Tag: Email Management

Relationship with Inbox is Redirected Anger

The love/hate relationship that you may feel towards your email inbox appears to be a case of redirected anger. You can’t gain control over it so you get mad (at it and possibly at yourself).  The damn inbox seems to represent that you  may never truly succeed and it taunts you by continuously filling up […]


Hello #FARMSMART 2014 attendees! It was such an honour to be chosen to present two sessions (Managing Life and the Inbox and Time Management – A Business Perspective) at such an innovative and inspiring conference. Thank you to the conference committee for everything and thank you for taking the time to attend my session(s).  This […]

Questions about getting organized? Call in today (Wednesday Nov 27th at 2pm EST)

Today – Wednesday Nov 27th call us on In the Know with your questions about organizing. The host of In the Know is Julia Suppa juliasuppa  The number to call in is: 1-877-222-5310 In a recent study by Environics Canada, 40% felt their home office was less than organized while 58% felt that their clothes […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Surviving Day 1 through 5 After a Holiday

Whether it’s March break, summer vacation, Family Day or a long weekend the first day or week in the office can be hazardous to your health, literally! Read through the tips 2-3 weeks before you leave on vacation so that you can create strategies for you upon your return. I bet you and your team […]

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 […]

Winning at Email

Have you ever felt like you just spent 8 hours on email? What a painful way to feel about your day – unless you’re absolutely elated that you just cleared ten thousand emails from your inbox. One of the biggest challenges with emails can be those darn links – you click on a link and […]

Please stop blaming your email

The love/hate that people feel towards their email inbox seems to be a case of redirected anger. They can’t get control over it so they get mad at it because they don’t know how to get it under control. Or, worse yet, they’ve read the books and attended the courses but they continue to work […]

Motivation isn’t the problem – great tips for follow through

I really enjoy reading Peter Bregman’s columns. In this article he speaks to the truth of the matter of motivation and provides some practical tips for following through. If you think motivation is a challenge for you this article might help you realize that you are motivated (you can pat yourself on the back now) […]

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 […]

Coping with Email Overload

Peter Bregman is the author: 18 Minutes: Find Your Focus, Master Distraction, and Get the Right Things Done. In this quick read article he offers practical ideas to consider….. Instead of checking email continuously and from multiple devices, schedule specific email time during the day while you are at your computer. All other time is […]

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 […]

Organize Your Job Search

Are you thinking of changing jobs? Maybe you’ve just started your search. Click on the link below to hear Professional Organizing Expert, Deanne Kelleher and Anne Carbert (Career Changing Strategist) discuss tips to help keep the information organized. Get Organized! | Anne Carbert. “Career Smarts” Sheet: Deanne Kelleher Download the “Career Smarts” tips sheet including […]

Delay Emails from Sending

In a recent conversation with Sandy and Janis from Conext I was informed of an easy way to postpone sending your emails called delay sending. . This is one more reason why we tell our clients to ask their peers their favorite feature in Outlook because you’ll learn about incredible options you didn’t know existed.