I’ve recently highlighted this year’s guest bloggers and Professional Organizers Blog Carnival participants, who play a huge role in the success of my blog. Today I’ll complete my year-end review with a round-up of the most popular posts of the year. I’ve broken them down into three categories. Top 5 Blog Carnivals of 2016 Closet […]
In my last two posts, I paid tribute to this year’s Professional Organizers Blog Carnival participants and sponsors and guest bloggers. Today I wrap things up with a round-up of 2015’s most popular posts. My top posts from 2015 10 tips for a successful organizing business How to start a professional organizing business Beyond NAPO & […]
Thanks for joining me for the third post in my Planning a Website the Organized Way series! If you haven’t yet set up your website planner and created your business profile, you may want to do that before you continue. Now that you have a clear picture of your business, you’re probably anxious to share […]
I love to watch Dragons’ Den, where entrepreneurs pitch their business or product ideas to potential investors. One of the “dragons” I admire is Arlene Dickinson, so when I learned she’d written a book about the unique lifestyle challenges faced by entrepreneurs, I bought a copy for my e-reader.
There are many reasons for business to slow down in the summer. Parents are busy with their kids while they’re out of school, business owners are dealing with staff vacations, and many clients are away on vacation themselves. For whatever reason, eventually a time will come when business is not flowing like it used to […]
Do you remember a time before Twitter? How about wishing someone across the country a happy birthday somewhere other than a Facebook wall? How did we communicate before email and instant messages?
I’ve met a lot of professional organizers and other entrepreneurs over the years and, sadly, many of them are no longer in business. In most cases, it wasn’t that they weren’t good at what they did, but because they just weren’t passionate about it. Debbie Pendell is someone who clearly has that passion, and I […]
Although December is the busiest month in the retail industry, as a professional organizer, you may find that business is slow at this time of year, as clients are busy with holiday shopping, parties, and preparations. Why not take advantage of this downtime to review your activities and achievements over the past year?
During Improve Management Skills Month, I’ve committed to sharing some ideas and resources about some of the essential skills required to successfully manage a business, and today I will address public speaking. As a small business owner, there are many occasions when you may be called upon to speak in public.