A Harvesting Lesson for Getting Organized

Ever wonder what a threshing floor is? It’s an old convention, but it is very helpful in understanding a concept in getting organized, that is valuable today.


To get organized and stay organized, STRUCTURE matters.  I have often said that to STAY organized you need organizing systems made up of two components: an easy habit and an appropriate structure. To GET organized also requires structure.  This is what I call cluttertecture. To get a cluttered room under control, it’s impossible to jump directly to finished systems. Getting …

Reaching Goals

Originally from Matt Baier’s Organizing Works Newsletter, January 2009


January is the month we like to make a fresh start. Getting organized is a very popular New Year’s resolution and this month I would like talk specifically about how to stick to the goals we set. These goals can be as small as focusing on “simple” errands or as large as creating a website.