Interview with Professional Organizer Sara Skillen

The spotlight today is on Sara Skillen of SkillSet Organizing from Franklin, Tennessee. Sara provides home and business organizing, coaching, speaking, and Evernote training. She specializes in working with clients challenged by ADHD or another brain difference that affects organization and productivity, and is a member of NAPO, Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD), and the ADHD Coaches Organization…

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Interview with Professional Organizer and Author Kate Martin

The spotlight today is on Kate Martin, owner of Organized Joy and creator of the Joyful Business Planner. A Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Blogger, Kate specializes in helping families, small businesses, and especially families who run small businesses, in the Austin, TX area as well as virtually worldwide. Kate, how did you come up with your business name? I…

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Interview with Professional Organizer and Author Kathy Vines

In May 2016, Kathy Vines attended a NAPO Conference session about becoming a published author. Little more than a year later, her first book, Clever Girl’s Guide to Living with Less, was released. Quite an accomplishment, wouldn’t you say? I’m thrilled that Kathy has agreed to share her secrets today, as I kick off my new series of Organizer Interviews….

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Networking at the NAPO Conference

Attending my first NAPO Conference last year was such an amazing experience that at the time I’d have had a hard time choosing a single highlight. Looking back a year later, I realize that the greatest reward was the opportunity to network face-to-face with a large number of organizers and coaches I’d met before, either in person or online, and…

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Interview with an In-House Professional Organizer

Most of the professional organizers I’ve met either run their own business or are employed by other organizers, so when I learned that Janice Simon works as an in-house organizer, I was intrigued and had lots of questions to ask her. Fortunately, she agreed to let me share her answers with you.

Interview with a Certified Family Manager Coach™

One of the wonderful things about the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival is the opportunity to connect with organizing consultants with a wide range of specialties. Today I’ve invited Ellen Delap, who is one of our Professional Organizers Blog Carnival Star Bloggers, to tell us about hers.

Secrets to Growing Your Organizing Team

When you started your business, you probably had no trouble fitting both your paperwork and your clients into your schedule, but now that things have taken off, you may be thinking about bringing other people on board. Before you take this step, find out what’s involved by reading my interview with Janice Russell, CPO-CD, COC of Minding Your Matters® Organizing.

From Cleaner to Professional Organizer

My special guest today is Michelle O’Sullivan, owner of Saving Spaces, in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. When I met Michelle last year, I was interested to learn that she had run a successful cleaning business for ten years before becoming a professional organizer, and I invited her to share her story with my readers.