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Organizing Lessons From a Tile Puzzle

Organizing Lessons From a Tile Puzzle

One of the things I always tell clients about the process of getting organized, is that it can be like doing a tile puzzle.

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October 2016, Better Connecticut, Organizing to Move

Matt is joined by Susan O’Connell of Just So Organized, a Certified Move Manager, with hosts Scot Haney and Kara Sundlun, to talk about organizing for a move. Matt and Susan share some great tips to make your move less stressful.

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Organizing to Move: Settling In

Organizing to Move: Settling In

Moving is stressful, but doing it in an organized way, can relieve that stress. This starts by breaking the moving process down into the major stages. In this series, I already talked about first assembling the right team, how to declutter the excess, and staging your home to sell, and, last time, we left off with moving day. Now it’s time to settle in to your new home.

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Organizing to Move: the Right Team

Organizing to Move: the Right Team

Moving is one of the most stressful life events there are. Being organized about it, can significantly reduce that stress, but there’s a lot to it.

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Attic Organizing Strategies

Attic Organizing Strategies

If all clutter is “postponed decisions” (and it is), then it is probably safe to say the decisions in the attic are the MOSTponed.

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Organizing Files By Temperature

Organizing Files By Temperature

Our clients often get ahead of themselves. I mean WAY ahead of themselves. We may be looking at 30 bags and boxes of papers and the client will ask, “Do you recommend color-coding my files?” What I’m really hearing in their voices is “CAN we color-code my files PLEASE?” It’s as if a magical rainbow of colors will make the 30 bags and boxes disappear.

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Organizing to Show and Go

Organizing to Show and Go

Getting your house on the market and getting ready to move can be a very stressful time. Having a comprehensive plan can reduce that stress. We help folks with this type of work every week , so here are a some of the essential guidelines we recommend for such a plan.

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Back To School Organizing

Back To School Organizing

Back To School Organizing School is in full swing and if it already looks like some of your organizing plans are running into trouble, here are some tips and products for five different areas of back to school organizing. Simplify the time management. A new school year is an opportunity to start over and when we do that, there is a tendency to want to “get it right this time.” And when that happens there is also a tendency for the pendulum to swing from one extreme to the other. Don’t start an elaborate time management system that you won’t be able to maintain. A large dry erase calendar, visibly located, makes a simple solution for the kids. Just limit it to major events. Too much information has the Where’s Waldo effect of overwhelm. Sticky notes get a bad rap because they don’t stick, but spend a little extra for the “Extra sticky” variety. Smaller ones can hold events for upcoming months and larger one’s can list parents’ simple daily targets. Again, don’t list everything, just the essentials. Maybe it’s vitamins […]

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Organizing Beyond the Toothbrush

Organizing Beyond the Toothbrush

To reliably access what you want, when you want it and to manage quantities, I have written about the showroom vs. stockroom model. I have thought of another way to demonstrate the same concept using the example of something most of are able to keep organized without any effort: the toothbrush.

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Organizing Breathing Room into Your Systems

When I first started my organizing business, I called it Breathing Room. Back then I believed that breathing room is a highly desired result from getting organized. I still do. I also believe it is a vital component to organizing systems for both space and time.

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