My first name is Geralin. It rhymes with Carolyn and Marilyn. I’m best known for offering real solutions for real people, emphasizing simplicity and excellence in my approach to organizing challenges both large and small.
In addition to practicing the art and science of getting and staying organized, I share my insights with those pursuing careers as professional organizers.
I coach new professional organizers from around the world. Offering expert advice on practically every aspect of the industry, through one-on-one coaching and group teleclassess.
I have helped thousands of professional organizers reach their goals and build their own successful, sustainable, and lucrative organizing businesses.
I have been published in an array of national magazines and featured on A&E’s Hoarders, The Nate Berkus Show, NBC’s The Today Show and South Africa’s, The Home Channel.
When I’m not busying managing my business, Metropolitan Organizing ® LLC, I’m busy managing modern life® – just like my clients!
About Me – At a Glance
- Past President of the NC chapter of the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals
- Level V, Master Trainer, CPO-CD (2010), the highest level of certification in the professional organizing field
- Best Chronic Disorganization Expert (2013)
- Webinar Instructor for Intro to Productivity and Professional Organizing | NAPO PO-1-001
- Webinar Instructor for Starting a Productivity or Organizing Business | NAPO 1-104
- Published in an array of national magazines and featured on A&E’s Hoarders, The Nate Berkus Show, NBC’s The Today Show, CNN, and South Africa’s The Home Channel.
- Ambassador for NAPO-NC new members
- Host for NAPO’s Ask The Pro webinar series
- President’s Award, NAPO (2018)
And, this is what I know for sure…
There’s Amazing Power in Organizing Your Time, Space and Life; the Benefits are Real.
I met Geralin at a Moms Of Boys meeting. [After working with her] I can see my kitchen counters and find any piece of paper I need from my files. Geralin keeps me on track and encourages me in dealing with my AD/HD and chronic disorganization. I used to start systems all the time but now I have one that is right for my needs. [Previously] I dumped piles of papers into boxes, and ended up moving them from place to place. Having a place for everything is a lifesaver.
Sharing Knowledge and Experience is Transformational; It Helps Others Grow and Thrive.
Direct, Actionable Advice
I met Geralin through her NAPO 001 and 104 classes; I love her teaching style and her real-life examples. As a coach, she helped me with everything I needed in the very beginning — a company name, logo and website content. Geralin has a deep understanding of the organizing industry. She gives direct, actionable advice and I always finish our calls feeling my money is well invested.
A Personal Organizer
Something Magical Happens When You Wear What Makes You Feel Comfortable and Confident.
Saved Me a Lot of Money
I dreaded taking my measurements because I was never sure how to do it properly but, thanks to the Wardrobe Wisdom book's diagrams and instructions, it's not as difficult as I thought. Knowing my measurements has saved me a lot of money shopping online and ordering garments the first time. Also, knowing my body type has helped me declutter my closet of garments that weren't flattering.
All the Good Stuff Happens When You’re Learning, Sharing and Engaged.
Entertaining and Fun
Geralin gave the most motivating lecture on the importance of organization in our lives. She touched on what the hidden agenda behind our clutter might be and why organization is not only important but essential in reducing the stress in our lives. I felt as if Geralin had known me my whole life. Geralin gave suggestions for overall home organization, including paperwork, kitchen pantries, as well as bedroom closets. I walked away with easy strategies to implement and I saw results immediately! The best part is that Geralin’s organizing lectures are entertaining and fun!
(Parent) St. David’s School, Raleigh, NC