It’s a fun idea to be working at home as this means that you get more freedom. However, productivity doesn’t come easy. Some end up working more hours at home rather than in the office because of all the distractions and the unorganized home office. Hence, here are some tips to stay organized to help you save time at work.
1. Have a Calendar
Having a calendar next to you will give you an idea on what is to expected in the next couple of days for your work. This would give you a heads up on what to prioritize and how to make these goals happen.
2. Use Dividers in Your Drawers
Use some trays in your drawers to maximize the space you have. This way you won’t waste too much time looking for items. Searching for simple items can increase stress at work and decrease productivity. Therefore, have those dividers in there so that you can see what you are looking for in one glance.
3. Use a desktop stand for your computer
A desktop stand will add storage space so that the keyboard won’t be sticking out and keep your desk tidy. It’s also helpful if your desktop stand has installed usb docks so that you won’t have to keep plugging in your usb or memory cards at the back of your computer.
4. Have a white board for the list of things you have to do
Some times it’s easy to lose track of things we have to accomplish for the day. Thus, write down the list of the things you need to do and have it by your desk. This way you’ll be able to accomplish everything on the list as long as you hav the right mindset. This to do list can be written on a piece of paper if you don’t want to invest on a white bard.
5. Use Labels
Use labels on folders, boxes and notebooks to make your life easier. This simple task to label is will be your favorite assistant when it comes to doing your work quick.