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My Interview with JPS Newton   To Downsize or Not to Downsize? Downsizing your home is a popular action to take after the kids leave home or you retire. But no one said it would be easy to sift through so many years’ worth of items to decide what stays and what goes! We reached out to Anne Blumer, a Certified Professional Organizer, for some tips on how to make those tough decisions. To downsize or not to downsize?  That is the question we may ask ourselves when we become empty nesters or retire from the workplace. Talking with your Financial Advisor is always a good first step when making this important decision.  He or she can help you determine if moving to a smaller home will reduce your monthly living expenses, thus freeing up money (and time) for other pleasurable experiences.  Additional steps will follow if you decide to change your residence; however, the one task many of us dread the most is choosing what to do with all the “stuff” that has accumulated in our homes over the…

Are You Ready to Monetize?

Last week I was a panelist for NAPO's Accelerated Learning Series teleclass on the subject of multiple revenue streams.  In case you missed the call, below are the questions the panelists were asked and my responses.  If you are thinking of adding a revenue stream to your professional organizing business and have questions, please post here.

What are your multiple streams of income?  I have four main categories of streams of income.

Client work including hands-on client sessions, coaching (I received my certificate of coach training with Denslow Brown and the Coach Approach to Organizers), Virtual Organizing (I received my certificate of virtual organizing training with Sheila Delson), subcontractors for large projects and when my calendar is full and Contained Home Consultant with The Container Store.Training Professional Organizers including, in-person training seminars, web-based education, downloadable business and client forms.Writing/authorship Author of Get Rich Organizing – …