An Organizing Lesson From The White Stripes

One of the things I say a lot is limitations breed freedom. I’ve written several posts that demonstrate the value of this paradox , but here’s an example you might not expect: The White Stripes.


How Dedicated Zones Work

How Dedicated Zones Work “Dedicated Zone” is an expression professional organizers (like me) throw around a lot, but what exactly does it mean and how does it work? A dedicated zone is an area, as small as a drawer or as large as a room, that one reserves exclusively for one category.  The dedicated zone should be determined at the …


Out The Door-ganizing

Once you have purged the stuff in your home down to a manageable quantity, there is no more important practice to stay organized than to establish DEDICATED ZONES.  These are areas in your home (or office) that are dedicated to one purpose and nothing else.  The stricter you are, the easier it will be to stay organized.  Perhaps the most …