Spring Clean Your Way to Career Success: 12 Orderly Office Tips

Be a pen pal

Click, scribble, drop. Click, scribble, scribble again, and again... drop. 

Giving a person the benefit of the doubt is commendable. Giving an ink pen second, third and fourth chances to act like a pen and write is a waste of your time.

Take thirty seconds to see which pens work and which are lazy bums taking up valuable drawer space. Toss the latter. And while you're at it, scoop out the bent paper clips, loose staples and rubber bands. Much better!