Taking Control: The Organizing Podcast
Summary: Since 2010, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright have been helping listeners live the organized lifestyle. From ADHD to life management to time and technology tips, this podcast is dedicated to anyone looking to take control by getting organized.
Struggling to make a big change in your life? Getting—and keeping!—motivated can make or break your efforts. This week on Taking Control, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright walk through the process for building motivation and staying positive through all the hard work to come!
Forget about generic resolutions this new year! Instead, focus on setting goals for yourself that are achievable and rewarding. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright talk through the steps for setting solid organizing goals you can be proud of!
Did you pay the rent? How about utilities? Gas? Electric? Cable? The bills can add up each month, and if you don't have a system, paying bills can be a tremendous source of stress. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright share the tools you'll need to build a bill-paying system that works for you.
Looking for a way to shake up your holiday gift-giving routine? Look no further! From big trips to modest time-savers, you can show your loved ones you care in cool new ways you may have never considered. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright share their favorite gifts and gift-giving tricks!
Don't let the holidays get the best of your budget! It is possible to take part in the spirit of giving without breaking the bank. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright share strategies for making it through the holidays practically, without having to be a Grinch!
We're all confronted with tough decisions, but what is it that makes executing them easier for some people than it is for others? This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright talk about what it takes to find focus, make tough decisions, and keep the organizing process moving forward.
There is a simple truth to organization: one cannot get organized and then assume they are finished. Organization is about changing habits, discovering new tools, and living an organized lifestyle. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright share their thoughts on the choices we make to first get organized, and the changes we must make to stay that way.
We all deal with it. It's the devil on our shoulder, the monkey on our back. It's the distraction that comes over us, causing us to loose momentum and focus: procrastination. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright take on procrastination and give you a new way to think about how to tackle the work you need to get done today!
The transition to fall is a great time to clean up and get ready for the busy holiday season to come. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright give you five tips on getting your home in order and while keeping yourself cool and stress-free!
It’s that time again! Time to get the family on a new schedule, time to pack the backpack, time to get your house in order! This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright take on the back to school transition and offer you a few tips and tricks to get into this new routine with confidence!
Paper. It’s everywhere. You fight to conquer the clutter of paper and just when you think you’re on the cusp of success, it strikes back with an organizing puzzle leaving you scratching your head. Don’t fear! There are ways to make these paper piles work for you! This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright take on the productive paper piles and show you how piling can actually fit right in to your organizing system!
They're the thieves that come into your life and steal your most valuable commodity. They're the distractions that rob you of your focus and attention. They're on TV. They're online. They're on your phone! They're Time-Wasters! This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer joins Pete Wright to show you how to take back control from time time-wasters and free yourself from the stress and frustration that comes with them!
"If I were only organized, my life would be different." We've all said it. We probably say it all the time. But just wishing doesn't make it so! This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright take on turning wishes into reality by building specific vision and goals to make it a reality.
You've worked all day, but you have no idea what you did. Interruptions come in all shapes and sizes, and they rob you of those precious blocks of time you need to get things done. This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright share tips on working with interruptions and getting things done in the face of them!
When we're working on goals, we develop vision, focus, determination, all the skills we need to nourish that drive motivation. But the real trick is in taking that motivation and putting a time to it! This week on the show, Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright talk about adding time to tasks to show commitment and make sure you are getting your most important tasks done!