Monthly Archives: October 2010

the book is in progress

There is still a lot of work to do.  In addition to finishing the book, I have to write the back cover copy, choose illustrations, have my picture taken and design the cover.  Can I get it all done by … Continue reading

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Saving for a Rainy Day

I recently read a blog post by Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, that referenced one of her “personal commandments:” Spend out. No, it doesn’t mean you should go spend money, it means to stop holding onto something, or, … Continue reading

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Clean House

I do not like to clean. That may surprise people who mistakenly believe that being organized is the same as being clean and tidy. My house is well organized, due in large part to putting things away when they’re no … Continue reading

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Blog Action Day

Today is Blog Action Day and the focus this year is water. While this might seem to be unrelated to organizing, it does have a lot to do with over consumption. In my speaking and writing I urge people to … Continue reading

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The Money’s Already Spent

I worked with a client recently who was concerned about donating things to charity because she wasn’t “getting any money from it.” I tried to explain that when you donate to a qualified charity, you are eligible to receive a … Continue reading

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New Year, New Planner

It might seem a little early to be thinking about next year’s calendar, but people often order their office calendars and planner in advance, to make sure they get them before the year ends. I have used the Franklin Covey … Continue reading

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