Road Map to Get Organized: Where Do I Start?

Folks who call or email our LivingOrderSA office to get organizing help often lament that they’ve tried everything they could think of to get organized. They bought color coded file folders.  They purchased the latest and greatest containers they saw in an ad. They have baskets everywhere. They even have a top-of-the-line label maker. But they’re still not organized! They’re stressed out, and they never have enough time to finish their endless to-do lists!


I completely understand their frustration. Everything looks so pretty and easy to do when you watch an organizing show on television or flip through home organization magazines. So, here’s a little organizing secret:


In order to be successful, you must develop a Road Map to Get Organized!


It’s human nature to want to jump into a project and get things done. Unfortunately, that usually doesn’t work, so we end up getting frustrated. Once we get frustrated, we throw in the towel and jump into the next assignment on our list.


It might take a little time to plan, but it will be worth the investment. In order to complete your project and get organized, you need to map out the road you will take:


What is causing your organizing challenges?

What is your learning style?

What is your personality style?

What is your best work style?

What will motivate you to keep going?

Based on those traits, what steps will you take to reach your goal?


Having your Road Map to Get Organized will get you back on track whenever you start to wander off the path. Whether this plan is on paper, your tablet, your computer or your smartphone, having your road map at your side will lead you to success.



If you need help developing your Road Map to Get Organized, you have two exciting opportunities awaiting you:


  1. My organizing book, which helps you figure out all of the above, will be on sale at a special low price for one day only. Get details at This guidebook will lead you through the journey of getting and staying organized.  ROAD MAP to Get Organized: Discover Your Thinking, Learning and Working Styles to Get You Back on Track will show you how an organized person’s mind functions and will teach you how to apply those skills! Learn how to get and stay organized once and for all!


  1. When you stop by, you’ll have the chance to sign up for free stress-busting tips from nine of my expert friends. Meet your 9 Muses:


Dr. Melissa McCreery of Too Much on Her Plate

Lorie Marrero, CPO® of Clutter Diet

Carol Frazey, M.S. of Fit School, Inc.

Kelly Lester of Easy Lunchboxes

Geralin Thomas, CPO-CD® of Metropolitan Organizing

Allison Carter, CPO® of The Professional Organizer

Jennifer Tankersley of List PlanIt

Damon Jacobs, LMFT, author of Absolutely Should-less

Lisa Montanaro, JD, CPO® of Lisa Montanaro Global Enterprises, LLC

Plus bonus ROAD MAPs from:

Deb Lee, MA, CPO® of SOHO Tech Training

Alex Chang of Fresco Tours



Hop on over to and take a look at all of the fantastic complimentary Road Maps they’re offering you!

Hurry! This special event ends May 9, 2013.

About Helene Segura

Helene Segura teaches go-getters how to use their time more efficiently in order to have a more peaceful life. For details about her, be sure to visit

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