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June 24, 2013 Getting organized got you down?

I was recently asked at a presentation how we as Organizing Maniacs manage to keep our sessions positive when working with clients who are chronically disorganized. I found myself taken aback by the question, not because I was stumped, but because I have never

June 13, 2013 What is Chronic Disorganization?

What is chronic disorganization? Let me first tell you a story. In Greek mythology, Sisyphus was condemned to push a huge stone to the top of the hill. With great physical exertion he pushed and pushed all day long until he got the stone

June 10, 2013 Life Transitions – It happens to organized people too!

Every week we work with clients who are going through, about to go through, or have just been through a major life transition. These typically include a change in any combination of the following: marital status, death of a loved one, job status, living situation.

May 9, 2013 Time to Evict the Closet Clutter!

When we are young, we often let our imagination get the better of us. At night, the lights go off and we’re all alone in our bedroom. What’s under the bed? What’s that on my chair across the room? And

April 11, 2013 5 Questions for Francis Wade about his Time Management Book

Our own Cris Sgrott-Wheedleton sits down with Francis Wade, author of the new book - Bill's Im-Perfect Time Management Adventure. CSW: Your book takes a new approach to teaching time management. Can you explain what sets it apart from others? FW: I decided to go out on

March 28, 2013 4 Steps to an Organized Closet

Winter is almost over, and it is a great time to start getting rid of what you didn't wear. Step One: Focus on the hanging clothing. Flip through all those sweaters, polos, dresses, and slacks. Anything you don’t absolutely love wearing, pull it off the

March 25, 2013 Are You Blissfully Merging Two Households Together?

I read an interesting article in a bride magazine, while waiting at the dentist office the other day, and it made me think. Most engagements happen between Thanksgiving and Valentine's Day. Now, everyone is blissfully planning their wedding. However, a lot of people have