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How To Feng Shui Your Cubicle

Can re-arranging your cubicle make you a better employee who's bound for the corner office? Let's find out! Welcome to the wacky, wonderful world of Feng Shui.

I'm one of those people who gets bored and likes to re-arrange the furniture every so often. Living with me can be like going to your local grocery store where you know where everything is, only to realize the pasta that used to be on Aisle 7 has been relocated to Aisle 9. Why do grocery stores insist on moving everything around after we've figured out where it is? Because the employees are bored and looking for something to do, of course. I'm not a Feng Shui person per se, but I do find that moving things around a room offers a fresh, energizing perspective in the short term and it lets me know where the dust balls have been hiding. My dust allergy always appreciates the clean sweep.

A recent article offers six tips for adding some Feng Shui to your office, or more specifically, to your personal workspace. It might be worth a try one day when you're caught up on work and waiting for yet another useless status update meeting with your procrastinating co-workers.

Among the tips: Post your goals where you can see them, and place your business card front and center on your desk as a reminder of your potential. Post your name outside your cubicle to emit good Chi energy, the force behind everything that's good in the universe. And add some meaningful art to your cube, especially pictures of water, which apparently represents cash flow, and pictures of goldfish, which represent prosperity.

So, there you have it. Move your desk, change your life. Let me know if it works.


  1. I'm not a Feng Shui person per se, but I do find that moving things around a room offers a fresh, energizing perspective in the short term and it lets me know where the dust balls have been hiding. feng shui master


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