Interview with Professional Organizer Terri Closs

The spotlight today is on Terri Closs of As You Wish Organizing, LLC. She provides residential organizing for boomers and seniors in Macomb, Oakland, and St. Clair Counties in Southeast Michigan, and is a member of NAPO, NAPO Michigan Chapter, and the Institute for Challenging Disorganization. Terri, how did you come up with your business name? I wanted a name…

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Organizing the Living Room – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

For many, the living room is a hub of activity. For others, it’s a special place to receive guests. Often it serves both purposes, which makes keeping the living room organized not just important, but challenging. This month, I’ve asked professional organizers to share their advice on organizing the living room. I invite you to read their posts to learn…

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How to Make Organization Fun to Earn More Clients

Although many of your clients probably like the idea of spending time in a well-organized home or office, they likely resist the thought of organizing the space to get it to that point. People don’t often think of organizing as an enjoyable activity — especially if it involves decluttering. According to a 2014 Listia survey, 80 percent of respondents would…

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NAPO University’s new Specialist Certificate: Life Transitions

I’m Annette Adamska, and my company Back Up Your Life™ specializes in life and legacy planning and support services. In addition, I am an Instructor for NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals) University. It’s my pleasure to have the opportunity to tell you more about the new Education Track launched by NAPO in February 2018, the Life Transitions…

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A Sneak Peek into the Professional Organizer’s Home – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Some of the most interesting posts I’ve read are those that give the reader a sneak peek into a professional organizer’s own home, so that’s what this edition of Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is all about! Many of my readers have shared pictures and stories about organizing projects they’ve completed in their own home as well as the strategies they…

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Interview with Professional Organizer Jill Annis

My latest interview is with Jill Annis of Simply Organized, who offers residential downsizing and organizing services in the Madison, Wisconsin area as well as nationwide virtually. Her specialties are household papers, kitchens, and closets. She’s been a member of NAPO since 2004. Jill has kindly agreed to answer some questions for us today. Jill, how did you come up…

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Paper Management – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

It is so easy to get overwhelmed by paper isn’t it? In this digital age, we still manage to collect stacks of junk mail, magazines, utility bills, school work and piles of papers to file “some day”. Next thing we know, our desks, counter tops and dining room tables have become a dumping ground for paper we’ll get around to…

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Interview with Professional Organizer Julie Stobbe

It brings me great pleasure to introduce you to Julie Stobbe, owner of Mind over Clutter. You may know her already, as she’s previously written guest posts for Your Organizing Business, and is a Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Blogger. Julie and I go way back to 2005 when we worked together on an organizing project. Since then, I’ve had…

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