The case for scheduling on paper

  • July 26, 2017

Smartphone apps offer calendar, note-taking and reminder functions that can put organization right at your fingertips. However, there are benefits to old-fashioned pen...

Organizing in Google Drive

  • June 23, 2017

It’s easy to just keep shoveling files to Google Drive, but there are many organizational tools to help you store and find your files more easily.

Just do it … or just delegate it?

  • June 22, 2017

“If you want something done right, you’d better do it yourself.” Managers who successfully used this philosophy to work their way up the career ladder...

Which to-do list method works for you?

  • June 09, 2017

If the top item on your to-do list reads “Organize to-do list,” you know how difficult they can be to manage. Is there a secret formula for a great to-do...

5 traits of the highly organized

  • June 07, 2017

While everyone has their own methods for staying organized, there are some common traits highly organized people share. Here are some traits you can adopt to become more...

No more 47-hour weeks–organize!

  • April 28, 2017

Instead of assuming that you’re expected to work extra hours, consider these tips to keep your workload down to 40 hours each week.

What your boss thinks of your messy desk

  • April 11, 2017

More than half of senior managers interviewed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said the most distracting or annoying aspect of employee workspaces is sloppiness or...

Bring Lean methodology into work

  • March 13, 2017

Lean methodology was adapted from the Toyota Pro­duction System and focuses on the elimination of waste within work.

There’s nothing wrong with a planner book

  • December 27, 2016

If you still use a faux-leather, spiral-bound, at-a-glance weekly book with the year embossed on the cover—instead of a digital one that hides under an app on your...

Using OneNote to organize your content

  • January 26, 2016

OneNote is a great tool for organizing content. Some­­times, you need just one more level of grouping to make OneNote the ideal solution.

Tips for a smooth office relocation

  • November 12, 2014

At some point, your office will likely need to pull up stakes and head out to unexplored territory, moving the staff and everything else—whether it’s two...

4 tips for going paperless

  • May 20, 2014

Many offices are moving away from paper to protect the environment, spend less on printing supplies and reduce office clutter. Going paperless can also keep...

Somewhere within the rainbow, productivity

  • April 30, 2014

If you’re looking to boost productivity in your workplace, think of the paint you’re splashing on the walls. Yes, color can profoundly affect your behavior.