Harriet Schechter, The Miracle Worker, is an internationally acclaimed organizing authority and is acknowledged as a pioneer in the field of professional organizing.    She has been featured on numerous TV and radio programs around the world and widely quoted in such publications as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Dallas Morning News, Investors Business Daily, USA Today,  Family Circle, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, Ladies Home Journal, Woman's Day, Entertainment Weekly, The Atlantic Monthly, The Australian Magazine, and dozens of others.


LET GO OF CLUTTER (McGraw-Hill, 2001)

CONQUERING CHAOS AT WORK: Strategies for Managing Disorganization and the People Who Cause It (Fireside/Simon & Schuster, 2000).

MORE TIME FOR SEX: The Organizing Guide for Busy Couples (Plume/Penguin, 1996; iUniverse.com, 2000).

The Miracle Worker also has produced a training booklet, HOW TO BECOME A PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZER, now in its fifth edition. (Click on FOR ORGANIZERS)

Her articles also have appeared in  magazines and newspapers both locally and nationally.


Owner, The Miracle Worker Organizing Service, a San Diego-based firm founded in 1986, specializing in time management, paper management, and chaos control.

Clients include artists, attorneys, doctors, entrepreneurs, executives, housewives, insurance agencies, museums, musicians, nurses, psychiatrists, publishers, real estate agents, sales people, secretaries, teachers, writers . . . "Anyone who’s overwhelmed with too many opportunities, too little time, and too much paper."  


Provides customized seminars and training programs. Has helped thousands of people conquer chaos and become more organized via her presentations for organizations such as Computer Sciences Corp., Kaiser Permanente, Sharp HealthCare, National Electrical Contractors Association, IHOP Corp., Solar Turbines, Inc. and California Medical Association Alliance, among others.

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Schechter was a featured speaker in Australia during a conference tour sponsored by The Seminar Company and attended by thousands in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane.

In the U.S., Schechter has long been affiliated with The Learning Annex: From 1988 through 2003, on a monthly basis in San Diego, she presented their longest-running and most popular seminar, "Letting Go of Clutter."