This is my first of a weekly series.
What are Stupid Simple Tips - it's these teeny-tiny little settings or features on your Mac, that you either never learned or forgot about - that make a BIG impact. Hence, Stupid Simple Tips.
When you get a new Mac, the default folder that Finder opens to is "Recents" aka ALL the junk that you've recently touched. Personally I find it useless and changing this is one of the first things I do on a new Mac.
As a big fan of the 80/20 rule, if you think about it, when you open a Finder window, 8 out of 10 times, if not more, you go to the same folder. Maybe it's your Clients folder. For me, it's the Marketing folder since my core role in the company twofold - Visionary and Marketing/Sales.
Here's a 54 second video that walks you through it: