As wonderful as a place it is, if you live work – or live and work in London – you’ll understand that at times, space is a precious commodity.
If you run an office or commercial premises and you’re currently sitting in your desk chair, twiddling your thumbs, and contemplating getting stuck into a big old industrial spring clean, allow us to inspire you with a few notable quotes on tidiness.
But, before you do that, allow us to offer you a few quick-fire reasons to spring clean your office:
● It will brighten your mood, making you and your staff happier and more productive.
● You will be able to find files and paperwork easier, saving time and money.
● People will be more likely to engage with each other in a neat, tidy office.
● Your desk won’t look like a scene from Independence Day.
● You will be able to find your novelty mug when you want it.
● Ultimately, your working life will be enhanced, massively.
Reasons enough to get out those spring cleaning products and don those marigolds, surely? If you need a little extra perk to get things into gear, perhaps these quotes will help:
“The objective of cleaning is not just to clean, but to feel happiness living within that environment.” – Marie Kondo
“When you make something, cleaning it out of structural debris is one of the most vital things you do.” – Christopher Alexander
“What separates two people most profoundly is a different sense and degree of cleanliness.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
“Cleanliness may be defined to be the emblem of purity of mind.” – Joseph Addison
“Clean out a corner of your mind and creativity will instantly fill it.” – Dee Hock
“I’m quite an untidy person in a lot of ways. But order makes me happy. I have to have a clear desk and a tidy desktop, with as few visual distractions as possible. I don’t mind sound distractions, but visual ones freak me out.” – Joanne Harris
“A satisfied customer. We should have him stuffed.” – Basil Fawlty
Now, get up off that chair, grab your cleaning kit, roll up those sleeves and get to work – you won’t regret it. And if you’d like to procrastinate for a little bit longer, read about the dusty origins of spring cleaning. Good luck!