The upcoming holidays has me in the mood to clear the decks around the house. The other day I got a little crazy and began cleaning out the cabinets and drawers in my dining room. While the amount of trash that was generated amazed and saddened me, I chuckled to myself when I saw my good china. It dawned on me that for the past 25 years, this is the normal course of action with the good china. Look at it. During that time, this china has been used exactly three times!
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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