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Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you have trouble trying to figure out the time zone for each meeting in Microsoft Outlook ?

Does anyone know what time it is? Calculating time internationally

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here is a tip that someone from my office gave me for calculating time internationally. Click to open Date and Time. Click OK.

14 Problems Freelancers Usually Face

Dumb Little Man

Different time zones Freelancers can work with clients from different parts of the world as long as they can speak one language. […].

2015 154

9 Step Process To Manage Your Remote Team

Office Dynamics

However, managing a remote team requires a framework that needs to allow for all team members across different time zones to collaborate effectively.

Tips for Getting Virtual Teams to Collaborate More

On The Job

Cert has expressed concern for Google’s remote team members who almost never see one another face to face, often working in different time zones.

2016 28

Do you want to speak at Assist Travel 2016?

Practically Perfect PA

So a few weeks ago I told you guys that we are organising Assist Travel again this year. you can check it out here. The images help tell the story.

2016 50

Tech Choices for the On-the-Road Office

Office Dynamics

These days, many employees and entrepreneurs find themselves working outside the traditional office and on the road at least some of the time.

2015 85

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Pros: Multiple locations across all time zones. Pros: Multiple locations across all time zones. Pin It. Easy to use. WebEx.

2012 31

Your business travel tips

Practically Perfect PA

Creating an itinerary for even the short trips allows me to stay on top of flight times, hotel locations and meeting details. Airline Seating .

6 Signs You’re In A Long-Term Relationship

Dumb Little Man

The toilet is not a “me-timezone anymore because you know that the other might barge in anytime. Check them out below.

2016 47

Ultimate travel itinerary

Practically Perfect PA

With Assist Travel coming up in September in London I wanted to share one of our most popular blogs with you – The Ultimate Travel Itinerary.

2015 80

How to organise the perfect conference call

Practically Perfect PA

How do we make sure we organise a perfect conference call every time? Select a suitable time and date for everyone involved. Book a room.

2014 84

Time Saving versus Bending Over Backwards

Office Organization Success

Getting clients to self-schedule is such a HUGE time-saver as it eliminates the back and forth of emails. See what a huge time-saver it is!

2014 23

5 Ways to Significantly Increase Attendance of Your Free Teleclass

Office Organization Success

You’ve planned your teleclass, promoted it … and only a handful of people have registered! Teleconference bridge line. Offer the recording.

2015 60

7 Simple Steps to Organizing & Hosting a Successful Teleclass

Office Organization Success

Step 3 – Decide on a date and time. Pick a date and time that is most convenient for you to host the teleclass. Easy to set up.

2015 64

Pros and Cons of virtual meetings

Practically Perfect PA

Pros: Multiple locations across all time zones. Pros: Multiple locations across all time zones. Pin It. Easy to use. WebEx.

2012 19

The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

How skilled are you in handling “offsite” support across time zones? The Future of the Administrative Profession – Surviving or Thriving?

The ultimate app guide for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

The app also gives access to real-time departure information, delays and gate numbers. Meetup Time Lite: Free. FlightTrack: £2.99

2013 119

The Freedom to Work from Anywhere: Your Virtual Business Tips (Part 4)

Productive & Organized

No matter if you are crossing over multiple time zones or simply want to be able to go to the park and work outside, creating your freedom is possible.

2013 53

Standard, Standardize, and Standardized

Daily Writing Tips

A “standard excuse” for not doing something is “I didn’t have time.”. One may speak of “standardized time” and “standard time.”.

2015 17

Communicating With Your Manager

Office Dynamics

So, if that executive could make time for me, anyone can do this. The best time to do this is in morning. Nor do they have the time.)

Are You Too Busy for The Most Important Partner In Your Office? The Importance of Daily Huddles

Office Dynamics

99% of the time these are dismissed as not important. They see having to take time with their assistant as a barrier or time waster.

An Elephant Called 'E-mail'

Office Dynamics

It is especially useful when working with people in different time zones – or if your manager travels frequently. My husband just brought me an article he received, E-mail Overload Costs Companies Billions in Lost Productivity. It reminded me of something I've been speaking on with passion for about 18 months. presents challenges.

2010 56

5 Ways to Significantly Increase Attendance of Your Free Teleclass

Office Organization Success

Due to different time zones the actual teleclass time may be the middle of the night for some participants and, unless they’re really dedicated, they’re not going to want to get up in the middle of the night to listen to a teleclass! Teleconference bridge line. Follow-up system usually via an autoresponder. Offer the recording.

2010 59

7 Simple Steps to Organizing & Hosting a Successful Teleclass

Office Organization Success

But a couple of the downsides, and probably why many solopreneurs don’t take advantage of this simple marketing strategy, is that: You need to spend some time preparing the material and organizing event. Step 3 – Decide on a date and time. Pick a date and time that is most convenient for you to host the teleclass.

2009 61

How I Use Todoist And Evernote Together

Productivityist

Now when I switch back and forth I spend less time getting used to the change of environment and more time making progress.

Email 55

Travel Itineraries

Practically Perfect PA

Additionally if you have equipped your manager with all of the information they need to deal with any emergencies, they will be able to cope without you being there to help, particularly if they are in a different time zone. A well organised travel itinerary is an essential service that assistants can provide for their managers.

2011 34

Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Both times I’ve replaced my phone as quickly as is humanly possible because I am just lost without it (sometimes I am literally lost without it thanks to my dependence on Google maps to get me about London!). The app also gives access to real-time departure information, delays and gate numbers. Meetup Time: £0.69. or £6.99

2012 31

Great Apps for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Both times I’ve replaced my phone as quickly as is humanly possible because I am just lost without it (sometimes I am literally lost without it thanks to my dependence on Google maps to get me about London!). The app also gives access to real-time departure information, delays and gate numbers. Meetup Time: £0.69. or £6.99

2012 31

Creating Happy Customers: 3 High Impact, Low-Cost Techniques That will Make ‘Em Smile

Small Business CEO

Don’t have a lot of time or money, or you simply aren’t sure how to get started? Create an FAQ Page.

2011 16

16 Easy and Effective Morning Mood Boosters for Non-Morning Person

Dumb Little Man

If you are not a morning person, you’d agree that there is no better time for you to murder someone than in the morning when they force you to wake up.

2016 31

Farmshoring Knowledge Work

Small Business Labs

  The main advantages are lower costs without the cultural, language and time zone issues associated with outsourcing work overseas.   The New York Times has two articles on major law firms hiring associates in smaller cities.  Cost Call centers are a popular example of this trend. 

You're Invited: How to Use The Power of Video to Attract Loyal Paying Clients Who Want You!

Productive & Organized

In these economic times, it just makes sense to wring every bit of value out of every activity in your business. business.  resources.

2012 31

Gap Days

Productivityist

There are a few ways I''ve taken gap days that also allow for concurrent travel, and I''m employing that this time around for my trip in early July.

2013 20

10 E-mail Etiquette Pet Peeves and How to Handle Them

Office Dynamics

So how many times have you read or written an email today? Some time ago, we asked readers for a list of their pet peeves with emails. Nothing wastes more of my time than an email that rambles on about everything, or looks like a page out of ‘War and Peace’.”. Pet peeve: Incorrect time and date references. Pamela J.

What should you expect from your business travel provider?

Practically Perfect PA

Save time and money. If you can find a reliable TMC they really are worth their weight in gold! What can you do to make your job easier?

Why I love my job?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Sometimes doing something that is a little outside our comfort zone ends up being just right. Dealing in real time. But guess what?

Virtues of going Virtual: Working whilst on holiday

Practically Perfect PA

This may sound obvious but check time zones before you go to ensure you operate as you would from home. Is your work backed up? Finally….

All Around the World

The Edge VA

Your followers are not always on-line, and they’re not all in the same time zone as you. Twitter is used all over the world, and chances are your business has something to offer clients and customers on every continent. (If If not, why not?) Messages that you send at 5pm Pacific aren’t seen by Liz in

Managing your Boss's Inbox

Laughing all the Way to Work

I can hardly keep up with my own e-mails at times let alone someone elses account, but that is part of my job. Many times I need to proof text and comment with my thoughts before he even looks at it. You dont want them to be surprised to find out they have a speaking engagement and havent had time to prepare. Read the e-mails!