What Organizing Style Are You?
July 21, 2013 by Libby Neal
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There are so many different organizing styles. Are you a stacker, or do you like things spread things out so that you can easily see them? Do you like to plan ahead, or do you tend to wait until the last minute to put your mark on things? Do you like to make lists and schedules, or fly by the seat of your pants? Organizing your home and life doesn’t have to be scary, but you many want to learn more about yourself, before you embark on a major organizational overhaul so that you can Be Wise…Get Organized!
Different styles of organizing techniques.
Sunny Schlenger and Roberta Roesch, authors of How to be Organized in Spite of Yourself: Time and Space Management that Works with Your Personal Style, is an excellent book to help sort out how you will work best. With the help of Schlenger and Roesch, you will be able to explore 5 fundamental styles of organizing your spaces and your time.
A popular author, and “merchant” on Open Sky, Julie Morgenstern, is another great resource for time management, decluttering and general organization. She has the talent to track down some really great products that are fun and functional when it comes to putting one’s home and life in order. Organizing from the Inside Out, Second Edition: The Foolproof System from Organizing Your Home, YOur Office and Your Life, Time Management from the Inside Out, Second Edition: The Foolproof System for Taking Control of Your Schedule…and Your Life, along with SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life: A 4 Step Guide to Getting Unstuck, are readily available in paperback, and Kindle editions.
CHARTS, FILES, BOXES AND BINDERS…
There are no limits to the products on the market today, that can boost your drive. Once you’ve learned your organizational style, you can start putting into practice, methods and systems, to help turn you into a well oiled organizing machine. No more wasting time, and energy, looking for that lost warrantee, or anniversary gift from aunt Betty. No more rushing to find lost keys and children’s homework. Find that recipe in a snap, and be able to go straight to those vacation photos from 2005.
What organizational style are you? Got any favorite tips, systems, or organizational authors that you would like to share? Leave a comment. We’d love to hear from you! Want to share a product or resource to help our readers here at 3 Boys And A Dog? We will be tickled pink to work with you! Remember #WiseOrganize with the Be Wise…Get Organized event, all month long in August.