We are materialistic beings. We keep wanting things to better our lives. I mean who wouldn’t want an automatic coffee maker that brews a fresh pot every two hours, or an office storage service that organizes itself? There are innumerable products out there, which ease our concern for clutter. But in fact, these are major roadblocks, and affect our productivity. It is the harsh truth. You need to get straight to dumping the mess out.
So with a little bit of help, your home office can be just as organized, tidy and easy to navigate just like your home. So strap on your helmet and get ready to ride this roller-coaster.
The must haves
When designing your office, space is your biggest enemy. Everything and anything eats up space greedily. Therefore, what you must do is make a list of the essentials for your office to be functional. One will need filing cabinets, shelves, adequate lighting, and a work table to keep the laptop, a notepad and a pen to be able to spread out project work and comfortable seating for the employees. Think minimal, think productive.
Storage is the key
Like we covered earlier, one must straighten up the office in terms of storage. Sometimes the office is not welcoming when you find things just being thrown out in disarray. The key to making things easier is to delegate space for your things. With the help of an office storage service, you save a lot of time and effort. You become more efficient and have things available on the go. Follow a system that works for you, otherwise there will be a lot of clutter and that will lead to depression and increase levels in stress. Follow the old adage – a place for everything and everything in its place.
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Reward for cleanest desk
The desk – where the magic will happen needs to be inviting. Here you have your laptop, your scribble pad and a pen. You keep your current projects and bills that need to be paid. So in fact, it is a high traffic area 24/7. Therefore you need to have this place in tip-top shape otherwise it will hamper your productivity. Have a checklist of your daily activities. At the end of each night, before wrapping, up see what needs to be done for the next day and store your clutter away from the work desk.
The need for office supplies
Stationary adds vibrancy in a dull office. Nowadays you get tons of cool stationary items online. Pick a few of them and bring them to your office. Always have a backup of things when you run out of stationary. Invest in smaller drawers, baskets, pencil holders etc. Don’t let a cool idea slip away from your head. In fact carry a pen in every pocket you have on you.
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Adopting the minimal approach does work wonders. A simple rule you should follow: If it’s not current, store it somewhere else. Out of sight is out of mind. It doesn’t take much of your time, all you need to do is keep it simple.
How can you forget having the right lighting in the room? That would be an absolute sacrilege. Installing the correct light setting in your room makes it look comfortable. Add a yellow desk lamp, so you don’t need to squint when reading an important document. A recent study shows that adding small lamps (3-4), you let your mind relax and makes you happy and content. Try it! Light up your office. See and feel the change.
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This is only a small change at the surface. There are so many other ways where one can breathe fresh air in your office. Add a funky looking clock, maybe install new curtains, and add a few paintings, signage on the walls. We would love to hear your office décor thoughts too. No idea is a bad idea.
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