Motivation – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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Welcome to the Motivation issue of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! If you’re looking for some new approaches to motivate your organizing clients, you’ll want to set aside a little time to read the many ideas submitted by our readers. If you see something you especially like, be sure to leave a comment or share it with your social network!

I’d like to kick this Carnival off by congratulating our two new Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Bloggers, who have now participated in 10 or more editions of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival:

Ramona Creel – Staying Motivated To Reach Your Goals

Lisa MontanaroDo You Suffer From Temporary Organizing Paralysis?

Thank you to Lisa, Ramona, and everyone else who participated this month! And now, the rest of the posts:

Janine AdamsThe magic of linking new routines to old

Audrey Cupo – Do You Whistle While You Work?

Linda SamuelsFutzing, Putzing & Getting Motivated

Barbara TakoQuit trying to get motivated to clear clutter: Just do it

Ellen DelapMotivation for Organization

Stephanie LH CalahanMonday Motivation – When You Fall Do You Get Back Up?

Deb LeeGO Month Day 6: How to Stay Motivated

Tracy HothMotivation – Where Do I Find It?

The theme next month will be Organizing Home Offices, and I’m accepting submissions from now until noon EST on Monday, March 7.

Topics for 2024

Forming New Habits
Submission dates: December 21 to January 17
Sponsor: Geralin Thomas, Career Coach to Professional Organizers

Creative Storage Solutions
Submission dates: January 18 to February 14
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Money Management
Submission dates: February 15 to March 20
Sponsor: Mindflows for ADHD

Education and Organizing
Submission dates: March 21 to April 17

Filing Systems
Submission dates: April 18 to May 15
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Submission dates: May 16 to June 19
Sponsor: Peggy Wonder, Space For You

Writing and Organizing
Submission dates: June 20 to July 17

Meal Planning
Submission dates: July 18 to August 14
Sponsorship available

Organizing Meetings
Submission dates: August 15 to September 18
Sponsorship available

Organizing for Seasonal Changes
Submission dates: September 19 to October 16
Sponsorship available

Best Organizing & Productivity Books
Submission dates: October 17 to November 20
Sponsorship available

Best of 2024
Submission dates: November 21 to December 25
Sponsorship available

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  1. Avatar The English Organizer on February 8, 2011 at 11:15 am

    Thanks, Janet, for hosting!
    I especially like the reminder of the importance of whistling while you work… and the video in Stephanie’s post (When You Fall Do You Get Back Up) is absolutely inspirational: go watch it!

  2. Avatar Janet Barclay on February 9, 2011 at 6:24 am

    I always enjoy reading the ways different organizers approach a subject, especially the creative use of words, images, and even video.

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