Albert Einstein’s Messy Desk Highlights The Surprising Link Between Clutter And Intelligence
Listen, I’ve been saying this for years! Even way back in grade school, it always felt like the ultra-organized kids were overcompensating. It’s not about who’s got the most color coordinated binder! Anyway, fun piece from Entrepreneur.
A famous photo taken in Princeton, New Jersey in 1955 depicts Albert Einstein’s office the day he passed away. One would imagine a thinker of such superior intellect would have the finest productivity tricks and systems to keep his brilliant brain as clutter-free as possible. Did he have a standing desk? Were his books alphabetized for easy reference? Did he use a fancy goal-setting journal?
Your work environment doesn’t have to be perfect; it simply has to work for you and free your mind. Let yourself get messy, cultivate creativity, and your next wild idea might be the one that helps you go the distance.
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