New Year’s Resolution: Lose the Clutter

January is Get Organized Month (GO Month), the professional organizing industry’s national event dedicated to raising awareness of the benefits of getting organized and of hiring a professional organizer.

A professional organizer enhances the lives of clients by designing systems and processes using organizing principles and through transferring organizing skills. As getting organized is one of the top 5 New Year’s resolutions, January is the perfect time to get started.


5 VERY Good Reasons to Get Organized in 2016

  1. Save Time
  2. Save Money
  3. Find Your Keys
  4. Increase Productivity
  5. Lower Stress

The Statistics

  • According to the National Soap and Detergent Association, getting rid of clutter would eliminate 40 percent of housework in the average home.
  • The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) reports we spend one year of our lives looking for lost items.
  • Harris Interactive reports 23 percent of adults say they pay bills late (and incur fees) because they lose them.
  • The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) reports job stress is estimated to cost U.S. industry between $200 and $300 BILLION annually.
  • Did you know…80 percent of what we file never gets looked at again! – (NAPO)

5 Simple Steps to Getting Organized

  1. Make a list.
  2. Assign deadlines for each task/project.
  3. Schedule time to work on task/project. (Tip: Use a timer)
  4. Find an accountability partner.
  5. JUST START (one task at a time)

Happy GO Month from Vision Organizing.