Travel

Guard against travel scams

July 7, 2021

The Better Business Bureau website offers plenty of solid tips and advice for avoiding travel-related fraud.

Organizing

Microsoft Teams: Out-of-office messages, camera control and lobbies

July 7, 2021

Out-of-office message in Teams ... Camera control ... Lobby or no lobby?

Personal Development

Taking care of you

July 7, 2021

As an assistant you can easily get burned out. You may not realize it until you are too tired, frustrated or agitated, or lose your temper. You must learn to take care of yourself.

Excel

Excel worksheets: Collecting and highlighting data

July 7, 2021

Can you collect information in a single worksheet, and collect all sheets to summarize and analyze without creating two files? ... Can a whole worksheet row change font color if I change just one cell?

Personal Development

What is ransomware and how do I avoid it?

July 7, 2021

Here’s how to avoid becoming a victim of a ransomware attack.

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Few people get excited when they see yet another meeting invitation float into their inbox. To intrigue and entice them a little, give the meeting a title. A title suggests that a real narrative may emerge and reminds people in a subtle way to stay focused on the topic. Make it funny, make it dramatic ... just make it seem like you care enough about the meeting to brand it.

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