Andrew J. Mellen, once-upon-a-time VirgoMan and now “simply” “The Most Organized Man in America,” began in the organizing profession in 1996.  He’s another of our giants – a little more literally, since he stands at 6′ 1″ – alongside such luminaries as Judith Kolberg and Julie Morgenstern. Luminary is appropriate in another sense – Mellen…

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Casual Uncluttering’s “Organizing Pep Rally” is a great virtual get-together with family or friends, your favorite social club, the monthly Home Owners Association gathering, your small-business networking night, or any other combination of colleagues, chums and blood-relations you might desire. THIS IS ME So, what is an Organizing Pep Rally? I come to your space using…

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There’s a virtual demonstration of an organizing session, to let anyone get familiar and comfortable with the process, available through Casual Uncluttering LLC. It’s a bin of items my clients and I often encounter in our sessions. The featured photo is a sample of what you’ll see. “The Organizer on the Road Show” is practical,…

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I’m conducting organizing sessions by teleconference – Zoom, Duo, Microsoft Teams, or tell me about a mechanism you like and I’m gonna investigate it the same day. One-on-one teleconferenced organizing meetings, also known as “virtual” or “remote” organizing, are usually shorter than a “regular” engagement, focus on well-defined projects even more closely than side-by-side work,…

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I, Lauren Williams of Casual Uncluttering LLC, will have full virtual organizing (aka remote organizing) capability as of April 15, 2020. PLEASE, don’t be shy about asking for the opportunity to work with me via computer or telephone!

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I am perplexingly contradictorily humbled and crowingly proud that I’ve been asked to sit in volunteer service to my professional society, the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals, as a BCPO Exam Development Committee Subject Matter Expert. It’s a position with the Board that oversees the qualification process for Certified Professional Organizers. WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  

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“If you’re an irredeemable jerk…” is just one pithy statement in Debbie Stanley‘s Ethical Pitfalls for Professional Organizers, 2019 First Digital Edition (location 1015, paragraph 3, and WOW, do I not get digital publishing citations!). I’ve been hunting this book FOREVER, no luck for a strongly-preferred print copy and I’d given up hope when a…

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Me, Lauren Williams, Certified Professional Organizer(R), Founder and Owner of Casual Uncluttering LLC, myself and I are elated to announce that I’ve earned the last two of the 10 Level I Certificates of Study which the Institute for Challenging Disorganization offers: Life Transitions and the Client Affected by CD and Time Management and Productivity AMAZING…

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Seven of my colleagues and I contributed to this blog post. And as much as it is a GREAT launching point for “how-to,” it’s also a persuasive set of arguments for why someone needs to hire a professional… Lost count of how many times we mention National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals and strongly urge people…

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