Tag: Clear the clutter

Quick Tip for Organizing Paper

When Organizing Paper – group all like items together and file separately. Sounds funny but think of it this way. You’ll group all your bills that need to be paid together until they’re paid – once paid you can file them in their appropriate folders. Some may go into a “tax related” folder or a […]

Are you more satisfied when you are productive? OF COURSE!!

Recently I was invited to speak at the Association of Independent Consultants and afterwards was interviewed by Keith Thirgood of Capstone Communications Take a listen to my thoughts on productivity, time management and ways to create an extra 30 minutes each day. [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OETqbSonKOY] Here’s a quick glimpse into what was shared that evening: A few […]

Tax Record Retention Made Easier

If you don’t subscribe to our newsletter you would have missed this article on tax record retention…. here it is for you. This is the time of year when many of us are working on our tax returns – or are just starting to think about it! Whatever stage you are at, one important question […]

Do Happy People Make More Money

I have a theory that happy people make more money. I didn’t originally have proof but it was easy to find many supporting documents. The research has proven that it can make a $2000.00 difference when you are a young adult if you identified with feeling satisfied with life between 16-18. As this study showed […]

Don’t be ridicilous! Three Steps??

It sounds absolutely ridiculous when I read how overly simple people try to make getting organized out to be. I’ve read “in these 3 steps” or “in 5 minutes a day” and then I’m promised all the upsides of what being organized will do for me. I agree with the benefits of being organized but […]

Kids, Backpacks and Keepsakes

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Your Money – Organized!

Do you find yourself wondering about investments and expenses every time a friend talks about the expense of sending one of their children off to university? Do you feel completely confident with how you track your office, car and business expenses? The two statements above are about short-term money and long-term money and most importantly […]

Passwords and Passwords and More Passwords

With so many passwords to remember and not such a great memory for remembering I started and Excel Document quite a few years ago. I have since created multiple sheets. Allow me to give you an idea just how many passwords I have and how I’ve grouped the information within the sheets and how I […]

Shred and File

I read this great article called ‘Put Your Paper Shredders and File Cabinets to Work and had to pass it along to my community. It reminded me of a client who recently finished all the shredding in the office (not enough to warrant a shredding company like Shred It) and was elated at how easy […]

Empty your Inbox: Process and organize your email more efficiently

There are literally hundreds of ways to manage your email. The more options you have the more easily it will be to choose the way that works best for you. Here is an excerpt from Microsoft on Organizing Outlook 2. Schedule uninterrupted time to process and organize email. How many times are you interrupted every […]

Downsizing and Dementia – Part Two of Three

This was the article I wrote after we got our mother into a full care facility   My mother suffers from Alzheimer’s disease and for a while she didn’t speak much. I think it’s because she realized something was terribly wrong but was unable to form the words necessary to express it. So she said […]

Tips to Fight Email Overload

About.com has advise on just about everything which can get overwhelming if your searching their site for good articles. I have found a few writers whose articles I really enjoy, Alyssa Gregory is one of them. In this article she provides us with some tips on How to Fight Email Overload If you like one […]

Clearing closets helps shed pounds?

Does clearing out space create room for new ……or help you shed pounds? In a recent impromptu conversation on Facebook with David Cohen he openly shared with me that after clearing out his closets he weighed in 4 kilos lighter at Weight Watchers that week. Is there a connection, you ask? David says “I believe […]

4 questions to help you plan this year’s content

Barb Sawyers of Sticky Communications and author of Write Like You Talk Only Better has given me a framework to follow so that I don’t ramble on and put my readers to sleep (I don’t always follow the rules :)) but thank goodness for her easy-to-follow systems that strengthen what I offer. Read her blog: […]

Auctions to Buy or Sell Your Valuables and Inventory

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