Electronic Organization – is it time for a professional? A few weeks ago I was introduced to Alexa Jones, the founder of Evolve – an awesome company that specializes in electronic organization, standard operating procedures, recruiting and retention programs, website creation and design and building/maintaining a social media presence. We were chatting about how so.. read more →

The second installation from our friend Alexa Jones from Evolve.  Here she spells out the steps to truly getting yourself orgainzed electronically. How to get down to business… The Steps Follow these easy steps to create a well-regimented, powerful computer organization system. Write down a list of “master folders.” These folders are the those at.. read more →

10 Apr 2013
April 10, 2013

An Organizing Intervention

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  Recently, I was part of an Organizing Intervention. It was somewhat impromptu but nonetheless the many friends who participated were clear and committed to their message that change was needed. The thing is … I was the one who the intervention was being performed on! I kid you not … the Design+Conquer friends took.. read more →

25 Feb 2013
February 25, 2013

There’s an App for that!

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Our goal at design+conquer is to help you make your life easier – plain and simple.  We can do that through helping you to organize your space, by creating new systems that are based on how you live, or even just being that person that helps you tackle things you’d rather not do, but know.. read more →

04 Jan 2013
January 4, 2013

Resolutions…

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  Now that the holiday haze has worn off and we have jumped into the reality of a new year, let’s break down this whole resolution thing.  For better or for worse, people really do love the concept of resolutions …  it’s the practicality of making them happen that frustrates and sometimes discourages.  So I’m.. read more →

03 Dec 2012
December 3, 2012

The Anti-Anxiety Christmas Checklist

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The Anti-Anxiety Christmas Checklist Truth be told, I really and truly can’t stand all of the Holiday Checklists/To-do’s/Spreadsheets that come out at this time of year. I know I am a Professional Organizer and am supposed to love all things organized but these lists actually make me have a physical reaction when I read them. .. read more →

I recently spent 4 days in Nashville, TN working with a client who not only has two businesses (she is a builder as well as an interior designer – a true double threat!) but is blessed to be busy.  Really busy. Okay, actually slammed with work.  So much so that even though she loves every.. read more →

We are excited to “introduce” to you our regular guest blogger, Gretchen MacKenzie. Gretchen is in the business of journaling. Journaling the special, funny and crazy-cool moments in life. Her “Know Me Journals” were created to help people share their life’s events ( big, small and in between) with others. This month…How to cope with.. read more →

02 Oct 2012
October 2, 2012

Procrastination…

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Wow … this is a hard blog to start.  Here’s what’s going through my head as I sit here (supposedly) ready to write: “I think if I wrapped up some of the other tasks on my to-do list I would be able to create a nice mental clearing to sit down and write…” “Maybe I.. read more →