Professional Organizing Business Procedures – Client Intake

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Managing a professional organizing business involves many, many elements.  When you start your professional organizing business, you may think documenting how you do your business is not essential.  But, once you start working with multiple clients at once and managing their organizing projects, it will be much easier if you have your business policies and…

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Which Business Entity is Right for Your Business?

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The business entity you choose influences your business operations, taxes, and most importantly how much of your personal assets are at risk. Choose a business entity that gives you both protection of your assets and tax benefits. Considerations for Selecting a Business Entity In selecting your business entity, there are three primary considerations to take…

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How I Simplified My Business Tax Filing

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2021 Blog Focus – Managing Your Professional Organizing Business February signals it is time to prepare my business tax filing, here’s how I simplified my business tax filing. Managing my professional organizing business, SolutionsForYou, Inc., an S-Corp, requires the tax filing is completed by March 15. I have my CPA prepare the tax filing, but…

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What Entrepreneurs Need to Consider Before Starting a Business

Social norms suggest that in order to be considered “successful” you must go to school, get a degree, and work your way up the corporate ladder. This idea—basic formula if you may—probably came from decades upon decades of accounts of people who have reached the summit of success. However, not everyone is privileged enough to…

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Working with Clients – Paper Management

A simple approach working with clients to organize their paper information is the ART of Paper Management. The ART of Paper Management Information comes to us in many forms but most predominately in paper form. It arrives from snail mail, email, children’s backpacks, spouse’s briefcases, and many other avenues. We know how we obtain paper…

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Working With Clients – The Senior Population

“As the year 2011 began on Jan. 1, the oldest members of the Baby Boom generation celebrated their 65th birthday. In fact, on that day, today, and for every day for the next 19 years, 10,000 baby boomers will reach age 65.”[1] And that is just in the United States. In 2003, when I started…

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Working With Clients Who Have ADHD – A Case Study

ADHD is caused by a neurobiological difference in the brain, which can interfere with such areas as learning, cognitive and organizational processing, socialization, and general life performance. Client Background Angela discovered and communicated to me that when her son was diagnosed with ADHD, she too was diagnosed with ADHD. When a child has ADHD, one…

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How to Get Started as a Professional Organizer

Not sure how to begin a Professional Organizing business? Listen to my podcast with Susan Creal and hear about how I began my business, the obstacles I had to overcome, what my typical day is like, tips on organizing, and more. Ready to begin? Register for our Fast Track Method Training Program for Professional Organizers. 

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