Bad filing habits are like mischievous creatures that wreak havoc on your file system. Leaving headaches and poor folder structures in their wake, they can prevent your business from having the beautifully organised, easy to search through file system you deserve (and need)!
Businesses are increasingly putting focus on creating ‘greener’ office environments. These are offices that produce less waste and employ more eco-friendly practices and products in an attempt to not only contribute to a more sustainable world, but also to save money (and space).
A slick filing system sits at the heart of any successful project or organisation. But it doesn’t happen without some careful consideration around file naming conventions.
In March this year, New Zealand trustee company, Perpetual Guardian, announced their intentions to embark on an unprecedented productivity trial. Their approach: a 4-day work week for over 200 of their staff. While the 4-day work week isn’t a new concept, employees who are offered this benefit elsewhere generally earn 75% of their salary. What made Perpetual Guardian’s trial different, is that there would be no change in remuneration or any other employment conditions.
Andrew Sims is the CEO and captain at the helm here at SuiteFiles. Inbox zero is a far off dream and there's always a phone call to make, but Andrew juggles it all alongside a busy family life, sport (mostly for the kids), and a new puppy. We talked to him to see how he makes it work.
Jeff Burson is the Director of Future Accounting Limited, an awesome practice in sunny Wellington, NZ.
The internet has allowed us access to more information than we’ve ever had before. The trouble is, instead of feeling empowered by it, we can end up overwhelmed. Despite having all this data at our fingertips, it doesn’t make decision-making any easier. In fact, it can have us over-analysing and over-complicating the decision-making process to the point of analysis paralysis - that is, a paralysed state of inaction.
Rhonda Richardson is the Acting General Manager of Customer Care at Chorus.
An overworked concept?
Work-life balance is a concept that has been dragged out and discussed time and time again. It’s a perennial favourite because, as much as we’re aware that a balance of the two is healthy and productive, we’re not always good at maintaining it.
What can you do with OneNote? More than you’d think. This digital note-taking app is a highly underutilised Microsoft product that’s useful for both personal and professional tasks. From recording recipes to recording business meetings, OneNote proves that it can help you Get Things Done.