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What's Driving The Demand For Professional Organizers?

How Did Our Lives Get In Such A Mess? There's No Shortage Of Explanations.

Sept. 3, 2013

In the name of research, American Studies Professor Carrie Lane has crawled through cobwebbed attics, reorganized overstuffed closets and learned to wield a label maker – a cherished tool among organizers – with lightning speed.
For the past year, she's been interviewing professional organizers in Los Angeles, Orange County, and other places across America. In this Living Textbook series, she writes about the field of professional organizing and what it can tell us about work and life in modern America. Read the first installment. Content is behind a paywall and may not be available without either a subscription or a small fee. 

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