7 Strategies to Keep Yourself Organized

Posted on March 25, 2011
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Do you mislay stuff every now and then? Do you sometimes forget stuff? You aren’t out of the ordinary, friend. We all have to cope with moments like this.

In elementary school we were taught that there is no such thing as “cold”; that the condition we call “cold” is no more than a lack of heat. Well… disorganization is just a lack of organization. Organization takes time.

I enjoy my job. Making accounting websites for a living is like playing video games all day long. I don’t want to have to spend my time neatening up my desk every night before I go home any more than you do, but in the end It saves me a lot more time than it uses.

Hiring an assistant is, I suppose, the standard solution. If your business is like most, however, hiring someone just to keep you organized is a waste of money. All you need to do is adopt a few simple work habits.

There are many techniques you can make use of to get yourself organized. Using these simple tricks will go far. The best tip I’ve offered is to put things back where they belong when you finish using them.

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Brian O’Connell is the owner and founder of CPA Site Solutions, one of the United States’ most successful web firms dedicated entirely to accounting websites.

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