• 00:15

    How to Capture Information...Other Than in Your Brain

    in Self Help

    Do you feel like you have so much information in your brain that it comes spilling out your ears from the overflow? Or maybe your brain feels so stuffed that you can't imagine it holding another piece of data.


    In today's episode, Productivity Coach and Master Organizer, Janice Russell, will highlight a variety of ways to capture support and reference information. She will reveal how capturing data in ways that make sense to you will free your brain for other activities.

  • 00:15

    An Exercise in Getting You Organized

    in Self Help

    Getting organized is similar to getting in shape...you will use muscles you probably haven't used in awhile. But don't let that scare you!


    In this episode, Master Organizer, Janice Russell, will help you set up just the right organizing program for you. Whether you want to organize your office or your home, she will provide motivation and exercises as if you were going to a gym to get fit.


    Not only that, she'll share how to personalize the program for you because each person has a different approach to organizing.

  • 00:15

    Bicycle Your Way to Being More Organized & Productive

    in Self Help

    On a bike, sitting still, barely pedaling or pedaling like crazy aren't very helpful in getting you to your destination. You may arrive, but you might be late or you might be exhausted.


    Instead, consistent pedaling at a moderate pace is the best way to reach your destination, especially if the journey is long. 


    The same idea is true when talking about productivity and organizing-doing little things on a regular basis will help you maintain an organized space or consistently be productive.


    In this episode, Productivity Coach and Master Organizer, Janice Russell, will give you some guidelines for bicycling your way to a more organized space at your work or in your home. She will also address how increase and maintain more productive habits.


    So if you're looking for more balance in your life (and not just on a bicycle), listen to this episode and act on something you hear in it today!


    If you want additional ideas, you can find out how Janice's proprietary Flexible Structure Method (FSM) of productivity and organizing can help your desire for a better life. Check out the FSM website.


     

  • 00:16

    How to Buy the Right Containers to Organize

    in Self Help

    Plastic or wire mesh drawer dividers. Wicker or bamboo bins. Plastic cubes. Fabric or plastic shoe pockets.


    There are too many choices when it comes to containers for organizing. Some of the selections may call your name and before you know it, you've got "bin clutter."


    If getting organized is your goal, buying bins ISN'T the first thing you do!


    In this episode, Master Organizer and Productivity Coach, Janice Russell, discusses the activites you need to do before you purchase organizing containers. She also tells you how to figure out which containers you really need.


    Save time and money by finding out exactly how to make the best container purchases.
     

  • 00:15

    Organize After the Holidays (or a Vacation)

    in Self Help

    Holidays can be great. A vacation can be wonderful. But then there is "the after".


    In the case of the holidays, it's a matter of packing up decorations and putting away presents. After a vacation, you have to unpack plus go through snail mail (and sometimes email).


    In this episode, Master Organizer, Janice Russell discusses ways to organize in "the after." Join her and discover some hints to make re-entry just a little bit easier.

  • 00:15

    4 Strategies to Increase the Organization & Productivity in Your ADHD Brain

    in Self Help

    Disorganization can create havoc in our lives no matter the cause(s). This is especially true for people diagnosed with ADHD. Regardless of the ways ADHD presents itself, challenges with organization and productivity are usually present in someone affected by ADHD. By extension, this also affects friends, family and colleagues of the person with ADHD.


    Productivity Strategist and Master Organizer, Janice Russell, will discuss four strategies which can be useful in promoting better organization and productivity for someone with ADHD.


    In addition to the information Janice will share in the presentation, you may want to download the free Minding Your Matters ADHD Organizing Resource Sheet.

  • 00:16

    How To Pack To Avoid Luggage Fees

    in Self Help

    Holiday travel is almost upon us. Whether you're going by land, air or sea, there are luggage fees to be paid by all who overpack:
    at the airport if your bag is overweight in your arms as you lug heavy suitcases to the car or room extra tips to the porters in gas purchases as the weight of your car affects the amount of fuel it consumes If you want to avoid these fees both now and in the future, join world traveler and organizing professional, Janice Russell as she discusses:
    what factors lead to overpacking so they can be avoided the perfect formula for how many clothes to pack so that you have enough but not too much the steps to a perfectly packed suitcase and more! In addition to listening to this show, you can find more tips in her ebook How To Pack To Avoid Luggage Fees available on Amazon, Smashwords and iTunes.

  • 00:15

    How to Decrease the Influx of Mail

    in Self Help

    In this age of electronic information, it's amazing how much paper we still receive! From extra-long store receipts to magazines and catalogs to credit card offers, there's no end to the paper we can receive.


    Master Organizer and Productivity Strategist, Janice Russell, will share ways to completely discontinue some mail. She will discuss ways to decrease other mail.


    Less mail means less processing to do which means less paper-overwhelm.


    Want additional tips for dealing with extra paper? Check out these Pinterst boards from Minding Your Matters (MYMorg): Battling With Residential Information Overwhelm and Stop Paper Overwhelm.

  • 00:16

    The "Why" of ADHD & Disorganization

    in Self Help

    If you have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) or know someone who does, you may see a connection between ADHD and disorganization. This connection may cause angst in both your personal and professional life.
    In this episode, Productivity Strategist, Janice Russell, will address some of the basic symptoms and behaviors of ADHD.
    More importantly, she will give suggestions for three top "complaints" of those with ADHD:
    I never get anything finished. I can't get organized. Everything takes longer to complete than I expect. Listen in if ADHD is creating organizational challenges for you.

  • 00:16

    Organize for Tornadoes, Hurricanes & Fires

    in Self Help

    Preparation during a disaster isn't helpful. Instead it is important to be organized prior to the disaster happening. Master Organizer, Janice Russell, will share tips & strategies to be prepared for disasters that impact your home or office.

  • 00:16

    5 More Factors That Create Disorganization & How To Address Them

    in Self Help

    In a previous broadcast, Master Organizer Janice Russell, spoke about five reasons people are disorganized and how to reduce their impact. In this episode, she addresses five additional causes of disorganization.


    Knowing what creates your disorganization is the first step in counteracting the effects. Life crises, transitions, and lack of systems are three of the factors that will be discussed.


    Listeners will discover small actions they can implement to create organization in their office or home. Strategies can also be applied to tasks and schedules.


     


     

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