Tag Archives: procrastination

5-minute organizing for the car

Have you tried any of the 5-minute organizing techniques I wrote about last month? It really works! A participant from a recent speaking engagement called to tell me how happy he was to get through his paperwork, five minutes at … Continue reading

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quote: get started

For many people, getting started on a project is the hardest part. You think about it, dream about the outcome, worry about complications, anticipate what others will say about it. Instead, consider what you can accomplish when you focus all … Continue reading

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quote: procrastination

Clients often tell me they “have an excuse” for putting off a project. There are many reasons people use to avoid starting or completing tasks, but I think the most common reason is fear. Fear you won’t do it right. … Continue reading

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clutter roundup holiday edition

There are a lot of organizing “holidays” that have been created by different groups, for different reasons. This month’s Organize Your Home Office Day, Clutter Awareness Week, National Procrastination Week, National Consumer Protection Week and Financial Literacy Month offer opportunities … Continue reading

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in the mood

Or not. Sometimes you’re just not in the mood to declutter. Or do laundry. Or put away groceries. Or finish a report. Everybody has things they HAVE TO do and things they WANT TO do. Sometimes they coincide. I have … Continue reading

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recall notification

Instead of mailing in product warranty cards for recall notices (which most people don’t bother to complete)*, you can subscribe to email notifications from the Consumer Product Safety Commission. You can register to receive the emails at http://www.cpsc.gov.  This way … Continue reading

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what’s your money story?

Tomorrow is National Financial Freedom Day. While you’re planning your Independence Day celebrations for the weekend, take a few minutes to think about your financial planning. Life coach Cheryl Richardson offers three simple steps to get you started on beating … Continue reading

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