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Given the amount of time spent in our offices, it makes sense to create spaces we truly enjoy being in. Since offices hold a large variety of items, selecting a style can help unify the space and reduce visual chaos. In this post we’ll consider furniture, soft furnishings and lighting. Furniture Natural wood is an […]Read More
How good are you at letting things go? You’ve probably noticed quite a continuum between those who almost compulsively get rid of things and many who have trouble letting go. I have a confession to make – one you may not expect to hear. I tend to keep things. It may be because I moved […]Read More
In a 2011 study commissioned by Professional Organizers in Canada, 7 in 10 Canadians who work say their workplace is disorganized and report feelings of stress, frustration and failure. Disorganization not only affects the individual’s work, it affects others – both colleagues and customers. Added up, there is a significant cost to being disorganized. A […]Read More
Investing time in getting organized may sound like the last thing you need to add to your “to do” list. However, just as you need to spend money to make money, you need to spend time to make time. And who doesn’t need more of that? To better organize your office space and boost productivity, […]Read More
If you’ve got a vacation planned, I’ll bet you’re looking forward to a break from your regular routine. But will you get one? Or will you be like this gentleman, so engrossed in his phone, he misses the whale emerging from the ocean right beside him? According to a 2015 study by Randstad, an HR […]Read More
The change of seasons brings a change of schedule and some anxiety for all about how we’re going to manage it. Watch the video here! Here are some strategies which may help. If you’ve got others, please add a comment! Choose your outfit the night before. It’s often beneficial to separate planning from execution. Planning […]Read More
I know fall has technically just started, but I’m feeling it full force in the mornings. We are entering the dark half of the year, when light levels are lowest north of the equator. Light levels affect our melatonin production. In darkness, we produce more, making us sluggish and sleepy. It’s harder to get […]Read More