Eliminate Residential Chaos
Eliminate Residential Chaos




Magazine & Newspaper Articles Eliminate Chaos has been Published In

To read Laura Leist's articles previously published in the Seattle Post Intelligencer, click here.

Here is a partial list of publications we have been quoted or published in.

August 2015
  Smart Moves: Tips on Cleaning Your Home Office
January 2015
Spouse Magazine
  Organizing Holiday Decor
November 2014
Real Simple
  Fix Those Lame File Names
May 2014
Better Homes and Gardens - Secrets of Getting Organized
  Entertainment Station
August 2013
Business Traveller, Asia-Pacific - Work/Life Balance
  Balancing Act
March 2013
  Possessed By The Things We Possess
October 2012
Master Builders - Home Matters
  Eliminate Chaos: The 10-Step Process to Organize Your Home and Life
October 2012
US News & World Report - Careers
  Host a Constructive Meeting in 9 Steps - Accomplish Tasks & Avoid Wasting Your Colleague's Time
August 2012
Family Circle - Get Organized
  The Clutter Cure - Simple Ways to Say Good Riddance to Unwanted Stuff
March 2012
Speaker Magazine
  Eliminate Presentation Chaos - Advice for Enterprising Speakers
March 2012
Better Homes and Gardens - Secrets of Getting Organized
  Slim-Down Success - A Pantry Makeover
March 2012
Better Homes and Gardens - Secrets of Getting Organized
  Open for Business - A Home Office Makeover
January 8, 2012
Parade Magazine
  7-Minute Solution: Organize Your Linen Closet
December 2011
425 Magazine
  Get Organized at Work
May 18, 2011
The Wall Street Journal - FINS Finance
  5 Myths of Multitasking
May 2011
  Effective Meetings: 20 Ways to Have a More Productive Business Meeting
April 6, 2011
Metro - New York
  A Grip on the Grind
March 15, 2011
Metro - New York
  A Stress-Free Workspace
January 18, 2011
Metro - New York
  Get Organized
December 2010
The Wall Street Journal
  Haven't Shopped Yet? Pros Offer Tips
November 2010
Kiplinger’s Personal Finance
  Downsize Me
September 1, 2010
  Get Your Closet Organized for Fall with These Simple Storage Solutions
June 22, 2010
  How to Organize Your Workspace
June 2010
  6 Tips for a Successful Yard Sale
April 8, 2010
The Wall Street Journal
  Law and Order: How a Pro Helps Tackle Clutter
April 2010
Family Circle
  Linen Closet – Get Organized
March 2010
  Creating a Culture of Excellence
February 12, 2010
  Organize for Spring – Top Tips from Eastside Pros
February 1, 2010
The New York Times
  How to Get Organized as Work Piles Up
January 29, 2010
  The Real Consequences of Office Clutter
January 26, 2010
Woman Entrepreneur
  Get Organized in 2010 - Get Your Home Office Organized This Year
September 8, 2009
MSN Real Estate
  Pack Your House Like a Pro
September 4, 2009
Puget Sound Business Journal
  Chaos Theory:  Laura Leist and Eliminate Chaos get paid to put your things in order
September 2009
Life & Beauty Weekly
  How to Organize & Store Vital Family Documents
August 30, 2009
Chicago Tribune
  Eliminating Clutter Gives New Retirees Clean Break
August 2009
MSN Real Estate
  Your Moving Checklist:  This step-by-step quide takes you from beginning to end of a well-organized, low-stress move.
July 28, 2009
Kitchen & Bath Business
  Don't Let Chaos Get the the way of your Success
February 23, 2009
Shoals Magazine
  Making Changes Stick
May 2008
425 Magazine
  Live an Organized Life
February 26, 2008
Washington Post
  How Do I…Organize Records Needed to do My Taxes
February 2008
Fidelity Magazine
  Putting it Together – This Tax Season
January 1, 2008
Everett Herald
  Resolved for 2008: Less Mess
September 2007
Entrepreneur Magazine
  Keeping Order: Rescuing Offices in Disarray is Big Business for Professional Organizers
August 22, 2007
Lifetime TV.com
  Get Organized in 15 Minutes, One Hour or One Day
August 1, 2007
  The Life Chaotic
April 2007
Family Circle
  What to Keep, What to Trash
April 7, 2007
Star Tribune
  Take that Junk and Stuff It - In the Storage Bin
February 3, 2007
Computer World
  12 Quick Productivity Wins
January 2007
Entrepreneur Magazine
  Better Than Ever
December 2006
  Holiday Hangover
December 14, 2006
Lowe's For Pros.com
  The Benefits of Centralized Accounts
November 30, 2006
Seattle Insider.com
  Declutter Your Home and Life
October 2006
Real Simple Magazine
  Organized Kitchen for the Sunday Cook
September 22, 2006
  Downsizing Calls for Tough Decisions
May 24, 2006
  Book Review of Eliminate Chaos...The 10-Step Process to Organize Your Home & Life
May 6, 2006
Seattle@Home - Seattle Post Intelligencer
  Home Book : Eliminate Chaos - Book Review
March 2006
Mill Creek Living Magazine
  Making Order From Chaos
March 2006
Parent Map
  Help your preschooler control toy chaos
October 2005
Remodel Seattle Magazine
  Order in the House
April 2005
Seattle Woman Magazine
  Spring Cleaning
February 1, 2005
Journal Newspapers
  So much to see and learn at the Seattle Home Show
January 6, 2005
  Seattle Style File - Get Organized in 2005
October 7, 2004
King County Journal
  On Living: It's that time again: National Organizing Week
October 4, 2004
Puget Sound Business Journal
  Now it's Official: It's the week to get organized
Summer 2003
Washington State Magazine features Eliminate Chaos
  Eliminating Chaos: "Organization Isn't About Shifting Things Around"
May 30, 2003
Puget Sound Business Journal
  Organization in the Palm of Your Hand - written by Laura Leist
May 9, 2003
Evening Magazine
  Eliminating Chaos at Home

Get Organized with Laura Leist - as published in the Seattle Post Intelligencer

Laura Leist was the Seattle Post Intelligencer's Organizing Expert for four years until the paper closed its doors.

Here are links so you can read her previous columns.  Enjoy!

1.23.09 - Focus on Your Photo Collection

12.12.08 - Stop the stress Grinch from stealing Christmas

11.21.08 - Sort out ways to save money

11.08.08 - Clutter gobbling up fridge space?  Here's how to unstuff it

10.10.08 - Hit the brakes on clutter

08.16.08 - A game plan for the school year

06.21.08 - Taking out the Digital Trash

04.26.08 - If You Want Bedroom Bliss, Get Rid of the Clutter

01.19.08 - Right-sizing can help simplify and declutter your life 

09.15.07 - 10 Suggestions for Keeping Cool During School 

06.23.07 - Reclaim Your Garage 

03.17.07 - Eliminate the Clutter in Your Home Office

01.20.07 - Ready for the Worst? 

10.07.06 - A Holiday Master Plan

07.29.06 - Kitchen Organization:  When everything has a place, it's easier to put everything in its place

06.10.06 - Are You a Closet Slob?  Here's How to Clean up Your Act

04.15.06 - Paper: Attack the stack, emerge the victor

01.07.06 - Clutter Busting - Break it down into 10 steps - then get going


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    • Workspace Organization and Space Planning
    • Productivity Assessments
    • Microsoft Business Contact Manager
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  • Visit our business services site