Tag Archives: Time Management

Increase productivity with Evernote during the holidays

This time of year, especially because of the holidays, my calendar begins filling up with lots of  “to-do’s” such as client events, shopping trips and out-of-town travel. In the past, having a hectic schedule made it even harder to remember things like directions to a party, gift ideas, and people to add to my holiday card list. Most of […]

How to increase productivity in your office cubicle

Without a ceiling and a door to close, a cubicle workspace is easily invaded by noises and movement created by other people. Sometimes sitting in a cubicle seems like an open invitation for others to stop by to chat or ask questions. This can really affect your productivity in the office. An innovative and polite way to communicate to […]

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. – […]

Video: See how one office celebrates being paperless

ScanSnap is one of my favorite products to reduce paper clutter. See how this office uses ScanSnap to maximize fun and minimize paper.

Tacoma.FM online radio interviews Innovatively Organized

Here 4 You with Candace & Winona streams “live” every Sunday at 8:30 am. Their show focuses on practical advice for managing daily stress and personal health. Innovatively Organized’s professional organizer Alisa Hanft was interviewed on August 22 about various ways in which good organization is connected to well-being and helps lower stress. You can listen to the […]

Tracking tasks on your iPhone

Keep better track of your to-do list on your iPhone with 2Do, a free iPhone application to help you stay organized on-the-go! Since your contact list already lives on your iPhone, this is a great tool to remember birthdays, meetings, phone calls, errands and shopping lists.

Time management on your iPhone

Time Timer© is an innovative tool that helps you visualize time by giving you a graphic representation of its passing. It’s a simple but unique way to improve productivity by seeing time elapse as you work. It’s available as an application for your iPhone, and different sized desk clocks and wristwatches. Everyone from students to business professionals can use it!

Organizing a bulletin board

The displays got interactive at the Innovatively Organized booth at the Seattle Chamber tradeshow last month with our sample bulletin board. The “before” bulletin board (top) is cluttered with random notes strewn about in a way that poses confusion about what needs to get done and when. The “after” board (bottom) shows a solution that incorporates many of the recommendations we make to […]

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: […]

Why getting sleep means better productivity

A couple weeks ago, I wrote about shutting off portable electronics like your Blackberry or iPhone before going to bed to get restful sleep. But there’s also something to be said about why sleep is so important overall. Studies show that lack of sleep affects learning as well as your cognitive skills, and this affects your daily activities, whether it’s at school, […]