Mobile Phone Recycling – Promoting Proper Disposal of Electronic Gadgets

Eco-Office Gals

Mobile phone recycling is the best practice to save the planet and also to generate money in the process. Improper disposal of phones only fills out the landfills. Smartphones are here to stay, they’re simply part of our lives, so learning about the importance of proper disposal and recycling of these devices brings us one step closer to the utopia we all dream of living in. Despite an economic downturn, the consumption of cell phones is on a steady rise.

2017 159

Taking Home Learning To The Next Level

Dumb Little Man

Distance learning can be difficult for students all around the world. The abundance of distractions, atypical environment, and impersonal approach to education is hard to follow – a mere shock to students. Making learning fun could offer a solution. In fact, a study conducted in 2015 found that phone notifications was a major interference when it came to attention and productivity. Sleep well, learn well. EdTech also makes learning more hands-on.

2020 157

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Staying Focused At Work: How To Be Productive In A Challenging Environment

Dumb Little Man

Though breaks are essential for a healthy workday, you must learn to take them with a pinch of salt. Learn to Set Priorities. While working on an important project, put your phone on silent or switch it off. If you really want to stay updated with your social media accounts, you can designate dedicated time slots to check your phone. Managing your focus in an office environment can be quite tricky.

2017 165

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! What I learned very quickly was that I had to finish one room at a time.

Mon. Motivation: Create a Work Environment that Enhances Your.

Productive & Organized

Motivation: Create a Work Environment that Enhances Your Goals (@GinaParris Video) I'm out on Twitter  meeting new and interesting people all of the time.  Your environment and how it is set up will always have a big impact on what you can get done in a day. 

Tips to Creating an Effective Study Space

Dumb Little Man

Most students are troubled by the settings or environment at home as soon as they open their books. Will you be able to focus on your studies with your phone constantly ringing? The temptation to watch TV and check your phone suddenly can be hard to resist. Clutter LearningAre you not able to study at home due to a lot of distractions around? Are you not able to focus just because of those uncomfortable sofas or less leg space?

2020 170

The Vanishing Executive Assistant—NOT!

Office Dynamics

And yet assistants help file digital documents and manage calls through their cell phones, so the skills required for these tasks haven’t completely gone away. I can attest, though, that this executive assistant has never stopped learning, growing, and staying fresh.

2020 260

Caffeine-Free Ways to Increase Focus & Attention - Productive.

Productive & Organized

"  That was one of the first things she said to me on the phone.    Change your environment If you find that you are consistently getting sleepy at 1pm in your office, consider going to a different location in the building or a different building all together.

2010 271

What a top-level Assistant does…

ProAssisting Blog

Because of this evolution, assistants are asked to take on more bosses and perform in a team environment versus a 1-on-1 position however at the C-Level, a 1-on-1 boss/assistant partnership is still the norm. Home Blog About Us Who we are About the Program Program Specifics Execs, HR Depts.

2010 650

5 Ways I Read More Than 50 Books Last Year

Productivityist

Reading is difficult in an environment based on feed refreshes and new blog posts. Each time you learned something you added a block to your structure of knowledge. People who know about a specific field, whether it’s history, productivity, or medicine are all people we can learn from. They are kindred spirits of learning who just happen to be further up the trail than you. Reading in an environment of noise is hard. I deleted Facebook from my phone.

2015 87

Are you Sabotaging Your Productivity? The Most Productive Lunch.

Productive & Organized

  When I used to work in a corporate environment, I almost always ate at my desk.  "  We left the office and went out for our lunch and I learned that she usually skips meals, believing that she could get ahead in her paperwork if she skipped.

2010 251

5 Tips for Aging Men And Women to Improve Memory and Focus

Dumb Little Man

For the phone-savvy, there is a wide array of mental exercise games available in the app stores. Different environments force the brain to adapt and learn something new. Exposing yourself to these environments can be a very enjoyable form of mental exercise. Memory and focus are both parts of the psyche negatively affected by age. Fortunately, there are tons of tips on how to keep your memory sharp.

2020 186

How to Implement a Zero Waste Business Strategy

Eco-Office Gals

Fewer toxins in the environment mean healthier human populations across the board — including, more than likely, fewer sick days taken by employees. If you’re a business leader or decision-maker interested in zero waste, learn how to develop an effective and sound strategy.

2020 196

3 Biggest Mistakes Made While Writing Emails that are Simple to Solve

Jen Lawrence

We live in a global environment and with more people working remotely than ever, assuming someone knows what timezone you’re referring to in your emails isn’t going to work anymore. Create email signatures for new emails, replies, and from your phone that include, at a minimum, your full name, email address, and phone number. To learn more about her services, please visit jenlawrence.co/services.

2020 40

How to Handle Work Guilt

Jen Lawrence

If your guilt is stemming from hating your job (whether your role or the environment), seek out another form of employment. It could be anything such as Donut Day, getting over the hurdle of a project, learning a new skill, or even just that you have a job.

2019 63

Should You Consider Working In A Co-Working Space?

Dumb Little Man

Nowadays, things are changing rapidly- people’s lifestyle, work culture, and working environment. They provide people with a professional and engaging work environment that’s not too expensive. Learning. Learning in a co-working space can happen in a variety of ways.

2018 232

The Most Common Distractions At Work and How To Manage Them

Dumb Little Man

Phone and desktop notifications (smartphone / desktop). In addition, distractions can occur in separate environments – internally (affected by emotions) and externally (affected by environment). “Hey, do you have a minute?”.

2019 178

6 Tips for Focusing When Writing

Daily Writing Tips

As I struggle to keep deadlines, I realize that my work environment is filled with distractions – whether it’s other people’s conversations filling my head or the flashing of my instant-messaging window telling me a co-worker has a question. In a cubicle environment, conversations carry.

2010 99

Five Reasons Why Attending Live Events is a Must

Step It Up VA Coaching

For those who work virtually, and even some who don’t, we can easily get stuck in a comfort zone of learning and networking solely by email, phone, teleclasses, and internet and don’t always find a way to get out to a live marketing, networking, or educational event or workshop. And there’s SO much more that one can get out of a live event that you can’t get from online networking and learning. Get motivated and inspired and learn. by Donna Toothaker.

2012 201

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

Laughing all the Way to Work

Join us at the luxurious Palazzo Versace on the Gold Coast for an amazing end of year get away and your chance to network, learn and advance your skills in style! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Its and Its Learned vs. Learnt Lets versus lets Listing job responsibilities May,Should, Must may/might and can/could Me or Myself?

2009 100

The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A Doer

Dumb Little Man

For example, when I was in pharmacy school, I discovered how I preferred to learn. However, knowing my learning preferences ended up being a great benefit to me because I began to cater to them. Being immersed in that environment compelled me to take my game to the next level faster and grander than I had initially planned. Create an Action Environment. Your environment matters to your productivity, often more than you realize.

2020 203

Reinventing the Office Experience: How Office Design Has Changed

Dumb Little Man

As the old saying goes, those who do not learn history are doomed to repeat it. Technology further pushed the changes in office design, as the workforce move from the large and clunky computers of the 1980s to cellular phones in the 1990s and accessible internet connection of 2000s.

2019 161

Be Stern with Goals, Flexible with Roads

The Marq

TheMarq A Human Perspective on Business and Life Be Stern with Goals, Flexible with Roads Motivational As my business development efforts have continued for iEngineer , my startup company, I’ve learned that you have to be flexible with how you achieve your goals.

Goals 56

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

Dumb Little Man

Do you sit all day in front of computer, shuffling papers, taking phone calls, and chatting on the Internet? Break free from the cubicle environment, and do your work on a laptop in a coffee shop, on a boat or in a log cabin. Learn to recognize the negative thoughts you have. Learn to open it. Learn to feel the pain intensely and really grieve. Learn to move at a snail’s pace. Learn compassion and learn to help ease the suffering of others.

2018 219

Picking up skills along the EA career path

Practically Perfect PA

Sometimes it is easy to forget what we learn over the years so lets have a little reminder of the skills we have picked up at various stages of our careers: Administrator: Improving computer skills from intermediary to advanced . Gaining awareness of a business environment. Learning how to use and fix a variety of office equipment. Learning as you go. Learning to multi-task. Speaking with confidence on the phone and forwarding calls.

Skills 190

10 Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Dumb Little Man

Then, consider eliminating the ones that simply create fear of missing out or keep you attached to your phone when you should be doing other things. Learn to delegate. There’s no miracle cure for this, but you can start in the right direction by learning to manage your finances.

2018 269

Living A Sustainable Lifestyle: 10 Simple Tips On Going Green

Dumb Little Man

It’s detrimental to the environment and it shows on the bills, too. Remember to unplug the phone charger when you are not using it. Simple walking is good for the environment and for your health, too. Granted, it takes some practice to learn how to tell a good deal from a scam, but a used appliance can save you up to 50%. The first few times you can ask a more experienced friend for advice but you’ll see, you’ll learn fast enough.

Five Reasons Why Attending Live Events is a Must

Step It Up VA Coaching

For those who work virtually, and even some who don’t, we can easily get stuck in a comfort zone of learning and networking solely by email, phone, teleclasses, and internet and don’t always find a way to get out to a live marketing, networking, or educational event or workshop. And there’s SO much more that one can get out of a live event that you can’t get from online networking and learning. Get motivated and inspired and learn.

2011 138

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

You may have been able to muddle along back in the day, but in today’s competitive environment, you need to work any advantage in your favor. Turn off your mobile phone, close the door to your office, and avoid useless meetings. Learn to delegate. Learn more administrative professional skills that will launch you further into career success by attending our World Class Assistant™ course and obtaining the Certified World Class Assistant designation.

2019 182

Stop Multitasking and Focus

Jen Lawrence

So I learned to multitask and marketed my skill. Utilize Do Not Disturb – Whether in chat or on your phone, do not disturb is your electronic gatekeeper. If you’re in an open office environment, book a conference room to work with out distraction. Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m a pro at multitasking!”? ”? Maybe you’ve said it yourself. I have bad news. Multitaskers may not be as productive and tuned-in as they think they are.

2019 52

Green Gift Giving: Great Eco-Office Gift Ideas

Eco-Office Gals

These nifty chargers use solar energy to juice cell phones, iPods, iPhones, e-readers and much more. Help your co-worker conserve energy and reduce harmful pollutants into the environment with this modern gadget.

Gifts 225

Cost Effective Ways to Greenify Your Business

Eco-Office Gals

Therefore, as we explore some cost-effective ways to greenify your business, just keep in mind that we’re providing suggestions on how to make your company more energy efficient, which is not only better for the environment, but your budget too: Travel differently. You can learn more about Energy Star and its inspected products by going to EnergyStar.gov and putting “Energy Star products” in their search field as well. Greenify.

2012 142

7 Mistakes People Make Under the Umbrella of Productivity

Dumb Little Man

The year is 2019 and it wasn’t a time in human history that would reward multitasking in a way that our current environment does: ringing phones, text messages, reminders, popups, social media, email?you Switching between different methods and platforms is part of the learning curve, but not for long. But nevertheless, I learned the lesson and I would always remind myself of that experience whenever new apps come to the scene. #6

2019 191

Is Stress Making You Want to Kiss Your Job Goodbye?

45 Things

For me, one of the great things about Twitter is that is allows me to learn more about what people experience at work every day. David, I learn so much from those who post to this blog, and Ive very much appreciated your thoughts.

2009 52

How to Manage (and Minimize) Workplace Interruptions

Eat Your Career

People didn’t hesitate to plop themselves down at her desk—even when she was on the phone or heads down working. Aside from in-person interruptions, we’re constantly bombarded with IMs, phone calls, emails and so much more. This kind of thing really depends heavily on the kind of work environment you’re in and your position so it’s not one-size-fits-all. So, as his secretary, I learned to intentionally leave a few gaps in his schedule each day, just in case.

2012 211

7 Secrets of the Super Organized

Dumb Little Man

Then, I learned a few habits that got me completely organized. Phone messages get placed everywhere. Being organized and having a simplified working environment or home is tremendously satisfying. A few years ago, everything about my life was a mess. Am I perfect? Of course not and I don’t aim to be. However, I know where everything is and I know what I need to do today. Most of the time, I don’t forget things and my house is uncluttered and relatively clean.

2019 195

3 Powerful Strategies On How To Improve Concentration

Dumb Little Man

If you can’t turn off all notifications on your phone, at least minimize them. Here’s how cave environment looks like: · Tasks to be worked on has been identified already. · Learning how to improve concentration is like going to the gym to lose weight or build muscles. Learn to Multitask. To make a better use of it, learn how to differentiate your tasks. Work through that time and resist the urge to give up, browse the internet or check your phone.

2017 190

Stop Multitasking and Focus

Jen Lawrence

So I learned to multitask and marketed my skill. Utilize Do Not Disturb – Whether in chat or on your phone, do not disturb is your electronic gatekeeper. If you’re in an open office environment, book a conference room to work with out distraction. Have you ever heard someone say, “I’m a pro at multitasking!”? ”? Maybe you’ve said it yourself. I have bad news. Multitaskers may not be as productive and tuned-in as they think they are.

2019 40

How to Come Up With Great Business Ideas: A Lesson from Leonardo da Vinci

Dumb Little Man

What can you do in this brutal environment? This is something I learned the hard way after 25 years of investing. Every week, he takes one day where he turns off his phone and computer, disconnecting himself from technology. Today’s investment world is more competitive than ever before. Our investment decisions require creativity and problem solving to navigate a complex market. How can you outperform and minimize risk? Work harder? Trade faster? Leverage up? My answer?

2018 149

Use Online Calculators to Reduce Emissions and Save Energy

Eco-Office Gals

Fuel Economy Calculator : Choosing the most fuel efficient vehicle you can afford is easier than using Anywho’s reverse phone number finder thanks to the fuel economy calculator provided by the U.S. In addition to such specifics as estimated air travel, the Carbon Footprint Calculator also factors in your dietary habits, an often overlooked aspect of our impact on the environment. Going green isn’t exactly easy to do by your lonesome.

Could telecommuting be a career mistake?

45 Things

At the same time, this difficult job environment may mean that you have to work even harder and smarter if youre not in the office everyday. He also relies on various forms of communication, ranging from phone conversations to using social media such as Twitter or Facebook.

Bad Zoom Habits to Break Now

45 Things

When we first started using Zoom meetings, it was a learning curve for many. Improve your environment. Showing up late, slouching in your seat, messing with your phone and not being prepared for the issues to be discussed are all bad form during a meeting, and that includes those conducted via Zoom. It was often funny -- the cat who constantly walked in front of a co-worker's computer screen or the pants-less spouse who ran by in the background.

2020 40

Career Success A to Z:B Is For Brag

Eat Your Career

Learn more about it and access links to other articles in the series here. These long-held beliefs simply don’t serve us well in today’s competitive work environment. For example, if you’re advertising a cool new smart phone, a feature might be the fabulous high-resolution extra wide screen. This article is part of a series. Ah, the dreaded b-word. Call me bold , call me brash , but this is one b-word I stand firmly behind. Bragging is an unavoidable career necessity.

2016 113