Changing Behavior

Changing Behavior

When I talk about getting organized I always let the audience members know that becoming organized is about changing habits and behavior, not just changing your environment. During the question and answer session of a recent speaking event I was asked how one might go...
Overcoming Overwhelm

Overcoming Overwhelm

Life can be overwhelming. Going through your day at a hundred miles an hour doesn’t leave much time for thought. When you are not thinking you are simply reacting to what happens around you. This anxiety causing cycle will cause you to feel as though you’ve lost...
Conquering Procrastination

Conquering Procrastination

Conquer Procrastination Procrastination is the putting off of tasks until they absolutely must be done. The task may be important or irrelevant, large or small. There are different ways of procrastinating and so many different reasons for procrastination. The...
Perfectionism

Perfectionism

Perfectionism is defined by American Heritage dictionary as a propensity for being displeased with anything that is not perfect or does not meet extremely high standards. Perfectionism is a self-defeating behavior that is often disguised as a virtue. In fact, many...
Myth of Multitasking

Myth of Multitasking

The pace of work just keeps getting faster and faster. Employees are often being asked to do more work with fewer resources. Often they are handling not only their current workload, but also the workload of employees that have left but have not yet been replaced. The...
Where Do I Begin

Where Do I Begin

Are you surrounded by stacks and piles of “stuff”? Are areas of your home so cluttered that you don’t use them? Do you wish that it would all just disappear? If you feel this way, you may be ready to make a change in your life. It may be time to Get...
How to Reduce Paper Clutter

How to Reduce Paper Clutter

Paper. It’s a dreaded thing for many people. From not knowing what to keep to not knowing what to do with it once you decide to keep it, paper can cause major problems for people. It’s one of the biggest sources of clutter especially in offices, but the...