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Home Office & Productivity Link Roundup

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Yep, it’s time for another link roundup. Here’s the latest in home office and productivity around the Net. Enjoy! “Getting To Done”: The Ultimate Home Office 10 Hacks to Improve Your Home Office Productivity: Lifehack serves up another great article on improving productivity, this time about home offices. 8 Ways To Be Ruthless With Your […]

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NAPO LA Organizing Awards & Year In Review Video

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The Los Angeles Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers put on an award show in Feb. 2008. At the NAPO Conference in Reno, the LA chapter was awarded the President’s Award, and three of it’s members were awarded a Shining Star Award. Well done NAPO LA! I was honored to contribute to the […]

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What’s Your Best Home Office Organizing Tip?

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Tip #31: What’s Your Tip? It’s been a great 31 days!  I hope you have enjoyed this series.  Now, I turn the mic (or uh, keyboard) over to you! What’s your favorite home office productivity or organizing tip? Do you work in a mobile office?  How do you do it? Do you work only part-time […]

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Top Blog Posts of All Time on The Home Office Organizer Blog

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First of all, thank you to my long time readers!  It’s been a little over two years and two URL moves since I started this blog, and I wanted to celebrate with a little look back into the best overall posts of the life of this blog.  Enjoy! Changing My Life Started in the Home […]

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5 Steps to STAYING Organized

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It occurred to me that so many books, TV shows and Google searches are out there about “getting organized”. Today I’d like to give you some tips on staying organized. Most people have read a book or two about organizing – heck, some people have purchased 2 or 3 books on the subject. Getting organized […]

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Your Inbox is NOT a Task List: 5 Tips

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I’ve made the switch to using Google Apps as my email client.  I’ve been pretty happy, I must admit.  It’s nice to have access anywhere and not have to deal with nursing my other application.  However, I was making one mistake that dawned on me the other day. The inbox is NOT a task list. […]

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Organized to Shop: Bags, Bags, Bags

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So have you been using your own bags for grocery shopping? You certainly can, and it saves all those bags from going to the landfill. If you must use the store’s bags, they can be reused in many different ways. Here’s a few tips to using your own bags and reusing the store’s bags: Use […]

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Simplify Your Life: Making Cleaning Easier

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Do you spend your weekend cleaning? What a drag! I’m a big fan of cleaning in little spurts. I’ve read a lot on the subject, as my #1 hated housekeeping chore is cleaning the bathroom. I read an inspired a tip in the book, Sweeping Changes: Discovering the Joy of Zen in Everyday Tasks. The […]

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Put It Where It Belongs

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Tip #5: Have a home for everything, and keep it there (Part of the 31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips) Ok, ok, it might sound vaguely like something your mother would say, and for good reason.  Think about this: if you didn’t know where you lived, you would wander around aimlessly.  Eventually you would […]

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Organization Is A State of Mind

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Have you ever felt like you could never “be organized”? An audience member talked with me about this after a presentation recently. She said, “I just don’t think I can BE organized.” I was saddened by her comment, because she clearly felt a great deal of shame about it. Unfortunately, society has a very strict […]

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