Organizing

Managing information overload

September 6, 2018 Categorized in: Organizing

Do you feel that you’re fighting a losing battle in trying to keep up with the paper flow that comes across your desk every day? How can you get information overload under control? Here are some suggestions.
Storing logins and passwords … Protecting your home network … Moving emails from one computer to another
OneNote notebooks do seem to proliferate. So, if you’re ready to start cleaning things up, what should you look for?

Spruce up your digital files

June 27, 2018 Categorized in: Organizing

To keep your electronic files organized, you have to be ruthless and decisive. Use these quick tips.
Among your boxes of paper clips, Sharpie pens and seldom-used rubber bands, perhaps you should stock a dozen or two of travel-size hand sanitizers for your staff.
If you have both SharePoint and OneDrive as part of your organization’s Office 365 installation, it may be difficult to know where files should be saved and what criteria should govern your decision-making. Let’s keep it simple.

Try this checklist technique

May 3, 2018 Categorized in: Organizing

Sophie Miles, CEO of QuotesAdvisor.com, shares her method for staying motivated and focused.

5 tips for organizing digital files

November 2, 2017 Categorized in: Organizing

Digital clutter can be just as stressful as physical clutter around your home or office. Abby Quillen offers this advice for organizing your digital life.

Declutter and free your mind

September 7, 2017 Categorized in: OrganizingPersonal Development

Tiny bits of mental energy are tied up in each of our possessions. We’re subconsciously bombarded by questions: What if I lose this? What will it cost to replace? When can I afford a better one? To feel lighter, try a possession purge and simplify in other areas too.
More than a résumé, a portfolio spotlights your strengths. While a résumé focuses on job duties, a portfolio draws attention to results and accomplishments.

The case for scheduling on paper

July 6, 2017 Categorized in: Organizing

Smartphone apps offer calendar, note-taking and reminder functions that can put organization right at your fingertips. However, there are benefits to old-fashioned pen and paper that an app can’t duplicate.
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?