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Marie Kondo : As a woman through the clean-up was

Nothing is more exciting than a messy drawer. At least for Marie Kondo. When she opens them, she shines over the whole face and calls out: "I love mess" – "I love clutter". A petite woman, 34 years old, from Japan, explains the world, how it cleans up. How to fold T-Shirts and socks rolled up. How to get to his house, his life cleaning out, until only what is left is what makes you happy.

Since January of Kondo is to be seen in its role as a Aufräumerin with their Show on the streaming service Netflix. And not only there. In the social networks, on news sites, on TV – Kondo is now. In the USA, We are kondo's become of your name and even a Verb: to"", the Americans say now, if you clean up and clear out. For the always hilarious Kondo, all of this seems to be a lot of fun. Above all, it is a huge business.

Kondo, has made tidying up the Kingdom

At eight million dollars Kondos is estimated assets in the meantime. The clean up, sorting and folding has made you rich.

So your story sounds like a modern fairy tale. Even as a child, Kondo is in the family, supposedly the Ordinary. It cleans up only your own room, but also keeps clean the rooms of the brothers and sisters. In school, she volunteered to dust on a regular basis, the bookshelf in the classroom and to sort. 18. Birthday spends Kondo in the national library, where many books over the clean up and to Arrange viewing – the reason may Only use 18 to get to the library.

So far, So perfect. Want Kondo to the world just for their love to clean up a part of? Infect others with it?

at Least quiet, doubts come, when one reads, as Kondo has planned her career as a Aufräumerin. For example, it has not simply written a book, that happen to be became a Bestseller, and 150 days on the list of "New York Times". Before it came to this, to Kondo in 2010 in Japan, attended a course that has prepared them. The course title was: "How do I write a best-seller, and be loved in ten years 'time".

her publisher should not have convinced Kondo, for example, with your writing talent – rather, they had brought to the stage not a word of your book to paper. Him something else, allegedly convinced that He should have seen in her someone who would make the TV a good figure.

In your company is Kondo "Chief Visionary Officer"

Whether intentionally or unintentionally: Around your Person Kondo has built up a successful company. Konmari Media Inc. that is to say. Kondo himself is listed as the founder and "Chief Visionary Officer", so as a member of the Board, this is especially for the visionary ideas of responsible. The operational side of the business, Kazuma Yamauchi, a Japanese Manager, who has previously worked for the US investment Bank Goldman Sachs and Advent International, one of the world's largest Private Equity Fund.

So, too, and not just for their Netflix series and your books-seven counselors, has written, in the meantime, which have been translated into almost 40 languages belong to Kondos the cosmos. Also from the cleanup itself has made a business. Your sorting and Faltritual, the Konmari method, you can legally protect.

This does not, for example, that you think a room of the apartment after the other cleans up, but in the categories: First, by taking all of the clothes and keeps only what the heart is. Then you go through all the papers, knick-knacks and memorabilia. Simple as it sounds: those Who make themselves a business and wants to help others to the Kondo method to clean up, only if he is previously been of Kondo or your employees trained.

most of The Konmari clean-up AIDS are there in the USA

More than 200 professional Konmari-adviser to the Kondo have gone through school already. Most offer their services as a clean-up AIDS in the United States – in Germany, only three are so far on the website listed. This is probably also due to the fact that the training is quite simple and, above all, expensive. Up to 2700 dollars, the number of participants for a three-day Seminar, you will learn Kondos folding techniques and be trained how to deal with difficult customers. Kondo welcomed and adopted by the participants at the most. The Training itself already a trained counsellors.

allowed to Participate in the seminars, meanwhile, who has previously cleaned up already in his own home meticulously according to the KonmariMethode. As a proof of the Kondo requested photos. But even for those who come so far, and the Seminar has successfully completed, not still Konmari-adviser. The candidate must help first of ten Test dates at least two customers with the clean-up and written reports to deliver. And as if that were not enough, is also an online test with Multiple-Choice questions. Only the one who gives the right answers, gets the award as the Konmari consultant. It is not only the correct folding of clothes. But also to dealing with customers.

How to teach a 17-Year-old the clean up?

In the net about this question and its possible answers courses (shortened here) from the Test:

A customer wants to hire you as a Konmari-consultant, to bring order to the chaotic room of her 17-year-old son in order. How do you react?

A) help you clean up, if the son refuses at first.

B) As the Konmari consultant can help you only then, if the son has decided to clean up.

C) parents should impose on their children, never the Konmari method. The son must engage the Konmari consultant.

D) As the Konmari consultant to help you clean up and try to mediate between son and parents.

The resolution: the Correct answer is B – the son must be willing to clean up.

you can Climb up to the Gold Consultant

Who is the white and the Test, you can work your way up. The more customers you have taught to cleaning up after the Konmari method, the higher the award. Who has a minimum of 200 clean-up sessions, and appointed, for example, to the Gold Consultant. But even this is not, of course, free to anyone Who wants to permanently work as a Konmari-adviser pays an annual fee of $ 500.

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pros and cons to Marie Kondo tidying up – and the truth in the eye

Hannes Soltau Nantke Garrelts

money and happiness to see so close to each other. On the career portal, Linkedin Kondo describes your company, however, entirely altruistic: "it is Our goal to help more people to choose happiness and to embark on your clean-up adventure."

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