Posts filed under: Signature Tool

“I do it when I think about it.” When I hear that statement, it always scares me. At the same it gives me a “heads up” that I am talking to someone upon whom I did not need to depend....
Happy “National Clean Off Your Desk Day”! Yes, it is a real event, celebrated each year on the second Monday of January, The photo you see was sent to me by a friend…an actual photo of his desk. Today seemed...
I received this from a participant in a recent Get Organized! workshop: Dear Frank, I recently purchased a Day-Timer as my signature tool. Now I don’t go anywhere without it; I use it all the time. My family is currently...
One of the most rewarding experiences of my career has been mentoring those who are going down the same road I have traveled. That opportunity presents itself once again as a close colleague was recently appointed to a principalship literally...
We have all been to workshops where we heard some good ideas and had full intentions of implementing them. When we leave the workshop and step back into our lives where things are coming at us from all directions, so...
My life is on my BlackBerry…or at least as much as I can reasonably store there. There are those times when I have to jot something quickly or draw a quick sketch. In addition, I do need some way to...
I received this from a participant in a recent Get Organized! workshop: Dear Frank, I recently purchased a Day-Timer as my signature tool. Now I don’t go anywhere without it; I use it all the time. My family is currently...
How often do we hear someone talk about performing a routine task “when I think about it”? The corollary for that one is when the task goes undone, the excuse is likely to be “I didn’t think about it.” We...
One of the most rewarding experiences of my career has been mentoring those who are going down the same road I have traveled. That opportunity presents itself once again as a close colleague was recently appointed to a principalship literally...
We have all been to workshops where we heard some good ideas and had full intentions of implementing them. When we leave the workshop and step back into our lives where things are coming at us from all directions, so...
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