Messy Desk… Who Cares?

January 22, 2015 Staples Advantage


The tidiness of desks and offices has been a hot topic of office debate for years, with Albert Einstein often quoted as saying “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, of what, then, is an empty desk a sign?” But even the words of one of history’s smartest men haven’t been enough to put the topic to rest. So does anyone care whether your desk is messy or not? A recent OfficeTeam survey tackled the question, surveying hundreds of managers across the U.S.

(click infographic to expand in a new window)Office Team Messy Desk

Even with the 68% approval rating, it’s important to remember there are some health benefits to cleaning your work area, and OfficeTeam has some great tips on how to organize your workspace and avoid letting things get too out of hand.


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