According to Kathleen Vohs, a marketing professor at the University of Minnesota, working in a messy space can boost creativity. In an experiment, she put 48 people into messy or tidy rooms, and asked them think of new uses for Ping-Pong balls. The people in both rooms came up with about the same number of ideas, but, the messy room subjects came up with more highly creative ideas; five times more to be precise. So, do you need to make your workplace messier? Maybe not! When interviewed by Inc. Vohs agreed that a messy room may be best for brainstorming, but an orderly setting might be better for a fast meeting where a quick decision is required.
What’s your way to stay creative?
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