Get Organized with Home Helpers

Time management resources usually fall into one of two categories: Work Wonders or Home Helpers. Here are a few Home Helper Resources I’ve discovered.

I’ve been reading the book, “1000 Best Quick and Easy Organizing Secrets.”by Jamie Novak. She is the resident organizing expert at the Real Organizing for Real People message board at IVillage. There’s lots of great ideas, and at the back are Simple Sevens for Success: 7 favorite tools, 7 ways to start small…Websites

Laura Stack, the Productivity Pro has helpful content. So does Smead.
Messie’s Anonymous by founder Sandra Felton, and are both helpful sites.  Real Simple magazine is great, and also has a website with lots of neat information. Organized Home is a wonderful website too.


Organizing A to Z at

“The Organizing Sourcebook” by Kathy Waddill-nine strategies for organizing your life with real life examples from a professional organizer.

“Best Organizing Tips” by Stephanie Winston-great overall guide.

“Get Your Act Together” by Pam Young and Peggy Jones-a card system for keeping track of keeping house for sidetracked home executives. Also check out “The Messies Manual” by Sandra Felton. Fight Household Clutter is an HGTV article by Deniece Schofield, author of”Confessions of a Happily Organized Family.”

“Ready, Set, Organize” by Pipi Campbell Peterson-has helpful information about filing and storage.

“Let Go of Clutter” by Harriet Schecter-ideas to simplify. There are two articles by her at Soulful Living: From Chaos to Comfort and Shedding Sentimental Clutter.

“One Year to an Organized Life” by Regina Leeds-breaks a big project into doable steps.
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11 comments on “Get Organized with Home Helpers
  1. Beth says:

    Hey thanks! Great set of links.

  2. Monica Ricci says:

    Thanks for the kudos, I appreciate it. Very good info you’re sharing here, and I hope you’ll come back to my blog and leave your comments there as well! ~Monica

  3. […] Awhile back I noted that time management resources tend to fall into the categories of Home Helpers or Work Wonders. Finally I’m getting around to writing about the Work Wonders. I’ve […]

  4. SamaraRegion says:

    its the best post from you, thanks a lot

  5. readwhatshortywrites says:

    I love Jamie Novak’s books too! She has a new one coming out in March ’09 I can’t wait.

  6. Jamie Novak says:

    Thanks for mentioning my book 1,000 Best Quick and Easy Organizing Secrets. I’m glad you find the tips useful. You’ve compiled a bunch of resources here, thanks for all the valuable info.

  7. gomoslams says:

    Good website. Hope to visit soon..

  8. Jennifer Rai says:

    Our clients have improved their time management both in business and in their personal lives by partnering with a Virtual Assistant. I even have my own. Delegate those tasks that can impede on your time with clients and family. They go hand in hand. Thank you for this post and the thorough list of links and tips.

  9. Matt Belcher says:

    Has anyone had good experience with this? Would be good to know.


  10. […] spaces (physical areas & objects) at home. […]

  11. […] some cases, it was impossible to pick only one. For example, there are far too many in the area of Home Helpers to pick only one. I’m certain there are good choices on the list, but I welcome suggestions for […]

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