The office is supposed to be a collaborative environment for employees. While management has final say in what the overall space looks like, from the welcome mats to the color of the walls, it’s important that each worker has the ability to decorate his or her space to reflect his or her personality, to a certain degree.
According to the Marietta Daily Journal, it’s important for workers to make their office space into their own, as this could help them thrive in their professional endeavors. Being comfortable in one’s surroundings is crucial, and adjusting the décor to give a sense of normalcy can help.
First, see if you can have a logo mat to go in your desk space. This will help break up your floor from the rest and you’ll feel a bit separated. Also use office organizational supplies that are in your favorite colors and styles, as these items can stand out against the traditional office setting.
One Cent at a Time reports it’s also important to take the company décor into consideration. As most employees will be able to see your work area, it’s important that you don’t offend anyone with your decorations. Additionally, you may want to consider checking with your manager before you make any drastic changes. Also try not to get too carried away, personalization is one thing, but clutter can lead to procrastination.
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