How I Organize My Own Business Cards

  As I’ve mentioned before, people always ask me about the state of my own office.  I have two of these Container Store business card boxes.  This week I added 3 cards and threw out 23.  This, my friends, is the only way to keep the cards under control.  There is no way around it.

Some of my categories are Clients, Wellness, Design & Furniture, and Friends.  I’ve loosely designated the other two unmarked spaces for people I’ve personally met and people I haven’t met.  The second box holds business cards from various networking events I regularly attend, sorted by organization.  One of my clients now uses two of these boxes: one for sales contacts organized by country, and the other box is for all other contacts.

Yes, its’ true that I’ll likely never EVER refer to and of these business cards.  Anyone of immediate importance or who needs to be tagged for a follow-up is of course entered into my CRM system.  For all of those other folks of random interest that I just can’t part with, they go here.

Order your own box by clicking here.

You’re just $7 away from upgrading those wadded stashes of business cards to a system that begs to be used.  Run, do not walk, to your nearest Container Store and get your lil’ box this week!

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Office Organizing Expert Kacy Paide loves to do what most people hate: organize offices & paper.

She works with folks who are desperate for a more functional, more beautiful, more inspiring office. Kacy has been a Professional Organizer since 2001 and has worked with over 500 clients. Call her crazy, but she loves a good mess and wants to fix yours. Learn her time-tested solutions in her eBook, The Inspired Office: Organize Your Life One Paper at a Time. Based in Silver Spring, MD, Kacy is nationally available for consulting & speaking.