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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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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How to Pick a Good Planner

Since many people are currently shopping for a planner for the new year, it seems appropriate to share this article by Rodger Constandse, which was originally part of a week-long series on “From the Desk of Janet Barclay” in 2010. I’m sure you’ll find Rodger’s guidelines helpful, whether for yourself or your clients. Hugh Young, a physics professor from Carnegie Mellon University, said, Often there is…

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