Technology of the week: Time Zone Ninja

Practically Perfect PA

This week’s Technology of the Week: Time Zone Ninja What is Time Zone Ninja? Time Zone Ninja is a straightforward tool that helps you schedule international meetings. What does Time Zone Ninja do? The interface on Time Zone Ninja is straightforward to use, firstly, select your location and the location of your attendees, and then the meeting […].

An Admin’s Guide to Understanding Daylight Saving Time & Time Zones

All Things Admin

Referencing the wrong time zone is something almost everyone does. For most people, using the wrong time zone or misunderstanding Daylight Saving Time (DST) just results in running an hour early or late. Time zone converter – [link].

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Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Clock In The Right Time Zone: Booking Meetings in Microsoft Outlook By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, August 28, 2008 Filed Under: Meetings , MS-Outlook , Organize , Productivity , Travel D o you need to book meetings for your manager(s), but most meetings are all over the country or even internationally? Do you have trouble trying to figure out the time zone for each meeting in Microsoft Outlook ?

World Of Forbes: Stories Of Entrepreneurial Capitalism Across Our 36 International Editions

Forbes Leadership

Forbes magazine's global editions span 13 time zones and 25 languages, celebrating business in all its forms.

Does anyone know what time it is? Calculating time internationally

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here is a tip that someone from my office gave me for calculating time internationally. To set your clock to a different time zone in Word 2007, click on the time on your computer in the bottom right-hand of your screen. This pop up will appear: Click on Change date and time settings and choose Change time zone. In the Time Zone Settings dialog box, click your current time zone in the list, and then click OK.

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Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally?

Professional Assistant Blog

Home About Me Advertise Trying to Phone/Fax Internationally? In my particular field (Publishing), it can be very stressful when your boss asks you to fax something right away, since the time difference is substantial at times and you need to figure out how to decipher a fax number. I found a great website called Time and Date.com. Otherwise, you’ll get a busy signal each and every time. Until next time, Take care - of your clutter!

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Your Time Change Crash Course

Jen Lawrence

Time change trips up even the most experienced world-traveler and international business professional. This crash course will give you the basics of getting your bearings as the time changes and never mess up scheduling a meeting again. Standard versus Daylight Time.

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Whose meeting is it anyway?

Laughing all the Way to Work

Do you ever get a meeting request and an agenda has not been provided, or if it is a teleconference the call-in details have not been given or the boardroom hasnt been booked for an internal meeting? This person is also responsible for making sure the agenda is sent out on time and will need to set a reminder to the meeting Chair to make sure that is done. Dealing in real time. ► January (5) Taking the time to acknowledge someone and say tha.

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How Circadian Rhythm Affects Your Sleep and Health

Dumb Little Man

It responds to light and darkness, making it your body’s 24-hour internal clock that regulates sleep and alertness. Jet lag is experienced by people traveling across opposite or nearly opposite time zones, like a person flying all the way to Europe from the United States of America.

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Top Helpful Hacks for Frequent Travelers

Dumb Little Man

For example, at Hartsfield – Jackson Atlanta International, 84.93% of flights leave on time and only 1.22% are canceled. Return flights with one airline can sometimes be less flexible in terms of time and date. If you spend some extra time scouring online, you’ll probably find something more to your liking. Jet lag often occurs when you cross over two or more time zones, causing a disruption to your internal clock.

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7 Cross-Border Dropshipping Tips Winners Use

Dumb Little Man

Today is the best time to do that! However, just like any business, dropshipping requires time and effort. 5 Single time zone Different time zones. What is their time zone? Know International Trade Regulations. It is easy to cross the line with cross-border dropshipping if you are ignorant of relevant international trade laws. Brand recognition and awareness take time to build.

2017 141

Tech Jobs Moving to the Midwest

Small Business Labs

The New York Times article  Hot Spot for Tech Outsourcing: The United States looks at the outsourcing of software development tasks to lower cost U.S. greatly reduces issues and problems associated with  navigating time zones, cultures and languages that are common with international outsourcing.  The New York Times article covers the Midwest-based  Nexient , whose tagline is "100% U.S.

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My Favourites

Laughing all the Way to Work

Here are some of My Favourites with their corresponding links. Some of these I use on an almost daily basis.

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4 Crucial Business Development Lessons for First-Time Entrepreneurs

Dumb Little Man

Time spent on legal and financial due diligence can never be wasted. On top of that, any business that works with international clients must realize that risks, such as exchange rate fluctuations, are hard to avoid. For one thing, no matter the size of one’s business, one must know the basics of the time value of money. Briefly, after we started the operations, issues such as time zone differences and cultural communication barriers kicked in.

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40 Outlook hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

To add a second time zone to your calendar go to Options >Calendar>Time zones>Show a second time zone. To create a recurring meeting invitation for colleagues or internal employees at your company, click Appointments. This opens a requester with a “Do not deliver before:” field; enter a date and time, then click Close. After you hit Send, the message will be held until the specified time for sending.

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Guidelines for Effective Email Writing

Jen Lawrence

” Unless we haven’t communicated in a long time (or ever), you can skip the “How are you?” ” Whether the email is internal or external, remember that people are reading hundreds of emails a day and need an introduction into the proper frame of mind to absorb your information. Pst, bonus points if you include time zones! We live in a global environment – don’t assume the reader knows where you are and your time zone.).

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How to organise the perfect conference call

Practically Perfect PA

How do we make sure we organise a perfect conference call every time? Select a suitable time and date for everyone involved. Firstly, think about your executive – when is the best time of day for them? Participants do have to concentrate on a conference call so think about the time of day when your manager seems particularly focused. Do ask if they are in a different time zone to you.

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Different Strokes for Different Folks

Laughing all the Way to Work

I had a few mediation and arbitrations to set up and telephone calls to schedule with clients, but the bulk of my work was preparing documents on time and reminding the lawyers I worked for what needed to be done and by when. I became very familiar with time zones and making travel arrangements. I started a travel sheet so I could remember all of the things that needed to be done, especially for international travel.

2015 116

Tech Choices for the On-the-Road Office

Office Dynamics

These days, many employees and entrepreneurs find themselves working outside the traditional office and on the road at least some of the time. Many businesses work with colleagues and clients in different time zones, so they may need to work non-traditional hours to communicate with people across the world. A single charge can provide 20 hours of talk time and last up to 13 days. Until recently, this was time a-wasting.

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Admin in the Spotlight: Interview with Lynn Holgate, 2010 Stevie.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Lynn has organized strategic events such as the companys internal trade show, all-hands meetings, the annual awards banquet, internal events and leadership off-site meetings. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Dealing in real time.

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The Future of the Administrative Profession

Office Dynamics

By Joan Burge, Founder and CEO, Office Dynamics International. Much has changed for the executive assistant and administrative professional, and in order to thrive in this new working environment, it’s up to both to operate wisely, using savvy to make the right decision regarding the right question at the right time. Virtual Support – executives travel internationally and support is virtual. How skilled are you in handling “offsite” support across time zones?

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We don't know what we don't know

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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When your voicemail goes awry.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007's Formula Bar Size

Professional Assistant Blog

Until next time, Take care - of your clutter! Home About Me Advertise Increasing Microsoft Excel 2007s Formula Bar Size By The Professional Assistant on Wednesday, November 18, 2009 Filed Under: MS-Excel , Productivity D o you find that trying to either write or fix formulas in Microsoft Excel can be a pain? Do you wish that you could expand the size of the formula bar to see more of the formula that you are working on?

Admin Buddies

Laughing all the Way to Work

If it is a planned time off then you can meet with your buddy and give them any instructions or information they will need to handle in your absence and any contact names and numbers. When the time off is unplanned it is more critical to have this information available with easy access. Many times I am so thankful I had that quick chat or read that email that I was copied on as that was the exact information I needed when they were away. Dealing in real time.

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Where's the remote thingy for the PowerPoint?

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

Dealing in real time.

Laughing all the Way to Work

© Copyright Patricia Robb 2010 13 February, 2010 Dealing in real time. Think about it the next time you give someone a timeline. Posted by Patricia Robb at 8:52 PM Labels: Administrative Assistant , administrative professional , dates , fixed time , real time Reactions: 0comments: Post a Comment Newer Post Older Post Home Subscribe to: Post Comments (Atom) Join me for a Webinar, Sept. Dealing in real time.

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How to Deal with Inconsiderate Co-Workers

Professional Assistant Blog

This happens to the best of us all of the time. Im not sure if youre covered this in the past, but Im having a difficult time working so closely with another equal coworker. Shes the office gossip , comes in about 15 minutes late several times a week and leaves the office for extended periods of time (assuming that shes taking unwarranted breaks) without repercussions. Until next time, Take care - of your clutter!

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Now that is dedication.Executive Assistant donates kidney to her.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

Laughing all the Way to Work

That makes it difficult when I am supposed to be organizing his calendar, but since I am responsible to organize his time and in spite of my frustration, I have to make it work. Internal meetings can usually be changed more easily so start there. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ▼ April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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A twelve step program to survive as an Admin

Laughing all the Way to Work

If you have treated anyone unfairly, take the time to apologize and try to make things right. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Dealing in real time. ► January (5) Taking the time to acknowledge someone and say tha.

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We did it Canada!

Laughing all the Way to Work

National pride -- all time high. What a blast the last two weeks have been, but I dont think I could have taken any more late nights staying up to watch the Olympics in Eastern Standard Time. We list country codes, city codes, international and national dialing codes, and other relevant country information. Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back.

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Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

Professional Assistant Blog

Do you wish that you could somehow overlap the calendars so that you could see the availabilities for everyone at the same time, instead of straining your eyes going back and forth like a yo-yo between calendars? So, the next time you want to make life easier for yourself, make sure to use this function. Until next time, Take care - of your clutter! Home About Me Advertise Overlapping Calendars In Microsoft Outlook? Really?

I gave at the office

Laughing all the Way to Work

Many times we would hear, `My husband gave at the office`as a reason for not donating. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Dealing in real time. ▼ January (5) Taking the time to acknowledge someone and say tha.

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Introducing The Administrative Bloopers Blog

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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Windows 7: Will It Be Like XP or Vista?

Professional Assistant Blog

Most offices now run on Windows XP and have been for quite some time. Until next time, Take care - of your clutter! Home About Me Advertise Windows 7: Will It Be Like XP or Vista? By The Professional Assistant on Thursday, July 16, 2009 Filed Under: Productivity A re you a big fan of Windows XP? Did you feel that Windows Vista was a big flop? Well, look no further, since Windows 7 will be coming out very shortly.

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Co-Workers Annoying You?

Professional Assistant Blog

I also work in an environment where it gets a little too loud at times. Its an open-concept office and at times, I would like my colleagues to simmer down a bit. Its nice to socialize at times, but we are here to work. Until next time, Take care - of your clutter! Home About Me Advertise Co-Workers Annoying You?

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Atlanta, Georgia: The City that Smiles

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice.

Professional Assistant Blog

Believe me, this happened to me a few times and it took me quite a bit of time to get this done, before I discovered the Transpose function in Excel. Until next time, Take care - of your clutter! Home About Me Advertise Need to Change Excel Details from Vertical to Horizontal or Vice Versa?

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Laughing All the Way to Work: A Survival Blog for Today's.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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A funny thing happened on the way to the office.

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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Colour Coding Works.

Laughing all the Way to Work

When you are busy, busy and dont have time to think, having two or three colours to choose from will help make things easier. New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Dealing in real time.

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Go with your gut feeling!

Laughing all the Way to Work

New South Wales Australia Time) Turning Soft Skills Into Tangible and Recognizable Skills That You Can (and Should) Bring to The Office Conference December 6/7, 2010, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia IQPC’s 8th Executive and Personal Assistant Summit is on again in 2010! Building Relationships one Assistant at a Time ► April (2) Keeping focussed in a busy environment When your boss arranges meetings behind your back. Dealing in real time.

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