It’s Time to Get Organized!

Kim Martin
2 min readMay 9, 2024

Staying organized is like having a superpower — it keeps you on track and sane amidst the chaos. Whether you’ve got a pile of projects or a mountain of tasks, having a solid plan makes all the difference.

Here are seven simple tips to help you organize and boost productivity:

  1. ID What’s Important: Start your day by figuring out your priorities and check in on them regularly.
  2. Show Lists Some Love: Daily, weekly, monthly — make lists! They’re your roadmap to getting stuff done. Review them every morning to stay on track and keep distractions at bay.
  3. Rule Your Time: Give your tasks the attention they deserve by setting aside dedicated time blocks for tasks. Save the tough stuff for when your energy’s high. And if you’re prone to procrastination, focus on the awesome feeling of getting things done. But remember to complete a task before pivoting to the next, and giving yourself proper time to delve into something with your full attention. A lot of highly organized people love to use timers for this exact purpose, why not try it?
  4. Be a Calendar Pro: Keep tabs on your schedule by checking your calendar daily. Jot down all your commitments to avoid any surprises, and make agendas for upcoming calls. Don’t forget to utilize planning tools to break down big projects into manageable chunks.
  5. Delegate Like a Boss: Know when to pass the baton to your coworkers. Give clear instructions and support, and you’ll both lighten your load and build teamwork and collaboration.
  6. Tidy Up Your Space: Clear the clutter from your workspace — it’s a breath of fresh air for your brain. Keep the essentials within reach and say goodbye to stuff you rarely use. Make room for growth, both physically and mentally.
  7. Stay in the Organi-Zone: Make staying organized a habit. Spend a few minutes each day tidying up and planning for tomorrow.

With these simple tips, you’ll be reigning supreme over your workload in no time.

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Kim Martin

A thought leader in the areas of executive leadership, change management, and women in the C-suite.