3 Smart Apps for Professional Organizers and Consultants to Recommend

Professional organizers and productivity consultants do great work in helping others learn how to allocate their time and tasks. From improving project management skills to guiding responsible fiscal habits, organization enables people to best prepare for the expected, which is what occurs most of the time. The skill of organization isn’t exactly second nature, which is why professional organizers and…

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Goodbye Outlook, Hello Gmail and Todoist!

I’ve been using Microsoft Outlook since I started my business 15 years ago. After installing an update about six months ago, it started to mix up my email accounts, which was manageable, but annoying. An online search revealed that others were experiencing the same issue, so with each update I hoped it would soon be resolved. So far, no joy. After…

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6 Easy Ways to Simplify Your Life

During the summer months, many of us change our routines to a slower pace than the rest of the year. Wouldn’t it be nice to be that relaxed all the time? I don’t have the power to make it summer all year round, but since the first week of August is Simplify Your Life Week, I’m going to share a…

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7 Useful Tips and Tricks that Will Make You a Gmail Master

There have been a lot of free online email platforms over the years, but none were really taken seriously until Gmail came along. I know many professionals who use it, if not as their primary email address, as their preferred way of accessing other email accounts. Today’s guest, Cara Lane Svendsen, has some great tips to help you make the…

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Computer Organizing Tips – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Computers have become a huge part of our everyday lives, at home as well as at work. They present a whole new organizing challenge, because you can’t sort emails or other electronic files into piles on the table or floor. This month, I’ve invited my readers to share their strategies for using your computer as an organizing tool and for…

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Organizing Email and Other Communications – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

These days everyone is overwhelmed with information, and it’s coming at us from every direction! This month I’ve invited organizing experts to share their advice for managing the deluge of communication we send and receive via email, snail mail, the telephone, and other media. Read on for some great tips, and please feel free to share your own ideas in…

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