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7 Things To Do To Be More Productive At Work

by Tony Gonzalez May 28, 2013 8:39 PM
We’re just coming off a 3-day holiday weekend. Sometimes, the first day back to work is a challenging Mt. Everest of things to do. Here are 7 things that you can do to help you get back into the groove of working. They are also good tips to help you be productive on a regular basis. [More]

Time Management Tips for Self Storage Owners

by Kim Kilpatrick January 24, 2013 7:27 PM
A small self-storage business owner wears many hats. He works in the office and rents units to people. He keeps the financial books. He maintains the buildings and landscaping. He collects the bills. He even clears the snow.

The top two worries for small business owners are all of the multiple roles they have in their business and that they don’t have enough time to do everything that they need to do. One in four small business owners believe that just one extra hour in the working day is worth more than $500. [More]

Colorado Self Storage Company Donates on Behalf of Hospitalized Children

by Holly Robinson April 30, 2010 6:18 AM
A Centennial, Colorado self storage company has decided to celebrate its grand opening next month by donating a percentage of its rents, along with an additional $1,500, to a nonprofit organization that helps families of children who have been hospitalized.

The self storage company, Cutting Edge Self Storage, has been working to find ways to support its new community and to blend in. One part of its effort to blend in has been designing the building so that it fits into its neighborhood architecturally. [More]

Using Self-Storage to Prepare for the Holidays

by Kim Kilpatrick November 23, 2009 7:05 AM
Self-storage companies around the country are offering tips to help people with the process of decluttering in preparation for the holidays. While many people like to store things in their closets, basements, and attics, others find that using self-storage greatly reduces the stress of the holidays. Using a self-storage unit can reduce stress in the following ways:

A self-storage unit provides parents with a way to rotate unused toys out of circulation. Most parenting experts recommend that parents leave only a few toys out at a time for children to play with. When the current set of toys ceases to interest children, parents can rotate them into storage and rotate other toys out. It is best to keep only as many toys in circulation as children can reasonably be expected to put away on their own.... [More]