Barbara Hemphill

The clutter piles up, in your office, your home, your computer — even your mind. Any time is a great time to de-clutter, but how do you start??? Barbara Hemphill, a professional organizer and bestselling author of the “Taming the Paper Tiger” series will share the secrets to peaceful productivity at your next event. Hemphill has a passion for helping people create and sustain a productive environment™, so everyone can accomplish their work and enjoy their lives. She will divulge 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.” ?


  • Taming the Paper Tiger®
  • Taming the E-Mail Tiger™
  • Organized Living in a Disorganized World™
  • The Productive Environment Advantage™
  • Love It or Lose It: Living Clutter-Free Forever™
  • Organized Living to Answer God’s Call
  • The Home Office for the Business of Life™
  • 90 Day Keynote Follow-Up Program

Barbara Hemphill’s 90 Day Keynote Follow-Up program is great add-on service to reinforce lessons learned from her presentation.

Full Biography

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.