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On being busy: Think differently

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“How are you?” “Busy!” Being “busy” is a common response for many of us when we are asked how we are today or how things have been.  Between careers, family and friends, passion projects, and keeping up with daily life, our schedules – along with our minds – often feel packed to the brim.

Say goodbye to paper piles

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Here are five ways you can cut the clutter, organize the chaos, and keep the paper pile-up at bay: Do you dream of clean? So do we, especially during office hours! If your corporate environment hasn’t adopted a paperless system, banishing the paper-clutter monster may seem daunting. Between the invoices, confirmations, statements and email correspondence, it…

Why is my desk always cluttered?

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Messy desk, messy mind. It’s time to make a game plan! If you’re constantly feeling overwhelmed during office hours, it’s time for a change (no, we’re not talking about a different career path). The problem may be partly due to the clutter on your desk. If yours is clean right now, it may not be for…

The trick to organizing your desk

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Did you know that clutter can have a negative impact on your ability to focus and process information? A Princeton study found that clutter can psychologically compete for your attention. Specifically, clutter can cause you to have decreased performance and higher stress levels. If clutter is a problem in your life, it’s time to take to…