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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Constant Contact’s “Get Down to Business” Event across Texas – celebrating Small Business Week

This is Small Business Week and I am honored to be a guest speaker during Constant Contact’s 2nd Annual Get Down to Business event happening across Texas. We visited San Antonio yesterday, May 15th and we’ll be in Dallas this Friday, May 18th and in Austin next week on Wednesday, May 23rd. Below are all […]

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How to tell if a Word document is styled

When you need an easy way to tell if a document is styled, you can turn on the Styles Area Width in your document. There are two steps in viewing the Styles Area:

View your document in Draft view
Turn on the Styles Area

Step 1- View your document in Draft view
The default view in Word 2007 and […]

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Free Microsoft Office Training – from Microsoft

Microsoft has some very useful training covering the most current versions of Office. Whether you want to brush up on your computer skills to learn the latest technology or need to prepare for a job interview & assessment, you’ll definitely want to check out these amazing resources for both PC and Mac.

On-Demand Training for PC […]

“To the cloud!”

Have you seen this commercial?

As a small business owner managing a virtual team, I love this concept.

But how does it work? What exactly are they using to go to the cloud? Check out this recorded webinar I presented in May 2011, where we analyzed the commercial and navigated Microsoft’s cloud offering, Office 365, using real-world scenarios that demonstrate the […]

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