Quote by Laurence J. Peter: “If a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mi...”
When To Say Yes To The Messy Desk
Monday, September 16, A Cluttered Desk. A Cluttered Desk. Labels: cluttered , desk , Einstein , Lawrence Peter , misattribution. Science and Art. The greatest scientists are artists as well.
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The desk was invented around CE, and while the technology upon it has evolved, the desk itself has remained the same: a flat-surfaced work area accompanied by drawers and cubbies for storage. Today's efficiency experts insist that people are more productive when their desk is uncluttered, with "a place for everything and everything in its place. However, the notion that a clean desk makes you more productive is absurd twaddle. Researchers at the University of Minnesota recently tested how well students came up with new ideas when working in orderly versus disorderly work areas. The study showed:.