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A Holiday Season Without Stress

During the holidays, you’ve got meals to cook, family to entertain, parties to attend, presents to buy, decorations to hang, and the list goes on. Instead of feeling panicked and overwhelmed, try some of the suggestions below for a holiday season that’s a little more festive and a LOT less crazy.

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Tickler File – A Way To Remember

A birthday invitation that’s a month away, an agenda you need for a meeting next week, tickets to the Giants game coming up this summer; where do you keep these items and how do you remember where you put them?  A tickler file is the answer, and according to David Allen, productivity guru, “This is […]

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Resolutions That Stick

Things that go together – peanut butter and jelly, salt and pepper, bees and honey, and especially around January 1st; New Years and New Year’s resolutions. Many people resolve to lose weight, get organized, spend more time with family, etc. But sometime in mid-February they realize those resolutions…

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Organize Your Photos

“Take a picture, it will last longer.” A true expression, but in reality a picture does not preserve the memory if you cannot find it. When you’re feeling nostalgic or need a photo for a family reunion wouldn’t it be nice to easily locate it rather than having to comb through stuffed drawers, boxes, or […]

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Focus Leads To Productivity

Focus Leads To Productivity

Many people are entranced by the latest tool or gadget to help them be more organized and productive.  “I need to get a Smartphone,” or “This app will make my life so much easier.”  But oftentimes it’s not the tool that will help you get more done, but rather how you are spending your time […]

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In The Summertime You Can Organize

In the summertime when the weather is high You can chase right up and touch the sky You’re feeling stressed You got clutter, you got piles on your mind Pick a pile, choose a room Get it cleared…

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ORGANIZED Defined

Being “organized” can mean different things to different people.  But to dispel any confusion, it is not about being perfect, nor is it about being neat (believe me I’ve been in a lot of “neat” homes where clutter was hidden in cabinets, closets, bedrooms, etc.:-) Being Organized means, “things go where you decide they go […]

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Don’t Organize, Simplify!

As you consider the piles surrounding your home or office, what comes to your mind? I need to get organized, or I should manage things better, or maybe even I wish I could just light a match!:-)…

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