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?
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.
"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
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.