April 26, 2019

Emily Parks

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 to build a career and business such as hers, the high value of outsourcing and creating more space for new work with parallel income channels. Emily gives us great insight into how her job functions, the pricing model she has chosen and ideas on how to create your own outfit.

From there the conversation turns to some actionable and useful tips from our wonderful guest. We discuss calendars, contacts, backups, automation, delegation, and “brain-dumping”. For a fascinating conversation packed with helpful and thought-provoking ideas, be sure to listen to this episode.


Key Points From This Episode:

  • Emily’s career arc and transitioning into the productivity industry.
  • Ideas for how to approach building your own productivity business.
  • The spaces that open up in your time when you create extra income channels.
  • Moving towards more and more outsourcing.
  • The pricing model that Emily offers and deciding on these.
  • Tips for navigating towards better productivity tech tools.
  • Using a CRM for keeping track of things that might slip your mind.
  • Smart automation and delegation with your business.
  • And much more! 


Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Emily Parks — https://www.linkedin.com/in/emilyparks

Organize for Success  — http://organizeforsuccess.biz

Institute for Professional Organizers— https://www.instituteprofessionalorganizers.com

Time Timer — https://www.timetimer.com

Time and Space Style Inventory Assessment — https://www.theorganizedadmin.com/tssi-assessment/

Myers Briggs — https://www.myersbriggs.org/my-mbti-personality-type/mbti-basics/

Calendly — https://calendly.com

Acuity Scheduling — https://acuityscheduling.com

SchedFast — https://www.schedfast.today

Vezeeta — https://www.vezeeta.com/en

Doodle — https://doodle.com

EasilyDo — https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/easilydo-smart-assistant/ookkjbalkahdijfmclfehofflkelodia?hl=en-US

FullContact — https://www.fullcontact.com

SugarSync — https://www2.sugarsync.com

SpiderOak — https://spideroak.com

Backblaze — https://www.backblaze.com

Carbonite — https://carbonite.co.za/index.php

CrashPlan — https://www.crashplan.com

Eisenhower’s Box — https://jamesclear.com/eisenhower-box

Stephen Covey — https://www.franklincovey.com/the-7-habits.html

IFTTT — https://ifttt.com/discover

Podbox — https://alternativeto.net/software/podbox/

Zapier — https://zapier.com

Metro’s Other Woman — https://www.metrosotherwoman.com

Errand Girl — http://errandgirlofdurham.com

Fiverr — https://www.fiverr.com

Upwork — https://www.upwork.com

TaskRabbit — https://www.taskrabbit.com

Todoist — https://todoist.com/

Remember the Milk — https://www.rememberthemilk.com

Microsoft Tasks — https://tasks.office.com

Evernote — https://evernote.com

Google Keep — https://keep.google.com

Microsoft OneNote — https://www.onenote.com