"Organization" defined by Merriam-Webster is to "arrange into a structured whole; order"; "to arrange or order things so that they can be found or used easily and quickly."
Are your files and papers doing the for you? Can you find what you need quickly and do you only have the papers you need - no excess? Few of us can say yes to both of these questions. The reality is, over time papers build up. File cabinets get full and it all gets slower and harder. But there's an easy way to keep your filing system lean, mean and efficient. With self-purging files.
Welcome to Part 2 of our Digital Life Series. Today we're diving into a foundational app, calendars! Most of us already have a calendar on our phone but let's talk about how to transition from our day planners to our online calendars.
As the holiday season rolls out the red carpet some of us sigh in delight. Just as many of us sigh, feeling "meh". That feeling that the magic of the season just isn't what it once was. We look around and just can't seem to get into the flow of the season. Even when in your heart you're positive this is your favorite season.
If you're reading this than chances are you understand why they say the only constant in this world is death and taxes. There's nothing easy about either.
Sorrow and grief can weigh us down and make the simplest decision harder so of course you're surrounded by stuff that needs you to make decisions.
You know I have more than a few notebooks right? In a previous facebook live I let you peek into my closet at my stock (see it here). I just love a fresh notebook. Don't get me wrong I'm all for going paperless but the act of writing things down is part of how I think.
Spark Organizing has heard the same stories. Stories of elves that make shoes, increasing business productivity while the owners slept. Then the stories about house elves that did little chores making life easy. Our hearts went pitter-patter and we all WANTED.
Batching. When I hear this my brain goes straight to chocolate chip cookies. Yes, that's right, a batch of chocolate chip cookies. My brain has already created a fantasy of them hot and fresh but that's not really what we're going to cover right now.
Nope, this is TASK BATCHING.
I've been making really good friends at local networking groups and local conferences. Going for drinks and learning about one another's businesses! It's been a wonderful way to connect to the leaders, the movers and shakers, of Orlando. If you're not in the habit of networking, getting out, and meeting people, then let this be your motivator! The world is filled with simply amazing people.
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