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:


Big labor sees organizing boon for autos, warehouses, more from US ruling
Reuters
Aug 28 U.S. union leaders said on Friday that a landmark U.S. labor board ruling on companies' obligations toward contract and franchise workers would help them organize manufacturers and e-commerce companies as well as fast food chains. On Thursday ...

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In These Times

UE Organizing Director Bob Kingsley Prepares To Step Down, But Lefty Union ...
In These Times
He spoke boldly of the union's recent successes in organizing California van drivers at Renzenberger, a Kansas-based company that specializes in providing low-cost contract labor to railroads. He also spoke passionately of organizing efforts at General ...


Huffington Post

A Post-Katrina Disaster Checklist: Water, Food, Community Organizing
Huffington Post
Organizing may seem like the outlier, but in reality it is one of the most essential components for true recovery. It's the thing that makes communities more resilient. In the face of growing threats from climate change and extreme weather, the most ...
Organizing for a true reconstruction in the Gulf Coast: An interview with ...Facing South

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Columbus Dispatch

Ruling boosts unions' hopes of organizing at Wendy's, other fast-food chains
Columbus Dispatch
The ruling is a boost for unions that have tried to organize workers at many fast-food restaurants, which often are owned by big companies but run by franchisees. The companies have said their franchisees — not the companies themselves — have control ...
National Labor Relations Board Paves Way For Union Organizing At McDonald's ...International Business Times
The U.S. Government Just Gave Contract Workers Way More Organizing PowerFast Company

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CAF, Rwanda Sign CHAN Organizing Agreement
AllAfrica.com
Confederation of African Football (CAF) and hosts Rwanda have signed the Organizing Association Agreement (OAA) ahead of the 2016 African Nations Championship (CHAN) bringing to an end the latter's five-day inspection across the country.
Caf, Rwanda sign Chan organizing pactSuperSport

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Organizing an Effective Study Space
Jewish Link of New Jersey
command and the proverbial “battle” begins, empathize with your child. Is organization hard for him? Does he have good ideas but needs some coaching to follow through? Does he not know that being organized is a beneficial trait to work on for ...


Black Agenda Report

Organizing, Not Activism: Chicago's Dyett HS Hunger Strikers Mark 11th Day ...
Black Agenda Report
Activism is showing up, speaking out, demonstrating here, tweeting there, disrupting that and blogging that. But activists are only responsible to themselves. Organizing, as Chicago's Jitu Brown points out, is entirely different from mere activism ...

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Realty Today

Home Organizing: 5 Habits To Start And Keep Today
Realty Today
This home organizing habit will help you keep track of tasks (like changing the air conditioner filter) that you need to complete or supplies/tools that you need to stock on. It's all about getting it out of your head and in front of your eyes so you ...


Hillary Clinton heads to Cleveland for Ohio organizing event
Toledo News Now
CLEVELAND (AP) - Hillary Clinton is making a campaign stop in Ohio to shore up early organizing efforts in the political battleground state. Clinton speaks at a grassroots event Thursday in Cleveland, where Republicans held their first presidential ...

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Archbishop Chaput chastises critics of organizing team for World Meeting of ...
Catholic Culture
Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia has denounced two activist Catholic groups that called attention to connections between officials of the World Meeting of Families (WMOF) and politicians who support legal abortion. The WMOF will be held in ...

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9 Simple Strategies for Home Organization

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

Clutter-Clearing and Your Authentic Self

Have you ever felt so discouraged, your life so out-of-control,... Read More

Feng Shui Guidlines for Storage Spaces

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

Creating The Perfect Closet

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

Essential Tips for the Kitchen

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

Clutter Campaign - Commit Your Time

Decide When And Where To StartDecide when and where to... Read More

Getting Things Done: A Guide To Next-Action Lists

Getting Things Done (GTD), is a productivity methodology designed by... Read More

The True Definition of an Organization

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

Five Simple Tips to Get Organized Today!

Take time to declutter this summer...Writing can certainly consume the... Read More

Relieve Vacation Stress By Planning Ahead

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

Feeling Overwhelmed and Unorganized? - How to Use Index Cards to Organize Your Life

Feeling Overwhelmed and Unorganized? - How to Use Index Cards... Read More

It?s Spring Cleaning Time? Let?s Make Room For Abundance!

I gathered some things you can do this spring while... Read More

Home Organizing Tips & Gizmos

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

Digging out of Paper Clutter - part 2

We previously noted that papers must be sorted before they... Read More

Organized Living-Secrets About Your Lifes Hidden Power Revealed

An organized living lifestyle can cause you to weed out... Read More

Organizing Solutions for the Disorganized Entrepreneur

After more than 20 years as an entrepreneur and a... Read More

Are You A Collector?

Collections are the outward manifestation of a deeply-felt principle or... Read More

Its Time To Clear Out! Clutter Busting For Every Aspect Of Your Life

'A well-ordered life is like climbing a tower; the view... Read More

Change the Way You Think and Change Your Life

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

Spruce Your Environment, Spruce Your Spirit

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

Digging out of Paper Clutter - part 1

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

10 Simple Ways to Clear Clutter from Your Home and Office

There is nothing worse then spending ten minutes looking for... Read More

Kids Clutter: Organizing at Every Age

Our children are probably the biggest clutter creators we have... Read More

Stress Management: 10 Universal Laws to Get and Stay Organized

1. The Law of the 1st StepA good first step... 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