Periodically we are asked to speak to audiences about the downsizing process. One of the challenges has been to develop creative answers to audience member questions about parting with treasures. At one of the most recent events, it dawned on me that some of the most valuable material that we share with the audience has actually been provided by our audiences! So here is a shout out to those nuggets of wisdom...
Join us on the journey of decluttering each home, one by one! These blogs all have a different "flavor", but all with the intent of getting each of us more organized!
If you tell someone that you work for senior move management company you will, inevitably, get a weak smile, a nod, and a blank stare. It is clear that they do not quite understand what you do. When you take a moment to explain the work that we do, your audience will usually clutch their immediate belongings.
I have an experiment for you readers: Tell someone that you would like to help them "declutter" or "downsize" their belongings. The responses will range from outright refusal to a wonderful look of gratitude. After five years of work with a senior move management company, here are some of the most common responses that encountered:
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