Coping with the Daily Stream of Interruptions

Written by Janice D. Byer, MVA

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Other personal interruptions, such as your kids running into your office and asking you to bring up a web site they just saw listed onrepparttar Family Channel, or your spouse wanting to share some local gossip, donít have to break your concentration. These interruptions can be controlled. Be sure that when you are inrepparttar 117435 middle of anything of importance, that your family understands that you will be with them shortly and that usually what they need is not earth-shattering and can wait a few minutes.

Another interruption that can be controlled (or at least minimized) isrepparttar 117436 time you spend going through allrepparttar 117437 unwanted email that shows up. Itís actually a never ending step that has to be done but it is worse when you donít do it. Most email programs and services give yourepparttar 117438 option of putting certain email addresses on a blocked list or have any mail that comes in from a certain address moved automatically torepparttar 117439 Trash folder. By going directly there, you donít spendrepparttar 117440 time looking to see ifrepparttar 117441 email is anything of interest.

At times there may be interruptions from your daily routine that canít be avoided, such as meetings or a trip torepparttar 117442 business supply store. For these types of interruptions, try to schedule them forrepparttar 117443 same dayÖ kill two (or more) birds with one stone. If you need to visit a clientís office, be sure to have a list ready of supplies you need to pick up atrepparttar 117444 office supply store or other errands you may need to run that are inrepparttar 117445 same area.

This is just a few ways to help minimize those things that come up during our busy days that we donít have planned. Interruptions will continue to happen, usually on a daily basis. We just have to learn how to deal with them and still maintain our professionalism and productivity.

Janice Byer is a certified Master Virtual Assistant and owner of Docu-Type Administrative & Web Design Services (, an award winning company that has survived and overcome the daily stream of interruptions that happen on a daily basis.

Hot Sauce Brings Cold Cash

Written by Stephen Bucaro

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Mary's website, rates hot sauces on a scale from 1 to 10 with some sauces being offrepparttar scale hot at 10+++++. You can purchase hot sauce gift certificates that will be sent immediately by email, or you can buy a gift hot sauces collection. Her site also features many other products like candy, nuts, and jelly.

Visit Mary's website and you will find hundreds of varieties of hot sauce. That's a lot of hot sauce. And as Mary Going has learned, hot sauce can bring you a lot of cold cash! ---------------------------------------------------------- Resource Box: Copyright(C)2002 Bucaro TecHelp. To learn how to maintain your computer and use it more effectively to design a Web site and make money onrepparttar 117434 Web visit To subscribe to Bucaro TecHelp Newsletter Send a blank email to ----------------------------------------------------------


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