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Before & After: Streamline files, save time!

Article posted on Monday, September, 26th, 2016 at 11:49 PM









Here’s the situation:  Residential files were created over several years, resulting in random colors and tabs, jumbled order and overstuffed folders. The client procrastinated with filing because it was cumbersome to find and file documents.

Client:  Business executive


How solved:

  1. Weeded out old files.
  2. Separated too full files into multiple folders.
  3. Bought hanging folders in client’s favorite color and eliminated the use of all internal file folders.
  4. Created new tabs and lined up on the left side to make it easier on the eye.
  5. Alphabetized files in the drawer to find folders in 15 seconds or less.


Tip for tackling your files: It takes about 3-4 times longer to overhaul files than most people think. Plan ahead or get assistance.


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