5 Tasty Alternatives to your Calorie-Dense Staples

Dumb Little Man

The post 5 Tasty Alternatives to your Calorie-Dense Staples appeared first on Dumb Little Man We often need to hunt down excess calories in order to keep that bulging waistline in check. Some people might resort to timely workouts, but nutrition is what works in the long run.

Is Staples Making it Easy?

Make or Break Moments

I have been buying my office supplies and equipment at Staples since I opened my business in 2005. Perceptions easy button make it easy rewards programs StaplesI love flashing my rewards card and knowing that soon I will receive a check in the mail. In this age when most of the mail is junk or bills, it is nice to know that occasionally you’ll [.].

Enclosures: Should I use a Paperclip or Staple it?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Someone recently queried whether they should use a staple or paperclip on correspondence when they are enclosing documents. Business correspondence with more than one page should be stapled. The enclosures should be paperclipped or clamped to the correspondence, not stapled to it. The only time I will staple it is when the attachments are cheques (1). Tags: checks stapling vs. paperclip professional assistant Administrative Assistant cheques

IAAP EFAM Event: My "Admin Work Bibles" Become a Necessary Staple for Progressive Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

I just got back last night from Minneapolis and the IAAP EFAM. Sunday, I flew in from Vegas for a quick but fabulous visit at IAAP's event. I was there to be a part of the OfficeArrow.com exhibit and to sign my two "work bibles" for the administrative profession: Become an Inner Circle Assistant and Underneath It All. I was happily amazed at the number of attendees who already knew of me through the Office Dynamics web site, Monday Motivators ezine , and already owned copies of my books.

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IAAP EFAM Event: My "Admin Work Bibles" Become a Necessary Staple for Progressive Administrative and Executive Assistants

Office Dynamics

I just got back last night from Minneapolis and the IAAP EFAM. Sunday, I flew in from Vegas for a quick but fabulous visit at IAAP's event. I was there to be a part of the OfficeArrow.com exhibit and to sign my two "work bibles" for the administrative profession: Become an Inner Circle Assistant and Underneath It All. I was happily amazed at the number of attendees who already knew of me through the Office Dynamics web site, Monday Motivators ezine , and already owned copies of my books.

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Open Loops 01/02/2015

Simple Productivity Blog

This week I highlight articles on frosting cakes without a stand; getting perspective while problem solving; excuses; and unusual pantry staples. On Fridays I pull the best of my blog readings to share with readers. Topics can come from anywhere, and cover anything.

2015 141

Filing Is Easier When It's Cute!

Clutter Coach

Even pretty, patterned file folders from Staples aren't enough to inspire me. by My little secret: I hate filing. But kittens , well, now you're talking! I rely upon Cute Overload to make Mondays, and filing, fun. Originally posted 2008-09-15 15:36:09. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Filing Is Easier When It's Cute! appeared first on Clutter Coach. Humor Paper filing kittens

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Survey Finds 1 in 8 Office Workers Moonlight as Freelancers

Small Business Labs

The Fiscal Times article This Is Why Freelancing Is the Hot Work Trend  covers a Staples survey showing that 12 percent of office workers do freelance work on the side in addition to their regular job.   These findings were part of a broader workplace study conducted by Staples.

2016 100

Hosting Your Own Teleclass? 6 Dos and Don’ts for a Successful Outcome

Office Organization Success

Don’t staple your notes together but do number your pages. I realize this may sound like a contradiction – if your notes are not stapled together you could easily lose your page (which is why I tell you to number them).

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Management Isn't That Hard if You Remember These 3 Things

On The Job

You realize that no one has any problem calling you on your day off to ask you where they can find extra staples. Parenthood is one of those jobs that you think doesn't look too difficult until you've done it.

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Open Loops 4/3/2012: Articles I Think Worth Passing Along

Simple Productivity Blog

As Lifehacker suggests, use a staple remover! From “Use a Staple Remover to Easily Add Keys to Your Keyring” I’ve done the metal shower rings on a metal shower rod thing too. Tuesdays are open loop days at SimpleProductivity blog. Anti-procrastination tips abound.

2012 141

Working in Isolation — 5 Quick Wins For Boosting Your Productivity 

Dumb Little Man

A 2011 study from Staples found that employees who worked offsite recorded 25% less stress. Nothing is more important than feeling comfortable in your workspace in order to excel at what you do best.

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13 Ways You Should be Using Your Smartphone for Business

Tips From T. Marie

Amazon , Staples and Sam’s Club apps. Admit it, you don’t go anywhere without your smartphone. It’s ok, the rest of us don’t either. That reason alone is incentive enough to examine just how useful your smartphone is to your business. With more of us enjoying job flexibility today, and with the probability of up to 58% of workers expected to be independent contractors by 2027 , if you’re not using your smartphone for more than texting, calls and email you should be.

2018 138

Top 5 eco-friendly office supplies

Eco-Office Gals

2) Staple-less staplers. This handy product can cut out the need for staples altogether, as they work by weaving a tiny section of the paper together.

2013 191

DeClutter Your Desk And Your Mind

Productivity Bits

If it’s actually been a week since you needed to staple something, why is that stapler still next to your phone? The argument over whether a clear desk or a messy one is a truer sign of productivity has gone on for decades and it’s unlikely to ever be resolved objectively. Why not give the “clear desk = clear mind” side of the debate a try in your own workspace?

2016 155

Three DIY Organizing Solutions

Clutter Coach

Just punch holes in it, slit them to the edge, staple the card unobtrusively under your desk and pop the cords in. by For today's post, I decided to wander around the Instructables website and see what clever ideas people had for simple household organizing problems. This site always has inspired creations and hacks to improve your daily life. Here are three fun ones I found: Plastic Bag Dispenser This amusing Instructable tells how to make a dispenser out of a sweatshirt sleeve.

2016 100

Staples.com National Admin Day Survey Finds Businesses Can Manage Without the Boss, but Not the Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

I received an email referencing a survey conducted by Staples. The fun survey, conducted via Staples media channels, found admins to be more crucial to businesses than the boss, with nearly two-thirds reporting the office would more likely fall apart without the admin (65.2 Please find below a copy/paste from a portion of that email. The link to the full article with the survey results can be found here.

2012 109

Don't Put Off Shredding

Clutter Coach

Get a quality shredder (one that won’t jam or freak out over staples). by Here's chapter three of my new book. Every Wednesday there's a new chapter. You can read them here, or buy the ebook here. Simple Way #3. Shred. Almost every day you get mail. that’s got sensitive information in it that should be shredded. Don’t. stack it up somewhere to shred later! Shred. it right away. Otherwise, you end up with a shopping bag full.

2016 100

Things you shouldn’t say to your boss… Even though you are thinking it

Practically Perfect PA

If I had a pound for every time I bit my tongue while working as an assistant, well, I would be a very very wealthy lady! In our role, we are confronted with so many different situations and personality types it can be really difficult to think before we speak.

2016 195

10 Easy Ways to a Whiter Teeth Without Spending Too Much

Dumb Little Man

Turmeric is more than just a kitchen staple; it’s a good teeth whitening agent, too. Yellow and stained teeth aren’t only displeasing to look at; it can make you look old and unhygienic, too. Unfortunately, visiting your dentist to make your teeth pearly white is expensive.

2016 256

Cooking is more than just cooking

Professional Assistant Blog

Choose one style of cuisine to be your staple, and stick to it. But now, autumn is coming, and I can’t wait to cook with some of the season’s staples: squash, apples, broccoli, brussels, cauliflower, pears, potatoes, pumpkins, etc.

2016 130

Threadneedles Hotel, London

Practically Perfect PA

For room service I ordered fish and chips (a British staple) and a large glass of wine. A few years I organised afternoon tea at T hreadneedles Hotel for my department’s Christmas party.

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Help Desk

Practically Perfect PA

Stapler and staples – Always always get the best stapler your company can afford and use the same brand staples as the stapler. A few days ago I was getting ready to go home after a long day in the office when it dawned on me that I had been at my desk all day.

2012 142

3 “Needs” of Time Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Do the meeting minutes need to be prepared, printed, collated, staples and distributed to committee members? The post 3 “Needs” of Time Management appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Before you can start managing your time, you have to analyse how it’s being used. Keep a log of your daily activities for 2–3 weeks. Once you have a fair representation of your regular time usage, ask yourself the following three questions for each of the items in your log.

2013 127

Knee-Deep in Launch Mode

Office Organization Success

Any excuse for me to head off to Staples! I am loving watching the Olypmics … and it’s great to finally see Team GB win a few gold medals! It’s less than three weeks now until the boys head back to school. The summer seems to have flown by so quickly. I promised them that next week we’ll go school supplies shopping. This week I’ve been knee-deep in a major launch for one of my clients.

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Administrative/Clerical: Mobile Devices that Transition Easily Between Jobs

Office Dynamics

Smartphones are a staple of today''s workforce. Modern administrative assistants and clerical workers rely on many different technological tools to ensure that everything works smoothly in their places of business.

2013 161

Top 10 Lifehacks Everybody Should Learn from Nurses

Dumb Little Man

Hydrogen peroxide is a basic staple in every household’s medicine cabinet. Do you know that some nurse life hacks are also useful outside the medical practice? Nursing is a tough job. Over time, nurses developed their own life hacks that make daily patient care easier to accomplish.

2016 275

Four Great Sites for Creating Amazing Online Videos

Dumb Little Man

YouTube is the staple platform for submitting videos. If you are thinking of creating some great video content but you’re not quite sure where to start, don’t worry. You can easily find the best video-making website with just a quick search on the internet. But before you do that, make sure you have a digital asset first. It can be a blog, website, a YouTube channel or a Facebook page. If you do not have one yet, make one before you start making online videos. Why video?

2018 144

7 great organizing gifts for Christmas!

Clutter Coach

This one handles credit cards and staples too. 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. No need to empty the whole drawer and wash it out. 16.78.

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3 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Client Information Organized

Office Organization Success

Once you’ve printed out the Client Contact sheet, staple it to the inside left cover of your client folder.

2014 197

5 Behaviors That Annoy Your Customers

Dumb Little Man

Frequent calls and customer complaints are staples in every business. This, however, doesn’t mean that they are completely harmless. In fact, the increasing number of calls and customer complaints can mean that your business isn’t doing well. Today, customers aren’t afraid of switching. If they are unhappy with your services and goods, they’ll just move on and find another company or brand that can meet their needs and expectations.

2017 153

Skeleton Staff

Laughing all the Way to Work

Some things that are nice to have on hand are a box of staples, various size clamps, extra pens and some highlighters. Organizing the desktop - I also like to have a clear desk with things I need in easy reach such as a stapler, staple remover, tape and some paper clips. During the holidays it is important to have people in the office to keep things going. I like working during this time because you can get so much done that you normally don't have time to do.

2015 116

3 Needs of Time Management

Ian's Messy Desk

Do the meeting minutes need to be prepared, printed, collated, staples and distributed to committee members? Before you can start managing your time, you have to analyse how it’s being used. Keep a log of your daily activities for 2–3 weeks. Once you have a fair representation of your regular time usage, ask yourself the following three questions for each of the items in your log. Does it need to be done ?

2013 121

Ten tips on preparing board papers

Practically Perfect PA

Constantly chasing people for supporting papers, printing thousands and thousand of pieces of paper only to be told that the documents have been amended, stapling through massive reports – god I hated it.

2014 149

Go Green at the Restaurant

Eco-Office Gals

Regardless, you don’t have to sacrifice your staple entrees in order to go green. As a local restaurant owner, you’ve got a lot on your plate (pun intended). From open until close, you have to play chef, matradee, custodian and customer psychologist all at the same time.

9 Simple Ideas to Organize Your Life

Simple Productivity Blog

Add Keys To A Key Ring With A Staple Remover. Well, next time use a staple remover to make the job easier. Just place the staple remover’s teeth between the rings to force them far enough apart to slide the key on. This post was written by a guest author.

2012 151

10 Cooking Tips For Beginners To Help You Master The Kitchen

Dumb Little Man

Rice is a staple for many meals. A recent survey showed that almost a third of the US population cannot cook. Decades of TV dinners and ready meals have left many of us unable to find our way around a kitchen.

2017 237

Del Frisco’s, Boston

Practically Perfect PA

We all know the staple menu in a great American Stakehouse and one of the charms is that Del Frisco’s doesn’t deviate from this heritage. There are breathtaking countries and then there is America. There are incredible cities and then there is Boston.

2014 138

The Organized Cook

Clutter Coach

Bacon is a great fridge staple. The staples : onions, carrots, celery, potatoes, salad greens, nuts, eggs, fruit, bacon or sausage, broth, canned tomatoes, canned beans, pasta, butter, olive oil, herbs. Originally posted 2012-02-23 18:28:30.

2013 130

Trends and Budweiser's Puppy Love Commercial

Small Business Labs

  While puppies have long been an advertising staple, this ad truly humanizes both the puppy and the Clydsdale in the way they make friends and interact. It's pretty likely you've seen Puppy Love , Budweiser's Superbowl commercial.   I'm writing this article on the Friday before the Superbowl and it's already been viewed online 25 million times.  For those who haven't seen it, it shows a labrador puppy making friends with a Clydsdale on a ranch. 

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