Organization

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3 Tips for Organizing Your Executive & Team Members

3 Tips for Organizing Your Executive & Team Members

You can’t make others work the way you work. This is the first thing you have to accept if you want to help someone, such as your executive or team member, get and stay organized. Chances are the person you’re trying to help doesn’t have the same style preferences as...

Personal Note from Julie: Get Yourself Organized First!

Personal Note from Julie: Get Yourself Organized First!

With January being National Get Organized Month and the beginning of a new year, there’s a lot of talk everywhere about getting organized. As I wrap up my new book about organization and a couple of other big projects, I’ve taken some time in the past week to get...

Use Symbols to Prioritize Digital Files

Use Symbols to Prioritize Digital Files

Just like your physical files, your digital files have the tendency to get disorganized. However, it’s easier to overlook the disorder when they’re cluttering up your hard drive rather than cluttering up your desk. And oftentimes, the build-up isn’t obvious until you...

Personal Note from Julie: It’s National Get Organized Month

Personal Note from Julie: It’s National Get Organized Month

The start of a new year is a great time to get organized, especially since January is National Get Organized Month! However, organization comes easier to some people than others. If you’re not naturally inclined to be organized, it’s definitely a skill you can learn!...

The Struggle is Real: Disorganization Can Cost You

The Struggle is Real: Disorganization Can Cost You

As a whole, administrative professionals are usually a pretty put together group – we have to be to do our jobs well! But we all have our trouble spots. As organized as we may be in one area, there’s always an area or two that plague us. So why do so many of us,...

Personal Note from Julie: Are Your Digital Files a Mess?

Personal Note from Julie: Are Your Digital Files a Mess?

Do you have a system for keeping your digital files organized? When was the last time you cleaned out or archived your digital files? Sometimes it’s easier to ignore your digital files until you need something because they’re not on your desk in front of you. And...

The Admin’s Guide to Organizing Digital Files

The Admin’s Guide to Organizing Digital Files

Just like papers on your desk can pile up, the same thing can happen with digital files. If you don’t have a filing system to put things where they belong when you save them, the virtual mess can accumulate quite quickly. With digital files, it’s a lot easier to...

Personal Note from Julie: Get Your Paper Files Organized

Personal Note from Julie: Get Your Paper Files Organized

Do you still have paper files from last February cluttering your desk? Is your file cabinet in need of some serious TLC? I’m a self-professed paper person. I always feel the need to hit print even when I shouldn’t. I do my best proofing on paper, and it’s a hard habit...

Simplify Your Filing System and Retire Your To-File Pile

Simplify Your Filing System and Retire Your To-File Pile

The infamous to-file pile. Do you have one? When was the last time you made time to catch up on your filing? February? June? The end of the year, as projects wind down and executives are out of the office, is a great time to work on your to-file pile and get your...

Identifying & Correcting Inefficiencies in Your Office

Identifying & Correcting Inefficiencies in Your Office

Is there something that’s driving you crazy because it’s so inefficient? Do you have a solution for fixing it? If not, what’s stopping you? As an admin, you’re responsible for keeping your executive and office running smoothly, which means identifying inefficiencies...