and home organizing speaker and 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 published numerous times in the
Minneapolis Star Tribune, featured in the Pioneer Press,
the White Bear Lake Press, and the St. Croix Valley Press,
and interviewed on numerous television and radio shows.
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. In addition, she 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
Clutter Clearing Choices is available wherever
books are sold.
books are sold.
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 business customers include: Wells Fargo,
3M, Target, Medtronic, Super-Valu, & Securian.
Barbara lives in the Stillwater, Minnesota
area where she seeks to practice what she preaches for her
family, including her spouse, children, and dogs!
Barbara continues to enjoy speaking to groups who wish to
decrease clutter, and improve home organization for a
simpler, more focused life.