Organizing @ Work: Do You Know Where Your To-Do List Is?

| June 15, 2014

As a professional organizer, I’ve seen a variety to-do lists. There has been the multiple notepad system, the task list function on email, the nest of numerous sticky notes, the list lost somewhere in a stack on their desk, and my personal favorite – their memory. First, it’s good to have some sort of to-do […]

Need an Organizing Tool? 3-D Print It!

| November 2, 2013

I first heard of 3-D printing during a webinar about The Future of Work. During the webinar, they showed a video about how they were testing 3-D printers and “living” ink to create an ear prosthetic. Very cool stuff for a geeky, sci-fi chick like myself. I work with clinicians and scientists who are always […]

This is Your Life. This is Your Life on Digital.

| July 1, 2013

On Saturday, I found myself at my phone store trading in my old iPhone 4 for an iPhone 5. … Our digital lives are filled with work and personal email, photos, documents, clouds, social media music, movies and everything else we have floating out there on the Internet.

When Do You Stop Working? That Includes Checking Email

| February 6, 2012

I spotted an interesting article in the Sunday paper about how the Brazilian court said employees answering emails after work hours are eligible for overtime… I tell clients all the time (and I practice it myself) to decide what time you stop working each day. Just because we can access work emails 24/7, it doesn’t mean we should.

How Keeping a Clear Inbox Makes Your Life More Relaxed

| July 12, 2011

Whether you’re a geek or a technophobe the chances are emails become a really big part of your life. Pretty much all of us have to deal with it at work, and there’s a pretty good chance of it playing a pretty pivital role in your social life. But what’s that got to do with a blog about clutter? Well, you may be doing a great job of keeping your home neat, tidy and under control, but can you say the same about your inbox?

Guest Post: I Love Technology!

| February 14, 2011

On Valentine’s Day last year, my husband took me to a Big Box store. He led me to the laptop section, and said, “Pick out a netbook you like.” I love that man! You see, I’m a geek and a professional organizer, and I love a useful techie gadget, whether it’s something I can log in to or just touch. So, allow me to sing the praises of the techie things I love…