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
●  Utilize all available resources
●  Quickly find what you need when you need it
●  Tame your technology
●  Focus on what matters most
●  Drive harmony through work-life integration

           Make every minute matter!®

“Productivity for Beginners” Webinar for National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals members

This 1-hour recording will be available for download from http://point.napo.net/point-resources/freeseminars after Thursday, January 25th.

When you hear about productivity services, where does your mind immediately go? Are you clear about what that means? Do you include yourself amongst the productivity consultants who are members of the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals or would you like to learn more so you can decide whether to add that to your services offered? Watch this webinar to get a jump-start on the fundamentals of this growing aspect of NAPO’s emphasis. You’ll hear from a panel of seasoned professionals in the productivity consultancy realm and get a better handle for what productivity services entail, how you might want to incorporate these into your business and what types of clients would be good referrals for your colleagues that offer productivity services complementary to what organizing you do in your own business. By watching this video installment of Ask The Pros in NAPO’s Acceleration Learning Series, you will learn about the following:

  • Productivity;
  • Time Management;
  • Information Management;
  • Electronic File Management;
  • Email Management and much more.

Garner all the insights shared as Geralin Thomas of Metropolitan Organizing® interviews Emily Parks of Organize for Success® along with a panel of productivity specialists. Recording is free for all NAPO members.

“How Technology Can Simplify Your Networking Efforts” Networking with Power session for Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce members

Wednesday, February 21st at 8:00am to 9:00am in Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s Board Room at 800 S Salisbury St, Raleigh, NC 27602. Chamber members RSVP by February 14th at http://web.raleighchamber.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=1696.

To be successful in business, you need to network. If you are disorganized, you may not be effectively networking and lose business. Did you know that technology can help you make the networking experience easier and less overwhelming? At this workshop, Emily Parks, owner of Organize for Success®, shows us how technology can simplify the networking process from beginning to end. You will leave the event with easy to implement steps you can immediately use.

By attending this workshop, you will learn about the following:

  • Ways technology can help you prepare before a networking opportunity;
  • Tactics to turn business cards into contacts with whom you develop relationships;
  • How tech tools boost productivity by storing notes and prompting behaviors;
  • The importance of security and privacy as you implement tech support;
  • Options for automation and much more.

Productivity consultant Emily Parks shares best practices and has thoroughly researched the most up-to-date information on technology to simplify and streamline your networking efforts to make your return on time invested much greater.

“Organize Your Home Office” Webinar

Friday, March 16th at noon – online – Stay tuned for details about how to reserve your spot.

In celebration of March’s National Organize Your Home Office Day, take action to make this space an important tool in your productivity toolbox, helping fuel your goals and fulfill your intention for its use. Whether you are self-employed, work from home or simply need space to sort bills, finances, documents and the necessary maintenance of your home, having your designated workspace set-up in an ideal manner can make everything easier and more efficient.

Counter the chaos with a few key concepts, focusing on how the systems used to keep things can be as important as what you keep for success with all of life’s daily goals.

By participating in this webinar, you will learn best practices for the following:

  • Editing contents;
  • Assigning homes;
  • Containing what you retain;
  • Managing paper and digital files alike;
  • Utilizing a timer;
  • Tech tools to assist along each step of the process;
  • Ways to easily maintain it all and much more.

Productivity consultant Emily Parks has thoroughly researched the most up-to-date solutions and shares what works best for herself as well as her clients. Invest time in joining this webinar so you can stop wasting hours upon hours looking for what you need or figuring out what should be done; alleviate the stress of disorganization and better focus on what matters most.

“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.