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

In The News:


Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative names new director
WKBN.com
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The Mahoning Valley Organizing Collaborative has named DaMareo Cooper its new executive director, replacing Heather McMahon, who now serves as managing director for the Ohio Organizing Collaborative, a statewide ...


Daily Record

Savvy Senior: Medication management tools for organizing and remembering
Daily Record
Getting organized and being reminded are the two keys to staying on top of a medication schedule. To help your mom achieve this, there are a wide variety of affordable pillboxes, medication organizers, vibrating watches, beeping pill bottles and even ...

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Huffington Post Canada

Organizing Photos: Tips From The Professionals
Huffington Post Canada
Supplies -- Invest in a large set of matching photo albums and photo boxes. This will make it easy to organize your photos over the years. Write it down -- Record an identifying description, such as the date or who's in the photo, on the back of each ...


Madison.com

Together: Help Earth while organizing
Madison.com
Downsizing and decluttering your home doesn't have to have a negative impact on our Earth. It isn't necessary to hold onto stuff just because you don't want to throw it out; there are other environmentally conscious choices. While helping my organizing ...

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Wall Street Journal

Machinists Union IAM Cancels Organizing Vote at Boeing's South Carolina Plant
Wall Street Journal
Boeing fended off the first real organizing challenge at its nonunion manufacturing stronghold, as its largest union canceled a vote aimed at unionizing some 3,175 employees of the aerospace giant in South Carolina. The IAM, Boeing's largest union, ...
Machinists withdraw request for union vote at Boeing's South Carolina plantThe Seattle Times
UPDATE 3-Union postpones election at Boeing South Carolina plantReuters
Vote withdrawal at Boeing could mean tougher road ahead for Machinists unionCharleston Post Courier
WHBL Sheboygan
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CBS Local

Washington Co. HS Students Accused Of Organizing “Anti-Gay” Day
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – School officials are investigating after several students at McGuffey High School allegedly organized an “anti-gay” day. Reportedly the students at the Washington County school organized the “anti-gay” day after several students ...
Pennsylvania school investigates allegations of harassment after 'anti-gay day'WWMT-TV
Pierson High School Students Take Vow of SilencePatch.com

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Gawker

Why We've Decided to Organize
Gawker
Some of us on the Gawker Media editorial staff have decided to try to unionize. Here's a brief explanation. I will say first of all that I'd prefer not to be writing this story yet, because the organizing effort is still in the early stages. It would ...
Gawker Media Editorial Staff Welcomed by WGA: Read Full StatementTheWrap
This is what you do if you want to start a new unionVox

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CBSSports.com

Titans QB Mettenberger has been organizing workouts with teammates
CBSSports.com
Voluntary workouts for the Tennessee Titans don't officially begin until next week, but some of the players have gotten an early start. According to wide receivers Kendall Wright and Dexter McCluster, incumbent quarterback Zach Mettenberger -- a sixth ...
Zach Mettenberger organizing practices with teammatesNFL.com

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Black Prison Organizing
CounterPunch
The images of the heroic guerrilla fighter inspired many people to cast aside the politics of patient organizing for the gun. Ultimately George Jackson, like his seventeen year old brother Jonathan, were among them. In August 1970, Jonathan Jackson was ...


Closer Weekly

Spring Clean Your Home With These Expert Organizing Tips from The ...
Closer Weekly
Then, select an area to organize. The second step is to set a plan in place to stay productive as you clean all year long. For example, anything that goes together — such as holiday decorations — should be stored together. The last step is to let go ...

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Do you use to-do lists? Do you find it satisfying... Read More

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

Change the Way You Think and Change Your Life

Dennis is working as a factory worker during the day... Read More

Success at Work : Techniques : A Cluttered Desk

I followed my boss to a co-worker's cubicle where my... Read More

9 Simple Strategies for Home Organization

Home organization means being able to find your stuff when... Read More

Making Life Easier, with NLP Chunking!

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

Managing Mealtime Madness

It is 5:00 pm and Cindy has no idea what... Read More

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Do you feel like you are running around in circles,... Read More

Organizing for Today, Tomorrow and the Next Day

Getting organized is hard. If it weren't, we wouldn't put... Read More

Calendars and Personality Type

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

Organisation - Getting Back To Basics

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

Can Someone Step Into Your Job Or Role And Function Effectively?

Working for one of the top Marketers online (David Ledoux)... Read More

5 Reasons to Organize Your Home Today

Home organization isn't just for neat-nicks or those drawn toward... Read More

10 Tips for a More Organized Morning

1. Teach your children to use an alarm clock or... Read More

What Balance Looks Like For You

Recently, in an online group, we talked about "balance" and... Read More

5 Easy Tips on Light that You Can Use to Improve Your Day

Light, Work, and YouWinter is here-and with it, short days,... Read More

Lightening The Load

When I tell people what a FREEING experience moving is,... Read More

3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize

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