According to a Boston Marketing Group Study, the average American spends an average of 55 minutes a day (14 days a year) searching for documents and information they know they have, but cannot locate.
Paper is a normal part of everyday life, but left alone, it grows into piles that become difficult to manage. The art to keeping papers in check is to deal with each piece of paper in a timely manner.
Keeping a desk or a file cabinet organized requires a time commitment. Make a time commitment to yourself and to your calendar to tackle the paper clutter. You’ll be amazed at what 15 minutes a week can do to keep your desk and files organized.
For more information on dealing with paper clutter, read 9 Real-Life Ways To Banish Paper Clutter.