While many people starting an organizing business think it’s as easy as announcing yourself, there’s a lot more to it. I receive a lot of questions about this process from new organizers.
Inevitably, someone asks, "How do you get to be a Certified Professional Organizer?" As a nine-year veteran of the profession, a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers and a CPO® myself, I hear this question often.
Professional Organizer Training: Required Reading & Hoarding Originally Published Sept. 7, 2011 When I began working with hoarders, very little had been written about hoarding, either from a psychological perspective or with regard to developing organizing strategies. Today, you can benefit from a number of excellent, well-researched resources designed for hoarders, their loved ones, […]
Professional Organizer Geralin Thomas invites her colleagues to share their favorite organizing tools! Check their list here.
Just Organize Your Stuff (JOYS) creator Cathy Anderson discusses her unique filing system and paper organization tips with Geralin Thomas.
Tips For Organizing Paper I frequently get questions from people needing help with creating a filing system to organize the mounds of paperwork most of us deal with in daily life. When I named my blog Managing Modern Life®, I definitely had these people in mind. Life is complicated, and even though we have lots […]
Organizing Papers: How to Determine What You Need to Keep
Frequently Asked Questions about Organizing Paperwork and Electronic Documents