How to Organize Your Day

Ian's Messy Desk

The post How to Organize Your Day appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. Do you find yourself scrambling to complete an endless list of tasks at work before leaving the office … Continue reading → You just finished reading How to Organize Your Day ! The post How to Organize Your Day appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk Do you ever rush out of the house in the morning, five minutes late, only to realize you left something important behind?

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7 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills for Administrative Assistants

Office Dynamics

If you’re unable to effectively organize your work and resources, you’ll likely find yourself twisting in the wind, unproductive, and unable to catch up. Ways to Improve Your Organizational Skills as an Administrative Assistant It is incredibly difficult, if not impossible, to thrive in chaos.

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Personal Organizer

Ian's Messy Desk

Home About Contact Me Links Sitemap Personal Organizer Posted by Ian McKenzie Written on June 16, 2010 If youre new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. 5 Advantages of a To-Do List One of the fundamental personal-organizer tools is the list of things you need to get done daily. Make all your outgoing phone calls at the same time; organize your errands into a single run; reply to e-mail; etc.

2010 196

The Admin’s Guide to Career Organization

All Things Admin

As admins, we’re always trying to organize all the pieces and parts of our professional lives – from workspaces to meetings to travel plans. And we have to keep our executives organized, too. Organization All Things Admin Newsletter Executive Secretary Magazine

2020 82

Mandatory COVID Vaccination Policy Template

The federal government is developing a rule requiring employers with more than 100 employees ensure their workers are vaccinated or produce a negative COVID test weekly before entering the workplace. So, what can your organization do to prepare? Get Paycor’s COVID Vaccination Policy Template to help communicate important details to your employees.

Organizing My Organizing Blog

Clutter Coach

by The main benefit to being organized is that it makes your life easier. The less stuff, the easier to organize it. I try to keep my blog layout organized and uncluttered, although everyday it seems like there's some new cool link or tool or information I can offer my readers. I went to a meeting about blogging, organized by my lovely Ladies Who Launch group , and was reminded that clarity and ease of use are important elements of a blog.

2016 100

Podcast 141: Quarantine organizing

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 141 and it’s called quarantine organizing. Seriously, why not use some of the extra time we all have now to do some little organizing projects. While you’re doing this, notice whether things are adequately organized in the bathroom. Of course, organizing items by category is the easiest way to discover that you have seven of something and not just the two you thought you had. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ?

2020 100

Get Organized to Get Clients

Office Organization Success

“I need clients, not organization.” And here’s why… This particular comment really stuck out for me because I feel that a lot of business owners become so focused on getting the clients that they really don’t understand that being more organized means getting more clients , and therefore do not put in place the foundational organizational systems that will allow their business to grow. Sure, you may get clients without being organized, but.

2014 170

How to be an Organized Student

Ian's Messy Desk

The key to success in achieving your academic goals is good organization and time management. As you head back to school, here are a series of tips that can help students get organized: Improve your work habits. Organize yourself each night for the next day by putting assignments, books and materials you will need at school into your backpack. How to take and organize notes. How to Organize Yourself After the First Week of Class (aimeesreads.com).

2012 193

Natural Organizing

Clutter Coach

You deserve more than a cookie cutter approach to organizing. Mainly, your organizing system has to suit who you are and what your life is like, today. There’s rarely a time when you’d look at my desk and say, “my, how organized!” Want help discovering how to organize your time and your stuff in ways that feel natural and are easy and satisfying to use? The post Natural Organizing appeared first on Clutter Coach.

2015 116

Natural Organizing

Clutter Coach

You deserve more than a cookie cutter approach to organizing. Mainly, your organizing system has to suit who you are and what your life is like, today. There’s rarely a time when you’d look at my desk and say, “my, how organized!” Want help discovering how to organize your time and your stuff in ways that feel natural and are easy and satisfying to use? The post Natural Organizing appeared first on Clutter Coach.

2015 118

Natural Organizing

Clutter Coach

You deserve more than a cookie cutter approach to organizing. Mainly, your organizing system has to suit who you are and what your life is like, today. There’s rarely a time when you’d look at my desk and say, “my, how organized!” Want help discovering how to organize your time and your stuff in ways that feel natural and are easy and satisfying to use? The post Natural Organizing appeared first on Clutter Coach.

2014 125

Natural Organizing

Clutter Coach

You deserve more than a cookie cutter approach to organizing. Mainly, your organizing system has to suit who you are and what your life is like, today. There’s rarely a time when you’d look at my desk and say, “my, how organized!” Want help discovering how to organize your time and your stuff in ways that feel natural and are easy and satisfying to use? by You aren’t a cookie cut from a generic mold (even though you’re sweet).

2016 100

Staying Organized

Clutter Coach

Once you organize your space, you have to maintain it or, like that bridge, it will fall down. An organized space means everything has a place. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Staying Organized appeared first on Clutter Coach. by I live in California near the Golden Gate Bridge (which celebrated its 75th birthday last year). To protect it from corrosive sea salt, it needs to be touched up all the time.

2016 100

Put Things in Their Place to Get Organized

Ian's Messy Desk

The post Put Things in Their Place to Get Organized appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. One of the oldest organizing adages is often attributed to Ben Franklin, “A place for everything and everything in its place.”

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Podcast 127: Tidy vs. organized

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 127 and it’s about tidy vs. organized. If an item’s home is 2/3rds of the way down a big, precarious pile of paper, it’s organized, but not that tidy. My dad was a big time piler who was also organized. So, you don’t have to be tidy to be organized. In fact, focusing on tidiness can have almost nothing to do with organizing and everything to do with cluttering. A client hired me recently to help her organize her home office.

2019 100

Personal Organizer

Ian's Messy Desk

One of the fundamental personal-organizer tools is the list of things you need to get done daily. Make all your outgoing phone calls at the same time; organize your errands into a single run; reply to e-mail; etc. Projects that will take weeks or months to complete should be organized and tracked in a different way. 5 Advantages of a To-Do List. It consolidates all your tasks in one place. From there you can prioritize them and tackle the important ones first.

2012 143

Staying Organized

Clutter Coach

Once you organize your space, you have to maintain it or, like that bridge, it will fall down. An organized space means everything has a place. The post Staying Organized appeared first on Clutter Coach by I live in California near the Golden Gate Bridge (which celebrated its 75th birthday last year). To protect it from corrosive sea salt, it needs to be touched up all the time. As long as the ocean winds blow, the bridge will need new paint.

2014 109

3 Easy Tips for Keeping Your Client Information Organized

Office Organization Success

For many solopreneurs a large part of their business is working one-on-one with clients, and that means having a way of keeping all of their client information organized and easy to access. If you’ve been a member of my Easy Office Organization program you know that I tell you step-by-step how to do this.) Articles for Reprint Client Attraction Systems Streamline Your Systems client tracking contact management system office systems organize clients

2014 208

Better Battery Organization

Complete Organizing Solutions

Last week on Penelope Loves Lists , Meredith posted about battery organization and I thought this would be a great time to show you my battery drawer! I would love to get a battery organizer like this , but I often have way more of one battery size than the other. How do you organize your batteries? Organizing Battery OrganizationThis season don’t forget to add one more thing to your list… batteries are not included for many gifts!

2010 131

Staying Organized

Clutter Coach

Once you organize your space, you have to maintain it or, like that bridge, it will fall down. An organized space means everything has a place. The post Staying Organized appeared first on Clutter Coach by Originally posted 2014-04-24 10:04:53. Republished by Blog Post Promoter I live in California near the Golden Gate Bridge (which celebrated its 75th birthday last year). To protect it from corrosive sea salt, it needs to be touched up all the time.

2014 100

Podcast 061: Organizing basics

Clutter Coach

I’m going to talk about some fundamental concepts and ideas about organizing. This podcast is based on my book, 52 Simple Ways to Get Organized, available on my website. Some weeks I’ll take on different organizing topics and reader suggestions. The post Podcast 061: Organizing basics appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Subscribe: iTunes ⋅ Stitcher ⋅ Soundcloud ⋅ YouTube ⋅ Google Play. You can leave a review here!

2017 100

9 Ways to Improve Your Organization Skills

Office Dynamics

Organization skills is the one thing most successful business owners have in common. Without the ability to organize your work and your resources, you could be twisting in the wind in no time. Fortunately, there are at least 9 ways to improve your organization skills without too much effort on your part. Organize your workplace. Organization skills are crucial for the success of any business.

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Get Organized with these 52 Simple Ways

Clutter Coach

by This ebook will help you get organized. If you use the tips in this book regularly and make them part of your daily life, I guarantee you that your life will become organized and stay that way. Thinking about your environment and how you interact with it is a huge part of organizing. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Get Organized with these 52 Simple Ways appeared first on Clutter Coach. Books Concepts get organized getting organized

2016 100

Organizing for your needs

Clutter Coach

But with organizing, I cook intuitively. With organizing, you have the ability to remove an ingredient that turns out not to work. They seem surprised that an organizer would not have all the steps worked out in advance according to perfect logic. This is a big misconception about organizing, that it’s all about logic and order. Good organizing is about being flexible so that the system accommodates your needs. by I cook with recipes.

2017 100

10 Christmas Organizing Tips

Ian's Messy Desk

The post 10 Christmas Organizing Tips appeared first on Ian's Messy Desk. By organizing Christmas this year you can help to make this a low-stress holiday. Here are a few tips to get organized for Christmas. If you have to search for a gift-wrap supply each time you need to use it, that’s not organized or easy. Organizing Christmas will virtually guarantee you have a merry one every year. You just finished reading 10 Christmas Organizing Tips !

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Myths About Being Organized

Clutter Coach

by When I taught organizing skills at adult school, I devised this matrix to bust some myths about organized people. I did it because I realized that many students, although they’d paid money and were attending the class, had some negative ideas about what being organized means. I can guarantee you that if you think organizing is drudgery, you won’t do it. What are organized people like? Myth: Organized People…. Reality: Organized People….

2015 109

Staying Organized with the One-Touch Rule

Jen Lawrence

One of the biggest pain points with organization that has a significant impact on our productivity is the existence of piles. Bonus Pile Eliminating/Organization Tip: Never leave a room empty-handed. Admin Tips Administration Business Organization Virtual Assistants

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Staying Organized with the One-Touch Rule

Jen Lawrence

One of the biggest pain points with organization that has a significant impact on our productivity is the existence of piles. Bonus Pile Eliminating/Organization Tip: Never leave a room empty-handed. The post Staying Organized with the One-Touch Rule appeared first on Jen Lawrence.

2020 52

10 Tips to Get Your Office Organized

Productivity Bits

Decreased organization in the office area has been shown to largely limit productivity. In order to organize these papers, set up a box where each document type can be placed on your desk. An accordion file is also a great way to organize documents. Productivity declutter desk GTD Hacks improve productivity at workplace increase office productivity office organization organize desk productivity hacksCopyright © 2011 Marlon Ribunal.

2010 190

The seductive organizing system

Clutter Coach

This kind of thinking shows up when people get excited about a new organizing system or a new app. But there’s a difference when this new organizing system requires putting together and setting up. The post The seductive organizing system appeared first on Clutter Coach. by Sometimes just making a to-do list makes you feel so productive that you give yourself a break from doing anything on the list.

2017 100

10 Reasons to Work for a Non-Profit Organization

Ian's Messy Desk

If you’ve been reading posts at Ian’s Messy Desk for any length of time —or if you’ve read my About page— you will know I work for a non-profit organization. In a non-profit organization, you are “paid” by the satisfaction of doing something good to benefit your community; in some cases, even benefiting the world. Non-profit organizations see quality mid- and upper-level management as a much sought-after commodity.

2011 164

Podcast 144: Organizing to soothe your soul

Clutter Coach

This is podcast 144 and it’s about organizing to soothe your soul. But it occurred to me that some organizing tasks can be relaxing and take your mind off things for awhile. Being productive should always be at the service of doing something truly worthwhile, just as being organized is at the service of making your life easier and simpler. Organize your jewelry. The post Podcast 144: Organizing to soothe your soul appeared first on Clutter Coach

2020 100

Podcast 106: College organizing tips

Clutter Coach

This is Podcast 106 and it’s about organizing tips from my college days. I wasn’t as organized back then as I am now. So those are my two best college organizing tips. The post Podcast 106: College organizing tips appeared first on. by Listen or subscribe here: iTunes ? Stitcher ?. Soundcloud ? YouTube ? Google Play You can leave a review here! They involve beer and garbage bags, just so you know.

2018 100

The 10 Biggest Organizing Mistakes. and How to Avoid Them

Ian's Messy Desk

Many people want to get organized but don’t know how to take the first step. Here are the ten biggest mistakes that would-be organizers make, and how to avoid them. Many disorganized people say that they will get organized when they have a completely free weekend, or when they can take a few days off from work. Another is that higher priority tasks always crop up, and the seemingly free block of time rarely ends up being used exclusively for organizing.

2011 162

Myths About Being Organized

Clutter Coach

by When I taught organizing skills at adult school, I devised this matrix to bust some myths about organized people. I did it because I realized that many students, although they’d paid money and were attending the class, had some negative ideas about what being organized means. I can guarantee you that if you think organizing is drudgery, you won’t do it. What are organized people like? Myth: Organized People…. Reality: Organized People….

2016 100

Get Organized with these 52 Simple Ways

Clutter Coach

Republished by Blog Post Promoter This ebook will help you get organized. If you use the tips in this book regularly and make them part of your daily life, I guarantee you that your life will become organized and stay that way. Thinking about your environment and how you interact with it is a huge part of organizing. The post Get Organized with these 52 Simple Ways appeared first on Clutter Coach. Uncategorized get organized getting organized

2015 100

Organize with Teacups

Clutter Coach

She also publishes organizing tips, most of which involve lots of labor and/or crafting. Her recent " Organizing Tip of the Day ," however, is a simple one, provided you already have the materials (this tip originated in the sadly departed Blueprint ). Unless, of course, you’ve got lots of baby ducks to raise … The post Organize with Teacups appeared first on Clutter Coach. by I love Martha Stewart Living.

2016 100

Organization = Self Respect

Clutter Coach

by I read an excerpt from Sandra Felton's recent book, Organizing for Life , on Amazon today (and I put it at the top of my Amazon list in the left column). Felton's theory is that messy people treat themselves poorly by not being organized. " Being organized, then, isn't about doing things "right" or living the way others expect you to. Republished by Blog Post Promoter The post Organization = Self Respect appeared first on Clutter Coach.

2016 100

Organize your bedroom

Clutter Coach

This isn’t the full-on, let’s organize overhaul I’d do for a client; you don’t have time for that. It’s just a way to experience how terrific it feels to be in an organized bedroom. The post Organize your bedroom appeared first on Clutter Coach by Wouldn’t it be delightful to walk into a serene, welcoming bedroom after a hard day’s work?

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