[PODCAST] 49: How to Choose a Professional Organizer - Part 2

A panel of NAPO (National Association of Professional Organizers) organizing experts discuss how to choose the right professional organizer. Part 2 of 2.

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01:45 What a client is thinking when deciding to hire a professional organizer and the first questions they ask

02:55 How Professional Organizers deal with clients on the ‘psychological’ side

05:11 Having to turn a client down

06:25 One question an organizer wishes a client would ask

08:00 The NAPO support system

10:10 How someone would look locally for a professional organizer

11:07 Organizers getting the word out about their business

13:30 What clients really need to know before calling an organizer

17:05 The differences in organizers

18:51 Client stories: “What Made them Call”?

21:10 The pledge of confidentiality organizers have

Resources mentioned in this episode:

National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO): NAPO.net

Minnesota Chapter of NAPO: NapoMinnesota.com

Mary Dykstra Novess is a Certified Professional Organizer and owner of Within Reach Organizing Services. Mary has been helping corporate, residential and entrepreneurial clients get organized since 1984. Mary's Website: WithinReach.biz

Tammy is a Professional Organizer located in Bemidji, Minnesota. Tammy operates with a “less is more” theory, focusing on keeping the things you truly have time for and love, while letting go of those that are weighing you down. Tammy's Website: WeLoveMesses.com

Louise Kurzeka is a Professional Organizer and owner of Everything's Together a professional organizing company located in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Louise's website: EverythingsTogether.com