Whether you are just launching a career in professional organizing and productivity or you’re a seasoned veteran — the NAPO Stand Out podcast series has something for you. Learn from NAPO members and subject matter experts as they share their successes, challenges, best practices, proven strategies, industry developments and more.

Host Sarah Karakaian interviews business experts and successful professionals in the productivity and organizing world, focusing on a variety of helpful topics.

For 2019 we have an exciting line-up of speakers and topics each month throughout the year. Subscribe to the series so you don’t miss a single episode. To subscribe/download click on the platform icons on the right column.

If you would like to be a guest, send an email with a quick 2-3 sentence bio, your suggested topic, and why you would like to be considered.

(please note, sales-type “pitches” are not appropriate podcast topics and will not be considered)

Episode 41: How to Prepare for a Disaster

On episode 41 of ‘Stand Out’ we have a super important conversation with Lisa Witzleben, NAPO Member since 2016, who is one of few professional organizers out of Alaska. Lisa owns and operates Unclutter Me and specializes in disaster preparedness. In seven basic steps, she breaks down what we can do to be 100% prepared […]

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Episode 40: Core Values by Which to Live and Breathe

On this episode of the NAPO Stand Out podcast, you will hear from a truly exceptional woman. Jaime Taets is the CEO of Keystone Group International, an organization that is focused on helping other businesses, entrepreneurs, and solopreneurs get the most out of their sales and improve their client retention. After 13 years in the […]

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Episode 39: Leaning into Life Mindfully

On episode 39 of NAPO’s ‘Stand Out’ Podcast, we are joined by Theresa Rose for an engaging conversation on mindfulness practice both professionally and personally. Theresa wears many hats and is a recognized business motivational speaker, content coach, standup comedian and author of several books, such as Your Daily Dose of Mojo, 365 Days of […]

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Episode 38: Finding Your Niche in Technology and Digital Organizing

Episode 38 of Stand Out features NAPO Member since 2011, Jennifer Stewart. Jennifer has been empowering her clients to understand their computers and technology tools since 2011. Jennifer is the immediate past president of the St. Louis Chapter of NAPO, past speaker at NAPO conferences and a co-leader for the NAPO technology Special Interest Group […]

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Episode 35: Living Intentionally: Debunking the Myths of Minimalism

Aimee Olson

On Episode 35 of the Stand Out Podcast Series “Living Intentionally: Debunking the Myths of Minimalism” Professional Productivity and Organizing Coach, Aimee Olson, NAPO Member since 2015,  joins us to discuss Minimalism and the myths of living intentionally. Despite being organized from a young age, Aimee found herself drained and tired from her career, which […]

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Episode 33: Smalls Steps for Big Change

Michelle Prince

On this 33rd episode of Stand Out, we are joined by Michelle Prince, author of the bestselling book, Winning in Life Now, ZigZiglar Speaker, Publisher, and NAPO2019 Annual Conference Keynote Speaker! Michelle is sought out as a renowned motivational speaker, having worked for the legendary Zig Ziglar. She now owns her own publishing company which […]

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Episode 32: Organize for Success with Emily Parks

Emily Parks

On this episode of Stand Out we welcome the inspiring Emily Parks, professional productivity and organizing tech consultant and the founder of Organize for Success. Emily shares her personal journey and how she got into the industry, joined NAPO, her public speaking gigs and the current services she offers clients. We discuss what it means […]

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