About the Author
Linda Samuels, CPO-CD® is a compassionate, enthusiastic Professional Organizer and Coach who facilitates change in her clients’ lives. In January 1993, she combined her visual arts expertise, business background, love of helping people, and organizing abilities to launch Oh, So Organized!
In addition to hands-on organizing, Linda presents seminars, writes articles, blogs and newsletters, and consults for other Professional Organizers. She has been featured in The New York Times, Woman’s Day, Ladies Home Journal, Bottom Line Personal, Westchester Magazine, Everyday with Rachael Ray and Entrepreneur.com. She is a favorite radio guest and was recently interviewed on Martha Stewart Living Radio.
Linda is an active member of industry organizations The National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) and Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD, formerly NSGCD.) She recently joined ICD's Board of Directors as President-Elect (2013.) She was ICD's first Marketing Director (2006-2010.) In October 2006, she completed ICD’s Level III certification becoming Westchester’s first Certified Professional Organizer in Chronic Disorganization (CPO-CD®.) In 2008, ICD certified Linda as a Level IV Program Mentor. In October 2009, she became a Master Trainer for ICD. She began to add coaching skills to her organizing work and recently completed Coaching Skills I, Strengths-Based Coaching, Brain-Based Coaching, Coaching Skills II, and Organizer Coach Integration courses through Coach Approach for Organizers.
Linda lives between two rivers in Croton on Hudson, New York with her husband. They are recent empty-nesters, as their two daughters have moved on to college and beyond. Their home is small and colorful with a purple front door.