National Clean Your Desk Day is an important holiday teaching people to keep their surroundings clean. Unfortunately, not everyone understands that the efficiency of the workflow depends on this! Small things that are not related to business distract attention and reduce performance.
What could be better than a clean and tidy desktop? The place creates a working atmosphere and a desire to work. Endless scattered pieces of paper, unnecessary folders, used pens, broken pencils – it sometimes magically fits on furniture at the same time. This state of affairs does not apply to the popular expression “creative mess”, negatively affecting the mood.
National Day reminds every office worker or telecommuter that the start of the year is the perfect time to throw away the excess! The holiday teaches that it is necessary to keep only important things in your head, avoiding negativity. We have a suggestion: clear the table first, and then switch to the brain!
What needs to be cleaned:
- other people’s items on the table – headphones, books, postcards;
- photographs of loved ones – although this is a sweet tradition, it is really distracting. For example, you quarreled with your soulmate, and you won’t be able to calm down if her face in the photo is in the vector of your gaze;
- meaningless souvenirs – if they take up space on the table just because they have nowhere to put them;
- anything that brings up negative memories.
How to celebrate
Tell colleagues about National Clean Your Desk Day and celebrate it together. See how the work environment will change and compare with the past days. Take photos of how it was before cleaning, post them on social networks and promote the holiday.
When is National Clean Off Your Desk Day celebrated in 2023?
National Clean Off Your Desk Day is observed on the second Monday in January each year.