Tag Archives: Langton Designs

5 Signs of a Disorganized Office

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

Meticulously designed business cards, eloquent elevator speeches, and top notch business garb.  There are the things a business person may focus on so that the world hears loud and clear…”I AM SUCCESSFUL”.  Unfortunately all of that goes right down the drain once a client or customer steps into a workspace that is filled with clutter. … Continue reading

Good Office Lighting

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

I have to admit…with the extinction of the 100 watt light bulb in 2012 and the eventual demise of all incandescent light bulbs…that’s right… (see here for details on the “light bulb law” as told by Popular Mechanics) I have considered for just a tiny moment…hoarding truckloads of 60 watt light bulbs for personal use. … Continue reading

7 New Uses for Bread Tags

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

It’s summertime…time for some light hearted fun… and so I shall blog about bread tags!  As an organizer I love to throw things out if they are no longer useful.  And I have to say I am always amazed at what people save…like bread tags!  However I love to find new uses for old things. … Continue reading

Get Focused on the Chase

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

First I heard the huffing and puffing.  Then I felt the ground begin to rumble.  It was then that I looked up to see 78 pounds of double layered black fluff come barreling at me.  As he raced by me, I soon realized that I was not the intended target since his eyes did not… Continue reading

5 Simple Way to Reduce Paper Piles

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

PAPER, PAPER, PAPER…we may dream of the paperless office but most of us are still forced to deal with it one way or another.  It’s like an infiltrating army of ants.  It comes via mailbox, meetings, and marketing.  In fact I think it may even come in through the air vents a night.  There are… Continue reading

Designing a Custom Reception Desk

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

Do you hear the word “custom” and automatically assume it will break the bank?  Sure many times “custom designed” can be synonymous with high end products but sometimes a custom designed piece of furniture costs less than its manufactured assembly line counterpart!  If a furniture solution has size limitations or unique requirements…custom designed could be… Continue reading

Organize Projects with LESS STUFF

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

I have a friend that every spring has visions of a well manicured lawn. He pridefully imagines his beautiful lawn…free of weeds and grubs.  He imagines a vast flowing sea of green grasses that is truly the envy of all that pass by.  So he does what any good landscaping dreamer does…each Spring he buys… Continue reading

Color Facts: RED, WHITE and BLUE of Old Glory

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

I am intrigued by colors.  In fact I have spent most of my adult life learning how colors are perceived.  It is no secret that the work environment is considerably improved when surrounded by inspired colors.  But have you ever wondered how some common color combinations ever came to exist?  Take for example the American… Continue reading

4 Award Winning Organizing Products

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

Each year Professional Organizers from around the nation converge for the NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) Annual Conference and Organizing Expo.  This past April, New Orleans hosted the event and indeed there were tons of educational opportunities available that ultimately promote, refine and advance the profession of organizing.  Among these festivities, organizers and productivity… Continue reading

Finding Your Peak Productivity Time

Published on: Author: Anne Langton

Growing up I have distinct memories of my mother rising at sunrise because her checkbook did not balance!  She was determined to find that missing 3 cents and she knew that for HER…early morning was when the thinking cap fit best.  Rather than time management, I like to think of it as ENERGY management and… Continue reading