March Chapter Meeting: Is Virtual Organizing For You?
5 March 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm CST$10 – $25
Virtual Organizing. You’ve heard about it. You’ve wondered about it. Now it’s time to learn about it. Join us for our March NAPO Houston meeting as Sheila Delson, creator of Virtual Organizing Training Program for Professional Organizers and Related Professionals, guides us through the concepts of VO. During this virtual presentation, Sheila will delve into the following:
-Understanding Virtual Organizing: the Pros & Cons and Why It’s So Important to the Industry
-Learn what it is and why it’s important to the organizing industry.
-How VO came about and why
-Pros: Benefits for both Organizer and Client
-Cons: Pitfalls for both Organizer and Client
-Importance to the PO Industry and why
-Ethics: our businesses and Industry Integrity
-Readiness Self-Assessment questionnaire
Sheila Delson is a Certified Professional Organizer specializing in Chronic Disorganization. Her calling is to bring solutions, techniques, and methods to chronically disorganized people and to teach the same to her professional organizer colleagues. She created FREEDomain Concepts, LLC in 1994 to work with adults and students who experience chronic disorganization due to neurological, physical, or other challenges such as trauma or sudden life changes. She holds Specialist credentials as an ICD Master Trainer, CD, AD/HD and Hoarding Specialist.
In 2001, Sheila co-founded the Institute for Challenging Disorganization – formerly the National Study Group for Chronic Disorganization, a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation. She served eight years on the board of directors, including its President from 2004-2006. In 2002 Sheila also co-developed the group’s education and certification programs, the first national organization to establish certification for professional organizers. She also co-authored an environmental assessment tool, a FREE publication known as the ICD “Clutter-Hoarding Scale,”, which is used both nationally and internationally by related professionals and government agencies.
Sheila is the developer and instructor for her Managing Your Clutter Program Series, an interactive collaborative program where attendees learn organizing concepts and principals that can be immediately applied in their personal lives. Sheila is an active member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), where she served as National Award’s Chair (2008-2011) and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the NAPO-NY Chapter. She is also a graduate of Leadership Dutchess Program, class of 2000, in Dutchess County, NY.
NAPO Houston holds its monthly meeting on the first Thursday of every month (except July) from 6:00 P.M. – 8:30 P.M. We currently meet at the United Way of Greater Houston’s Community Resource Center, located at 50 Waugh Drive, Houston, TX 77007. The meeting no longer includes dinner but attendees are welcome to bring their own snacks or dinner.
At a typical monthly membership meeting you can look forward to:
- Time to network with your peers
- Table talk discussions around relevant organizing topics
- Chapters news, volunteer opportunities, and member spotlights
- Guest speakers sharing resources for running your business and improving your skills as an organizer or productivity consultant
We welcome all members, business partners, and guests. This is an opportunity for you to network with other organizers and ask questions about business practices, our national and local associations, or about becoming a professional organizer or productivity consultant. As a guest, you are welcome to attend three meetings, before you will be required to become a NAPO Houston member.
If you are interested in attending an upcoming meeting, check out our Event Calendar.
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