General Organization

Binders: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Binders: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

Does your business have at least one binder? Most business want and need binders to easily access their information. A poorly put together binder is not an asset. But a well put together one is. Ok, so the contents of a binder matters a lot. But, so does the binder itself. People are much...
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My Favorite (Organizing) Things

My Favorite (Organizing) Things

Below are some organizing solutions that I’ve found to be favorites with me and my clients. They typically are reusable as situations change and can be used in variety of ways. If you are feeling musical, try singing along to the tune of ‘My Favorite Things’, from one of my favorite movies (or just read about...
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10 Reasons Why We Don’t Put Things Away

10 Reasons Why We Don’t Put Things Away

We all have reasons why we don’t put things away. I’ve been taking an informal poll and thinking about the reasons why we leave things lying around and at what point it becomes a problem. We all leave stuff around (our Halloween decorations are still out).  Knowing when it turns that corner and starts...
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Is Your Mind Trashy? 5 Ways to Clean Up Your Mental Clutter

Is Your Mind Trashy?  5 Ways to Clean Up Your Mental Clutter

 Mental clutter has a big impact on our lives, probably bigger than most people realize. Mental clutter can make you feel helpless, overwhelmed and unmotivated. It can paralyze your actions, make you want to leave the scene and forget things. Mental clutter is all the extraneous information we are trying to take in, remember and decide...
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Power Desks

Power Desks

Can you imagine having a desk layout created just for you? Wouldn’t it be great to sit down and instantly be able to find what you need to start work? Arranging an optimal desk layout can have a big payoff in terms of your productivity and enjoyment. Here are 3 ways to get started...
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You and Your Magazines

You and Your Magazines

Let’s face it. Magazines are fun! The provide information, relaxation and keep you current. Magazines have a way of piling up and can quickly become an ‘issue’ though. We get busy, interests change, or it’s just too much information sometimes.           How many of these are true for you? You are...
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Enjoying Childhood Mementos

Enjoying Childhood Mementos

Do you enjoy looking at your childhood mementos? Or instead, are you ‘enjoying’ the view of boxes worth of childhood stuff. What are you saving for your kids? Read on to discover that you CAN enjoy your childhood mementos and make it easier on your kids, too! Mary finally decided to tackle looking through...
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The Power of Labels

The Power of Labels

What if I told you there is one simple thing you can do that would change everything? Would you do it? How many times have you pulled open the same drawer, looked into the same bin, searched through the same folders over and over because you didn’t know what was in there? Don’t be misled...
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Tame Your Book Habit

Tame Your Book Habit

Another pile of books, crammed onto every shelf in the bedroom, the living room, the house, boxes of books in the garage. It’s frustrating. You can’t find the book you are looking for. You trip over the pile of books by the door. The kids have books strewn across their room because they can’t...
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Are your Piles Your To Do List?

Are your Piles Your To Do List?

Most of us have them, a pile or two or three of papers sitting on our desk or counter. They have a way of multiplying, especially when we’re busy. We end up sifting through them, looking for the important things (things we need to do) or that one piece of information you know is...
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