Digital Paper Organizing

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In spite of all the techy things we have, we are still dealing with a lot of paper. In fact, in some ways it's worse because people are actually printing out emails and saving them in stacks! In this segment of Organize Your Life, I'll show you four solutions to your paper problem with digital paper organizing. I promise you that the less paper you have to deal with, the better your life will be!  Paper Tiger Combines computer indexing and paper management to create a organized filing system. Indexing means ... [Continue Reading]

Ask Questions First. Then Organize.

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Sometimes we gotta get back to basics.  The longer I do this business of organizing, the more I learn that it's the basics that count.  No container in the world will do the job of organizing if the basics aren't addressed. My motto is, ask questions first. Then Organize. I have a set of questions I ask folks all the time called the Value Questions.  They are super important and the hallmark of every project we do.  But some peculiar behaviors come out of people when it comes to paper.  Oh, paper, my paper.  It's the ... [Continue Reading]

Half Hour Organizing Project #19-Piles of Paper!

This is episode #19 of the Half Hour Organizing Project and it all about piles of paper.  We all have it, but some of us keep it in piles on the desk, the countertop, the floor, and the kitchen table.  Purging paper takes time and it can take a long time. Never fear, I'll show you what to do. This Half Hour Organizing Project is all about those piles of paper!  Ready, set, go! ... [Continue Reading]

Post-it Home Collection Review {video}

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Whenever I run across products that I think you must ABSOLUTELY know about, I share them with you! While shopping at Target yesterday, I ran across this new collection from the Post-it people at 3M. Originally this collection was only available at the Container Store, but now it's available to the masses like you and I. The Post-it Home Collection has about 10 different items in it that will help you jog your memory and keep things organized for you! Watch the video to see my two favorite pieces from the collection, ... [Continue Reading]

5 Tools to Organize Your Life {video}

Getting organized isn't just about things and rooms. It is also about time and to-do lists and schedules and getting things done. In this segment of Organize Your Life, I share 5 Tools to Organize Your Life that includes 4 apps for your smartphone and computer and one old-school way! 1. Clear App- {list making} Life is messy. Keep it together with Clear, an amazing new app for list-keeping that is unbelievably simple, quick and satisfying to use. Personal to-do list Shopping list Quick notes list for ... [Continue Reading]