A Tale of Two Conferences

It’s great to attend conferences, but there are so many possibilities that we can’t always go to all the ones we’d like to. That’s the situation Hazel Thornton found herself in this year, but she made the most of it, as she describes in this guest post. I was unable to attend the NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing…

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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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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 Pleasures of Mixing Traveling with Business

Unless you’re heading to Japan for the JALO Conference this month, you probably won’t be doing much traveling for business before the end of the year. However, this is the perfect time to start planning which conferences to attend in 2016. When I went to Arizona for the 2014 NAPO Conference, I made a point of visiting the Grand Canyon and some of…

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Shelf Scouter Attends NAPO2015 to Learn From the Industry’s Best

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been reading about the experiences of various NAPO members who attended this year’s Conference. Today we’ll hear from Lindsay Fairman, creator of Shelf Scouter, who attended as an exhibitor and new corporate partner. Have you ever had the feeling that you’re exactly where you belong? The feeling that you’ve found “your people”? You know, the people…

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Shooting for the Stars: The NAPO Authorship SIG Bookstore

Are you enjoying the NAPO2015 recap so far? I know I am! The fun continues today with a great post by Hazel Thornton about a very special booth at the Organizing Expo. I caught wind of it through some discussions on Facebook when it was in the planning stages, and it sounds like it was a great success! The NAPO2015…

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Ten Tips for Stress-Free Business Travel

If you’re planning to go out of town for one of the many conferences taking place this fall, this would be a great time to go back and read Sue West’s tips for making the transition back to your regular routine when you return home. To make the most of your trip, you’ll also want to read these business travel…

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Professional Organizer Training and Coaching

As I mentioned last week, speaking with vendors at the Organizing Expo was one of the highlights of attending the recent NAPO Conference. There were so many booths that I wasn’t able to visit them all, but I was impressed with those I did. Today I’m going to share the information I received about various training and coaching programs for…

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