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Organizing For Dummies®, Mini Edition [NOOK Book]

Organizing For Dummies®, Mini Edition

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Overview

Clean up your act, get more done, and have more time for fun!


Packed with proven organizing systems and techniques, this guide shows you step-by-step how to break down organizing jobs into bite-size pieces, assemble the tools and supplies you'll need, and much more.


Open the book and find:


  • How to make time to get organized

  • Ways to personalize your organizing plan

  • Tips for using containers to put everything in place

  • Advice on how to train your mind to be organized

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118042632
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/8/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 116,283
  • File size: 645 KB

Meet the Author

Eileen Roth, founder of Everything in Its Place, is a renowned organizing expert who's appeared on Oprah and the Today show.



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Table of Contents

Introduction.


Icons Used in This Book.


Where to Go from Here.


Chapter 1: Training Your Mind to Be Organized.


Your Organizing Plan .


Organizing your mission.


Your organizing goals.


Your organizing time.


Organizing your space.


Organizing for the people who work, live, or play here.


How You Do It.


Maintaining Organization.


Chapter 2: Assembling the Tools, Supplies, and Systems.


Organizers and Planners: Lists to Live By.


Putting Things in Their Place: Containers.


No-strain containers: Types, shapes, and sizes.


The Three Ds: Using containers as clutter busters.


The Six Organizing Secrets.


Designing any space with a layout.


Saving or tossing.


Everything in its P-L-A-C-E: Organizing space.


Clearing your desktop with R-E-M-O-V-E.


Responding to your mail with R-A-P-I-D.


Maximizing your time with P-L-A-N.


Chapter 3: Scheduling Skills for Maximum Productivity.


Going with the Flow: The Time Log.


Fixing Your Flow: The Busters.


Procrastination busters: Read this now.


Interruption busters: Phone calls and visitors.


Occupational overload: Just say “No”.


Delegating: The four Ds.


It’s How You Do It: Strategic Tasking.


Single tasking.


Group tasking.


Multitasking: Personal calls and waiting.


Pro Communications.


The phone: Incoming calls and messages.


Playing and taking messages.


Handling outgoing calls effectively.

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  • Anonymous

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    alot of info

    This book really helped me to be motivative when i orginize i dont have presure and i feel geat when i do. Its a must have.

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