Productivity

Introducing new software is a big project, from selection, to installation, to the most complex and challenging part of all: training employees. Here are some helpful tips that will enable your employees to embrace the new technology.

3 Office 365 tools to try

April 1, 2019 Categorized in: Project Management

Check out Planner, Sway and Forms.
One of the things that great project management apps do is calculate project and task start and due dates based on a project start date and task durations. You can also do this in good old Excel or Google Sheets.

Quick tips to cure tardiness

March 27, 2019 Categorized in: Time Management

Do you struggle to make it to work or meetings on time? Being tardy can cause some serious damage to your workplace credibility, so follow these tips to get your act together.
Consider this a reminder that when things get hectic, there’s one friend an admin can always rely on.
The popular pain relievers are different from one another and do different things in the body. All these common medications are called analgesics, but they’re one of two varieties of drugs. Here’s a breakdown.
Are you an “inner circle” assistant? You can become one by following these calendar-management tips from Joan Burge, CEO of Office Dynamics and author of Become an Inner Circle Assistant.
How do you prepare others for unexpected interruptions or breakdowns in the processes that face them every day? With a good administrative procedures manual.

Solve problems fast

November 29, 2018 Categorized in: Problem Solving

When you must decide how to resolve a problem, ask yourself these questions to make a decision you can live with.

Stop being so busy

November 29, 2018 Categorized in: Time ManagementWork/Life Balance

Being “busy” isn’t the same as being “productive.” Lauren Berger, founder of CareerQueen.com and author of Get It Together: Ditch the Chaos, Do the Work and Design Your Success, shares her tricks for staying on top of everything

Move past conflict with EVA

October 24, 2018 Categorized in: Problem Solving

The next time you find yourself caught in a conflict at work, pause, take a breath and follow EVA to resolve the issue as quickly as possible.

Overcome frustration with a task

October 18, 2018 Categorized in: Problem Solving

When you hit a wall while trying to execute a task or solve a problem, don’t let your frustration kill your productivity and motivation. Follow this advice to keep moving in the right direction.

Beware these time vampires

October 4, 2018 Categorized in: Time Management

Wondering where all the time goes? Well, let’s see if you recognize these potentially problematic behaviors.