Clean Slate of Mind

Ah, the clear desk.  There’s nothing like it.  It represents control and a sense of accomplishment, but it’s more than just a nice idea.  A clear work surface is nothing less than your MOST valuable organizing tool. That’s right.  I said organizing TOOL.  As with all tools, a work surface performs best when it is used with the right purpose. …

Holiday UNdecorating

As this holiday season winds down, do you find yourself overwhelmed with the thought of putting away all the holiday decorations and clutter?  Take control with these helpful tips and leave yourself in great shape for next year’s holiday fun! 1. Ziploc Lights Everybody loves lights for the holidays, but nobody loves untangling them. Toss the boxes they come in …


Target Your Office

Originally from Matt Baier’s Organizing Works Newsletter, November 2007

Target Your Office

Does your desk ever get piled with so many things to do that you don’t feel like you can do ANY of them? If so, you’re not alone. Just looking at that pile can stress you out before you even start work! Would you be willing to try something new in order to avoid this daily stress?