Guidelines for Effective Email Writing

Jen Lawrence

My general guidelines are: Urgent/Important Flag: critical response is due under 36 hours Read Receipt: when sending information for review that you need verification each person has read by a specific deadline. The post Guidelines for Effective Email Writing appeared first on Jen Lawrence Co. One of the biggest complaints in today’s modern communications is there are too many emails. We step away from our inboxes for an hour and BOOM! Thirty more emails.

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Guidelines for correspondence

Laughing all the Way to Work

Recently at an admin meeting I went over these guidelines with our team and wanted to share them with you. When addressing correspondence you should ensure you have the correct date, name, title and full address. It is worth the check to make sure this information is correct. I have worked in many offices and it has never failed that some very strange spellings of my boss's name has appeared on a letter. Do you think they are going to take those letters seriously?

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Listen and Be Present: An Excerpt from “Guidelines”


Here are some of my favourite “guidelines” for living a more purposeful life, as supported by numerous best-selling authors. One of the ways you can be more present is to be a more active listener, which is why I love this next guideline. What is Guidelines? To help with this, I’ve created a new ebook, called Guidelines , that summarizes the main lessons learned from 30 best-selling self-help books.

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Setting Guidelines To Get Organized

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Setting Guidelines To Get Organized When it comes to organizing, its best to set guidelines for a project - guidelines that will not only help define what you want but also help determine a projects time line and framework. How do you set guidelines to get organized?

2009 40

How to Create Guest Post Guidelines for Your Blog | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

If reaching people is what you want, you’ll find plenty of advice on guest posting right here at Men with Pens, including great tips on accepting guest posts to your blog – like this post on submission guidelines from Ann Smarty. The next step is to create a solid guest post policy of guidelines. Do you have guest post guidelines? Share some of your favorite policies or guidelines in the comment section! I think Guest Post Guidelines Page is very important.

2010 67

7 Hacks to Write Faster

Productivity Bits

Blogging Productivity Copy Writing Guidelines hacks to writing how to write writing skills Note: This is a guest post from Nicole. If you want to make money as a writer, it pays to not only write well, but fast. This is especially true if you are just starting out and working your way up from low paying, flat rate gigs.

2013 131

Use Mind Maps for Better Notes and Ideas

Ian's Messy Desk

Tony Buzan , who claims to have invented modern mind mapping, suggests the following guidelines for creating mind maps: Start in the centre with an image of the topic, using at least 3 colours. Creativity cognition computing creating minds diagrams getting started guidelines how to use ideas key words knowledge representation Memory Mind map mind map software mind maps mindmanager mindmeister modern mind notes notes taking notetaking software reading start tony buzan

2011 152

Content Marketing Focuses on Value Not Length

Productivity Bits

Blogging content length content marketing Copy Writing GuidelinesCopyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. C ontent length is a big question mark that nags almost all bloggers every now and then. This question is generally asked about all types of content. The essence of content marketing is to attract targeted audience by providing valuable information.

2011 126

How to Choose a Good Topic for A Speech

Ian's Messy Desk

Once you have identified what type of speech you will be making, follow these guidelines in choosing a specific topic: Choose a topic you know well. Communication a good audience choose chosen dale carnegie debate guidelines human interest keys online social networking personal success prewriting Public speaking Speech speech topics speeches successful topic topic comment Topic MapsImage via Wikipedia.

2011 116

Considerations For Social Media Use In The Workplace

Small Business CEO

This practice can create liability for a company absent a policy or set of guidelines for such professionals to reference, allowing them to make sure their behavior does not violate applicable law or expose the company to legal action. Every company needs to consider the following general guidelines for social media use in the workplace: Do : Know the applicable law. Social Media guidelines social policies

Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Challenges were issues within registered guidelines and by established PR representatives.

Six Easy Ways to Format Numbers In Excel


2009 52

The Future of Work Whitepaper

Admin Awards

” The rule at DaVita was to follow the simple CDC guidelines — wash your hands, socially distance, and wear a mask. In times like these, it is unclear what the future of work will look like for Administrative Professionals – at home, at the office or a mix of both?

2021 52

8 Mistakes Young Entrepreneurs Should Avoid At All Costs When Getting Started

Small Business CEO

That would be to follow the tried and true guidelines that have been set forth by the millions of successful entrepreneurs who have already succeeded. As you set forth to start your new business, you would be best served to follow the aforementioned guidelines.

2021 69

Getting Back To The Task At Hand

Brilliantly Better

When I learned how to meditate, one of the most surprising guidelines I received – from all the teachers I followed, no matter their tradition or lineage – was to always “get back to the task at hand” Which meant that, if my mind would slip away during meditation, all I had to do was.

2020 77

UK Hospitality Industry Launches Purple Flag Week

The Small Business Blog

In the wake of the London Olympics and Paralympics Games, Visit England, the UK National Tourism Board, has conceptualized new guidelines for their Purple Flag Week campaign, the annual UK after hours event, which was launched in 2009. This week is designed showcase the diversity and quality of hospitality businesses during the evening hours in…

2012 154

Spotting Dangerous Habits in the Workplace Before Accidents Happen

Office Dynamics

It is important to have a set of safety guidelines in place to ensure these potential hazards are addressed quickly. Frequent Reviews of Workplace Safety Guidelines. Do your employees know the current workplace safety guidelines? If there is a lack of understanding of safety guidelines, rules are being broken, or corners are being cut, there should be some red flags raised. Good housekeeping isn’t just for your home.

2017 113

Here’s How to Establish Your Remote Startup


Remote Working Guidelines and Policies. It’s always important to have clear guidelines and policies for remote working because they will serve as a resource for employees who won’t necessarily have someone they can ask.

2022 87

Choosing the Right Software Licensing Strategy

Small Business CEO

Working toward the target of implementing the best software and license management practices enables organizations to identify a complete software inventory as well as operate within established guidelines.… Choosing the right licensing scheme is critical to a software product’s success.

2021 77

7 Ways to Create A Productive Workplace

Productivity Bits

Here are some guidelines on creating a productive workplace environment. A company should always secure the productivity of their business. Because a loss in productivity can be a major problem. In order to achieve an efficient workplace for your company, you should build the morale and productivity of your employees. You must also minimize complaints and disruptions so everyone can focus and concentrate on doing their work effectively.

2014 164

5 Tips For Choosing The Right SEO Company

Small Business CEO

To help you figure out the right provider to pick, we’ve come up with guidelines that you should use to identify the right one. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is one of the most crucial tools that you should be leveraging when it comes to boosting your website.

2021 74

Recruiting Agency Software: Why Do You Need to Sign up for One Urgently?

Recruit CRM

Picking t he R ight S oftware f or Y our A gency While every agency has its unique way of operating and needs, there are certain guidelines which can help you choose the ultimate software for your business.

2022 66

Enduring travel and expulsions of perseverance on energy

Office Organization Success

Most recent UK Government dependable guideline check that you can move living space under the not used to lockdown and expulsions copartner can suffer to business, as thirst as they pursue real Covid19 safeness rule, Bishop’s Move is in this way skillful to endeavor our full meander of migration profit, close house evacuations, global difficulty, exchange movements, and certain tankage.

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WELL Building Standard V2: Designing Healthy Workplaces

Small Business CEO

It aims to provide strategies and guidelines for building, designing, and operating built environments to boost well-being, human health, and productivity.

2021 54

Getting The Best Real Estate Attorney 

Small Business CEO

To do that, we need to sign legal documents and make sure that it follows all legal requirements and guidelines. One of the things that each one of us has to deal with as adults is that of having to ensure that the real properties we own and buy are legal and aboveboard.

2021 54

How to Become a Personal Injury Lawyer

Small Business CEO

To ensure that they have a successful career in the legal field, there are certain guidelines that any prospective lawyer would want to follow in order. Becoming a lawyer is truly a dream for many, but it’s also one that’s a little hard to achieve.

2020 53

Travel Planning in a Pandemic? Here’s What You Need to Know

All Things Admin

COVID guidelines differ from state to state and sometimes even at the county or city level. Learn as much as you can, stay up to date on guidelines and restrictions, and make sure you’re covered for any contingency.

2021 68

Guest Posting 101: 5 Things Every Guest Poster Should Know

Tips From T. Marie

I needed to set official guidelines for guest posting here. As I was pulling the new guidelines together, I realized that this wasn’t only going to benefit me, it could be a great benefit to those looking to guest post as well. Many of my guidelines are similar to other blogs. If you are someone looking to submit guest posts to established blogs, here are 5 guidelines that will apply anywhere: Know the type of material and subjects covered.

2016 100

The EU is giving citizens the “right to repair” electronics — here’s what that could mean for the world


Europe is one of the largest markets in the world, which means that new EU design guidelines and right to repair mandates could force manufacturers across the world to make more durable products. Roman Hottgenroth is surrounded by lamps, dishwashers and vacuum cleaners.

2021 114

4 Tips for Successfully Running Your Business From Home

Small Business CEO

This is especially true in residential neighborhoods with HOAs that have documented guidelines, restrictions, and covenants. Working from home has become pretty common over the last decade. The growth of the internet, cloud technology, and mobile devices has made it practical and cost-effective. But what about running a business from home? Is it a good idea? The Challenges of Running Your Business From Home. There’s no sense in sugarcoating the topic.

2019 62

Maybe You’re The Problem: How Better Leadership Can Lower Employee Stress Levels


Create wellbeing measurements : This may not be measurable by data, but offering workers clear and concise guidelines that address work-related anxiety removes the burden of responsibility off of employees .

2022 101

WCAG 2.1 Overview: Updates in Accessibility

Small Business CEO

That’s why up until recently, it was kind of shocking that there hadn’t been an update to WCAG (the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines). Accessibility on the internet has been long overdue for an overhaul.

2020 52

Stay organized and secure with electronic records management

Business Management Daily

Examining legal and regulatory guidelines provides a good foundation for establishing what types of electronic records you need to keep and for how long. Their retention and deletion follow guidelines adhered to by everyone at the company.

2022 52

Stay on track with this payroll compliance checklist

Business Management Daily

The Fair Labor Standards Act ( FLSA ) provides clear guidelines on which employees may be classified as exempt vs. non-exempt. If you are unsure of how to classify someone for payment, refer to the Department of Labor’s guidelines on qualifying exemptions.

Plural for BlackBerry, It’s not BlackBerrys

Office Dynamics

After finding a very useful article at we had it – “according to RIM’s (Research In Motion) Branding Guideline: Do not use RIM trademarks in a plural or possessive form. This is stressed even further in the BlackBerry Branding Guidelines document.”. In a recent revamp of materials here at the office the question came up, do we use the term BlackBerry’s or BlackBerries … how exactly do we pluralize a BlackBerry?

2010 126

Podcast 028: The to do list that gets done

Clutter Coach

There are some specific guidelines to follow to make it really work. by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. In this episode, I’ll talk about how you can reclaim your to do list. Here are some highlights: How can I actually get through my list? Why just six items? What if I don’t get to everything? Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play.

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How Can Businesses Improve Their Data Security?

Small Business CEO

After new regulations were introduced in 2018 to tighten data security, businesses in the UK have been forced to adjust their policies to ensure they meet the new guidelines. Data security has become a huge focus, which businesses both large and small need to be mindful of. Not only do you need to worry about the data of your customers, but you also need to be wary of protecting your own data too.

2019 53

Inappropriate Interview Questions for an Employer to Avoid

C-Suite Assistants

As the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) states in their interview and application guidelines , there must be a “job related necessity” for the question you’re asking.

2021 52

6 Clear Steps to Resolving Team Problems

Office Dynamics

Establish guidelines about processes. No team exists without some problems. No relationship exists without some problems, whether small or large. It is important to the team relationship not to let problems tear down the team and reduce the team’s effectiveness. Turn obstacles into opportunities for growth. Focus on possibilities. Put all your energy into finding solutions and work around the obstacles. Some ways to resolving team problems are: Have clear team goals.

2015 152

Theme and Variations

Ian's Messy Desk

If you are interested in contributing content, please read the Guest Blogging Guidelines. The post Theme and Variations appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. As I reactivate things here at Ian’s Messy Desk, there is going to be a bit of a shift in content. While still focusing on personal development, leadership and management skills, productivity, and related tools, the overarching theme will be the not-for-profit/NGO environment.

2019 100

How to Set (And Stick To) Your Business Boundaries

Office Organization Success

When we dug a little deeper and I asked her specifically what was going on, it turned out she didn’t have time management issues at all; she simply didn’t have any clear policies/guidelines in place for communicating with clients and getting projects completed. Provide clear guidelines to your clients on how you want to schedule and handle client calls.

2013 178

Marketing/Lead Gen, Business Resources & Mindset - Link Lineup @harrietewstack @LucidMusing @accountsresourc @ThinkDevGrow

Stephanie LH Calahan

Speakers, Social Media and FTC Endorsement Guidelines by Jeff Hurt [link]. There are a number of great reads out on the internet, but sometimes you don't have time to find them!    As I read great posts and articles I share them on twitter, facebook, etc. and collect them for this post. Today, you can see content on: Your Inner Game/Mindset. Business Resources. Marketing and Lead Generation. Inner Game/Mindset.

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Episode 375: Create Your Clean Home Nirvana with Becky Rapinchuk


We explore the power of rituals, keeping your home clean alongside a busy family, and her seven peaceful home guidelines we all need to follow. Approach your home with some mindfulness and find out how some simple cleaning routines can go a long way with cleaning expert Becky Rapinchuk.

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