The Mantra to Keep You Organized

The Mantra to Keep You OrganizedHave you seen the DirecTV commercials for dumping cable? They start with a simple scenario – paying too much for cable – and then through some creative logic put you into a TOTALLY different and crazy place. Since I was an event planner, this one is my favorite: “When you pay too much for cable, you feel powerless. When you feel powerless, you want to take the power back. When you want to take the power back, you take karate. When you take karate, you want to use your karate. When you want to use your karate, you become the Fist of Goodness. When you become the Fist of Goodness, you run along rooftops. And when you run along rooftops, you fall into a dinner party. Don’t fall into a dinner party.”

Many times, a big reason why my clients’ homes are cluttered is because something just wasn’t seen through until the end. The VERY end. When this is the case, I prescribe this mantra and drill it into their heads until it sticks … or until they get sick of me harping on it and just do it.

Po-tay-to, po-tah-to.

So the mantra that keeps them, and will keep you, organized?

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