Category Archives: organization

The case for sandwich-tasking

Have you ever clicked on Word or Excel or some other program that you need to work in, only to discover that it’s already open because you were working in it an hour or so ago and then got distracted … Continue reading

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Room for Improvement

One of the many things I love about where I work is that there really is a demonstrated emphasis on work/life balance and self care. Case in point: 4th of July week. In honor of our organizational birthday, summertime, the … Continue reading

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January Cure 2017: Week 1

Remember when I said I was going to do Apartment Therapy’s January Cure? I’m doing it! Are you? If so, we made it through Week 1! Here’s the recap: Assignment #1: Pick one drawer–any drawer–and clean it out. I selected … Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions for 2017: Get Organized

Organization is a topic I enjoy thinking about, writing about, and experimenting with (I got a Moleskine planner for 2017 and am both excited and wary about my to return to a hardcopy system). Since getting organized can apply to … Continue reading

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Inbox tabs are the devil (maybe)

I’m comin’ atcha after catching up on over a month of Seth Godin’s blog posts (emailed to me daily), and simply deleting a backlog of Google Alerts and other third-party-generated notifications. How did I let it come to this? Inbox … Continue reading

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Rituals and Cycles

“Your inbox is overflowing. You’re paralyzed because you have too much to do but don’t know where to start. Your to-do list never seems to get any shorter. You leave work exhausted but have little to show for it.” That’s … Continue reading

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Put the CAN in decant!

Let me clear something up right away: this post is not about wine (sorry). I’m a sucker for nice packaging, pretty displays, and intuitive merchandising. Aesthetics help to make the shopping experience and the products themselves enjoyable for me, so … Continue reading

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