Day 7: How to Stop Organizing and never loose your Files again
Dealing with digital files, recurring questions are:
“Where does this go?”
Or “Where did I put this again?”
And “If I can just fix this folder structure, so that I can finally … “
This became a thing of the past, after I discovered the PARA method.
# PARA - A Universal System for Organizing Information
Digital Items flow throught these four stages:
Projects ⇒ Areas ⇒ Resources and finally the ⇒ Archive.
PARA limits your digital surface area so you only see the things you care about.
The PARA’s Method is not limited by any tool or software. I use it across many tools to organize Files, Notes, Bookmarks, Emails, …
Heck, you can even apply it to your offline life! (Wanna find out how?)
# Here’s how to get started
Read This Blogpost Series: https://fortelabs.com/blog/para/
This is how I first got introduced to PARA. It’s a multipart-series but well worth the read.
And if you’re already convinced, here are my personal notes: PARA
First published on Typeshare