Jeri Dansky

Jeri Dansky is a successful personal organizer and blogger. Prior to that she had a good corporate job that wasn’t making her happy. We discuss her transition from unhealthy to happy falling in love with organizing people’s lives.

Below is a summary of the interview:


Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. -Steve Jobs

No one gets it right the first time. – Mark Rettig

Her Journey

Jeri chronicles her path to becoming a personal organizer

Low Point 

Jeri talks about the pain of not having enough clients.

Aha Moment

We chat about how Jeri helped a client get insurance so he could get surgery he needed.

Jeri’s Work Now

We discuss the challenge of working with people who want change but are not ready.


What’s Exciting Jeri

Lightning Round

Books Jeri Recommends:

Making a Living without a Job

Deduct it by Nolo

Non Designers Design Book

Helpful Internet Resource: National Association of Personal Organizers

Helpful Habit: Jeri sends daily accountability emails with a friend

Helpful Person: Angela Wallace, former President of NAPO who mentored Jeri in the beginning

What’s Her Purpose: Help people have happier lives so their space compliments what they want to accomplish in their lives.

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How to follow Jeri:

Jeri’s Website

Twitter: @JeriDansky

Parting Words

Jeri’s dad who was corporate jobs all his life told her “You sound so much happier” which is a whole other level of validation


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Derrick Duplessy

Executive Director at Duplessy Foundation
Derrick has coached 500+ executives in 10 years as an executive coach. He runs Duplessy Foundation which is dedicated to creating meaningful careers for everyone. He also hosts Purpose Rockstar, a daily show on iTunes where he shares the career stories of a variety of guests.

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