I love finding brand new ideas for organizing and problem solving, but sometimes the best ideas come from advice that stands the test of time. I found this bit of wisdom in a book I was reading.
Four Good Working Habits That Will Help Prevent Fatigue and Worry
- Clear your desk of all papers except those relating to the immediate problem at hand.
- Do things in order of their importance.
- When you face a problem, solve it then and there if you have the facts necessary to make a decision.
- Learn to organize, deputize, and supervise.
From How to Stop Worrying & Start Living
by Dale Carnegie
1st Published in 1944
It is always fascinating to find such timeless advice. Gain more inspiration by exploring this incredibly addictive flickr pool of others creative workspaces. I love seeing how people have repurposed various objects to make their workspace work for them. Really, this ever growing site is seriously addictive; you probably don’t want to know how long I spent looking at these!
Do you have any ideas that have stood the test of time? Share them in the comments!