Kids Clutter: Organizing at Every Age

Our children are probably the biggest clutter creators we have in our homes -- even more so than the dreaded paper flow. It starts out innocently, when we find out we are expecting; then the purchasing frenzy swings into high gear and does not let up until, well, let's just... Read More

Organizing Tips to Help You Conquer the Laundry Monster

Laundry. You sort, you wash, you fold, you blink ? and the pile of dirty clothes has grown all over again. Laundry is a fact of life, but approaching the task in an organized way can make it more manageable. Preparation is Half the Battle If you have a... Read More

Memorabilia -- Use It or Lose It!

What do you do with those special items that have been passed down to you? Put them in the hall closet and hope the door will shut? Probably not a good choice for several reasons. First, you are unnecessarily creating clutter; second, if the item is very old and unstable,... Read More

Four Easy Steps to An Organized Closet

The National Association of Professional Organizers has dedicated January to clean out those closets, but don't wait for January -- now is the time. Exciting this task is not, but by devoting a couple of afternoons this month you can reduce unnecessary search time and you may even find some... Read More

The Organized Move: Unpacking with a Plan

(This is the third in a series of three articles on "The Organized Move") The moving truck is pulling in the driveway of your new home and soon you will be surrounded by all your stuff. You have dreamed about the additional space...you have agonized over paint and furniture choices...and... Read More

3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize

3-Step Clean Sweep Program 1 - Purge2 - Simplify3 - Organize Getting Started Springtime is when many folks give their homes and offices a good cleaning. For every thing there is a season, and this is the season to get rid of the winter cobwebs. The... Read More

Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 1

The following procedures will insure an organized and well run office. 1. Have a daily To Do sheet. This is made up at the end of the day. You might have items left over from the previous day, put those items first and work from there. If you make deposits... Read More

Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 2

In part 1, we discussed a system you could use to organize your office. In this article we will discuss what material is needed to implement that system. You will need the following items for your office system. Calendar/Daily Planner; Accordion File (1-31); Manila Files with the Months of... Read More

The Five Ways To Ease The Process Of Eliminating Clutter

I recently had a conversation with a friend about clutter. She shared that at times there was so much clutter around her home that she simply concluded her home was in a stage that she referred to as CHAOS or Can't Have Anyone Over Soon. We talked further and what... Read More

Organizing Your Day

One of the hardest things for most individuals working from home is to stay focused. One of the best ways to stay focused is organization. In addition, being organized will help your time management skills. The two are very much intertwined. Planning out your day is very important. What... Read More

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Germany organizing conference on refugee crisis
U-T San Diego
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Foreign Ministry says it is organizing an international conference on the refugee crisis resulting from the conflicts in Syria and Iraq. Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Sawsan Chebli said Monday that Germany was planning the ...

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How Network-Centric Organizing Made the People's Climate March
techPresident
The People's Climate March was large; the People's Climate March contained multitudes. It was designed to do so in part by the technology that connected people to the event. The landing page for prospective organizers invited them to join one of the ...


Technical.ly Philly

A Philly team is organizing Al Jazeera's first hackathon
Technical.ly Philly
A five-person team from SecondMuse, which has organized large-scale hackathons like NASA's SpaceApps and the National Day of Civic Hacking, is developing the news organization's hackathon, scheduled for Nov. 29-Dec. 1. The team, led by West ...

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ORGANIZED: Readers share organizing tips with the professional
Naples Daily News
As a professional organizer, I come up with feasible systems and solutions that ultimately should help my clients stay organized. If I do my job right, and teach my clients how to sustain their newfound state of organizational bliss, they usually think ...


The science of organizing our busy lives
Sarasota Herald-Tribune
In his new book “The Organized Mind,” Daniel Levitin — a McGill University professor of psychology and behavioral neuroscience — explores how a basic understanding of the way the brain works can help us think about organizing our time in an age of ...


Together: Five things to know about organizing
Madison.com
5) Organizing uncovers treasures. I love it when a client exclaims: “That's where it is, I've been looking for that!” or when they find money and gift cards. We have even found items purchased, still in bags with their tags on. They were returned and ...


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MacArthur 'Genius' Ai-jen Poo: Organizing America's Domestic Workers
NBCNews.com
Behind the doors of any given American home there may be someone inside paid to take care of children, an aging grandparent or a sick relative. Domestic workers are among the least-protected members of the workforce, excluded from state and federal ...

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CU Columbia Spectator

Columbia alumna wins MacArthur grant for labor organizing
CU Columbia Spectator
"She was one of a handful of Asian-American women who were incredibly talented organizers, and so professional about it even at that stage. It was kind of embarrassing for me as an amateur organizer to watch how good they were," Agueros said. "It's not ...
An Organizing 'Genius' For Domestic WorkersAOL Jobs

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US Organizing Summit on UN Peacekeeping Next Week
ABC News
The United States is organizing a summit on U.N. peacekeeping on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly next week that will be addressed by U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and Rwanda's President Paul Kagame.

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Las Vegas writer Deniece Schofield to hold organizing workshops in El Paso
Las Vegas Blog (blog)
Woman's Day magazine once described Las Vegas based writer & consultant Deniece Schofield as “the most organized woman in America.” Schofield has a national reputation as one of the top authorities on home & family management. Schofield, 66, is ...

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Essential Tips for the Kitchen

* Cupboards and drawers should contain items that are grouped... Read More

Breathing Life Into Dead Spaces

"I don't have enough room!" -- this is a common... Read More

Sticking to Your New Years Resolutions: Ten Tips for a More Organized Life

1. A calendar is an essential organizing tool ? start... Read More

Four Tips For Clearing The Clutter

Spring?. Fresh breezes through open windows, sleeping trees come awake... Read More

Home Organizing Tips & Gizmos

Staying organized can be a constant battle. The following organizing... Read More

Balance- What Does It Really Mean?

Balance- what a popular topic these days! Finding a work-life... Read More

Spring Cleaning: Mission Garage Organization

Spring is here and the garage door is open. This... Read More

Creative Storage Solutions

When the things in your home start crowding in around... Read More

Everything Fits Together Perfectly!

Here's a little lesson I experienced while packing boxes for... Read More

Organizing Tips to Help You Conquer the Laundry Monster

Laundry. You sort, you wash, you fold, you blink ?... Read More

Clutter Is Natural

Nature loves clutter. Just think of all the stuff that... Read More

25 Tips and Tricks for an Organized Move

Worried because you're moving soon? This really doesn't have to... Read More

Without a Plan, You?re Doomed to Failure

"My job is an endless series of deadlines, I am... Read More

3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize

3-Step Clean Sweep Program 1 -... Read More

Clutter Campaign - Select Your Tools

Have nothing in your houses that you do not know... Read More

Does Your Storage Make Sense?

What do your storage spaces look like? Do you know... Read More

Organize Your Children & Save Your Sanity

It may be difficult to relate saving money with organization... Read More

Organizing Lessons from a Bookstore

The store reminded me of a well-worn slipper ? tattered... Read More

Spring into Spring

Hasn't time flown? Already we're into the last quarter of... Read More

Family Management Tip #3: Getting Ready for the New School Year

Clothes. Check. School supplies. Check. No doubt you've got to... Read More

The Organized Move: Packing Made Simple

(This is the second in a series of three articles... Read More

Is Your To Do List The Problem?

You start each week with great intentions. You are determined... Read More

Organisation - Getting Back To Basics

If you look at any major organisation, there is this... Read More

Creating The Perfect Closet

Your closet is often the first thing you see in... Read More

Be More Productive - Books to Help You Be More and Do More!

How many of us have enough time to do everything... Read More