This week, it's official. The secrets to clearing clutter and becoming more organized have been revealed.
We were interviewed this week by Journalist Assia Mortensen for an article in Frontiers Magazine, Southern California's largest LGBT magazine.
The biweekly publication focuses on "gay and lesbian lifestyle" as much as hard news, featuring sections on Arts & Entertainment and Living. The "Living" part is where we come in with an impressive four-page spread.
This week's huge (206-page) issue features our thoughts on how the professional organizing industry is now moving mainstream, and how different communities will benefit (there are organizers who claim to be especially talented at organizing lesbian couples, and another organizer who specializes in keeping an organized kosher kitchen.)
There's a first mention that John is now the fearless President of the L.A. Chapter of the National Association of Professional Organizers as well as bonus articles; before and after pictures and a "10 Tips on How to Unclutter Your Home or Office" list. OrganizeTips.com, and our local Los Angeles organizing colleague Jessica Duquette helped with those parts, too.
"[...organizing] needn't be "touchy-feely," says Trosko; "it's more about bringing a person's level of functionality much higher." In the past, the organizing profession has been "known as a kind of therapy, where one person is counseling another," he says. While there are aspects of coaching, he also works with many who "just need some spot issues handled..."
"...The rewards come when people are really able to move forward; however, Trosko cautions, there's maintenance involved. "My goal is that they never have to bring me back..."
Check-out: In With The Now, by Assia Mortensen in this week's Frontiers Magazine