Keeping focussed in a busy environment

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 17 April, 2010 Keeping focussed in a busy environment There are so many distractions in the office -- the telephone, your co-workers, email and your boss!

Attracting Productivity: Work Environments

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Home About Me Advertise Attracting Productivity: Work Environments By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, September 02, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Job Seeking , Networking , Productivity D o you think of yourself as a productive person? There are many reasons for this, such as not enough money, a crumby boss or a negative work environment. The work environment is great and I have an amazing boss.

Even More Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the Office

Eco-Office Gals

As a way to combat or prolong the issue, many organizations have opted to go green by creating more eco-friendly working environments. Not only does reducing their carbon footprint helps the environment, but it also helps business.

We don't know what we don't know

Laughing all the Way to Work

One person can be great at software programs and know all sorts of tricks to get things done quickly and another might be excellent at organizing and managing their email account. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Co-Workers Annoying You?

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I also work in an environment where it gets a little too loud at times. 0comments for this post Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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4 Ways to Cope with Difficult Colleagues

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Do they make inappropriate comments in a professional environment? 0comments for this post Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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Men Wearing Shorts At The Office?

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I work in a back office environment, where 99% of our client interaction is via the phone, e-mail or outside of the office, so I can wear jeans and a t-shirt. Post from: Administrative Assistant Tips 2comments for this post Jodith I have no problems with shorts in the office if its a casual environment (and I mean casual, not business casual). However, for business casual and business dress environments, Im still a purist.

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Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween

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Remember that you are in a professional environment and have to upkeep this attitude. Home About Me Advertise Tips for Office Costumes at Halloween By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 31, 2008 Filed Under: Productivity H appy Halloween everyone! You walk into the office and notice all of the Halloween decorations. A spider here, a goblin there. Then a bunch of co-workers show up in costumes. What a sight! Do you like to dress up in fancy or scary costumes for this occasion?

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Work From Home? Want to be More Productive?

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Virtual Assistant Manager is a website that I recently stumbled upon which helps you and/or your organization thrive in this type of environment. Home About Me Advertise Work From Home? Want to be More Productive? By The Professional Assistant on Friday, February 29, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity A re you a Virtual/ Professional Assistant or want to become one? Do you work from home on a regular basis? Are you just starting out or already have a thriving business?

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Top Reasons for Working in Large and Small Companies

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It’s considered a more family friendly environment. Post from: Administrative Assistant 0comments for this post Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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Using Microsoft Outlook Calendar Properly

Professional Assistant Blog

The default colours would be: Tentative: Blue with white diagonal stripes through it Busy: Blue Out of Office: Purple Keeping these tips in mind will create a more productive environment for you and your staff members. Home About Me Advertise Using Microsoft Outlook Calendar Properly By The Professional Assistant on Tuesday, January 22, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity A re you trying to book a meeting with someone or a group of people?

Got the Flu? Work from Home!

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By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, January 10, 2008 Filed Under: Client Service , Networking , Productivity A re you stuck at home because youre sick? Basically, this allows you to connect to your work environment via your internet connection. The instructions for this varies, since it depends on what service your IT department will be using. Home About Me Advertise Got the Flu? Work from Home!

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Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

Laughing all the Way to Work

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A Better Cup of Coffee to be More Productive!

Professional Assistant Blog

So the next time you drink a cup of java and realize that its not the greatest in taste (like the one I have at work - but have gotten used to it over time and loving it), ask your office manager if they are willing to dish out a little extra green to supplement a better working environment. Home About Me Advertise A Better Cup of Coffee to be More Productive!

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Tips on Handling Deadlines

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Theres just 8 hours in a work day (give or take, depending your work environment) and you can only do so much. 0comments for this post Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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Admin Buddies

Laughing all the Way to Work

You hear something while walking down the hall or are copied on an email and know something about the purpose of a meeting coming up. Many times I am so thankful I had that quick chat or read that email that I was copied on as that was the exact information I needed when they were away.

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Fight or Flight? Dealing with a Difficult Colleague!

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If all else fails, you might want to start considering what type of work environment you are in. Posted on 2 December, 2008 9:51 AM Post a Comment Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Subscribe to Posts via Feed Subscribe to Posts via Email Featured Posts Write An Effective Out Of Office Assistant Message Cubicle Etiquette Get A Job With A Thank You Letter How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint Want to Decorate Your Cubicle/Office?

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Retrieve Your Files With Ease

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Post from: Administrative Assistant Tips My answer to this is: 1 comments for this post American Folder Company Great Article--As we at American Folder Company understand the challenges that many office environments face each day. Home About Me Advertise Retrieve Your Files With Ease By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 05, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Access , MS-Excel , Organize , Productivity D o you have quite a bit of filing to do?

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Whose meeting is it anyway?

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you are not the organizer, you still have a responsibility to provide available dates in a timely manner, set a reminder to make sure there is an agenda and if there isnt, email to ask for one.

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Dealing in real time.

Laughing all the Way to Work

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Pass it on.

Laughing all the Way to Work

I had no idea this could be done, but I was thrilled when I got her email, but it just proved to me once again that we are all holding on to things we take for granted that others know about. The tip she sent me was how to edit an email that you have received.

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A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you have to reschedule, send an email apologizing, but advise that your bosss schedule has changed. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ▼ April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

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Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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A funny thing happened on the way to the office.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Do you like what you do?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Colour Coding Works.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Kings and Queens of the Office

Laughing all the Way to Work

How can you survive in this kind of a working environment? Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

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Go with your gut feeling!

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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When your voicemail goes awry.

Laughing all the Way to Work

They said it works with most phone services. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. I gave at the office Calendar "ah ha" Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog What ever happened to the "us" in Service? Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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When taking initiative isn't the best thing.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Happy Administrative Professionals' Day!

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time

Laughing all the Way to Work

I breathe a sigh of relief when I get someones assistant on the phone or receive an email from them. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

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I always have the perfect answer. the next day!

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Spring cleaning on the blog

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Different spellings: British, Canadian and American

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Training On-line

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

Happy New Year! Now don't forget to put the correct year on your.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

There is value in getting to know people, even if it is just over email or the phone. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

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We have a winner!

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Contest!

Laughing all the Way to Work

Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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