Clea Shearer and Joanna Teplin started The Home Edit, a home-organization business based in Nashville, Tenn., in 2015 after a mutual friend introduced them. After a four-hour lunch they left as business partners, Shearer says. Whatever chemistry the pair has is clearly working. The company, which has five employees in addition to Shearer and Teplin, has completed dozens of projects in at least 13 cities, with plans to eventually have teams in Los Angeles and New York. (They also offer a virtual option, where they help clients organize their space via email and images.) Here’s some of their advice: