You've put it off and put it off and now, you are ready to get organized once and for all. What is it worth to you?
This past week, I have been contacted by several people who thought they were ready to get organized. However, when it came right down to it, they weren't really committed to the task. They wanted a quick, cheap fix. That is not the way to approach it. You can always find cheap; but you need to find "qualified".
Would you hire someone who can add and subtract numbers to do your taxes or would you hire a certified public accountant?
So when it comes to getting organized, can you put a price on the benefits of eliminating the clutter from your home and your head?
What is it worth to you to get your home office and your paperwork organized so you can put your hands on anything in moments?
What is it worth to you to be able to enter a room and not trip over everything laying in the middle of the floor with no place to put it? (Imagine finding a home for everything in your home!)
What is it worth to you to find more time in your day and be more productive? (Imagine no longer running from one activity to another and being able to get everything done you set out to do that day!)
When you are looking to solve your clutter and organizational issues, can you really put a price on organization? Not really.
What's important when deciding to take on this goal is to find a qualified, experienced professional organizer who will listen and create a system just for you.
Whomever you choose, do yourself a favor and make sure that person fits your needs and you can work with them. If not, you will not get what it is you were looking to achieve. You will end up in the same state of disorganization once again.
When choosing a professional organizer, you should feel confident in the fact that they know what they are doing because you are paying them more for their expertise than anything else.
Anyone can spend four or five hours with you and clean up the mess, but will it stay that way or revert back after a short period of time? A qualified professional organizer will provide the tools you need to keep it organized well after they are gone.
So, if you are looking for "cheap", that is what you will get. When you are looking for "expertise", that is what you will find.
Keep this in mind when taking that step forward. It's better to put on two coats of paint than one. It's better to paint all four walls, instead of just one. Get the job done and get it done right.
I guarantee that those people who contacted me this past week and decided to go with "cheap" will not get what they were looking for.
Contact A BETTER SPACE if you are feeling overwhelmed with the prospect of getting organized. I am more than happy to help.
In the meantime, have a great week!