About the Author
Barbara Z. Perman, Ph.D., is founder and President of Moving Mentor, Inc., a company that provides moving management consulting and organizing services. Dr. Perman specializes in helping seniors and families through the arduous tasks related to downsizing and relocating. As educator, speaker, coach, family consultant, professional organizer and author, she has written and developed books and products that support the moving process from beginning to end. Barbara holds a Masters degree from Oxford University and a Doctorate in Psychology from Edinburgh University in Scotland. Jim Ballard is an established author of a number of books about managing change and transforming the people side of business. In addition to his own titles published by Random House, John Wiley and Beyond Words, Ballard has co-authored a number of books with best-selling author Ken Blanchard, published by Simon & Schuster, McGraw-Hill, Jossey-Bass and Harper-Collins. Both authors are experienced keynote speakers, and both design and facilitate seminars and workshops. Barbara's company Moving Mentor, Inc. is well-known for its dedication to helping relocate seniors. She maintains an active website and is in demand as a presenter to many different groups including realtors, estate attorneys, marketing directors of retirement communities, and councils on aging.