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How one 90-minute session can save you hours every day

As we get closer to our “Save The Day!” webinar series on June 17th, I’ve been thinking about what an amazing difference just one 90-minute learning session can make. Thanks to the feedback from attendees at our past training events, we’ve heard directly about the positive impact of those sessions—what folks learned not only improved […]

By |June 13th, 2015|Events, Excel 2010, Office 2010, Outlook 2010, PowerPoint 2010, Uncategorized, Webinar, Word 2010|Comments Off on How one 90-minute session can save you hours every day

Around the World in One Day? It’s all about the time saving!

For those of you who already know me, you definitely know I’m all about timesaving and productivity. This month at RedCape, we’re raising the bar even higher with an around-the-globe, live webinar series on Wednesday, June 17th—our very first superhero blockbuster right at your desk.

Many of you have asked for an event that you can […]

By |June 10th, 2015|Events, Excel 2010, Office 2010, OneNote 2010, Outlook 2010, SharePoint 2010, Webinar, Word 2010|Comments Off on Around the World in One Day? It’s all about the time saving!

My #1 tech resource is…

As a Microsoft Certified Trainer, it’s up to me alone to gain the technology skills I need to (a) teach the most relevant skills to my customers and (b) do my job: generate training proposals and event materials, produce slide decks and reports, communicate and collaborate with customers and partners, and all the other activities […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Events, Productivity|Comments Off on My #1 tech resource is…

2014 Admin Conferences & Events Worldwide

My colleague Bonnie Low-Kramen regularly says that there has never been a better time to be an assistant. I agree! As Bonnie and I travel the globe together (and individually) speaking at conferences and delivering training for admins at many of the largest companies in the world, we are encouraged by the growing list of […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Admins|Comments Off on 2014 Admin Conferences & Events Worldwide

Free gifts for Administrative Professionals Week

This Wednesday, April 23rd is Administrative Professionals Day. As a former assistant turned productivity instructor for Assistants I want to honor and celebrate my Admin colleagues all over the world by offering my “Tips in Minutes” Kindle books for free this Wednesday, plus offer the lowest price on my “100 Tips” book.

There’s more!  I’m thrilled to […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Admins|Comments Off on Free gifts for Administrative Professionals Week

Join me in London for Executive Secretary LIVE 2014

Hi Superhero Assistants, Vickie Evans here! I am over-the-moon excited to be invited back to Executive Secretary LIVE in London on 28th & 29th of March. I  had such a great time last year and I can’t wait to return to teach two of my favorite topics that will help you reduce late hours at the […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Events|Comments Off on Join me in London for Executive Secretary LIVE 2014

How your private Facebook photos can end up on Twitter

 

It was widely reported yesterday that a Zuckerberg family photo shared only to friends on Facebook during the holidays went viral on Twitter. This originally angered Randi Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerberg’s sister, who originally posted the photo to share with her Facebook friends. All is well after Zuckerberg photo flap but many bloggers and reporters are commenting on […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Facebook, Social Media|Comments Off on How your private Facebook photos can end up on Twitter

How’d they do that? Create a meeting agenda tool that calculates start and end times

As part of RedCape’s webinar series “How’d They Do That?” here is an example Excel tool that allows you to enter length (in minutes) when creating a meeting schedule to automatically calculate the start and end times for each speaker or topic, plus breaks. This is a great tool! Now let’s see how they did […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Excel 2010, How'd they do that?|Comments Off on How’d they do that? Create a meeting agenda tool that calculates start and end times

How to create name badges using mail merge in Word 2010

Question from one of our superhero customers: How do you handle your name badges for larger group events?  I’ve learned we use Excel and mail merge into Word, but it takes me 2 hours to format and adjust, then re-adjust, then I have to manually copy and paste the logo onto the label, which takes […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Word 2010|Comments Off on How to create name badges using mail merge in Word 2010

Microsoft Outlook: Manage another person’s mail and calendar items

When you have to manage or access your manager’s email or calendar or… if you are the manager and you need your assistant to access your mail and calendar, there is a two step process. First, the manager must add the assistant as a delegate. Second, the assistant must then open the manager’s mail box […]

By |December 17th, 2014|Outlook 2007, Outlook 2010|Comments Off on Microsoft Outlook: Manage another person’s mail and calendar items