Friday, March 29, 2019

The Value of an Assessment Appointment

At Organiz-ER, we prefer to start many organizing projects by conducting an initial consultation appointment in which we assess the situation and make plans for the organizing of the space.  Some clients are hesitant to agree to this and many other organizers do not take the time to begin with assessing the situation, but the initial appointment is incredibly valuable.

Just as the first step to a strong paper is creating an outline, planning plays a critical role in the organization process.  Often, organizing requires lots of heavy items to be moved around and rearranged.  Without prior planning, there is a good chance that time will be wasted moving items around and taking steps in the wrong order that make the process messier and confusing.  However, an initial assessment appointment gives the organizing process direction that allows for specific actions steps to take place during pre-planned intervals, which is convenient for the both clients and organizers.  Even if organizers change or projects are put on hold, written plans such as those provided by Organiz-ER during first appointments help keep things on track.  Another benefit is that a plan gives clients a sense of the progress that has been made, making even the largest projects feel achievable and manageable through simple steps that can often be completed in a single day.

Although an assessment appointment requires an initial upfront investment, these appointments usually only take about an hour and can make the project run more smoothly, saving both time and money in the long run.

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