Rah roadtests: Brother P-touch D450

Rah roadtests: Brother P-touch D450

It’s no surprise that I ended up working in admin. When I was 10, I desperately wanted to be a personal assistant like my big sister – she wore power suits, carried an attaché case and caught a train into the city every morning. But even before that, I was obsessed...
The “Magic 6” email tip

The “Magic 6” email tip

I was reading the latest edition of the Asian Efficiency newsletter (do you subscribe to it? You really should!) and amongst all the brilliant tips was this pearler about email. Check it out: Magic 6: Try to keep your emails brief. We like to adhere to the magic...
Quick! Where can I learn Excel?

Quick! Where can I learn Excel?

I got an email from a reader overnight (Hi, Rob!) who is about to start a new receptionist job. (Congrats, Rob!) New jobs are equal parts exciting and terrifying. You know you’re alive when you’re the newbie in the office! So Rob’s new employer is...
How to kick butt with your 2014 goals

How to kick butt with your 2014 goals

Happy new year to you! As you get into the swing of being back at work for 2014, it’s time to get cracking on thinking about what what goals you’re gonna kick in 2014. They might be big goals, they might be smaller goals. Here are my goals for the year: I’m going to...
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