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Cluttered Office? Use These Tips To Get More Organized.
Wage War on Your Cluttered Office (Part 2 of 2)
October 8, 2014

Wage War on Your Cluttered Office (Part 2 of 2)

If you’re still waging war on your cluttered office, don’t stop! I’m picking up where I left off from my previous post — Wage War on Your Cluttered Office (Part 1) — to share more things you can do.

Today’s post shares some additional steps that you can take to get your office organized and functioning well. If you have already started to do what I outlined in Part One, you’re half way there and you can surely see the light at the end of the tunnel.

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Don't Get Distracted By Someone Else's Circus!
"Not My Circus, Not My Monkey" is The Perfect Mantra to Help You Stay Focused
October 1, 2014

"Not My Circus, Not My Monkey" is The Perfect Mantra to Help You Stay Focused

The message was simple, powerful, and absolutely beautiful.
I stumbled across the mantra in a meme on social media, and I audibly gasped. The background was a picture of cotton candy, and the words across the photo were “Not my circus. Not my monkey.”
When our beleaguered associate director walked into my office, I waved the printout around, declaring that he needed to read it right now! I’m certain at some point he said he couldn’t read it if I was waving it around. Once he had a look at it, he had the same reaction as I did.
Why, you may ask, were we so excited to discover this piece of sage advice?

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Fact Friday: Workers Are Less Productive on Sunny Days
September 26, 2014

Fact Friday: Workers Are Less Productive on Sunny Days

“While you might think that people are more productive in good weather, just the opposite is true, according to research from Harvard University and the University of North Carolina. On warm, sunny days worker productivity actually decreases because people are distracted by thoughts about what they could be doing …“

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Is Your Team Unproductive? Blame the Weather |Simplicity.Laserfiche.com | 9.11.2014

 
 

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Cluttered Office? Use This Tips To Get Organized.
Wage War on Your Cluttered Office (Part 1 of 2)
September 11, 2014

Wage War on Your Cluttered Office (Part 1 of 2)

Ugh. I can’t find anything in here!
Oh no, where’s that file on ________?
There’s no place for me to put the new printer.
I’m in a rush. Let me look for the folder later.

Folders here, folders there, stacked up on the desk, credenza, and the floor as well. Piles of paperwork perched on pretty much every surface, knickknacks scattered here and there, endless post-it notes stuck to the walls, computer monitor, and pretty much anywhere else on which they can stick.

Get the picture? Sure, you do.

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Organize Your Cables With The Magnetic Organization System (MOS)
Product Review: The Magnetic Organization System
March 25, 2014

Product Review: The Magnetic Organization System

This post was updated on December 1, 2015. The makers of MOS have expanded their product offerings.

It’s amazing how many cords we have in our lives, and inevitably, the one we need is usually hiding somewhere on the floor behind our desk.
If you’re as klutzy like me, you wind up risking a head injury crawling underneath your desk to retrieve the pesky cord.
Enter the Magnetic Organization System (MOS).*

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