Get organized with 3 of our favorite products!

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January 21, 2015

The Balancing Act

Get organized with 3 of our favorite products!

3 Clever Products Featured on “The Balancing Act” on Lifetime Did you miss us on The Balancing Act? Never fear, catch the 3 minute segment here. As part of National “Get Organized” month, host Julie Moran did a fantastic job discussing how these products work in her daily life. Trust us, these new “It” products provide small, manageable changes that can make a big difference in your life too! Problem: “I can’t escape the piles of paper in my house, on my desk at work, even in my car! The Pendaflex PileSmart® Project Sorter will calm the clutter! This handy-dandy [...]

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We’re Famous on The Balancing Act

We’re Famous on The Balancing Act

In case you missed it, three items from the TOPS Products family were featured on The Balancing Act on Lifetime this morning. Check out the segment here, then click here to shop for the products: Pendaflex PileSmart® Project Sorter, Ampad Versa® Crossover Notebook and Oxford At Hand® Note Card Case.   Can’t get enough of these products? Check out our new product demos! Ampad Versa® Crossover Notebook   Pendaflex PileSmart® Project Sorter   Oxford At Hand® Note Card Case

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Staying Organized is all about that Maintenance

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February 23, 2015

Beyond Folders, Organization

Staying Organized is all about that Maintenance

Staying organized is simpler than you think–it’s all about daily maintenance. Too many of us expend energy and time creating filing systems or organizing closets and then let these systems fall apart. But if you commit to a simple daily regimen, you may find yourself in great organizational shape! Embrace a Schedule Schedule a block of time daily to restoring order. A 10-15 minute window each night makes the most sense; recharge cell phones, check and update your calendar and return scattered items to their rightful spots. On weekends, schedule two longer 30-minute blocks for bigger projects such as filing [...]

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Tackling Tax Paperwork

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February 23, 2015

Beyond Folders, Organization

Tackling Tax Paperwork

You know what they say about death and taxes, right? April 15th is as unavoidable as seeing a Kardashian on a check-out line magazine cover. So what are you waiting for? Time to get that tax paperwork in order.   Prepare ahead We love the simple three folder solution that leading investment site, Motley Fool suggests. Label three folders “income,” “expenses & deductions,” and “investments” and use to corral all your paperwork. Better yet, grab one Pendaflex Divide It Up Multi-Section file folder and label each tab! This system will make for easier tax filing come April and ensure the [...]

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Recharging for the Work Week

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February 17, 2015

Beyond Folders, Productivity

Recharging for the Work Week

Are your weekends two days of rest and relaxation where you recharge for the busy work week ahead? Or are they jam-packed with chores, kids’ sports and various commitments? We know the laundry needs to get done but downtime is critical to your well-being. This weekend, make a must-keep appointment with yourself: schedule a chunk of downtime just as you would any other important commitment. What can you do during that time? Here are a few ideas. Go Mental Sometimes all you need is a mental break. Meditation or relaxation techniques can clear your head and provide relief from stress, [...]

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Become a Basket Case (in a GOOD way!)

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January 23, 2015

Organization

Become a Basket Case (in a GOOD way!)

  Do you know what organized people have in common? Baskets and bins, that’s what. Yup, it’s as simple as that. Now you too can make baskets and bins your keys to the organized life in four easy steps. Multitasking Wonders Just as you can never have too many shoes, you can never have too many baskets, bins and boxes. Perfect for rounding up loose ends and hiding clutter, these organizational wunderkinds can be used vertically―think stacking hatboxes, or horizontally―as bins that fill a bookshelf. 1) Shelf Life: Adopt the mantra “a place for everything, and everything in its place” [...]

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