Use Colored Folders for Better Organization

By |2017-07-28T10:30:56-07:00September 1st, 2017|

Whether you have a paper filing system, a digital filing system or both, you can use colored file folders to help you organize your information. Did You Know? Most people know that they can find hanging or traditional file folders in a variety of colors other than army green and Manila.  But did you know that you can create colored file folders on your digital desktop as well?  You absolutely can! Folder Colorizer by [...]

4 Easy Steps to Organize Your Papers

By |2017-07-28T10:54:59-07:00August 1st, 2017|

An effective filing system will allow you to find any document you need in 20 seconds or less!  If you read that statement and think that’s impossible, this article has been written for YOU!  The Streamlined Office uses 4 basic steps to organize any office, business or personal. Step One: Know Your Retention Criteria Before you begin any organizing project, you need to sit down and think carefully about WHAT you are going to [...]

Do You Need An Easy Way To Track Your Mileage?

By |2017-03-15T10:34:39-07:00June 1st, 2017|

  If your answer is YES, then look no further than the MileIQ application.  Gone are the days of keeping the written mileage log in your vehicle, briefcase or purse.  With today’s technology, tracking your miles can be done directly from your smartphone.  Here’s how. Download the MileIQ app from the App store on your phone Create an account Enter your vehicle information including your current odometer reading. You can enter more than one [...]

Productivity Tip: Never Make a Spelling Mistake or Typo Again Using Grammarly

By |2016-12-31T17:08:14-07:00April 1st, 2017|

Have you ever wished that spell checking was available in WordPress, LinkedIn, Facebook or other web based applications?  It is, thanks to a browser extension called Grammarly.  This month’s productivity tip, courtesy of The Streamlined Office, explains the pros and cons of Grammarly.  It works with Chrome, Safari, and Firefox. Grammarly comes in two versions; FREE and PREMIUM.  The free version is like the spell-check you are familiar with when using Microsoft® Office™.  Grammarly will [...]

Be SMART When Making Your Goals For 2017

By |2016-12-29T17:31:15-07:00January 1st, 2017|

The New Year is upon us!  Are you one of the 45% of Americans who make New Year’s Resolutions?  Are you one of the 8% of Americans who are successful in achieving those resolutions?  If you are, then this article might not be too helpful.  But, if you are in the remaining 24%-49% percent of people who don’t usually succeed or consistently fail to meet their goals, then read on!  Setting SMART goals might be [...]

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