Melisa Meral became known as the "Marie Kondo'' of San Diego after starting her first company, Let's Get You Organized, in 2011. Her work as a professional organizer has been featured in national publications including Market Watch, Amex Business Blog, the John Hancock Financial Times, and 30+ top-rated podcasts. You can also find her spotlighted in local news with the San Diego Union-Tribune, the San Diego Voyager Magazine, and Real Talk San Diego.
Her book, Pivoting with Purpose: The Hamster Wheel, the Rat Race, and Other Career Myths Holding You Back, reached Amazon Best Seller status in 2020!
Melisa has spoken on time management, productivity, and organization at over 50 live & virtual events for institutions including the Project Management Institute of California, SCORE, the Rising Tide Society, University of California San Diego, Bunker Labs Veteran Entrepreneur Incubator, California State University San Marcos, the San Diego Chamber of Commerce + more.
With Make SHT Happen LLC as the parent company, she also holds rights to Let's Get You Organized (productivity coaching), Let's Get You Hired (career coaching), and Networking for A**holes (a community for movers & shakers who love to go against the grain).
She has a B.A. in Sociology, an NLP Certification, and over 10 years of experience in consulting at Fortune 500 companies. She's invested over $50,000 in her own personal development from private coaching programs + memberships with international organizations including NAPO, SHRM, Landmark, and Toastmasters. Melisa is a firm believer in sharing her vast knowledge and experience with her audience so that they can learn by synthesis!