Readers, what are your tips on how to organize your personal email(s)? Do you use tools like Unroll.Me to keep clutter low, a ton of Gmail filters, or some other trick or hack? Do you practice a zero inbox policy with personal emails — and how do you keep from getting overwhelmed? (Psst: I know … Read More about How to Organize Your Personal Email
These are some of our favorite ways to keep track of work to-dos!
Do you have a spring cleaning routine at home? Do you spring clean your office? I’m sure there are more “yes” answers to that first question. But no judgment here! After all, my office cleaning “routine” is typically something like, “Wow, how did all this dust get here? I guess it’s time to wipe it off!” We … Read More about Tips and Tricks to Spring Clean Your Office
2017 Update: We still stand by this advice on how to take advantage of a quiet office during holidays, but you may also want to check out all of our posts on holiday business etiquette. It’s coming: the dead period around the holidays when many of your coworkers are out on vacation, projects are done or winding down, … Read More about How to Take Advantage of a Quiet Office at the Holidays
For some reason I’ve been in a big mood to organize our closets, so I thought we’d discuss — what are your biggest pain points when it comes to closet organization? What solutions have you found that you love? What are your best closet organization hacks? Pictured, clockwise: hanging necklace organizer / sweater bins / modular … Read More about Closet Organization Hacks for Sweaters, Jewelry, Shoes, Bags, and More
This spreadsheet will help you estimate here you are now versus your billable goal for the year — and show you how many hours you need to bill each day to hit your goal.
Wall organizers with pockets are great for storing sunglasses, earbuds, gloves, winter hats — anything that you want to have handy to grab when you’re on your way out of the house. You can use a hanging shoe organizer to do the same thing, but I thought this one looked a little bit nicer. It’s perfect … Read More about Coffee Break: Hanging Wall Organizer
2017 Update: We still think this is a great discussion of how to find the best planner, but you may also want to check out our latest discussion on our favorite office supplies. We’ve gotten a few requests for a post on how to find the best planner for you — and I know the readers … Read More about How to Find the Best Planner For You
Whether you’ve got a small apartment closet or yours rivals that of Kim Kardashian’s, reviewing your clothes on a seasonal basis is still a great idea. I’ve always been a fan of seasonal clothes storage, using clear sweater bags to store out-of-season fabrics, colors, and styles — as well as physically moving out-of-season clothing to the back … Read More about Four Reasons to Do a Seasonal Clothing Review
One of the things that came up in the comments on our diets for busy women post was the idea of prepping meals and snacks on Sunday for the week ahead — and I’ve read a ton of advice saying that you should steal an hour during the weekend to review the major tasks you need to accomplish in … Read More about Weekend Prep for Monday: Do You Do It?
I don’t know about you, but I’ve seen a zillion tips on how to use Evernote and other note-keeping apps — but all seem geared at freelancers or entrepreneurs. So we thought we’d do a roundup of some top tips for busy working women, but we want to hear from you guys: DO you use Evernote or a similar … Read More about The Busy Woman’s Guide to Using Evernote and Other Note-Keeping Apps
Lawyers: how did you prepare for law school? Law students, what do you wish you’d done to prepare? Ladies with an MBA or other graduate degree, what did you do to prepare for grad school? Were you more concerned with substance (such as trying to get ahead on class reading, or better educated on the topics … Read More about How to Prepare for Law School