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Keeping You Organized for Business or Summer Travel

Keeping You Organized for Business or Summer Travel

After putting off travel plans during the last two years of the pandemic, airlines, hotels, and travel agents are all reporting that Americans are planning increased travel for late spring and summer. Are you traveling out of town this summer? A family vacation? Maybe a business trip that requires some advance planning? (If your summer… Read more

Six Ways to Anchor Yourself with Daily Habits

Use “Certainty Anchors” – Six Ways to Establish Daily Habits Having big life goals is exciting, motivating and necessary for propelling yourself towards the things you want to accomplish. But sometimes enormous life goals can also create fear or overwhelm, which can cause you to feel stuck. When you’re going after BHAGs (Big, Hairy, Audacious… Read more

How to Have the Benefits of an Organized Workspace

How Do You Organize Your Workspace? One in four Americans wish they had a more organized workspace. Are you one of them? Staying organized in the workplace is incredibly important and leads to better output and quality work. It can be tough to get started, though, especially if you have an excess of clutter. To… Read more

How to Gain Control Over Your Email Inbox

Question: Help! I’m drowning in email.  How can I gain control over my Email inbox and get my work done? I open Email in the morning and soon hours pass and I haven’t completed any of the work on my to-do list. Answer: This is a very common challenge. In fact, last week alone I taught a… Read more

What is the Real Cost of Disorganization at Work?

The Cost of Disorganization Have you ever wondered how much disorganization is costing you or your business? According to the Inc. Magazine, employees waste an average of 4.3 hours every week looking for things that they have but can’t find. Time wasted looking for documents, electronic files, important emails and other things is lost productivity… Read more

Are You Stuck in a Cycle of Procrastination?

Procrastination: that undesirable time gap between intention and action. We’re all guilty of procrastination from time to time, and it is one of the biggest time management enemies and productivity killers. You intend to do something, you may even plan time to do it, but then you drag your feet. Getting out of the cycle… Read more

The Truth about Multi-tasking and Productivity

Are you under the impression that you have to multi-task in order to be productive and “get it all done”? If so, you’re not alone. Many people, stressed out and overwhelmed by the volume of their to-do list feel compelled to speed up, work faster, push harder, and do multiple things at the same time…. Read more

Forming a New Habit is a Process, Not an Event

Are you having trouble getting a new habit to stick? Forming a new habit is a process, not an event. Many studies show it takes at least 30 days to form a new habit. That means if you made a New Year’s resolution or set goals for 2022 that include a new habit, it should… Read more

Are You Ready? Make 2022 The Year For You

As 2021 comes to a close, Simply Placed would like to thank our community for their engagement, business, and conversation in this last year. We value the opportunity to be a part of your productivity journey and to help you have time for what matters most. Here’s Debbie’s New Year’s message to you:  Are you… Read more

How to Stay Productive through the Holidays

Do you find that holiday stress impacts your productivity? Is it harder for you to focus on work this time of year because of the holidays? If you’ve noticed your motivation or productivity dipping, you’re not alone. Studies show that more than two-thirds of workers report being less productive in December compared to other months. Many of… Read more

An Attitude of Gratitude Helps You Be More Productive

In times of stress or uncertainty, learning to embrace an attitude of gratitude can help you to be more productive. Expressing gratitude also helps you feel more grounded and better equipped to meet the challenges of your day.  Research shows that people are happier if they are grateful for the positive things in their lives. Who… Read more

How to Work From Anywhere Productively

Where are you working? Are you back to doing most of your work from your office, or still primarily working from home? Maybe a hybrid of the two, or maybe even from a neutral location? There are many different work scenarios we’re seeing with our clients these days. Some had plans to return to an… Read more

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