How Keyboarding Improves my Efficiency

Virtual Moxie

As a followup to last week’s post on how I stay productive, Jane wrote to ask me if I would share more about how I keyboard more than I mouse, so here I am to do just that. Why I Keyboard. And the ones that made sense to me and that were easy to remember, I integrated into my work at the keyboard. It's true, though, that on some deep level, it makes far more sense in my own brain, efficiency-wise, to not take my hands off the keyboard wherever possible.

Increase Productivity with Keyboard Shortcuts

The Office Professionals Place

Friday, June 4, 2010 Increase Productivity with Keyboard Shortcuts Try these keyboard shortcuts to increase productivity time, and decrease the time it takes to complete tasks.

For Beginners: Keyboarding

Administrative Arts

For those just starting out in the clerical field, I cannot stress enough working on your keyboarding skills. Here’s a few sites on-line where you can get some keyboarding practice: Peter’s On-line Typing Course – this is the best one, in my opinion. Overall, though, this seems to be a very complete keyboarding tutorial. Keyboard Lessons – 10 lessons for keyboarding. Similar Posts: For Beginners: Keyboarding.

Let your fingers do the walking: Quick keyboard shortcut keys

Laughing all the Way to Work

Let your fingers do the walking: Quick keyboard sh. Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Todays Administrative Assistant We all have to work, but who says we cant enjoy it too!

Pen vs. Keyboard: Which helps you organize better?

Clutter Coach

Republished by Blog Post Promoter I have a hybrid organizing system that involves pens and keyboard. Better Related Posts Plugin The post Pen vs. Keyboard: Which helps you organize better? Originally posted 2008-08-20 15:19:36. I use a Palm for my datebook and address book and I write my to do lists by hand. I’ve tried to get the whole system on the Palm, but it just doesn’t work for me. Partly, it’s because of the thinking process that goes into writing my lists.

Review: NewerTech Wireless Aluminum Keypad

Productivityist

Using the top row of the keyboard would be a painfully slow process, so I used the numeric keypad on the large keyboard I had. Plus, it works seamless and looks great alongside my regular keyboard. Reviews Apple keyboard numeric keypad

2015 89

First Impressions Online: How PAs Virtually Greet Business 

Practically Perfect PA

I am a keyboard warrior. Not necessarily by choice, but rather by circumstance. I’ve worked as a PA and Office Manager across the Pharmaceutical, Healthcare and now Foodservice industry since 2011.

2018 216

Macros: Shortcuts To Productivity With Microsoft Word

Professional Assistant Blog

You can also add this macro to your toolbar or assign a keyboard shortcut by clicking on the buttons below and following the instructions. Click on either the toolbar icon that you created, the keyboard shortcut or click Tools, Macro, and Macros…, then click run.

Boost Your Productivity With Word Shortcuts

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the best ways that you can boost your productivity at the computer is to learn the keyboard shortcuts for some of the most commonly used actions. Today we are going to look at some of those keyboard shortcuts in Word.

2015 219

Boost Productivity In Excel

Simple Productivity Blog

One of the best ways that you can boost your productivity at the computer is to learn the keyboard shortcuts for some of the most commonly used actions. Today we are going to look at some of those keyboard shortcuts in Excel.

2015 216

The benefits of reading aloud | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

Now, when I say ‘don’t write’, I don’t mean you should take a break or get away from the keyboard for a day. I’m a pretty fast typist but it made me realise how unnatural it is to use a keyboard, or even a pen.

2010 80

It’s How Time

Productivityist

That means you’ll also see at least one post from some of current series ( Journey to Keyboard Maestro , Goodbye Google and Decluttering iStuff ) to go along with some of my other “how” posts. Workflow apps Evernote hazel how i how to Keyboard Maestro Mac os x productivity

Service Untitled» Blog Archive » Personal shoppers now part of.

Service Untitled

Keyboard shoppers can also supply their home phone numbers, and a personal shopper can call them direct. Service Untitled The blog about customer service and the customer service experience.

2010 52

Use Haters To Drive You To Succeed

Dumb Little Man

With social media so abundant in today’s day and age, and allowing people to cross communicate around the world at such high speeds, you don’t have to look far to find keyboard warriors and negative criticism, and even hate. Everywhere you look – haters.

2015 285

My Wishlist: Eliminate Annoyances

Simple Productivity Blog

Here are the three things I want, and why: Cordless keyboard. While I have a good keyboard at home, the majority of my time is spent typing on a less-than-ideal keyboard provided by my employer. Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog. The holidays are approaching.

2011 173

Why Multitasking Makes You Less Productive

On The Job

I recently had to get rid of my computer keyboard because the Super Glue I spilled on it made it difficult to use. I destroyed the keyboard because I was multitasking. The keyboard before this one was also a mess.

2013 233

Money Matters: Is it Worth it to Buy a Warranty for a TV?

Dumb Little Man

It could be a TV, computer, gaming console, smartphone, radar detector, controller, keyboard, and the list goes on. Are you thinking about buying a new TV in the near future? Be prepared for the whole extended warranty pitch from the salesman. But is it worth it?

2013 265

3 Tips for Including Links in Your Small Business Blogs

Small Business CEO

However, blogging is a lot more than typing words out on your keyboard. Blogging for business is a great way to bring more visitors to your website, build fodder for your social media posts, create a network with your customers, and ultimately get yourself a larger revenue stream.

2016 100

6 Foolproof Tips for Creating Powerful Passwords

Dumb Little Man

When typing on a keyboard, do you frequently notice your fingers know how to reach the letters even if you don’t look down? If so, think about making an uncrackable password by using a muscle memory method that takes your fingers around a particular area of the keyboard in a pattern, similar to the one you might trace on a screen to unlock your smartphone. You can create it by letting the fingers of your left hand go over alternating rows of the keyboard.

2018 143

Administrative/Clerical: Switching to a Tablet for Work

Office Dynamics

For years, desktops and laptops have dominated the work computer market because they have big screens, roomy keyboards, and large hard drives for storage. A few tablet covers have keyboards and even kickstands built into them, making it easier to use your tablet as a work computer.

2013 174

100 words that will making minute taking a breeze

Practically Perfect PA

I printed these off and had them next to my keyboard whenever I was working through another set of meeting notes. So as we all know minute taking can sometimes be a little tedious (Friday morning job anyone!!)

2016 207

5 Reasons a Messy Desk Is Not Good For Your Productivity

Dumb Little Man

The average office keyboard has roughly 7,500 bacteria on it. Do you feel stressed or distracted as soon as you get to work? Here’s one cause you may not have considered: not having a clean desk at work.

2018 247

40 Excel hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Click CTRL + any arrow button on the keyboard to jump to the edge of the sheet in different directions. Then use use the keyboard shortcut Alt + F1. Then use use the keyboard shortcut F11. To format numbers as currency, the keyboard shortcut is Ctrl+Shift+4.

2015 207

How Good Office Ergonomics Can Mean Better Productivity

Simple Productivity Blog

If you’re in the market for a new office desk, then look for the kind with an adjustable tray for your keyboard and mouse. If you are a proper and classically-trained typist, then don’t tilt your keyboard towards you.

Win an award-winning Brother office labeller

Practically Perfect PA

It also features a wider keyboard, to make typing at a desk more comfortable, and has a stylish black and grey design. We’ve teamed up with technology specialist Brother to give you the chance to win a state-of-the-art office labeller.

2016 214

How to Text a Cell Phone from your Computer

Dumb Little Man

Maybe you are in a location that has wifi but not cell signal, or you left your phone at home, or you just prefer the size of a full computer keyboard rather than a tiny facsimile on a smart phone, or worse, a nine-digit keypad. There are a number of different ways to text someone if you don’t have access to your cell phone.

2015 140

12 Desk Hacks To Make You More Productive At Work

Dumb Little Man

Power-up your keyboard. The standard computer keyboard is pretty basic and with the different software programs and browsers, not knowing or using keyboard shortcuts can greatly slow you down. Shifting to a gaming keyboard makes things a lot easier. Whether you work from your home or a busy office, your desk and everything around it should be carefully arranged to make you feel as creative, energized and stress-free as possible.

2017 162

How To Make Your Own Standing Desk and Save $600

Dumb Little Man

My measurement was roughly 40 inches, the approximate point that your keyboard should be to provide a comfortable working area for productivity. Once my wife and I safely set our existing desk onto the risers, we needed a few adjustments to get the keyboard closer to elbow height.

2016 194

Guess What? Lack of Focus is a Good Thing

Tips From T. Marie

Making things with my hands, rather than my keyboard is extremely satisfying and relaxing for me, and selling them so that someone else could enjoy them seemed the natural thing to do.

2015 198

How to Know if You're a Workaholic and What to Do About It

On The Job

There is never enough busyness for us workaholics, who feel so alive as we tap our busy little fingers across the keyboard, as steady as a too-rapid heartbeat.

2014 219

Sitting comfortably? Good posture at work

Practically Perfect PA

RollerMouse is an ergonomic alternative to the traditional mouse that sits directly in front of your keyboard. The keyboard risers were height and angle adjustable so I was able to set-it up in the bests possible position.

2014 261

7 Tech Gifts For Old Age Parents

Dumb Little Man

Say goodbye to cords by using Bluetooth mouse and keyboard. If your mom or dad is the type to hate clutter and too many wires around the house, a Bluetooth mouse and keyboard can be a good gift to get. A Bluetooth mouse and keyboard would eliminate two wires and can make their desk uncluttered. Do you want to gift something special to your dad or mom to make their senior life easier?

Gifts 148

Learning the Art of Business Conversations

On The Job

If so, you need to break the habit of hiding behind your keyboard or your phone. One of the great things about social media is that it allows you to connect with people from around the world, giving you a chance to interact with someone you might not otherwise get to know.

2015 258

7 great organizing gifts for Christmas!

Clutter Coach

It has a QWERTY keyboard which I find way easier to use than others with an ABC keyboard. Here’s my gift round up for the year. All items are available through my Amazon store. Click on the photo of each to learn more and purchase. I love drawer organizers! They are particularly helpful in the bathroom to keep small items contained and separated. If a tube comes open, you’ll only have to clean the icky stuff out of one organizer.

Gifts 109

Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

Eco-Office Gals

Think about implementing a thin-client setup where employees use low-end terminals (often a monitor, keyboard and mouse) connected to a server which runs the operating systems and applications they need.

Why Not Knowing Your Tools holds You Back

Simple Productivity Blog

Teaching her the keyboard shortcuts made her smile, and kept her ultra-productive. Do you know the keyboard shortcuts for bold, italic and underline? Mondays are productivity days at SimpleProductivity blog.

2012 196

How to Change the Pointer Speed in Android

Dumb Little Man

Step 2: Select the option called “language and keyboard”. Nowadays, our Android phones are our constant companions (unless you’re an Apple user). We can’t even think a minute looking at our smartphones.

2016 181

Get Better Results by Taking Handwritten Notes

On The Job

Of course, toting along a pad and pen to a meeting also increases the chances that workers will begin doodling, which isn’t possible while typing on a keyboard. The next time you go to a meeting, you might want to consider leaving your iPad behind and instead taking along a pad and pen.

2014 173

Sitting Is Killing You: Turn Your Desk Into A Standing Workstation

Simple Productivity Blog

To maintain an optimal working level with a laptop it is necessary that you attach an external keyboard and mouse. To raise the level of your monitor, keyboard and mouse you can use stuff around your house. This post was written by a guest author.

2012 225

How To Deal with Clueless People

Simple Productivity Blog

They may play with things on your desk while visiting, or (my personal pet peeve) reach over me to grab my mouse or keyboard. Fridays are tip days at SimpleProductivity blog. We all have experienced them: the people whose boorish behavior shows a callous disregard for everyone around them.

2011 251

8 Reasons To Set Up An Active Workstation ASAP

Dumb Little Man

That has to be at least worth finding some crates to put your keyboard and monitor on so you can stand while you work, right? Have you heard the buzz about active workstations? Active workstations allow you to be less sedentary while you work.

ASAP 173

Does Office Design Really Affect Productivity?

Productivity Bits

Also, you should use a separate keyboard to maintain the ideal 90-degree angle of your hands. As an active employee, you spend a significant part of your day at the office.

2016 233

6 Ways to Alleviate Ergonomic-Related Strain

Ian's Messy Desk

The keyboard should usually be at a low height, near the height of your elbows and the mouse should be right next to the keyboard. Try different keyboards and mice – there are many designs on the market.