Author: Elizabeth Densmore

Did you know clutter in a workspace is actually a distraction to your productivity? It weighs you down, it disrupts your thinking and creates an invitation to chaos. Here are five tips to simplify your workspace 1. Get rid of unnecessary knickknacks and office accessories. They are distractions, create clutter and reduce your focus. Bookshelves, […]

The paperless work environment has changed the business landscape forever. Earlier, I wrote a blog about why switching to a paperless office makes good business sense. In this blog, I am going to talk about the process of transitioning to a digital office in a few simple steps. Step 1: Begin with a clear plan […]

Look around. Does this describe your work place? • Clutter,• Procrastination,• No system for storing or filing items and• Being reactive rather than proactive When there is no plan you are wasting valuable time and energy reacting to every circumstance. Make every minute count. Start building systems to bring efficiency to your work place. Make […]

Productive is not the same as busyness. A hamster wheel provides a great analogy of burning time and excessive energy with no direction or purpose. You can run fast but it is tough to reach anywhere if you do not have a plan in place. Here are 3 ways to stay productive. Prioritize for maximum […]

Is your filing system stress free or do you need to locate your documents every time by using the search function on your computer?I witness many of my clients waste precious time sifting through duplicate copies to find that one document with all the important information. What happens if you cannot remember the name or […]

Imagine your business is fully functional, humming along on its own steam. You are aware of every aspect, nook, and cranny of your business. You have happy customers, happy staff, and a healthy cash flow. The work is delegated to the correct skill sets completed on time and within budget. Your day is jam-packed with […]

The paperless work environment has changed the business landscape forever. An electronic filing system can not only save on office expenses by reducing your cost on furniture but also make your business processes more competitive. It is also more secure as you can back up all your files. Below are a few tips to create […]

Technology has vastly opened new doors of opportunity for us to accomplish our tasks and to stay connected without ever leaving our homes. I can still remember those times when interaction with another person was a phone call away. Today, with a few keystrokes, we can communicate, follow, share, and chat, anywhere and at any […]

If creating a clutter free workspace is one of your New Year resolutions, preparation is a key factor in your plan to create such a workspace. For many, organizing their workspace is a daunting undertaking. To make it easier, let’s break it into 2 action plans: Action Plan 1: begin today to get a jumpstart […]

As your work day begins, thoughts of productivity swirl with tasks to complete, projects to explore and people to contact. All good intentions until your eyes gaze down upon distractions with clutter brimming all over your desk. A mishmash of pens, highlighters, staplers, hole punches, receipts, papers, magazines, files and notes scribbled on an assortment […]