The Wall Street Journal reported:
US Executives lose six weeks each year looking for something in their piles of paper.
Maybe they can afford it, but can you?
Most people I ask instantly know the answer to pile or file question. Many are otherwise smart individuals who want to get more stuff done and stop wasting time, yet sheepishly admit to being a piler.
Why is it that we pilers look down at the floor when we answer that question? Why do we sound apologetic when we talk about how we (supposedly) organize things?
There's a simple answer -- and I'll share it in just a minute.