Author: Crystal Sabalaske

What You Lose When You Buy Something on Sale by @cluttershrink

by Crystal Sabalaske | Featured Contributor  Most of us get a short burst of adrenaline when we snatch up a bargain. So many of us even brag about how little we paid for coveted items. We respond to compliments with, “Thanks. I can’t believe I only paid $10 for this designer sweater.” Have you ever […]

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10 Pre-Holiday Organizing Tasks for Business by @cluttershrink

by Crystal Sabalaske | Featured Contributor The chaos of the holiday season can be stressful enough on its own. When you compound the shopping, party planning, cooking and traveling with running a business, it is highly possible that your stress level will increase due to the amount of pressure you feel to get it all […]

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Manage Your Interruptions. Be More Productive. by @cluttershrink

by Crystal Sabalaske | Featured Contributor You woke up with great intentions, didn’t you? You were planning to grab a cup of coffee and tackle your entire to-do list. Today you were going to be so productive…until you got interrupted, over and over again. Interruptions in the form of telephone calls, e-mails, co-workers, text messages […]

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Intentional Procrastination – How I Beat My Work Deadlines by @cluttershrink

by Crystal Sabalaske | Featured Contributor “If it weren’t for the last minute, nothing would get done.” – Rita Mae Brown Some people get an adrenaline rush when they procrastinate. The thrill of beating a deadline is reason enough to put off a dreaded task. Others think they do their “best work” when pushed against a […]

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Why I Thought Hiring Help Would Be Like Eating Shellfish by @cluttershrink

by Crystal Sabalaske | Featured Contributor I admit it. I am a professional organizer who has been in business for over twelve years, and until recently, I have avoided stepping out of my comfort zone to hire any outside help. My personality and profession demand a certain level of control. To give up control would be […]

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Why I Said Yes to Adoption and How It Changed the Way I Do Business by @cluttershrink

by Crystal Sabalaske | Featured Contributor At least once a week I read an online article touting the power of learning to say “no”. It’s one of the top time management strategies experts are advising people to consider. The notion is that if you can get comfortable saying “no” to tasks that aren’t aligned with your […]

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