Organizing Games and Puzzles – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Did you know that this is National Game and Puzzle Week? Apparently this special week was created to encourage families to sit down and play games together, especially around American Thanksgiving. (I hope you don’t mind if I call it that, since you guys call ours “Canadian Thanksgiving” and all…) That sounds like a lot of fun to me, so…

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Organizing the Living Room – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

For many, the living room is a hub of activity. For others, it’s a special place to receive guests. Often it serves both purposes, which makes keeping the living room organized not just important, but challenging. This month, I’ve asked professional organizers to share their advice on organizing the living room. I invite you to read their posts to learn…

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How to Make Organization Fun to Earn More Clients

Although many of your clients probably like the idea of spending time in a well-organized home or office, they likely resist the thought of organizing the space to get it to that point. People don’t often think of organizing as an enjoyable activity — especially if it involves decluttering. According to a 2014 Listia survey, 80 percent of respondents would…

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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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My Time Management Journey

My recent series about Personality Type has sparked some interesting conversations! Several readers have asked about my own time management system. It’s kind of a long story, but here it is. As a point of reference, my personality type is ISTJ. 1984-1992: Various Paper Planners For over 30 years, I’ve had an on-again-off-again relationship with paper planners. I bought my first…

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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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NAPO 2016 Organizing Expo – Part 1

One of the highlights of any conference for professional organizers is the opportunity to learn about organizations relevant to the organizing industry as well as exciting new organizing products. There were so many interesting vendors at NAPO2016 that I recruited not one but two guest bloggers to cover them all! Julie Stobbe’s here today to talk about some of them….

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