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A neat desk is a sign of a sick mind

by Mab Graff Hoover

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Published by Acćent Books in Denver, Colo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hoover, Mab Graff.,
  • Christian life.,
  • Witness bearing (Christianity),
  • Secretaries -- Religious life.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMab Graff Hoover.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBV4501.2 .H585 1981
    The Physical Object
    Pagination160 p. ;
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4120032M
    ISBN 100896360474
    LC Control Number80065057
    OCLC/WorldCa9392506

    A disordered desk is an evidence of a disordered brain and a disordered character. In a newspaper in East Liverpool, Ohio printed a column titled “Confession” by Truman Twill who was critical of the common adage extolling well-organized desks: 3. A neat desk, they always say, is the sign of a well ordered mind. The next time we bemoan having to clean our home, let’s try to keep these things in mind. We’ll feel much better when everything is organized. Contributed by Courtney Lopresti, M.S.

      Well, new research has found that order and disorder in the environment have different psychological consequences. In their first experiment participants were asked to fill out some questionnaires in an office (Vohs et al., ).Some did it while the office was clean and tidy and others did so when it was messy, with office supplies and papers strewn about. Although some people may claim that an organized desk is the sign of a sick mind, it is merely the sign of a left-brain thinker. An analytical, left-brain thinker thrives on lists, schedules and alphabetical files tucked neatly out of sight in organized desk drawers much to the delight of those time management experts who promote structure and.

      A clean desk is a sign of a sick mind 2. What job does "the job" mean? rather doing the job 3g) Many people use their cleverness to justify and excuse themselves for the messiness of their workspaces. They say things like "I know where everything is", Or they say non-humorous things such as "A clean desk is a sign of a sick mind".   Caveat: "Some people claim that having a messy desk is a sign of being a more creative person. I don't think it's true that someone who has a very neat desk is necessarily an uncreative person.


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I have heard the saying, “A clean desk is a sign of a sick mind.” It strikes me as the sour words of someone who can’t keep things organized. My desk is almost always neat, save for the frustrated moments I have folders, papers, notebooks, and documents spread across from end to end and can’t find my pen.

A Clean Desk is the Sign of a Sick Mind. Anyone who knows me is most likely well aware that I’m not exactly what you’d call a neat and tidy person.

In fact, most of the time I am far from being neat and tidy. A Messy Desk Is a Sign of Genius, According to Science Mark Twain, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, and Steve Jobs had messy desks, just like most other geniuses.

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A messy desk indicates a creative mind but not much in the way of follow-through. A messy desk tends to indicate that the person is busy and that is why they have not cleaned up their desk. A Clean Desk is the Sign of a Sick Mind.

Every time I start a new book, I clean off my desk. Okay, I’m a slob, I admit it. As long as the pile on my desk is lower than the height of the two monitors sitting on the edge of said desk, I’m fine with it.

Sure, it makes it a bit difficult to actually write something with a pen and paper since. A clean, neat, and orderly desk is a sure sign of a sick mind. A neat desk is a sign of a sick mind Paperback See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Amazon Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" CDN$ CDN$ CDN$ Paperback CDN$ 5 Used from CDN$ 1 New Format: Paperback. The simple reason being that the number one cause of an untidy desk is far too much stuff on it.

If we threw 90% of desk items out (and then if we occasionally needed it again then got it from somewhere else) then desk untidiness would dramatically be reduced.

Shop A Clean Desk is a Sign of a Sick Mind Magnet created by CloutDesign. Personalize it with photos & text or purchase as is!Brand: Zazzle. "A clean desk is the sign of a sick mind." OhSusanna offered up the benefits of a neat desk such as being able to tell if anyone has been snooping at it:.

Well, when you work in the public sphere, yes, keep a neat desk. Lawyers, accountants, etc., Also, your brother, the builder, is a tradesman, and most, if not all tradesman are neat and organized for safety and effeciency reasons. However, if you are not one of these, then no, you are not right.

Dec 6, - My friend's dad growing up had a bumper sticker on his pea green car that said "A clean car is a sign of a sick mind" but I'm pretty sure he always kept it clean since I only saw the car when he was giving it a wash in the driveway.

Anyways, my point is that I like organized things. It doesn't always mean that my desk looks clean but I know right where everything is, and yes 23 pins.

A Tidy Desk: Efficient—or the Sign of a Sick Mind? There is a big difference between neat and organized. Just because you aren’t neat, it doesn’t mean you aren’t organized. However, having a messy desk does mean that people may assume you are disorganized and will probably treat you as such.YourDating - DatingI am Clinton of Borg.

Your income will be assimilated. % – no, but I still like it neat % – a clean desk is the sign of a sick mind (or someone who doesn’t have enough to do)! So next, I asked readers if you thought more/less of those who have a messy desk – a question that was answered this way: % - depends on how messy it gets.