Organizing and Social Media – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

What’s social media got to do with organizing? Quite a lot, if you think about it. Consider these examples: You can use Pinterest to organize ideas and projects. You can organize your contacts on Facebook, Twitter, and other platforms by making use of the list feature. Social media is often seen as a productivity killer. And that’s just off the…

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Interview with Professional Organizer Mariela Chagas

I’m excited to share my latest organizer interview, with Mariela Chagas of Organized Living Concept in South Florida. Mariela specializes in home and office organization, and also offers moving management, move-in organization, travel preparation and errand services. Mariela, what made you decide to start an organizing business? I’ve been doing this work informally on and off for over 10 years…

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Coffee: A Workplace Saviour Or Productivity Killer?

I don’t publish many articles about organizing or productivity here, because I figure you guys are already experts in that area. But when Nathan Sharpe of Biznas approached me with his article about the pros and cons of coffee in the workplace, I couldn’t resist! Because coffee… The relationship between coffee and productivity is not a smooth-sailing one. While millions…

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Organizing Music: Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

It’s been a long cold winter across most of North America, leaving many of us cooped up indoors. The upside is that it’s provided us with lots of time for activities like reading, watching movies (or binge watching TV shows) and listening to music. This last activity is the subject of this month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. It’s such a…

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Interview with Residential Organizer Nancy Haworth

Today’s interview is with Nancy Haworth of On Task Organizing. A member of NAPO and NAPO-NC, Nancy provides in-person organizing services in the Raleigh, North Carolina area and virtual organizing services worldwide. Nancy, what’s your specialty? Residential organizing with a focus on helping those who are decluttering to prepare for moving or downsizing. What other services or products do you…

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2019 Conferences for Productivity and Organizing Consultants

No matter what your level of training and experience, continuing education is vital to your professional and personal growth. Fortunately, there are plenty of learning opportunities for you to consider. I’ve listed below some of the conferences for organizers and related professionals taking place around the world this year. In addition to industry-specific events, this year’s list includes conferences related…

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Get Your Small Business’ Goals Back on Track This Year

If you’re a small business owner you’d probably agree that managing existing profits and processes is challenging enough. But how do you turn your small business passion project into profits? We’re discussing five areas that require special attention when you’re re-organizing your focus and working on growing your business. Financial Management and Tax Prep Your small business is more than…

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New Year’s Resolutions: Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Whether you call them resolutions, intentions, goals, or a different word altogether, there’s something about a new calendar that urges us to make a fresh start. This is a huge topic for the organizing pros who read my blog, so I invited them to share their tips and insight on New Year’s Resolutions in this edition of the Professional Organizers Blog…

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