Eight Ways to Keep Your Office Clutter-Free

Ian's Messy Desk

When the HVAC system was installed, someone thought we might want the user manual for the system: a 400 page PDF document. Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday. Despite the improvements in document handling technology, despite the the convenience of a PDF, we still produce a lot of paper. It adds up. I can print any web page to pdf and store it on the drive.

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Eight Ways to Eliminate Paper and Clutter in Your Office

Ian's Messy Desk

When the HVAC system was installed, someone thought we might want the user manual for the system: a 400 page PDF document. Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday or at least until someone cleans out those files. Despite improvements in document handling technology, despite the convenience of PDF files, we still produce a lot of paper. It adds up.

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How to Get Off Your Butt and Start Running This Spring

Dumb Little Man

This year, the night before my first run I have set all the equipment next to my bed: smartphone with the playlist prepared, running shoes, clothes, bottled water. Grab your free pdf e-book in the next second by signing up for the free newsletter.

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Thinking Outside the Job Description Box

Professional Assistant Blog

Today’s assistants are computer savvy, smart and up-and-coming, and consider themselves professionals in the workplace. Those who are skilled at regularly thinking on their feet as they come up with solutions and ideas both on the computer and on the job might be able to step into this role. They each took the initiative to get appropriate training and education to better equip them in the areas they were interested in.

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Free Press Release Distribution for Small Business. | THE SMALL.

The Small Business Blog

by Stefan Töpfer on Nov 13, 2007 When you sign up to WinWeb’s free LiveNet – still in public beta – you can also use our useful and FREE RSS Press Release service. Using this free service will give your small business web coverage, sometimes even the old media picks it up.

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How To Stop Falling Off The Wagon

Dumb Little Man

The Anatomy Of A Wagon The phrase falling off the wagon has come to stand for “I screwed up. Stage 4: The Freakout You turn and look up the road, dust billowing as the wagon disappears into the distance. “Oh Then you give up. “I Wagons come in all shapes and sizes. Some are sexy.

2013 285

The ultimate app guide for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

If your manager needs to pick up a souvenir for their kids this app will tell them (or you!) A quick and easy app for conference calling which is free to use and can connect people to meetings taking place elsewhere without being stuck in front of a computer or video conference equipment.

2013 267

The New & Improved Minimalism: Consume Less and Live More

Dumb Little Man

I’m not suggesting we put up the garage sale signs just yet, or join the nearest Amish community. Wear old clothes or beaten up shoes, use broken golf clubs or last year’s equipment. Now, I realize logic would suggest that we all take up roughly the same amount of physical space.

2013 285

Best Business Technology for Small Businesses & Their Owners (28 ideas from them to you!)

Productive & Organized

Do You Have A Pain In Your Back-up? Everything is backed up on the web automatically. > I take pictures & videos, enabling me to 'capture the moment' > The reminder facility is fab & I also use it as my back-up alarm for those early morning meetings.

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Priorities For Technology Due Diligence

Small Business CEO

Does the organization have a matrix and back up showing licenses purchased to licenses used? Based on how you operate, do all users have the equipment you need, or will a large purchase be required? Better to be as educated as possible up front.

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Control Expenses – Automate Process Through Workflow Software

Small Business CEO

Some examples: Customer service calls need to record details about the call and any follow up. How many of you find that new employees don’t get equipment or security access on time, are missing their name plate or aren’t set up in payroll?

Expectations For Your Outsourcer to Reduce Your Risk

Small Business CEO

Did you sign up for outsourcing figuring you could forget about IT? We discuss the management of the outsourcer that sets up and maintains your servers, network, help desk and other IT functions, referred to as a managed services provider (MSP). How does equipment get purchased?

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