(45-60 mins.)


Top 10 Organizing Myths

How many organizing principles are you following that don’t really work?  Learn which ones are just myths that DO NOT make you more productive or save you any time.


Desk For Success™

The L in L.I.F.E.™ stands for Location.  Is your office disorganized?  Set up your Desk for Success by organizing your desk and office space. Determine which of 3 layouts is best for your office.  Then organize the top of your desk using the six principles of R.E.M.O.V.E.  Next,  use the R.A.P.I.D.™ system to sort your mail and setup the Take Action File System™ for handling it later.  


The Costs of Clutter in your Home

Is your house a mess?  Do you have too much stuff? Do you shove things behind closed doors when company comes?  Or are you too embarrassed to even have people over to your home?  Learn how to handle the costs and causes of clutter that keep your home disorganized.  



Find Files Fast™

Are you forever searching for information- physical or digital?  Are papers strewn all over every surface in your office, including the floor?  Is your computer desktop littered with documents all over the place?   It’s time to get your information organized.  Whether its  paper or digital files, you need a good file system.  Create a file system to find what you want when you want it.


Plan with the 3 R’s™

Do you put items on your calendar anywhere they fit or do you strategically plan when you should work on them?  Do you know when your best times of the day are and what to do during those times?  Do you know if you’re a tortoise or a hare and utilize that information to plan your projects?  Do you tie your goals to rewards so you will achieve them faster?   Plan with the 3 R’s and be more productive. 




Organize Your Office™

The L in L.I.F.E.™ stands for your Location  Get your entire office organized.  First take care of your physical location by considering  which of 3 layouts is best for your office.  Then tackle your physical desk organization from the top of the desk to the drawers.  Organize your mail with an action file (also for email) to get it out of your In Box. Finally create a better filing system – paper and digital.


P.L.A.N. Your Day™

The F in L.I.F.E.™ stands for Focus.  When you focus on planning your day, you can be more productive.  Plan your days by first establishing goals.  Then use Lists to keep you on track for both your short-term and long-term goals.  Next create Actions based on the 3 R’s.  This is important for scheduling your time when you can be the most focused.  Finally Notice what you accomplish and reward yourself.


Green Light Your Day™

The E in L.I.F.E.™ stands for Eliminate.  Move from STOP to GO – Eliminate your time wasters.  Learn how to handle telephone and visitor interruptions, avoid procrastination and how to say “No”.  Delegate wisely with the four D’s and run more efficient meetings.


Cut the Clutter™

The L in L.I.F.E™ stands for Location.  Do you have too much clutter in your home?  Learn the costs and causes of clutter, and five time management techniques to declutter using the four D boxes.  Now apply the five P.L.A.C.E.™ organizing principles to turn your house into a home.  Once your house is organized, you will finally find the time to enjoy it – for yourself and with your family! 



“Everyone has adapted well to your system. The time saved has been incredible. From my own experience, your system saved me from being buried alive in paper!”

                                         Scott A. Baumruck,  Paper Industry Management Assn.


“This system has enabled many of us in R&D to more effectively manage our files and thereby increase our productivity.” 

                                         Jennifer Ackerman,   TAP Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


“Of all the self-improvement seminars we have been offered as employees, this has proven to be the best and more applicable I have ever attended.  I am much better organized at work.”

                                         Jon Doggett, American Farm Bureau Federation