Stressed Out? Here’s How to Get Organized

It’s 4:18 p.m. on Tuesday. Your afternoon meeting ran late and a Post-it note on your keyboard reads “proposal status?” Proposal? S&*#! That’s due tomorrow, isn’t it? You check your e-mail inbox. Unread messages: 837. One of them, you think, might have the details. Which one? The phone rings. It’s your child’s teacher. There’s a problem. Can you meet at 5 p.m.? Today?


Sound familiar? Stressed out? Most of us have been there – that awful feeling of too much to do and no time to do it. Our fix? We make a promise to get organized — someday. But how?