Going Vertical

By Naomi Cook Ah …college graduation time – no more classes, no more books! I remember what a great time in life that was – no obligations (for the moment, anyway) and lots of celebration! Plus, I was finally able to check out of that cramped concrete cube that was my bedroom, closet, office, living …

The Top 5 Reasons Why You Can’t Get Organized

By Carmen Coker Getting organized means…quality of life…high levels of energy and productivity…creating space in your home and life for the things that really matter…being fully present. Getting organized is a huge part of being all you can be physically, mentally, emotionally, and more. Given these amazing benefits, what’s stopping you from getting organized? Here are the …

Solve This Productivity Riddle and Save 10+ Hours of Time, Every Time

by Carmen Coker Riddle me this: What is something that is no-cost to do, but if not done, is very costly? Hint: the answer has to do with time management, goal setting, and being productive in your home, work, and life. The Big Reveal If you answered “plan,” then you are close. If you answered …

What Aristotle Exposed About Getting Organized

Aristotle once said: “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” It’s hard to argue with Aristotle, one of the greatest scientists and philosophers the world has ever seen. It’s even harder to argue, given that his very name means “the best purpose.” Indeed, his advice encourages you …

Welcome Back Organized October

It’s that time of year again. Time to make one giant organizing push before the holidays begin. We call it Organized October—it’s a month dedicated to organization of all types. We’ve posted our Organized October Calendar with tips, ideas, and product suggestions to help you get the most out of each crisp October day. You’ll find excellent …

All You Need to Know About Time Management

When it comes to your life, would you categorize yourself as… a. A highly effective person? b. A moderately effective person? c. A poorly effective person? Now, here is the cold, hard truth about your answer, no matter which it may be: YOU CAN BE BETTER. Granted, this very truth brings up the million-dollar question: how? …

Wanna Get Organized? 4 Must-Do Steps

By Carmen Coker You’ve vowed to finally transform your “clutter mountain” into a “clutter molehill.” Now that your mind is set, how do you successfully negotiate the ins and outs of getting organized? (1) Have specific goals. Don’t say: I want to get organized. Do say: I want to organize my estate. Speaking in generalities leads to …

Organize your Kitchen and Start Cooking this Fall

By Monica Friel  The fall is a great time for cooking and eating, creating new recipes and bringing back old ones. Having a well organized kitchen is crucial for good meal planning and preparation. Making optimal use of the space in your kitchen is more important when you’re spending extra time creating new recipes and …