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Organizing paper files is a task that will inspire even the most anal-retentive individual to procrastinate. (I know this from personal experience!) I call it “paperphobia” — the fear of having to deal with filing the stacks on your desk/countertop. While this can be a debilitating disease if not addressed in a timely manner —…

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If you ask a group of people to define “time management,” they’ll probably talk about “getting it all done in less time,” “increasing productivity,” “crossing items off of a list,” that sort of thing. However, the best time organizing tips don’t involve cramming more and more into your day — they’re about learning to focus…

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It’s easy to get overwhelmed when faced with a large project. At first glance, all you see is a huge end result that’s supposed to occur at some distant point in the future – and you have no clue how to get from A to B. That’s why having an organized plan in place is…

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Creating (and following) an organized to-do system is the best way to make sure daily tasks are getting completed according to schedule. With the right system, you’ll never accumulate more than a week’s worth of paper at any time, and will have no reason to miss a deadline or pay a bill late. You can…

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It stands to reason that taking organized minutes maximizes the effectiveness of your meeting. (After all — what would be the point of debating and deliberating and deciding, if no one could remember exactly what was discussed?) So how do you keep track of all the information that’s given out? It’s actually not as hard…

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Are you having difficulties managing your time at work? Here are a few quick suggestions for getting organized, boosting your productivity, and improving time management in the workplace. Question Yourself Don’t you love it when you spin your wheels all day long, but can’t manage to accomplish a single thing? It’s so easy to get…

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It doesn’t matter whether you’re a mom trying to keep track of your kid’s classmates, soccer schedule, and P.T.A. activities — or if you’re struggling to stay on top of your company’s products, vendors, customers, and staff at work. You need a desktop organization system for it all! What Is A Fingertip File? While you…

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Back in the day, organizing a party meant catering, hiring staff, place cards, and worrying about seating charts — fortunately, the modern shindig is a much more relaxed affair. Invitations are sent via e-mail or passed on verbally, it’s entirely acceptable to have guests contribute to the meal (and no one concerns themselves with which…

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Talk to any Professional Organizer, and s/he will tell you that the best time management techniques make room for “want to” items as well as “have to” tasks. The problem is that many of us are in a state of extreme overwhelm, just trying to stay on top of everyday responsibilities — and we don’t…

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Project management is a lot like taking a journey. You start with a basic idea of where you want to go, but you’re unsure how to get there — so you have to plot out your route step-by-step. And as with any trip, a successful end result is all about investing a little time getting…

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