Like me, she has discovered it's not all about the work. I hope you too find it interesting, and useful. --- Gayle
"As organizers often emphasize, there is no 'best organizer.' Instead, defining the right organizer is a matter of fit, both in terms of the sort of work to be done and the person who will do it."
"The usual range for Southern California organizers is $50-$150 per hour. For clients, I've found that fit matters more than price. Most choose someone they feel most comfortable with and confident in, rather than the one offering the lowest rate."
"Being organized and being a good organizer are two different things. Being a good organizer requires working with clients who might have very different priorities and standards than the organizer herself; thus the job requires both sensitivity and a nonjudgmental approach."
"The emotional component of the work can prove challenging, but it's also what many organizers describe as the most satisfying aspect of their job."
"Clutter, one organizer said, is 'the stuff that gets in the way of you living the life you want,' and by clearing the clutter and tackling other organizing challenges, organizers aim to help people live happier, more productive lives."
- "What's Driving the Demand for Professional Organizers?"
- "Finding the Fit in Organizing"
- "What I've Learned from Professional Organizers"
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