As we gear up for the New Year, we anticipate an increase in the hope individuals are placing in their own organization skills. Everyone wants to have a neater home, car and workspace, and January is a great time to turn over a new leaf. If you find yourself at the end of each day wondering how your office desk became so cluttered, know there is help! Habits can be formed if you commit to working on them every day … developing stronger organizational skills around your standing desk is no different. Here are 5 Ways to Keep Your TrueNorth Standing Desk Organized:
One of the best ways to keep your workspace organized is to plan for how you will keep it organized. Take some time with plastic organizers or office supply trays to decide what will work best in and around your standing desk. Make sure computer cords and wires are securely tucked out of the way. The best way to get organized is to take into consideration how you organically use your desk. You don’t want to change anything up too much, just find a way to keep your standing desk organized.
Devote 5 minutes at the end of each work day, and 45 minutes at the end of each week, to running through some quick organizational steps. Set yourself an alarm on your computer desktop to remind you to stop work and start getting ready for the next day. Not only does this practice offer you a more organized work space, but it also is a great way to decompress from the busy work day. Throw away any trash on your standing desk and make sure office supplies are all put away. Purge any unnecessary emails on your computer, and wash any coffee cups that are taking up space. At the end of the week, take a bit more time to wipe down your standing desk surface and thoroughly organize and purge your inbox.
Have files and mailboxes on your desk that are dedicated to incoming and outgoing documents. It’s also important to set up some kind of file management system with your email inbox on your computer. Ensuring that every piece of paper on your standing desk has a home is one of the best ways you can stay organized throughout the day.
If you are using a TrueNorth motorized standing desk, we recommend you utilize the programmable height function to automatically set your seated and standing positions. This function allows you to seamlessly maneuver between both seated and standing positions. One of the keys to organization is maintaining habits of increased productivity, and wasting time determining how high your desk should be is a waste of productivity. Using the programming function on your adjustable height desk also affects how you utilize the space above and beneath your desk. If you know where your desk surface will be at all times, it makes it easier to use these other areas of organizable space.
At TrueNorth, we know how important it is stay organized throughout the workday. We have designed an exceptional line of standing desks that work as an aide in maintaining an organized environment. Staying organized can be a difficult task if there isn’t adequate planning involved. Utilize the space around your standing desk to ensure you stay organized throughout the day. Contact us today to learn more about our desks and to get started on placing your first order.