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10 Tips for Efficiently Managing Apple Mail

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

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

Answers to your Top Organizing and Productivity Questions

Do you follow Simply Placed on social media? We recently polled our Instagram community and answered these questions related to organization and productivity:  What’s the best way to overcome procrastination when there’s a big project to start?  This is a very common question that we hear. First, it is helpful to understand WHY you procrastinate. Once you… 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

Getting Organized for a New Year

Happy New Year! Are you one of the many people who will resolve to get organized at work and at home for the new year? Here are a few tips to help you get started. Start with making sure you have closure on the things involved with the holiday season and any time you may… 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

Cyber Monday 20% Off Sale

Are you looking to boost your productivity in 2020? Could you use support and accountability to help you reach your goals? SHOP OUR CYBER MONDAY SALE! We are offering a special 20% discount off our regular membership rates for our “It’s About Time” virtual productivity program. Join today (December 2, 2019) and also receive a… Read more

How Gratitude Can Help You to be More Productive

“The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for.” —Zig Ziglar Who was the last person you thanked? Do you remember how it made you feel? When we pause and reflect on someone or something we are grateful for, that brings a shift… Read more

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