Colette Robicheau, President of Organize Anything, is a consultant and coach with an extensive background in professional organizing, project management and business development.
Formally educated in the field of public relations, with talents in creative services and event organization, she now directs her abilities and organizing skills to offer corporate,residential and personal organizing services.
Colette’s work as a successful award-winning sales executive and later as an independent marketing consultant led her to increased study in the areas of coaching and productivity. Often clients were stuck, looking for a sounding board and a safe environment to help them set priorities that were based on their whole person.
Clients originally sought her coaching services in areas of business development and now she coaches clients from diverse sectors and all walks of life. She has professionally coached entrepreneurs, educators, homemakers and executives working on improving their skills, increasing their productivity and doing the things that are most important to them in life.
Organize Anything offers a variety of packages and Colette has worked with clients in areas such as:
Colette is a Gold Leaf member and Trained Professional Organizer (TOP) education facilitator with the Professional Organizers in Canada (POC). Through the Canadian Redesign Association (CRDA) she has received the designation of Certified Interior Redesigner. She is an accredited staging professional (ASP) and is a founding member ofHome Stagers Atlantic.
She is also a member of the U.S. professional organizing association National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO) – where she has the Golden Circle distinction. As a member of the Institute for Challenging Disorganization (ICD), she was the first Canadian to receive her many designations - including the highest level offered: Level V – ICD Master Trainer in CD and Organization.
She served on the ICD board for two years, planned 2 international conferences in Los Angeles, CA and Austin, TX and was a member of the name change committee.
Colette has a vast array of experience crossing many sectors. Her company started in the business-to-business sector and she later added residential services. The residential services became an extension of the consultations she was doing with people working in home offices.
She has an attraction to the aesthetics of art and design, and her management consulting and entrepreneurial spirit have given her a no-nonsense approach to project completion – with the ability to deliver on budget and on schedule.
From idea to implementation, Colette has worked in most areas of the event management arena, including teaching event planning. Along with full event planning services, Colette also promotes offerings in specialized areas such as conference marketing, concept and theming, speaker management and sponsorship.
Prior to opening her consulting companies Colette honed her etiquette and protocol skills in the hospitality industry serving celebrities, politicians and dignitaries and has trained at the Protocol School of Palm Beach and appears in her book Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work
Her work as a sales representative for a local winery taught her the nuances of wine service and the pleasure of wine consumption. She has taken many wine courses and regularly attends wine events.
While working in a modeling agency she increased her knowledge in image management and the visual aspects of creating winning first impressions. Colette has a vast array of experience in understanding and targeting for communication purposes. She has 10 years in advertising sales in the radio and television industries.
Colette has studied languages at Dalhousie University, has a Public Relations degree from Mount Saint Vincent University, a certificate in IT services from Saint Mary’s University, a certificate in Adult Education from St. Francis Xavier University and is a trained co-active Life Coach through industry leader The Coaches Training Institute (CTI).
Colette is a life-long learner, and remains current by attending workshops and conferences – both nationally and internationally – to obtain up-to-date trends and information pertinent to her clients’ needs.
She is an avid traveler and her extensive travel has garnered her a broad knowledge of cultures, art and design. She has spoken on issues related to travel such as international protocol and business development, traveling solo as a female and women’s issues and development in third world areas.
Colette is continually reviewing a vast array of organizing products recommended by clients, suppliers and that we’ve run across that just make life simpler. Annually she announces her Organize Anything Top 10 Organizing Product List – a comprehensive collection of her chosen best products that allow you to save time and live a better life.