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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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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Organizing for Your Legacy – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

I’m very excited to bring you the latest edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! This month’s theme of Organizing for Your Legacy. In case you’re wondering exactly what that means, here’s a definition supplied by our sponsor, Hazel Thornton. A legacy is anything left behind when you die. It can be a gift of money or property left to someone…

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2018 Conferences for Organizers and Related Professionals

Updated April 17 to include events mentioned in reader comments. 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. This…

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How to choose a great name for your organizing business

One of my responsibilities as Director of Membership for Professional Organizers in Canada was ordering the name badges. I was amazed at how many members ordered a replacement name badge within their first year or two – not because they’d lost theirs (they are organizers, after all), but because they changed the name of their business. I suppose I really…

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