Organized Simplicity

Organized Simplicity Author Tsh Oxenreider
ISBN-10 1440313601
Year 2010-10-25
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher F+W Media, Inc.
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Remove the Mess, Add Meaning Simplicity isn't about what you give up. It's about what you gain. When you remove the things that don't matter to you, you are free to focus on only the things that are meaningful to you. Imagine your home, your time, your finances, and your belongings all filling you with positive energy and helping you achieve your dreams. It can happen, and Organized Simplicity can show you how. Inside you'll find: A simple, ten-day plan that shows you step-by-step how to organize every room in your home Ideas for creating a family purpose statement to help you identify what to keep and what to remove from your life Templates for a home management notebook to help you effectively and efficiently take care of daily, weekly and monthly tasks Recipes for non-toxic household cleaners and natural toiletry items including toothpaste, deodorant and shampoo Start living a more organized, intentional life today.

Organized Simplicity

Organized Simplicity Author Tsh Oxenreider
ISBN-10 9781440313455
Year 2010-10-25
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Betterway Home Books
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Remove the Mess, Add Meaning Simplicity isn't about what you give up. It's about what you gain. When you remove the things that don't matter to you, you are free to focus on only the things that are meaningful to you. Imagine your home, your time, your finances, and your belongings all filling you with positive energy and helping you achieve your dreams. It can happen, and Organized Simplicity can show you how. Inside you'll find: A simple, ten-day plan that shows you step-by-step how to organize every room in your home Ideas for creating a family purpose statement to help you identify what to keep and what to remove from your life Templates for a home management notebook to help you effectively and efficiently take care of daily, weekly and monthly tasks Recipes for non-toxic household cleaners and natural toiletry items including toothpaste, deodorant and shampoo Start living a more organized, intentional life today.

Organized Simplicity

Organized Simplicity Author Tsh Oxenreider
ISBN-10 1440302634
Year 2010-11-21
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher Betterway Home
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Remove the Mess, Add Meaning Simplicity isn't about what you give up. It's about what you gain. When you remove the things that don't matter to you, you are free to focus on only the things that are meaningful to you. Imagine your home, your time, your finances, and your belongings all filling you with positive energy and helping you achieve your dreams. It can happen, and Organized Simplicity can show you how. Inside you'll find: A simple, ten-day plan that shows you step-by-step how to organize every room in your home Ideas for creating a family purpose statement to help you identify what to keep and what to remove from your life Templates for a home management notebook to help you effectively and efficiently take care of daily, weekly and monthly tasks Recipes for non-toxic household cleaners and natural toiletry items including toothpaste, deodorant and shampoo Start living a more organized, intentional life today.

The Laws of Simplicity

The Laws of Simplicity Author John Antonelli
ISBN-10 9780262260954
Year 2006-07-07
Pages 117
Language en
Publisher MIT Press
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Finally, we are learning that simplicity equals sanity. We're rebelling against technology that's too complicated, DVD players with too many menus, and software accompanied by 75-megabyte "read me" manuals. The iPod's clean gadgetry has made simplicity hip. But sometimes we find ourselves caught up in the simplicity paradox: we want something that's simple and easy to use, but also does all the complex things we might ever want it to do. In The Laws of Simplicity, John Maeda offers ten laws for balancing simplicity and complexity in business, technology, and design -- guidelines for needing less and actually getting more.Maeda -- a professor in MIT's Media Lab and a world-renowned graphic designer -- explores the question of how we can redefine the notion of "improved" so that it doesn't always mean something more, something added on.Maeda's first law of simplicity is "Reduce." It's not necessarily beneficial to add technology features just because we can. And the features that we do have must be organized (Law 2) in a sensible hierarchy so users aren't distracted by features and functions they don't need. But simplicity is not less just for the sake of less. Skip ahead to Law 9: "Failure: Accept the fact that some things can never be made simple." Maeda's concise guide to simplicity in the digital age shows us how this idea can be a cornerstone of organizations and their products -- how it can drive both business and technology. We can learn to simplify without sacrificing comfort and meaning, and we can achieve the balance described in Law 10. This law, which Maeda calls "The One," tells us: "Simplicity is about subtracting the obvious, and adding the meaningful."

From Strange Simplicity to Complex Familiarity

From Strange Simplicity to Complex Familiarity Author Manfred Eigen
ISBN-10 9780191633072
Year 2013-05-23
Pages 768
Language en
Publisher OUP Oxford
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This book presents a vivid argument for the almost lost idea of a unity of all natural sciences. It starts with the "strange" physics of matter, including particle physics, atomic physics and quantum mechanics, cosmology, relativity and their consequences (Chapter I), and it continues by describing the properties of material systems that are best understood by statistical and phase-space concepts (Chapter II). These lead to entropy and to the classical picture of quantitative information, initially devoid of value and meaning (Chapter III). Finally, "information space" and dynamics within it are introduced as a basis for semantics (Chapter IV), leading to an exploration of life and thought as new problems in physics (Chapter V). Dynamic equations - again of a strange (but very general) nature - bring about the complex familiarity of the world we live in. Surprising new results in the life sciences open our eyes to the richness of physical thought, and they show us what can and what cannot be explained by a Darwinian approach. The abstract physical approach is applicable to the origins of life, of meaningful information and even of our universe.

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up Author Marie Kondo
ISBN-10 9781607747314
Year 2014-10-14
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing. Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you’ll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo’s clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list). With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house “spark joy” (and which don’t), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo’s newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home—and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire. From the Hardcover edition.

The Key To Organized Simplicity

The Key To Organized Simplicity Author Ariel Horowitz
ISBN-10 9781628844863
Year 2013-08-30
Pages 39
Language en
Publisher Speedy Publishing LLC
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We've all heard it said that you will get more done when you are organized. That basically means you're able to find things faster and be more efficient with your finite time. Who doesn't want that, right? Actually doing it is where the problem lies. But the solution is contained in this book entitled "The Key to Organized Simplicity - Simple Tips to Becoming More Organized". It covers different areas of life where organizing and simplifying in relation to that particular thing makes the most difference. This includes your home, office, school and other areas of life. It shows you how to catch yourself before you start throwing things around so to speak and instead taking the time to be cognizant of being organized; which takes a little more effort but is well worth it. We can all use more organization in our lives and this book will help. The invaluable and practical tips are phenomenal and will get you on your way to becoming more organized so that you can finally free up your time.

Organize for a Fresh Start

Organize for a Fresh Start Author Susan Fay West
ISBN-10 9781440320767
Year 2011-09-22
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Betterway Home Books
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There are more than 76.1 million Baby Boomers in the U.S. who are undergoing various major life transitions including empty nesting, second career or retirement and caregiving for elderly parents. o Organizing titles continue to be well received. Organize Now Updated & Expanded edition has sold 19,535 copies and Organized Simplicity has sold 10,229 copies in their first three months. o Readers will find practical, step-by-step instructions for reorganizing their homes and techniques for keeping their homes organized. - Major life transitions often leave people with homes, belongings and schedules that no longer work for their lifestyles. Organize for a Fresh Start will teach readers step-by-step how to reorganize so they can hold on to what they need, let go of what they don’t, and welcome new things that will help them in the next chapters of their lives. Readers will learn how to reevaluate the function of each room in their homes and reorganize their houses for their current life circumstances. Through tips, checklists, questions and exercises, readers work through the process of managing the new activities and systems in their lives in order to more easily settle into a “new normal.”

Deep Simplicity

Deep Simplicity Author John Gribbin
ISBN-10 9780141042213
Year 2009-08-27
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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'Gribbin takes us through the basics with his customary talent for accessibility and clarity' Sunday Times The world around us can be a complex, confusing place. Earthquakes happen without warning, stock markets fluctuate, weather forecasters seldom seem to get it right - even other people continue to baffle us. How do we make sense of it all? In fact, John Gribbin reveals, our seemingly random universe is actually built on simple laws of cause and effect that can explain why, for example, just one vehicle braking can cause a traffic jam; why wild storms result from a slight atmospheric change; even how we evolved from the most basic materials. Like a zen painting, a fractal image or the pattern on a butterfly's wings, simple elements form the bedrock of a sophisticated whole. Synthesizing chaos and complexity theory for the perplexed, Deep Simplicity brilliantly illuminates the harmony underlying our existence.

Enterprise Governance and Enterprise Engineering

Enterprise Governance and Enterprise Engineering Author Jan A. P. Hoogervorst
ISBN-10 9783540926719
Year 2009-02-19
Pages 428
Language en
Publisher Springer Science & Business Media
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Achieving enterprise success necessitates addressing enterprises in ways that match the complexity and dynamics of the modern enterprise environment. However, since the majority of enterprise strategic initiatives appear to fail – among which those regarding information technology – the currently often practiced approaches to strategy development and implementation seem more an obstacle than an enabler for strategic enterprise success. Two themes underpin the fundamentally different views outlined in this book. First, the competence-based perspective on governance, whereby employees are viewed as the crucial core for effectively addressing the complex, dynamic and uncertain enterprise reality, as well as for successfully defining and operationalizing strategic choices. Second, enterprise engineering as the formal conceptual framework and methodology for arranging a unified and integrated enterprise design, which is a necessary condition for enterprise success. Jan Hoogervorst's presentation, which is based on both research and his professional background at Sogeti B.V., aims at professionals in management and consulting as well as students in management science and business information systems.

The Joy of Less

The Joy of Less Author Francine Jay
ISBN-10 1452155186
Year 2016-05-31
Pages 224
Language en
Publisher Chronicle Books
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Francine Jay pioneered the simple living movement with her self-published bestseller, The Joy of Less. In this fully redesigned and repackaged edition—featuring never-before- seen content—Jay brings her philosophy to more readers who are eager to declutter. Rather than the "crash diet" approach found in other tidying up books, Jay shares simple steps to cultivate a minimalist mindset and form new habits, paving the way to lasting success. Her easy-to-follow STREAMLINE method works in any space—from a single drawer to a closet, room, or entire house. What's more, it can be called upon during clutter-inducing life events such as moving, getting married, having kids, or downsizing. With an airy two-color interior design and lovely hardcover package, The Joy of Less is a refreshing and relatable approach to decluttering that belongs in every home.

Organize Now

Organize Now Author Jennifer Ford Berry
ISBN-10 144031375X
Year 2010-11-05
Pages 256
Language en
Publisher F+W Media, Inc
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Get Organized Fast! Clutter has a cost. It steals your storage space, robs your time and energy, and takes away the peace and beauty of your home. Don't pay for it another minute—get organized, now! This updated and expanded edition of the bestselling Organize Now! features even more quick, effective organizing ideas. Easy-to-follow checklists show you how to organize any part of your life in less than one week. You spend more time organizing and less time reading—a perfect fit for your busy lifestyle! Long-term goals help keep the clutter away for the months and years to follow, so you can maintain the order you create. You'll find help with everything from time management and routines to mental clutter, paperwork, pets, purses, toys, rooms and life events such as moving and celebrating the holidays. Special money saving tips show you how to use your organizing efforts to cut costs around the house and even make a little money. Don't let piles of paperwork, overflowing closets and overbooked schedules drain your resources and energy anymore. Take control with Organize Now!

From Complexity to Simplicity

From Complexity to Simplicity Author Simon Collinson
ISBN-10 9781137006219
Year 2012-09-07
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Palgrave Macmillan
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Start a simplicity revolution! Complexity is one of the biggest challenges facing modern business. It is slowing companies down, costing them on average 10% of their profits and harming employee morale. From Complexity to Simplicity will equip you and your business with the tools you need to identify and eradicate complexity from your business model. Based on cutting-edge research with the top-200 firms in the world, it takes you through real business case studies and offers a practical how to guide to ridding your business of these profit-killing problems. Within the pages of the book you will discover: • What is complexity? What is simplicity?• The true costs of complexity• How to identify external and internal complexities• The impact of complexity on managers, employees and different parts of the business• How to guide to removing complexity• How to communicate with simplicity• The simplicity tool kit – every thing you need to make you a simplicity expertFrom Complexity to Simplicity will show you how to start your own simplicity revolution and how to add value to your business. So keep it simple and do better business every day.

Spark Joy

Spark Joy Author Marie Kondo
ISBN-10 9781607749738
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 304
Language en
Publisher Ten Speed Press
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Japanese decluttering guru Marie Kondo’s The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up has revolutionized homes—and lives—across the world. Now, Kondo presents an illustrated guide to her acclaimed KonMari Method, with step-by-step folding illustrations for everything from shirts to socks, plus drawings of perfectly organized drawers and closets. She also provides advice on frequently asked questions, such as whether to keep “necessary” items that may not bring you joy. With guidance on specific categories including kitchen tools, cleaning supplies, hobby goods, and digital photos, this comprehensive companion is sure to spark joy in anyone who wants to simplify their life.

Environmental Modelling

Environmental Modelling Author John Wainwright
ISBN-10 9781118351482
Year 2013-01-22
Pages 496
Language en
Publisher John Wiley & Sons
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Simulation models are an established method used to investigate processes and solve practical problems in a wide variety of disciplines. Central to the concept of this second edition is the idea that environmental systems are complex, open systems. The authors present the diversity of approaches to dealing with environmental complexity and then encourage readers to make comparisons between these approaches and between different disciplines. Environmental Modelling: Finding Simplicity in Complexity 2nd edition is divided into four main sections: An overview of methods and approaches to modelling. State of the art for modelling environmental processes Tools used and models for management Current and future developments. The second edition evolves from the first by providing additional emphasis and material for those students wishing to specialize in environmental modelling. This edition: Focuses on simplifying complex environmental systems. Reviews current software, tools and techniques for modelling. Gives practical examples from a wide variety of disciplines, e.g. climatology, ecology, hydrology, geomorphology and engineering. Has an associated website containing colour images, links to WWW resources and chapter support pages, including data sets relating to case studies, exercises and model animations. This book is suitable for final year undergraduates and postgraduates in environmental modelling, environmental science, civil engineering and biology who will already be familiar with the subject and are moving on to specialize in the field. It is also designed to appeal to professionals interested in the environmental sciences, including environmental consultants, government employees, civil engineers, geographers, ecologists, meteorologists, and geochemists.