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How Nonprofit Food Organizations can make a Difference?

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 Bruce Markey (September 15, 2015)  Globally, 165 million children within the age bracket of five suffer from malnutrition. This readily effects in reduced height as compared to their age. Basically, a majority of these malnutrition cases can be attributed to famine, very poor food distribution system and lack of public health amenities. All the evidences tell that malnutrition dearly costs lives of people and their .. (Organizing)

How Corporate Event Planning Companies in Chicago Help with Events

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 Bruce Markey (August 05, 2015)  From small and young startups to multinational corporations, all organizations conduct various events throughout the year. From a team building exercise within the company premises to annual investor meets in the finest of star hotels, each event has a different requirement for smooth execution. This is where a corporate event planning company in Chicago steps in. With a skilled team .. (Organizing)

The Benefits of Offsite Archive Storage

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 Michelle Symonds (January 05, 2015)  We live in an electronic age of email communication, social media and online collaboration tools for both personal and business use and many of us rarely put pen to paper any more. However, despite this there are still many businesses (if not most) who still produce large amounts of paper documentation which they need to retain in paper form for, sometimes, many years. Tax documents, .. (Organizing)

Cut Your Coat According To Your Cloth

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 Shawn Parker (December 05, 2014)  Cut Your Coat According To Your Cloth. The aforementioned statement literary explains, that one should cut his cloth according to his cloth. However, it has multiple thematic meaning, interpretation and application. Further, it tells that one should manage his affairs of life according to economic and social resources and status. Mismanagement of resources is the harbinger of .. (Organizing)

Charity Bike Ride Case Study

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 Diane Forster (June 29, 2012)  Cyclists from across the country are gearing up for the 17th LA fitness Capital to Coast Cycle Challenge for Charity on Sunday 1st July, which aims to raise an estimated £300,000 for Norwood and the Downs Syndrome Association. They include a team of 15 staff, students and ex-students from Clarendon School in Hampton, who will be starting the Challenge in Esher. The school caters .. (Organizing)

Get your Bike Ready for the Charity Bike Ride

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 Diane Forster (June 28, 2012)  If you enjoy cycling then here’s an opportunity to cycle and raise funds for a noble cause. Capital to Coast is calling you to participate in their charity bike ride to raise money for their partner charities Norwood and Down Syndrome Association. Both these charity organizations support children with Down Syndrome and learning disabilities. The organizations work hard to provide .. (Organizing)

Ethical fashion - stop child labour now

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 Diane Forster (April 02, 2012)  The International Labour Organization estimates that around 215 million children all over the world are involved in some form of forced child labour. These issues are especially rampant in textile manufacturing and the cotton production industry that supplies it. Uzbekistan in Central Asia is the world’s second biggest cotton exporter is arguably the worst offender – child .. (Organizing)

Organise Your Possessions and Reduce The Stress In Your Life

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 Michelle Symonds (March 21, 2012)  Many of us live and work in environments full of belongings that we no longer use or need but are reluctant to part with. There are some people who find it easy to clear out unused possessions but the majority of us cling to items for often, long-forgotten, sentimental reasons. We make excuses about how an item might one day come in useful, but, in truth, we just can't bear to get rid .. (Organizing)

How to find the appropriate suit for yourself

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 Pinakin Bhadeshiya (February 16, 2012)  Have you got an important special occasion like a meeting, wedding ceremony, funeral obituary, or an important night out springing up, however , you simply have no idea what type of suit to purchase? There are various different types of suits such as color, design, fashion, and fit to select from. One of the most considerations when selecting a suit from a men's clothing store are your .. (Organizing)

Organizing with a Shared Calendar

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 Stephen Tong (June 16, 2011)  Are you not organized like used to be? Forgetting birthdays, not really being on time. Not because you do not care, but because you are unorganized and maybe a little forgetful at times. We have all been there, fortunately there is a cure to this and it is a shared online calendar. There are plenty of online calendars out there, but few of them allow you to share your calendars with .. (Organizing)

Do Small Cardboard Boxes Protect Personal Information?

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 William Post (April 21, 2011)  Small cardboard boxes are major and widespread storage containers for letters, credit card statements and all other formal and informal communication in writing. People who travel a lot might find such a filing system difficult to navigate, index and search. In addition, the security of such a manual process could be easily compromised if a letter falls outside the cardboard box or if .. (Organizing)

Using the Internet to Stay Organized

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 Stephen Tong (January 05, 2011)  With all of the free or paid services and features that the internet has to offer, it has the ability of to cause technology overload and actually make your life more chaotic and cluttered than actually helping to make life easier. Out of all useful tools available on the internet, these are the most important two features to use. Start using an online calendar to help organize and .. (Organizing)

Why people (especially Oracle DBAs) changes job so frequently in I.T field?

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 Gitesh Trivedi (July 28, 2010)  Important factors and reasons behind jumping trend and frequent change job in I. T market. Today’s burning problem and unsolved mystery is that why oracle DBA changes job so frequently. HR people and IT managers are asking and trying to search answer and proper solution for same. Affected people and analysts are trying to get root cause of same problem for taking preventive .. (Organizing)

How well can you balance between career, family and friends?

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 Dennis Loh (June 13, 2009)  Most of us have our own career, family and friends. However, how well can you balance between them? Have you ever think about this issue? In my opinion, there is a simple method to figure out how much weight you are putting on each of the components above by using simple mathematic calculation. Right now, I am going to illustrate this method with an example. All the components above .. (Organizing)

The 10 Universal Laws to Getting Organized

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 Amy Twain (December 25, 2008)  1. ) The First Step of the Law - an effective 1st step to get organized is to 3-pile everything. The first pile is for those unnecessary old things to discard and dismiss, the second pile is for those things that should be taken care of now; hence they need quick action. And the third pile is for those things that could wait; they can be filed, taken care of later, or both. 2. ) The .. (Organizing)

Choosing Children's Clothes Hangers

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 Ron P. Maier (December 16, 2008)  Choosing the right children's clothes hangers for the child in your life can be difficult. There are so many designs and materials to choose from. Does it really matter which one you pick? Yes, in fact it does. There are a few things to consider when looking at all of your children's clothes hanger options. Kids’ clothing costs a lot. They outgrow everything so fast that you end .. (Organizing)

Affordable Closet Luxuries

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 Ron P. Maier (December 16, 2008)  Your closet is an important place in your house. You have a lot invested in your wardrobe and it can really pay off to take care of it. Investing a small amount in a few closet luxuries can help you to maintain the shape and condition of your clothes while getting your closet neat and organized. The most luxurious closet amenity is definitely the wooden hanger. Wooden hangers are a .. (Organizing)

Disorganized Closet Woes

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 Ron P. Maier (December 16, 2008)  Most people have a disorganized closet that is in serious need of help somewhere in their house. The more disorganization you have in your life, the more it affects you in every way. It can make you feel like you are never completely done working and the lingering stress can grow and grow. Rising stress levels can lead to a plethora of health problems and disease. On the other hand, .. (Organizing)

Interior Design Business Secrets - 5 Tips to Tame the Paper Tiger, Stay Organized, and Make Money

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 Melissa Galt (November 24, 2008)  Working with design professionals on their businesses, it seems too many are operating off of random piles, post-it notes, and a chaotic office. Organization saves precious time, creates greater confidence in your business, and allows you to always know exactly your success position. There are simple, proven techniques for getting and staying on top of the paper tiger. Mastering Client . (Organizing)

Home Organization Tools to Tackle Hidden Clutter

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 Jill Borash (October 22, 2008)  Hidden clutter is a common home organization problem. You know what I am talking about. All of those closets that you have “stuff" shoved into, those cabinets that are barely able to close because of all of the things in them and then there are always all of those bins of “mystery stuff" that take up closets and storage space. So what home organization tools can help you .. (Organizing)

Getting Your House Organized Including the Small Closets!

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 Lynn Cressy (October 21, 2008)  How can I make the small closet in my bedroom more organized and functional? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Many of us have small closets, but they can be functional as long as they are home to a reasonable number of clothing, shoes and accessories. Making use of organizing tools is important to make the most of the available space. Getting back to our question, how can we . (Organizing)

Organize Your Desk

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 Alain Burrese (October 21, 2008)  Okay, I have to admit, I at times I like to pile. “At times?" I hear my wife saying. Well, maybe I pile a little too often. However, I am changing, and even my wife admitted I am getting better. A little more and I'll be where I want to be with my organization and increased productivity. After all, one of the reasons to be more organized is to be more productive. And I will say, .. (Organizing)

BOO! Is Your Clutter Haunting You? Declutter Now to Achieve Your Own Clutter Exorcism

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 Beverly OMalley (October 19, 2008)  You might never have thought that the words declutter and exorcism could be used in the same sentence! Clutter has a way of sneaking up on you and sticking around even when it is not wanted!! While we usually think about the declutter process as “spring -cleaning", you can actually do it at any time of the year! Right now images of ghosts an goblins are everywhere so you might .. (Organizing)

Fall Organizing Inside and Out

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 Sheila Hawkins (October 16, 2008)  My, how time flies! It seems as though just yesterday it was time to “spring ahead" and soon it will be time to “fall back".  Now that our young people are back in school and you're back into your fall routine, it's time to do some organizing, both inside and outside.   Start by sorting through spring and summer clothing.  As you sort, if there are items you can no .. (Organizing)

Declutter House and Home - 4 Principles to Whip Your House Into Shape

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 Joesph Merton (October 16, 2008)  Clutter has a way of sneaking up on us. The decluttering process is based on five classic organizing principles. Understand these principles and you can declutter your house, your apartment, your office, or even your garage. Removal: Probably the most difficult part of decluttering. Remove what you don't need. This can mean throw it in the trash, give it away or sell it. You need to .. (Organizing)

Declutter Life With These 5 Clutter Busting Strategies

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 Joesph Merton (October 16, 2008)  It is incredibly frustrating to cope with clutter on a day to day basis. It slows you down, it fouls your mood and it is sapping you of energy that would be better used on creating the life of your dreams. To declutter life is to de-stress your life. If you are ready to make the commitment to finally declutter, these tips will get you on your way: Plan to Organize I know it seems a bit . (Organizing)

When a Shoe Thing is No Longer a Good Thing - When to Say Goodbye to Those Extra Pairs

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 Colette Robicheau (October 15, 2008)  Many gals have a shoe thing. A shoe thing is more than just having a reasonable amount of shoes to wear, it's about collecting them and not letting any of them go. It's hard to let go of items that have memories attached, cost a lot of money or were a gift from a loved one. Most people, however, do not have enough closet and storage space for shoes that are not being worn. Discard any .. (Organizing)

How Can I Reduce Clutter? Give the 4 Box Method a Try

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 Joesph Merton (October 15, 2008)  Maybe things have gotten away from you a little bit, you let something slide here and there, you told yourself you would put that away later, and now you look around and you find that you can hardly move with the mess that surrounds you. You look about you and ask, “How can I reduce clutter?" Be happy you asked because, if you follow through with this line of questioning, you'll .. (Organizing)

Where Can I Find Information on How to Declutter My House?

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 Joesph Merton (October 15, 2008)  Clutter is a problem that affects thousands of people. You are probably well aware of the negative effects of clutter and the stress it can cause in your life. Fortunately, there are many resources available for people who are currently asking “how to declutter my house?" Here are some of the ways you can find the information that you need: Ask a friend If you are lucky enough .. (Organizing)

Are You Overwhelmed? Try This!

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 Kathleen Gage (October 13, 2008)  Daily I hear from people who say they can't seem to catch up to all they need to do. They want to move forward on various projects, but feel completely bogged down by what's in front of them and those things that seem to take up a lot of space in their mind. I know the feeling. I've been there, done that. There are subtle little things we do that can do more to zap our energy than .. (Organizing)

Home Organization Tools - The Basics

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 Jill Borash (October 09, 2008)  If you want to get your home organized, you will need to have home organization tools to help you do it. Now I do not just mean containers to put your stuff in (although that is part of it). What is far more important than containers is the basic tools you will need in your home organization arsenal. Here is where you need to start. 1. A plan of where you are going. If you want to get .. (Organizing)

Clever Ways on How to Keep Your Stuff Organized Beyond the Cabinet Walls

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 Benedict Yossarian (October 09, 2008)  One main concern of homeowners is how to keep their things organized and where to store them. This is especially true for households that have many members. As years pass by, we accumulate more and more things and we cannot let go because of the sentimental value. Then before we realize we have run out of space where to store them. If only you could fill your house with storage .. (Organizing)

Why Learn How to Declutter a House?

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 Ricky Liang (October 05, 2008)  Everyday when you get back home from hectic office day you get your home in such a mess that you just feel like running away from it. But, nowhere except home can one get rest and solace. So, staying back at home is the only resort left to you. Besides the clutter at home is your own doing. You , in haste while getting ready for work throw cloths here and there and start your breakfast . (Organizing)

Declutter Your Home Fast and Save Yourself From Embarrassment

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 Ricky Liang (October 05, 2008)  What an embarrassing situation it becomes when all of a sudden guests turn up and your home is in a mess. You feel like running and hiding your face in pillow in humiliation. You try to declutter your home fast but of no avail as it's already too late and your disorganized home has already been opened for outsiders to view. Why do such situations arise? Have you ever pondered over the .. (Organizing)

Declutter Your House and Organize Your Life in a Systematic Way

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 Ricky Liang (October 05, 2008)  Declutter your house - this is the phrase that bangs on your mind's door whenever you reach home from night out or when you get back from work. You are so tired though that you cannot get the job done and procrastinate about it and put it off for some other day. So on the days and months goes by and for some more days you manage with it and then a day comes when you do not even get .. (Organizing)

Decluttering - House Organizing - Tips & Strategies

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 Ricky Liang (October 05, 2008)  You may often feel that decluttering house is an overwhelming home organizing task. You should allocate at least 15 minutes from your busy schedule for decluttering your home or for office organizing. Forming a habit of cleaning up your house or office will make your home or office organizing totally clutter free in future. During the 15 minutes’ session, you can pick one room in .. (Organizing)

How to Get on With Decluttering Your House in Short Span of Time

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 Ricky Liang (October 05, 2008)  Are you planning on decluttering your house this weekend? This is great idea, but make sure that you are not going to put off any task this time. Since putting off things for tomorrow means they frequently never get done and later it becomes difficult to sort out the piled up clutter in every room of your house.   First step towards decluttering your house and home organizing is to .. (Organizing)

Easy Tips to Declutter Your House

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 Ricky Liang (October 05, 2008)  It's always amazing how quickly the house can get cluttered up and messy. One moment the living room is a clean space, and the next it looks like a tornado hit it. The kitchen and bathroom seem to be in a perpetual state of mess and every available surface, flat or otherwise seems to turn into a haven for dust. While you stand looking at the mess and wonder how you're going to tackle .. (Organizing)

How to Enjoy Rather Than Dread End of Year Build-Up - Get Organised!

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 Jeanne May (October 04, 2008)  For everyone, the end of the year is coming up in a matter of weeks. . . and for some, it is looming more quickly than we would like! We can't put the brakes on time to slow it down, but we can put into place certain things to make sure we don't suffer the consequences of skidding out of control in freefall overload! Unfortunately, many people dread the lead up to the end of year .. (Organizing)

Home Organization Ideas to Save You Money

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 Jill Borash (October 03, 2008)  Here is how home organization ideas can save you money: 1. You will never buy another duplicate of something that you already have. How many times have you come home from the store with something only to realize either days or months later that you already had the exact same thing? When you are organized, you know exactly what you have at all times so you never waste your money buying .. (Organizing)

3 Valuable Things You Lose When You're Unorganized

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 Paula Constable (October 02, 2008)  Organization is a tool that can bring many great benefits to people's lives. It's not about being perfect, it's not about your house looking a certain way, and it's not about cramming as much as you can into your life. It's about making your daily life easier and less stressful. Is the thief of disorganization stealing these three valuable things from you and your family? Time .. (Organizing)

How to Organize Your Wardrobe

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 Hendrik Pohl (October 02, 2008)  A large majority of men rarely think of organizing their wardrobe. We all sort of cling to the old die hard “dig and find" method. Despite the fact that it takes longer to find anything, organizing that old closet just doesn't sit very high on the priority list. In fact, it often times makes it to the “I'll get to it some day", or the “I'll get around to it" lists. .. (Organizing)

Tips to Better Manage Your Closet

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 Adam Peters (September 27, 2008)  To help you organize your closet and to launder easily, follow the under-mentioned tricks. Pant trolley nothing but a rack with built in wheels having a dozen or two metal hangers and this comes handy in any closet and laundry rooms. In the event of running out of space in the closet, the pant trolley can be wheeled out onto the floor of the closet for creating additional space which .. (Organizing)

Back to School Home Organization Tips

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 Jill Borash (September 18, 2008)  As your kids go back to school, crazy schedules challenge your ability to keep up and mountains of school paperwork begin to take over your home. There are some simple home organization tips and strategies to help you keep track of it all and keep your home in order. 1. Make a master schedule. It is a lot easier to keep track of everyone if there is just one place in your home where .. (Organizing)

Laundry Shelves - The Easiest Way to Organize Washday

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 Joel Benstein (September 11, 2008)  To climb out from under the washing you really need to organize your laundry shelves. Once you have a system in place, you'll find that your laundry mountain is no longer quite as daunting. With two adults and four kids in our family, and with a European-sized washing machine rather than the larger, faster American models, we often do two or three loads of laundry a day. Just hanging .. (Organizing)

Closet Shelf Organizers - 3 Simple Ideas to Help Tame Your Closet

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 Joel Benstein (September 11, 2008)  Closet shelf organizers can help take the tornado out of your closets. If you're anything like me, you have the best of intentions, but some days, especially at the end of the day, it's just quicker to throw everything in, close the door quickly and forget about the mess. Short term, that's a plan and it works just fine. But do that too many days in a row and you'll be living in a .. (Organizing)

Getting My Life Organized

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 Ron P. Maier (September 11, 2008)  Most people working full-time jobs quickly let things get out of control. Sometimes organization is just a fantasy word that seems so far out of reach. Organizing your home not only means getting things in order, but it also means getting rid of unused stored junk. A lot of families have a room in their home that they specifically use for junk or storage. There really is no need for .. (Organizing)

Home Paper Organization

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 Jill Borash (September 10, 2008)  Have a home paper organization plan. This one is probably the most critical step in getting the paper in your home organized. If you do not have a plan, chances are that the paper that comes into your home simply ends up wherever it lands. This is especially a bad situation when you have bills or important mail that you treat this way. This can lead to late payments, late fees and .. (Organizing)

Home Organizers That Make a Difference

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 Adam Peters (September 09, 2008)  While returning home from the place of work, everyone prefers the situation to be in order so that the items they place back off their dresses/bags are able to be retrieved back the very next day with least time spent prior to leaving for the place of work. Sadly, most people are unable to do this and end up wondering how to manage time more efficiently. A simple item like a home .. (Organizing)

Effective Space Management in the Closet

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 Adam Peters (September 09, 2008)  I keep wondering on how to find some more space in my closet and how it could be different from the way I maintain it right now. Well, right now, I don't really maintain it - its shabby and over crowded. This is mainly because I don't find place for an extra pair of clothes and I keep saying to myself that I will fix the problem later. However, the game of procrastination used to go on .. (Organizing)




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