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Work-Related Organizing Tasks You Can Complete in 30 Minutes or Less

In our continuing series of posts about “quick hit” organizing strategies, today we are focusing on work-related organizing or clean-up tasks that you don’t regularly take the time to do but that, once done, give you a better sense of control, improved systems or less stress.  Process 30 emails from your inbox or clean out a… Read more

“Quick Hit” Productivity Tasks Around Your Home

In Part 2 of our series on “quick hit” organizing tasks or projects, we are focusing on specific spaces. With the weekend coming, it’s a great time to focus on some general spring cleaning, or even tackle some semi-annual tasks you might have put off when you moved your clocks forward an hour for daylight savings… Read more

Sometimes it’s Productive to NOT be Productive

Are you feeling pressure to “be productive” with things around the house while you’re spending more time at home? There are lots of posts and encouragement to tackle big projects during the new-found “downtime” everyone supposedly suddenly has on their hands or to “keep busy” to ward off boredom.  Maybe you don’t have much, if… Read more

Why Organize Virtually with Simply Placed Now?

Because when there are so many things that are not within our control causing anxiety, uncertainty or making life just feel “messy” and off-kilter, focusing on what we can control, our attitude, our effort and even our physical environment, can reduce stress, simplify our lives and help us be more productive and effective in what… Read more

“It’s About Time” To Join Us!

If the new world of working from home has thrown you for a loop, if you’re feeling overwhelmed, out of sorts, not “settled” into a productive home office space and routine, isolated, or unfocused, join our virtual program, “It’s About Time”.  NOW THROUGH THE END OF THE DAY ON WEDNESDAY, WE ARE OFFERING A SPECIAL… Read more

Weathering Uncertainty and Gaining Back Control

These are unprecedented and uncertain times. We all are dealing with rapid life changes, and with those come overwhelm, stress, and a general upside-down feeling as we temporarily live a “new normal” lifestyle. How we react, through resiliency, flexibility, adaptability and practicing gratitude are all things that can help us gain control back during these… Read more

How Simply Placed Supports Clients Virtually

Last week, our blog featured a post titled “How To Be Productive When You’re Working From Home”. In it, we shared several strategies to help make sure you are staying focused and able to complete your priority work from a remote location.  At Simply Placed, we also are able to work and support our clients… Read more

How To Be Productive When You’re Working From Home

Many people are being asked to temporarily work from home, if possible, during the current COVID-19 outbreak, and some are choosing to do so voluntarily. Working from home does have its benefits, including no commute, the ability to wear pajamas “to the office”, and being a little more flexible in your schedule. However, it also… Read more

Let’s Get Organized to Optimize!

ARE YOU READY TO GET ORGANIZED TO OPTIMIZE?  What if you had the tools to optimize your productivity with organized systems and productive habits? Like most busy professionals, chances are you’ve encountered productivity challenges at one time or another. Whether it is procrastination, an Email inbox that is out of control, or struggling with setting… Read more

10 Tips for Efficiently Managing Apple Mail

At Simply Placed, one of the things we most enjoy is teaching our clients how to work more efficiently.  One of the upcoming topics in our “It’s About Time” virtual productivity program is focused around learning how to efficiently manage your Email.   When used well, Email can be a wonderfully useful and convenient tool.  Did you… Read more

How “Precrastination” Can Impact Productivity

We focus a lot of our productivity tips around how to overcome procrastination, but how many of you have heard the term “precrastination”? Defined as “the tendency to rush too quickly into tasks”, precrastination can be equally counterproductive. While the procrastinator delays important tasks too long, the precrastinator doesn’t delay unimportant tasks long enough. When… Read more

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