Have you already heard this month has been declared an annual time to prepare for emergency situations? Who wants to think about emergencies or natural disasters that can occur, and get organized to be ready for them? I’m guessing most people are not thrilled about the idea. It is, however, important and can make a drastic difference in your life.
If you feel prepared for emergency situations, it won’t be one of those nagging concerns that plagues your mind every so often. Also, if and when an emergency results, you’ll be ahead of the curve and in a much better place than those who have not organized themselves. Fire, floods, hurricanes, etc. are unavoidable disasters, but you can avoid the subsequent personal disasters that they often cause.
Make sure to develop a personal or family disaster plan and assemble an emergency supply kit. If you need assistance doing these tasks, there is a link provided in the right column of this newsletter to help you. Below you will find tips to prepare yourself legally for emergency situations. Read more “Are you prepared for an emergency?”
If you are determined to get more organized, here are some helpful hints to achieve and maintain this goal in the long-term:
1.Make the goal attainable. For instance, you may want to aim to get one room organized at a time, each within a specific time period.
Read more “5 Tips to Set and Maintain Goals”
The following announcement was made by Mike Zebe in the Philadelphia Inquirer’s “On the Boards” page of the Business section, July 9, 2013:
“The Greater Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers elected the following board officers and members: Annette Reyman, owner of All Right Organizing L.L.C., is president; Debbie Lillard, owner of Space to Spare, is vice president; Jackie Mangasarian, owner of Common Sense Organizing, is treasurer; Ellen Tozzi, owner of Natural Order, is secretary; Kathy Luskus, owner of Orderly Manor Organizing, is immediate past president; Gabrielle Watters-Smith, owner of Red Button Organizing, is communications and technology director; Daniel Loya, owner of Spaces Transformed, is marketing director; Barbara Siegel, owner of Kerlavage Enterprises, is membership director; and Carla Shipman, owner of DeClutter Enterprise L.L.C., is professional-development director.”
My blog was featured on the NAPO-GPC website this month! See the article below.
The best vacations are usually the ones you’re most prepared for. Rushing to get to the airport or start a long journey at the last minute isn’t ever enjoyable. Depending on if you’re organized ahead of time, this can make or break the trip. Usually the vacations that are not well-planned cause you much frustration and you end up frazzled while you’re dealing with all the loose ends. Read more “Get Organized for Summer Travel”
Spaces Transformed was “spotlighted” by the Independence Business Alliance in their January newsletter! Here’s the article:
Name of Company/Business/Organization: Spaces Transformed
Contact: Dan Loya
Title/Position: Owner/Professional Organizer
Years with company and/or years in business: 1 year in Philadelphia, 2 years in Los Angeles Read more “Member Spotlight by the Independence Business Alliance”