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The Only Three Tips You Need for a More Productive January
Wednesday, January 04, 2012 11:48 PM
Who doesn't love the New Year's fresh start? After a month of hectic holidays, January is a time of rejuvenation, a time to reset, and rev up for the upcoming year. Kick your 2012 off with the only three tips you'll need for a productive January... Read More...
Be an Energy Star: Tips for Operating at Peak Capacity
Thursday, October 06, 2011 8:56 PM
Want to hit the ground running each morning? How about enjoying enhanced productivity, greater energy levels and less stress? Be more energy efficient with these simple steps: Sleep Smart: Get a full night of shut-eye. Most adults need 7 to 8 hours of sleep a night. Having trouble catching 40-winks? Read WebMD's Sleep Tips for the 411 on sleep including avoiding... Read More...
Top 10 Tips to Reboot Productivity at Work
Friday, September 09, 2011 3:32 PM
Summer's lazy, hazy days are firmly in the rearview mirror. Time to reboot your back-to-business mojo with ten tips to make your September more productive. 1. Reconnect with your colleagues after vacation by updating your boss and co-workers on summertime successes and project statuses. 2. Tackle the tickler list that got short shrift during vacation weeks... Read More...
Wanted: Creative Thinkers
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 5:22 PM
What does it take to be a CEO? Brains, business acumen, vision, drive? All good guesses but according to a new study by IBM, creativity is the most important leadership quality for CEOs. Generating Creativity At Beyond Folders, we frequently blog about how to enhance critical skills for workplace success. Reading about the IBM study's finding that creativity... Read More...
Tackle Your To-Do List with Time-Blocking
Thursday, August 05, 2010 2:28 PM
Do you suffer from the "too-much-to-do-and-too-little-time-to-do-it" syndrome? Is your to-do list perpetually unfinished? If these are familiar laments, it's time for time-blocking. Time-blocking is the process of designating specific blocks of time each day for tackling particular activities or tasks. Commonsense (and a host of studies) shows that... Read More...
Working Out Summer Vacations
Wednesday, July 07, 2010 9:37 AM
Summer officially kicked off at the end of June which means summer vacation season is upon us. With two-thirds of all employees planning a s ummer break from work , coordinating vacation schedules to maximize employee downtime while maintaining productivity is a must. Translation: Not everyone can head to the beach at the same time. As we've discussed in... Read More...
Dealing with Distractions at Work
Tuesday, May 11, 2010 10:49 AM
We say we waste time, but that is impossible. We waste ourselves. - Alice Bloch n April, the international community marked the 40 th anniversary of Earth Day with events like climate rallies and forums on building a green economy. Despite our rising... Read More...
Wasting Away at Work
Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:27 AM
We say we waste time, but that is impossible. We waste ourselves. - Alice Bloch We have all heard that time is a precious resource that we should not squander. But, in's latest Wasting Time at Work Survey , 64% of the full-time workers responding reported wasting one hour or less each day; 22% said they wasted approximately two hours daily ; and... Read More...
Productivity Is Always Personal
Thursday, March 18, 2010 11:15 AM
At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want . - Lao Tzu No matter where you work - in the biggest corporation or at the kitchen table you call your home office - productivity is vital to your business... Read More...
Welcome to the Beyond Folders™ Blog
Wednesday, March 10, 2010 9:05 AM
Beyond Folders™ is a new Community steeped in history. Twenty five years ago, Pendaflex launched the I Hate Filing Club™, delivering information and techniques for organization in the workspace and home. While still providing great ideas and inspiration, Beyond Folders™ goes a step further. In late 2009 we surveyed our Community members and... Read More...

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