Read the statements on the left and right side of each row then circle or mark the number that most closely approximates your current state.

1

I waste lots of time looking for papers I need.

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5

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9

10

I waste no time looking for papers I need.

2

I waste lots of time looking for information I know is on my computer.

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10

I can find information in my computer in seconds.

3

I would be terrified if I were notified of an impending audit.

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8

9

10

I would be totally calm if I were notified of an impending audit.

4

I do not have enough space in my office.

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9

10

I have plenty of space in my office.

5

I do not have a good system for managing reading material.

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9

10

I have a great system for managing reading material.

6

I do not have a systematic method for purging outdated papers.

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10

I do have a systematic method for purging outdated papers.

7

It is very difficult for me to manage interruptions and prioritize my workload.

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It is very easy for me to manage interruptions and prioritize my workload.

8

I do not use my time planner (calendar, Palm, etc.) effectively.

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I do use my time planner (calendar, Palm, etc.) effectively.

9

I do not have a system for managing projects and work in progress.

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10

I do have a system for managing projects and work in progress.

10

I am frequently overwhelmed by what I need or want to do.

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10

I am never overwhelmed by what I need or want to do.

11

I waste time looking for phone numbers and other contact info.

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9

10

I can find contact info I need in seconds.

12

I feel unproductive working in my office.

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10

I feel highly productive working in my office.

13

I am not confident others can find what they need if I am not here.

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10

I am confident others can find what they need if I am not here.

14

My office does not reflect the quality of my work.

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10

My office totally reflects the quality of my work.

15

My daily life does not reflect the quality of life I want.

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9

10

My daily life totally reflects the quality of life I want.

 

Total each column here; add the numbers in this row for total score.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MY SCORE: __________                                        

The one thing that would make the biggest difference in the quality of my life regarding organizing is ________________________________________________________________________________________.

If your score is:                         135-150                        Congratulations!  You are well-organized!!

                                    77-134              You are on the right track, but there is room for improvement.

                                    47-76                Disaster could be ahead if changes are not made soon!

                                    15-46               Get help immediately!

Send us this scorecard for a FREE consultation.    Email: nicole@organizedvisions.com; fax: 516-977-2287

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