Marie Kondo's Advice for People Who Like Messy Desks

Note: This story was originally published on It is being republished as part of a content partnership.Marie Kondo's transformation from a solo entrepreneur into a pop culture icon has been cemented.The tidying expert and founder of KonMari Media has turned her name into a verb and captured the hearts of people across the world. Kondo's moment started in 2014 when her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, was translated into English after becoming a hit in her native Japan. Earlier this year, Kondo fever reached an all-time high with the debut of her Netflix show, Tidying Up With Marie Kondo.Kondo, in an email to Entrepreneur, said it wasn't her intention to become a global force."Instead," she said, "I focused on what I'm good at and on meeting the needs and demands of my community."Anyone who's read her book or watched her show would expect this response: Kondo is only the messenger that helps people tidy their homes and, often, get their lives back on track.In a Q&A, Kondo shares tips for tidying your work space, the worst and best advice she ever received and her favorite app.  Continue reading...

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