Many APDO members offer workshops and talks as part of their business marketing strategy and possibly as an additional income stream.
⦁ Are you ready for public speaking?
⦁ How to find public speaking opportunities
⦁ What topics can you talk about?
⦁ How to prepare a talk or workshop
⦁ How to get paid to speak about decluttering/organising
⦁ How to promote your business without selling from the stage
⦁ Running your own events – pros and cons
Based in London, Juliet Landau-Pope devises and leads APDO training events. She is an Oxford-educated lecturer, certified coach, professional organiser and study skills consultant. Juliet started her business, JLP Coach in 2008; she combines life coaching, decluttering and training for adults and teenagers to develop time management and organising skills. Juliet has written two books – Being More Productive (Sept 2017) and Clearing Your Clutter (March 2018). She’s a regular speaker at community and corporate events and often appears in the media.
Ingrid set up Organise Your House 8 years ago and she has done over 700 projects to date. Ingrid loves decluttering wardrobes, kitchens and paperwork but she will work in any area in her clients' homes. Besides decluttering and organising she also loves helping her clients unpack after a house move and she works with clients who are (considering) downsizing. She attends regular networking events, is interested in organising techniques and methods worldwide and is moving forward with her youtube channel. As 4-year President of APDO she has contacts worldwide, is a motivator and energetic personality and an APDO trainer.
Ingrid can advice both organisers who are just beginning their journey or share advanced knowledge to members who have been in the industry for a couple of years already. She can also share networking tips and give tips about filming with your smartphone.