Anyone can design, but can you imagine?
Good news for the slapdash and the slipshod – your messiness might drive your team crazy but it is actually a sign of very high intelligence. So stack up the dirty coffee cups and strike “organized” and “detail-orientated” from your CV – it’s time to make one hell of a mess.
Benefits of Physical Mess
“If cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind then what do we think of an empty desk?”
Your mess just increases your creativity. Want to know how? Surrounding yourself with mess heightens our alertness, and higher the alertness means higher the creativity, innovation and problem solving. And creativity makes you a better person.
Benefits of Mental Mess
If you’re an average human, you spend 8 minutes every hour daydreaming! Now don’t you worry because you’re not wasting your time. When people daydream it activates the same regions of the brain which it uses for problem solving. So next time someone disturbs your daydream land, tell them you’re contemplating, which in other words, equals creativity.