40 PowerPoint hacks for assistants

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Yup, we are looking at PowerPoint today. I LOVE PowerPoint. There are so many wonderful things you can do with PowerPoint and the software really does allow you to be incredibly creative. A PowerPoint file size can be too large to upload or email.

Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates!

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Home About Me Advertise Power Up Your PowerPoint With Templates! By The Professional Assistant on Friday, October 10, 2008 Filed Under: MS-PowerPoint D o you want to change the way your Microsoft PowerPoint templates look? There is a great and simple way to add a new look to your templates in PowerPoint. Do you feel that you could do a better job on these templates than what you have currently?

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PowerPoint 2007 | 2 Steps To Hide The Movie Frame

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PowerPoint 2007 | How To Hide The Sound Icon

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In the task pane on the right side of the PowerPoint 2007 screen, enter one or more keywords to search for sound clips. H ow to hide the sound icon in PowerPoint 2007 (PDF) As always, let us know if there are things you need help with.

PowerPoint 2007: Slide Library

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You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email How To Publish Slides To A Slide Library 1.

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PowerPoint 2007 | How To Show Markup And Review Comments

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You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO SHOW MARKUPS AND REVIEW COMMENTS IN POWERPOINT Follow the following steps to Show markup and review comments in PowerPoint 2007.

Powerpoint 2007 | How To Add A Footer To A Slide

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You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO ADD A FOOTER ON A SLIDE 1. Share this on Linkedin Tags: footer , powerpoint , presentation , slide Speak Your Mind Tell us what youre thinking.

How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint

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Home About Me Advertise How to Copy Tables from Word to Powerpoint By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 30, 2007 Filed Under: MS-Excel , MS-PowerPoint , MS-Word P eople often ask me, "How do you copy a table from Word into Powerpoint?" Open Powerpoint and click on File, then select New, then Blank Presentation. You might need to do some formatting on Powerpoint, since it only allows for so many rows.

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 27 February, 2010 Wheres the remote thingy for the PowerPoint? Some people in the office were trying to get the remote working as we had a PowerPoint presentation coming up and were calling it things like remote thingy , remote slide clicker, wireless mouse so I finally asked, "Does anyone know what the official name for that thing is?" Here we were, professional assistants talking about the thingy for the PowerPoint.

7 Tips That Will Make Your PowerPoint Better Than Ever Before

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When was the last time you gave a PowerPoint presentation and no one turned to their phone to check email or play "Word Cookies"? If the answer is never, it's time to rethink the details of your PowerPoint and learn ways to keep your audience focused on your presentation.

Microsoft Powerpoint: The Bumblebee's 3 most useful PPT add-ins

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Here I share my 3 most useful Powerpoint add-ins - Acoolsoft PPT to Video, iSpring and PPT2HTML. Like excel add-ins once you install them they become available within the powerpoint menus. iSpring converts your powerpoint presentations into flash videos which you can share on the web.

Creating Powerful Presentations

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As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high. If your organisation does not have standard themes there are lots that you can use online and via PowerPoint.

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Creating Powerful Presentations

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As most assistants are advanced users of PowerPoint the temptation to use all of the features can be high. If your organisation does not have standard themes there are lots that you can use online and via PowerPoint.

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How to Manage the Rush Jobs

Ian's Messy Desk

Fifteen minutes later another manager comes by looking for last-minute help with a PowerPoint presentation. For example: typing a 40-slide PowerPoint presentation: two hours, provided all the material is complete.

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How to Analyze Your Audience

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You don’t fire up PowerPoint and start creating slides. 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.

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PowerPoint 2007 – How To Manage Movies In Powerpoint

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These are the basics in formatting movies in PowerPoint 2007. You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO ADD A MOVIE 1.

How To Play Sound Across Multiple Slides

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You can receive updates automatically via email by clicking: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO PLAY SOUND ACROSS ON MULTIPLE SLIDES 1. Sunday said: @msgroups Easy Tip: Play sound across multiple slides in powerpoint – [link] [.]

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The Art of Rapid Presentation Creation

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Here’s the solution—create a PDF that has the rest of the information and offer it on your site, or simply gather their emails and shoot it to them after the presentation. Information Evernote focus keynote powerpoint presnetation speaking The following is a guest post by Ryan McRae.

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Tech of the week: WeTransfer

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The recipient is sent an email with a link to download the document. We work with huge documents every day, from PowerPoint presentations to PDFs, video files and everything in between. Today’s Technology of the week : WeTransfer. Here are all the details…. What is WeTransfer?

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How To Manage School Documents Efficiently

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Send them a copy by email instead. If you are able to get a projector in your classroom, you can use it to present a lesson in PowerPoint. Back in the day when technology wasn’t so present in education, dealing with school documents was a time-consuming process.

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We don't know what we don't know

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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. Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

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Ground rules for team meetings

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No PowerPoint . Death by PowerPoint is real peeps! During your team meetings do you need people to present on PowerPoint? If your Executive agrees, send out an inital email to your team saying you will be implementing a new set of rules for each team meeting.

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Keeping focussed in a busy environment

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© 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! Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Teach Your Executive How to Work with You

Office Dynamics

For years I have coached executives and assistants how to implement processes on everything from daily huddles to debrief meetings, managing email, travel planning, and holding quarterly strategic meetings.

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10 Tips for a Killer Presentation

Ian's Messy Desk

My three favourites: Don’t abuse your visuals – Usually your visuals are posters, charts, or even a PowerPoint presentation. Ian’s Messy Desk Helping you get the most out of the 24 hours in your day.

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Advanced Tips and Hacks To Help You Reuse Old Content for More Traffic

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Once your ebook is ready, you can use it as a freebie to promote lead generation from your blog landing pages (motivate users to share email ID by offering free ebook). Such a case study will help you build authority, and can aid in email marketing and lead generation activities. Let Your Powerpoint Presentations Do Some Magic. I’m assuming you’d have created at least a few presentations (Powerpoint, or any other) in the past couple of years.

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On E-mail Blackouts.

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Hopefully, not too many of you were affected by the email system outages yesterday. In this case, commercial email services were affected, but the next time it could be your server at work. Fortunately, it’s easy these days to create backup email accounts. In a worst case scenario, you just jump over to your free web account and send out notices that your normal email is down temporarily. Home About Me Advertise On E-mail Blackouts.

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5 Essential Tools And Apps To Build Your Early Startup

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Is the PowerPoint file I am looking at the latest version?” You can forget all about the annoying back-and-forth emails because of this lifesaver. Apps for startups are very useful (and can even be crucial) for new companies.

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40 Outlook hacks for assistants

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If you want to highlight your Executive’s emails so that you see them as soon as they come into your inbox you can change the colour of the subject heading. Ctrl+R can be used to quickly reply to email. Click Alt+R to reply to all in email or switch to the work week calendar view.

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The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

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I talk with thousands of assistants and managers who think they are communicating with each other because they text or email each other all day. Being an excellent assistant is not just about PowerPoint and Excel.

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Creativity In Your Career Portfolio

Office Dynamics

If you have an innovative idea, please email it to us to be added to the album. Here are some cool things that other admins have done with theirs: • Set up a virtual career portfolio in Google Docs to use when applying for jobs outside of their state (in PowerPoint form).

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

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With more of us enjoying job flexibility today, and with the probability of up to 58% of workers expected to be independent contractors by 2027 , if you’re not using your smartphone for more than texting, calls and email you should be. We all know about texting, calling and emailing from our phones, but are you collaborating from it as well? Try Keynote , Microsoft PowerPoint , Google Slides or even Canva to create a powerful presentation on the go. Scan and Fax Email.

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Technology of the week – Haiku Deck

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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. Understanding technology has always been an important part of the assistant role.

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Ace Your College Exams: Tips On How to Study for A Test In College

Dumb Little Man

It may be obvious, but relying on the professor’s PowerPoint slides isn’t enough. You have to submit assignments online and you have to check your student email. You’ve worked hard to get into college and now, you’re faced with a heavier workload than you did in high school.

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Would Life Just Be Easier if I Got a J•O•B?

Tips From T. Marie

One day creating PowerPoint slides, the next managing a small guest blogging project, could I leave that flexibility? And then I got the rejection email. If you’re an owner of a micro business like I am, most of the time you consider yourself lucky to be your own boss.

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3 Things To Do This Month for Your Career

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Try to read a book that will make you think more deeply about a subject, whether it's how to develop your emotional intelligence or how to give a better PowerPoint. This will take some time and shouldn't be rushed in between emails and meetings.

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Word 2007 | How To Insert Track Changes

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You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email DOWNLOAD THE STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS HERE: Word 2007 | How To Insert Track Changes (PDF) HOW TO INSERT TRACK CHANGES ON A DOCUMENT 1.

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Excel 2007 | How To Insert A Pop-Up Picture In A Cell

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You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO INSERT A POP-UP PICTURE IN A CELL 1. Right-click the cell where you want the pop-up picture.

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Excel 2007 | How To Protect Selected Cells

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You can receive these updates automatically through email by clicking below: Subscribe to admins4admins.com by Email HOW TO PROTECT SELECTED CELLS 1.

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Excel 2007 | How To Put In Error Bars

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Excel 2007 | How To Minimize The Ribbon

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5 Easy Ways You Can Advance Your Career Today

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For example, you may be required to hold a presentation for your colleagues or potential clients, and the effectiveness of your presentation will not only depend on the quality of your PowerPoint slides, but also the way you communicate your message to your audience.

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When To Use A Colon In Your Business Letter Greeting

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