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    • 2017-09-25
    • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Olympic Collection, 11301 Olympic Blvd, LA 90064

    September Chapter Meeting

    Monday, September 25, 2017

    6:15 PM - 8:30 PM


    "The Value of an Exceptional Client Experience"

    Make your clients your marketing team.

    By

    Tanya Pluckrose

    Clients want 6-star service and it is up to you to provide it. When you raise your standards in the way you treat them with an exceptional customer experience, they become your 6-star clients. Your marketing team is your 6-star clients!


    “My mission is to help serviced-based businesses achieve optimal growth through the delivery of exceptional client experiences that benefit both the client culture and reputation of an organization.”

    Tanya Pluckrose is an author, writer, speaker and expert in teaching people how to obtain promotions and helping companies to sell more effectively, through the application of her signature success template, the 3 A ‘s.

    This template has evolved through her 21 years developing and leading service teams for one of the world’s largest global 2000 companies, Qantas Airways Ltd.

    Her work at Qantas included addressing the needs of more than 1.3 million diverse VIP customers while safely managing the state-of-the-art aircrafts, including the A380 valued in excess of US $375.3M

    Pluckrose, LLC has helped improve the profitability of businesses in the automotive, real estate, sales and marketing, financial services, multi-level marketing, airline and cosmetic industries. 

      

    The Opportunity Drawing continues.  This month, you could win a one-hour session with Deborah Kawashima!



    Deborah Kawashima, CPO®    
    Owner, Creative Organizer    

    As a mom and certified professional organizer, Deborah Kawashima, CPO of Creative Organizer provides hands-on organizing for families, specializing in working with kids and students. Her creative background as a Children’s wear designer adds a fresh point of view to being an organizing consultant. Growing up, Deborah’s parents owned Montessori schools and this natural sense of order influences her approach to organizing, especially when working with kids & teens. Deborah has also taught time management & organizational courses at UCLA extension’s Pathway (a program for college-age students with developmental challenges) from 2009 – 2013. An active member of NAPO, she co-founded and was national committee chair (2005-2010) for NAPO in the Schools, received the 2006 Volunteer of the Year Award at the first annual Los Angeles Organizing Awards, and in 2007 received the NAPO Innovator Award for her work on NAPO in the Schools. In 2011 she served on the LA Organizing Awards Committee as the Graphic Design Coordinator, creating the award’s new logo and program. Deborah is also a member of NAPO Virtual Chapter and is currently the Educational Chair for the POLA Committee. Deborah lives in Studio City with her husband and two sons, who are in college. When not organizing, she is working on a novel.


    Olympic Collection

    11301 Olympic Boulevard

    Los Angeles, CA  90064

    At the corner Olympic &

    Sawtelle Blvds, Los Angeles

    (Century Ballroom, 2nd floor)

    Registration: 6 pm; meeting 6:15–8:30 pm  
    Guests/Visitors, $15 • Parking available under building, $7
    • 2017-10-07
    • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
    • Contact Cari for details

    Pasadena/Glendale/Burbank Neighborhood Group Meeting


    Saturday, October 7th

    12:00pm - 1:30pm

    at Elana O'Brien McInerney's home

    "The In's and Out's of using Independent Contractors"


    Contact Cari Dawson for details

    info@CarisCustomOrganizing.com

    • 2017-10-23
    • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Olympic Collection, 11301 Olympic Blvd, LA 90064

    October Chapter Meeting

    Monday, October 23, 2017

    6:15 PM - 8:30 PM

    Topic TBD 


     The Opportunity Drawing continues.  Details TBD.

    Olympic Collection

    11301 Olympic Boulevard

    Los Angeles, CA  90064

    At the corner Olympic &

    Sawtelle Blvds, Los Angeles

    (Century Ballroom, 2nd floor)

    Registration: 6 pm; meeting 6:15–8:30 pm  
    Guests/Visitors, $15 • Parking available under building, $7
    • 2017-10-29
    • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Sent after registration, closer to training date
    • 4

     

    Professional Organizers Learning Academy (POLA)

    Presents

    What Every Organizer Needs to Know About

    Evernote
    The Quintessential
    Digital Memory Tool

    This is an On-Site Class

    Location will be Dolores' home. Details to be sent closer to event date. 

    Sunday, 

    October 29, 2017

    1 - 5pm

    This class is CEU Qualifying

    Evernote is a robust software program, a powerful digital memory assistant. Many first time users find it challenging. For those who persevere, it will prove to be a valuable solution to storing and organizing everything you have to remember in one application. 

    Learn how to use Evernote in this comprehensive four-hour hands-on workshop for new Evernote users. Dolores will take you through the basic how-to’s, from creating notebooks to using the web clipper, to emailing from Evernote so you can even share information and notes with others. This class will enable you to confidently navigate your way around Evernote. (MUST bring your mobile device of choice with your Free*Version of Evernote - App/Website - downloaded and logged in.)

    In this Class you will learn:

    • Basic notebook and note creation
    • Creating notes typed directly, audio notes, scanned, photo, from internet
    • Creating notebook stacks, merging/linking notes.
    • Using Tags
    • Using the Web clipper
    • Installing and using across multiple platforms
    • Scanning into Evernote - documents, business cards, photos.
    • Using associated programs: Penultimate, 
    • Sharing notes
    • Sending email to and from Evernote

    The Presenter:


      Dolores Kaytes

      Dolores Kaytes is passionate about order and efficiency.  She founded her company, Highly Organized, Inc. in 1998 to use her innate ability and varied experience to help people organize their lives and businesses.  Dolores, a Golden Circle member, has been a NAPO volunteer from the time she joined the LA chapter in February, 1998.  From 1998 through 2001, she served on the NAPO-LA board as Workshop Director, and Program Director, Chapter President, then Past President. In 2006, she joined the NAPO-LA board again as Director of Professional Development for two more terms.  In 2006, she was the recipient of the prestigious NAPO-LA Leading Edge Award. Custom filing systems and QuickBooks training are two of her specialties. She teaches the very popular “Quintessential Filing Workshop” and “Evernote, the Quintessential Memory Assistant”.

       NAPO-LA Members ONLY - $45 

      No refunds for POLA sessions

      Class size is limited, so register soon! If class size minimums are not met, your paid class fee may be applied toward another similar POLA class within one year.

      For more information contact pola@napo-la.org

      NAPO Los Angeles is a legal entity separate and distinct from NAPO, Inc. (the National Association of Professional Organizers) and is not entitled to act on behalf of or to bind NAPO, contractually or otherwise.

      • 2017-11-13
      • 6:15 PM - 8:30 PM
      • Olympic Collection, 11301 Olympic Blvd, LA 90064

      November Chapter Meeting

      Monday, November 13, 2017

      6:15 PM - 8:30 PM

      Topic TBD 


       The Opportunity Drawing continues.  Details TBD.

      Olympic Collection

      11301 Olympic Boulevard

      Los Angeles, CA  90064

      At the corner Olympic &

      Sawtelle Blvds, Los Angeles

      (Century Ballroom, 2nd floor)

      Registration: 6 pm; meeting 6:15–8:30 pm  
      Guests/Visitors, $15 • Parking available under building, $7

    Past events

    2017-08-28 August 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
    2017-08-26 Pasadena, Burbank, Glendale Neighborhood Group Meeting
    2017-08-09 South Bay Neighborhood Group Meeting
    2017-07-24 July 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
    2017-06-26 June 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
    2017-06-26 POLA - What Every Organizer Needs to Know About: Helping Clients Let Go!
    2017-06-06 Westside Neighborhood Group Meeting
    2017-05-22 May 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
    2017-04-20 Pasadena, Burbank, Glendale Neighborhood Group Meeting
    2017-04-05 South Bay Neighborhood Group Meeting
    2017-03-27 March 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
    2017-02-27 February 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
    2017-01-23 January 2017 Chapter Meeting Event
    2017-01-21 weGO!
    2016-11-14 November 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
    2016-10-24 October 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
    2016-09-26 September 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
    2016-07-25 July 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
    2016-06-27 June 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
    2016-04-27 What Every Organizer Needs to Know about Keeping Life Balanced: Concepts of Time Management—Balance or Bust!
    2016-04-25 April 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
    2016-03-28 March 2016 Chapter Meeting Event
    2016-02-22 February 2016 Chapter Meeting
    2016-01-25 January 2016 Chapter Meeting
    2016-01-09 weGO!
    2015-11-16 Generic Chapter Meeting Event - use this to create new chapter meetings
    2015-11-16 November 2015 Chapter Meeting
    2015-10-26 October 2015 Chapter Meeting
    2015-10-21 What Every Organizer Should Know About Organizing for the Holidays
    2015-09-28 September 2015 Chapter Meeting
    2015-09-28 What Every Organizer Should Know About Going Paperless: Making It a Snap with Scanners
    2015-09-26 International Save Your Photos Day
    2015-08-27 What Every Organizer Should Know About the Wide, Wide World of Aging Services
    2015-08-24 August 2015 Chapter Meeting
    2015-07-27 July 2015 Chapter Meeting
    2015-06-22 June 2015 Chapter Meeting
    2015-05-18 May 2015 Chapter Meeting
    2015-05-18 POLA On-Site Class: What Every Organizer Should Know About Team Projects: The Good, The Bad & The Ugly
    2015-04-15 NAPO2015 National Conference
    2015-03-23 March 2015 Chapter Meeting
    2015-02-23 February Chapter Meeting
    2015-02-18 POLA Teleclass: Breaking Down the Brain: the Mental Side of Professional Organizing
    2015-01-26 Leadership Forum
    2014-11-17 November Chapter Meeting

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