Nike has it right!

When it comes to organizing – whether it’s your office, your home, your personal life, procrastination seems to easily creep in on people.  Before one knows it, a pile of paper has grown, clothes have taken on a life of their own, and many jobs are not getting done. One key area that I ask

Organize for Family Travel

Over the Christmas break I was fortunate enough to spend two weeks with my family in beautiful sunny Hawaii.  For those of you who know me, you know I’m a bit of a beach baby.  The best holiday for me is where there is sun, sand, and a beach. Being an organized person, I tend

The Cost of Keeping Things – A Hoarding Story

October 27, 2011 Well, as many of you know we have been working on a hoarding home for quite some time now.  Here’s a quick review: We were called in July to help with the downsizing and de-cluterring of a home. The home owners moved into a retirement home and no one was living in

Focusing on Your Strengths

I recently met with a colleague of mine who is a Productivity Professional.  Her name is Dawn and she owns a company called Work in Order.  When Dawn and I met we talked about our past lives and what we did before we became Professional Organizers.  If you didn’t already know, I had been an