Top Tips for Getting Organised - And Staying Organised!

Top Tips for Getting Organised - And Staying Organised!

I like to say, mess is an inevitable consequence of an amazing creation. Ever had an evening playing Masterchef, created a killer three course menu, and been left with no mess? Probably not. The same goes for your home and work life. Think your desk will be clutter-free while you build your empire and kick your goals? Of course not - but there are some techniques you can employ to keep your organisational skills in check, and the benefits will go beyond your desk drawers.

Tips from a Former Information Junkie

Tips from a Former Information Junkie

There is so much information available to help in our businesses and lives, and it comes from everywhere! You might have notes from meetings and courses, there are news sites and blogs to keep up with, and I don't need to tell you about your email inbox and social media feeds.

When you think you need to save a document or article for future reference, you need to ask these important questions...

VIDEO: What you need on your Desk - Office Basics series

VIDEO: What you need on your Desk - Office Basics series

In the next few weeks I'm going to briefly explain the main systems that can help your personal productivity in the office.

My Mentor Barbara Hemphill calls these "The Magic 6". For some, these will be common sense, and for others it may be a vital missing part that could make a huge difference in their daily work.

The first one is Desktop tools...

Important Questions about Information Management in your Business

Important Questions about Information Management in your Business

Over the last few months, I have been busily furthering my organising and productivity knowledge with a well respected industry veteran in the US, Barbara Hemphill. I will soon be able to add the title Certified Productive Environment Specialist (CPES) to my accomplishments and it's already given me some really effective extra tools to help my small business clients to manage their information and be more productive.

VIDEO: Sorting Paper Piles quick tip

This week I have made my very first quick tip video to share with you.

Even the most organised among us will probably have a little pile of papers that we haven't figured out what to do with yet. So here are 3 questions you can ask yourself to help sort through that pile.

I would really love to hear from you, in the comments below or over on Facebook.

If this tip helped you clear some paper or you would like to see more videos from me in the future, please let me know!

Making filing paperwork easier

Making filing paperwork easier

Let's face it, most people hate filing. It's boring. 
But more than that, one of the common getting stuck points is those documents that don't really fit into any category that you have set up. Sometimes this results in piles of miscellaneous papers or you just put off the filing all together.. And the piles grow.

So how can we avoid this and make filing easier?

Setting up a Home Office

Setting up a Home Office
Over the weekend my wonderful partner finished building my brand new office in our new home. It makes it so much easier and more pleasant to get work done in a space that looks and feels good and of course is functional. I still have some decorating to do, but in the meantime, here are some tips that help us create a space that I love working in.