“At hand” paper filing

When I wrote recently about keeping track of your digital activity via a custom log file, I received an email from productivity consultant, Matthew Cornell. In his message, he reaffirmed his belief in the benefits on keeping a log file. He also appreciated my thoughts on de-cluttering and and had this to say on that topic: Don't forget "at hand" filing next to your new desk.My immediate thought was, “Yep—that's an important part of being organized.” And just as fast I realized this is another area that I struggle with, despite knowing how helpful it can be. My…

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