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Calculate the Costs of Disorganization

Calculate the Costs of Disorganization

Have you ever calculated how much the time you or employees spend looking for things is costing your business? To put the financial costs of disorganization into concrete terms, here is a simple formula. If you spend just 5 minutes of every hour of an 8-hour work day looking for things, that adds up to 40… Read more

Celebrate World Password Day, Protect Your Passwords

Did you know that yesterday was World Password Day? I just discovered that it’s the first Thursday in May, so now I have another annual “holiday” to add to my list. It’s a great reminder that in today’s digital world, every day is world password day and everyone should follow these four steps to safeguard passwords:… Read more

Organize Business Cards with CamCard

Do you have a growing stack of business cards from people you don’t even remember meeting? For many people, “paper pain” includes collections of business cards and those piles of cards are not just a result of attending trade or networking events. Even regular business meetings lead to a large accumulation of business cards – full of contact information that… Read more

Free Electronics Recycling Event in NE Seattle March 12th

One aspect of getting organized and decluttering that can be challenging is figuring out how to responsibly get rid of things you no longer want or need such as electronics and appliances. Many local waste services offer electronics recycling and there are also many organizations such as schools, churches and local businesses that sponsor recycling events. This Saturday March 12th… Read more

Email Intervention on January 12th featuring Debbie Rosemont!

  Are you overwhelmed by email? Feel like it can run your day? Join Debbie Rosemont on Tuesday January 12th for an “Email Intervention” presentation at Marenakos Rock Center, sponsored by the WA State Nursery & Landscape Association. Debbie teaches helpful strategies to reduce email processing time by diminishing email interruptions, revealing the power of decision making,… Read more

Go Paperless with Peace of Mind

Have you resisted going paperless for fear that you might lose all your files and documents due to a hard drive crash, or that a hacker may get into your computer and steal all your important information?  Perhaps you worry you will delete a document and it will take hours to retrieve it, or that your entire computer… Read more

The Secret to Help Evernote Recognize Your Handwriting

We recently received an e-newsletter from our friend Brooks Duncan at DocumentSnap. He offered a valuable tip that we just had to share. Scanning handwritten notes and saving them in Evernote can be a great way to have less paper in your work and life AND to have access to your information where ever you may… Read more

3 Reasons Why You Need a Password Manager

Being organized means being able find what you need when you need it.  Time spent searching for misplaced items or information is wasted time and usually contributes to stress, causes distraction and prevents you from staying on task. How much time do you waste either looking for or trying to recall a login or password… Read more

Get organized with Document Scanning

Should you be scanning paper documents to improve your organization and productivity?  It’s an idea worth considering.  Keep reading to find out if you should get organized by scanning documents, reasons you shouldn’t scan and tips for getting started. Should you be scanning saved paper and future in-coming paper? Converting paper documents to a digital… Read more

5 Steps to Get Business Cards Organized

Do you have a collection of business cards?  Perhaps you have collection stored in a Rolodex system, stashed in a box or file folder or scattered around in your office, dresser, car and bag.  Many people struggle to find a way to organize the business cards they receive.  Read on to learn a strategy for… Read more

Find Your Files: Strategies for Better File Naming

What’s in a name?  When it comes to naming your electronic files what you put in the name is critical to timely, accurate retrieval and ultimately digital organization. 3 Rules for Naming Electronic Files 1.  Include a date – We recommend staring each filename with the date you created the file in the following format:… Read more

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