Today many home businesses suffer from the stress of being disorganized. Overwhelmed by so many responsibilities of running their business, they have a difficult time getting and staying ahead. Paper piles up, work gets neglected and routine tasks don't always get carried out.
Organize Your Home Office Day is an opportunity to take control. Cyndi Seidler, author, columnist and organizing expert, suggests that if we're organized, we can get more things accomplished. "The key to organizing your personal or professional life is to begin by simplifying and deciding what is really important to you."
Seidler, who runs a professional organizing business, offers these tips in organizing a home office:
- Clear out all paper clutter around the office.
- Use organizing tools (storage products and files) to store items that are on the loose on the desk, shelves, or cabinets.
- Organize your office space so that tools and equipment are within reach.
- Use computer software applications to organize your finance, contacts, and documents and information.
- Establish a good filing system so that documents can be easily stored and swiftly retrieved.
- Plan your day with a Daily List and your week with a Weekly List.
- Create a routine agenda to organize your day and week. By managing time and structuring your day, more things can get accomplished.