procrastination

Money Well Spent

I’m a big fan of animal prints.  So when I saw someone on the subway earlier this year wearing an adorable animal print raincoat, I decided to scour the internet and see if I could find one. Not surprisingly, I found several.  However, since it was already June, the coat season had passed and there wasn’t much stock left.  After placing a few orders (and then a few reorders to get the right size), I was the proud owner of a…

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Procrastination vs. Rewards

Overcoming procrastination is one of my most popular topics when teaching clients about time management.  It appears to be something that everyone struggles with — including me. When faced with a task we’d rather avoid, we can be very creative in coming up with other things to keep us occupied.  I’ve written previously about my struggle to overcome the lure of on-line Sudoku (see In Praise of Deadlines).  Your particular stalling tactic might be watching TV, surfing Facebook, or obsessively…

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The Skinny On Time Management

When I tell people about my organizing specialties, their eyes widen when I mention Time Management.  Everyone feels like there is too much to do and not enough time.  Clients who hire me to help clear up clutter often ask me to come back for an extra session to work on time management.  Many have said that our 90-minute time management session changed their lives. There are a lot of books out there on managing time, but let’s face it —…

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