5 Areas to Organize Now to Make Your Life Easier

5 Areas to Organize Now to Make Your Life Easier

Last month we discussed the importance of putting systems in place at work in order to improve productivity. This month we’re going to continue with the theme, but we’re going a little closer to home.  Let’s talk about systems for culling and organizing...
Improve Productivity by Creating Workflow Systems with Technology

Improve Productivity by Creating Workflow Systems with Technology

Finding flow. Economies of scale.  Doing more with less. Capitalizing on your current assets. Piggybacking. Utilizing all available features. Looking for similarities and redundancies. Tapping into technology. For our purposes here, the concept of systematizing is...
How You Can Benefit From a Productivity Consultant

How You Can Benefit From a Productivity Consultant

“Oh, I hadn’t thought about that.” Have you ever found a solution to a nagging problem after talking it over with someone else? Ever had someone else’s point of view be just what you needed to solve a situation? Have you been better able to...
Organize Your Apps for Easy Access

Organize Your Apps for Easy Access

It may seem like they’ve been around forever. And, for many of us, it may seem as if we couldn’t live without them. But, mobile apps only became mainstream around 2008. A study from a few years back suggested the average person uses 9 apps per day. I am...
Increase Your Productivity With Dual Monitors

Increase Your Productivity With Dual Monitors

Doubles anyone?  A few weeks ago I added a second monitor to my desktop.  It was really easy to setup with my MacBook Pro.  I simply connected the new monitor into the port on my laptop and plugged it in.  After “arranging” the desktops how I wanted to view them in my...
Start the Day on YOUR Terms: Put Boundaries Around Email Processing

Start the Day on YOUR Terms: Put Boundaries Around Email Processing

Question.  Do you allow anyone and everyone to dictate what you work on?  Is your preference to have someone prioritize which projects and tasks you complete first?  Aside from interactions with your boss, I feel certain your answer is going to be, “No way!”  But, if...