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Downsizing Step-By-Step with Matt Baier

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Downsizing is an exercise in decluttering, so it's important to understand just what exactly clutter is. Professional organizing pioneer Barbara Hemphill defines clutter as “postponed decisions". It’s “leave it there for now” or “I’ll get to it later” or “just stick it in the garage.”

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When it’s time to downsize, these decisions can no longer be postponed. But where do you start? How do you make decisions when they are harder than ever and no one is around to help? What if you have something you don’t need, but it’s worth some money?

These are just some of the questions that Matt Baier’s team of professional organizers answers almost every day in people’s homes across Fairfield and Westchester counties. And they are questions that Matt will answer at Downsizing Step-By-Step. Learn about what order to do things, how to make decisions you can feel good about, and where it’s all going to go, in simple manageable steps.

About the Presenter

Matt Baier is the owner of Matt Baier Organizing, LLC, which serves Fairfield county, CT and Westchester county, NY. Matt developed his interest in organizing at, of all places, the Jim Henson Company, home of the Muppets. His promotion from art director to department head arrived with half the staff, working in half the space, with 25% more work in demand. To succeed, Matt relied on a skill that came as naturally to him as breathing: ORGANIZING. As a result, his department increased production tenfold.

In 2004, with the sale of the Muppet property to the Walt Disney Company, Matt switched careers to Professional Organizer and started Matt Baier Organizing, LLC, which specializes in team clutter relief. With a team of organizers

Matt appears regularly on local television and is a national speaker. He is also the Immediate Past President of NAPO-CT, and author of the best selling organizing book, The Circulation Solution. He and his wife Susan live in Stamford, CT.

Begin With the End in Mind

This program is part of a series, Begin With the End in Mind. The end is not a topic many feel comfortable discussing and that is why we are often not prepared when the time comes. It is to everyone’s advantage to discuss plans and preferences regarding death. The goal of this series is to help attendees and their loved ones learn how to properly plan from beginning to end.

This series will take place the first Wednesday evening of every month at 7 p.m.

Registration Information

Need help registering? Email Adult Programming at apstaff@darienlibrary.org.

This event will take place on Zoom. You will receive an email confirming your registration with a link to join the Webinar after you register for the event.

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