Sim·pli·fy [sim-pluh-fahy] verb (used with object)
to make less complex or complicated; make plainer or easier: to simplify a problem.
Simplifying your incoming mail …
Sort the mail IMMEDIATELY!
Keep only items that require action … to pay, to read, to respond to, etc. I have a “Requires Action” box on my desk that I go through once a week. I am not a pendaflex or accordion file chick, I see no reason to complicate things … DUH!
Get rid of everything else … try reducing unwanted mail:
- Add your name to the “Do Not Mail” list at Direct Marketing Association
- Stop receiving phone books at YellowPagesGoesGreen.org, and
- Catalog Choice where you can “… control the catalogs, coupons, credit offers, phone books, fliers, circulars, newsletters, and other unsolicited mail you receive … “