Productivity

While you may not have the space of a CEO’s suite, there are a few things you can do to fix up your space that will improve your workflow.

Which to-do list method works for you?

June 6, 2017 Categorized in: Organizing

If the top item on your to-do list reads “Organize to-do list,” you know how difficult they can be to manage. Is there a secret formula for a great to-do list?

5 traits of the highly organized

June 6, 2017 Categorized in: Organizing

While everyone has their own methods for staying organized, there are some common traits highly organized people share. Here are some traits you can adopt to become more organized.
Working outside the home and raising children at the same time can be a challenge, but there are ways to do both successfully, says computer programmer and productivity blogger L.J. Earnest.
Gloria M. Adams, an admin working for the state of Texas, offers this original tip.
Here are three tips from some experts on reducing pre-vacation stress.

Can you put an end to busywork?

May 3, 2017 Categorized in: Time Management

You’ve probably said “I’m so busy” more than a few times in your life. Consider whether you’re busy doing things that move your career forward vs. doing busywork that drains your energy.
Julie Perrine, founder and CEO of All Things Admin, reminds us that dropping someone into your job for even a few days is twice as complicated as you think it is, and she won’t let you take carefully organized procedures for granted.
Instead of assuming that you’re expected to work extra hours, consider these tips to keep your workload down to 40 hours each week.

5 tips to avoid an inbox meltdown

April 6, 2017 Categorized in: OrganizingOutlook

If you tend to have an intimidating number of unopened emails in your inbox, here are some tips to get things under control before you reach a tipping point of chaos.
If your 9-to-5 routine is starting to grind you down, consider working with your biological rhythms. Know­­ing them will help maximize your productivity.
You may be one of those people who others go to at work when they need to unload problems, complaints or secrets. This can be pretty stressful, especially if you have a hard time setting boundaries.
If you’re in the club of those who seem to be at least 15 minutes late for everything, you know how embarrassing and stressful it can be. But there’s hope for you to change your ways.