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Top 10 Ways to Store Summer Gear
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:09 PM
Labor Day is approaching faster than ice cream cones melt on a hot August day. Before you know it, cool weather will spell retirement for boogie boards, beach umbrellas and other summer gear. Start your fall on an organized note with ten tips for storing seasonal summer items. 1. Wash and Dry: Before storing beach chairs, pails, etc. give each item a rinse and... Read More...
Renew Your Commitment to Your Career
Thursday, May 12, 2011 2:46 PM
Flower buds and slender green leaves are popping up all over signaling spring's arrival. Take a cue from this season of renewal to take stock of your career. Too often, we're so busy punching the time clock, meeting deadlines and moving from project to project that there's no time to stop and evaluate where our career is heading. Do yourself a favor... Read More...
Living Without Your Computer
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 6:54 PM
In our 24/7 global world, where even our phones our smart, going without the connectivity and computing power of our laptops, PCs and tablets seems unthinkable. Technology journalist David Lake went computer-free for 20 days and lived to tell the tale. Lake's computer-free diet taught him that the pangs of computer withdrawal are real, the absence of the... Read More...
Refresh Your Office, Reboot Your Productivity
Tuesday, December 14, 2010 5:07 PM
Office blahs got you down? Feeling ho hum at work? For a quick pick-me-up, try transforming your office space. Whether you call home, a cubicle or the corner suite the office, we all clock many hours a day at work. Experts say your day-to-day environment can have a profound effect on your attitude. And if "familiarity breeds contempt" - or at least... Read More...
Thriving During the Holidays: Advice from Across the Web
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 2:26 PM
Getting organized for the holidays can be a big nut to crack. Luckily its Nutcracker season! If your holiday to-do list is so long you're worried about finding time to enjoy yourself, we posted some great holiday organizing advice last week and this week have rounded up wonderful holiday tips from a few of our favorite bloggers. So sit down, grab a cup of... Read More...
New Year, New Opportunities
Monday, November 15, 2010 2:22 PM
2011 is right around the corner. This year spend your holiday vacation downtime doing more than sweeping up pine needles and New Year's confetti. Take time to take stock of your career by assessing how the year went and where you want to go in the... Read More...
Putting the Jolly Back into Your Holidays
Monday, November 15, 2010 2:20 PM
Cooking. Shopping. Decorating. Hosting. The holiday to-do list can easily be overwhelming. Don't burn your holiday candles at both ends; prevent burnout with careful preparation. Doing so will save you time and money and put the merry back into the... Read More...
Assessing Your Daily Routine
Wednesday, September 15, 2010 3:09 PM
Be honest. How often do you hit the snooze button? We've all had days where the only time for quiet contemplation are the moments between the alarm's brrrring and when our feet hit the floor. Stop moving on autopilot. This fall carve out time to assess your daily routine. Do a soup-to-nuts overview of where you are in your life and how it functions. Take... Read More...
Harness Back-to-School Energy
Monday, August 30, 2010 2:01 PM
Back to school season means unsullied notebooks and squeaky clean chalkboards. Fall is a fresh start. Tap into that "anything is possible" energy and set your students - and yourself - on an organized, productive path this season. Get in Gear... Read More...
Downside of Disorganization
Wednesday, August 18, 2010 2:09 PM
"One of the advantages of being disorganized is that one is always having surprising discoveries." A.A. Milne Stumbling upon a long forgotten pot of honey might have delighted A.A. Milne's most famous literary character Winnie-the-Pooh but for most of us, disorganization leads to un pleasant surprises. Unpaid bills. Overlooked invitations. Expired... Read More...
What’s Your Organizing Personality?
Wednesday, July 28, 2010 1:15 PM
Organizing is a bit like fashion-preppy, punk, polished, professional-in the end everyone gets dressed, but with individual style. And just as fashion choices are inspired by personality, so too are organizing choices. Match your personality with the... Read More...
Organizing by Deputizing
Wednesday, July 21, 2010 1:50 PM
Want to be organized? Not sure how to proceed? Consider outsourcing the job to a pro. Professional organizers can help you deal with everything from papers to your kitchen cabinets to your time management challenges. They have the been-there-done-that expertise in every area of organizing that many of us lack. How can a pro help? Professional organizers offer... Read More...
Best Old and New Organization Tools
Friday, June 25, 2010 8:31 AM
Life requires organization. Fortunately a host of tools can help. We've assembled a must-have list ranging from the simple notepad and pen to the latest iPhone app. Read on and study up, it's time to get organized. Old School Not all organizing tools are high-tech. Consider that lowliest of office items, the waste basket . Tossing unneeded items is Organization... Read More...
Clean Sweep for Productivity
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 9:53 AM
Do you hear the birds singing as you walk to your car for your morning commute? Can you look out your office window and catch a glimpse of colorful trees and flowers in full bloom? Make A Clean Sweep Yes, spring is here. That time of renewal and reawakening when some inner or - more likely - outer force compels us to take a good look around and clean sweep our... Read More...
Workspace Design Inspiration
Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:36 AM
"The evolution of office spaces toward greater comfort and visual appeal has been taking place for about 15 years. Then why do so many workspaces remain devastatingly ugly?" Christina Nunez poses this compelling question in her NPR article, When Bad Office Design Happens to Good People . Writing with empathy for cubicle dwellers everywhere, Nunez culls... Read More...
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