Many time management and organization gurus advocate tickler files and other organizational systems to keep track of things like tickets and cards you’ll need at a later date. I don’t use these, instead I put the thing where I’ll need it when it’s time to use it. For example, I put tickets in my wallet. […]
I’m pleased to announce that our elastic bookmarks now come with straps that aren’t the color of your grandma’s pantyhose (as our friend Beth once put it)… They’re also available in a goes-with-everything black. Ask your favorite retailer if you’re interested or find them at Goulet Pens, Writer’s Bloc, and Paper Bistro.
Our stuff is still in storage while we sort out a new post-Sandy permanent living situation, so I didn’t manage to accomplish the one specific resolution I set for myself last year: clearing out my filing cabinets of everything I intended to deal with at some unspecified point in the future. (“Someday never comes,” as […]
A couple of days ago, an intriguing suggestion came through via Twitter… “Notebooks with discreet page numbers.” Do you like the idea? Should we try it?
I’ve got technology on the brain this week, it seems… my latest source of reflection: my RSS reader. It’s a godsend, of course, when it comes to keeping track of all the blogs I like to read. But, like my email inbox, it has to be managed daily or it quickly gets out of hand. […]
UPDATE: These clips are no longer available on YouTube, though you can still see them on Geralin’s website. Last week, we interviewed professional organizer Geralin Thomas about her work on A&E’s Hoarders. This week, you can see her in action: Geralin just put up a bunch of clips on her YouTube page that show how […]
Geralin Thomas is a North Carolina based professional organizer whose advice we’ve featured here before. Since last fall, she’s also been involved with A&E’s hit show Hoarders. We caught up with Geralin recently to ask her a few questions about the experience. First of all, please tell us a bit about yourself”where are you from, […]
Amateur professor and self-declared “findologist” Professor Solomon created a simple twelve-step method for finding things you’ve lost. According to him, “There are no missing objects, only unsystematic searchers.” Now Professor Solomon is making his 67-page book, “How to Find Lost Objects,” available online as a free PDF download. It may sound a little wacky, but […]