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The Benefits of an Organized Workspace

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

What You Need to Know About Multi-tasking

Want to learn more about the Myth of Multi-tasking? If you want to learn about the Myth of Multitasking, we’ve got some tips in this month’s issue of our Simply Placed newsletter. Want more news and tips from Simply Placed throughout the year?  Receive our newsletter directly to your inbox each month by becoming a subscriber…. Read more

How to Improve Your Focus and Be More Productive

Focusing on one task at a time makes the brain more productive It’s easy to get caught in the mindset that doing more than one thing at a time makes us more productive. In fact, just the opposite is true. When you focus on just one task all the way through to completion, you actually… Read more

What You Need to Know About Multitasking and Managing Email

Managing your Inbox without Multitasking How many times a day or an hour do you stop what you are doing to check your email, or (try to) write an email while you are speaking with someone or doing something else? If you have your email set up to send out a visual or sound notification… 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”? Well, we’ve got news for you – it doesn’t work – or not as well as you think it does. If you try to do two things at once, you won’t do either of them… Read more

Smead Asks the Organizer: Our Take on Minimalism

Minimalism Redefined Minimalism is all the buzz. Simplifying things at work and at home is a concept that has broad appeal, however, when defined by some as the extreme paring down of one’s possession, living space and even carbon footprint, “minimalism” can feel overwhelming. Attracted by the idea, but paralyzed to know where to start… Read more

Join Us For A 5-Day Practical Minimalism Challenge!

Practical Minimalism is our take on a movement that’s been sweeping the nation. Are you up for a challenge? Have some clutter you could clear? Join us! We are excited to announce that starting Monday, February 5th we will be hosting a new 5-Day Practical Minimalism Challenge! Join us “virtually” February 5th thru 9th. We… Read more

Forming a New Habit is a Process, Not an Event

Are you having trouble getting a new habit to stick? Some people say it takes 30 days to form a new habit. That means if you made a New Year’s resolution or set goals for 2018 that include a new habit, it should start getting a lot easier for you from here forward! However, if… 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, but drag your feet. What are you waiting for? Are you ready to break your procrastination habit? Take a… Read more

What Are Your Goals?

It’s easy to set goals, but hard to execute all the way through completion. Will you be one of the 45% of people who make a New Year’s resolution on January 1st? If so, here’s what statistics show: 92% won’t keep them 75% maintain past the first week 64% past one month 46% past six… Read more

How To Break The Cycle of Over-committing

Are you guilty of over-committing? It’s easy to get in a cycle of over-committing. How often do you find yourself saying “yes” to taking on an extra commitment at work, at home or in your community, when you really want to say “no”? We don’t want to disappoint others, so often we take on extra… Read more

How Systems Can Help You To Be More Efficient

At Simply Placed, we love introducing our clients to the concept of systems. A system is a set of steps or a process to follow, each and every time a task or function is performed. Systems are efficient: develop it once and follow it to save time when you execute. Whenever you follow a pre-determined… Read more

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