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Working for yourself, being your own boss, calling your own shots — that’s truly the American dream! I’ve been doing it since 1998, and you couldn’t pay me enough to go back to working for someone else. (Well, you could, but it would have to be a LOT of money — so much that I could quit after one year, never have to lift a finger again, and be set for life!)
But creating a self-sustaining, long-lasting, rock-solid commercial enterprise involves a lot more than just having a particular skill or expertise. Michael Gerber was right — being a technician and being an entrepreneur are NOT the same thing. (Go read The E-Myth, if you have no idea what I’m talking about.) You can be the greatest at whatever it is that you do (organizing, coaching, corporate training, bookkeeping, project management, graphic art, interior design, public speaking, whatever) and still fail — if you don’t know how to run a business.
My job is to teach folks how to follow their bliss all the way to the bank — by offering practical, concrete, actionable steps for turning a passion into a career. What qualifies me to do this? I practice what I preach. My self-employment has been supporting me financially for more than a decade and a half, I successfully sold my first company for a sizable profit (and recession be damned, I did it right in the middle of a big economic downturn), I’ve won numerous industry accolades (as evidenced by this completely ridiculous picture with Hal Sparks at the LA Organizing Awards), and I’m considered something of a thought-leader/innovator by my colleagues — hell, I wrote the book on how to become a Professional Organizer! But most importantly, this is my calling. There’s nothing I love more than helping coaching clients from a variety of backgrounds and disciplines create their own personalized definitions of success — then structure their lives and business pursuits to align with and support those goals.
Perhaps you’re considering starting your own consulting or freelance business — or maybe you’ve been “self-employed” sort of on-the-side-off-the-books-skimming-under-the-radar for a while, and you’ve finally decided to go legit. I can help jump-start your efforts:Click here for reuse options!
I have created a number of tools to help organizers succeed in business, each with a great deal of value to offer. However, I know what it’s like in a bad economy or when you’re just starting out — and how frustrating it is to discover that you can’t afford the services you need to run your company. I want to make sure that my products are affordable to ANY organizer, veteran or newbie — and that’s why I’ve put together these money-saving discount packages. Read MoreClick here for reuse options!
Professional Organizing is one of the fastest-growing industries and a great option for self-employment. Folks need help managing their time, space, and paper — and for busy people who can’t seem to do it on their own, a good Professional Organizer is worth his or her weight in gold! You can build a successful and rewarding career assisting these clients in creating order — and my job is to jump-start your business and help you achieve success even more quickly than you would on your own! Read MoreClick here for reuse options!
If you want to succeed as a Professional Organizer, you need the right tools — but you don’t have to worry about creating everything from scratch, because I’ve put together the perfect business “jump-start” kits. You’ll find administrative tools (like contracts and agreements, business plans, intake and assessment forms, and tracking sheets) — appointment tools... Read More
Would you like to earn a living helping others regain control over their time, space, and paper? If so, I can help jump-start your Professional Organizing business — with a proven training and coaching program that teaches everything you need to know to succeed in this industry. Take a look at my qualifications and contact me with any questions — then select the package below that best suits your needs and let’s get started! Read MoreClick here for reuse options!
It used to be that only the wealthy could afford chefs and nannies, landscapers and personal trainers, errand-runners and accountants. Not any more! Even households that would have been considered solidly middle class (which meant “do-it-yourself”) back in the day now call on personal service providers without a second thought—because they know that doing so... Read More
Working for yourself, being your own boss, calling your own shots — that’s truly the American dream! I’ve been doing it since 1998, and you couldn’t pay me enough to go back to working for someone else. (Well, you could, but it would have to be a LOT of money — so much that I... Read More