.Here are Some Good-Sense Email Etiquette Tips: Email Salutations: Although email is less formal than writing a letter it is still polite to open with a greeting. Copyright © 2005 All rights reserved.

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My Top 3 BlackBerry Productivity Tools

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Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. The phone comes with 2GB microSD (capacity is up to 32GB) which makes it a decent storage device for documents and other files. With that in mind, I installed the following FREE applications just to extend the capacity of the phone just a little bit: BeamExplorer File Manager. The native file manager of the BlackBerry Bold 9780 is not intuitive in my opinion. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits.

2011 147

7 Tips for Decluttering Your Desk

Ian's Messy Desk

If your desk harbours mounds of papers, books, files and personal accessories, you may be adding unnecessary stress to your day. Set up a good filing system. Colour–coded files are especially helpful — they show you at a glance where something should go. Label all files clearly and make sure they are easily accessible to prompt you to use them regularly. Put items that must be looked at in a special folder or file.

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Productivity Nuggets Of The Week (September 11 2010)

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Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Zen and the Art of File and Folder Organization – This is a must read. If you are like most knowledge workers, you often struggle to manage your digital files in your computer. This article gives you the tips you need to know to control the files and folders in your workstation. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private.

2010 109

So you wanna be a Virtual Assistant (VA)?

ProAssisting Blog

To download the.mp3 to save and listen to later on your computer, iPod or other mp3 player: For Mac users, hold “Ctrl&# and click the link then select “save linked file to…&# to save it to your desktop. Digg Email Facebook Google Reddit StumbleUpon Technorati TwitThis Comments #1. JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) on March 08, 2010 I am glad to see there is coaching assistance available for VA’s.

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Entertainment Biz 101

ProAssisting Blog

To download the.mp3 to save and listen to later on your computer, iPod or other mp3 player: For Mac users, hold “Ctrl&# and click the link then select “save linked file to…&# to save it to your desktop. Digg Email Facebook Google Reddit StumbleUpon Technorati TwitThis Comments The Assistants Toolkit - Free Assistant Training Join ProAssistings free 10-part assistant training series delivered weekly to your inbox: CLICK HERE TO JOIN NOW!

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SEO, Keyword and Competition Research Services for Websites

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Complete the New Client Questionnaire Subscribe to the Blog by Email Subscribe to the Blog by RSS 10 Most Popular Posts More silly little alt code symbols for Twitter - 35 comments Time to Jazz Up Your Website Social Buttons? -

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Oh No! We May Not Have Heard From You

Productive & Organized

We May Not Have Heard From You Recently a wonderful reader responded to one of our posts via email to let us know that she had filled out our contact form and had not heard from us.  We May Not Have Heard From You Recently a wonderful reader responded to one of our posts via email to let us know that she had filled out our contact form and had not heard from us.  Steph Click to get posts as we publish Prefer less email?

2010 112

Q & A: What do you mean by credit control? | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 14, 2007 I had the above question emailed to me over the week-end. » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Sunday, October 14th, 2007 at 7:43 am and is filed under How to. We may send you a confirmation email to check you are a real person We are sorry but any violation of the above rules will mean an automatic removal of your comment. E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 158

Q & A: What protection does a limited liability company offer to.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 29, 2007 This question was emailed the other day, and I must say, in my mind this is only half the question – but first things first. » « Previous Entries This entry was posted on Monday, October 29th, 2007 at 7:16 am and is filed under Failure , How to. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly. Making your small business carbon neutral.

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The E-tiquette of E-mail

Laughing all the Way to Work

Watson Associates gives the following e-mail tips for Email Salutations in her e-bulletin Business Writing Updates: “There are several options for starting an e-mail in North America as our business culture is not as formal as other areas. To set an e-mail signature file: 1) From the Tools Menu, choose Options 2) Select Mail Format 3) Select Signatures 4) Select New and follow the instructions to add your e-mail signature. File e-mails chronologically by date and time.

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Q & A: What does “Fixed Costs” mean and why should they be as low.

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 25, 2007 I’m answering three questions here, emailed to me during last week, so excuse the long headline. We may send you a confirmation email to check you are a real person We are sorry but any violation of the above rules will mean an automatic removal of your comment. E-Mail me or follow me.

2007 156

10 Moments When Being a Freelance Writer Sucks

Dumb Little Man

As a writer, your PC is one of your biggest assets containing all your files and documents including client jobs at various stages of completion. Copyright Infringement. You wrote a lovely post, sourced images randomly and forgot to attribute the owners or even check their copyright policy. They spot it, red flag it and send you a please-take-it-down email threatening legal action in 7 days. Rose is a Freelance Writer but frankly, it wasn’t all rosy from page one.

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Technology of the week – Haiku Deck

Practically Perfect PA

Think about how Microsoft Outlook has revolutionised diary and email management , we are so reliant on Outlook (and its equivalients) these days and we will be for a long time to come yet. We have been using these tools in the same way for years, “using lame templates, fiddling with the space between our bullets, and wrestling with bulky file attachments” I’m sure assistants can certainly relate to that statement!!

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How to exorcise your demons of disorganization

Ian's Messy Desk

Manage paper effectively – Barbara Hemphill, author of The Paper Tiger, offers the FAT principle for paper burden: file it, act on it, or toss it. Once you’ve thrown away as much as possible, file everything else into an effective retrieval system or a hard-paper filing system.Sort your files into the following groups according to how often you need them: Action Files: store in a desk drawer, desk-top file box or anywhere else that’s easy to reach.

2010 154

10 Tips to Get Your Office Organized

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Although our email inboxes may be constantly brimming with unread messages, the benefit of email and computers is that there is little need to print out excess papers. Most of the time, presentations and documents can be sent via email instead of giving a hard copy to the intended person. An accordion file is also a great way to organize documents. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits.

2010 190

An Introduction to Trademarks for the Uninitiated Solopreneur

The Solopreneur Life

Visit www.fabianlegal.com or email jeff@fabianlegal.com for more information. By way of contrast, copyright law protects creative expressions of ideas—advertisements, publications, songs and other works that are recorded or imprinted in tangible media. Filing for Registration. Trademark registration applications are filed with the USPTO. Moreover, a premature filing on the basis of “actual use” can result in refusal of the application and forfeiture of the filing fee.

2010 170

Clever Marketing by Kitchen Table Business | THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG

The Small Business Blog

Copyright © 1994-2010 Winweb® · All rights reserved. Clever Marketing by Kitchen Table Business by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 11, 2007 Shirley Jaffrey wrote me an email today, telling me her story how she started her business on a kitchen table and is now supplying the stars. teakgarden Said on December 10th, 2008 at 9:36 am nice story… Loan Modification Said on January 16th, 2009 at 4:03 am Thanks for sharing this topic and email Stefan.

2007 109

3 Steps Toward a Paperless Office

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. To put it into perspective, try imagining all of your emails from the last month coming to you on paper – now that’s a scary thought! Always back up your files electronically. Normally, folks in an office would back up their essential files by photocopying it and filing it away in an aptly named folder, then placing it into a filing cabinet for archival purposes. Your email will remain private.

2010 154

Productivity Multiplier: Google Cloud Connect Now a Reality

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. You can keep working while it saves the file, too. Google Cloud Sync lets me send someone a document with an email link. When they open the file, it opens right in Microsoft Office. Summing it up… I love being able to work on my documents from multiple locations but hate having to email my files to myself, download, edit, and repeat. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post.

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Manage Your Paper With a RAFT

Ian's Messy Desk

Files can be kept in open piles on a desk or in folders, according to your style. Use the RAFT template: refer it, act on it, file it or toss it. File it, if necessary. Eighty percent of filed papers are never looked at again. Leave a comment Subscribe to blog posts by Email The Essential Motivation Handbook The Zen Habits Handbook for Life! Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

2010 118

SignMyPad: Save Time and Money By Ditching Your Fax and Scanner

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Obviously, the easiest way to do this is to upload the file directly from your computer or through email. But what happens if you have the physical document instead of a PDF file? I was able to load the PDF’s either directly from the scanner app, or from email. When SignMyPad Pro saves a PDF file, the time, date, and GPS location are saved into the meta-data of the file. Your email will remain private.

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Top 10 Productivity Tools For Chromebook

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. And since it is a web-based device, you always have access to all your applications and files anytime and anywhere – that is if you have an access to the internet (a downside?). People prefer Gmail for their email needs on the go. Wanting to send a large file to a client or co-worker but your email web client does not allow you to attach it because of its large size? Your files are available on their server up to 180 Days.

2011 162

Office Organization - 5 Steps to Setting Up Your Core Systems

Productive & Organized

CREATE your paper-based filing system. Having an efficient filing system in place will enable you to find the information you need, when you need it! First of all invest in your filing storage, whether that's a dedicated filing cabinet or plastic filing crates. When setting up your filing system it's important that you design a system that fits YOUR style. CREATE your PC filing system. Emails! CREATE a PC and file back up system.

2010 138

Little Things Really Can Make a Big Impact

Productive & Organized

I turned off my email notification a long time ago (about 15 years) because I did not want to be taken out of the important state of concentration when working on projects.  100 emails a day x 220 work days a year.   4 seconds times 100 emails = 400 seconds 400 seconds time 220 work days a year = 88,000 seconds 88,000 seconds divided by 60 = 1466.666667 minutes 1466.666667 minutes divided by 60 = 24.44 HOURS A YEAR LOST TO EMAIL PINGS!

2010 176

FacileThings Gives Time Back To You

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. I started to implement the approach explained in the book, using notebooks, excel files and the like, and my life got better until a certain point. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. This guest post is provided by Francisco Sáez of FacileThings.

2011 166

5 Awesome Productivity Apps for Android Phones

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Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. With Document Scanner , your smart phone can scan the paper and convert it to a PDF file, making it easy to send as an attachment in email or save to a file and stop worrying about losing the hard copy. Once you have created your PDF files, you will need somewhere safe to save them. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private.

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12 Business Productivity Tools They Can Not Live Without.

Productive & Organized

It houses so much more than a file index. This allows them to keep it within site, but all projects are kept in an organized file. Once the project is completed, the whole pile of that particular project can be filed away; out of site. reminders with alarms that go off, my schedule for every day, even dates a year or two from now, pick up and respond to email. It is the easiest way for me to capture data, url's, emails, images, etc.

2011 202

10 Tips to Help Keep Your Desk Clean

Ian's Messy Desk

Schedule filing time at least once per week. Add dated or calendar items to a tickler file system or a diary as soon as they arrive. anything you need reminded of on some future date goes into your tickler file. Put non–urgent “to read” items in file folder; use multiple folders if you have different to-read categories. Create a “waiting for&# or pending file to hold items dependent on outside action. This is not the same as a tickler file.

2010 189

Internet Monitoring Software: A Productivity Booster

Productivity Bits

Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. A good number of SMEs now have policies in place that allow their staff to use the internet and email in order to chat, bank online and even play games during their working day yet provide guidance on what they can and cannot do. I mentioned the employee who uses Facebook and Twitter earlier but some workers view offensive or illicit websites while at work, or attempt to download copyrighted files. Your email will remain private.

2011 169

PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

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Start 2011 off Organized! - Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized

Clean Out Your Files It’s easy for your cabinets and folders to become overstuffed with outdated paperwork, so it’s important that you take time once a year to purge the old and make room for the new. Start with your reference, client, and financial files. Ask yourself whether or not those documents will be relevant to your work in the coming year – completed projects and last year’s receipts should not be living in your active files!

2011 124

Contest: Win 1 of 3 Licenses for Swift To-do List

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--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Contest: Win 1 of 3 Licenses for Swift To-do List Posted on August 16, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! If you want to receive updates in your email, click on the envelope in the upper right corner, or use the "Subscribe" link below the blog title.

2010 109

5 Tips for Hosting Clients in Your Home Office

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Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Lining a wall with eye-appealing low lateral file cabinets is a great idea. Topping your filing cabinets with decorative lamps and accents will help to brighten your dining room and still make it look like part of your home. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. This guest post is by John Brook.

Contest: A Little Over 6 Hours Left To Enter

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--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Contest: A Little Over 6 Hours Left To Enter Posted on June 25, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! If you want to receive updates in your email, click on the envelope in the upper right corner, or use the "Subscribe" link below the blog title.

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Contest: Win A Daysteps Planner

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--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Contest: Win A Daysteps Planner Posted on June 21, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! If you want to receive updates in your email, click on the envelope in the upper right corner, or use the "Subscribe" link below the blog title.

2010 109

Contest: Win A DaySteps Planner

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--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Contest: Win A DaySteps Planner Posted on June 21, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog! If you want to receive updates in your email, click on the envelope in the upper right corner, or use the "Subscribe" link below the blog title.

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