professional organizer

Do You Need a Clutter Broker?

I’ve just come to the realization that the job my team of organizers and I do is that of a clutter broker. What do I mean by this? Just as there’s no such thing as a one-size-fits-all mortgage, there’s no thing as a one-size-fits-all clutter solution. A mortgage broker has the job of brokering the right mortgage to suit your needs and a professional organizer has the job of brokering the right balance of keep, toss, donate, and sell. Here’s how.

2023-10-21T01:50:14-04:00January 7th, 2014|Clutter Control, Home page|

The Shocking Truth About Getting Organized

To get organized effectively, the focus should not be on getting rid of stuff, but on what's being kept. Really. That focus needs to be on what you are keeping, why you are keeping, how much you are keeping, and where is all going to be kept?

2023-10-21T02:02:22-04:00August 27th, 2013|Clutter Control, Home page, Systems|

“Papers? I’ve Gotta Go Through Those MYSELF.”

Sometimes when we are sorting and purging our client’s stuff, we come across some bags of papers and the client will tell us “I’ve gotta go through those myself.” I’ve challenged this argument so many times, I thought I’d blog about it. What follows are the reasons for their argument and why they don’t hold water.

2023-10-21T02:16:12-04:00April 2nd, 2013|Home page, Paper Management|
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