Why Write a Personal Mission Statement?

Do you have a personal mission statement? Most of us think of mission statements in corporate terms. Large corporations, non-profit organizations, universities, and philanthropies have mission statements. These messages are usually directed toward the people involved in the organization as well as the person who would buy their product, enroll in their school, or donate …

Finding Time – As Seen In The Washington Post

By Carmen Coker Would you agree that FINDING TIME for your most important life goals is often difficult to do when you are juggling a busy schedule? What’s worse, for the time-starved, the ick factor doesn’t just stop at the basic frustration of not finding time! These nasty feelings come right along with it: Unfulfilled …

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

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 doing in generalities …

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 …