#FBLIVE: Project management for professional organizers (AKA what to do when you get into panic mode)

#FBLIVE: Project management for professional organizers (AKA what to do when you get into panic mode)

 
project management for professional organizers using scrum principles

Let's be honest... have you ever felt really panicky about running your business? You are totally not alone. Overwhelm and burnout are real, and they are the last thing you want when running your professional organizing side hustle. Here, I'm nerding out a little to teach you tried and true project management techniques so you can get everything done and make your biz more profitable. 

You'll learn why professional organizers are totally awesome at project management (you're probably already managing your client's projects with style), and why single tasking is the best thing you can do for your business. Seriously. Still overwhelmed? Don't miss my video on overcoming your fears in your organizing business.

3:43 What is Pro Organizer Studio?
6:42 Where to get started with your home organization business
9:00 Why I LOVE project management
12:30 Why multitasking won’t get you anywhere
14:01 How to get a business planning workbook for FREE
19:37 An intro to SCRUM principles (and why it matters for your pro organizing business)
21:40 Multitasking on projects is wasting so much of your time
22:50 Task-switching is killing your productivity
27:11 But how do you prioritize what gets done?
28:49 How to use the Pro Organizer Studio business planner to prioritize your projects
31:36 A “brain dump” can help calm you down and get you focused
33:37 What SCUM sprints are and how to plan yours
38:23 What you should do with your long to-do list (and awesome tips for prioritizing!)
42:18 The difference between diamond and gold level tasks (and how systems will help you have more time)
44:30 What to do with little one-time tasks (hint: do, delegate, or delete!)
46:07 You can’t really separate your business and personal life
48:03 Eat the frog… girl, what?
50:45 How to give yourself permission to let tasks go so you can accomplish your diamond and gold level tasks
53:09 Prioritizing will REALLY make you more money
54:18 Questions to make sure you get your most important work done
57:05 Everything is Googleable, but that doesn’t mean you should always DIY
59:06 What can you do to reduce stress in your business?
1:01:07 Don’t skip this essential SCRUM and Agile project management step
1:04:37 Why you shouldn’t plan your whole year at once (put the planner down, girlfriend!)
1:07:43 What to do when your home organization clients ask for time estimates for projects

 
#FBLIVE: Breaking down the financials of your professional organizing biz

#FBLIVE: Breaking down the financials of your professional organizing biz

#FBLIVE with professional organizer Layne Brookshire: "I'm the boss of me"

#FBLIVE with professional organizer Layne Brookshire: "I'm the boss of me"