Marie Kondo – Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

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Marie Kondo - Professional Organizers Blog Carnival

Marie Kondo first caught our attention in 2014 with her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing. Now she’s at the forefront again with her Netflix series, Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.

Everybody’s talking about her – including other organizing professionals, who have widely differing opinions about her methods. And since there’s no better way to see what you’re all saying than the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival, that’s our topic for May!

Read these fabulous entries and share your own thoughts in the comment section.

I’m truly thankful for everyone who took the time to participate in this edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival. Please show them your appreciation by leaving comments and sharing their posts (or this one) on social media, using the hashtags #POBC #mariekondo

Next month will mark the 10th anniversary of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival! How crazy is that, eh? In honor of this momentous occasion, the monthly theme will be 10. Do whatever you like with it, but the number “10” (or the word “ten”) must appear in your post title. Go ahead and submit your post now if you’re ready! It’s fine if you need a bit more time, but the deadline is 7 PM EDT on Tuesday, June 18.

If you’d like to sponsor the 10th anniversary or another edition of the Professional Organizers Blog Carnival, please let me know.

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Professional Organizers Blog Carnival - Marie Kondo edition

Topics for 2024

Forming New Habits
Submission dates: December 21 to January 17
Sponsor: Geralin Thomas, Career Coach to Professional Organizers

Creative Storage Solutions
Submission dates: January 18 to February 14
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Money Management
Submission dates: February 15 to March 20
Sponsor: Mindflows for ADHD

Education and Organizing
Submission dates: March 21 to April 17
Sponsorship available

Filing Systems
Submission dates: April 18 to May 15
Sponsor: Sabrina’s Organizing & Admin Services

Collaboration
Submission dates: May 16 to June 19
Sponsor: Peggy Wonder, Space For You

Writing and Organizing
Submission dates: June 20 to July 17
Sponsorship available

Meal Planning
Submission dates: July 18 to August 14
Sponsorship available

Organizing Meetings
Submission dates: August 15 to September 18
Sponsorship available

Organizing for Seasonal Changes
Submission dates: September 19 to October 16
Sponsorship available

Best Organizing & Productivity Books
Submission dates: October 17 to November 20
Sponsorship available

Best of 2024
Submission dates: November 21 to December 25
Sponsorship available

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4 Comments

  1. Avatar Neena on May 16, 2019 at 9:08 am

    Hi Janet,
    What a great idea for a blog carnival. I love reading the submissions – Marie Kondo and her method of organizing is definitely a conversation starter.
    Thanks for including my article as well. 🙂

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on May 16, 2019 at 12:23 pm

      Thanks for submitting it, Neena! I try not to jump on bandwagons but when I saw how many people were blogging about Marie Kondo, I realized it would make a great Blog Carnival.

  2. Avatar Liberty on May 16, 2019 at 11:12 am

    Thank you for inviting us to weigh in here in the comments! I’m sharing my popular post on this topic– B4andAfters.com/why-i-will-not-be-thanking-my-socks/ …..

    • Avatar Janet Barclay on May 16, 2019 at 12:19 pm

      Thanks for sharing your post, Liberty! You’ve addressed yet another interesting aspect of the KonMari Method!

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