A decade ago, office organization looked the same as it had since the advent of the personal computer: inbox/outbox, some filing cabinets, storage boxes on shelfs for extras, and drawer organizers.
Now, in the era of smart phones, tablets, multiple computers, all sorts of input devices, electronic bill pay, Stamps.com, docu-scanners... (should I keep going?), staying organized in your home office is very, very different.
Professional organizer Angela Kantarellis offers her seven roadblocks to an organized workspace in 2012, and what to do about them. She says, "It’s 2012, a brand new year wide open with promise and possibilities. If “get organized” is one of your new year’s resolutions again this year – let’s look at what might have gotten in the way in the past and work to change it in the future. I’ve compiled a list 7 Organizing Mistakes to Avoid in 2012 to help you sidestep the most common roadblocks to a well-organized workspace."
7 Ways to Organize Your Home Office in 2012 [Lifework]