I’m doing market research for my coaching practice – talking to people and digging into organizing websites. A good organizing website offers all sorts of solid tactics and strategies complete with to-do lists and what you will need to whip your life in order. I’ve written more than a few articles on the topic myself.… Continue reading The problem with “getting organized”
My lapses in blogging have been intentional as I have been feverishly throwing out stuff, retooling and finding the answer to the “what is the meaning of life” question. Okay. I lied. At least about the finding the answer to the meaning of life. I have been retooling. And throwing out/recycling stuff is always an… Continue reading Retooling
The camera guy had the film rolling. The newscaster place the microphone underneath my nose and waited for my reply. The adrenaline rush was intoxicating. It was my moment on the big screen. Well, the local TV station anyway. “I will quit fighting with my brother!” There. I said it. “And back to you in… Continue reading Resolve to make this resolution
A friend of mine asked me awhile back – “When is it time to pitch stuff?” I’ve thought a lot about this question. It’s a highly personal and emotional question so I don’t take this lightly – especially since my friend is in his 8th decade. And it’s not a question I’m going to presume… Continue reading When is it time to pitch?
From a very early age we are taught to judge feelings. Anger is bad. Happy is good! Emotions are neither good nor bad. They just are. How we USE them though is where the power lies. We are emotional beings. It is part of our existence as a human. Fear, anger, love, joy, shame –… Continue reading Taskmaster or teacher?
If people could see the thought bubbles floating above your head while you are supposedly listening to them, I suspect that, like me, you’d be embarrassed. Maybe even horrified. Don’t ask me why, but there is one childhood memory that sticks in my mind. Maybe it’s where my neat nick habit began. Three of my… Continue reading The clutter in our heads
When one crinkles their nose at the cost of an organizer, I know they are likely not ready to get serious about their clutter. What I find curious though is how they overlook the price the clutter is already costing them on a daily basis. Storage unit rent, time, valuable items that are buried under… Continue reading The cost of disorganization