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Barbara Tako    

Two-time Cancer Survivor, Cancer Coping Advocate & Author of "Cancer Survivorship Coping Tools—We'll Get You"

Since 1998, Barbara Tako has been a motivational clutter clearing and home organizing speaker and published author. She shares her techniques and humor through her unique blend of infotainment for businesses, parenting groups, church groups, and other organizations in the Midwest.

Barbara has been interviewed on television and radio shows, published in USA Today magazine and numerous times in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, and featured in the Pioneer Press, White Bear Lake Press, and St. Croix Valley Press.

Barbara has worked with six metro Community Education districts in the St. Paul, Minnesota area. She was the simple living columnist for the White Bear Press for several years. She also coordinated a nonprofit simple living group which met monthly in White Bear Lake, Minnesota for several years.

Barbara Tako speaks to women's organizations, church groups, retreat groups, and to employee groups at business wellness seminars and lunch and learn talks. Her new clutter clearing and home organizing book is Clutter Clearing Choices: Clear Clutter, Organize Your Home, & Reclaim Your Life.

During seven years in the business world, Barbara handled billing, payroll, and inventory. She was later an underwriter, supervisor, instructor and internal publications writer in the insurance industry. Her graduate studies in industrial/organizational psychology were at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN. Her undergraduate degrees in Psychology and English are from Luther College, Decorah, IA.

Barbara's satisfied corporate customers include: Wells Fargo, 3M, Target, Medtronic, Super-Valu, & Securian.

Barbara is also a home manager in the Stillwater, Minnesota area where she seeks to practice what she preaches for her spouse, children, and dogs!

Barbara continues to enjoy speaking to groups and helping individuals who wish to decrease clutter, and improve home organization for a simpler, more focused life.

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