Entries for the ‘Office Organization’ Category



What Are Some Ways to Organize Paperwork for Next Year’s Taxes?

If you’re like many Americans, you may be working on your taxes for the past year. As the deadline approaches, it can cause a great deal of stress. Sometimes it is even necessary to file an extension.

If you’re tired of the stress that tax time creates for you, then ...


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How to Love Your Label Maker

Do you own a label maker? If I had a dollar for every client who handed me their labeled and said, “Here, you figure it out. I’ve never gotten it to work,” I’d be rich. Here are a few tips to make the best of your investment.

If you don’t own ...


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Organizing Your Office: How It Will Improve Employee Morale
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When it comes to keeping your employees happy, you can start by making their workplace organized. No one enjoys working in an atmosphere of turmoil. The employee who has to dig through piles of papers to find the right folder will not be happy – or efficient.

The first rule ...


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Organizing a Desk Drawer
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Some days, even though the closet, basement and garage really need it, the desk drawer is just the right size to get organized with the time and energy available.

It’s ok to be a bit obsessive during a desk drawer organizing project. You’re the one using it, and you probably go ...


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Tax Time Organizing Tips
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No matter how many times I speak on organizing paper, no matter how many articles are published on tax preparation, no matter how many experts there are on the topic, there are always people who ask, “How long should you keep papers?”

You might be shuffling your own papers just ...


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5 Ways to Organize Your Office and Promote Productivity
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According to a recent report from the Department of Labor, American businesses got more work out of their employees in the second quarter of 2012. The 1.6 percent gain in productivity was a welcome surprise in a struggling economy. The number measures the output per hour of work and is ...


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Organize and Recycle E-Waste
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Organizational Tips for Your Office or Home Office
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Another way to organize your office or home office is to use color. Colored folders can help you identify the items that you need immediately, allowing you to segregate each child’s school information separately or to differentiate specific projects at work. This is true whether you keep your folders in a ...


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Three More Organizing Projects to Jump Start Your New Year

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I recently shared three organizing projects that are just perfect for starting you off on the right foot this year with your organizing goals. All three of these projects can be accomplished in under a half hour, and can give you that “fresh and organized” feeling without sucking up your whole ...


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Five Ways to Work an Ottoman

Oh, sure, those little ottomans look cute on paper, but they are really the workhorse of the house. The best ottomans do three jobs, as a table, a bench, and a spot to stash stuff. Here are five storage ideas to work into your footstool or ottoman.

1. Clothes donations. An ...


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