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The Week contest: Messy desk

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Last week's question: A new study has found that keeping a messy desk might be a sign of creative genius, because people with disorderly environments often have fresh insights. If a business writer were to author a book on the benefits of being a slob at work, what should it be titled?

Click here for the results of last week's contest: Porky pets

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: "How to Succeed in Business Without Even Tidying"Cheryl Old, San Diego

SECOND PLACE: "Chairman of the Hoard"Jack Garfunkel, Cranford, N.J.

THIRD PLACE: "Mess for Success"John Hohwald, Downingtown, Pa.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:

"Make a Mess of Your Life"Bert Hudnall, Charleston, S.C.

"Pick of the Litter"Martha Dunn, Santa Cruz, Calif.

"See You at the Top (of the Pile)"Diane Thom, Maple Valley, Wash.

"Trash of the Titans"Madeline Johnson, Bethesda, Md.

"Grime and Flourishment"Emily Connors, Atlanta

"Messin' Accomplished"Sorelle Bake, Highland Park, Ill.

"The Sty's the Limit"Michael Hill, Sierra Madre, Calif.

"Say Yes to the Mess"Mary Jo Astrachan, Oneida, N.Y.

"Another Fine Mess"Bob Schall, Holly Springs, N.C.

"The Unclean Startup"Patty Oberhausen, Fort Wayne, Ind.

"From Rat's Nest to Riches"Tom Harris, Columbus, Ga.

"How to Be Filthy Rich"Lisa Goetzman, Fitchburg, Wis.

"Where's My Cheese?"Tim Mistele, Coral Gables, Fla.

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