Category Archives for "Decluttering/Organization"

How I will get you to do stuff

For many years already I’m subscribed to a service that sends me abstracts of book that might interest me. This service is called and they claim they have the largest library of business book summaries. Often I don’t take the time to even read the abstract, either because the title doesn’t intrigue me, or because I […]

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The Paperless Office Dream

I knocked on the door, stepped into the office, said “Good Morning everybody” and dropped off a file folder full of papers into the ‘Inbox’ and collected a new file folder of papers from the ‘Outbox’. Back in the hallway I placed the file folders into my cart and moved on to the next office. […]

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Routines are Lifesavers

It was February 24, 2015 when it all started and I don’t think it’s over yet. On that day we have been accused of something we did not do, it came unexpected, kind of out of the blue, we were blindsided.   Blood rushed into my head, I was shocked and hurt, how could anybody think […]

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Are you batching or procrastinating?

Lately I hear a lot of endorsement for batching our daily work, meaning to collect a group of identical or similar activities and do them all at the same time.   The claim is that – batching decreases procrastination (I’d love it), – increases our creativity (I can’t wait), – decreases distraction and boosts productivity […]

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Living two lives of adventures

It is always a weird feeling  I am right back in my old daily grind like the time in between did not exist as if all the adventures never happened As I mentioned in my last weeks post, I am in my home country Switzerland right now. Although I live in Canada since 2004 I […]

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