Everyone knows a colleague, employer, client, family member or friend who is a terrible organizer. An email inbox with hundreds or thousands of emails left in one place, project deadlines missed, last minute insanity due to poor time management are all key signs of the disorganized. Organization is a skill not taught in school, learned through trial and error and difficult to maintain at all times. But it is crucial to success at any level.
One proven method of successful organization is emulation. Paying attention to how others successfully organize, prepare and manage their time, looking for traits to incorporate into a system is how many people find the organizational system that works best for them.
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