Do you control your stuff? Or does your stuff own you? If you’re struggling with the overwhelm of trying to regain control over your stuff, give Andrew one week to transform the way you look at clutter and organization. Take the first steps to finally get and keep control of your life!
“I consider myself to be an organized person and I learned great tips from Andrew that made an immediate positive impact on my life.”
“The effects of Andrew’s work with us were amazingly immediate—we were inspired and energized to finally get our home and office into shape, something that had eluded us for years. Months later we're still using his principles!”
Amazing workshop by an exceptional trainer—Andrew is so smart, funny and accessible. He encouraged each of us to extract and harvest already possessed knowledge and then created a bridge—allowing us to easily apply that knowledge while augmenting it with new tools and strategies. We'll definitely have him back!
"Before this class, I had paper everywhere. Now, I have a "home" for all incoming paper, my kitchen table is clear, my filing system is simplified and easier to use, and I have tossed tons of paper I now know I don't need. Finally, I have a system I can maintain!"
"This class gave me the perfect kick-start to finally tackle the piles of paper around my home and office."
I was so inspired by your presentation, that I began organizing my apartment immediately. Your insight into how and why we get sidetracked during this process (story, procrastination, etc.) really helped me avoid getting stuck. Now that my home is organized, I am getting more done in other areas of my life. Thank you!
“In order to practice meditation, first clean your room.”
“Andrew’s message is desperately needed by the millions of business professionals looking for effective solutions for everyday organizing and time management challenges. Andrew is a hard-working, results-driven partner and a clear, engaging communicator with an exceptional grasp of his subject. Any business in need of motivation and practical help with organization should call Andrew today!”
"I started Andrew's class feeling stuck in some serious inertia and completed it feeling in the flow of life again. He helped me shift how I think about everything that surrounds me. It’s become easy to sort through the detritus of busy family life and what I love most is that he's given me a new way to walk through life, not just a one-time-fix!"
"I promised myself a year ago to 'clear the decks and simplify' but never got around to it. Andrew's workshop got me going. Thanks!"
"Just wanted to let you know how extremely valuable the course was to me. It's become a path to happiness I've integrated into my daily life."
"With warmth, curiosity, humor and a total lack of judgment, Andrew came in, helped me sort through years of accumulated crud and spearheaded a major purge of the basement. He set up enormously helpful filing, bought supplies, shopped for appliances and took on thorny, unpleasant consumer complaint issues that I would have avoided. He is great!"
“The workshop was so inspiring, I went home and was able to let go of some items that I have been holding on to and keep the memories instead!”
"What a stimulating class! It provided the perfect impetus to start & keep decluttering—which surprised me because I'm not usually an enthusiast for group activities. Andrew's presentations kept me focused and for that I am delighted and grateful!"
"Andrew is so much more than an organizer—he has moved my life forward in ways that no thing or no one has."
"Andrew Mellen has changed my life. He offers just the right combination of encouragement and tough love to help anyone find balance within the overwhelm of modern life and change habits that are holding you back from happiness."
“Andrew changed my life! He combines the directiveness and clarity of those nuns you hid out from in parochial school with the compassion of your therapist and the charm of your best boyfriend. Let him organize and simplify your work and your life!”
"I love the Sentimental Objects class and look forward to each video—they are full of useful info and practical tips. It's fun to follow along with you and the classmates!"
"It takes a special person to do what Andrew does and do it with the same patience and compassion that he possesses. He is an exceptional teacher, speaker and leader!"
"Andrew very quickly helps you understand the difference between fact and story and the price you pay for living with clutter. I was surprised by how funny he is while firmly helping us get out of our own way!"
"Andrew drew the largest audience we've ever had for a public event and people left the Center with a renewed sense of motivation and clarity. The significance of his message cannot be underestimated."
"Terrific presentation with wonderful tips—but it was you who brought the whole topic to life and made it seem possible to solve the distractions, excuses and 'stuff' that clutters our lives. Thanks a million!"
“Andrew trained our staff and offered a workshop to the community—both were fun, informative and jam-packed with useful tips, tools and suggestions. The staff in-service provided insight into ways of getting organized, simplifying workspaces and personal lives and achieving a higher degree of efficiency and productivity. We received wonderful feedback from both sessions.”
“Andrew separated my personal finances from my business finances after several years of not being able to tell the difference. I was frightened of my checkbooks, and now they’re a breeze. It’s amazing!”
"How useful Andrew's mantras are: One Home For Everything; Like With Like; Something In, Something Out. We all enjoyed Andrew’s incisiveness and sense of humor, and we treasured the compassion with which he treated us. He will more and more become a guru for our time.”
Not only was the time management training informative and helpful, but Andrew let each of us discover where we were making mistakes that impacted our daily lives—professionally and personally—then offered real solutions we could use immediately. Andrew was very knowledgeable, engaging and brought the subject to life!
"Andrew's approach to organization and scheduling combines common sense and expert advice with understanding and mindfulness. His flexible and fluid approach opens you up to greater freedom rather than boxing you in—as a result, I'm freer, happier and more satisfied with my life!"
"Andrew changed our lives! Not your typical organizer, Andrew helps his clients get to the heart of their organizational problems through their hearts. I look at 'stuff' in a completely different way now!"
"Working with Andrew transformed a tax audit into a blessing in disguise. He got me focused and organized for my future. The entire process was extremely helpful and I don't know what I would’ve done with out him. He was patient, practical and turned a very complex situation into something simple and easy to manage. He is amazing!"
"Thanks a million times over for your help. I went from terrified to looking at all my accumulated junk with some detachment and more importantly, humor. Andrew helped me focus on the what, why, where and how of it all.”
“My friends and I have been purging ever since your workshop, just like the people you told us about. It sure does feel great to dump so much of the unnecessary stuff!”
“Since working with Andrew, I’m more creative, purposeful and have accomplished things that had been stagnating for a long time. I’m much less emotionally attached to things and more in tune with what really matters—my life with the people I love!“
“The response to Andrew and his topic was overwhelmingly positive. His compassionate and playful style proved to be a great match for our audience since the topic of downsizing can be very sensitive and intimidating. I recommend Andrew as a speaker to any organization considering a similar program!”
We had "the most organized man in America" train our open enrollment class and Andrew was so good, we had him back for one of our signature programs. His Time Management training is loaded with practical and useful tips on keeping organized, decluttering and prioritizing. Andrew is a very charismatic, gifted speaker—he engages the audience, commands the room, and on top of being a real pro, he’s super fun and funny!
"Andrew has just the right mix of compassion, practical tools, and a direct, no-nonsense approach that cut through my feelings of being stuck and overwhelmed. Thank you, Andrew, for this life-changing course!"
"Andrew's talk at Dwell on Design LA 2015 drew a standing-room-only crowd that remained engaged even beyond the presentation, seeking his sage advice on personal challenges. He even "unstuffed" the stage before starting his talk, shifting unneeded furniture out of the way. His presentation was loaded with great, approachable organization tactics, real, calculable data on how clutter costs us in so many ways, and, best of all, was delivered with his signature humor!"
“Andrew helped me build sustainable daily habits so I could get and stay organized. No gimmicks—just simple, tangible tools I use every day for amazing results!”
"Thank you, Andrew! This weekend I tried on every shirt in my closet that I don't wear regularly and kept only the ones that fit and were likely to be worn. Why did I ever buy striped shirts? I don't *wear* striped shirts. Half my closet is empty now and it's such a relief. I can't believe I had 50 shirts that didn't fit... um, no, I can definitely believe it. Never again!"
"I just started listing to your audio book. I have a pile of organizing books—yours is the first one that actually inspired me start. Here is a testimonial for you: I haven't lost my keys or wallet in two days! And I'm excited about putting them in their home. Note: it's not a new home, it's the same home they've had for 20 years. But now I am actually putting them in their place!"