Organizing Your Work Space A Guide to Personal Productivity by guy24

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									Organizing Your Work Space: A Guide
to Personal Productivity

Section 1: Why Get Organized              Tracking delegated work
 Yes, you can get organized              Summary
 Benefits of being organized
 Key principles                       Section 7: Clearing Off the Stacks
 Where are you now?                    Tying up loose ends
                                        Business cards
Section 2: How Backlogs Develop         Tickler files
 What is clutter, anyway?              The next-week file
 How do paper backlogs develop?        Odds and ends
 Blocks to getting organized           Maintaining your organization
 Two common mental blocks
                                       Section 8: Managing Your Mail and
Section 3: Where to Start              Your Reading
 Decide on your goals                  Sorting incoming mail
 Where to begin                        Managing the reading
 The bookcases: reduce, refer,
   rearrange                           Section 9: Managing E-Mail and
 Rearranging: How to do it            Personal Organizers
 Handling the exceptions               Managing e-mail
 Summary                                  Cautions
                                           Etiquette
Section 4: Your Work Area                  Tips
 The credenza                          Day planners and personal
 Your desk drawers                       organizers
 Equipment                             Summary
 The file drawers
 Clearing the top of work surfaces    Section 10: Quick Review, Charts and
 How are you feeling?                 Checklists
 Summary                               Review: Getting organized from A to
                                          Z
Section 5: Filing It and Finding It     Review: Clearing the top of your
 Common filing mistakes                  desk
 Filing guidelines                     Keep the clutter away, permanently
 Setting up your subject files         Checklist: Monitor your progress
 Filing principles
 Additional filing information        Section 11: A Friendly Reminder
 How to Maintain your filing system    A final word
 Summary                               Bibliography

Section 6: Managing Your Desk and
Your Papers
 The top of your desk
 Out of sight is out of mind
 Calendars
 Daily to-do lists
 Master list

								
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