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The purpose of my training program blog is to stay in touch and support training participants after completing their training program, keep the public informed of our upcoming programs, hear what our participants are saying about the programs, and to provide you with industry information that may be helpful in your pursuit as a Professional Organizer. I want to provide you with information you are seeking. If you have ideas for a blog, please send them to me. Also, send me your questions for the "Ask the Trainer" blog posts where in future blog postings I will provide you with answers based on my experiences, training and education.

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This month we interviewedAnnette Admaskeof Back Up Your Life.

Anne:  Annette, Why did you become a professional organizer? Annette:  Quite simply, I wanted to help people. Longer version: I realized that my skill set—innate and professional—focused on helping people understand their needs, and then working with them to achieve their goals and “get it done”. I began my career as a stage manager in the theater, and the theme of helping people around me achieve a greater goal has remained consistent. Anne:  As a Professional Organizer, your unique niche is in helping others organize their life and legacy.  What suggestions do you have for those that feel overwhelmed by this task? Annette: First, take a deep breath! There are so many facets to life and legacy organizing, it is totally normal to get overwhelmed. Take a deep breath, and a pause, and don’t ge…