Clutter is for sure a stumbling block to productivity. Every
time your eye moves from this stack to that pile, your brain briefly regards
the to-do item and then has to reshuffle and get back on task. Over the course
of a day, that messy desktop actually clutters your mind.
desk tools. Creating some visual order will indeed payoff with increased
Vertical File Holder: Instead of stacks and
piles, place pending projects in a desktop vertical file holder. This way, you
can easily see and access files as needed but they are not sliding off piles on
your desktop and create a cleaner work surface so you can
Bookcase: Invest in a bookcase and bookends.
Move binders, projects and even supplies in an organized manner to shelves so that
you can find what you need but it isn’t piled around your work surface.
Half Wall Baskets: Purchase some flat hanging
baskets to hang just inside your door or even on your door. Use these for
incoming and outgoing mail and papers. Don’t allow incoming mail to be piled on
your desk where you are trying to work. Quit forgetting to mail and return
things by making it a habit to use the outgoing basket daily.
Supply Organizer: A carousel for supplies is a
good idea if you’ve a desk strewn with pens, markers, pencils, calculator,
stapler and more. Get all the goodies into one spot.
Bulletin Board: Get a cork board and use it for
all the memos, reminders, sticky notes and invitations you’ve tucked and
cluttered all over the place.
surface will bring you good clean results today.
Until next time …