WHERE DO YOU USUALLY WORK?
Whether your primary workplace is in a corporate setting or your home office, becoming and staying organized is crucial for your own piece of mind.
In both situations, you deal with literally tons of paperwork, interruptions, phone calls, correspondence to answer, projects, and the list goes on. Have you ever found that you move from the desk to another location when concentration is necessary? This may indicate that you don’t have a happy place to work!
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CLEAR THE DECKS
If your work area is piled high at the end of each day, give yourself the “gift of organization.” Spend 15 to 30 minutes clearing desktops, tables and the floor. Quickly, do today’s filing and declutter.
Now … you can begin the next day with order and confidence, knowing beforehand what needs your immediate attention. Preparation for appointments and calls avoids a fiasco and stress.
BLOCK OFF TIME
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“I’m an intelligent, successful person, but I can’t seem to get myself organized! I’m desperate!” a prominent business owner revealed. Sound familiar?
Over the years, I’ve heard this more and more, and have come to realize that the answer is very basic. Many people were never “taught” the fundamental principles of organizing in their offices or their homes.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that the average U.S. business person loses six weeks each year retrieving misplaced information from messy desks and files. At $75,000… Continue reading