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Are File Folders Your Enemy?



Are file folders your enemy? Do you hate them?  Do you prefer to put papers together in larger groups that will not fit it a typically file folder?   If so, that's fine, just use the following steps to get organized as suggested by Julie Morgenstern:
  • Sort the papers, placing them into large, broad categories that are comfortable to you
  • Purge any papers you no longer need
  • Assign each category of paper a home what shelf, drawer or box will each category of papers live
  • Contain each category of paper instead of putting each category of paper into a file folder, place them in a container/folder which holds 25+ pages of paper, such as the following solutions:
    • Colored file pockets
    • Colored expanding paper wallets
    • Colored quick-file expanding jackets
    • Clear expandable string envelopes
  • Label each container/folder with the name of the category.  You may need to purchase and use small white labels

posted on: 7/25/2011 8:30:00 AM by Heather Cocozza
category: Business


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Heather Cocozza, PMP, CPO® is a Professional Organizer who organizes and designs tailored home and office solutions. She is on the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO)-WDC Board of Directors 2009-2010 and is the owner of Cocozza Organizing & Design, LLC. Prior to her organizing career, Heather Cocozza worked 13 years at IBM and PricewaterhouseCoopers as an ERP Project Manager and at times traveled extensively while her "virtual" twins were between the ages of 0 to 3.

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