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At Our Office: The Leitz QuickFile folder.

At Our Office:The Leitz QuickFile folder. A surprisingly simple tool for organizing your taxes.  Doing [...] Read more...

Checklists for Paper Law

Paper law doesn’t have the rush of trial law. It’s easy to see how checklists can help with trial matters, but they are also helpful for matters that don’t have pressing deadlines.

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Checklists for Trial Law

Checklists are indispensable to know what needs be completed. They keep files on track. And I find them incredibly useful for any matter involving the court or some looming deadline.

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Tabs Are Nerdy, But Useful

Whether you use a ring binder or a folder system, tabs can help organize data and keep it organized as you add to it.

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Friday Fix: The Get Stuff Done Binder

Creating a Get Stuff Done Binder (GSD) helps you manage your paperwork, to-do list, and ongoing projects in one neat, portable package.

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My Stapler, aka Good Equipment Helps Your Productivity

Well-designed and well-made equipment that functions well can keep you focused on the important stuff: providing the value to your client.

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Organizing Your Office is Important

Office organization matters. You say you know where everything is, but do you? Really?

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ROYGBIV Organization

ROYGBIV organization in the office helps to easily locate items.

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Organization for Trial Lawyers

Trial lawyers distill loads of facts and rules into a narrative to convince a judge or jury.

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3 Daily Steps to a Clean Desk

Ask Bindertek: My desk is often out of control. Any tips on keeping my workspace […]

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3 Office Spring Cleaning Steps

Bindertek’s favorite spring cleaning tips

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Personal Organization & Productivity for Lawyers

Our friends at Lawyerist are lawyers, and they developed a system designed specifically for your firm so you can reclaim your time and focus on big-picture items.

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How to Reduce Cord Clutter at Work

Organizing your cords makes a big impact on your overall neatness, and cable management is generally a one-and-done type of task which only needs to be revisited when adding new equipment to your space.

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How to Implement a Year-Round Tax System

To avoid the tax time-crunch, invest a few hours in setting up an organization system that will keep your tax paperwork on track year-round.

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How to Focus When Working in an Open Office

Ask Bindertek: My workplace is switching to open offices and I’ve heard horror stories about […]

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How To Stay On Task When Working From Home

Set these seven boundaries when you work from home to stay focused.

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Should I Personalize My Office?

I want to personalize my new desk but am not sure what’s appropriate for my new job.

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How To Form A Habit

You need to make your goal task a habit so ingrained in your weekly routine that you do it without thinking.

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Set Work-Related New Year’s Resolutions

Consider dedicating your energy to a professional goal this year and make the most of your work life.

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Look Inside the Balanced Life Planner

Take a look inside Julie Morgenstern’s Balanced Life Planner, featuring pre-printed pages to guide you through your year.

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How to Decide To Trash or File Your Paper Documents

I need help figuring out what paperwork I’m supposed to keep and how to set up a filing system that works.

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New Year Office Organization

Don’t rely on the promise of New Year’s Resolutions—here’s how to get (and stay) organized year-round.

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Holiday Bullet Journal Planning

Part journal, part planner and part sketchbook, the Bullet Journal is a nearly blank notebook but with three key features.

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Custom Organization with Custom Index Tabs

Organize your binder the way your business and brain work by creating custom index tabs to fit your needs.

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Promoting an Open Office

More and more businesses are switching to the open office format, but the removal of cubicle walls can remove more traditional storage options.

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Easy Upgrades For Lawyers

As a lawyer, you need to stay organized to deal with your caseload, remember fine details, and handle the overwhelming amount of paperwork your office processes.

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3 Unique Products to Improve Your Paper Organization

Here are three unique paper organization solutions that might be just what your desk is missing.

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Upgrades to Save Time

Combat disorganization and improve your productivity with a few key upgrades to your routine, supplies, and thinking.

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4 Steps For Improving Home Organization

How to make home organization a priority.

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The Benefits of a Routine

Here are the benefits of a routine and some tips to help you develop your own routine.

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How to Choose Your Office Organization

Choose the office organization that works for your space, needs, and style.

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Setting Up A Legal Binder 101

Whether you are handling a criminal trial, estate planning, or a bankruptcy, the appropriate binder setup will make your job easier.

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Organizational Investments for Your New Business

Choose the organizational tools that are right for your new business, so you can focus on what matters—a successful launch and your future growth strategy.

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3 Reasons Sheet Protectors Are A Must For Any Office

Sheet protectors can help you take better advantage of the benefits of your binder.

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Create a Color-Coded Organizational System

If you need to stay organized and want the ability to find work with a quick glance, organizing by color is your best bet.

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Best Organizational Tips for Lawyers

When it comes to practicing law, facts matter—but your ability to access and manage facts via organization matters more.

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Boundless To Binders

The Boundless Notebook system is designed for integration with Bindertek binders, allowing you to enjoy the best of both worlds and the ultimate in customization as you create a paper system that works for you.

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Exploring Binders

Binders are the ultimate organizational tool for your office and home, and we offer binders in different sizes, materials, and styles.

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5 Tips to Simplify Your Workplace System

How to work smarter, not harder

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5 Ways to Use Magnetic Glass Boards

Functional, yet elegant, the magnetic glass board is a stylish addition to any well-organized workspace.

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3 Habits to Help You Stay on Task

Is there a secret to staying on task? There probably isn’t a one size fits all approach, but there are some good places to start.

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What’s the Best Way To Wrap Up a Work Day?

These strategies will help you wrap up your day in a way that sets you up for more success tomorrow.

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Rules of Retrieval

Julie Morgenstern shares her three rules of retrieval to help you organize, store, and access your files easily.

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How to Manage Your To-Do List on Your Worst Days

Use these tips to salvage your to-do list on even the worst days.

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4 Tips For Organizing Your Workspace

When the world around us is hectic and chaotic, the one thing we can still […]

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Boundless To Go

If you’re a busy professional, student, parent, or just need help staying organized, our partner […]

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Organizing Your Home Office

The home-based office has its share of challenges–staying organized can be tough when the lines between home and work get blurred.

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Creating Boundaries for Your Home Office

Julie MorgensternFor over 25 years, New York Times bestselling author and organizational consultant Julie Morgenstern […]

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5 Steps to Spring Cleaning Your Workspace

Refresh your office with these five steps to spring cleaning your workspace.

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Combat Meeting Derailers

In a great, effective meeting, you can feel the room buzzing. Everyone is engaged, connected […]

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7 Products to Add a Wow Effect to Your Office

Here are 7 products that add some wow to your workspace.

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Designing a Desktop Paper-flow System

The most effective method of taming desktop paper clutter is creating a transient paper system (also known as a paper-flow system) in conjunction with your filing system

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Set Yourself Up for Success in 2017

Julie MorgensternFor over 25 years, New York Times bestselling author and organizational consultant Julie Morgenstern […]

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Planning for a Balanced Life in 2017

Planning is not a mechanical task, it is a time for deep reflection…to make decisions on how you are spending your time, in relation to your dreams, goals, and ideal balance. 

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Get control of your finances: How to create a financial binder

Create a financial binder to finally get a grip on your financial affairs.

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5 Creative Ways to Organize a Growing To-Do List

Here are some creative ways to organize your to-do list so you save time and your sanity.

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The W.A.D.E. Formula for Managing Tasks

When we do studies of how people spend their time, we find, on average… a […]

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The Kindergarten Model of Organizing

Walk into any kindergarten classroom in the world, and you will behold the perfect model of organization.

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Streamline your workload with the 4 D’s

There will always be more work to do than time to do it. The goal […]

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5 Secrets of an “Intelligent” To-Do List

So many of my clients these days struggle to find a good to-do system.  Having […]

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SUMMER…A Perfect Time to Declutter

You know what’s great about summer?  Time. The days stretch, the kids don’t have homework, […]

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Is Organizing Worth The Time?

  Lots of people are familiar with the phrase yo-yo dieting, but probably not with […]

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Organizing Your Time for Vacation

  The weather’s warming up, flip flops are emerging and kids are out of school. […]

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Organization Tips for Your Work Style

Choosing the right organization plan for your work style is much like choosing the right […]

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3 Key Lessons About Organizing

Many people want to know if I was born organized. The fact is, I was […]

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How to Improve Your Office Presentation

You only get one chance to make a first impression Your office space conveys something […]

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How to Prepare, Organize & File for Tax Season

Here is the one thing you need to know about preparing for tax season – […]

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10 Office Organization Tips to Help You Conquer Any Year

While we begin to descend into year’s end, resolutions for 2016 are on our to-do […]

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Active Filing with Binders

Paper in the Paper-Free Office While much of the workday takes place digitally, the most […]

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10 Tips for Organizing with Magazine Boxes

Magazine Boxes are ideal for quick clean-ups at work or home. The sturdy boxes organize […]

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Tax Time Organization: Organizing Itemized Tax Deductions

“Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again but expecting different results,” is […]

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Get Organized: The Building Blocks to a Clean Desk

Once you’ve identified your biggest problem areas, you can choose the right tools to combat your desktop clutter.

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