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<br /> Official publication of the National Association of Professional<br /> Cover<br /> Story<br /> 3<br /> features<br /> 3 Outstanding Service Recognized<br /> at NAPO2013<br /> The Awards Luncheon is one of the<br /> highlights of conference. It’s when NAPO<br /> says thank-you to its own. by Holly Uverity<br /> 9 5 Simple Tips for Creating Calm<br /> Through the Organizing Process<br /> Professional Organizers strive to create a<br /> peaceful and calm atmosphere for their<br /> clients.<br /> by Riv Lynch and Cindy Levitt<br /> 11<br /> 11 NAPO2013: Big, Easy,<br /> Fabulous, Fun!<br /> A pictorial through NAPO2013 in<br /> New Orleans.<br /> Insideeththisissius<br /> columns<br /> 5 President’s Message<br /> Vote to amend our bylaws<br /> by Mary Dykstra-Novess<br /> 7 BCPO <br /> What’s the big deal about getting certified?<br /> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=1"> Official publication of the National Association </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=2"> rganizers 27 </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=3"> Official publication 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simple and practical tips to keep </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=11"> Easy Fabulous Fun Big Fun Big Easy Fabulous </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=12"> Fun Easy Fabulous Big Easy Fabulous Fun Big </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=13"> ConferenceI Ellen Faye, CPO , COC , Acting Co</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=14"> your implementing our ideas and being open to cha</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=15"> ConferenceII Liz Jenkins, CPO , Conference Com</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=16"> Keep your eyes peeled for the Conference Submissi</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=17"> ConferenceIII NAPO2013 viewpoints </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=18"> cheon and awards luncheon over- lapped with the t</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=19"> ConferenceIII NAPO2013 viewpoints continued fr</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=20"> Smart Simplicity for Intelligent Spaces Whether y</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=21"> SI G I Nadine Levy, Chair of Small Business Or</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=22"> When was the last time you left your cell phone a</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=23"> SI G I Technology: a double-edged sword conti</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=24"> July/August 2013 • NAPO NEWS 24</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=25"> SI G I I Nadine Levy, Chair of Small Business O</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=26"> Experts will tell you that the worst time for mak</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=27"> SI G I I I </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=28"> ...a faulty virus definition update wiped out the</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=29"> Education Regina Lark, CPO , Chair, NAPO Educa</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=30"> one that I had been asked to host, Ari Tuchman’s </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=31"> Education NAPO Education: July-Sept. 2013 Sche</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=32"> assessments, effective marketing initiatives, pri</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=33"> Education NAPO Education: July-Sept. 2013 Sche</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=34"> Understanding </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=35"> Welcome NAPO’s New Corporate Associate Mem</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=36"> y ileen KoffE b Welc me New Public ti ns mm</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=37"> Marketing Kim Oser, CPO , Chair-Marketing Comm</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=38"> Peter</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=39"> Outstanding service recognized at NAPO2013 contin</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=40"> Lucy Erdelac, NAPO’s Executive </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=41"> Information Management: </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=42"> Barry Izsak | Glorya Schklair CONFERENCE SCHOLAR</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=43"> Upcoming Affiliate Organization C</a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=44"> Vote to amend our bylaws continued from page 6 </a> <a title="NAPO News JulyAug 2013 page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/e8fce62f?page=45"> BOARD OF DIRECTORS Mary Dykstra-Novess,</a>