MEET MARGO

I help people improve their productivity so they can get control of their work and life.

Margo Crawford, Professional Business Coach - Business Productivity Consulting

Taking a caring and non-judgmental approach, Margo Crawford creates organized systems that fit the unique needs of her clients.

Margo has been in the productivity and organizing industry for nearly 20 years. With coaching, experience and training matters. She has gone through numerous trainings for her work. With the Institute of Applied Coaching, an accredited program through the International Coaching Federation, Margo received her certification as a C.P.C-Certified Productivity Coach. She received her Specialist Certificate through the National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO).

She is a graduate of Emmanuel College, a liberal arts college steps away from Fenway Park in Boston. Margo lives in New England and is an avid surfer.

EXPERIENCE

  • 20 Years, Productivity Coach
  • Volunteer of the Year for Social Enterprise Greenhouse, 2021
  • 20 Years, Productivity Coach
  • Awarded Top Blog for Productivity by Expertido, 2019
  • Finalist for Business Women of the Year, 2017
  • Recipient of the Founders Award, NAPO AZ, 2017
  • Awarded Top 100 Blogs for Better Work/Life Balance, 2016
  • NAPO AZ Officer-President and Vice President, 2015-2017
  • Nominee for Emerging Entrepreneur, 2015
  • Co-author, Exploring Productivity, 2006

Training

C.P.C-Certified Productivity Coach, Institute of Applied Coaching, International Coaching Federation

Specialist Certificate in Workplace Productivity, National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals (NAPO)

Certified Trauma Support Specialist

Certified GO Systems Trainer

Evernote Community Leader

Paper Tiger Consultant

David Allen’s Getting Things Done Seminar

David Allen’s Road Map Seminar

NAPO Conference 2015, 2014, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

NAPO Professional Organizers 101

National Study Group on Chronic Disorganization


Margo Crawford, Productivity Coach of Wave Productivity specializes in increasing the focus, organization and productivity of entrepreneurs, small business owners and professionals working from home. Margo has worked in productivity and organizing for nearly 20 years in a variety of situations. In 2006, Margo collaborated with other productivity experts to publish the book Exploring Productivity. She has spoken to her peers at the NAPO Conference. This session allowed participants to share engaging ideas and develop innovative solutions to industry challenges. Wave Productivity’s blog has been awarded top productivity blog in 2016 and 2019.

She is a Past President of the AZ Chapter of NAPO. Margo held the role of President form 2015-2016, she also served as Vice President of the AZ Chapter of NAPO and the Secretary of the New England Chapter of NAPO.

As a member of the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, she has been nominated for Emerging Entrepreneur in 2015 and a Finalist for Women Business Owner of the Year in 2017. She is currently a member of One SouthCoast Chamber and Local First Arizona. Margo is a graduate of the Leadership Rhode Island Pi II Class of 2020.

Margo is also the Founder and President of Break Through Waves. Break Through Waves is a non-profit motivated by her desire to bring out the best in individuals.

At Break Through Waves, adults learn to lead lives of balance in mind, body, and spirit. Together we harness the healing force of the ocean. This program is specifically designed for people who have experienced trauma or who have been diagnosed with PTSD and are looking for alternatives to wellbeing.

Along with a dedicated group of volunteers, Margo provides ocean therapy-surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, in addition to yoga, mindfulness and educational information on trauma. The aim of Break Through Waves is to provide holistic health services by learning from the ocean to live in balance.

Margo values building a better community. Throughout the year, she volunteers with other non-profit organizations such as Social Enterprise Greenhouse and TDI Fall River working with individuals to help increase their productivity, organizing and focus. In 2021, Margo received the Volunteer of the Year award for her work with Social Enterprise Greenhouse.

When she’s not organizing people, places, and things, she loves to travel, art and yoga. She is an avid surfer and has traveled the world searching for the perfect waves. On her home beach she rides a baby blue 7’8” long board.