Success – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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Welcome to the Success issue of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! As happens so often, I am simply delighted at the many different ways the participants approached this very important topic. So grab a cup of your favorite beverage, and get ready to be inspired!

Returning this month, we have:

Janet SchieslMost People . . .

Sheri BruneauRedefining Success

Linda Samuels5 Success Tips for Life’s Surprises

Hazel ThorntonFinish Something! (Success Breeds Success)

Nancy BorgWhat It Means To Be a Successful Parent: Weighing In on the Apple Seeds

Stacey Agin Murray – Planning + Mini-Goals = New Year’s Resolution Success

Tracy HothFailure = Success

Ellen DelapPlentiful Powerful Productivity=Success

Angela Esnouf – 7 Common Mistakes of DIY Organising Projects

Lisa MontanaroHow Do You Define Business Success?

Lauren Silveira – Measuring Success with Sincerity

Rashelle IsipOrganizing Tip: 5 Things You Must Do After a Successful Organizing Project

Margarita IbbottMeasuring Success – SoHo re-organization

As always, I encourage you to take time to read your colleagues’ posts, leave comments, and follow each other on Twitter.

Thanks to all of you for taking the time to share your expertise, and a special thanks to WeekDate for sponsoring this month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival.

If you’re interested in sponsoring a future Professional Organizers Blog Carnival, please contact me for details.

Next month’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is about E-Books, and I look forward to reading your posts, whether they are reviews of specific e-books, tips for organizing e-books, or anything else related to that topic. Please read the guidelines, then submit your post – it’s that easy!

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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. Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on February 12, 2013 at 9:26 am

    Thanks once again, Janet for creating this fabulous community. I’m excited to read the posts. What enticing titles!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on February 12, 2013 at 9:47 am

      And thank you, Linda, for being such a strong supporter! I know you’re going to be inspired by the insights of this month’s participants.

      • Linda Samuels Linda Samuels on February 12, 2013 at 10:00 am

        Happy to support and contribute, Janet. Just started reading some of the posts. Wow oh wow! Such diverse topics and ideas about success. I’m enjoying them and again, really appreciate you bringing all of us together. You’re awesome!

  2. Hazel Thornton Hazel Thornton on February 12, 2013 at 10:38 am

    I am particularly interested reading my colleagues’ takes on success this month. Thanks for including my contribution!

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on February 12, 2013 at 10:42 am

      Hazel, I promise you will not be disappointed. So much wisdom in one place!

  3. Nancy Borg Nancy Borg on February 12, 2013 at 11:10 am

    So proud and happy to be a part of this! What a fabulous group of professionals! Grateful for the opportunity share my thoughts, tips, and life stories.

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on February 12, 2013 at 11:24 am

      It’s always a pleasure to read your posts, Nancy. Thank you for sharing!

  4. Avatar Maria on February 17, 2013 at 9:42 pm

    Such a great and informative post. Thanks for sharing this to us. This is really helpful for busy people.

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