Presentation Topics

POSSE is proud to offer, but not limited to, the following CLUTTER CORRALS:

5 Must Have Time Management Tools

This workshop teaches 5 essential tools along with tips and tricks that can be applied in both the business profession as well as in domestic living.

Clutter Busters

Instead of learning how to “dig out” of the current clutter situation in your home, the idea behind Clutter Busters is to learn how to avoid taking on more possessions and balance out what you already own. As time passes by our houses become full to the roofline with items we may not truly love, use or need. This presentation will give you the ammunition to say, “enough is enough” and stay strong in your dealings with the myriad of items taking residence in your house. There are over 25 tips, tricks and mottos being taught in this one course.

“Downsizing for Dummies”

downsizingAre you one of the thousands of people in New Jersey considering downsizing over the next decade – whether to a smaller home here in Bergen County, a senior-living community or moving across country? Overwhelmed by all of your possessions accumulated over many years or just don’t know how you might make your home more appealing to today’s younger buyers?

Learn how de-cluttering, organizing and staging techniques can mean a care-free, stress-free move and thousands more in your sale your home. Show off your home’s space and architectural features, avoid critical maintenance issues, learn the “8 Deadly Pricing Myths” and much more from this real estate team of Professional Organizer, Stager and REALTOR®.

Life Management – Time Management for Your Personal Life

Feeling overwhelmed with the demands placed on your time these days? Let’s change that by teaching you how to create your own time map and choosing how you want to spend your minutes, which equate to how you are spending your life. We just can’t possible remember it all these days. We need a plan, a purpose and a planner to help us through our daily to-do’s and a safe home for our long term goals. Come learn the priceless lesson of how to manage your time so you get the things done and feel accomplished.

Maximize the Dollars, Minimize the Stress, and Move!

luxury_home_for_saleIf you would like to discover how to connect with buyers and make them fall in love with your home then you will appreciate learning from this triad of real estate professionals. You will learn what home staging is and how simple de-personalizing, de-cluttering and organizing techniques can mean thousands more on the sale of your home. Show off your home’s space and architectural features, avoid critical maintenance issues, and learn the 8 Deadly Pricing Myths and much more. You will also leave the course with a copy of an informative and dramatic PowerPoint presentation along with a sample contract highlighting specifics of what you should be aware of as a seller.

teamCollectively, Bernadette Flaim (Home Stager), Jean Marie Herron (Organizer) and Maria Rini (REALTOR®) own and operate ReadyStageMove™ a company that specializes in helping homeowners prepare, showcase and effectively sell a home fast and for the most profit. Together this team of real estate professionals brings 40 years of residential selling expertise to homeowners. While the average days on market in Bergen County is approximately 82 days, their “team approach” in preparing and marketing homes has helped their clients sell their homes in only 7 days.

So don’t depend on the internet or YouTube to sell and market your home—come and learn live and in “real time” how selling your most important asset can be done simply, quickly and with less stress for the most profit.

Moving Magic


Cindy Myer – Taught by Jean Marie Herron of POSSE and Cindy Myer of Ridgewood Moving Services

Thinking about moving? Have you been in your home for decades or even just a few years? Is the task of moving the contents of your home so daunting you feel paralyzed? Then come and learn how to break down this elephant of a project into manageable pieces. You’ll learn how to plan and prepare for such an organizing endeavor, de-clutter the contents of your house and how to get rid of the things you no longer love, use or need, how to pack what you truly should bring and the right way to hire a mover.

Organizing 101 – Back to Basics

Did anyone ever teach you the 5 skills of being organized? It is a skill set that can be taught and learned. Watch and absorb the valuable lesson of how to organize any space in your home. Once you learn the principles you can apply it to all possessions and rooms in your residence. If you don’t know how to begin de-cluttering, simply want things in better order or are trying to maximize your space, then this is the class for you.

Organized Fashion

Did you know that when you clean out your closets you can also update your wardrobe! Jean Marie Herron of POSSE Partners LLC. and Kristin Dahl of Kristin Dahl Fashion Services offer this fun and educational class learning how to de-clutter your walk-ins and dressers while increasing your personal sense of style.

You will learn what to keep, purge and shop for in order to dress for today’s fashions.

Paper Paper Everywhere!

paper-pileOne of our biggest clients’ organizational challenges is paper. Come and learn how to give your entire paper problems proper placement in your home so you never have to wonder where you put them or how to find them. Jean Marie Herron will show you how to organize every kind of household paperwork and review record retention policies. This two-hour class will take you from procrastination to action with all types of paper solutions

The Holidays are Coming, the Holidays are Coming…

Christmas_treeMuch of the holiday preparation can be done in advance of the season. Learn to de-stress your December by plotting your planner and creating your own “Holiday Organizer” which will house all your seasonal information into one binder system and will include categories such as your Card List, Who to Buy For, Budget, Menus, Calendar and Traditions.

You’ll be able to check your list twice like Santa even before Thanksgiving even arrives.

Strategize-Organize-Get Hired!

looking_for_jobJean Marie Herron of POSSE and Donna Bradshaw, Career Coach & Professional Résumé Writer, have teamed up to deliver an informative program for job seekers who are looking to find a job as quickly as possible so that they can win at the job search game.

Traditional methods of searching for a job may have worked in years past, but today’s job market requires job seekers to increase their job search I.Q. to become job search savvy. In the present economic climate where hundreds of applicants may be vying for the same position, it’s more important than ever to eliminate time-wasters and use the most effective methods for finding a job.

During this informative talk you will learn about the necessary steps you will need to take if you want to conduct an effective job search as well as methods for organizing and managing your time so that you can move progressively forward to ultimately land the job you want.

Vitalize Your Vital Documents

safeIf you knew you had 10 minutes to evacuate your house or if a loved one should suddenly fall seriously ill, would you know where all your important documents are so you could rebuild your life? We all need our papers to be organized. Without them we can prove nothing. Getting our estates in order can cause many people anxiety but it doesn’t have to be this way if you are prepared. Please join Jean Marie Herron and Kimberly A. Paton, of The Paton Law Firm, LLC, as they review all kinds of documentation that you must have and know where it “lives” when life events occur and you need those vital documents immediately or simply to do something as common as a re-finance or even update a will.

Contact us to learn more, or schedule a presentation for your organization.