It's here somewhere...

Sound familiar?

Isn't this what you say when looking for information in your paper or digital filing cabinets? But there are about 16,000 pieces of paper in a full four-drawer file cabinet and the digital 'search' tool doesn't always work...or work well. 

So chances are you might be looking for your information for a while.

Why waste time? Learn the simple but key elements to creating a user-friendly paper and digital filing system so you can find what you want when you want it...and need it. 

Filing Fix

Filing systems are about finding information. So they need to be user-friendly. Unfortunately, the basic information to do this is rarely taught. This course takes care of that.

  • Determine which of the 4 types of filing systems work for you

  • Learn the one BIG secret to make it easier and faster to find your information

  • Review the 5 different approaches for naming files

  • Maintenance is important but doesn't need to be a nightmare


  • Types

    There are a few types...use one or all.

  • Categories

    Learn the secret to finding your information quickly and easily.

  • Naming

    Everyone has a name.

  • Maintenance

    Keep it working for you.


    Your final lesson is a game!

  • Toolkit

    Workbook for notes and a Playbook with checklists, templates, reminders, posts and other tools to help you succeed.


  • How long does the course take?

    About an hour.

  • Do you cover paper and digital systems?

    Yes. Because there are similarities and differences.

  • What about existing systems in larger organizations?

    Although the key concepts and principles used in this course are timeless, the course itself is designed for individual filing systems at work or at home.

Course curriculum

  • 1
    • Nice to meet you!
  • 2
    Filing Fix
    • Overview
    • Lesson #1 - Types of filing systems
    • Lesson #2 - Categorizing
    • Check your learning on lessons #1 and #2
    • Lesson #3 - Naming
    • Lesson #4 - Maintenance
    • Filing Fix quiz
    • Let's see how you did...?
    • JeoParody
    • What's next?
  • 3