What It Really Takes to Become a Professional Organizer
What would we do without the esteemed professional organizer? For starters, homes all over the country would be significantly less organized, regardless of whether their residents work directly with a professional organizer, or they just follow clever Netflix-worthy organizing secrets from the experts. As an occupation, the professional organizer has a special skill set—and learning how to become a professional organizer is easier said than done.
Believe it or not, there's a lot more to becoming a professional organizer than labeling and folding clothes. Creating a practical, neat, and organized home is a professional organizer's number one priority but, as with any job, their day-to-day responsibilities require a slew of softer skills. These non-organizing skills can mean the difference between a so-so professional organizer and a great one.
Curious to see if you have what it takes to organize for a living? Before you become certified or take any courses, find out if you possess any of the qualities on this list. If not, you know what to work on to be a professional organizer that clients trust and want to hire.