[PODCAST] 110: The 10 Most Common Mistakes When Organizing


Certified Professional Organizer Ellen Delap discusses the common mistakes made when organizing and how to avoid them.


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1:52 The number one most common mistake: jumping in too quickly

2:40 A good plan to start – What it entails

3:12 Mistake 2 – More bins = more organized?

4:20 What type of tools to use to organize

5:40 Mistake 3 – What makes a good decision

7:22 Mistake 4 – Zig zag organizing

8:40 Mistake 5 – Checking what’s coming in to your home

12:45 Mistake 6 – Labeling to be successful

13:50 The minimum amount you should label

14:45 Mistake 7 – Getting things back to the original place

16:20 When to reorganize

16:45 Mistake 8 – Paper, paper, everywhere!

18:45 Mistake 9 – “Just in case”

19:30 How to overcome the ‘just in case’

20:20 Mistake 10 – Not asking for help

Ellen' Website:  www.Professional-Organizer.com

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