Sure, you have the requisite pens, pads, notebooks, and folders at your desk. You probably think that means you’re all set. But you couldn’t be more wrong.
There are 12 things that should be in or around every man’s desk that we seldom think of — until we need them.
Be prepared for whatever happens during work (and after) with these essentials.
Even if the dress code at your office doesn't require one, keep a blazer at your desk at all times. A surprise meeting or TV appearance can rattle the unprepared.
Make sure you can at least appear ready to take on the challenge.
Speaking of a downpour, a dry pair of socks is the difference between an uncomfortable morning and an uncomfortable day.
While you're at it, stick a pair of underwear in your desk, too. You never know.
When you've been on one call after another, there's no more clutch desk accessory than a phone charger exactly when you need it.
This is especially important for pet owners or anyone who is particular about their appearance. An embrace with someone wearing a fuzzy sweater can stay with you all day if you don't have one of these.
Fresh breath is important at all times, but especially when you're meeting a date after work. These go-anywhere toothbrushes are extremely useful in a pinch. They even double as toothpicks.