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Playing in Perfect(ion): Unleash The Power Of Your Authentic Self

By Lauren Williams | April 13, 2022

De’Nicea Hilton Harper wore a purple feather boa and butterfly tiara to her 2021 Playful Creative Summit interview with Alyea Sandovar. The custodian and founder of the Perfect Playground –…

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UNBELIEVABLE – NAPO HAS A KNOCKOFF

By Lauren Williams | April 10, 2022

Absolutely unbelievable. NAPO has a knockoff – there’s a for-profit venture calling itself a society that certifies organizers by requiring its “certified” members to take a 12-module course, an 11-module…

Find and Honor Your Organizing Style (& Then It’s About the Stuff)

By Lauren Williams | April 6, 2022

I’m THRILLED and proud to offer Find and Honor Your Organizing Style (& Then It’s About the Stuff), a 60-minute video I’ve pulled together to give people an organizing boost.…

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Test It, Tweak It and Try It Again: Micro-Launches Sell New Ideas – Maggie Giele

By Lauren Williams | April 6, 2022

I love just saying the “T…T…T..” part of Test It, Tweak It and Try It Again: Micro-Launches Sell New Ideas, the lesson Maggie Giele offers in her 2021 Playful Creative…

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder Sari Solden

By Lauren Williams | April 1, 2022

Women with Attention Deficit Disorder by Sari Solden had a powerful influence on me years before I became an Organizer, after a close friend asked me to read it so…

A Spoon and a Ping Pong Ball

By Lauren Williams | March 30, 2022

Geoff McLachlan, Professionals at Play, has Dutch Bros as a client. Geoff is my son’s hero: I think my son swims in all versions OG Gummybear. And, another 2021 Playful…

Lifetime Advocacy Plus

By Lauren Williams | March 28, 2022

Lifetime Advocacy Plus is an agency which provides a variety of guardianship services to its clients. I worked with them to a very slight degree in support of a client…

Two-for-One Book Reviews

By Lauren Williams | March 25, 2022

The next in my book review series, a two-for-the-price-of-one deal. The ICD Guide to Challenging Disorganization for Professional Organizers (ICD = Institute for Challenging Disorganization) and Denslow Brown‘s The Processing…

Alex Barker – How to Be More Pirate

By Lauren Williams | March 23, 2022

Alex Barker, who leads Be More Pirate, which I will describe as a social justice movement based on Sam Conniff Allende’s book Be More Pirate Or How to Take on…

SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life Julie Morgenstern

By Lauren Williams | March 18, 2022

I’m pleased to say that I’m launching webinars to share my training, experience and values about organizing and its worth with as many people as possible. SHED Your Stuff, Change…

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