Productivity

Let’s look at some good examples of SOP manual techniques … and some bad ones.
You don’t have to be a lawyer or a paralegal to work at a law firm. Legal offices and partnerships rely on great assistants and support teams to keep them running smoothly. Whether you’re considering a position at a law firm or already work in a legal environment, here are some ideas and principles to keep in mind.

The Anonymous Admin vs. creeping cardboard

December 5, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

I have begun to notice some strange behaviors afoot.

Clear the clutter!

September 5, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

A well-organized, tidy and sleek workspace will not only change the perception of your peers, it will actually help you work better and feel more productive throughout your busy day.

7 great calendar apps

September 5, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

Calendar apps are great tools for keeping track of, well, everything, but there are lots to choose from. This Best list for 2019 from Zapier.com can help.

What’s wrong with my to-do list?

August 28, 2019 Categorized in: Time Management

A to-do list is essential for effective time management, but a poorly done one is nothing more than a reminder of what you haven’t done. If your to-do list isn’t working for you, check whether any of these is the problem.

Clean up clutter in Teams

August 5, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

Teams creates quite a bit of content behind the scenes. When it’s no longer needed, it can produce clutter. There are 3 methods to help neaten things up.

Clutter is slowing you down

July 9, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

Desk clutter can have a negative effect on your productivity by distracting your brain at every moment. Try these four things.

3 questions about Microsoft Teams

July 2, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

What’s the difference between the Teams app and SharePoint Team Sites? … How can I add my Group calendar to Teams? … What is the wiki supposed to be used for in Teams?

The art of proper research

June 6, 2019 Categorized in: Project Management

All sorts of professional roles require at least basic research skills. And they can certainly be regularly improved upon. Here are some tips to sharpen your research game and how to best wrangle and make sense of your findings.

3 free online forms

June 3, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

When was the last time you had a look at what’s new in online forms? Here’s what’s hot.

Conduct a content audit this summer

May 22, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

If you want your social media game to be strong, you must start with strong content. Now is a great time to conduct a thorough content audit to determine if your content is up to snuff.
If you give the same project to two different people, it will be handled in two entirely different ways. For an admin, being an effective project manager is a balancing act of both art and science.