OFFICE Tip 48: E-mail Follow-Up Systems

How do you follow up with your e-mails? Whether you have a home office or work for a large company, it is important to have follow-up systems in place. The e-mail inbox is an ongoing, potential clutter disaster. How do you keep track of which e-mails are important to follow up on? Do you flag certai...

HOME TIP 47: Iron Five Items

Ironing is not a chore that most people enjoy, but you can make a game out of it by seeing how many items you can iron in 10 minutes. I challenge you to iron five shirts in 10 minutes! If you don’t iron five by the time the 10-Minute Tidy timer goes off, then perhaps you are motivated to keep going sin...

HOME TIP 46: Label All Dresser Drawers

My friend Grace shared with me how labeling the dresser drawers in her home allowed anyone doing laundry to put things away correctly and more quickly. She has two children under four years old and her nannies help her with the laundry. Her mother also helps with the laundry when she’s visiting. Now...