There are a number of reasons why people resist the idea of becoming organized. But like any stereotypes, their rationale tends to be based in misconceptions:
Exploding the myth of working ‘better’ under pressure
The most common justification people give for procrastinating is that they work ‘better under pressure.’ And that probably feels true. Not being an organized person by nature, I’ve experienced that myself. The process goes like this: Three weeks before project deadline: Spun up and excited about the project. “This time, I’m not going to […]
Will getting organized leave you out of control?
It seems ironic to think that getting organized would give someone less control; after all, the whole point of organizing is to be able to know where things are and to be more efficient and effective. However, there can be a ‘downside’ to having a workable system: You would no longer be in total control. […]
Is clutter hurting your reputation?
Your tendency toward creating piles everywhere may not bother you, but it could be bugging the people around you. But, so what? Does that matter as long as YOU know where everything is? The truth is that, regardless of how competent you are in spite of clutter, others may have a different perception. A client […]