Have you always fallen behind when it comes to organisation? Perhaps at school, you were the one that forgot your PE kit, or the one at work who forgets to bring lunch? Either way, the start of the New Year is the perfect time to get yourself organised and, importantly, get your files in order. This is where the use of conference folders can help.
If disorganisation is something you have identified as needing improvement in the New Year, it's likely that you are starting to feel stressed and frustrated as a result of your lack of organisation. However, to achieve organisation, you need to clarify your goals and objectives – this will help you have a clearer understanding of how you want your belongings to be arranged. Once this has been organised and you know what you are going to do, it becomes much easier and less stressful.
Of course being organised, particularly if you haven't been in the past isn't the easiest of activities but if you follow our tips, you will be super organised in no time. Along as you make sure you have enough folders to keep your paperwork in, then everything will be easier.
The first step is to empty out everything you want to organise. Empty everything out in front of you, so you can see it all. This means there won't be any little surprises you weren't aware of. In terms of paperwork, spread everything out so it's easier to file. You should then sort through the papers and put them into two piles – those things you need and those you don't need. Of course, the items you don't need can be thrown away. The items you do need can go on to the next stage.
Start sorting categories, label your folders into sections – for example, bills, bank statements, invoices, etc. This will make organising the papers much easier in the long run. Next, start sorting through your papers so they follow this format. Once this has been done, you can pop them all into the relevant folders.
In order to remain organised, you should look at doing this at least once a month, if not once a week. In doing so, you will be making your life much easier as it will reduce stressful situations searching for documents.
The New Year is the perfect time to organise your life or encourage your employees to organise themselves. Consider investing in printed conference folders to help them on their way.