11 Essentials and Tips for Creating an Office Space

Office Space

One of the business lessons that we learned from The Michael Scott Paper Company is to “Create an Office Space.”
Designating an area to do your work, whether it be in your home or at another location, can increase productivity, focus, and efficiency. It can also help you to get in the right headspace to work. Especially when the office space that you create is quiet, relaxed, and clutter-free.
Here are 11 essentials and tips for creating that perfect office space. 

1. Chair

Home Office Chair with Lumbar Support

Tip: Make sure it’s a comfortable chair and it offers ergonomic support that won’t cause you back pain.

2. Desk

Minimalist Home Desk

Tip: Try to keep it as neat and clutter-free as you can. 

3. Computer

Tip: If you like to take your work on the go then a fast and reliable laptop is a good choice. However, if you prefer to stay at your desk and multitask, a desktop with multiple monitors might work better for you. You can always decide to have both options. 

4. Good Lighting 

Desk Lamp

Tip: Try to set up your office space in an area that offers a lot of natural lighting. If that’s not possible, try using a good desk lamp that will help prevent headaches and eye strain. 

5. Noise-Cancelling Headphones

Beats Wireless Noise Cancelling Headphones

Tip: If you have a home office with loud co-habitants, noise-cancelling headphones are a good addition to tune out any distractions. 

6. Notepad

Amazon Basics Notepad

Tip: Use it to take notes or make to-do lists. 

7. Pen Holder

Pen Holder

Tip: Keep those pens organized and out of the way.  

8. Charging Cables

Charging Cables

Tip: Have an extra set of charging cables for your phone and other accessories.

9. Healthy Snacks

Assorted Nuts

Tip: Keep nuts, dried fruit, or energy bars handy so you don’t have to get up and leave the room when you get hungry. 

10. Plant

Desk Plant

Tip: A small desk plant can be used for air purification and add visual interest to your space. 

11. Personalized Decorations

Motivational Quote

Tip: Whether it be a motivational quote on a sticky note, a framed picture of your loved one, or a cute little desk robot, it is important to make your office your space. 

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