April NAPO Nashville Chapter Meeting
Time To Get Digitally Organized with Lori Vande Krol
Digital information is critical to nearly every aspect of a person’s life – professional and personal – and comes in a variety of different forms. As professional organizers and productivity consultants, we offer a unique skillset to help our clients in their efforts to organize and manage their digital information, including the need to choose and implement the appropriate systems and tools. As professionals and business owners, we also have a desire to understand and implement systems to increase our own efficiency around information management.
In this session, Lori Vande Krol, Productivity Consultant and Owner of Life Made Simple LLC, will introduce the basics of digital information management and what you need to know to better assist your clients as well as to improve productivity for your own business. Key topics we will cover include:
1.Types of digital information and potential challenges,
2.The value of effective assessment and implementation of technology to manage digital information,
3.The importance, and key features of, a technology needs analysis, and
4.Tips for researching, analyzing, and presenting technology solutions to clients.
Lori Vande Krol founded Life Made Simple, LLC in 2005 after deciding a career in actuarial science wasn’t her lifelong dream. She began her business with a creative partner and modeled after TLC’s “Clean Sweep.” Over the years, Lori determined her background, skills, and passions better served her clients in the business world and therefore transitioned to a full business focus. As a productivity consultant, Lori loves to work with busy professionals and growing businesses to determine customized solutions to their challenges. Specifically, Lori is passionate about helping her clients find and implement the best technology and tools to achieve their business goals and find balance in their lives, allowing more time for what matters most. As a national speaker, Lori presents on topics ranging from Microsoft Outlook® to Time Management to Life Balance.
Lori is a 14 year member of NAPO, serving on its Board of Directors from 2015-2018, and has presented for NAPO Conferences, Chapters, and NAPO University. She remains involved in the Business Organizing & Productivity and Technology SIGs, and Virtual Chapter. Lori received the NAPO President's Award in 2019.
Lori lives in Des Moines, Iowa with her husband, three daughters, two cats, and a bird.