Marie Kondo, the Japanese cleaning Superstar and founder of KonMari, has become a global phenomenon. She was named to Times 100 Most Influential People, and she even has her own Netflix Series. Since the KonMari method is so popular in the home, it only makes sense to apply it to other areas like the workspace. So, will this Japanese art of Tidying up really work at work?
The first step is to take everything out and putting everything into categories.
After categorizing all of your items, its on to the next step, which is one of the key components of the KonMari method.
The second step includes selecting and keeping only those items that spark joy.
While this can be easier to distinguish in the home with personal items, it’s not impossible to accomplish at work. Ask yourself, do these items enrich you? Do they encourage you to be a higher performer? Do they lead to a more fulfilling work life?
Marie Kondo suggests picking things up one piece at a time and asking for each item “Does it spark joy?” If the answer is no, discard it. Try to keep things of the same type in the same space and don’t clutter your storage space. We applied these steps to our workspaces and saw huge decreases in the amount of clutter!
For many of us, the size of our workspace continues to shrink, which means the importance of making the most of our workspace and keeping it tidy only continues to grow. Thank you so much for watching and we hope you found this video on the KonMari Method to be useful! If you have any comments or questions, feel free to contact us.
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