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SparkPlugging.com, Productivity 501 & Me: Two Announcements

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Announcement #1: The Home Office Organizer is now also blogging at SparkPlugging.com! It is my pleasure to announce that I have joined a stellar list of authors at SparkPlugging.com. You may know this outstanding site by it’s former name, eMomsAtHome.com (go ahead, Google it). Wendy Piersall is the CEO, cheerleader, visionary and inspirational leader of […]

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Audio Interview: Rich Sloan of StartupNation

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Interview with Rich Sloan of StartupNation! Think that 50% of small businesses fail in the first 5 years?  You might be surprised.  Is organization important for small businesses?   Want to know your odds of success as a small business?   Want to hear Rich get on his “high horse” about entrepreneurship? Listen as we […]

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Conscious Living

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There should be a magazine called “Conscious Living”. Isn’t it amazing how we can wander through life on auto-pilot? Not really noticing or taking in our surroundings, events, relationships or work. Recently I have taken up gardening (ok so it’s been a few years, but this year I am actually producing – those are my […]

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Action Paper Management: Reign in the Paper

Paper Management

If you have papers laying around your home office, you just might need an Action Paper Management system. How does that work? Here’s a video segment I did for the KOIN Keep It Local show to show you how:

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Organizing Between the Ears

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Is organizing in your head?  That’ depends on what you think “organizing” is about.  What a lot of people don’t realize about organizing is its relationship to what’s in your head and the systems you use to keep your space in order.  ”Stuff shifting” is only part of the deal. Magazine articles, online websites, tips […]

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Storables Back To School Sale

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Are you a teacher or do you know a teacer?  Need new supplies for your office or classroom? Storables has a sale on supplies for the classroom in their stores right now until the end of September for educators for K-12.  All you need is your ID, paystub or business card to received a 20% […]

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Home Office Link Roundup: GBoard, Broadband, Holidays & a USB Outlet

Home Office Technology

Cruising through my Google Reader today, and found some very interesting (and useful) stuff.  Enjoy! A Keyboard for Gmail… It’s no secret I’m a big fan of Gmail and Google Apps.  One of the many things I love about Gmail are the shortcuts!  There are so many to remember, but this handy little device, the […]

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Managing Money: Get It Done

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New Year Resolution #3: Better Money Management This series is all about the top New Year Resolutions. One of those is “Get Organized”.  Have you ever made this resolution? How did it go? Did you do a “crash & burn” weekend on Jan. 2nd and everything was back to the way it was by Jan. […]

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Stationery to swoon over!

Home Office Product

So a trip to my local mall prompted me to step into a Papyrus store. So maybe I’m a little obsessed with paper products, but even in the age of information, nothing is as personal as a handwritten note sent by (*gasp*) snail mail. Meaning the sender took time to actually sit down and write […]

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Is Clutter Always Stuff?

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Have you found yourself wondering at times in your life why you feel so overwhelmed?  Maybe you have “stuff” lying around and maybe you don’t.  Clutter in piles, clogged cabinets and overly full schedules can be a sign of something going on internally.  This can be a tricky thing to pin down, but worth consideration […]

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