What is Good Information Hygiene?

Small Business Labs

The Trust Barometer has lots of good information and is well worth reading. But we were particularly struck by Edelman's concept of "information hygiene" in this year's report.   We constantly run into examples of bad information hygiene in our work. 

2021 237

Assistants as information managers

Practically Perfect PA

One of the predictions centred around the idea that Assistants would become information managers in their organisations. So what do we mean by Assistants as information managers? This is what the report says about Assistants as information managers. One of her main tasks is information management; he or she is essential for the team, but at the same time part of it. We are our office information managers! The day to day tasks of an information manager.

2017 141
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Information You Need Cannot Be Optional For Your Client

Virtual Moxie

In your virtual assistance practice, having an intake process which, in part shares how you work, and that also collects information about the client (contacts, preferences, systems, etc.) The post Information You Need Cannot Be Optional For Your Client appeared first on AssistU.

2021 130

Podcast 102: Use information

Clutter Coach

This is Podcast 102 and it’s about using information. Are you good at gathering information? You are more likely to retain information if you take notes, especially if you do it by hand. If we wait another 24 hours before reviewing the information, we have lost 60%. The magic bullet is to USE that information. Much information you absorb is more abstract, for example, what you learn from listening to this podcast. by Subscribe: iTunes ? Stitcher ?

2018 100

Information Inflation Equals Truth Deflation

Brilliantly Better

Namely, the increase in information processing as a result of technological advances. Mass media, and, more recently, the internet, increased hundreds of times, if not by thousands, the amount of information that it’s produced, and.

2021 56

Looking for accurate health information online? 6 tips to find it, from a doctor

Ideas.Ted

Having quality information about any health condition should be a right, not a privilege. But while the internet can be an amazing medical library, unfortunately only a few clicks stand between your being well-informed vs. your being completely misinformed by inaccurate content.

2021 99

The Low Information Diet

Clutter Coach

by I’ve been reading Timothy Ferriss’s blog, specifically his entries about the " low information diet." less time on email and the web and generally limiting the information that. the news, from Ferriss’s interview with Drew Curtis of Fark.com: Ferriss: If you had to limit your information intake to less than 30 minutes a day. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post The Low Information Diet appeared first on Clutter Coach.

2016 100

Information Overload? Stop Moving

Clutter Coach

She likened having a case of information overload to being stuck in a snowglobe. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Information Overload? by I had the pleasure of hearing the charming and witty Karen Salmansohn speak the other night at the Ladies Who Launch monthly meeting. She's promoting her new book, The Bounce Back Book , about "how to thrive in the face of adversity, setbacks, losses, failures, illness, rejection – you name it."

2016 100

The Most Important Tips for Protecting Your Confidential Information

Small Business CEO

There is a lot of confidential information related to your employees, your daily business operations, and your customers. What do you need to do if you want to protect your confidential information from harm?… Information Technology data protection

2021 76

The Low Information Diet

Clutter Coach

by I’ve been reading Timothy Ferriss’s blog, specifically his entries about the " low information diet." less time on email and the web and generally limiting the information that. the news, from Ferriss’s interview with Drew Curtis of Fark.com: Ferriss: If you had to limit your information intake to less than 30 minutes a day. The post The Low Information Diet appeared first on Clutter Coach.

2015 100

Information Overload? Stop Moving

Clutter Coach

She likened having a case of information overload to being stuck in a snowglobe. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Information Overload? by I had the pleasure of hearing the charming and witty Karen Salmansohn speak the other night at the Ladies Who Launch monthly meeting. She's promoting her new book, The Bounce Back Book , about "how to thrive in the face of adversity, setbacks, losses, failures, illness, rejection – you name it."

2016 100

GTD and Information Security

Productivity Bits

Information Security is one of the top priorities of any company that deals with data. Information Security, therefore, is a serious business. How the GTD Workflow Helps in Information Security? Let’s take that as example to illustrate how GTD can help in securing information (we can practically apply the following illustration to any piece of data that we deal in the office). What are the benefits of following the GTD Workflow to the Information Security effort?

2010 160

Podcast 006: Set Information Free

Clutter Coach

In this episode, I’ll talk about how to the age of information is overloading us and what to do about it. Here are some highlights: What’s the main reason not to stockpile information? How to stay up to date with current information. What’s a quick way to declutter information? The post Podcast 006: Set Information Free appeared first on Clutter Coach

2016 100

How to Write a Speech to Inform

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Write a Speech to Inform appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. If you’ve ever told your spouse about your day at work, or explained how to make an omelet, you already have experience giving an informative speech. An informative speech can be used to tell people about something you’re interested in or to explain how to do something. It may be obvious, but informative speeches inform. Take notes of crucial information as you go along.

2014 170

Necessary Information Cannot Be Optional

Virtual Moxie

your practice works, what you expect of the client (and what the client can expect of you), and collects information (key people, addresses, phone numbers, travel. occasion a client had found the profile she used to collect information. You need that sort of information as it''s foundational to the work and relationship. financial information immediately--and it''s wise to be understanding if she doesn''t. information?

2013 133

3 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Client Information Organized

Office Organization Success

For many solopreneurs a large part of their business is working one-on-one with clients, and that means having a way of keeping all of their client information organized and easy to access. In this article I’m going to share with you my top three tips for keeping everything together, so that you can easily access your client information and know exactly where your clients are in your programs.

2014 208

Less Information = Fewer Decisions to Make

Clutter Coach

I wrote the other day about Timothy Ferriss’s “ low information diet.” His decisions were now all based on what the Bible said (a minimal information diet). This works best if you realize up front that you will never have all the information you need to make the “perfect” decision anyway. So, why not limit information yourself, with criteria you choose? It’s hard not to fall down that information rabbit hole.

2016 100

Less Information = Fewer Decisions to Make

Clutter Coach

I wrote the other day about Timothy Ferriss’s “ low information diet.” His decisions were now all based on what the Bible said (a minimal information diet). This works best if you realize up front that you will never have all the information you need to make the “perfect” decision anyway. So, why not limit information yourself, with criteria you choose? It’s hard not to fall down that information rabbit hole.

2016 100

How to Write a Speech to Inform

Ian's Messy Desk

If you’ve ever told your spouse about your day at work, or explained how to make an omelet, you already have experience giving an informative speech. An informative speech can be used to tell people about something you’re interested in or to explain how to do something. It may be obvious, but informative speeches inform. If there’s one key to writing an informative speech it’s: know your topic. List the information you wish to cover.

2011 130

Revolutionary Ways Assistants Can Get Information from Their Managers

Office Dynamics

We were really excited about this activity because the main goal was to get assistants to come up with revolutionary solutions on time-old problems such as managers not making time for their assistants; managers not providing sufficient information to their assistants; handling constantly changing priorities; getting support for training and development. The 4 main topics to be addressed were: Revolutionary ways to get the communication and information you need from your manager.

2016 147

Street Fight - Great Hyperlocal Information Source

Small Business Labs

 Because they cull and report local information from a variety of sources, I don't have to spend a lot of time looking for this information. I've become a big fan of Street Fight.  It covers the local and hyperlocal  content and commerce industries. I follow their website and subscribe to their free daily newsletter.  Anyone interested in local business or content will find Street Fight useful.

2012 144

Information Myopia, Or How To Screw Up By Ignorance

Brilliantly Better

The post Information Myopia, Or How To Screw Up By Ignorance appeared first on Dragos Roua. The other day my flat mate sent me a message asking me what type of peas do we usually buy.

2021 52

4 Simple Steps to Securely Send Credit Card Information

Office Organization Success

Many business owners find themselves in a situation where they are asked to send their credit card information in order to finalize a business transaction. Use a self-destruct website to send sensitive information. I had to send my credit card information to a vendor and this is the service they used a service called One Share.

Dealing Effectively With Information Overload At Work

Productivity Bits

A s knowledge workers, we have to deal with a lot of information as part of our job. We’re processing hundreds, if not thousands, of information every day. Process overflowing information within very limited amount of time – that’s Information Overload delight. But delegating tasks to others has become a luxury that we can hardly afford given the new environment we’re dealing with in this Information Age. Copyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

2011 138

Information Audits

Productivityist

With a constant barrage of information today, it’s easy to get caught up in it all and forget how valuable our time is. If you receive your news through RSS feeds or have numerous websites bookmared to stay on top of things, take a moment to go take a look at these sources of information. Now ask yourself if you enjoy and find value in each of those sources of news and information. Audit your information intake to free up some more spare time to yourself.

2012 43

7 Reasons to Create Information Products

Step It Up VA Coaching

It has never been easier to create and give away (or sell) information products. In fact, there are so many ways to distribute information products and use them as part of your marketing that they can help make your business a success. If you’ve been thinking about creating an information product, but haven’t done it yet, here are seven reasons why it’s a great idea: 1. If you have Microsoft Word, an information product can be created as a PDF file.

2012 109

A Guide to Understand BBA in Information Systems

Small Business CEO

A bachelor’s course in Information Systems like BBA is an excellent amalgamation of the domains of IT and business. The information systems industry is one of the most progressing domains and presents multiple career opportunities.

2020 65

7 Reasons to Create Information Products

Step It Up VA Coaching

It has never been easier to create and give away (or sell) information products. In fact, there are so many ways to distribute information products and use them as part of your marketing that they can help make your business a success. If you’ve been thinking about creating an information product, but haven’t done it yet, here are seven reasons why it’s a great idea: You can create them yourself. If you have Microsoft Word, an information product can be created as a PDF file.

2011 116

How to Better Explain Complicated Information

On The Job

One of the areas where many could use some improvement is communicating technical information to non-techies. What they soon discover is that communicating effectively is challenging, and communicating technical information to non-techies can be a nightmare. They can’t seem to convey what they believe to be simple information to a non-tech audience, who fire back that these techies look down on them because they’re struggling to understand.

2016 109

Being informed about labor law issues

The Small Business Blog

For example, employees have the right to a safe working environment and the obligation to follow all processes laid down by their employer to ensure safety in the… Read the full article here: Being informed about labor law issues on: THE SMALL BUSINESS BLOG. Labor law is not just something HR people and lawyers need to understand. Both employers and employees have rights and obligations in the eyes of the law.

2013 146

5 Easy & Effective Ways to Neutralize Information Overload

Office Dynamics

Are you stressed with how much information is out there, constantly at the ready to be consumed? Are you suffering from information overload? Here are 5 simple steps that will help you effectively “Neutralize Information Overload” today. Once you admit that, you’ll be better able to prioritize, delegate, or ignore the information that comes your way. Step 2: Assess your information sources. Step 3: Scan for information.

2015 106

This is Your Brain on Information Overload

On The Job

2012 170

Kallout To Research Information

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Kallout To Research Information By The Professional Assistant on Monday, October 20, 2008 Filed Under: MS-Word , Productivity , Research Y ou’re reading an article for some research that you are doing for our boss. Your next step would be to Google it or hop onto Wikipedia to find out more information by opening your internet browser. It might even keep you reading information in the browser, instead of focusing on your original task.

2008 100

Reducing Information Overload (Part 3 of 4 Part Series)

Office Dynamics

To continue my series on better managing your day and work, today I am focusing on information overload. There’s just too much information out there! In fact, information processing accounts for half the gross national product—and most of it ends up on paper that someone has to read. You don’t have to fall prey to information overload. You just have to be more selective about the information you choose to take in. Step 2: Assess your information sources.

2017 109

Information Is Cheap, Action Is Expensive

Brilliantly Better

20 years ago, if you wanted to go from point A to point B, you had to rely much more on action, than on information. Information, on the other side, was very expensive. Most of the time, information was confined within thick walls, like libraries or laboratories. Because the information had a very slow propagation speed. All very, very slow in spreading information. Information is everywhere, but the ability to act on it it’s almost a dream.

How to Present Complicated Information That Anyone Can Understand

On The Job

We’ve become a world that communicates in two-minute sound bites and 140 characters, but how can anyone expect you to explain complex information so quickly and concisely? Many of those who work with complex information believe it can’t be done, and hence we have the mind-numbing, jargon-riddled, overloaded PowerPoint presentations that do little to engage or inform. So how do you present complicated information that anyone can understand?

2014 143

Too much information.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 7 November, 2009 Too much information. Do you have a question or do you want to pass information along to the person. Does it require any further information or explanation? I love to write, as you have probably noticed in some of my blog articles, so I try to keep that in mind and keep my e-mails short, but sometimes you need a little more information. For example, "Please send me the following information: - A photocopy of Ms.

2009 109

Small Business Labs: Moody's Small Business Information Zone

Small Business Labs

Blog powered by TypePad Member since 01/2005 « Scarcity and Abundance in a World of Atoms and Bits | Main | Education Driving the She-conomy » October 15, 2010 Moodys Small Business Information Zone I found out about Moody's Small Buisness Information Zone from The Small Business Dashboard column by Gene Marks in the New York Times.  " Small businesses will find the credit tools and information resources  of most value.  

2010 122

News and Information a Barbell Industry

Small Business Labs

I was looking through the State of the News Media annual report and ran across this interesting bit of data: " 80% of the traffic to news and information sites is concentrated at the top 7% of sites. " There are, of course, millions of small news and information sites (including this one) that share the other 20%. 

2010 106

Information Overload for People in Transition

Job Advice Blog

Just two decades ago, finding a suitable job was simplistic. People wrote their own résumés, had them edited by trusted friends, and walked into the interview with confidence about having been for a long time in the previous job that he must have been good at because of a lengthy tenure. Since then, though, the [.]. Interview Skills by Alex Freund interview preparation Resume Social Media

2013 116