I’m writing this article at a desk that’s in a state of barely controlled clutter. There’s a stack of books on my far left, piled nine high; a shorter but more rowdy collection of papers, magazines, and press releases to read on my immediate left; cords for two external hard drives snaking out of the laptop, and more books, notebooks, business cards, article clippings, two pairs of sunglasses, and an empty cup of coffee on my right.
This is no way to start a Monday.
It’s time to put some order to this mess. Streamline and simplify: it’s my project for this week.
If you’re in a similar situation, here are 5 ways you can simplify your life along with me: