When the world around us is hectic and chaotic, the one thing we can still control is our space. Nothing feels better than an office that supports you, calms you, and puts you in the position to capitalize on every opportunity that comes your way. One of the biggest obstacles to organizing is not knowing where to start. While you may be tempted to tackle everything at once, it helps to start with your desktop—it’s tangible, accessible, and doable in a few hours. Taking control of your workspace frees up time and reduces stress, and will equip you to navigate the high pressured environment outside your door.
Here are 4 keys to creating a workspace that helps you perform at peak:
Investing a few hours to conquer your workspace will pay huge dividends in time, energy and productivity. When work gets crazy and priorities get confused, a glance at your very environment will help keep you focused on your values and goals, and what needs to be done.
For over 25 years, New York Times bestselling author and organizational consultant Julie Morgenstern has transformed the way individuals and companies function around the globe, including American Express, Microsoft, FedEx, and the NYC Mayor’s Office.
Her cutting edge advice has been featured on programs from The Oprah Winfrey Show to Good Morning America and NPR, and she is regularly featured in a variety of print magazines and publications, including Forbes, Harvard Business review, and The Wall Street Journal.
In today’s fast-paced culture, professional success often seems synonymous with long days, never-ending to-do lists, and sleepless nights. But it doesn’t have to be that way.