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While most of us strive towards neatness, being super organized and tidy isn’t always possible. Being unorganized and messy, on the other hand, comes easy to most.
Studies are pointing out a link towards being messy and being creative, with chaos and clutter fostering new connections and creative insights.
Being in a mess is akin to breaking free of rules, norms and expectations, and the unkemptness lends itself to the flowing of mind’s juices. Keeping things tidy and cleaning up all the time can also hamper productivity by being a form of procrastination.
A mess can be looked upon as a wildness, a certain freedom of the mind.
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Every single item that you own should have a place, wether is a business card, a snack or an email.
This will reduce significantly the clutter of your life.
If you turn cleaning up into a game, you can make the process fun.
It may sound ridiculous, but this strategy really works, especially if you're a competitive person.
Spend 5 minutes each morning preparing your task list to have only accomplishable tasks that fit the time you have available. Keep other tasks on a holding list for another day.
Set a timer for 15 minutes, shut out the world and concentrate with intense focus on one and only one task. Closing your door and turning off your phone and internet are specially important.
Recognize that not everything in your list must be done. When in doubt, delete it from your list; if it is important you’ll eventually add it back.
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A cluttered desk sometimes triggers a cluttered mind. That's why everything should have its place, even if that place is just “the right-most stack.”
A desk system that matches your personal organization style saves both time and headache.