A Harvesting Lesson for Getting Organized

Ever wonder what a threshing floor is? It’s an old convention, but it is very helpful in understanding a concept in getting organized, that is valuable today.

“Out Where I Can See It.”

“Out Where I Can See It” is an understandable need, but the problem is if everything is important, then nothing is important. If the front page of a newspaper appeared solid gray with unbroken text, you probably wouldn’t bother with it. It’s too overwhelming. Not only would it take time to prioritize the most important articles, it would take time just to see them!

Safe Harbors

Originally from Matt Baier’s Organizing Works Newsletter, June 2008 SAFE HARBORS One of the most familiar complaints I hear from my clients is that they waste countless hours looking for important things they need all the time.  Some of the usual suspects are glasses, cell phones, wallets, date books, and keys.  I certainly can’t guarantee that you will never lose …