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125 How To Get Organized and Stay Organized

Your Hope-Filled Perspective with Dr. Michelle Bengtson podcast

Release Date: 09/02/2021

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Episode Summary:

Anyone can become more organized, even you! Marcia Ramsland, The Leading Online Organizing Coach and a Business Productivity Expert, shares how to get organized and stay organized in this podcast episode. Think of organizing as a tool – it helps you accomplish what you want to accomplish in life. So, if you’re looking around at the piles of laundry and dishes in frustration and realize it’s time to make a change, you won’t want to miss this podcast!


Quotables from the episode:

  • Getting organized is something that can be learned and will save you time, give you focus, and mental clarity.
  • The time management of the Proverbs 31 Woman: She did it all in a lifetime, but not in one day!
  • Getting organized improves your outlook, improves your self-esteem, improves your stress level and lets you use your gifts and talents more.
  • Organization weeds out the less important to focus on the more important.
  • Start your organizational efforts where it makes the most impact: your closet, kitchen, and bathroom.
  • Take pictures in your home and of your desk and calendar and ask yourself: Is calming or cluttered? Do I want to keep living this way, or do I want to be a growing person and take action to change it?
  • The problem with the poverty in the world is not God’s provision but our distribution.
  • Leverage your work before play. Spend 10 minutes organizing and cleaning up clutter before watching your favorite show.
  • Proactively get control of the 10 minute bookends of your day in the morning and the evening so that the rest of the day you can be reactive to immediate needs.

 

Scripture References:

  • Proverbs 13:4 “The sluggish crave and have nothing,
    but the desires of the diligent are fully satisfied.”
  • Proverbs 14:1 “A wise woman builds her home, but a foolish woman tears it down with her own hands.”
  • Ephesians 2:10 “For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do.”


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Guest:

Marcia Ramsland is well known as The Leading Online Organizing Coach, a Business Productivity Expert, and author of the Simplify Your Life: Get Organized and Stay that Way book series, which has sold over 100,000 copies. Marcia is a nationally recognized media guest appearing in Woman’s Day and Real Simple magazines, the Wall Street Journal, and Martha Stewart radio. Marcia believes anyone can become more organized – even you – with the Motivation, Momentum, and Mastery which she provides in her Online Courses and Fast Track Coaching!

Hosted By: Dr. Michelle Bengtson

Audio Technical Support: Bryce Bengtson