Entry #1201, May 21, 2012
While it may seem unbelievable, but many homeowners use their home office for everything but being productive! Many offices double as guest bedrooms, playrooms for the kids, or the home office is full of items such as toys, household tools, and swatches from crafts! Let’s face it in order to ensure your home office is productive you will have to organize it for productivity. Here are a few tips to claim your home office back for its original purpose – productivity!
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Organize your home for its original purpose:
Remember when you first wanted a home office? Was it for your side business, or maybe a place to help you surf the internet while you made dinner? Regardless of the purpose of your home office, organize it for the reason you intended. Assess what items should go in a craft room, laundry area, children’s room, or even in the garage. Your office should have a desk, filing system, storage, and work area that only caters to your work and original intent for your office.
Share a room easily:
Even if you have to share a room with your home office, keep an organized desk, secretary or armoire piece of furniture that is dedicated for home office tasks. If you need help planning out your space, consider Advanced Interior Solutions that can assist in making your office area work for your lifestyle. If you have the space consider building a partition, doors, or even a decorative screened off area or a unused closet can be just enough to create the separation you need to make your office more productive.
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Reclaim your home office back and help yourself become more productive with these tips for organization and separation of items. Also share with your family your intent of having an area that is dedicated to just your home office. This may help family members from utilizing your home office as their organization bin!
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