Tag: Business Organizing

Tax Organizing is Time Well Spent

Tax Time

Let’s face it, gathering up a whole year’s worth of receipts and other documents pertaining to your tax filing can be overwhelming if you are not prepared. You don’t want to miss out on important tax deductions just because you didn’t keep track of them throughout the year, especially if you are a small business […]

Organize Your Work Space

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I think they’ve covered every area of a work space in this awesome article. Work surface Task Lighting Filing System In-Box Desktop Organizers Concealed Storage Drawer Organizers Notepad Happy Accessories Hidden Cords Plus they included where you can buy the items they featured! Click here to read the article More awesome storage ideas from See […]

The Sex Appeal of Email

Of course I have work to do but skimming my 156 emails from yesterday has this … dare I say, sex appeal. If you Google “what is sex appeal?” wikihow.com says that “sex appeal is, by nature, almost undefinable” … then goes on to explain how it’s a “nebulous quality that draws you to someone […]

Free Your Mind from Forgetting – Agendas are Awesome!

Of course you’d expect me, a Professional Organizer, to make a statement like “agendas are awesome”. But I’m not saying that just because my agenda keeps me organized. I’m saying that because of the clarity of knowing what I’m supposed to be doing and when I’m supposed to be doing it provides me. Allow me […]

How to Amplify Your Productivity with One App

Want to know why everyone is touting the virtues of Evernote? Because it really is AMAZING! If you haven’t yet tried this app, then read on. And if you are already using it, read on to find out how to further boost your productivity with a feature that you may not even be aware of. […]

Town of Caledon – Mayor’s Business Breakfast

At the Mayor’s Business Breakfast I’ll refer to these apps that you can consider adopting for increased productivity while away from the office. Before you download these apps or any others, ask yourself these questions: Do you already have a tool that does this function What specific problem will this app solve? How will it […]

Corporations working with Pro Organizers – Office Maintenance

In a large office environment it can be a difficult task to determine who is going to straighten out the kitchen and keep the copy rooms and board rooms organized and stocked while maintaining office supplies for multiple departments. The National Managing Director of Finance and Administration at Grant Thornton had very clear objectives when […]

Organizing to balance life and work

There is an old saying, that I first learned from a carpenter, that goes like this: Pick two of the following three options 1) good, 2) quick 3) cheap You can have good and quick but it probably won’t be cheap You can have good and cheap but it probably won’t be quick You can […]

Office Decluttering – not my ideas but they’re good

I  could give you my ideas on decluttering your office but I just had to share what lifehacker posted because they have some pretty great ideas in this 10 tips list. Sometimes we just need a little inspiration to get us started and this article could do the trick. If it doesn’t just give us […]

Get going with your Google calendar

With the use of the internet search engine plus my subscriptions to some of the worlds greatest productivity, technology and organizing people I have a substantial amount of resources at my finger tips. What I don’t know i learn and then happily share with those who want to get more done with less stress. If […]

Time Tips – You can be effective in spite of ADHD characteristics

I recently had the pleasure (and let me be honest – the honor) of being on a panel with Harold Taylor – Canada’s Time Management expert. Here is a great post by him – scroll down to see how you can subscribe to his newsletters. You can be effective in spite of ADHD characteristics By […]

Productivity Apps Galore!!

If you are looking for more productivity app ideas then this is the place for you! I am fortunate enough to be part of a powerful community of Professional Organizers who contribute different topics to Janet Braclay who then pulls tons this vast amount of content together and publishes it monthly. Many of her monthly […]

Tax Preparation – Beyond the documents

It’s hard enough knowing that your documents aren’t in order but then you read an article like this one and you start questioning your accountant. Do you remember your accountant? That guy or gal who you speak to once a year when you send them your tax documents and then they invoice you, you pay […]