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1  General Discussion / Help...Specifically / Re: Coffee in the Office on: February 11, 2010, 08:10:07 am
I looked at their website and they are the same concept as Flavia and have a office program.  I will have to contact both and see which gives the better price/product.  Thanks for your help.  I will let you know what we decide in the end.
2  General Discussion / Help...Specifically / Labels stuck to a cabinet on: February 11, 2010, 08:08:05 am
Does anyone know a good solvent or solution to get a label (like an Avery label) cleaned off a cabinet.   I feel silly asking, but it looks horrible.   Over the years, people slapped on labels and it looks dirty and icky.  I have tried alcohol, and various other cleaners, and they make it blacker and stickier.  Let me know if you know the super secret recipe to getting gunk off cabinets.
3  General Discussion / Sound Off! / Re: Accomplishments on: February 11, 2010, 07:43:22 am
On time when I had a performance review, I took my to do list for the past 6 months and categorized and listed every little project.  It was a very long list and my boss looked at me strange at first but then realized he didn't really know what I did each day, except for what he gave me.  It was a real eye opener.
4  General Discussion / Help...Specifically / Coffee in the Office on: January 28, 2010, 06:28:52 pm
My boss has asked me to look into getting a new coffee system for our office.  I have looked at a few but this Flavia has my attention.  Does anyone use that at work, and if so how is it?  Price isn't "too" big a deal as I estimate the cost of coffee after an initial purchase to be .75 cents (or less if I purchase larger quantities, which we would).  Keeping our employees happy and a few less 15-20 minute  breaks to Starbucks would be good, but the quality has to be there.  Does anyone have any experience with a Falvia system (personal or home, what I am really after is quality and taste).

Thanks.
5  General Discussion / Admins 4 Admins / Re: Written v Electronic on: January 28, 2010, 06:22:39 pm
I use a mixture but the one that really helps is still my paper list I make daily.  Writing it down just helps, I keep it to the side of me so it is always there, always reminding me what i have to do.  I use Outlook tasks for bigger to dos and taskes, but for the most part I use a paper list.
6  General Discussion / Sound Off! / Re: Other staff more important then the "admin assistant?" on: January 28, 2010, 06:19:42 pm
I think the underlying point is more this person doesn't feel respected which is not a good situation.  We all have our duties but I am thinking she doesn't valued.   Everyone here cleans the fridge,  I do keep up the toners and yes un jam the copier when requested.  But I know my boss values my opinion and thinks of me as part of her team not "just" someone who helps keep the office running smoothly.  I know it is our "sales" staff who keeps the company afloat, I too have been told, if it weren't for them we wouldn't be here but at least I know I am valued in my own role.
7  General Discussion / Admins 4 Admins / V-Cards on: July 23, 2009, 08:31:17 am
Does anyone actually use V-cards?  If so, do you think they are useful? 
8  General Discussion / Admins 4 Admins / Re: Reason to be worried? on: July 23, 2009, 08:28:32 am
I may, IF the right time and situation came up where it is comfortable to.  If not, I would just see how things play out.
9  General Discussion / Sound Off! / Re: Office 2010 on: July 21, 2009, 07:45:12 am
I agree that they can wait a bit longer in between up dates.  BUT looking at the videos there are parts I really like.  Outlook and Powerpoint are the two program I use the most and both have enticing upgrades.   I am not sure when they plan to release 2010, but would talk to my boss about upgrading.   I wonder how well it works with previous versions of Microsoft Office.   I hope they take downward compatability into consideration.  That would be the biggest obstacle in upgrading.
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