Home Office Organization
by Lake, Bookkeeping Essentials
(northern British Columbia , Canada)
If you are looking for advice or ideas on getting your home office ready for business, you may be interested in a series of articles in The Mompreneur Magazine at www.themompreneur.com.
Sylvia Daoust, the owner of Sort It Out, helps organize home offices, among other things.
Part one of this series can be found in the November/December 2009 issue on page 54. Dedicating one space in your home and setting boundaries is discussed.
Part two is on page 52 of the January/February 2010 issue. Sylvia introduces two ideas ... Creating two zones in the office itself ... and organizing the paper into three categories
As a bookkeeper, I'm a little nervous about the "toss it" category when dealing with bookkeeping ... please don't get too zealous with this with your financial paperwork ... or you may lose tax deductions.
Part three is slated for the March/April 2010 issue where time management, time stealers and strategies to overcome procrastination will be featured.
Let me know what you think ... or if you've come up with some solutions of your own that work.
My office started out great ... organized. But as I look around, I can see stuff is beginning to make its way into my office ... and it doesn't seem to want to leave!