Closed September 2017

Time Management

Was the Unicorn Poop Worth the Trouble?

Behold… these are Unicorn Poop cookies. Very cute! My friend’s daughter ran across this idea and was very excited about making them. A very cute idea indeed… until the project became A NIGHTMARE! As it turns out, you have to dye all of the different colors of dough in individual containers, roll them into ropes,… Read more »

The Big Red Flag in Relationships: Are You Waving It Around?

What is the most precious commodity you have? It's not money. If you lose money, you can get more. You can stockpile it and move it around. My argument is that your most precious commodity is TIME. If you lose time, you can never get it back. Never. You can't save up extra time for… Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: Procrastination is Like Baking Cookies?

There is a Spanish Proverb that says “Tomorrow is often the busiest day of the week.” Procrastination is the thief of time. It seems so easy to procrastinate on a project. But what about that sinking, panicky feeling you get when you aren’t done and it is the last minute? Today I am shedding some… Read more »

Are You Doing Too Much?

I hope you enjoy this infographic that we created, based on an excerpt from my book, The Clutter Diet: The Skinny on Organizing Your Home and Taking Control of Your Life. (click the image for a larger view– and please pin it if you like it!) Pinterest, Martha Stewart, HGTV, and many other influences out… Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: How to Get Focused and Be More Productive

┬áKodak and Canon have all the luck- they have buttons and dials for focusing. For the rest of us it’s a bit more difficult to stay focused on our task without interruptions. There are so many things in our lives interrupting us- kids, phones computers… It almost seems like their job is to distract from… Read more »

What Do You Get Done Before Breakfast?

I just learned something important about time management that I did not already know! After 11+ years in this industry of organizing and productivity, I did not fully realize this: Some hours of the day are better than others. And those hours are MORNING hours. I did know that people have different times of the… Read more »

Clutter Video Tip: Treadmill Desks: Exercise While You Work

Can’t stand work? Try standing while you work! If you are looking for ways to workout at work, you are not alone. Many companies are beginning to install treadmill desks in offices so you can exercise while you work! In this video I am showing my own treadmill workstation and showing you how you can… Read more »

My Productivity Proverb… For Serenity NOW! :)

One of the greatest challenges to productivity is DISTRACTION. We are so distracted nowadays with dozens of gizmos, bells, gadgets, and beeps! And the larger issue is that many of those distractions are completely within our control. It occurred to me that this whole issue of distraction is similar to the classic "Serenity Prayer," which… Read more »

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