Today’s episode is the first part of a two-part interview with Heather K. Powers, a professional organizer and artist.
Heather explains how she adapts her systems to her clients.
We also learn how she creates spaces that are functional and joyful.
If you have a local business and wonder how to bring your activity online, listen to how Heather helps her clients get organized locally and remotely.
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- [00:35] Introducing Heather K. Powers
- [02:40] Is organizing our home or workspace a seasonal activity?
- [03:51] What is the role of a professional organizer?
- [06:02] Do you work with both local and remote clients?
- [08:17] Heather’s systems to help remote clients get organized
- [11:15] About creating functional and joyful spaces
- [13:17] How to work with clients who have a different taste in terms of design
- [15:40] How to get rid of items when we are emotionally attached to them?
- [18:42] Do we have to spend a lot of money buying containers?
- [21:07] About the pressure of creating spaces that look like what we see in magazines or on Pinterest
- [23:23] Summary
- [23:52] Your action item for this week: what could you do differently to simplify and bring joy into your life?
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- Professional organizers are committed to higher ethics and continuing education.
- Map out a plan for a virtual moving consultation to offer DIY services with some guidance to remote clients.
- Heather spends time doing an assessment with her clients to offer them with hands-on educational systems.
- Envision how a joyful space looks like.
- Letting go of emotional things: decide what the most important thing to honor in your life is right now.
- Getting organized doesn’t have to be expensive: be creative and use what you have.
- Don’t get hung-up on perfect photos you see in magazines: our notion of clutter is different. Create spaces that make you happy.
- Visit Heather’s Website
- Connect with Heather on Facebook
- Follow Heather on Pinterest
- Follow Heather on Instagram
- NAPO: The National Association of Professional Organizers
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- Connect with Thuy on LinkedIn
- Follow Thuy on Twitter
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