[PODCAST] 148: The Three Filing Essentials Part 1

Certified Professional Organizer Ellen Delap discusses the three filing essentials you need to know.

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2:00 Common things people find overwhelming

3:19 The first filing essential; what to keep and what not to keep

4:38 The ultimate goal

5:50 Questions to ask yourself when sorting through paper

6:50 Keeping papers in one spot and sort in chunks

8:00 Setting up a scanning system and keeping it organized

12:12 Types of files and how are they treated differently

13:30 The turnover from file to archive

14:30 Applying purging and maintenance to your files

17:17 Preserving files and the tools you may use

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Ellen's article mentioned: 3 Filing Essentials

Julie Morgenstern article mentioned: The ABC's of Important Papers