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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MIT News

AeroAstro students organizing Global Space Balloon Challenge
MIT News
AeroAstro grad student and MIT organizing team member Duncan Miller says planners are targeting a wide range of potential participants. “The Global Space Balloon Challenge is designed to be as appealing and challenging to university-level and ...


USA TODAY

Man accused of organizing Mumbai attacks granted bail
USA TODAY
The man accused of masterminding the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks that left 166 dead has been granted bail in Pakistan. Lawyer Rizwan Abbasi said a judge found there wasn't enough evidence to keep Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi in custody. "It may take four or ...
Lashkar-E-Taiba Member Zaki-ur-Rahman Lakhvi Accused Of 2008 Mumbai ...International Business Times

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NPR (blog)

Successful Tech Requires An Old-Fashioned Skill: Organizing People
NPR (blog)
Organizing in general is the act of shaping disparate groups of people into one whole greater than the sum of its parts all pushing towards a common goal. The core principles of organizing — collaboration, building decentralized power, evocative ...

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UB Police Organizing Popular Citizens' Police Academy for 2015
UB News Center
“Our annual Citizens' Police Academy is an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to take an inside look at policing and actually experience what being a University at Buffalo police officer is all about.” Chief of Police Gerald Schoenle ...


Waterbury Republican American

NLRB decides employer email systems permitted for union organizing
Employee Benefit News
The National Labor Relations Board held recently that employers must allow use of company emails for union organizing purposes during non-work periods, a decision that many employment and labor advisers say will be a nuisance for workplace ...
NLRB issues rule to speed up union organizingWaterbury Republican American
NLRB Expands Employees' Right To Use Employers' Email For Union OrganizingMondaq News Alerts (registration)
A One-Two Punch to Make Union Organizing Easier: The NLRB Speeds Up ...The National Law Review
Business Management Daily -JD Supra (press release) -Yahoo News
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WLTX.com

Lowcountry Organizing Ebola Relief Aid for Liberia
WLTX.com
Members of the Guinean Red Cross stick information concerning the Ebola virus during an awareness campaign on April 11, 2014 in Conakry. Guinea has been hit by the most severe strain of the virus, known as Zaire Ebola, which has had a fatality rate of ...

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Politico

NLRB boosts unions' organizing leverage
Politico
The regulation will eliminate a previously-required 25-day period between the time an election is ordered and the election itself, and it will require employers to furnish union organizers with all available personal email addresses and phone numbers ...

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New York Times

Ruling Lets Work Email Be Used to Organize Unions
New York Times
In a decision that could affect millions of workers across the country, the National Labor Relations Board ruled on Thursday that employers could not prohibit employees from using their company's email to communicate and engage in union organizing on ...
You Can Use Company E-mail to Organize a Union but Not to Organize a Bake ...Businessweek
Your Boss Can't Stop You From Organizing A Union Over Work Email: FedsHuffington Post

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Augusta Free Press

Virginia Organizing comment on Governor McAuliffe, Medicaid
Augusta Free Press
virginia-organizing new2 Virginia Organizing applauded Governor Terry McAuliffe's action on Medicaid expansion by including the item in his proposed budget amendments. Virginia Organizing Chairperson Sandra A. Cook issued the following statement.

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NLRB Completes Rule to Streamline, Speed Union-Organizing Elections
Wall Street Journal
WASHINGTON—A divided National Labor Relations Board on Friday set new rules for union elections in the private sector, marking one of the biggest procedural changes to the federal organizing process in decades. The NLRB said the rules aim to ...

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1-2-3 Sort

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

35 Santity Savers - Get More Productive

Use these 35 sanity savers this year to help you... Read More

Getting Things Done: A Guide To Next-Action Lists

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

7 Little Things That You Can Do to Organize the Kids Rooms

1. Sink to their level. Get on your knees in... Read More

3-Step Clean Sweep Program to Organize

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

Feng Shui Guidlines for Storage Spaces

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

Be More Productive - Books to Help You Be More and Do More!

How many of us have enough time to do everything... Read More

Six ADD Tips for Organizing Everyday Things

Life with ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder) can be a constant... Read More

Organize Your Desk ? Live Longer!

It may seem far-fetched, but by organizing your desk, your... Read More

Relieve Vacation Stress By Planning Ahead

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

Overwhelmed? Try the Red Zone Tactic

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

How Clutter Affects Your Love Life

Clutter in any area of your home is a sign... Read More

The Psychology of Being Organized

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

Tired of Endless Chores and To-Dos? Stop Running Around in Circles and Enjoy Life Again

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

After the Clutter: 5 Steps to a New Daily Routine

I've noticed that in the two years since the major... Read More

Time for a Clean Out

Time has flown. It's been six months since you came... Read More

Words That Inspire - SIMPLIFY

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

3 Simple Filing Guidelines

One of the most basic ways to find papers when... Read More

Sticking to Your New Years Resolutions: Ten Tips for a More Organized Life

1. A calendar is an essential organizing tool ? start... Read More

5 Reasons to Organize Your Home Today

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

Essential Tips for the Kitchen

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

The Organized Move: Packing Made Simple

(This is the second in a series of three articles... Read More

5 Tips to Banish Clutter From Your Life For Good

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

Making Space - Letting Go of Clutter

To make room for new things to come into you... Read More

Get Rid Of The Clutter

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