Do you return from vacation and immediately lose the benefits of the relaxation and rejuvenation gained when you were away within the first day back at work? Consider this tip from Certified Professional Organizer and Productivity Consultant Debbie Rosemont of Simply Placed to help minimize re-entry stress and ramp back up your productivity after vacation.
What would happen if the people you work with had the organizational skills to reduce wasted time, the discipline to focus and work and systems in place to increase productivity? It is possible to teach these skills and strategies and start using them right away. This type of training and consulting offered by Simply Placed… Read more
We’re offering a friendly reminder to set your clocks back an hour this Saturday night. Changing clocks twice a year is a strong habit in this part of the country. As organizers we look for strong, well-established habits to use to help cue and establish new habits. Consider the possibilities for establishing some new habits… Read more
Want to be able to easily find the right screwdriver for the job when you need it? Need to corrall all of the bits and pieces of “hardware” in your home? In this short video, answering a blog reader question, Certified Professional Organizer Debbie Rosemont of Simply Placed gives strategies to help you organize your… Read more
Recently Debbie Rosemont collaborated with Smead to produce a podcast to help people overcome procrastination. In this 23 minute production available in both video or audio-only, you’ll learn about why we procrastinate (and we all do!) and strategies for over-coming procrastination. Watch or listen here. If you struggle with procrastination and would like one-on-one consultation, contact… Read more
Use a timer to get you going or keep you going on a task that you’ve been putting off or procrastinating. There are a variety of ways a timer can help you improve focus and productivity. Some ways include: helping you stay on task for the designated period of time, helping you not hyperfocus and… Read more
What good are gift cards and frequent buyer cards if they are stuffed in a desk drawer in your office or laying out on a counter at home and you’re at the store? Use some sort of tool or container to keep them organized and keep them with you. One we like is the Card… Read more
What can a toothbrush do to help you start and maintain a new habit? Read on and watch the video to find out how this small item can make a big impact on improving your productivity. Changing behaviors is a key component of improving organization and productivity. Making new behaviors routine and habitual ensures the… Read more
Do you worry that papers or Emails will be “out of sight, out of mind” if you clear them off your desk or out of your Email inbox? This is a common misconception that we hear from our clients. But what if I need to find it later? With the right systems in place, you… Read more
Do you have a disorganized student? Watch Debbie’s video blog for some quick tips that could help your student stay organized at home and at school. Do you and your student need some hands-on help? Visit the Organize Your Student page on our website for more information on how we can help and get the… Read more
Do you have an end of day routine? Watch Debbie’s video blog for tips on how you can create an end of day routine that will help you get more done during your workdays. What does your end of day routine look like? We want to know!
Are chores a drag in your home? Do you have a tough time getting everyone in the family to commit to participating in their weekly housework? Watch Debbie’s video blog for tips on making household chores a fun family tradition. How do you keep chores fun in your home? Let us know!