Upcoming Events

Looking to Improve Your Productivity? 
          Attend one of our productivity classes or workshops to attain a boost in                                                                        efficiently working to effectively achieve results desired for all elements of life!

In these presentations, Emily will help you with the following:
●  Fuel your desired results
●  Stop missing important opportunities
●  Get support from all your available resources
●  Quickly find what you need when you need it
●  Tame your technology
●  Drive harmony through work-life integration
           Make every minute matter!™


“A Technology Toolbox to Increase Productivity, Profit and Peace of Mind”

Thursday, March 16th at 5:00pm to 7:00pm for the North Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers in Chapel Hill Public Library’s Conference Room at 100 Library Drive, Chapel Hill, NC (guests welcome but must register beforehand)… Get more details and register at http://naponc.org/events/calendar/.

Ready to embrace technology and time management “hacks” to achieve your goals for work-life integration? Emily works with small business executives, entrepreneurs and corporate team clients to improve productivity, and she brings a diverse, exciting and integrated set of skills to help clients better invest their limited resource of time. She will help attendees harness those concepts and tools, empowering you with new ideas to use and share with clients.

“Tips, Tools and Hacks to Take the Headaches Out of Traveling” Lunch & Learn

Tuesday, March 21st at 11:30am to 1:30pm in Executive Office Suites’ Board Room at 8480 Honeycutt Road, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC… Get more info and register at http://bit.ly/TravelOrganized.

Spring break, business trips, summer vacations… Traveling happens all the time; however, are you ready now to plan your next trip?

Does the stress of planning your trip stop you from wanting to travel? Are you prepared if your flight is cancelled and you need to make new plans on the fly? Can you easily find what you need when you need it while traveling? Do you know where to find the best restaurants, fun attractions and must-do activities no matter where you are visiting?

Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, learn tips, tools and hacks to make your trip more enjoyable. Now more than ever, technology can make traveling easier if you have the right tools that fit your lifestyle.

Learn specific tech tools that can enhance your travel experience. “Tips, Tools and Hacks to Take the Headaches Out of Traveling” teaches you how to use technology for planning your trip from start to finish as well as things to pack to make the entire trip better. In this class, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Plan your trip, including flights, hotels and itineraries;
  • Prepare for your trip, including packing and determining potential hidden charges;
  • Enjoy your trip more by using specific technological tools; and
  • Keep track of documentation, receipts and much more.

Productivity consultant Emily Parks has thoroughly researched best practices and provides you with the most up-to-date information on tips, tools and hacks to help. Take the stress out of planning your next trip and leave class with step-by-step guidance as well as the tools necessary for all your travel needs.

“Top Tech Tools for Rocking It at Work and in Life” 

Executive Office Suites’ Board Room at 8480 Honeycutt Road, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC… Choose which date and time works best for you: Thursday, April 20th at 6-8pm or Saturday, April 22nd at 10am-noon. Click your preferred option to get registered.

Do you feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done? Might you be losing time and want to get it back? Feel like you might be treading water and all you want is to get ahead of the onslaught? Need a competitive edge?!?

Take full advantage of available software, apps and tech tools to achieve an organized office, enhanced efficiency, greater productivity, larger profitability and better harmony across all aspects of your life.

Adjust how you approach work, home, community involvement and taking care of yourself to organize for greater success so you better achieve your goals, quickly find what you need when you need it and always know what must be done.

Learn specific tech tools that can enhance your life experiences. “Top Tech Tools for Rocking It at Work and in Life” teaches you how to use technology for greater efficiency, effectiveness and happiness across all aspects of life. In this class, you will learn the following:

  • Particular software, apps and tech tools to lower your stress and enhance performance;
  • Detailed ways to use the listed software, apps and tech tools to achieve desired results; and
  • Exactly how to implement suggested solutions for immediate success.

Productivity consultant Emily Parks has thoroughly researched best practices and provides you with the most up-to-date information on tips, tools and hacks to help. Take the stress out of choosing technology to help you and leave class with step-by-step guidance as well as the tools necessary for all your daily productivity needs.

“Top Techniques & Tech Tools to Put More Wow in Getting Work Done” Lunch & Learn

Thursday, May 25th at 11:30am to 1:30pm in Executive Office Suites’ Board Room at 8480 Honeycutt Road, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC… Get more info and register at http://bit.ly/WowInGettingDone2017.

Stop putting out fires and increase your output with productivity results you can see everyday!

Technology is exciting and ever-changing; however, for many, the word “workflow” conjures up images of tasks, to-do lists, business processes, detailed procedures and planning. Workflow gets a bad reputation for being boring and uninteresting.

This workshop will “myth bust” what you though you knew about workflow, providing you with specific techniques to success, while sharing tools to fill your productivity toolbox in supporting your efforts to achieve what’s more important to you.

Discover easy ways to create a powerful foundation that sets you up for everyday wins by incorporating strategies, tools and techniques that make sense for the way real people work, aiding focus and wasting less time looking for what must be done.

Learn specific habits, hacks and tech tools that can more efficiently achieve your desired results and get things done. “Top Techniques & Tech Tools to Put More Wow in Getting Work Done” teaches you how to use all available resources to better meet your goals for work, home, community and taking care of yourself. In this class, you will learn how to do the following:

  • Develop a foundation for success and boost productivity instantly;
  • Integrate proven techniques and valuable tech tools so you more efficiently work to effectively achieve preferred outcomes; and
  • Enhance your output with simple shifts in your workflow, planning, preparedness and toolbox.

Productivity consultant Emily Parks has thoroughly researched best practices and provides you with the most up-to-date information on tips, tools and hacks to help. Save time in solving your day-to-day productivity challenges by attending this class.

“Work-Life Integration to Better Achieve Your Goals” Lunch & Learn

Thursday, June 22nd at 11:30am to 1:30pm in Executive Office Suites’ Board Room at 8480 Honeycutt Road, Suite 200, Raleigh, NC… Get more info and register at http://bit.ly/25KAVgL.

Are you a time-crunched, high achiever who wants to squeeze every minute out of the day? Does your team need tools and technology to collaborate and achieve higher goals? Do you have more deadlines than days to get it all done? Would you benefit from keeping all areas of your life organized and better schedule your priorities?

Work-life integration can be achieved — if you know the right tools to use for your lifestyle. A large part of better succeeding through work-life integration involves time management so that you can increase productivity in all areas. By attending this workshop, you’ll learn to easily navigate and successfully manage all aspects of your life, including work, home, community, mind, body and spirit.

Learn specific tech tools that can help you as well as how to successfully integrate all areas of your life to achieve more. “Work-Life Integration to Better Achieve Your Goals” teaches you organizing tips and helps you find the right technology for your lifestyle. In this workshop, you will learn how to do the following:

– Create habits for proactively investing your limited time;
– Prioritize to attack the most important of life’s to-do items;
– Strategically focus on outcomes over activities to achieve multiple goals simultaneously;
– Implement tech tools for better time management and productivity;
– Apply a work-life integration plan and more.

Productivity Consultant Emily Parks has thoroughly researched best practices and provides you with the most up-to-date information on implementing Evernote’s powerful suite of productivity tools. Use Evernote to better organize for success.

“Evernote Level 1”

Upcoming offerings to be announced soon…in North Carolina State University’s Technology Training Solutions unit at the McKimmon Center, 1101 Gorman Street, Raleigh, NC Get more info and register at http://bit.ly/29KLaH7.

Evernote is a cross-platform app that serves many purposes.  Evernote can be your digital file cabinet, note-taking tool, daily journal, task or project management system, recipe keeper, and more. Evernote integrates with just about everything; it has browser extensions that allow you to save a Web page—in its entirety—in one click for future reference. A dedicated Evernote email address lets you forward emails, tweets, or any other type of content to any of your Evernote notebooks. Evernote can thus serve as your “everything” inbox. Thanks to its cross-platform support (desktop apps, Web apps, and mobile apps) you really can offload all of your reference materials, ideas, to do tasks, or other digital items to Evernote.  Evernote is one container to store everything. Evernote’s search is good enough that you can retrieve all your docs quickly, and it also has great notebook and tagging organization.

This class will benefit all business owners, members of corporate teams, and busy professionals–whether you are a PC or Mac user, whether you are new to technology or are already comfortable with it, and whether you have one employee or thousands of employees. This class will combine business organization skills with the valuable tool of Evernote to increase efficiency and productivity. Content rich in breadth and depth, the class will present multiple choices for your business needs so that you leave ready to implement solutions.

This course will teach you how to install and configure Evernote; how to work with notes, notebooks and tags; and how to search and filter content. You will learn to integrate media, the Web, and email into Evernote; you will also learn several advanced topics that will make you more productive when using this tool. Attend and you will learn how to do the following:

  • Install Evernote and get started
  • Work with notes and notebooks
  • Tag, search and filter content
  • Add multiple forms of media to Evernote
  • Use the Web clipper
  • Email into Evernote
  • Import folders
  • Organize information with notebooks and tags
  • Advanced searching
  • Share content via notes and notebooks
  • Use reminders
  • Advanced topics

Productivity Consultant Emily Parks has thoroughly researched best practices and provides you with the most up-to-date information on organizing tips, technology tools and worry-reducing hacks. Take the stress out of juggling all your commitments, don’t miss any opportunities and ease your peace of mind.