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COACHING:

Diane has a gift for listening with acuity, and providing timely and accurate feedback. She is able to coach utilizing a combination personal experience, theory, and the lessons of others. She was able to give me direction on several points that lead to break through.   –Anonymous TUG3 survey

ORGANIZING:

_Fav Diane_Halfman-2553I was first introduced to Diane through a friend. We were looking to help our boys stay organized during their middle school years. I had thought of myself as a fairly organized person but found myself taking notes through her workshop with the boys and thinking I would greatly benefit from time spent with her too. I decided to begin with paperwork organization and cannot fully express what a difference this has made in my daily life; everything from paying bills, restructuring my calendar, keeping coupons and running errands. I now know where every piece of paper is or needs to go when I am done with it. My ongoing work with Diane has included home office organization (which has made preparing for taxes a breeze) to cleaning and clearing out the garage, with my new goal being able to get both cars in the two car garage. I also find that I take the helpful advice from her into my classroom, often thinking, “What would Diane do?” Diane has truly changed my life and I have a sense of peace and control over my personal space which I had not had before our time together. I am thankful for the opportunity to work with her and cannot recommend her highly enough! -Stephanie Hammerness, First Grade Teacher, San Diego

”Diane, You are a true gift to all those you touch with your knowledge. You must work with us again soon to reinforce your original lessons and take us to the next level of organizational freedom. To me that is what you do best—you free us from the constraints of everyday chaos so we can focus on what brings us joy and satisfaction.” L. Eaves, Santa Fe, NM

“You truly have a gift, and I’m so glad you were available to share that gift with us. So thank you, from the bottom of my heart.” S. Curtis, San Diego

Diane Halfman is a lifesaver. She organized everything around my personal, work and family environments allowing me more time to get the things I need to get done. I highly recommend her. –Lance Eaves, entrepreneur, Hamel, MN

Speaker Diane HalfmanAfter having my life in storage for several years, I moved all the boxes in to my new home. I became instantly overwhelmed with how to manage the unpacking and organizing while also working a very busy schedule. I reached out to Diane and explained my situation. She instantly gave me hope and stepped in to help. In a very methodical fashion she had me unpacked, organized and de-cluttered in nearly no time at all. She even designed systems that helps to keep me clutter-free even to this day. I highly recommend Diane!  It can be a delicate balancing act when putting a home on the market – especially one where the home owners have been settled in for many years. Since the homeowners will be moving anyway – it’s natural to de-clutter at that time. So I recommend Diane to step in at that time. She can help owners through this delicate transition phase – to let go of things they will no longer need and to assist them into a streamlined move. The home ultimately becomes more stage-able which often times allows me to negotiate a higher selling price in a shorter amount of time. Not using a professional organizer like Diane can cost homeowners a lot of money and time! – Robynne Alexander, Realtor, Realty Executives International – Scripps Ranch

I had several moves in a short amount of time and was splitting living between two homes. With time conflicts between family obligations and working with my Real Estate clients I needed a better system quick. That’s where Diane stepped in and reorganized my office to be able to find anything I need in minutes. Wasted hours looking for things can now be used  more productively.   I highly recommend my new listings to Diane. I know she will make their  preparations for de-cluttering, pre-packing and post moving a much more seamless process. With Diane’s help, I know my clients home will be staged sooner and sold faster. My clients also feel better about being ready to move and not taking things with them they haven’t used in years. Her New Client Special is a no-brainer for me to jump start my clients to get show ready! – Melissa Huk, REALTOR, Poway

As an avid user of the Franklin Covey paper day planning system for the 14 years I’ve had my coaching practice, I felt pretty organized and proud of running a 6-figure business with a very small team of part-time independent contractors EXCEPT that I was overwhelmed and drained most of the time.  Doing Diane’s Intensive had an amazing and immediate impact on my energy.  Through her system of assessment and unique planning tools, my day went from being organized chaos to being organized productivity.  What a difference!  I’m getting more done in less time and I have more energy.  I’ve moved to an online calendaring system that my assistant has access to and is always up to date through an app on my iPhone.  I have a new filing system and gone are the boxes in my closet of “stuff” I was going to sort out “some day.  Thanks, for giving me more freedom, Diane. – Leah Grant, Master Certified Business Coach, www.leahgrant.com, Las Vegas, NV

Organizing

“Diane, your organizing contributed greatly to my peace of mind and I finally have some better systems in place. Thank you!”

M. Balke, Therapist, San Diego

“Our friend was raving about your organization skills, and after too many moves I’d like your advice.”

T. Casey, Law Professor, San Diego

Weddings

Hi Diane,

We just got back from our honeymoon early yesterday morning, but I wanted to take the chance to sincerely thank you for all of your hard work on my wedding!

I honestly don’t know what we would have done without you. Your involvement in my wedding was the previously missing ingredient to making everything run smoothly and *ahead* of time! That’s just unheard of! From Saturday morning to when we departed at 10pm, I knew I could turn to you with any problem and it would be fixed. You fixed everything from my maid of honor debacle, James’ cigar breath, buttoning my going away dress, and more. After the blow up with Amanda, I couldn’t see how the wedding day would be able to run smoothly, and you managed to pull it off by pulling everyone, and everything, together. I was so grateful we had you to mediate between James and I and the photographer, otherwise I fear we may have been taking pictures all night long!

You truly have a gift, and I’m so glad you were available to share that gift with us for our wedding. I have dreamed about my wedding since I was a little girl, and that day exceeded all of my expectations and dreams. So thank you, from the bottom of my heart.

Looking forward to seeing you soon!

Stephanie (and James!) Cook, San Diego