Organizing Your Work Space

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Organizing Your Work Space2020-07-17T15:46:45-04:00

Summary

Tackle that endless paper flow with creative filing tips, clutter-busters, and workable action plans. Start today! Manage your desk and papers. Keep clutter away permanently. Avoid paper backlogs.

  • Dates: Aug 3, 2020
  • Times: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Location: Virtual
  • Seats: 10
  • Price: $325.00

Outline

  • Section 1: Why Get Organized

    • Yes, You Can Get Organized
    • Benefits of Being Organized
    • Key Principles
    • Where Are You Now?
  • Section 2: How Backlogs Develop

    • What Is Clutter, Anyway?
    • How Do Paper Backlogs Develop?
    • Blocks to Getting Organized
    • Two Common Mental Blocks
  • Section 3: Where to Start

    • Decide On Your Goals
    • Where to Begin
    • The Bookcases: Reduce, Refer, Rearrange
    • Rearranging: How to Do It
    • Handling the Exceptions
  • Section 4: Your Work Area

    • The Credenza
    • Your Desk Drawers
    • Equipment
    • The File Drawers
    • Clearing the Top of Work Surfaces
    • How Are You Feeling?
  • Section 5: Filing It and Finding It

    • Common Filing Mistakes
    • Filing Guidelines
    • Setting Up Your Subject Files
    • Filing Principles
    • Additional Filing Information
    • How to Maintain Your Filing System
  • Section 6: Managing Your Desk and Your Papers

    • The Top of Your Desk
    • Out of Sight Is Out of Mind
    • Calendars
    • Daily To-Do Lists
    • Master List
    • Tracking Delegated Work
  • Section 7: Clearing Off the Stacks

    • Tying Up Loose Ends
    • Business Cards
    • Tickler Files
    • The Next-Week File
    • Odds and Ends
    • Maintaining Your Organization
  • Section 8: Managing Your Mail and Your Reading

    • Sorting Incoming Mail
    • Managing the Reading
  • Section 9: Managing E-Mail and Personal Organizers

    • Managing E-Mail
    • Cautions
    • Etiquette
    • Tips
    • Day Planners and Personal Organizers