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See Lisa’s column in Real Simple!

Check out Lisa’s “Ask the Organizer” column in the July issue of Real Simple magazine!

Lisa provides practical, concise advice on these common home organization challenges:

HOME OFFICES
Techniques and organizing products to keep work papers from piling up all around the house.

ATTICS
A strategy to clear out a cluttered attic, without being overwhelmed by the project.

KITCHENS
How to store baking pans so they don’t cause an avalanche whenever you remove one. Go >

Summer Productivity Tips: Stay Cool and be More Productive

If you’re hot and bothered, you won’t be at your productive best. During the “dog days” of summer (whatever that means), here are some tips so you can keep your cool – both figuratively and literally. Go >

Organizing Products: When to Save – and Splurge

Consumer Reports Shop Smart featured Lisa’s tips on shopping for organizing products. With some organizing products it pays to splurge; with others, you can save money. And some organizing products should be avoided altogether. Read Lisa’s article here. GO Try It! I’d love to know about your favorite organizing products.  Drop me a note here.  

10 Smart Resolutions of Pro Organizers

  Good Housekeeping asked Lisa to share her organizing New Year’s Resolution. Read Good Housekeeping Article GO Try It! I’d love to hear what your organizing resolutions are!  Drop me a line here to let me know!

Seven Habits of Organized People

  Fast Company asked Lisa for input on the article Seven Habits of Organized People. Read Fast Company article. GO Try It! Do you have a habit that keeps your organized?  Drop me a line here to let me know!

Furniture to Help You Get Organized

  Krrb asked Lisa to curate a selection of furniture pieces that help with organization and maximizing space. Read Krrb article. GO Try It! Do you have a favorite piece of furniture that helps keep your organized?  Drop me a line HERE and let me know!

How to Organize Your Desk

CNN Money asked Lisa for advice on how to organize your desk. Read CNN Money Article You’ll find information about what should – and shouldn’t – be on your desk, where things should be placed, and other tips on how to organize your desk to improve your productivity and save time.   GO Try It! Take a look at your desk right … Go >

Time management tip: Do less, get more done

You know those items on your to-do list that you just never get to? Here’s a radical idea in productivity improvement – just don’t do them! I’m not talking about the report that you’ve been procrastinating on and that’s due on Friday. Do that. Soon. Actually, stop reading this and do it now! I’m talking about the projects you would … Go >

Things To Do Before December 31

You’re probably in full holiday frenzy, with an overloaded To Do list and a packed schedule. While I usually preach ways to pare down and lighten your load, in this case it pays to take on  a few more things to do before December 31 so you don’t miss out on a variety of money-saving benefits that will vanish when … Go >

Organizing paper: Dos and don’ts

Each year the US postal service delivers 200 billion pieces of mail. Another 2 trillion pieces of paper are generated in offices. That’s a lot of paper that each of us has to deal with! If you are not managing your paper effectively, it is costing you time and money. Follow these Do’s and Don’ts to keep on top of … Go >

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