Practice What You Preach: KonMari Your Digital Life For High Efficiency

This week’s post brings together: the subject of a recent Professional Organizers Blog Carnival: Marie Kondo a frequent guest blogger here on Your Organizing Business: Lisa Michaels one of my favorite topics – technology There are lots of great tips here, and I hope you’ll find them useful!   A cultural phenomenon, Marie Kondo, has taken America by storm, with her…

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The Best Tools for Busy but Successful Organizing or Productivity Consultants

How good can productivity consultants be if they are not productive themselves? This might be the biggest oxymoron of all: consultants don’t have it easy to stay organized. They give essential tips to individuals and business teams on how to make their days more productive. But they should always start from themselves. For a productivity consultant, digital tools are a…

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Get Your Small Business’ Goals Back on Track This Year

If you’re a small business owner you’d probably agree that managing existing profits and processes is challenging enough. But how do you turn your small business passion project into profits? We’re discussing five areas that require special attention when you’re re-organizing your focus and working on growing your business. Financial Management and Tax Prep Your small business is more than…

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How to Use Asana for Your Organizing Business

Before things are organized, they tend to be a mess. This is true whether you’re organizing an office, a closet, an entire home, or even digital files. Things are placed without rhyme or reason; organizers have to decide how things should be structured; and each task needs to be jotted down so things aren’t looked over. If others step into…

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How using Blockchain can improve your productivity consultancy business

It’s no secret that I love technology, but I read certain words and my eyes just glaze over, one example being blockchain. Not really understanding the concept, I was doubtful when someone from ICO Watch List approached me about writing a guest post, but I was intrigued by the ways this technology can be used by productivity consultants and other…

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How to Effectively Use Client Surveys to Boost Your Business

As an organizational consultant, you need to know how you’re doing in the eyes of your clients. However, you can’t assume they’ll openly tell you their feedback to your face. They might if they’re extraordinarily pleased, but if there’s room for improvement, they’ll probably balk. That’s why client surveys are so useful. What Is a Client Survey? Client surveys are…

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How far does the confidentiality clause in your client agreement REALLY extend?

As an organizing consultant, you often have access to clients’ confidential information, and this is not something to be taken lightly. In fact, it’s such an important issue that I’ve invited Lisa Montanaro to share her expertise as a Certified Professional Organizer and former attorney, so you can approach it as a true professional. If you are a professional organizer, chances are…

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What is Net 30 & why is it (probably) bad for my business?

When it comes to your business, one of the most important things is to make sure you get your invoices paid on time. One of the best ways to ensure that is to decide on the correct payment terms you should be using on your invoices. That’s where Net 30 comes in. It’s the most common invoice payment terms used…

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