Track 3 (Organization)

Organization (Day 1 – Track 3)

Organization – Track 3

For the most up-to-date schedule, please see Productivity Summit’s 2019 Schedule. We will be updating it as soon as anything changes throughout the virtual conference, and we’ll push notifications here within the Summit platform.

At or before the time of each session, click on the image for that session to launch the presentation.

8:45 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Opening Remarks

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

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9:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

The Economics of Clutter: Discover the Truth About What Clutter is Costing You and Learn the ONE Thing You MUST Do to Overcome It

Barbara Hemphill | Productive Environment Institute

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Description: A lot of people think…if only I had enough time…or the right calendar or fancy planner…or some nifty time management techniques…I could get more done and make more money.

There are entire stores, products, books, professionals (and Summits :)) devoted to organization and productivity—yet, so many people continue to struggle with cluttered desks, offices, computers and email inboxes, costing business owners thousands of dollars each year in lost revenue and missed opportunities.

In this Session, learn the ONE thing you MUST do before any other tools, techniques, or tips will help you overcome the clutter in your life and business for good!

10:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Get Your Digital Sh** Together

Penny Catterall | Order Your Life

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Description: Is your computer desktop cluttered with layers of icons? Do you waste a lot of time searching for documents in your computer you just know you have — somewhere?? Do you feel out of control in your home or business because of too many papers and files? Is your computer or phone slowing down because it’s filled with digital clutter?

Now imagine being able to find your important documents and pictures in a matter of seconds! Imagine having a system for where to put your digital downloads and files.

Imagine being organized for tax season!

Join professional organizer and productivity expert Penny Catterall to learn:

  • How to create a filing system for the major categories of documents for small businesses and homes
  • How to organize, name and find your important documents
  • How to use Dropbox and Evernote for cloud based storage so you can access your documents, note and files anywhere anytime
  • What scanner apps and products are available to immediately capture business cards, documents and receipts
  • Digital Organizing Do’s and Don’ts
  • Other tips and tricks for keeping your digital life running smoothly

11:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Increasing Your Productivity with Evernote

Dawn George, CPO | Dawn George Organizing

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Description: Increasing Your Productivity with Evernote will introduce you to the power of this incredible app and will show you how you can use it in your day to day life. The beauty of Evernote is that you can capture, access and share just about any piece of information you may ever want or need on your computer or mobile device. You will leave this webinar with a full understanding of Evernote’s features and will hear case studies of how others are using the app to manage various aspects of their lives.  Whether you are completely new to Evernote or you use it but not to it’s fullest capabilities, you will be sure to learn something new!


Noon EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Lunch


12:45 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Panel Discussion: The Future of Productivity Technology 

Ted Roden | Fancy Hands

Troy Christmas | TaskClone

Michael Sliwinski | Nozbe

Christina Willner | Amazing Marvin

Andrew Malcolm | Evernote

Description: Are you ready to learn about what the future has in store for productivity technology? We invited some of the brightest minds leading the way in productivity technology to sit down with Productivity Summit host, Ray Sidney-Smith, to answer questions and discuss what technology will help make you more productive in the coming years. This is a must-attend event of the Summit. Bring your questions as we’ll let the panel answer a few questions from the live audience!

2:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Digital & Physical Systems for Processing What Piles Up

Kacy Paide | Inspire Office

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Description: Office organizing clients often expect to spend most of our clearing out bins of paper and file drawers. Instead, we commonly spend much of our time processing what has landed right in front of them, of varying priority, and continues to do so daily. You’ll learn when to apply physical and/or digital systems to common problems you encounter through the day. This is a talk for both business owners and non-business owners alike.

3:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Break

3:30 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Organize Your Mind:  How to effectively manage your tasks using ANY platform so that you can do more, and stress less

Alexis Haselberger | AlexisHaselberger.com

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Description: When we over-rely on our memories to keep track of what we need to do we feel stressed and overwhelmed.  But trying to pick the perfect task app is daunting.  In this session, you’ll learn a framework for task management that you can implement using any platform you like so you no longer need to worry about finding the perfect tool.

4:30 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Break

5:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Mega Productivity Networking Event

Join your fellow Productivity Summit 2019 attendees to network, share what the most important thing is that you learned or realized today, and make new friends! We’re testing the boundaries of video technology today to bring you all face-to-face for some mega productivity networkingRSVP here. We’ll be announcing our giveaway prize winners at the end of the event; you must be in attendance to win!

Organization (Day 2 – Track 3)

Organization – Track 3

For the most up-to-date schedule, please see Productivity Summit’s 2019 Schedule. We will be updating it as soon as anything changes throughout the virtual conference, and we’ll push notifications here within the Summit platform.

At or before the time of each session, click on the image for that session to launch the presentation.

8:45 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Opening Remarks

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

LinkedIn | Twitter | Instagram

9:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Out of Sight But Not Out of Mind: Conquering the Fear of Clearing Your Desk

Andrea Hancock | Dexterous Organizing

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Description: Are you a visual person who fears that if they file, or place something in a drawer it will get lost forever? Although there’s nothing wrong with this way of processing, without a clear system, certain challenges may arise. Even with the best intentions things can get lost or buried making retrieval of information a pain. Join Andrea Hancock, an experienced professional organizer, and owner of Dexterous Organizing, who is also a self-proclaimed out-of-sight-out-of-mind person. She’ll share tips and philosophies that can help you conquer piles, get more done, and create a calmer work environment.

10:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Organize for Maximum Productivity When You Work From Home

Julie Bestry, CPO | Best Results Organizing

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Description: Working from home helps you avoid a commute and break-room calories. But does working from home work for you? Do you lack a dedicated space to focus or find yourself dodging your desk? Do others fail to respect your boundaries or devalue your time? Learn essentials concepts (and some professional secrets) to create an organized home office and achieve your goals. From developing breathing room in an ergonomic, inviting workspace to creating systems for managing your paperwork and digital information, learn how organizing yourself and your home office can save you time, reduce your stress, and make you more productive.

11:00 AM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Keynote: The Biggest Cover Up In Productivity History

Demir Bentley | Lifehack Bootcamp 

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Description: Most people have the misconception that mastering their time is 1 skill, when really it’s about mastering 4 interlocking skills – Focus, Attitude, Stamina AND Time. This is something Demir Bentley calls the FAST Time Mastery Method. Without these 4 skills, you’ll find that reading all the productivity books in the world won’t truly change your productivity.


Noon EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Lunch


1:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

When You Want to Go Paperless, But Can’t Give Up Paper!

Kim Oser, CPO | Need Another You

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Description: Have you ever been searching for a document but can’t remember where you stashed it? In this session, attendees will learn the steps to creating an effective document retrieval system. We will demonstrate how an effective paper filing system can transition to a paperless system with minimal effort while reducing search time and frustration. Gain hours back in your week!

2:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Getting More Done: The Art and Science of Personal Productivity

Ray Sidney-Smith | [email protected]

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Description: Most people are thinking about being productive from  top-down or bottom-up approach. And, while that’s good for getting things done, it’s not in Ray Sidney-Smith’s perspective, the right view (pun intended). So, what is? After a 20-year journey studying over 400 books on personal productivity and related genres, hundreds of scientific studies, and working with productive professionals in many facilitation capacities, Ray thinks he’s devised a framework that prepares you to get more done.

3:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Break

4:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Letting Go With Both Hands: Finally Deal With Those Emotionally Charged Materials

Terri Blanchette | TimeSorters

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Description: From the moment we arrive in this world, we are collecting materials. Our very existence generates items that track, capture, and record all of the moments that inform and shape our lives. As we get older, the quantity of these materials can become physically and emotionally overwhelming burdens that we have difficulty resolving through the usual downsizing or decluttering plans. But our cultural footprint doesn’t need to be a burden. Find out how to break the “cycle of saving” with options that are both physically and emotionally satisfying while honoring our history and those who came before.

5:00 PM EDT (Time Zone Converter)

Mega Productivity Networking Event

Join your fellow Productivity Summit 2019 attendees to network, share what the most important thing is that you learned or realized today, and make new friends! We’re testing the boundaries of video technology today to bring you all face-to-face for some mega productivity networkingWe’ll be announcing our giveaway prize winners at the end of the event; you must be in attendance to win!

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