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Managing Your Stuff

Ever think to yourself, I don’t have the time for managing my time? Of course, we all have! How do manage all your stuff? How do you decide what to focus on each day?

I have used a system that really helps manage my workflow at home and in the office. David Allen’s system in Getting Things Done has influenced the way I organize my life. Here are five steps that can help.

1. Collect: Everything that is incomplete that you have to do.

2. Process: What is it you have to do? Is it actionable or not? 

3. Organize: If it is a non-actionable item then either toss it, use a tickler system as a reminder, or store it as a reference item. If it is an action item ask yourself what the next action step is; second, what is the outcome or result are you committed to?

Kelley Proxmire and Leah Moss share high-low design tips at Apartment Therapy’s Design Evening

Kelley Proxmire and Leah Moss share high-low design tips at Apartment Therapy’s Design Evening

Shop owners Jill Martin and Judith Carrig also participated in this monthly gathering of design enthusiasts. Bonus: Proxmire and Moss suggest time and money saving holiday design tips below.

Miss Alexandria Delesia Watson Helps Curry's Auto Kick Off Sponsorship of GMU School of Management

Miss Alexandria Delesia Watson Helps Curry's Auto Kick Off Sponsorship of GMU School of Management

Delesia Watson, Miss Alexandria and a student at George Mason University, visited Curry's Auto Service in the City of Fairfax in recognition of Curry's sponsorship of the GMU School of Management.

During the month of October, Matt and Judy Curry of Curry's Auto Service offered a free oil change to all School of Management students, alumni, professors and staff at their Fairfax shop at 9909B Main Street, several miles from the GMU campus. Curry's auto Service opened the Fairfax shop in April 2011.

Judy Curry is an alumna of the GMU School of Management, graduating in 1990 with a degree in business. As a sponsor for the School of Management, she and Matt Curry are looking forward to becoming more involved in school events and activities, including the alumni association.

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Occasionally Cake Sells Pumpkin Rolls in Nov.; 10 Percent of Sales to Benefit Mount Vernon, Va. Home

Occasionally Cake Sells Pumpkin Rolls in Nov.; 10 Percent of Sales to Benefit Mount Vernon, Va. Home

PUMPKIN ROLL SALES TO HELP MOUNT VERNON HOMELESS SHELTER

GAYLORD NATIONAL UNVEILS PLANS FOR NEW PREMIER, OUTDOOR WATERFRONT VENUE

GAYLORD NATIONAL UNVEILS PLANS FOR NEW PREMIER, OUTDOOR WATERFRONT VENUE

Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center kicks off  the fall season with the announcement of its newest premier outdoor waterfront venue,  RiverView Terrace,  slated to open in Spring 2012.

“We are thrilled to see the construction of RiverView Terrace rapidly underway,” said Phil Coffey, Gaylord National's Senior Vice President and General Manager.  “The transformation of one of our prime outdoor areas will allow us to further set the standard for unique events in the Washington region and deliver an unparalleled experience for social gatherings.”

Mayor Katz and Chamber Officials Welcome Curry's Auto Service to Gaithersburg

Mayor Katz and Chamber Officials Welcome Curry's Auto Service to Gaithersburg

Gaithersburg Mayor Sidney Katz helped owners Matt and Judy Curry cut the ribbon for the grand opening of Curry's Auto Service in Gaithersburg on Friday, October 21.

Curry's Auto Service, one of the largest independent auto service dealers in the metro DC area, has opened a store at 457 N. Frederick Avenue (at the corner of Rt. 355 and Odend Hal Avenue and across from McDonald's). This is Curry's first location in Maryland and joins the other seven locations currently serving Northern Virginia.

The festivities included a free clinic at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, with an "Ask the Tech" segment to discuss any maintenance concerns. All day Friday and Saturday, Curry's Auto Service offered their complimentary complete vehicle inspection. This is offered as a service to all customers to ensure they leave with complete knowledge of the overall health of their vehicle and are able to make informed repair decisions.

Fred's Free Ice Cream, Balloons and Home Repair Info Are a Hit at the Potomac Day Events

Fred's Free Ice Cream, Balloons and Home Repair Info Are a Hit at the Potomac Day Events

fred, www.schedulefred.com, employees give away 250 ice cream confections at the Potomac Day business fair and parade on Saturday

A group of employees from fred, a home repair service, participated in the Potomac Day events in Potomac, Maryland on Saturday, October 22, 2011. An ice cream truck wrapped in fred banners that said, "Follow fred - the first name in home repairs - to get your FREE ICE CREAM" followed the fred employees in the parade. The ice cream truck parked close to the fred booth at the business fair and the fred employees gave away 250 free ice cream confections to the people in the community.