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Entries from June 2009

Helping Children with Organization Skills

June 30th, 2009 · No Comments

Geoff Colvin’s book, “Talent is Overrated,” argues against the idea that talent competition among humans centers on their genetic inheritance.  Instead he believes you can train your child to be a prodigy.  Of course, that involves a huge amount of commitment on your part.  (Think Earl and Tiger Woods.) Most parents want the best for […]

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Organizing Your Wardrobe for Workplace Energy

June 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment

You know about productive workspaces and productive systems, but how about productive clothing?  Most of us are familiar with the idea of Feng Shui in building and decorating.  However Feng Shui principles also extend to wardrobe in the use of colors.  For Feng Shui practitioners, clothing is very important.  To generate the right energy for the […]

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Productivity and "Seasonal Absence Syndrome"

June 16th, 2009 · No Comments

As we quickly work our way through the summer months, have you been tempted to take a day off just to enjoy the beautiful weather or go on a spontaneous jaunt?  If so, you are not alone. 39% of workers admitted they have called to take a sick day during summer vacation time (Harris Interactive […]

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Laptop Pains vs. Productivity

June 9th, 2009 · No Comments

Could your laptop, a symbol of productivity because of its portability, actually be hindering your time management efforts? Many companies are now giving their employees laptops instead of desktop computers.  The smaller machines give you more flexibility.  After all, the same machine can work at the office, at home, in the coffee shop, and on […]

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Organization Habits

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

J. Paul Getty:  “The individual who wants to reach the top…must appreciate the force of habit and must understand that practices are what create habits.  He must be quick to break those habits that can break him and hasten to adopt those practices that will become the habit, that help him achieve the success he […]

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