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Carmen Coker

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Carmen Coker is a former U.S. Air Force officer turned professional organizer. Carmen is the creator of many popular organizing programs, including The Clutter Cleanse®, and her expertise has been exhibited through numerous international, national, and local media outlets, including "Real Simple" magazine. In addition, she is the founder of the International Association of Virtual Organizers, providing organizing professionals with resources to start, run, and grow their online business, and offers organizing and productivity products and services for both home and small business through www.CarmenCoker.com.

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Getting Things Over And Done With

Getting Things Over And Done With

| July 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Getting things over and done with is probably one of the best feelings yet.

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Discover Thomas Jefferson’s Productivity Secret

Discover Thomas Jefferson’s Productivity Secret

| June 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Thomas Jefferson: an American Founding Father, author of the Declaration of Independence, and the third President of the United States. Although it would be difficult for any mere mortal to compete with his resume, wouldn’t you like to know how [ …]

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Suffering From ADCD – Attention Deficit Cleaning Disorder

Suffering From ADCD – Attention Deficit Cleaning Disorder

| June 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

This comical banner, done by Comic Strip Mom, is tongue-in-cheek, but very much true for a lot of people. Many people begin a project, but get distracted, and never finish. Soon there are many projects that have been started and [ …]

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Easy Organizing Challenge #13: Consolidate

Easy Organizing Challenge #13: Consolidate

| May 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

What do ketchup, hairspray, and cleaning wipes have in common? They are just three of many everyday household items that tend to exist in half-empty states, often with their “twin” nearby.

So…instead of one full ketchup bottle, you have two [ …]

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Being Organized Isn’t About Getting Rid Of Everything

Being Organized Isn’t About Getting Rid Of Everything

| May 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Being organized isn’t about getting rid of everything you own, or trying to become a different person. It’s about living the way you want to live, but better.” – Andrew Mellen

 

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5 Easy Steps to Let Go of Clutter and Reclaim Your Life

5 Easy Steps to Let Go of Clutter and Reclaim Your Life

| April 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you tried to get organized before, either on your own or perhaps with the help of a book, magazine, or course, but with no luck? Have you tried to let go of clutter and reclaim your life?

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If It Can’t Be Reduced, Reused, or Recycled…

If It Can’t Be Reduced, Reused, or Recycled…

| April 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

‘”If it can’t be reduced, reused, repaired, rebuilt, refurbished, refinished, resold, recycled or composted, then it should be restricted, redesigned or removed from production.” – Peter Seeger

 

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Quiet The Chaos! Work-Life Balance Tips That Work

Quiet The Chaos! Work-Life Balance Tips That Work

| March 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Have you ever been at home, and yet thinking of something that needs to be done at work? Or been at work, and yet thinking of something that needs to be done at home? Well, quiet the chaos, and take [ …]

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5 Easy Closet Organizing Ideas

5 Easy Closet Organizing Ideas

| February 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Where is it?! You shout as you dig deeper. You tear into drawers, look behind doors, and peer under the bed to see if it is hiding among the dust bunnies.

It’s just another typical morning, where you are racing [ …]

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The Best Organizing Tips To Get Your IRS Tax Refund Faster

The Best Organizing Tips To Get Your IRS Tax Refund Faster

| January 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

n the words of Dave Barry, “It’s income tax time again…time to gather up those receipts, get out those tax forms, sharpen up that pencil, and stab yourself in the aorta.”

Filing taxes = huge pain. We all know it. [ …]

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