Barbara Hemphill, founder of Productive Environment Institute, is passionate about helping people eliminate the physical, digital, emotional and spiritual clutter that prevents them from accomplishing their work and enjoying their lives.
Frequently referred to as “The Paper Tiger Lady,” Barbara started her company in 1978 with a $7 ad in a New York City newspaper.
Since then, she has helped 100’s of companies and thousands of individuals get organized and increase productivity.
Andrea Anderson, president of Productive Environment Institute, has partnered with Barbara for the last 14 years to train and mentor Certified Productive Environment Specialists™ around the world, helping them start and build successful productivity consultant businesses. She helped Barbara turn her consultant training class into an online program and virtual team of experts, is the author of the "The Guide to Launching a Highly Successful Productivity Consulting Business in 90 Days”, and the creator of Productive Environment Network™.