As we’re approaching the end of the year, it’s time to take a day and do what is called “the file clean out day”. Once you know what you have, you can make decisions on what to purge, save, and possibly scan or archive.
Are you asking yourself, “what’s going on here?”. Consider what shape your filing system is in? Are your filing drawers stuffed so full that it’s nearly impossible to get another piece of paper into – or out of them? Are you hurting your knuckles every time you pull a file out? This time of year is … Read More>>
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As you think about getting organized in your office, here are some tips to get you going.
1.Do the hardest thing first. When you arrive at the office, you may be tempted to first check your messages, rifle through the day’s mail, or plow through some easy administrative tasks. Instead, try doing the hardest, most challenging (or least enjoyable) thing earlier in the day. You’ll be attacking it when your energy level is high and your mind is clear.
2.Plan for tomorrow at the end of today. Take 15 minutes at the end of every day to create
In a recent interview, I was asked about how I deal with clients who are super busy, bouncing all over the place multi-tasking. The question was asked, “How do you decide what will work for them? How do you help people get focused?”
My recommendation as a consultant of personal productivity is that I have to really quiet down the client and start to look at what is going on in their world. What is their vision? It’s up to them to set up the systems by defining how they want to communicate and have people reach them.
Collections can look like works of art, or they can look like piles of junk — it’s all in the presentation and preservation. Having a display is great if you have the room and your items can remain safe while on display.
Here are a few tips to organize your collection.
1. Make a decision that you love what you want to keep. 2. Ask yourself how you want to see the collection, ie., accessible, locked up, with back lighting. 3. Decide on a space to display the collection. You may want to invest in a separate unit, a specialty … Read More>>