Monthly Archives: July 2012

Top 10 Advantages to Slowing Down

I recently finished reading Small Change by Susan & Larry Terkel. The beginning for the book had a great chapter on how to apply small changes to your life. Like many of our clients who are trying to make changes, … Continue reading

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The Little Interruptions Are Killers

Those little interruptions during the work day aren’t just annoying. They cost your company money. Did you know that after being interrupted it takes the average person 8 minutes to get back to focusing on what they were working on. … Continue reading

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Get Organized in 2012 – Week 31

It’s time to organize the technology in your life. Just like the physical stuff, electronic stuff can get in your way and become clutter. Day 1. Declutter your email inbox. Day 2. Clean up your computer desk top. Day 3. … Continue reading

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Passed My Certification Test!

Months of reading. Attending a study group. But I finally did it. I passed my certification test! BCPO® Certification is a voluntary, industry-led effort that benefits the members of the organizing profession, as well as the public. It is a recognition of … Continue reading

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Back to School – Locker Organization

It’s time to start thinking about back-to-school and locker organization. Remember those days, when your locker was just a thin blank space that you jammed your books, papers, lunch, gym clothes and coat into, never to find again. Times have … Continue reading

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Your Cosmetic Bag – Get It Together

When was the last time you organized your cosmetic bag? It’s a quick project that you can do today. Cleaning out (older than 6 to 12 months) make-up will keep bacteria at bay and will keep your style up-to-date as … Continue reading

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Free “Downsizing In Place” Booklet

Downsizing isn’t just for seniors. It’s a trend to live with less. Not to deprive yourself, but to feel in control of your life. Living simply means living with more – more time, more money and more space. Today’s give-away … Continue reading

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Are You Moving?

Use updater.com. The website will file a change of address with the post office and notify friends, family, magazines, and organizations – all for $2.00. Much cheaper than those “change of address” cards that you will never get around to … Continue reading

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Delegating to Your Children

To delegate a task to a child, you must show them how to do the task first. Do the job yourself and let them watch. Then let them help. Then let them do it while you watch. Finally, let them do it alone. … Continue reading

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Get Organized in 2012 – Week 30

It’s time to play a game. I say this because it is time to organize the important documents in your life. This may require a scavenger hunt through your house, or hide and seek through your file cabinets, but if … Continue reading

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