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You probably get current project files on your desk, but you probably then also know what a hazard this is to your productivity. Office supplies to the rescue! During my monthly Office Depot trip to buy my office supplies for the month, I bought color file jackets. File jackets are a much, much better method for keeping current project files on your desk.
File jackets are:
-color coded (easy and fun to sort visually)
-able to hold manila folders (I'm talking about expandable file jackets, not file envelopes)
-good to keep on your desk
-easy to grab when you're on the go
-a secure solution: papers don't fall out of them unless you shake them upside down
-a money-saving solution: put current project manila folders in there and don't color-code them: use the color file jackets to color code
You can buy a pack of five color file jackets for about $12 from your local Office Depot or from the Office Depot website, and you won't regret it!
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