Posts filed under: Tickler File

If you watched "Talk of Alabama" and liked the idea of the tickler file, I have a couple of bonuses for you. First, instead of creating labels for the tickler file, you are going to be able to download a...
The month of May is busy in the school business, but it need not be overwhelming. Three tools, which you can implement now, will make the difference....
“I always wanted to get better about thanking people for things, but I just never think about it at the right time.” Those were the words of a workshop participant as we were discussing an old business tool called the...
You are never at a loss for things to do. The piles of papers, sticky notes around the perimeter of the computer monitor, and notes scrawled across numerous legal pads are monuments to the demands on our time. We know...
I talk about the Tickler File and its ability to clear your desk and lower your stress. Checking the Tickler File has been part of my daily routine for upward of 30 years. So, just what shows up in my...
I have been a user of tickler files for over 30 years recommend them in my “5 Keys to Organization & Time Management” workshop. I was delighted to see a colleague write about his experience with tickler files after attending...
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...
Tickler files are great for papers that we need to see on a particular future date. Decide on the date, throw the paper in the tickler file, and forget about it. The paper comes back on exactly the right day....
For those who have been to my workshops, the “tickler file” seems to be the tool that catches on universally. Today, I thought I would give you an idea what I kinds of things “pop up” on a Saturday morning...
Christmas day has passed, and if you are like me, you have your share of gift cards to your favorite restaurants and book stores. Figures I am seeing keep talking about $8 billion in gift cards going unspent because people...