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CR 4-661 Oh, The Places You Can Go! The Life Cycle of a Professional Organizer (1-1)

Instructors: Janine Sarna-Jones with Regina Lark, Mindy Godding and Geralin Thomas
Total Time: 91 minutes
CEUs: 1.5 
Conference Year: 2018

Course Decription
At the start of our career as Professional Organizers and/or Productivity Consultants, the thrill that clients are willing to pay for our skills makes us open to working with any client or on any project that comes our way. What happens over time as our business and our skill-sets evolve? In this interactive session, a panel of NAPO members share the evolution of their careers: the vision with which they began, how they started, what they have accomplished, and where they are headed. Panelists share case studies and infographics, and provide attendees with opportunities to set SMART goals for their own career path. This session is for new business owners seeking a framework for longevity in this industry, and seasoned professionals considering new ways to grow their career.

Learning Objectives
  1. Identify myriad pathways to grow as a professional in our industry.
  2. Integrate past experiences and current skills to creatively sustain professional life.
  3. Create a blueprint for a viable and growth-oriented business model

Code Words
Please be sure to listen for and record the code words given during the presentation. The instructor will explicitly verbalize code words periodically throughout the class (i.e. "The first code word is...") Note: Not all instructors give code words. If you do not hear any, please indicate "none given" on the course evaluation.