Tag Archives: productivity

renovation and revitalization

I’m in the process of redesigning my website. Like many renovation projects, it’s exciting, time consuming and involves a lot of decision making. Since summer is typically slow for the organizing business, this seemed like a good time to make … Continue reading

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digital distractions

In the old days (before notifications from calls, texts, tweets, et al.), work wasn’t interrupted by cell phones, laptops or computers, and focus didn’t compete with multitasking. Research with rats shows they are more likely to create lasting memories when … Continue reading

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productivity roundup

Here are some ideas about productivity that I’ve mentioned on twitter recently: Spring cleaning for business: boost productivity http://shopventory.com/blog/2017/3/14/spring-cleaning-for-business-how-to-boost-productivity from Shopventory The limitless power of focusing fully, then letting go http://entm.ag/5z by Michael Mamas for Entrepreneur Changes in office lighting … Continue reading

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quote: get started

For many people, getting started on a project is the hardest part. You think about it, dream about the outcome, worry about complications, anticipate what others will say about it. Instead, consider what you can accomplish when you focus all … Continue reading

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5 minute organizing

You might not think you can accomplish much in five minutes, but you really can make a difference in a short time. In five minutes you can complete one of these activities: Sort the mail Toss old newspapers Empty receipts … Continue reading

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quote: procrastination

Clients often tell me they “have an excuse” for putting off a project. There are many reasons people use to avoid starting or completing tasks, but I think the most common reason is fear. Fear you won’t do it right. … Continue reading

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productivity roundup – weather edition

T.S. Eliot famously said that April is the cruelest month, but I think February is a better candidate for that title. It’s often cold and gloomy, and it’s hard to get motivated. April, on the other hand, can be very … Continue reading

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