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Guest Post: How a Travel Agent can Boost Your Productivity

Guest Post: How a Travel Agent can Boost Your Productivity

We know planning and booking travel can be time consuming. If you want to save time and channel it toward increased productivity, read on to learn how you can do so by considering a travel agent as a resource the next time you need to travel. Thank you to guest blogger, Kathryn Gerken, for this… Read more

Effective Email Management: Debbie Rosemont talks to Smead

As we conclude our month-long series ‘Taming the Email Beast‘, we hope you’ve been able to implement some important systems to make your email inbox manageable! We’ve given general effective inbox ideas, some specific to Gmail and Outlook users, Before we wrap it up and let you get on with your shiny new inbox, we’ve got a… Read more

Gmail Hacks: 10 Essential Tricks to Tame Your Gmail Inbox

Did you catch our post on smart strategies to tame your email inbox? If so, now that your email inbox has been purged and systems have been set up to keep it running smoothly, it’s time to teach the tamed beast some new tricks. Today we focus on Gmail tricks and features – there are… Read more

10 Tips for Organized Holiday Air Travel

If you are planning on airline travel during the winter holidays, getting organized now can help turn a hectic and stressful trip into a smooth experience. 10 Tips for Peaceful Holiday Travel Pack gifts and wrapping paper separately, wrap once you arrive. TSA is allowed to open any wrapped items – including in checked luggage. Plus gifts… Read more

Do you have a “Go Bag”?

Are you a frequent traveler that sometimes needs to catch a plane at a moment’s notice ? We were inspired recently when watching the TV show “Criminal Minds” by how quickly the agents on the show were able to board a plane after learning they would need to travel. While your travel might not be… Read more

Free Paper Shredding in Yarrow Bay September 24th

Windermere Real Estate is providing free paper shredding services at multiple locations on several upcoming dates. The next one is Saturday September 24th at Windermere’s Yarrow Bay location, 3933 Lake Washington Blvd NE. You can bring your old bills, bank statements and any other sensitive documents to be professionally destroyed on site, and receive a certification of destruction upon… Read more

Free Paper Shredding in Redmond August 13th

Windermere Real Estate is providing free paper shredding services at multiple locations on several upcoming dates. The next one is Saturday August 13th at Windermere’s Redmond location, 7525 166th Avenue NE. You can bring your old bills, bank statements and any other sensitive documents to be professionally destroyed on site, and receive a certification of destruction upon request. Thanks… Read more

Free Paper Shredding in Bellevue June 18th

Windermere Real Estate is providing free paper shredding services at multiple locations on several upcoming dates. The next one is Saturday June 18th at Windermere’s Bellevue South location, 14405 SE 36th Street. You can bring your old bills, bank statements and any other sensitive documents to be professionally destroyed on site, and receive a certification of… Read more

How Much Can You Save by Managing Email More Effectively?

Have you ever thought about how much poor email habits might be costing you or your business? If employees have not learned good habits for managing email productively, the costs can be surprisingly high. Employees who feel buried and overwhelmed by their email experience more stress and are often less likely to conduct prompt follow up, resulting in poorer customer… Read more

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

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