Tools for Printing, Labeling and Color-coding File Folders

To make filing easier, you need the right tools. I love the Smead Viewables system for color-coding and printing labels for my hanging and interior file folders. You can view the file information on the hanging file tabs from the top, front, or back of the label. For...

Tickler File System

If you have a lot of recurring things to manage, it might help to develop a weekly or annual tickler file system. This becomes your system for managing the day-to-day tasks and projects and is much more effective than big piles on your desk. Here is how I have my...

Peek Inside My Filing System

Take a peek inside my filing system! As I mentioned in the book, I love the Smead Viewables for printing and color-coding my file labels. (You can learn more about that here.) I use the color orange for my vendors and suppliers files. I use the color blue for business...

Online File Storage

I use cloud-based file storage tools for access to my files no matter where I'm at or whose computer I'm connecting from. Here are the two primary ones I use with my team.