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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The Case for Union Organizing--2015
AFL-CIO (blog)
For the first 20 of those 40 years, public workers did most of the organizing. Twenty states in 20 years established a legal framework for the rights of public workers. In 1973 public sector density was (a bit) below private sector density: 23 percent vs.


Expert shares tips on how to organize and de-clutter your home
Hartford Courant
"Being organized means that you're able to find what you need when you need it. Life is messy, but our things need a home," said Manierre. Piles of stuff represent that a decision has not been made on how to handle the items, she added. There are three ...


8 suspects detained for organizing dog-fighting ring in Zhejiang
Shanghaiist
A total of eight suspects were held for organizing a dog-fighting ring in Dongyang city, Zhejiang province this past Sunday, while another 33 people received security punishment and six pit bulls were confiscated. Yang, one of the suspects, reportedly ...


Video Feature: For Musicians, Apps for Tuning, Keeping Time and Organizing ...
New York Times
SMARTPHONES and tablets are powerful music devices. You can listen to music, you can create music and, with the right app, you can get an assist when playing an instrument. One of the most useful apps for guitarists — and yet one of the simplest — is ...


Brothers follow each other in organizing expo
Agri News
For the student organizers, one big challenge is time management. They're organizing the show down to the last detail — including move-in rules designed to protect the floors in Western Hall from any possible damage from large farm equipment — while ...

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Lego Makeup Displays Are Here To Address Your Organizing Problems
Huffington Post
We've seen DIY makeup organizers made from the likes of Pinterest and Etsy, but we never thought we'd see the day when Legos would become the beauty solution we never knew we needed. Enter these Lego makeup displays, which make us want to toss ...

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Anchorage Organizing to Stave Off Army Cuts
Alaska Public Radio Network
The City of Anchorage brought together leaders from the community to organize against potential military cutbacks at two Army bases Alaska. The municipality hopes to convince federal officials that the military is not only good for Alaska, but that ...

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Employees Organizing Push to Unionize Politico
Washington Free Beacon
Employees at Politico are organizing a push to unionize the news outlet, amid recent shakeups at the inside-the-Beltway publication. The effort is being led by Mike Elk, a Politico labor reporter and a strident proponent of unions who started at the ...

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NLRB Makes Union Organizing Easier
Human Resource Executive Online
After losing a representation election, the union filed with the NLRB objections to the election, as well as an unfair labor practice charge which claimed, in part, that the “business only” restriction on internet use unlawfully had affected their ...

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Labor at a Crossroads: The Case for Union Organizing
The American Prospect
For the first 20 of those 40 years, public workers did most of the organizing. Twenty states in 20 years established a legal framework for the rights of public workers. In 1973 public sector density was (a bit) below private sector density: 23 percent ...

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Escaping The Clutter Trap? - 5 Steps For Increasing Productivity And Decreasing Stress

? Do you feel overwhelmed by all the "stuff" in... Read More

Cleaning Out Your Closet

Helping people clean out their closet is something I love... Read More

Clutter Control

Remember when you charged into the office that first day,... Read More

10 Tips on Color Coding Your Paper: From Chaos to Coherence

Color-There Is No SubstituteIn anatomical illustrations you see the brain's... Read More

Clutter & Creativity

Take a look around you right now. Look away from... Read More

Choose Spice Racks That Help You Organize Your Home

Today you have almost as many choices of spice racks... Read More

Heres A Great Way To Organize Your Work From Home Office Virtually

How to do keep track of all you have to... Read More

The Psychology of Being Organized

Individuals who are organized in their personal lives most generally... Read More

Without a Plan, You?re Doomed to Failure

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

How Long Do I Need to Keep This? - A Guide to Receipts, Statements and Financial Clutter at Home

In most homes, paper causes clutter. And it seems to... Read More

How to Prevent Piles of Paper!

If you have piles of paper all over your desk,... Read More

The Top 10 Habits of Organized People

Have you ever wondered how some people seem to have... Read More

Everything Fits Together Perfectly!

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

Spring Cleaning

Spring is such a refreshing time- we are filled with... Read More

Organize (and Decorate) Your Home on a Budget with Baskets

What's an item that can help you organize every room... Read More

Life Lessons - Get What You Want; A Lesson from a Green Sea Turtle!

Sometimes major life lessons come from the most unlikely of... Read More

Thinking Outside the Box

Much of my time as a Professional Organizer is spent... Read More

Get Rid Of The Clutter

You really can have a successful business and a great... Read More

Clutter is Postponed Decisions?

Do you ever sit down at your desk buried in... Read More

What Momma Never Told Me About Housekeeping

A lot of us grew up with Mom taking care... Read More

1-2-3 Sort

Article excerpted from the new book, "How to Do Space... Read More

Words That Inspire - SIMPLIFY

What do you gain if you SIMPLIFY?Dictionary* says:to reduce to... Read More

Give Up Control to Get Control

For some reason, Americans think they have something to prove... Read More

Until We Go Paperless

From time to time I hear this question from an... Read More

Secrets to Eliminating Emotional Clutter

Are you plagued by clutter in your personal or professional... Read More