1. If you tend to make piles of papers, use PileSmart binder clips (right)―equipped with erasable labels―to fasten papers together by category and quickly find what you need.
To buy: $4 for a pack of 6, amazon.com.
2. The top of the myKeyO keyboard lifts up to reveal storage for desk doodads, like pushpins.
To buy: $30, keyboardorganizer.com.
3. Conceal excess wires by coiling them inside the cute and discreet rubberized Cable Turtle.
To buy: $7 to $14, containerstore.com.
4. Rolodexes aren’t just for business contacts. Use them for recipes, website log-ons, and passwords.