The Organizing Experts™ sit down with local media and share tips on eliminating clutter and organizing your environment to support our busy lifestyles.
Upcoming author and CEO Kammie Lisenby is a national speaker on Organized Living.
Kammie draws upon her experiences as a professional organizer and finds a way to relate to any audience. At every event, Kammie captivates the crowd with her emotionally charged storytelling and motivates with her message that everyone can free themselves of the clutter in their lives. If you are looking to inspire an audience LOOK NO FURTHER!
The Organizing Experts™ can create a custom experience so you can find exactly what you are looking for! She also has several go-to topics to help you find your way:
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Kammie Lisenby, Seahawk NFL Cheerleader turned Organizing Expert™
Kammie has been dubbed “Seattle’s Favorite Organizing Expert” by the Seattle Home Remodel Show. Kammie’s mission is to provide a full-service “get it done quick” approach to eliminating clutter by organizing your environment that compliments your business, home & busy lifestyle. She has been featured on King5 News, New Day Northwest and mentioned in several magazines such as O Magazine and Seattle Homes & Lifestyle. Kammie also donates of portion of all proceeds from The Organizing Experts to Together We Rise foundation, a non-profit that changes the way foster children experience the system. OrganizingExperts.com is one of the top visited resource websites for Seattle homeowners.
Interview with The Organizing Experts CEO
Kammie explains, “Disorganization blocks our creativity and steals our ambition. Women need a trusted source to call when life gets crazy. Someone that withholds judgement, to simply come over and help tame the chaos of day to day life. To create a foundation, a starting point to step forward and have the ability to conquer whatever life throws their way. The Organizing Experts know how to move from room to room in the most efficient way possible. It’s what makes us great.”
Almost a decade ago, Kammie came into the organizing business without even really knowing what a professional organizer was. “I was feeling stuck in my previous work-life and was craving a more creative profession. I wanted to help people in a life changing way, I just wasn’t sure how to do that.”
One afternoon she discovered Peter Wash while watching The Oprah Winfrey Show and was captivated by his ability to transform a cluttered environment in a single episode. The hugs, the tears and the complete joy that the homeowner’s had with Wash’s work tugged at Kammie’s heartstrings.
“My specialty had always been organizing small businesses in my previous endeavors.” recalls Kammie. “I learned to wear every hat in every department. It never dawned on me that people needed or wanted to have their HOMES organized.”
Her calling to de-clutter became evident as Seattle residents raved about The Organizing Experts on Yelp.com. Her talent for getting clients to live a more organized life was yielding amazing results for many and profoundly affecting Kammie on a personal level. She had a powerful experience while organizing that empowered her to fiercely pursue her life’s work.
The call that changed everything…
Lisa Worthington Brown, at 34 years old, was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer shortly after losing her husband to cystic fibrosis months prior. Feeling lost and alone, Lisa reached out to The Organizing Experts to organize her life so that she could focus her efforts on surviving cancer.
“I knew I couldn’t leave her side. I couldn’t let this sweet girl fight this battle alone.” said Kammie. It was on this basis that Kammie and Lisa forged a short, but live-changing relationship. Kammie put her clientele on hold to be with her for the next several months while Lisa underwent treatment. “Going through treatment with Lisa, seeing her day-to-day challenges, really woke me up to the work I’m doing. It wasn’t just about organizing and making things pretty with labels. It was about living the best possible life you can, while you can.” She believes, that having an organized environment, a place that is comforting and homey while you are battling life’s obstacles is what this work is really all about.
Kammie never expected to be where she is now, but she says, “Life has a way of testing you and providing experiences that prepare you for the person you’ll become. Being part of the Organizing Experts has pushed me to grow far beyond my comfort zone and think outside the traditional box of the organizing industry. It has given me the platform to employ those who also have a love for all things organized.”
The Organizing Experts strive to provide a one day organizing experience that gives clients more time and money to enjoy their life, rather than be tied down by it.
Q&A with Kammie Lisenby of The Organizing Experts
What is your mantra?
“The answer is always “no” unless you try.”
“When in doubt, throw it out.”
“Simply showing up is half the battle, the other half just requires the doing.”
“If it doesn’t make you feel fabulous; don’t do it, don’t buy it, don’t keep it.”
“Do no harm, but take no shit.”
What is your favorite thing to organize and why?
It’s what comes natural to me. I love to organize businesses and systems. I love to organize the entrepreneur.
A close second to business organization is closets. I could spend all day in a closet and often do.
As they say, “I love my money where I can see it; hanging in my closet.” It’s very rewarding for me to walk away from a day’s work and know, that you just gave your client confidence to locate the perfect pair of shoes so she can step into tomorrow with confidence rather than chaos.
What do you see in the future for The Organizing Experts?
My intentions for the company is to only expand when the time is right. I’m not focused on growing so big that it’s no longer fun to operate. I’m perfectly content with having a tight knit group of awesome people who provide a service that is unlike anything, anyone has ever experienced. Having a large company doesn’t necessary mean you’re the best at what you do. My focus is to be the best and give an experience that people can’t wait to talk about with their friends and family.
Other fun facts about Kammie:
-Kammie met Oprah Winfrey in November 2014 at The Life You Want Weekend.
-In August 2010 while in NYC celebrating the 10th year anniversary of Oprah’s magazine, her quote was published in that month’s issue. Kammie later was also featured on the OWN network website.
-Kammie also was a NFL Cheerleader for the Seattle Seahawks 2006-07.
University of Washington: Dare to Do Challenge
Kammie was chosen by the University of Washington as their Organizing Expert.
Week One: MOTIVATION BEFORE MASTERY
Kammie covers some quick tips for organizing your office space for more productivity and peace of mind.
Week Two: GET STRONGER, GREENER, FRUGAL AND MORE ORGANIZED
This week Kammie shares her top tips for keeping up with the kitchen & family room.
Week Three: WEIGHT-LOSS, MEAL PREP AND MORE
Watch Kammie explain how to get the bedrooms, closets, and bathrooms organized.
Week Four: THE FINAL CIRCUIT
Kammie wraps up the challenge with organizing your car and garage.
King5 News: New Day Northwest
Kammie visits New Day Northwest, to show viewers how having an organized closet can start your day off on the right foot!
Seattle Real Estate Radio
The Organizing Experts™ CEO, Kammie Lisenby, joins Dan Keller and Christian Nossum to discuss clutter free living. Check out the video of the radio segment below!
King5: Morning News with Mimi Jung
Living Simply: Cut out the clutter in your home
Speaking & Events
- December> Post-Holiday Clutter: Stress-free celebrations
- January> Goal Setting & Getting Organized Month
- February> Romance & Clutter
- March> Digital Clutter & Home Office
- April> Stress & Emotional Clutter
- May> Moving Month
- June> Give your man a cave he can call his own.
- July> Procrastination: Tackle the garage, attic & basement
- August> Back to School: Kids n’ Clutter
- September> Organize your ideal day, take control of your time
- October> Breast Cancer Awareness
- November> Tackle the Kitchen: Meal Planning
Audio of Kammie at Seattle’s Spring Home Show 2016
Kammie’s recent speaking engagement at Seattle’s Spring Home Show:
“200 Things You Can Throw Away Today!”
Kammie is interviewed by #Jenncast in 2014, sharing her experience in scaling a service-based business and offering organizing advice.