The value of desktop organization

Recently I sat with a colleague as they worked on their computer. We were collaborating on a document and using the typical multi-tasking features and functionality of multiple open programs. When I glanced at her desktop I was amazed at the volume of icons that populated that small space. For me, those multiple icons presented a huge visual distraction. Of course I am one that appreciates a pattern in organization. For my friend, these multiple icons provided a visual reminder of what remained ...
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