Don't let a disorganized workspace lower your productivity levels. [TWEET]
By Monique Craig
It has been scientifically proven that clutter has a negative impact on our ability to concentrate and stay on top of our tasks. Why is that? The answer is pretty simple: All things around us have some sort of sentimental or personal history. They remind us of past situations and can often carry emotional baggage. An innocent holiday picture can take us down memory lane and, instead of working on current sales figures, we drift away to holiday paradise. It’s true that some objects have the power to steal our focus more than the others. Sometimes even empty coffee mugs may turn into serious productivity blockers.
But does clutter influence your productivity? Let's examine how clutter affects us, and how to keep it from being a distraction.