Must-Have Folder For Organizing the Portable Office

Many of my organizing clients work between two offices: home and work office.  Nearly all of my clients have a bag or briefcase that serves as a “mini office” that travels between home and wherever else life happens.  If you fall under either of these categories you’ll benefit from a folder I created just yesterday: “Home <-> Office.”   This folder will permanently live in the briefcase and will be the only place where documents in transition live - no more used and abused papers at the bottom of your bag!  Note: it is not meant to store documents.  In theory, nothing should live in here for more than two days max.  I chose a translucent plastic folder because not only can you see if something is inside, but it takes a beating on the go in a way a manila folder never could.

If you have a bag that travels between two work places, then you know how used and abused well-traveled papers can get.  Treat yourself to a clearly labeled plastic folder that never leaves your bag, serving as a heavy-duty go-between.


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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.