I have two tool boxes. On is a large box with a bunch of tools thrown in it. It has a wide selection, but they are all just stored in the main compartment. My other toolbox is much smaller. It has an individual place to hold each tool. For some reason I hate using the large toolbox and love using the smaller one.
I think this is a function of organization. Since each tool has an exact location, it just feels better to use the organized toolkit. Also I find that with the smaller toolbox, I am much more likely to put everything back, because it has a specific place for each tool. With the larger box, I’ll leave a tool sitting out or in the trunk of my car or where ever else it happens to be.
It isn’t so much that one toolbox is better than the other. They both have plenty of tools, but there is a significant difference in how I feel about using them. If you don’t like going to your office, it might because you need to take the time to organize it properly. If you can make your office, your computer, or whatever your daily toolset consists of beautifully organized you can increase the pleasure you get out of using it.
I would write more, but I have suddenly become inspired to organize my desk and office.
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