Using the Mantra FAT for your Emails

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  This week, we have a guest blog from the brilliant clever and funny Alice Linley-Munroe. How many of you have come back from holiday or even a weekend away (like she did) and had a panic attack seeing the number of emails in your inbox? Alice mentioned she was in panic attack mode, so I gave her my favourite tip to try and clear the emails; I’ll let her tell you the rest… My inbox was at the stage where every time I opened it my heart sank. New emails were piling in on top of old at an Read More

Boost Your Office Productivity

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  You may have learnt some tricks on how to boost your productivity, but in offices today, it is not just about yourself but about the group as a whole with whom you work with. As a boss, your role is to set the vision of the company as well as act as buffer to higher management and their (unreasonable) expectations for your team. Part of this juggling process includes assisting them to be more productive. To ensure they meet this  requirement, here are some tips on how to boost your office productivity: Get Your House in Order Show the team Read More

The “Stop Doing” List

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  I often talk about having a to-do list and have even recommended apps such as Ticktick and Todoist to use to keep your list of to-do’s in one place. However, we also need a stop doing list. These are the items you need to stop doing on a daily basis which can increase your clutter and make your more disorganized. Having a simple list of things to stop doing can help you bring order to your life. Here are the items on my stop doing list: 1. Desk Space Keeping printer paper on your desk (store it in an Read More

Quick Tips to Clean Up your Inbox

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How many emails do you receive in your inbox every day? Do you delete email immediately or let them lie unopened in your mail box? Does the mail icon on your phone a notification of over 1000 unread emails? Is your inbox is untidy, overwhelmingly full and unwieldy? If yes, check out my quick tips to clean up your inbox today: Deal with the spam immediately – as soon as it comes in, click on the unsubscribe button (usually found hidden at the bottom of the email) and delete the email. Set a routine for checking emails – so they can Read More

#21DaysOrganizationChallenge

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Did you know it takes 21 days to create or change a habit? Many of my followers and clients were not aware of this until I discussed it with them, so to help them and you I created the 21 Day Organization Challenge. If you have missed any of the challenges in July, no problem, check them out here.   When you complete any of the challenges link up your post or picture or even video to this blog for everyone to see or posts your pictures and videos on social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Google+) tagging @decluttrme and using Read More

5 Simple Ways to Increase Productivity at Work

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Do you feel frustrated every day as you never seem to finish off your work? Wish time would stop so you can get more done? It seems to be a common problem with many people currently in offices around the UAE and Middle East. As much as tech seems to be helping us, sometimes it is the simple, tech free methods, which can help increase your productivity. Here are my favourite ways to be more productive when I work which I wanted to share with you today: 1. Organise your Space Every Morning and Evening Before you leave for the Read More