What's not working?
What items are most essential?
Why do you want to get organized
What's causing the problems?
Easy to focus on one activity at a time
Everything needed is in zone
Visual menu to inhabitants of space
Transform, Define zones, Map out space, Rearrange furniture
Estimate time (1 - 1 1/2 days per room)
Establish a schedule
Schedule appointments and honor them
Group similar items
Handle every item, Do I use?, Do I love it?
Sorting secrets, Start with what you can see (not hidden), Quick sort for quick results, Identify, Categorize, Running list of to-dos that come up, Avoid zig zag organizing, Work one section at a time, Use a "belongs elsewhere" box
Benefits of reducing, Space, Time, Money, storage cost, donation value
Methods, Toss, Giveaway, Sell, Put elsewhere, Store
Decide on appropriate zone
Assign each item a single and consistent home
Guidelines for Assigning Homes, Appropriate sizing, Single function storage, Logical sequencing (similar groups near each other), Accessibility (easy to retrieve and put back frequently used items), Safety
Limits amount accumulated
Selecting, Asthetics - love them, Sturdiness - don't economize, Managability - easy to handle when full, Size - proper fit for number of items (little room for growth)
Shopping list, Measure, measure, measure
Label, Supports multiple people, Ensures things put back, Label maker best
Reevaluate every 2 weeks to ensure it is working
Daily cleanup, No room should take more than 3-5 minutes
Periodic Tuneups, Evaluate a few times a year, Make adjustments, Purge elements not working, Keep fun and engaging
Where you are now?
Where are you going?
What's holding you back?
Why it's important to get there?
Plan of action to transform space
Methodically dive into clutter
Sort and arrange to reflect way you think
Visible results while working
Items lack home
More stuff than space
Complex, confusing systems
Out of sight, out of mind
Organizing seems boring
Speed of life
Need for abundance
Conquestador of chaos (macho)
Fear of losing creativity
Need for distraction
Dislike the space
Need for perfection