Tag: Systems

The Nitty Gritty on Goals and Organizing Them

Setting goals can be daunting while others will rhyme of their long list of goals leaving you wonder how they will ever achieve all those things in the next 12 months. There are ground rules for goals  and these rules aren’t to burst your bubble but rather to keep things in check, trackable and attainable […]

Relationship with Inbox is Redirected Anger

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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 […]

The Organized Lifestyle Magazine – Break Free and Start

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It was a pleasure for us to launch our 100th edition of the Organized Lifestyle Magazine. Click here to read the edition. The focus was  on sharing a selection of  links to websites and people we love. The links are intended to provide inspiration, ideas, tips, tricks and tools to help you get organized and […]

Tax Organizing is Time Well Spent

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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 […]

#FARMSMART2014

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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 […]

A sure fire recipe for getting nothing done!

What is Toggling Costing You? We all know that countless interruptions throughout our work day is a sure fire recipe for getting nothing done. In an effort to stay on top of all the communications we get on a daily basis we have embraced the art of multi-tasking. Taking a sneak peak at our Twitter […]

Feeling like there isn’t enough time?

It’s no wonder that people are always saying ‘there’s not enough time’, especially after reading this list. I love Lifehack and they have captured their top 15 reasons why you think you can’t rest and relax. My top 3 of their top 15 are: You don’t plan your day You check your smart phone every […]

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 […]

Enjoy a Fresh Style in Your Closet this Season

As we get our kids set for school and psych ourselves up for another fall season, there’s no better time than now for a closet make-over. So, before you head out on a shopping trip for new clothes check out what you ‘need’. If you’ve already shopped (because really, who hasn’t :)) still consider following […]

Tweaking your entrance

Getting organized is a very personal thing. What feels out-of-place, disorganized or cluttered to one person may go completely unnoticed by another. The most important point is to identify exactly what feels out-of-place or cluttered and work on that one area specifically. Often times, individuals come home and throw down the keys, the mail, drop […]

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 […]