Guidelines for Effective Email Writing

Jen Lawrence

My general guidelines are: Urgent/Important Flag: critical response is due under 36 hours Read Receipt: when sending information for review that you need verification each person has read by a specific deadline. The post Guidelines for Effective Email Writing appeared first on Jen Lawrence Co. One of the biggest complaints in today’s modern communications is there are too many emails. We step away from our inboxes for an hour and BOOM! Thirty more emails.

2019 46

GO GREEN IN THE OFFICE: 4 guidelines for a brighter future

Dumb Little Man

The most difficult tasks are those which require changing the company´s attitude and guidelines towards internal and external environmental issues. The post GO GREEN IN THE OFFICE: 4 guidelines for a brighter future appeared first on Dumb Little Man. There are many ways we can collaborate with an environmentally friendly work space. Some things are really easy to do because you can do them on your own, while others involve your team and the support of your colleagues.

2016 151

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Guidelines for correspondence

Laughing all the Way to Work

Recently at an admin meeting I went over these guidelines with our team and wanted to share them with you. When addressing correspondence you should ensure you have the correct date, name, title and full address. It is worth the check to make sure this information is correct. I have worked in many offices and it has never failed that some very strange spellings of my boss's name has appeared on a letter. Do you think they are going to take those letters seriously?

2011 109

16 Manuscript Format Guidelines

Daily Writing Tips

Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book 16 Manuscript Format Guidelines by Simon Kewin If you submit manuscripts to publishers or agents, you’ve probably come across the demand that you use “standard manuscript format” (or “SMF”) for your submissions. Generally speaking, the term indicates that you should format your document with the following guidelines in mind: Type your document, don’t write it.

2010 85

Listen and Be Present: An Excerpt from “Guidelines”

Productivityist

Here are some of my favourite “guidelines” for living a more purposeful life, as supported by numerous best-selling authors. One of the ways you can be more present is to be a more active listener, which is why I love this next guideline. What is Guidelines? To help with this, I’ve created a new ebook, called Guidelines , that summarizes the main lessons learned from 30 best-selling self-help books.

2016 54

Setting Guidelines To Get Organized

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Setting Guidelines To Get Organized When it comes to organizing, its best to set guidelines for a project - guidelines that will not only help define what you want but also help determine a projects time line and framework. How do you set guidelines to get organized?

2009 40

How to Create Guest Post Guidelines for Your Blog | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

If reaching people is what you want, you’ll find plenty of advice on guest posting right here at Men with Pens, including great tips on accepting guest posts to your blog – like this post on submission guidelines from Ann Smarty. The next step is to create a solid guest post policy of guidelines. Do you have guest post guidelines? Share some of your favorite policies or guidelines in the comment section! I think Guest Post Guidelines Page is very important.

2010 67

How to Write a Speech to Inform

Ian's Messy Desk

Some guidelines to keep in mind when writing the informative speech: Grab their attention – Give the audience a good reason to listen to you. Communication audience debating explaining guidelines human communication human interest individual events inform informative informative speeches Language Memory mnemonics narratology original oratory persuasive speeches Public speaking Speech speeches speechwriter subject topic write Writing

2011 130

7 Hacks to Write Faster

Productivity Bits

Blogging Productivity Copy Writing Guidelines hacks to writing how to write writing skills Note: This is a guest post from Nicole. If you want to make money as a writer, it pays to not only write well, but fast. This is especially true if you are just starting out and working your way up from low paying, flat rate gigs.

2013 131

How to Choose a Good Topic for A Speech

Ian's Messy Desk

Once you have identified what type of speech you will be making, follow these guidelines in choosing a specific topic: Choose a topic you know well. Communication a good audience choose chosen dale carnegie debate guidelines human interest keys online social networking personal success prewriting Public speaking Speech speech topics speeches successful topic topic comment Topic MapsImage via Wikipedia.

2011 116

Content Marketing Focuses on Value Not Length

Productivity Bits

Blogging content length content marketing Copy Writing GuidelinesCopyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. C ontent length is a big question mark that nags almost all bloggers every now and then. This question is generally asked about all types of content. The essence of content marketing is to attract targeted audience by providing valuable information.

2011 126

Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Challenges were issues within registered guidelines and by established PR representatives.

Considerations For Social Media Use In The Workplace

Small Business CEO

This practice can create liability for a company absent a policy or set of guidelines for such professionals to reference, allowing them to make sure their behavior does not violate applicable law or expose the company to legal action. Every company needs to consider the following general guidelines for social media use in the workplace: Do : Know the applicable law. Social Media guidelines social policies

Six Easy Ways to Format Numbers In Excel

Admins4Admins

2009 52

According To Science, This Is How Much Exercise You Need In A Week

Dumb Little Man

Department of Health and Human Services produced the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans. These guidelines were based on decades of exercise science research along with current health issues facing Americans. There are different guidelines for children and adolescents, as well as guidelines for adults. There’s also a separate set of guidelines for senior adults.

2019 160

Why Freelance Writers Need an Evergreen Stable of Writing

Daily Writing Tips

If you want to write for Daily Writing Tips check the guidelines here. Building your evergreen stash could actually be the creative outlet your professional career needs – you get to break free of writers’ guidelines and let your own style flow. Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book Why Freelance Writers Need an Evergreen Stable of Writing by Guest Author This is a guest post by Jennifer Moline.

2010 53

How To Design The Perfect Icon For Your Mobile App

Dumb Little Man

Compliance With Guidelines. Users are used to their operating system and that’s why they need app icons that completely resonates with the operating system’s guidelines. When developing icons as per the guidelines of operating systems, you can check out the following links: For Apple’s Guidelines — You can visit iOS Human Interface Guidelines and for icon specific guidelines, check App Icon section.

2019 143

To Outline or Not to Outline, That is the Question

Daily Writing Tips

If you want to write for Daily Writing Tips check the guidelines here. Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book To Outline or Not to Outline, That is the Question by Guest Author This is a guest post by Idrees Patel. Creative writers are divided into two camps: those who outline and those who don’t: the ones who write straight on and on. Is it wrong to outline? Which method brings the best results?

2010 49

Getting Back To The Task At Hand

Brilliantly Better

When I learned how to meditate, one of the most surprising guidelines I received – from all the teachers I followed, no matter their tradition or lineage – was to always “get back to the task at hand” Which meant that, if my mind would slip away during meditation, all I had to do was.

2020 51

STEM careers – How to Find the Best Job

Dumb Little Man

Below, there are several essential guidelines on how to search and apply for STEM openings as a fresh graduate. Guidelines for STEM graduated students 1. You have now graduated from a STEM university; congratulations! We know it was not easy and it involved a lot of hard work and sacrifices. But here comes the good part – you will for sure find a well-paid job and a challenging working environment. Wondering where to start looking for a STEM job?

2016 130

How to Destroy your Credit Score in Ten Days

Dumb Little Man

The key is to follow credit card guidelines, and use credit cards in the right way. It is unavoidable: your credit score and fiscal history have a profound impact upon your financial goals and objectives. With lenders becoming increasingly stringent, having the perfect credit rating in order to be able to enjoy a brighter financial future has become all the more important.

2013 219

Must Read Tips for Skype Interviews

Dumb Little Man

That's great news if you're familiar with online communication, but there are a few guidelines you should follow to ace your interview. With modern technology, being in the office isn't always a necessity for the interview process. Skype and similar web-conferencing tools allow interviewers to connect with candidates throughout the world. According to one survey from OfficeTeam , as many as 60 percent of companies now conduct some or all of their interviews via Skype.

How Often Does A Landlord Have To Replace Carpet Or Repaint In Rental Unit?

Dumb Little Man

Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Guidelines for Carpet. Under city guidelines, the landlord is obligated to repaint his apartment unit every 3 years. The carpet is one of the most well-used items in a rental unit. Because of that, it can become very dirty over time. If you are planning on moving into a new home, it’s something you have to seriously look into. Are there any rules on how often a landlord has to replace carpet or repaint a rental unit?

2018 187

Don’t Quite Your Day Job – 6 Tips to Launching a Startup

Dumb Little Man

The essential guideline to holding down a day job while successfully building your own startup business is to remember the simple fact, that it’s your day job that is currently keeping you afloat not holding you back. The fear of the unknown is very real, but at the same time very liberating and exciting. Here are six tips to help you juggle launching a startup while still keeping your day job.

2015 219

Spotting Dangerous Habits in the Workplace Before Accidents Happen

Office Dynamics

It is important to have a set of safety guidelines in place to ensure these potential hazards are addressed quickly. Frequent Reviews of Workplace Safety Guidelines. Do your employees know the current workplace safety guidelines? If there is a lack of understanding of safety guidelines, rules are being broken, or corners are being cut, there should be some red flags raised. Good housekeeping isn’t just for your home.

2017 126

UK Hospitality Industry Launches Purple Flag Week

The Small Business Blog

In the wake of the London Olympics and Paralympics Games, Visit England, the UK National Tourism Board, has conceptualized new guidelines for their Purple Flag Week campaign, the annual UK after hours event, which was launched in 2009. This week is designed showcase the diversity and quality of hospitality businesses during the evening hours in…

2012 154

Eating 7 Of The Best Weight Loss Foods Will Help You Start Shedding Pounds

Dumb Little Man

This may be a common problem for many individuals especially if they do not know the proper guidelines to start with. Have you been longing to shed off some pounds for a while but do not know exactly where to start? I’m sure that you have heard that you should be eating the right foods to help you lose weight. But the thing is, it is not easy to just start eating foods that you are not used to eating.

2013 219

7 Ways to Create A Productive Workplace

Productivity Bits

Here are some guidelines on creating a productive workplace environment. A company should always secure the productivity of their business. Because a loss in productivity can be a major problem. In order to achieve an efficient workplace for your company, you should build the morale and productivity of your employees. You must also minimize complaints and disruptions so everyone can focus and concentrate on doing their work effectively.

2014 164

Guest Posting 101: 5 Things Every Guest Poster Should Know

Tips From T. Marie

I needed to set official guidelines for guest posting here. As I was pulling the new guidelines together, I realized that this wasn’t only going to benefit me, it could be a great benefit to those looking to guest post as well. Many of my guidelines are similar to other blogs. If you are someone looking to submit guest posts to established blogs, here are 5 guidelines that will apply anywhere: Know the type of material and subjects covered.

2016 102

How to Lose Ten Pounds in One Month

Dumb Little Man

If you want to lose ten pounds in a month, there are a lot of ways to do this, as it is within the medically approved guideline of no more than 2-3 pounds per week for long term weight loss. As the nation becomes more and more obese, losing weight is a very popular goal for many people. However, with all of the diet advice out there that is constantly changing, it is difficult to decide on the right diet for you.

2015 165

How To Clean A Blood Spill: Safe and Proper Blood Cleanup from Workplace Accidents

Dumb Little Man

The BPS is a set of guidelines that aims to protect workers against health hazards made by bloodborne pathogens. The Bloodborne Pathogen Standard requires employers to comply with OSHA’s guidelines and encourages them to create an Exposure Control Plans if it is highly likely that workers and employees will have contact with blood or other potentially infectious bodily fluids in the performance of their work duties.

2017 158

Theme and Variations

Ian's Messy Desk

If you are interested in contributing content, please read the Guest Blogging Guidelines. The post Theme and Variations appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. As I reactivate things here at Ian’s Messy Desk, there is going to be a bit of a shift in content. While still focusing on personal development, leadership and management skills, productivity, and related tools, the overarching theme will be the not-for-profit/NGO environment.

2019 109

Becoming A Skilled Worker In Canada: What You Need to Know Before Immigrating

Dumb Little Man

If you are thinking of becoming a skilled worker in Canada, this article can help you learn a lot about the guidelines and the procedures you have to go through in applying for Canadian citizenship. However, there are specific guidelines which you must adhere to for a successful immigration process. In Canada, there are plenty of work opportunities.

2018 163

How Long Does The Post Office Hold A Package?

Dumb Little Man

Guidelines prevent the worker from leaving the package on the front porch or near the mailbox. For more than two centuries, the United States Postal Service has reliably delivered packages to its customers. Occasionally, however, a postal worker must deliver a package that does not fit in the addressee’s mailbox. In such case, an established procedure governs redelivery attempts and the length of time that the post office will hold a particular package.

2019 171

Reclaim Your Weekends!

Simple Productivity Blog

If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guest post guidelines. This post was written by a guest author. Wrike is the leading provider of social project management software that helps thousands of companies efficiently get things done together in real time. Customers from 55 countries, ranging from local nonprofits to leading international brands, including eBay, Kraft Foods and Ecco, rely on Wrike in managing their projects, teams and businesses.

2011 173

Powerful Presentation Tips

Jen Lawrence

I have three guidelines for public speaking. A general guideline for presentations is one slide for every two minutes of content. Be honest… how comfortable are you with public speaking? Very uncomfortable? Don’t worry – you’re not alone. 74% of adults experience some form of public speaking anxiety , which makes it the most claimed fear – over spiders and death. Seriously.

2018 56

5 Myths Small Business Owners Have About Creating Business Websites

Dumb Little Man

Besides, search engines also require the websites to be updated with their latest guidelines (algorithm). Otherwise, your website will look outdated and may attract penalties from the search engines for not following the guidelines. Many small business owners think that their offline business doesn’t need a website. Some business owners, on the other hand, start daydreaming of getting thousands of visitors as soon as they launch their website.

2018 192

Resolution Check-In and Cheer Up!

Complete Organizing Solutions

We self impose guidelines and rules that we must fill in order for that resolution to be a success. Now that we are one month into the new year how are you holding up on your resolutions? January ended up being a pretty busy month around here but I have been making small strides. We often start off the new year with the best of intentions. The truth is a few weeks into January we start to slip.

2011 113

How to Create Facebook Video Ads in Minutes: Tips For Beginners

Dumb Little Man

Check out Facebook’s guidelines for video ads, and always ensure your content is optimized for mobile devices as that’s probably where it will be seen. Follow those guidelines and start putting video ads together and you’ll start to see great results. Facebook video ads are an essential part of any business’ social media toolkit. According to Wyzowl, people recall just 20% of the information they read compared to 80% when info is presented in more visual formats.

2019 135

Podcast 028: The to do list that gets done

Clutter Coach

There are some specific guidelines to follow to make it really work. by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. In this episode, I’ll talk about how you can reclaim your to do list. Here are some highlights: How can I actually get through my list? Why just six items? What if I don’t get to everything? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

2016 100

The Ethics of Marketing to Children and Teens

Dumb Little Man

If you have a business that targets teenagers and children as your audience, you need to implement some ethical guidelines to make sure that you keep the integrity of your business. Before the advent of the Internet, most children spent their time playing outside and watching television.

2020 161

Tips For Employers to Reduce Motor Vehicle Crashes

Dumb Little Man

If one of your employees is in an accident, report it to the police and follow insurance guidelines as well. If you are a company that requires employees to drive as part of their job, you need to establish a fleet safety program. Automobile accidents occur every five seconds with death and injuries as part of the mix. As an employer, you cannot be too careful when it comes to safety and liability. Most fleet accidents are caused by driver error and are preventable.

2019 186

How to Set (And Stick To) Your Business Boundaries

Office Organization Success

When we dug a little deeper and I asked her specifically what was going on, it turned out she didn’t have time management issues at all; she simply didn’t have any clear policies/guidelines in place for communicating with clients and getting projects completed. Provide clear guidelines to your clients on how you want to schedule and handle client calls.

2013 172