April 7, 2015

Day

Have an organizing project that just seems impossible to even start? Start with a “rough sort”…. a basic organizing. For example: Photos: Go through and sort by group or topic first and toss the blurry/out of focus/I have no idea who these people are or where this is photos. Room? Start with three piles: keep,...
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People always ask me “But what about books?” I have to admit that’s a weakness of mine as well. But rather than buying bookcases to hold an ever expanding collection, I finally revisited my books and only kept the ones that I knew I’d read again and that I was really connected to, that is,...
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Organizing tip of the week: All of those wonderful organizational things you’ve been doing to your house this new year? Apply them to your workspace, too! Efficiency=productivity
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When it comes to mail, touch each piece only one time as it comes in! Put bills directly in a bill sorter, shred the junk, recycle what you can, and place correspondence where you’ll answer it right away (for me, that’s my desk)…… End the stack of junk!
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Instead of spending hours rearranging your pantry, always have the oldest food in front, by putting the newest purchases in the back! Organize by food type, and keep a running list of what you have and what you’ve used. It will make grocery shopping much easier!
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  So, how and why did I decide to start Managed Chaos, LLC? It’s quite a tale, actually. It starts April 1, 2013 when I resigned my position of almost 18 years as Director of Music & Liturgy. That position had defined who I was, supported my faith life, and been my whole identity for...
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