Monthly Archives: April 2010

Favorite Product Alert: Butler Bag

Restoring organization to your purse! There are lots of different ways to keep things from falling to the bottom of your bag or purse. Some people use small, clear bags to hold items such as gum, tissue or make up, attach charms or tags to cell phones and keys, or use accordion files for coupons and […]

Upcoming Event: Women’s Success Experience, Thurs May 6

There is an exciting event coming up next week and you should know about it and join me at this exciting Seattle Chamber luncheon event next Thursday, May 6.  The Women’s Success Experience builds a community among women who are moving business to the next level. With inspiring presentations by trailblazing and innovative thought leaders, […]

The popular sticky note with an innovative feature

There isn’t an office or home that doesn’t use the ubiquitous sticky note for jotting down everything from directions to phone numbers and messages. That’s why this new product from Rediform is so valuable. It creates a carbonless copy of the sticky note so you can keep it as a reminder. It’s also conveniently wallet-sized so you […]

Quick Organizing Tip – Repurposed Rolodex

Now that most contact information is stored electronically, you may have a Rolodex sitting on a shelf gathering dust. But don’t write it off just yet! There are many useful and innovative ways to repurpose that “old” organizer: Store recipes and pictures of dishes – use the transparent sleeves to keep it clean from spills in […]

Wake to an organized morning

It seems like we’re busy all the time, even just as we’re getting out of bed! Here are a few quick tips to streamline your morning to add in a bit of breathing room before jump-starting the day. The automatic coffee maker – This is something I’ve talked about before. It saves you time and waking to the smell of […]

It only takes two minutes! Tips on how to avoid clutter.

Sometimes it only takes a few words to remind ourselves that clutter can be avoided if we just took a couple of minutes to put away an item or make a decision about letting something go to the donation bin or the trash bin. Here are a few easy tips to help you get started: […]

A unique way to organize with binder clips

When I saw this tip, I knew I had to share it right away. Sometimes the smallest object can make a huge organizing difference. And talk about innovative!

The “two-minute rule” to organizing

Do you know how much time it takes to go through the mail, file papers or make a grocery list? Once you begin quantifying the amount of time it takes to manage any given task, you’ll be able to use that information to prioritize your activities.  Below is a quick exercise I regularly do with my clients: – Start […]

Elizabeth’s Favorite Things: Dual Purpose Hanging File

This product definitely deserves credit for an innovative little feature that turns a standard office item into a unique organizer. If you notice, there are pivoting hangers on the corners that allow you to use this as a hanging file, or when you’re on-the-go, fold them down and carry it like a regular file! Blue exterior with gray […]