Tossing out pens that don’t work isn’t the only step to getting organized at work. It’s no secret that employees experiencing work-related stress are less productive, so keeping your office fun and organized will definitely decrease stress and improve your efficiency. Avoid making organization a huge challenge and dedicate time weekly to manage your space. Here are 5 Things organized people do at work:
The Fun Factor To Stay Organized
Remember the bliss of back-to-school shopping? A Pencil case was always one of the top items to buy and now it’s time to bring it back, but in a fun adult way! Buy a few glamorous cases that you can scream your personality. Maybe one will say “Slay The Day” or maybe one is gold and glittery. Whatever you choose make it fun and make it you! Your space is an extension of your creative side. Dr. Rubina Tahir, co-founder of The Positivity Charge says,”I like to purchase a few desk statement pieces from Etsy. It’s the little things that make organization fun and manageable”.
Invest In A Paper Shredder
Piling random paper everywhere can not only make it frustrating for us to find anything, but it also shows a representation of the clarity of our minds. Cluttered office, cluttered mind. So, let’s have a “Purge Party”! Get control of the clutter before it takes over your space. Go through every piece of paper in your office by using the System of Three: shred/toss it, file it or take action from it. File your important paperwork in a color-coded filing system. “I keep the shredder beside my chair, so that I have no excuses when it comes to getting rid of what I don’t need”, says Tahir.
Floating Shelves are a fun DIY project that could really add a little personality to your space! Keep your photos and trinkets neatly within eyesight without cluttering up your workspace. If you’re in an office building, check to see if you can add the shelves to your office. Check out my personal favorite from Wayfair!
Divide and Conquer
Conquer your desk drawer junk with acrylic organizers. You can use them to keep sticky notes, business cards, and flash drives in their own compartments to easily grab and go. A 3 piece set will cost you 17.99 on Amazon.
Bulletin boards aren’t just for home and school organization. A well-placed pinboard can help you stay organized by keeping important numbers and reminders within eyesight. A splurge at Pottery Barn for a medium sized linen pin board is $149.
Having a workplace environment that promotes focus on your tasks with useful tools is key. Organizing your space in a fun way with minimizing distractions can boost your productivity and improve your overall efficiency. So start using these office organization tips today!
About The Author
Parisha Smith, co-founder of The Positivity Charge
As a passionate entrepreneur, healthcare professional, mom, and wife, Parisha Smith empowers those on the brink of change to live their most effervescent lives and to make self-care a priority.