Office Organising

Paper Flow, paperwork and office storage, ideas, tips, layouts and systems

Managing Morning Mayhem

“may·hem [mey-hem, mey-uhm] a state of rowdy disorder” Mornings pose a problem for most families. There’s always too little time to do too many things before getting out the door. The solution to the morning mayhem dilemma is definitely found in the very old and very wise idiom “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of […] Read more »

Ditch your duplicate files and photos

I searched on google and found software called Duplicate File Finder by Ashisoft. Now I am not in the habit of recommending free software or any software for that matter but I downloaded and used it and it’s terrific, in fact so terrific, I’m buying the upgraded version which lets me perform a few extra […] Read more »

Motivation isn’t for the feint hearted!

Motivation is that wonderful drive that takes you from thinking about it to completing it! It is an invisible, internal driving force which when really activated can make people move mountains and sometimes get totally obsessed by the action they undertake. I see it in my line of work every day. People motivated to declutter […] Read more »

Filing Cabinet OR Cemetery for Paper?

I have often joked about filing cabinets being like cemeteries for paper. By that I mean most of the paper in filing cabinets is dead and should just be buried! The problem isn’t filing cabinets themselves but how we, the people, use them. Because the contents are out of sight, they are also out of […] Read more »

Keep Calm I’ve Kept the Receipt

Gift giving is fraught with problems. Is it the right size? Will they like it? What if it’s faulty? Can they exchange it or claim on the warranty if necessary? Follow these simple 8 steps to get organised for gift giving starting right now! Step one: Purchase the gift – the fun part! Step two: […] Read more »

Are you sick of people not returning borrowed items?

Have you ever gone to the cupboard to get something, only to find it missing? After a few hours of searching, you remember that you lent it to a friend who hasn’t returned it yet! If you lend your items or if you borrow items, why not note it down so you remember to collect […] Read more »