Monday, July 6, 2009

What, Me Organize?

Yes, my office is a pile of piles of paper and books. Yes, I could probably use a wee bit more organization in my life. Do I think that a “web-based task manager system” will solve everything and make me a happier, thinner, more creative person? No…but maybe you’re not is the desperate state I’m in and Slate’s article ranking online organization programs will be helpful:

“"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but no simpler." Albert Einstein, whose famously messy workspace has made him the patron saint of slobs everywhere, apparently said that, and it roughly sums up my approach. I wasn't looking for the simplest task manager, but I wasn't looking for the most complete one, either. I was looking for enough.”

Read on for the winning system.


DC-area author Leslie Pietrzyk explores the creative process and all things literary.