Making Lists – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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Making Lists – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

One thing most productivity and organizing experts excel at is list making! My readers are pros when it comes to creating lists for everything from daily tasks to planning a major project, so I asked them to share their blog posts on list making for this month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival.

Our sponsor for this edition is Paula Rizzo, the founder of and author of Listful Living: A List-Making Journey to a Less Stressed You and Listful Living: Using Lists to be More Productive, Highly Successful and Less Stressed.

Listful Living: A List-Making Journey to a Less Stressed You

Listful Living: A List-Making Journey to a Less Stressed You, released September 15, 2019

Paula is also the co-creator of Lights Camera Expert, an online course geared towards helping entrepreneurs, authors, and experts get media attention. Earlier this year, Paula shared her media tips for professional organizers here on Your Organizing Business, and I’m pleased to welcome her back today as a sponsor.

Check out all the great submissions, and be sure to show the bloggers your appreciation by leaving comments and sharing their blog posts (or this one) with your network, using the hashtag #POBC in your social media posts.

Thanks to everyone who contributed to this Blog Carnival, especially our wonderful sponsor.

Next month’s Blog Carnival is all about Organizing Health Information, and you may make your submission any time from now until Tuesday, October 15 at 7:00 PM EDT.

Making Lists – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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 Seana Turner on September 23, 2019 at 8:10 am

    So many great lists in this roundup, Janet. Funny to see how many of us talked about packing. I’ve enjoyed reading the contributions by the other organizers – terrific!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 23, 2019 at 12:24 pm

      Yes, it was almost as popular as to-do lists! Thanks for your contribution, as always.

  2. Avatar Sabrina Quairoli on September 23, 2019 at 10:49 am

    What a vast collection of posts on the topic making lists! It shows that a place to start is to make a list. It brings it out of the thought process and into the world. Hopefully, people will continue the steps to make it a reality. Thanks for curating these posts. =)

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 23, 2019 at 12:25 pm

      I can’t imagine tackling a project without some type of list!

  3. Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on September 23, 2019 at 10:13 pm

    I love the breath of these lists of to-dos, to-don’ts, checklists and more! Thank you for the opportunity to share and be included among these wonderful colleagues and fellow bloggers. I love forward to doing a deep dive.

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 24, 2019 at 12:09 pm

      I just knew this would be a popular topic, and I loved your unique approach to it.

  4. Avatar Neena on September 24, 2019 at 4:16 pm

    What a great collection of articles – clearly making a list is a tried and true organization strategy. I look forward to picking up so new and creative ways to use them!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 25, 2019 at 12:32 pm

      I love it when the Blog Carnival topic brings up so many different ideas. Thanks so much for sharing your review of Paula’s book!

  5. Avatar Olive Wagar on September 27, 2019 at 3:41 pm

    Thanks for offering this relevant topic, Janet! I need to create/update some of my business operation procedures with checklists that reflect what I actually do. This was a good reminder to get that task in the lineup of things to do!! I am looking forward to reading the book, Listful Living. I remember reading Listful Thinking a few years ago.

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on September 28, 2019 at 12:20 pm

      That’s a big job, Olive, but it’s so worth it!

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