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John Trosko, Los Angeles Professional Organizer
Los Angeles, California
Los Angeles-based Professional Organizer specializing in large projects, team organizing, sizable residential properties, relocations, office spaces, procedure manuals and training.
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As Santa flies his sleigh past Los Angeles Downtown City Hall, he wants to give you permission to re-gift! At one time or another we’ve all received holiday gifts given to us with good intentions yet didn’t really work for... Continue reading
Posted Dec 7, 2016 at OrganizingLA Blog
Presidential candidate Donald Trump shows off his desk papers Ask any professional organizer what an organized office looks like and you'll generally get the same answer: "Whatever works for the client." And that's true for my professional organizing firm, too.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2016 at OrganizingLA Blog
Hello Hazel, Yes-- In-N-Out does deliver! The value in having friends is having them come over and connecting with them in the comfort of our kitchen. You only need a paper cup and bottle of wine! Thanks for the comment. John aka OrganzingLA
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This is one of John's nautical themed summer barbeques. Way too much planning and a lot of work to clean up. Scruffy Hospitality here we come? Are you embarrassed about the clutter and mayhem in your house? Does that stop... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2016 at OrganizingLA Blog
ABC-TV's Shark Tank will feature a Denver-based Professional Organizing Company appears on February 5th Around here we're big fans of reality business shows like The Profit, Restaurant Start Up, Bar Rescue and especially ABC-TV's Shark Tank. Shark Tank features budding... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2016 at OrganizingLA Blog
Join John on Saturday January 9th for weGo! in West Hollywood If you're local to Los Angeles, join OrganizingLA founder John Trosko at WeGo! on Saturday, January 9th when NAPO Los Angeles and the City of West Hollywood present a... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2016 at OrganizingLA Blog
Sprinkles in Beverly Hills eases your late-night cravings with the world's first cupcake ATM. But cupcakes aren't the only things ATMs are dispensing. Southern California is full of modern-day kiosk conveniences; like the world's first cupcake ATM at Sprinkles in... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2015 at OrganizingLA Blog
Ziplock Space Bag commercial screenshot - this gal is hoarding pillows inside her kitchen cabinets and her partner isn't thrilled. As a professional organizer I am often asked about my thoughts on vacuum-compressed storage bags. It seems like people have... Continue reading
Posted May 21, 2015 at OrganizingLA Blog
It's a process that needs to continue. You can only "set it and forget it" for so long! John Trosko aka OrganizingLA
This past week Terry's Fabrics, a United Kingdom based fabric and home furnishings store asked me to participate in some trend-forecasting for their "Designer Insights" series. Not only do I choose my top pics of the season, but I talk... Continue reading
Posted May 6, 2015 at OrganizingLA Blog
Big Bang's Mayim Bialik seems to be happy to have hired a Professional Organizer; her results really opened her eyes. (photo) We don't think we've ever seen someone write about their celebrity organizing experience like Big Bang Theory's Mayim Bialik... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2015 at OrganizingLA Blog
Magic Mike Actress Olivia Munn at the front door of her very organized and clutter-free Hollywood Hills home The film Magic Mike might be focused on romance in the bedroom, but the Actress who starred in the original film is... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at OrganizingLA Blog
Can dry cleaner bags really harm your clothes? Barbie B., a Malibu Realtor wrote us the following question recently and agreed to have us feature her on the OrganizingLA "Organizing Emergency" section. "Is it okay to store clothing garments in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2015 at OrganizingLA Blog
Realtors recommend decluttering your home to bring maximum value from potential buyers. We've just completed a large Los Angeles decluttering project and was asked to stage the house with the furniture and decor the clients already owned so that the... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2015 at OrganizingLA Blog
Mother of two and Actress Julia Roberts has discovered one of life's great lessons: having less leads to simple happiness. Has America's sweetheart Julie Roberts successfully kicked clutter to the curb? One of the techniques we help our Los Angeles... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog
Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos are selling their "cluttered" NYC Apartment Over the past 10 years we've operated our Los Angeles-based professional organizing company, one thing is clear: couples quibble about clutter. We've written about clutter and couples for a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog
You'd never now it from this picture, but singer Rod Stewart built a very organized, highly detailed model train city in his Beverly Hills mansion I was really fascinated with model train sets when I was a kid. My parents... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog
Jared Fogel donated his outgrown clothes to the Salvation Army Very often our organizing clients, for one reason or another will go through a huge purge and discard items no longer desired. As we help clients decide what may or... Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog
Great interview Monica.. really enjoyed hearing you and Matt conduct such a wonderful interview and neat to see what's next with him. John aka OrganizingLA
Real Simple Magazine features John Trosko of OrganizingLA in the May 2014 issue, available on newstands now. The Editors at Real Simple Magazine contacted John last January to work on a fun decluttering story for their May 2014 issue. They... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog
@Janet, great to hear how you shape your day. When I work outside of the office with clients, it's tough to keep any kind of schedule. But I have billing to do and blogging, too. It's tough to keep up. Last thing I want to do after a long day is work MORE! After 10 years in business I feel like I have earned the ability to put some of it aside for a few hours... Again, thank you for the comments! Can't wait to hear what others are going to say about their schedule! John aka OrganizingLA
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Martha Stewart leaves wiggle room in her carry-on travel luggage to accommodate regional finds in Los Angeles, and elsewhere. Martha Stewart may seem like a meticulous person, but she does leave room for one spontaneous purchase when planning and organizing... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog
Ralphs' Grocery Company in Southern California originated the modern day supermarket. This one, from 1928, once stood at Wilshire and Hauser Blvd. This afternoon I shopped for dinner groceries at Ralphs in Los Angeles' Miracle Mile. The store, while large... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog
We don't really advocate giving the gift of organizing and then surprising the recipient with that gift right then and there. But that's what Conan O'Brien did last week when he brought in Los Angeles Professional Organizer (and our colleague)... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog
Built in 1925, the 14-story Hollywood Storage Co. was the tallest building in Hollywood Who would have known that America's obsession with self-storage isn't necessary a modern-day marvel? And that bohemith buildings designed for comfort and safe household holdings would... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2014 at OrganizingLA Blog