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Barbara Hemphill

Why Clutter Hurts Your Leadership and What You Can Do About It

By Barbara Hemphill It’s a simple fact: Clutter is postponed decisions. Many entrepreneurs and managers have cluttered offices—unless they have an organized assistant. If you don’t believe it, just start looking around you. Begin in your own organization, and then look in places like the manager’s office of your local retail store. Entrepreneurs and managers […]

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Why Open Space Offices Didn’t Have To Happen

By Barbara Hemphill Estimates on time wasted by executives on searching for data ranges from 150 hours to six weeks per year. That means if an executive makes $200,000 per year, the company is spending anywhere from $16,600 to $25,000 per year, per executive, looking for lost information. Not only does it represent a dollar […]

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Less is More: The 7 Information Management Questions Every Organization Must Address to Thrive in the Digital Age

By Barbara Hemphill Many companies continue to experience cutbacks in workforce, but not in workload. For the remaining employees, accessing valuable company information becomes increasingly complex, whether it’s a password, an email from a vendor documenting price agreements, or crucial information about a client contract. The computer has allowed us to generate information as never […]