Category Archives: General Organizing

Classic Landing Spots for Clutter

  Car If you work out of your car, commute long distances or your kids are in a lot of activities and sports, your car or minivan is bound to reflect it. Some of us feel like we spend more … Continue reading

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Delegating Wisely

  As a business owner, a large part of organizing is learning how to delegate tasks and recognizing when to delegate tasks. I strongly believe those two elements are crucial to running a successful small business. I have helped several … Continue reading

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Cleaning Versus Organizing

Let’s make one thing clear. Organizers don’t clean and cleaning companies don’t organize. They might think they do, but they don’t. They pick up, shove things, stack things, or put things where you can’t find them. I’m a fan of … Continue reading

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When Hobbies Overtake Our Space

  I was reminded this week of a home I walked into many years ago in the beginning of my business. When I stepped into the front door, I was greeted with a quilting loom. At least I believe it … Continue reading

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8 Mistakes to Avoid While Tackling An Organizing Project

  So the day and hour has arrived. You have blocked off time to tackle the organizing project that has been on your to do list for months. I’m glad you are ready to dive in and start making headway … Continue reading

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Working from Home

How to Avoid Distraction Running a business from home or working from home for your company is not an easy task. Distraction looms at every corner and productivity can suffer if self discipline and routines are not your strong suit. … Continue reading

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Compartmentalize to Organize

  Thefreedictionary.com says it well. To compartmentalize is to separate into distinct parts, categories, or compartments. In a nutshell, that is a huge part of organizing. We separate out things, stuff, chaos, parts, pieces, and just about anything into categories … Continue reading

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Steps Leading to Change

You’ve often heard it said, “Change doesn’t happen overnight.” I completely agree with that statement. It’s absolutely true. You can’t snap your fingers and expect immediate change, whether you’re changing your diet to lose twenty pounds, changing your attitude and … Continue reading

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Staying Focused

  “Amber, why is this ten times easier to do when you’re here with me? That’s such a good question. A successful small business owner asked me that question as we organized his home office. We had quickly caught him … Continue reading

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Draw a Line… Between Personal and Business

  Running a small business from home or an outside office often poses problems when there is cross over. Cross over happens when email, mail, and paperwork is routed to different addresses, brought to work, and/or mixed together in systems … Continue reading

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