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3 Ways to Create a Better System for Information Management

3 Ways to Create a Better System for Information Management

As administrative professionals, managing large amounts of information efficiently is crucial for ensuring smooth operations. Whether it’s handling emails, documents, or projects, having a well-organized system can significantly improve productivity and streamline...

What’s Your Space Style Preference?

What’s Your Space Style Preference?

By Julie Perrine If you’re an introvert, you’re not going to enjoy large crowds on a regular basis. If you’re an extrovert, turning down every invitation to socialize is going to leave you feeling frustrated and bored.What if I told you that your preferences for...

What’s Your Time Style Preference?

What’s Your Time Style Preference?

​By Julie Perrine Whether you know it or not, you have a preference for managing your time. It’s no different than liking pineapple on your pizza or preferring period dramas to sitcoms. It’s just part of who you are.Those who struggle with time management often either...

OneNote Must-Knows: Color Coding and Custom Tags

OneNote Must-Knows: Color Coding and Custom Tags

When it comes to note-taking software, you can’t beat the functionality and ease of OneNote. But many users are only scratching the surface of the program’s capabilities.  I use OneNote for virtually everything – from procedures to travel planning to the way I...

Simplify Your Filing System and Retire Your To-File Pile

Simplify Your Filing System and Retire Your To-File Pile

When was the last time you made an effort to catch up on your filing? Last month? Last summer? Many times, we struggle with filing because it feels overwhelming, we’re not sure where to begin, or we don’t have an easy system in place. ​Filing can be inconvenient and...

7 Simple Ways to Create a Change of Space

7 Simple Ways to Create a Change of Space

I’ve been working on a new book for several months now. Even though it’s something I’m really excited about, there are times when it feels overwhelming. While personal situations and the pandemic make it easy to come up with excuses to put my project on the back...

5 Steps to a Clean Inbox

5 Steps to a Clean Inbox

If you don’t struggle with managing your inbox, stop reading now. If you do struggle, I’m right there with you. Many people have a love-hate relationship with their inboxes. They like them for quick communication. But they hate trying to manage the overload of...

3 Strategic Things You Must Do to Effectively Organize Your Desk

3 Strategic Things You Must Do to Effectively Organize Your Desk

Take a look around your workspace. Is it organized or a disaster area? Can you quickly and easily find things? Are there any items that are just taking up space? Today is National Clean Off Your Desk Day, so it’s a great time to take a critical look at your workspace,...

The Admin’s Guide to Career Organization

The Admin’s Guide to Career Organization

As admins, we’re always trying to organize all the pieces and parts of our professional lives – from workspaces to meetings to travel plans. And we have to keep our executives organized, too. With so much to keep in order, it’s easy to neglect one vitally important...

Disaster Preparedness Profile: Inclement Weather

Disaster Preparedness Profile: Inclement Weather

Jaclyn Baldovin, Social Media Manager at All Things Admin Jaclyn Baldovin lives in northern Virginia, a place that regularly experiences inclement weather, such as snowstorms, wind, and icy conditions, all of which can make it difficult for her to get to work. “There...

Disaster Preparedness Profile: Office Flood

Disaster Preparedness Profile: Office Flood

Julie Perrine, Founder and CEO, All Things Admin Over the past few weeks, you’ve heard stories about the disasters my team members have faced. Now, I’d like to share a few of my experiences from the 2008 Iowa floods when my husband and I lived in Cedar Rapids. I used...

Disaster Preparedness Profile: Various Disasters

Disaster Preparedness Profile: Various Disasters

Suzanne Bird-Harris, Webmaster at All Things Admin While most of us at All Things Admin have a disaster or two under our belts, Suzanne Bird-Harris has experienced more than her fair share. In May 2006, she lost her home and everything in it to an electrical fire. The...