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17. Desk tidy

If you work in an office, do you remember what your desk looked like on your first day? Had it been cleared for you or was your predecessor’s stuff still on it? What does it look like now? Have you brought in pictures of your loved ones? Is there a cuddly mascot on your screen? Is it tidy or is there a mass of stuff on and around your desk?

Having worked in newsrooms and features desks for several newspapers and magazines, I know that having a messy, cluttered desk does not necessarily mean that you are disorganized. In fact one of the most disorganized people I have ever worked with had a very clear, clean desk. She found it hard to make decisions and was pretty ineffectual but her desk was always clear because that was something ...

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