Productivity

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.
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.