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Week 10 – Desk Management – Celebrate an Organized Workspace (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 31, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Organize Your Desk Day - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

In a study commissioned by Professional Organizers in Canada, 7 in 10 Canadians who work say their workplace is disorganized, and disorganized Canadians report feelings of stress, frustration and failure. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 10 – Desk Management – Maintaining an Organized Workspace (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 30, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Organization - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

Now that your office is set up for success, is your organizing work done? Well, if nothing changed, maybe, but our lives are always changing – we all know change is the one thing we can count on. So, here are four tips to keep things organized no matter what comes your way. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 10 – Desk Management – 6 Strategies for a Successful Home Office (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 29, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Successful Home Office Spaces - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

We’ve covered a wealth of material in this series which is applicable to any office, but working from home presents unique challenges. Numerous stats show productivity gains of 15% or more through working from home. Why is it then that some people can work successfully from home but others say they simply can’t? The foundation to work successfully from home comes from planning an effective work space and developing appropriate work practices. Read the rest of this entry »

Desk management – 5 steps on how to organize your desk (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 28, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Organizing Your Desk Space - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

We’ve covered the theory behind getting organized, but what about the practical side? How do you go from a cluttered to calm desk space? The following 5 steps show you how: Read the rest of this entry »

Desk management – 5 ways to control desk clutter (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 27, 2010 at 5:00 AM

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By Clare Kumar

Even with papers tidied and files put away, desktops can appear busy because of computers and the many peripherals and accessories we use. Here are 5 ways to reduce desktop disarray: Read the rest of this entry »

Desk management – 5 items that really belong at your desk (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 26, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Desk Management - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

Here we are, 8 weeks after beginning this series on organizing your workspace, finally talking about how to organize your desk. We have covered space planning, ergonomics, time management and information management before getting to the desk – the most used space. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 8 – Information Management: Tips – Time Saving Tools (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on October 25, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Managing Time - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

New features have been designed into data storage supplies to make them easier to use and to save you time. Take a look at your data storage processes and especially for any that are repeated often, consider feature-rich quality tools for a smoother, more efficient experience. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 8 – Information Management: Afraid of Your Inbox? 5 Tips For Email Efficiency (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Radio Podcasts, Technology, travel, Video Work, Writing (all kinds) on October 24, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Organizing Your Email Inbox - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

One of the most common frustrations in today’s work environment is the volume of email. I commonly hear reports of between 100-200 emails a day and inboxes with thousands of unread emails. Coupling email with portable devices creates the expectation of an immediate response – a pressured system. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 7 – Information Management: Strategies – How To Deal With Incoming Information (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 18, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Information Management - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

We are increasingly inundated with mail, some of it very useful to us and critical to our successful performance, but much of it extraneous and distracting. To avoid feeling overwhelmed by the physical clutter of paper mail and the mental chaos of an abundance of electronic information, it is critical to systematically deal with each incoming piece. This means knowing how to process email, regular mail, faxes, information from trade shows, meeting notes and more. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 6 – Time Management: Tips – 5 Time Saving Products (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 15, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Products That Can Help You Organize - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

There are numerous products on the market designed to help you use time more productively. Here are a few of my favourite time-savers: Read the rest of this entry »

Week 6 – Time Management: Tips – 5 Ways to Use Time More Efficiently (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 14, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Setting Priorities - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

Since time management is the most common challenge to being organized, here are five more time management tips to boost your productivity: Read the rest of this entry »

Week 5 – Time Management: Strategies – Three Tools to Manage Your Time (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 12, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Tools to Help You Manage Your Time - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

I read an article recently that suggested that the average worker uses 13 different time management tools. The most common tools fall within the following three categories: Read the rest of this entry »

Week 5 – Time Management: Strategies – 5 Ways to Master Your To Do List (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 10, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Organizing Your To Do List - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

Our goals and objectives lead to numerous actions. Writing them down can help us make sure we don’t forget them, but is there a best way to do it? Here are three strategies to keep your To Do list under control: Read the rest of this entry »

Week 5 – Time Management: Strategies – Setting Priorities (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on October 9, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Time Management - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

Just like space, time is a limited resource. In fact most of us would say this is a resource under constant pressure. With so many demands on our time, it is easy to feel pulled in several directions and be unsure of what to focus on. Here are three strategies to help you invest your time wisely. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 4 – Space Management: Inspiration – Personalizing Your Space (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on October 5, 2010 at 5:00 AM

By Clare Kumar

Having defined your office style through furniture, soft furnishings and lighting, you’ll want to consider the use of colour, art and plants to further personalize your workspace. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 3 – Space Management: Ergonomics – Best Practices (Originally Published on GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, travel, Writing (all kinds) on October 1, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Getting the Best Out of Yourself While Working - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

The equipment you use in your office goes a long way in setting up your chances for working in a healthy way. In addition to these you will want to establish some best practices to ensure you are doing everything necessary to take care of yourself while at work. Read the rest of this entry »

Week 2 – Space Planning: Effective Storage (Originally Published in GetConnected.com)

In Beauty, book reviews, Business, Contact Information, Creative Writing, Culture, Education, Entertainment, Environment, Events, Health, Home Decor, Living, Media Writing, Opinion, Technology, Writing (all kinds) on September 17, 2010 at 5:00 AM

Clare Kumar Writes About Organizing Your Office Space - Photo Courtesy of GetConnected.com

By Clare Kumar

After defining the key furniture pieces you need to support your work, the next step is determining appropriate storage systems. Storage is all about locating the necessary tools and information easily and retrieving them with the appropriate expenditure of energy. Rather than thinking about a storage system, it may be helpful to think of a “finding system”. Read the rest of this entry »

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