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Have you ever wished that “getting organized” were a little easier, a little quicker, and a lot more fun? Well now it can be! You’ve got to learn your ABCs before you can read — and the same is true when trying to declutter, simplify, or increase productivity. We’re going back to school and back…

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Sometimes when you’re not paying close enough attention, life can creep in on you from all sides. You bring home some junk from your mom’s house, you forget to open the mail for a week, you agree to a few extracurricular projects at work — then before you know it, you’re knee-deep in clutter, behind…

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As a professional-organizer-cum-accountability-guru, I spend my time teaching folks how to make their days easier. But that doesn’t mean I’m some kind of Little Miss Smarty Pants Perfect — who’s known the answer to life, the universe, and everything since conception. (It’s 42, by the way.) My own road to simplicity is littered with plenty…

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“Who are you?” Oh my lord — huge question! Given one of those dingleberry “self-identify-in-50-words-or-less” quizzes, I’d be hard-pressed to concoct an answer that makes anything resembling logical sense. As a year-round RVer, I’m all about exploration — but nothing’s quite so comforting as returning to a home port for some tribal reconnect. My top…

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Okay, so I don’t work a 9-to-5 job — that doesn’t mean I’m not proud of the things I’ve accomplished in my career. But some narrow-minded folks out there believe that if you’re not ascending a stereotypical vocational ladder in the socially-proscribed manner, it doesn’t count. (These people are morons.) In defiance of “The Man,”…

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I remember the first time a well-meaning leadership-development-pal suggested that I needed a “bio.” Upon asking why, I was told, “It highlights your accomplishments and talents. It makes you appear credible to your clients. It’s the core of your branding. ” (Yeah. I’m pretty sure this AIN’T what she had in mind!) Putting The ‘Mad’…

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Organized...And Then Some

Sometimes when you’re not paying close enough attention, life can creep in on you from all sides. You bring home some junk from your mom’s house and are suddenly surrounded by stacks of out-in-the-open crap scattered everywhere. You forget to open the mail for a week, you agree to a few extracurricular projects at work…

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A lot of extremely misguided (and generally pretty unhappy) people think that “success” in life should be measured in terms of your credentials or cash flow or the things you’ve accumulated — but I’ll let you in on a little secret (a-la Fight Club ). You’re not your job. You’re not how much money you have…

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The home-based worker is an entirely different animal than the typical employee. When your office is in your home, it's hard to keep your private life from intruding on your work, and your business from taking over your personal time. Let's examine the species “work-at-homer” in its natural habitat and watch the life-or-death struggle for…

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