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5 Strategies for Working Less and Accomplishing More

Do you work late nights and weekends, and feel guilty that you’re not spending more time with your family? Are you frequently overwhelmed or discouraged with your progress? Do you find “to do’s” in your office when the time to do them is long gone? Are you...

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How Clutter Effects Your Leadership [plus The Magic 6™]

It’s a simple fact. Clutter is postponed decisions®. Many entrepreneurs and managers have cluttered offices – unless they have an organized assistant. If you don’t believe it, just start looking around you! Begin in your own organization, and then look in places like the manager’s office of...

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Do You Dream of a Paperless Office?

In spite of predictions beginning as early as 1975 that paperless offices would be the norm by the 1990’s, the reality is that most businesses still use paper, some businesses believe that paper records are vital to legal or safe record keeping, and many have more paper than ever...

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The 7 Information Management Questions

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New Year's Resolutions in Real Life

According to a data company called iQuanti, the most searched New Year's resolutions are: 1. "Get Healthy” - over 62 million searches2. “Get Organized” - over 33 million searches3. “Live Life to the Fullest” - nearly 19 million searches4. “Learn New Hobbies” - over 17 million searches5. "Spend...

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​7 Ways to Get Better Sleep During the Holidays

One of our 7 Daily Disciplines is SLEEP! We all know that eating and drinking during the holidays can cause us to gain weight and feel unproductive. But did we realize how much lack of sleep ALSO contributes to weight gain and lack of productivity? Check out this article from Cleveland Clinic for...

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Scheduling is Sexy!

I was listening to Brendon Burchard, founder of Experts Academy, today and he said "Scheduling is sexy!" So many of us are looking for the perfect "To Do List" planner, program or app...only to get overwhelmed by the amount of Tasks that end up on the list, and then we abandon our new...

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Barbara's Experience at the Celebrator's Conference

Good morning! It’s Barbara here, and today I want to share with you one of the most interesting experiences of my life, and how it has impacted me. Some of you may have seen my social media posts from last week about attending the Celebrator’s Conference in Pigeon Forge, TN. Every year...

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National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day

Happy National Clean Your Virtual Desktop Day!Here's what the Days of the Year website has to say about this day (and we agree!):"There are tidy desktops, and cluttered desktops, organized desktops, and ones with icon scattered...

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Almost Paperless™

Helping Clients Overcome the #1 Organizing Challenge in Homes & Offices Today The days of working in one office from 9a-5p, and then going home are over. Clients require information 24/7, and employees work from a variety of locations. A paper filing system in the office is worthless if...

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