During the many years I’ve helped people design, set up and organize home offices, I’ve seen home offices that were disaster areas and others that needed only a bit of fine-tuning. What the owners of these home offices had in common was that they were fighting their natural working style.
Everyone works differently and has different working styles, depending upon the time of day and the activity. Consider this: if you’re busy, you don’t think about putting things away. After your project is over and your office is a disaster, you may think about getting organized.
When you take the time to set up your office to fit your working style, it’s easier to maintain it. Take a close look at these five working styles to see if any of these sound familiar. [Read more...]