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 you’d … Read More about How to Prepare for Law School
Ladies, we have a bit more than a month before (dunh dunh dunh) Tax Day. Are you done with filing taxes? (And, who is doing them?) Are you stressed about them? Are you looking forward to a refund? Are you nervous about how much you’re going to have to pay? For my $.02, I’m just starting to … Read More about Stressed About Filing Taxes?
Ladies: let’s talk about the art of delegating work to your secretary, assistant, or another third party. More and more I feel like knowing how to delegate is key to success in work and life — you can’t micromanage everything. Besides, if you bill by the hour, remember that your client doesn’t want to pay, say, $500 … Read More about How to Delegate: How to Start Delegating Work To Your Assistant
As we’re coming up on the end of the year, I thought it might be interesting to talk about benefits — and specifically tips for the open enrollment period. (One of our guest posters got into this a few years ago when she talked about using your benefits package at work to save $10K.) Interestingly, studies … Read More about Three Major Open Enrollment Tips For Career Women
I’ve mentioned my love for my Bluetooth keyboard a few times, but I don’t think I’ve ever done a whole post on it, so I thought we’d discuss. If you tend to do a lot of writing in your life (even just emails!), I highly recommend it. There are a ton of options out there; the … Read More about Tool of the Trade: Bluetooth Keyboard
How many devices do you have? Does having multiple devices boost your productivity — or just add to the feeling of being overwhelmed? Reader A has an interesting question: So I was wondering, how many pieces of technology do you and your readers have? I am increasingly getting overwhelmed by it all. I have a desktop both … Read More about Do Multiple Devices Boost Your Productivity — or Your Overwhelm?
2016 Update: In addition to the below discussion on jewelry organization, you may also want to check out our discussion of jewelry-related closet organization hacks. How do you organize your jewelry (work jewelry and fun jewelry) at home? Reader L wondered: You recently posted about traveling with jewelry, which is really helpful as I’m traveling more … Read More about Jewelry Organization
I have written before for my love of focus-boosting tools like Leechblock and RescueTime, but I’ve been using a new one that I like, and thought I’d share: MORPHINE. When I switched to Chrome a while back, I was bummed to find that my beloved Leechblock was only available on Firefox. (Firefox kept crashing, everyone said Chrome … Read More about Tool of the Trade: Morphine Plugin for Chrome