How to Organise Multiple Email Addresses

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Do you have a lot of email addresses? Do you forget your email passwords? Get frustrated logging into each account separately? I have several email accounts – a personal one, an extra google one (we all seem to need a google one now for apps), and two accounts for my business. Want to know how I keep track of all of them and even remember the passwords for each of them? As organised as I am, I cannot always remember all the password so I use 1Password, which I have discussed before (click here to see my review). To manage the Read More

Decluttr Tip – 12 Top Tips for a Tip-Top desk

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One thing that you need to remember in your office and in life generally, that you need to keep control of your desk and space all the time. You have to define what you should keep and what you should stay and how to organise what remains. There are various ways to organise your desk, but here are a few to help you start the process: 1.  Spend 5 minutes at the end of each day compiling a list of 5 “to-do’s” for the next day. 2.  Anything that does not belong in your office should be shredded, recycled, discarded Read More

Purge Your Files!

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  Have too many paper and electronic files? Does it seem to be increasing rather than decreasing? Follow these small tips to help you purge your files and save you time every week when you file: 1. Create a filing system for your electronic documents, that mirrors the one you have for paper. 2. Sort, file, and purge electronic information regularly, as well as your paper files. 3. Keep a file index (a master list of file names) – if possible create a database for easy data entry and searching. Check the index before creating a new file to avoid Read More

Kung-Fu the emails out of your Inbox

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Wonder how to clear your email inbox daily and keep it clear? Here are some simple tips to help you. When the email comes ask yourself “do I have to do something?”. If no, delete or file the email into a specific folder. If yes, you can either do one of the following: 1. Do – Follow the 2 minute rule. If you can complete the task or respond in 2 minutes, do it now. 2. Delegate – Forward the email to someone who is better equipped to deal with it. 3. Defer – Add the email to your to-do Read More

The Problem with Office Hoarding

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    This inforgram is a bit old but the views are still the same from talking to client companies. In the infogram 28% of mangers were less likely to promote someone with a messy desk. I know from experience of having paralegals and legal assistants working for me, that I was less likely to give them a good appraisal (which was then linked to their yearly bonus) because of their messy desk. Due to having a high amount of paper, emails and files in our department, it was always imperative that everything was in order to ensure we could Read More

Decluttr Tip – The Messy desk clean up

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If you follow me on Pinterest or have seen my posts on Facebook and Twitter you will see that I love looking and having decluttered, organised desks Here are my tips for organising and cleaning your desk to ensure you have an enjoyable environment around you: 1. Clean your desk every day – I have a packet of disinfectant wipes in my drawer which I use to clean the desk every day. Even if your office cleaner is cleaning the desk, I would do a clean as I find they tend to use dirty cloths. Bulk buy disinfectant wipes in Read More

Top 10 office decluttering tips

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Are you sitting at your desk and looking at the clutter getting exasperated? These top 10 tips from Lifehacker will help – Top 10 office decluttering tips We are here to help you declutter and organise your office if you need help in starting the decluttering process. Why not contact us to discuss your decluttering and organisation needs and book an appointment today. (image courtsey of Lifehacker) © 2013 Decluttr Me | All rights reserved – This post is provided for the convenience of Decluttr Me readers. Any reproduction of the content within this feed is strictly prohibited.

Tip of the Day – How to deal with paper clutter

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Here is a useful article on how long to keep paper items (courtesy of Woman’s Day). To help you deal with the paper items listed in the article I suggest you get the following: 1. If you do not have a safe deposit box – Small safe which can fit a Box file or ringbinder 2. Box file (if you have a lot of “keep forever documents” or ringbinder (you can find some colourful ones in Whsmiths and Paperchase) 3. A4 envelopes which you can hole punch BEFORE you put the important documents in them (only if you use a Read More