Tag Archives: Organizing Process

Upcoming Webinar about organizing your contacts

Weighing Your CRM Options Thursday, November 4th 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM PDT Effective Customer Relations Management (CRM) helps you manage sales and client communication and tasks so you can stay focused on reaching prospects, clients, and vendors and plan for your business’s future. In this session, learn about: – Tracking/managing leads, customers, and contacts to drive sales. – […]

Organizing your children’s art

Oftentimes, back-to-school means that the refrigerator door and bulletin boards at home will soon be covered in artwork and class projects. But these are just temporary galleries – pieces should be stored to make room for new ones. Schoolfolio is the storage solution that organizes and protects art, schoolwork, report cards, class photos, and other keepsakes from […]

The connection between clutter and guilt

Have you ever received a gift that you don’t need or want? Maybe it’s something you already have or just don’t like – regardless of the item, you may feel bad or disrespectful by getting rid of it. When you accept a present, it’s about thanking the giver for the gesture. It doesn’t mean you […]

Quick tip – organize extra buttons and thread

Blouses, pants, dresses and coats often come with extra buttons and thread – how do you save these sewing notions so you can find them when needed?  A basic business card organizer that you can find at an office supply store is the perfect way to keep these small items neatly sorted and accessible.

Google shortcuts to save time

Google clearly leads the pack when it comes to search engines, but did you know about some of its less obvious functions? Most users know that if you type a word incorrectly into the search box that Google will suggest the correct spelling; but you can also quickly pull up definitions of a word by typing, “define:” in front of the word. (Example: define: […]

Interesting new book about hoarding

This is an insightful new book written by two college professors who have studied hoarding for 20 years. They share stories about real people and try to explain the reasons behind this behavior. You can read an excerpt from the book here.

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 […]

Upcoming Event this Friday – Email Management 101

Is your email inbox full? Are you overwhelmed by the number of messages you receive every day? Do you spend hours just trying to catch up with all that email? This is the right seminar for you! EMAIL MANAGEMENT 101 Friday, March 12th, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM Bellevue Chamber 302 Bellevue Square, Bellevue, WA 98004 Click […]

Event Recap – NW Womens Show & NAPO Vendor Fair

The weekend was a flurry of activity for Innovatively Organized! Our booth at the NW Women’s Show was extremely busy with hundreds of visitors stopping to find out more on organizing their homes and businesses. For those of you who aren’t familiar with the show, it’s the largest expo of its kind in the country, featuring […]

Elizabeth’s Favorite Things: Digital filing with Evernote

Have you ever needed a “virtual or digital” notebook or filing system?  Well, I know I’m constantly looking for ways to keep paper to a minimum without losing valuable information or time.  Sometimes you need more than a sticky note to remember ideas or information too.  Evernote is an online electronic storage solution that doesn’t just keep track of all the […]