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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Getting Organized Fast-Track by Cynthia Ewer

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Getting Your Habits on Your Side

When it comes to getting things done, a habit is the shortest distance between two points. Habits operate like a tractor beam, propelling us forward without thought or volition. Because they short-circuit the need to stop and decide, habits are a powerful tool for an organized life.

Don’t believe habits are powerful? Just try to break a bad one! Once established, habits sail along forever, getting the job done quickly and without further thought. Most of the time, you’re barely aware of their presence as they lead you through the dance of life.

To get organized fast, you’ll want to build a stable of helpful habits to speed up day-to-day activities. Putting the power of habits to work for you is an essential element ...

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