FAQS

What can a Professional Organizer/Productivity Consultant do for me?
When you hire a professional organizer or productivity consultant, you are hiring a skilled specialist trained to help people create order where it is lacking. These professionals use proven principles to develop solutions to meet the unique needs of their residential and business clients. They provide support and motivation to the client throughout the process and they teach the client how to maintain the organization and to continue to be productive.
What do I need help with?
Professional organizers and productivity consultants offer a wide range of residential and business services, so being specific as to what you would like to accomplish to become better organized and productive will help in finding the best service provider to help you.  Examples of services include the following:

  • Living Spaces
  • Moving/Relocation
  • ADD/ADHD Support
  • Offices
  • Paper Management
  • Photos/Memorabilia
  • Seniors
  • Hoarding Tendencies
  • Time Management
  • Public Speaking/Training
What should I expect to pay?

As with most professions, fees vary widely based on experience, geographic location, and the type of services requested. Many organizing and productivity professionals charge by the hour, while others offer packages or charge by the project. Establish a budget for your project based on your conversations and decide what feels most comfortable to you.

Why is it important for my professional organizer/productivity consultant to be a member of NAPO Minnesota?

NAPO Minnesota members have an advantage over those who are not part of the organization because they are associated with like-minded professionals who support and educate one another. NAPO Minnesota members are professionals who care about client satisfaction as well as sound business practices. All NAPO Minnesota members have pledged to work within the guidelines of the NAPO Code of Ethics, which includes providing confidentiality and fair independent pricing to all clients. Members of the NAPO Minnesota have a directory of organizing resources at their fingertips. The members have access to classes, seminars and conferences, and learning from their colleagues.

What are some questions I should ask to find the right professional organizer/productivity consultant for me?
It is important to find someone with whom you feel comfortable. Trust your instincts when you have that initial conversation with the professional. It may be a good idea to speak to a few professional organizers/productivity consultants. Some questions to ask are:

  • What types of services do you offer?
  • What is your area of expertise?
  • Have you had special training or do you hold any certifications related to your work?
  • Are you a member of NAPO Minnesota?
  • Please describe a typical working session.
  • What is your fee structure?
  • I have tried to get organized before. How will this be different?

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