Happy Friday! What a week it’s been for the Belle Team…I almost don’t believe it’s already time for the weekend. All good news as we continue to grow, onboard some awesome new clients and really focus on our continuing clients who we <3. Did we mention we’re hiring a PR Manager and Account Executive? If you are interested, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Before we sign off for the week, check out our quick tips and links on phone call efficiency, skills to learn in a weekend and a gmail hack for making your email address public without going crazy!
Entrepreneurship…LIKE A BOSS.
Phone Call Efficiency
Phone calls running longer than usual? It happens…a lot. This is especially true for those of us in PR and marketing agencies who don’t see many of the people we work with on a regular basis. To combat this epidemic, Inc. offers six great solutions for how to keep your meeting on track, on time and leave everyone involved satisfied with the results. Check it out here!
Looking to impress your boss or coworkers on Monday? Fast Company offers 5 job-boosting skills you can learn in a weekend that will not only make a difference in your life, but may change the way people in the office looks at you. I’ll admit, I don’t think I would *really* count the basics of an instrument as a skill, but the author makes some great points about how all of these skills can train your brain to think differently making you more efficient and focused in your career.
Tips and Tools to Empower Your Life
Afraid of putting your email address on certain websites for fear of spam? Fear no longer! Mashable offers an amazing workaround to making your Gmail email address public but avoiding the inevitable inbox spam by forwarding those emails to a specific folder. I’m already imagining the number of ways this could help me! Check out the detailed instructions here.
Links We Love
- 25 Productivity Tips to Get More Done This Week
- How PR’s Workflow is Changing
- 6 Things Every Entrepreneur Struggles With
- How to Engage 4 Kinds of Employees at Your Organization
- Get More Done with Visual Reminders
- 1 Super Important (and Frequently Overlooked) Motivational Factor
- Work Moves that Get Noticed
- Eliminate These 10 Words From Your Writing
- Your Employees Won’t Pursue Success Like You Do – and That’s OK
- 4 Things You Need to Know About Your Digital Footprint
Have a lovely weekend!
– Tara + Team Belle