August 2009 Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Welcome to the August issue of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! This monthly feature is provided to allow you to grow your network and learn something new from some of the other organizing consultants who enjoy reading Your Organizing Business. There’s lots of great information here, some to help you grow your business, and some to help you help your clients.

Blog Carnival

Home and Family Organization

Jacki Hollywood Brown says “Back-to-school doesn’t have to be a stressful time. Read my top 9 tips for making a smooth transition from summer to school!” Don’t miss her Tips for the New School Year.

Sarah Welch brings us Organizing 911, What To Do If Your Significant Other Is A Slob – a situation that probably comes up often if you work with residential organizing clients.

Julie Bestry shares her post Top 10 Vital Documents–Do You Know Where Your VIPs Are? and its companion, More VIPs–Very Important Papers Beyond The Top 10. (Normally I only allow one submission per person, but since this is really Parts 1 and 2 of the same topic, I thought I’d make an exception!)

Business and Office Organization

Lauren Halagarda reveals how to Eliminate Email Clutter: Stop Using Email to Schedule Meetings.

In Creativity and organization in the workplace: work space, Lelah Baker-Rabe discusses “three things that make up any workplace and how having those parts organized can increase productivity and creativity.”

Getting Things Done

Because “sometimes even Professional Organisers need help getting things done,” Angela Esnouf tells us how to Get It Finished.

Alex Fayle describes The Positive Power of Peer Pressure, explaining that “peer pressure isn’t always a bad thing – we can use it for motivation too!”

Tips for Professional Organizers

“Have some raving fans that want to share what you’ve done for them?”  This month, Tammy Burke shares how to get a testimonial that helps prospects choose you, in her post What’s in a Testimonial?

Krista Colvin answers the question, “What’s Twitter?” by defining Twitter and some of its lingo.

Janine Adams confesses, “I’m Officially Hooked on Working with POs. I worked with fabulous PO Aby Garvey on my own pantry and shared the fun we had and the insights we gained. It was so nice to put myself in my clients’ shoes!”

Thanks for visiting the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! We’ll do it again next month, so don’t forget to get involved by submitting your post. Be sure to come back on September 10th for the next edition.

A former professional organizer, I’m now a Web Designer and Care Plan Specialist. I love helping others succeed by sharing the knowledge and insight I’ve gained through marketing my own business for over 15 years! When I’m away from my desk, I enjoy reading, photography, watching movies, and cooking.

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  1. Janet –

    What a great resource for Organizers! It’s all about helping Organizers get the information they need to help their clients and, let’s face it, Organizers cause forward motion everywhere they go. Thanks for sharing.


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