Category Archives: In the Media Honors New Leaf Among Productivity Blogs

What better way to celebrate National Blog Posting Month than with an honor from writer Brenda Spandrio! I’m included alongside several other excellent productivity blogs, including two of my favorites: and David Allen’s GTD Times.

Spandrio  is a Seattle-based professional organizer known as “The Declutter Lady” who writes a regular column on Pay her a visit!

Keeping the Clutter Busters In Line

As I headed to Baltimore last week for the annual conference of  NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) where I presented a workshop on writing a business plan for solo entrepreneurs and small businesses, Angela Wallace, our association president, sat down with a reporter from the New York Times to talk about the organizing industry… Continue Reading

Listen to "Getting Organized with Margaret Lukens" podcasts

Would  you like to listen to your organizing and productivity information as well as read it? The latest episodes of my radio program, “Getting Organized with Margaret Lukens”, are now available as podcasts on iTunes. The free podcasts were originally broadcast on WHDD public radio in Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts. Now you can download… Continue Reading

Meetings: what Warren Buffet found

by Margaret Lukens, New Leaf + Company LLC The January 18 issue of USA Today included an interview with former Coca Cola president and Berkshire Hathaway board member Don Keogh, which contained this revealing item: Speaking of Berkshire Hathaway chairman and America’s second richest man Warren Buffet, Keogh observed, “Buffet bought a company a couple… Continue Reading

NAPO-LA announces Organizing Awards finalists

by Margaret Lukens, New Leaf + Company LLC The Los Angeles chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers has announced the finalists for the 2009 Los Angeles Organizing Awards. This program — which has been getting bigger and “glitterier” every year since it began in 2006 — now features celebrity hosts, red-carpet photo ops,… Continue Reading

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