Keep A Clear Pathway To Your Desk - Tip 60.

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Tip 60. Keep a clear pathway to your desk.
Do you have to turn slightly or watch where you step just to get to your desk?

Think about the width of a doorway. The opening is usually at least 30 inches wide. There’s a reason—so you don’t have to turn your body to fit through it. 
The same is true about getting to your desk. You need an unobstructed pathway of at least 30 inches to be able to easily glide through to that comfy chair of yours.

Every twist, turn, and extra step will cause you to spend more time at the office, and we know how much you like that. Time to clear that path.

© Greg Vetter 2022. All rights reserved

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Comments (7)

Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Greg, interesting concept, and usually no issues getting to my desk, unless I am doing a large mailout, or the cats have spread out on the floor.

Apr 16, 2022 08:18 AM
Greg Vetter

Joan Cox 
Will always remember you, that's for sure.
Thanks for my first comment on my first AR Blog post.

Apr 16, 2022 08:45 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Greg... I have no issues getting to my desk... it's getting the stuff off of my desk and clearing a path to the top of my desk that's the issue.

Apr 16, 2022 09:18 AM
Greg Vetter

Nina Hollander, Broker 
Hi Nina,

Thank you for your thoughts.

There should only be 4 things on your desk: An In and Out box if you use any paper, your computer and your phone.

Everything always goes into your In box first rather than leaving it on your desk. That forces you to make a decision on everything.

There are only four places that something can go: OATS (Out Box, Action, Trash, or Support).

Apr 16, 2022 08:47 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

LOL, Welcome Greg, and should have seen this was your first post, congratulations.

Apr 17, 2022 11:09 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

Hello Greg - the relationship between the size of the doorway and the ability to make that first step inside a room is important.  And you have made a significant first step with this post as your premiere entry into the ActiveRain blogosphere.  Good luck as you explore this world.  I hope we will learn more about you and your business in future posts.  

Apr 18, 2022 05:49 AM
Greg Vetter

Thanks Michael. 

I grew up in and worked in a construction family so I know a little more than the average bear. My dad taught us so many neat things such as never have anything on the floor. It prevented accidents and allowed us to work much quicker  not having to worry about what we would step on.

May 02, 2022 07:44 AM
John Pusa
Glendale, CA

Welcome to the ActiveRain community. Congratulations on your first post.

Apr 18, 2022 08:30 PM
Greg Vetter

Hi John,


Thank you so very much.

May 02, 2022 07:44 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Greg Vetter welcome to ActiveRain, and congratulations on successfully posting your first blog on this site.

Apr 24, 2022 05:39 PM
Greg Vetter

Thanks George. I appreciate it.

May 02, 2022 07:45 AM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi Greg Vetter 
Tip #60?  Now you have me curious about the other 59.  Looking forward to your presentation next Tuesday. 😊

Apr 26, 2022 09:28 AM
Greg Vetter

Thanks Carol.

Over the past 30 years, I have been able to remember a lot of client interactions which make fun stories and tips. As the comedians always say, I've got a million of them... actually not that many but a lot.

May 02, 2022 07:47 AM