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The proven way to get organized once and for all!

No more procrastination—it's time for organization! If you're frustrated by your daily schedule, by the clutter in your house or office, or by the fact that you just can't seem to get everything done, this book offers the relief you've been waiting for.

With over half a million copies sold to date, Organize Yourself! has become the bible for overwhelmed people everywhere. Revealing a ...

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Overview

The proven way to get organized once and for all!

No more procrastination—it's time for organization! If you're frustrated by your daily schedule, by the clutter in your house or office, or by the fact that you just can't seem to get everything done, this book offers the relief you've been waiting for.

With over half a million copies sold to date, Organize Yourself! has become the bible for overwhelmed people everywhere. Revealing a professional organizer's proven techniques, this highly anticipated new edition features the latest tips on using e-mail, PDAs, and other modern organizational tools. From preparing for a move to planning a vacation, from keeping an effective calendar to preserving your personal time, Organize Yourself! gives you simple strategies for streamlining your daily life that work. You'll discover how to:

  • Save time and space
  • Handle paperwork quickly and efficiently
  • Make the best use of your computer, fax, e-mail, and voicemail
  • Handle household matters, from laundry to grocery shopping
  • Keep clear financial records and pay bills on time
  • Get out the door on time, every time
  • Dispose of junk mail regularly
  • Plan events painlessly
  • Solve problems unique to working parents
  • And much more!

At home, in the office, or on the go, Organize Yourself! puts you on top of your workload—and in control of your life.

This indispensable guide teaches readers how to organize their lives, concentrating on techniques for saving time and space, disposing of junk mail regularly, keeping clear financial records, and other streamlining procedures.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118040188
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/9/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Revised and Updated 3rd Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 398,471
  • File size: 976 KB

Meet the Author

RONNI EISENBERG is a nationally recognized time management and organizational expert.

KATE KELLY is a professional writer.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

PART I: GETTING CONTROL OF YOUR TIME.

1. Procrastination.

2. Managing Interruptions.

3. The Telephone.

4. Getting Out of the House on Time.

5. Preserving Personal Time.

6. Twenty-two Time Wasters to Avoid.

7. How to Use a Kitchen Timer to Manage Time.

PART II: PAPERWORK.

8. Books.

9. Calendars.

10. The Family Computer.

11. Desk Organization.

12. Filing Systems.

13. Health Records.

14. Mail, E-Mail, and Faxes.

15. Resource File.

PART III: FINANCIAL RECORDS.

16. Banking.

17. Bill Paying.

18. Budgeting.

19. Financial Master List.

20. Medical Payments and Insurance Reimbursements.

21. Personal Property Inventory.

22. Safe-Deposit Box and Strongbox.

23. Income Taxes.

PART IV: HOUSEHOLD MATTERS.

24. In Case of Emergency.

25. General Household.

26. Closets.

27. The Kitchen.

28. The Refrigerator.

29. Supermarket Shopping and Inventory Control.

30. The Laundry.

31. The Medicine Chest.

32. Hiring Household Help.

PART V: MAIN EVENTS.

33. Yard Sales.

34. Moving.

35. Party Planning.

36. Travel Planning.

37. Travel Packing.

PART VI: PERSONAL AGENDA.

38. Beauty Routine.

39. Dates to Remember.

40. Errands.

41. Gift Shopping.

42. Handbag.

43. Briefcase.

44. How to Stop Losing Things.

45. Organizing Your Spouse.

46. Wardrobe Shopping for Women.

47. Wardrobe Shopping for Men.

PART VII: CHIDREN.

48. Postpregnancy: Organization after the Baby Is Born.

49. Children's Rooms.

50. Teaching Children About Organization.

51. Traveling with Children.

52. When Travel Means Leaving the Kids Behind.

Index.

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