Oct 21, 2018
There is no one way to be a productivity and organization
professional. The opportunities and potential niche markets in the
field are vast. Standolyn Robertson has found her niche in
residential organizing. Funny and engaging, she shares in our 20th
podcast episode of Stand Out how education, certification
as a CPO®, volunteering and connecting with peers has been
invaluable in helping her find her way, and encouraging others to
find their unique fit.
Standolyn Robertson is an organizing expert, speaker and writer.
She founded her business, Things in Place in the year 2000. She has
been featured in the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal,
Women's Day, USA Today, the Boston Globe, CBS, Boston, NPR, and the
Emmy-nominated show, Hoarders.
What You’ll Learn on this Episode:
- The value of attending conferences with industry peers
- How volunteering on boards and committees opens doors and
- Why understanding your expenses and not just your gross revenue
is so important
- The importance of doing the work that inspires you rather than
conforming to someone else’s standard of success.
- How to get paid for your wisdom, not just your hands-on
- The value of becoming a Certified Professional Organizer
- How to manage and exceed client expectations
- Using the question, “What are you going to do about that?” to
get unstuck from indecision
- How to value your own talents and interests and avoid imposter
- Why having employees, sub-contractors, or working on your own
doesn’t have to be a one-and-done decision