How Leaders Work Efficiently – Infographic
There are various leadership styles, but one trait all great leaders share is their ability to work efficiently. Getting bogged down in mindless distraction is the death knell of great leadership. If you want to work efficiently, you need to organize your workplace.
Let’s call a spade a spade:
A well-organized workplace helps to keep you focused and, therefore, able to complete tasks more quickly without sacrificing quality.
To be productive you need to keep all important items next to you. Once you understand how to organize your workplace, you will work much more efficiently. So, here is how to learn this art.
There are two elements of workplace organization:
No matter where you work, whether in an office or home, you need to create the perfect workplace. It should be not only comfortable, but cozy as well. Take a look at your office. Do you like it? If not, it’s high time to change something.
Several tips about workplace organization:
- Paint walls blue or green; studies show most people prefer these colors
- Create two zones (computer and non-computer ones)
- Set up proper lighting
- Add inspiration (quotes, paintings, photos, etc.)
Once you organize your workplace in total, you need to pay attention to the details.
Your Writing Desk
Most people spend many hours a day working at their writing desks, yet many pay no attention to its organization. If you have a clean work surface, your productivity will increase.
Top 5 ways to organize your writing desk:
- Hide notes and drafts into lockers
- Use boxes to store utensils
- Use bookshelves
- Purchase a good office lamp
- Live plants are a must
It doesn’t matter what your writing desk is, just keep it clean.
If you have a well-organized workplace, you can prevent some health problems.
Answer the questions below to understand whether your workplace helps to improve health:
- Do you have a comfortable office chair?
- Do you work standing from time to time?
- Do you use mini elliptical trainers?
If you answered ‘no’ to at least one of these questions, it’s time to add some comfort to your workplace. It is a fact that as a healthy person, you can work more productively.
If you want to start working efficiently, you need to understand how to organize your workplace and form habits to always keep it clean.
You can take the first step right now. Check out the infographic below:
Bio: Emily Johnson is a content strategist at OmniPapers, a blog on academic writing. She also a contributor to many websites about blogging, writing, and content marketing. She shares her writing experience with others, and you can always find more works of hers on G+ or Twitter.