Tag Archives: Productivity

What’s the latest in the organizing industry?

NAPO Conference Panel

What’s the latest in the organizing industry?   Clearing a closet?  Moving? Important documents to get in order? Read on to learn what happened when over five hundred professional organizers descended upon Scottsdale, AZ in May 2014.    Annually, the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) convenes to network, share ideas, learn new strategies and […]

Goals Are for Professionals

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If you aren’t in business don’t bother writing goals. When I type the search term, “time management” I come up with results for professionals and for students.  The same is true for “goal setting” and when I get to “productivity” I am squarely in the realm of professionals.  But what about everyone else?  What about […]

I Failed My Resolutions

Brain Storm

I failed my 2013 New Year’s Resolutions.  Why?  Because I never even wrote them down.  I have no idea what they were!  Its hard to achieve something when you do not know what you are aiming for. Every year I (try) to set aside time to craft meaningful resolutions.  I will (usually) reflect on these 2-3 […]

And the Rains Came


Spring weather is alternatively inspiring, invigorating and depressing.  We wake up to sunshine and warm temperatures one day, and have to drag out the winter coats and gloves the next. This creates some distinct challenges in our efforts to keep things picked up, at hand, and in order. What to do with coats that are […]