Workplace Distractions and Ways to Avoid Them

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A 2011 study by Harmon.ie found at least 53 percent of U.S. employees waste an hour a day while on the job due to distractions. Because the changing workforce requires access to social media, email, text messaging and instant messages, workers can’t simply turn off these distractions. Here are some tips to help people to rein in their attention and …

Signs You’re Working With A Great Space Planner

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So you’ve decided it’s time for your organization to update its office space. Great news! Now you can begin the space planning process. There are many things to consider when planning for a new office space but you don’t have to feel overwhelmed by this process. Consider seeking the assistance of a professional space planner. These individuals can help you with every …

Stand up and get more done

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Sitting down all day, every day is neither good for body nor mind. That’s why investing in a height adjustable desk is the best decision you can make. What’s more, you’ll become more creative… The way we sit, stand and walk influences our well-being, perhaps more than we can imagine. Our posture is a mirror of how we feel and …

Improve your office layout

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Designing an office layout can be an exciting time for any business, but can also be a daunting task. Most business owners understand that an office layout influences their employees’ well-being and productivity. Some of many constraints to consider when planning an office layout are budget, space, timeline, company culture and optimising your layout for employee productivity. If you are …

5 Things to Consider When Buying Office Furniture

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The task of equipping your office with new furniture can be quite daunting and should, therefore, be left in the hands of a responsible person. There are many things to take into consideration when purchasing new office furniture; quality, functionality, style and price. It is also important not to make hasty decisions – first, you should determine what kind of …

The Benefits and Considerations of Using a Standing Desk

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Sitting too much can kill you. It sounds dramatic, but it’s true. An emerging base of research points to the detrimental effects of something that most Americans do without much thought on a daily basis (for nearly six hours per day, research finds). Though experts are still trying to figure out exactly why, it’s commonly understood that sitting for prolonged periods …

Office Chair: Choosing the Right Ergonomic Office Chair

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[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Working in an office typically involves spending a great deal of time sitting in an office chair – a position that adds stress to the structures in the spine. Therefore, to avoid developing or compounding back problems, it’s important to have an office chair that’s ergonomic and that supports the lower back and promotes good posture. What Kind of …

5 Ways to De-stress From Your Office Chair

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Meditation is a simple practice that offers countless benefits. If you’re new to meditation and find yourself spending a lot of time in the office, take a light approach to your practice. Don’t worry about all the images you see in magazines where you have to sit and look a certain way or chant complicated sounds. The benefits of the …

Different Chairs for Different Purposes

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Before purchasing an office chair you must ask yourself “For what purpose do I most need this chair?” You must ask yourself this question because your best choice will depend on your planned use. For example, are you planning to use this chair for yourself? Are you planning to share this chair with others? Will a variety of people use …