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    How to Write an Effective, Polite, and Useful E-mail

    How to Write an Effective, Polite, and Useful E-mail
    Like many forms of communication, e-mail is no less susceptible to the vagaries of shorthand, slang, jargon and plain silliness Think before you press send. It’s all too easy to bombard the people around you with a continuous stream of thought-bites via email. Whether you’re an office newbie or you have simply fallen into bad e-habits, it’s time to take stock ...
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    Meeting Planning 101

    Meeting Planning 101
    Last summer, Robbie Davis was planning a meeting at a hotel for company personnel. In her email to attendees, she unknowingly made a typo in the link to the hotel's Web site, leading recipients instead to a pornography site. While she immediately sent another email correcting the error and asking recipients to disregard the first one, coworkers clicked the original link ...
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    Going Checklist Crazy

    Going Checklist Crazy
    I am organizing a Board meeting and I have checklists and to-do lists coming out of my ears. I'm sure my assistant must think I am the Checklist and To-Do List Queen. Making a List, Checking it Twice The Board meeting I am preparing for is a two-day event and I don't want to forget anything that I need to do ...
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    Be A Better Manager: Learn to Delegate!

    Be A Better Manager: Learn to Delegate!
    How do you find the time to develop your people? Delegation both frees up your time and can develop your people. It also increases productivity, morale and commitment. As the economy becomes more dependent on knowledge, managers need to delegate to be effective leaders. The number one reason for management failure is an inability to delegate. So, why don’t managers delegate? ...
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    He Said, She Said: Decoding Office Communication Between the Sexes

    He Said, She Said: Decoding Office Communication Between the Sexes
    Let's face it: As aggravating and frustrating as they can be, gender differences are also great fun. No, I don't mean that way. I mean that gender differences strike our funny bone. I suppose it has something to do with our past experiences and the vulnerability many of us feel in our personal relationships with the opposite sex. And we are ...
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    What to Do When an Employee Leaves

    What to Do When an Employee Leaves
    For the entrepreneur, employee turnover always raises challenges, questions and issues. Employees, of course, leave for many reasons. They're promoted, take a new or "better" position, retire - and, yes, sometimes they're terminated. Whatever the cause - even if an employee is asked to leave before the end of the day - it's crucial for you and the direct supervisor to ...
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    Tips To Make Document File Searches Easier

    Tips To Make Document File Searches Easier
    Document file searches can be a headache. It can easily eat up large amounts of time and may even delay you from doing what needs to be done. There are several reasons why searching for a document file may fail. These reasons can range from inadequate keywords or searching for files in the wrong location. There are also some basic tips ...
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    5 Simple Tips for Having a Successful Conference Call and Keeping Everyone Interested and Motivated

    Conference call is a very convenient and cost effective way for having a meeting at any time in any place. This is because you don't need to waste time and money in traveling expenses and all the fees associated with it. In fact, you can have a conference call right at the comfort of your own home, provided that you have ...
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    Go Ahead and Write Something: Creating Stellar Articles

    Go Ahead and Write Something: Creating Stellar Articles
    This is one of those tricks of the networking trade that may not seem big, but boy, can it come in handy. If you have any writing skills - and yes, the good news is we all have some level of skill - you can get close to almost anyone by doing a piece on them or with them, even if ...
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