Professional organizer

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Professional organizers are part of the professional organizing industry which has been developed in order to help individuals and businesses design systems and processes through transferring skills and using organizing principles. Professional organizers aim to help individuals and businesses take control of their physical and virtual surroundings, including computerized data, such as email systems and bookkeeping systems. Professional Organizers also assist those with time management and financial management challenges. Professional Organizers work to establish and maintain organizing systems to address ones individual personality and the specific organizational needs of a business and it's staff.

Professional Organizers achieve the goal of creating and maintaining organizational systems by teaching others the basic principals of organization. These principals are often communicated by using the acronym "SPACE" or some variation of it. "SPACE" which is: S=Sort, P=Purge, A=Analyze, C= Contain and E=Evaluate (I tend to replace "Evaluate" with "Maintenance" it is easier to understand and is precisely what is intended). This principal is applicable to every type of Organization.

One of the main jobs of a professional organizer is to help clients tame the "paper tiger", an excessive and disorganized accumulation of paper in one's home or office.[1]

Professional organizers help redirect paradigms into more useful cross-applications that ensure properly co-sustainable futures for their clients' spaces and processes.

Professional organizers offer a wide variety of services, anywhere from designing a functional closet to organizing a move. For homeowners, a professional organizer might plan and reorganize the space of a room, improve paperwork management, or coach in time-management and goal-setting. In a business setting, professional organizers aim to increase productivity by improving paper-filing, electronic organization and employee time management.[2]


  1. ^ Buck, Claudia (February 3, 2013). "Personal Finance: It's time to tame paper tiger". The Sacramento Bee. Retrieved June 3, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Our Profession". Retrieved 14 April 2013.