Document Management System

Ian's Messy Desk

By establishing a consistent system for filing and tracking documents, you will impose a sense of order on your records. This works for business or personal filing systems. No single system suits all types of records. Image via Wikipedia.

5 Systems For Success Tips

Office Organization Success

As solo business owners, that’s all we want to do – create products and programs, and come up with new ways of delivering our services. But having the right systems in place really is the key to your success…. Invest in a system for where you want to go, not where you are now.

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The 43 Folders Method (Paper System)

Office Dynamics

This is a popular system advocated by productivity and time management experts around the world. I have been using this system for years and highly recommends it. Every afternoon, you process your system like this. When the folder is empty, you put it in the back of the numerical system, allowing the next day’s number to be at the front. This is a perpetual system—at any given point, it represents the next 31 days and the next 12 months.

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Developing the Ideal Productivity System When You Have ADHD


When I look at the newest productivity system or the latest time management tool, I get very excited. I look at the boxes that can be checked, the grid system, or the priority matrix, etc. So I order this new system. So what do ADHDers need out of a productivity system?

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5 Must-Have Learning Management Systems (LMS) Features for Employee Training

Small Business CEO

Picking a learning management system for employee onboarding and training can be a stressful affair. There are more than 180 sophisticated learning management systems in the market today and each one of them offer unique features and tools to make elearning fun, engaging and productive.

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Declutter to increase productivity

Practically Perfect PA

In this blog post she shares her top tips on how we can declutter to increase productivity. . Putting simple systems in place for your paperwork that are easy to implement allows you to control your admin and your schedule, not the other way round. Declutter to increase productivity.

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Systemizing For Team Empowerment

Step It Up VA Coaching

For a Virtual Assisting business, or any business for that matter, there are oodles of benefits of having effective systems – increased productivity, greater profitability, and ease of growth, to name just a few. When you have systems in place that allow your team to be empowered to make decisions, they feel more as though they’re an integral part of the team and it allows you more time to do what’s most important as the CEO of your company.

How to Pick the Right System for Anything

Dumb Little Man

In a recent article we talked about why systems may not have worked for you in the past. So now you need a system to apply it to. But which system will you use? Is there a way to determine which system is the right one for you? Let's call our system seeker Jeff.

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10 Productivity Musts for Freelancers

Dumb Little Man

Follow these 10 productivity tips for freelancers to get more out of your workday. See Also: 6 Tools to Increase Your Self-Employed Productivity. Use a canned response system (MailChimp has some great ones). It takes a great deal of integrity to be productive all day.

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Boost Your Productivity: Understanding Systems

Simple Productivity Blog

When you are going to do something more than twice, it will save you time and effort in the long run to formulate a system. Systems can help you quickly navigate what needs to be done, help you handle unforseen issues, and give you a shot at consistent results. Productivity

How to Be Proactive at Work: My 5 Step System

Eat Your Career

Below, I’ve outlined my system and exactly how you can develop your abilities in each area. Tags: Productivity Let’s take a few minutes to look critically at your actions in the workplace.

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How To Set Up an Efficient Content Marketing System

Office Organization Success

articles) as a way to market your business has been around for many years (I released my first info product in 2007 called, “The Complete Article Tracking Toolkit” ). Access your 15-point List Building SYSTEMS CHECKLIST .

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Simplifying Systems

Simple Productivity Blog

Even though we may build systems to help simply what we do by making it repeatable, systems can sometimes become bulky or ineffective when the underlying conditions for the system change. If you change the system in response, this is good. Productivity Simplification

Systems: This Is What Happens When You Have The RIGHT Systems But In The WRONG Order

Office Organization Success

One of those mistakes I shared was having the right systems in place, but in the wrong order. Put simply, the three steps in the 3 Ms model are: Step 1: Mange – build the foundations for your business by creating your core systems.

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Info Product Creation: How To Create Your FIRST Info Product in 7 Easy Steps

Office Organization Success

You can create your first info product in as little as two hours when you follow these steps below. But first, let’s look at why having an info product as part of your business model is so important. FREE Online Business & Marketing Systems Checklist.

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10 Reminder Systems for You To Consider

Productive & Organized

Productive & Organized Home Contribute to P&O! 5 Steps to Meal Planning Success | Main | Productivity and Organization Link Lineup » 10 Reminder Systems for You To Consider Do you have difficulty remembering important dates?  Great reminder system.

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10 ways assistants can improve their productivity

Practically Perfect PA

Over the last year I have been testing a few more techniques to help improve my productivity that I want to share with you today! This has really helped improve my productivity and it has also improved the quality of my work because I am concentrating solely on the task at hand.

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Maximising your productivity and dealing with interruptions

Practically Perfect PA

Dealing with all the interruptions is a task in its own right and it can have a real effect on your productivity. Implement an Executive Voicemail system. The post Maximising your productivity and dealing with interruptions appeared first on Practically Perfect PA.

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How You Can Instantly Improve Your Productivity and Focus Using Agile Results for Extreme Productivity

Dumb Little Man

I wanted to create a system that would help me rise above the noise, do less to achieve more , and get an extreme advantage in terms of personal productivity. I wanted the system to be simple, holistic, easy to use, easy to start, and easy to get back on, whenever I fall off the system.

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6-Step Checklist for a Successful Sales System

Office Organization Success

So, your brand-new product or program is all ready to go. You’ve done all the hard work in creating it and getting it ready to sell on your website; the one job that remains to be done is to actually get it out there so your clients can purchase it … you need a Sales System!

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12 Desk Hacks To Make You More Productive At Work

Dumb Little Man

With these desk hacks, your workstation will be able to provide you with a calm and inspiring environment that can improve your productivity as well as the general quality of your day. Apart from that, the color green has been shown to improve productivity, too. As you can imagine, this makes for better health, more alertness and increased productivity. See Also: 5 Office Design Hacks That Will Increase Employee’s Productivity. Lifehacks Productivity Workplace

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Boost Your Productivity: Designing A Calendar System

Simple Productivity Blog

This month we are taking a look at creating systems. We talked about the basics of systems, and the steps in Boost Your Productivity: Understanding Systems. Today we will look at creating a system from scratch. Our first example will be a calendar system. (By

Top 3 Gmail Productivity Tools

Office Organization Success

However with a bit of perseverance and re-thinking the way I worked, I found some great Gmail productivity tools that allow me to do pretty much the same as I used to do in Outlook. So there you go … my top three favorite Gmail tools to increase my productivity.

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Help is Here: Productivity and Systems Packages for Overwhelmed Entrepreneurs

Denise Aday

As announced here , we recently added productivity and systems services for enhanced client support. You’ve got it, with implementation and training coordination, systems documentation, and assistance building your virtual team. Productivity and Systems Improvement Packages. Reached a plateau and need to jump start your productivity ? Choose Personal Productivity, Systems and Procedures, or combine both for maximum impact.

The Strikethrough System: A Simple Paper-Based Productivity Tool


So I''ve also developed my own simple system that acts more as a gateway than anything else. I call it The Strikethrough System , and here are the basics of the system: Capture the item (idea or task).

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55 Bulletproof Productivity Hacks – Do You Know Them All?

Dumb Little Man

They’ve all been ridiculously successful by hacking their productivity, often in super simple ways. The Productivity and Organisation tips are perfect for busy people. Identify and line-up your most brain-intensive tasks for optimal productivity. PRODUCTIVITY.

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Need Systems? You’ll Love This!

Office Organization Success

A quick reminder that the, “4 Key Systems To Set Up When You Don’t Know Where To Start Workshop” is happening next Wednesday, May 29. This free training is going to be perfect for you if: You want to get systems in place so that you can feel organized enough and have the time to focus on growing your business. You want to get clear on which systems you need to put in place FIRST, and have a checklist so that you can stay focused. Training Workshops and Products

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The Bad News About Productivity Systems

Simple Productivity Blog

There is so much information out there on productivity. We read articles, skim blogs, buy books and planners and software in the hopes of being more productive. I want productivity to work like a recipe. There are no formulas to productivity, be they systems or methodologies.

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What Can Systems Do For You and Your Business?

Office Organization Success

Having systems in place is crucial for the long-term growth and sustainability of your business. With the right systems in place they can: Eliminate the repetitive workload, saving you time. This is something that you can turn into a system. If you do a task more than once then you need to turn it into a system. Reduce errors; having a clear system in place means you’re following the same format each time, thereby reducing the chance of errors.

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The seductive organizing system

Clutter Coach

by Sometimes just making a to-do list makes you feel so productive that you give yourself a break from doing anything on the list. This kind of thinking shows up when people get excited about a new organizing system or a new app. But there’s a difference when this new organizing system requires putting together and setting up. When you get stuck in tweaking mode for a productivity app, well, you can see the irony. Effectiveness Productivity Technology

10 Apps for Administrative Productivity and Organization

Office Dynamics

This is the second article in a two-part series on productivity apps for admins by Julie Perrine. As an administrative professional, you need to be productive and organized wherever you go. With these apps, productivity and organization are literally at your fingertips. Take a few minutes to explore the app store for solutions you need, and turn your smartphone into a productivity powerhouse! What are your favorite productivity and organization apps?

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Having Your Systems in Place – What it Means for YOUR Business

Office Organization Success

What does it mean for your business when you have your core systems in place? Let’s just take a quick look at some of the benefits to your business growth when you have systems in place: You become consistent. Having your systems and processes documented and in place allows you to become more streamlined and automated, which means that you’re taking a consistent approach in all areas of your business. This allow for more efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity.

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Your Systems For Success 30-minute Jumpstart

Office Organization Success

Would you like to brainstorm your next product launch campaign? Spend 30 Minutes on Your Systems For Success Jumpstart Session … . Business Planning Create Multiple Streams Online Marketing Streamline Your Systems Are you overwhelmed by all the different list management choices out there, e.g. 1ShoppingCart, Infusionsoft, Aweber, Constant Contact etc.? Want to know the best way to create your free taste and automated follow-up emails?

Boost Your Productivity: Designing A House Cleaning System

Simple Productivity Blog

This month we are taking a look at creating systems. We talked about the basics of systems. Today we will again look at creating a system from scratch. This example will be creating a system to keep a bathroom clean. (By Productivity

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills

Office Dynamics

Establish a filing system. Everybody has a certain time of the day when they are most productive. Even putting the photocopier next to where you keep your paper supplies can help save a few steps and trips that ultimately increases your productivity, and that of your employees.

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If You Need Systems And Don’t Know Where To Start … Try Here

Office Organization Success

I need systems and I don’t know where to start.” It can be overwhelming knowing where to start when it comes to setting up your business management and online marketing systems. Introducing… Your Systems For Success Six-Week Challenge. “Help!

3 Tips for Organizing Your Executive & Team Members

Office Dynamics

But if you’re willing to learn a person’s preferences, and not foist your own on him or her, you can help this person develop systems to stay organized by following these tips. Setup organization systems that will work for the person. Then test the system. By Julie Perrine.

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[Free Training] 4 Key Online Business Management Systems

Office Organization Success

I have a lot of readers who have been asking me for more information on which online systems are the best ones to use for their solo service business. If so, I’d like to invite you to join me for a free training next week that I just set up for the express purpose of talking about online business management and marketing systems. It’s called: From Chaos To Calm: 4 Key Systems To Set Up When You Don’t Know Where To Start and you can register for it here.

5 Productivity Apps You Probably Already Have on Your Smartphone

Office Dynamics

This article is part one in a two-part series on productivity apps for administrative professionals by Julie Perrine. The following are five apps you probably already have on your phone, and how you can use them to be more productive. While there are numerous productivity apps out there – these five likely don’t require any research or downloading since you (probably) already have them. Admin Assistant Training Creativity Productivity Technology Workplace Tools

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Kobe System: Expansion of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

Productivity Bits

Have you seen Kobe Bryant’s “Kobe System” advertisement ? If you’re like me who loves deconstructing thoughts or ideas no matter how silly they seem on the fore, chances are you listened to every sequence of the Kobe System ad and listed them down somewhere. ” “Kobe system is about adaptation, attacking fast and strong.” ” Kobe System: #1 Success. A System both attacks fast and strong. A shark is a system. #4