techniques

Out-of-the-Armoire Thinking

Sometimes I wish I could hire myself. Don’t get me wrong.  I use the same organizing principles and techniques in my own home that I teach my clients.  What I can’t bring to my own situation, however, is objectivity and a fresh look. As a result, I tend to get stuck in outmoded thinking.  Here’s an example.

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Stop Running Out

Do you find yourself making urgent trips to the store because you’ve run out of an important item?  Or worse yet, having to manage without something because you can’t get to the store? By planning ahead, you can be sure to always have what you need when you need it. Let’s divide the world of important commodities into two categories: those products that consist of one item that takes a while to use up (such as a printer cartridge or…

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