Blog Posts - Author: Elyse Andrews
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I Tracked All My Work and Personal Time For A Year
We track our time diligently at Texas Creative, as this is important for billing and understanding how our workdays are used. So – why not apply that to my time outside of work too? Over the past year I have tracked all of my time using an app called Now Then. Not just my work time – all of it. I was inspired by watching a video on YouTube and thought I would give it a shot because I was running into some time-management issues in my everyday life. At the time, I was feeling a bit lost - when I
7 Tips for a Tidy and Organized Gmail Inbox
In my position as an Account Coordinator, my daily workflow revolves almost entirely around email - understanding client requests, asking questions, passing along information to our creative and web teams, etc. Since I spend so much time in Gmail, it needs to be a functional and efficient place to work. I still may not be taking advantage of EVERY useful add-on and feature now, but over the past year I’ve developed a useful system for optimizing my inbox, and I wanted to share the tips that I’ve
5 Years With the Bullet Journal: From College to the Workplace
As an account coordinator, the most important part of my job is organization. Using a bullet journal and the “bullet journal method” helped me through college and turned me into the organization superstar I am today. I’d like to use this blog post to share why I think it is so useful and how my use of it has changed over time. My bullet journals date back to 2017, and I keep my collection of 4 journals on a shelf in my apartment, available for me to read whenever I want. I don’t remember why I