Organising Business

Yes you can turn your passion for organising into a business

Tired of organising sock drawers and want to turn your passion into business…YES YOU CAN!

I cannot tell you how many times I am asked “How did you become a professional organiser and can you make a living from it?” To be honest when I first opened the doors to my business, Eco Organiser® I didn’t know there was such a profession, like any new business it takes a lot of effort to grow your business.

Way back when, friends and family would say “oh it’s a hobby, not a real job” or “oh Tanya sorts out people’s sock drawers” let me tell you nothing could be further from the truth.

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Winning the war on waste

Small Business-Winning the War on Waste

La Casa Nostra Deli is a family owned business winning the battle against the war on waste. Business owners Phil and Susan Tomasello are actively reducing single use packaging and encouraging their customers to refill, reuse and recycle within the La Casa Nostra community; overall rethinking waste and winning in more ways than one.

This multi-faceted deli and coffee shop has become known as a ‘zero waste’ one stop shop in Rosebud on the Mornington Peninsula. The secret to their success comes from their passion to supply gourmet foods such as cheese, small-goods to their clients and an absolute passion for closing the loop. Continue reading


Office sorted

Sorted! Big issues for small business

As a small business owner I know how hard it is to juggle, running a business, household, caring for others, staying focused and finding balance in my life.

Following a on from conversations with several small business owners we discovered there are 7 BIG issues that affect the running of their business

  1. Don’t have set work hours
  2. Lack of storage
  3. Lacks focus and discipline
  4. Planning and organising
  5. Difficult to get in the right mind set
  6. Working from home they were easily distracted
  7. Difficulty in prioritising business from home duties

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Tools to save time

The 3 indispensable tools of a good time manager

I am very pleased to bring you this guest blog written by Nathalie Ricaud professional organiser and the founder of Get Organised & Beyond.  She helps women who feel overwhelmed by all the stuff they’ve accumulated in their homes or all the activities they’re trying to fit into their schedule let go of the unneeded and unloved so that they can make room for the important things in their life.  She’s the author of a blog and is regularly published in print and online media.  She’s also a regular speaker at events and conferences.

The 3 indispensable tools of a good time manager

Do you ever feel like there just aren’t enough hours in a day to get things done?  That you have little time if any to do the things you truly enjoy?  That you are struggling to juggle work and family?  Well I have developed an introductory time management coaching programme to address just these issues.  In this programme I help my clients put in place 3 tools that are indispensable to regain control over their time and sanity.  Interested to know what these tools are?   Continue reading


What is E Waste?

E Waste- What is it and how do we reduce it?

What is e waste?

It’s a good question and very easy to explain; think of electrical items such as TV’s, computers, mobile phones and laptops, generally things that come out of our office, not the kitchen or the bathroom.

With Business Clean Up Day coming up on the 28th February in Australia, we thought it was a great time to tell you about e waste and how we can rethink, recycle and reduce items like this being dumped on the side of the road.

Did you know

In 2007-08 3.17 million new televisions and computer products were sold in Australia, and 16.8 million units reached the end of their life that year?

Did you know that 84% were disposed of to landfill?

Did you know in Australia we have 8 000 000 000 mobile phones cluttering out cupboards!

We can not change what happened in the past but we can rethink our future

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How to organise business

Can your business run without you? 3 Simple techniques to help you get organised and keep your on on the ball

Taking time out to attend a conference is a great way to grow your business, improve skills, share with others and network, but will take you away from the everyday running of your business.

Too often small business owners put off the opportunity to work on their business  such as attending a conference, simply because they don’t feel that things will run without them.

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Organise your home office

How to clean up your business without costing the Earth

We are all told to work smarter not harder, but with a cluttered office it makes it harder to find things, losing valuable time to fulfill our expectations and its costs us money. The 24th February 2015 marks Business Clean up Day.

How is your office?

Do you still feel inspired to walk in each day and dive into work? Or do you wonder in shuffle a few papers, and then find something else to do?

Here are five simple tips to help you clean up your business and create a space that inspires you Continue reading