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Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Organization - What? At This Time of Year?

My office is NOT this organized!



Organization. It is a word at once ominous and yet freeing. For me I find I am very organized right up to a certain point, and that point always changes depending on the things I have to do. Right now I must prepare for Christmas (yes, not the only one I know), blog, study marketing and begin a rough outline of a marketing strategy, try to get some writing and reading done, pay bills (notice where they are in the lineup!), and still remain sane.
From Point A to Point B
I have a group of “online” friends who I correspond with regularly. I find that I turn to them at least once a day to help keep my head organized. Not because they tell me what to do, because they don’t. But having a "point A" to go to whenever I need to get back on track seems to help, like an outline does while I’m working on a story, or a road map does when I'm traveling. Checking in with them helps me return to my path when I’m way out in a field somewhere.
And you? Do you have a method that helps you stay on track? If you share it, we might be able to incorporate something new into our “staying sane” check list. That said, I wish you all happy holidays, and, I’m looking forward to “seeing” you in 2015!






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Lisa Buie-Collard is the author of "Evangeline's Miracle". Her new release "The Seventh Man" is coming to Amazon.com in January 2015
Contact her at: lisabuiecollard.com

8 comments:

  1. And according to the Dragon, our group is really weird! But that's a good thing, right?

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    1. Yes of course! That's why were so much fun, and why I keep, well, sort of sane! You guys get me!!!

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  2. I must stay organized or I really fear I'll go insane. I like to create a list of things to do every night for the next day and I check them off as I go, but this time of the year with Christmas fast approaching does shake things up a bit.

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    1. Oh boy does it. Right now I'm thinking about Christmas cards....! Ha!

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  3. Hi Lisa .. decades ago I was told I was the most disorganised organised girlfriend (or person) he'd ever met .. I don't think I've changed!! Just slightly more relaxed about the state now .. I just do what I can .. good luck with all your lists et al .. cheers Hilary

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    1. I fall off all the time Hilary! Glad you can't see my house right now, and notice, it wasn't on the list! Ha ha!

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  4. Recently, I've discovered that I'm not as organised as I used to be. I need to get back to that mindset.
    A mega wall calendar or whiteboard (that I've been promising myself) would be a good start.

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  5. Organization is what keeps me sane, especially at this time of year. I use lists and get the greatest satisfaction in crossing out a completed item.

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