Setting Goals for the New Year to Boost Productivity

‘Tis the season to talk resolutions, but we’re going a step beyond.  Productivity is our goal and so goal it must be.  Studies show that one is  1.2 to 1.4 times more likely to accomplish a goal that they have vividly described in writing.  Furthermore,...

Easy Ways to Handle Holiday Retail Communications

We talk a lot about processing email on this blog.  For all its benefits, electronic communication can become overwhelming.  I believe the past two weeks represent the greatest opportunity to effectively manage you inbox so as not to drown in well-meaning retailer...

How to Take Care of Your Memories without Creating Clutter

  Take Care of Your Memories According to the Psychiatry.org, “People with hoarding disorder excessively save items that others may view as worthless. They have difficulty getting rid of possessions, leading to clutter.  The clutter then disrupts their ability to...

Two Minutes To Greater Productivity

Just Give me Two Minutes For some of us, there is nothing more satisfying than making a tidy, well thought out to-do list. Well, actually, there IS something more satisfying—marking that to-do as “completed.”   But that list, as helpful as it is, does have parameters...

How to Organize Business Cards in Evernote

Evernote is a great place to store the business cards from the people you meet.  Most of us have some sort of container full of cards from clients, networking events, vendors, and contractors, etc..  I have seen drawers, boxes, old school Rolodexes, notebooks and even...

12 Tips for Working at Home Productively

Working at home can be a huge job benefit, but it also can increase your stress level.    It does not matter if you are self-employed or if you work for a corporation, people who work from home have some specific challenges.  The increase in stress can be caused by...