Maximize Your Space: 10 Biggest Tips to Create Space in Your Small Place

As a professional organizer in New York City – one of the most space-challenged places in the country – I help my clients make the best use of every inch of space in tiny apartments. Here’s how: Clear clutter – Less is more. Get rid of things you don’t use, don’t need, and don’t love. This will free up space … Go >

Top 4 Kid Organization Ideas and Child Organization Tips

“When my kids become wild and unruly, I use a nice, safe playpen. When they’re finished, I climb out.” – Erma Bombeck “[Organizing] your house while your kids are still growing is like shoveling the walk before it stops snowing.” – Phyllis Diller Here are some tips to keep in mind when you are organizing for children. 1. Safety First … Go >

How to maximize your space: the organizing principle of “prime real estate”

When it comes to organization, you can learn a lot from real estate developers. In real estate, it’s often said that the three most important things are location, location, location. Real estate developers also know how important it is to maximize every square inch of valuable space. The principle of “prime real estate” will help you get the most out … Go >

Turn Your Clutter to Cash! Watch Lisa on ABC News

Newsflash – the clutter in your home could be worth thousands of dollars! The average American home has more than 50 unused items which are worth over $3,000 according to a survey done by eBay. Gotham Organizers founder Lisa Zaslow joined ABC News correspondent Paula Faris to show an Atlanta family how much their clutter is worth – and how … Go >

Productivity Tip: Lessons from Fruit Salad

Do you feel like you’re not being as productive as you could be? Even if you’re successful, busy, and hard-working you may be feeling like you’re not getting things done. The fact is, with the nature of work these days, it’s futile to think that work will ever be “done”. The never-ending 24/7 work cycle and the constant flow of … Go >

Why Email is Like Candy

We’ve all heard the standard time management rules about how to deal with email: Limit your email to only 3 times a day Never check email in the morning (there’s even a book with this title) Don’t multi-task by emailing while doing something else. Seems sensible. But do we follow these rules? No. What’s going on? We know that email … Go >

Top Productivity Tips From Michael Phelps

“Don’t reinvent the wheel. Identify others’ best practices and do what they do.” That was some of the best advice I got as a management consultant, decades ago.       Even if you’re not a sports fan (and I’m typically not), you can benefit from adopting some of the practices of Michael Phelps – the world’s most decorated Olympic … Go >

Thanksgiving Turkey Tips

As a professional organizer, I don’t usually post cooking tips, but making a Thanksgiving turkey can be an extremely stressful endeavor. Should you marinate it? How often should you baste the turkey? Is the hassle and potential danger of frying a turkey worth it? I am all about helping reduce stress and making life easier, so I’m sharing my mother’s … Go >

E-mail management tips

One of the best ways you can improve productivity and effectiveness at work is to better manage your e-mail. Here are some tips to get control of your e-mail – and your day. 1. Reduce e-mail interruptions There is something about the instantaneous nature of e-mail that compels people to respond to each message right away. Avoiding this temptation can … Go >

New York closet organization help

Do you need New York closet organization help? These tips will help you organize even the tiniest New York closet. Go >

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