How To Recover Files From A Damaged Mac Hard Drive

Dumb Little Man

If you have a computer, you’ve most likely had to fix it at one point or another, and you may have had to find out how to recover files from a damaged Mac hard drive. If you’re one of the lucky ones, you’ll be able to repair your hard disk or SSD yourself and get your files.

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File Sharing

Practically Perfect PA

I find the best way to tackle the ever-increasing piles of stuff is to have a good filing system in place so that, as my mum used to say, there is a ‘place for everything and everything is in its place’! I have five different types of filing systems that I use everyday. Project files.

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6 Really Simple Strategies for Sharing Files Like a Pro

Dumb Little Man

Not so long ago, file sharing was a groundbreaking technology. However, using the cloud to share files and collaborate on projects has quickly become the cornerstone of many workflows across countless industries. Are you ready to up your file sharing game?

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How to Set Up Your Personal File System

Ian's Messy Desk

However, if that’s not workable for you right now, make sure you have a good filing system in place. You may find the these five to be adequate: Projects - files with information related to different projects you are working on. Colour code you files. Schedule a regular filing time. Keep your filing current so time won’t be wasted searching for an item. Clean your files periodically to keep the volume of material to an essential minimum.

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I hate filing

Clutter Coach

by I always recommend that my clients be as ruthless as possible when filing paper. Part of my agenda is to get them to keep less paper because paper takes up space, space that could be used better by more useful items. Another agenda I have reflects my attitude toward filing: I hate it. So it naturally follows that the less one needs to file , the better. Yes, I hate filing. If you file with current items in front, the oldest stuff will be in back.

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The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to File Permissions and Data Security

Dumb Little Man

We use them to store everything from our vacation photos to our important professional documents, which of course makes protecting the files we store using our computers essential. Not quite sure what file permissions are or why they’re so important? When are file permissions important?

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Quick Tip… Tidy Up Your PC Files

Office Organization Success

Here’s the steps I took: In Windows Explorer… Go to File -> New Folder. This means that your files are now sorted with the oldest one being at the top. Simply scan through this list selecting all the folders that are older than a certain date (in my case I selected all my 2009 files). Hint: Hold down the shift key as you’re selecting your files so that you can select multiple files.

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Filing system technique

Clutter Coach

by Using a pre-made file system can be a great idea, but only if you buy into it completely. Systems in general, filing and other, often have lots of moving parts that need to mesh together so if you leave one out because you don’t really like it, the system will eventually break. For example, if you color code your file folders, you have to continue to do it, and you have to continue to use the same colors. Instead, put your attention on the scheme of your filing system.

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Filing for Computer Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

But when I went to look for my files, I couldn’t find them. After going through every folder (because I don’t believe Windows search works with 100% accuracy), I realized two things: I had deleted the files, and my computer filing system was a mess.

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Dealing with Email and Filing

Simple Productivity Blog

Let’s just point out here that the whole point to filing email is so that you can find it later. Keep Up. The key to filing email, like filing paper, is to keep up with it. Automating Filing. File To Find. Or file under client, then project.

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Simplify File Transfers With Dropbox

Simple Productivity Blog

All of us who work at multiple computers need to move files around. We needed a writeable format in order to keep files up to date, with portability that would work between computers. Simplifying file transfers with Dropbox solved this problem for me. The post Simplify File Transfers With Dropbox appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. I face this problem daily because of the nature of my job.

Applying One Box filing to Warranties

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Applying One Box filing to Warranties Posted on September 2, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

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Using DOS to Find “Missing” Files

Simple Productivity Blog

Have you ever saved a file on your hard drive only to discover it isn’t where you thought it was? Or saved a file as the wrong type? I only back up the MP3). In Windows 7 open the start menu and type CMD in the “search programs and files&# menu.

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Clutter and Productivity: Purging Reference Files

Simple Productivity Blog

If you can get it again or the material is kept up to date on the web, toss it. What I found when I did my filing cabinet was amazing. All in all, I was able to free up half a drawer of reference material. I am taking two weeks off from blogging.

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Three Levels of Prevention for Safe File Sharing

Small Business CEO

Although there is no doubt that data sharing is valuable in business, an important way to connect with partners and build up rapport with customers, it’s also a risky business for an organization if not protected. Understanding the Dangers of File Sharing.

Meal Delivery Heating Up

Small Business Labs

Blue Apron , a meal kit delivery service company, has filed for an IPO.    The company reported $795 million in revenue for 2016, up from $341 million in revenue for 2015. Blue Apron's IPO filing provides more evidence of the viability of food delivery. 

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7 Reasons to Free Your Business from File Cabinets & 5 Tips to Help You Do It

Tips From T. Marie

One of the most popular excuses many businesses give for needing ‘in office’ personnel is access to files. Some businesses have whole rooms full of metal filing cabinets. Within those metal behemoths are file folders stuffed with paperwork that may or may not be needed in the daily running of the business. I say may not because I’ve worked in offices where at least two-thirds of the file cabinets in the office were never opened. Electronic files are easily accessible.

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Note to Self: Do my Filing

Laughing all the Way to Work

Keeping up with your filing is one of the most important things you can do to keep yourself organized. Having a good workable filing system and an organized and uncluttered desk is critical to keeping and staying organized. Maintaining an up-to-date file list is also a necessary tool to keep everything in order. The Miscellaneous File There are some things in your physical files as well as your electronic files that just don’t seem to have a home.

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Retrieve Your Files With Ease

Professional Assistant Blog

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? Do you feel that you should have some sort of control over these files on how you find them, for future reference? One of my readers asks: I am trying to organize a file room based not on traditional alphabetical filing, but on a retrieval system.

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4 Ways Men Can (Accidentally) Mess Up Their Relationship

Dumb Little Man

As a result, we get ourselves in trouble and can, without even realizing it, mess up our relationships. She decided to file for divorce. She may end up pushing back or spending time with someone who doesn’t expect her to do them. Men are from Mars and women from Venus, right?

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7 Steps to Improve Your Filing System

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise 7 Steps to Improve Your Filing System By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, September 27, 2007 Filed Under: Organize , Productivity A re you having trouble with your filing system? Dont know how to organize yourself and things are starting to pile up? Here are 7 simple things you can do to improve your filing system: Try filing your documents into file folders, then put them into hanging file folders.

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Cool Find of the Week – Carbonite iPhone App for Remote File Access

Andrea Kalli

It’s the Carbonite iPhone app which allows me to access the online files that Carbonite has backed up from my desktop. The good: it allows users to browse, view and share backed up files on the move at anytime. But what I could do was email the file to myself and edit it on the iPhone with the document editing app I have (DocsToGo), then email the edited file to someone, so at least that’s something. This makes it easy to locate the file.

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Cool Find of the Week – Carbonite iPhone App for Remote File Access

Andrea Kalli

It’s the Carbonite iPhone app which allows me to access the online files that Carbonite has backed up from my desktop. The good: it allows users to browse, view and share backed up files on the move at anytime. But what I could do was email the file to myself and edit it on the iPhone with the document editing app I have (DocsToGo), then email the edited file to someone, so at least that’s something. This makes it easy to locate the file.

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10 tips to tidy up your inbox

Practically Perfect PA

I am guilty of being an email addict and spending unnecessary amounts of time reading, replying and filing my emails. So today, I am sharing my 10 tips to tidy up your inbox. I’ve written about my email filing system before.

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Eight Ways to Keep Your Office Clutter-Free

Ian's Messy Desk

Instead of filing the PDF on the network, the document was printed and placed in a filing cabinet , where it will sit until doomsday. Keeping your desk and files clutter–free in a paper–filled environment isn’t easy, but a little planning and a little technology can help. Once you’ve completed these items, the paper should be filed, re-routed to someone else or discarded. File it in a Reminder file or in your file cabinet. It adds up.

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8 Ways To Set Up An Awesome Home Office

Dumb Little Man

Here are 8 easy steps in setting up a home office you’d love to spend your working hours in. Setting up a home office starts with developing a list of absolute essentials. Filing cabinets. Stick it in the corner of your room and get it bubbling as soon as you wake up.

How I Use Evernote as a Spark File

Productivityist

Writer Steven Johnson has written an excellent piece over at Medium about what he calls The Spark File. I call it The Spark File.”. He goes on to mention different ways The Spark File has helped him, but the most beneficial thing he does with The Spark File is revisit it regularly. I’ve taken a page from Steven Johnson and started my own spark file. First off, the Evernote Web Clipper allows me to easily assign anything I find on the Internet to The Spark File.

How I Use Evernote as a Spark File

Productivityist

Writer Steven Johnson has written an excellent piece over at Medium about what he calls The Spark File. I call it The Spark File.”. He goes on to mention different ways The Spark File has helped him, but the most beneficial thing he does with The Spark File is revisit it regularly. I’ve taken a page from Steven Johnson and started my own spark file. First off, the Evernote Web Clipper allows me to easily assign anything I find on the Internet to The Spark File.

File System Preparation Is An Essential Step In Getting Things Done

Productivity Bits

After purging the unnecessary stuff that mounted in your desk and anywhere else, it’s now time to prepare your filing system. Chaos can easily break anywhere in your living space if no filing system is set up to hold the different materials that you accumulate as you work. Physical File System. Whatever tasks you perform on your job, you need a physical file system. The main purpose of your physical file system is to serve as temporary storage.

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What's the story on your file?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Think of a file as a story about what has happened from beginning to end on a matter. It is very important if you get phone calls and make decisions on a file to document that by writing a note and putting it on the file by date. When someone new looks through the file they will see a chronological record of incidents. You want to file letters, faxes and e-mails received and sent chronologically. Your file should be neat.

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3 Systems to Set Up When You Don’t Know Where to Start

Office Organization Success

Here are my top three systems to get you started if you don’t know where to start: System #1: Create Client Files. For every client that you’re currently working with, create their own individual file. I personally love brightly colored files as they brighten up my office.

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Swipe File: Winning Confirmation, Thank You, and Welcome Messages

Denise Aday

The default copy provided by MailChimp and other email service providers for setting up our signup pages and messages is the bare minimum — a good guideline and starting point. Supports website branding, reminds people exactly where they signed up and what to do and expect next.

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Planner Or Tickler (1-31) File? - How to Use Both For Optimal.

Productive & Organized

Work With Stephanie « Cause and Effect - Productivity is an Action, Not a Result @QuietSpacing | Main | Organize Your Ideas and Watch Them Unfold » Planner Or Tickler (1-31) File? - How to Use Both For Optimal Professional & Personal Productivity (guest post by Meggin McIntosh) A question that often comes up in workshops as well as on my blog is this one: How do you suggest people use their calendar (planner) in conjunction with the tickler (1-31) files?

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Making Getting Up 15 Minutes Early Easier

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Making Getting Up 15 Minutes Early Easier Posted on April 26, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

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Speed Up Your Computer

Simple Productivity Blog

--> Home Get Updates Ebooks Free Stuff Donate About Contact Me Get Free Updates: Via RSS | Via Email | Productivity Simplification Balance Life Design Organization Clutter Speed Up Your Computer Posted on July 1, 2010 by LJ Earnest Welcome to Simple Productivity Blog!

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How to Create a Simple Action System Using the SMEAD Stadium File Organizer

Productive & Organized

  Pick up the first piece of paper and ask yourself " what is the next action I need to do with this paper? " Call, write, pay, scan, enter data, read, file and write are all examples of the verbs you might have. 3 -- Pick up the next paper and repeat steps 1 and 2. 

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Small Business world News Round-up - 2009/10/27

The Small Business Blog

Small Business world News Round-up – 2009/10/27 by Stefan Töpfer on Oct 27, 2009 Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from around the world.

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Setting up an Eco Friendly Online Marketing Business

Eco-Office Gals

Here are some ideas that can be implemented to help set up an Eco Friendly Office, online or offline. However, if your office does have to use a large amount of paper, make sure you have an organized filing system so duplicates aren’t printed.

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Getting Fired Up!

The Small Business Blog

Getting Fired Up! So, now it’s more important than ever to get your team fired up. If you want your staff to work harder then step it up a notch yourself. E-Mail me or follow me. How to be successful and eco-friendly. Making your small business carbon neutral.

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“Tracey, will you teach me how to file as I go along and not let it pile up?”

Office Organization Success

Your filing system is at the very heart of your business – with a proper filing system in place you will very quickly and easily be able to find the information you need, when you need it. And, of course, you’ll be getting templates and checklists so that setting up your filing system will be so easy! Yes I will… and so much more.

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Picking up skills along the EA career path

Practically Perfect PA

The skills you pick up along the assistant career path are invaluable and I for one would not be able to do the job I do today if I hadn’t started as a Team Administrator back in 2003. Establishing and maintaining filing systems.

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Organising your Outlook folders

Practically Perfect PA

I’ve written a few blogs in the past about maximising Outlook for productivity and filing paperwork , but today I wanted to focus specifically on organising your outlook folders. I think the way people structure their email files can be quite a personal thing!

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Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01

The Small Business Blog

Small Business World News Round-up – 2009/12/01 by Stefan Töpfer on Dec 01, 2009 Here is this week’s news round-up for home business, micro business, sole-traders, freelancers, self-employed and any one who is interested in small business news from around the world.

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