Books: It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys

It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys

By Marilyn Paul, Ph.D.

It’s Hard to Make a Difference When You Can’t Find Your Keys: The Seven-Step Path to Becoming Truly Organized (Penguin Compass, 2004) has become an international best seller (over 175,000 copies sold) primarily through word of mouth. This powerful book speaks to the mind and heart of the person who struggles fruitlessly to get organized.

Readers continue to say that the empathic tone of this book enables them to approach getting organized in more rewarding ways, thus liberating themselves to experience what is most important to them.

Excerpt: First Chapter

Reviews and Praise

“A brilliant, provocative and profound book.”

Edward M. Hallowell, M.D.

“If clutter and disorganization are suffocating your spirit, you must read this book.”

Cheryl Richardson | author of Stand Up for Your Life

“In the midst of the hecticness and anxieties that define living for so many today, we all need a quiet place to stand. Marilyn Paul’s book shows how this place can be our office, our home or even the way we go about our everyday affairs.”

Peter Senge | author of The Fifth Discipline

“Great book – I appreciate your efforts to help me get organized and your efforts to help me find the ways that fit my life and my attitudes about life. This is not another rule to learn. This a system to live.”

Andra Atteberry | Manchester, Iowa

“Your book changed my life, I have read many self-help books, but this is the perfect fit for me. I’m bright, active and involved as a Mom, a manager and as an athlete. I think most who know me admire my ability to somehow get it all done, hold it together. I have always thought privately “If only they knew.” Thank you thank you for writing your comprehensive, articulate and encouraging book. My children thank you, my co-workers thank you, my pets thank you and my lovely home thanks you.”

Alison Colavecchia, M.A., C. Psych. Assoc.

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