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

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

“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

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

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

How Eating a Frog Can Help You Be More Productive

We’re all guilty of procrastination at one time or another. In fact, you can probably think of something right now that you are putting off until later. Unfortunately, if you wait until “the right time” to do certain things, chances are that thing may never be completed.  There are many reasons why people procrastinate, such as unclear… Read more

5 Strategies for Sticking to Your Goals

When you’re trying to start a new habit or routine or struggle to reach a goal, it is very easy to get discouraged. Sure, you’ll slip up at some point – we all do. However, there are things you can do to help you get back on track and “stick with it” when the going gets… Read more

Get Results through Productive Habits

When was the last time you consciously had to think about brushing your teeth in the morning or before you go to sleep at night? It’s just a habit, right? Something you’ve been doing for so long that it is a ritual.  This same philosophy can be applied to achieving results at work. If you… Read more

The Secret to Consistent Productive Progress on Your Goals

Are you struggling with finding the motivation to move forward on the goals or intentions you set for the new year? If so, you’re not alone. Research suggests that approximately half of all Americans make New Year’s resolutions yet only 8% actually achieve them.  Common mis-steps include setting too many resolutions, selecting something that someone else thinks… Read more

How to Manage Projects for Greater Productivity

Last week, we introduced the topic of Project Management in Part 1 of this 2-Part series by the newest member of our team, Dana Diaz. This week, learn how you can use project management techniques to be effective at achieving goals in your work or personal life.  Part 2: Utilizing project management techniques In our… Read more

Project Management Can Help You Reach Your Goals

This post was contributed by the newest member of the Simply Placed team, Dana Diaz. Dana brings a particular expertise around project management and process improvement that will benefit our clients in numerous ways. We’ve asked her to share some of her insight in this two-part series. Part 1: What is project management?  Project management… Read more

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