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Leveraging Your Organizational Skills

Mar 28, 2014 6:15:03 AM

Improve Your Organizational Skills by Doing Less

It never fails to amaze me that there are articles out there that talk about having better organizational skills, and their methods involve adding 6-10 things more you need to do each day. To me, it makes sense that if I want to improve my organizational skills I first must scale back on what zaps my productivity and perpetuates my lack of organization. I need to organize my time to be productive at the best times.

When is it most appropriate to improve my organizational skills by doing less?

When you find you are emotional or angry -- improve your organizational skills by finding calming tasks yourself before taking on a heavy workload. It’s a fallacy that anger helps you push through and accomplish more.Bbeing angry clouds your judgment and causes us to react and blow things out of proportion.

Sometimes when someone has acted or communicated inappropriately, the best response is no response at all. The more you let your emotions coincide with your productivity the less you will accomplish.

Improve your organizational skills by taking a step back, settling down and restarting. 

Improve Your Organizational Skills by Not Taking on Heavy Tasks while Feeling Highly Anxious

We all have fears, either real or imagined and when stress, be it from deadlines or duties, hits us at a weak point, we give in to the thoughts of self doubt. Leverage your organizational skills by possibly delegating some tasks and alleviate what's on your plate.

Improve Your Organizational Skills By Taking On Big Projects When You're Energetic and Alert

Do you have a project your boss expects from you that you have been dreading so much that you put it off until the last minute? Perhaps it’s getting through some monotonous data or technical information. Improve your organizational skills by handling the project the next morning instead of staying up late the night before.

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Tammy Kabell

Written by Tammy Kabell