Filing

A better solution than the shoebox

March 6, 2009 Categorized in: FilingOrganizing

If filing your taxes this spring made you realize that you need a better way to keep track of all your receipts, turn to one of these nifty services for cataloging, organizing and accessing receipts.
The trouble with that New Year’s resolution to declutter your desk is that it didn’t stick. It’s back to its old cluttered self. “You want to create new habits that last more than a week,” personal coach Miranda Kennet says. Five habits worth adopting:
America’s foremost business philosopher, Jim Rohn, says the biggest mistake people make is thinking they work for someone else, rather than themselves. When you pretend that you work for yourself, you’re more apt to take initiative. Here’s why.

Reader Tip: Admin-to-admin

October 2, 2008 Categorized in: FilingTime Management

Can’t bring yourself to weed through that pile of catalogs? Here’s a great reader tip on streamlining your catalog files …
Does your work "flow"? Professional organizer Liz Franklin says we all handle paper in pretty much the same way.
Your boss’s desk stands awash in paper and her bookcase is bursting, but she may not even realize that the clutter is distracting her. Help a messy boss declutter her office—and boost your productivity—with these simple tools.

7 Administrative Tips

May 1, 2006 Categorized in: FilingManaging the Boss

Try these tips to get you through your busy day.
Cut way down on your keystrokes, with these Outlook tools that let you mine information that’s already in your files.
Sorting through files can seem like an archeological dig. Every time someone new comes in, that person doesn’t understand the previous system and builds a new set of files—electronic and paper—on top. 
How many times have you been caught up in a year-end crush? Here are five ways to get ahead of it: