It’s a new year and time to get organized! Join us for a fresh look at getting your life under control as we chat with experts from buttoned up, the authors of Pretty Neat. It’s time to avoid getting sucked into creating more clutter in your life by the lures of what the buttoned up ladies call Org Porn. Get ready to learn the power of saying “No,” how the 80/20 rule applies to organizing your life, and the importance of delegating household duties.
And speaking of saying “No,” be sure to join us to learn about the iPhone app that may just change your life…
When: Thursday, January 13th from 8:00 to 9:00 p.m. ET
Where: #GetButtonedUp on Twitter
How: To participate, follow @ResourcefulMom, @GetButtonedUp, @SarahButtonedUp, @Rockmore, @HolButtonedUp, @AMFButtonedUp and use the party tag between 8:00 and 9:00 p.m. ET. Learn more about how to participate in Twitter Parties.
The gurus from buttoned up aren’t just willing to share their wisdom, but we’ve also got great prizes!
GRAND PRIZE: (1) Winner will receive an iPod Touch.
FIRST PLACE: (8) Eight 1st place winners will each receive a $15 iTunes card and a copy of Pretty Neat: Get Organized & Let Go of Perfection.
Winners will be chosen randomly from those participating with the tag. No purchase necessary. You must be present to win.
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About buttoned up
They realized the necessity for a tool like Life.doc after experiencing significant life changes − from moving across the country to setting up house after 9/11 to getting divorced after 38 years of marriage to having kids and grandkids. Each of them felt the need to get their lives organized but were unable to find products that could help them control their chaos. They wanted to be liberated from the rigid organizational systems that they bought annually and stopped using after just a few weeks.
After several years of trial, error, effort and research, they started Buttoned Up whose mission is to give women the tools they need to live an organized life not a life of organization.
What does it mean to Get Buttoned Up?
The pursuit of perfection takes a superhuman effort to achieve and a superhuman effort to maintain. You have enough work on your plate already; you don’t need another full time job. So we encourage you to let the need to achieve perfection go.
The 80/20 rule states that in any pursuit, if you take care of a few important things (20%), you will solve 80% of your problem. The most efficient way forward is to focus on the 20% that is vital to success and spend less time on the rest.
Too often, we carry an unnecessarily heavy burden—holding on to and yes, controlling, everything. We know that letting go enough to delegate effectively can be a tough challenge—but it is one worth overcoming. Just start to ditch perfection and delegation will come easier to you. Learn this valuable lesson and you will have a lighter load.