2019 Conferences for Productivity and Organizing Consultants

No matter what your level of training and experience, continuing education is vital to your professional and personal growth. Fortunately, there are plenty of learning opportunities for you to consider. I’ve listed below some of the conferences for organizers and related professionals taking place around the world this year. In addition to industry-specific events, this year’s list includes conferences related…

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2018 Conference Highlights – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

The first Professional Organizers Blog Carnival of 2018 highlighted conferences my readers attended last year, so we’re going to wrap it up with one about this year’s conferences! Here’s your chance to learn about the NAPO2018 Retreat, the Northeast Regional Conference for Professional Organizers (NERCPO), the Association of Professional Declutterers and Organizers (APDO) Conference, the Association of Russian Professional Organizers, the Professional Organizers…

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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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Recommended Reading for Professional Organizers

There’s a wealth of information online about just everything under the sun, but nothing beats diving into a good book! This post includes a number of suggestions to help you find your next read. Many of the titles will be of special interest to those who are starting a professional organizing business, but most will be of interest to organizers…

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Learn more about Organizing for Personality Types

Over the past two-and-a-half months, I’ve shared with you pretty well everything I know about personality type and how it influences an individual’s relationship with time and space. For your convenience, here’s a recap of the entire series: Learn About Organizing for Personality Types How does the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® work? Helping your clients identify their personal organizing style Helping…

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5 Reasons to overcome your fear of attending conference

Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard from several bloggers about their experiences at the NAPO 2016 Conference. Previous posts in this series were: How to write your book and get it in the hands of readers by Kathy Vines NAPO 2016 Organizing Expo – Part 1 by Julie Stobbe NAPO 2016 Organizing Expo – Part 2 by Seana Turner…

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The Dangers of Self-Improvement

It’s a brand new year, and since many of us are currently focused on self-improvement in some shape or form, it’s the perfect time to take a closer look at that subject. My first guest blogger for this year is Julie Gray, a holistic time coach, speaker, and author. The other day I tuned into my intuition (or spirit guides or inner…

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Why are presentation skills so important for success?

Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of giving my How to Write Blog Posts that Get Results presentation at WordCamp Hamilton 2015. If just the thought of public speaking makes you anxious, you might be questioning how I can describe such an experience as a pleasure. I get it! Not long after I started my business, I was invited…

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