Make a To-Don’t List

March 27, 2018

What if you had to wear something scratchy or too-tight today? Everyone has a clothing article we bought because it looked better in the store than it actually feels or fits.  How productive could we be wearing an itchy sweater today? How motivated would we be for tomorrow’s work day knowing we had to wear […]

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 […]