Breast cancer survivor and clutter clearing author learns to walk her talk

Clutter clearing cancer coping author and motivational speaker We can learn to live our priorities fully (and not just surviving or getting by on a day to day basis) by clearing out the distractions and focusing on what is important to each of us, our families, and our lives. Cancer Survivorship Coping Tools: We'll get you through this by Barbara Tako, two-time cancer survivor and published author and motivational speaker on the topic of clutter clearing. For updates on this new book, click here.

About me

Since 1998, Barbara Tako has been a motivational clutter clearing
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.

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.