Don’t just take breaks—SCHEDULE breaks. When people don’t schedule breaks, they don’t take them. And no breaks = no energy.
September is Emergency Preparedness Month, and for many of us, it’s a time when we think about all the things we haven’t yet done to get ourselves, our families, and our businesses prepared for an emergency. After all, just like any organizing or productivity project, getting prepared for an emergency takes time and effort – or does it?
As a business owner, you’ve probably already been faced with one of the biggest challenges – staying organized and productive.
Summer… ahhh. When summertime comes, there’s a palpable change in the air – a feeling of fun, relaxation, and freedom from worry. Or at least, that’s how it can seem!
As new tasks come at you, keep your top goals in mind.
Make processing email easier by smartening up your subject line, managing your inbox, and filtering non-urgent messages.
Using a “hot file” system, you can organize your email inbox into action-oriented subfolders that mirror your paper filing system.
Teach your children to help out, without making it a chore!
You’re not a magician, so making time means re-prioritizing.
Overlapping calendars let you see the big picture without feeling overwhelmed.