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 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

In The News:

5 Organizing Products That Are Secretly 'Black Holes' Of Clutter
Huffington Post
You don't have to be a neatnik to appreciate the simple power of a well-organized home. After all, when everything has a designated place, it often seems like life just runs a little more smoothly. However, while some organization products certainly ...


Now the hard part starts for LA, Olympic organizing committee
USOC CEO Scott Blackmun speaks in front of Olympian Janet Evans and L.A. mayor Eric Garcetti at a news conference Tuesday. The USOC and L.A. organizing committee are facing a Jan. 5 deadline to submit application files to the IOC to bid for the 2024 ...

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SON (Self-Organizing Network) Technology to Grow in Demand Due to Cost ...
Business Wire (press release)
ALBANY, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--A new addition to's extensive research report catalog examines the demand trends for self-organizing network technology from 2015 to 2030. The report, titled 'The SON (Self-Organizing ...

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Realty Today

Home Organizing: Tips To Hide Home Wires
Realty Today
Clip it: Since you cannot really hide your cords, unless you can make them magically disappear, half of the battle is keeping them neat and organized. One of the best ways you can control the chaos is by gathering them in bundles and clip them with a ...

Swipe right for unions? Companies should brace themselves for labor organizing ...
Lexology (registration)
Labor advocates are looking to build upon their gains through, among other things, the development of a mobile application (“app”) designed to facilitate and improve employee organizing. Consider it version 2.0 of the organized labor movement, and you ...

Group organizing trip for Million Man March 20th anniversary
Gainesville Sun
A group of residents from the Gainesville area are organizing a two-day bus trip to Washington, D.C., this fall to take part in the “Justice or Else: 20th Anniversary of the Million Man March." The march, which will take place on Oct. 10 on the ...

Dayton Business Journal

Organizers ready to build on NCAA First Four record year in Dayton
Dayton Business Journal
“The impact of the NCAA First Four continues to increase in ways beyond what we could have imagined thanks to the support of the local organizing committee, its leadership and its sponsors,” said Tim Wabler, retiring vice president and director of ...

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Big labor sees organizing boon from US ruling
Manufacturers including auto workers, food processors, steelmakers and aerospace companies are potential targets for union campaigns, said Elizabeth Bunn, director of the AFL-CIO's organizing department, noting that plant workers are often not directly ...
National Labor Relations Board Paves Way For Union Organizing At McDonald's ...International Business Times
Ruling boosts unions' hopes of organizing at Wendy's, other fast-food chainsColumbus Dispatch
The U.S. Government Just Gave Contract Workers Way More Organizing PowerFast Company

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Seattle Weekly (blog)

Seattle Driver Says Uber Retaliated for Labor Organizing
Seattle Weekly (blog)
Seattle Driver Says Uber Retaliated for Labor Organizing. Takele Gobena says his account was temporarily deactivated after he spoke out in favor of better working conditions. By Casey Jaywork Tue., Sep 1 2015 at 12:27PM ...

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Asahi Shimbun

Olympic organizing committee backtracks, pulls disputed emblem
Asahi Shimbun
After a month of controversy, the Tokyo Olympic organizing committee decided to withdraw an emblem that has been stigmatized with charges of plagiarism from the time it was announced as the winning design. The initial uproar centered around accusations ...
Japan Olympic organizers drops Tokyo 2020 logo over plagiarism scandalFox News
Olympics organizers under fire as event mishaps growThe Japan Times

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10 Common Roadblocks to Getting Organized

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The Most Frequently Asked Questions about Organizing Your Kids Rooms

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Organization Tips - How to Set Up Your Database

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The 4-Keys to Clutter Free Living - Design a Space that Nurtures Your Soul

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Do You Have Scatter-Brain-Itis?

In your quest to get 'up and running' so to... Read More

Organizing Your Day

One of the hardest things for most individuals working from... Read More

Overwhelmed? Try the Red Zone Tactic

Some people seem to be born organized. You probably remember... Read More

The True Definition of an Organization

The true definition of an organization is one that is... Read More

Secrets to Eliminating Emotional Clutter

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

Getting Organized For The New Year - Part 1

The following procedures will insure an organized and well run... Read More

10 Easy Tips for Digging Out Your Desk Today

Has your polished mahogany (or modular plastic) desk been buried... Read More

Cleaning Out Your Closet

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

5 Easy Steps to Making Housework More Manageable

Sometimes the task of keeping a clean, tidy house just... Read More

A Simple Effective Tool To Get And Stay Organized

Often we are in overwhelm because we are holding too... Read More

25 Tips and Tricks for an Organized Move

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

Mental Clutter- Is It Taking Over Your Life?

Chances are, most of you have a lot you need... Read More

Daily Systems Keep You Organized

Ever wonder how they do it? How a short-order cook... Read More

Technology...The Culprit and the Tool

Technology has given us the tools to reduce routine tasking,... Read More

The Balance of Balance

Life is about maintaining a balance of all aspects. At... Read More

Spring Cleaning: Mission Garage Organization

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

Ending The Morning Madness

Back-to-school time ? what does that mean to you? For... Read More

3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize

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