The lack of a good paper filing system is likely costing you time, and every successful entrepreneur knows how valuable their time is.
The Wall Street Journal has reported that the average US executive loses 6 weeks a year retrieving misplaced information from messy desks and files. The average employee has about 37 hours of unfinished work on their desk and spends 3 hours per week sorting through piles trying to find papers for the next project to work on.
Does this sound familiar? If so, the lack of paper file organization is most certainly costing you time and money. There are a few important things you can start with to get control of your paper.
First, develop a specific record retention schedule for your business or home office needs. Second, Opt-Out of unwanted paper solicitations. Third, set up a paper filing system. The following free downloads will get you started on your way to a more efficient system.
If you need additional help, Contact The Streamlined Office. We have the expertise to reduce paper clutter and create custom solutions to save you time and money!