Green Gift Giving: Great Eco-Office Gift Ideas

Eco-Office Gals

With Thanksgiving fast approaching, it means one thing: gift-giving season is just around the corner. Below is a list of great green gift ideas that will help you shine at this year’s office Christmas party. Help coffee or tea lovers ditch Styrofoam cups with this perfect gift idea. These nifty chargers use solar energy to juice cell phones, iPods, iPhones, e-readers and much more. Gift Basket.

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Gift Ideas For Productivity-Conscious People

Productivity Bits

Perhaps it’s quite easy to find gifts for family friends and close friends because we’re familiar of their likes and dislikes. This is perfect gift for your male buddies or family members. Misc Gift Ideas. I have a smart phone but I think I still need an analog capture tool. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

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10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap 10 Tips for Taking Effective Phone Messages Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on October 14, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Write it down on a piece of paper, preferably a phone-message pad. Comment by Ian McKenzie on October 14, 2010 @ 4:21 pm Trackbacks Leave a comment Subscribe to blog posts by Email The Essential Motivation Handbook The Zen Habits Handbook for Life!

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Using Email Effectively

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Using Email Effectively Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on June 18, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. The signature automatically displays at the end of every message and typically contains contact information such as your full name, department, web page, and phone/fax numbers. When responding to an email that contains an attachment, use Reply without Attachment(s) option.

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How to Avoid Bullet-Hard Emails

Men With Pens

We can’t hear a person’s voice when we read an email. I learned the fine art of diplomacy and gift-wrapping. Read emails aloud – with a smile. Put a smile on your face (a big one), sit straighter and read your email out loud with your intended tone in mind so you can literally hear your own voice, tone and inflections. It sounds silly, but sometimes, starting your email off with a quick disclaimer sets the tone of conversation for greatness.

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Email Marketing Tips For A Valentine’s Day Sales Boost

Small Business CEO

One of the best ways to take advantage of this potential bump in profitability is through email marketing. Email is a very effective way to bring highly-tailored messages to specific audiences. And since many people are prone to read into the gifts they receive from a significant or semi-significant other, it gives you an opportunity to use Cupid’s arrows to target your customers and prospects in order to move them to action. Email 1: Initial offer.

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You Can Avoid Multitasking When You Focus on These 3 Things

Productivityist

Eisenhower’s Decision Principle inspired Covey’s Quadrant, so using the quadrant system and playing air traffic controller for a Monday’s many to-dos is paying homage to two lucid thinkers and gifted leaders. Or, if you don’t feel comfortable deleting Slack, then only check it twice a day the same way you do email. Stop using a desktop client for email. After you receive an unpleasant email, you may want to go for a walk and pray or meditate.

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Now that is dedication.Executive Assistant donates kidney to her.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 28 December, 2009 Now that is dedication.Executive Assistant donates kidney to her boss My assistant sent me a link to a story about an Executive Assistant in British Columbia, Canada, who gave the gift of life by donating a kidney to her boss. A nice Christmas gift to her boss who is a dad of five children. Quotations Marks Rules for numbers Saying thank you in an email Seasons greetings or Seasons greetings?

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Considering a pay what you can (PWYC) pricing model.

Denise Aday

(cc photo credit: Gift Economy by Tirch). I’m still working out the details, including how to address potential problems and barriers, but am very seriously considering a pay what you can (PWYC) pricing model for virtual and email marketing services. The Karma Clinic in Oakland, CA is run by gifts, on a pay what you want basis. with a note about how it is a gift from someone who came before and an invitation to pay it forward for those who dine after.

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10 Holiday Scams and How to Avoid Them

Dumb Little Man

Pay attention to the emails you receive from major businesses like FedEx, Apple or Amazon. Avoid clicking on any links or attachments in the email until you confirm they are not sent from a malicious source. Scammers send these emails hoping you’ll click automatically, unaware that the contents are designed to steal important personal information. And those who can’t afford a Christmas vacation or expensive gifts may consider taking loans. Free Gift Cards.

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Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Advantages of using customer.

Service Untitled

All it took was my phone number and email address, and I would earn money back on all of my purchases. Costco) Rewards programs gives you gifts, perks, or cash back depending on how many points you have “earned&# by the amount of business you do. Make sure the redemption options are kept relevant and attractive, and when one of your loyalty customers calls or emails your company, make sure that your employees are able to respond and act accordingly.

3 Ways to Use Technology to Automate Your Marketing

Office Organization Success

Many business owners use autoresponders (automated emails) solely for communicating with their clients and sending them information at specified intervals, particularly if they’ve just registered for their “free taste”. For example: let’s say you want to send everyone in your program a thank you gift once they’ve completed your program. Emails: Templates/Canned Responses.

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The First Thing to Do After a Job Interview

45 Things

While etiquette rules say you can wait about three months to send a thank-you note for a wedding gift, it needs to be much sooner than that after a job interview. Send an email within the first day of an interview, then send a handwritten note by the next day.

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10 Work Productivity Tips and Tricks You Should Adopt at Work Today

Dumb Little Man

This group got a gift certificate and were encouraged to go to the gym more often. Instead of wasting time on unnecessary things during your break, check your emails. You would be doing your work peacefully with concentration and your phone buzzes all of a sudden. So you spend the next hour on the phone scrolling through Facebook. With social media being our constant source of approval, one cannot resist checking their phone every five minutes.

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4 Steps to Gaining Control of E-Mail

45 Things

While you may have thought that was a tad bit early to be thinking of what you want from Santa this year, this latest story may have you thinking about what you'd like at the top of your gift list this year: An empty e-mail "in" box. They say you should set up a procedure to reach others immediately via phone in urgent cases. Tags: send email blackberry information overload get email email career advice Anita Bruzzese

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Marketing Tips For Mother’s Day

Dumb Little Man

billion for gifts to moms. There were around 122 million phone calls to moms on Mother’s Day in the US alone. According to PEW Research, the number of phone calls on Mother’s Day is the highest compared to any day of the year. Additionally, email messages may be triggered to customers who have made purchases on last year’s Mother’s Day. Create a Gift Guide. The click rate (CTRs) of web notifications is 4 to 8 times higher than CTRs of emails.

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3 Ways to Use Techonology to Automate Your Marketing

Office Organization Success

Many business owners use autoresponders (automated emails) solely for communicating with their clients and sending them information at specified intervals, particularly if they’ve just registered for their “free taste”. For example: let’s say you want to send everyone in your program a thank you gift once they’ve completed your program. Emails: Templates/Canned Responses.

2014 141

How to sign off correspondence on behalf of the boss

Practically Perfect PA

Set aside emails from colleagues and clients they have hundreds of emails from professional organisations, upcoming conferences, travel companies and not to mention lots and lots of sales requests. Oh and I haven’t mention what they receive through the post… brochures, leaflets, magazines and corporate gifts to name but a few. Keep the standard responses saved in a separate document and simply copy and paste the response into an email and hit send.

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Paperless Post- Can E-Cards Work For Businesses?

Tips From T. Marie

Online technology is my thing, so I utilize electronic files, cloud storage, social media and email on a regular basis. I’m able to tuck a gift card inside of a traditional card, and as of right now, adding a gift to a Paperless Post card isn’t an option. Handwrytten (handwritten messages/gift cards enclosed, phone app), GreenEnvelope (invites), RedStamp (digital & paper cards, phone app), JustWink (digital cards by American Greetings, mobile app).

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How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Access to email means your boss can find you wherever, whenever. Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. I was always on-call, responding to emails within moments of receiving them and handling tasks quickly because I didn’t want to be a bottleneck in productivity. If you hate baby showers, send a thoughtful gift and be done with it.

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Exceptional Client Care Goes Way Beyond Your Services List

Step It Up VA Coaching

” When sending emails to your client, take the time to address them by name, like “Hi, Susan,” or “Dear Jim.” Simply beginning an email with the content is disrespectful and makes it appear that you are too busy to include a proper greeting; thus, too busy for them. And email etiquette is a big deal, so always use complete sentences, etc., and proof your email before you send it. by Donna Toothaker.

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Membership Drive has begun!

Step It Up VA Coaching

We’ll get on the phone together for a strategy session, and/or to get you unstuck and moving forward, and/or to answer all your pressing questions about building and growing a successful enterprise. Bonus #2: Email coaching through February 28. And if one (or more) enroll, I’ll gift YOU with a 30-minute private coaching session for EACH new member you referred! Email or call me directly and I will answer them for you!

2014 164

Three Reasons You Need to Convince Newbies They Need a Website.

Men With Pens

The last time I needed the phone number, I looked online. One friend refers you to someone who only has an email address, a generic address like annepottertherapist@mail.com. Would you search online for Anne Potter before writing her an email? Compounding the problem was the president giving me an @comcast.net email address. They emailed me “You’ll have to buy from Amazon&#. Looks like you’re gifted, too.

2010 57

Working with other assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Do you only email each other or speak briefly on the phone when you need something? Try to be supportive of each other, if an assistants looks unwell or stressed or just run off their feet send a supportive email or ask if they need any help or just simply take them a cup of tea. You know that feeling when you come back from annual leave and you just know you have hundred of emails, umpteen voicemails and goodness knows what left on your desk to deal with?

2013 179

Make a Connection with Vacation

Office Dynamics

I tried my best to not be tethered to my phone, emails, texting and more. Emails have backed up or even if you were checking email, you still go back through to make sure you didn’t miss anything or you now have to take action on your emails. As you view everything that has come across your desk whether they are phone calls, new assignments from your executive or your own project work: Assess all of it. A little souvenir or gift goes a long way.).

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How to Protect Your Time and Energy by Creating Boundaries

Jen Lawrence

Access to email means your boss can find you wherever, whenever. Throw in collaboration and communication tools like Slack, workflow managers, chat, text, *gasp* the phone… and the idea of unplugging becomes downright laughable. I was always on-call, responding to emails within moments of receiving them and handling tasks quickly because I didn’t want to be a bottleneck in productivity. If you hate baby showers, send a thoughtful gift and be done with it.

2019 40

Organisemee – Task Management With A Collaborative Touch

Productivity Bits

We have relied on the To-Do List with our complex projects and ordinary tasks, e.g. preparing for examinations, vacations, and gift ideas. You can get reminded up to 9 days before due date, up to three times a day, by email and messenger – and even by free SMS on your mobile phone. Please signup to my email list to receive free updates from Productivity Bits. Your email will remain private. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal. Visit the original article at [link].

Holiday Messages Made Easy

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you are a job seeker, send a greeting to every person you talked with about your career search this year, whether that talk was in person, by phone, or by email. As we give and receive gifts this holiday season, I think of the gift of knowing you. Email vs. Handwritten. Should you email holiday greetings? Readers of my blog say they treasure printed holidays greetings more than emailed ones. Thank-Yous for Holiday Greetings and Gifts.

Live Life to Its Fullest: 39 Ways to Live and Not Merely Exist

Dumb Little Man

Out loud, tell yourself that you will not waste this day which is a gift. Do you sit all day in front of computer, shuffling papers, taking phone calls, and chatting on the Internet? Don’t check email but once a week. “The proper function of man is to live – not to exist.” ” – Jack London. Too often we go through life on autopilot, going through the motions and having each day pass like the one before it.

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20 Tips for Better Time Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Phone ringing? When I’m doing important work, I also switch off my phone. Comment by Tim Wilson on July 7, 2010 @ 8:23 am Trackbacks 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 116

Amazing Discount Strategies That Keep Your Sales Moving Upward

Dumb Little Man

Similarly, a cable service provider may sell you internet, cable TV, and home phone service separately or in a bundle. Enters the abandoned cart email strategy, which includes sending a suitable personalized message soon after abandonment. The coupon, according to a research conducted by Center of Neuroeconomic studies, Claremont graduate university, is physically shown to be more enjoyable than getting a gift.

2019 146

A Telephone Etiquette Test

Ian's Messy Desk

Test you telephone skills with this simple quiz: How quickly should you pick up a ringing phone? Answers Answer a ringing phone by the third ring. If your phone system shows internal vs. external calls, alter your greeting appropriately. Sent from my Android phone Comment by VTR1000 Lady on May 29, 2010 @ 4:02 am Trackbacks Leave a comment Subscribe to blog posts by Email The Essential Motivation Handbook The Zen Habits Handbook for Life!

Celebrate Life Now! It Could Be Gone Faster Thank You Think - Ours.

Productive & Organized

In order to live full and giving lives, we must acknowledge the blessings and gifts that have come our way.  What are the gifts you've received? May you identify and act on all of the blessings and gifts you've been given.  PS -- If you've enjoyed this post and want to see more, why not subscribe to our daily emails ( Feedblitz ) or through the RSS Feed ( click here )?  Click to get posts as we publish Prefer less email?

2010 185

55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

Turn off notifications for email, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media. Check email twice a day only. Keeping notifications on on your email client is a constant distraction as it breaks your focus on your current task. Check email twice a day only — once before lunch and once more before going off work. And if you think you’re successfully multi-tasking two tasks — driving and talking on the phone for example — then you’re mistaken.

2017 181

How to Use Evernote: 22 Ways

Ian's Messy Desk

In a nutshell, you can save anything to this program and access it from your computer, from the web, or even your phone. Evernote provides a unique email address to send information to your account. Evernote on a mobile phone can geotag the photo. Create Lists - Grocery lists, to-do lists, movies to watch and gift ideas, these are all lists I update regularly and like to have handy. Image via Wikipedia.

2011 192

10 Marketing Myths to Kick to the Curb

Step It Up VA Coaching

I don’t want to bother people with an email or phone call. If you’re not allowing others to get a glimpse into what you have to offer, you’re keeping your gifts, skills, and talents all to yourself. ” phase, it’s easier to promote and see that the roof doesn’t collapse, the walls don’t cave in, and that people aren’t calling and emailing saying they are upset or offended. by Donna Toothaker.

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10 Marketing Myths to Kick to the Curb

Step It Up VA Coaching

I don’t want to bother people with an email or phone call. If you’re not allowing others to get a glimpse into what you have to offer, you’re keeping your gifts, skills, and talents all to yourself. phase, it’s easier to promote and see that the roof doesn’t collapse, the walls don’t cave in, and that people aren’t calling and emailing saying they are upset or offended. by Donna Toothaker.

2011 109

A day in the life: Saba Ali, Royal Academy of Dance

Practically Perfect PA

I also act as the central point of contact for both Directors which might include meeting clients/suppliers, telephone liaison and managing emails whilst they are away. I also get a lot of phone calls from an array of people about all sorts of things. What are the main aspects of your role? I support both the Artistic Director and Director of Marketing, Communications and Membership.

2015 138

Channeling Christmas in July is a Boon for Your Career

45 Things

Or, you give your colleagues each a gift card to their favorite coffee shop with a smile and say, "I just thought you might enjoy this." To your network, you phone or send an email, telling them you appreciate them, catching them up on your latest news and then asking: "What can I do to help you?" It's the middle of summer, and no one right now is really thinking about decorating a Christmas tree, the holiday office party or baking cookies for colleagues.

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5 Ways To Work Smarter | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement

www.pickthebrain.com

Turn off your cell phone, close your email, get off Twitter, stop checking Facebook, stop listening to music, and focus while you’re doing your work. Power List of 50+ Life Changing Books Plus a FREE bonus gift: “90 Of The Most Motivational Quotes You Will Ever Find” You’ll also get Pick The Brain’s motivational weekly newsletter filled with positive thoughts, expert advice, helpful self-improvement articles & blog updates.

2010 64

8 Tips to Help You Clean Off Your Desk

Ian's Messy Desk

Remove everything else - pens, stapler, toys, gadgets, phone, monitor, etc. Comments Trackbacks 8 Tips to Help You Clean Off Your Desk ~ Lockergnome’s Doing It 10 Tips to Help Keep Your Desk Clean | Ians Messy Desk 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 109

Memory Makeover: Tips to Spruce Up an Absent Mind

Ian's Messy Desk

Think you can successfully study the details of a report while talking on the phone and reading your horoscope? So hang up the phone, find a quiet place and focus. Comments Trackbacks Stuck | Fried Optimism 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 144

Business Networking - How to Grow Your Online #Networking Into Real Relationships #smmanners

Productive & Organized

When you chat, they can't hear your voice, when you are on the phone, they can't see you, etc. Email (build trust) 3. Phone (providing value) 4. " For example, I'll offer access to a webinar, pick up the telephone, send a card or gift a physical DVD with some of my best videos. You have got to be on social media sites!!! Isn't that what you hear all of the time? Maybe you have created the Facebook page and the Twitter profile. 

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