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Downsizing your (commercial) space What’s one of your largest business expenses?  Salary?  Benefits?  How about rent?  And if there’s one consistent thing that businesses have been grappling with during the pandemic, it’s how and where employees are housed.  Traditionally, businesses need office space for workers; and we’ve learned over the last few months that’s not…

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Finding good hiding spots… Do you think finding good hiding spots is all about playing “hide and seek” or having a great Easter egg hunt?  In organizing, good hiding spots mean effective space management.  Maximizing your existing storage comes in many forms.  Closet organizing, purging unneeded and unused items and choosing effective storage are important. …

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Where do I start with organizing? Organizing isn’t pretty boxes or bins.  It isn’t fancy organizing products or systems. Being organized is finding your stuff when you need it.  One of my first questions to a new client is:  “What does being organized look like for you?”  And I’m not talking about the Container Store…

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How many screwdrivers do I really need? One of the biggest challenges for many people when they are trying to get organized is “what do I do with all this stuff”?  When we start organizing a space, the volume can be overwhelming.  For most of us, when we can’t find what we are looking for,…

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Is something coming into your space? What’s your greatest organizing challenge?  The most common response is “I don’t have enough storage space”.  Yes, there are ways to create more storage space but you also have to limit the volume of things that come in.  There are many things you cannot control but what comes into…

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Why can’t I keep my stuff organized? Have you ever wondered why you can’t get or stay organized?  Do you think it’s about all the stuff you have?  Honestly, it’s never about the stuff; it’s about why and how we keep our stuff that bogs us down.  Nothing comes into your space without your permission;…

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