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Using Rewards to Help You Reach Your Goals

When Was the Last Time You Rewarded Yourself? Let’s face it: reaching a goal or committing to a new habit takes dedication and hard work. Sometimes it takes a while to see results, which can be discouraging. One effective strategy to keep momentum moving forward is to reward yourself along the way. Rewards make it… Read more

Using a Mind Map to Help You Get Un-Stuck

What is a Mind Map? A mind map is a diagram that visually organizes information,  connecting ideas around a central subject. It resembles a tree with many branches, and is sometimes referred to as a “spider diagram”. Mind maps are hierarchical and show relationships among pieces of the whole. They are most often created around a single… Read more

Productivity Workshops That Will Change the Way You Work

Productivity Workshops That Will Change the Way You Work Are you interested in teaching your employees the secrets of working smarter, not harder? Last month, Debbie delivered her popular topic, “Multitasking Makes You Stupid” at the Front Seat Life 3-Day event. This is just one of several topics that Simply Placed offers through our comprehensive… Read more

Making a Positive Impact in the Lives of Our Clients

In The Words of Our Clients Our clients mean the world to us. Whether it is a home organizing project we’ve helped with or a strategy we’ve shared to help them achieve a business goal, we love receiving feedback and hearing that we have exceeded their expectations. Here is a video testimonial recently submitted from… Read more

Optimize Your Energy to Increase Your Productivity

Debbie recently recorded another “Keeping You Organized” podcast with national office supply company, Smead, in which she discussed the correlation between optimizing your energy and increasing productivity. We all have the same 24 hours in a day. We can’t create more than that, but we can optimize our energy to maximize our results. How? First,… Read more

How Can Simply Placed be a Resource to You?

We Would Love to be a Resource to You We are thrilled to have recently been asked to contribute guest blog posts for two fantastic businesses: Good study habits are the key to success for students TeenWise Seattle is a life coaching organization for teen girls. In late September, Simply Placed Senior Organizer and Productivity Consultant, Lynette… Read more

Good Study Habits are the Key to Success for Students

Organization, good study habits, time management and goal setting are life skills that can help students through middle school, high school, college and beyond. As a student, being organized means finding what you need, when you need it. When you are able to find what you need, when you need it, it saves you time… Read more

Declutter Your Desk in 5 Minutes a Day

Is the clutter on your desk getting in the way of your productivity? Whether you are a business professional or a student, it is important to have a work space that encourages productivity. Mountains of paper, office supplies, leftover lunch, and who knows what else can make your desk look like a war zone. Piles of… Read more

Helping Students to be Organized for School Success

Give your daughter a headstart on middle school with a day of laughter and learning Join Professional Organizer Lynette Apley of Simply Placed on Saturday, September 29th as she presents “Organize for School Success“ at the TeenWise event: “You Got This: Middle School Made Easy For Girls”. Lynette’s presentation is designed to help girls ease… Read more

Ease Back Into A Fall Routine

Back to School/Back to Work Routine saves time and energy Summer is coming to a close; are you ready to jump back into your day-to-day routine? The weather is changing, kids are heading back to school and fall is in the air. Over the summer, many of us fell out of our usual routines and… Read more

Stop Multitasking and Increase Focus Instead

The Myth of Multitasking Are you under the impression that you have to multitask in order to be productive and “get it all done”? Most people think that they can save time by multitasking, trying to do 2 or 3 things at once. However, studies show that those who multitask are less effective than those… Read more

Preserve Your Priceless Memories Through Digital Storage

Using  digital storage to preserve your precious memories has many benefits Today, capturing family videos is easy and quick to do, just using the phone in our pocket. That hasn’t always been the case, however. Before smartphones and analog and digital camcorders, memories were captured on film using video cameras and then saved on tapes.  Unfortunately,… Read more

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