No time to organize your office? Follow these daily steps to organize and then maintain your office.
ON MONDAYS DE-CLUTTER YOUR OFFICE
Remove at least ONE item which you don't use at least monthly. Get those personal items off your desk. Throw away pens that don't work. Reduce your ketchup/salt/napkin supply by 90%.
ON TUESDAYS TAKE INVENTORY
Review your supplies and make a LIST or place an order. Take a few minutes to look through an office supply catalog. You'll find a myriad of useful organizing items.
THINK ON WEDNESDAYS
How can you make BETTER USE of your computer? Can you develop a spreadsheet to help organize some aspect of your job? Do you need to find and register for a computer class? Do it today.
THURSDAY IS SORTING DAY
Go through all those BUSINESS CARDS and small pieces of paper which have accumulated throughout the week. Put them where they belong. Also put away any REFERENCE materials you've been using.
HAVE FUN FILING ON FRIDAYS
End your week by cleaning up all the PAPER lying around your office. Purge your files. Have a mean and clean filing system which you can actually use.
Barbara Myers may be contacted at www.ineedmoretime.com or .
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