Organizing 101: Back to School Basics

In this presentation we look at organization through the lens of the school year and the challenges it presents to the adults and kids in a home.  We tackle organizing the main areas in the home where school papers pile.  Practical tips are given to help kids be more independent and have less work for Mom and Dad.  We also look at organizing kids areas to decrease stress at home, and improve the student’s ability to handle things that come home from school.  Simple and practical tips are provided for both parents and kids. 

Organizing 101: Hitting the Clutter Hotspots

We begin by learning about the different types of organizers and asking “What type of Organizer am I?”.  Next we pinpoint our “hotspots”.  We then move on to what a Control Center is and how to set one up in our home.  After that we address some other common trouble spots like organization of Children’s art supplies and artwork, as well as toys and other areas.  We close with some tips on how to maintain the organization and keep the systems of organization in place.  

5 Steps to Organize Your Garage this Summer

Featured image Alt-tag: organize your garage this summer in a few simple steps Summer is already here, with long, warm days perfect for outdoor activities. If you’re looking for an excuse to spend more time outside and be productive at the same time, your garage is an excellent place to start. With winter behind us,

Time and Information Management: Organizing in a Digital World

“I don’t have time!”  We hear this and say this so often in this fast paced digital world we live in!  Can we change this? Yes! While we can’t create more hours, we can be more efficient with the hours we do have.  In this presentation, we look at how we receive and manage our time and information…..this will highlight the “why bother” behind learning to use the tools available to us in this Digital age.  Then, we look at the top Apps/Programs for managing everything from our schedule and tasks to our projects and teams.

Protect It – Passwords – What should you do with all of them?

I still think the best way to keep all your passwords safe is to write them down and store them with your important Documents (See Previous Post https://jborganizing.com/organizing-tips/5-ways-to-preserve-and-store-your-important-documents/ )   You want to go Digital instead….Here are some options for you! (From 10 Free Ways to Track All Your Passwords, By Leo Babauta) Password Protection

6 Ways to Preserve and Store Your Important Documents

  Safety Deposit Box – Most banks have safety deposit boxes for a small annual fee for their customers. Fire Safe – You can purchase fire and waterproof safes for your home. They come in a variety of sizes and prices. Wallet- Certain important documents need to be kept with you and a good wallet

In Person Organizing Rates

In-Person Organizing Rates Jen has helped me tremendously! She has helped me organize photos and memories for scrapbooking. She has given me tips on how to set up my home office. She is always available for questions and helping to problem solve. She has all the current and up-to-date knowledge regarding organizing resources. Jen has

Time and Information Management: Organizing in a Digital World

This Free Virtual Event is open to everyone! Join us! “I don’t have time!” We hear this and say this so often in this fast paced digital world we live in! Can we change this? Yes! While we can’t create more hours, we can be more efficient with the hours we do have. In this presentation, we look at how we receive and manage our time and information…..this will highlight the “why bother” behind learning to use the tools available to us in this Digital age. Then, we look at the top Apps/Programs for managing everything from our schedule and tasks to our projects and teams.

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: Organizing Anything Anywhere

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.