157: Help With Organizing with Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright

Help With Organizing with Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright | ADHD reWired

157: Help With Organizing with Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright

I’m joined on this episode of ADHD reWired by Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright from Taking Control: The ADHD Podcast.

This Week’s Episode:

I’d like to thank Nikki Kinzer and Pete Wright for coming on the podcast this week. I’d also like to thank Nikki and Pete for having me on their show.  This episode was recorded live on Facebook.  If you’d like to be notified of future live Facebook broadcasts, like our Facebook page at

Nikki Kinzer is a blogger, online course creator, professional and certified ADHD coach, and co-host of the Taking Control Podcast.  Pete Wright is Nikki’s co-host.  In addition to a broadcaster, storyteller, photographer, and tech geek.  Nikki and Pete have been co-hosting together since 2010.

I think you will enjoy this lively and resource-packed discussion.  We start the conversation off by Nikki and Pete sharing their professional backgrounds, both as individuals and as a team.  You are going to learn about a lot of resources in this discussion.  Pete and I also share how we use some of these resources and give you tips on how to get the most out of them.  Later in the discussion, Nikki talks about organizing and she shares some techniques you can use to help get organized.

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You’ll Learn:

  • [07:02] – Pete shares that he is doing a second podcast. As it turns out, he’s been doing this podcast for a year and until recently, Nikki was not aware of this podcast.

  • [08:59] – Nikki started as a professional organizer.  Unlike her co-host, Nikki does not have ADHD.  Nikki and Pete share their history together.

  • [10:57] – Pete talks about his background, which includes how he discovered that he had ADHD.

  • [12:56] – The brand under which Pete podcasts is Rash Pixel FM. He talks about this platform.

  • [14:47] – We discuss TextExpander, which is a productivity tool. We share the different ways we use this resource.  This leads to a discussion on several tools we use with our workflow.

  • [34:13] – Nikki came out with two new courses in 2016, “Organizing Your Space Your Way” and “The Paper Solution”.  She has another course coming out this spring on time management.  I share my weakness with organization when it comes to paper.  I show Nikki and Pete my workspace.

  • [40:35] – Nikki and Pete talk about “tolerations”.  The first step to take control is to purge.

  • [43:21] – Pete talks about their last monthly challenge which helps de-clutter.

  • [48:12] – Nikki said when it comes to organizing, we’re not looking for perfection, you just need to find what you need when you need it.

  • [49:50] – Nikki explains how to decide whether or not you should keep something or get rid of it.  She shares various techniques to help you get organized.

  • [58:44] – A live viewer asks a question about the amount of time people spend on “desk duty.”

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