10. Peter Walsh
“What do you want from this space?”
Ask that question before you start to organize. It is not about the stuff. It is about your life. Read more on that topic here. If you haven’t listened to our interview with Peter Walsh is definitely worth 30 minutes of your time!
Think of a space that needs some organizing. What do you want from that space?
9. Tracy Hoth and Chelle Holland
“Accountability is serious and it works. Everyone gets more done with accountability and deadlines. Have an accountability appointment(s) with an accountability partner on the calendar when you begin your project.”
Who are you accountable to when it comes to organizing? When is your appointment set with them?
8. Chris Duffy
Think outside the box!
The Duffy family has 5 boys. And they had a serious sock situation! Chris’s husband, Dan, decided to take action, think outside the box and come up with a solution that is working beautifully for their family. Read about it here.
What is a problem you are having? Get with a friend or your family members and brainstorm an outside-the-box solution today. Or email us!
7. Kathi Lipp
“Organization is the foundation to get the rest of my life in gear.”
Get your life in gear and start organizing now. Listen to Kathi Lipp’s interview, show #137 – Getting My House In Order Without Pinterest Pressure, while you grab a few bags. Walk through your main level collecting things that are (1.) trash, (2.) donate, or (3.) out of place and belong in other rooms. Don’t stop. Put the things where they belong or make a new home for them.
6. Betsy Miller
“You can now resign as manager of the world and instead become manager of your home.”
Learn how to say no. Do not let other commitments keep you from making your home a beautiful, organized place to be!
5. Jenny Whitty
“Please KNOW that there is hope. Even if you don’t feel like it at this moment there IS a way.”
When you just want to give up Jenny is here to encourage you. She has two children (of her 4) that have been diagnosed with autism. Life was crazy – researching, grieving, learning, therapies, etc. Jenny’s home got out of control. Jenny became buried in laundry baskets of paper. Her bed was an island in the middle of piles and piles of paper, books and unfinished projects. She was so overwhelmed. Listen to her story here.
Do you just need some encouragement today?
4. Angela Wallace
“The key to organizing your work and life in general is to work with your personality rather than trying to fit into some “ideal” mold.“
“A system is a process that you use, for a specific task, that keeps your life flowing smoothly.”
Sadly, Angela passed away not long after our interview. We were blessed to speak to her on show #106 – How’s That Working For Ya? Her words have been so encouraging to our listeners.
We used laundry as an example here because it is a common problem that, with a system, can keep your life flowing smoothly.
3. Aby Garvey, Simplified 101
“Typically a goal represents something we’ve never done before so why should we be good at it? Break goals down into small steps and then celebrate those steps!”
Her point is that we shouldn’t be afraid of failing…again and again! Aby’s take on goal setting and failing has encouraged us to set goals and not to be afraid of failing. Read her 3 tips to help you accomplish any goal you set.
What are your organizing goals? Have you failed once already? Or twice? Or more? Keep going!!
2. Joshua Becker
“Want a cleaner [more organized] home? Own less…works every time.”
1. Peter Walsh
“People don’t realize that STUFF has power.”
Pick one spot and begin to organize your home. Need more help? Read these:
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