Productivity Expert - Empowering Busy Professionals to Achieve More with Less Stress
Porter Knight Bio
Porter Knight works with people who want to get organized, stay organized, and accomplish their goals.
She is a dynamic and popular presenter, life-changing consultant, and author of the book and DVD: Organized to Last: 5 Simple Steps to Staying Organized.
Since 1996, Porter has received rave reviews from audiences at corporations, associations, civic groups and non-profit organizations from San Diego to Vermont, Ottawa to Atlanta, and Boston to Denver.
Through her dynamic programs, entrepreneurs and business executives learn to dig out from under piles of backlog, design fast, effective systems, and develop sustainable habits to maximize productivity.
Porter's methodologies for getting and staying organized take the guesswork out of the process and banish feelings of overwhelm. Once you master Porter's principles of organizing, you'll be able to apply them to everything - from your desk and calendar to your sock drawer and e-mail. More than just inspiration, Porter teaches participants how to create real and lasting change in their workplace and at home. Her dynamic style connects with audiences, giving them practical organizing skills and much needed perspective.
Whether you are looking for a 45-minute keynote or a 3-hour training module, Porter Knight delivers top quality content and performance your group will remember for years to come.
Porter Knight's programs are:
Content-rich, full of useful information:
"Excellent presentation! Everyone walked away with helpful tips that they can use immediately."
Chittenden County United Way
"Your class was worth the price of the whole conference!"
Professional Organizers of Canada
"Succinct, simple, attainable."
Vermont Alliance of Non-Profit Organizations
Tailored for your group:
"In my 24 years in this industry, I've heard a lot of presentations from so-called experts who tried to tell us how to do our job better. But you really did your homework: I felt you completely understood me, my job, and the challenges I face. I'm going to be able to put your ideas to work right away."
Vermont Alliance of Information/Referral Systems
"Off-the charts performance! Not only is your information excellent, but the exercises and examples you used were totally appropriate for us. Thank you for taking the time to get to know our diverse needs before presenting to us."
Vermont State's Attorneys Training
Dynamic, lively, and memorable:
"Inspiring! You've changed my life."
Physician's Chronic Care Collaborative
"The best workshop I've attended in my (25 year) career!"
Vermont Student Assistance Corporation
"I have hope now, and a plan!"
"I'm still practicing what you preached ( and I heard you 5 years ago!)"
Human Resource Managers Association
Porter is an active member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO). She has been one of NAPO's most popular presenters at past conferences, has been nominated for the prestigious "Founders Award," and was selected among her peers to develop and teach NAPO Education Courses PO-001 "Introduction to Professional Organizing" and PO-101 "Starting an Organizing Business." In 2007, Porter was one of the first Professional Organizers in the world to earn the Certified Professional Organizer credential.
A graduate of Middlebury College (Middlebury, Vermont), Porter lives in Bristol, Vermont with her husband and their two sons. She is co-leader of the local PTO, a member of the Addison County Chamber of Commerce; a graduate of the Women's Small Business Program; a member of the Vermont Women Business Owner's Network; past Board member of the Addison County United Way; and past Board president of Middlebury Community Television and the Association of Vermont Recyclers.