Miami Herald

Spring Cleaning in the Miami Herald

Spring cleaning helps organize your office — and your head

 

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I was recently interviewed by Cindy from the Miami Herald (on a side note Miami is my favorite city).  Here is the article as it appeared: 

BY CINDY KRISCHER GOODMAN

BALANCEGAL@GMAIL.COM

You don’t need to wait for spring to clean up clutter in your life, but it is as good a time as any to rid yourself of clutter and stress and make room for a better work/life balance. Even if you never get to your closets, consider tidying your work space, clearing your in-box and changing your habits to work and live smarter.

To boost your efforts, I’ve asked the experts for tips that are worth the effort:

Physical work space: The layout of your office or cubicle space and the flow it creates plays a huge role in your mood, productivity and ability to juggle demands.

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Another likely source of desktop clutter is receipts. For me, filing receipts has never been a top priority, but letting them pile up makes filing taxes or an expense report more difficult. Jennifer Ford Berry, author of Organize Now! Think and Live Clutter Free, advises purging receipts you don’t need and scheduling a set time each week to enter or scan the ones you do want to track.

 

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Hi there! I am Jennifer Ford Berry or some people like to call me "Life's Organization Expert". I am super passionate about helping people get organized and stay that way! I have written a series of books called Organize Now! I contribute my organizing tips to National magazines, radio and TV shows. I am here to help you realize that your life is not about stuff...it is about living! YOU can live an organized, healthy and exciting life one baby step at a time. Let me show you how!

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