Organize 365 Podcast: Home organization |Paper management | Productivity | Professional Organizer Lisa Woodruff | Sunday Basket
About This Show
Lisa Woodruff is a home organization expert, productivity specialist, and author of The Mindset of Organization, Take Back Your House One Phase at a Time, and How ADHD Affects Home Organization.
Lisa teaches functional organizing and is often caught quoting, “done is better than perfect” and “progress over perfection.” Lisa’s sensible and do-able organizing tasks appeal to multiple generations. Her candor and relatable style make you feel she is right there beside you, helping you get organized as you laugh and cry together.
Lisa believes organization is not a skill you are born with. It is a skill that is developed over time and changes with each season of life. Lisa has helped thousands of women reclaim their homes and finally get organized with her practical tips, encouragement, and humor through her blog and podcast at Organize365.com.
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212 - In My Top 5: Andrea Dekker
5 days ago
In My Top 5: Andrea Dekker I have mentioned on the podcast many times before that there is one blog that I read every single day... it is Andrea Dekker's. There is so much great material on her blog andreadekker.com. Andrea has four children under the age of six and she explains how she manages all their very different requirements, and her own, with a simple "be prepared" mantra. She also shares with us some great advice on selling your unwanted items on Craigslist, something she does often with success. How We Both Got Started Both Andrea and I started out with very different blogs. For me, I remember I was going to be this "guru" to help when your kids had food allergies and other things. But then I realized that dealing with that and dealing with everything my kids needed me to do was just too much! That is when in 2012, I launched Organize365.com. Though for Andrea, it was a little different. Andrea explains on the podcast that she just fell into doing what she does. After finishing college, starting work, and getting married, she realized she hated her job. Her father gave her some great advice when he told her to find out what she enjoyed doing and figure out a way to get paid for doing it. In doing that, she would be successful even if she didn't make a lot of money. So, a job she really disliked ended up being the springboard to starting her own organizing business, which was essentially her dream job. This was back in 2006. She didn't even have internet in her own house. But eventually she began to write her own blog, and she took some work
Rated 3 out of
Too much personal promotion
I really get a lot of helpful tips on organizing and even subscribe to the mailing list, but am often annoyed by the amount of promotion Lisa does about her books. I would be comfortable betting that 1/3 of her podcasts are promotions for her books. I literally don't listen to the last 1/4 of the show because of the self-promotion. I want to give this podcast 5 stars but the promotion just kills it for me.
Date published: 2016-11-05
Rated 5 out of
One of my favourite, all-time podcasts!
Lisa is fantastic! I have listened to a bunch of "organization"-themed podcasts, and they can either be really slow-moving, obvious, or even sanctimonious, where the hosts can be really dry, boring or almost boastful about their perfect lives. Lisa, on the other hand, has a TON of great tips and systems, but more than that, she is really energetic, engaging, and talks freely about how she has tried things that haven't worked, and that organization is a process that needs to be revamped and updated as need be. I love listening to her podcasts, and I have found them to be really helpful. Her energy is contagious! Even in the rare case when I'm not really hankering to know about a certain topic, like car organization, I will generally listen to that podcast, and I will thoroughly enjoy listening to Lisa's voice, and hearing about her ideas, and without fail, I'll pick up some helpful tips, or new ways of doing things. I can't recommend her highly enough!
Date published: 2017-01-19