2 Minute Tip: DO IT NOW

2 Minute Tip: DO IT NOW

Today is yesterday’s “tomorrow”. This year is last year’s “next year”. We put off something until “tomorrow” because we don’t feel like doing it today. Will we feel like doing it tomorrow? Probably not. Will the undesirabletask be any more desirable in the future?...
2 Minute Tip: PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

2 Minute Tip: PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY

Did you know that it’s NOT your job to clean up your children’s toys?  It’s true! Teaching your children to put their toys and clean clothes away, bring over their dishes, and keep their rooms and bathrooms tidy will not only make your life easier, it will...
2 Minute Tip: SAME TIME EVERY DAY

2 Minute Tip: SAME TIME EVERY DAY

If you have decided you want to get organized but are very busy and do not have large blocks of time to devote to your organizational projects, commit to doing a certain amount (even 5 minutes) each day. It is best to do the work at the same time each day so you...
2 Minute Tip:  SHOPPING LIST

2 Minute Tip: SHOPPING LIST

The old adage “Don’t go to the grocery store hungry” rings true. When you go to the grocery store or Costco, go on a full stomach and bring a list (divided by type: produce, grains, dairy, cleaning supplies, etc.). You’ll save money buying only the things on your...
2 Minute Tip: “NEXT ACTION” LIST

2 Minute Tip: “NEXT ACTION” LIST

While your “Master Project List” contains all your high-level “outcomes” you’d like to accomplish within a certain time period, your “next action” list contains the more immediate tasks or “next actions” related to those...
2 Minute Tip: MASTER PROJECT LIST

2 Minute Tip: MASTER PROJECT LIST

Your Master Project List serves as the repository for ALL the organizing, household, and other projects you need (or would like) to do.  It helps you prioritize What REALLY needs to be done (1st priority)What you’d like to get to sometime in the next couple...