The COVID-19 pandemic has been and still is a historical crisis for humankind that affects our entire planet. Crises such as global climate change, war and militarism, but also industrial agriculture, racism, social-economic injustice, and gender violence also require attention. While these issues may not seem connected, they are all human made and have global impact. They are likewise an opportunity to transform our thinking.
National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professional (NAPO)’s annual conference
Shift your mindset for more effective results! Valuing what your clients bring to the table is a game changer. “Shift Your Mindset: Tapping Into Client Strengths,” teaches you to focus on strengths during client assessments and appointments and how to apply it for the long term. Your clients will be more comfortable working towards their organizing and productivity goals, leaving them in a better place. Even if clients hire us to “fix” what is wrong, we do not have to approach the work from a deficit-based mindset. We can guide our clients to tap into their gifts from within.
Illinois Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (ILAFCS) Annual Conference
The organizing industry is big business. According to businesswire.com, U.S. demand for home organization products is expected to reach 12.7 billion in 2023. Fabric-lined bins and bamboo drawer separators can wait. More important is the actual work of sorting, organizing, and setting up systems. In this session, Leslie challenges the notion that being organized equals being “Instagram-worthy” and shares her process for setting up client spaces. This special session features highlights from an individual consultation with one lucky conference attendee.
Have you tried TikTok? On episode 75 of the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professional (NAPO)’s Stand Out podcast, Leslie enjoyed speaking with host Clare Kumar, ACC CEC HSP, about her experience on the platform and sharing how it can boost your business.
In this episode, we dive into Leslie’s very first viral post, the types of videos that she posts, life lessons she has learned through TikTok, the importance of having a thick skin when creating public content, and how she plans to utilize her TikTok status in the future.
National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO)
The service to NAPO award is bestowed upon a NAPO Volunteer, or group of volunteers, whose dedication and commitment to NAPO and their area of responsibility goes above and beyond. The award recipient(s) is selected by the President of NAPO is is presented at the annual conference.