Freedom From Clutter and Chaos
Natl Small Business Month
It Go Day
Productivity ~ Save Time & Money
Reduce Stress ~ Gain Control
CLUTTER OR CHAOS?
stressful, distracting, overwhelming, embarrassing and
-- financially and emotionally. The level of organization
or disorganization is
directly related to productivity, motivation and success,
plus it affects the bottom line. Clutter creates
confusion; systems and uniformity create calm.
Procrastination is a leading cause of disorganization.
is like the tide: It comes in every day, whether you want it
to or not. And unless you
find a way to deal with it as quickly as it flows in, pretty
soon you'll be drowning in clutter."
~ Lori Baird, Cut the Clutter and Stow the Stuff
may feel like putting together a puzzle. Actually,
it's about improving your lifestyle and quality of life!
Removing clutter leaves
room for functional systems and self-confidence. It does take time to
get organized, while the process and results are a valuable investment in YOU!
It's energizing to be in control of your time,
space, paperwork and vital information in your office. Each day can be
easier and more
fun. (What a concept!) You can live and work smarter, not harder,
and be more efficient,
effective, productive and your best self!!
can live a richer, fuller life if you simply have it
Peter Walsh (Oprah Winfrey Show & Clean
Your Best Life," says Oprah
Whether you need a lot of
help or just a little, the value-added services of these
non-judgmental specialists make a meaningful difference in your
office, home office and
personal life. They are much more than just a
"clean-up-the-mess" type of service ... three experts
as an adept listener, provides
answers to your questions, logical
product solutions you've been searching for
works with you side-by-side to physically help you
efficient, practical systems customized for
your specific needs
teaches you basic skills, plus shows you how
using recommended products
and your new habits
Trainer for businesses & staff members
for groups & organizations
Workshop "Ask The Organizer" with your friends
Best Business Organizer at The
Organizing Awards 2013
Best Organizing Coach or Mentor at The Organizing Awards 2007
Awarded The Founders Award at the NAPO National Annual
Since 1984, McMillan &
Company Professional Organizing has held the distinction of
being one of the first industry pioneers. As a West Los
Angeles based professional organizer, this
firm has helped
from busy individuals (just like you) to local, national and
international businesses. Client list includes those in Hawaii,
California, Nassau in the Bahamas, and Holland.
Expertise: Small Businesses,
& Creative Individuals
Over 45 years experience
in efficient management of time, paperwork, procedures and
years in business administration with small
companies and corporations
years of client services and continuing education as an
Non-Business Home Offices
An interactive "Clearing
Office Clutter" Seminar is
highly productive for a Group Training. Most people
are tactile learners who retain more from the physical
organizing segment. Companies benefit from "Organizing
Day" with more productive, efficient and effective
employees. For individuals, the one-on-one,
on-site, hands-on organizing sessions are valuable.
Happening in Your Office?
PHILOSOPHY ... "It's all about our clients first, why they want
to get organized now, what happened to cause the clutter and chaos,
and how their goals can be accomplished. We care!" We start where you are now ...
and take you to a new level and beyond!
Being organized means being able to quickly find
you need whenever you need it!
about being tidy. Everything deserves a 'home'.© Ask
us how to do it now!
collar workers waste an average of 40% of their workday. Not
aren't smart, but because they
were never taught organizing skills to cope with
the increasing amount of workloads and demands."
Wall Street Journal
are difficult for many businesses. If everything is
organized in the office,
fewer personnel are required to get
the job done." M.L.
As an expert clutter buster, the founder has been
featured in national and local
newspapers, magazines, radio and TV shows spotlighting topics such
Paper & Info
u Storage & Space Planning
u Time Management
u Clutter Control
u Workshops &
& AFTER PHOTOS
real cost of being disorganized is hundreds of times more
than the cost for a professional organizer's services."
Drolet, CPA, MBA / Founder, SafeRecord.Com
a disaster or emergency?
Organizing is a
"process"... it's not a one-day project!© The steps
to become and stay organized are part of the process.
organize has been described to mean ... create order, sort, arrange,
dispose, methodize and put together. It has nothing to do with
being clean or tidy.
Professional Organizer enhances the lives of clients by designing
systems and processes using
organizing principles and through
transferring organizing skills. A Professional Organizer also
educates the public on organizing
solutions and the resulting benefits. Professional
organizers help individuals and businesses take control of their
surroundings, their time, their paper, and their systems for
-- National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO)
- The Organizing Authority®
According to a survey
conducted on behalf of NAPO (press release January
2009), getting organized is definitely a necessity. The 400
adults polled revealed ...
Overall, 96% indicated that they could save time every day by
becoming more organized.
71% said their quality of life would improve
if they were better organized
65% described their home as at least moderately
27% said disorder
keeps them from being effective at work.
Organizers are not
don't have to get organized alone!
Many people say,
"no one ever taught me HOW
to get organized!" Some struggle with
major 'life-changing' situations, and some
simply don't take the time to get organized. For others, things are just out
of control, or they're too embarrassed to ask for help
from friends, family or employees.
you hire an organizer, it is an expense that has a duration.
It ends. Where if you are disorganized, the cost goes on
is a HOT TOPIC of
cable TV shows, Oprah, Dr. Phil, and many great books.
These services will take you
to the next level and
offer valuable solutions for your individual style and needs.
They will also help you decide what to keep and the best
place for it to "live." In reality -- unlike the TV
shows -- most organizing projects
will require 2 or more sessions to complete (and Rome
wasn't built in a day). You simply need to be willing to participate in the process, make decisions
and consider recommendations.
our office space and paperwork was an investment in our
success. We immediately
of wasted time, income increased and
stress is reduced. So glad we took this leap of faith.
Forever grateful ...
your expertise made a huge
FOR REAL PEOPLE
non-judgmental pros listen
carefully to your concerns and must observe all your
problem areas, so do not clean up the mess! They
physically work side-by-side with you, divide
your projects into phases and create systems, procedures and
workflow that will work specifically for
your needs. You
empowered, motivated and learn techniques to manage your
valuable information, paperwork, space, time and money.
> Learn organizational skills > Improve
productivity > Maximize office workspace
Hires a Professional Organizer?
Long Will It Take To Get Organized?
Donna D. McMillan
explains some people say they are "messy" and never had anyone to
speak with honestly about
this topic or who could help physically. “Clutter is postponed decisions,” says Barbara
Hemphill, author of Taming the Paper Tiger. Clutter also results from
|"If you can't find
something in 30 seconds, it's in the wrong place and it
needs a 'home'!"©
WORKING? NEED A
Paperwork - clutter - filing systems
- storage areas - too much stuff - late for appointments -
misplacing items - wasting time - moving - expanding or down-sizing?
learn how to SAVE MONEY and gain 1-2 hours every day? Is it time for an organizing "tune-up"?
Are you stuck? Your Personal
Coach teaches you how (transference of skills) to become and stay organized in your office.
Of course, the same methods will apply in your private life.
Invest in yourself now!
productive. You deserve an organized world!