Economics of Clutter
Keynote speaker Barbara Hemphill
Believe it or not, getting rid of the physical and digital clutter in your business is one of the more effective actions a business leader can take to categorically increase profits and improve the quality of the lives of their employees.
Have you done any of these things recently:
- Misplaced your phone or car keys?
- Lost the business card of the person that you need to follow-up with?
- Did the busy work, but not the hard work?
- Leave piles of papers to file later?
If you have, this Keynote discussion is for you!
Join us as we hear from internationally recognized Barbara Hemphill, a professional organizer, who will teach us how "uncluttering" can:
- Increase profits and productivity
- Provide peace of mind
- Be happier!
Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard about the Netflix show Tidying Up with Marie Kondo. Most of us are aware of the increasing problem of clutter at home – perhaps our own, but often someone else’s!
But what about at work?
As James Clear puts it so well, we don’t rise to the level of our goals, we fall to the level of our systems. Research shows that the average employee spends 19% of their time looking for things. In a company with 20 employees, that means a productivity loss of $115,200 per year – every year!
Barbara will talk to us about how clutter - of the physical, emotional, digital, and spiritual varieties - is bad for business and what we can do about it to improve our wellbeing and the wellbeing of those who work with and for us.
About Barbara Hemphill
Barbara Hemphill began her career in 1978 with a $7 New York City newspaper ad. Often referred to as the “Paper Tiger Lady” from her bestseller Taming the Paper Tiger, her most recent book, Less Clutter More Life, reveals that physical and digital clutter is a symptom of emotional and spiritual clutter. Her latest passion is helping business and community leaders understand that everything that is broken in society is impacted by one thing: clutter.
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