Advice

It is sometimes asked of me when a new student wants to enroll, “Do you think I should do the apprenticeship?” My answer is always the same, so I wanted to explain what I tell people.

Depending on the person, their background and skill set, I will often propose they do the apprenticeship if they don’t have the confidence, skills or experience to get started. And yes, while the course develops some confidence and skills,… Continue reading

Think of a website as a brochure with a digital portfolio in it. It fundamentally tells people about you, it lists your services, and it provides a way to contact you. Time after time I've had clients tell me that they picked me out of other professional organizers because of my website. So what elements did my site have that others may not have had? I decided to look into that. And here are 6 key things I learned: Continue reading

The other day I went to give a consultation to a lady who had recently suffered a stroke that wanted to get her place organized. She claimed her home had fallen into disarray following her stroke and from the accumulation of her mother’s belongings after she passed a couple years prior. The “disarray” this person claimed to have seemed like an ordinary task for a professional organizer. Wrong.

The “disarray” I found upon entering her… Continue reading

The rewards of the professional organizing profession are numerous and Organizers are often called “miracle workers” after they put order in. Creating order out of disorder does leave some miraculous results and will always change a person’s life for the better, in one way or another.

Just removing clutter from a space can be therapy all in itself. Take it a step further and rearrange furniture to make the space more functional and you’ve got… Continue reading