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It's the End of *This* eNewsletter

...and the start of something better!

On St. Patrick's Day, I announced that MBG Organizing Solutions had been purchased by Sandler Training of Chattanooga.  Thank you for the overwhelming number of messages of congratulations that I received.  I am so pleased with this acquisition and my first week at Sandler has been terrific.

Today, I want to tell you more about what's next.  And, because I can't resist, there is an article below

I will still be coaching and training clients how to be more organized and effective at work.  I cannot imagine my professional life without that service.  However, as a Sandler associate, I can also help clients:
  • Manage people more effectively
  • Be a visionary and strategic company leader
  • Make more money by improving business development activities
  • Communicate effectively with others, regardless of differences in style
  • And much more...
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I'll still be writing articles and always welcome special topic requests.  And, you should watch the swanky video that I got to star in (see below).  Here is my new contact information:

Melissa Gratias, Ph.D.
Vice President - Sandler Training of Chattanooga

Thank you for your loyal readership.  I'll see you at Sandler!  ~Melissa

How Do I Get Organized?

New clients come to me with one primary question:

How do I get organized?  
While that question alludes to a fundamental need, it reflects a central misunderstanding that being organized is a destination at which a person can arrive when it is more accurately a tool that is used to accomplish a goal.  

The word “organized” is derived from a Latin word that means tool or instrument, and tools are a part of an overall process to construct or achieve something greater.  

I love a pneumatic nail gun just as much as the next girl, but the point of having it is to build a fence, not to pose for pictures while holding it like a member of the suburban militia.  (Not that I’ve done that personally, mind you.)  

Additionally, tools are useless without... (Read More)

Video of the Month

We are growing!  MBG Organizing Solutions has been acquired by Sandler Training.  In this video, Dr. Melissa Gratias gives several tips for being a more effective team manager. 

You Don't Need to Contact Me.
You are Perfectly Organized.

Melissa Gratias, Ph.D.
Melissa Gratias, Ph.D.

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