What Does “Organized” Really Mean?

davidallenLots of people want to get organized, but what does that really mean?  Is it all about creating complex filing systems, or buying the latest electronic gizmo, or about keeping a spotless desk top?  To answer this question, I came across a great article from David Allen who proceeds to take the mystery out of the concept of “organized”:

“Let me explain. When something is “organized” it means simply that it’s where it needs to be. Where is that? In a place that reflects what the thing specifically means to you.

“You are disorganized if you need something somewhere that you don’t have it or have something somewhere that you don’t need it.”

To read more from this fascinating article, which contains an easy guide on making basic decisions about the stuff in your life, simply click over to this web site.

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