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  • Countdown to Memorial Day: Olalah Njenga's Travel Tips April 24, 2017
    Spring has sprung, and the countdown to summer's unofficial start on Memorial Day has begun! As temperatures rise, I find that travel planning increases so this is the first in my series of interviews highlighting frequent travelers. We'll cover their preferences and best practices, giving you takeaways to try for your next trip.This week, I […]
  • Countdown to Memorial Day: Coach Dave Clawson's Travel Tips April 15, 2017
    Spring has sprung, and the countdown to summer's unofficial start on Memorial Day has begun! As temperatures rise, I find that travel planning increases so this is the third in my series of interviews highlighting frequent travelers' preferences and best practices, giving you takeaways to try for your next trip.Coach Dave ClawsonThis week, I am […]
  • Get Top Tech Tools for Rocking It at Work and in Life April 14, 2017
    One of my most popular workshops is coming up in Raleigh next week, and I know you don't want to miss out on reserving your spot for 6-8pm on Thursday, April 20th or 10am-noon on Saturday, April 22nd if you are local to the Triangle in North Carolina. If you feel like there aren't enough hours […]
  • Countdown to Memorial Day: Geralin Thomas' Travel Tips April 10, 2017
    Spring has sprung, and the countdown to summer's unofficial start on Memorial Day has begun! As temperatures rise, I find that travel planning increases so this is the second in my series of interviews highlighting frequent travelers' preferences and best practices, giving you takeaways to try for your next trip.Ms. Geralin ThomasThis week, I am […]
  • Countdown to Memorial Day: Laura Doerre's Travel Tips April 3, 2017
    Spring has sprung, and the countdown to summer's unofficial start on Memorial Day has begun! As temperatures rise, I find that travel planning increases so this is the first in my series of interviews highlighting frequent travelers. We'll cover their preferences and best practices, giving you takeaways to try for your next trip.Ms Laura W. […]
  • Redefining Productivity for Greater Success - Work-Life Integration Is Realistic Way to Tackle What Matters Most March 28, 2017
    One of 6 tenants to productivity being "efficiently working at effectively achieving desired results" is how work-life integration is a realistic way to tackle what matters most. In January, I looked at what it means to "be productive" or "boost productivity"; today, I'll do the last of 6 deep dives into specifics for redefining productivity […]
  • Redefining Productivity for Greater Success - It Is Imperative to Utilize All Available Resources March 20, 2017
    One of 6 tenants to productivity being "efficiently working at effectively achieving desired results" is how it is imperative to utilize all available resources. In January, I looked at what it means to "be productive"; today, I'll do the fifth of 6 deep dives into specifics for redefining productivity, offering ways you can utilize all […]
  • Redefining Productivity for Greater Success - Distractions are Detrimental to Your Desired Results March 13, 2017
    One of 6 tenants to productivity being "efficiently working at effectively achieving desired results" is how distractions are extremely detrimental to your desired results. In January, I looked at what it means to "be productive" or "boost productivity"; today, I'll do the fourth of 6 deep dives into specifics for redefining productivity to achieve greater […]
  • Redefining Productivity for Greater Success - Proactively Planning Your Efforts Will Boost Achievement of Goals March 6, 2017
    One of 6 tenants to productivity being "efficiently working at effectively achieving desired results" is how proactively planning your efforts will boost success for your goals. In January, I looked at what it means to "be productive" or "boost productivity"; today, I'll do the third of 6 deep dives into specifics for redefining productivity to […]
  • Redefining Productivity for Greater Success - Clarity of Priorities Enables Knowing Which Goals to Tackle When February 27, 2017
    One of 6 tenants to productivity being "efficiently working at effectively achieving desired results" is how clarity of priorities enables knowing when to act upon which goals. Last month, I looked at what it means to "be productive" or "boost productivity"; today, I'll do the second of 6 deep dives into specifics for redefining productivity to […]
  • Redefining Productivity for Greater Success - Time is a Limited Resource and Needs to Be Invested Wisely February 20, 2017
    How do you invest time for best ROI?One of 6 tenants to productivity being "efficiently working at effectively achieving desired results" is how time is a limited resource and needs to be invested wisely. Last month, I looked at what it really means to "be productive" or "boost productivity"; today, I'll do the first of […]
  • 7 Travel Hacks You Need to Know Before You Go February 10, 2017
    To give you a taste of what's to come in Emily Parks' series of travel tips that will count down to Memorial Day, we welcome Sarah Smith of ThePersonalIncome.org to present today's post.People like reading about travel tips simply because travel can be overwhelming and confusing. There are tips about booking cheap flights and getting […]
  • Productivity Best Practices from Super Bowl LI February 7, 2017
    Bill Belichick, the coach of the New England Patriots, is often called a "legend" or the "greatest of all time", and his team's win in last night's Super Bowl LI reinforced those beliefs for many who had been thinking that way. At halftime, the National Football Conference champions (the Atlanta Falcons) led the American Football […]
  • February 1st is Change Your Password Day February 1, 2017
    No matter how diligently you plan for your financial future, chances are pretty good that you put your future at risk every day. If you are like me, you have online accounts that run the gamut, including logins to download music, purchase clothing, pay bills, communicate on social media, share documents or information and much, […]
  • What Does It Really Mean to "Be Productive" or "Boost Productivity"? Redefine Productivity for Greater Success January 27, 2017
    Productivity is a popular topic at networking events, in office conversations and for articles across many business-focused publications. I often hear people talk about how productive they are. Some folks use this buzzword to describe the rate at which a person does useful work while others use it to reference how much is getting done […]
  • How Are Your Resolutions Coming? Or Do You Have a "Word of the Year" Guiding Your New Year's Direction? January 24, 2017
    The beginning of a new year often presents a fresh start and is an ideal time to develop new habits, attack new goals and "be better" or "do better" in whatever areas of life have been challenging. Yet, for many of us, motivation and momentum starts to wane a bit after a few weeks. Life […]
  • Tackle the Time-Crunch for Better Gift-Giving Success December 23, 2016
    There are many folks who purposefully wait until the last few days to complete their Christmas shopping, loving the energy that comes with running around on Christmas Eve or finding that these last-minute shopping sprees fill them with the Christmas spirit. I have vivid memories of running out with Dad on Christmas Eve to start […]
  • Over 60 Gift Ideas to Eliminate Clutter for Loved Ones December 10, 2016
    It is the holiday season, and, whether you're celebrating Christmas, Hanukkah or Boxing Day, chances are good that your shopping list feels endless. While giving the gift of your time or tickets to an experience offer excellent alternatives to eliminate clutter for your loved ones, we often want to give a tangible item that can […]
  • Do You Look to Squeeze Every Minute Out of the Day? December 6, 2016
    Has it really been over 8 months since my last post to the Tips To Organize For Success blog? Yes, I took a bit of a hiatus from blogging, investing that time in making sure Organize for Success, LLC is growing effectively and efficiently to best meet the needs of my clients while making the […]
  • Celebrate Mom & Pop Business Owners Today March 29, 2016
    Small businesses are the backbone of the American economy, fueling our country's prosperity in many different ways. In 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau data, there were 5.73 million employer firms in the U.S., and firms with fewer than 500 employees accounted for 99.7% of those businesses while companies with less than 20 workers made […]