Name and Title:
Lisa S Jacobs, President
Imagine it Done, Inc.
ph. (516) 286-0504, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
How many years have you been in business in NYC?
How did you get your start and what was your initial inspiration?
My initial inspiration came to me fortuitously. I was proficient in moving from home to home having uprooted my family 7 times . When I discovered more free time during my day to day life, I began to explore career opportunities. It was then when a friend casually asked that I help she and her family move to their new home. Without deliberation I jumped into this project full steam ahead and quickly realized my passion . The rest is history.
What do you feel differentiates you from others in your field?
Each client has their individual needs and complexities. In order to understand the scope of the project I deliberately review their lifestyle, personality, physical space, and of course the budget. It is most important to recognize that people know more what they don’t want than what they do want. So my approach is to identify what they are dissatisfied with before I make a plan for change . With choices people are more comfortable knowing they are part of the process . Organization is specific to each clients needs.
What is your favorite part of your job?
The “during” is clearly my favorite part of each project. The before and the after are easily ,visibly appealing but it doesn't tell the story. It is most important to understand what was realized, changed, deliberated over and accepted . With the client’s participation the before has an after that is everlasting.
What is your favorite secret NYC spot?
How do you benefit mamas?
The benefit for mamas is to eliminate the unnecessary so the necessary can speak. In all aspects of the home , this is crucial. Mamas who are juggling children, schedules and the household certainly need plans to cure the chaos. I make their lives more livable.
What is the most memorable feedback a client has given you?
Clients call me their angel. They are amazed that in transforming spaces in their homes they feel lighter, healthier, happier and more peaceful. I have changed their lives!
Pay it forward and name your top colleagues in the same field or related field:
Julie Morgenstern Enterprises
What is the best advice anyone has ever given you? Or what is your "mantra" / words to live by?
An organized space is an organized home, is a more satisfying life. Out of clutter, it is crucial to find simplicity.
As moms, the day can escape us, what is your best time-saving trick?
Designate space in your home to be your private territory, your area of operation. Then plan your tomorrow today. Make lists and keep them in one place.