Category Archives: Productivity

Avoid “Laundry Overwhelm” with Time-Saving Folding Tips

As a residential professional organizer, I visit lots of homes. One household system that is quick to fall apart and overwhelm a person is LAUNDRY. I have strong opinions on laundry: • dark and light clothing should be separated (my … Continue reading

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Don’t Put Off Handling Procrastination!

First of all, know when you’re not procrastinating, as these first three strategies address: Continue reading

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10 Weeks of Productivity

NAPO Member, Jan Lehman shares her “10 Weeks of Productivity” during NAPO GO Month.  #GOMonth2018 In order to be productive, it’s important to understand what productivity means at its roots. Over the next 10 weeks, we are going to define productivity by … Continue reading

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Resolution Reset

Was one of your resolutions for 2018 to get more organized? If so, you’re in good company. Getting organized is among the most popular New Year’s resolutions.    Even if you didn’t expressly resolve to get more organized, you may … Continue reading

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80/20 Your 2018

Have you ever gotten to the end of your day wondering what (if anything) of value you actually accomplished? If so, it may be time to pull out the 80/20 Rule! Professional organizers often apply the 80/20 Rule (a.k.a., the … Continue reading

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Making a List, Checking it Twice—Not just for Santa

The holidays are upon us! There’s so much to keep track of and so many things to do! How can this wonderfully busy time of year feel less stressful? Make a list! Or several! I love lists! Just the act … Continue reading

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