DWYWR #33: Sara West, Professional Organizer- Leaving Your Comfort Zone, Starting with 1 Client, and Inspiring Simplicity / by Jordan Hefler

Do What You Want Radio | A Podcast for Creatives, Hosted by Jordan Hefler

In this episode, I interview Sara West, a professional organizer, about leaving your comfort zone, starting with just one client, and inspiring simplicity through organization.


  • Leaving her job as a teacher to start a professional organizing business

  • How being organized is different than being clean

  • How Sara gets excited when she sees a mess!

  • How being raised to do chores and organize affected her adult life

  • How helping friends purge things turned into starting a full time organizing business

  • When Sara knew it was time to make the decision to quit her teaching job

  • Starting her business with 1 client

  • How Marie Kondo has inspired this generation to be more minimalist

  • How she decided to name her business South Coast Organizers

  • How organizing is a teachable skill and why she likes working with kids

Find Sara and her services at https://www.socoorganizers.com/ on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/socoorganizers/ and @saralwest_socoorganizer

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