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 54: Organizing and Severe Food Allergy Preparedness

Living as a celiac or sufferer from severe allergy-based food avoidance is burdensome, and being organized is an essential part of coping. In episode 54 of the NAPO Standout Podcast, we are joined by Susan Bailey. Susan is a certified AllerCoach. This means she helps allergy families manage by becoming more prepared and organized. She […]

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Episode 53: It’s Never Too Late

In episode 53 of the NAPO Standout Podcast, we are joined by June Carter, CPO and NAPO Member since 2013! June is an entrepreneur, professional organizer, and home stager. She is also the founder of Corporate Interior Solutions and Get Your Stuff Together Solutions. June operates on the belief that it’s never too late to […]

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Episode 52: Administrate Your Facebook Group(s) Like a Pro

In episode 52 of the NAPO Standout Podcast, we are joined by Jenna Redfield, founder of Twin Cities Collective. Jenna shares insights she has gained in becoming a social media strategist, online community leader, and Facebook group administrator. After finishing college, Jenna took over the Twin Cities Collective Facebook group as a way of finding […]

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Episode 51: Honesty and Confidence in Organizing

In episode 51 of the NAPO Standout Podcast, we are joined by Christine Stone of Neatly Organized. Christine has a lot of experience in the field as a member of NAPO since 2012 and has established herself as someone her clients can really rely on to improve their lives. The main topic for this episode […]

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Episode 50: Focus, Pursue, Become: What To Expect From NAPO2020

Episode 50 of the NAPO Standout Podcast, is a little different than our traditional podcasts. We are joined by Conference Chair for NAPO2020, Wendy Buglio, CPO to learn more about the educational offerings, attendee-only experiences, new and exciting program changes and more about NAPO2020 Annual Conference being held April 2-5, 2020 in Orlando, Florida. We […]

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Episode 49: Give to Get

In episode 49 of the NAPO Standout Podcast, we are joined by one of Global Guru’s top 30 time management experts in the world, Leslie Josel. Leslie is an award-winning academic life coach, author, and internationally acclaimed speaker. She launched Order Out of Chaos in 2004 to offer a host of resources to parents and […]

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Episode 48: Learning How to Back Up Your Life

In episode 48 of the NAPO Standout Podcast,  Annette Adamska, founder of Back Up Your Life and Back Up Your Business, discusses the ins and outs of backing up personal information. Annette has had an interesting and varied career, from stage managing off-Broadway shows to helping a non-profit communications department function optimally. Throughout it all, […]

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Episode 47: Picture Perfect Organizing

In episode 47 of the NAPO Standout Podcast, we’re once again niching down and exploring the world of photo organizing! After managing a photography business for 20 years, Bonnie Hillman Shay started her own photo organizing business. She is a certified photo organizer who helps her clients manage, edit, backup and print their most treasured […]

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Episode 46: Unlocking Generational Codes

Episode 46 of the NAPO Standout Podcast features Anna Liotta, who is a speaker, generational expert, and author of Unlocking Generational Codes. With many years of experience, Anna has so much to offer organizing professionals when considering the influence of generational differences and relationships. In this podcast, Anna breaks open some tightly wound dynamics and difficulties that […]

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Episode 45: Insights into the Mexican Organizing Industry

Episode 45 of the NAPO Standout Podcast features Nacho Eguiarte, CPO and NAPO member since 2013 who will share his experiences of working within the Mexican organizing industry. Nacho is an architect by trade, as well as a qualified grief counselor and has been writing a Spanish blog about organizing since 2012. Along with this, […]

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