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How to Convince Your Colleague to Declutter That Desk

messy deskIf you’ve ever walked by a colleague’s messy desk, you’re not alone. You may simply look the other way but what happens when you share that workspace?

Per a piece in The Wall Street Journal, there are a few ways to tactfully deal with the mess which you have indirectly inherited. Read more

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Research Points to Increased Creativity at Messy Workspaces (Finally!)

At long last, messy workers can unite!

How many times have we heard the benefits of being organized and consequently more productive? Blah blah blah.

(Okay, yes we know the importance of a very tidy desk but go with us here, okay? It’s very rare to hear about benefits of being disorderly and we simply must bask in our brief but shining moment.)

If you’re like us and tend to um, embrace the clutter, you may get a kick out of this study.¬†A piece about workspace on 99u¬†mentioned a study conducted at the University of Minnesota. Apparently participants in a messy room were evaluated as more creative than participants in non-messy environments! Read more