Cheers! 10 Ideas for a Successful New Year

Bob Sadowski:

Want a proficient, organized and productive 2014? Use these Top 10 ideas from our friends at Day-Timer to kick the year off in the right direction.

Originally posted on Day-Timer:

toastHappy New Year from everyone here at Day-Timer and the ACCO family of brands. We wish you only the best times ahead and hope you find success through better organization and productivity in 2014.

To start your year off right, here is a list of the top posts from the past year on the Day-Timer Blog:

  1. Mission Declutter: 5 Ways to Organize Your Workspace
  2. 6 Tips to Start Your 2013 New Year’s Resolutions
  3. The 5-Minute Personal Organization Tip That Works
  4. Mix Outlook with a Paper Planner for a Productive Day
  5. Ask Jeff Q & A – Readers’ Outlook Tips
  6. Ask Jeff: What Type of Planner Should I Use?
  7. The 5 Minutes of Planning that Will Save Your Day
  8. Dedicate Yourself to a Better Notetaking Solution
  9. To-Dos and Tasks – Maximizing Your Daily Planner
  10. 6 Easy Steps for Buying Yourself More Time

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Capitalizing on the strengths of paper and digital planning tools, a hybrid system gives you the best of both worlds while avoiding the pitfalls associated with either of the mediums

Best of 2013: Digital or Paper Planning—Why Not Both?

First, everyone at AT-A-GLANCE would like to thank you for following our blog throughout 2013 and providing excellent input on our posts and content. This is YOUR blog as much as it is ours, so never hesitate to give us your thoughts, ideas and suggestions on organizing, productivity and planning.

Second, we want to highlight the most popular post of 2013—and, as it turns out, one of the most popular topics year in and year out. This post—Digital or Paper Planning: Why Not Both?—looks at the strengths of both planning systems and gives you the foundation for starting your own “hybrid” approach. Enjoy and let us know your own thoughts on the best planning systems. Continue reading

It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s a Productive Frequent Flier!

Here are some easy productivity tips for frequent fliers who want   to get more work done while using airline travelThis time of year, you hear a lot about holiday travel along with tips and tricks for making these trips smooth and efficient. However, more often than not, business travel tips are neglected from mention. We’re here to remedy that.

Make your next business trip more productive and avoid wasting time with these five tips for becoming a productive frequent flier.

Have Impeccable Timing
The first and best piece of advice is to time your arrival so you can minimize the amount of time spent standing around waiting in the terminal. If you want to schedule a meal or a work call, block out the specific time you’ll need. Continue reading

Top 10 Tips to a Productive Holiday Season

To help you achieve maximum productivity and minimal stress this year, we’ve compiled our Top 10 tips for surviving and thriving during the holidays.More than any other time of the year, productivity and time management are put to the test during the holiday season. No matter if you’re St. Nick or Ebenezer Scrooge, stress associated with the holidays is all around you—at home, at work, on the road, in the grocery store…and don’t even think about the shopping malls!

Here at AT-A-GLANCE®, we’re all about increasing your productivity through solid planning and organization. These assets are of the utmost importance during this hustle-and-bustle season. To help you achieve maximum productivity and minimal stress this year, we’ve compiled our Top 10 tips for surviving and thriving during the holidays. Continue reading