Fast office fixes for better productivity

By Staff | June 6, 2014 | Last updated on June 6, 2014
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A messy desk improves creative thinking while a clean workspace enhances organization and decision-making, says a study published in Psychological Science.

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Whether you like a spray of papers on your desk or orderly stacks of documents, chances are your work station could benefit from some upgrades. That may not be in the budget, but a video from Business Insider offers some ways to improve your workspace using items already in the office.

  • Put books under your computer monitor to encourage you to sit up straight.
  • Use the sticky part of a folded post-it to clean the grooves of your keyboard.
  • Use coffee filters to wipe the dust off your computer screen without scratching it.

Watch the video here.

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