Why and how a pocket knife is a great office organizing tool

In reference to the video tour of my work bag, someone asked "Why do you carry a pocket knife?"  Good question!  Recently I had the perfect opportunity to use it: I needed to create a makeshift file box for a pretty big paper sorting project.  In these cases, we can’t wait to fulfill a Container Store order.  We need a file box stat!  With my pocket knife, within a minute I repurposed a cardboard box into exactly the container we needed. 

 
 

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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.