April 6, 2017

Piles of Paper everywhere? Email overload? No time?

Paperwork Workshop – a review   I saw the ad and thought, why not? I could sure use the help. Being a busy work-from-home mother, CEO of the Household and Queen of the Don’t-throw-that –out-I-haven’t-read-it-yet Brigade, I knew there had to be a better way to get on top of the ever-increasing piles of paper and emails without sending little Johnny off to school minus his bookweek costume or missing the Council notice about upcoming roadworks simply because I’d misplaced […]
August 30, 2016

Filing is… about retrieving

not about putting things away! I  know, through asking my workshop participants, that paperwork is the one biggest clutter issue for people. So let’s get it done, it’s actually easier – but very time consuming- than you think. Filing is about retrieving. If you just want to put something away, consider the bin. Just reflect on this: how many pieces of printed paper do you have that you never ever looked at again – after filing or after piling it? […]
August 15, 2016

Inbox Zero??

If having too much stuff does your head in, having too much digital stuff does exactly the same, despite not actually taking up room– it still takes up space in your head and might send you mental. I did write about this topic three years ago, but technology changes so quickly and a lot of people have, by now upgraded to the new windows 10. So I edited this article to reflect outlook 2016. Have a go, you’ll be amazed […]