The Professional Organizing Blog

The Beauty of Being in Business


This week didn’t feel ‘beautiful’.  I had my plan that I had worked out with @Cat Stancik the prior week.  I was refreshed from a retreat with @Victoria Whitfield and I was working from my 9 Principles of Sustainable Business Success. I would get up before the kids to get…  
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What You Need to Know About Healthcare for Your Business


One of the topics that many small business owners find confusing as they begin adding employees to help grow and expand their business. I interviewed Allison De Paoli from Altiqe Consulting about what businesses need to know now about health care. Allison helps employers take control of their healthcare spend…  
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What Businesses Need to Know Right Now About Being Defiant


For the past month or so I have been hosting an interview series called “What Businesses Need to Know Right Now.” It features business leaders sharing what you need to know about their particular area of expertise. This series was created in response to the Coronavirus pandemic that required entrepreneurs…  
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New Year Recipe


My New Year Planning Recipe 🙂 The new year is a great time to reflect on your past successes and lessons and to set yourself up for success going forward. Moving into 2020 marks a new year and a new decade. Here are a few strategies I use to help…  
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No Need to Imagine Waving a Magic Wand, You Already Have One


I used to ask my coaching & organizing clients, “If you could wave a magic wand in your business/life, what would you create.”  Some people had never imagined a different outcome than what they saw right in from of them.  But many, especially my entrepreneurs, have imagined big for a…  
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Business Lessons from Life Adventures: Rafting


I was recently on a trip with my youngest daughter and her Girl Scout Troop.  I felt like I was hit in the face with all of the lessons and information that I could directly relate to business.  So I have decided to bring a series to you on these…  
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Insider’s Guide to Your Next Business Breakthrough


Blog Series: How I Reinvented My Business Are you standing on the precipice? It takes a lot of energy to hold yourself there, doesn’t it? It would be so much easier, less scary, less risky to just step back from the edge. There are days when I feel like I…  
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How To Create A Vision


Vision is seeing the future you are creating.  It doesn’t matter what your current reality is, at least not for this exercise. The truth is you will create whatever you envision. So, see something good! Begin with this simple vision process: Imagine for a moment you are sitting down to coffee…  
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How Can You Put More Vibe in Your Tribe?


Today’s message comes from Ryan McShane, of HRevolution, LLC. Enjoy! When you vibe with someone, the relationship interactions have the characteristics of being natural, flowing and complimentary.  When you’re not quite “vibing” with others the interactions are forced, uncomfortable and typically lead to more confusion. This brings us back to the article’s…  
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The Truth About Staying Focused


The truth is, it’s impossible to focus. You may have experienced this. You have a need or desire to think deeply on a subject, but interruptions from all sides keep your focus and attention at surface level. You may also find that it takes you a long time to reach…  
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