Whether you’re working at the office or at home, having a clean and clutter-free workspace allows you to be more productive, creative and focused.
The general condition of your living environment affects your personal productivity. Working in a cluttered and messy environment has the ability to keep you distracted and in most cases, create negative energy.
A well-organized workspace has tremendous benefits. It makes you feel in control and clearly focused. It also defines areas that may need proper attention. An organized space can literally eliminate distractions, position you for success, save you time and help you stay super productive.
Here are some tips to help you Organize your workspace to increase your productivity.
1. Organize your Desk
Organizing your desk means having containers and proper storage for everything in your desk. Make it in such a way you can easily reach for them when you need them. Keep all other stuff on your table inside drawers especially if you don’t really need them. Learn to clean your desk at the end of the day so you can start every day with organized thoughts.
2. Remove all unnecessary stuff on your desk
Piles of paper, toys, etc. remove all the things that don’t matter in your field of work. It creates more distraction as you work along the way.
3. Make yourself comfortable
Being comfortable while working allows you to become more productive and relax. When you’re more relaxed, you tend to decide quickly, have more focus on tasks at hand and you get things done because you are working under a stress-free workspace.
4. Have inspirational reminders
In order to stay constantly inspired and motivated to work, you need those reminders around your workspace. Consider putting up an inspirational wall or area to remind you of your goals and dreams. It’s easy to lose motivation and get distracted by tons of work that constantly piles up. However, there are ways to stay motivated even when you don’t feel like working.
Elaine Fernando is a Central NJ professional organizer, a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers (NAPO), NAPO NNJ (Northern NJ) and a member of APPO (Association of Personal Photo Organizers). Elaine may be reached at 908-630-8995 or firstname.lastname@example.org