Paper And Time Management
As the pace of life increases and more demands are put upon our lives,
we need new skills to cope and reduce the stress in our lives. Society
at large has assumed that everyone has the innate ability to manage their
time, organize their surroundings and set priorities.
However, these are
The goal of a Professional Organizer is to teach new
skills to enable our clients to independently and consistently apply
these skills to
Jeanne teaches time and project management skills to
busy executives, entrepreneurs, officers and managers and their staffs,
or practitioners in a variety of professional settings. The emphasis
is to give you tools and simplified systems that maximize your efficiency,
productivity and the use of your unique abilities.
Jeanne assists her
clients learn skills with:
- Establishing priorities and identifying
- Learning to set personal boundaries
- Overcoming perfectionism that
is interfering with success.
- Learning that “Done is Beautiful” ©2000
Jeanne K. Smith
- Identifying and simplifying procedural issues
- Setting priorities –
with time, paper and computer issues
- Establishing control over the
paper in your life
- Setting up file finding systems – paper and computer
- Improving use of contact information systems
- Obtaining administrative
Jeanne offers accountability coaching to help you maintain
the success you achieve!
At the risk of over-generalizing, we have
found that management of paper and the management of time go hand
in hand. When
a client’s papers are
out of control, I am never surprised that their time
is also not working and vice versa.
The paper in
our lives has multiplied exponentially as well as the demands on our
time, and we have to
issues [See Triage Questions to
control your clutter, paper and time].
- Do you remember when the mail box only contained
important PERSONAL mail for you and junk
mail did not exist?
- Or when “Mail” meant just paper? Now
we also have e-mail to manage!
- Do you remember when you
could immediately speak to a live person at a business without
pushing numbers for their new options?
Now we experience
the extreme frustration when:
- I can’t remember the new option #
- There is no option that fits my question
- I wait and wait and wait to speak to a real person
- And then I get disconnected
before I get an answer!
Is it any wonder that we feel overwhelmed with
Relax and remember: Organizing is a process – not
“I was a poster boy candidate for the undisciplined and unorganized.
The principles and techniques that Jeanne has taught me have made a tremendous
difference in my ability to get things done and to bring balance into
my schedule (and my life). Jeanne has helped take things that were once
totally foreign and make them my normal practices and routines.”
Guterrez, Youth Pastor