Organizing

No more passwords! (Maybe)

November 2, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

This might seem like a dream come true, especially for devices on which typing a password is a challenge for fingers that are bigger than the touchscreen keyboard. However, the development of biometrics to authenticate access has some drawbacks.
The proliferation of cybersecurity attacks can be measured in incidents per minute. These resources can help you stay on top of it all.
Is there any way to get Gmail to apply different colored stars? … Can I label an email with more than one label? … Can I create custom categories?

6 ways to optimize home Wi-Fi

October 7, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

Working from home offers many conveniences—as long as the internet connection remains stable. The competition for connectivity is critical in this age of teleworking and homeschooling, considering all the wireless devices being engaged and their overload risk. These DIY tips can improve coverage for every device.

3 sites for keeping track of time

September 8, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

Time zones, holidays and time math can be a real challenge in our global business world. Here are some handy sites to help.

Are you really organized? Take our quiz

March 5, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

Answer these questions “yes” or “no” to get a quick assessment of just how organized you are.

Apply a strategy to your priorities

March 5, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

One of the most highly prized skills in our professional toolkit is the ability to prioritize. Prioritization is, generally, a labeling system in which our brains sort through multiple data points. What our minds label as most important is the thing we will act upon first.

Food orderer confidential! 9 tips

February 6, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

For anyone charged with bringing lunch in for a large group, here are some lessons we’ve learned from our own past mistakes.

What to do when you lose your phone

January 6, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

Perhaps it’s in the seat pocket in front of your last airline seat. Maybe it was left at a client location, hundreds of miles away. Wherever it is, you have things you need to do.

Embrace automation with these 3 apps

January 6, 2020 Categorized in: Organizing

Check out these clever apps that automate processes that move information.
Let’s look at some good examples of SOP manual techniques … and some bad ones.

The Anonymous Admin vs. creeping cardboard

December 5, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

I have begun to notice some strange behaviors afoot.

Clear the clutter!

September 5, 2019 Categorized in: Organizing

A well-organized, tidy and sleek workspace will not only change the perception of your peers, it will actually help you work better and feel more productive throughout your busy day.