Barbara Hemphill, Professional Organizer and Author, Featured Speaker at Women’s Power Networking Luncheon

Barbara Hemphill, “America’s Favorite Organizer,” and bestselling author of the “Taming the Paper Tiger” series, shared info to peaceful productivity at WPN Power Lunch Oct. 8 in Raleigh.

Raleigh, NC, October 09, 2010 --( Attendees of the Raleigh-based Women’s Power Networking successful Power Lunch Series were entertained and enlightened by Barbara Hemphill, celebrated international speaker, pioneer in the field of professional organizing and consultant to major corporations worldwide. The luncheon was held Friday, October 8, 2010 from 11:30am - 1:30pm at Brasa Brazilian Steakhouse, Brier Creek Commons, 8551 Brier Creek Pkwy in Raleigh.

Barbara shared her passion for helping people create and sustain a productive environment™, so they can accomplish their work and enjoy their lives. She discussed details on proven techniques to manage time, space, and information to create what she calls “an intentional environment."

“Organizing is not always something you are born with,” said Hemphill, who has been organizing for more than 30 years. “It is a skill that you can learn, and those who do find a huge weight falls from their shoulders.”

Jean Hedges, Founder of Women’s Power Networking,, author of The Dare System and Senior Loan Officer at PrimeLending stated, “Our monthly lunch sessions are designed to be a fun and informal educational event. Attendees can enjoy a plated lunch in a positive environment while hearing and interacting with expert speakers on topics important to them personally and professionally. Our members are busy women, always looking for ideas on how to achieve more each day,” said Hedges, “We’re excited to have such an experienced voice share her tips.”

Hedges went on to say that Women’s Power Networking Power Lunches are open to the general public, WPN members, their guests and friends.

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About Women’s Power Networking
Founded originally as Coffee and Contacts in 2007, Women's Power Networking "Alliances for Business - Alliances for Life" is a growing, national women's business referral network. WPN is the umbrella for Cocktails and Contacts, the WPN Speakers Bureau, monthly Power Lunches and Women's Executive Roundtable. The weekly Coffee and Contacts chapter meetings offer women a positive environment to grow personally and professionally. Learn more about the Women's Power Networking at:

About Barbara Hemphill
Barbara Hemphill is a celebrated international speaker, a pioneer in the field of professional organizing and a consultant to major corporations worldwide. Nicknamed “The Paper Tiger Lady,” Barbara is the author of several books, including Kiplinger’s bestselling “Taming the Paper Tiger,” book series. Her latest book, “Bushido Business” is due out this fall. She has an international team of Certified Productive Environment Specialists™ who help individuals and organizations create and sustain a productive environment™. Also called “America’s Favorite Organizer,” Barbara is the mastermind behind The Productive Environment Day™ and Almost Paperless™, as well as The 8-Hour Miracle™. She lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with her husband. She has five children and four grandchildren. To learn more, visit

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