Processing Failure

Brilliantly Better

The post Processing Failure appeared first on Dragos Roua. There is a certain point in life where you will understand that some sort of failure, at some level, is unavoidable.

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Expense Management Process

Practically Perfect PA

Collecting and processing expenses is not fun. In fact, I’ll go further as to say processing expenses can be an absolute time zapper for Assistants. There I’ve said it – call me controversial if you like but I stand by my statement! So what can we do to make this tiresome task less of a […]. Core Skills admin administrators assistants business travel EA Executive Assistant Expenses Office manager PA Personal Assistant Virtual Assistant


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The 5 Step Attraction Marketing Process For Local Businesses

Dumb Little Man

The best way to think of Attraction Marketing is to envision it as a five-phase process: Know Your Audience. The post The 5 Step Attraction Marketing Process For Local Businesses appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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It’s A Learning Process

Brilliantly Better

The post It’s A Learning Process appeared first on Dragos Roua. About 5 years ago I found myself in a pretty bad financial situation. A combination of bad luck, big entrepreneurial risks and political changes (affecting the economical landscape) turned my life upside down.

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Starting Life After Divorce: How to Make the Process Easier

Dumb Little Man

In fact, the process gives you more things to explore, and this article will show you how to reinvent yourself for a new life. So, if you used to rely on your partner for most of the things, now, you get to do those things yourself and learn in the process. The post Starting Life After Divorce: How to Make the Process Easier appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Getting a divorce is not the end of your life.

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Podcast 125: Process over results

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 125 and it’s about focusing on process rather than results. The fix for that is simply to focus on the process. Focusing on the process of actually doing the tasks is also a good way to keep going once the initial flush of excitement about the project is gone. Again, focusing on process, on action, will help a lot. The post Podcast 125: Process over results appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?.

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How Does International Payment Processing Work

Small Business CEO

As your business grows and evolves, you may want to start to learn more about international payment processing – it’s easy to assume that it’s just as simple as changing your prices for an international audience. Finance international business international payment processing

Catch the Glimpse of the Steps Involved in the Canada Immigration Process

Dumb Little Man

Now, let’s discuss the steps involved in the Canada Immigration Process. It is a main pillar on which the entire process stands. Immigration can be a daunting task, so make sure that you follow the entire process carefully.

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Freebie: Email Processing Poster

Simple Productivity Blog

I’ve released a new freebie – a poster on Email Processing. The post Freebie: Email Processing Poster appeared first on To get it, put your email address in below, and click on the button! Email: . More great content can be found on the site at, or you can find me on Twitter ( @SmplProdBlog ) and Facebook ( ).

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How to Process Incoming Comunication

Ian's Messy Desk

Use the two-minute rule to process your e-mail. You just finished reading How to Process Incoming Comunication ! Communication Productivity communication Incoming Process Scheduling Your Schedule You should work to manage of your incoming data with the fewest possible moves; including e-mail, voice mail, real-time phone calls and regular mail. It’s doesn’t take long for incoming data to constantly demand your attention and drain your day.

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5 Business Processes to Update in 2021

Small Business CEO

As you review your budgets and plans for the coming months, consider the various business processes currently in place within your organization. … The post 5 Business Processes to Update in 2021 appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management business process

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All Aboard the Induction Process

Practically Perfect PA

One of the tasks that is often given to a PA/EA is the introduction of new members of staff and having the responsibility for the induction process. Was there anything that could have been improved and if so can you add this to your process for new employees? In addition quite often we will be conducting the process for people that are more senior to us and so showing how organised and helpful we are can only reflect well and may lead to other opportunites with them in the future.

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How I Process My Email (2019 Edition)

Simple Productivity Blog

Today I share my current (as of 2019) method of processing email. The post How I Process My Email (2019 Edition) appeared first on Laura Earnest. How many emails are in your inbox? How much time do you spend scanning over emails that are already seen, thinking about what you have to do to each one? Inbox zero, which is not the number of emails in your inbox, minimizes the time you spend in your inbox. I had a shock the other day.

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Working with your Executive on a planned approval process

Practically Perfect PA

In most organisations, work often needs to be formally approved or signed-off by Senior Executives before the work can begin or the next phase of the project. Executives also have to accept leave requests, sickness reports, expenses, invoices, purchase orders and budget requests. The list is pretty endless, and it can take up a lot […]. Core Skills Featured admin administrators assistants EA Executive Assistant Office manager PA Personal Assistant Skills Tasks Virtual Assistant

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Podcast 078: The iterative process

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 78 and it’s about the iterative process. In the design world, an iterative process is one in which a prototype is tested to see if it fulfills its purpose. You can capitalize on this by using an iterative decluttering process. What I mean by an iterative process is that you go through these items on a regular basis, maybe once a year. The post Podcast 078: The iterative process appeared first on Clutter Coach

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Online Code Interview Tool: A Key for Successful Recruitment Processes

Small Business CEO

In the absence of right process one may end up hiring liabilities only as the employer have to pay them regularly. Hiring processes are not that easy as it looks from a candidate’s point of view. Human Resources Information Technology interview recruitment process

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Speed Up Email Processing Using Mailbox Techniques

Simple Productivity Blog

Unfortunately, it means I have a lot of email to process. One of the greatest applications that I use on my iPhone and iPad is called Mailbox, and its sole purpose is to make processing Gmail easy. The post Speed Up Email Processing Using Mailbox Techniques appeared first on One of the things I do to simplify my email is I have everything end up in my Gmail account.

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Bonus Episode: The Patreon Process with Steve Dotto


The post Bonus Episode: The Patreon Process with Steve Dotto appeared first on Productivityist. Steve Dotto shares how you can best leverage support from your community through Patreon, and why it should be a key pillar to your business – so you can keep creating great content.

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Using A Visual Medium To Enhance The Recruiting Process

Recruit CRM

Using the visual medium as a part of the social recruitment process was already present but it's even more in fashion owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. 7 Steps To Use A Visual Medium To Enhance Your Recruiting Process Imagine a recruitment cycle that is more shared, comprehensive and productive!

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Career Management: Defining the Process and Purpose

Eat Your Career

Say Hello Meet Your Hostess Career Management: Defining the Process and Purpose Written on July 29, 2010 by Chrissy Scivicque in Career The term “career management” is a bit abstract for some people. In reality, career management is a very significant and specific process that, when done properly, helps to ensure long-term career success. Career Management is an Active Process You can’t simply sit back and let others do the work for you.

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How I Fixed My Broken Writing Process


Unfortunately, I hate this process. This would drag out the process, and I’d procrastinate. A few months ago, I started thinking more critically about my writing process. The frustration of repeating this process two or three times every week finally made me question if there might be a better way. My process for writing a new article generally went something like this: Search for articles, research papers, books, or other material related to my topic.

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5 Processes Every Business Owner Should Automate

Small Business CEO

Big corporations, startups, small companies, and even freelancers can benefit from incorporating automation in many business processes, to include capturing leads, communicating with customers, and completing routine tasks in the office. When processes are automated, business owners can devote more time and energy towards growing the business and ensuring it stays on the right path.… Information Technology Management business automation business process

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The Three-Step Process for Simple Email Processing

Simple Productivity Blog

Speed Processing By Using Your Program To Sort Mail. By setting up correct folders and automatically processing your mail, you will quickly get to those items that need your direct attention. I process a lot of emails, and here is how I keep mine manageable: When I sign up for something, I use my “throwaway” email address (my Yahoo address). Wednesdays are simplicity days at SimpleProductivity blog.

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Automating the Appointment process

The Small Business Blog

That’s why the Appointment App from WinWeb is a great way of automatically scheduling your appointments via your existing blog, website… Read the full article here: Automating the Appointment process on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Many service based businesses rely on on their diary to manage appointments. Whenever they get a booking over the phone, via email, or in-person they have to update their calendar with the new event.

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Types of Casting Processes in Manufacturing

Small Business CEO

During the casting process , materials such as molten metal is liquefied and poured into a mold before it’s hardened. There are different casting processes and they are all typically used to create a range of products. During the process, the materials are molded under high pressure.…

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The Process


I''ve been playing with Vine more recently (much to the chagrin of my Mikes on Mics co-host Mr. Schechter) and one of the "vines" I posted was a tongue-in-cheek one called "The Process", which I''ve embedded below. The process is far from easy. Sometimes the procedures get in the way of the process. The checking (or completing) of tasks that are to be done put the process in jeopardy. The assessing of tasks (or projects) on the list put the process on hold.

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The Sacred Process of Growth

Eat Your Career

The process of breaking down and breaking through happens over and over throughout life, and yet, it never seems to get any easier. The post The Sacred Process of Growth appeared first on Eat Your Career. I was ready to quit. I had my email message all typed up. Yes, I was going to cancel via email. That’s how unprofessional I was ready to be. I was in full-blown meltdown mode. There was no way I could manage a call at this rate.

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Understanding the Process of Career Reinvention

Eat Your Career

But, truth be told, career reinvention is a continuous process for most people. The process itself doesn’t change though, whether you’re in need of a serious career overhaul or a minor makeover. The figure below describes the process I use to help people in the process of career reinvention. This is a critical phase of the process that is often overlooked. As the figure above suggests, this is an ongoing process.

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3 Simple Ways To Overcome Your Deepest Insecurities (And Become Happier In the Process)

Dumb Little Man

The post 3 Simple Ways To Overcome Your Deepest Insecurities (And Become Happier In the Process) appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Six months ago, I was an insecure wreck. If you were to look at me from the outside, you would have thought I was pretty successful for my age. I had straight A’s, offers to some of the best universities in the UK, a career that was earning me more at 23 than people will ever reach in their life, six-pack abs, and a hot girlfriend.

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Outsourcing your Business Processes to a Virtual Assistant: What You Really Need to Know

Tips From T. Marie

Working with a Virtual Assistant Tags: business Business Process Outsourcing virtual assistance virtual assistant virtual assistants The truth about finding and working with virtual assistants with No B t Over the years I’ve seen a lot of information published about outsourcing your business processes to virtual assistants and other virtual professionals. Categories: Business Tips. Featured.

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Moxie Tip 161: Have an Interview Process

Virtual Moxie

Have a very specific interview/consultation process that you use with potential new clients. Communication Expectations Moxie Tips AssistU Moxie Tips Virtual Assistant Virtual Assistant Training Virtual Moxie

Even Processing Credit Cards Can Be Paperless

Eco-Office Gals

However, you don’t have to be drawn into a merchant account for credit card processing that uses paper receipts, a bulky device at the register and paper monthly reports sent to you in the mail. Why should processing credit cards be any different? Mobility - Credit card processing can be done from the convenience of your smartphone or tablet. All you need is an account and Internet access in order to process a payment.

Productivity as a Process


Collect, Process, Organize, Review and Do. It is a process and not a goal. Biggest lesson learned: It is a process, its about doing the right things, the effective things. This is a guest post by David Wyndham. David is President and co-owner of Conklin & de Decker, an aviation data and consulting firm in Orleans, Massachusetts. He is married to the woman of his dreams for almost 30 years, and owns two dogs: Briards.

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Episode 326: The Power of Process with Justin DiRose


Justin hosts one my favourite productivity podcasts out there: Process. 20:19) Justin suggests a book that everyone should read and why it impacted him so much (24:00) This is one thing Justin shares that you can do today to help with your productivity process? (27:16).

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3 Ways to Streamline Work Process and Improve Workflow

Small Business CEO

There are multiple benefits businesses can realize by implementing effective work processes. … The post 3 Ways to Streamline Work Process and Improve Workflow appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Management work process workflow efficiencyStaff who are overworked can be frustrated. They will lack a sense of accomplishment. Enabling them to accomplish tasks can improve their workplace satisfaction.

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A Closed-List Approach to Processing Email

Simple Productivity Blog

However, as you are processing through the email box, more email pours in, and you end up answering email for a much longer time than you had intended. We will process existing email into folders, then only work on the folders. Processing Closed Email Lists. Here are the folders I use, based on what I do with email: Process : this is where I put all the email I am going to work on for the batch processing. Take everything in your inbox and put it in Process.

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Benefits of the Group Decision-Making Process

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Benefits of the Group Decision-Making Process Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on April 19, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. While group decision-making can be a complex process, it is often more productive than individual decision making. Participation improves understanding of the decision-making process. People whose opinions are disregarded will likely have negative feelings about the process.

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[Video] Streamline Your Bottom Line with Payment Processing

Office Organization Success

With only a few weeks left till the end of the year, if there’s ONE thing I recommend you do between now and then, it’s to set up a merchant account so that you can streamline your payment processes, and increase your cashflow. When you do have this valuable financial management piece in place you’re able to: Automate your client payment processes – no more manually sending out invoices.

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Four Simple Ways to Speed up your Recruitment Process

Small Business CEO

… The post Four Simple Ways to Speed up your Recruitment Process appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Human Resources recruitment processRegardless of the type of business you run, finding and retaining the right people is essential. Sometimes, you will need people sooner rather than later. For example, if you suddenly get a big order you will need to recruit and train up new personnel very quickly.

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Rapid Application Development: Smooth and Effortless Business Processes Automation

Small Business CEO

More and more of our daily life processes become automated. … The post Rapid Application Development: Smooth and Effortless Business Processes Automation appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO. Information Technology Management automation Business Process Automation Rapid Application DevelopmentSome say people are lazy. We are constantly seeking easier ways to do things. We are seeking for someone or something to do things for us.

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Practical Productivity: Personalize Your Own Process


The “Zoomout Chart” -> My Own Personal “Reminder Board” In addition to using a variety of methods to form my own personalized productivity style, I also use a wide variety of software programs to accomplish my process such as Todoist, OneNote, GanttProject, and I’ve always found it helpful to remember no productivity process is perfect. At that point, you can begin developing a process that is as unique as you are. The following is a guest post from Luke Burkey.

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How does an Administrative Professional Set Up an Official Process? Ask an Admin

Office Dynamics

I would like to know how does an administrative professional set up an official process to obtain signatures and return the documents, but I could use some advice. So, how does an administrative professional set up an official process? The post How does an Administrative Professional Set Up an Official Process? Welcome back to Ask an Admin!

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Advancing The Procurement Process

Small Business CEO

By introducing AI into procurement practices, organizations can streamline more complex processes that would otherwise require manual efforts. … The post How Artificial Intelligence Is Advancing The Procurement Process appeared first on SMALL BUSINESS CEO.

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