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Paper Organization Challenge – Day 7: Purging Compromise

By Kim Cossette Andre

Yesterday we discussed the various types of paper you should easily be able to let go of (shred, recycle, etc.). How are you doing? If you’re moving right along – congratulations! If, however, you’re still thinking “The very minute I shred this document, I’ll be sorry!” or, “I just know I might need this some…

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Paper Organization Purging

Paper Organization Challenge – Day 6: Time to Purge

By Kim Cossette Andre

Welcome back! Now that you’ve had an extra few days to contemplate the fact that perhaps you do not actually need all the paper in your life, it’s time to start purging (remember the 80/20 rule!). To get you started, here is a suggested list of paper you can easily eliminate from your life and…

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Paper Organization Challenge 80/20 Rule

Paper Organization Challenge – Day 5: 80 20 Rule

By Kim Cossette Andre

Welcome to Day 5 of our Paper Organization Challenge! If you’ve been following along, you should have all your loose paper gathered into one spot, and sorted it all into broad categories. And finally, the papers that still need your attention should be sorted into a desktop file box. Way to go! I imagine you’re…

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Paper Organization Challenge – Day 4: Action Files

By Kim Cossette Andre

For today’s Paper Organization Challenge, we’re going to cover organizing paper that still needs your attention. Now that you’ve spent a few days sorting your papers into broad categories, it’s time to start taking a closer look at each category. Let’s begin by dealing with the pile that you may have called “To Do,” or “Action.” These are…

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Paper Organization Challenge – Day 3: And Sort Some More!

By Kim Cossette Andre

Welcome new readers to our Paper Organization Challenge! We’ve just begun a new 21 day Challenge on how to organize papers and if you’d like to “play along” (as one reader stated), simply check out the posts for Days 1 and 2 and you’ll catch up with us in no time. For those of you who are participating,…

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Paper Organization Challenge – Day 2: Broad Sort

By Kim Cossette Andre

One day into our Paper Organization Challenge and it’s clear that the question of how to organize paper is definitely a hot spot! If the thought of spending time organizing paper makes you want to run away from home, stick with me and keep reading … Yesterday’s action step was to simply gather all the…

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Paper Organization Challenge – Day 1: Corral the Paper Clutter

By Kim Cossette Andre

Tax Season is officially underway. If you’re one of the ultra-organized souls and have already completed your tax return or handed everything off to your CPA – congratulations! If, however, just thinking about how to organize papers makes you break out in a sweat then subscribe to this blog (upper right corner) and join the…

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