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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing: An Action-Steps Summary and Analysis

Narrated by: Keli Douglass
Length: 23 mins
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Summary

Your Quick and Simple Summary and Analysis of The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo.

In this audiobook, you'll find:

  • An introduction to Kondo's main concepts
  • A 30-second summary of the entire book
  • Chapter-by-chapter summaries and commentary
  • A guide to additional resources, including helpful articles, blog posts, podcasts, and quizzes

About The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

Kondo's book, a number-one New York Times best seller, teaches listeners how to declutter their homes using a unique and remarkable step-by-step methodology for simplifying and transforming one's space.

Please note that this summary is NOT the original book and is meant to be listened to as a supplement to the original.

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useful summary and introduction

Useful summary....which I listened to as I decluttered my bedroom 😊 kept me reallt focussed

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Good practice

Good summary of what KM is all about. Now am motivated to ready or listen to the entire book. Like reader's analyses.

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  • Jessica
  • 11-02-17

I want to buy the full book now!

I really liked the taster and helped Kickstart my tidying up process, but I want to get the full book so I can do everything right! The narration was a little bit robotic for my taste, but pretty good nonetheless.

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  • EvE
  • 20-11-17

Great summary to get you started!

We all want to de-clutter sometime, so here’s the method! Don’t know where to start? Start here!

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  • Patrick D.
  • 15-01-17

Now maybe I will read the full book that I bought

hearing this audio summary has left me very excited for today to immediately dive into this project ( which I have already begun )! Maybe I will read the book version that I bought 6 months ago; but not today. This audio summary has saved me. Thank you

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  • angela.grisham
  • 16-07-16

I was disappointed. a book review. wasted credit

This was a good taste . inadequate. very disappointed. buy the book. this irritated me

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  • Kay Kris
  • 14-06-16

Motivating

Motivated me to take steps toward achieving my end goal of cutting back my personal possessions

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  • Samantha Cooper
  • 18-01-19

Good intro

Good intro to the Konmari method to those wondering what it is without the commitment of a longer book.

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  • Juliana G
  • 15-01-19

a decent summary

I don't feel I need to buy the book after this. this has quick concise explanations of each chapter. since nice and intetesting ideas, but I'm not interested in being a Marie Kondo excited fan

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  • JT12000
  • 28-10-18

About her feelings about the method

Although the author does summarize the method somewhat, the bulk of the information is about her feelings about this method. There were also some redundancies. I would have preferred the summary about the actual method itself. I took a chance because it was $2 less. Still helpful.

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  • chrisa
  • 15-03-16

Brevity

The brevity of this synopsis had rendered the book almost gutless. I recommend you read or listen to the original book for greater satisfaction.

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  • Jenny
  • 17-09-18

this is false advertising :(

I'm very disappointed I had bought THE SUMMARY of the book I intended to buy.
then I realized there are several summaries at the online store and I couldn't find my ORIGINAL book. I had to look for the writer s name. :(
and lose my money with the SUMMARY mokery

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