Category Archives: Productivity

From Summer to School: Back To School Organizing Do’s & Don’ts

OK, folks…it’s August. Any day now, the mail will arrive with teacher assignments and the excitement (and anxiety) of the new school year will start to bubble up! While the kids won’t go back to school for a few more … Continue reading

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Summertime Organizing: Cool Down the “Write” Way

We are in the midst of a heatwave here in Eastern PA. Today for example is 97°, with a feels like temp of 106°…ouch! Not the most conducive weather for organizing, right? Well, definitely don’t work in the garage, or … Continue reading

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What TO DO with old TO DO lists

While working with clients on managing their paperwork and filing systems, and/or time management/productivity we often come across very old (meaning over a year) TO DO lists. Are YOU haunted by these? Know they are out there lurking to challenge … Continue reading

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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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