Stop Running From Your Social Media

“Why use blogs, youtube, twitter, facebook, pinterest….?”  I have lots of businesses ask me that.  “I know I should do this, but I don’t care or use them myself.”  That is another opening line I hear a lot. My TOP 5 BEST REASONS For Small Businesses to Start Engaging IN Social Media 1- How Can […]

Business Professionals Organizing – Top 5 Goals

I was at a cocktail party recently with a lot of people I didn’t know before that night.  I was making small talk, as we all do in that environment, and one gentlemen really wanted to understand what organizing for business professionals was like.  In his mind only a very organized, detailed person is a […]

Acquisition Expert (TM)

Acquisition Expert (TM) acquisition is defined as 1.    an asset or object bought or obtained. Early in 2006, shortly after starting my business, I got a call from a person self described as a hoarder.  I had a family member that would be described by that term and I grew to hate the term when […]

NEW Thrift Store – Healing Journey

Recycling just got easier. I noticed a new thrift store opening in St. Cloud. Healing Journey thrift store for Quite Oaks over by the school of business. I am so excited to finally see a good amount options and locations to donate stuff in the area. Some of my clients used to express that they […]

Passing on Personal Possessions

A conversation arose with a client today about what to do with all of her personal stuff? She is moving to a new smaller home and only needs about 20% of what she has. Does she share it now? Who wants it? Do they know the story behind some of the items? This is a […]

Closet Organizing and Storage

One of the most asked questions I get is about organizing and storing items in your closet. If it is not an item of clothing and you are moving it into storage somewhere you need to ask a couple of questions: #1 Do I really need this? If NO – DON’T KEEP THIS ITEM! #2 […]

Organizing for Personality Types – Personality Tests

I was taking an NSGCD class on Tuesday about Personality Types and how they like to organize and how they are motivated. During the class they listed some Quick tests, you could take for personality typing, available on the web and I wanted to share them with you.   Color Quiz: www.colorquiz.com/title.html Learning Style Preference […]

Finding Balance – Men and Women See Organizing Differently

I read an article by Jill LaBorde in the Business Central magazine and she quoted a study by the University of Wisconsin about men and women and what they do with down time. Dr. Denise Skinner found this “women typically use downtime to become more organized, men posses more of a sense of entitlement when […]