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September 10, 2020 Great Organizing Advice from Parents

As kids go back to school, parents are often the ones handling the balancing act. But guess what? They learn some pretty great things about organizing their homes and lives to make things easier. This week, we've rounded up their best organizing advice: From The Organized Mom

September 3, 2020 Organizing Your Electronics

The challenge in organizing your electronics is often a cord problem. Everything uses it's own charger, so you have a tangled mess of wires everywhere, especially when the kids are home from school (or doing school at home). And because recycling electronics can be tough,

August 13, 2020 Make Organizing Fun

Why is it that talk of organizing your home, office, or life goes hand in hand with stress and overwhelm? We think it's possible to make organizing fun. In fact, most of the time when we're working with clients or in their homes, we are

July 23, 2020 Organize Your Work from Home Office

A recent Gartner survey revealed that 80% of business leaders anticipate that their staffs will continue to work from home after the pandemic. What everyone has discovered is that it is less expensive to allow employees to work from home (no overhead). They are still

March 19, 2020 Tips for Working from Home Successfully

As we begin to realize the enormous ramifications of the novel coronavirus pandemic, many of you are working from home, possibly for the first time. And many of you are also discovering that home-schooling your children isn't as fun as it might have seemed like

March 12, 2020 Coronavirus Tips to Help You Sleep at Night

The coronavirus global pandemic is frightening, but the amount of fake news that begins to circulate as a result can be downright disastrous. First, let's dispel some myths: You don't need to buy all the toilet paper. Coronavirus does not typically include a gastrointestinal component.

January 30, 2020 Why Bother Organizing?

It's a fair question: why bother organizing? Things just get messy again. Clean the kids' rooms and five minutes later, it looks like a cyclone went through. Wash all the dishes and put them away and you just end up serving another meal and getting

January 23, 2020 Unfinished Projects: It’s a Time Management Thing

We all have a tendency to underestimate how much time a project is going to take. Because of that, we tend to end up having a lot of unfinished projects. On this Smead Podcast, Cris talks about the mistakes we make when estimating time and

January 9, 2020 30-Day Get Organized Challenge: Start the Decade Right

It's not just a new month. It's a new year and a new decade. Do you know what the most popular New Year's resolution is? Ok, it's losing weight. But a close second is getting organized! What does better organization mean for you, your life, and your upcoming

December 26, 2019 Create Storage Space with These Hacks

Do you wish sometimes that you could wave a magic wand and create storage space? We don't have a way to grant that wish, but here are a couple tips that can help your smaller spaces feel bigger and open up storage space where it

December 5, 2019 20 Organizing Tips for a Better Year

We've gathered our favorite organizing tips to help you get off to a great start in the new year. Have more ideas? Let us know in the comments or on Facebook! Set S.M.A.R.T. Goals Whatever your project, the most important thing you can do for

November 21, 2019 Refocus, Reorganize, Renew for the New Year

The holidays will be over before you know it. As of the date of this post, there are 40 days until the New Year. While surviving the holidays might have you wrapped in a fleece blanket on the couch wishing you could wave a magic