Procrastination is one of the major obstacles to getting organized. Fight procrastination ON TIME: Organize Gather your thoughts: determine the steps needed to complete a given task. Taking small steps toward achieving a goal is much more palatable than looking at the whole project at one time. Breaking a project down into its component parts will make you say, “Wow! That’s so much easier than I thought it would be.” […]
Check out my April 2017 audio for the Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life radio show.
Photo by AGSIA DESIGN GROUP – Color-coding is one of my favorite ways to organize! I color-code everything, from clothes to files to cookware to calendars. While these photos are of professionally staged spaces, color-coding can work in your life and the way you live it. Try it and let me know how it goes. The principle behind organizing with color is simple: It’s quicker and easier to recognize a color than it is to read a label. When you assign meaning to a certain color, it’s easier to quickly find what you need when you need it. […]
Check out my March 2017 audio for the Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life radio show.
Check out my November 2016 audio for the Change Your Attitude, Change Your Life radio show.
I have been helping clients organize their lives since December, 2003. Since then, I’ve heard countless people lament about their being disorganized, that they don’t know where to start, and that they couldn’t have done it without my help. So in 2011, I put together what I call The 10 Commandments of Organizing, a short list of the main bits of advice I tend to give most often. […]
It’s 9pm. The phone rings and the voice on the other end says, “There’s been an accident.” Your 75-year-old parents were driving home from an evening out. A deer jumped onto the road and your father swerved to miss it. Instead of hitting the break, your father hit the gas pedal and crashed into a telephone pole. Thankfully, both of your parents were uninjured. […]