Office Move Strategies from Your NYC Professional Organizer

Office Move Strategies from Your NYC Professional Organizer

When it comes to your office move, technology pretty much has to come first.  Unlike when you move your residence, when you can probably survive without cable for a few days or even weeks, and you might be fine living without a phone land line for a spell as well, when it comes to the place that you do business any interruption in Internet, Wi-Fi, or phone service means lost dollars. Potentially a lot of them. And that’s why today’s office moving tips from your NYC professional organizer are focused on the tech end of an office move. First, take CONTINUE READING >

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NYC Professional Organizer Strategies for Surviving the Actual Move

NYC Professional Organizer Strategies for Surviving the Actual Move

It‘s the final week before the movers arrive. You’ve organized, purged, and prepared for  the inevitable upheaval that moving brings. Your NYC Professional Organizer says that now is the time to prepare your “Survival Kit.” These are the items that you will take with you, rather than putting on the moving truck, to ease your entry into your new place with as little stress as possible. Paperwork: Keep all your important paperwork with you, including relevant receipts, mover’s contract, your new lease or deed, important family documents (passports, birth certificates, wills, etc.), and insurance papers. This is a crucial paper CONTINUE READING >

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Tips for a Successful Office Move

Tips for a Successful Office Move

So, you’ve gotten serious enough about your upcoming office move to be looking at a blog about it. As an NYC professional organizer, I like to reward effort like that among my clients and readers, and so let’s get started. I’ll be providing a series of office move tips that constitute what people call “tips,” let me know how they work for you! Probably the single most stressing aspect of moving is actually money. People have a vague sense how much moving a household costs, but unless you’ve personally overseen an office move of late, you probably are less clear CONTINUE READING >

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Ready, Set, MOVE #2! – More Tips from our NYC Professional Organizer

Ready, Set, MOVE #2! – More Tips from our NYC Professional Organizer

It’s always amazing how much STUFF we collect in the course of even a few years.  The best thing you can do before a home or office move is to PURGE all the excess stuff. On Saturday, we discussed how to determine what to toss before an office move, while today’s focus is squarely on eliminate all nonessentials from your home before a big move. This may sound overwhelming for some of you, but your Professional NYC Organizer has great decluttering, space-enhancing, moving-cost reducing tips that will get you through with flying colors. Most movers estimate cost by distance and CONTINUE READING >

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Learn What to Throw Away During Your Office Move

Learn What to Throw Away During Your Office Move

As you gear up for that big – and always potentially stressful – office move: here’s a tip from your NYC professional organizer to take seriously: the less you actually move, the better it is going to go. The more you see your move like Sisyphus pushing a rock up a hill, or even Atlas carrying the heavens on his shoulders, the more you are likely to emulate their downfalls. Don’t choose heroic levels of stress. Instead: start throwing things away – or donating more gently used items – and start doing it now. Where are the things you should CONTINUE READING >

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Ready, Set, MOVE! Tips for Your Home or Office Move

Ready, Set, MOVE! Tips for Your Home or Office Move

This month, we are going to focus on the Olympics of Home and Office Organization — MOVING. For the next four weeks your NYC Professional Organizer will share strategies and tips to make your move much less stressful, and much more successful. Today we will focus on the most important part of a stress-free home or office move, and that is to start early and plan well. Step 1: Organization — Make A Plan Begin three or four months before the move. Make a binder to hold all of your relevant documents, meeting notes, receipts, an inventory of items to CONTINUE READING >

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Home & Office Moves Made Easy with Apps

Home & Office Moves Made Easy with Apps

As an NYC professional organizer, I have some good technology tips for your next move, be it an office move or a residential one.   Indeed, I work with clients to facilitate moves on a frequent basis, and would be more than happy to provide support during your home or office move! Who couldn’t use a hand during such an overwhelming time after all? Something I’ve observed all too often is clients, and even friends, trying to re-create the wheel when it comes to moving. People get so stressed that they lose track of organizing principles along the way, one CONTINUE READING >

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Don’t Work Harder, Work SMARTer with Help from Your NYC Professional Organizer!

Don’t Work Harder, Work SMARTer with Help from Your NYC Professional Organizer!

By and large, Americans are hard workers. As a culture, we believe in maxims such as “put your shoulder to the grindstone.” Quotes from illustrious authors include such work-related thoughts as, “Nothing will work unless you do.” (Maya Angelou) And “The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary.” (Vincent Lombardi). But our NYC Professional Organizer points out that it’s one thing to work hard, and another thing entirely to work SMART.  Almost everyone has had the experience at one time or another of feeling like they are running in place. The harder they try to reach for CONTINUE READING >

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Our NYC Professional Organizer States: Simple Form of Technology is a Bright Idea

Our NYC Professional Organizer States: Simple Form of Technology is a Bright Idea

As an NYC professional organizer, it’s my job to look at the big picture and the tiniest details for my clients, as well as in my own life. And this month I’ve been doing just that when it comes to technology. We’ve looked at dealing with personal electronic devices, how to manage email, avoiding “cord spaghetti” in and around desks and other places, as well as how organizing apps can synthesize parts of a busy life. One surprising way that technology changes have created opportunities for people is actually light bulbs. I know, not all that exciting on the surface, CONTINUE READING >

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When Do You Know That You Need to Hire an NYC Professional Organizer?

When Do You Know That You Need to Hire an NYC Professional Organizer?

• Today it took you 20 minutes to put your hands on the folder that you needed for an important meeting thus making you arrive late and flustered. • You bought file folders, copier paper and other sundry office supplies only to locate a pile of these very items sitting in a box in the back of your supply closet. • You have a sinking feeling each time you walk into your office and see your desk and the piles of paper and folders perched on pretty much every surface in the room. Sound familiar? If so, then yes, you CONTINUE READING >

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