Attack Email with a Battle Plan

When working on emails do you lose hours of time and wonder what you accomplished when you're done? Do you feel like you're fighting a losing battle before you even begin? You're not alone. Most of my clients and attendees at my presentations fight the same battle. So what should you do? Formulate a battle [...]

The Beauty of Email Auto-Responders

    Did you know that almost every email program allows for auto-responder/vacation messages? There are several ways you can use this feature in your email.  Some are straight-forward, but a couple are “outside the box.”   Send automatic responses to notify senders of: When you’ll respond to their email A time of day or ‘within 24 [...]

By |2020-01-23T11:52:34-06:00January 23rd, 2020|Blog, Productivity, Tech Organizing, Time Management|0 Comments

Six Ways to Take Control of Your Time

Procrastination is the easiest thing in the world to do; that's why so many of us are guilty of it. And some of the most procrastinated projects are cleaning and organizing. The reasons we procrastinate vary but generally breakdown to disorganization or dislike of the project. While we can't make unpleasant tasks more pleasant, [...]

The Power of Routines

People who are resistant to setting up routines often tell me that they don't need them. They are afraid routines will tie them down and they are hesitant to commit to doing things the same way each week. I will fully admit that I was resistant to establishing routines myself for these reasons. Plus, [...]

By |2019-12-06T02:16:18-06:00June 4th, 2012|Blog, Productivity, Time Management|0 Comments

Forget The “Touch It Once” Rule!

The "touch it once" rule has long been the golden rule of paperwork. The idea is that when you pick up a piece of paper, you should immediately handle whatever action is associated with it. This keeps you from shuffling through the same stack of paper over and over again which saves a tremendous [...]