Why Is It SO Hard to Make Certain Phone Calls?

We all have those phone calls we procrastinate: it might be the doctor’s appointment your spouse suggested you make; or the 10 prospective client calls to make this week, your usual measurement of success; or it might be a call…

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Paper Clutter: 5 Surprising Reasons You Have it [And what to do!]

Paper, like the clutter in our homes, is not about the “stuff.” What is paper clutter about, besides unresolved decisions, which is what we always hear? Why are you feeling surrounded by papers? Once you know your own reason, then…

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Office Reorg: Decluttering My New Office Space

“It’s so hard to stick to the decluttering. It’s just, well, boring.” I hear this often. Until you get into the decluttering and find long-lost items, money, photos with memories, and something your elementary school friend gave you, the serendipitous…

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Tax Papers Organizing

Small businesses & taxes – The documents are arriving in the mail, along with our tax organizer packages. This article is step by step advice for keeping track of these papers, particularly for your small business. I’ve included links to…

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What Business Files Does a Solopreneur Need?

I like a lot of Smead’s products because the company often thinks of us, the users and how to make all this organization easier on us. Papers aren’t going away so if you can think of them as part of…

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Organizing Email – What Works? Guest Interview.

You`re a business owner or at work and your emails are overwhelming. What`s your trigger to clear your email box? Talking with me recently, my food memories workbook co-author, Melissa Mannon, told me her trigger is … drum roll please…

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