May 7, 2017

5 Tips on Organizing Your Standing Desk to Boost Productivity

by TrueNorth Desks

We all want to get more done each workweek. Our schedules easily fill up, and it’s sometimes hard to find the time each day to get what’s needed done. There are small steps we can take throughout the week to support productivity. At TrueNorth, we have designed a line of standing workstations that contribute to the overall health and productivity of users. If you’re looking for ways to ensure more productivity throughout the workweek, it’s important to start small. An organized desk, a consistent routine, and healthy habits all go a long way in ensuring productivity. Here are 5 tips on organizing your standing desk to boost productivity:

Keep It Clean

Don’t let you adjustable height desk pick up clutter and dirt every day without giving it a look. Take 10 minutes at the end of every work day to clean up your desk and the space in your office. Wipe down hard surfaces, throw out unnecessary papers, and organize everything before leaving the office. Not only does this offer you a better sense of ownership over your space, it allows you the chance to walk into the office the next day, ready to work.

Daily Routine

Establishing a daily routine is a form of organization. Leave for work at the same time every day so that you’re not caught off guard by traffic. Create a routine where you file incoming emails immediately, instead of letting them build up at the end of each day. Throw your trash away as soon as you’re done with lunch. Creating small, consistent habits for yourself every day will help you to maintain an organized environment around your sit to stand desk.

Minimize Distractions

Get rid of the clutter around your ergonomic workspace! It’s going to be hard to be productive when you are constantly distracted by the items around your desk. It’s OK to have a few personalized tokens around your desk; however, it’s important to avoid overdoing it. You want to ensure that you are focused on the projects at hand, and disorganized clutter is going to make it hard to stay productive. Instead of having a lot of pictures around your desk, set up a slideshow of some of your favorites on your computer screen. Install shelving above your adjustable height desk to set up a few soothing plants, important books, and some necessary supplies.

Avoid DIY Ideas

Don’t get too invested in the online world of DIY. Your organization system doesn’t need to be complicated. Use a three-tiered mailbox on your desk to hold: Incoming, To File, and Immediate Action. You don’t need a color-coded system or a heavily detailed organization routine. Find what works for you, and don’t compromise on maintaining its routine.

Ergonomic Office Furniture

Staying organized at work is actually going to be easier if you are feeling like a good version of yourself. TrueNorth motorized standing desks offer users a chance to take care of their bodies while at work. Instead of sitting all day, you can easily program a sitting and standing height on your desk, and maneuver between the two throughout the day.

Contact Us

At TrueNorth, we have created a line of standing desks that contribute to the overall health and attitudes of office employees. Our team of customer service representatives are available to help you determine which of our standing desks is best suited for you and your office. When choosing to invest in your corporate furniture, consider the many benefits offered through TrueNorth. Contact us today to learn more about our ergonomic office furniture and to get started on your order.

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