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.

2017 162

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

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.

2016 223

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

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 meeting

2018 59

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 126

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 147

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.

2014 197

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.

2015 159

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 207

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.

2009 141

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

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.

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

How to Better Explain Complicated Information

On The Job

One of the areas where many could use some improvement is communicating technical information to non-techies. What they soon discover is that communicating effectively is challenging, and communicating technical information to non-techies can be a nightmare.

2016 141

How to stay informed without compromising on focus and productivity 

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Most of all – and most insidiously – the news media leverages your deep desire to stay informed. The problem is that it’s true: Democracy itself requires an informed citizenry. If you’re like me, you want to stay informed – you want to be a good democratic citizen – but you want your focus and productivity back. . If you want to stay informed and you value a daily does of news, make this your one and only current affairs pit stop. .

2018 44

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 109

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 129

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.

2017 130

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.

2013 134

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.

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. information?

2013 130

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 130

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.

2013 130

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 100

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 100

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.

2012 56

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.

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 109

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 100

5 Key Trends to Shape Your 2018 Information Management Plans

Small Business CEO

I spend a lot of my time writing and speaking about trends in the content management marketplace. As many of you know, I regularly blog under the Digital Landfill title, and I’ve also been fortunate to be invited as a guest columnist on the DocuWare blog from time to time. Workflow Enterprise Content Management

2018 65

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.

2013 198

Small Business Labs: Moody's Small Business Information Zone

Small Business Labs

  According to their press release, Moody's Small Business Information Zone is : " an online resource center that provides U.S. " Small businesses will find the credit tools and information resources  of most value.  

2010 130

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 100

Stop Wasting Your Time: Go On The Information Diet

Simple Productivity Blog

There was a buzz a couple of months ago about a book called “ The Information Diet “ Many bloggers had read it and were making comments about how today’s unprecedented access to information might not be such a great thing. American Junk Information.

2012 141

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 163

This is Your Brain on Information Overload

On The Job

2012 151

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 130