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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. I'm getting old, dontcha know?

Increase Productivity with Keyboard Shortcuts

The Office Professionals Place

Lets grow together! To minimize a window to your toolbar, press ALT , SPACEBAR and N. To close a window, hit ALT and F4. Need a speaker/presenter?

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. Keyboard Lessons – 10 lessons for 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. Lets enjoy our day together.© Better for you ergonomically as well. 23, 1 p.m. Warning!

Two Desks in One: My New Minimal Workspace


It stores my keyboard and mouse when I’m not using them. Reduce the amount of overall furniture we have in our house. But it’s enough.

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Use Haters To Drive You To Succeed

Dumb Little Man

Everywhere you look – haters. The truth is negative people will always exist. You once trusted this person, so for them to […].

2015 112

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. One big area of business blogging revolves around links.

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 F11.

2015 106

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. Adopted. Advised. Agreed On.

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Administrative/Clerical: Switching to a Tablet for Work

Office Dynamics

Luckily, there are several types of portable keyboards on the market that are smaller than traditional keyboards, but with all of the same functions.

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. Good luck! contact-form].

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

On The Job

But when has that commitment to our jobs crossed the line into something unhealthy? Crisafulli isn’t the only one to publicly admit she has a problem.

2014 81

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. Learning the art of small talk. End on a good note.

2015 87

Practically Perfect PA readers review of the Brother P-touch PT-D600VP

Practically Perfect PA

Stacy : The only downside is the size, would prefer a smaller keyboard and more hand held! The functionality is great and very easy to use.

2016 86

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.

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7 Tips to Happy Coworking with Your Pets

Dumb Little Man

It may surprise you to know a few facts: There are about 80 million dogs and more than 90 million cats nice and comfy in U.S.A. homes.

2017 44

7 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Slack


Keyboard Shortcuts. Keyboard shortcuts are a great way to increase productivity and quickly navigate and interact with any application.

40 MS Word Hacks for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Use the keyboard shortcut Fn + Shift + F7. I bloody love MS Word which is handy as I use it all the time as do most assistants. Click OK.

2016 99

Get Better Results by Taking Handwritten Notes

On The Job

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. Mueller and Daniel M.

Is an Emoji a Word?

Daily Writing Tips

The Oxford English Dictionary has rocked the English-speaking, word-loving world by proclaiming an emoji the OED “word of the year.”. But word ?

2015 33

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. A simple to this problem is natural light.

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Technology to help with minute taking

Practically Perfect PA

The user can type their notes using the iPad keyboard, add photos, import and annotate PDFs, organise pages and tag each notebook.

2014 95

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.

The Lie You Were Told When You Were Young That's Hurting Your Business

Productive & Organized

  And then, those messages that were typed into your computer keyboard were recorded on your hard drive your brain." " is a lie.

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6 Reasons Why Your Business Should be Paperless

Eco-Office Gals

Did you know that it takes around 24 trees to produce one ton of paper? You only need a few seconds to find an electronic file. Saves space. Paperles

2014 75

3 Easy Ways to Improve Your Brain Power

Dumb Little Man

Try to look at the keyboard of your phone in order to create a mental picture of what the sequence of numbers looks like. Luckily yes.

2012 111

How To Handle Hundreds Of Emails In Just One Hour


A major part of my processing speed is in keyboard shortcuts in my e-mail program. You should look into keyboard shortcuts too. For each step of my process, I have a keyboard shortcut such as CTRL-1, CTRL-2 , CTRL-3, etc. Today’s guest post is by David Moore. Three years ago, I accepted a new position in my company. Tags.

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“Alt” as an Alternative to “Alternative”

Daily Writing Tips

However, it’s unclear when the abbreviated version of the term was coined; it might date back mere days or weeks at most. Spelling

Reduce the Use of “Of”

Daily Writing Tips

How long can you go on writing without using of ? Original Post: Reduce the Use of “Of”. Style

It’s How Time


Workflow apps Evernote hazel how i how to Keyboard Maestro Mac os x productivityWhy am I getting around to this now? How I Organize My Mac.

5 Resources That Help You Answer “What’s That Word?”

Daily Writing Tips

You’re trying to think of a word, but it stubbornly refuses to materialize. Oh, well. You’ll think of it—when it’s too late. Tip of My Tongue.

2016 48

Escaping The Noise And Leveraging The Quiet


I’m looking out at a great view, but the only things I can hear are my inner thoughts and the clacking of the keyboard. So much noise.

Reduce Your Company’s Carbon Footprint

Eco-Office Gals

Today’s environmentally-minded companies are always looking for ways to make their carbon footprint smaller. Adopting Telecommuters. Offsetting.

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. Let’s see what happens.

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. Desk Lurker.

First Look - The Amazon Kindle Fire

Small Business Labs

 It supports almost all the applications I use, has an excellent keyboard, yet is small and light enough to easily carry.  The screen size and keyboard make it impractical for me to do real work on it. I've had the Amazon Kindle Fire long enough for a first look review.   Mobile Web/Tech

Verb Mistakes #4: Hoping If

Daily Writing Tips

The verb are hoping leads me to expect a noun clause, with or without an expressed that : We’re hoping that you’d be interested in taking a look at it.

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Five Reasons Why Your Writing Matters (Even if No-One Will Take You Seriously)

Daily Writing Tips

Writers don’t pick up the pen (or turn to the keyboard) because they’re bored – they do it because they feel compelled to put their thoughts down on the page. I do some of my best thinking with a pen in my hand, or with a keyboard under my fingers – and I’d bet that you do too. Do you ever think about giving up writing? Don’t give up.

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How to remember those random requests

Practically Perfect PA

I asked for clean, athletic, smiling. She sent me dirty, tired and paunchy. And R.S.V.P. I don’t want dacquoise. Not really. ” 8. Habit.

2014 102

Boost Productivity In Excel

Simple Productivity Blog

Today we are going to look at some of those keyboard shortcuts in Excel. Productivity Simplification