Julie Morgenstern

Julie Morgenstern, founder and owner of Task Masters, is the author of the New York Times bestseller Organizing from the Inside Out and Time Management from the Inside Out. Her column, "Getting Organized," appears monthly in O, The Oprah Magazine. A speaker, media expert, and corporate spokesperson, she lives in New York City.

Books by this Author

SHED Your Stuff, Change Your Life
Never Check E-Mail In the Morning
Organizing From The Inside Out
Time Management From The Inside Out


Julie Morgenstern on Today Show

Julie Morgenstern helps readers change their lives by SHEDing their stuff-because sometimes organizing just isn't enough and clutter has got to go.

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Find the truth-it will always set you free

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Happiness is being surrounded by the people I love, in the city I love (New York) in my apartment that I love, and having a sense of security, freedom, value and good fortune.

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Right where I am!

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. Edamame...or beets!

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Raising a grounded, happy and loving daughter

Author Voices

December 22, 2008

My Passion? Dancing.  Unequivacably, unswervingly, unfailingly.  No matter my mood, energy level or location (nightclub, street fair, wedding, living room), the minute I hear music and start dancing, I’m instantly transported.   Just as I imagine a linguist delights in capturing the sound variations between languages, I enjoy embodying the varying styles of physical expression between dance forms. The laid-back ease of the Texas Two-Step; the playful percussiveness of Salsa, and Merengue.  The proud, controlled posture of Greek line dancing;  the swing out joy of the Jitterbug and Charleston.  I... see more

December 22, 2008

I always love spending the holidays in NY--instead of the stress of travelling, I prefer to relax here...the city is festive, the lights and decorations are beautiful, and the energy is great.  This year, my favorite (and only) brother and his family are coming to visit during the holidays...and I am so looking forward to seeing them.  My neice and nephew are full of light--both have a constant twinkle in their eyes--no doubt the result of the fare they've been raised on--my brother's side-splitting wit, and my sister-in-law's fun-loving spirit. Two very lucky kids...and me, I couldn't be more fortunate than to have these four people... see more