Product Review: ACDSee Photo Studio

Since I got my first digital camera in 2004, I’ve taken thousands of photos using several different cameras and smart phones. Although I’ve been good about transferring them to my computer, I haven’t been consistent in they way I organize them. This became even more of an issue when my interest in photography as an art form was rekindled a…

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Paper vs Digital: How To Choose The Right Organizational Tool

I’ve been wavering back and forth between paper planners and digital calendars for most of my adult life, because there are definite advantages to both. Perhaps you’re in the same boat. And your clients may ask for guidance in choosing the best calendar for them, especially at this time of year. So, when Max Lukominskyi of Evopaper emailed me about his company’s paper planner…

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3 Smart Apps for Professional Organizers and Consultants to Recommend

Professional organizers and productivity consultants do great work in helping others learn how to allocate their time and tasks. From improving project management skills to guiding responsible fiscal habits, organization enables people to best prepare for the expected, which is what occurs most of the time. The skill of organization isn’t exactly second nature, which is why professional organizers and…

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Help kids of all ages stay organized at school

It won’t be long until school starts up again, and if you or your clients have kids, they’ll be counting on you to come up with a way for them to keep track of books, backpacks, electronics, shoes, jackets, and lunch containers — especially when there are multiple students in the household. This post includes affiliate links, so I will receive…

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Goodbye Outlook, Hello Gmail and Todoist!

I’ve been using Microsoft Outlook since I started my business 15 years ago. After installing an update about six months ago, it started to mix up my email accounts, which was manageable, but annoying. An online search revealed that others were experiencing the same issue, so with each update I hoped it would soon be resolved. So far, no joy. After…

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Product Review: Action Day Planner

As I mentioned last week, I recently decided to go back to a paper planner for time and task management. My needs were essentially the same as they were in 2009, when I reached out to my readers for their paper planner recommendations. At that time I chose the myAgenda from momAgenda, and found it to be an excellent product,…

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Tools of the Organizing Trade – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

I recently asked my readers about their favorite professional organizer tools and the organizing products they recommend most often. To find out their answers, check out this edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. There’s a lot of organizing expertise here, so why not grow your network by leaving comments on the posts and following the bloggers on social media?…

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NAPO 2016 Organizing Expo – Part 2

As promised, today one of our Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Bloggers, Seana Turner highlights some of her favorite vendors from the NAPO 2016 Organizing Expo. Are you a “latest and greatest” fanatic? Do you love finding the perfect tool for the job? This post is for you! I recently traveled to Atlanta, GA for the 2016 Annual Conference of…

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