Marie Kondo    

Japanese Organizing Consultant & Author; One of TIME Magazine's "100 Most Influential People" in 2015

Arie Kondo is a professional cleaning consultant with a three-month waiting list. Inspired by the Japanese book "Throw-Out Skills" and a lifelong love of all things house and home, she began her study of the art of cleaning, established her consulting business, and founded the KonMari Method. Her courses, Lessons on Organization and Storage for Women and Lessons on Organization and Storage for Company Presidents, have many dedicated fans. Her book, "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up," is a best seller in Japan and Germany, and was recently published in English by Ebury in the UK.

News


Marie Kondo Sparks a Cult of Clean Up

Marie Kondo is the author of “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up,” which has sold two million copies worldwide. What makes her so popular? WSJ's Jennifer ...

Marie Kondo | TIME

I have been following Marie Kondo's simple, clear rules for a decluttered life since way before they were written. My mother was an early adopter of order, and I ...

Domestic Purging With Tidying Guru Marie Kondo -- The Cut

As a physical presence, Marie Kondo has more in common with a snowflake than with the flesh-and-blood humans around her. She speaks softly, wears white, ...

Meet the Millennial Martha Stewart. She's 31 and Japanese

Transforming your life begins with your sock drawer. Most people have three times more stuff than they need. All that extra clutter is making us miserable, says bestselling author and tidying guru Marie Kondo. "Tidying isn't just a physical thing, it's an emotional thing," Kondo told a sold out auditorium Friday night at the 92nd Street Y in New York City. "You face things around you and you face your inner self."

Related Speakers View all


More like Marie