Is your computer full of clutter—pictures, downloads, documents, music and movies? Do you have a filing system for all your documents on your computer? Is your email in box overloaded making you overwhelmed?
Just like our office space or files, our computers can become cluttered and disorganized.
How do your statistics compare?
- 80% of what we keep we never use
- 28% of message users say they feel more pressure to respond quickly to messages than they did 5 years ago
- 47% of users now take their laptops on vacation and 27% check their email
- Executives waste six weeks per year searching for lost documents.
- The average worker sends and receives over 190 messages each day
- By some accounts, the average professional spends as many as 13 hours a week checking email—almost twice the time we spend reading, relaxing or socializing.
Source: NAPO statistics/Washington Post
Here are some of the ways I can support you in organizing your computer:
- Desktop. Keeping this clutter free and Making sure you can easily find what you most often use.
- Filing. We have as much “paper” on our computer as our physical files, if not more. Keeping this organized and clutter free reduces your stress.
- Email. Clearing your in box clutter and organizing what you have left.
- Routines. Setting up routines around answering emails and maintaining your computer files.
- Apps. Finding apps that will help make your life easier and work for your lifestyle.
Don’t be embarrassed! Call 919.559.3925 to set up a free 20-minute phone consultation to learn how I can support you in clearing your computer clutter and getting organized. I am available to consult with you via Phone, FaceTime, Skype, Google Hangouts on Air.
COMPUTER ORGANIZATION TIP: Use something like LAST PASS to remember all of your passwords securely. It synchs across your devices as well. It locks your information in a secure vault. They also have an option to upgrade for more features.