Despite the tongue in cheek title, It was actually fascinating reading Bill Gates explaining his org-fu. Seems he subscribes to several of the leading edge workplace principles that many have been saying for years. Two screens increase productivity but research shows three screens are ideal. Check. Search for files instead of digging for them. Check. In e-mail, use filtering and rules to pick out the melody from the noise, respond with appropriate action and spend time on the ones that matter most. Check. Check. Check. He is not so big on paper but believes in the power of the whiteboard for brainstorming. All in all seems like he is on top of his game.

Go Billy. Play on playa! Don’t let Da Man hold you back… Oh, you are Da Man… My bad.

Go check out the article at CNN Money. It is worth the read.