Home Office Organization

In today’s economy more and more people are deciding to add a second source of income by having a home business.  Operating a home business can be exciting but it does require office organization.

A common problem facing home based business owners is the lack of organization.  This causes a lack of focus which affects performance.  As a home based business you may be wondering where you went wrong and why you are not progressing.  The problem often lies in the lack of planning and being organized.

Importance of Home Office Organization

Organization has been shown to directly affect productivity.  Your home office organization will reflect on how you do business.  A relaxed and cluttered office has been shown to hinder creativity.  You can lose track of important paperwork and let deadlines slip.

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8 Room Makeover Ideas Perfect for Mother’s Day

home organizingMother’s Day is right around the corner and because moms deserve the best – the perfect gift can be tough to shop for. To make things even more tricky, you can’t exactly go browsing at the mall or her favorite store right now. But don’t worry. What if instead of buying something, you fixed up a special space for mom in her house? Having an organized space for creative projects, relaxing, or reading is one of the best presents you could give mom this year.

Check out these 8 room makeover ideas and create the perfect retreat for mom this Mother’s Day.

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All About Virtual Organizing

Recently, a lot of professional organizers as well as productivity coaches who would like to add virtual organizing to their offerings. Virtual organizing provides several benefits for clients and organizers, however, there are a few things you need to consider before you take the plunge.

What Is Virtual Organizing?

A lot of people are familiar with the hands on practice of working with a professional organizer. If you work hands on, the office organizer or the home organizer as well as the client will agree on a time and date. The professional organizer will also go to the client’s office or home and together then come up with a plan and implement it.

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Goal: Increasing Our Productivity

“I’m doing the best I can but I’m so disorganized and just not being productive.” This is a common complaint so many folks have who spend their days multitasking with jobs, family, friends, church, children, etc. It seems that people complain that they are putting out so much energy and time with everyday activities yet the return and gratification doesn’t measure up to this output.  Clutter, disorganization, moving, downsizing, and constantly searching for things only adds to our stress and not accomplishing our goals that will organize and simplify our lives.

A few ways you can increase your productivity is put things where they belong the first time rather than touching the them several times.  Prioritize what is most important and has to be done sooner rather than later.  Focus on one task at a time.  Manage your time efficiently whether you are enjoying free time or structured time.  Formulate a plan for your home office including paying monthly bills, setting up a filing system, gathering tax information or getting your computer so it is user friendly and easy to retrieve information.

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How To Set Up and Organize Your Home Office

Maybe you have decided to leave the office life goodbye and work from home. Or perhaps you’ve set up a home office for your new side hustle. Working at home allows you to control your schedule and if you know what you’re doing, you may even be able to skip out early whenever you want.

However, you can’t just sit on the couch with your laptop and expect to be productive. It is crucial to create a workspace or office within your home. If you don’t, you will be distracted, and you’ll fall behind your deadlines, and pretty soon you will no longer be comfortable working at home anymore.

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