Monthly Archives: August 2010

It’s About a Level of Order

The Other Side of Organized Finding Balance Between Chaos and Perfection by Linda Samuels, CPO-CD I recently read the book The Other Side of Organized by Linda Samuels, CPO-CD (http://www.theothersideoforganized.com/). I was totally sold on this book when I read … Continue reading

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Play to Your Strengths

Today, I am traveling down I-81 to drop off my son for his freshman year of college. This post is appropriate, since my husband and son have packed our vehicle with everything (I think) he will need to survive college dorm … Continue reading

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What Do You Do with All the Extra Stuff?

When you are downsizing and moving, the biggest question is what to do with the extra stuff. In the new book “Get Organized Today” Katie Munoz, of Moving Forward Inc. says it is likely that you will have a lot of … Continue reading

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Time Management

We are all so busy that projects and chores stay on our To-Do Lists for days, maybe weeks, at a time. What are those tasks that never make it to the top of your list? Are they things that you … Continue reading

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Thinking About Space

Yesterday, I was on my way to a client’s home where we were finishing up the transformation of his home office. Like many of my home office clients, he had compiled a bunch of mismatched, inexpensive pieces to furnish his … Continue reading

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The Best “Green” Way to Eliminate Clutter

Stop Shopping! In the words of Nancy Castelli, from the new book “Get Organized Today”, this may be the most difficult, yet ultimately the most important way for you to reduce your clutter and serve the planet at the same … Continue reading

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Procrastination

I heard from fellow organizer, Tara Donohue Rudo, these sobering statistics about procrastination. An average employee has 37 hours of uncompleted work on their desk. Executives spend 7.8 hours per week in meetings and 108 minutes daily reading and responding … Continue reading

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Before and After Photos

Girl’s Bedroom  A place for everything and everything in it’s place! We boxed up all of the same type of item. Then we determined where each catagory would live. With a home for each type of item, it will be easier to clean up in … Continue reading

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Washington Post “Live on Line” Chat

I participated in the Washington Post’s Live on Line chat today, offering suggestions for college dorm storage. Here’s the link: http://live.washingtonpost.com/home-front-08-12-10.html Happy School Year!

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Delegating Tasks

In the new book Get Organized Today, Anna Sicalides, The Organizing Consultant, speaks to the challenges of a high performance family. She suggests that you delegate tasks to someone else and use your time for what you do best. Consider … Continue reading

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