WATCH LISA ORGANIZE A SPACE (OVER 1 MILLION VIEWS!)

NYC Professional Organizer

 I was really excited when the website Insider.com contacted me to help one of their staffers organize her NYC apartment. This video gives you a sense of how we work – it’s a collaborative process. You don’t go off to Disneyland and come home to a surprise reveal. The goal is to have all your organization systems work for … Go >

20 Types Of Clutter (And How To Address Each One)

20 types of clutter

Since last year, we’ve all been spending more time at home. Way more time. As you look around your space, has clutter been piling up? Do you stare into a closet full of clothes but feel like you have nothing to wear? Is your desk so piled with papers that you don’t want to sit down to work? Are your … Go >

Why Is Getting Organized So Overwhelming?

getting organized

Recently I sat down to draft my monthly e-newsletter*, and I really struggled when faced with the “blank page” of the computer screen. That got me thinking: Often, the hardest part of any project or task is getting started. I know that can be true for getting organized. You may have heard me say that my mission is to make … Go >

De-cluttering tips: Get clear about your clutter

de-cluttering tips

  (Photo: Unsplash)   One of the first steps in getting organized is to de-clutter. (I know – you want to run out and buy cute containers and nifty gadgets. That comes later. It’s actually step 4 in my Gotham Organizers Less Mess = Less Stress (TM)  5 step process to organize anything.) As Oprah Winfrey has said, “You can’t … 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 >

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 >

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