Productive Environment Institute

The Premier Training Institute for Business Organizers & Productivity Experts

You're Invited to Join Our Productive Environment Network™

We couldn't be more excited to invite you to our NEW Productive Environment Network™! We are always looking for ways to add value to our clients and community members. For years, we have wanted to create a Community that would bring together productivity experts, along with individuals who...

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Why Unitasking Gets My Vote

Unitasking. No, I am not sure it is a real word. Yes, I am writing a blog all about it anyway. For some reason, society has decided that multitasking is a skill we should all strive to master our time management. It is often listed as a requirement on job postings. Professionals often brag...

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Why You Should Write to One Person On Your Blog & Emails

Productivity Consulting is such an intimate experience between consultant and client. You truly get to know the ups & downs of their business and life as you help them set up systems to handle all the information that flows through their inboxes---physical and digital. So it’s important to...

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How Long Should I Keep Papers?

To supplement our Paper Retention Guide, Barbara and I recorded a Facebook Live video for you. Click the arrow on the video to view. If the sound doesn't come on, be sure to click the sound icon at the bottom right of the player that looks like this: .

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Organizing Paper at Home-Barbara Hemphill interviewed by Allyson Lewis

Organizing Paper at Home-What to Toss and How to Find the Rest <span id="selection-marker-1" class="redactor-selection-marker" data-verified="redactor"></span>

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How Elisabeth Quit Her Job and Went Full Time in Her Productivity Consulting Business

Elisabeth was worried. She was married and had one young son, with another on the way when her family moved from NC to OH. She was basically starting over with her Organizing & Productivity Consulting business. A couple of years earlier, Elisabeth made the very wise decision to become...

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Procrastination, Perfectionism and Perseverance-Podcast Interview with Barbara Hemphill hosted by Mark Struczewski

If you're needing a little inspiration for organizing your time, space and information, this interview will give it to you! Perhaps you can listen to it while sorting a pile of papers into File-Act-Toss. '-) We hope you are inspired by Barbara's message! Be sure to Join (free) or Sign...

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How to Deal with Emotional Clutter and Overwhelm-Kerry Thomas podcast interview

Which should you address first--emotional clutter or physical clutter? <span id="selection-marker-1"...

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How Our Papers Represent Our Fears

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Organizing Paper at Home Launch Party

It has been 6 years since Barbara officially launched her book Organizing Paper @Home What to Toss and How to Find the Rest! Here's a very amature video created by yours truly to commemorate the celebration of the book launch. Book Launch-Productivity Party from Andrea Anderson on Vimeo. If...

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