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    Keep Your Inbox Running on Empty

    Keep Your Inbox Running on Empty
    There are so many e-mails coming at us these days that e-mail management is very important. I find the best way for me to keep my Inbox organized is to immediately deal with the e-mail when it arrives. I never have more than four or five e-mails in my Inbox for any length of time. Here are five buts you can ...
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    Treat Your Boss' Expenses as Your Own

    Treat Your Boss' Expenses as Your Own
    With the economy turned upside down, everyone these days is focusing on expenses. And companies are tightening their belts and cracking the whip where they may not have done previously. My company just instituted its first expense policy guidelines. Up until now, they had always expected that employees would be price-conscientious while dining out or choosing a hotel. Unfortunately, people took ...
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    Try These Seven Tips for Better Party Photos

    Try These Seven Tips for Better Party Photos
    I bet you're planning to take plenty of family photos this holiday season. Will you take the same ole washed out pictures? Will your kids once more look like little devils with their red eyes? Or do you want to knock the family's socks off? OK. No one is going to lose their socks over Christmas photos, but you can still ...
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    The Cost Behind Checking Bags

    The Cost Behind Checking Bags
    To deal with the soaring price of jet-fuel virtually every major airline is now charging fees for checking bags. AdminSecret did the research and has the 411. See the list below for the details (rates refer to domestic flights and exclude all 1st class and premium customers): American Airlines For those who buy tickets after June 14th American Airlines is implementing ...
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    Tools for Working Out at Work

    Tools for Working Out at Work
    We were not designed to be deskbound for eight hours a day, with little exercise other than tapping a keypad. However, a new generation of fitness equipment is changing all that. From treadmill desks to mini exercise bikes, there's no excuse for time-poor office workers. Here's a selection of the latest fitness gizmos that give you a workout while you work. ...
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    Establish a Workplace Safety Policy

    Establish a Workplace Safety Policy
    Why worry about safety? Because failing to do so could literally destroy your business. Besides your ethical responsibility toward your employees, workplace accidents cost money and time. You could be liable for substantial penalties that could wipe out your business's cash flow. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) penalty for willful violations of safety rules that could result in death ...
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    Five Work Microwave Etiquette Commandments

    Five Work Microwave Etiquette Commandments
    The microwave has revolutionized how workers eat on the job, allowing them to enjoy goodies like warmed-up leftovers, frozen dinners and microwave popcorn while they work. Most workplaces, including Monster, provide several microwaves for employee use. Alas, not everyone is on the same page when it comes to workplace microwave manners. To preclude confusion, here are my top five things to ...
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    Body Language Signs You Should Be Aware of

    Body Language Signs You Should Be Aware of
    Knowing how to read body language is an incredibly great advantage for you. Just by careful observance, you can actually figure out what a person is thinking; or in some cases, trying to hide. This skill alone puts you two or three steps ahead of other people. Learning how to read body language is easy. All it takes is a keen ...
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    Tips for Effective Time Management

    Tips for Effective Time Management
    One of the greatest challenges many people face in business and in their personal lives is that there never seems to be enough time to accomplish everything they need to do, let alone finding time for things they want to do! They look with envy at those who are able to successfully fit work, family, personal, and other activities into their ...
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    Tips for Successful Event Planning

    Tips for Successful Event Planning
    Event planning can turn even the most capable person into a ball of nerves. But if you've been selected to plan your company's next holiday party, awards banquet or open house, relax. Our helpful tips can make the process go more smoothly and successfully. Initial Considerations First, consider how you want your event to look and feel. Think about: What kind ...
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    Folder/Inserter Equipment in the MATERIAL World

    Folder/Inserter Equipment in the MATERIAL World
    The right materials can increase the productivity and efficiency of your folding/inserting equipment. Folder/inserters can save you time and money processing outgoing mail. But, like most office equipment, that efficiency depends on how the equipment is used. To help ensure your folder/inserter processes mail efficiently, consider what you put into it. Are you using the proper materials? h4. MATERIAL WORTH The ...
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    Data Run Wild: Dealing with Too Much Info

    Data Run Wild: Dealing with Too Much Info
    How many emails are in your in-box? How many magazines are in your "to-read" (or sift through again) pile? How many blogs or information websites do you peruse on a daily basis--just for fun? Between magazines, blogs, websites, e-zines, pod-casts, books, newspapers, and T.V. shows, information overload is almost inevitable. It's simply impossible to get through a single day without being ...
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    Link with AdminSecret

    Link with AdminSecret
    Have your own website? Have a MySpace account? Here's a great way to spread the word about AdminSecret. Just copy and paste the code from the text box below the image of your choice into the HTML body of your page. AdminSecret is now offering all admin and member-owned websites the opportunity for partnership and link swapping. Email: info@adminsecret.com for more ...
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    Holiday Party Planning in the Diverse Workplace

    Holiday Party Planning in the Diverse Workplace
    Holiday party planning can get dicey when companies add diversity to their merrymaking mix. How do you appeal to all without leaving someone out in the cold? "Put the emphasis on celebrating," advises workplace diversity consultant Sondra Thiederman, PhD, author of Making Diversity Work, founder of Cross-Cultural Communications and a Monster contributing writer. The key: "Focus more on what we share ...
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    Office Bullies

    Office Bullies
    How many of you have had to deal with a bully in the workplace? Someone who is verbally abusive, demoralizing, screams and rants or belittles others… I have. The bad news is they still exist out there. The good news is people are starting to notice and realize the negative impact they have on the bottom line. This topic is of ...
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    How to Make Less of a Mess (Literally)

    How to Make Less of a Mess (Literally)
    Businesses produce 40% of the garbage in the U.S. Here's how to clean up your act. PAPER, GLASS, PLASTIC, ALUMINUM It starts with the paper cups that hold your morning caffeine fix. Then come the stacks of junk mail, which get added to the old business cards, notebooks, and page after page of outdated sales reports. Each employee typically uses 1.5 ...
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    Tis' Better to Give than Receive? eGfits on AdminSecret

    Tis' Better to Give than Receive? eGfits on AdminSecret
    AdminSecret loves this entertaining and interactive feature, "eGifts":http://www.AdminSecret.com/gifts/new. Now you can give a variety of fun gifts to all of your friends. +*Give a Gift*+ You can use your personal points bank to give other AdminSecret users gifts. The balance of your points bank increases at the same rate that your reputation score increases. Each gift you give will reduce your ...
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    Meet Our Newest Writer: Etiquette Consultant Beth Taber

    Meet Our Newest Writer: Etiquette Consultant Beth Taber
    “There are hundreds of languages in the world, but a smile speaks them all.” - Anonymous When you hear the word “etiquette”, do you conjure up visions of stuffy, condescending characters behaving in antiquated ways, not particularly appropriate to the way you see life being lived today? Maybe your vision comes complete with a black and white movie set? I can ...
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