Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

When I was an assistant 40 years ago we complained about not getting time with our executives; we complained about not getting enough information from our managers; we complained about not getting support for training. First I’d like to give you some background information.

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Escaping Information Overload: How and Why to Filter Your Feed

Dumb Little Man

Information overload is a problem. It causes wasted time, makes it difficult to make important decisions, and contributes to the spread of bad information. You have access now to a 24 hour per day, 7 day per week, nonstop barrage of information on a limitless variety of subject matter.

2016 116

Trending Sources

How to Write a Speech to Inform

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Write a Speech to Inform appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. If you’ve ever told your spouse about your day at work, or explained how to make an omelet, you already have experience giving an informative speech. It may be obvious, but informative speeches inform.

2014 65

Reducing Information Overload (Part 3 of 4 Part Series)

Office Dynamics

To continue my series on better managing your day and work, today I am focusing on information overload. There’s just too much information out there! In fact, information processing accounts for half the gross national product—and most of it ends up on paper that someone has to read. You don’t have to fall prey to information overload. You just have to be more selective about the information you choose to take in. Step 2: Assess your information sources.

2017 44

Information In Too Many Places? Simplify!

Simple Productivity Blog

One of my readers askend me to address the question of what to do when you have information in too many places. She said she lost things constantly, missed appointments, and misplaced valuable notes and information. So today we will look at having information in too many places.

2014 51

How to Present Complicated Information That Anyone Can Understand

On The Job

We’ve become a world that communicates in two-minute sound bites and 140 characters, but how can anyone expect you to explain complex information so quickly and concisely? So how do you present complicated information that anyone can understand? Just as you would any other information.

2014 52

Dealing Effectively With Information Overload At Work

Productivity Bits

A s knowledge workers, we have to deal with a lot of information as part of our job. We’re processing hundreds, if not thousands, of information every day. Process overflowing information within very limited amount of time – that’s Information Overload delight.

2011 46

This is Your Brain on Information Overload

On The Job

2012 54

3 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Client Information Organized

Office Organization Success

For many solopreneurs a large part of their business is working one-on-one with clients, and that means having a way of keeping all of their client information organized and easy to access. In this article I’m going to share with you my top three tips for keeping everything together, so that you can easily access your client information and know exactly where your clients are in your programs.

2010 63

Simple Tool for Organizing All of Your Travel Information

Productive & Organized

  The other 3 sections are divided by tabs to store your travel information.    Make sure you have: Tickets/confirmations - By making sure you have your access information readily available you will eliminate unnecessary stress. 

2011 52

How to Write a Speech to Inform

Ian's Messy Desk

If you’ve ever told your spouse about your day at work, or explained how to make an omelet, you already have experience giving an informative speech. An informative speech can be used to tell people about something you’re interested in or to explain how to do something. It may be obvious, but informative speeches inform. If there’s one key to writing an informative speech it’s: know your topic. List the information you wish to cover.

2011 22

Informational Interviews

Daily Writing Tips

Conducting informational interviews is a good place to start. What’s an informational interview? Equally important is what an informational interview is not: It is not a stratagem for finagling an opportunity to ask for a job under the guise of merely obtaining information.). How do you go about setting up an informational interview? Original Post: Informational Interviews.

The One Tool You Need To Survive The Information Age

Dumb Little Man

Your business can only move forward and survive in this information age when you have clients and make profit. Creating content is such a herculean task. Not exactly for every entrepreneur, but definitely for some.

Tracking How to Get It All Done & Avoid Information Overload-Interview With @Springpad CEO @jeffjaner

Productive & Organized

Information Overload is a topic that comes up frequently when I talk with people about what holds their productivity back. Many people have become "information junkies" collecting all kinds of information but not having it in a format that makes it usable. 

2011 48

How To Think Like A 21st Century Entrepreneur. Tips For Success And Getting Ahead In The Information Age.

Dumb Little Man

They're much like entrepreneurs and businessmen from other time periods, but being in the early stages of the Information Age, quite a few differences also exist. Do you ever stop to wonder how rich people made their money? Are they smarter than you? Did they just work harder or smarter?

2013 60

5 Easy & Effective Ways to Neutralize Information Overload

Office Dynamics

Are you stressed with how much information is out there, constantly at the ready to be consumed? Are you suffering from information overload? Here are 5 simple steps that will help you effectively “Neutralize Information Overload” today.

5 Reasons Why Small Businesses Should Take Information Security More Seriously

Small Business CEO

So unless you’re looking forward to filing bankruptcy, you need to start taking your information security more seriously. Your customers take information security seriously. You better believe that your customers expect you to guard their information with your life.

With Hackers and Big Brother Watching Here's How to Keep Your Personal Information Private

Dumb Little Man

Does the recent news of the NSA and other government agencies tracking your information have you worried? It should, and this guide will offer some tips on how to protect your privacy. Several reports have come out recently that are rather terrifying.

How an Informational Interview Can Lead to a Job

Job Advice Blog

The real danger hovering over the heads of some people in transition is the fact that they’re headed toward a cul-de-sac and don’t even know it. More and more articles point out that the business world is changing rapidly; new jobs are being created; and some old jobs are fading away. Regrettably, the jobs being [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund

7 Reasons to Create Information Products

Step It Up VA Coaching

It has never been easier to create and give away (or sell) information products. In fact, there are so many ways to distribute information products and use them as part of your marketing that they can help make your business a success. If you’ve been thinking about creating an information product, but haven’t done it yet, here are seven reasons why it’s a great idea: You can create them yourself. If you have Microsoft Word, an information product can be created as a PDF file.

Kallout To Research Information

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Kallout To Research Information By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 20, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity , Research Y ou’re reading an article for some research that you are doing for our boss. Your next step would be to Google it or hop onto Wikipedia to find out more information by opening your internet browser. It might even keep you reading information in the browser, instead of focusing on your original task.

Information Overload? Stop Moving

Clutter Coach

She likened having a case of information overload to being stuck in a snowglobe. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Information Overload? by I had the pleasure of hearing the charming and witty Karen Salmansohn speak the other night at the Ladies Who Launch monthly meeting. She's promoting her new book, The Bounce Back Book , about "how to thrive in the face of adversity, setbacks, losses, failures, illness, rejection – you name it."

The Future of Payroll is Real Time Information

The Small Business Blog

The biggest expected changes within payroll will be the move to real time information, commonly known as RTI. Within the next year HMRC are planning on making vital changes to the way business undertake their payroll, so if you have employees you will need to know what these changes entail. Planning for change is never…

The Low Information Diet

Clutter Coach

by I’ve been reading Timothy Ferriss’s blog, specifically his entries about the " low information diet." less time on email and the web and generally limiting the information that. the news, from Ferriss’s interview with Drew Curtis of Fark.com: Ferriss: If you had to limit your information intake to less than 30 minutes a day. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post The Low Information Diet appeared first on Clutter Coach.

Information Overload? Stop Moving

Clutter Coach

She likened having a case of information overload to being stuck in a snowglobe. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Information Overload? by I had the pleasure of hearing the charming and witty Karen Salmansohn speak the other night at the Ladies Who Launch monthly meeting. She's promoting her new book, The Bounce Back Book , about "how to thrive in the face of adversity, setbacks, losses, failures, illness, rejection – you name it."

Information Overload? Stop Moving

Clutter Coach

She likened having a case of information overload to being stuck in a snowglobe. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Information Overload? by I had the pleasure of hearing the charming and witty Karen Salmansohn speak the other night at the Ladies Who Launch monthly meeting. She's promoting her new book, The Bounce Back Book , about "how to thrive in the face of adversity, setbacks, losses, failures, illness, rejection – you name it."

The Low Information Diet

Clutter Coach

by I’ve been reading Timothy Ferriss’s blog, specifically his entries about the " low information diet." less time on email and the web and generally limiting the information that. the news, from Ferriss’s interview with Drew Curtis of Fark.com: Ferriss: If you had to limit your information intake to less than 30 minutes a day. The post The Low Information Diet appeared first on Clutter Coach.

4 Ways Big Data Has Changed Fleet Management Forever

Small Business CEO

Information Technology Management big data fleet managementFleet management is no simple task; it’s tough to balance vehicle acquisition, repairs & maintenance, as well as disposals.

2017 59

Podcast 006: Set Information Free

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about how to the age of information is overloading us and what to do about it. Here are some highlights: What’s the main reason not to stockpile information? How to stay up to date with current information. What’s a quick way to declutter information? The post Podcast 006: Set Information Free appeared first on Clutter Coach

Holy crap, so to speak. Are you as informed, engaged and smart.

Denise Aday

Are you as informed, engaged and smart as this first grader? Holy crap, so to speak. via Amid Violent Protests, One Small Voice of Wisdom | JONATHAN TURLEY ). separation of church and state democracy egypt think

4 Ways to Create a Paperless Workplace

Small Business CEO

Information Technology Management paperless office paperless workspaceThere has been a steep fall in paper consumption in the workplace over the past decade. The average office worker in the United Kingdom consumes around 45 pieces of paper per day.

2017 43

How to Strengthen the Weakest Points in Small Business Security

Small Business CEO

From employee security problems to information storage, you never want your small business to be vulnerable to information breaches. Never Store Your Customers’ Private Information. … Information Technology IT security small business security

2017 40

Less Information = Fewer Decisions to Make

Clutter Coach

I wrote the other day about Timothy Ferriss’s “ low information diet.” His decisions were now all based on what the Bible said (a minimal information diet). This works best if you realize up front that you will never have all the information you need to make the “perfect” decision anyway. So, why not limit information yourself, with criteria you choose? It’s hard not to fall down that information rabbit hole.

Less Information = Fewer Decisions to Make

Clutter Coach

I wrote the other day about Timothy Ferriss’s “ low information diet.” His decisions were now all based on what the Bible said (a minimal information diet). This works best if you realize up front that you will never have all the information you need to make the “perfect” decision anyway. So, why not limit information yourself, with criteria you choose? It’s hard not to fall down that information rabbit hole.

Document Management System

Ian's Messy Desk

Image via Wikipedia. Options for managing document filing and retrieval. By establishing a consistent system for filing and tracking documents, you will impose a sense of order on your records. This will save you time and ensure that the records you need will be at your fingertips.

GTD and Information Security

Productivity Bits

Information Security is one of the top priorities of any company that deals with data. Information Security, therefore, is a serious business. How the GTD Workflow Helps in Information Security? Let’s take that as example to illustrate how GTD can help in securing information (we can practically apply the following illustration to any piece of data that we deal in the office). What are the benefits of following the GTD Workflow to the Information Security effort?

10 Productivity Apps Every Small Business Owner should Use

Small Business CEO

Information Technology Management productivity apps small business apps

2017 42

Too much information.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 7 November, 2009 Too much information. Do you have a question or do you want to pass information along to the person. Does it require any further information or explanation? Too much information.

Protect Your Small Business By Limiting The Information You Post Online

Small Business CEO

And as those numbers increase, so do the number of criminals looking to take advantage of your unsecured information. Various topics are touched on in the article such as contact information, geo tracking, geo tagging and more. Go check it out, it’s very informative!

Being informed about labor law issues

The Small Business Blog

For example, employees have the right to a safe working environment and the obligation to follow all processes laid down by their employer to ensure safety in the… Read the full article here: Being informed about labor law issues on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG.