Top Organizing Tips for Creative Professionals

As someone whose previous career was in the design industry, I know how much of a challenge it can be for busy, creative people to get and stay organized. When you’re faced with meeting client deadlines and marketing yourself to find your next gig, it can seem like getting organized is just “one more thing”… READ MORE

What to Do with Your Unwanted Stuff

A frequent by-product of the organizing process is usually a bunch of stuff you’ve decided you no longer want, love, or use. Getting rid of all this stuff can sometimes be a challenge – but don’t let that stymie your progress! Here are three ideas of what to do with your castoffs: Sell them. If… READ MORE

Getting Paper Documents into Google Docs

Google Docs is a great service which lets you keep store, share, and edit your key documents online. But if you have paper documents, it’s been hard to get them online and into your Google Docs repository – until now. Enter ScanDrop, a new app from the folks at OfficeDrop. Working with the scanner you… READ MORE

4 Tips for Easier Emailing

Do you feel like email has taken over your life? Well, you’re not alone – in a recent study by Information Week, over three-quarters of the people surveyed said that email is essential to their lives – and an additional 15% say they’d rather lose their spouse than give up email! It’s important to remember… READ MORE

What is a Professional Organizer, Anyway?

With the incredible explosion of organizing TV shows, books, and magazine articles, many people are taking active steps to combat clutter in their homes, offices and lives. Often, the easiest and most effective way to get organized is to work with a Professional Organizer – a professional who is dedicated to helping you meet your… READ MORE

Moving Towards Effectiveness

It’s more than just being productive! I recently met with a new client at her office, whose stated goal was to feel like she spent each day being very productive – that she got a lot of things done that day. In our culture of production and consumption, being “very productive” has become a goal… READ MORE

The 3 Secrets to Getting – And STAYING – Organized

When it comes to organizing, routine does matter! Organizing is about so much more than developing the right systems to meet your needs or buying the latest organizing gizmo. While those things are undoubtedly important, the most critical factor of whether your organizing projects will be successful is how well you integrate organizing into your… READ MORE

Strategies for Success

Reach your organizing goals with these easy tips! The prospect of getting organized at home or at work can seem pretty daunting. Working towards your organizing goals can be energized with anticipation and effort, or can be derailed by frustration and confusion. It’s critical to understand that getting organized is a process – and as… READ MORE

Ch-Ch-Changes

Meeting Life’s Changes Head-On A wise person once said, “The more things change, the more they stay the same.” We organizers work with our clients on transforming their lives by making changes to their habits and their environments. If a client truly wants their lives to become more organized and to effect a deep, profound,… READ MORE

Spring Cleaning Project – 4 Steps for Clearing Out Paper Clutter

For many of us, spring is the time when a certain activity comes to mind – the annual clearing out of clutter that collects in our homes and offices. While it’s easy to focus on getting rid of “stuff” clutter – actual physical things – it’s important to look for ways to clear out the… READ MORE

Organizing Your Personal Finances

4 Steps to Getting Control of Your Receipts, Statements, and Bills One of my top requests as a Professional Organizer is to help clients organize their personal finances. For many of us, the myriad bills, receipts, and statements that enter our homes are quickly overwhelming us. It’s hard to keep track of all that information… READ MORE

Organizing for Taxes

Take the stress out of tax time with a few simple tips! Does the thought of preparing for tax time fill you with dread? Tax time can make anyone stressed out – but there’s hope! By using a few easy organizing techniques, you can sail through your taxes this month. Plan in advance. Don’t wait… READ MORE

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