Summary of The Office Clutter Cure

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As owner of one of the U.S.'s largest cleaning firms, author Don Aslett has first hand experience with the way that mess and confusion can impede a good day's work. His book shines a light on the chaos, from overflowing wastebaskets to staggering stacks of paper, to (gasp!) the inside of the communal refrigerator. He reveals why out-of-control office clutter is not simply unsightly, but harmful to your productivity and your career. Then, he offers the cure, including ways to reduce paper accumulation, organize your workspace, weed through the junk and create your own filing system. He brings humor, enthusiasm and passion to tackling the daunting job you need to do before you can do your real job. If you want to be liberated from your office mess and experience the exhilaration of a clutter-free work life, getAbstract recommends this book - just put it on top of your stack.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why it's important to set up and maintain a clean, well-organized work area;
  • How to "declutter" your office, and reclaim your desk and files;
  • How to sort, file, store and arrange your work; and
  • How to set up a filing system that works for you.
 

About the Author

Don Aslett, "America's #1 Cleaner," owns and operates a major cleaning company. He has written dozens of books about cleaning and homecare, as well as articles for many national magazines including Real Simple and Cosmopolitan. He is a frequent public speaker.

 

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Cleaning up your workspace can revitalize your career. It's not possible to work efficiently if your office is a mess. Office clutter is intimidating, frustrating and time wasting. Your workspace represents you to your clients, superiors and co-workers. It reflects your ...

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