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. In 1997, she helped launch Taming the Paper Tiger software, the first computer file search solution. She recently launched iPEP (interactive Productive Environment Platform), software that allows users to find physical information, electronic information, and ideas with a keyword search. 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.