Category Archives: Personal Productivity

Creating a Tech-Free Bucket List

Creating a Tech-Free Bucket List

By: Maggie Keller For most of us, technology isn’t just a tool, it’s the water we swim in. Our constant exposure to screens has made “unplugging” increasingly popular—and necessary. When was the last time you scheduled some screen-free time? Maybe …
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Start. Stop. Keep.

Start. Stop. Keep.

By: Audrey Thomas In most of the training we deliver at Organized Audrey, we end with an exercise called Start, Stop, Keep. We ask participants to reflect on what they’ve learned and to answer three questions: What is something I …
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If You Only Have Two Minutes

If You Only Have Two Minutes

By Audrey Thomas In our last blog post, we challenged you to avoid social media for ten minutes each day and spend it doing something else. Now, think about just two minutes. 120 seconds. It’s not much, but you’d be amazed what a …
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Surprise Yourself in Ten Minutes

Surprise Yourself in Ten Minutes

By: Maggie Keller Did you know? The average employee wastes ten minutes each day on social media–a full work week in the course of a year! Instead of letting Facebook sidetrack your productivity, what could you accomplish in ten minutes? …
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When Your Routines Get Disrupted

When Your Routines Get Disrupted

By: Audrey Thomas If you’ve been following Audrey, you might know she recently lost all her normal routines! Here’s what she’s learned about productivity and getting back in the groove: If you find yourself in transition–at home, work, or in …
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Everyday Procrastination

Everyday Procrastination

By Audrey Thomas Are you a procrastinator? We all put things off once in a while, but if this video hits a little too close to home, it might be time to learn more about procrastination from Organized Audrey!

Less is less

Less is less

By Audrey Thomas Audrey and her husband recently made the decision to downsize their home. In the video below, she shares a valuable approach for dealing with “stuff.”

Create Margin in Your Life Today

Create Margin in Your Life Today

Have you ever noticed how some people aren’t fazed when the boss adds one more thing to their already-full plate, while others have a quiet meltdown at their desks when asked to manage additional work? Regardless of how much a …
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Chunk Your Junk Now!

Chunk Your Junk Now!

Is this your everyday scenario? You arrive to the office, perhaps coffee in hand. You greet your coworkers before settling in at your desk. You turn on your computer, immediately getting sucked into the email vortex. After reading and responding …
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The First Fifteen

The First Fifteen

What questions will be answered by this blog post about time management? 1. How important is planning for insuring a productive day? 2. How can I get the most out of my day? 3. How can I plan to have …
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“I used to work at Microsoft—I thought I knew EVERY Outlook feature until I attended Audrey’s workshop. I learned features I had never heard of—and I use them daily.”

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