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Get Organized: Baby Steps

How To Organize

Ready to get organized in the New Year? Take baby steps, use what you have and start with the thing that’s bothering you most. Here’s how to do that from my latest segment on KOIN Keep It Local:

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Staying Informed: My Favorite Home Office Tech & News Resources

Home Office Technology

We’ve all got places we look to for information.  I happen to love technology that helps home office professionals, but I bet you already knew that, right?  So, where do I go to find news about all things shiny and useful?  Here’s a list of my recent favorites:

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How Cool is This? Me, a Featured Interior Refiner!

Home Office Design Ideas

I checked my email this morning and I have been selected as a featured Interior Refiner on www.interiorrefiners.com for the month of June!  I am completely flattered and honored! The Interior Refiner Network has been a wonderful source of camaraderie and information on the interior redesign industry.  Thanks IRN! If you would like to utilize […]

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Keep Email In Check

How To Organize

Tip #26: Keep Email In Check (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Are you running your email inbox, or is it running you?  With so much information to keep on top of these days, it’s easy to get bogged down in your inbox.  Many people become a slave to the inbox, […]

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Use a Shredder: Protect Yourself

How To Organize

Tip #27: Use a shredder (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Do you have a shredder?  If you have sensitive materials such as financial paperwork, customer information, etc. you should have a good quality shredder.  Pick one that matches your budget and your needs.  A good article on this subject:  How […]

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Get Going, Get Creative, Get Organized

Home Office Technology

Who says you have to use a labeler with plastic or paper labels? Now, don’t get me wrong – I do have a Brother labeler. And yes, I use it. However, sometimes labels should be fun and creative. Today I did a little shoemaker’s daughter kind of organization project: I organized the TV armoire. It […]

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Tracking Projects: Keep a Running List

How To Organize

Tip #25: Track projects with a running list (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Tracking projects is a little easier when you have a plan.   Here’s two quick tips to get you started: 1. Keep a running list of projects with due dates. 2. Check-in each week or every 3 days […]

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Behind Olympic Headlines: 3 Champion Elements

Home Office Design Ideas

I’m glued to the TV this week and next.  It’s an Olympic year, and I am just fascinated by it all!  These talented athletes are shining and showing the world what they are made of on their day of competition.  Let’s not forget what got them there. The path to the medal podium starts with […]

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Sliding Drawers: Maximum Storage, Minimum Space

How To Organize

Tip #3: Use sliding drawers in closed cabinets to maximize storage capacity. (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) What’s with cabinets with are over two feet deep?  Um, my arms are long enough to reach stuff, but with the darkness inside, who can see what you’re reaching?  Not to mention all […]

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Feng Shui For Your Home Office

How To Organize

I ran across this list of “50 Practical Home Office Feng Shui Tips“. What a great comprehensive list! Here are some of my faves (and some I have recommended to clients in the past): Never have your back to the door: I read this several years ago, and tried it out myself. There is something […]

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