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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89.3 KPCC

California a testing ground for new labor organizing strategies
89.3 KPCC
California is seen as fertile ground for a new labor movement. The state is home to the largest number of union members in the nation - some 2.4 million, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Union organizers have used the state to test new ...
Open Shop Trend Makes Organizing the "Organized" Top Union PriorityMonthly Review
Guest Post: Harris v. Quinn: Another Nail In The Coffin Or Shot In The Arm For ...Progress Illinois
The case for unionsMilwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)

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Organizing is all about Keeping it Simple Sweetie
Your Houston News
Keeping your life organized can be summed up with the adage, “Keep It Simple Sweetie.” Here's how: Keep it simple sweetie. • Simple, easy, routine steps make your home and your life organized. • Clarity about what items, activities and connections are ...


Durham women organizing “An Evening in White”
Middletown Press
Durham women organizing “An Evening in White”. Posted: 08/28/14, 6:00 PM EDT |. # Comments. DURHAM >> Drawing inspiration from Diner le Blanc started in France in 1988 Leslie White and Lisa Davenport, along with a team of other women have ...

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Wunderground.com (blog)

Invest 99L Organizing Over Gulf of Mexico
Wunderground.com (blog)
The center of a broad area of low pressure associated with tropical wave 99L is now over the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico's Bay of Campeche, and the disturbance is growing more organized as it heads west-northwest at about 10 mph. Heavy rains are ...


Mary Pankiewicz: Five questions reveal your organizing personality
Knoxville News Sentinel
Chances are you are using organizing systems that don't match your organizing personality. My clients who struggle with organization are creative, highly intelligent individuals who need creative organizing systems. Just as there are different learning ...


VW employee-created union accelerates organizing efforts
Nooga.com
Coordinators of an employee-created union called America Council of Employees at Volkswagen are accelerating their organizing efforts. Last week, Volkswagen worker Mike Burton, who led anti-United Auto Worker efforts during February's election, ...


Organizing “The Organized”
CounterPunch
For many years, American unions have been trying to “organize of the unorganized” to offset, and, where possible, reverse their steady loss of dues-paying membership. In union circles, a distinction was often made between that “external organizing”–to ...


The Atlantic

Does America Need an 'Organizing Principle'?
The Atlantic
Clinton had harsh words for the White House's foreign-policy mantra, saying, “Great nations need organizing principles, and 'Don't do stupid stuff' is not an organizing principle.” This No-Organizing-Principle critique has been made before. During the ...
In Search of America's 'Organizing Principle'Defense One
Hillary slams Obama for 'stupid' foreign policiesNew York Post
Hillary Clinton Dismisses Obama's 'Don't Do Stupid Sh*t' Foreign PolicyHuffington Post
UPI.com -Washington Post (blog) -ABC News
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Veteran's organizing skills benefited community
Insurance News Net
Aug. 31 -- Joe Scott loved to putter around the house when he wasn't busy with youth sports leagues. Family members said Mr. Scott should have written the first do-it-yourself book. The retired insurance salesman taught himself to do whatever was ...

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Wall Street Journal (blog)

Ten Tips on Organizing Your Mind, from Dr. Daniel Levitin
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The neuroscientist that brought us bestsellers “This is Your Brain on Music” and “The World in Six Songs” has turned his attention to the problem of organization. Dr. Daniel Levitin's new nonfiction book, “The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the ...

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Feng Shui Guidlines for Storage Spaces

Professional organizers and helpful-hint sources often recommend storage solutions such... Read More

Organization Tips - How to Set Up Your Database

What's in a Name?Everything.What do you do with all the... Read More

The True Definition of an Organization

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

Finish in Style - Organizing Works!

One of my mother-in-law's many oft-quoted and wise declarations was... Read More

Letting Go Of Your Excuses

At this point, you have probably run across some belongings... Read More

Clear Your Clutter and Free Your Life

Whatever your clutter problem the answer is the same: make... Read More

Spruce Your Environment, Spruce Your Spirit

After a long winter, this is the time of year... Read More

Words That Inspire - SIMPLIFY

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

Relieve Vacation Stress By Planning Ahead

Cindy looks at the calendar and sighs. Ah, the end... Read More

Calendars and Personality Type

I recently conducted a survey to look at the relationship... Read More

How to Prevent Piles of Paper!

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

8 Signs Your Home is Out of Control -- and What to Do About It

It happens without warning. One day you notice your home... Read More

Three Effortless Ways to Win the Paperwork Battle

Buried under mountains of paperwork from your company? Do the... Read More

Quick Organizing Tips From Assistance For You

Keeping on task and getting organized starts with a basic... Read More

Four Easy Steps to An Organized Closet

The National Association of Professional Organizers has dedicated January to... Read More

Without a Plan, You?re Doomed to Failure

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

Making Life Easier, with NLP Chunking!

You know, in psychology there is a rule, especially within... Read More

3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize

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

Control Your Childrens Clutter!!

Ever feel overwhelmed by all the papers, notices, artwork, and... Read More

Digging out of Paper Clutter - part 1

Digging out from under stacks of paper might seem like... Read More

Too Many Unfinished Projects? 7 Time Management Strategies to Move Stalled Projects to Finish Line

Q. I have several projects going at once -- but... Read More

Spring Clean Your Life

Spring is here and its time to sweep away the... Read More

5 Tips to Banish Clutter From Your Life For Good

Studies show that 80 percent of what we use comes... Read More

Clutter is Postponed Decisions?

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