If you're the type that finds strength in numbers - you exercise more consistently with a gym buddy or cook better with company - then find a partner in your organizing project.
When it comes to working or working out, we're not shy about recruiting help. Why, then, do we not band together to tackle the challenges of running a household? There's no shame in teaming up with a friend or family member - or professional organizer if you need to call in the big guns - to de-clutter, sort and file.
Have trouble focusing when it's time to pay bills? Invite a friend for tea and write out your checks together. Can't seem to get yourself in the car to run those errands you've been putting off? Run them with a friend and it's a lot less intimidating. In fact, you might just enjoy it!