Tag Archives | Organized Desk

Go Vertical To Maximize Space

Urbio Magnetic Modular System CS

I’m pretty sure you’d never equate the phrase, “Go Big or Go Home!” with office organization, but it does apply if your goal is to maximize space.  If you want to Go Big, then you need to Go Up i.e. make the best use of your vertical space!  For many people, the more horizontal surface […]


Inspiration To Get Organized!

Swierz Garage Collage

As much as you’d like to get organized, it’s so easy to make excuses. “I’m too busy”, “It’s so overwhelming, where do I begin?”, or “I’d rather take a nap, go for a run, or go to the dentist:-)”  Sometimes you need a little inspiration to motivate you.  Sure, you can look at a Pottery […]


Today’s Paper Is Tomorrow’s Pile

Today's Paper Is Tomorrow's Pile

Where do you have paper piles? Is it just the top of your desk? Or, like most people have the piles spread to your kitchen counter, your office credenza, the floor, and even inside of your cabinets?  Don’t feel too bad, you are not alone. Paper continues to be one of the biggest challenges for […]


Organized Home Office For Business Success

Organized Home Office

As a small business owner, I love working in my home office. My commute time is short, my schedule is flexible, and I can work in my yoga pants and a t-shirt if I so choose. But creating a home office is more than just plopping a computer on a table and throwing in some […]


Is Your Environment Productive?


A productive environment is defined as an intentional setting where everything around you supports who you are and who you want to be. That environment can be anything from your kitchen counter to your e-mail inbox. If your environment is filled with items that don’t belong in the space, your efficiency and success can be […]


Reduce Clutter, Go “Mostly Paperless”

Paper Weighing You Down

I’ve greatly reduced the amount of paper in my world by removing my name from junk mail and catalogue lists, switching my bills to electronic form, and investing in a decent scanner that allows me to convert much of the information I previously stored in paper form into electronic form. The benefit – I went […]


My Favorite Organizing Tools


Julie Andrews enjoyed, “raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens…” (keep singing if you like, it’s pretty catchy). But in my world organizing products bring joy, The Container Store has been called my mecca, and the smile on a client’s face after a space is organized is pure bliss. Over the years I’ve discovered a […]


So Much Paper, So Little Time

Stacked Papers

Are you still waiting for the “paperless society” that was predicted so many years ago? In reality the amount of paper coming at us has only increased, not decreased. The U.S. post office delivers over 550 million pieces of mail each day, much of it junk mail that we never even need to look at. […]