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It is said that people only use 10% of their brains. Are you only using 10% of your office technology? We’ll help you unlock the other 90%.

Pace yourself perfectly when leaving a voice mail by using this trick:  As you say your phone number, write it in the air with your finger. If you can’t write it as quickly as your tongue wants to say it, neither can the recipient ...

There’s nothing funny about layoffs and pay cuts, but they’re no reason to lose your sense of humor at work, especially during a season that’s supposed to be fun and festive. Managers can do their staffs a huge favor during these tough economic times by lightening up the workplace.

Tech Tips

by on December 1, 2008 12:00am
in Office Technology

Lost data poses a crippling threat ... Use a mentor to evaluate solutions and guide tech investments.

Whether your e-mail inbox is cluttered with spam or work-related e-mail, take note: The following techniques can help you gain control of your wild inbox.

Keeping in touch with clients—especially VIPs—requires more than the occasional Hallmark card. That’s why many businesses use custom cards as marketing tools.

Three-quarters of today's execs use e-mail as their primary form of communication. So, make sure your messages stand out amid the e-mail avalanche by crafting them as if the boss has only 10 seconds to read them.

The typical off-site meeting is chock-full of PowerPoint presentations, flip charts and team-building exercises. But back at work months later, what actually changes? Lead an off-site event that leaves people energized and focused.

Keep up with the latest best-sellers without adding any bulk to your bag or bookshelves.
Ever receive a spreadsheet where someone entered the entire field in ALL UPPER CASE? How do you change the field to upper and lower cases?

For the boss whose drawers and briefcase are whitened with business cards and receipts, it might be time for this tech solution: Neat Receipts (

www.neatreceipts.com

).