Clutter Excuse “I Paid a Lot of Money for That”

March 15, 2018

It is hard to get rid of something we’ve paid a lot of money for! It feels so wasteful! The keyword here is ‘paid’. Paid is past tense. Economists would call this a sunk cost – a cost that has already been incurred and can never be recovered. Another way to say that is “What […]

Organize Well Enough

January 15, 2018

I’m obsessed by organizing. My obsession extends to all things organizing – to organizing stores and products, to books and TV shows. I follow blogs on organizing and productivity. I’m a professional organizer for heaven’s sake. So I must be perfectly organized, right? Nope! I’m organized well enough. That’s why I named my company Organizewell. […]

Organizing for Parents

December 10, 2017

My career as a professional organizer began when I made the transition from the corporate world to being a stay-at-home mom with two small children, a puppy and way too many toys. I well remember the days of feeling like I lived in a toy store that had been hit by a tornado.  For the […]

Celebrate ‘National Clean Off Your Desk Day’ Right!

November 10, 2017

Here are 5 quick tips to whip your desk back in shape! 1.) The desk top is the most important space in a workspace. Be ruthless and only keep the items currently being worked on and the things used frequently (daily) on the desk. 2.) Get office supplies and reference materials off your desk. It’s […]

Be a Calendar Master

November 10, 2017

Chances are you have access to a digital calendar. It’s there for you but is it THERE for you? Here are some quick tips to help you get more out of your calendar:   Change your view Everyone processes information differently and your Calendar default view might not be the best view for you. Switch […]