6 Effective Ways to Keep Going When Your Business Seems Stagnant

Operating your own private business is no easy task. It requires plenty of hard work and perseverance to maintain clients, market your business, and generate enough income to pay off expenses, much less make a profit. Even if your company has found success early, there will be times of stagnation and perhaps even regression. Here are 6 ways to step…

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Understanding Clients and Their Motivation

I don’t know about you, but I’m really enjoying reading about the NAPO Conference highlights. It’s almost as good as being there – minus the networking and the food – okay, maybe it’s not quite as good. Today we hear from Nancy Borg, with her take-aways from Dr. Ari Tuckman’s presentation.

Helping Your Clients to Move Forward

As my guest blogger this week, I’m happy to welcome Samantha Pointer, a regular contributor to the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. Samantha attended the recent NAPO Conference, and is here today to share the highlights of the opening keynote address by Dr. David Tolin. This year I had the opportunity to attend the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) 2013…

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What I’ve Learned in my First 10 Years of Business

I’m thrilled to announce that it’s been a full ten years since I hung out my shingle! Organized Assistant® as you know it today bears little to no resemblance to the business I launched on June 25, 2002, but it’s been an exciting journey, and along the way I’ve learned a lot about growing and running a business, and about…

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Book Review: The Other Side of Organized

I often say there are two types of professional organizers: those for whom organizing comes naturally, and those who teach others the skills they’ve acquired to overcome their own struggles with organization. The Other Side of Organized is an excellent resource, no matter which group you fit into. There are lots of excellent organizing books that describe strategies to use…

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Motivation – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Welcome to the Motivation issue of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! If you’re looking for some new approaches to motivate your organizing clients, you’ll want to set aside a little time to read the many ideas submitted by our readers. If you see something you especially like, be sure to leave a comment or share it with your social network!…

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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…

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