Setting Up Your Desk Area

Once they have gotten rid of piles of paper and rediscovered the tops of their desks, clients often ask me what is the best way to set up their desk areas.

Sit down at your desk and spread out your arms in all directions.  Any part of your desk that is at your fingertips is what I refer to as “prime real estate”.  Prime real estate should be reserved for those items that you use constantly.

Make a list of the major activities you do at your desk, and list the supplies that you need.  Make sure that you have all of those supplies within your prime real estate.

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