Assistants as information managers

Practically Perfect PA

One of the predictions centred around the idea that Assistants would become information managers in their organisations. So what do we mean by Assistants as information managers? This is what the report says about Assistants as information managers. One of her main tasks is information management; he or she is essential for the team, but at the same time part of it. We are our office information managers! The day to day tasks of an information manager.

2017 133

Podcast 102: Use information

Clutter Coach

This is Podcast 102 and it’s about using information. Are you good at gathering information? You are more likely to retain information if you take notes, especially if you do it by hand. If we wait another 24 hours before reviewing the information, we have lost 60%. The magic bullet is to USE that information. Much information you absorb is more abstract, for example, what you learn from listening to this podcast. by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ?

2018 100

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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."

2016 100

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.

2016 100

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."

2016 100

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.

2015 100

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."

2016 100

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

2016 100

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. 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. Take notes of crucial information as you go along.

2014 170

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.

2014 208

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. The post Information In Too Many Places? She said she had notebooks everywhere, plus all her email accounts, plus sticky notes scribbled on and stuck all over her house and office.

2014 199

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. This means that it is your job to filter the information that you allow to come to us via your feeds, and prioritize and organize the information you do choose to receive.

2016 159

Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

We were really excited about this activity because the main goal was to get assistants to come up with revolutionary solutions on time-old problems such as managers not making time for their assistants; managers not providing sufficient information to their assistants; handling constantly changing priorities; getting support for training and development. The 4 main topics to be addressed were: Revolutionary ways to get the communication and information you need from your manager.

2016 169

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?

2010 160

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. The thought of sitting at your computer to put word after word down onto a blank page is sometimes nerve-racking. You know you need to do this, but the question is “how?” and probably, “why?”

2013 217

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.

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 130

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.

2016 100

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.

2016 100

Necessary Information Cannot Be Optional

Virtual Moxie

your practice works, what you expect of the client (and what the client can expect of you), and collects information (key people, addresses, phone numbers, travel. occasion a client had found the profile she used to collect information. You need that sort of information as it''s foundational to the work and relationship. financial information immediately--and it''s wise to be understanding if she doesn''t. information?

2013 133

4 Simple Steps to Securely Send Credit Card Information

Office Organization Success

Many business owners find themselves in a situation where they are asked to send their credit card information in order to finalize a business transaction. Use a self-destruct website to send sensitive information. I had to send my credit card information to a vendor and this is the service they used a service called One Share.

Street Fight - Great Hyperlocal Information Source

Small Business Labs

 Because they cull and report local information from a variety of sources, I don't have to spend a lot of time looking for this information. I've become a big fan of Street Fight.  It covers the local and hyperlocal  content and commerce industries. I follow their website and subscribe to their free daily newsletter.  Anyone interested in local business or content will find Street Fight useful.

2012 138

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: 1. If you have Microsoft Word, an information product can be created as a PDF file.

2012 109

Information Audits

Productivityist

With a constant barrage of information today, it’s easy to get caught up in it all and forget how valuable our time is. If you receive your news through RSS feeds or have numerous websites bookmared to stay on top of things, take a moment to go take a look at these sources of information. Now ask yourself if you enjoy and find value in each of those sources of news and information. Audit your information intake to free up some more spare time to yourself.

2012 43

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.

2011 116

A Guide to Understand BBA in Information Systems

Small Business CEO

A bachelor’s course in Information Systems like BBA is an excellent amalgamation of the domains of IT and business. Management of Information Systems or popularly known as MIS involves coordinating with IT professionals to ensure that the technological needs of a business are constantly met and there are financial investments into newer technologies which could increase the company revenue. Human Resources careers college degrees information systems

2020 48

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. Once you admit that, you’ll be better able to prioritize, delegate, or ignore the information that comes your way. Step 2: Assess your information sources. Step 3: Scan for information.

2015 120

Secure Your Information With Samsbox

Simple Productivity Blog

But I did give it some information and play around with it. This would aid greatly in organizing information – you could keep work information in one file, and personal in another. Software Information. I used the 15 day basic trial to gather my information. The post Secure Your Information With Samsbox appeared first on SimpleProductivityBlog.com. Mondays are usually productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog.

2013 125

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 126

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. Labor law is not just something HR people and lawyers need to understand. Both employers and employees have rights and obligations in the eyes of the law.

2013 146

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. We’ve heard that the National Security Agency, or NSA, has been snooping into data of U.S. citizens.

2013 219

The Media Diet: Paring Online Information

Simple Productivity Blog

As I recently wrote , I have been working to pare down how much information I have coming into my life. I have been paring online information intake. There is so much information out there on the web these days! These sites included information on just about everything, including news, blogs, and general information. And the quality of the information was not worth having to wade through all the articles.

2013 139

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. But delegating tasks to others has become a luxury that we can hardly afford given the new environment we’re dealing with in this Information Age. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

2011 138

Information Is Cheap, Action Is Expensive

Brilliantly Better

20 years ago, if you wanted to go from point A to point B, you had to rely much more on action, than on information. Information, on the other side, was very expensive. Most of the time, information was confined within thick walls, like libraries or laboratories. Because the information had a very slow propagation speed. All very, very slow in spreading information. Information is everywhere, but the ability to act on it it’s almost a dream.

How to Get More Out of Professional Development Training: [PART 2] Retaining Information

Eat Your Career

Part 2: Retaining Information. Clear your schedule and inform your colleagues that you won’t be available. When you physically write things down, the information becomes more deeply imprinted in your mind. Personally, when I take notes in a training class, I tend to capture ideas on how the information applies to my daily work, questions I want to explore later, and topics I want to study more on my own.

2017 106

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? I love to write, as you have probably noticed in some of my blog articles, so I try to keep that in mind and keep my e-mails short, but sometimes you need a little more information. For example, "Please send me the following information: - A photocopy of Ms.

2009 109

Small Business Labs: Moody's Small Business Information Zone

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Scarcity and Abundance in a World of Atoms and Bits | Main | Education Driving the She-conomy » October 15, 2010 Moodys Small Business Information Zone I found out about Moody's Small Buisness Information Zone from The Small Business Dashboard column by Gene Marks in the New York Times.  " Small businesses will find the credit tools and information resources  of most value.  

2010 115

Information Overload for People in Transition

Job Advice Blog

Just two decades ago, finding a suitable job was simplistic. People wrote their own résumés, had them edited by trusted friends, and walked into the interview with confidence about having been for a long time in the previous job that he must have been good at because of a lengthy tenure. Since then, though, the [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund interview preparation Resume Social Media

2013 116

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? Or did they have a lucky break or some sort of advantage that let them reach their goals easily. Worrying about all these questions is not a good thing to do if you want to create your own business.

2013 219

Minimizing The Facebook Time Sink/Information Overload

Simple Productivity Blog

What Do You Do With Information? A Hidden Resource For Productivity and Information. Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog. Recently a reader commented that back in April I said I didn’t use Facebook because I considered it a giant a time sink, (see Time Sinks, Or Why I Don’t Use Facebook ), and recently talked about modifications I made to Facebook (see Break Through Stagnation by Editing Commitments (Editing Life Series) ) that I should write an update.

Boosting Information Retention During Staff Meetings

Small Business CEO

Staff meetings can be invaluable for disseminating important information across a company and encouraging collaboration. Boosting information retention during staff meetings is key to making them count. … Economy & Environment information retention staff meetingAccording to Harvard Business Review , 15 percent of an organization’s collective time is spent in meetings.

2018 46

News and Information a Barbell Industry

Small Business Labs

I was looking through the State of the News Media annual report and ran across this interesting bit of data: " 80% of the traffic to news and information sites is concentrated at the top 7% of sites. " There are, of course, millions of small news and information sites (including this one) that share the other 20%. 

2010 104

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 152