Organize Your Paperwork
with Beth Penn
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02 Identifying Paperwork: 3 Types05:12
Class duration: 1h 25mSee all 7 lessons
About The Class
organized paperwork, orderly life.
Beth is committed to keeping organized. In this class she’ll share all the tricks of the professional-organizing trade and help you make sense of your stacks of a paper.
- Create a filing system that actually works for you
- Store scanned documents in an organized way
- Use apps designed to declutter your life
- Know how to get your hands on any document you need, no matter where you are
Beth will help you develop efficient systems so you spend more of you time working with clients and less time on the paper trail. You’ll learn about the three primary types of paperwork and how to categorize as it comes in.
Organize Your Paperwork with Beth Penn will arm you with organizing tips you can tailor to your business and life so you spend more time focusing on what really matters and less time on what doesn’t.
How to Make Less Paper Come Through the Front Door14:46
Identifying Paperwork: 3 Types
Piles of paperwork are not searchable! Learn a better way to organize your important papers.05:12
Prep Your Space to Process Your Paperwork10:33
Creating a Home for Your Paperwork10:19
Determining What to Scan/Shred/Recycle19:06
Backing-Up: Best Practices06:36
Favorite Online Tools to Go Paperless18:47
Bneato Bar’s roots began in 2006, when Founder Beth Penn was managing the front of the house of her local salon and was recognized by an established professional organizer for having a natural inclination to set systems and declutter. Loving the ethos of living a simple life and helping others, Elizabeth founded Bneato LLC. ... read moreSee instructor's Classes
Paperless Apps and Resources
100% of students recommend this class.
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I tend to agree with Bonnie - it didn't solve all of my organizing problems, but it was helpful for the price paid Pluses - 1) she suggested several interesting apps to explore 2) "need to make the environment for dealing with paperwork attractive/supportive" - it should be obvious, but it was a good reminder Minuses - 1) I wish there had been more emphasis on setting up a paperwork system. 2) The scroll down highlighted "transcript" was interesting, but it was obviously not edited - there were misspellings and mis-transcriptions, which takes away from the professionalism
I have a generally short attention span, so I have studied a lot of organization skills over the years to help me stay successful through school and grad school, and while working in corporate jobs. Now as a business owner I am looking to expand those skills since I have to learn so many more skills and be involved in more aspects of the business. I found this class informative and easy to learn from. I was able to complete the class in one seating, and I have about 4 pages of notes, including concepts and new tools I'm looking forward to implementing and experimenting with. Highly recommend.
Well, I found this instructor hard to follow. She seemed a little scattered, maybe she was nervous? She jumped into showing things without a good explanation of why she was doing it. I had hoped I would get more info on how to organize files in a file cabinet but there was not a lot about that, very general. She put files in wall hangers but I'm not sure why those particular ones went there and not in the files box and what was really going into the file box or being scanned. She showed some phone apps but I never quite caught what they were or how they actually worked. So many computer programs and apps to pay for and paying for sending receipts away to be scanned, paying for shredding, etc. I can't afford all of that. I wouldn't send out my personal papers for someone to scan - is that safe - or put my stuff in an envelope and mail it to be scanned -what if it got lost. I can scan and shred for myself. I don't like having so much of my life in the "cloud" for a couple reasons. I am not sure I'd remember where everything was and it would be a major mess if something happened to me and someone else had to get into all of those places. I will take some of the good bits and pieces and use those, as there were some good tips. I bought the class on sale for only $20 so I guess it was worth that.
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