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Rowena List – Professional Organizer & Image Consultant
I am available for interviews and to give quotes for articles and news stories.
Below are some of my past media appearances.
5 ways to make better use of your transit commute.
Are you wasting valuable time on the bus or train?
Clearing Kids Clutter
Rowena was interviewed by blogtalkradio on the ‘how-to’s’ on getting kids organized.
How to Increase Your Productivity
Review Rowena’s article in ExpertPreneur Magazine - How To Increase Your Productivity. Below is an accompanying video for you to review as well (which you will see in the article).
Rowena in Action
Rowena List of Getting It Together was featured on GO Vancouver – shawTV
check it out! Click on the video image below.
Rowena offers some great tips and advice on Downsizing Your Home in this great article from Alive.com.
THE GLOBE AND MAIL
Rowena is featured in the April 2013 edition of The Globe and Mail so be sure to get your copy for some more great organizing tips!
CANADIAN LIVING MAGAZINE
Rowena is featured in the March 2013 edition of Canadian Living Magazine so be sure to get your copy in March!
HOW CLUTTER AFFECTS US
January 14, 2013 – How Clutter Affects Us Webinar – Listen here.
JUMP START YOUR BUSINESS NOW
I was recently a guest on Blog Talk Radio – Listen here.
HOW TO ORGANIZE YOUR INBOX IN 15 MINUTES A DAY OR LESS
Suitcase Entrepreneur – August 2012
How would you feel if you turned on your computer and your inbox was empty? Most people would feel relief. The reason being is that most people feel so overwhelmed by the volume of emails in their inbox.
SUZE IN THE NEWS – STAGING. REDESIGN. INTERIOR DECORATING
Suze in the News Newsletter – July 2012
Have you thought there has got to be a better system for your stuff? Maybe it is time to invest in the services of a professional organizer. Where to begin? The best place to start organizing is the place that is bugging you the most. Do you have a spare room that has become the catch all? Do you have a home office that is overflowing with papers? Can you get in your crawl space?
The Best Thing You Can Do to Sell Your Home
Real Estate Weekly & The Vancouver Courier – June 2012
Start the decluttering process at least a month in advance — longer if you have a large home or have been living there for a long time, recommends professional organizer and image consultant Rowena List, owner of Getting It Together. “Give yourself enough time. Most people underestimate how long it will take to declutter a home.”
Rowena is featured in the May 2012 issue of Alive Magazine – Let Go of Clutter.
Rowena’s Success Story – The MOMS Network
Find out how Rowena got to where she is now – click here.
Vancouver Self-Starter, Organizing Expert Explains How She Launched Successful Business
Small Business Digest Canada - February 2009
Business consultants have been telling potential entrepreneurs to start a business based upon a skill, interest or ability they’re passionate about.
Combining a market’s needs or wants with a individual’s passion can often lead to a successful enterprise.
For instance: technology has streamlined the work and communication processes, but people’s lives are more cluttered than ever. Rowena List’s small business declutters them.
GETTING YOUR TEEN ORGANIZED (Rowena’s Client)
By Michelle McQuigge
The Canadian Press – January 2009
Every Saturday morning, Chloae Drummond devotes a few hours to an activity most of her peers strive to avoid — cleaning her room.
Sorting laundry and straightening papers may not seem like an ideal break from the high school courses, dance classes and extracurricular activities that fill her weekdays, but the 15-year-old believes this routine is crucial if she hopes to successfully maintain her hectic schedule.
Kick the Chaos
Savvy Mom Online Magazine – September 2007
This is the season our weight will get back in control. Our homes will be shinier. Our dinners will be healthier and our kids will be polite and neat. Right? So where do we get started?
By Wanda Chow
Newsleader – January 2007
South Burnaby’s Rowena List, 44, has worked as a professional organizer, under the company name Getting It Together, for five years. But even as a child she was an ardent organizer. She remembers going to visit an equally organized girlfriend’s home and they, along with the friend’s mom, would organize the medicine cabinet together – for fun.
BC Business Magazine – October 2006
The truth is most of us could use a little help in the organization department. How else to explain the growing popularity of TV shows like How Clean is Your House and Clean Sweep, and the increasing numbers of professional organizers in the yellow pages? Here’s what the pros have to say about how to get your work life in order.
Minding Your Own Business
The Province Newspaper – September 2006
Not only can we organize your home, office, wardrobe and kitchen but we can also provide you with the services of a total makeover and branding of yourself and your business.
What is your biggest success?
Being featured in The Vancouver Sun, Breakfast TV and The Vancouver View magazine.
What is your biggest challenge?
Getting people to part with things they no longer love, use or need. Giving our clients faith in themselves and in our work.
Q. I consider myself a fairly organized person, but when it comes to my closet I cannot maintain the organization. I find myself standing in front of my closet for what seems like forever trying to figure out what I should wear. I have summer clothes, clothes that I think I might fit into some day and clothes that I might love, but cannot find at the moment.
By Rebecca Osler
The Vancouver Sun – December 2005
Warning: The following sentence may cause shortness of breath, irrational spending sprees and potentially lethal rush baking. Please inhale deeply before continuing.
There are only 10 days to go until Christmas!
Now, if you are a model super-being a la Martha Stewart Living magazine, then you are without fail sinking into an overstuffed easy chair next to a crackling fire, cheeks flushed with homemade rum and eggnog (yes, we know you distilled the rum yourself), revelling in tranquility and congratulating yourself for getting everything wrapped up so heroically early.
But if you’re remotely human, chances are that instead of decking the halls, at this point you’re feeling more apt to deck that slowpoke ahead of you in the Wal-Mart checkout line, your mother-in-law or smug old St. Nick himself.
It’s sad, but true: holiday folly leaves many of us feeling less than jolly. But it needn’t be quite so hard on the nerves.
Here are some tips to ease holiday distress. Read More.
See Rowena in Action
View Rowena on Breakfast TV giving organizing tips:
Click here to listen to Rowena’s Inner Circle Expert interview. Grab a pen and paper to jot down all the great tips Rowena shared on this call!
To listen to Rowena being interviewed by BizOrganizing.Com on the Amazing 1 to 31 Organizing System, click here.
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A dynamic and inspirational public speaker, workshop leader and image consultant, Rowena’s warmth, energy and professionalism creates an environment that inspires participants and makes them comfortable to ask questions, engage with the material, and use it to create immediate results in their life and work. Take a look at her motivational speaking and workshop offerings.