Organizing 101: Spring Cleaning Specifics

Here we look at how to apply some basic organizing principles for any area of our home. We examine the type of organizer we are and the type of organizers that live in our homes. We identify our special project hotspots and learn how to make the most effective spring cleaning plan. There is discussion of the most common areas that people tackle each spring, along with practical ways to find time to finish the spring cleaning projects. Finally, we examine how to make Spring Cleaning less stressful for future years, by maintaining the organization of common areas.

Decluttering Our Hearts and Homes: The Emotional Connection to Stuff

“I can’t get rid of that!” ….. This statement can be heard in every home, in every business, in every place…. No one is immune from the pull that “things” have on us. Everyone faces the task of decluttering at some point. In this presentation we look at specific steps to effectively declutter the spaces in which we live and work. We also examine the Why and How behind our emotional connection to things. We conclude with what we can do to embrace emotional and mental connections, without letting them clutter our hearts.

Organizing Your Life With School Age Children and Teaching Them to Organize Theirs

This presentation is a perfect mix of some basic Organizational tips for people to apply at home and important information to share with kids so that they can more easily organize the information received at school. We look at what it means for a child to be responsible. Then we explore specific organizational tools that can be applied at home by the adults and serve as a powerful example to the kids. Next, discussion turns to practical examples of what the kids can do to learn to be responsible and organized. Finally, we look at how to maintain the new habits or organization.

Organizing 101: Spring Cleaning Specifics

Here we look at how to apply some basic organizing principles for any area of our home. We examine the type of organizer we are and the type of organizers that live in our homes. We identify our special project hotspots and learn how to make the most effective spring cleaning plan. There is discussion of the most common areas that people tackle each spring, along with practical ways to find time to finish the spring cleaning projects. Finally, we examine how to make Spring Cleaning less stressful for future years, by maintaining the organization of common areas.

Organizing 101: Managing the Paper Trail

Drowning in paper? We are all inundated by information and paper every day. “Managing the Paper Trail” helps each person determine what type of organizer they are and where the most common paper hotspots are in our homes. We then look at some practical ways to manage the different types of paper and information. In addition, this talk addresses how we can use technology to help us tame the paper trail. Not sure what paper you have to keep and what you don’t? We will cover this information as well, and work on instituting maintenance practices, to prevent future feelings of “drowning in paper”.

Organizing 101: Creative Closets and Kitchens

Kitchens and Closets are two of the most commonly cluttered and overwhelming spots in a home. In this presentation we will first identify the major roadblocks to getting these spots organized. Then we will discuss the 5 Organizing Principles that are key to bringing ORDER to anything anywhere. From there we will look at some specific strategies and tools that can be used to organize our closets and kitchen. Finally, we close with some tips for maintaining the organization once it is done.

Organizing 101: Organizing Anything Anywhere

Free Virtual Event that is Open to the Public.
Registration coming on the Cook Memorial Public Library District Website. 
Starting with a reminder that we, our homes, and our families are all unique and different; we press on with a reminder to not compare! The presentation highlights the different types of Organizers and how our personalities impact how we must organize in order to be effective. We then take an in-depth look at the 5 Principles of Organizing and how to apply them to anything….. anywhere. We conclude with practical methods for maintaining the organization.

Organizing 101: Managing the Paper Trail

This Free In Person Event is Open to the Public.
Join Us by registering at the included link.

Drowning in paper? We are all inundated by information and paper every day. “Managing the Paper Trail” helps each person determine what type of organizer they are and where the most common paper hotspots are in our homes. We then look at some practical ways to manage the different types of paper and information. In addition, this talk addresses how we can use technology to help us tame the paper trail. Not sure what paper you have to keep and what you don’t? We will cover this information as well, and work on instituting maintenance practices, to prevent future feelings of “drowning in paper”.

Organize Your Life with School Age Children and Teaching Them to Organize Theirs

This is a Free Virtual Event Open to the Public.
Join Us by registering at the included link.
This presentation is a perfect mix of some basic Organizational tips for people to apply at home and important information to share with kids so that they can more easily organize the information received at school. We look at what it means for a child to be responsible. Then we explore specific organizational tools that can be applied at home by the adults and serve as a powerful example to the kids. Next, discussion turns to practical examples of what the kids can do to learn to be responsible and organized. Finally, we look at how to maintain the new habits or organization.

Organizing 101: Office Tips and Tricks

This is a Free In Person Event that is Open to the Public.

Join us by registering through the included link.

Is your office space causing you stress? Do you find yourself working in other spaces and not even using your office? In this presentation we look at the 5 Organizing Principles key to bringing ORDER to any space anywhere. We then look at applying these principles specifically to an office space and provide tips and tools for making your office space an efficient and pleasant space to work. We close with a look at how communication and organization go hand and hand and some solid strategies for maintaining the order that is achieved.